Changed-hands sentence example

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  • We based the age on when the ownership of the mine changed hands and when it was last worked.

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  • I never intended to be a salesman all my life, and the company hasn't been the same since it changed hands.

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  • The duchy afterwards changed hands several times, one of its holders being Charles of Valois, natural son of Charles IX.

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  • The course of oriental conquest followed the events of European politics, and the possessions of European powers in the East generally changed hands according to the fortunes of their masters at home.

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  • During the 13th and 14th centuries the castle and lordship changed hands very frequently; they were granted successively to Hubert de Burgh, whose son forfeited them after the battle of Evesham, to Richard, earl of Cornwall, whose son Edmund died without issue; to Piers Gaveston, and lastly to John of Gaunt, duke of Lancaster, and so to the Crown as parcel of the duchy of Lancaster.

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  • In the troublous times that followed it often changed hands.

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  • Agen changed hands more than once in the course of the Albigensian wars, and at their close a tribunal of inquisition was established in the town and inflicted cruel persecution on the heretics.

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  • The PseudoIsidorian idea being that all lay control over things ecclesiastical is wrong, all transferences by laymen of ecclesiastical offices or benefices, even though no money changed hands in the process, were now classed as simony (Humbert, Adversus Simoniacos, 1057-1058).

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  • Like all other cities of Central Asia, it has changed hands repeatedly, and was from 1864-1877 the seat of government of the Amir Yakub Beg, surnamed the Atalik Ghazi, who established and for a brief period ruled with remarkable success a Mahommedan state comprising the chief cities of the Tarim basin from Turfan round along the skirt of the mountains to Khotan.

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  • In Pennsylvania as much as $300,000 changed hands for plants in one week, and frequently the young trees were sold two and three times over within a few days at ever-advancing prices.

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  • The affairs of Armenia continued to be the source of friction between Parthia and Rome, and Nisibis changed hands several times.

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  • In the later wars between the Persians and Romans it more than once changed hands.

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  • During the wars of Alexander's successors Phoenicia changed hands several times between the Egyptian and the Syrian kings.

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  • It changed hands more than once in the wars between Pisa and Genoa in the 12th and 13th centuries; from 1390 it belonged to the prince of Piombino, but was depopulated in 1553 by the Turkish fleet, and only resettled at the beginning of the 19th century.

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  • Afterwards it changed hands several times, but was finally acquired from the Montrose family by Sir John Maxwell of Pollok.

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  • It changed hands often during the wars of the 13th century, and was destroyed by Perugia in 1281.

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  • Below these were the nativi, attached to the land, and changing masters when the land changed hands.

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  • Kandahar often changed hands between the Moguls and the rising Safavis (or Sufis) of Persia.

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  • Almoravides, Almohades and Marinides succeeded each other, and in the space of half a century the city changed hands nine times.

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  • Admiral Jorje Montt had been the head of this revolutionary committee, and he acted as president of the provisional government when the administration of the country changed hands after the victory of the Congressional party.

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  • The town was largely rebuilt by Mansur in 758, and during subsequent centuries it often changed hands and suffered many vicissitudes.

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  • In the middle ages they frequently changed hands.

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  • Philip the Fair instituted suits against his natural enemies, the king of England and the count of Flanders, foreign princes Philip the holding possessions within his kingdom; and against the emperor, whose ancient province of Lorraine and kingdom of Arles constantly changed hands between Germany and France.

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  • Jule read through the portion dated four days ago, when the Black God's mantle had changed hands.

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  • Since then the pub has changed hands no less than eight times and had recently become quite run-down.

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  • Unfortunately these plans had to be shelved when the nursery changed hands.

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  • The product was well regarded and sold regionally in the California area until 1976 when the company changed hands.

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  • The park changed hands again, purchased first by Leisure International, then by Park River Corporation and finally by Ohio businessman Jerry Couch.

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  • Over the years, the park changed hands many times, eventually ending up part of the Cedar Fair Entertainment Company.

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  • The shareholders voted to sell the winery and it changed hands four times to Coca-Cola, Joseph Seagram's, Vintner International and finally Canandaigua Wine Company.

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  • Since then the brand has changed hands several times.

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  • After the ruling, the company moved to Greeneville, Tennessee and over the years, ownership has changed hands a number of times and currently the machines are made and distributed by Ecoquest.

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  • After the lawsuit was over, the company moved to Greeneville, Tennessee where ownership changed hands a number of times and the company name was changed to EcoQuest.

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  • The company changed hands once again in 1903 when both of Brandt's sons died, this time passing to Louis Brandt's four grandsons.

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  • Although the company changed hands in 1972, the name still represents precision construction, resplendence and haute couture.

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