(1) Ironically, it was actually an album released at the beginning of the next decade , which perhaps best symbolises this period of change.(2) By the end of the 1990s, 52 countries wound up poorer than at the beginning of the decade , according to the report.(3) The major mobile phone companies spent billions of pounds at the beginning of the decade to secure licenses enabling them to offer 3G services in the UK.(4) This will become obvious by the beginning of the next decade , as the results of the 2010 census begin to rearrange the electoral map.(5) Neighbours and friends who visited Pamela's home yesterday recited prayers and a decade of the rosary in a bid to quieten the restless spirit.(6) Even with the decline, the state's hospitals employed more people at the end of the 1990s than at the beginning of the decade .(7) ├ö├ç├┐The Sixties did not start, miraculously, with the beginning of the new decade ,├ö├ç├û she says.(8) Young Adam was written almost a decade earlier.(9) he taught at the university for nearly a decade(10) Prayers at the graveside were recited by Fr. Cooney, who also led the large congregation in a decade of the Rosary.(11) the fourth decade of the nineteenth century(12) It was the early 1990s, the beginning of a decade of civil war and chaos.(13) Then maybe a small group would join hands in a circle in prayer and somebody would begin a decade of the rosary.(14) It is not just that he has turned 50; it has more to do with the fact that he has been retired from test cricket for eight years, nearly a decade .(15) Pilgrims returning from the monastery at Mount Melleray have been known to stop and say a decade of the rosary for the departed.(16) The urge to change the world that gnaws at normal people in their late teens and early 20's was taking shape in me around the beginning of my fourth decade .