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One day last week, Nixon faced a painful constitutional chore that required him to officiate at a joint session of Congress to hear the official tally of the Electoral College vote, and then to make `` sufficient declaration '' of the election of the man who defeated him in the tight 1960 presidential election.
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One and day
One of the most distressing of these scenes occurred at Spring Green toward the end of the open warfare, on a beautiful day in June.
One day he followed the Irish Jasper Greens, the town band, to a picnic and spent the entire day listening, while his family spent the day looking.
One day in a bar, so the legend goes, someone put a beer stein with too much force on the monacle and broke it.
One day he assigned me to lay bare a `` plot '' by the Duponts to supply munitions to a wholly fictitious revolution he said was about to occur in Cuba.
One day I tired of following the Hetman's advice of `` shadowing '' and of the `` ring-around-the-rosie '' approach to a report that Enrico Caruso had pinched a lady's hip while visiting the Central Park monkey house.
F.S.C. Northrop, in his discussion of The `` Functions And Future Of Poetry '', suggests this: `` One of the things which makes our lives drab and empty and which leaves us, at the end of the day, fatigued and deflated spiritually is the pressure of the taxing, practical, utilitarian concern of common-sense objects.
Volumes One and Two, selected from the sound tracks of a television series, contain `` conversations with the elder wise men of our day ''.
One day, Ching had told him ( smiling, patting him on the back ) as they walked to the weekly conference of squad leaders, `` Keep it up, your squad is good, one of the best, keep it up, keep up the good work ''.
One day Maeterlinck, coming with a friend upon an event which he recognized as the exact pattern of a previous dream, detailed the ensuing occurrences in advance so accurately that his companion was completely mystified.
One day when he attended a war memorial ceremony in Westminster Abbey his view was obstructed by a stout man on his left, his attention turned to the irregular pattern of the rough slab flooring and someone, clasping him by the arm, whispered, `` I want a word with you, please ''.
One day, to everyone's astonishment, someone drops a match in the powder keg and everything blows up.
`` One, modern equipment -- much of it supplied under the Marshall Plan -- enables Fiat to turn out 2,100 cars a day.
One day, Korzybski was giving a lecture to a group of students, and he interrupted the lesson suddenly in order to retrieve a packet of biscuits, wrapped in white paper, from his briefcase.
A series of team-sponsored fan motorcoach trips from Tucson to Bank One Ballpark were inaugurated for the opening season and are still in operation to this day ( it is now known as the " Diamond Express ").
One now leads to Aberdour railway station, a beautifully kept and cared for example of a traditional station, in keeping with its role of transporting at least a quarter of the village's working population to their work each day.
One and last
One of the obvious conclusions we can make on the basis of the last election, I suppose, is that we, the majority, were dissatisfied with Eisenhower conservatism.
One tempest was stirred up last March when Udall announced that an eight-and-a-half-foot bronze statue of William Jennings Bryan, sculpted by the late Gutzon Borglum, would be sent `` on indefinite loan '' to Salem, Illinois, Bryan's birthplace.
April sales also were 5% below those of April last year, when volume reached a record for any month, $18.9 billion ( see chart on Page One ).
One of the initial questions put to President Kennedy at his first news conference last January was about his attitude toward a meeting with Premier Khrushchev.
One seed-to-seed life cycle for an annual can occur in as little as a month in some species, though most last several months.
One of Johnson's last significant acts as President was to grant unconditional amnesty to all Confederates on Christmas Day 1868, after the election of Ulysses S. Grant but before he took office in March 1869.
One of the oldest directions of the last stage of the Amber Road to the south of Danube, noted in the myth about the Argonauts, used Sava and Kupa rivers
One variation shortens the second line and lengthens the last, to form a near-rhyme between N and zed:
One simple version of adaptive expectations is stated in the following equation, where is the next year's rate of inflation that is currently expected ; is this year's rate of inflation that was expected last year ; and is this year's actual rate of inflation:
One of the last remaining Sunday closing laws in the United States that covers selling electronics, clothing and furniture is found in Bergen County, New Jersey.
He announced before the 2007 Cricket World Cup that this would be his last appearance in One Day Internationals.
:::" One inning more to play " in standard baseball jargon means that the home team has one set of at-bats remaining: the poem is set just before the start of Mudville's final turn ( of a regulation game ), in the bottom of the ninth inning ( Mudville was the home team and the home team bats last in an inning ).
One of the stars is a flare star, which are prone to sudden, random outbursts that last several minutes ; these increase the pair's apparent brightness significantly-as high as magnitude 7.
One last distinction within citizenship is the so-called consent descent distinction, and this issue addresses whether citizenship is a fundamental matter determined by a person choosing to belong to a particular nation –– by his or her consent –– or is citizenship a matter of where a person was born –– that is, by his or her descent.
One of Trumbo's last films, Executive Action ( 1973 ), was based on various conspiracy theories about the Kennedy assassination.
One of Thomas ' last poems, " Do not go gentle into that good night ", was a villanelle to his father, who died from pneumonia just before Christmas 1952.
Poe spent the last few years of his life in this small cottage in the Fordham, Bronx | Bronx, New York. One evening in January 1842, Virginia showed the first signs of consumption, now known as tuberculosis, while singing and playing the piano.
One of the last detainees was the Aceh separatist Hasan di Tiro who, while a student in New York in 1953, declared himself the " foreign minister " of the rebellious Darul Islam movement.
One of Edmund's last political movements of which there is some knowledge is his role in the restoration of Louis IV of France to the throne.
" One of the UKFC's last films, The King's Speech, is estimated to have cost $ 15m to make and grossed $ 235m, besides winning several Academy Awards.
Non-championship Formula One events were held for many years but, due to the increasing cost of competition, the last of these occurred in 1983.
A connection might also be drawn between the last paragraph's statement that " in him should all the tribes of the earth be blessed ", and the meaning of the name " Muhammad ", the " Praised ( or Blessed ) One ".