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These trumps were more touching than they were anything else, and seemed to imply that the nights were long, her children ungrateful, and her marriage bewilderingly threadbare.
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These and trumps
These new decks were originally called carte da trionfi, triumph cards, and the additional cards known simply as trionfi, which became " trumps " in English.
These time intervals would seem to be reversed ; this is an area where public policy trumps science.
These include the removal of the Ace of trumps rule, the use of jokers ( usually valued just below the jack ( knave ) of trumps ), the bell rule ( where a successful call of 30 yields 60 points ) and various reneging variations.
These and were
These were the ones Keith sought out -- the loners, the ones who killed for the joy of it, like himself.
These conceptions and the manner in which they were transposed into poetry or engendered by poetic form are intrinsic to western life from the time of Aeschylus to that of Shakespeare.
These basic ideas concerning the nature of religion were, Adams believed, some of the major keys to the understanding of history and the movement of society.
These people were not talking much about it, but you, a foreigner, sensed their apprehension and disappointment.
These public efforts were rare because Mr. Rayburn normally did his counseling, persuading and educating long before an issue reached its test on the House floor.
These microfossils indicate the swamp was `` formed during the Lower Cretaceous period when dinosaurs were at their heyday and when the first flowering plants were just appearing.
These little songs, however, were sweet nothings from the heart, tender memories of his childhood, little melodies that anyone could hum and that would make one want to weep.
These were the ships of His Majesty's Navy, herding the hulks of the East Indies merchants and the yachts and ketches of the loyalists.
These were selected carefully and included not only detailed clinical information but adequate pathology of value for research and educational purposes.
These amendments to the Vocational Rehabilitation Act were designed to help provide for more specialized rehabilitation facilities, for more sheltered and `` half-way '' workshops, for greater numbers of adequately trained personnel, for more comprehensive services to individuals ( particularly to the homebound and the blind ), and for other administrative improvements to increase the program's overall effectiveness.
These plans, like Du Pont's, contained provisions for passing the vote on Du Pont's General Motors shares on to the ultimate stockholders of Du Pont, Christiana, and Delaware, except that officers and directors of the three companies, their spouses, and other people living in their households, as well as other specified persons, were to be totally disenfranchised.
These were educated men, who, as Mr. Justice Holmes was fond of saying, formed their inductions out of experience under the burden of responsibility.
These boys acknowledged an introduction to anybody by gently pressing one of his hands in both of theirs, while they gazed, misty-eyed with care, into the eyes of the person they were meeting.
These and more
These my grandmother left in their places ( they are still there, more persistent and longer-lived than the generations of man ) and planted others like them, that flourished without careful tending.
These lines never cease to haunt the book amidst all the exaltations of combat, and to make an appeal for a larger and more elemental human community than one based on the brutal necessities of war.
These involve more the mechanics employed in adjusting to fiscal uniformity than they do actual disadvantages to the principle.
These expenditures are estimated to be $12.1 billion, an increase of $187 million over 1960, reflecting additional longevity pay of career personnel, more dependents, an increased number of men drawing proficiency pay, and social security tax increases ( effective for the full year in 1961 compared with only 6 months in 1960 ).
These examples underscore the importance of even more searching evaluations of new major development programs and even more penetrating and far-ranging analyses of the potentialities of future technology.
These are becoming more and more available through the work of counties and other government agencies.
These units make it easy to load as much as 48,000 bd/ft ( say 120,000 lb in a 50' box car ) much more than the average for loose-loaded cars.
These observations indicate that the lunar maria heat up more rapidly and also cool off more rapidly than do the mountainous regions.
These are fluids which one would expect to be less viscoelastic or more Newtonian because of their lower molecular weight.
These students, although they might read various articles in popular magazines, more often chose to report on articles found in the journals.
These minimum costs may come to $1 per month, more or less, for residential and small commercial customers, although they are substantially higher for large industrial users, who require more costly connections and metering devices.
These stores are still there, but the volume of the `` downtown store '' has been on a relative decline, while in many cities the suburban `` branch '' sells more and more dry goods.
These and touching
These mechanisms are based on the external ( skin ) or internal contact involved in machining work, including touching the parts and tooling ; being splattered or splashed by the fluid ; or having mist settle on the skin or enter the mouth and nose in the normal course of breathing.
These " sys21 " character are designed to reach level 21 in all divisions without touching level 22 in any division.
These duties, which do not necessarily involve touching the actors, are considered part of the makeup department.
These hot rollers were kept from touching the scalp by a complex system of countering weights which were suspended from an overhead chandelier and mounted on a stand.
These are always laminal ( that is, pronounced by touching with the blade of the tongue ), but may be formed in one of three different ways, depending on the language, on the speaker, and on how carefully the speaker pronounces the sound.
These ramps ensure the heads are not touching the platters, which not only prevents stiction but also keeps abrasion from kicking up microscopic particulates that can later contaminate the drive mechanism.
These cartridges can be safely loaded to a length that has the ogive portion of the bullet just touching the rifle's lands.
These water droplets are then blown by the wind, going through the center of the charged toroid without touching it.
These sims have also given rise to a variety of hardware add-ons such as " HOTAS " ( hands on throttle and stick ") controllers that allow full control of most functions without touching the keyboard.