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Despite the scarcity of resources in Siam, the coastal ports and cities, as well as those at the river mouth, were among the early economic centers.
Despite a scarcity of archaeological evidence, the existence of Moab prior to the rise of the Israelite state has been deduced from a colossal statue erected at Luxor by Pharaoh Ramesses II, in the 13th century BCE, which lists Mu ' ab among a series of nations conquered during a campaign.
Despite Gallic willingness to supply Hannibal, he found that the size of his army was becoming a burden on the local communities resulting in a " daily increasing scarcity.
Despite their rarity and their short lives they are heavily represented among the stars visible to the naked eye ; their inherent brightness trumps their scarcity.
Despite the reasonable success of this move, Livid was now in direct competition with Sydney's Homebake festival and the nation-wide Big Day Out, and citing a " scarcity of headline acts on this year ’ s international festival touring circuit ", the event's promoters announced that the show would not he held in 2004.
Despite amateur production and scarcity, these zines quickly achieved a near-legendary status among their audience.

Despite and sources
Despite the modern split, numerous sources stress an integration of esoteric and exoteric approaches to alchemy.
Despite allegations by Roman sources of adultery and divorce, the marriage appears to have been happy.
Despite this requirement, many of the stories are fictional, often appearing as " original submissions " and presenting no further sources than unverified ( and unreliable ) " eyewitnesses ".
Despite this, Crowley recommended a complex system of practices from Eastern and Western sources to help people attain Samadhi.
Despite the fact that Brite's first novel was criticized by some mainstream sources for allegedly " lack a moral center: neither terrifyingly malevolent supernatural creatures nor ( like Anne Rice's protagonists ) tortured souls torn between good and evil, these vampires simply add blood-drinking to the amoral panoply of drug abuse, problem drinking and empty sex practiced by their human counterparts ", many of these so-called " human counterparts " identified with the teen angst and goth music references therein, keeping the book in print.
Despite the dates of these sources, most of the material they contain predates their composition.
Despite the lack of sources he is the first Pope whose reign can be definitely dated.
Despite its short lifetime, some radon gas from natural sources can accumulate to far higher than normal concentrations in buildings, especially in confined areas such as attics and basements.
Despite the comparatively late process of codification, some traditional sources and some Orthodox Jews believe the pronunciation and cantillation derive from the revelation at Sinai, since it is impossible to read the original text without pronunciations and cantillation pauses.
Despite a reversal in Buddhist influence which began under King Langdarma ( 836-842 ), the following centuries saw a colossal effort in collecting available Indian sources, many of which are now extant only in Tibetan translation.
Despite having no faster-than-light propagation, such fields are referred to simply as " tachyons " in many sources .< Ref name = Greene />
Despite the decline in Milan's manufacturing production, the city has found alternative and successful sources of revenue, including publishing, finance, banking, food processing, information technology, logistics, transport and tourism.
Despite the fact that the ancient Jewish historian Josephus, as well as other sources, refers to the crucifixion of thousands of people by the Romans, there is only a single archaeological discovery of a crucified body dating back to the Roman Empire around the time of Jesus.
Despite the foreign and domestic difficulties during his reign, which culminated in the fall of Constantinople and of the Byzantine Empire, contemporary sources generally speak respectfully of the Emperor Constantine.
Despite the treaty's clear statement that the demarcation line passes 17 ° east of the Moluccas, some sources place the line just east of the Moluccas.
Despite the lateness of the only ancient sources that mention her, Caca is probably an older Roman goddess.
Despite receiving financing from other sources, including Saul Zaentz ( who agreed to distribute the soundtrack album on his Fantasy Records label ), the budget was tight enough to exclude pencil tests, so Bakshi had to test the animation by flipping an animator's drawings in his hand before they were inked and painted.
Despite a lack of sources as to the origin of the settlements, the name Caen would seem to be of Gaulish origin, from the words catu -, referring to military activities and magos, field, hence meaning " manoeuvre field " or " battlefield ".
Despite ample warning from intelligence sources and defectors, Joseph Stalin and the Soviet Command were caught by surprise, and the Germans rapidly broke through the frontier defences, helped by their total command of the air.
Despite the response from some website sources and a few UK tabloid papers the album failed to reignite the chart success of old and the mainstream media generally ignored the album or gave it a number of poor or indifferent reviews.
Despite the expectation of Brandt ( 1889 ) to date no evidence has surfaced of Azazel as a demon or god prior to the earliest Jewish sources among the Dead Sea Scrolls.
Despite some popular belief, the Turanians of Shahnameh ( whose sources are based on Avesta and Pahlavi texts ) have no relationship with the ethno-liguistic group Turk today.
Despite being praised by some sources as a nearly ideal bend knot, it is not very well known ; Clifford Ashley, author of The Ashley Book of Knots, was apparently unaware of this bend.
Despite the relatively distinct nature of these various sources of obligations, they are considered together under a law of obligations on the basis that all are instances where a debtor has a duty to execute a certain performance towards a creditor.

