The murder happened days, maybe weeks ago.
A few weeks ago we were only friends, and now...
In a letter dated April 10, 1887, only five weeks after she went to Helen Keller, she wrote to a friend:
In the last few weeks she had allowed herself to be distracted.
The election is weeks off.
He hadn't been his usual jocular self for the last three weeks, and now this spontaneous trip to see his parents - and inviting her along?
Two weeks before the arrest, she dissolved the remainder of their relationship.
I was hoping I was simply a few weeks late, but it's been over three now and then this started.
You've been quiet for weeks - since we left Texas.
Two weeks passed and I'd put Howie Abbott from my mind when Betsy called one evening as I heated a frozen dinner in my lonely apartment.
Granted, Howie's mother might linger for weeks but she's still his only flesh and blood.
On the twenty-ninth of May Napoleon left Dresden, where he had spent three weeks surrounded by a court that included princes, dukes, kings, and even an emperor.
Man does some of his part of the exchange work in his six weeks of haying, and it is no boy's play.
In the weeks of natural stimulation, she had been the one who was embarrassed.
In a few more weeks she could make a routine visit to the doctor.
But then, hadn't she already done so when he tried to kiss her at the sink two weeks ago?
For the first three weeks she became tense as it approached 8:00 pm each Friday.
We'd drive Peabody, Massachusetts, two weeks before our wedding.
Howie couldn't do anything about it; it happened two weeks ago.
We trudged through the next few weeks marginally well though the schedule was exhausting to all and, in spite of our efforts, our other lives were suffering.
Betsy and I were physically exhausted after weeks of commuting north.
Martha's father suffered a heart attack when she was in nursing school and her mom followed, from a broken heart, seven weeks later.
Three weeks later, baby Claire Elizabeth LeBlanc was baptized at St. Bernard's Catholic Church with Betsy and Ben Gustefson as godparents.
The radio bit was some weeks earlier and he felt the hub-bub had blown over.
Though I wouldn't have believed it two weeks ago, peace of sorts prevails at Econ Scrutiny and with the lives of its employees.
It was summer, a wonderful time of year in New Hampshire and on Friday, three weeks after her first visit, Julie returned to Keene.
Her words fueled the sense of dread he'd felt the past two weeks, since he'd lost contact with his closest friends.
A few weeks wouldn't mean the difference in paying for college, and she could use the time to relax.
Nearly two weeks had passed since the killing.
She was missing for several weeks and they did everything possible to get me to say I took her though I was innocent.
They should be doing an ultrasound in a couple of weeks.
It was going to be nice having nothing to do but enjoy their little family for the next two weeks.
If not, why had he gone - left her alone for two weeks?
It was a strange feeling to realize she had been in a cocoon for weeks.
I've received too much sympathy in the last few weeks.
Haven't you been through enough danger in the past two weeks?
Of course, if you think it would be too much work... you'll only have two weeks.
She was abducted and her body wasn't found for six weeks.
As eager as Betsy and I were to pursue our testing, we were out to the picture for several weeks.
Betsy and I were more shocked at the buried animosity that the other three must have witnessed over the past few weeks.
I've not taken a prize in weeks.
We hadn't spoken in several weeks.
I do know the body wasn't found for six weeks.
He claimed to keep his victims, sometimes for weeks.
All that business seemed months, not just weeks, ago.
We don't usually have a problem tracking him, but this changed about two weeks ago.
"Five-- " "Nine weeks," Pierre grated.
He hadn't heard from either Damian or Jule in two weeks.
His brothers weren't any closer than they had been, but the sound of their voices made him realize how alone he'd really felt the past two weeks.
I'll be gone in three and a half weeks.
The girl visited the town nearly every weekend, and her father accompanied her once every few weeks.
"I have about three weeks left in my truce with Jonny," Damian started.
I haven't been able to get you out of my cube for the past two weeks.
Can you hold things down for two weeks?
"The vamps have been conducting surveillance on us for weeks, but they just now started to act up," Rainy continued.
She's in the early stages of pregnancy, no more than eight weeks.
It'll be another two weeks before I'll feel comfortable imaging her uterus to see the fetus.
I was a normal human two weeks ago.
It's been going on for two weeks, and it's getting worse.
This world had been all she knew three weeks ago.
He took her arm with one of the hands that had explored every part of her body not two weeks before.
Gabriel awaited her on the beach near where they'd first sat together two weeks before.
The domestic readjustment stay was for "at least the next few weeks."
Something's been troubling Martha for the past two weeks.
It had been the mildest late winter in years and the lack of high country snow had opened the Jeep roads weeks earlier than usual.
Here was this guy who married my mother; then she died, and I'm living with him—all in a couple of weeks.
David, six weeks ago I thought I might be pregnant!
When Dean questioned her, she told of receiving a phone call concerning that same property some weeks earlier.
Only two or three weeks.
The winter had been exceptionally clear of late snow and the high mountain passes that in many years remained closed until July had been cleared weeks earlier this spring.
The fact that Mrs. Worthington's sister was playing tourist on the road for at least the next two weeks made prospects bleak for catching up with Martha's bones, at least in the near future.
It was repeated for three weeks.
There was a lot about some guy from here who turned up missing fishing over on the Gunnison River, but they just stopped mentioning it after a few weeks.
Sometimes even she had put one in her pocket and forgotten to drop it in the lake for weeks.
Forced into hiding by the circumstances of the past two weeks, Gabriel's yearning for his mate emerged stronger than ever at her passionate kisses and touch.
A trickle of jealousy moved through her, but she dismissed it, unwilling to think about the woman he'd slept with less than two weeks before.
She had removed the sides of the shelter a few weeks ago for the summer so they would have fresh air and a breeze as well.
Inside of two weeks, he had won her heart and left.
They said it might last as long as two weeks.
No one said it, but internet research indicated that a coma which lasted more than two weeks might become permanent.
He had been in the hospital six weeks.
