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While it had long been known in general, that `` the public is always wrong '', the use of odd-lot indices now puts the adage on a statistical basis.
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While no larger than Dutch Springs, this mining supply town had the appearance of being far busier and more prosperous.
While five minutes ago the place had presented a scene of easy revelry, with Gyp Carmer a prominent figure, it was now as somnolent and dull as the day before payday.
While he was handling the multi-million-dollar funding operations of the Government he had to resort to borrowing small sums from friends.
While studying at the seminary in Andover, Adoniram had been working on a New Testament translation from the original Greek.
While Thomas' injured back led him to restrain his mount from its most violent gait he moved quickly enough when he had to.
While she was thus engaged, McFeeley questioned her about her whereabouts the previous day, any recollections she had of people hanging around, of overcurious delivery boys or repairmen, of strange cars cruising the neighborhood.
While they were told that there were some normal people who reacted differently than they had, they were also informed that there were other normals who reacted as they had.
While we had expected that compulsive children in the unstructured school setting would have difficulty when compared to those in the structured, we were surprised to find that the achievement of the high compulsives within the schools where the whole-word method is used in beginning reading compares favorably with that of the low compulsives.
While obliged to concede governments in East Europe allied with the Soviet Union instead of opposed to it, we thought we had preserved our social and economic system in East Europe.
While Protogeometric vases usually turn up, especially outside Greece proper, together with as many or more examples of local stamp, these `` non-Greek '' patterns had mostly vanished by the later ninth century.
While nowadays we recognize the fact that there are many causes for bleeding at the nose, not long ago a nosebleed was simply that, and treatment had little variation.
While a Senator, Kennedy had unsuccessfully pushed a bill to preserve the Belasco Theater, as well as the Dolley Madison and the Benjamin Taylor houses, all scheduled for razing.
While women had always attended ball games in small numbers ( it was the part of a `` dead game sport '' in the early years of the twentieth century to be taken out to the ball park and to root, root, root for the home team ), they had often sat in patient martyrdom, unable even to read the scoreboard, which sometimes seemed to indicate that one team led another by a score of three hundred and eighty to one hundred and fifty-one.
While they were away Blanche came into the office every morning, running things as she had always run them for Stanley, going through the week in a dazed stupor, getting things done automatically, out of habit.
) While Rotokas has a small alphabet because it has few phonemes to represent ( just eleven ), Book Pahlavi was small because many letters had been conflated — that is, the graphic distinctions had been lost over time, and diacritics were not developed to compensate for this as they were in Arabic, another script that lost many of its distinct letter shapes.
While the Ural – Altaic hypothesis can still be found in encyclopedias, atlases, and similar general references, it has not had any adherents in the linguistics community for decades.
While not all Southerners saw themselves as fighting to preserve slavery, most of the officers and over a third of the rank and file in Lee's army had close family ties to slavery.
While working on a second book, Alcott and Peabody had a falling out and Conversations with Children on the Gospels was prepared with help from Peabody's sister Sophia, published at the end of December 1836.
While Agrippina lived there or when she went on short visits to Rome, Nero had sent people to annoy her.
While he was heir-apparent — 1865 to 1881 — Alexander did not play a prominent part in public affairs, but allowed it to become known that he had ideas which did not coincide with the principles of the existing government.
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While a hazy part of my mind concentrated on swimming down, a clear part sorted over recent events, among them my only positive act in a long time.
While current mouthwash treatments must be used with a degree of frequency to prevent this bacteria from regrowing, future treatments could provide a viable long term solution.
While Maitreya ( Pāli: Metteya ) is mentioned in the Pāli canon, he is not referred to as a bodhisattva, but simply the next fully awakened Buddha to come into existence long after the current teachings of the Buddha are lost.
The cabal was created in an effort to facilitate reliable propagation of new Usenet posts: While in the 1970s and 1980s many news servers only operated during night time to save on the cost of long distance communication, servers of the backbone cabal were available 24 hours a day.
While unsustainable imbalances may persist for long periods ( cf, Singapore and New Zealand ’ s surpluses and deficits, respectively ), the distortions likely to be caused by large flows of wealth out of one economy and into another tend to become intolerable.
While long integrated into Kei Island society, residents of these settlements continue to value the historical origins of their ancestors.
While many Chadians may share that assessment, the uprising appears to be a power struggle within the elite that has long controlled Chad.
While the cardinalate has long been expanded beyond the Roman pastoral clergy and Roman Curia, every cardinal priest has titular church in Rome, though they may be bishops or archbishops elsewhere, just as cardinal bishops are given one of the suburbicarian dioceses around Rome.
While mountain tops remain snow-capped year long, near the coast snow only stays on the ground for a few minutes or hours.
While this agreement reportedly kept the company in existence, it also left RuneQuest moribund, leading to products of questionable quality, long gaps with no products published at all, and, eventually, the death of the game altogether.
While they had the same skin color and religion as the majority, in the Churches, they had to use segregated doors, drink from segregated fonts, receive communion on the end of long wooden spoons.
While the economic underperformance of the Maritime economy has been long lasting, it has not always been present.
While Eugene has long been the second-largest city in Oregon, it was briefly surpassed by Salem between 2005 and 2007 .< ref >
While the sedimentation event itself might be relatively short-lived, the ecological disruption caused by the mass die off often persists long into the future.
While " flame wars " are not illegal, so long as they remain ad hominem, threats and insults said within them may break cyber laws.
While he slept, Frea told the Winnili women to comb their hair over their faces to look like long beards so they would look like men and turned the bed so the Winnili women would be on Odin's side.
While most of these migrations had an economic background, Germany has also been a prime destination for refugees from many developing countries, in part because its constitution long had a clause giving a ' right ' to political asylum, but restrictions over the years have since made it less attractive.
While music is an art form in itself, playing an instrument such as the guitar has long been a popular subject for painters.
While short strings have zero entropy, he could identify long highly excited string states with ordinary black holes.
While British cartographers had long used the Greenwich meridian in London, other references were used elsewhere, including: El Hierro, Rome, Copenhagen, Jerusalem, Saint Petersburg, Pisa, Paris, Philadelphia, and Washington.
While the pro-democracy rallies had to deal with road blocks forcing protestors to either turn back or march long distances to Martyr's Square, Hezbollah was able to bus people directly to Riad Solh square.
While Labour Day parades and picnics are organised by unions, many Canadians regard Labour Day as the Monday of the last long weekend of summer.
While a few settlements on Lake Balaton, including Balatonfüred and Hévíz, have long been resort centres for the Hungarian aristocracy, it was only in the late 19th century that the Hungarian middle class began to visit the lake.