Despite and if
Despite this, Lewis argued, those who accept evolutionary naturalism still act as if objective moral truths exist, lead Lewis to reject it as impractical.
Despite exceptions such as usage in The New York Times, the names of sports teams are usually treated as plurals even if the form of the name is singular.
Despite this all of the games released on ROM were packaged as ' serial ROMS ', from which the micro would load programs into main memory in exactly the same way as if it were loading from tape.
Despite the arguments by the Giants, the league upheld O ' Day's decision and ordered the game replayed at the end of the season, if necessary.
Despite this comparison, a fragment of a non-Christian parchment Codex of Demosthenes, De Falsa Legatione from Oxyrhynchus in Egypt demonstrates that the surviving evidence is insufficient to conclude whether Christians played a major, if not central, role in the development of early codices, or if they simply adopted the format to distinguish themselves from Jews.
Despite being a qualified engineer, a successful businessman, a multiple record-breaker in his own right and a highly effective advocate of his own cause, Campbell was not an easy man and seemed driven to emulate, if not surpass, his father's achievements.
Despite fears by the Linux gaming community that Id Tech 5 would not be ported to that platform, Timothee Besset in his blog has stated " I'll be damned if we don't find the time to get Linux builds done ".
Despite numerous errors taken over from Eusebius, and some of his own, Jerome produced a valuable work, if only for the impulse which it gave to such later chroniclers as Prosper, Cassiodorus, and Victor of Tunnuna to continue his annals.
Despite this protectiveness, many libraries loaned books if provided with security deposits ( usually money or a book of equal value ).
Despite various characters having appeared within company publications for decades, few if any have aged to any appreciable degree.
Despite being on a public staircase, he is reported to have shouted ' You tell Harold Wilson he must bloody well come to see me ... and if he doesn't watch out, I won't join his bloody government ...
Despite trying his best to stop them, La Forge is sympathetic to their actions and even offers a full pardon if they stop.
Despite the technical innovations that have taken place since the start of the series many still consider Super Mario Kart to be one of, if not, the best game of the franchise line.
Despite this, Huxley strongly supported Darwin on evolution ; though he called for experiments to show whether natural selection could form new species, and questioned if Darwin's gradualism was sufficient without sudden leaps to cause speciation.
Despite this, Elizabeth would not name Mary her heir ; as she had experienced during the reign of her predecessor Mary I, the opposition could flock around the heir if they were disheartened with Elizabeth's rule.
Despite this broad interpretation, the courts seem willing to find areas to be outside of the curtilage if they are in any way separate from the home ( by a fence, great distance, other structures, even certain plants ).
Despite the irregular scheduling, the program's hard-hitting reports attracted a steadily growing audience, particularly during the waning days of the Vietnam War and the gripping events of the Watergate scandal ; at that time, few if any other major-network news shows did in-depth investigative reporting to the degree carried out by 60 Minutes.
Despite being considered one obstacle, each element may result in penalty points if knocked down.
Despite the massive loss of natural habitat in Australia over the last 200 years, it is adaptable and capable of living in surprisingly small patches of remnant bush, particularly if it does not have to cross large expanses of cleared land to reach them.
Despite smoking in some of his films, Eastwood is a lifelong non-smoker, has been conscious of his health and fitness since he was a teenager, and as a Vegan practices healthy eating and daily Transcendental Meditation. While promoting his film, Hereafter, Eastwood spoke about his views on religion and meditation by saying " I was always respectful of people who were deeply religious because I always felt that if they gave themselves to it, then it had to be important to them.
" Despite the findings of chronic, global cognitive deficits in post-ECT patients, MacQueen and colleagues suggest that it is " unlikely that such findings, even if confirmed, would significantly change the risk – benefit ratio of this notably effective treatment.
Despite his occasional ( if serious ) political setbacks — usually at the hands of his great Machiavellian rival, Louis XI of France — Edward was a popular and very able king.
Despite her personal views, Alexandra supported her son's reluctant agreement to Prime Minister H. H. Asquith's request to create sufficient Liberal peers after a general election if the Lords continued to block the legislation.
Despite the tendency to associate hearing voices, or otherwise hallucinating, and psychosis with schizophrenia or other psychiatric illnesses, it is crucial to take into consideration that even if a person does exhibit psychotic features, they do not necessarily suffer from a psychiatric disorder on its own.

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