I told you I got a bad vibe from him when we had dinner a few weeks ago.
"Haven't slept in weeks," Gabe grunted and rose, tucking the soul in his pocket.
They argued about marriage for weeks before he finally went silent on the matter.
Angry at him again, she realized she'd been trying to work up the courage to break up with him for weeks.
She was a few weeks out from never having these opportunities again.
My dear half-brother Erik went into hiding and hasn't been seen in weeks, leaving his part of the world completely exposed.
She'd broken down for weeks, sobbing and refusing to leave her house.
It didn't matter, if she died in a few weeks.
It took him almost two weeks, but he'd figured out that Deidre was nothing like his ex-lover.
I've gotten so many…marks…the past couple of weeks.
When she finished, she felt refreshed for the first time in weeks.
Determined to enjoy her first relaxing experience in a few weeks, she watched to make sure the door closed behind him and went to the locker room.
The five-year-old angel, whose appearance in her life several weeks ago plunged her into the Immortal underworld, squeezed through the cracked door.
She.d rarely seen him—and never touched him—since arriving a few weeks ago.
I.ve done almost everything you asked me to the past few weeks.
Kris had given them to him weeks ago as payment for two assassinations.
Three weeks ago, he.d bargained his soul in exchange for her taking Rhyn off her list of those to be made dead-dead.
In all the years he.d served her, she.d never owned him until three weeks ago.
She suspected Kris might override his promise to let her go in five weeks, if Ully couldn.t figure it out.
She couldn.t eat, feeling more stressed than she had in the past three weeks.
Weeks ago, when she.d been at the Sanctuary, Gabriel entrusted her with the secret of what had caused Kris to turn on Rhyn.
He.d paced in front of her chamber at some point every day for three weeks, wanting to tell her something, anything, to make her want to stay.
You still have five weeks.
"Four weeks and five days," she replied.
It was revealed to me by someone you trust when I was at the Sanctuary a few weeks ago.
For the first time since arriving over three weeks ago, she missed her cavernous chamber.
She turned at the familiar voice, pleased and surprised to see Megan, the Immortal warrior who befriended her and showed her around when she arrived to the castle several weeks before.
For the first time in three weeks, she felt safe and relieved as she looked around the tiny room that had been hers when she first arrived.
With nothing left to occupy him, he strode to the familiar room where they.d shared the fateful night weeks before.
He.s been tracking me for weeks.
Feeding Sasha information about the only way to break the bond—without telling him the breakage was only temporary— rendered the girl he.d been tracking for weeks vulnerable.
"Daniela," he greeted her, and Rhyn recognized the leader of the Sanctuary that had taken care of Katie weeks before.
Her eyes glowed with emotions he.d been waiting for weeks to see.
The scary, confusing world she.d entered weeks before crystallized and grew clear as she watched the lethal battle.
This is your second commissioned art project in two weeks!
She might have to wait a few weeks just to visit.
Jetr crossed to the door and closed it before asking, "Have you given any thought to what I warned you of a few weeks ago?"
She manages to call me every few weeks when she can get off on her own, which isn't easy.
However, winter locked the mountain jeep roads beneath yards of snow for all but a few short summer weeks.
This will keep him busy for weeks!
I've grown to think kindly of her these last weeks as I've spent much time in her company, though mostly she sleeps and our talk is only of trifles.
It's been a terrible couple of weeks.
The following two weeks were a mellowing down time.
During the two weeks there was a Mexican dinner at the Catholic church, a couple of movies, three evenings at the Ouray Hot Springs Pool and even a day of downhill skiing at Telluride.
Dean hadn't spoken to Jake Weller in nearly two weeks when he gave the law man a call.
The following weekend, two and a half weeks after Edith's death, Penny and Mick returned to bird Song for a couple of days of ice climbing, a further reminder of the ice park incident.
It's pushing three weeks now and I hardly ever get the shakes anymore.
No, the events of two weeks past didn't make total sense, at least not yet, but Dean was suddenly interested, not in avoiding Jerome Shipton, but asking him some important questions.
He even dropped off their room key and apologized all over for keeping it for two weeks and sticking us with storing all his junk.
Shipton insisted on paying for the last two weeks even though he wasn't near the place.
The others might be below, but Shipton would attempt the same climb where he had fallen two weeks before.
I spent two weeks of hell thinking I was a big part of why Edith died!
"You've spent a pretty miserable two weeks beating yourself and taking responsibility for her death," Cynthia said, placing a consoling hand on her husband's arm.
Each day of the following two weeks, Gabriel retrieved the couple, brought them to the same room, and schooled them in the art of feeding without killing.
Once she turned him and helped him through the painful first weeks, he abandoned her.
It took a full two weeks to turn Cassandra and it ended in disaster.
They sat on that table for two weeks, then I finally took them to a homeless shelter.
He would tell them on the phone in a few weeks.
It was a ritual they had been performing morning and night for the past two weeks.
After all, he had less than two weeks to convince her to move back to Houston.
Three weeks, and they hadn't heard a word from him.
He left four weeks ago.
She kicked a pile of leaves from the branches where the floodwaters had deposited it a few weeks ago.
Two weeks after the wedding, Carmen was browsing through some wedding pictures with Katie.
Then I have to come back here and I'll be out of the country for about three weeks on a sales trip - the last one.
He's been globe trotting for the last three weeks.
She chose three summer-weight uniforms, three winter-weight uniforms, and enough undergarments for two weeks.
"We've been balancing both our demanding masters the past few weeks," Brady said, referring to his PMF militia duties and his official regular military duties.
We can do nothing here without supplies and without more men to replace those that have died the past few weeks, Larry said, frustration in his voice.
Brady followed with reluctance, intrigued to meet the woman whose voice had kept him company for several long weeks.
She carried little else than the lockbox, her micro, and enough meal supps and anti-sleepers for two weeks.
The moment their bodies touched, he could think of little else than how long it had been since he had a woman and how much he'd wanted Angel since soon after he'd started talking to her weeks ago.
