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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.
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On and eve
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.
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.
On May 17, 1980, the eve of the presidential elections, it burned ballot boxes in the town of Chuschi.
On the eve of the 1st century AD, the settlement was seized by the Romans and became a military camp.
On Valentine ’ s Day, February 14, 2003, on the eve of the Iraqi invasion by the Americans and the British, Ono heard about a romantic couple holding a love-in protest in their tiny bedroom in Addingham, West Yorkshire.
** Internal conflict in Peru: On the eve of presidential elections, Maoist guerrilla group Shining Path attacks a polling location in the town of Chuschi, Ayacucho.
On the eve of the election the Democrats widely published a letter — allegedly over Garfield's signature — which favored Chinese immigration, in an attempt to affect the outcome of the election.
On the eve of perestroika the ECP claimed about 100, 000 members ; less than half were ethnic Estonians and they totalled less than 7 % of the country's population.
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 great
On August 3, two massive headlands reared out of the mists -- great gateways never before, so far as Hudson knew, seen by Europeans.
On the fateful day in 1896 when the great waves approached Japan, fishermen at sea noticed no unusual swells.
( page 33 ) On the other hand, a little later on he says: `` Since 1692 a great but superficial change has wiped out God's beard and the Devil's horns, but the world is still gripped between two diametrically opposed absolutes.
On 31 August, in the great Charles Alcock-edited magazine Cricket: A Weekly Record of The Game, there appeared a mock obituary:
On being ransomed he went to Constantinople, where was held the court of his cousin, the Emperor Manuel I Komnenos, with whom he was a great favourite.
On the fall of the great emperor, Louis XVIII presented this statue to the British government, by whom it was afterwards given to the Duke of Wellington.
* On 29 October 2009, the Google homepage of a great number of countries displayed a logo ( called Google Doodle ) commemorating 50 years of Asterix.
On the seventh day, the seven priests sounding the seven trumpets of rams ' horns before the Ark compassed the city seven times and, with a great shout, Jericho's wall fell down flat and the people took the city ( Josh.
On completion of his tour of duty in India, Montgomery returned to Britain in June 1937 where he became commanding officer of the 9th Infantry Brigade with the temporary rank of brigadier, but that year saw great tragedy when his wife was bitten by an insect while on holiday in Burnham-on-Sea.
* In The Fellowship of the Ring, Boromir is described: " On a baldric he wore a great horn tipped with silver that now was laid upon his knees.
On 8 August 1356, the eldest son of King Edward III of England, crowned as the Prince of Wales but now known as Edward, the Black Prince, began a great chevauchée, conducting many scorched earth raids northwards from the English base in Aquitaine, in an effort to bolster his troops in central France, as well as to raid and ravage the countryside.
In Canto XI of the same book a hermit named Māṇḍakarṇi is mentioned: " For he, great votarist, intent -- On strictest rule his stern life spent -- ... -- Ten thousand years on air he fed ..." ( English quotations are from Ralph T. H. Griffith's translation ).
On the south side of the great square was erected the Great Palace of the Emperor with its imposing entrance, the Chalke, and its ceremonial suite known as the Palace of Daphne.
On the average, at least twice each decade houses, farms, and harbor facilities are devastated by these great storms.
The whole, however, may be judged from this fragment: " We Irish, though dwelling at the far ends of the earth, are all disciples of St. Peter and St. Paul ... we are bound to the Chair of Peter, and although Rome is great and renowned, through that Chair alone is she looked on as great and illustrious among us ... On account of the two Apostles of Christ, you pope are almost celestial, and Rome is the head of the whole world, and of the Churches ".
On one occasion, Cyril sent the grammaticus Hierax to secretly discover the content of an edict that Orestes was to promulgate on the mimes shows, which attracted great crowds.
On August 15, 1217 Dominic dispatched seven of his followers to the great university center of Paris to establish a priory focused on study and preaching.
On October 3, 1849, Poe was found on the streets of Baltimore delirious, " in great distress, and ... in need of immediate assistance ", according to the man who found him, Joseph W. Walker.
On 12 July 1588, the Spanish Armada, a great fleet of ships, set sail for the channel, planning to ferry a Spanish invasion force under the Duke of Parma to the coast of southeast England from the Netherlands.
To make Robert Paul's On a Runaway Motor Car through Piccadilly Circus ( 1899 ), the camera was turned very slowly, so that when the film was projected at the usual 16 frames per second, the scenery appeared to be passing at great speed.