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Despite his light letter-writing in youth, in later life his correspondence was so voluminous that it has been estimated that he may have written around 30, 000 letters to various correspondents, a figure which places him second only to Voltaire as an epistolarian.
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Despite and light
Despite its invisible interior, the presence of a black hole can be inferred through its interaction with other matter and with light and other electromagnetic radiation.
Despite this, there is unanimity amongst researchers that these items were used to increase the penetrating potential of light projectiles such as harpoons, assegais, javelins and arrows.
Despite Macdonald's claims that he was innocent, evidence came to light showing receipts of money from Allan to Macdonald and some of his political colleagues.
Despite the opening of new universities and increased enrollment, the state-directed education system did not adequately prepare for increasing market demand in the areas of agriculture, light industry, services, and foreign investment.
Despite the increased cost, the more modern variation ( which can be considered as " heavier " than old streetcar systems, even though it is called " light rail ") is the dominant form of urban rail development in the United States.
Despite the increased light from this device, Bacon and French felt the statue required even more light.
Despite this, Threepio continues to present Han in the best possible light and writes a song for him entitled " The Virtues of King Han Solo ", which he backs with the sound of a full symphony orchestra.
Despite lacking four wheel drive, a mainstay of the American military Jeeps, the vehicle proved very competent at maneuvering its way over rough terrain, even in a direct comparison with a contemporary standard German army 4 × 4, and the project was given the green light for further development.
Despite the valve being stuck open, a light on the control panel indicated that the valve was closed.
Despite the large distance to this SGR, estimated at 20, 000 light years, the burst had large effects on the Earth's atmosphere.
Despite warnings about the difference in light between New York and Texas, Rothko persisted with the experiment, setting to work on the canvases.
Despite such concerns the area was a tangle of rough country thickly covered in heavy brush well suited for deploying light infantry.
Despite this, a first light is always a moment of great excitement, both for the people who designed and built the telescope, and for the astronomical community.
Despite the simplification they can bring to the electronics of an HVDC valve, light triggered thyristors may still require some simple monitoring electronics and have the disadvantage of being available from only very few manufacturers.
Despite the losses in the Palawan Passage and Sibuyan Sea actions, the Japanese Center Force was still very powerful, consisting of four battleships ( including the giant ), six heavy cruisers, two light cruisers and 11 destroyers.
Despite having the same size CCD and the same f1. 6 lens, the lower pixel count Hi8 models permit a 1 lux low light rating as compared to the 4 lux of the Digital8 models.
Despite losing the rail link, Cranleigh has prospered both as a satellite of Guildford, and as a service and light engineering centre in its own right.
Despite their name, fireflies are actually beetles which use an enzymatic reaction involving a chemical compound called Luciferin to produce their typical greenish flashing light.
Despite being a drama series, it was initially produced by the BBC's light entertainment department.
Despite the wreckage, injuries were relatively light in the area, although one person in a neighboring county was killed.
Despite this, by 1960 the value produced by heavy industry matched that of light industry, and food processing for export grew rapidly.
Despite the presence of SSTO spacecraft and faster than light starships, soldiers still use chemically-propelled projectile weapons, in many cases bolt action rifles, as they are easier to maintain.
Despite and youth
Despite this setback, Baresi refused to give up his dream and tried out for the Milan youth team, where he was accepted.
Despite his enthusiasm for film, Jarmusch, an avid reader in his youth, had a greater interest in literature, a pursuit in which he was encouraged by his grandmother.
Despite his youth, Osman II soon sought to assert himself as a ruler, and after securing the empire's eastern border by signing a peace treaty ( treaty of Serav ) with Safavid Iran, he personally led the Ottoman invasion of Poland during the Moldavian Magnate Wars.
Despite the British colonialists ' pejorative application of the term, Jamaican youth appropriated it as an ingroup designation.
Despite his criminal status, Bakunin gained great influence with the youth in Russia, and all of Europe.
Despite the incursion of troops into Italy on behalf of the reactionary forces, Louis Bonaparte remained attached to ideal of Italian nationalism which he had embraced in his youth.
Despite not having its own football team, many youth football clubs such Old Actonians FC, Pitshanger FC ( www. pitchero. com / clubs / pitshangerfc ) and Hanwell Town FC play in local leagues and are popular among the children of the borough.
Despite this reputation, and his wooden speaking style and shy demeanor, Ma is also considered a charismatic figure and is popular among women and youth.
Despite his relative youth and inexperience, Julius Chambers argued the case, because of his intimate knowledge of the facts involved.
Despite the growth of men's and women's professional soccer in the United States in the last few decades, by far the largest category of soccer in the United States, at least in terms of participation, is boys and girls youth soccer.
Despite the attitudes of many adults, there is not a consensus among researchers about whether youth subcultures hold different beliefs than adults do.
Despite his youth and limited recorded work, Randy Rhoads is considered to be one of the greatest guitarists of all time.
Despite Alia's efforts to proceed with change on a limited, cautious basis, reform from above threatened to turn into reform from below, largely because of the increasingly vocal demands of Albania's youth.
Despite this, they represented a group of youth who rebelled against the government's regimentation of leisure and were unimpressed by the propaganda touting Volksgemeinschaft (" people's community ").
Despite his inexperience and youth, Judau exhibits a high amount of raw Newtype ability, able to frighten off and demoralize Haman Karn, who was reduced to tears despite herself being a formidable Newtype.
Despite his youth, he had demonstrated his strength in several general elections when he had been able to get as many as twenty MPs elected to seats he controlled through his family's wealth and political patronage.
Despite this he is separated from Marygay ( who has remained his last contact with the Earth of his youth ) by UNEF's plans, despite the fact that many of the people who he would command had not yet been born.
Despite his anti-democratic leanings and his allegiance to the Action Française ( he was a member of their youth organization, the Camelots du Roi ), from which he finally departed in 1932, he was able to see the danger in Fascism and Nazism ( which he described as " disgusting monstrousness ") before World War II broke out in Europe.
Despite his great career on the US youth team, he has failed to live up to the hype surrounding him.
Despite his youth, he received an invitation to write the 2009 Canadian Mathematical Olympiad and scored in the 3rd division.