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At the end of the room there was a desk heaped with papers, and she began to riffle these, making sighs and and noises of girlish exasperation.
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At and end
At the pool's far end was the little cabana Joyce had mentioned, and on the water's surface floated scattered lavender patches of limp-looking lather.
At either end and in the center there are bays which contain nine greater alcoves as frescoed and capacious as church apses.
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 end of this period two pious Christians in Rome receive the revelation which leads them to seek the next Pope on the rock.
At the very end, when the audience was silent and breathless, a collection was taken and then slowly everyone filed out.
At the other end of the spectrum, where the more advanced countries can be relied upon to make well thought through decisions as to project priorities within a consistent program, we should be prepared to depart substantially from detailed project approval as the basis for granting assistance and to move toward long-term support, in cooperation with other developed countries, of the essential foreign exchange requirements of the country's development program.
At the end of its letter was the information that applicants for this position `` must also be prepared to teach costume design and advertising art ''.
At the end of the run, the strips in the third and sixth positions in each chamber were dried, stained for 1 hr, washed and dried, while the other strips were maintained in a horizontal position at 1-degree-C.
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 the end of this pass, the table indicates which index words and electronic switches are not available for assignment to symbolic references.
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 the end of the calculated time he'd nose the Waco down through the cloud bank and hope to break through where some feature of the winter landscape would be recognizable.
At the end of the performance, Dave and Max came out into the brilliantly lit foyer among a surge of gowned and tuxedoed first nighters.
At the end of the half-hour, racking his brains, thinking over and over again of Kitti, her friends, her past, he left the bedroom.
At the end of the program, indeed, there was a demonstration that lasted for forty-five minutes, and nothing could stop it.
At war's end leadership in Western Europe passed from Britain because the Labour Government devoted its attention to the creation of a welfare state.
At the end of the Devonian period (), the seas, rivers and lakes were teeming with life but the land was the realm of early plants and devoid of vertebrates though some, such as Ichthyostega, may have sometimes hauled themselves out of the water.
At the American publisher's insistence, Burgess allowed their editors to cut the redeeming final chapter from the U. S. version, so that the tale would end on a darker note, with Alex succumbing to his violent, reckless nature — an ending which the publisher insisted would be ' more realistic ' and appealing to a U. S. audience.
At the end of World War II the US Army occupied Obersalzberg, to prevent Hitler from retreating with the Wehrmacht into the mountains.
At and room
At a ceremony in the reception room of Mayor Richardson Dilworth, the Eagles were honored for winning the championship.
At room temperature and pressure, barium has a body-centered cubic structure, with a barium – barium distance of 503 picometers, expanding with heating at a rate of approximately 1. 8 /° C.
At room temperature the magnitude of this fractionation is roughly 0. 25 ‰ ( 0. 025 %) per atomic mass unit ( AMU ).
At room temperature, the average speed of these random motions is 10 < sup > 6 </ sup > metres per second.
At his death, some portraits were auctioned in Paris, they sold for little ; the famous Death of Marat was exhibited in a secluded room, to avoid outraging public sensibilities.
At the wedding, Gareth dies suddenly of a heart attack: Gareth's partner Matthew ( John Hannah, in one of his first screen roles ) is in another part of the room listening to the groom's toast when Gareth dies.
At The Limelight in Manhattan, Giger's artwork was licensed to decorate the VIP room, the uppermost chapel of the landmarked church, but it was never intended to be a permanent installation and bore no similarity to the real Giger Bars in Switzerland.
At room temperature, honey is a supercooled liquid, in which the glucose will precipitate into solid granules.
At around 10 p. m. he was discovered by Peter Lozgachev, the Deputy Commandant of Kuntsevo, who entered his bedroom to check up on him and recalled a horrifying scene of Stalin lying on his back on the floor of his room beside his bed wearing pyjama bottoms and an undershirt with his clothes soaked in stale urine.
At this moment he was unfortunately called out by a person on business from Porlock, and detained by him above an hour, and on his return to his room, found, to his no small surprise and mortification, that though he still retained some vague and dim recollection of the general purport of the vision, yet, with the exception of some eight or ten scattered lines and images, all the rest had passed away like the images on the surface of a stream into which a stone had been cast, but, alas!
The passage continues with a famous account of an interruption: " At this moment he was unfortunately called out by a person on business from Porlock, and detained by him above an hour, and on his return to his room, found, to his no small surprise and mortification, that though he still retained some vague and dim recollection of the general purpose of the vision, yet, with the exception of some eight or ten scattered lines and images, all the rest had passed away like the images on the surface of a stream into which a stone has been cast, but, alas!
" At this point, the Inquisition — consisting of Cardinal Ximénez ( Michael Palin ), and his assistants Cardinal Biggles ( Terry Jones ), and Cardinal Fang ( Terry Gilliam )— burst into the room to the sound of a jarring musical sting.
The dining room was decked in white and green, illuminated with numberless candles in silver candlelabras ... The bride's gift from her father was an elegant house and lot ... At 11 o ' clock Mrs. Mitchell donned a pretty going-away gown of green English cloth with its jaunty velvet hat to match and bid goodbye to her friends.
At the age of six, Webster began attending a dilapidated one room primary school that had been built by West Hartford's Ecclesiastical Society.
At room temperature and pressure, the water jar reaches equilibrium when the air over the water has a humidity of about 3 %.
At room temperature, the most stable form of iron is the body-centered cubic ( BCC ) structure α-ferrite.
At the Austrian Court in Vienna in the late 17th century ( 1698 ) ladies were conducted around the room to the tune of a 2-beat measure, which then became the 3 / 4 of the Nach Tanz ( After Dance ), upon which couples got into the position for the Weller and waltzed around the room with gliding steps as in an engraving of the Wirtschaft ( Inn Festival ) given for Peter the Great.