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Dorfl and could
" After his Chem is destroyed, Dorfl tells Dragon King Of Arms the Vampire that Dorfl could crush him, essentially killing him, but will not because it would be immoral to do so.

Dorfl and head
They were saved only by the intervention of Dorfl, the first free golem, who, despite terrible bodily damage and the loss of his chem, managed to kill the king by destroying its head.
Despite his traditional moderate behavior, Offler was described as ' trigger-happy ' by a priest when he struck the golem, Dorfl, with lightning after the golem doubted the gods ( a lightning bolt almost struck the priest as well, but as he was the head priest of Blind Io the lightning was averted and hit the ground harmlessly a few feet away ).

Dorfl and was
Dorfl joined the Watch during the events of Feet of Clay, at which time he was set free by Captain Carrot, sustained considerable damage fighting the golem king, and was rebuilt to a considerable degree, granting him a voice ( which had been considered blasphemous for golems to possess, prior to Dorfl's argument with the Council of Churches, Temples, Sacred Groves and Big Ominous Rocks ).
An excerpt from the Cenotine " Book of Truth " was the Chem of the golem Dorfl, until Carrot Ironfoundersson purchased him and set him free by replacing it with the receipt of the purchase.

Dorfl and fight
Carrot and Dorfl, one of the golems, fight and defeat the golem king at the candlestick factory.

Dorfl and with
Near the conclusion of Feet of Clay, Dorfl is rebaked with a tongue and gains the ability to talk.
Part of the events at the end of Feet of Clay leave Dorfl with a destroyed chem.

Dorfl and Meshugah
Older golems have names, often somewhat Yiddish sounding, such as Dorfl, Meshugah, Bobkes, Shmata and Klutz.

Dorfl and .
Dorfl arrests him despite tenuous evidence and Vimes burns down all the heralds ' records of the nobility as a sort of punishment.
In the end, Vetinari has recovered completely, Dorfl is sworn in as a watchman, Vimes gets a pay rise, and the watch house gets a new dart board.
The other members of the Watch join and protest against Colon, but eventually it dwindles to just Nobby, Visit, zombie Constable Reg Shoe and golem Constable Dorfl.
The first free golem, Dorfl, had the plan to buy other golems and give them to themselves.
Dorfl quickly became the Disc's first ceramic atheist, to the displeasure of at least one god, and has been issued an official chit to label him " alive " to avoid interference in this state of affairs.
") Fellow watchman and Omnian Constable Visit continues to present the Omnian case before him, and unlike most people, Dorfl welcomes the continued debate.
Dorfl speaks ' With The Beginning Of Every Word Being Capitalized ', as do all golems granted speech, and, like most golems, he is quite literal in his choice of words.

could and be
It could be some kind of trick Budd had thought up.
) hung on a hook on the wall, and underneath it I could see his tie, knotted, ready to be slipped over his head, a black badge of frayed respectability that ought never to have left his neck.
They, and the two large fans which I could dimly see as daylight filtered through their vents, down at the far end of the hall, could be turned on by a master switch situated inside the office.
Their roar, like the swelling volume of a hundred tornadoes could be heard for miles.
Atonement, if atonement were possible, could only be made at that sacred, sacrificial basin.
Bushes and vines abetted the rocks in forming thorny detours for the struggling stranger, and without the direct light of the sun to act as compass, Pamela could no longer be positive of her direction.
There was a peculiar density about it, a thick substance that could be sensed but never identified, never actually perceived.
And even with her limited knowledge of such things, she knew that the car could be repaired there ; ;
Not even an empty cartridge case could be found.
Inside the crown, stuffed behind the stained sweatband, could be seen thin, crumpled wads of currency.
How much of an accident could that be ''??
So far as he knew, only his father could be there.
A hell of an altitude for a barrel roll, but it could be done.
With the rapid rate of closure, the approach from below, the side, and ahead, there would be only a moment when damage could be done.
At once my ears were drowned by a flow of what I took to be Spanish, but -- the driver's white teeth flashing at me, the road wildly veering beyond his glistening hair, beyond his gesticulating bottle -- it could have been the purest Oxford English I was half hearing ; ;
The entire length of the street could be raked with rifle fire from this barn.
When he awoke in the mornings, she was in his mind and he could hardly wait to get to school to be near her in the flesh.
It is hard to see how the situation could be otherwise.
Each could be the real thing.
Officers who participate in the continual practice drills assured me that the President's decision could be made and announced on the gold circuit within minutes after the first flash from Aj.
Seeking an obscure, dark, relatively quiet corner in the airy room otherwise suffused with afternoon sunshine, he asked if the soft background music could be turned off.
Faulkner culminates the Southern legend perhaps more masterfully than it has ever been, or could ever be, done.
The conversation that ensued may have been engrossing but it could hardly be called world-shattering.

