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When we got there, Trig and the Negro were quarreling over possession of a gold crucifix around the neck of a wounded Filipino.
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When these had been pocketed, we could still spend a morning cracking open other pebbles for our delight in seeing how much prettier they were inside than their dull exteriors indicated.
When we `` forced '' individuals to assume the corporate structure by means of taxes and other legal statutes, we adopted what I would term `` pseudo-capitalism '' and so took a major step toward socialism.
When Peter B. Kyne ( Pride Of Palomar, 43 ) informed us in 1921 that we had an instinctive dislike for the Japanese, did the heated debates of the Californians settle the truth or falsity of the proposition??
When some question arises in the medical field concerning cancer, for instance, we do not turn to free and open discussion as in a political campaign.
When we consider the disorganized state of the world community, and the legacy of predispositions adversely directed against all who are identified as Jews, it is obvious that the struggle for the minds and muscles of men needs to be prosecuted with increasing vigor and skill.
When we turn to Aristotle's ideas on the moral measure of literature, it is at once apparent that he is at times equally concerned about the influence of the art.
Sir -- When the colonies decided upon freedom from England, we insisted, through the Declaration of Independence, that the nations of the world recognize us as a separate political entity.
When we become firm enough to stand for those ideals which we know to be right, when we become hard enough to refuse to aid nations which do not permit self-determination, when we become strong enough to resist any more drifts towards socialism in our own Nation, when we recognize that our enemy is Communism not war, and when we realize that concessions to Communists do not insure peace or freedom, then, and only then will we no longer be `` soft ''.
When the end did come, and the schools were disbanded and abandoned, we felt and hoped that the machinery of psychological warfare would not be allowed to rust.
When he was in the war, he was in Law or Supplies or something like that, and an old buddy of his told me he would come down on Sundays to the Pentagon and read the citations for medals -- just like the one we sent in for Trig -- and go away with a real glow.
When we separated that evening Pat pushed a hundred dollar bill into Eileen's hand to help towards a layette.
When you first acquire a pool, we earnestly recommend -- for your own mental health -- a good long chat with your insurance agent.
When and got
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 they got home Harold was grateful for the stillness in the apartment, and thought how, under different circumstances, they might have stayed on here, in these old-fashioned, high-ceilinged rooms that reminded him of the Irelands' apartment in the East Eighties.
When authorities convicted him of practicing medicine without a license ( he got off with a suspended sentence of three years because of his advanced age of 77 ), one of his victims was not around to testify: He was dead of cancer.
When things got a little out of hand, they very rapidly got a lot out of hand -- it seemed to be a general rule.
When he finally got the coughing under control, he realized that Pete ( all he gave was his first name ) was still waiting for an answer -- he didn't even seem to wink as he continued to stare.
`` When I was a kid '', Maris told a sportswriter last week, `` I used to follow Williams every day in the box score, just to see whether he got a hit or not ''.
When he got there he called out to the demons, and they came back as wild beasts to rip him to shreds.
When a caution came out with 15 laps to go, leader Terry Labonte got hit from behind by the lapped car of Darrell Waltrip.
When The Monkees finished in 1969 – 70, I should have got away from Hollywood and got back into the racing game.
When The Byrds performed on December 12, 1965, David Crosby got into a shouting match with the show's director.
When occupying positions in the South Dublin Union and Jacob's factory, the rebels got involved in physical confrontations with civilians trying to prevent them from taking over the buildings.
When he woke up, Odin was surprised to see the disguised women first and asked who these long bearded men were, which was where the tribe got its new name, the Langobards (" longbeards ").
When the World Cup began, Banks was in goal as England got through their group containing Uruguay, Mexico and France, drawing 0 – 0 with the former and clinching 2 – 0 victories over the latter.
When Rousseau was 10, his father, an avid hunter, got into a legal quarrel with a wealthy landowner on whose lands he had been caught trespassing.
When in New York, he and Billie held numerous parties at the Silver Horn restaurant, where they got to know Marge Zimmerman, the proprietress.
When and there
When they reached the school, a gang of boys and girls were already there playing `` crack the whip '' in front of the schoolhouse.
She used to tell me, `` When I stand there and look at the flag blowing this way and that way, I have the wonderful, safe feeling that Americans are protected no matter which way the wind blows ''.
When they were first written, there was evidently no thought of their being published, and those which refer to the writer's love for Mrs. Meynell particularly have the ring of truth.
When the negotiations began, his quarrel with the king of France was temporarily in abeyance, and he had no intention of reviving it so long as there was hope that French money would come to pay the troops who, under Charles of Valois, the papal vicar of Tuscany, were so valuable in the crusade against the Colonna cardinals and their Sicilian allies.
When he came home from his office at the end of the afternoon, Breasted never knew what gathering he should expect to find, but there almost always was one.
When Papa's slender fingers removed the spectacles, there were red indentations on the bridge of the strong nose.
When enough time had elapsed so that there was little likelihood of his returning for something he had forgotten, Harold went out into the hall and stood looking into one room after another.
When the telephone rang on the day after Hino went down to the village, Rector had a hunch it would be Hino with some morsel of information too important to wait until his return, for there were few telephones in the village and the phone in Rector's office rarely rang unless it was important.
When informed that there were some persons who did not have their arm go up, she commented, `` I don't see how they can prevent it ''.
When someone says, for example, `` They took x-rays to see that there was nothing wrong with me '', it pays to consider how this statement would normally be made.
When stacking wine on its side in a bin, care should always be taken to be sure there is no air bubble left next to the cork.
When there is employment opportunity for youth, this arrangement -- or lack of arrangement -- works out quite well.
When the crowd was asked whether it wanted to wait one more term to make the race, it voted no -- and there were no dissents.
When a man invests a block of his years at a university without gaining the coveted promotion, not only is he faced with the problem of starting over but there is also a certain depreciation in the market value of his services.
When the winter tour began at Los Angeles last January there was no one in sight to challenge Palmer's towering prestige.
When the Congo received its independence in 1960 there were, among its 13.5 million people, exactly 14 university graduates.
When Continental Airlines night-coach Flight 54 took off at 11:30 one night last week, there was no reason to think it would take any longer.
When they say that under no circumstances would it ever be right to `` permit '' the termination of the human race by human action, because there could not possibly be any proportionate grave reason to justify such a thing, they know exactly what they mean.