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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.
from Brown Corpus
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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.
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.
Every and minutes
Every five minutes a psycho with a machine gun says, ' Let's kill ' em now ,' and someone else says, ' No, let's wait a while.
Every 30 minutes, it is served by a long-distance ( Intercity-Express, InterCity, EuroCity or City Night Line ) service in each direction.
Every show included several minutes to promote Tierra Verde and " his and the Murchisons ' Port O ' Call Resort.
Every fifteen minutes they played a record ; the rest of the time it was commercials about a high-school correspondence course.
Every year on Boxing Day ( 26 December ) Grantchester holds an inter-village barrel race which is around 40 minutes long and ends with a hog roast at the Rupert Brooke pub, named after the poet.
Every few minutes, an announcement would break in on WNBC, saying, " Is Herb Stempel going to win over $ 100, 000 tonight?
Every day at 1330 hrs, there is a Change of Guards outside the Palace, and the ceremony itself, which consists of two parts, lasts for approximately 40 minutes.
According to the conductor Sir Thomas Beecham, " Every three or four minutes some fascinating young female fell into the fountain and had to be rescued by a chivalrous swain.
280 episodes were produced over the years ; 270 are 15 minutes long ; ten are 30-minute specials .. Every episode focuses on a different theme, such as sports, holidays, singing, dancing, exercise, and various other activities.
Musically speaking, Bhekhirst's method is to sing a verse ( in itself very repetitive ) two, four or six times, then stop abruptly ( although the cassette's final piece, " Every Time I ", lasts for nearly seven minutes ).
Every five minutes ( every minute for Divas matches ), one of the four participants within a chamber is released into the ongoing match.