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By failing to do as he was told instantly -- to take out a permit or return the gun to his car -- he had played into Lord's hands.
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By reductio ad absurdum, Bastiat argued that the national trade deficit was an indicator of a successful economy, rather than a failing one.
By this time Tate had been diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor and her health and strength were failing ; her meeting with Bush marked her final public appearance.
By now Pope's health, which had never been good, was failing, and he died in his villa surrounded by friends on 30 May 1744.
By 1929 Lysenko's skeptics were politically censured, accused of offering only criticisms, and for failing to prescribe any new solutions themselves.
By 1993, when Burr signed with NBC for another season of Mason films, he was using a wheelchair full-time because of his failing health.
By 1934 the White Star Line was failing and the British Government was concerned about potential job losses.
By usually failing to discriminate sufficiently between main arteries and residential streets, the first were not made wide enough while the second were usually too wide for purely neighborhood functions.
By the 1880s, there was dissatisfaction among the users that the rates for traffic were higher than on the railways, and the canals were failing to modernise, as steam boats were banned, despite them having been in use for 50 years on the neighbouring Aire and Calder Navigation.
By the end of the day, after several mutual pauses for rest, the Vikings found themselves with both flanks failing, Sigurd dead, and everyone exhausted.
By 1979, there was an increasing dissatisfaction with the aging President Kekkonen, whose failing health was becoming difficult to conceal, and the lack of change.
By the early 1930s, a number of stars began failing at the box office, partly due to the Great Depression that was now undermining the economy along with the public's ability to spend on entertainment.
By initiation or threat of a student strike, the students could enforce their demands as to the content of courses and the pay professors would receive, for otherwise they would be paid nothing with the students failing to attend.
By this time, Perkins ' health was failing and he did not live to see its success, nor that of Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea ( 1952 ), which was dedicated to his memory.
After failing to draw in much of an audience as a comedy, the film was marketed as a drama and re-released a few months later under the title By the Book, again without much box office success.
By failing to prioritize their construction, he allowed Louisiana and Mississippi to compete for scarce resources.
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By this time Henri's entire chest-back-lat-shoulder area is pumped-up to almost bursting point, and Claude takes time to do a bit more pectoral-front deltoid shaping work.
`` By winning against Bradley, Kentucky and Notre Dame on those teams' home courts, they showed that the home court advantage can be overcome anywhere and that it doesn't take a super team to do it ''.
By no means do all Jews today believe in reincarnation, but belief in reincarnation is not uncommon among many Jews, including Orthodox.
By the end of the book, Paul realizes that he no longer knows what to do with himself and decides that he has nothing more to lose.
By definition, where a director enters into a transaction with a company, there is a conflict between the director's interest ( to do well for himself out of the transaction ) and his duty to the company ( to ensure that the company gets as much as it can out of the transaction ).
By attaining mastery over one's passions, reason, will and desire can harmoniously work together to do what is good.
By giving each channel a different frequency " slot " on the cable the separate television signals do not interfere.
By September 1706 Harley ordered Defoe to Edinburgh as a secret agent to do everything possible to help secure acquiescence in the Treaty of Union.
By Part II, people know about him through " having read his adventures ", and so, he needs to do less to maintain his image.
By substituting these three verbs, even without clarifying morality ( ought, shall, should, must ) or the actor ( s ) who do or did something, becomes / remains / equals makes clear what time frame of relationship is asserted, and disallows assuming one stable past / present / future timeline-known as single scenario planning or blind linearity and considered a grave error in risk analysis.
By making the graffiti less explicit ( as adapted to social and legal constraints ), these drawings are less likely to be removed but do not lose their threatening and offensive character.
By way of a folk memorial, he is recalled in the Australian vernacular expression " do a Harold Holt " ( or " do the Harry "), rhyming slang for " do a bolt " meaning " to disappear suddenly and without explanation ", although this is usually employed in the context of disappearance from a social gathering rather than a case of presumed death.
By November 1944, they had thrown out the Germans, being with Yugoslavia the only East European nations to do so without any assistance from the Soviet Army.
By taking both in-role and extra-role performance into account, industrial – organizational psychologists are able to assess employees ' effectiveness ( how well they do what they were hired to do ), efficiency ( their relative outputs to relative inputs ), and their productivity ( how much they help the organization reach its goals ).
By this time, the best Goebbels could do to reassure the German people that victory was still possible was to make vague promises that " miracle weapons " such as the Me 262 jet aircraft, the Type XXI U-boat, and the V-2 rocket could somehow retrieve the military situation.
By degrees, however, Justinian came to understand that the formula at issue not only appeared orthodox, but might also serve as a conciliatory measure toward the Monophysites, and he made a vain attempt to do this in the religious conference with the followers of Severus of Antioch, in 533.
By this, man, as he stands in relation to man simply, hath liberty to do what he lists ; it is a liberty to evil as well as to good.
By neglecting to do this, the letter allowed good people to close their ears and their hearts .</ p >