"I've been admiring Andy Gordon Paintings for a decade," Howard countered.
You'd think we were still sitting in the same high school bleachers where we'd met a decade earlier.
I don't even know the decade the guy died, much less who he was or who might be connected to him.
Jackson was thrilled at the thought of spending a decade or so at his favorite home, claiming North America to be fresh and new.
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.
In these lectures he expounded his peculiar views in a stricter form, and during the last decade of his life he embodied the substance of those courses in his System der Philosophie, of which only two volumes have appeared (vol.
Steffens (80), represent the average number of houses struck by lightning in a year per million houses; in the first decade only seven years (1851-1860) are really included.
In the decade 1870-1880 the population increased 648-7%.
The Reformed Presbytery of North America was reconstituted by two ministers from Ireland in 1798; it became a synod of three presbyteries in 1809 and a general synod in 1823; in the first decade of the century the presbytery required all members to free their slaves.
In 1901 the population was 9,723,301, showing a decrease of 20% in the decade owing to the great famines of1897-1898and 1900-1901.
Revenue from taxation had risen in a decade from 7,000,000 to 20,200,000; profit on state monopolies had increased from 7,000,000 to 9,400,000; exports had grown to exceed imports; income from the working of telegraphs had tripled itself; railways had been extended from 2200 to 6200 kilometres, and the annual travelling public had augmented from 15,000,000 to 25,000,000 persons.
The discovery of the widespread occurrence of this mycorhizal symbiosis must be neld to be one of the most important results of research upon the nutritive processes of plants during the closing decade of the 19th century.
The next decade saw the " railway mania."
The following decade was the most active of the city's history as regards the ocean carrying trade.
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.
The most recent decade, the first of the Third Millennium, saw an artificial liver, a face transplant, an HPV vaccine, a bionic eye, and, most impressive, the map of the human genome.
A decade later, Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, the aforementioned "Father of Microbiology," aimed his microscope at pond water and found it to be full of life.
When Julius Caesar came to power a decade later, he found 320,000 on the rolls.
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."
Then there can be a week, a month, a year, a decade, and a century without war.
This is a profound shift from a century or even a decade ago.
Technological change is about to accelerate, giving us a century of progress in a single decade, and another century in a couple more years.