But the same man who killed in cold blood had reassured her every day for over two weeks that he'd protect her.
Been trying to teach her for weeks, Elise answered without looking up.
Brady made love to her with passion and tenderness, a combination that made her fall even harder for the side of him that had kept her company for weeks and protected her.
His body didn't feel right, but he had enough drugs with him to get him through a couple of weeks, when his body would be fully healed.
She'd run into no one in her two weeks and grown comfortable in the forest with Jack.
The ache of loss had faded a little over the past two weeks, but she still cried herself to sleep at night.
Her word came out a croak after two weeks without speaking.
We got here about five weeks ago from Georgia.
Until a few weeks ago, I would've agreed.
By the level of activity and sophistication, he judged this place had been used for longer than the past few weeks.
There was one in Randolph, according to our patrols, but the people discovered it a few weeks ago and have been using the supplies.
It's taken us a few weeks to get everything running smoothly.
You could always wait a few weeks or so to see if they disable the security.
This doesn't seem like something you built the past few weeks.
She recalled how empty her condo had felt when she went back to it two weeks ago.
She stared at the dark features and glowing turquoise eyes of the eldest of Rhyn's brothers, who had died weeks before.
Several weeks ago, you bought two assignations from Gabriel. Do you remember?
Her thoughts went to Rhyn then Hannah then the past few weeks as she sought to figure out where she'd gone wrong.
"If Death wants me, she can come get me, but I'm not leaving you here to deal with what I've dealt with the past few weeks!" "I have no idea what you're talking about."
Katie's eyes watered, and she squeezed him harder. The nightmares of the past few weeks seemed to fade away while she was in his arms. She'd been too afraid to think about what kind of life they might possibly have, but she found herself wondering how it would feel to wake up and go to sleep with Rhyn beside her.
Two weeks later "Watsup, Gabe?"
It'll be out for the summer in a few weeks.
Since his marriage two weeks ago, his catnaps were becoming even more frequent than in his pre-nuptial days.
A few weeks later Dean was discharged from the service and he gravitated back to Parkside and, temporarily he thought, to Collingswood Avenue.
But for the past six weeks or so, neither Billie nor Willie could be found anywhere.
He said he had been thinking of asking me for weeks.
In spite of himself, Dean enjoyed the evening, more than he had in weeks.
She was coping, forcing herself to acknowledge that it might be weeks, or possibly never, before her husband's body was recovered.
Something's happened over the last few weeks.
I saw Jeff having lunch with this girl just a few weeks ago.
And she quit two weeks ago.
Two winning weeks in a row!
Fred mentioned there was no name on the mailbox for apartment C. Mrs. Glass said there had been a name the last time she was there, a couple of weeks ago.
While Dean was tactful enough not to mention it, it had, however, taken two weeks for Billie Wassermann to come home to port.
While it was in part at least an indictment that Dean had allowed himself to be followed, it was still the best news he'd heard in weeks.
It's been a tough couple of weeks, he answered.
If Dean himself had been bound and gagged, it would have been the joke of the squad room for weeks to come.
He silently chastised himself for even caring that some guy named Cleary had spent a few weeks in Scranton and now was traveling off in the sunset in a blue-white-or-lavender motor home.
Byrne disappeared on May fourth, almost two weeks earlier.
"That's why it took him two weeks to make it to Kansas," Fred answered.
Saturday was one of those days with weather so perfect as to remember weeks after its passing.
He always wanted to bike in the mountains but we had trouble enough funding two weeks vacation on the Jersey shore with the Rileys.
They told me if Jeff's body wasn't found the first couple of weeks, it had probably washed out to sea and would maybe never be located.
Sometimes when I wake up I can't believe my life has changed so much in three weeks.
How did they happen to remember one camper nearly three weeks ago?
I'm not going to give you a now-you're-the-head-of-the-house speech but it's only been a few weeks since your father disappeared and you have a right to look out for your mother.
I'll be back in a few weeks.
Dean remembered it from their trip to Norfolk two weeks earlier.
It's been a tough couple of weeks for your mother.
He added, "The ride starts on June 13, two weeks from tomorrow."
That's only one of the details I've got to work on while I'm beating my body into shape over the next two weeks.
The first two weeks of June were a never-ending list of chores and activities jammed full with last minute preparations, one workplace crisis following another, and an annoying series of details that demanded Dean's attention.
Weeks had passed since the two had spoken and the conversation was more social than business.
While Dean was out of contact with Cynthia Byrne during the first two weeks of June, it didn't mean she was out of his thoughts.
While Fred had chatted amiably during the course of the two weeks, he confined his discussions to methods that might be used in finding and identifying Byrne, and never complained about having to remain in Parkside.
"I don't know but he's had six weeks since he disappeared," answered Dean.
It was six weeks today since Jeffrey Byrne's disappearance and ever since, Dean's world had revolved around that happening like a long-playing record.
He holed up in Ohio for a couple of weeks and but then in Kansas he got spooked someone was on to him.
I was looking over his shoulder for two weeks but then I lost him.
Byrne had no reason to subscribe to it weeks before the skip date.
In two weeks, they'd be relatives... kind of.
It's only two weeks until your wedding.
As Alice said, it's only two more weeks.
In a few weeks he'll know your most intimate secrets.
With only two weeks remaining before their wedding, that was a mute issue.
In two weeks Alex would be making the decisions and everything that once belonged to her parents would belong to him as well.
There were pets, though - cats and a little Cocker Spaniel that died two weeks after Mom died.
What difference does it make if we wait a few weeks?
Why couldn't this storm wait a few more weeks?
It was one thing to stand firm on the issue of casual sex, but this was the man she would be married to in less than two weeks.
They hadn't been riding in weeks.
And then again weeks later when Josh had caught them kissing in the barn.
I've been more than ready for the last two weeks.
