First-quarter sentence example

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  • The general coincidence of the Sabbath or seventh day with the easily recognized first quarter and full moon established its sacred character as lunar as well as planetary.
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  • But by the end of the first quarter of the 13th century B.C. Egypt had recovered its province (precise boundary uncertain), leaving its rivals in possession of Syria.
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  • Before the close of the 18th century, and during the first quarter of the 19th, a good deal had been done in the way of draining the land, either by open ditches or by James Elkington's system of deep covered drains.
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  • That empire had been founded by Jenghiz Khan in the first quarter of the century; it stretched from Peking on the east to the Euphrates and the Dnieper on the west.
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  • Particularly in the first quarter of the 14th century, writers were busy in explaining the causes of the failures of past Crusades, and in laying down the lines along which a new Crusade must proceed.
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  • This period may be conceived as continuing throughout the first quarter of the 19th century.
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  • NEW Merv, the present chief town of the oasis, founded in the first quarter of the 19th century, is on the Transcaspian railway, 380 m.
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  • At first quarter its first limb is illuminated; at third quarter, its second limb.
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  • Thus it was that the so-called " Natur-philosophen " of the last decade of the 18th century, and their successors in the first quarter of the 19th, found few adherents among the working zoologists and botanists.
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  • " With the 7th century," as Wright remarks, " begins the slow decay of the native literature of the Syrians, to which the frightful sufferings of the people during the great war with the Persians in its first quarter largely contributed."
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  • For the first quarter century Watertown ranked next to Boston in population and area.
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  • Another old house, built in 1725, was the home of Elihu Coleman, an anti-slavery minister of the Society of Friends, who were very strong here until the close of the first quarter of the 19th century.
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  • Pomerania and Silesia also had their special periodicals in the first quarter of the 18th century.
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  • Now suppose that at the end of the first quarter swing, at the instant of greatest pressure, heat is suddenly given to the air.
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  • The finest building in the town is the Romanesque minster church of the first quarter of the 13th century.
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  • A rapid development of the lead mines of the West, both in Missouri and on the Upper Mississippi in the region where Iowa, Wisconsin and Illinois adjoin one another, took place during the first quarter of the I9th century, and as early as 1826 or 1827 the amount of this metal obtained had risen to nearly 10,000 tons a year.
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  • It will be seen from the above that the most flourishing period of Anglo-Norman literature was from the beginning of the 12th century to the end of the first quarter of the 13th.
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  • Moreover, after the knight's liability to personal service in war had been modified in the 12th century by the scutage system, it became necessary in the first quarter of the r3th to compel landowners to take up the knighthood which in theory they should have coveted as an honour - a compulsion which was soon systematically enforced (Distraint of Knighthood, 1278), and became a recognized source of royal income.
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  • 1512), to marry, was Barbara Zapolya, whose family as represented first by her father Stephen and subsequently by her brother John, dominated Hungarian politics in the last quarter of the 15th and the first quarter of the 16th century.
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  • Strictly speaking, we should follow the Reschen Scheideck route down the Adige valley, but as this would include in the Central Alps the Ortler and some other of the highest Tirolese summits, it is best (remembering the artificial character of the division) to draw a line from Nlals southwards either over the Umbrail Pass (the old historical pass) or the Stelvio (wellknown only since the carriage road was built over it in the first quarter of the 19th century) to the head of the Valtellina, and then over the Aprica Pass (as the Bergamasque Alps properly belong to the Central Alps) to the Oglio valley or the Val Camonica, and down that valley to the Lake of Iseo and Brescid.
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  • date from the first quarter of the 13th century, but Professor E.
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  • At the end of the r8th century the city was one of the seven or eight great commercial centres of the world, and in the first quarter of the r 9th.
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  • For the first quarter of a century after the Spanish conquest the islands were allowed free trade.
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  • In the first quarter it was very destructive in Italy, in Spain (especially Barcelona and Seville), in Germany and in England, where London was severely visited in 1400 and 1406, and again in 1428.
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  • As the result of the negotiations preceding and following this action, the government in 1791 passed a bill relieving from all their more vexatious disabilities those Roman Catholics 2 who rejected the temporal authority of the pope; and during the first quarter of the 19th century a series of attempts was made to abolish Catholic disabilities altogether.
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  • The numbers of persons employed in the other principal textile industries in 1901 was as follows: Commerce.-British commerce received an enormous development after the first quarter of the 19th century.
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  • But the fact that Irenaeus thought of him as Polycarp's contemporary and "a man of the old time" (apXaaos avilp), together with the affinity between the religious tendencies described in Papias's Preface (as quoted by Eusebius) and those reflected in the Epistles of Polycarp and Ignatius, all point to his having flourished in the first quarter of the 2nd century.
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  • American traders and explorers first penetrated Arizona in the first quarter of the 19th century.
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  • In the first quarter of the Loth century important advances in classification were made by P. A.
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  • Shipbuilding was an important industry in the 18th and especially the first quarter of the 19th century, and the U.S. frigate "Alliance" was built at Salisburypoint in 1778.
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  • Anciently Courland was inhabited by the Cours or Kurs, a Lettish tribe, who were subdued and converted to Christianity by the Brethren of the Sword, a German military order, in the first quarter of the 13th century.
