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The town was about what Wilson expected: one main street with its rows of false-fronted buildings, a water tower, a few warehouses, a single hotel ; ;
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Though only a relatively short walk separated it from my own part of town, its character was wholly foreign to me.
The insurance man informed them that he had talked to Crumley who was all right and that he would watch the men's personal effects until they towed the rig back to town.
He went to Key West every fall and winter and was the only man in town who did not know that his title of `` Commodore '' was never used without irony.
In town after town my companion pointed out the Negro school and the White school, and in every instance the former made a better appearance ( it was newer, for one thing ).
First, Wright said, he was choked by the smoke, which fortunately kept him from seeing the dreadful town.
There was only one hitch: the small town of Kehl, on the other side of the Rhine, was still under French jurisdiction.
At this, the students let out a yell, knowing full well the actual frontier was beyond the town of Kehl.
Potemkin's Army of Ekaterinoslav, totaling, it was claimed, 40,000 regular troops and 6,000 irregulars of the Cossack Corps, had invested Islam's principal stronghold on the north shore of the Black Sea, the fortress town of Oczakov, and was preparing to test the Turk by land and sea.
Very soon after his arrival in Little Rock, Pike had joined one of the most influential organizations in town, the Little Rock Debating Society, and it was with this group that he made his debut as an orator, being invited to deliver the annual Fourth of July address the club sponsored every year.
Mr. Banks was always called Banks the Butcher until he left town and the shop passed over to Meltzer the Scholar who then became automatically Meltzer the Butcher.
The `` fruitful course '' of metropolitanization that you recommend is currently practiced by the town of East Greenwich and had its inception long before we learned what it was called.
The doctor, since Scotty was no longer allowed to make his regular trips into town to see him, came often and informally to the house.
The clock you heard strike -- it's really the town clock -- was installed last April by Mrs. Shorter, on her birthday ''.
`` P. J. '' -- as Ludie called the town -- was crowded with summer people who came to the mountains to escape the heat in the big cities.
When he was going to town, nothing was good enough -- he had cursed at Winston once for leaving a fleck of polish on his shoelace.
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He is a Craig's wife who agonizes about tobacco ash on the living room rug and he is a forgetful genius who goes boating with the town baker when dignitaries from the local university have come to call.
The churches, the taverns, and the various other places of the town must have known his figure well as he roved to and about them.
On Thursday evening we may go out of town together by some stage or mail about the distance of ten or twelve miles.
She told police about the prospective tenant she had heard quarreling with her father some weeks before the murders, but she said she thought he was from out of town because she heard him mention something about talking to his partner.
So had Miss Shawnee Rakestraw, full of criticisms about the changes here, giving thanks that her dear old father had gone to his Heavenly Rest last year, saying how much she enjoyed her boarding house in town in inclement weather, was looking forward to Quinzaine Spa this summer.
Johnnie was a trucker with a small lumber outfit in a town about twenty miles away, and he was also pretty good at anything in the carpentry line.
I had always resisted the passes made at me by other kids, and many times I had thought about my love for Johnnie who, being thirty, brought a maturity to love that the kids around town could know nothing about.
Dr. Rieux consults his colleague, Castel, about the illness until they come to the conclusion that a plague is sweeping the town.
They both approach fellow doctors and town authorities about their theory, but are eventually dismissed on the basis of one death.
Paneloux is at pains to emphasize that God did not will the calamity: " He looked on the evil-doing in the town with compassion ; only when there was no other remedy did He turn His face away, in order to force people to face the truth about their life " In Paneloux's view, even the terrible suffering caused by the plague works ultimately for good.
Rieux is like a witness who exercises restraint when called to testify about a crime ; he describes what the characters said and did, without speculating about their thoughts and feelings, although he does offer generalized assessments of the shifting mood of the town as a whole.
A brief passage in The Big Four furnishes possible information about Poirot's birth or at least childhood in or near the town of Spa, Belgium: " But we did not go into Spa itself.
Arau appeared in the 1972 Mexican film El rincón de las vírgenes (" The Virgins ' Corner "), where he played the assistant of a fake mystical doctor traveling from town to town, who reminisce about their travels, when a group of women decide to propose the doctor for sainthood.
While his paternal family was from the town of Velletri, about from Rome, Augustus was born in the city of Rome on 23 September 63 BC.
The airport that serves Aachen, Maastricht Aachen Airport, is located about 40 km away in Dutch territory, close to the town of Beek.
He was said to have been born in c. 525 BC in Eleusis, a small town about 27 kilometers northwest of Athens, which is nestled in the fertile valleys of western Attica, though the date is most likely based on counting back forty years from his first victory in the Great Dionysia.
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This refers to what had happened after the Earl of Warwick died in 1590, when the town petitioned Burghley for the right to name the vicar and schoolmaster and other privileges but Greville bought the lordship for himself.
If they are to be commended for foresight in their planning, what then is the judgment of a town council that compounds this problem during the planning stage??
The large acreage in the Southwest Redevelopment area beckons white people -- what with high-priced town houses and elevator apartments.
Decide first what the place is worth to you and your family as a home in comparison with what it would cost to live in town.
On the one hand, there are ecumenists who are so stirred by the crises of the church in its encounter with the world at large that they have no eyes for what the church is doing in their own town.
A petition bearing the signatures of more than 1,700 Johnston taxpayers was presented to the town council last night as what is hoped will be the first step in obtaining a home rule charter for the town.
`` Our most immediate goal is to increase public awareness of the movement '', he indicated, `` and to tell them what this will mean for the town ''.
The Council recognized expert help was required to help shape what the town centre should look like over the next 10 – 15 years and how to make this happen.
In about 11 BC, the Roman Army appears to have stationed a small unit in what is presently the historical centre of the town.
During the 1st century AD, the Army then chose a site to the north of the emerging town in what is now the section of Bonn-Castell to build a large military installation dubbed Castra Bonnensis, i. e., literally, " Fort Bonn ".
" While the document itself is not in any way actual law, it is used by the town council, board of adjustment, and other committees to guide decision making as to what types of development are appropriate.
Uncertain whether he should choose it as a seat of war, as he looked round on his scanty force of soldiers, and remembered with what a serious warning the rashness of Petilius had been punished, he resolved to save the province at the cost of a single town.
But what the mayor doesn't know is that Dimsdale was a deputy under the famous lawman, Tom Destry and is able to call upon the equally formidable Tom Destry, Jr. ( James Stewart ) to help him make Bottleneck a lawful, respectable town.
The fort was built by Royalist occupation forces in c. 1643 to the south east of the town, with a similar fort at Mount Ridley on the opposite slopes of what is now Kingswear.