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  • n  a period of 25 years

  • On that day, Goddard who would ultimately be hailed as the father of modern rocketry sank into a quarter-century sulk from which he never fully emerged.
  • The operation, conducted by CIA alchemists from 1954 until 1963, was part of a quarter-century hunt for a psychogenic philosophers' stone.
  • But starting with a 1965 bill that did away with country-by-country quotas for immigrants, and especially in the quarter-century since his failed 1980 campaign for President .
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  • John McCain in Bloomberg
    McCain said he was "acutely aware" that he can't win in November "without the support of dedicated conservatives whose convictions, creativity and energy have been indispensable to the success of our party over the last quarter-century."

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