"I can hardly wait for a couple weeks of good meals," he said as they sat down to sandwiches.
Only a couple of weeks?
Two weeks of love making and suddenly you're embarrassed.
Two weeks later she was certain they wouldn't have to renew the subject again.
She was over two weeks late for her menstrual cycle and felt a little nauseous.
Christmas was only a few weeks away – their first together.
It's only two weeks.
Two weeks isn't so long.
He wouldn't be home for two whole weeks.
She had all day — two weeks, to be exact.
It was going to be a long two weeks.
The euphoria lasted for three heavenly weeks, and then she woke one morning with that old feeling of impending doom.
A check with her calendar confirmed she was more than three weeks late.
Mrs. Barnett, you're four to six weeks pregnant.
By their goofy math, which figured from the first day of her last period, she was 9 weeks pregnant.
In actuality, it was 7 weeks.
I'm eight weeks pregnant.
The days drug into weeks and nothing changed between them.
Every few days a nurse came out to see her, but other than that, Alex took care of her for the next two weeks.
Weeks slipped by and her body gradually healed.
The longhorns had been grazing against the fence with the buffalo for the last two weeks, so they would be accustomed to each other.
I thought it would be nice to have him stay for a couple of weeks.
A couple of weeks?
A few weeks with Alex could do wonders for the boy.
A lot could happen in two weeks.
Two weeks ... but that's all.
In less than two weeks, he'd aged, transforming from the lost youth she'd tried to take care of into a young immortal exploring his dark powers.
He'd set up shop there immediately, but he assumed he'd be there for at least two more weeks.
Less than two weeks 'til I can come home, ikir, Jenn said, looking away.
He'd changed again over the course of the two weeks she'd been assigned to the Black God.
No, this wasn't the same man she'd left behind two weeks ago.
The Darian she'd left behind two weeks ago hadn't resolved his issues with his past.
Two weeks ago, she'd have laughed.
Her muscles felt relaxed for the first time in weeks.
After her two weeks in the Black God's chaotic camp, she'd almost forgotten what it was like to be in an organization that took care of its own.
He'd taught her a few things during the two weeks he toyed with her, among them, how to combine her flexibility and speed into something more lethal.
What you need to focus on is surviving the next two weeks.
I haven't eaten a decent meal in weeks.
She'd been looking for it for weeks now.
Now, read my entry from the day I met Xander, four weeks ago today.
Two weeks ago, she wouldn't have known which way Darian would go.
I haven't eaten real food in weeks.
Haven't eaten real food in weeks.
She'd lost too much weight over the past couple of weeks.
You've been manipulating me for weeks now.
Everyone he met tonight was aware he had been gone for two weeks.
No, I haven't seen them in two weeks.
Gerald and two other men wanted to rent Carmen's house for three weeks this summer.
She had missed their evening chats in the last two weeks.
The one good thing about Alex being gone for two weeks was the way he made up for lost time.
Three weeks – starting the 30th of May, actually.
That was less than two weeks away.
And you want to rent the house for the first three weeks in June - from May 30th until June 21st, is that right?
Like telling everyone I was gone for two weeks.
When they were all seated and attentive, she began with the orientation she had been memorizing for the last two weeks.
Felipa arrived on Friday, which was a relief for Carmen because she was beginning to realize three weeks was a long time to entertain guests.
He said a couple of weeks.
I told you I was only going to be gone two weeks.
As she suspected he would, Alex presented her with a fluffy white kitten with bright green eyes less than two weeks after Sam gave her the puppy.
Ahead of him lay four weeks of uncharted business.
He would have more spare time in the next few weeks than he had ever had on a job.
The last part she had decided only in the last few weeks, but so far she hadn't found the opportune time to tell either her father or Denton.
Four weeks should convince everyone, including herself, that she could run her own life.
A few weeks on the beach should take the pallor from your skin as well.
I'll be gone four weeks.
She's earned four weeks off.
I've leased the place for four weeks and I'm leaving tomorrow - with or without your consent.
Take the four weeks off, but I expect you back here - four weeks from Monday.
In a few minutes she her ride would be here and she wouldn't have to smell the stuff for four weeks.
If Dad had sent the man, his next four weeks weren't going to be as relaxing as hers.
Yeah. The couple that moved to California a few weeks ago.
Do you plan to spend four weeks there?
What was she was going to do with the rest of the day - and weeks?
Four weeks would be a long time.
Sure, in three more weeks.
About you... that he's not supposed to... that you're coming back here - home, in a few weeks, or less.
Sure. You didn't think I bought one to use for four weeks, did you?
In a few more weeks she would return to California.
Sure, only three weeks of her vacation remained, and it would be fun to have someone to enjoy them with, but she was hardly looking for a serious relationship.
Oh well, it'll do for a few weeks.
You can't fall in love with someone in a few weeks.
Three weeks without as much as a post card.
It is only a fracture, but she's going to have to stay off it for six weeks.
Will two weeks from today be too soon?
His mother – who had been sick for weeks – was not alone in their home.
She'd been sleeping for weeks; surely she could stay sleeping until she was rested enough to fight the illness?
It was where he was birthed and spent only a few weeks before his mother was cast out.
I'll ground your ass for weeks if you don't listen to me.
They both spent weeks with the Black God, after the teenage godslayer took out the former Black God and took his place.
You've known for three weeks.
They've been at your heels for a few weeks, Xander.
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During the first weeks of the queen's sorrow after the battle, Gavin, with one or two colleagues of the council, acted as personal adviser, and it may be taken for granted that he supported the pretensions of the young earl.
The wedding was celebrated at Torgau on the 14th of October 1711, in the house of the queen of Poland, and three weeks later the bridegroom was hurried away by his father to Thorn to superintend the provisioning of the Russian troops in Poland.
A law enacted in 1908 requires that children between eight and fifteen years of age shall attend school twenty-four weeks each year, provided the public school in their district is in session that length of time.
