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I and suppose
I suppose you don't know anything about a piece of two-by-four, either ; ;
`` I suppose '', he muttered, `` I can sell the outfit for enough to send you home to your folks, once we find a settlement ''.
I suppose a Lascar sailor had sneaked a cigarette in the hold and touched off the blaze.
I don't suppose a wife should be grateful to her husband for saving her life, but I am.
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 suppose because it saves them some loss of body water.
In the work of every artist, I suppose, there may be found one or more moments which strike the student as absolutely decisive, ultimately emblematic of what it is all about ; ;
One of the obvious conclusions we can make on the basis of the last election, I suppose, is that we, the majority, were dissatisfied with Eisenhower conservatism.
There is no necessity, I suppose, to assert that Mr. Faulkner is Southern.
I do not suppose you ever heard of F. Scott Fitzgerald, living or dead, and moreover I do not suppose that, even if you had, his legend would have seemed to you to warrant more than a cluck of disapproval.
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.
In The Publick Spirit of the Whigs, it may be noted, Swift himself contemptuously dismissed Steele's reference to his friend at court: `` I suppose by the Style of old Friend, and the like, it must be some Body there of his own Level ; ;
I suppose the same emotion holds, if to a lesser degree, with any famous monument.
I suppose the day will inevitably come when the area will be encrusted with developments, but at present it is deserted and seductive.

I and we
`` 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 just can't take any chances on getting her pregnant, and if we were sleeping together ''
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.
Don't like to bother no one unless we have to, which I figger we do, in your case.
I found a trooper once the Apache had spread-eagled on an ant hill, and another time we ran across some teamsters they'd caught, tied upside down on their own wagon wheels over little fires until their brains was exploded right out o' their skulls.
It was a disturbingly familiar face, too, but I couldn't remember where we had met.
I said, `` Do we know each other, Miss ''??
Haven't we haven't I seen you.
I had seen two of them and we would soon be in another city-wide, joyous celebration with romance in the air ; ;
I was aware that when our eyes met we both quickly averted them.
Something clicked in this instance, but I treated her circumspectly and I felt that she knew it, for we both kept our distance.
I dismissed these feelings as wishful thinking but I could not get it out of my head that we had a strong physical attraction for one another and we both feared to dwell on it because of our relationship.
`` I guess we both felt it ''.
`` I know what we can do '', I said.
I think I have a way so we can carry on without his suspecting us ''.

I and might
We'll still have the rifle, and I might be able to round up some more.
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.
But Johnson couldn't quickly unwire the truck door, and if I escaped, he might suffer.
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 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.
But a young American has a bath next to his room and I shall ask him if you might use it this once.
`` I might have starved, but at least I wouldn't be fried to a crisp and soaked with dirt ''!!
She's been hangin' around me a lot here lately, and I figgered I might as well's try it.
`` I might try it one of these days '', Jack said wonderingly, thinking of Miss Langford.
Since attack serves to stimulate interest in broadcasts, I added to my opening statement a sentence in which I claimed that German youth seemed to lack the enthusiasm which is a necessary ingredient of anger, and might be classified as uninterested and bored rather than angry.
I was far from convinced of the truth of my statement, but could not think of anything that might evoke responses more quickly.
Others mentioned that I might have had to ask friends or even strangers for help and that to be stranded in a foreign country without sufficient funds did not contribute to international understanding.
When confronted with a drunk or an insane person I have no notion of what any one of them might do to me or to himself or to others.
I granted this might be so, but found the result to be even more attention to form than was the case previously.
I fled, however, not from what might have been the natural fear of being unable to disguise from you that the things about my bridegroom -- in the sense you meant the word `` things '' -- which you had been galvanizing yourself to tell me as a painful part of your maternal duty were things which I had already insisted upon finding out for myself ( despite, I may now say, the unspeakable awkwardness of making the discovery on principle, yes, on principle, and in cold blood ) because I was resolved, as a modern woman, not to be a mollycoddle waiting for Life but to seize Life by the throat.

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