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On the strength of his family name, and despite his extreme nearsightedness and poor health history, he was admitted to the highly selective institution.
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On and strength
On the strength of these performances, Earnhardt took the No. 3 GM Goodwrench Chevrolet Monte Carlo to 2nd in the standings.
But on the strength of containing an alternate mix of his most popular single " Egypt, Egypt ", 1984's On the Nile was moderately successful.
On June 1, 2004, the peacekeeping mission was passed to MINUSTAH and comprised a 7, 000 strength force led by Brazil and backed by Argentina, Chile, Jordan, Morocco, Nepal, Peru, Philippines, Spain, Sri Lanka, and Uruguay.
On the strength of his years of study in Mecca, Ibn Battuta was appointed a qadi, or judge, by the sultan.
On the strength of his knowledge and experience of Franco's Spain, he was put in charge of the subsection which dealt with Spain and Portugal.
On 8 August 1972, Rines ' Raytheon DE-725C sonar unit, operating at a frequency of 200 kHz and anchored at a depth of, identified a moving target ( or targets ) estimated by echo strength to be in length.
On the strength of a passage in The Illiad, it has been suggested that the palace was the site of a dancing-ground made for Ariadne by the craftsman Daedalus, where young men and women, of the age of those sent to Crete as prey for the Minotaur, would dance together.
On the strength of their work on The Frost Report and other programmes, Cleese and Chapman had been offered a show by the BBC, but Cleese was reluctant to do a two-man show for various reasons, among them Chapman's reputedly difficult personality.
On December 7 the gas supply in the attitude control system was exhausted, and on December 10 and 11 a total of 83 micrometeoroid hits were recorded which caused perturbation of the attitude and degradation of the signal strength.
Indeed, such was the perceived threat of the Ottoman Empire under the reign of Suleiman that ambassador Busbecq warned of Europe's imminent conquest: " On Turks ' side are the resources of a mighty empire, strength unimpaired, habituation to victory, endurance of toil, unity, discipline, frugality and watchfulness ... Can we doubt what the result will be ?... When the Turks have settled with Persia, they will fly at our throats supported by the might of the whole East ; how unprepared we are I dare not say.
On the surface of the Earth, the acceleration due to gravity ( the " strength of gravity ") is approximately constant ; this means that the ratio of the weight force of a motionless object on the surface of the Earth to its mass is almost independent of its location, so that an object's weight force can stand as a proxy for its mass, and vice versa.
On his arrival at Naples Paisiello was reinstated in his former appointments by Joseph Bonaparte and Joachim Murat, but he had taxed his genius beyond its strength, and was unable to meet the demands now made upon it for new ideas.
On the strength of his father's political machine, Daley ran for and won a seat in the Illinois Senate, serving from 1972 to 1980.
On November 8, Lincoln won by over 400, 000 popular votes on the strength of the soldier vote and following battlefield successes at Atlanta.
On the strength of these three releases, the annual Quigley poll revealed Tracy was MGM's biggest money-making star of 1944.
On 3 March 1541, the French Ambassador, Charles de Marillac, reported in a letter that the King was now said to be lamenting that " under pretext of some slight offences which he had committed, they had brought several accusations against him, on the strength of which he had put to death the most faithful servant he ever had.
On the strength of this he was invited by the BBC to take part in a programme for the armed forces, Ack-Ack, Beer-Beer ( the title taken from the then-current phonetic alphabet ), which he compered.
On a number of occasions in the Chronicles of Narnia, Aslan uses his breath to give strength to characters, demonstrating his benevolent power or bringing life.
On 4 September he recalled Generalfeldmarschall Gerd von Rundstedt from retirement, in which condition he had been since Hitler had dismissed him as Wehrmacht Commander-in-Chief West on 2 July, and reinstated him in his former command, replacing Generalfeldmarschall Walter Model, who had taken command just 18 days previously and would henceforth command only Army Group B. Rundstedt immediately began to plan a defence against what Wehrmacht intelligence judged to be 60 Allied divisions at full strength, although Eisenhower in fact possessed only 49 divisions.
On the strength of " The Distance ", Fashion Nugget was certified gold on December 9, 1996 and platinum on April 10, 1997.
On and family
On the December 13, 2010 episode of The Colbert Report, Stephen reads a passage of A Modest Proposal in support of Ted Turner's suggestions on reducing overpopulation by having poor people sell ( to rich people ) their right to bear a single child per family.
On April 28 he moved to Los Angeles where he had family and remained there until May when, suspected by local Union authorities, he evaded arrest and joined the Los Angeles Mounted Rifles as a private, leaving Warner's Ranch May 27.
On Good Friday 1158, bishop Asser of Roskilde died, and Absalon was eventually elected bishop of Roskilde on Zealand with the help of Valdemar, as the king's reward for the Hvide family support.
On 3 September 1928, Fleming returned to his laboratory having spent August on holiday with his family.
On April 27, 1978, the PDPA and military units loyal to the PDPA, killed Daoud Khan, his immediate family and bodyguards in a violent coup, and seized control of the capital Kabul.
On December 24, 2007, the Del Valle family announced they had reached a settlement with Power Fasteners that would pay the family $ 6 million.
On 17 March 2007 the band played a live show at their rehearsal studio in front of around fifty fans, friends and family.
On the left of the altar, towards the Eastern Orthodox chapel, there is a statue of Mary, believed to be working wonders ( the 13th Station of the Cross, where Jesus ' body was removed from the cross and given to his family ).
On the day of the festivities, the Flavian family rode into the capital, preceded by a lavish parade which displayed the spoils of the war.
On 6 October 1789, the King and the royal family moved from Versailles to Paris under the " protection " of the National Guards, thus legitimizing the National Assembly.
On 14 July 1790, and for several days following, crowds in the Champ de Mars celebrated the anniversary of the fall of the Bastille with the Fête de la Fédération ; Talleyrand performed a mass ; participants swore an oath of " fidelity to the nation, the law, and the king "; the King and the royal family actively participated.
On the night of 20 June 1791, the royal family fled the Tuileries Palace dressed as servants, while their servants dressed as nobles.
On 2 March 1835, 43 years and a day after his father's death, Francis died in Vienna of a sudden fever aged 67, in the presence of many of his family and with all the religious comforts.
On the outbreak of World War II, Orwell's wife Eileen started work in the Censorship Department in London, staying during the week with her family in Greenwich.
On the death of Sarah, Abraham purchases Machpelah ( modern Hebron ) for a family tomb and sends his servant to Mesopotamia to find among his relations a wife for Isaac, and Rebekah is chosen.
On 5 November 2006 the Groninger Museum opened an exposition devoted to Herman Brood's life and work, comprising paintings, lyrics, and poetry, portraits by photographer Anton Corbijn, a collection of private pictures ( from the family album ), and concert photos and videos.
On 27 April 1978, the PDPA, led by Nur Mohammad Taraki, Babrak Karmal and Amin Taha overthrew the government of Mohammad Daoud, who was assassinated along with all his family members in a bloody military coup.
On August 2, 1600, after refusing to convert to Catholicism, Kepler and his family were banished from Graz.
On his return to England in 1841 Severn fell on hard times, trying desperately to earn enough money to support his growing family by painting portraits.
On both occasions the Brabham family, which was unconnected to the ventures, announced its intention to take legal advice.
On April 27, 1978, in the so-called Saur revolution, the People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan ( PDPA ), seized power in a bloody military coup killing Daoud and his family along with many of his supporters.