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Diving At The 2008 Summer Olympics – Women's 3 Metre Springboard
... It is an individual diving competition, with dives performed from a flexible springboard three meters above the surface of the water ... the first, the 30 divers each perform five dives ... Each diver again performs five dives, and the top 12 divers from among those dives advance to the finals ...
Bathysphere (disambiguation) - History of Use - 1930-1931
... After a second unmanned test dive on June 6 in which the cord did not become tangled, Beebe and Barton performed their first deep dive in the Bathysphere, reaching a depth of 803 ft (245 m) ... Beebe and Barton conducted several successful dives during the summer months of 1930, documenting deep-sea animals which had never before been seen in their native habitats ... During these dives, Beebe became the first person to observe how as one descends into the depths of the ocean, some frequencies of sunlight disappear before others, so ...
Bathysphere
... which was unpowered and lowered into the ocean on a cable, and was used to conduct a series of dives off the coast of Bermuda from 1930 to 1934 ... Beebe and Barton conducted dives in the Bathysphere together, marking the first time that a marine biologist observed deep-sea animals in their native environment ... Their dives set several consecutive world records for the deepest dive ever performed by a human ...
The Slave-girl From Jerusalem - Characters
... Both the villain, Celer, and the primary victim, Dives, are presented as somewhat ambivalent ... his motive becomes somewhat understandable when he reveals Dives' own selfishness ... The deceased Dives is portrayed as genuinely regretful of his past actions, and as trying to make up for it by leaving his property to Hepzibah, to his Jewish slaves, and to the ...
Dives, Oise
... Dives is a commune in the Oise department in northern France. ...

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    She had exactly the German way: whatever was in her mind to be delivered, whether a mere remark, or a sermon, or a cyclopedia, or the history of a war, she would get it into a single sentence or die. Whenever the literary German dives into a sentence, that is the last you are going to see of him till he emerges on the other side of the Atlantic with his verb in his mouth.
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