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By the time he was prosperous enough -- his goals were high -- he was bald and afraid of women.
from Brown Corpus
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By and time
By counting the number of stalls and urinals I attempted to form a loose estimate of how many men the hall would hold at one time.
By this time she had learned that it was futile to argue with her young husband, yet the uncomfortable fact remained: the American Congregationalists were sending them as missionaries to the Far East and paying their salaries.
By early June they were a hundred miles off the coast of Ceylon, by which time all four missionaries were hardened seafarers.
By this time, as we shall see, the Tories were already planning to `` punish '' Steele for his political writing by expelling him from the House of Commons.
By this time Woodruff had accurately measured Pike as a man of great personal pride, a man who would fly into a towering rage if his integrity were questioned, and who would be anxious to avenge himself.
By the time they reach that age, however, Aristotle no longer worries about the evil influence of comedies.
By that time we should be in a much better position to determine the value of that aircraft as a weapon system.
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 1937 he had clarified his intentions to serve his people: `` I have striven for clarity and melodious idiom, but at the same time I have by no means attempted to restrict myself to the accepted methods of harmony and melody.
By the time Barco reached the count of three, the situation seemed to Welch almost too good to be true.
By the time the film was released we were three million dollars over-spent, war was imminent and the public apparently had forgotten all about Mother Cabrini.
Serum potassium at this time was 3.8 mEq. per liter, and the hemoglobin was 13.9 gm. By Dec. 1, 1958, the weakness in the pelvic and quadriceps muscle groups was appreciably worse, and it became difficult for the patient to rise unaided from a sitting or reclining position.
By the time the child first attacks the actual problem of reading, he is completely familiar and at ease with all of the elements of words.
By this time Churchill was not so cordial toward moving Poland westward as he had been at Teheran, where he and Eden had both heartily approved the idea.
By the very nature of the situation, it is the union which has been able to select the time and place to bring pressure upon management.
By the time pupils reach the sixth grade, their ethical and moral standards are fairly well developed ; ;
By and was
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.
By her eighteenth birthday her bent for writing was so evident that Papa and Mamma gave her a Life Of Dickens as a spur to her aspiration.
By now she was sure she was going to have a baby, deciding it would be born in India or Burma that November.
By now he was undergoing a fresh torrent of abuse from Tory papers and pamphlets, and action was being taken to effect his punishment by expulsion from Parliament.
By late afternoon the train inched into the marshaling yards in the railhead at Lublin, which was filled with lines of cars poised to pour the tools of war to the Russian front.
By odd coincidence, on the evening of her return Shelley chose to read Parisina, which was the latest of the titled poet's successes.
By this method it was determined that the normal pressure exerted by a sample of polybutene ( molecular weight reported to be 770 ) was over half an atmosphere.
By comparing reaction cells sealed from the same manifold temperature dependency corresponding to activation energies ranging from 11 to 18 Af was observed while dependence on the first power of the light intensity seemed to be indicated in most cases.
By Nov. 8, 1958, weakness, specifically involving the pelvic and thigh musculature, was pronounced, and a common complaint was `` difficulty in stepping up on to curbs ''.
By and prosperous
By November 1890, Monet was prosperous enough to buy the house, the surrounding buildings and the land for his gardens.
By 1850, Newson was a prosperous businessman and was able to build Alde House, a mansion on a hill behind Aldeburgh.
By 1912, 16 % of peasants ( up from 11 % in 1903 ) had relatively large endowments of over per male family member ( a threshold used in statistics to distinguish between middle-class and prosperous farmers, i. e., kulaks ).
By July 1947 Washington realized that economic recovery in Europe could not go forward without the reconstruction of the German industrial base, deciding that an " orderly, prosperous Europe requires the economic contributions of a stable and productive Germany.
By 1860, when the first rumblings of secession began to be heard across the South, antebellum Nashville was a very prosperous city.
By the 1970s the economies of the rest of Western Europe, particularly that of West Germany were prosperous and growing rapidly, while the Swedish economy stagnated.
By the end of the 18th century, many of the nobility had declined in their economic power relative to the newly prosperous middle class.
By the time of the Protestant Reformation in the 16th century, Strasbourg was a prosperous community, and its inhabitants accepted Protestantism in 1523.
By the late 19th century the Catholic tradition cited the signing in the " Maison des Tourelles ", home of prosperous Spanish trader André Ruiz ; it was destroyed by bombing in World War II.
By the eve of the Revolution, Putnam had become a relatively prosperous farmer and tavern keeper, with more than a local reputation for his previous exploits.
By the mid-1960s, most of the prosperous retail businesses in downtown Binghamton had moved to suburban sites.
By 1870, substantial country estates were being built in Weston by Bostonians, establishing a prosperous residential character for the town.
By 1920, the Little Italies had stabilized and grown considerably more prosperous as workers were able to obtain higher-paying jobs, often as skilled workers.
By the time of his death, the Scottish Monarchy was stronger, and the kingdom and royal finances more prosperous than might have seemed possible.
By 1900, however, the railroad and the nearby Chisholm Trail had made Valley Mills a prosperous retail and trading center for Bosque and McLennan counties.
By contemporary standards the Baker-Fancher party was prosperous, carefully organized, and well-equipped for the journey.
By the time of the American Revolution the prosperous settlers had all acquired other land and the settlement was defunct.
By 1113, he had carved out a semi-autonomous state around Turbessel to the west of the Euphrates, where the land was prosperous, while Baldwin II controlled the territory east of the Euphrates around Edessa itself, which was depopulated and continually harassed by the Turks.
By that time, the land once held in common by the Székely community had gradually become divided into smaller and smaller units ; thus a vast number of the free warrior-peasants had to enter the service of their more prosperous fellow Székelys.
By the end of the 1870s it had a population of about 1500 and was being described as the most populous and prosperous Māori settlement in the country.