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When her brother Winslow became a student at Brown University in 1874, she wrote him about a course in history he was taking under Professor Diman: `` What is Prof. Diman's definition of civilization, and take the world through, is its progress ever onward, or does it retrograde at times??
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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 her hand touched his, fire went through Jack and he felt weak, but he managed somehow to get her on her feet.
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 Nan Patterson, a stunning and money-minded chorus girl who had appeared in a Floradora road show, rode down Broadway in a hansom cab with her married lover, Frank Young, she stopped the cab to disclose that Young had been shot dead, tearfully insisting that he had shot himself although experts said he could not have done so.
When I informed her that I didn't, she said she would borrow her brother's and bring it to me later that evening.
When Thompson and her daughter began a correspondence which included fervent verses from Pantasaph, Mrs. King felt a proper Victorian alarm.
When the fate of the individual is visited on the group, then ( the warm sweet butter dripped from her raised trembling fork and she pushed her head forward belligerently ), ah, then the true bitterness of existence could be tasted.
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 Linda Kay had put up her breakfast dishes and mopped her linoleum rugs, she would go to the Big House.
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 a husband is sexually selfish and heedless of his wife's desires, she is cheated of the fulfillment and pleasure nature intended for her.
When and brother
When the younger brother wanted to look away from the human corpses and animal carcasses scattered everywhere, Heigo forbade him to do so, instead encouraging Akira to face his fears by confronting them directly.
When the grammatical dual form of Ajax is used in the Iliad, it was once believed that it indicated the lesser Ajax fighting side-by-side with Telamonian Ajax, but now it is generally thought that that usage refers to the Greater Ajax and his brother Teucer.
When Olympias was repudiated by her husband, 337 BC, she went to her brother, and endeavoured to induce him to make war on Philip.
When his brother and his infant son died, Andrew ascended the throne and started to grant royal domains to his partisans.
When Louis IX again engaged in a crusade ( the Eighth Crusade ), Alphonse again raised a large sum of money and accompanied his brother.
When Selig was only three, Marie began taking him and his older brother, Jerry, to Borchert Field, where the minor league Milwaukee Brewers played.
When the Arch of Pavia was erected to honor the Imperial clan in 8, Claudius ' name ( now Tiberius Claudius Nero Germanicus after his elevation to paterfamilias of Claudii Nerones on the adoption of his brother ) was inscribed on the edge — past the deceased princes, Gaius and Lucius, and Germanicus ' children.
When, after the death of Emperor Otto I in 973, a struggle for the supremacy in Germany began, both Dobrawa's husband and brother Boleslav II the Pious, Duke of Bohemia, supported the same candidate for the German throne, Duke Henry II of Bavaria.
When Napoleon I ordered the invasion of Portugal in 1807 because it refused to join the Continental System, the Portuguese Braganças moved their capital to Rio de Janeiro to avoid the fate of the Spanish Bourbons ( Napoleon I arrested them and made his brother Joseph king ).
When Furune returned, he was inconsolably angered for having parted with the treasures, and slew him with the sword-swapping intrigue ( after inviting his brother to wade in a pool ( named Yamuya ), he exchanged his own wooden sword with his brother's real sword and commenced battle ).
When Emperor Ankan died, he had no offspring ; and succession passed to his youngest brother who will come to be known as Emperor Senka.
When she was 21, her brother Isaac married and took over the family home, so Evans and her father moved to Foleshill near Coventry.
When Charles died in 1685 and his brother, a Roman Catholic, succeeded him as James VII of Scotland ( and II of England ), matters came to a head.
* When Hippocoon overthrew his brother, Tyndareus, as King of Sparta, Heracles reinstated the rightful ruler and killed Hippocoon and his sons.
When John I died, Henry's eldest brother, Edward became head of the castles council, and granted Henry a " Royal Flush " of all profits from trading within the areas he discovered as well as the sole right to authorize expeditions beyond Cape Bojador.
When Edward died eight years later, Henry supported his brother Peter for the regency during Afonso V's minority, and in return received a confirmation of this levy.
When he died of canine distemper, his older brother, Kenzan-go, was presented to her as an official gift from the Japanese government in July 1938.
When Rebekah heard about his murderous intentions, she ordered Jacob to travel to her brother Laban's house in Haran, until Esau's anger subsided.
When John's elder brother Richard became king in September 1189, he had already declared his intention of joining the Third Crusade.