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Less assured than the tall, wide-shouldered man in the lead, Cobb followed alertly, a hand on his gun butt.
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Less dazzling than Hamilton, less eloquent than Jefferson, John Jay commands an equally high rank among the Founding Fathers.
Less than half the sum has been spent, since the Interama board pinched pennies during that period of painstaking negotiations.
Less than 35 minutes into the flight, the hijackers stormed the cockpit and forced the passengers, crew, and pilots to the rear of the aircraft.
Less than a year after retiring as a player, the Blues retired number 24 in his honor on March 16, 1992.
Less than a week after the government report, a boy was walking by the River Fowey when he discovered a large cat skull.
Less than a month after his controversial instruction to the unit, Smyth was shot dead by an IRA party led by Dan " Sandow " O ' Donovan.
Less than a month later, on September 11, 1973, the Chilean military deposed Allende, who shot himself in the head to avoid capture as the Presidential Palace was surrounded and bombed.
Less than a year after Havana was seized, the Peace of Paris was signed by the three warring powers, ending the Seven Years ' War.
Less than 1 % of all runway models are known to make more than $ 1000 dollars USD for every fashion showcase.
Less than a week after the Westminster convention ended, while Allen and the committee worked on their petition, the American Revolutionary War began.
Less than a hundred years later, Aristotle developed an almost " biological ' theory of the development of tragedy in Athens: according to this view, the art form grew under the influence of Aeschylus, matured in the hands of Sophocles then began its precipitous decline with Euripides.
Less than 10 % of the formal labor force and less than 7 % of export revenue come from the agriculture sector.
Less than two years after its U. S release, King Kong vs. Godzilla was paid homage to by DC Comics, where the King Kong-like Titano battles the Godzilla-like Flame Dragon on the set of a monster movie.
Less and tall
Less common are tandems, lowriders, tall bikes, fixed gear, folding models, amphibious bicycles and recumbents ( one of which was used to set the IHPVA Hour record ).
Less than tall, and weighing, he had a grey beard and wore a cabbage leaf to cover his head from the sun.
Less and man
Less respect for the legal conventions was displayed by Castro's right hand man, Che Guevara, who edified the Inter-American Economic and Social council meeting in Montevideo by reading two secret American documents purloined from the United States embassy at Caracas, Venezuela.
Less likely is the commonly proposed derivation from Welsh arth " bear " + ( g ) wr " man " ( earlier * Arto-uiros in Brittonic ); there are phonological difficulties with this theory — notably that a Brittonic compound name * Arto-uiros should produce Old Welsh * Artgur and Middle / Modern Welsh * Arthwr and not Arthur ( in Welsh poetry the name is always spelled Arthur and is exclusively rhymed with words ending in-ur-never words ending in-wr-which confirms that the second element cannot be wr " man ").
Less commonly, in translations of ancient texts, " eunuch " may refer to a man who is not castrated but who is impotent, celibate or otherwise not inclined to marry and procreate.
If James the Less is neither James, the son of Alphaeus, whom some propose was the same man as Cleophas or at least the husband of Mary Clopas, nor James the Just, then the only fact known about him is that his mother is named Mary.
Less frequently, the epithet has been applied to an actor who is often associated with one particular actress, for example, Errol Flynn was Olivia de Havilland's leading man in several films, Spencer Tracy had a similar association with Katharine Hepburn ; used in this sense, however, the woman is usually described as the leading lady of the man.
Less well publicized has been the ability of local Iraqis to keep their hydro-electric dam functioning and rebuild capacity with the help of US led coalition forces, to re-open a local oil refinery, again with significant funding and technical advice from Coalition forces and provincial reconstruction teams headquartered in Ramadi and Al Asad, to rebuild two dams over the Euphrates River, man a large ( and apparently effective ) police force, establish regular ambulance service, re-equip and run their hospital, open an asphalt factory, re-open schools with basic refurbishments complete, fill the offices of their local government, expand their local markets, begin rebuilding a local marble factory, and move on despite a war that set some in the community against one another.