Though suffering from illness, he at once set out on the journey; finding his strength failing on the way, he was carried to the Cistercian monastery of Fossa Nuova, in the diocese of Terracina, where, after a lingering illness of seven weeks, he died on the 7th of March 1274.
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Her personal charms were not potent enough to wean Charles away from the society of his mistresses, and in a few weeks after her arrival she became aware of her painful and humiliating position as the wife of the selfish and licentious king.
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A few weeks later his eldest son, Philip William, count of Buren, a student at the university of Louvain, was kidnapped and carried off to Madrid.
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But the Dutch fleet was detained in the Texel for many weeks by unfavourable weather, and before it eventually put to sea in October, only to be crushed by Duncan in the battle of Camperdown, Tone had returned to Paris; and Hoche, the chief hope of the United Irishmen, was dead.
A powerful Italian corps marched under Eugene Beauharnais to Moscow, and distinguished itself at Malo-Jaroslavitz, as also during th~ horrors of the retreat in the closing weeks of 1812.
Three weeks later the treaty of Turin ceding Savoy and Nice to France was ratified, though not without much opposition, and Cavour was fiercely reviled for his share in the transaction, especially by Garibaldi, who even contemplated an expedition to Nice, but was induced to desist by the king.
On the 9th of August Italy made a declaration of neutrality, and three weeks later ViscontiVenosta informed the powers that Italy was about to occupy Rome.
For Attitude a few weeks the relations between the Curia and the ~ Italian authorities were marked by a conciliatory spirit.
The fasci were suppressed, Sicily was filled with troops, the reserves were called out, a state of siege proclaimed, military courts instituted and the whole movement crushed in a few weeks.
He was voted guilty by the Commons; but while the Lords were disputing whether the accused peer should have bail, and whether the charges amounted to more than a misdemeanour, parliament was prorogued on the 30th of December and dissolved three weeks later.
Doubtless this had been drawn up beforehand, and was brought by the baronial leaders to Runnimede; possibly it was identical with the document presented to the royal ministers at Brackley a few weeks before.
customary to fast during Holy Week; and earlier still the Montanists boasted that they observed a two weeks' fast instead of one.
At Rome, for instance, the whole period of fasting was but three weeks, according to the historian Socrates (Hist.
22), these three weeks, in Mgr.
In the East, where after the example of the Church of Antioch the Quadragesima fast had been kept distinct from that of Holy Week, the whole fast came to last for seven weeks, both Saturdays and Sundays (except Holy Saturday) being, however, excluded.
In Rome and Alexandria, and even in Jerusalem, Holy Week was included in Lent and the whole fast lasted but six weeks, Saturdays, however, not being exempt.
Some Churches still continued the three weeks' fast, but by the middle of the 5th century most of these divergences had ceased and the usages of Antioch-Constantinople and Rome-Alexandria had become stereotyped in their respective spheres of influence.
The period of Lent is still described as "the six weeks of the fast" (E 41360µ6,5Es TWV vioreLWV), Holy Week (7) ayia Kai µeyaAn E/380µas) not being reckoned in.
When Charles lef t Germany a few weeks later, Albert renewed his depredations in Franconia.
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In a few weeks he collected thousands of so-called Kuruczok (a corruption of Cruciati), consisting for the most part of small yeomen, peasants, wandering students, friars and parish priests, the humblest and most oppressed portion of the community, to whom alone a crusade against the Turk could have the slightest attraction.
Seven other lectures were delivered during the first three weeks of the Lent term of 1842.
Two weeks later he took part in Thomas's crowning victory at Nashville.
great many minor streams navigable for a few weeks.
Accompanied by these so-called Oprichniki, who have been compared to the Turkish Janissaries of the worst period, he ruthlessly devastated large districts - with no other object apparently than that of terrorizing the population and rewarding his myrmidons - and during a residence of six weeks in Novgorod, lest the old turbulent spirit of the municipal republic should revive, he massacred, it is said, no less than 60,000 of the inhabitants, including many women and children.
A few weeks after his accession he sanctioned the annexation of the territory of the Tekke Turkomans, which had been conquered by General Skobelev, and in 1884 he formally annexed the Mer y oasis without military operations.
Accordingly, Xavier devoted himself for nine weeks to the hospital for incurables, and then set out with eight companions for Rome, where Pope Paul III.
There is a monthly mail to and from England, the passage occupying about four weeks.
The close of the corn-harvest was marked by the festival Shabhuoth (weeks) or Kasir (harvest) held seven weeks after massoth.
The seeds are sown in April, and come up in three or four weeks; the plants require protection from frost during their first winter.
But Gibbon's friends in a few weeks discovered that the new tutor preferred the pleasures of London to the instruction of his pupils, and in this perplexity decided to send him prematurely to Oxford, where he was matriculated as a gentleman commoner of Magdalen College, 3rd April 1752.
Then, poor but not discouraged, he resolved to be a lawyer, and after reading Coke upon Littleton and the Virginia laws for a few weeks only, he strongly impressed one of his examiners, and was admitted to the bar at the age of twentyfour, on condition that he spend more time in study before beginning to practise.
A patient with remittent may get well in a week under treatment, but the fever may go on for several weeks; the return to health is often announced by the fever assuming the intermittent type, or, in other words, by the remissions touching the level of absolute apyrexia.
After some six weeks' siege the place was stormed, and its exhausted garrison were killed or enslaved.
In 1777 Cook returned, and stayed seven weeks among the islands.
In the counties there is a board of education and there is also a local school committee of three in each township. The compulsory attendance at school of children between the ages of eight and fourteen for sixteen weeks each year by a state law is optional with each county.
According to Dr Weeks " the earliest settlers.
Weeks deals with the religious history in his Religious Development in the Province of North Carolina (Baltimore, 1892), Church and State in North Carolina (Baltimore, 1893) and Southern Quakers and Slavery (Baltimore, 1896); he is anti-Anglican, but judicial.
