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it was not quite six o'clock when we finished and Charlie said, `` Well, I guess that's it.
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I had come to New Orleans two years earlier after graduating college, partly because I loved the city and partly because there was quite a noted art colony there.
The Grafin, who was charmed by her, told her, `` Your sister who was here two years ago has quite dark hair.
This young slave was therefore quite unprepared when Delphine Lalaurie signaled that she wanted him to draw near.
He must have fallen in with evil companions, for he was a simple youth and quite trusting and inexperienced.
Often it is recognized that all the details of the pattern may not be essential to the outcome but, because the pattern was empirically determined and not developed through theoretical understanding, one is never quite certain which behavior elements are effective, and the whole pattern becomes ritualized.
Was it supposed, perchance, that A & M ( vocational training, that is ) was quite sufficient for the immigrant class which flooded that part of the New England world in the post-Civil War period, the immigrants having been brought in from Southern Europe, to work in the mills, to make up for the labor shortage caused by migration to the West??
To you, for instance, the word innocence, in this connotation, probably retained its Biblical, or should I say technical sense, and therefore I suppose I must make myself quite clear by saying that I lost -- or rather handed over -- what you would have considered to be my innocence two weeks before I was legally entitled, and in fact by oath required, to hand it over along with what other goods and bads I had.
The Acropolis was unique in the world and if that imcomparable work flooded by moonlight wasn't enough for both natives and tourists, then they were quite simply barbarians and the hell with them.
What is not so well known, however, and what is quite important for understanding the issues of this early quarrel, is the kind of attack on literature that Sidney was answering.
To the pope, head of the universal Church, to the duke of Burgundy, taking full advantage of his position on the borders of France and of the Empire, or to Othon, who found it quite natural that he should do homage to Edward for Tipperary and to the count of Savoy for Grandson, Flotte's outspoken nationalism was completely incomprehensible.
On January 4, with the boys back at school and college, Mrs. Lewis wrote Harcourt to say that she was `` through, quite through ''.
It was a dinner party, Lewis had been drinking during the afternoon, and long before the party really got under way, he was quite drunk, with the result that the party broke up even before dinner was over.
But Sojourner was not easily excited or upset and said quite calmly: `` Let's go and see what it's like ''.
It was rather a childish game, all in all, but everybody seemed to be getting into the spirit of the thing and he could not remember when he had enjoyed planning anything quite so much.
The wording of the question was quite general and may have been subject to different interpretations.
Alcohol ingestion succeeded in changing immobility to mobility quite strikingly in one pilot subject ( the only one with whom this technique was tried ).
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Hell, I gave him the first decent job he ever had, six, seven -- how many years ago was it, Rob ''??
Airless and dingy though it was, the attic represented luxury to a slave who had led a wretched life with six brothers and sisters and assorted relatives in a shanty at Bayou St. John.
Commanding the Continental Army for six long years of the Revolution, he was the indispensable factor in the ultimate victory.
'' The other important difference between the two Constitutions was that the President of the Confederacy held office for six ( instead of four ) years, and was limited to one term.
six days after war was declared he appointed Raymond Fosdick chairman of the Commission on Training Camp Activities ( the CTCA ).
My first thought was how had it happened so soon, but I counted back on my fingers and sure enough we'd been living together six weeks.
This was an enormously long building whose walls were made of rocks, some of them brought home from every continent during his six years as an oil geologist.
Inside, carefully packed in straw, were six eggs, but the eye of a poultry psychologist was required to detect what scientifically valuable specimentalia lay inside ; ;
When Alex entered his room, the doctor was already preparing a nest in the straw case, six eggs ready for the hen's attentions.
The Stanford Achievement Test, Form J, was administered by classroom teachers, consisting of a battery of six sub-tests: Paragraph Meaning, Word Meaning, Spelling, Language, Arithmetic Computation, and Arithmetic Reasoning.
About 300 yards up the creek was a cluster of Mexican houses containing six rooms in the form of a square.
As it was, it took the pigment well for six hours, enough for our purpose, and held it firmly in setting.
During the poetically sterile years he was writing novels at the rate of almost one a year and was, in addition, burdened with bad health ( he spent six months in bed in 1881, too ill to do more than work slowly and painfully at A Laodicean ).
The burden of his secret was pressing down on him, as it was on Lieutenant Beckstrom and his six enlisted men.
At that moment Kipling was overwhelmed with awed amazement, suddenly recalling that these identical details of scene, action and word had occurred to him in a dream six weeks earlier.
In Chicago, some time ago, Mr. H., age 27, a diabetic since he was six, stopped using insulin because he had bought a `` magic spike '' -- a glass tube about the size of a pencil filled with barium chloride worth a small fraction of a cent -- sold by the Vrilium Company of Chicago for $306 as a cure-all.
The six expeditions to study eclipses of the sun, of which he was a member, took him to Colorado, Virginia, and California as well as to the South Pacific and to Russia.
Even a city of thirty thousand might have six baseball teams, sponsored by grocers and hardware merchants or department stores, that played two or three times a week throughout the summer, usually in the cool of the evening, before an earnest and partisan audience who did not begrudge a quarter each, or even more, to be dropped into a hat when the game was half over.