Then there can be a week, a month, a year, a decade, and a century without war.
The following decade was the most active of the city's history as regards the ocean carrying trade.
Jackson was thrilled at the thought of spending a decade or so at his favorite home, claiming North America to be fresh and new.
You'd think we were still sitting in the same high school bleachers where we'd met a decade earlier.
"I've been admiring Andy Gordon Paintings for a decade," Howard countered.
But it was only during the last decade of his life that he ventured, with much hesitation, to present his ideas in a systematic and final form.
It had only been two years, but it felt like a decade.
Though it is crowded with incident, the main facts in the central decade of Bruce's life may be rapidly told.
It took a decade or two for the new medium to be seen in light of itself, not just in terms of what it displaced.
With the incoming of the last decade of the century there seemed to be some justifiable hopes of the dawn of better times, but they were speedily doomed to disappointment.
The team spent over a decade making sure the rocket was ready to launch into space.
I don't even know the decade the guy died, much less who he was or who might be connected to him.
Over the past decade, Emma saw tremendous changes in her life.
Though perhaps less desperate than during the previous decade, the condition of Italian finance was precarious indeed.
From Mohl down to the eighth decade of the century the study of anatomy was entirely in the hands of a group of German.
But in the north of England and in Scotland the edge-rail was held in greater favour, and by the third decade of the century its superiority was generally established.
The general experience of the decade of the 'eighties was that of disappointing summers, harsh winters, falling prices, declining rents and the shrinkage of land values.
Nevertheless, the decade closed more hopefully than it opened, and found farmers taking a keener interest in grass land, in live stock and in dairying.
The reunion was very exciting because it had been over a decade since they last saw each other.
Barely a decade earlier, Cleveland, also a Democrat, had said essentially, "Look, the government shouldn't be helping the poor Texans; that's the role of charity."
The statistics presented at the last showed that the Church during the preceding decade had gained about a million members and three million adherents.
July and the first decade of August came and went, but brought no sign of pacification.