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Despite his long association with and close proximity to the Buddha, Ananda was only a stream-winner prior to the Buddha s death.
Despite trailing the Nintendo Entertainment System in terms of number of units sold, the 7800 was a profitable enterprise for Atari Corp., benefiting largely from Atari s name and the system's 2600 compatibility.
Despite Orkney s protestations, Cadogan insisted on compliance and, reluctantly, Orkney gave the word for his troops to fall back to their original positions on the edge of the plateau of Jandrenouille.
Despite two coup attempts in the following three months, including one by Abeid, Bacar s government remained in power, and was apparently more willing to negotiate with Comoros.
Despite the group s eventual break up, one of its members, Seido Kobayashi, went on to form the group Oedo Sukeroku Daiko, which is credited for being the very first professional Taiko group.
Despite McCullough s protest, Draper was a guest on Toast of the Town, as was originally scheduled.
Despite her family s vehement disapproval, she eloped with Urbano in 1917 to live at his parents ' home in Gambettola.
Despite the best intentions, their guarded editorial and business skills forced the company to close down soon after cancelling Pasolini s project, Accattone ( 1961 ).
Despite its location in the tropics and the many micro climates found within the country, Guatemala City s elevation and the resulting moderating influence of the higher altitude enable it to enjoy a subtropical highland climate ( Köppen Cwb ), though depending on location, it also borders on a tropical savanna climate ( Köppen Aw ).
Despite Magellan s visit, Guam was not officially claimed by Spain until 1565 by Miguel Lopez de Legazpi.
Despite the downturn, Hong Kong s economic strengths, including a sound banking system, virtually no public debt, a strong legal system, ample foreign exchange reserves, rigorous anti-corruption measures and close ties with the mainland China, enable it to quickly respond to changing circumstances.
Despite a slowing global economy, Indonesia s economic growth accelerated to a ten-year high of 6. 3 % in 2007.
Despite its many rivers, Iraq s fishing industry has remained relatively small and based largely on marine species in the Persian Gulf.
Despite the thousands of political cartoons and hundreds of illustrative works attributed to him, a measurable amount of Tenniel s fame comes specifically from his work as the illustrator of Alice.
Despite his revolutionary rhetoric, Goebbels most important contribution to the Nazi cause between 1930 and 1933 was as the organizer of successive election campaigns: The Reichstag elections of September 1930, July and November 1932 and March 1933, and Hitler s presidential campaign of March – April 1932.
Despite the enormous power of the Propaganda Ministry over German cultural life, Goebbels status began to decline once the Nazi regime was firmly established in power.
Despite this, in an editorial in his newspaper Das Reich in November 1941 Goebbels quoted Hitler s 1939 " prophecy " that the Jews would be the loser in the coming world war.
Despite advice to refuse “ any rotten compromise ”, Trotsky did not heed Lenin s advice, and General Secretary Stalin retained power over the Communist Party and the bureaucracy of the soviet government.
Despite serious domestic turmoil, the patriotism engendered by Morocco s participation in the Middle East conflict and by the events in Western Sahara contributed to Hassan s popularity and strengthened his hand politically.
“ There is no prospect of ever winning Russian cooperation .” Despite its reservations, the 80th Congress implemented Truman s requests, further escalating the Cold War with the USSR.
Despite Punch s unapologetic murder throughout the performances, it is still a comedy.
" Despite fears that too much propaganda could diminish Hollywood s entertainment appeal, reducing its targeted audience and decreasing profits, military enlistment increased and morale was considered to be higher, in part attributed to America's innovative propaganda.

