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He was one of the twelve spies of Israel sent by Moses to explore the land of Canaan.
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He grabbed her by the shoulders and went down on one knee, taking her weight so that some of the wind was driven out of him.
The town was about what Wilson expected: one main street with its rows of false-fronted buildings, a water tower, a few warehouses, a single hotel ; ;
In the mornings, I was informed, fluorescent tubes, similar to the one above the counter, illuminated the entire hall.
No one was behind it, but in the rear wall of the office I noticed, for the first time, a door which had been left partially open.
When they reached their neighbor's house, Pamela said a few polite words to Grace and kissed Melissa lightly on the forehead, the impulse prompted by a stray thought -- of the type to which she was frequently subject these days -- that they might never see one another again.
There was only one place where the mountain might receive her -- that unnamed, unnameable pool harbored in its secret bosom.
But she was caught in it, and she faced the terrible possibility that, if it were a dream, it was one from which she might never awaken.
At one and the same time, she was within it but still searching for the drawbridge that would give her entry.
All the doors were open at this hour except one, and it was toward this that Stevens made his way with Russ close at his shoulder.
An Ah coudn ansuh him an so Ah said ' Aw right, Ah gay-ess, an his fathuh didn uttuh one wohd an aftuh Huhmun was gone, the majuh laughed an tole me thet he an the bawh had been hevin an occasional drink t'gethuh f'ovuh a yeah, onleh an occasional one, but just the same it was behahn mah back, an Ah doan think thet's nahce at all, d'you ''??
was and twelve
We were almost the same age, she was fifteen, I was twelve, and where I felt there was a life to look forward to Lilly felt she had had as much of it as was necessary.
Since the great flood of these dystopias has appeared only in the last twelve years, it seems fairly reasonable to assume that the chief impetus was the 1949 publication of Nineteen Eighty-Four, an assumption which is supported by the frequent echoes of such details as Room 101, along with education by conditioning from Brave New World, a book to which science-fiction writers may well have returned with new interest after reading the more powerful Orwell dystopia.
There was one vote for location being the place where the property is situated for the greater portion of the twelve months preceding the assessment date.
At twelve minutes after five on the morning of Wednesday, April 18, 1906, San Francisco was shaken by a severe earthquake.
A Catholic priest recently recounted how in the chapel of a large city university, following Anglican evensong, at which there was a congregation of twelve, he celebrated Mass before more than a hundred.
The upshot of the evening was that I got the address of Pendleton's studio -- or rather, of the studio in which he gave his classes, for he didn't work there himself -- and joined the life class, which met every Tuesday and Thursday from ten to twelve in the morning.
When he was twelve he took to reading St. Augustine and Aquinas, then Lao-tse, Confucius, Mencius, Suzuki, Hindu tomes by endless Krishnaists and numerous socio-archaeological papers.
That you have refused to drive him into the family business or push him into a profession so you can say at the club, `` Of course David has known since he was twelve he wanted to be an engineer '' -- or a lawyer, or an editor??
It became the fourth month of the calendar year ( the year when twelve months are displayed in order ) during the time of the decemvirs about 450 BC, when it also was given 29 days.
At twelve, he was accepted into Mikhail Botvinnik's prestigious chess school, though Botvinnik made the following remark about the young Karpov: " The boy does not have a clue about chess, and there's no future at all for him in this profession.
This was, however, not achieved by Bohr through giving the electrons some kind of wave-like properties, since the idea that electrons could behave as matter waves was not suggested until twelve years later.
In Gylfi's delusion, ancient Asgard was ruled by the senior god, the all-father, who had twelve names.
The only engagement between the rival factions which is told at length is noteworthy, inasmuch as it was preceded by an encounter at Gibeon between twelve chosen men from each side, in which the whole twenty-four seem to have perished ( 2 Samuel 2: 12 ).
He studied theology and canon law, and after acting as parish priest in his native diocese for twelve years was sent by the pope to Canada as a bishop's chaplain.
The whole population of Garz was then baptized, and Absalon laid the foundations of twelve churches in the isle of Rügen.
Apus was one of twelve constellations created by Petrus Plancius from the observations of Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick de Houtman and it first appeared on a 35 cm diameter celestial globe published in 1597 ( or 1598 ) in Amsterdam by Plancius with Jodocus Hondius.
The new work, which was henceforth to set the fashion to French literature, was written in lines of twelve syllables, but with a freedom of pause which was afterwards greatly curtailed.
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He refused to bring Claire to it even as an occasional visitor, claiming that his every move was watched by spies of the Milbankes.
A few years later, it was once again rumored to have been opened, this time by the FBI, in an unsuccessful search for spies ; however, there is no evidence of this.
Francis was from his experiences suspicious and set up an extensive network of police spies and censors to monitor dissent ( in this he was following his father's lead, as the Grand Duchy of Tuscany had the most effective secret police in Europe ).
The East German authorities argued that it was meant to prevent spies and agents of West Germany from crossing into the East.
Sejanus created an atmosphere of fear in Rome, controlling a network of informers and spies whose incentive to accuse others of treason was a share in the accused's property after their conviction and death.
COINTELPRO was first used to disrupt the Communist Party, where Hoover went after targets that ranged from suspected everyday spies to larger celebrity figures such as Charlie Chaplin who were seen as spreading Communist Party propaganda, and later organizations such as the Black Panther Party, Martin Luther King, Jr .' s Southern Christian Leadership Conference and others.
According to the Qur ’ ān, he was, along with Caleb, one of the two believing spies whom Moses had sent to spy the land of Canaan.
Having been informed by spies that they were too strong, it was decided that they would flank Hebron by going further East, around the Dead Sea.
Turkey, as a neutral country during the Second World War, was a place where both the Axis and Allied powers sought to set up networks of spies.
It later became known that Stalin was actually aware of the atomic bomb before Truman was, as he had multiple spies that had infiltrated the Manhattan Project from very early on ( notably Klaus Fuchs, Ted Hall, and David Greenglass ), while Truman had only learned about the weapon after Roosevelt's death.
However, they continued to trade in the port cities of the Somali peninsula, which was free from any Roman threat or spies.
In books written during World War II, The Saint was recruited by the government to help track spies and similar undercover work.
Alternatively, the Trojans and Pallas Athena were the judges in that, following Nestor's advice, spies were sent to the walls to overhear what was said.
Public perception in Britain at that time was that the country was full of well trained German spies who were deeply integrated into society.
But these eccentric spies made Robertson aware that handling double agents was going to be a difficult task.
His fictional spy network was so efficient and verbose that his German handlers were overwhelmed and made no further attempts to recruit any additional spies in the UK, according to the Official History of British Intelligence in WW2.
However, at this time, they had not discovered that the Russians had conducted significant nuclear espionage of the project from spies at Los Alamos, the most significant of which was done by the theoretical physicist Klaus Fuchs.
At Mina, for example, the Texas Ranger unit was divided so that half would protect the civilian evacuation and the remainder would serve as the rear guard and scouts (" spies " they were called ) during the military retreat.
Blaine was appointed Secretary of State ; Blaine was not only the President's closest advisor, he was obsessed with knowing all that took place in the White House, and even was said to have spies posted there in his absence.