Weeks, Bibliography of Historical Literature of North Carolina (Cambridge, 1895).
"JOHN WINGATE WEEKS (1860-), American public official, was born at Lancaster, N.H., April II 1860.
In the latter year he helped to organize the banking and brokerage firm of Hornblower & Weeks, Boston, Mass., of which he was a member until 1912.
Robert Barkley Shaw and George Hayward were the European pioneers of geography into the central dominion of Kashgar, arriving at Yarkand within a few weeks of each other in 1868.
Webster had been in the House less than three weeks when he greatly embarrassed the administration by introducing a set of resolutions asking for information relating to the immediate cause of the war.
He seems to have been in London during the last weeks of Charles I., from whom he is said to have received his watch and some jewels which had ornamented the ebony case in which he kept his Bible.
In the south, and in the plains, the harvest, as might be expected, commenced some weeks earlier than in the northern and mountainous districts.
Several weeks elapsed before the true character of the disease was known, and in this brief space it had already been carried by animals purchased in Smithfield market to all parts of the country.
77 lb per head given by Oxford-Hampshire cross-bred wether lambs, aged nine months two weeks.
On the 11th of June, five weeks before the fall of Stirling, he met Lamberton at Cambuskenneth and entered into a secret bond by which they were to support each other against all adversaries and undertake nothing without consulting together.
Within little more than six weeks Bruce, collecting his adherents in the south-west, passed from Lochmaben to Glasgow and thence to Scone, where he was crowned king of Scotland on the 27th of March 1306.
Shortly before returning to his regiment in the early weeks of 1791 he indited a letter inveighing in violent terms against Matteo Buttafuoco, deputy for the Corsican noblesse in the National Assembly of France, as having betrayed the cause of insular liberty in 1768 and as plotting against it again.
The fact that the three new consuls had entered upon office and set the constitutional machinery in motion fully six weeks before the completion of the plebiscite, detracts somewhat from the impressiveness of the vox populi on that occasion.
Military affairs in this period are dealt with under Napoleonic Campaigns; but it may be noted here that during the anxious days which Napoleon spent at the camp of Boulogne in the second and third weeks of August 1805, uncertain whether to risk all in an attack on England in case Villeneuve should arrive, or to turn the Grand Army against Austria, the only step which he took to avert a continental war was the despatch of General Duroc to Berlin to offer Hanover to Prussia on consideration of her framing a close alliance with France.
A marked disproportion between the life-term of larva and imago is common; the former often lives for months or years, while the latter only survives for weeks or days or hours.
A fortnight later Charles quitted Warsaw, to seek the elector; on the 2nd of July routed the combined Poles and Saxons at Klissow; and three weeks later, captured the fortress of Cracow by an act of almost fabulous audacity.
The Tea Act of 1773 was defied by the emptying into the harbour of three cargoes of tea on the 16th of December 1773, by a party of citizens disguised as Indians, after the people in town-meeting had exhausted every effort, through a period of weeks, to procure the return of the tea-ships to England.
Its level is subject to slight oscillations, and after a heavy five weeks' rain in 1869 it rose 7 ft., an immense territory at the mouth of the Selenga being submerged.
After a short spring the heat of summer succeeds, which in its turn is followed by an autumn of six weeks' duration.
Compelled to leave the court of Constantinople, which he had been serving, he had sailed for the Holy Land and reached Tyre about three weeks after the battle of Hattin.
In the latter we find the young Nemertines crawling about after a period of from six to eight weeks, and probably feeding upon a portion of this gelatinous substance, which is found to diminish in bulk.
The victorious French treated him kindly for nearly two weeks, and then sent him in a litter to Loyola.
After two weeks he left, having received the blessing of Pope Adrian VI., and proceeded by Padua to Venice, where he begged his bread and slept in the Piazza di San Marco until a rich Spaniard gave him shelter and obtained an order from the doge for a passage in a pilgrim ship bound for Cyprus, whence he could get to Jaffa.
The exercises are divided into four series of meditations technically called "weeks," each of which may last as long as the director considers necessary to achieve the end for which each week is destined.
In 1595 San Juan was unsuccessfully attacked by an English fleet under Sir Francis Drake; two years later another English force, led by Sir George Cumberland, occupied the city for some weeks.
He died on the 28th of October 1763, having survived his master only for a few weeks.
Under the general law against heresy their books were burnt by the hangman, they were searched for signs of witchcraft, they were imprisoned for five weeks and then sent away.
He was ordained priest on the 31st of December 1837, and a few weeks later was made apostolic delegate of the small papal territory of Benevento, where he had to deal with brigands and smugglers, who enjoyed the protection of some of the noble families of the district.
Thus, out of every lot of 100 shipped from Africa 17 died in about 9 weeks, and not more than 50 lived to be effective labourers in the islands.
When the churches were closed against him he spoke to the Kingswood colliers in the open air, and after six memorable weeks wrote urging Wesley to come and take up the work.
The memorable arrangement in Bristol was made a few weeks before Wesley's field of labour was extended to the north of England in May 1742.
Graillot of the University of Bordeaux, member of the French School of Rome, but after two weeks' work was suspended by order of the Italian government, and then resumed under the supervision of their own officials.
The repressive measures following on the Test Act bore hardly upon him, and in December 1678 he was imprisoned in Dublin Castle for six weeks.
Spiders, caterpillars and grasshoppers are, he said, stung in their chief nerve-centres, in consequence of which the victims are not killed outright, but rendered motionless and continue to live in this paralysed condition for several weeks, being thus available as food for the larvae when these are hatched.
He found the situation more critical than when he had left, ten weeks previously.
a school of agriculture and dairy farming at Ilidze; and another school at Modric, near the mouth of the Bosna, where a certain number of village schoolmasters are annually trained, for six weeks, in practical husbandry.
At Kossovo he was reinforced by 20,000 Albanians, led by the rebel Mustapha Pasha; and within a few weeks the united armies occupied the whole of Bulgaria, and a large part of Macedonia.
a few weeks the whole country was involved.
