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Times, the

 

a British daily newspaper. The Times, founded in 1785, is published in London by Times Newspapers, Ltd. It has close ties with the monopolistic circles of the country. The newspaper sides with the leadership of the Conservative Party on many issues. Circulation, more than 400,000 (1975).

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`Clearly,' the Time Traveller proceeded, `any real body must have extension in FOUR directions: it must have Length, Breadth, Thickness, and--Duration.
`Now, it is very remarkable that this is so extensively overlooked,' continued the Time Traveller, with a slight accession of cheerfulness.
`I think you might do something better with the time,' she said, `than waste it in asking riddles that have no answers.'
(2) However much we approximate the time of judgment to the time of the deed, we never get a conception of freedom in time.
Of course I read other things of Pope's besides his pastorals, even at the time I read these so much.
From the time that I can remember having any thoughts about anything, I recall that I had an intense longing to learn to read.
If, then, we knew the rate at which the sea commonly wears away a line of cliff of any given height, we could measure the time requisite to have denuded the Weald.
'ow the time did fly, the truth was and that's a fact, you was a rare one for reading when you was a girl, but what with one thing and another you didn't get no time now not even to read the paper.'
I say three years; it is as near as I can measure the time. A fourth year may have elapsed, which I have confused with the happenings of the other three years.
Between the time of his first examination of the pavilion and the night of the murder of the keeper, Larsan had had time to find out what those papers contained.
I wished to follow her, and would have done so had not Montesinos recommended me not to take the trouble as it would be useless, particularly as the time was drawing near when it would be necessary for me to quit the cavern.
But there remains to be mentioned a positive advantage which will result from this disposition, and which could not as well have been obtained from any other: I allude to the circumstance of uniformity in the time of elections for the federal House of Representatives.