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On a shelf in the office behind the counter was a small radio dialed permanently on a station which broadcast only vulgar commercials and cheap popular music.
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On and shelf
On August 2, 2007, a Russian scientific expedition Arktika 2007 made the first ever manned descent to the ocean bottom at the North Pole, to a depth of, as part of a research programme in support of Russia's 2001 extended continental shelf claim to a large swathe of the Arctic Ocean bottom.
On 22 April 2009, the Argentine government submitted a claim to the United Nations ( UN ) for of ocean territory to be recognised as Argentina's continental shelf as governed by the Convention on the Continental Shelf and Convention on the Law of the Sea.
Two months later Edward VI was dead and Mary had a powerful party behind her, On 20 July, he, like the majority of the council, declared for Mary, the memorial in Sir William's handwriting was laid on the shelf.
" On a more pleasant note ( which I wouldn't put to a vote )-We have some demos we recorded in the winter that I will probably release digitally because they won't be good for anything or anyone just sitting on my shelf, so we'll actually have a nice posthumous release, watch this space for details on " Just Some More Demos.
On the spine of the package, the artist, title, and reference number are usually repeated so that albums can be identified while tightly packed on a shelf.
On and office
On one visit he stopped at the office of the American, where he was known surreptitiously as `` the Great White Chief '', and for the first time met his managing editor, fat Moses Koenigsberg.
On January 28, 1835, Andrew Jackson removed Pope from office and elevated Territorial Secretary William S. Fulton to the position.
On net balance, in spite of Controller Gerosa's opposition to the new Charter as an invasion of his office, the Controller will have the opportunity for greater usefulness to good government than he has now.
On one of his 1921 ventures he was actually come upon by a Detective Sergeant John J. Ryan down on his knees with a tool embedded in a labour office safe in the Postal Telegraph Building ; ;
* 1789 – On the balcony of Federal Hall on Wall Street in New York City, George Washington takes the oath of office to become the first elected President of the United States.
" On his arrival in Rome, however, charges of simony, or the buying of ecclesiastical office, and lack of learning were brought against him, and his elevation to York was refused by Pope Nicholas II, who also deposed him from Worcester.
On returning to Jyväskylä in 1923 to establish his own architect's office, Aalto busied himself with a number of single-family homes, all designed in the classical style, such as the manor-like house for his mother's cousin Terho Manner in Töysa in 1923, a summer villa for the Jyväskylä chief constable in 1923 and the Alatalo farmhouse in Tarvaala in 1924.
On its opening weekend, Braveheart grossed US $ 9, 938, 276 in the United States and $ 75. 6 million in its box office run in the United States and Canada.
On 11 February, following weeks of determined popular protest and pressure, Mubarak resigned from office.
He was probably the first president to release information about his health and medical records while in office, On September 24, 1955, while vacationing in Colorado, he had a serious heart attack that required six weeks ' hospitalization, during which time Nixon, Dulles and Sherman Adams assumed administrative duties and provided communication with the President.
On 13 September 81 after barely two years in office, he unexpectedly died of fever during a trip to the Sabine territories.
Tertullian ( c. a. d. 160 – 225 ) wrote that when it was discovered that a church elder had composed a pseudonymous work, The Acts of Paul ( which included a purported Pauline letter, 3 Corinthians ), the offending elder “ was removed from his office ” ( On Baptism 17 ).
On 24 March, dissatisfied with the performance of his generals, Yahya Khan removed General Muzaffaruddin and General Yaub Khan from office on 1 September 1969.
On 22 November 2005, Angela Merkel was sworn in by president Horst Köhler for the office of Bundeskanzlerin.
On the one and the same account they glorify them and they degrade and diminish them ; yes, further, they openly condemn them to disgrace and civil degradation ; they keep them religiously excluded from council chamber, rostrum, senate, knighthood, and every other kind of office and a good many distinctions.
On November 16, 1932, Carías assumed office, beginning what was to be the longest period of continuous rule by an individual in Honduran history.
On June 28, 2009, the military removed Zelaya from office and deported him to Costa Rica, a neutral country.
On taking office, Holt declared that Australia had no intention of increasing its commitment to the war, but just one month later, in December 1966, he announced that Australia would treble its troop commitment to 4, 500, including 1, 500 National Service conscripts, creating a single independent Australian task force based at Nui Dat.
