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He spent six years in an Augustinian monastery ; he was a joyful satirist ; and became most famous for his book The Praise of Folly.
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Moreover, he had spent six months on the Galapagos islands, among the great turtles that Captain Cook had found there, and now and then he would disappear into some small island of the West Indies.
During the poetically sterile years he was writing novels at the rate of almost one a year and was, in addition, burdened with bad health ( he spent six months in bed in 1881, too ill to do more than work slowly and painfully at A Laodicean ).
Today, he looked like an Astronaut who had left his vitamin pills on the bureau and spent six months in space: hollow eyes, hollow cheeks, hollow stomach.
For the next five years, Anne spent no more than five or six weeks a year with her family, during holidays at Christmas and in June.
St Athanasius ' long episcopate lasted 45 years ( c. 8 June 328 – 2 May 373 ) of which over 17 years were spent in five exiles ordered by four different Roman Emperors, not counting approximately six more incidents in which he had to flee Alexandria for his own safety to escape people seeking to take his life.
While the crew spent six weeks shooting on location in Scotland, the major battle scenes were shot in the Republic of Ireland using members of the Irish Army Reserve as extras.
On May 28, 2002, the United States Food and Drug Administration instituted a policy that excludes from donation anyone who spent at least six months in certain European countries, ( or three months in the United Kingdom ), from 1980 to 1996.
A similar policy applies to potential donors to the Australian Red Cross ' Blood Service, precluding people who have spent a cumulative time of six months or more in the United Kingdom between 1980 and 1996.
Similar regulations are in place in Germany, where anyone who has spent six months or more living in the UK between January 1980 and December 1996 is permanently banned from donating blood.
Canada will not accept blood from a person who has spent more than six months in a Western European country since January 1, 1980.
The Swiss Blutspendedienst SRK precludes potential donors who have spent a cumulative time of at least six months in the United Kingdom between 1 January 1980 and 31 December 1996.
In Poland, anyone who cumulatively spent six months or longer between 1 January 1980 and 31 December 1996 in the UK, Ireland or France is permanently barred from donating.
In the Czech Republic, anyone who spent more than six months in the UK or France between the years 1980 and 1996 or received transfusion in the UK after the year 1980 is not allowed to donate blood.
From 1960 to 1993, the Indians managed one third-place finish ( in 1968 ) and six fourth-place finishes ( in 1960, 1974 to 1976, 1990, and 1992 ) but spent the rest of the time at or near the bottom of the standings.
Parkinson had spent less than any other manager on purchasing players since Lennie Lawrence in the 1980s and was able to maintain a top six status despite only having the opportunity to bring in lower level players on loan.
By the autumn of 1950, financial problems had developed, and by November 1950, the six Foundations had spent around one million dollars and were more than $ 200, 000 in debt.
Also, when the court spent six months in Pleß ( now Pszczyna ), Telemann had an opportunity to hear and study Polish and Moravian folk music, which fascinated and inspired him.
He spent the next six years staging successful raids and evading capture by the French, reputedly killing over 6, 000 people, while preaching a fanatic vision of the destruction of white civilization in St. Domingue.
He then spent six months on HMS Alexandra, flagship of the Mediterranean Fleet, as signal sub-lieutenant.
He was sent to boarding school when he was six and spent a total of four days per month visiting his father and mother.
After six years under Sylvester, he spent a final year of apprenticeship in the New York City office of William P. Van Ness, a political lieutenant of Aaron Burr.
He spent some months in the Royal Army Pay Corps, and then taught at Chigwell School for six months in 1919 before returning to Cambridge.
Margaret Singer, who also spent time studying the political brainwashing of Korean prisoners of war, agreed with this conclusion: in her book Cults in Our Midst she describes six conditions which would create an atmosphere in which thought reform is possible.
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Five years were spent with the Cologne Opera, after which he was called to Prague by Alexander von Zemlinsky, teacher of Arnold Schonberg and Erich Korngold.
After he had spent the first three years in New York as associate conductor, at Toscanini's invitation, of the NBC Orchestra, he made numerous guest appearances throughout the United States and Latin America.
A dear, respected friend of mine, who like myself grew up in the South and has spent many years in New England, said to me not long ago: `` I can't forgive New England for rejecting all complicity ''.
Being somewhat delicate in health, at the age of sixteen he was sent to Southern Europe, for which he at once developed a passion, so that he spent nearly all of the following ten years abroad, at first in Italy, then in Greece, Egypt, Asia Minor, and Palestine.
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 ; ;
Several years of her life have been spent in the homeland, and she had written to friends to alert them of our coming.
in three months the Army spent three-quarters as much as had been expended on the `` big Ditch '' in ten years.
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.
This time, added to that which I had already spent in school prior to my induction in 1954, makes a total of twenty-two ( 22 ) years of education.
Mrs. Blanche Dunkel, 60, who has spent 25 years in the Dwight reformatory for women for the murder in 1935 of her son-in-law, Ervin Lang, then 28, appealed for a parole at a hearing yesterday before two Illinois pardon and parole board members, John M. Bookwalter and Joseph Carpentier.
Gary Player, the small, trim South African, was the eventual winner, but in all his 25 years he never spent a more harrowing afternoon as he waited for the victory to drop in his lap.
He visited the ruins of Babylon and the subterranean secret of Memphis and spent ten years alone in the great southern desert of Arabia — the Roba El Khaliyeh or " Empty Space " of the ancients — and " Dahna " or " Crimson " desert of the modern Arabs, which is held to be inhabited by protective evil spirits and monsters of death.
Beginning with Three Act Tragedy ( 1934 ), Christie had perfected during the inter-war years a sub-genre of Poirot novel in which the detective himself spent much of the first third of the novel on the periphery of events.
For the next few years, Newton was raised by his emotionally distant stepmother while his father was at sea, and spent some time at a boarding school where he was mistreated.
Olmedo and Rivera had been friend since Olmedo was a child and Rivera spent the last two years of his life here.
When war broke out afresh with Thebes the king twice invaded Boeotia ( in 378 BC and 377 BC ), although he spent the next five years largely out of action due to an unspecified but apparently grave illness.
Four times he invaded Syria and Canaan, and he spent three years thoroughly subduing the countries of " the west " to unite them with Mesopotamia " into a single empire.
Together with his father and brothers, Alexios had conspired against Emperor Andronikos I Komnenos ( c. 1183 ), and thus he spent several years in exile in Muslim courts, including that of Saladin.
Alexander Selkirk ( 1676 – 13 December 1721 ) was a Scottish sailor who spent four years as a castaway after being marooned on an uninhabited island.