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Marilla felt that out of her sixty years she had lived only the nine that had followed the advent of Anne.
I felt rather timid and apprehensive, for she had come to search Humphrey Van Weyden's soul, and Humphrey Van Weyden had nothing of which to be particularly proud since his advent on the Ghost.
Another man, who had also been watching Dorset Rouse from the gardens for several hours, also noted Lucille's advent with relief.
Greatly relieved to find that he was not too late, Kit leant against a lamp-post to take breath, and waited the advent of the pony and his charge.
The fact that it is difficult to aim anything but imprecations accurately by moonlight, that they were upset by the sudden and unexpected manner of my advent, and that I was a rather rapidly moving target saved me from the various deadly projectiles of the enemy and permitted me to reach the shadows of the surrounding peaks before an orderly pursuit could be organized.
This fierce green warrior had been the first to greet me that day, now twenty years gone, which had witnessed my first advent upon Mars.
As when a window is opened a whiff of fresh air from the fields enters a stuffy room, so a whiff of youthfulness, energy, and confidence of success reached Kutuzov's cheerless staff with the galloping advent of all these brilliant young men.
TECHNIC MINI NAILS ADVENT CALENDAR, PS16, JD WILLIAMS WITH 24 mini nail varnishes - one for each day of Advent - this calendar is great for all budgets.
Barclays is serving as financial advisor and Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP and McDermott Will & Emery are serving as legal advisors to Advent.
With this acquisition, global financial services software provider SS&C Technologies (SSNC) will now extend its reach to Advent's (ADVS) customer base of more than 4,300 wealth management advisory firms, asset managers, hedge funds, prime brokers and family offices in about 50 countries.