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As the afternoon sped toward evening, the suite saw a steady procession of Paxton aides pass in and out, each with his own special problem.
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When, in late afternoon on the last day in June, he saw two people top the ridge to the south and walk toward the house, he quit work immediately and strode to his rifle.
" But almost every afternoon, toward the end of working hours, he came in person to the office and often walked with me in person through the streets, boulevards, and squares all the way home to Potapov Street.
He had a way, toward the end of the afternoon, of taking a stroll about the streets between his study in the old Sloane Laboratory and his home — a little exercise between work and dinner — and one might occasionally come across him at that time.
After treating their wounded and loading them into the wagons, the southern forces that retreated westward toward Pike Creek that afternoon.
In the Dodô circuit, where the more famous artists ' box seats are located, the party becomes lively toward the end of the afternoon, and it continues like this until morning.
That afternoon, a company of British soldiers and Indians came toward those lines, but not near enough to do significant damage, and opened fire.
By late afternoon another 9, 000 British troops had landed at Kip's Bay, and Howe had sent a brigade toward New York City, officially taking possession.
This is alleviated by the fact that the traffic is very tidal, towards Milford Sound in the morning and toward Te Anau in the afternoon.
In the afternoon, one company of the 2nd Scots Guards probed toward Bardia, the infantry coming under heavy machine gun fire from three positions as they neared Sollum barracks.
( Four-balls are the afternoon matches played on the Friday and Saturday of the Ryder Cup ) In stroke-play, a four-ball competition is played between several teams each consisting of 2 players, where for every hole the lower of the two partner's scores counts toward the team's 18 hole total.
Some other programming blocks included the " Morning Report " and " Sea to Sea "; two morning blocks that focused toward the eastern and western parts of the country respectively, an unnamed afternoon block which would later be known as " Across Canada ", and the " Weekend Report "; later known as " This Weekend ".
Even though his men were at the time engaged in a fierce battle near Glendale ... he spent the afternoon on board the Galena, dining with Rodgers and traveling briefly up river to watch the gunboat shelling of a Confederate division that had been spotted marching east along the River road toward Malvern Hill.
By late afternoon on May 2, Hooker's line was hit on the right ( the XI Corps led by Howard ) by Confederates under Lt. Gen. Thomas Jonathan " Stonewall " Jackson, and despite resisting the XI Corps was overwhelmed and retreated hastily toward Chancellorsville.
From the weakening of their fire toward the close of the afternoon, the Indians appeared to believe their ammunition was about exhausted, and they made a grand final charge, in the course of which the last of the command was destroyed, the men being shot where they lay in their position in the line, at such close quarters that many were killed with arrows.
Outside of the tropics, soils with an aspect directed toward an early afternoon solar position will typically have the lowest soil moisture content and lowest soil organic matter content relative to other available aspects in a locale.
2005 was the last season in which Fox ( along with CBS ) would air Saturday afternoon NFL games toward the end of the regular season in December.
afternoon and evening
Recently I was struck anew by the divergent approaches, when in the course of one afternoon and evening I listened to no fewer than ten different performances.
For many years, the newspaper was controlled by many of the investors in United Shoe Machinery Co. After a newspaper strike in 1967, Herald-Traveler Corp. suspended the afternoon Traveler and absorbed the evening edition into the Herald to create the Boston Herald Traveler.
Beginning in 1958, the Canadian government began to orchestrate Dominion Day celebrations, usually consisting of Trooping the Colour ceremonies on Parliament Hill in the afternoon and evening, followed by a mass band concert and fireworks display.
Daily masses are being held at 6, 7. 15, 8. 15, 9. 30, 10. 30 in the mornings and at 1545 hours ( 3. 45 PM ), 5. 15 and 6. 15 in the afternoon and evening.
Salat consists of five daily prayers according to the Sunna ; the names are according to the prayer times: Fajr ( morning dawn ), Zuhr ( noon ), Asr ( afternoon ), Maghrib ( after-sunset ), and ' Isha ' ( late evening, night ).
In the Jewish calendar, each day runs from sunset to sunset, and hence the Last Supper ( on the Thursday evening ), and Jesus's crucifixion ( on Friday afternoon ), both fell on the same day.
According to the Talmud, prayer is a Biblical commandment and the Talmud gives two reasons why there are three basic prayers: to recall the daily sacrifices at the Temple in Jerusalem, and / or because each of the Patriarchs instituted one prayer: Abraham the morning, Isaac the afternoon and Jacob the evening.
# According to Rabbi Jose b. Hanina, each of the Patriarchs instituted one prayer: Abraham the morning, Isaac the afternoon and Jacob the evening prayers.
Meetings were to be held on the Sunday nearest the full moon, lasting from two o ' clock in the afternoon until eight o ' clock in the evening.
A west wind provides relief during the afternoon and evening ; at night the wind direction is reversed, blowing from the land out to sea.
In the early evening, or " afternoon drive " ( defined by Arbitron as 3 to 7 p. m .), the evening rush-hour programming resembles the midday programming, but adds traffic and weather advisories for commuters.
Summer temperatures are considered extremely hot and break the mark in the afternoon dropping to in the evening.
It has been reported to be both nocturnal and crepuscular, sleeping on tree branches or in tree hollows during the day and increasing its activity in the late afternoon and early evening hours.
These storms can produce hail, strong winds and tornadoes, usually during the afternoon and evening.
* Alekhmangulabad Alizhkhamedievich Khadivmindechov ( 21 January 1990 early afternoon – 21 January 1990 evening )
Unlike a regular day, which has three prayer services ( Ma ' ariv, the evening prayer ; Shacharit, the morning prayer ; and Mincha, the afternoon prayer ), or a Shabbat or Yom Tov, which have four prayer services ( Ma ' ariv ; Shacharit ; Mussaf, the additional prayer ; and Mincha ), Yom Kippur has five prayer services ( Ma ' ariv ; Shacharit ; Musaf ; Mincha ; and Ne ' ilah, the closing prayer ).
The word barbecue is also used to refer to a social gathering where food is served, usually outdoors in the late afternoon or evening.
Before receptions — a social event that is structured around a receiving line, and usually held in the afternoon, with only light refreshments — became popular, weddings were more typically celebrated with wedding breakfasts ( for those whose religious traditions encouraged morning weddings ) and wedding balls ( for those who were married in the evening ).
Fundamentally, the newscast schedules on Fox stations vary significantly from station to station compared to affiliates of ABC, CBS and NBC, which typically carry a minimum of 3½ hours of news programming daily in morning, late afternoon and late evening dayparts.
On the afternoon and evening of January 21, Commissioner Soete and his brother dug up Lumumba's corpse for the second time, cut it up with a hacksaw, and dissolved it in concentrated sulfuric acid ( de Witte 2002: 140 – 143 ).
Although he had been warned by his doctors before leaving the UK not to exert himself because of his heart condition, Troughton appeared to be in good spirits and participated vigorously in the day's panels, and was looking forward to a belated birthday celebration, which was planned for the coming Saturday evening, as well as a screening of the Doctor Who story The Dominators, which Troughton had requested personally, on the Saturday afternoon.