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He stopped every few minutes and leaned on his shovel as he studied the horizon, but nothing happened, each day dragging out with monotonous calm.
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On their way, they stopped at every gas station along the main boulevards to question the attendants.
But Tony Meola stopped every one of them and the defense barely held on to the lead as time ran out on the Chicago Fire.
He was given several opportunities to score near the goal line, but New England stopped him every time before he reached the end zone ( such as his 2-yard loss from the New England 3-yard line a few plays before Butler's second field goal, and his 2-yard run from the 4-yard line right before McMahon's first rushing touchdown ).
It insists that the first moral duty of all nations is to resolve by peaceful means every dispute that arises between or among them ; that human values must outweigh military claims as governments determine their priorities ; that the militarization of society must be challenged and stopped ; that the manufacture, sale, and deployment of armaments must be reduced and controlled ; and that the production, possession, or use of nuclear weapons be condemned.
The bubble burst on May 10, 1837 in New York City, when every bank stopped payment in gold and silver coinage.
The planning for this operation only stopped in late 1941 when Hitler heard of it, and vetoed the operation under the grounds that even a British Pyrrhic victory was not worth losing every single German warship.
Other arguments against historicity include the silence of Josephus ( who does record several other examples of Herod ’ s willingness to commit such acts to protect his power, noting that he " never stopped avenging and punishing every day those who had chosen to be of the party of his enemies ") and the views that the story is an apologetic device or a constructed fulfilment of prophesy.
Molotov never stopped loving his wife, and it is said that he ordered his maids to make dinner for two every evening to remind him that, in his own words, " she suffered because of me ".
" By 2008, Condé Nast Portfolio was reported that the channel " been adding a million viewers a month — every month — for the last five years ", and also called it " the greatest teen-star incubator since the NBA stopped drafting high schoolers.
During the day, traffic would be stopped every hour, on the hour, and the bridge would open to boat traffic on the waterway for 10 minutes.
Eventually, Anastasia stopped asking permission for " every little thing ," further angering the Manganos.
For example, he stopped delivering addresses during weekdays, instead holding gatherings every Shabbat.
Its strategic position meant that prior to the opening of the Suez Canal in 1869 almost every ship sailing between Europe and Asia stopped off at the colony's capital Cape Town.
The Company stopped the colony's policy of open immigration, monopolised trade, combined the administrative, legislative and judicial powers into one body, told the farmers what crops to grow, demanded a large percentage of every farmer's harvest, and harassed them.
Saadia was thus in every way a supporter of the Kalam ; and if at times he deviated from its doctrines, it was owing to his religious views ; just as the Jewish and Muslim Peripatetics stopped short in their respective Aristotelianism whenever there was danger of wounding orthodox religion.
This time, however, was not to be as Limón was no match for Camacho, who landed 6 crisp punches for every miss that Limón threw and stopped him in 5 rounds.
After 1955, the Basie group stopped every year at the Newport Jazz Festival, one of the biggest events on the jazz calendar.
On November 27, 1941, a group of young men gained national media attention when, brandishing hunting rifles for dramatic effect, they stopped traffic on U. S. Route 99 south of Yreka, and handed out copies of a Proclamation of Independence, stating that the state of Jefferson was in " patriotic rebellion against the States of California and Oregon " and would continue to " secede every Thursday until further notice.
Two days after leaving Stanwix, near their origination point of Schenectady, the detachment stopped at Teantontalago, the " Lower Mohawk Castle " ( also known as Thienderego, Tionondorage and Tiononderoga ) and carried out orders to arrest every male Mohawk.
He is also present at almost every game Chelsea plays and shows visible emotion during matches, a sign taken by supporters to indicate a genuine love for the sport, and usually visits the players in the dressing room following each match, although this stopped for a time in early 2007 as rumours of a feud between Abramovich and manager Mourinho, regarding the appearances of certain players, notably Andriy Shevchenko, appeared in the press.
Tunku stopped at every main polling station en route, and only arrived in Kuala Lumpur at 11pm, making it possible for him to enter the town unrecognised.
In almost every report, reporters not only neglected to mention that the students who stopped the shooting used guns to do so but also instead gave the impression that the perpetrator was tackled.
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The Union Pacific Railroad streamliner, City of San Francisco, stopped in Ogden, Utah, for a few minutes.
Mike stopped to cherish all his brother selves, the many threes-fulfilled on Mars, corporate and discorporate, the precious few on Earth -- the unknown powers of three on Earth that would be his to merge with and cherish now that at last long waiting he grokked and cherished himself.
Because of their relatively large mass, + 2 electric charge and relatively low velocity, alpha particles are very likely to interact with other atoms and lose their energy, so their forward motion is effectively stopped within a few centimeters of air.
Marlow began to screech the steam whistle repeatedly ; " the shower of arrows stopped, a few dropping shots rang out sharply — then silence "-A pilgrim in " pink pyjamas " arrives at the pilot-house, and is shocked to see the dying helmsman.
Beta radiation from radioactive decay can be stopped with a few centimeters of plastic or a few millimeters of metal.
He drew the strip until 2011, when he stopped to concentrate on Dennis and Gnasher, though Trevor Metcalfe drew a few strips in 2003 and 2004, and there have also been some Robert Nixon reprints during 2005 and 2006.
Although the beta particles given off by different radioactive materials vary in energy, most beta particles can be stopped by a few millimeters of aluminium.
They never captured the key town of Bastogne and were forced to bypass it, and although they got within a few miles of the Meuse River, their advance was stopped by the 8th and 104th Infantry Divisions, and the 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions.
Light Canadian and British artillery bombardments continued throughout the prior night but stopped in the few minutes before the attack, as the artillery recalibrated their guns in preparation for the synchronized barrage.
As a result, work on the line was stopped for a few months and did not resume until Charles Yerkes and UERL stepped in and took over the project.
With a new city cemetery built elsewhere, the old cemetery stopped accepting new burials in about 1883 ( save for very few exceptions ) and fell into disrepair until the 1940s, when the city began to restore and preserve the graveyard.
A few settlers stopped on there to harvest the wild rye growing in the meadows and scythe the hay each fall, which they then sold on.
By 1926, overfishing from gillnetting had left the bay depleted of salmon, so commercial harvesting was stopped and fishermen switched to surf-launched dories ; over time due to commercial fishing vessels, the Dory Fleet dwindled and today only a few recreational fishermen keep the tradition alive.
The city council stopped holding meetings in 1861 ; by the end of the war the town had almost disappeared, and only a few people lived there.
Most American roll companies stopped offering large classical catalogs before 1920, and abandoned ‘ instrumental ' rolls ( those without words ) within a few years.
As of 2012, this target looks unlikely to be met ; over the last few years the number of people suffering from hunger has stopped falling, rising sharply in 2007 and 2008.
For a few weeks, the two singles appeared destined to battle each other, but demand for the Kingsmen single acquired momentum and, by the end of 1963, Columbia Records had stopped promoting the Raiders ' " Louie Louie ", as ordered by Mitch Miller.