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Together with his wife Marianne, he spent the summers of 1885 and 1886 at Skagen in the far north of Denmark where there was an artists colony which became known as the Skagen Painters. There the couple struck up a close friendship with Michael and Anna Ancher.

Together with her husband, she spent the summers of 1885 and 1886 at Skagen in the far north of Denmark where there was an artists’ colony which became known as the Skagen Painters. There the couple struck up a close friendship with Michael and Anna Ancher. In summer 1885 they also visited Ireland.

… from his front porch; unlike McKinley he also addressed rallies. In October, he made a short tour of New Jersey to campaign, expressing relief to his wife when it came to a close. On November 3, 1896, the voters cast their ballots in most…

… also 78 plates showing delicate engravings of views. This period in Belgium after 1830 is characterised by a close collaboration between nurseries and the foremost botanists, allowing the English stranglehold on horticulture to be broken.

… was neither of the two but France, which had been considered a close ally up to that point. The increasingly confrontational actions of the French Prime Minister Cardinal Fleury soon convinced them that they had been wrong. This misjudgment was later used by the Patriot Whigs to castigate the Ministry for their lack of preparation against the French threat.

… small boats at the IRA Championship Regatta. In 2001, his varsity pair earned a silver medal. In 2004, 2005, and 2008 his pair won gold at the IRA Championship Regatta. And at the 2006 IRA, his pair placed a close third. This is an open weight race, and his lightweight boats had to overcome a weight disadvantage.

Todd Grinnell as Dwayne Schneider, the rich landlord of the building and a close friend of the family.

Today, while most AUVs are capable of unsupervised missions, most operators remain within range of acoustic telemetry systems in order to maintain a close watch on their investment. This is not always possible. For example, Canada has…

Other senior rabbis include: (1) Rabbi Moshe Ganz, a former Rosh Kollel at Yeshivat Mercaz HaRav and a close personal student of Rabbi Zvi Yehuda Kook. (2) Rabbi Yoel Amital, a graduate of Yeshivat Har Etzion and a close personal student of his father Rabbi Yehuda Amital, (3) Dayan Batat.

… bring together experts in technology, local government officials, NGO leaders, and business representatives to host discussions on relevant community topics for the public to attend. E-VITA has developed a close partnership with local…

Today, musicians, bands and DJs, especially at music festivals, bear a close resemblance to shamans performing music during medicinal ceremonies. Music festivals are the most common place for people to ingest psychedelic medicines, and…

Today the Warm Springs bands are a part of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs. As the 20th Century came to a close the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs counted a total membership of 3,405, including descendants of the Tenino, Wasco, and Northern Paiute tribal groups.

… sought-after advisor. McKeachnie served in the Huntsman administration as the leader of Rural Affairs and continues to do so in the Herbert administration. McKeachnie is also a close confidante of his successor as Lieutenant Governor, Gary Herbert, now the Governor.

… called Dioula) is the lingua franca of Bobo and surrounding region of western Burkina Faso. People of the city and region speak two distinctive dialects of Jula. The common (and now dominant) Jula spoken in the streets of Bobo-Dioulasso is a close variation of Bamana, the majority language of neighboring Mali.

Patellar luxation is not a major problem in most countries at the moment, but is kept under a close watch to prevent it from becoming a problem again. In the Netherlands, eye tests are available and all breeders breeding according to the breed…

… since their last meeting, and the two traded blows for 12 rounds. In the end, Todaka won a close 2-1 split decision victory, avenging his previous loss, and becoming the 5th Japanese boxer to win world titles in two different weight classes.

… eat them will be troublesome; tobacco hornworms have been observed to thrash and bite predators after producing those clicking sounds. These clicks can be heard at a close distance with a frequency range of 5 to 50 kHz. The intensity of clicks increases with the number of attacks (Bura et al., 2012).

To work efficiently, there must be a close fit between the impeller and the housing. The housing is normally fitted with a replaceable wear ring which tends to wear as sand or other particles are thrown against the housing side by the impeller.

To use a close up filter it is important to know those maximal and minimal distances, because only if you are within that range it will be possible to take a shot. There is not much of a range between the minimum and maximum values and the difference in magnification is quite moderate also.

To the surprise of her critics, who had seen her as embodying liberalism that the Catholic Church disapproved of, she had a close working relationship with the Church. She visited Irish nuns and priests abroad regularly, and became the…

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