Marks


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Marks

 

a city under oblast jurisdiction and the center of Marks Raion, Saratov Oblast, RSFSR; located on the left bank of the Volga, 60 km from Saratov. Population, 20,500 (1973). It is the site of a diesel-fuel equipment plant and a creamery. Marks has a technicum for the mechanization of agriculture, a branch of the Syzran’ Machine Building Technicum, and medical and music schools.

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Come, now, Loker, none of your huffs," said Marks, licking his lips; "you see, Mr.
said Marks, his sharp eyes, nose and mouth, all alive with enterprise.
Ye see," said Marks to Haley, stirring his punch as he did so, "ye see, we has justices convenient at all p'ints along shore, that does up any little jobs in our line quite reasonable.
The boys rushed to the mark, and lifted the turkey on high, lifeless, and with nothing but the remnant of a head.
My grandsire,'' said Hubert, ``drew a good bow at the battle of Hastings, and never shot at such a mark in his life and neither will I.
Sirrah Locksley, do thou shoot; but, if thou hittest such a mark, I will say thou art the first man ever did so.
A roar of applause burst from the crossbowmen; but at the instant that the bolt struck its mark old Johnston, who had stood listlessly with arrow on string, bent his bow and sped a shaft through the body of the falcon.
cried a Gascon loudly, and a comrade came running with waving arms to say that the bolt had pitched eight paces beyond the mark of the five hundred.
He stands on the further side of my mark," answered the Brabanter, "so he has little to fear from you.
Between the upper and lower levels--5000 and 7000, hints the Mark Boat--we may perhaps bolt through if .
We've got to hitch to windward of that Mark Boat somehow," George cried.
To sum up, it is a distinctive mark of substance, that, while remaining numerically one and the same, it is capable of admitting contrary qualities, the modification taking place through a change in the substance itself.