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George Jean Nathan once suggested that patriotism is often an arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles.

Richard is an above average badminton player.

You should apply pressure above the wound to stop the bleeding.

Henry Grunwald once said that home is the wallpaper above the bed, the family dinner table, the church bells in the morning, the bruised shins of the playground, the small fears that come with dusk, the streets and squares and monuments and shops that constitute one's first universe.

The pilots of two small planes were both killed after a mid-air collision above the airport.

In April of 2005, a piece of a 31-year-old U.


rocket body collided with a fragment from a more recently launched Chinese rocket stage about 550 miles above Earth.

Penguins have an organ above their eyes that converts seawater to fresh water.

Fever is usually defined as an oral temperature above 37.

4 degrees.

Mao Zedong claimed that there is in fact no such thing as art for art's sake, art that stands above classes, art that is detached from or independent of politics.

Killer whales have well-developed eyesight both below and above water.

The cat disappeared entirely, except for its grin, which hung in the air above Alice.

There is an Indian proverb which states that the most beautiful things in the universe are the starry heavens above us, and the feeling of duty within us.

In the apartment above us, there is an elderly couple who have been married for over 50 years.

Houses along the river are elevated about five feet above the ground to protect them during the flooding which occurs during the rainy season.

When you severely injure a limb, doctors say you should elevate the limb above the level of the heart until you receive proper medical care.

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