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I and am
`` I am.
Now, are you going to take me or am I supposed to walk ''??
I am with you, of course, Tomas ''.
And Hank Maguire added, `` So am I, Tom ''.
You must forgive me if I seem to dwell too much on her physical aspects but I am an artist, accustomed to studying the physical body.
If you tell him I made a pass at you he might think you misunderstood something I said or did, so instead of just telling him I made a pass, say I tried to date you and that you agreed so you could prove to him what a louse I really am.
Ballet dancer: Protests, tears, and `` take what you want, Nicolas, I am a dancer, you are a poet, it is all beautiful ''.
I don't suppose a wife should be grateful to her husband for saving her life, but I am.
`` I am an honest man '', the German said with fervor.
I am naive, they say, to make use of such words.
I am concerned here, however, with the Northern liberal's attitude toward the South.
I should like, by the way, to make it clear that I am not using the word `` Persians '' carelessly.
`` Now that Bruno Walter is virtually in retirement and my dear friend Dimitri Mitropoulos is no longer with us, I am probably the only one -- with the possible exception of Leonard Bernstein -- who has this special affinity for and champions the works of Bruckner and Mahler ''.
I am certainly not adequately trained to describe or enlarge on human fears, but there are certain features of the fears dispelled by scientific explanations that stand out quite clearly.
I am usually filled with an uneasiness that through some unwitting slip all hell may break loose.
I am not a philosopher.
`` What I am saying does not mean that there will henceforth be no form in art.
Both I and my feelings come up out of a chain of events that fan out into the past into sources that are ultimately very unlike the entity which I now am.

I and assured
`` Got a lot to tend to, but I'll get back quick as I can '', he assured her.
`` As an independent American I considered all who were not for us, and you amongst the rest, as against us, yet be assured that John Jay never ceased to be the friend of Peter Van Schaack ''.
The latter in turn assured him that `` were I arraigned at the bar, and you my judge, I should expect to stand or fall only by the merits of my cause ''.
Miriam said that she must be assured that `` that other woman, Olga, will not be in luxury while I am scraping along ''.
But it seems that pressures against him are coming from somewhere -- in the first place from China, but perhaps also from that `` China Lobby '' which, I was assured in Moscow nearly two years ago, exists on the quiet inside the party.
Whether the pair of Sudanese ivory carvings you lifted really possess the juju to turn your livers to lead, as a dealer in Khartoum assured me, I am not competent to say.
The pursuit of wisdom, he assured his readers of the Boethius, was the surest path to power: " Study Wisdom, then, and, when you have learned it, condemn it not, for I tell you that by its means you may without fail attain to power, yea, even though not desiring it ".
When assured by Mersenne that it was, indeed, the product of the son not the father, Descartes dismissed it with a sniff: " I do not find it strange that he has offered demonstrations about conics more appropriate than those of the ancients ," adding, " but other matters related to this subject can be proposed that would scarcely occur to a sixteen-year-old child.
The memoradum stated that " I am assured that the solution of the problem of Palestine which would be much the most welcome to the leaders and supporters of the Zionist movement throughout the world would be the annexation of the country to the British Empire ".
And I think that can only be assured by democracy based on consensus.
Bismarck believed that as long as Britain, Russia and Italy were assured of the peaceful nature of the German Empire, French belligerency could be contained ; his diplomatic feats were undone, however, by Kaiser Wilhelm II, whose policies unified other European powers against Germany in time for World War I.
Suzuki tells Butterfly that foreign husbands never return to their Japanese wives, but Butterfly replies furiously that Pinkerton had assured her, on the very last morning they were together, " Oh, Butterfly, my little wife, I shall return with the roses, when the earth is full of joy, when the robin makes his nest.
It was clear Putnam was not willing to withdraw completely from the world of librarianship, stating “ I would willingly surrender the administration, if that course would serve the interest of the library and I could feel assured as to my successor .” Putnam provided the suggestion of “ Librarian Emeritus ” be developed as his new official title, with an honorarium of one-half of his original salary.
She explained " I keep the good will of all my husbands — my good people — for if they did not rest assured of some special love towards them, they would not readily yield me such good obedience ," and promised in 1563 they would never have a more natural mother than she.
On March 1, Roosevelt assured Congress that " I come from the Crimea with a firm belief that we have made a start on the road to a world of peace.
hobgoblins, my Chinese bridge, which I am assured is
Rest assured, I love the Fatherland just as much as you do.
He observed that at the time he was writing there was a case before the Chancery court " which was commenced nearly twenty years ago ... and which is ( I am assured ) no nearer to its termination now than when it was begun ".
And the last, in every case to make enumerations so complete, and reviews so general, that I might be assured that nothing was omitted.
I feel assured, although I have not witnessed the experiment, that when the surface wind is from the east, as it was for several days last week, an observer in the balloon can be made to float nearly to the enemy's camp ( as it is now situated to the west of us ), or even to float over it, and then return eastward by rising to a higher elevation.
I ), though, at the same time, we are assured of the existence of an external world corresponding to these ideas.

I and by
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.
I saw the clergyman kneel for a moment by the twitching body of the man he had shot, then run back to his position.
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.
This light did not penetrate very far back into the hall, and my eyes were hindered rather than aided by the dim daylight entering through the fan vents when I tried to pick out whatever might be lying, or squatting, on the floor below.
When I asked him what, if anything, I could do about it, he surprised me by referring me to the director of the hall.
I stopped by the counter.
But, by gosh, I want him and I'm going to have him!!
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 ; ;
I sat by her on the divan.
I worked for my Uncle ( an Uncle by marriage so you will not think this has a mild undercurrent of incest ) who ran one of those antique shops in New Orleans' Vieux Carre, the old French Quarter.
Sometimes I wondered vaguely what he did about women for my Aunt, by blood, had died some years ago, but neither of us said anything.
True, she was my Aunt, married to an Uncle related to me only by marriage, but why she had married a man twice her age, and more, perhaps, I did not know or much care.
I was puzzled by the remark, then I recalled the voice of mild Professor Howard Griggs three years ago in a university lecture on primitive societies.
Our lifeboat was filling rapidly and despite what I had heard of the inhabitants of Eromonga, I was glad to see a long and graceful outrigger manned by three bronzed girls glide out of a lagoon into the open sea and toward our craft.
My friends and I come from a ship which was destroyed by fire.
In the hut to which I was assigned -- Max had his own quarters -- my food was brought to me by a wrinkled crone with bare drooping breasts who seemed to enjoy conversing with me in rudimentary phrases.
`` I got Margaret Rider in one of them old box cars down there by the quarry ''.
When I question them as to what they mean by concepts like liberty and democracy, I find that they fall into two categories: the simpler ones who have simply accepted the shibboleths of their faith without analysis ; ;

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