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Then, one after another, the villagers tied the waiting cotton strings around our wrists.
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Then and one
Then we have surviving at least one instance of a poem prepared for another, in Naturam non Pati Senium, and perhaps also the De Idea Platonica.
Certainly, the meaning is clearer to one who is not familiar with Biblical teachings, in the New English Bible which reads: `` Then Jesus arrived at Jordan from Galilee, and he came to John to be baptized by him.
Then, when the case went to the jury, the judge excused one of the jurors, saying the juror had told him he had been accosted by masked men at his motel the night before the trial opened.
Then one day, early in January, 1960, I sat down at my desk, and suddenly I was aware of the crucifix.
Then, he said, `` Unfortunately, only one lamechian linguist exists, and he is too old for this expedition.
Then, a little later, Shilkret discovered there was no one to play the brief celesta solo during the slow section, so he hastily asked Gershwin if he might play the solo ; Gershwin said he could and so he briefly participated in the actual recording.
Then, about halfway through, or sometimes even during the final act, one of the suspects usually dies, often because they have inadvertently deduced the killer's identity and need silencing.
Then one of the prelates of the upper bar made an abstract, and another prelate of the same bar revised it.
Then they suggested Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan ( one the greatest of the Umayyad caliphs ), but again no.
Then comes her one solo, " Liaisons ", in which her character thinks back on the art of love as a profession in a gilded age, when sex ' was but a pleasurable means to a measurable end.
In " A Village Sketch ," author Miss Mitford wrote: " Then comes a sun-burnt gipsy of six, beginning to grow tall and thin and to find the cares of the world gathering about her ; with a pitcher in one hand, a mop in the other, an old straw bonnet of ambiguous shape, half hiding her tangled hair ; a tattered stuff petticoat once green, hanging below an equally tattered cotton frock, once purple ; her longing eyes fixed on a game of baseball at the corner of the green till she reaches the cottage door, flings down the mop and pitcher and darts off to her companions quite regardless of the storm of scolding with which the mother follows her runaway steps.
Then, in a virtually unprecedented move, the Court invited William T. Coleman, Jr. to argue the government's position in an amicus curiae brief, thus ensuring that the prosecution's position would be the one the Court wished to hear.
Then one must extract the principles, analogies and statements by various courts of what they consider important to determine how the next court is likely to rule on the facts of the present case.
Then and after
Then, after overtures to accept a settlement and go through with a divorce, Miriam gave a ghastly echo of Mrs. Micawber by suddenly stating, `` I will never leave Mr. Wright ''.
Then, advised by the Architect of the Capitol, the Joint Committee for the Library, traditionally responsible for the works of art in the building, ordered the space cleared and painted in fresco, to show `` the Peace after the Civil War '', `` the Spanish-American War '', and `` the Birth of Aviation '', to match as nearly as feasible Brumidi's technique and composition.
Then, six weeks after the day Kitti first came into the office, Stanley announced he and Kitti were married.
Then, after I'm back, another fifty so you can put some mileage on yourself and have a solid alibi somewhere while I take care of your seat cover boy ''.
Then the monk praised Yang Shan saying: `` I have come over to China in order to worship Manjucri, and met unexpectedly with Minor Shakya '', and after giving the master some palm leaves he brought from India, went back through the air.
Then, after many more billions of years, when all the galaxies are whistling toward a common center, this movement will slow down and reverse itself again.
Then she continued with energy, `` I myself did not see her until a week after she had run off to find the father.
Then when the Franks attacked the Burgundians in the decade after 500, Alaric assisted the ruling house, and according to Wolfram the victorious Burgundian king Gundobad ceded Avignon to Alaric.
Then, after collecting reinforcements, they made a sudden dash across England and occupied the ruined Roman walls of Chester.
Then, two months after Army of Darkness was finished, a round of re-shoots began in Santa Monica and involved Ash in the windmill and the scenes with Bridget Fonda done for very little money.
Then the king came to the Haye in Touraine and his men had passed the river of Loire, some at the bridge of Orléans and some at Meung, at Saumur, at Blois, and at Tours and whereas they might: they were in number a twenty thousand men of arms beside other ; there were a twenty-six dukes and earls ( Counts ) and more than sixscore banners, and the four sons of the king, who were but young, the duke Charles of Normandy, the lord Louis, that was from thenceforth duke of Anjou, and the lord John duke of Berry, and the lord Philip, who was after duke of Burgoyne ".
Then, following the battle, the Athenian army marched the 40 ( 25 miles ) or so kilometers back to Athens at a very high pace ( considering the quantity of armour, and the fatigue after the battle ), in order to head off the Persian force sailing around Cape Sounion.
Then the Greek army counter-attacked and defeated the Bulgarians at Kilkis-Lahanas ( Kukush ), after which the mostly Bulgarian town was destroyed and its population expelled.
Then codenamed " Stella ," the machine was also set to utilize cartridges ; after seeing the Channel F, Atari realized they needed to release it before the market was flooded with cartridge-based machines.
Then professor Weierstrass became very ill. Husserl became free to return to Vienna where, after serving a short military duty, he devoted his attention to philosophy.
Then, after her return to Japanese islands, the boy was born, three years after the death of the father.
Then, after the synthesis engine has mapped the design to a netlist, the netlist is translated to a gate level description where simulation is repeated to confirm the synthesis proceeded without errors.