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  • But at that point I had nothing to lose: any hopes of Jack Merullo placing in the Advice Cup had been lost somewhere on the fifth hole, as he was helping the maintenance crew trim the rough with his seven iron.

    The Italian Summer

  • The only thing the Laceks could think to do at that point was to ask their friends to pray for them.

    The Panic Virus

  • Our thought was, when the actual vehicle got built—and at that point no one knew what the Apollo configuration would be—we could put something like it on top of this carrier and pilot-astronauts could fly it just like they would over the Moon.

    First Man

  • Morris was 5 when his mother — at that point raising seven children on her own — decided it was time to flee their village, Chukudum, in southern Sudan, as a civil war convulsed the region.

    Sudan refugees question whether to return home

  • Writing is especially memory taxing from mid-elementary through middle school because that skill makes the heaviest demands on recall; as we have seen, students at that point have to remember spelling, punctuation, capitalization, grammar, prior knowledge, and their own ideas all at once.

    A Mind at a Time

  • Katie Miles, the stewardess who was the reason Joan Murchison and I applied for jobs in Pan Am, had at that point gone through five husbands.

    Kitchen Privileges

  • My mother and I had a complicated-enough history that at that point I thought whatever relationship we had going forward would be about and through the children.

    uncharted terriTORI

  • It must have been at that point that Khlaru had been sent back to his home-world, to what fate Kirk could only guess.

    Ishmael

  • Phil Hellmuth, doing the commentary on ESPN along with Gabe Kaplan, was moved at that point to say, “I see this tournament as a battle for second place.”

    One of a Kind

  • The Bowery at that point is now accessible from the west, not only by Pell Street, but by another street, called Doyers, which turns northerly and soon enters Pell, thus making a small triangular block bounded by Doyers, Pell, and the Bowery.

    Charlotte Temple, a tale of truth; reprinted from the rare first American edition (1794), over twelve hundred errors in later editions being corected, and the preface restored; with an historical and biographical introduction, bibliography, etc., by Francis W. Halsey.

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