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The street that is full now of traffic and parked cars then and for many years drowsed on an August afternoon in the shade of the curbside trees, and silence was a weight, almost palpable, in the air.
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Even apart from the fact that now at the age of 31 my personal life is being totally disrupted for the second time for no very compelling reason -- I cannot help looking around at the black leather jacket brigades standing idly on the street corners and in the taverns of every American city and asking myself if our society has gone mad.
Taking the streetcar back to Kaiser's Fountain, I walked ahead, then left down the street opposite St. Sophia and just beyond the corner came to a small, one-story building with a red-tile roof, which is the entrance to the Sunken Palace.
It is always difficult, or at least time-consuming, to get approval of any kind of line under a public street, as one example.
Fing, a lean, chiseled, impeccable gentleman of the old school who was once mistaken on the street for Sir Cedric Hardwicke, is responsible for the rediscovery of Verdi's earliest, most raucous opera, Nabisco, a sumptuous bout-de-souffle with a haunting leitmotiv that struck me as being highly reminiscent of the Mudugno version of `` Volare ''.
Downtown Los Angeles is already two-thirds freeway, interchange, street, parking lot and garage -- one of those preposterous `` if '' statistics has already come to pass.
The downtown store continues to offer the great inducement of variety, both within its gates and across the street, where other department stores are immediately convenient for the shopper who wants to see what is available before making up her mind.
Public relations strategists everywhere, watching the reaction of the German press, the liberal press, the lunatic-fringe press, listening to their neighbors, studying interviews with men and women on the street, cried out: Too much, too much -- the mind of the audience is becoming dulled, the horrors are losing their effect.
This is particularly acute for those who attended Midwood High School directly across the street from Brooklyn College.
One of the offices slated for reconstruction is the aged Court of Claims, diagonally across the street from the White House.
One of the hardest chores a detective has is hanging around on a city street, trying to make himself inconspicuous, keeping an eye on the entrance of an office building and waiting.
He is the sort who, with an appraising eye, would cross the street to help a strange woman on to a bus and then pinch her.
Pennsylvania Avenue, named for one of the original 13 states, perhaps is not the most impressive street in the District of Columbia from a commercial standpoint.
So it is too with many other spirits which we all know: the spirit of Nazism or Communism, school spirit, the spirit of a street corner gang or a football team, the spirit of Rotary or the Ku Klux Klan.
Gershwin collaborated on the original program notes with the critic and composer Deems Taylor, noting that: " My purpose here is to portray the impression of an American visitor in Paris as he strolls about the city and listens to various street noises and absorbs the French atmosphere.
" The American visitor " once again is an alert spectator of Parisian life " and " the street noises and French atmosphere are triumphant.
Gershwin explained in Musical America, " My purpose here is to portray the impressions of an American visitor in Paris as he strolls about the city, listens to the various street noises, and absorbs the French atmosphere.
A street sign in Vienna, " Fußgeher " is normally replaced with " Fußgänger " ( in English " Pedestrian ") in Germany.
The restoration of London progressed through the later half of the 880s and is believed to have revolved around a new street plan, added fortifications in addition to the existing Roman walls, and, some believe, the construction of matching fortifications on the South bank of the River Thames.
* A street in Belgrade ( Serbia ), next to the Belgrade University Library which is one of the Carnegie libraries, is named in his honor.
A deep ditch separated the city from its " suburb ;" its location is today marked by a wide street named " Graben " ( meaning Ditch ).
However, a special event to mark the signing is held every year on the 6th of April and involves a street procession and short piece of street theatre.
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But the fighting marshal's fifty-year run of immunity from violent death came to a full and final stop one night in a street at Cromwell, Oklahoma, where he had been sent to clean up the gambling and vice rackets.
The name arose because the society would meet during the full moon, as the extra light made the journey home easier and safer in the absence of street lighting.
Some governments and organizations are now considering, or have already implemented, full cutoff fixtures in street lamps and stadium lighting.
The same legislation also imposes a minimum distance between street lamps of about four times their height, so full cut off street lamps are the best solution to reduce both light pollution and electrical power usage.
On September 26, 1996, as the Taliban with military support by Pakistan and financial support by Saudi Arabia prepared for another major offensive, Massoud ordered a full retreat from Kabul to continue anti-Taliban resistance in the Hindu Kush mountains instead of engaging in street battles in Kabul.
The chase featured a spectacular motorcycle stunt: stuntman Ronald " Duffy " Hambleton ( credited as Duffy Hamilton ), rode his police bike full speed into a fallen paint stand ( with a ramp built to Hambleton's specification ), flew over the handlebars, was hit by the airborne bike, landed in the street on his back, and slammed into the crashed car that Duvall's character had escaped in-evidently the subject of a comment by Lucas detailing a " motorcycle disaster " during the filming.
Prior to this, many nonwhite immigrants with full rights of citizenship in Britain were obliged to take the jobs that no one else wanted ( such as street cleaning, night-shift assembly production lines ), often paid considerably less than their white counterparts.
Google Maps has aerial photographs of the entire country, combined with a full map with town and street names.
The Beat Generation, that was a vision that we had, John Clellon Holmes and I, and Allen Ginsberg in an even wilder way, in the late Forties, of a generation of crazy, illuminated hipsters suddenly rising and roaming America, serious, bumming and hitchhiking everywhere, ragged, beatific, beautiful in an ugly graceful new way — a vision gleaned from the way we had heard the word " beat " spoken on street corners on Times Square and in the Village, in other cities in the downtown city night of postwar America — beat, meaning down and out but full of intense conviction.
In addition, it was around this time that Reseda Boulevard had been paved at its full width and become the main business street of boulevard proportions.
Plutarch writes that " whenever anybody else greeted Marius and got no salutation or greeting in return, this of itself was a signal for the man's slaughter in the very street, so that even the friends of Marius, to a man, were full of anguish and horror whenever they drew near to greet him.
The new skatepark pays respect to Upland Pipeline by featuring a 20ft full pipe inside a massive 12ft skate bowl. It also features the typical Southern California style street course with stairs, rails, and ledges.
When the full report was published in 2004, it was recommended that Hyde Park be used as a " savannah "; though this move has attracted some concern that the Hyde Park event may overshadow the original street carnival.
* Straattheaterfestival ( street theatre festival ): a weekend full of street performers and theatre acts
The week-long celebration is concluded with a parade, a day full of activities, and a street dance in the middle of Downtown Stevenson.
The old part of Huntley is also known for its public square which features a gazebo, as well as a full brick-paved street ( Woodstock St .) and 50s-style diner, The Huntley Dairy Mart.
* Judice Building Supplies, a full service lumber and hardware store is located on main street in Loreauville.
They are then pursued down the street by the Commando Elite in heavily armed kit-bash vehicles, but they are all destroyed during the chase-except Chip, who locates Joe's truck full of recalled Commando toys.
A short distance further down Market Street is a shop, currently occupied as a LOROS Charity Shop, which does retain its original Elizabethan timbers in full street view.