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Though not a rich man, Barrundia refused his salary for the public positions he held.
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Though and rich
Though less than five percent of its land is arable, the province is agriculturally rich ( particularly in the Fraser and Okanagan Valleys ) because of its mild weather.
Though he wrote in French and Italian, his plays make rich use of the Venetian language, regional vernacular, and colloquialisms.
Though the rich usually led fashion, the increasing affluence of early modern Europe led to the bourgeoisie and even peasants following trends at a distance sometimes uncomfortably close for the elites — a factor Braudel regards as one of the main motors of changing fashion.
Though the couple were poor, their generosity far surpassed that of their rich neighbours, at whose homes the gods found " all the doors bolted and no word of kindness given, so wicked were the people of that land.
Though his gaudy attire might have suggested an affiliation with the rich hacendados who controlled the lands, he retained the admiration of the people of his village, Anenecuilco.
Though it is a lowland forest tree, it has been found at altitudes over 300 m on deep, rich soils under heavy and evenly distributed rainfall.
Though not nearly as rich biologically as the more northerly Stirling Range, there exist ten endemic species of plant in the Porongurup Range, the best known being the mountain villarsia ( Villarsia caltbifolia ).
Though very small, and surrounded by development, roads and a highway, the park is rich with wildlife.
Though few found any gold, these migrants ventured upon the bounty of fruitful, rich land along the San Gabriel River and began to build homesteads there.
Though rich and still famous, much feted by local notables and visited by such notable figures as Burney, Mozart and Casanova, he was lonely in his old age, having outlived many of his friends and former colleagues.
Though the present archaeological site covered by mudbrick ruins is vast, the site of Samarra was only lightly occupied in ancient times, apart from the Chalcolithic Samarran Culture ( ca 5500 – 4800 BC ) identified at the rich site of Tell Sawwan, where evidence of irrigation — including flax — establishes the presence of a prosperous settled culture with a highly organized social structure.
Though Ballard's voice has been described as " soulful, big, rich, and commanding ", ranging from deep contralto to operatic soprano, Ross was made lead singer of the Supremes in late 1963.
Though considered an omocha, meaning toy, Daruma has a design that is rich in symbolism and is regarded more as a talisman of good luck to the Japanese.
Though his material wealth had declined in the Long Depression, Oppenheimer was rich in recognition of his civic contributions.
Though the general effect is rich and magnificent, the individual pieces of sculpture are both dull and feeble.
Though the secret meetings do not occur, the Grange still acknowledges its rich history and practices some traditions.
Though he shares the bravery and physicality of his namesake, he initially appears to be rich but not very bright, and is fascinated with the trio, who often consider him a nuisance.
Though the surrounding County of Wicklow is rich in bronze age monuments, the oldest surviving settlement in the town is the Franciscan Abbey ( ruined ).
Though best known for his portrayal of Gomer Pyle, Nabors became a popular guest on variety shows in the 1960s and 1970s ( including two specials of his own in 1969 and 1974 ) after revealing a rich baritone voice.
Though portrayed as a neighborhood populated by a lower-class population, Chandni Chowk is shown to be a rich, cultural hub.
Though most of these languages are rich in verb forms for determining the person and number of the subject, Japanese and Mandarin have no such forms at all.
Though GNB's music is often fast pace & rich with swara prastharas, he has also rendered numerous compositions in strictly in the 2nd kala and not letting speed destroy the lyrical beauty of Carnatic compositions.
Though and man
Though Walter Ulbricht, by grace of Soviet tanks, may be head man in East Germany, that does not give him any right to usurp the government of East Berlin or to absorb that semi-city into the Soviet zone.
Though frank in places, Gaskell was selective about which details she revealed ; she suppressed details of Charlotte's love for Heger, a married man, as being too much of an affront to contemporary morals and source of distress to Charlotte's still-living father, husband and friends.
Though representing himself as a spokesman for the common man, he often appeared out of place with real working people.
Though lies seem to present Marlow as a depraved hypocrite, Conrad intends them to show an enlightened and willful man who desires to undo the darkness caused by others.
Though his name was then a household word ( as was " existentialism " during the tumultuous 1960s ), Sartre remained a simple man with few possessions, actively committed to causes until the end of his life, such as the May 1968 strikes in Paris during the summer of 1968 during which he was arrested for civil disobedience.
Though there is a popular myth that one must be a 40 year old Jewish man, and learned in the Talmud before one is allowed to delve into Kabbalah, Chaim Vital says exactly the opposite in his introduction to Eitz Chaim.
Though his earliest publications date from his mid-twenties, Valéry did not become a full-time writer until 1920, when the man for whom he worked as private secretary, a former chief executive of the Havas news agency, Edouard Lebey, died of Parkinson's disease.
Unready to inherit the throne, Nicholas reputedly said, " I am not ready to be Tsar ...." Though an intelligent and kind-hearted man, lacking any preparation to rule, he continued his father's harsh polices.
Though in some ways unsuccessful in his forays in England, he was brushed aside by the " Iron Duke " ( Duke of Wellington ), the then British Foreign Secretary, and reported bitterly to Jardine of being insulted by an arrogant and stupid man.
Though it has been stated that Mascagni, like Leoncavallo, was a " one-opera man " who could never repeat his first success, this is inaccurate.
Though in 1813 she at last permitted him to live with her, the arrangement soon failed: a year later Johanna asked her son to leave the house following a heated argument between the two of them over Johanna's friendship with her lodger, a younger man named Georg von Gerstenbergk.
As Catherine the Great ’ s advisor Potemkin posited, this adoration was due to the fact that she was “ the only woman who looked truly fine, and completely a man … As she was tall and powerful, male attire suited her .” Though the balls were by far her most personally beloved and lavish events, Elizabeth often threw children ’ s birthday parties and wedding receptions for those affiliated with her Court, going so far as to provide dowries for each of her ladies-in-waiting.
Though Frowde was by no means an Oxford man and had no social pretensions of being one, he was a sound businessman who was able to strike the magic balance between caution and enterprise.
Though, like all things which God has made, the Yetzer is good: for without it, man would never marry, beget a child, build a house, or trade.
Though Bork claims to believe Nixon's order to be valid and appropriate, he considered resigning to avoid being " perceived as a man who did the President's bidding to save my job.
Though a peaceful man, he was known to be well-versed in many types of combat ; he and Morticia fenced with foils sometimes.
Though other sources describe the apparently positive blessings he delivers upon the Israelites, he is reviled as a " wicked man " in the major story concerning him.
For example, when speaking of whether or not someone may ever want to marry Katherina, Hortensio says " Though it pass your patience and mine to endure her loud alarums, why man, there be good fellows in the world, and a man could light on them, would take her with all faults and money enough " ( 1. 1. 125 – 128 ).
Though a clever and well-educated man and a Fellow of New College, Oxford, he failed at the bar due to his bad temper.
Though he was not actually defeated, his death in the pass, while on his way back to Toledo, occurred in circumstances which showed that no man could be what he claimed to be — " king of the men of the two religions.
Though the terms of the contract would vary, essentially a free man pledged himself as a bond slave ( nexus ) as surety for a loan.