The Turks then marched on Vienna, which was bombarded and closely invested, but so valiant was the resistance offered that after three weeks the siege was abandoned (Oct.
Then he had stood with 420,000 men on a front of 160 m., now he had only 229,000 men on a front of 135; he had missed three great opportunities of destroying his enemy in detail, and in five weeks, during which time he had only traversed 200 m., he had seen his troops reduced numerically at least one-third, and, worse still, his army was now far from being the fighting machine it had been at the outset.
The enemy, having everything to gain and nothing to lose thereby, agreed finally to a six weeks' suspension of arms. This was perhaps the gravest military error of Napoleon's whole career, and his excuse for it, " want of adequate cavalry," is the strongest testimony as to the value of that arm.
Thus after six weeks' fighting the allies were hardly more advanced than at the beginning.
Reckon seven weeks from the time of putting the sickle to the standing corn.
It may be observed however that the absence of a definite date in Deuteronomy must be accidental, since a common pilgrimage feast must be on a fixed day, and the reference to the seven weeks elapsing between Passover and Pentecost also implies the fixing of the date.
io, ii), and this occasion determined the second agricultural festival, the Feast of Weeks, fifty days later (Deut.
Of the mansion-house founded by William of Waynflete, bishop of Winchester (c. 1450), in which Cardinal Wolsey resided for three or four weeks after his sudden fall from power in 1529, only the gatehouse remains.
In April 1888 he was at the coast of New Jersey for some weeks, and in June started for San Francisco, where he had ordered a schooner, the "Casco," to be ready to receive him.
On this occasion, however, though strongly drawn to the beautiful island, he stayed not longer than six weeks, and proceeded to Sydney, where, early in 1890, he published, in a blaze of righteous anger, his Father Damien: an Open Letter to the Rev. Dr Hyde of Honolulu, in vindication of the memory of Father Damien and his work among the lepers of the Pacific. At Sydney he was very ill again: it was now obvious that his only chance of health lay within the tropics.
The Frankish visitors were accordingly lodged and treated with contempt: for nine weeks (June and July 1247) all answer to their letters was refused.
It is liable to floods, when it becomes impassable for weeks.
Weeks, The newly discovered Chanqun de Willame (Chicago, 1904); A.
9 the fighting began; Riga was shelled for five weeks.
at Scone 1705) - entertained the Old Pretender for three weeks in 1716, and his son received Prince Charles Edward in 1746.
This defeated the object of the conference, and deprived the South of terms which would have been more beneficial than those imposed by the conqueror when the end came a few weeks later.
The journey to De Kaap by bullock-waggon occupied about six weeks.
During the six weeks previous to the relief, 200 deaths had occurred from disease alone, and altogether as many as 8424 were reported to have passed through the hospitals.
But a few weeks before, Mr Drummond, who was Sir Robert Peel's private secretary, had been shot dead in the street by a lunatic. In consequence of this, and the manifold anxieties of the time with which he was harassed, the mind of the great statesman was no doubt in a moody and morbid condition, and when he arose to speak later in the evening, he referred in excited and agitated tones to the remark, as an incitement to violence against his person.
The symptoms of cancer of the stomach are apt to be indefinite (for many weeks or months).
This operation is called gastrostomy and may be the means of giving many weeks of comfort to the unhappy patient - provided that its performance is not too long postponed.
22) the queen-widow gave birth to a son who, six weeks later, as Ladislaus V.
On the 4th of September, after weeks of fruitless negotiation, the king-emperor threw down the gauntlet by reinstating Jellachich in all his honours.
His incapacity for affairs was, however, so flagrant that it became necessary to supersede him at the end of six weeks, when Lucien Bonaparte became his successor.
- After some weeks of negotiation the so-called " Declaration of Corfu " was signed on July 20 1917, between Pasic as Serbian Premier (and in this case as the mouthpiece of all the Serbian parties) and Dr. Trumbic as president of the Yugoslav Committee.
4 Stepanek and Giunio, as delegates of the Czech and Yugoslav revolutionary committees, reached Italy in a fishing-boat, to concert with the Allies a general rising along the coast, but were closely imprisoned in Rome and not allowed to communicate with Doctor Benes and Doctor Trumbic till nearly three weeks had been lost.
Biren's regency lasted exactly three weeks.
In 1726 Antonio was suddenly imprisoned along with his mother on the 8th of August; on the 16th he suffered the first interrogation, and on the 23rd of September he was put to the torment, with the result that three weeks later he could not sign his name.
Within a few weeks of the signing of the convention Pretorius had asked the British authorities to close the " lower road " to the interior, that is the route through Bechuanaland, opened up by Moffat, Livingstone and other missionaries.
In December m this assembly met at Potchefstroom, and for three y, weeks was engaged in modelling the constitution 1856.
Six weeks were spent in negotiation, and then a meeting of delegates, under the presidency of General Kemp, was held at Vereeniging.
His maiden speech was youthfully fluent and dogmatic; but on its conclusion the orator was reminded with many compliments, by an honourable member, that he wanted six weeks of his majority, and consequently that he was amenable to a fine of £50o for speaking in the House.
The success of his mission was complete; and on his return a few weeks afterwards he received the lord-lieutenancy of Ireland - a place he had long coveted.
When kept for some weeks at a temperature of 100° in steam, a considerable number of fatty acids, some bases, and glucose-like substances result.
SEVEN WEEKS' WAR, the name given to the war of 1866 between Prussia on the one side, and Austria, Bavaria, Hanover, Saxony and allied German states on the other.
Hozier, The Seven Weeks' War (1867; new edition, London, 1906); Antheil des k.
In 1661 the corporation of Cardiff complained of Cardiff's impoverishment by reason of a fair held every three weeks for the previous four years at Caerphilly, though "no Borough."