could and exception
The editor of the Newport Advertiser could discover no evidence of extenuating circumstances in the Brown trial which would warrant making an exception to the infliction of capital punishment.
An exception to this could include a politician whose " weasel words " and obfuscation are necessary to gain support from multiple constituents with mutually exclusive conflicting desires from their candidate of choice.
This was almost inevitable since, with the notable exception of the generals ( strategoi ), each office could be held by the same person only once.
Almost without exception in early literature, blind people could bring this condition down upon themselves through sin or trespasses against the gods, but were never the sole instruments of its reversal.
Excavated sites include Saliagos and Kephala ( on Keos ) with signs of copper-working, Each of the small Cycladic islands could support no more than a few thousand people, though Late Cycladic boat models show that fifty oarsmen could be assembled from the scattered communities ( Rutter ), and when the highly organized palace-culture of Crete arose, the islands faded into insignificance, with the exception of Delos, which retained its archaic reputation as a sanctuary throughout antiquity and until the emergence of Christianity.
Other Tuareg castes were also hereditary and social strata closed with one exception: if a slave woman married a noble or vassal, her children could belong to the respective free caste.
Canada did ratify the statute, but had requested an exception because the Canadian federal and provincial governments could not agree on an amending formula for the Canadian constitution.
The original versions of his papers contained " many technical errors of varying degree "; when the collection was first published, the errors were corrected and it was found that this could be done without major changes in the statements of the theorems, with one exception — a claimed proof of the Continuum hypothesis.
Of course, intrigue, murder and military force could also mingle in for appointing successors ; the Roman imperial tradition made no exception to other monarchical traditions in this respect.
( The exception is the ampersand: as the Jargon File states, " what could be sillier?
Even though Byzantine emperors maintained a claim over the territory, and no barbarian king in the west dared to elevate himself to the position of Emperor of the West, Byzantine control of most of the West could not be sustained ; the reconquest of the Italian peninsula and Mediterranean periphery by Justinian was the sole, and temporary, exception.
Nintendo of America and Nintendo of Europe went further in that games released for Nintendo consoles could not feature nudity, sexuality, profanity ( including racism, sexism or slurs ), blood, graphic or domestic violence, drugs, political messages or religious symbols ( with the exception of widely unpracticed religions, such as the Greek Pantheon ).
The only exception has been Hal Colebatch, a member of the Legislative Council who accepted the premiership in April 1919 on the understanding that an Assembly seat would be found for him, only to resign a month later when no seat could be found.
The only exception is that values which could not be held by the variable must not be returned ; for example, if the variable can hold values between 0 and 255 then the read function must never return 257.
With other vendors ( with the notable exception of ICT ), customers had to choose between machines they could outgrow and machines that were potentially overpowered ( and thus too expensive ).
The only exception is in placenames, which are hyphenless, so without a y, syllable ambiguity could arise.
The other exception was that the sons of a helot could be enrolled as a syntrophos if a Spartiate formally adopted him and paid his way.
In 2004, the Council decided to allow flavored tequila to be called tequila, with the exception of pure agave tequila, which still could not be flavored.
By the 19th century, the site of the ancient city was wholly desolate, with the exception of a solitary guardhouse, and the ground for the most part thickly overgrown with shrubs and low brushwood ; but the remains of the walls could be distinctly traced throughout a great part of their circuit.
While a court did affirm that various Nigerian government officials ( including a governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria ) were directly or indirectly involved and that Nigerian government officials could be sued in U. S. courts under the " commercial activity " exception to the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, he was unable to get his money back due to the doctrine of unclean hands because he had knowingly entered into a contract that was illegal.
An exception to this rule was when HM King George VI issued letters patent such that his heiress presumptive, HRH The Princess Elizabeth, Duchess of Edinburgh, could transmit her title to her children.
At that tournament he wore the number 1 shirt, as Argentina's policy at the time was to number their players alphabetically by surname, with an exception made so Diego Maradona could wear his preferred number 10.
Also, E1 or E2 might throw an exception which could terminate the execution of the other one.
Although the Court did not specify whether the Twenty-first Amendment could provide an exception to any other constitutional protections outside of the Commerce Clause, it acknowledged " the relevance of the Twenty-first Amendment to other constitutional provisions becomes increasingly doubtful.

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