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Though on the face of it Meredith's political career had been unsuccessful, when the powerfully persuasive Sir Charles Tupper became Prime Minister of Canada in 1896, he and the former Prime Minister, Sir Mackenzie Bowell, tried valliantly, but in vain, to persuade Meredith to leave the bench and join Tupper's cabinet.
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Though they would produce some very memorable and lasting songs, Arlen and Mercer were not given strong material to work on.
Though it was a great relief when the big brains on these shows turned out to be frauds and phonies, it did irreparable damage to the ego of the editor and many another intelligent, well-informed American.
Though there is obviously nothing new about these techniques, they do challenge the worker's skill to articulate them precisely on the spot and on the basis of quick and accurate diagnostic assessments.
Though the accused raised many other objections, he did not object on this crucial point at any stage of the proceedings.
Though President John F. Kennedy was primarily concerned with the crucial problems of Berlin and disarmament adviser McCloy's unexpected report from Khrushchev, his new enthusiasm and reliance on personal diplomacy involved him in other key problems of U.S. foreign policy last week.
Though he was glad she got on well with his young folks, she ought to be welcome at the finest house in the land, too.
Though such works as Coming of Age in Samoa and The Chrysanthemum and the Sword remain popular with the American public, Mead and Benedict never had the impact on the discipline of anthropology that some expected.
Though the prison chaplain accuses the state of stripping Alex of free will, the government officials on the scene are pleased with the results and Alex is released into society.
Though Carrel was skeptical about meeting with a priest Presse ended up having a profound influence on the rest of Carrel's life.
Though aware of the plot, Agrippina embarked on this boat and was nearly crushed by a collapsing lead ceiling only to be saved by the side of a sofa breaking the ceiling's fall.
Though there was no Bronze Age city on the site, archaeology has detected human activity that is evident from the earliest Iron Age, circa 1100 BC.
Though there might be blocs of opinion, sometimes enduring, on important matters, there were no political parties and likewise no government or opposition ( as in the Westminster system ).
Though both ended up as rogue governments and did not follow through on their constitutional promises, they began as responses from the Athenian elite to what they saw as the inherent arbitrariness of government by the masses ( Plato in the Seventh Epistle does remark that the Thirty made the preceding democratic regime look like a Golden Age ).
Though usually observed in the spring, the date varies, depending on climate and suitable planting season.
Though from vastly different backgrounds, within three months Patrick Brontë and Maria Branwell were married on 29 December 1812.
Though respected for their contributions to various academic disciplines ( respectively mathematics, linguistics, and literature ), the three men became known to the general public only by making often-controversial and disputed pronouncements on politics and public policy that would not be regarded as noteworthy if offered by a medical doctor or skilled tradesman.
Though Thomas was confirmed and took a seat on the Court, Hill's testimony focused national attention on the issue of workplace sexual harassment.
Though Anthony himself did not organize or create a monastery, a community grew around him based on his example of living an ascetic and isolated life.
Though only a minority of the population, the movement rebelled on Sunday 7 December, the day after the news of the coup arrived.
Though there is some debate on the exact mechanism of conjugation it seems that the pili are not the structures through which DNA exchange occurs.
Though his recordings sold well, he was not so influential on some younger blues singers of his generation, who could not imitate him as they could other commercially successful artists.
Though there are many important differences of interpretation and opinion of the Bible on which Christianity is based, Christians share a set of beliefs that they hold as essential to their faith.
Though and face
Though this sculpture must take place thirty-three years after her moment of decision, he could not conceive of her as a woman in her mid-fifties, old, wrinkled, broken in body and face by labor or worry.
Though some of the masonry in the ruins is certainly pre-Roman, the Suda's identification of it with Cyinda, famous as a treasure city in the wars of Eumenes of Cardia, cannot be accepted in the face of Strabo's express location of Cyinda in western Cilicia.
Though life is logical, we have to face all contingencies, and unless we are prepared to face them, we will go under.
Though he had to face strong pressure on the part of the ambassadors of the Bourbon courts Clement XIII always refused to yield to their demands to have the Society of Jesus suppressed.
Though the filmmakers were careful about clues of Malcolm's true state, the camera zooms slowly towards his face when Cole says " I see dead people ".
Though DiCaprio's performance was generally well-received, with Entertainment Weekly critic Owen Gleiberman writing that " the shockingly androgynous DiCaprio looks barely old enough to be playing anyone with hormones, but he's a fluid and instinctive actor, with the face of a mischievous angel ," he was awarded a Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screen Couple for both incarnations the following year.
Though they are not members of the EU, Monaco, San Marino, and the Vatican City also have euro coins featuring a national side, but these coins are not put into general circulation by the authorities who instead sell them to collectors for prices higher than their face value.
Though Jerome and Eusebius ( both citing Castor of Rhodes ), and as even late as 1812 John Lemprière euhemeristically asserted that he was the first king of Argos, and Robert Graves that he was a descendant of Iapetus, most modern mythologists understand Inachus as one of the river gods, all sons of Oceanus and Tethys and thus to the Greeks part of the pre-Olympian or " Pelasgian " mythic landscape ; in Greek iconography, Walter Burkert notes, the rivers are represented in the form of a bull with a human head or face.
Though Letterman is typically well-attired and neat, a common gag is his pretending to eat or drink excessive amounts of both edible and non-edible items, for instance, eating mayonnaise straight from the jar, allowing it to slop onto his face and onto the front of his suit.
Though as of yet there has been little critical attention paid to the subject, it is not inaccurate to say that Chrétien was influenced by the changing face of secular and canonical law in the twelfth century.
Though the gangster in each film would face a violent downfall which was designed to remind the viewers of the consequences of crime, audiences were often able to identify with the charismatic anti-hero.
Though the system may face occasional audits, there would be no way thereafter of learning the identity of the violator.
Though glands are absent on the face, males have occipital glands below the neck crest, on either side of the midline of the neck.
# Though the word “ fatalism ” is commonly used to refer to an attitude of resignation in the face of some future event or events which are thought to be inevitable, philosophers usually use the word to refer to the view that we are powerless to do anything other than what we actually do.
Though this is the major instance of ekphrasis in the novel, and the one which has the most thematic importance to the story as a whole, other instances can be spotted when Prince Myshkin sees a painting of Swiss landscape that reminds him of a view he saw while at a sanatorium in Switzerland, and also when he first sees the face of his love interest, Nastasya, in the form of a painted portrait.
Though Mićunović was still formally president, it was Đinđić who was increasingly becoming the face of DS.
Though he is no longer considered the " face of noodling ," Rider is still a prominent and active noodler, appearing in both a Discovery Channel's Dirty Jobs pilot episode and in the History Channel's current television series " Mudcats.
Though some of the conspirators are against acting at this time, Vir points out that unless the Shadow vessels are removed from it, Centauri Prime will face the wrath of the Vorlons.
Though Oakes is widely regarded as a gentleman, and at times, a charmer, he also has a rebellious streak in the face of unduly harsh authority.
Though the soup kitchens remain the most visible face of the Restos, they alone cannot ease the exclusion of those benefiting from their existence.
Though boys face fewer problems upon early puberty than girls, early puberty is not always positive for boys ; early sexual maturation in boys can be accompanied by increased aggressiveness due to the surge of hormones that affect them.