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  • Forty years were now to elapse before any further efforts were made by the Spaniards to colonize any part of the territory of the river Plate and lower Parana.
  • The thirty years that were to elapse between the dedication of the precinct to Aeacus and the final victory of Athens (Herod.
  • A complete survey was ordered by the law of the 1st of March 1886,but many years must elapse before its completion.
  • Thirteen years previously the government had endeavoured to secure greater fixity and permanence of tenure by providing that at least twelve years must elapse between every two redistributions of the land belonging to a mir amongst those entitled to share in it.'
  • As some months must elapse before they could sail for Palestine, Ignatius determined that the time should be spent partly in hospital work at Venice and later in the journey to Rome.

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