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Even before he hit big money, he had begun buying modern paintings.
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`` Even when the islands were under German mandate before World War 1,, Europeans gave Eromonga a wide berth.
Even so, Edward's ambassadors can scarcely have foreseen that five years of unremitting work lay ahead of them before peace was finally made and that when it did come the countless embassies that left England for Rome during that period had very little to do with it.
Even before he saw the necessity of growing better food and planning good nutrition, Mr. Clark felt the school had a good health program.
Even a city of thirty thousand might have six baseball teams, sponsored by grocers and hardware merchants or department stores, that played two or three times a week throughout the summer, usually in the cool of the evening, before an earnest and partisan audience who did not begrudge a quarter each, or even more, to be dropped into a hat when the game was half over.
Even before it was formally dissolved in 1912, the A.L.A.M. was succeeded by the Automobile Board of Trade, the direct lineal ancestor of the present-day Automobile Manufacturers Association.
Even before his mind had rounded out the idea, he thrust one hand into his trousers pocket and pulled out the six slugs he had taken from the revolver.
Even before Johnston arrived in Tennessee, two forts had been started to defend the Tennessee River and the Cumberland River which provided avenues into the State from the north.
Even earlier I would take my coffee at Martin's, at 54th Street – now, alas, vanished – where I would see creatures of the night life before they disappeared with the
Even before the completion of the new house, the pattern of the royal couple's life in the Highlands was soon established.
Even before the Ionian Revolt, Darius had begun to expand the Empire into Europe, subjugating Thrace, and forcing Macedon to become allied to Persia.
Even before the publication of Client-Centered Therapy in 1951, Rogers believed that the principles he was describing could be applied in a variety of contexts and not just in the therapy situation.
" Even before the absence of the AME and AMEZ churches at the January 2011 plenary, some in CUIC had noticed the lack of commitment to racial reconciliation.
Even before he was inaugurated Eisenhower accepted a request from the British government to restore the Shah to power.
Even worse, these delays occurred a couple of days before the election day and some have indicated the governments role in these delays, but couldn't provide substantial proof for their accusations.
Even before the Declaration of Boulogne, the language was remarkably stable ; only one set of lexical changes were made in the first year after publication, namely changing " when ", " then ", " never ", " sometimes ", " always " from kian, tian, nenian, ian, ĉian to kiam, tiam, neniam etc., to avoid confusion with the accusative forms of kia " what sort of ", tia " that sort of ", etc.
Even and hit
Even though it is virtually impossible to hit all 20 numbers on a 20 spot ticket, the same player would typically also get paid for hitting “ catches ” 0, 1, 2, 3, and 7 through 19 out of 20, often with the 17 through 19 catches paying the same as the solid 20 hit.
Even if the RPG hit does not completely disable the tank or kill the crew, it can still damage external equipment, lowering the tank's effectiveness or forcing the crew to abandon and destroy it.
Even as late as 1970, the British Protectorate did not envisage independence for Solomon Islands in the foreseeable future but shortly thereafter, the financial costs of supporting the Protectorate became more trying, as the world economy was hit by the first oil price shock of 1973.
Even after the recession hit, the city ’ s budget continued to increase, to a total of more than $ 6 billion a year.
Even this formerly front-line weapon is currently being replaced by new missile systems, such as the Rolling Airframe Missile, which is smaller, faster, and allows for mid-flight course correction ( guidance ) to ensure a hit.
" The album also contained a cover of Steve Goodman's and John Prine's " You Never Even Called Me by My Name ," which was a Top Ten Billboard hit, and was followed by a string of moderately successful hits.
Even though slower, with an open cockpit, no radio, and armed with only two machine guns ( a 12. 7 mm /. 5 in and a 7. 7 mm /. 303 in Breda-SAFAT ), the Falchi could easily outturn the Hurricanes and the Spitfires and proved difficult to hit.
Even though the shows were hit by typhoon and it rained very hard, it manage to still attract thousands of audience.
Even before the 1997 generation hit the coasts of Europe, dealers from China alone placed advance orders for more than 250, 000 kg, some bidding more than $ 1, 100 per kg.
Even though official PGA Tour statistics did not begin until 1980, Nicklaus was consistently the leader in greens hit in regulation through that year, displaying great command of the long and middle irons.
Tucker explained, " Even though I loved the song and it was a sensational hit every time I sang it, I was always careful to use it only when I knew the majority of the house would understand Yiddish.
Even short names sometimes amused him: once, when Manny Mota had just lined out to a Cardinals fielder who did not even need to move his feet to make the catch, Harry proclaimed: "' Mota ' spelled backwards is ' atom ' ... and that's where he hit it, right at ' im '!
Their next album, in 1982, Now And Forever, continued the group's popularity with the Top 10 hit, " Even the Nights Are Better " and two Top 40 singles " Young Love " and " Two Less Lonely People in the World ".
Even if a character is hit with a blow greater or equal to his or her current hit points, he or she can be rescued if healed before the hit point counter reaches zero or by defeating all of the enemies with a few hit points to spare, as only then is a character knocked out.
His co-writer was Even Stevens, who previously had found success with co-writing songs for country star Eddie Rabbitt as well as the Kenny Rogers hit " Love Will Turn You Around " from the motion picture Six Pack.
Even with arthritis in his wrists bothering him in 1929, Heilmann managed to hit. 344 with 63 extra base hits and 120 RBIs.
Even so, Gibson had good control and hit only 102 batters in his career ( fewer than Drysdale's 154 ).