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On the eve of his return to their native Naxos he speaks with his wife of the masterpiece which rises before them in its completed perfection.
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On and eve
On the eve of the `` great debate '' on the proposal to give the President broad powers to make across-the-board tariff concessions which could practically bring us into the Atlantic Community, we should face the alternatives on this proposition.
On the eve of sailing from Aulis he attempted to offer a sacrifice, as Agamemnon had done before the Trojan expedition, but the Thebans intervened to prevent it, an insult for which he never forgave them.
On the eve of trial, the case settled worldwide to the parties ' " mutual satisfaction "; the amount that CBS paid to the Orwell Estate was not disclosed.
On the eve of the election, Davenport citizens acquired the temporary service of Dubuque laborers so they could vote in the election.
On the eve of the National Equality March in Washington, D. C., October 10, 2009, Obama stated in a speech before the Human Rights Campaign that he would end the ban, but he offered no timetable.
On the eve of the First World War in 1914, Beatty was knighted with the KCB, and promoted to acting Vice-Admiral a month later.
On the eve of World War II, Soviet archives indicate a combined camp and colony population upwards of 1. 6 million in 1939, according to V. P. Kozlov.
On the eve of the First World War a growing tension and unease with the social order, already seen in the Russian Revolution of 1905 and the agitation of " radical " parties, also manifested itself in artistic works in every medium which radically simplified or rejected previous practice.
* 1980 – On the eve of presidential elections, Maoist guerrilla group Shining Path attacks a polling location in the town of Chuschi, Ayacucho, starting the Internal conflict in Peru.
On May Day eve, country women won ’ t work in the field as well as in the house to avoid devastating storms and hail coming down on the village.
On the eve of his tour of Pakistan later that year, doubts were cast on his ability to trouble subcontinental batsmen.
On the eve of the marathon, all the entrants of the race except for the Finns, whose positions were known, filed a petition asking Nurmi's entry to be accepted.
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On the eve of the 1st century AD, the settlement was seized by the Romans and became a military camp.
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On December 31, 2010, on the eve of leaving office, Richardson turned down the pardon request, citing a " lack of conclusiveness and the historical ambiguity " over Wallace's actions.
On and return
And then I remembered a few years before after their return from a short trip to Rome I had heard her boast, over and over again, `` On the boat people liked me for myself ''.
On contraction, these alternately pass the blood to a single ventricle which pumps it both into both the systemic vessels ( which service the body at large ) as well as the pulmonic vessels ( which return to the lungs for oxygenation ).
On Agamemnon's return from Troy he was murdered ( according to the fullest version of the oldest surviving account, Odyssey 11. 409 – 11 ) by Aegisthus, the lover of his wife Clytemnestra.
On his return from Troy, his vessel was wrecked on the Whirling Rocks (), but he himself escaped upon a rock through the assistance of Poseidon and would have been saved in spite of Athena, but he said that he would escape the dangers of the sea in defiance of the immortals.
On his return, he stopped by Kairouan in Ifriqiya, where he met Abu Imran al-Fasi, a native of Fes and a jurist and scholar of the Sunni Maliki school.
On his return from a business trip to Yemen, he was informed that in his absence Muhammad had openly declared his prophethood.
On his return from a business trip from Yemen, he was informed by friends that in his absence Muhammad had declared himself the Messenger of God, and proclaimed a new religion.
On his return to Hungary, Archbishop Robert of Esztergom took his kingdom under interdict and excommunicated the king's major dignitaries because Andrew insisted on the employment of Jews and Muslims in his administration.
On the surface, Young and Duke collected of lunar samples for return to Earth, while Command Module Pilot Ken Mattingly orbited in the Command / Service Module above to perform observations.
On the return trip to Earth, Mattingly performed a one-hour spacewalk to retrieve several film cassettes from the exterior of the Service Module.
On her return to Haworth, she met William Weightman ( 1814 – 1842 ), her father's new curate, who started work in the parish in August 1839.
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On his return to Copenhagen in 1950, Bohr began working with Ben Roy Mottelson to compare the theoretical work with experimental data.
On December 16, 1773, after officials in Boston refused to return three shiploads of taxed tea to Britain, a group of colonists boarded the ships and destroyed the tea by throwing it into Boston Harbor.
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On his return to Nuremberg in 1495, Dürer opened his own workshop ( being married was a requirement for this ).
On his return to Nuremberg, Dürer worked on a number of grand projects with religious themes, including a crucifixion scene and a Sacra Conversazione, though neither was completed.
On his way down, Arnulf suffered a stroke, forcing him to call off his campaign and return to Bavaria.
On his return to Germany, he exercised very little further control in Italy for the rest of his life, although his agents in Rome did not prevent the accession of Pope Stephen VI in 896.