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course and males
Seventeen-years-old Miles breaks both legs during a run over an obstacle course, ruining his chances of qualifying for the Barrayaran Service Academy and a military career, the dream of most Barrayaran males.
These preferences may arise when an arbitrary female preference for some aspect of male morphology — initially, perhaps, a result of genetic drift — creates, in due course, selection for males with the appropriate ornament.
While females move between satellite territories of different males, they appear to remain within the same territories for most of their lives, mating with the same or closely related males over the course of their life span.
The female typically mates with several males over the course of a number of days.
* Somewhere along the line I baptized the dogcow “ Clarus .” Of course she ’ s a female, as are all cows ; males would be referred to as dogbulls, but none exist because there are already bulldogs, and God doesn ’ t like to have naming problems.
If raised as males, a brief course of testosterone can be given in infancy to induce growth of the penis.
It is not entirely clear whether adult males are preying on them or killing potential rivals, and of course it may be both.
Mature males average 480 – 533 kg ( 1, 058 – 1, 175 lb ) over the course of the year, and can weigh up to 680 kg ( 1500 lbs ) at peak times.
However, a performance difference in mathematics on the SAT exists favoring males, though differences in mathematics course performance measures favor females.
Students consistently score higher than the national and state average for males and females in every subject offered ; in 2010-11, 80 % of the sophomores through seniors taking the exams scored three or higher on the five point scale, and in the senior class of 2011, 70 % were enrolled in at least one AP course.
Sexual dimorphism can be pronounced ( and of course more so in the long-tailed males ) or subtle ; the female Bedford's Paradise Flycatcher is identical to the male except slightly duller.

course and play
Babe Ruth, of course, was everyone's hero, and everyone knew him, even though relatively few ever saw him play ball.
But he didn't play golf, didn't seem to belong to any local clubs -- his work took him away a lot, of course -- which probably accounted for his tendency to keep to himself.
He sent for the children and, in the investigation that followed, it was discovered that one of the boys ( none other than Athanasius ) had acted the part of the bishop and in that character had actually baptized several of his companions in the course of their play.
Evidence suggests that environmental factors play a significant role in the development and course of bipolar disorder, and that individual psychosocial variables may interact with genetic dispositions.
It is quite common for borzoi at play to course ( i. e., run down ) another dog, seize it by the neck and hold it immobile.
This, of course, gave great prestige to the Chinese version and in the first four years of play only one winner has emerged out of China.
Additionally, caddies are often allowed to play the course at which they caddy for free, usually on a Monday ( the day that most private clubs choose to close their course for maintenance ).
During the course of play, each player directs the actions of his or her character and its interactions with the other characters in the game.
He set up an object course for his kids to play on.
Safety is one of the most important elements of course design and actual play because most courses are in public parks: non-players are routinely found in the course environment.
If, during the course of play, a loose ball travels past the goal line and is recovered within the end zone, then it is a touchdown if recovered by the team striving toward that goal, or a touchback if recovered and downed by the team striving toward the goal at the opposite end of the field.
They should not be territorially aggressive to other domestic dogs but are born with specialized skills and it is common for hounds at play to course another dog.
It has two golf courses, one with 18 holes and a short course with 9 hole, as well as two large play structures.
rather than set up small engines of motivic materials and let them run free in a kind of random play of counterpoint, I used the fabric of continually repeating cells to forge large architectonic shapes, creating a web of activity that, even within the course of a single movement, was more detailed, more varied, and knew both light and dark, serenity and turbulence.
Pilar Padilla, a Mexican actress and protagonist of the film, had to learn English in a crash course to play the part.
Over the course of many centuries, the play has attracted some of the most renowned actors to the roles of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.
Her expressions when her lover dumps her, during the course of the play, proves what a magnificent actress she is.
Of course, if no other player chooses to open, the betting will be checked around and the play will fail.
Unless of course, you play bass.
This is most evident during live shows when Lee must play bass, supply lead vocals, manipulate keyboards, and trigger pedals during the course of a performance, as in the song " Tom Sawyer ".
However, many endogenous retroviruses play important roles in host biology, such as control of gene transcription, cell fusion during placental development in the course of the germination of an embryo, and resistance to exogenous retroviral infection.
For example, if a spectator at an ice hockey match is injured when a player strikes the puck in the ordinary course of play, causing it to fly out of the rink and hit him or her, this is a foreseeable event and spectators are assumed to accept that risk of injury when buying a ticket.

