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When he was going to town, nothing was good enough -- he had cursed at Winston once for leaving a fleck of polish on his shoelace.
from Brown Corpus
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When they reached their neighbor's house, Pamela said a few polite words to Grace and kissed Melissa lightly on the forehead, the impulse prompted by a stray thought -- of the type to which she was frequently subject these days -- that they might never see one another again.
When he regained consciousness he was in Lord's house, in the office of Doctor Lord, the deputy's deceased father.
When it was followed by a second, whining even closer, Cobb swerved sharply aside into a depression.
When she appeared at the store to help out for a few hours even my looking at her was surreptitious lest my Uncle notice it.
When he awoke in the mornings, she was in his mind and he could hardly wait to get to school to be near her in the flesh.
When he finally left the sinister mansion on Perdido Street, he was carried out in a coroner's basket.
When the possibility that he had not given reconsideration to so weighty a decision seemed to disconcert his questioners, Mr. Eisenhower was known to make his characteristic statement to the press that he was not going to talk about the matter any more.
When he was stripped, deloused and numbered by his guards, his much-thumbed sketchbook was seized and thrown on a pile of prisoners' goods to be confiscated.
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 he was fifteen John H. Mercer turned out his first song, a jazzy little thing he called `` Sister Susie, Strut Your Stuff ''.
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 ''.
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When in one letter Jessica informed me that her father did not like the idea of her going out alone on New Year's Eve, I knew for a moment an immense relief ; ;
When the Brown & Sharpe Manufacturing Company reached its 125th year as a going industrial concern during 1958, it became an almost unique institution in the mechanical world.
When 51st Street was reached, Robinson related, he stopped the bus and told the youths he was going to call the CTA supervisor.
When my father, who had been appointed by his country as public notary in the customs at Bugia acting for the Pisan merchants going there, was in charge, he summoned me to him while I was still a child, and having an eye to usefulness and future convenience, desired me to stay there and receive instruction in the school of accounting.
When she was half a mile away, Baralong ran up a signal flag indicating that she was going to rescue Nicosians crew.
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When it became clear to Wilkins and the supervisors of Watson and Crick that Franklin was going to the new job, and that Linus Pauling was working on the structure of DNA, they were willing to share Franklin's data with Watson and Crick, in the hope that they could find a good model of DNA before Pauling was able.
When he repeatedly tried to evade his regular medical check-ups, school nurse Annie Ghazikhanian recognized that something odd was going on with him and pressured him to show her the wound.
When informed that Botham wanted to be a sportsman, the Careers Mistress at his school said to him, " Fine, everyone wants to play sport, but what are you really going to do?
When Romero saw the demo, entitled " Dangerous Dave in Copyright Infringement ", he realized that Carmack's breakthrough could have potential, the team that would later form Id Software immediately began moonlighting, going so far as to " borrow " company computers that were not being used over the weekends and at nights while they designed their own remake of Super Mario Bros. 3.
When the people pressured Saul into going against a command conveyed to him by Samuel, God told Samuel to appoint David in his stead.
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When it became obvious that the United States was eventually going to become involved in the war raging in Europe, the U. S. Army contacted 135 companies asking for working prototypes of a four-wheel-drive reconnaissance car.
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" When I did that album ," commented Arthur Lee, " I thought I was going to die at that particular time, so those were my last words.
When we want to speak, we formulate what we are going to say in Wernicke ’ s area, which then transmits our plan of speech to Broca ’ s area, where the plan of speech is carried out.
When recalling the incident for Eyes on the Prize, a 1987 public television series on the Civil Rights Movement, Parks said, " When he saw me still sitting, he asked if I was going to stand up, and I said, ' No, I'm not.