He dallied till the end of August, many weeks after the defeat, when the coming of Syracusan reinforcements decided him to depart; but on the 27th of that month was an eclipse of the moon, on the strength of which he insisted on a delay of almost another month.
The voyage from Bingen to Dort takes from one to six weeks, and the huge unwieldy structures require to be navigated with great care.
The frost, which began about seven weeks before Christmas and continued for six weeks after, was the greatest on record; the ice was I i in.
Such is their fecundity that it has been asserted that one female (probably of P. vestimenti) may in eight weeks produce five thousand descendants.
This may con tinue for weeks before the final crash takes place.
1914, following on several weeks of strained relations due to the reception of the German warships " Goeben " and " Breslau " within the Straits.
A considerable armada was got together, although its assembling took several weeks and although the Russians had as a matter of fact heavily defeated the Turks in Armenia (battle of Sarikamish) even before orders for the assembling were issued.
A heterogeneous army, drawn largely from India and Australasia, had also been gathering in Egypt for several weeks past, of which portions could be made available for work elsewhere in the Near East.
After two or three weeks Sir I.
One British and one French division were moved from the peninsula to Salonika early in Oct., but an additional Australian division had arrived a few weeks earlier.
regularly for several weeks in April.
The crucibles or pots used for the production of optical glass very closely resemble those used in the manufacture of flint glass for other purposes; they are " covered " and the molten materials are thus protected from the action of the furnace gases by the interposition of a wall of fireclay, but as crucibles for optical glass are used for only one fusion and are then broken up, they are not made so thick and heavy as those used in flint-glass making, since the latter remain in the furnace for many weeks.
If the cooling is very gradual - occupying several weeks - it sometimes happens that the entire contents of a large crucible, weighing perhaps 1000 lb, are found intact as a single mass of glass, but more frequently the mass is found broken up into a number of fragments of various sizes.
Gessi Pasha was imprisoned in it for some six weeks.
He assisted Biren to obtain the regency in the last days of the empress Anne, but when his patron fell three weeks later, his own position became extremely precarious.
Five weeks later Bestuzhev was made grand chancellor (July 15th).
When forcing is commenced, the vinery is shut up for two or three weeks without fire heat, the mean temperature ranging about 50°.
In 1737 he began his public career as a member of the Boston Board of Selectmen, and a few weeks later he was elected to the General Court of Massachusetts Bay, of which he was a member until 1740 and again from 1742 to 1 749, serving as speaker in 1 747, 1 74 8 and 1749.
A tree may yield 3 gallons of juice a day and continue flowing for six weeks; but on an average only about 4 lb of sugar are obtained from each tree, 4 to 6 gallons of sap giving 1 lb of sugar.
There were 173 of these factories working in Cuba in 1908-1909, among which the " Chaparra," in the province of Oriente, turned out upwards of 69,000 tons of sugar in the crop of about 20 weeks, and the " Boston " had an output of about 61,00o tons in the same time.
Cold storage for a period of over three weeks is said to kill the cysticercus.
There is excellent boating and bathing here, and there are mineral springs in the Park, where in the summer there are a Chautauqua course lasting for six weeks, a normal school, a Bible school, a Bible conference, a school of missions, an International Training School for Sunday School Workers, a conference of temperance workers and nature study and other regular summer school courses; and in other months of the year courses are given here by the Winona Normal School and Agricultural Institute, Winona Academy (for boys) and Winona Conservatory of Music, and the Winona Park School for Young Women.
Fields of wheat and other cereals rarely recover after a week's submergence, but orchards and many trees when at rest in winter withstand a flooded or water-logged condition of the soil for two or three weeks without damage.
The process takes about six weeks.
In a modification of this method, known as the Kentucky cure, large barns are used, the temperature is not raised above 100° F., and the process occupies from four to six weeks.
In from three to five weeks the fermentation should be sufficiently carried out, and the leaves then have a nice uniform brown colour.
Hybridization can also be readily controlled in the case of tobaccos, and in this connexion it is useful to note that, if pollen is desired of some variety growing at a distance, it will retain its vitality for several weeks if kept perfectly dry, and so can readily be sent by post from one place to another.
The estates are usually very large, and are divided up into fields which are cultivated in rotation, each field being given several years' rest after producing one crop. The tobacco is air-cured, fires being only employed during continuous wet weather, and the process of curing occupies four or five weeks.
In this form a large number, after being cooked or stoved in moist heat for about twenty-four hours, are piled between plates in an hydraulic press, and subjected to great pressure for a month or six weeks, during which time a slow fermentation takes place, and a considerable exudation of juice results from the severe pressure.
The material is moistened with a solution of common salt and placed in very large heaps to ferment for some weeks.
Elected as a Liberal member for Aylesbury in 1852, he was for a few weeks under-secretary for foreign affairs, but afterwards freely criticized the government, especially in connexion with army administration.
Kharid, the ancient Caminacum, and Kharibat el Beda, the Nesca of Pliny, where the Sabaean army was defeated by the Romans under Aelius Gallus in 24 B.C. From El Jail Halevy travelled northward, passing the oasis of Khab, and skirting the great desert, reached the fertile district of Nejran, where he found a colony of Jews, with whom he spent several weeks in the oasis of Makhlaf.
Doughty adds that the Nejd highlands between Kasim and Mecca are watered yearly by seasonable rains, which at Taif are expected about the end of August and last commonly from four to six weeks.
When a raid is in contemplation, they are brought in and given a little barley for a few weeks.
In the spring when the succulent ashub and adar grow plentifully in the desert, they go for weeks without drinking.
The plants are raised from seedlings, and when six or seven weeks old they are transplanted in rows 4 to 6 ft.
The position was then desperate, wholesale desertion and starvation had decimated the garrison, and three weeks later Ali Riza Pasha, the Turkish commander, was compelled to surrender.
For this offence he was sentenced to undergo three weeks' imprisonment.
Occasionally two or three years may pass without any rainfall; then may come floods after a heavy downfall of a few weeks.
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