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By upholding his own personal code of behavior, the private detective has placed himself in opposition to a society whose fabric is permeated with crime and corruption.
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By age three, however, her mother changed her name to Elizabeth Sewall Alcott, after her own mother.
By their assistance and that of his own subjects, who entertained a great attachment for him, he recovered Epirus.
By the standards of 19th century tycoons, Carnegie was not a particularly ruthless man but a humanitarian with enough acquisitiveness to go in the ruthless pursuit of money ; on the other hand, the contrast between his life and the lives of many of his own workers and of the poor, in general, was stark.
By the end of Judges the Israelites are in a worse condition than they were at the beginning, with Yahweh's treasures used to make idolatrous images, the Levites ( priests ) corrupted, the tribe of Dan conquering a remote village instead of the Canaanite cities, and the tribes of Israel making war on the Benjamites, their own brothers.
By imposing, retrospectively, his own perceptions of mobile warfare upon the shallow concept of blitzkrieg, he " created a theoretical imbroglio that has taken 40 years to unravel.
By 1743, he had perfected his hybrid style of playwriting ( combining the model of Molière with the strengths of Commedia dell ' arte and his own wit and sincerity ).
By his own account, he spent a great deal of time in the Oak Knoll Naval Hospital's library, where he would have encountered the work of Freud and other psychoanalysts.
By his own admission, Hubbard made what he considered was one of the greatest mistakes of his life when he used the biological definition of engram as a " trace on a cell ", which was not in line with the proper biological definition.
By this time the destroyers had become large, multi-purpose vessels, expensive targets in their own right.
By the next Broadway season, he was the star of his own show about a young man who is drafted called Let's Face It !.
By mid-1892 Satie had composed the first pieces in a compositional system of his own making (), had provided incidental music to a chivalric esoteric play ( two ), had had his first hoax published ( announcing the premiere of, an anti-Wagnerian opera he probably never composed ), and had broken with Péladan, starting that autumn with the Uspud project, a " Christian Ballet ", in collaboration with.
By the time the siege ended in May 1094, El Cid had carved out his own principality on the coast of the Mediterranean.
By chance he encountered a copy of " Captain Claridge's work on the ' Water Cure ,' as practised by Priessnitz, at Graefenberg ", and " making allowances for certain exaggerations therein ", pondered the option of travelling to Graefenberg, but preferred to find something closer to home, with access to his own doctors in case of failure: " I who scarcely lived through a day without leech or potion!
By 2000, almost no major vendor produced its own EDIF tools, choosing instead to OEM third-party tools.
By the early 1970s, the picture changed: software costs were dramatically increasing, a growing software industry was competing with the hardware manufacturer's bundled software products ( free in that the cost was included in the hardware cost ), leased machines required software support while providing no revenue for software, and some customers able to better meet their own needs did not want the costs of " free " software bundled with hardware product costs.
By the time he opened his own furniture workshop in 1917, Rietveld had taught himself drawing, painting and model-making.
By 1902, the factory alone became " A great city with its own streets, its own police force, fire department and traffic laws.
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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 early 20th century the Liberals stance began to shift towards " New Liberalism ", what would today be called social liberalism: a belief in personal liberty with a support for government intervention to provide minimum levels of welfare.
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By the late 1980s, the personal computer market had become dominated by the IBM PC and Apple Macintosh platforms.
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Faith involves more than outward obedience to this authority, but also must be based on a deep personal understanding of religious teachings. By faith is meant, first, conscious knowledge, and second, the practice of good deeds.
By 1914, Hoover was an extremely wealthy man, with an estimated personal fortune of $ 4m He was once quoted as saying " If a man has not made a million dollars by the time he is forty, he is not worth much ".
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By linking altruism with religious affiliation, religious memes can proliferate more quickly because people perceive that they can reap societal as well as personal rewards.
By the late 1990s, many personal computer motherboards supported a full range of audio, video, storage, and networking functions without the need for any expansion cards at all ; higher-end systems for 3D gaming and computer graphics typically retained only the graphics card as a separate component.
By 2005, Lewinsky found that she could not escape the spotlight in the U. S., which made both her professional and personal life difficult.
By the mid-1980s, falling production cost made the 68000 viable for use in personal and home computers, starting with the Apple Lisa and Macintosh, and followed by the Commodore Amiga, Atari ST, and Sharp X68000.
By the time of Katz, in 1967, telephones had become personal devices with lines not shared across homes and switching was electro-mechanical.
By contrast the rights of a leaseholder originate in personal actions and so the common law originally treated a leasehold as part of personal property.
By engaging in their work, a shaman is exposed to significant personal risk, from the spirit world, from enemy shamans, or from the means employed to alter the shaman's state of consciousness.
By the autumn of 1933, Hitler's personal bodyguard ( previously the 1st SS Standarte located in Munich ) had been called to Berlin to replace the Army Chancellery Guard as protectors of the Chancellor of Germany.
By 1012, the Vikings were in service in England as Thingmen, a personal bodyguard to the King of England.
Also, while there are complaints of contemporaries regarding William II's personal behaviour, he was instrumental in assisting the foundation of Bermondsey Abbey, endowing it with the manor of Bermondsey ; and it is reported that his " customary oath " was " By the Face at Lucca!