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The likelihood of March containing a significant anniversary is supported by Tolkien again being so "unwell" in March, 1946 that he described himself as "near to a real breakdown" so that he took three weeks off and returned to the university "so troublous that it was all I could do to get through it" (Scull and Hammond 1.299).
During the debates over the Jenner-Butler bill, Attorney General Rogers and some legislators urged Congress not to repeat the "mistake" that it had made "during the troublous days of reconstruction." (125) The only consensus among legislators seemed to be that McCardle's broad reading of the exceptions power supported certiorari legislation; (126) the case's meaning as to jurisdiction-stripping proposals was very much open to debate.
Leading journalist and communist organizer Marvel Cooke noted that: "morbidly curious throngs pass through their [mediums] portals day after day seeking advice on all sorts of problems - primarily, during troublous times, those affecting employment." (8) Black female mediums, whether legitimate spiritual advisors or con artists, offered an array of services to the African American community.
[T]he President's course in this troublous time has been all that could be desired.
With that (he shrugging up his shoulders strong) Spake (like a Christian) in the Kentish tongue, Quoth he, Kinde sir, I am a Fisherman, Who many yeeres my living thus have wan By wading in these sandy troublous waters For Shrimps, Wilks, Cockles, and such usefull matters, And I will lead you, (with a course I keepe) From out these dangerous shallowes to the deepe.
"The appalling absence of trial courts in Sulu and its municipalities bespeaks the troublous times besetting Sulu," the senator said.
Thus the military's troublous (mis)adventure in politics drew Nigeria to the fringes with the dubious regimes of Babangida and Abacha (1985-1998) as the worst period of crisis and military dictatorship in the entire post-independence period and as the time tickled away, the juntas and the whole military institution drifted and lost their sense of direction.
"You will have heard in plenty of the troublous times in which we live in England these days," the father began, "and of the mighty struggle we are entered upon, of the difficulties to be met and overcome in achieving the ultimate and certain victory for rational and free-thinking peoples.
I wonder if Nathan's opera King Charles II, Merry Freaks in Troublous Times written in Australia in 1842 has survived in manuscript.
O LORD, support us all the day long of this troublous life, until the shades lengthen, and the evening comes, and the busy world is hushed, the fever of life is over, and our work is done.
All suddenly they heard a troublous noyes, That seemd some perilous tumult to desine Confusd with women's cries, and shouts of boyes, Such as the troubled Theaters oftimes annoyes.