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I and had
And you wanted no part of me when I had so much to give.
As I dug in behind one of the bales we were using as protection, I grudgingly found myself agreeing with Oso's logic, especially when I imagined what would have happened to Missy if Old Knife's large party of screeching warriors had overrun our company.
In the brief moment I had to talk to them before I took my post on the ring of defenses, I indicated I was sickened by the methods men employed to live and trade on the river.
Next to him was a young boy I was sure had sat near me at one of the trading sessions.
At first I thought he had missed.
I saw the clergyman kneel for a moment by the twitching body of the man he had shot, then run back to his position.
Later I would remember what this pompous little man had told me about the worth of a ticket.
One afternoon, upon receiving permission and the necessary instructions from the clerk, I had visited the toilet adjoining the hall.
For although I had crossed a corner of the hall on my way to the toilet I still could not tell for sure how far to the rear the darkness extended.
I could observe the two fans down at the end, but their size in themselves meant nothing to me as long as I had no measure of comparison.
I had for some time been hoping, in vain, for one of the dim figures to pass between the fan vents and myself.
It was, I felt, possible that they were men who, having received no tickets for that day, had remained in the hall, to sleep perhaps, in the corners farthest removed from the counter with its overhead light.
And I had hardly finished my business in the toilet on the aforementioned occasion when the lights in that place, like the hall lights controlled from the switch in the office, flicked off and on impatiently.
I had signed it off on the forms.
Although I had been inside it I had not yet seen it functioning.

I and good
`` That quirt -- I ought to use it on you, where it would do the most good.
I would turn away from my writing in the hope of getting a good look at them but I never quite succeeded.
There had been a good second or two during which my muffler had been blowing out, and now I was certain I'd seen her somewhere before.
I didn't get a good look at him at all, his back was to me, and I was so scared It was just somebody in a man's suit.
When I show up he will know you are a good wife to have told him about it ''.
`` They knew I was a good sharecrop farmer back in Carolina, but out West was a chance to build a real farm of our own.
`` Dear Miss Steichen: It is a very good letter you send me -- softens the intensity of this guerilla warfare I am carrying on up here.
In any case I do not intend to let the present occasion pass without dealing more directly with the problem of implementing good intentions.
`` Little Rock is, without any flattery, one of the dullest towns in the United States and I would not have remained two hours in the place, if I had not met with some good friends who made me forget its dreariness ''.
The daughter, Lilly, was a very good friend of mine and I always had hopes that someday she and Meltzer would find each other.
Sir Ed. Gre. is gonne to Brestowe and from thence to Lond. as I heare, who verie well knoweth our estates and wil be willinge to do us ani good ''.
Wherefore I thynke yow maye doo good yff yow can have money ''.
But one day came the voice of a man I had known when he was a boy, and I later remembered that this boy, thirty years before, had struck me as coming to no good.
`` I had natural sock '', he says, ' as a storyteller and was precociously good at description, dialogue, and most of the other staples of the fiction-writer's trade but I was bugged by a mammoth complex of thoughts and feelings that prevented me from doing more than just diddling the surface of sustained fiction-writing ''.
Without the good magazines, without their book reviews, their hospitality to European writers, without above all their awareness of literary standards, we might very well have had a generation of Krim's heroes -- Wolfes, Farrells, Dreisers, and I might add, Sandburgs and Frosts and MacLeishes in verse -- and then where would we be??
Her mother, now dead, was my good friend and when she came to tell us about her plans and to show off her ring I had a sobering wish to say something meaningful to her, something her mother would wish said.
I feel that few burglars would be prone to break and enter into someone's apartment if they were met with a good hardy growl that a dog would provide.
The matter may seem a small thing to some people, I know, but it's a very good start on the road to Totalitarianism The Commission has posted signs in Washington Square saying:
Eileen got to dancing, just a little tiny dancing step to a hummed tune that you could hardly notice, and trying to pick up strange men, but each time I was ready to say to hell with it and walk out she'd pull herself together and talk so understandingly in that sweet husky voice about the good times and the happiness we'd had together and there I was back on the hook.

