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Every few days, in the early morning, as the work progressed, twenty men would appear to push it ahead and to shift the plank foundation that distributed its weight widely on the Rotunda pavement, supported as it is by ancient brick vaulting.
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Every few minutes she would awaken for a moment to review things: Stowey, yes, was on his way south, and the two boys were away in school, and nothing was burning on the stove, and Lucretia was coming for dinner and bringing three guests of hers.
Every now and then an atom is replaced by a completely different atom ( and this could be as few as one in a million atoms ).
Every few steps Nasreddin would stop and shake his hands in the air, touch his feet and jump up yelling " Hu Hu Hu !".
Every few minutes, trains travel between Monza and Milano via the Suburban Railway ( Line S9 ) and via local trains that connect Monza to Lecco, Como / Chiasso ( CH ) and Bergamo / Brescia.
Every few years, " International Conventions " are held in selected cities, usually lasting four days ( Thursday to Sunday ), with visiting delegates from other countries.
Every few months, the most recent chapters are published in tankōbon volumes by Kodansha ( 43 exist as of September 23, 2011 ).
Every few years, flooding will occur enough that city employees will close these dikes to prevent low-lying areas of the town from flooding.
Every study has found that instead of people's MBTI scores clustering around two opposite poles, such as intuition vs. sensation, with few people scoring in the middle, people's scores actually cluster around the middle of each scale in a bell curve.
Every few weeks he released a show of songs by underground bands, interviews with band members and / or friends, and reminisces about happenings in his life.
Although they never replicated their earlier success, the group did manage to score a few hits with " It's So Nice ( To Have You Home )" ( 1976 ), " I Wanna Go Back " ( 1977 ) and " Anthem ( One Day in Every Week )" ( 1978 ).
Every one of the Canadian attacks lost its push and determination after a few miles … the British and Canadian forces executed the operations in an inflexible, time wasting, method.
There are a few references to Trixie's burlesque background in the lost episodes ( e. g., Norton: " Every night I'd meet her backstage and hand her a rose ...
Every few years, representatives from both of those colleges ceremonially inspect the collection for any losses.
He describes Cameroon's electoral process in these terms: " Every few years, Biya stages an election to justify his continuing reign, but these elections have no credibility.
Every few years another production touted as finally bringing full-fledged rock to musical theater: Rent, Hedwig and the Angry Inch ... Spring Awakening.
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`` Every month, f'r three days '', he said happily, `` I take no water into my system, no water whatsoever.
Every one of us has been passing through days of anxiety ; we cannot, however, feel that peace has been established, but that we have nothing but an armistice in a state of war.
From a pro-independence supporter's point of view, the movement for Taiwan independence began under Qing rule in the 1680s which led to a well known saying those days, " Every three years an uprising, every five years a rebellion ".
He credited some of his success to his snowmobiling days: " Every winter, you would reckon on three or four big spills — and I'm talking about being thrown on to the ice at 100 miles per hour.
Every one of these calendars has a year of 365 days, which is occasionally extended by adding an extra day to form a leap year, a method called " intercalation ", the inserted day being " intercalary ".
Every second weekend in September, Louisa hosts the regional Septemberfest that features several local and national acts performing for three days, as well as the huge arts and crafts section on the northwestern side of town and the many food vendors featuring Southeastern cuisine.
Every late July ( ending on the last Saturday of July and beginning 10 days previous ) it hosts what may be the world's largest free-admission fair.
Every August, 10 days are devoted to " Bill Johnston's Pirate Days ", a town-wide festival that features professional performers acting out pirate battles and a " siege " of the town by none-other than the " Pirate of the Thousand Islands ," Bill Johnston ( pirate ), whom the festival is named after.
Every year vendors from all around the country travel to Southport for four days of fun and excitement downtown.
Shot in only twenty days in New York City, both Norwood and Ross served as executive producers of the movie which features original songs from their respective albums Never Say Never ( 1998 ) and Every Day Is a New Day ( 1999 ) as well as previously unreleased duets.
Every year the municipality hosts a special festival remembering the days when local people emigrated to the new world.
She is best known as a chronicler of the movement's spread, especially in her 1884 Nineteenth Century Miracles: Spirits and their Work in Every Country of the Earth, and her 1870 Modern American Spiritualism, a detailed account of claims and investigations of mediumship beginning with the earliest days of the movement.
According to Canon C. 24, " Every priest having a cure of souls shall provide that, in the absence of reasonable hindrance, Morning and Evening Prayer daily and on appointed days the Litany shall be said in the church, or one of the churches, of which he is the minister.
Every day they sacrifice one human being in addition to other animals, so that in nine days there are 72 victims which are sacrificed.
Every year, Thursday has held a performance on or within days of New Year's Eve, as a tradition for local New Jersey fans.
Every fourth year when the games were also held, the festival was known as the " Great Panathenaia ," and was 3 or 4 days longer than the regular festival.
Every year on the equivalent date to the 23rd of March on the Chinese Calendar, the birthday of Mazu is commemorated with concerts, lion dance, Carrying god ride ' Kheng kiu ', ' siam hee ' and also wayang kulit show for three days.
Every summer there is a play-scheme, two days a week, which caters for over one hundred children during the school holiday, featuring trips to farm parks and theme parks.
Every spring, Youth and Government holds its conference for three days in the New Jersey Statehouse, where students experience the role of state government.