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I and just
`` I mean, we don't have any way to get there and we can't expect you to quit work just to take us to town ''.
I was at once disappointed, although just what I had expected him to look like I could not have explained.
I just do what I'm told, and '' --
I was just doing my job, just following orders, and for that he's going to kill me.
But there's one thing I never seen or heard of, one thing I just don't think there is, and that's a sportin' way o' killin' a man ''!!
I just want you to take a message to Diane Molinari.
Couldn't I just '' -- His voice trailed off into silence.
I just wanted to hear you say so ''.
I seized the rack and made a western-style flying-mount just in time, one of my knees mercifully landing on my duffel bag -- and merely wrecking my camera, I was to discover later -- my other knee landing on the slivery truck floor boards and -- but this is no medical report.
I ducked just as the first strand broke somewhere down the line and came whipping over the sideboards.
I saw Johnson's bottle snatched from his hand, saw it go in a swirl of foam just behind the second car.
`` So I just scooted out of his clutches.
I was so scared well, I just ran to my car and came here ''.
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.
The rest of the time I devoted to painting or to those other activities a young and healthy man just out of college finds interesting.
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.

I and can't
`` I could use some help '', Morgan said finally, `` but I can't afford to pay you anything.
God in Heaven, I can't refuse you now.
`` I can't leave him there.
`` I know you've got a grudge against me, and maybe I can't blame you.
`` That I can't answer, for I can't imagine something like this happening to me.
Like Luis, I can't see something like this happening to me.
A dear, respected friend of mine, who like myself grew up in the South and has spent many years in New England, said to me not long ago: `` I can't forgive New England for rejecting all complicity ''.
I've had a trying day and I just can't make it out again '', I told them.
`` But why in the name of God can't I give my father blood ''??
`` Why can't I, Doctor ''??
Like every Southerner I can't escape the romantic tradition of brave defeats, forlorn lost causes.
This is why I say we just can't go ahead and disarm the Germans and pull down our own defenses.
The young banker looked at him with a certain surprise, and then he said flatly: `` I'm afraid I can't tell you anything in particular about Kent House.
Sonuvabitch, I can't figure out what in hell for they went and put niggers in my squad for.
As for this rider, I never saw him before or afterwards and never saw him dismounted, so whether he stood tall or short in his shoes, I can't say ; ;
`` But brother I can't take a job right now '', she said with her eyes on her ice cream, `` I'm going to have a baby, Francis Xavier's baby, my own husband's baby ''.

I and take
`` I can take care of this.
Now, are you going to take me or am I supposed to walk ''??
I've got to take Danny away from Clayton before I lose him altogether.
She was still hugging the stained coat around her, so I said, `` Relax, let me take your things.
When my Uncle offered me a part-time job which would take care of my normal expenses and give me time to paint I accepted.
Ballet dancer: Protests, tears, and `` take what you want, Nicolas, I am a dancer, you are a poet, it is all beautiful ''.
`` I vowed to take care of you -- and that's what I'm gonna do.
I take this to mean that the intelligent -- and therefore necessarily cynical??
I suppose the reason is a kind of wishful thinking: don't talk about the final stages of Reconstruction and they will take care of themselves.
I persuaded an Australian friend who had lived `` outback '' for years to take me to see some aborigines living in the bush.
I suggested that one must let it in because it is the truth, but Beckett did not take to the word truth.
When I take over Taliesin, the first thing I'll do is fire you ''.
I think you are being unfair to take these things up now.
I thought it expedient to take off my derby, my glasses, and the beard ; ;
I take the central meaning here to be the contrast between the drab empty quality of life without literature and a life enriched by it.
What I want is to have this evidence come before Congress and if the Attorney General does not report it, as I am very sure he won't, as he has refused to do anything of the kind, I then wish that a committee of seven Representatives be appointed with power to take the evidence.
but this -- yes, terrible step I am about to take is lightened with an inundating joy by the new-found hope that here, in these poems, is treasure -- or at least some measure of beauty, which I did not know of ''.
Those famous lines of the Greek Anthology with which a fading beauty dedicates her mirror at the shrine of a goddess reveal a wise attitude: `` Venus, take my votive glass, Since I am not what I was, What from this day I shall be, Venus, let me never see ''.

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