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I was shown, instead, a batch of white tickets of the sort handed out, he told me, every morning.
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In the brief moment I had to talk to them before I took my post on the ring of defenses, I indicated I was sickened by the methods men employed to live and trade on the river.
Once, pressing him, I learned that his job was only part-time, in the afternoons when nothing went on in the hall.
In the mornings, I was informed, fluorescent tubes, similar to the one above the counter, illuminated the entire hall.
Now, here was something of obvious importance to me, yet when I reached for the tickets he snatched them away from my hand.
It was, I felt, possible that they were men who, having received no tickets for that day, had remained in the hall, to sleep perhaps, in the corners farthest removed from the counter with its overhead light.
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Rudyard Kipling's scorn for the `` jargon '' of psychical research was altered somewhat when he wondered `` how, or why, had I been shown an unreleased roll of my life film ''??
The Cathbuaid, Columba's crozier or staff, has been lost but the 8th-century Breccbennach or Monymusk Reliquary shown here, which held relics of Columba, is known to have been carried into battle from the reign of King William I of Scotland | William I onwards.
And I beg you to take care of the children of Metrodorus, in a manner worthy of the devotion shown by the young man to me, and to philosophy.
I employ a cab — I am seated beside white people — I reach the hotel — I enter the same door — I am shown into the same parlour — I dine at the same table — and no one is offended ...
Barry Mitchell has shown ( in " The cohomological dimension of a directed set ") that if I has cardinality ( the dth infinite cardinal ), then R < sup > n </ sup > lim is zero for all n ≥ d + 2.
Although Nautilus-X is adaptable to a variety of mission-specific propulsion units of various low-thrust, high specific impulse ( I < sub > sp </ sub >) designs, nuclear ion-electric drive is shown for illustrative purposes.
The series, a moving portrayal of the migration of hundreds of thousands of African Americans from the rural South to the North after World War I and their struggle to adjust to Northern cities, was shown in New York, and brought him national recognition.
" Mr. Speaker, among all the people of the universe, I know none who have shown so much zeal for the liberty of their country, as the English, at this time, have done.
In 2006 he starred in the reality show I Pity the Fool, shown on TV Land, the title of which comes from the catchphrase of his Lang character.
At the Ssombo River I was shown a path said to have been made by this animal in order to get at its food.
On gold coins struck in his royal workshop, Theodebert is shown in the pearl-studded regalia of the Byzantine emperor ; Childebert I is shown in profile in the ancient style, wearing a toga and a diadem.
I and instead
If you tell him I made a pass at you he might think you misunderstood something I said or did, so instead of just telling him I made a pass, say I tried to date you and that you agreed so you could prove to him what a louse I really am.
`` Blessed Saint Nicholas, I thank thee for getting me out of that mess and sending me up instead of down when I was bewildered.
Also, I am convinced that if my company were a sole proprietorship instead of a partnership, I would have been even abler to solve long-range problems for myself and my fellow-employees.
It seemed that I would be the gainer if I accepted the peace and quiet, instead of carrying out my threats.
It was for this reason, and no other that I can see, that in September 1912, Braque took the radical and revolutionary step of pasting actual pieces of imitation-woodgrain wallpaper to a drawing on paper, instead of trying to simulate its texture in paint.
Or you could hope the parachute wouldn't open just so you could say you saw it not open, not because you meant any harm to Starkey Poe in his suit of red underwear, but mainly because you were tired of being an old maid -- a thing which cannot admit when it thinks it might be pregnant, but must stand the dizzy feeling all alone and go on like everything is all right instead of being able to say to somebody in a normal voice: `` I think I'm pregnant ''.
In the end, I did the same old picture, the naked girl and the guy in the doorway, only I put a Lord Byron shirt on the guy, gave him a sword instead of a pistol, and painted in furniture from the stills of a costume movie.
Actually, there was a lot of force in him, which is why I kept on in that class instead of quitting after a week.
Algorithm II computes this variance estimate correctly, but Algorithm I returns 29. 333333333333332 instead of 30.
He chose not to pursue the revision of laws or development of commerce, preferring instead to preserve the legacy of his father Edward and grandfather John I.
Carnegie instead preferred to see things through naturalistic and scientific terms stating, " Not only had I got rid of the theology and the supernatural, but I had found the truth of evolution.