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He has gained a reputation of being cursed due to several notorious strokes of bad luck: Every team he was assigned to would be completely annihilated on their third mission together, save for Sanders himself.
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While the pattern is uneven, some having gained more than others, nationalism has in fact served the Western peoples well.
The persistent horror of having a malformed child has, I believe, been reduced, not because we have gained any control over this misfortune, but precisely because we have learned that we have so little control over it.
His denials of extensive reading notwithstanding, it is no doubt safe to assume that he has spent time schooling himself in Southern history and that he has gained some acquaintance with the chief literary authors who have lived in the South or have written about the South.
He has gained only one thing -- he has exploded a 50-megaton bomb and he probably has rockets with sufficient thrust to lob it over the shorter intercontinental ranges.
Upon consideration of the variety of soils and fabrics normally encountered in the washing process, it is little wonder that the use of a number of detergent constituents having `` synergistic '' properties has gained widespread acceptance.
Saxton has made only one second-half appearance this season and that was in the Washington State game, for four plays: he returned the kickoff 30 yards, gained five yards through the line and then uncorked a 56-yard touchdown run before retiring to the bench.
The specific instance I have in mind is the Afro-Asian version which has gained prominence only in this second half of the twentieth century.
Miss Xydis has a natural affinity for the keyboard, and in the twenty years since her debut here she has gained the authority and inner assurance that lead to audience control.
Beatie, getting no sympathy for her misfortune, soon rallies and finds that although she has lost a lover she has gained her freedom.
This wider definition of Anatolia has gained widespread currency outside of Turkey and has, for instance, been adopted by Encyclopedia Britannica and other encyclopedic and general reference publications.
In fact, no attempt to show a relationship with Ainu to any other language has gained wide acceptance, and Ainu is currently considered to be a language isolate.
When the total number of mandates gained by a party has been determined, they are distributed between the Land lists.
If a party has gained more direct mandates in a Land than it is entitled to according to the results of the second vote, it does not forfeit these mandates because all directly elected candidates are guaranteed a seat in the Bundestag.
Barter complements the environmental movement that has gained traction in the late 20th and early 21st centuries.
has and reputation
We therefore leave the writer to the enjoyment of the unenvied reputation which the personal abuse he has heaped on us will entitle him to from the low and vulgar herd to which he belongs ''.
In San Francisco he has worked with Brew Moore, Charlie Mingus, and other `` swinging '' musicians of secure reputation, thus placing himself within established jazz traditions, in addition to being a part of the San Francisco `` School ''.
Dr. James B. Conant has earned a nationwide reputation as a moderate and unemotional school reformer.
Martin Tahse has established quite a reputation for himself as a successful stager of touring productions.
The popularity and reputation of the cricket series has led to other sports or games, and / or their followers, using the name " Ashes " for contests between England and Australia.
The presence of several major manufacturers since the 19th century has given Albion the reputation of a factory town.
His prints established his reputation across Europe when he was still in his twenties, and he has been conventionally regarded as the greatest artist of the Northern Renaissance ever since.
Dürer's introduction of classical motifs into Northern art, through his knowledge of Italian artists and German humanists, has secured his reputation as one of the most important figures of the Northern Renaissance.
Atlanta has a reputation as the " city in a forest " due to an abundance of trees that is unique among major cities.
The Historia Ecclesiastica has given Bede a high reputation, but his concerns were different from those of a modern writer of history.
However, since the 19th century his reputation has been dramatically rehabilitated by archaeological finds which have repeatedly confirmed his version of events.
tap water is not potable ; poaching has diminished its reputation as one of the last great wildlife refuges ; desertification ; deforestation
Costa Rica has a reputation as one of the most stable, prosperous, and among the least corrupt in Latin America.
Once labelled by Rolling Stone as " the most controversial woman in the history of rock ", Love's sometimes outrageous behavior has given her a lasting place in pop culture, as well as a polarizing reputation in the media.
Call of Cthulhu has a reputation as a game in which it is quite common for a player character to die in gruesome circumstances or end up in a mental institution.
Since the 1960s, applied ethics has revived the ideas of casuistry in applying ethical reasoning to particular cases in law, bioethics and business ethics, so the reputation of casuistry is somewhat rehabilitated.
Although Connecticut has a long maritime history, and a reputation based on that history, Connecticut has no direct access to the sea.
Poole, champion of literature, cannot accept Calef whose " faculties, as indicated by his writings appear to us to have been of an inferior order ;..." and his book " in our opinon, has a reputation much beyond its merits.
Cyril is counted among the Church Fathers and the Doctors of the Church, and his reputation within the Christian world has resulted in his titles Pillar of Faith and Seal of all the Fathers, but Theodosius II, the Roman Emperor, condemned him for behaving like a " proud pharaoh ", and the Nestorian bishops at the Council of Ephesus declared him a heretic, labelling him as a " monster, born and educated for the destruction of the church.