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Menachem . 1913--92, Israeli statesman, born in Poland. In Palestine after 1942, he became a leader of the militant Zionists; prime minister of Israel (1977--83); Nobel peace prize jointly with Sadat 1978. In 1979 he concluded the Camp David treaty with Anwar Sadat of Egypt

BEGIN

[bi′gin]
(computer science)
An enclosing statement of ALGOL used to indicate the beginning of a block; any variable in a block enclosed by BEGIN and END is normally local to this block.
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And little groups and solitary figures among the public began running from place to place to get a better view.
After crossing the stream Vronsky had complete control of his mare, and began holding her in, intending to cross the great barrier behind Mahotin, and to try to overtake him in the clear ground of about five hundred yards that followed it.
The fatigue was so great that it presently began to make some head against the nervous excitement; while imagining myself wide awake, I would really doze into momentary unconsciousness, and come suddenly out of it with a physical jerk which nearly wrenched my joints apart--the delusion of the instant being that I was tumbling backward over a precipice.
said the Queen, in a shrill, loud voice, and the three gardeners instantly jumped up, and began bowing to the King, the Queen, the royal children, and everybody else.
And the feeling of energy with which the troops had started began to turn into vexation and anger at the stupid arrangements and at the Germans.
In fact, in the end it seemed vulgar to me myself, and I began putting out my tongue at myself.
This day I began to dig behind my tent into the rock, to make room for my further conveniency.
It became terrible and then faded away and the little thoughts began again.
Meanwhile the miser crept out of the bush half-naked and in a piteous plight, and began to ponder how he should take his revenge, and serve his late companion some trick.
When, in despair, I took my drink, at once my brain loosened up and began to roll off the thousand words.
Instantly the figure reappeared, and making a wide circuit, began to head me off.
These rime stories which Scott now began to write, burst on our Island with the splendor of something new, and yet it was simply the old-time spirit in which Scott had steeped himself, which found a new birth--a Renascence.