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When he snatched it up the voice that came to him was quick and urgent.
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When and snatched
When the bull was presented to Philip, the Count of Artois, Robert II, reportedly snatched it from the hands of Boniface's emissary and flung it into the fire.
When at Whitsun the king proposed to discuss the measures to be taken against Gregory in a council of his nobles, only a few made their appearance ; the Saxons snatched at the golden opportunity for renewing their rebellion, and the anti-royalist party grew in strength from month to month.
When the Bureau of Sabotage got wind of the existence of Dosadi and sent saboteur extraordinary Jorj X. McKie to investigate, Jedrik snatched McKie before he could fall into the hands of Dosadi's nominal ruler Broey.
When busted out of the Imperium military, he was quickly snatched up by the Earth forces and attained the rank of Over Sergeant and placed in a command position.
When the cock does so, he is promptly snatched from the yard in the fox ’ s jaws and slung over his back.
When Napoleon snatched Louisiana back from Spain and sent Pierre Clement Laussat as Colonial Prefect to receive control of the colony from Spain, Laussat immediately set up a municipal government for New Orleans in place of the Spanish cabildo, and he named de Bore as the city ’ s first mayor.
When he cries out to his parents for help, Soren is found and snatched by a patrol of the evil owls from the St. Aegolius Academy for Orphaned Owls, or St. Aggie's.
When this letter had been signed by George Stratton and Henry Brooke, Pigot snatched it away and formally charged them with an act subversive of the authority of the government.
When and up
When the station wagon drew abreast of the dusty dirt road that led up to the porch of the Culver house, Pamela turned the wheel, guiding the car to its familiar parking spot close to the house, and stopped.
When Fred Powell's brother-in-law, Charlie Keane, moved into the dead man's home, the anonymous letter writer took no chances on Charlie taking up where Fred had left off and wasted no time on a first notice:
When she appeared, two or three of the little girls jumped up and down, yelling, `` Goody, goody ''.
When I try to work out my reasons for feeling that this passage is of critical significance, I come up with the following ideas, which I shall express very briefly here and revert to in a later essay.
When Captain John Gibault of Salem had visited Burma in 1793 his ship, the Astra, had been promptly commandeered and taken by her captors up the Irrawaddy River.
When Harold Arlen returned to California in the winter of 1944, it was to take up again a collaboration with Johnny Mercer, begun some years before.
When the victory cheer went up this officer found himself still mounted, with his horse pressed broadside against Cleburne's log parapet in a tangled group of infantrymen.
When I first came across Samuel Johnson's pronouncement, `` the remedy for the ills of life is palliative rather than radical '', it seemed to me to sum up the profoundest of political and social truths.
When Partisan and Kenyon set up shop, Mencken was still accepted as an arbiter of taste ( remember Hergesheimer??
When he had stored his stock in the great oak chest, locked the two big hasps and secured the additional chain, tied the fly of the tent, and picked up the cash box, he moved up the darkening street.
When his arm came up I ducked away but it caught me on the side of the neck, watering my eyes, and I backed off to cough.
When Linda Kay had put up her breakfast dishes and mopped her linoleum rugs, she would go to the Big House.
When changing from one color to another, whether working on right or wrong side, pick up the new strand from underneath dropped strand.
`` When working from one of my sketches I square it up and project its linear form freehand to the watercolor sheet with charcoal.
When I looked up the actual date of his birth and found it to be March 15th, I realized that Roy was born under the right zodiacal sign for a watercolorist: the water sign of Pisces ( February 18 thru March 20 ).
When and voice
When he heard that Paul Whiteman was looking for singers to replace the Rhythm Boys, Mercer applied and got the job, `` not for my voice, I'm sure, but because I could write songs and material generally ''.
When I answered it a voice too dignified and British to be real said, `` Is this Mr. Dale Nelson, the actor ''??
When at last she could suffer the insult no longer, nor face the girl's scorn, she said in a voice overloud:
When the CCITT ( now ITU-T ) was standardizing ATM, parties from the United States wanted a 64-byte payload because this was felt to be a good compromise in larger payloads optimized for data transmission and shorter payloads optimized for real-time applications like voice ; parties from Europe wanted 32-byte payloads because the small size ( and therefore short transmission times ) simplify voice applications with respect to echo cancellation.
When he discovered that the original Desiree, Glynis Johns, was able to sing ( she had a " small, silvery voice ") but could not " sustain a phrase ", he devised the song " Send in the Clowns " for her in a way that would work around her vocal weakness, e. g., by ending lines with consonants that made for a short cut-off.
:" When the day for the assembly which was held in the town of Birka drew near, in accordance with their national custom the king caused a proclamation to be made to the people by the voice of a herald, in order that they might be informed concerning the object of their mission.
When prophets and general authorities of the church speak as " moved upon by the Holy Ghost ", it " shall be scripture, shall be the will of the Lord, shall be the mind of the Lord, shall be the word of the Lord, shall be the voice of the Lord, and the power of God unto salvation.
" When talking about the poem on its own, Hunt claimed it " is a voice and a vision, an everlasting tune in our mouths, a dream fit for Cambuscan and all his poets, a dance of pictures such as Giotto or Cimabue, revived and re-inspired, would have made for a Storie of Old Tartarie, a piece of the invisible world made visible by a sun at midnight and sliding before our eyes ...
" When Beria left the room, he broke the somber atmosphere by shouting loudly for his driver, his voice echoing with what Stalin's daughter Svetlana Alliluyeva called " the ring of triumph unconcealed.
When the voice of the individual can be heard, the danger of arbitrary interference by the State is greatly reduced.
When he did raise his voice with the German occupiers, it was either to ensure that the Vatican City state would not be compromised – that is to say, he would be safe – or to emphasise his own neutrality in a conflict which, for many, became a battle between good and evil.
When it was played over to me and I heard my own voice for the first time, one or two friends who were present said that it sounded rather like mine ; others declared that they would never have recognised it.
When on 15 March 1938 relatives and people who knew Gladstone were gathered at Broadcasting House none were able to voice any certainty on the veracity of the four recordings played.
When inspectors arrive on July 28 and 29, they found nothing and voice suspicions that Iraqi records had been removed.
When Charlie Chaplin finally allowed the world to hear his voice after twenty years of pantomime, he chose CBS air to do it on
When Hera discovered the trickery, she was so annoyed she punished the talkative Echo by taking away her voice, except in foolish repetition of another's shouted words.
When voice signals are digitized for transmission via T-carrier, the data stream always includes ample 1 bits to maintain synchronization.
When Star Trek was cancelled in 1969, Shatner assumed it would be the end of his association with the show ; however, Shatner went on to voice Kirk in the animated Star Trek, star in the first seven Star Trek movies, and provide voice acting for several games.