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At the beginning of the 20th century, it became custom to give a sprig of lily of the valley, a symbol of springtime, on May 1.
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At and beginning
At the beginning of the play she has partial illumination and at the end she has complete illumination, but there has been no question but that she moves toward the dark.
At the beginning of the Hippodrome I saw the Kaiser's Fountain, an ugly octagonal building with a glass dome, built in 1895 by the German Emperor, and on my left, directly across from it, the tomb of Sultan Ahmet, who constructed the Blue Mosque, more properly known by his name.
At the beginning of the school year, the new students don't eat the cereal right away, but within a short time they are eating it voraciously.
At the beginning of the war, he also sought to persuade the states to accept compensated emancipation in return for their prohibition of slavery.
At the beginning, it was considered a sort of Taoist sect, and there was even a theory about Laozi, founder of Taoism, who went to India and taught his philosophy to Buddha.
At the very beginning of the book Erich Maria Remarque says " This book is to be neither an accusation nor a confession, and least of all an adventure, for death is not an adventure to those who stand face to face with it.
At the beginning of the twentieth century, a number of military armored vehicles were manufactured by adding armor and weapons to existing vehicles.
At the beginning of the 16th century a number of anabaptists migrated into the upper Wynen and Rueder valleys from Zurich.
At the beginning of the 5th century it seems to have been an entrepôt of the Pontic grain trade, which, at a later date, became an Athenian monopoly.
At the beginning of the 19th century they belonged to Bukhara ; but under the emir Dost Mahommed the Afghans recovered Balkh and Tashkurgan in 1850, Akcha and the four western khanates in 1855, and Kunduz in 1859.
At the beginning of 1236, he entered the Franciscan order ( he was at least 50 ) and was the first Franciscan to hold a chair at the University of Paris.
At the beginning of each round, up to three players place their bets in the " betting box " at each position in play.
At the beginning of the 3rd century, Hippolytus of Rome describes another feature of the ministry of a bishop, which is that of the " Spiritum primatus sacerdotii habere potestatem dimittere peccata ": the primate of sacrificial priesthood and the power to forgive sins.
At the beginning of the " genomic revolution ", the term bioinformatics was re-discovered to refer to the creation and maintenance of a database to store biological information such as nucleotide sequences and amino acid sequences.
At the beginning of the 3rd century, it is adopted by Clement of Alexandria and by Origen of Alexandria, later by Methodius, Cyprian, Lactantius, Dionysius of Alexandria, and in the 5th century by Quodvultdeus.
At the beginning of his reign he assumes God's promises to David and brings splendour to Israel and peace and prosperity to his people.
At the beginning of the battle, the English simulated flight on their left wing that provoked a hasty charge by the French knights against the archers.
At and 20th
At the beginning of the 20th century, half of the population of Lower Brittany knew only Breton, the other half being bilingual.
At the turn of the 20th century, a conservative anti-imperialist movement, the Boxer Rebellion, violently revolted against foreign suppression over vast areas in Northern China.
At one point, almost every major city in the US had a velodrome or two for track racing events, however since the middle of the 20th century cycling has become a minority sport in the US whilst in Continental Europe it continues to be a major sport, particularly in the United Kingdom, France, Belgium, Italy and Spain.
At the beginning of the 20th century all armies still maintained substantial cavalry forces, although there was contention over whether their role should revert to that of mounted infantry ( the historic dragoon function ).
At the 20th Party Congress Khrushchev, in his speech " On the Personality Cult and its Consequences ", stated that Stalin, the Stalinist cult of personality and Stalinist repression had deformed true Leninist legality.
At the beginning of the 20th century, there was an explosion of innovation in dance style characterized by an exploration of freer technique.
At the University of Göttingen, Hilbert was surrounded by a social circle of some of the most important mathematicians of the 20th century, such as Emmy Noether and Alonzo Church.
At the culmination of the ensuing months-long legal dispute, he watched, as described by Sandford, " millions of dollars of his future earnings being surrendered " in what were " uniquely generous terms for Defries ", then " shut himself up in West 20th Street, where for a week his howls could be heard through the locked attic door.
At the University of Bologna, from its founding in the 12th century until the end of the 20th century, the only degree conferred was the doctorate, usually earned after five years of intensive study after secondary school.
At the beginning of the 20th century, Detroit's industrialization took off on an unprecedented scale.
At the beginning of the 20th century, the automotive industry boomed, and the many manufacturers shipped in abundant supplies of iron ore.
At the turn of the 20th century, moral theories became more complex and are no longer concerned solely with rightness and wrongness, but are interested in many different kinds of moral status.
At the turn of the 20th century, Otto Stolz, Paul du Bois-Reymond, Giuseppe Veronese, and others produced controversial work on non-Archimedean models of Euclidean geometry, in which the distance between two points may be infinite or infinitesimal, in the Newton – Leibniz sense.
At the turn of the 20th to 21st century, a whole new housing development called Meerhoven was constructed at the site of the old airport of Welschap, west of Eindhoven.
At the beginning of the 20th century, the new Pentecostal movement drew participants from the Holiness movement and other movements in America that already believed in divine healing.
At the close of the 20th Century, all of the Earth's kaiju have been collected and confined in an area known as Monster Island, by the United Nations Science Committee, in the Ogasawara island chain.
At the turn of the 20th century, man's increased reliance upon science was both opening new worlds and solidifying the manners by which he could understand them.
For most of the 20th century, the definitive editions ( specifically At the Mountains of Madness and Other Novels, Dagon and Other Macabre Tales, The Dunwich Horror and Others, and The Horror in the Museum and Other Revisions ) of his prose fiction were published by Arkham House, a publisher originally started with the intent of publishing the work of Lovecraft, but which has since published a considerable amount of other literature as well.
At the beginning of the 20th century, early theoretical discussions in the field of psychoanalysis posited original bisexuality in human psychological development.
At the turn of the 19th to 20th century, political machines attempted to gain clout in the city, with the one led by Tom Pendergast emerging as the dominant machine by 1925.
At the start of the 20th century, two power blocs emerged from alliances between the European Great Powers.
At the beginning of the 20th century, archaeologist Arthur Evans began excavating Knossos, an ancient city on the island of Crete.
At the beginning of the 20th century, Merseburg was transformed into an industrial site, which is largely due to the pioneering work done by people like Carl Bosch and Friedrich Bergius, who laid down the scientific fundamentals of the catalytic high-pressure ammonia synthesis from 1909 to 1913.