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Years ago when I asked her to put me in Social Security, so's I wouldn't have to be working now, Miss Julia threatened to fire me -- all because it would mean a few more dollars a year to her ''.
from Brown Corpus
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Years ago this was true, but with the replacement of wires or runners by radio and radar ( and perhaps television ), these restrictions have disappeared and now again too much is heard.
Through the medium of Scott's novels, the violent religious and political conflicts of the country's recent past could be seen as belonging to history – which Scott defined, as the subtitle of Waverley ("' Tis Sixty Years Hence ") indicates, as something that happened at least 60 years ago.
Years of pursuit have led me to believe that, yes, Aurora is most likely in active development, spurred on by recent advances that have allowed technology to catch up with the ambition that launched the program a generation ago.
Years ago, dozens of fish-processing factories, most recently Omega Protein Corporation ( successor to Zapata Haynie, Reedville Oil and Guano Company and Haynie Products Company ) and Standard Products Company, dotted the Northumberland coastline near Reedville and adjacent fishing communities.
Years ago, Oak Park eliminated the use of " For Sale " signs in front of houses, widely considered one of the keys of success to maintaining the high diversity.
Years ago the district had also been called Ynys Gutrin in Welsh, that is the Island of Glass, and from these words the invading Saxons later coined the place-name ' Glastingebury '.
" It is about fourteen Years ago, that the said Members of the ( Gilead Lutheran ) Congregation, whilst the Number of them did increase, so that the Block Meeting House, where they used to serve the Lord, was to small for them, and the said Meeting house was not fit for any Worship, for fear it might brake down and kill them, so that the took a Notion of building a Church, and they begone it in the year 1775.
" Years ago I wanted to write to you about all this ", Gosse wrote to Symonds, " and withdrew through cowardice.
" Years ago, I looked at people and I was so full of some sort of emotion and I'd say, ' Absolutely not!
Years ago people assumed wetlands were useless so it was not a large concern when they were being dug up.
In " A Modest Proposal ", Jonathan Swift ridicules Psalmanazar in passing, sardonically citing “ the famous Salamanaazor, a Native of the island of Formosa, who came from thence to London, above twenty Years ago ,” as an eminent proponent of cannibalism.
** Years ago, the cemetery paid tribute to the Imagineers, much like the one at Florida and Tokyo, but was changed when the queue was expanded some time after the mid-80s, to make room for the handicapped entrance.
* Jacob L. Dahl, The Ruling Family of Ur III Umma: A Prosopographical Analysis of an Elite Family in Southern Iraq 4000 Years ago, Nederlands Instituut voor het Nabije Oosten / Netherlands Institute for the Near East ( NINO ), 2007, ISBN 90-6258-319-9
Years ago, he changed his name to Roberto and left her for a voodoo priestess, while she was pregnant.
Years ago, one of Xiahou Ba's sisters was abducted by Liu Bei's military general, Zhang Fei, and was " made " the wife of the latter.
Years ago in Gulf Breeze, Florida similar techniques were used where a fake UFO model was planted in a house .< ref > Komarek, Ed.
Years ago when I started playing the character as a 14-year-old girl, it was a mother-daughter story, only I was the daughter.
Years ago, there was an exchange of products between the inhabitants of Cuisnahuat ( Sonsonate ) and Jayaque ( La Libertad ) during which these towns did a mutual visit ; Cuisnahuat during the rainy season and Jayaque during the dry season.
Years and when
In 1762 he was promoted to Lieutenant, but was placed on half pay when the Seven Years ' War ended in 1763.
Its importance waned somewhat when the French king, Charles VII, took the city at the end of the Hundred Years ' War and the Adour changed course shortly afterwards, leaving Bayonne without its access to the sea.
One important turning point came in the Seven Years ' War, when the British conquered the port of Havana and introduced thousands of slaves in a ten month period.
His historiographical approach is evident in his first extended study, written when he was 25, of the Thirty Years War.
In 1642, when Lord Herbert of Cherbury's De Veritate was published, the Thirty Years War had been raging on continental Europe for nearly 25 years.
A duet with Ricky Van Shelton, " Rockin ' Years " ( 1991 ) reached number one but Parton's greatest commercial fortune of the decade came when Whitney Houston recorded " I Will Always Love You " for the soundtrack of the feature film The Bodyguard ( 1992 ); both the single and the album were massively successful.
His reign became famous from his actions a few years later when on June 1630 he landed in Germany, continuing Sweden's involvement in the ongoing Thirty Years ' War.
The tensions between the Houses of Plantagenet and Capet climaxed during the so-called Hundred Years ' War ( actually several distinct wars over the period 1337 to 1453 ) when the Plantagenets claimed the throne of France from the Valois.
He was a main character in the first volume of X-Factor, and a star in flashback stories when he was a teenager in X-Men: The Hidden Years and X-Men: First Class.
In 1755, within a month of being offered command of this vessel, he volunteered for service in the Royal Navy, when Britain was re-arming for what was to become the Seven Years ' War.
In 1760 during the Seven Years ' War, Liegnitz was the site of the Battle of Liegnitz when Frederick's army defeated an Austrian army led by Laudon.
In 1623 during the Thirty Years ' War Munich became electoral residence when Maximilian I, Duke of Bavaria was invested with the electoral dignity but in 1632 the city was occupied by Gustav II Adolph of Sweden.
Though expected to take part in the negotiations which led in 1648 to the Peace of Westphalia, he declined to deliberate with persons whom the Catholic Church considered heretics, and protested, when it was finally completed, against the Treaty of Westphalia that ended the Thirty Years ' War ( 1618 – 1648 ) and established the balance of European power that lasted until the wars of the French Revolution ( 1789 ).
Pius II also tried mediation in the Thirteen Years ' War of 1454 – 66 between Poland and the Teutonic Knights, but, when he failed to achieve success, cast an anathema over Polish and Prussians both.
The Thirty Years ' Peace was first tested in 440 BC, when Athens ' powerful ally Samos rebelled from its alliance with Athens.
Years later, when Henry was in love with Anne Boleyn and seeking to replace Katharine as his Queen, Henry would cite that the union had been consummated, and that the dispensation should never have been issued.
Clemens would also find himself the point of minor controversy when it was revealed in the book The Yankee Years by Joe Torre and Tom Verducci that Clemens ' bizarre pre-game ritual included soaking in extremely hot water then having the hottest possible muscle liniment applied to his genitals during his rub-down.
Years later, in recalling the events of the day, Parks said, " When that white driver stepped back toward us, when he waved his hand and ordered us up and out of our seats, I felt a determination cover my body like a quilt on a winter night.
Tourism is very important thanks to the Way of St. James, particularly in Holy Compostelan Years ( when 25 July falls on a Sunday ).
Waits found himself in a situation similar to his earlier one with Frito Lay in 2000 when Audi approached him, asking to use " Innocent When You Dream " ( from Franks Wild Years ) for a commercial broadcast in Spain.
* May 15 – Seven Years ' War: The Seven Years ' War formally begins when Great Britain declares war on France.
* The Hundred Years ' War begins when Edward III of England lays claim to the French throne in 1337.