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Despite strenuous efforts from the Culloden < nowiki >'</ nowiki > s boats, the brig Mutine and the 50-gun HMS Leander under Captain Thomas Thompson, the ship of the line could not be moved, and the waves drove Culloden further onto the shoal, inflicting severe damage to the ship's hull.
Despite mission replanning necessitated by Challenger < nowiki >'</ nowiki > s abort to orbit trajectory, the Spacelab mission was declared a success.
Despite its rare use, Italian orthography allows the circumflex accent ( î ) too, in two cases: it can be found in old literary context ( roughly up to 19th century ) to signal a syncope ( fêro → fecero, they did ), or in modern Italian to signal the contraction of ″- ii ″ due to the plural ending-i whereas the root ends with another-i ; e. g., s. demonio, p. demonii → demonî ; in this case the circumflex also signals that the word intended is not demoni, plural of " demone " by shifting the accent ( demònî, " devils "; dèmoni, " demons ").
Despite considerable popularity amongst the people, Madero ´ s administration soon encountered opposition both from more radical revolutionaries and from remnants of the former regime.
Despite extensive traditional medicinal use, melissa oil was initially prohibited by the International Fragrance Association ( IFRA )' s 43rd amendment, but this restriction appears to have been revisited and relaxed in the 44th amendment.

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Despite the sheer beauty and spectacle of numerous documentaries, art films, and travelogues, despite the impressive financial success of such a recent development as Cinerama, the movies are at heart a form of fiction, like the play, the novel, or the short story.
Despite his success against the Gepids, Alboin had failed to greatly increase his power, and was now faced with a much stronger threat from the Avars.
Despite their difficulties in New Zealand the tour proved a raging success on-field for the British and Irish.
Despite its on-field success, it was one of the four teams contracted out of existence by the National League after the 1899 season.
Despite Kitna's success, Palmer was promoted to starting quarterback the following season.
Despite initial success, Shapur lifted his siege after his army missed an opportunity to exploit a collapsed wall.
Despite its limited success as a consumer offering, CDPD was adopted in a number of enterprise and government networks.
Despite success in reuniting large sections of the wider Christadelphian community and periodic efforts at reuniting smaller offshoots, there are still a number of groups who remain separate from other bodies of Christadelphians.
Despite the drop on popularity of the romantic dramas, some of them have enjoyed big box office and critical success, as the controversial, groundbreaking Brokeback Mountain ( 2005 ) for example, that won several awards and Slumdog Millionaire ( 2008 ), a critically acclaimed romantic-drama that has been nominated for ten Academy Awards, and went on to win eight of them, including Best Picture.
Despite success within the NFL, they could not survive in Portsmouth, then the NFL's smallest city.
Despite this success, the team lost in the semi-finals to the New York Rangers.
Despite this particular mission, in winning the Albigensians over by persuasion Dominic met limited success, " for though in his ten years of preaching a large number of converts were made, it has to be said that the results were not such as had been hoped for.
Despite its success, Enniskillen was not chosen as a World Cup Stop for 2008.
Despite early singles success in the United Kingdom, the band were initially more successful in the United States, billed as " The English guys with the big fiddles ".
Despite the recognition and success they enjoyed in the States, they were still largely ignored in the United Kingdom until their sixth album, the platinum selling A New World Record, hit the top ten there in 1976.
Despite some initial success, bolstered by heavy advertising, the brand did not prove popular and was eventually withdrawn from sale.
Despite the success of the expedition, the quelling of sporadic rebellions would take another eight years until 1905, when the island was completely pacified by the French under Joseph Gallieni.
Despite its modest critical and commercial success in Italy, and its warm reception by French critics, it failed to interest North American distributors.
Despite the delay in shipping the album to certain stores, In Pieces was another instant No. 1 success, selling a total of about 10 million copies worldwide.
Despite the disdain of the British media, Brooks's overall popularity in the country was evident, with a top disc jockey, Nick Barraclough, referring to Brooks as Garth Vader ( a play on Darth Vader ) for his " invasion " of the charts and his success in the country genre.
Despite this tragedy the railway was a resounding success.
Despite the bad financial situation, Athens staged the revival of the Olympic Games in 1896, which proved a great success.
Despite the early predictions for success, the Astros had a mediocre 44 – 44 record at the All-Star break.
" Despite his success in an " A movie ," Bogart received a tepid twenty-six week contract at $ 550 per week and was typecast as a gangster in a series of " B movie " crime dramas.

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