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When he handed it back and I had hold of it safely, Pops was looking toward me and I said `` Now '', to Charlie and he swung the short length of lead pipe he'd meanwhile taken from his pocket, once.
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When and handed
When he was bent over behind the wheel of the station wagon, feeling in his trouser cuffs for the ignition key which he had dropped a moment before, she came out of the house with an enormous Rumanian shawl over her head, which she had bought in that country during one of their trips abroad, and handed him a clean handkerchief through the window.
When Hong Kong was handed over to China in 1997, Hong Kong retained the common law through a reception statute in Chapter I, Article 8 of the Basic Law of Hong Kong:
When the database was first opened, the program was handed back a link to the first record in the database, which also contained pointers to other pieces of data.
When all Jews were compelled to flee Alqosh in 1948, the iron keys to the tomb were handed to a Chaldean man by the name of Sami Jajouhana.
When the defendant deems that the punishment that would, concretely, be handed down is less than five-year imprisonment ( or that it would just be a fine ), the defendant may plea bargain with the prosecutor.
When the browser encounters references to content a plug-in specializes in, the data is handed off to be processed by that plug-in.
When these two legions were delivered to Italy, instead of being sent to fight against the Parthians, they remained in Italy and were handed over to Pompey.
When asked by his entry in the war diary that seemed to criticise the shootings at Bordeaux, Raeder stated that he was not protesting against the executions per se, but was instead protesting that the shootings had been done by the Kriegsmarine, arguing that the local naval commanders should have handed over the British POWs to the SD to be shot.
When the Afghan intelligence service handed Amin a report that the Soviet Union would invade the country, and topple him, Amin claimed the report was a product of imperialism.
When the initial specification had been drafted, the MCNS consortium handed over control of it to CableLabs which maintained the specification, promoted it in various standards organizations ( notably SCTE and ITU ), developed a certification testing program for cable modem equipment, and has since drafted multiple extensions to the original specification.
When he grew old, Harald handed over the supreme power to his favourite son Eirik Bloodaxe, whom he intended to be his successor.
When the king entered Sessa Aurunca at the head of his army, Garibaldi willingly handed over his dictatorial power.
When the Festival ended, the Telecinema was handed over to the BFI for use as a members-only repertory cinema club, re-opening in 1952 as the National Film Theatre.
When Japan surrendered in August 1945, the Japanese handed over control of some public buildings and weapons requisitioned from the French army to the Việt Minh, now led by Hồ Chí Minh, after turning in the Vietnamese nationalist leaders of the Việt Minh to the French colonialists.
When handed the notepad, Allinson read the poem and was so moved he immediately committed it to memory.
When Stalin received the sheathed sword, he took it with both hands, kissed the scabbard, and handed it to Marshal Kliment Voroshilov, who mishandled it causing the sword to fall to the ground.
When the Imperial Ambassador Eustace Chapuys suggested two years later that Mary be handed over to the Countess, Henry refused, calling her " a fool, of no experience.
When Eurystheus, the agent of ancient Hera who was assigning The Twelve Labors to Heracles, found out that it was Heracles ' nephew Iolaus who had handed him the firebrand, he declared that the labor had not been completed alone and as a result did not count towards the ten labours set for him.
When Sperry was given money to persuade him to rebuild his factory in the village, he handed it over to the village trustees with the instructions that it be given to the fire department to help in the purchase of a new booster pump.
When the prototypes were built, worked and proven the engineering development team was disbanded and the trains handed over to British Rail's in-house engineering department to build.
When and back
When he rolled on the left side, propping on his left elbow, Matsuo seized his hair and pulled him back over.
When they had licked the last of the wieners' taste from their fingers, they settled back, and Cappy offered Ernie a cigarette.
When Fred wheeled him back into his room, the big one looking out on the back porch, and put him to bed, Papa told him he was very tired but that he had enjoyed greatly the trip downtown.
There is, of course, nothing new about dystopias, for they belong to a literary tradition which, including also the closely related satiric utopias, stretches from at least as far back as the eighteenth century and Swift's Gulliver's Travels to the twentieth century and Zamiatin's We, Capek's War With The Newts, Huxley's Brave New World, E. M. Forster's `` The Machine Stops '', C. S. Lewis's That Hideous Strength, and Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four, and which in science fiction is represented before the present deluge as early as Wells's trilogy, The Time Machine, `` A Story Of The Days To Come '', and When The Sleeper Wakes, and as recently as Jack Williamson's `` With Folded Hands '' ( 1947 ), the classic story of men replaced by their own robots.
When everything had been done, Rector went back to his desk to occupy himself with his monthly report until three o'clock.
When you see a needle in my hands you will know the family buttons have fallen off and I have to sew them back on, or get out the safety pins.
When a second quake came, they dashed back to the beach, fearing that they might be buried under landslides.
When the dust settled, he went back to the Jeep and carefully worked Roberts' body onto his shoulder.
He promised nearly 200 Democratic county committee members at the meeting in the Puddingstone Inn: `` When I come back here after the November election you'll think, ' You're my man -- you're the kind of governor we're glad we elected ' ''.
When she came back Eugenia was sitting at the kitchen table with a pencil and envelope jotting down words and figures.
And when she returned from taking her guests back to New York she had said, `` All they talked about was Harvie Harvie this, Harvie that When they know the truth will they drop away from me, will I become a nothing ''??
When Bobbie Evans smashed up his car, the Jaguar his wife Linda had given him for his last birthday, and himself quite thoroughly with it, driving back from an afternoon's golf at Oakmont, it seemed to mark the end of a long, miswritten chapter in the social life of the community.
When Mercer looked on helplessly, the half-man twisted over on his side, his pink dusty back turned to Mercer, and wept hoarsely and quietly to himself.