first period


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Noun1.first period - the first division into which the play of a game is divided
division, section, part - one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole; "the written part of the exam"; "the finance section of the company"; "the BBC's engineering division"
period of play, playing period, play - (in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds; "rain stopped play in the 4th inning"
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No fragments which can be identified as belonging to the first period survive to give us even a general idea of the history of the earliest epic, and we are therefore thrown back upon the evidence of analogy from other forms of literature and of inference from the two great epics which have come down to us.
During the first period of my captivity I vowed that if anyone should free me before a hundred years were passed, I would make him rich even after his death.
Lately, he had as- sured himself that the altered comrade would not tantalize him with a persistent curiosity, but he felt certain that during the first period of leisure his friend would ask him to relate his adventures of the previous day.
During the first period of their acquaintance Bolkonski felt a passionate admiration for him similar to that which he had once felt for Bonaparte.
Anna, in that first period of her emancipation and rapid return to health, felt herself unpardonably happy and full of the joy of life.
War between the States, in the first period of their separate existence, would be accompanied with much greater distresses than it commonly is in those countries where regular military establishments have long obtained.
He who paints it at the first period will lose some of its later, he who paints it at the last, some of its earlier traits.
Probably at about the end of his first period, also, he began the composition of his sonnets, of which we have already spoken (page 119).
Kody (33-4) took down Lathan Chisolm (22-12) of Lawrenceville's, winning at 1:10 in the first period in the title match.
Unbeaten in the second round, the Bullpups won despite the ejection of Terrence Fortea late in the first period.
This was the undertaking of Christian Jay Ordona who monitors attendance during his first period with his Grade 8 advisory class.