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  • But because they were not enough to satisfy his new-found wanderlust, he took to inventing congresses and symposia as a means of justifying the new absences to his wife.†   (source)
  • It's a monthlong series of lectures, workshops, and symposiums, with incoming freshmen from schools all around the country.†   (source)
  • Sunday was Alexandra's day: in the moments before and after Sunday School she and fifteen other Methodist ladies sat together in the church auditorium and conducted a symposium Jean Louise called "The News of the Week in Review."†   (source)
  • I believe we even met once, at the Hong Kong drug symposium two years ago.†   (source)
  • In the summer of 1962, J. J. Merrick, the English biophysicist, presented a paper to the Tenth Biological Symposium at Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island.†   (source)
  • 'And if I told you I attended a symposium on the Sung and Yuan dynasties down in Boston — which was very much in line with my duties—' 'I am startled,' interrupted the man courteously, 'that Jason Bourne would employ such a lamentably feeble excuse.†   (source)
  • Plato, in his Symposium, describes Socrates and Aristophanes engaged in friendly conversation.†   (source)
  • It became common knowledge at the symposium who my sister was and how I had died.†   (source)
  • That symposium was light years away from his lectures, but he had been officially asked to attend.†   (source)
  • Being a partial transcript of the proceedings of the Twelfth Symposium on Gileadean Studies, held as part of the International Historical Association Convention, held at the University of Denay, Nunavit, on June 25, 2195.†   (source)
  • So on October 11, 1996, at Morehouse School of Medicine, he organized the first annual HeLa Cancer Control Symposium.†   (source)
  • She had made a big stink about no meat at home and she had to hold to it, but no one at the symposium knew of the oath she'd sworn.†   (source)
  • Eleven years after learning about Henrietta in Defler's classroom—on my twenty-seventh birthday—I stumbled on a collection of scientific papers from something called "The HeLa Cancer Control Symposium" at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, one of the oldest historically black colleges in the country.†   (source)
  • Ruth had to be driven to the symposium because that morning, when the bus was leaving, she was still at home with an acute attack of gastritis.†   (source)
  • My brother, the only child, what with my sister attending the symposium, was like a rock with a sheet pulled up over him.†   (source)
  • She was gifted, one of the twenty students from his school who had been selected for the statewide Gifted Symposium.†   (source)
  • Her father drove her first to the hospital at three A.M. and then to the symposium, stopping home on the way to pick up the bag her mother had packed and left at the end of their driveway.†   (source)
  • "Beside Her Now," and her favorite—the one she was most proud of and carried with her to the symposium folded and refolded so often that the creases were close to cuts—"The Lip of the Grave."†   (source)
  • The last week of the symposium was always spent developing a final project, which the various schools would present in competition on the night before the parents returned to pick the students up.†   (source)
  • Ruth knew her status as a freak at school and knew that their one night at the gifted symposium had been exactly what it felt like—a dream, where elements let loose came together unbidden outside the damning rules of school.†   (source)
  • Dontas was followed in the symposium by Angelos Delivorrias, director of the Benaki Museum in Athens.†   (source)
  • At the age of thirty-six, Stone was perhaps the most famous person attending the symposium that year.†   (source)
  • He thought he heard a voice telling him to seize Hercules' broom and sweep all of Marie-Claude's previews, all of Marie-Anne's singers, all lectures and symposia, all useless speeches and vain wordssweep them out of his life.†   (source)
  • By the time the symposium was over, the consensus among many of the attendees appeared to be that the kouros was not at all what it was supposed to be.†   (source)
  • He found himself thinking back over the last five years, back to the rather odd symposium on Long Island, and the rather odd little speaker from England who had, in his own way, begun it all.†   (source)
  • Merrick was a rebellious, unorthodox scientist whose reputation for clear thinking was not enhanced by his recent divorce or the presence of the handsome blond secretary he had brought with him to the symposium.†   (source)
  • A similar conception appears in Plato's Symposium.†   (source)
  • Mr. Jarvis, will you speak in a symposium at the University?†   (source)
  • And the Left Club is holding a meeting too, on "A Long-term Policy for Native Crime," and has invited both European and non-European speakers to present a symposium.†   (source)
  • All night they talked, secretly comforting their hearts that longed always for Spain and telling themselves that such a symposium was after the manner of the high Spanish soul.†   (source)
  • She took them with her one night to a select symposium, held in honor of several celebrities.†   (source)
  • But Archer and the tutor continued to sit over their wine, and suddenly Archer found himself talking as he had not done since his last symposium with Ned Winsett.†   (source)
  • The collegians, assembled in Symposium in the Snuggery that night, marvelled what had happened to their Father; he walked so late in the shadows of the yard, and seemed so downcast.†   (source)
  • —A symposium all his own, Mr Dedalus said.†   (source)
  • The prohibition of the use of fleshmeat and milk at one meal: the hebdomadary symposium of incoordinately abstract, perfervidly concrete mercantile coexreligionist excompatriots: the circumcision of male infants: the supernatural character of Judaic scripture: the ineffability of the tetragrammaton: the sanctity of the sabbath.†   (source)
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