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For almost 3,000 years Europe and Asia have rubbed shoulders in its streets.
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For several weeks we eyed one another almost like sparring partners, and then one day Uncle was slightly indisposed and stayed home ; ;
For some compulsive reason which would have fascinated Dr. Freud, Communists of all shapes and sizes almost invariably impute to others the very motives which they harbor themselves.
For the policy officer will know that action can almost never be secret and that in general the effectiveness of policy will be conditioned by the readiness of the country to sustain it.
For outdoor signs and displays, where the problem of weathering resistance is no longer a factor, the choice of plastics is almost unlimited.
For almost a hundred years we relied upon state courts ( subject to review by the Supreme Court ) for the protection of most rights arising under national law.
For almost two months, the defendant and the world heard from individuals escaped from the grave about fathers and mothers, graybeards, adolescents, babies, starved, beaten to death, strangled, machine-gunned, gassed, burned.
For almost one-sixth of the national population discrimination in the free selection of residence casts a considerable shadow upon these values assumed as self-evident by most Americans.
For example, an antiproton and a positron can form an antihydrogen atom, which has almost exactly the same properties as a hydrogen atom.
For temperatures significantly below the Fermi temperature, the electrons behave in almost the same way as at absolute zero.
For nearby astronomical objects ( such as stars in our galaxy ) luminosity distance D < sub > L </ sub > is almost identical to the real distance to the object, because spacetime within our galaxy is almost Euclidean.
For almost a decade social benefits were virtually non-existent, and some of them have been restored but recently.
For example, he almost always uses the terms " Australes " and " Occidentales " for the South and West Saxons respectively, but in a passage in the first book he uses " Meridiani " and " Occidui " instead, as perhaps his informant had done.
For example, although the words wee and little are interchangeable in some contexts, wee ( as an adjective ) is almost exclusively written by some people from some parts of northern Britain ( and especially Scotland ) or from Northern Ireland, whereas in Southern England and Wales, little is used predominantly.
For example, the ( discounted ) annual season ticket from London to Brighton ( standard 2nd class ) as of January 2010 costs £ 3, 280 for, while an annual DB ( German ) 100 BahnCard, which allows one year's travel on the entire German rail network, costs almost exactly the same ( 3800 Euros ).
For over a century, they were hunted almost to extinction by whalers until protected by the international community in 1966.
For example, many commercial contracts are more economically efficient, and create greater wealth, because the parties know ahead of time that the proposed arrangement, though perhaps close to the line, is almost certainly legal.
For almost the next 1, 000 years, these states, their relations with each other, and their effects on the peoples who lived in stateless societies along their peripheries dominated Chad's political history.
For example, in 2006 more than 60 percent of Fortune 500 companies did not have a COO, and in 2007 almost 58 percent of Fortune 500 companies did not have a COO.
For the entire content of the work ... coincides almost exactly with my own meditations which have occupied my mind for the past thirty or thirty-five years.
For him, aether was an unchanging, almost divine substance that was found only in the heavens, where it formed celestial spheres.
For example, most species of bears are actually omnivorous, except for the giant panda, which is almost exclusively herbivorous, and the carnivorous polar bear.
For and years
For three straight years, Tom Horn patrolled the southern Wyoming pastures, and how many men he killed after Lewis and Powell ( if he killed Lewis and Powell ) will never be known.
For fifty years his guns and ham-like fists shot holes through and battered the daylights out of the enemies of law and order in the frontier towns of the West.
For example, there are persons who are in physical science, in the field of mineralogy, trained in crystallography, who use only X-rays, applying only the powder technique of X-ray diffraction, to clay minerals only, and who have spent the last fifteen years concentrating on the montmorillonites ; ;
Later Helion wrote of this phase: `` For years I built for myself a subtle instrument of relationships -- colors and forms without a name.
`` For six years my father had had to do too much commanding and convincing, '' writes the narrator, `` not to understand that man begins with ' the other ' ''.
For the most part, however, the new version is contemporary and, as such, should be the means for many to attain a clearer comprehension of the meaning of those words recorded so many hundreds of years ago by the first followers of Christ.
For ten years a small group of European and U.S. critics has been calling attention to the half-forgotten Austrian expressionist Egon Schiele, who died 42 years ago at the age of 28.
For years he wore hand-me-down suits and homemade paper collars, was even driven to scrounging for cigarette butts in Vienna's gutters.
For, after leaving the Army in 1956, I spent five years in Graduate School first at Boston College and then at the University of Toronto.
For many years a state tax on cities and towns was paid by the several municipalities to the state from the proceeds of the general property tax.
For the past 40 years Congress has advocated a carefully planned, balanced and competitive railway system.
For years the United States had been trying to get these countries to exclude Castro's representative from secret military talks.
For each State ( except Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin Islands, and, prior to 1962, Alaska and Hawaii ) determine average per capita income based on the last three years.
For each State ( except the Virgin Islands, Guam, Puerto Rico, and, prior to 1962, Alaska and Hawaii ), determine the average per capita income for the last three years.
For the near term, however, it must be realized that the industrial and commercial market is somewhat more sensitive to general business conditions than is the military market, and for this reason I would expect that any gain in 1961 may be somewhat smaller than those of recent years ; ;
For the president, a master plan looking ahead five years ( the maximum reach for sound forecasting ), offers several practical advantages.
For some time this writer has been suggesting a Junior Judging Class for Intermediates over 16 and under 20 years of age who are ineligible to compete in the Junior Class.
For indeed it seemed incredible that anyone could go on committing murder for ten years and not get caught at it, even in Hollywood.
For the last two years, this frontier of the arts has produced a number of so-called `` non-dramas '' which have left indelible, bittersweet impressions on the psyche of this veteran theatregoer.