On 12 September 2007, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe surprised Japan by announcing his resignation from office.
On 4 February 2009, Jersey Finance officially announced its intention to open a new representative office in London.
On 10 August 1784 Allan Ramsay died and the office of Principal Painter in Ordinary to the King therefore became vacant.
On several occasions, such as when he used his office to liberate Italian political prisoners in 1864, he was rebuked by the Foreign Office.
On February 9, a constitutional convention at Montgomery, Alabama, considered Davis, Howell Cobb, Alexander Stephens, and Robert Toombs for the office of provisional president.
On and behind
On a quarter-to-quarter comparison, the first quarter of 1961 total of 9,273 cars was 21 per cent behind the previous year's 3-month total of 11,744.
On top of everything else they were two months behind on their apartment rent, and the day Wally received written notice that he was fired, they were evicted.
On April 12, 1961, Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first person to fly in space, reinforcing American fears about being left behind in a technological competition with the Soviet Union.
On 23 October, following the transfer of the wounded to the military hospital and provision of basic supplies, the convoy sailed on towards Lisbon, leaving Bellerophon and Majestic behind for more extensive repairs.
On Ditch Day, the seniors ditch school, leaving behind elaborately designed tasks and traps at the doors of their rooms to prevent underclassmen from entering.
On punts and field goal attempts ( but not kickoffs ), members of the kicking team, other than the kicker and any teammates who are onside ( behind the kicker at the time of the kick ), may not approach within five yards of the ball until it has been touched by the receiving team.
On November 18, von Hindenburg testified in front of this parliamentary commission, and cited a December 17, 1918 Neue Zürcher Zeitung article that summarized two earlier articles in the Daily Mail by British General Frederick Barton Maurice with the phrase that the German army had been ' dagger-stabbed from behind by the civilian populace ' (" von der Zivilbevölkerung von hinten erdolcht .").
On the second ballot, Tammany threw its support behind Butler, but the rest of the delegates shifted to Cleveland, and he was nominated.
On the wall behind the podium hung a picture of Theodor Herzl, the founder of modern Zionism, and two flags, later to become the official flag of Israel.
On 28 September 1878 the Finance Minister, Koloman von Zell, threatened to resign if the army, behind which stood the Archduke Albert, were allowed to advance to Salonika.
In 1997, Kid Rock added drummer / vocalist Stefanie Eulinberg to his band, joining Kenny Olson, Jason Krause, Jimmie Bones, Uncle Kracker, Misty Love, Shirley Hayden and Joe C .. On August 18, 1998, Atlantic released Devil Without a Cause behind the single " Welcome 2 The Party.
On the battlefield, the Ottomans gradually fell behind the Europeans in military technology as the innovation that fed the Empire's forceful expansion became stifled by growing religious and intellectual conservatism.
On 20 September 2001, the U. S. stated that Osama bin Laden was behind the 11 September attacks in 2001.
On the turn, Alice's hand is certainly behind, and she faces a $ 1 call to win a $ 10 pot against a single opponent.
On the home straight, Ritola sprinted from the outside but Nurmi increased his pace to keep his rival a metre behind.
On the final lap, he sprinted clear of the others and finished nine seconds behind the world-record setting Loukola ; Nurmi's time also bettered the previous record.
On the soda gun behind most bars, tonic water is designated by the letter " Q " representing quinine.
On May 5,, Clemens recorded his 4, 137th career strikeout to place him second on the all-time list behind Nolan Ryan.
On the star map the figure of the Rooster was shown below and behind the figure of the True Shepherd, both representing the herald of the gods, in his bird and human forms respectively.
On August 25, despite overcoming a 10 – 1 deficit in the 5th inning, the Giants lost to the Reds in extra innings at home to drop 6. 5 games behind San Diego.
On the second play of drive, Tarkenton's pass was deflected behind the line of scrimmage by Pittsburgh defensive lineman L. C. Greenwood, and bounced back right into the arms of Tarkenton, who then threw 41-yard completion to Gilliam.
On the Redskins ' first play of the second quarter, receiver Ricky Sanders got behind defensive back Mark Haynes ( who tried to jam him at the line of scrimmage ), caught a pass from Williams, and took it 80 yards for a touchdown.
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