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  • After holding the office of dean at Oriel for some years, he succeeded to the provostship in 1814, and owing largely to his influence the college reached a remarkable degree of prosperity during the first quarter of the 19th century.
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  • Other sources of supply had accordingly to be sought, and they were found by going back to a reaction known since the first quarter of the 19th century, when J.
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  • crescens, growing), originally the waxing moon, hence a name applied to the shape of the moon in its first quarter.
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  • Although the first attempt to convert the Lapps to Christianity seems to have been made in the 11th century, the worship of heathen idols was carried on openly in Swedish Lappmark as late as 1687, and secretly in Norway down to the first quarter of the 18th century, while the practices of heathen rites survived into the 19th century, if indeed they are extinct even yet.
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  • In the first quarter of the 18th century the bowl becomes narrow and elliptical, with a tongue or "rat's tail" down the back, and the handle is turned up at the end.
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  • The broken and irregular character of the surface is most evident near the boundary between the dark and illuminated portions, about the time of first quarter.
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  • Among his results was that during the progressive phases from before the first quarter till the full moon the heat received increases in a much greater proportion than the light, from which it followed that the former was composed mainly of heat radiated from the moon itself in consequence of the temperature which it assumed under the sun's rays.
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  • At first quarter we have D =90° and 2D =180°.
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  • The cod take had supported in the 18th century an extensive trade with Bilbao, Lisbon and the West Indies, and though changed in nature with the decline of the Bank fisheries after the War of Independence, it continued large through the first quarter of the 19th century.
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  • publication date of the figures for the first quarter of 2002 will be 24 April 2002.
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  • An IASB exposure draft for Phase I is expected in the first quarter of 2003 with a final standard in 2004.
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  • exposure draft for Phase I is expected in the first quarter of 2003 with a final standard in 2004.
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  • They were worn from the first quarter of the 19th century until the first quarter of the 20th century.
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  • The publication date for the figures covering the first quarter of 2002 will be Friday 3 May 2002.
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  • Employment continued to rise following the first quarter 's fastest rise since December 1997.
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  • The first quarter of 2004 saw a marked increase in new ADSL installations with a tail-off toward summer.
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  • The service, which will be fully Internet based, will be launched in the first quarter of 2006.
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  • analysis lie detectors first quarter this year this is fairly the year.
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  • Gloria Finch The first quarter of this year has been sadly marred by the deaths of many loyal members of the Cathedral Community.
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  • The first quarter of the match was pretty one-sided.
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  • pelting down, the first quarter began to get scrappy.
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  • In the first quarter St John's batted very well getting 6 rounders, 3 of which from Becky Perry.
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  • overall satisfaction with repairs rose from 57% in the first quarter to 67% by the end of the last quarter.
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  • But firms expect a marked slowdown in the rate of business growth over the first quarter of 1999.
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  • stagnated anyway in the first quarter of 2003, with Germany registering negative growth of 0.1% .
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  • yet statutory homelessness continues its relentless rise - 12 percent in the first quarter of this year.
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  • The first quarter was very close however the girls pulled away in the second and seemed unbeatable.
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  • Zancle was first founded, no doubt on the site of an earlier settlement, by pirates from Cumae, and again more regularly settled, after an unknown interval, by settlers from Cumae under Perieres, and from Chalcis under Crataemenes, in the first quarter of the 8th century B.C. Mylae must have been occupied as an outpost very soon afterwards, but the first regular colony of Zancle was Himera, founded in 648 B.C. After the capture of Miletus by the Persians in 494 B.C. Skythes, king of Zancle, invited the Ionians to come and settle at KaXrt 'AKT), then in the occupation of the Sicels (the modern Marina di Caronia, 25 m.
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  • After the close of the first quarter of the 18th century the literary periodical began to assume more of the style of the modern review, and in 1749 the title and the chief features were united in the Monthly Review, established by Ralph Griffiths,' who conducted it until 1803, whence it was edited by his son down to 1825.
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  • In France, the most notable teacher in the first quarter of the 11th century was Fulbert, bishop of Chartres (d.
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  • In Africa the chief centre of serpent worship was Dahomey; but the cult of the python seems to have been of exotic origin, dating back to the first quarter of the 17th century.
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  • At first quarter we have D =90° and 2D =180°.
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  • In the first quarter St John 's batted very well getting 6 rounders, 3 of which from Becky Perry.
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  • The results from the first quarter of the saliva samples have all been negative, showing that the bats sampled were not carrying disease.
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  • Overall satisfaction with repairs rose from 57% in the first quarter to 67% by the end of the last quarter.
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  • But the euro zone economy stagnated anyway in the first quarter of 2003, with Germany registering negative growth of 0.1 %.
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  • Yet statutory homelessness continues its relentless rise - 12 percent in the first quarter of this year.
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  • Originally targeted to ship in October, the game's release has been moved to first quarter of 2006.
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  • After that, the first quarter (January, February, and March) will commence and the video game industry will try to gain back any lost profits.
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  • Gift cards will drive first quarter sales because some big titles (Splinter Cell, Gran Turismo, GTA) are being released the first couple months of 2008.
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  • Shown in the first quarter catalog of 1970, these pieces were an owl brooch, a ring and a pendant.
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  • Her hair style, a "chic, piecy bob," is predicted to update more of the average Jane's head than any other 'do during the first quarter of next year.
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