Less and lead
Less than five minutes into the game, Los Angeles ' Derrick Jensen blocked Jeff Hayes ' punt deep in Washington territory and recovered the ball in the end zone to give the Raiders a 7-0 lead.
Less common standardized row spacings include 0. 4 inch ( 10. 16 mm ) and 0. 9 inch ( 22. 86 mm ), as well as a row spacing of 0. 3 inch, 0. 6 inch or 0. 75 inch with a 0. 07 inch ( 1. 778 mm ) lead pitch.
Less sophisticated ( and much less expensive ) spark gaps are made using modified ceramic capacitors ; in these devices, the spark gap is simply an air gap sawn between the two lead wires that connect the capacitor to the circuit.
Less than a month later, Rafael Urdaneta and Antonio José de Sucre, who remained loyal to Bolívar, lead a group of officers that forced the triumvirate to dissolve itself.
The caller guesses the number of tea cups shown in the video lead in, with Vaughan responding " More tea, vicar " if the number is too low ; " Less tea, vicar " if too high.
Less than two weeks later, when Yaw was dismissed, young Jay was promoted to the demanding lead role and received favourable notices as the Sultana.
Less than three seconds behind Prost, and the last car on the lead lap, was Rosberg, who therefore won the final title, in fifth place.
Less adequate adjustment may later lead to what has been called defensive egotism, serving to overcompensate for the fragility of the underlying concept of self.
Separately, Veterans of Foreign Wars commander James E. Van Zandt stated to the press, " Less than two months " after General Butler warned him, " he had been approached by ' agents of Wall Street ' to lead a Fascist dictatorship in the United States under the guise of a ' Veterans Organization '.
Less well-known is the fact that Nelson composed several symphonic works, and was also deeply involved in jazz education, returning to his alma mater, Washington University, in the summer of 1969 to lead a five-week long clinic that also featured such guest performers as Phil Woods, Mel Lewis, Thad Jones, Sir Roland Hanna, and Ron Carter.
Less and followed
Less obvious manifestations of stanzaic form can be found as well, as in Shakespeare's sonnets, which, while printed as whole units in themselves, can be broken into stanzas with the same rhyme scheme followed by a final couplet, as in the example of Sonnet 116:
His first book of poetry, The North Ship, was published in 1945, followed by two novels, Jill ( 1946 ) and A Girl in Winter ( 1947 ), but he came to prominence in 1955 with the publication of his second collection of poems, The Less Deceived, followed by The Whitsun Weddings ( 1964 ) and High Windows ( 1974 ).
Less than 1 % of pre-planned operations which followed the collateral damage estimation process resulted in collateral damage.
Less successful plays followed, including The Butterflies, The Bauble Shop, Christopher, Jr., The Imprudent Young Couple and The Squire of Dames.
Less severe outbursts continued into the next day only to be followed by other large but not as destructive eruptions later in 1980.
Less than a week later, rival United Airlines launched its Mileage Plus program ; other airlines followed in the ensuing months and years.
Less eloquent men followed, and the semi-religious, semi-philosophic style was beginning to grow tiresome, when Jacques-Marie-Louis Monsabré, a disciple of Lacordaire, set it aside, and confined himself to an explanation of the Creed ; whereupon it was sententiously remarked that the bell had been ringing long enough, it was time for Mass to begin ( cf.
It would be Presley's final number-one single in the U. S. before his death (" The Wonder of You " in 1970, " Way Down " in 1977 and a posthumous remixed release of " A Little Less Conversation " in 2002 all hit number one on the British charts, followed by re-issues of several previous chart toppers in 2005 ).
The top twenty singles " Everyday I Love You Less and Less " and " Modern Way " followed in late 2005.
The LP 1 Less G N Da Hood was recorded and released in 2001, followed by continued touring and appearances on several Psychopathic releases.
Less than a mile later at an intersection with Oak Lawn Avenue, the highway designation turned northeast up Oak Lawn, which it followed into Highland Park.