I and fortune
`` I have just come from viewing a man who had made the fortune of his country, but now is working all night in order to support his family '', he reflected.
Even though I have always had a genius for `` throwing myself '' into every role and `` playing it for all it's worth '', no actress can be expected to do her best work when her fortune, her reputation, her livelihood, her home and her nation itself are all imperilled.
In loyalty oaths, it was, " I will not value my life or that of my children less highly than I do the safety of the Emperor and his sisters ," or, if in consular motions: " Good fortune attend to the Emperor and his sisters.
Despite Edmund's respected intelligence and abilities, he has no personal fortune to speak of, apart from his frequently fluctuating wage packet from the Prince, as he says: " If I'm running short of cash, all I have to do is go upstairs and ask Prince Fat-head for a rise.
Nevertheless, Petro managed to improve his status by marrying the extremely wealthy Tertulla, whose fortune guaranteed the upwards mobility of Petro's son Titus Flavius Sabinus I, Domitian's grandfather.
A duet with Ricky Van Shelton, " Rockin ' Years " ( 1991 ) reached number one but Parton's greatest commercial fortune of the decade came when Whitney Houston recorded " I Will Always Love You " for the soundtrack of the feature film The Bodyguard ( 1992 ); both the single and the album were massively successful.
In March he was unable to go to court due to illness, in August he wrote to Burghley from Byfleet, where he gone for his health: ' I find comfort in this air, but no fortune in the court.
I accept your hand to enhance our joint good fortune.
He later wrote of how he " rejoiced at my good fortune in stumbling upon an object so interesting in the natural history of the earth, and which I had been long looking for in vain.
Resolving to seek no knowledge other than that of which could be found in myself or else in the great book of the world, I spent the rest of my youth traveling, visiting courts and armies, mixing with people of diverse temperaments and ranks, gathering various experiences, testing myself in the situations which fortune offered me, and at all times reflecting upon whatever came my way so as to derive some profit from it.
; that during the present year the Alabama Indemnity has been paid, and the charge of the Ashantee War will be met out of revenue ; and that in estimating, as we can now venture to do, the income of the coming year ( and, for the moment assuming the general scale of charge to continue as it was fixed during the last Session ), we do not fear to anticipate as the probable balance a surplus exceeding rather than falling short of 5, 000, 000l ... The first item ... which I have to set down in the financial arrangements proper for the first year is relief, but relief coupled with reform, of local taxation ... It has ... been the happy fortune of Mr. Lowe to bring it income tax down, first from 6d.
Because happiness is beyond anything physical, Plotinus stresses the point that worldly fortune does not control true human happiness, and thus “… there exists no single human being that does not either potentially or effectively possess this thing we hold to constitute happiness .” ( Enneads I. 4. 4 ) The issue of happiness is one of Plotinus ’ greatest imprints on Western thought, as he is one of the first to introduce the idea that eudaimonia ( happiness ) is attainable only within consciousness.
Sancho I continued the war against the Moors with varying fortune.
Rugby School was founded in 1567 as a provision in the will of Lawrence Sheriff, who had made his fortune supplying groceries to Queen Elizabeth I of England.
" He received the first Human Rights Award from the International Symposium on Circumcision ( ISC ) in 1991 and was quoted saying " My own preference, if I had the good fortune to have another son, would be to leave his little penis alone ".
Nevertheless, Petro managed to improve his status by marrying the extremely wealthy Tertulla, whose fortune guaranteed the upwards mobility of Petro's son Titus Flavius Sabinus I, Titus's grandfather.
In Flashman, Flashman says that the family fortune was made by his great-grandfather, Jack Flashman, in America trading in rum, slaves and " piracy too, I shouldn't wonder.
" It's cost me my career, my fortune, basically my sex life when I found out I was HIV positive.
The second person was Engelbert I, who offered his services to the Duke of Burgundy, married in 1403 the Dutch noblewoman Johanna van Polanen and so inherited lands in the Netherlands, with the barony of Breda as the core of the Dutch possessions & the family fortune.
In the beginning Assisi fell under the rule of Perugia and later under several despots, such as the soldier of fortune Biordo Michelotti, Gian Galeazzo Visconti and his successor Francesco I Sforza, dukes of Milan, Jacopo Piccinino and Federico II da Montefeltro, lord of Urbino.
And he found Mut at the head of the gods, Fate and fortune in her hand, Lifetime and breath of life are hers to command ... I have not chosen a protector among men.
; it is therefore no wonder that envy should attribute to good fortune what in justice to my own discernment, I must say, proceeded from a cool calculation of the pours and contres.
He notes, " In old age I have had the good fortune to be initiated into the world of anthroposophy and during the past few years to make a profound study of the teachings of Rudolf Steiner.

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