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At Oxford one hundred years ago there were very few Catholics, partly because religious tests were removed only in 1854.
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At and Oxford
At once my ears were drowned by a flow of what I took to be Spanish, but -- the driver's white teeth flashing at me, the road wildly veering beyond his glistening hair, beyond his gesticulating bottle -- it could have been the purest Oxford English I was half hearing ; ;
At first it had been just a romantic dream of his, the same as the idea of finishing Oxford after the war.
At this point Italian financier Benedict Spinola had loaned Oxford over £ 4, 000 for his 15 month long continental tour, while in England over 100 tradesmen were seeking settlement of debts totalling thousands of pounds.
At Oxford the vice-chancellor, following papal directions, confined the Reformer for some time in Black Hall, from which Wycliffe was released on threats from his friends ; the vice-chancellor was himself confined in the same place because of his treatment of Wycliffe.
At first, the dictionary was unconnected to Oxford University but was the idea of a small group of intellectuals in London ; it originally was a Philological Society project conceived in London by Richard Chenevix Trench, Herbert Coleridge, and Frederick Furnivall, who were dissatisfied with the current English dictionaries.
* At 12, Oxford was made a royal ward and placed in the household of Lord Burghley, who was the Lord High Treasurer and Queen Elizabeth I's closest and most trusted advisor.
At the University of Oxford bumping races were first organised in 1815 when Brasenose College and Jesus College boat clubs had the first annual race while at Cambridge the first recorded races were in 1827.
for being " the most amiable and beautiful person that ever eye beheld ; a person also of innate modesty, virtue and courtly deportment, which made him then, but especially after, when he retired to the great city, much admired and adored by the female sex " At the age of eighteen, during a three-week celebration at Oxford, he was granted the degree of Master of Arts.
At the time the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary was published, " tablespoon " ( which by then was no longer hyphenated ) still had two definitions in the UK: the original definition ( eating spoon ) and the new definition ( serving spoon ).
At Oxford he matriculated at Christ Church, where his studies were largely focused on natural history rather than the classical curriculum.
At Oxford and Cambridge business schools an MPhil, or Master of Philosophy, is awarded in place of an MA or MSc.
At Oxford he met Robert Graves, also an Old Carthusian, and they co-edited a poetry publication, Oxford Poetry, in 1921.
At Folly Bridge in Oxford the remains of an original Saxon structure can be seen, and medieval stone bridges such as Newbridge and Abingdon Bridge are still in use.
* At colleges in the universities of Oxford and Cambridge, Hall is the dining hall for students, with High Table at one end for fellows.
At and one
At one and the same time, she was within it but still searching for the drawbridge that would give her entry.
At the heart of all of this was the square, which one such traveler declared to be `` as spacious, as pleasant and aromatick a Market as any in the Universe ''.
At one time she felt impelled to make dances that `` moved all over the stage '', much as Pollock's paintings move violently over the full extent of the canvas.
At this period the thirty-year old Helion was ranked `` as one of the mature leaders of the modern movement '', according to Herbert Read, `` and in the direct line of descent from Cezanne, Seurat, Gris and Leger ''.
At one time it seemed as if the Soviet Union had done us a favor by providing a striking example of how not to behave towards other peoples and other nations.
At this point Mrs. Frances Cupply, one of Wright's handsome daughters by his first wife, came from the house and tried to calm Miriam as she tore down a no visitors sign and smashed the glass pane on another sign with a rock.
At the same time, I am aware that my recoil could be interpreted by readers of the tea leaves at the bottom of my psyche as an incestuous sign, since theirs is a science of paradox: if one hates, they say it is because one loves ; ;
At Camp Taylor in Kentucky a barracks was built in an hour and a half from timber that had been standing in Mississippi forests one week before.
At the same time another child -- this one of Shelley's brain -- was given to the world: Alastor, a poem of pervading beauty in which the reader may gaze into the still depths of a fine mind's musings.
At one university, the president cites the faculty review committee as `` a valued partner of the administration in guarding and promoting the quality of the faculty ''.
At one time, to most Americans, unless they were fortunate enough to live near a body of navigable water, boats were considered the sole concern of fishermen, rich people, and the United States Navy.
At present it's available in one model, the fine and familiar Smith & Wesson Magnum revolver ( about $110 ), long a top-quality handgun among target arms.
At the same time he watched carefully to see how one attached pegboards to stone walls, but Mr. Blatz was usually standing in his line of vision and it all seemed so simple that he didn't like to disclose his ignorance.
At one astronomical unit from the sun ( the Earth's distance ) the dust orbits are probably nearly circular.
At the end of work one day, the personnel man took the applicants one at a time, asked them to sit behind the receptionist's desk and he then played the role of a number of people who might come to the receptionist with a number of queries and for a number of purposes.
At one time it was the ambition of every saxophone player in every high school band in America to blow like Bird.
At the same time, every device that can be employed to reduce the number of variables is of the greatest value, and it is one of the attractive features of dynamic programming that room is left for ingenuity in using the special features of the problem to this end.
At last, even the controlled Torrio was unable to hold still, and he tentatively suggested that O'Banion should take a percentage in the Stickney brothels in return for one from his Cicero beer concession.