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There was the Neapolitan, Ribas, a capable conniver whose father had been a blacksmith but who had fawned his way up the ladder of Catherine's and Potemkin's favor till he was now a brigadier ( and would one day be the daggerman designated to do in Czar Paul 1,, after traveling all the way to Naples to procure just the right stiletto ).
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There and was
There was brush, and stands of pine that no grass could grow under, and places so steep that cattle wouldn't stop to graze.
There was an artificial lake just out of sight in the first stand of trees, fed by a half dozen springs that popped out of the ground above the hillside orchard.
There a dozen giant monitors played their seventy-five-foot jets of water against the huge seam of tertiary gravel which was the mountainside.
There was only one place where the mountain might receive her -- that unnamed, unnameable pool harbored in its secret bosom.
There was a peculiar density about it, a thick substance that could be sensed but never identified, never actually perceived.
There was some idle talk, a listless discussion of this or that small happening during the day's drive.
There was a feeling that this mission would be canceled like all the others and that this muddy wet dark world of combat would go on forever.
There had been a good second or two during which my muffler had been blowing out, and now I was certain I'd seen her somewhere before.
There was something about the contour of her face, her smile that was like New Orleans sunshine, the way she held her head, the way she walked -- there was scarcely anything she did which did not fascinate me.
There and Neapolitan
There are very few languages that have initial consonant length ; among them are Pattani Malay, Chuukese, a few Romance languages such as Sicilian and Neapolitan, and many of the High Alemannic German dialects ( such as Thurgovian ).
There and capable
There is a patch of specialized haircells called " papilla amphibiorum " in the inner ear capable of detecting deeper sounds.
There was to be a store ( that is, a memory ) capable of holding 1, 000 numbers of 40 decimal digits each ( ca.
There are some phones capable of supporting AMPS, D-AMPS and GSM all in one phone ( using the GAIT standard ).
There is a third view that sees merit in both arguments above and attempts to bridge them, and so cannot be articulated as starkly as they can ; it sees more than one Christianity and more than one attitude towards paganism at work in the poem, separated from each other by hundreds of years ; it sees the poem as originally the product of a literate Christian author with one foot in the pagan world and one in the Christian, himself a convert perhaps or one whose forbears had been pagan, a poet who was conversant in both oral and literary milieus and was capable of a masterful " repurposing " of poetry from the oral tradition ; this early Christian poet saw virtue manifest in a willingness to sacrifice oneself in a devotion to justice and in an attempt to aid and protect those in need of help and greater safety ; good pagan men had trodden that noble path and so this poet presents pagan culture with equanimity and respect ; yet overlaid upon this early Christian poet's composition are verses from a much later reformist " fire-and-brimstone " Christian poet who vilifies pagan practice as dark and sinful and who adds satanic aspects to its monsters.
There exists software capable of interviewing a true expert on a subject and automatically writing the rule base, or knowledge base, from the answers.
There is an ongoing effort to make computer hardware faster, cheaper, and capable of storing more data.
There are differing claims on such questions as what constitutes truth: what things are truthbearers capable of being true or false ; how to define and identify truth ; the roles that revealed and acquired knowledge play ; and whether truth is subjective or objective, relative or absolute.
There have been no known cases of direct canine-human or feline-human transmission ; although these pets can become infected, it is unlikely they are, in turn, capable of infecting native mosquitoes and thus continuing the disease cycle.
There are also two more pieces that, like the Coordinator, are not capable of unassisted capture: the Pusher and the Puller.
There is also environmental pressure for a pulmonary surfactant system capable of controlled surfactant secretion even under long periods of hydrostatic
There were instances of very capable eunuchs, who were valuable advisers to their emperor, and the resistance of the " virtuous " officials often stemmed from jealousy on their part.
There were only a handful of ABC TV stations that were capable of broadcasting in color in the early 1960s.
There were many, however, whose positions eroded and were eventually usurped by more capable underlings.
There are three known airports in Lyon County, The Yerington Airport, The Silver Springs Airport with 7200 feet long runway capable of accepting 737's, its runway lights are visible when driving down on Fir Street from Ramsey Weeks cut-off to 95A ; and The Tiger Field on 95A from Fernley with a dirt runway of 2, 750 feet and a paved runway of 5, 600 feet.
There are many fractal procedures ( such as Perlin noise ) capable of creating terrain data, however, the term " fractal landscape " has become more generic.
There, it is capable of moving slowly by means of attaching and detaching byssal threads to attain a better life position.
There is also an analogous system of Sanskrit terms for fractional numbers, capable of dealing with both very large and very small numbers.
There was less consensus around: " On that fateful night ," said one historian, " were together, shocks, and all but one capable of saving Providence hosts.
There was included in the Act the presumption that all children in utero over 28 weeks gestation were capable of being born alive.
There are a large number of BEAM robots designed to use solar power from small solar arrays to power a " Solar Engine " which creates autonomous robots capable of operating under a wide range of lighting conditions.
There are many examples of how tiny insect brains are capable of far better performance than the most advanced microelectronics.