twenty-seventh


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Adj.1.twenty-seventh - coming next after the twenty-sixth in positiontwenty-seventh - coming next after the twenty-sixth in position
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That building committee held twenty-seven meetings, and at the end of the twenty-seventh weren't no nearer having a church than when they begun--not so near, for a fact, for in one fit of hurrying things along they'd gone to work and tore the old church down, so there we were, without a church, and no place but the hall to worship in."
On the twenty-seventh of June last, I received instructions from Sergeant Cuff to follow three men; suspected of murder, and described as Indians.
During the early fall of her twenty-seventh year a passionate restlessness took possession of Alice.
According to the list, Sargodha remained first, Sialkot second, Kasur third, Vehari fifth, Chakwal seventh, Bhakar seventeenth, Rajanpur twentieth, Mianwali twenty-first, Khushab twentieth, Lodhran twenty-third, Multan eighteenth, Khanewal twenty-eighth, Bahawalpur twenty-fifth, Jhang twenty-sixth, D.G.Khan twenty-seventh and Muzaffargarh remained the last district with thirty-sixth in ranking.
In the twenty-seventh story, for instance, he describes a man living in Cornwall who believes, from the position of the clouds, that he should travel to Rome to meet the emperor.
The twenty-seventh session of the joint FAO/WHO Food Standards Programme, which was held in Geneva, 28th June--3rd July 2004, has now been published in report form.
The twenty-seventh session adopted the Code of Practice on Good Animal Feeding and other important texts.
Now celebrating its twenty-seventh year, the Spoleto Festival USA was founded in 1977 as the American counterpart to the Festival dei Due Mondi (Festival of Two Worlds) in Spoleto, Italy.
Now, however, because of an extraordinary series of events that resulted in the irregular ratification of the Twenty-Seventh Amendment(6) (also known as the "Madison Amendment") 200 years after it was first proposed, ERA proponents are hoping to reanimate the ERA for the proverbial charmed third time.(7) We argue here that the Madison Amendment's precedential value for the ERA is slight at best, and that, in any event, given the subsequent history of the Twenty-Seventh Amendment, supporters of the ERA will not want to follow that precedent.
The ratification of the Twenty-Seventh Amendment has, not surprisingly, given ERA supporters renewed hope.
SEATTLE--Pacific Northwest Ballet opens its twenty-seventh season this month on a roll.
The twenty-seventh Prix de Lausanne competition, founded by Philippe and Elvire Braunschweig, was held January 24 to 31, in Lausanne's Palais de Beaulieu.