There was no purpose in delaying the unpleasant chore.
He seems to have tried to stir up both the Indians and the Spaniards to prevent the survey of the southern boundary of the United States in 1797 and 1798, and succeeded in delaying Commissioner Andrew Ellicott for several months in this important task.
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By daybreak on the 74th, the anniversary of Elchingen, upwards of 60,000 men stood densely battalions were sent forward, and these, delaying their advance till the fog had sufficiently lifted, were met by French skirmishers, and small columns, who rapidly overlapped their flanks and drove them back in confusion.
The Italian covering troops were delaying the enemy advance, and giving time for the III.
The duke well knew the peril of delaying the decision as to the government of France.
20) speaks of its wealth and of the to, and an overwhelming force (the Siceliot cities delaying too much in coming to the rescue) under Hannibal took and destroyed the city in 409 B.C.; the walls were razed to the ground; 6000 inhabitants were killed, 5000 taken prisoners, and only 2600 escaped to Agrigentum (Acragas).
The old French oil of turpentine is the best antidote to use in phosphorus poisoning, delaying the toxic effects; but ordinary oils are not only useless but harmful.
Further, pecuniary difficulties, from which he never long managed to keep himself free, by delaying his marriage, added to his depression.
He was singularly unfortunate even when he gave in, delaying his acquiescence until it had the air of a surrender.
Thus, thanks to Zieten's fine delaying action, Blucher by nightfall on June 15 had secured most of the ground requisite for his pre-arranged concentration; for one corps was in position, and two others were at hand.
He dislodged the British from Beaufort, South Carolina, in February 1779, and in April made it possible for the city of Charleston to put itself into a state of defence by delaying the advance of General Augustine Prevost.
Cynthia finished her wedding pronouncement by tossing out a comment about her foolish son considering delaying the final year of his education to play professional baseball, a decision against which she and Rose Calvia planned to exert a full court press.
After he had minutely arranged the Eastern Detachment in a series of rearguard positions, so that each fraction of it could contribute a little to the game of delaying the enemy before retiring on the positions next in rear, the commander of the detachment, Zasulich, told him that " it was not the custom of a knight of the order of St George to retreat," and Kuropatkin did not use his authority to recall the general, who, whether competent or not, obviously misunderstood his mission.
Delaying until the 12th of October, Howe again moved forward by water into Westchester county, and marching toward White Plains forced another retreat on Washington.
But besides this, since the exhaustion and enormous diminution of the army caused by the rapidity of the advance had become evident, another reason for slackening the pace and delaying presented itself to Kutuzov.
The British, having accomplished their object in delaying Washington's pursuit, continued their march the next day towards New York.
Nothing did more to bring the two peoples together than religion, after the Reformation, yet, by an unhappy turn of affairs, and mainly thanks to one man, John Knox, few causes were more potent than religious differences in delaying that complete union which nature herself seemed to desire.
inconvenient for users than delaying service introduction to get the system right.
Driven insane, Ivan repeatedly turns the hourglass over and over again in a hope of delaying his death.
Delaying a decision so as to await medical certainty would be to render the process almost interminable: something no judge could sanction.
Low Massam is an effective program for increasing lower limb bone mass and delaying the effects of Osteoporosis.
The penalty for wilfully obstructing or delaying an authorized officer is a maximum fine at level five.
The seller to delaying building wealth build wealth for pennington planetarium adjoins.
They are finally forced to end one rip-off after many years of delaying tactics and maneuvering, so they switch to another one.
Conversely, delaying carbohydrate ingestion by several hours may slow down muscle glycogen synthesis.
These excuses are delaying tactics that we see every year.
But thanks to some underhand delaying tactics and a fantastic save from Kawaguchi, Srna's low penalty was turned round the left-hand post.
ulterior aim in delaying the project deliberately.
A judge delaying habeas corpus forfeits £500 to the party aggrieved.
But thanks to some underhand delaying tactics and a fantastic save from Kawaguchi, Srna 's low penalty was turned round the left-hand post.
The United States seeks an ulterior aim in delaying the project deliberately.
Delaying could allow a small problem to grow into a big one.
The baby announcement was especially touchy, after the post-divorce whispers about Jennifer Aniston delaying motherhood for her career.
The benefit of a grant is that you don't have to pay it back which means you are not creating a financial burden for the family or delaying a financial burden to the future.
Delaying any longer may make the gift seem like an afterthought.
The IRS says that if you turn 70 1/2 in 2009, you have the option of delaying your first RMD until April of 2010.
Treatment plans focus on delaying progression of the disease or reducing a patient's symptoms.
These drugs act by constricting the blood vessels in the eye, decreasing the blood supply to the eye and delaying healing.
Colchicine is also effective in preventing, delaying, or reversing kidney disease associated with amyloidosis.
In very small or sick premature infants, the risk for necrotizing enterocolitis may be diminished by beginning parenteral nutrition and delaying enteral feedings for several days to weeks.
The results of these tests take so long to obtain that they are seldom used; delaying treatment is the main cause of death in patients with RMSF.
Penicillin and sulfa drugs are not suitable for treatment of RMSF, and their use may increase the death rate by delaying the use of truly effective medications.
Such cognitive-behavioral skills building programs have been shown to be effective in developing skills, delaying the onset of sexual activity, and changing high risk behaviors associated with pregnancy, STDs, and HIV infection.
This refers to delaying antibacterial treatment of certain children for 48 to 72 hours and limiting management to symptomatic relief.
Delaying your application and interest rate lock may mean that you will lose out on the low interest rate.
If the doctor advises you that the surgery will make breastfeeding impossible and breastfeeding is something you want to do, you may want to consider delaying surgery until after you have finished having children.
If that happens to coincide with Valentine's Day, so much the better, but rushing or delaying a marriage proposal in order to utilize a holiday can taint the intentions behind the question.
While a diagnosis of autism is scary for most parents, delaying intervention out of fear or shame is never a good idea.
After the study was published, parents all over the world questioned childhood vaccine safety and thousands began delaying or refusing to vaccinate their children.
The repercussions of parents delaying or refusing scheduled childhood vaccinations had an impact in both the UK and the USA.
The ten-year study questioned whether delaying childhood vaccines benefited children or not.
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