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I and should
Why should I??
The clerk impressed this upon me: that I should not arrive in the hall before ten o'clock.
How long should I wait ''??
Maybe I should withdraw my advice -- no ''??
I felt that he looked at me coldly and appraisingly and seemed to be uncertain what his attitude towards me should be, but he did not say one word which might indicate that he had been told of advances to his wife.
I don't suppose a wife should be grateful to her husband for saving her life, but I am.
I don't get it why this time I should pull such a stupid trick ''.
`` I don't think you should go down again ''.
I should like, by the way, to make it clear that I am not using the word `` Persians '' carelessly.
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 ''.
To you, for instance, the word innocence, in this connotation, probably retained its Biblical, or should I say technical sense, and therefore I suppose I must make myself quite clear by saying that I lost -- or rather handed over -- what you would have considered to be my innocence two weeks before I was legally entitled, and in fact by oath required, to hand it over along with what other goods and bads I had.
Just as in the case of every prodigy child, we must watch for the efficacy of my teaching to show up in the future -- if he should master all the strenuous exercises I inflicted on him.
If `` Jack the Courtier '' is really to be taken as Swift, the following remark is obviously Steele's comment on Swift's change of parties and its effect on their friendship: `` I assure you, dear Jack, when I first found out such an Allay in you, as makes you of so malleable a Constitution, that you may be worked into any Form an Artificer pleases, I foresaw I should not enjoy your Favour much longer ''.

I and course
I am with you, of course, Tomas ''.
Of course, males play a role there, but believe me when I say you wouldn't enjoy yourself one bit on Eromonga.
of course, I was willing.
Of course, I shall conduct Mahler and Bruckner works in the coming season, as usual.
What I am here to do is to report on the gyrations of the struggle -- a struggle that amounts to self-redefinition -- to see if we can predict its future course.
Whether you experienced the passion of desire I have, of course, no way of knowing, nor indeed have I wished with even the most fleeting fragment of a wish to know, for the fact that one constitutes by one's mere existence so to speak the proof of some sort of passion makes any speculation upon this part of one's parents' experience more immodest, more scandalizing, more deeply unwelcome than an obscenity from a stranger.
`` We were requested by the Secretary General, as I understand it, to discuss with you such matters as appear to us to be relevant, and we are not of course either a formal group or a committee in the sense of being guided by any rules or regulations of the Secretariat.
I am not aware of great attention by any of these authors or by the psychotherapeutic profession to the role of literary study in the development of conscience -- most of their attention is to a pre-literate period of life, or, for the theologians of course, to the influence of religion.
I must have written to say how much I had enjoyed his fine book The Building Of Eternal Rome, and I found he had not regretted giving me the highest mark in his old course on the later Latin poets, although in my final examination I had ignored the questions and filled the bluebook with a comparison of Propertius and Coleridge.
Harcourt replied: `` I do really hope you can achieve serenity in the course of time.
Of course I hope Hal can also, but those hopes are much more faint ''.
`` Of course I am '', he said.
`` I try to treat Daniel as if he were normal, though of course I realize he is far from that at present.
Of course, having this desire, I am very interested in education.
He knows me as your niece, which, of course, I am.
I'd have been more impressed if I hadn't remembered that she'd played Hedda Gabler in her highschool dramatics course.
Of course I had to give her Eileen's address, but she never came near us.
-- Why, course I can.
You may stay as long as you wish, of course, but if arranging for the care of the girls must take time into account, I think a day or two should be enough to finish our business in ''.

I and said
`` I could use some help '', Morgan said finally, `` but I can't afford to pay you anything.
`` I know '', Jones said dejectedly.
`` I don't have many strays coming to my front door '', he said.
When they were finally satisfied, Jones said, `` I think he's going to give us work ''.
She said, `` I guess the Lord looks out for fools, drunkards, and innocents ''.
He stopped, embarrassed, and Morgan said, `` I understand that, but I don't savvy why you'd go off and leave your jobs in the first place ''.
`` All my life '', he said, `` I tried.
`` I hate to leave my garden '', Gavin said.
`` That was a terrible thing to do '', I said to Oso.
`` But that was war '', I said.
`` I think Montero did right '', Amy said firmly.
`` I saw your fire '', she said, speaking slowly, making an effort to control her anger.
I meant what I said about that fire.
`` I don't mind washing dishes now and then '', he said pleasantly.
`` I ought to '' -- he said.
`` I said go home, Joseph.
I had always, I said, hankered after working hard with my hands.
He said in a studied voice, `` I didn't do it for you.
`` Why, I meant what I said '', Lord declared.
Finally Hernandez said, `` I could offer you advice, Tomas, but you wouldn't heed it ''.

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