course and role
I am not aware of great attention by any of these authors or by the psychotherapeutic profession to the role of literary study in the development of conscience -- most of their attention is to a pre-literate period of life, or, for the theologians of course, to the influence of religion.
This person makes the IC initial assessment of the scene and determines the appropriate course of action for team members ; assumes role of Safety Officer until assigned to another team member ; assigns team member roles if not already assigned ; designates triage area, treatment area, morgue, and vehicle traffic routes ; coordinates and directs team operations ; determines logistical needs ( water, food, medical supplies, transportation, equipment, and so on.
" ( ( i. e., a role model ) over the course of history, and a part of the divine intent of bringing about an age of peace and sanctity where ideally a faithful life and good deeds should be ends in themselves, not means.
" His next order was to turn away by two points, and, in any case, a few minutes later he reversed his fleet's course to fulfill its anticipated role of leading the German forces towards the main British fleet.
Over the course of the Middle Kingdom, however, he was displaced in that role by Amun, who may have arisen elsewhere.
Gaians played an important role in shaping the future course of universe.
After the death of Junior, his role was filled by cast-member Mike Snider in the role of Cousin Mike, of course.
In June 2011, Clarence House announced that Prince Harry, on completion of his training conversion course to use Apache helicopters in the war arena, would be available for deployment, including in current operations in Afghanistan, in his role as an Apache helicopter pilot.
Of course, irredentism could be considered to have played a role in that the People's Republic of China had no intention of renewing the lease on the New Territories.
Over the course of the Baroque era the lute was increasingly relegated to the continuo accompaniment, and was eventually superseded in that role by keyboard instruments.
Of course, the role of empirical experimentation and observation is negligible in mathematics, compared to natural sciences such as psychology, biology, or physics.
* 1984 – Prince Charles calls a proposed addition to the National Gallery, London, a " monstrous carbuncle on the face of a much-loved and elegant friend ," sparking controversies on the proper role of the Royal Family and the course of modern architecture.
A player character or playable character ( PC ) is a character in a video game or role playing game who is controlled or controllable by a player, and is typically a protagonist of the story told in the course of the game.
This, of course, may have the effect of institutionalising the promotion of individuals into a role beyond their competence.
The course was intended to enhance capacity building, and to train and prepare officers of the RSLAF for their future role and participation in international peace support operations, and especially for the proposed ECOWAS Standby Force.
At that time, the astrologer had an important role, responsible for interpreting and predicting the course of government according to the influence of the Sun, Moon, and stars, as well as other phenomena such as solar eclipses and earthquakes.
They each played a major role in influencing their husbands, which, along with their own positions of power, ultimately changed the course of Chinese history.
Above all, Bastia is a port, and the sea has of course a significant role in the spatial organization of the city.
The story is illustrative of the role of the augur: he does not predict what course of action should be taken, but through his augury he finds signs on whether or not a course already decided upon meets with divine sanction and should proceed.
The role of the augur was that of consulting and interpreting the will of gods about some course of action such as accession of kings to the throne, of magistrates and major sacerdotes to their functions ( inauguration ) and all public enterprises.
As an illustration of the central role that the ovaries play, it is worth pointing out that when for medical reasons the uterus has to be surgically removed ( hysterectomy ) in a younger woman, her periods will of course cease permanently, and the woman will be incapable of pregnancy, but as long as at least one of her ovaries is still functioning, the woman will not have reached menopause.

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