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If Woodruff could not furnish a strong explanation, the governor insisted that he lower his prices in accord with the scale printed in The Advocate.
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If and could
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.
If it were not that I knew who it was I could have mistaken it for my Aunt so well did her clothes fit him.
If we were creating a wholly new society, we could insist that our social, political, economic and philosophic institutions foster rather than hamper man ; ;
If Robinson was a liar and a slanderer, he was also a very canny gentleman, for nothing that Pike could do would pry so much as a single word out of him.
If an atom bomb in 1945 could destroy an entire city surely the atomic arsenal we now have is more than adequate to fulfill any military objective required of it.
If only this could be done more often -- with such heartening results -- many of the earth's `` big problems '' would shrink to the insignificances they really are.
If there is time after the warning, the basement shielding could be improved substantially by blocking windows with bricks, dirt, books, magazines, or other heavy material.
If launched in a careful but determined way within the next few weeks, the Peace Corps could have several hundred persons in training this summer for placement next fall.
If we stop thinking in terms of tremendous multimegaton nuclear weapons and consider employing much smaller nuclear weapons which may be more appropriate for most important military targets, it would seem that the B-52 or B-70 could carry a great many small nuclear weapons.
If we could use all the small airfields we have in this country, we could disperse our strategic aircraft by a factor of 10 or more.
If notched for the battens, they would require more work, be weakened and limber holes would have to be bored so that bilge water could flow through.
`` If I could only think of something at the studio, near me, to absorb his boundless energy '', I said.
If only state funds were used to pay for the vocational education, it could be argued that the state should not have to bear the cost of vocational training which would benefit employers in other states.
If it could be shown that judgments of good and bad were not judgments at all, that they asserted nothing true or false, but merely expressed emotions like `` Hurrah '' or `` Fiddlesticks '', then these wayward judgments would cease from troubling and weary heads could be at rest.
If, however, the figure to be discerned were complicated, composed of several interlocking subfigures, and so on, even the tracing process failed him, and he could not focus even relatively simple shapes among its parts.
If they opted for illusion, it could only be illusion per se -- an illusion of depth, and of relief, so general and abstracted as to exclude the representation of individual objects.
If you look at a reading meant for someone else, you will probably see that many of the items could be considered as applicable to you, even when you were not in the picture at all!!
If and furnish
If he has resided in the United States for two or more periods, he must furnish documentation for each period of residence.
If in the rare instance that the draw pile is exhausted and there is no possible way to furnish a new one, a drawn hand is declared, and the person closest to a cleared goal pile scores the difference between his / her opponents ' leftover cards and his / her own.
" If I were in possession of any public documents calculated to advance the public interest it would give me pleasure to furnish them and I shall at all times be prepared to afford you any information which the constitution or laws of the State may require ...
It read: " If the authorities of this city will furnish appropriate and sufficient grounds centrally located, I will contribute $ 50, 000 for the erection of a building to be permanently dedicated to the use of the public free schools of the City of Galveston ... I will be pleased to carry proposal into the earliest effect with the hope that it may prove useful to the community with which I have been long identified and whose future welfare I most earnestly desire.
If you believe the Inn's spiel, Keats allegedly wrote his Ode to a Nightingale in the gardens, and Stoker borrowed one of their resident ghost stories to furnish the plot of Dracula.
If and strong
If a " weak " character is followed by another " weak " character, the algorithm will look at the first neighbouring " strong " character.
If the LRM mark is not added, the weak character will be neighbored by a strong LTR character and a strong RTL character.
If a problem can be shown to be in both NP and co-NP, that is generally accepted as strong evidence that the problem is probably not NP-complete ( since otherwise NP = co-NP ).
If the glass is cooled quickly in the absence of a strong light source by putting ice on the glass or placing it in the freezer with the door almost closed, it turns backwards ( i. e. the silver sides trail ).
If he sometimes seems to approach the symbolic view, at other times he comes very close to a strong realistic doctrine.
If a grappler is strong and can utilize leverage well, a takedown or throw itself can be a form of dix ; the impact can render an opponent unconscious.
If the reloaded cartridges are going to be used in the same firearm in which they were previously fired, though, and if that firearm has a bolt action or other action with a strong camming action on closing, then full length resizing may not be needed.
If it does, however, it is unique in a strong sense: given any other inverse limit X ′ there exists a unique isomorphism X ′ → X commuting with the projection maps.
If in his last years he identified the papacy with antichristianity, the dispensability of this papacy was strong in his mind before the schism.
The valuation of the Koh-i-Noor is given in the legend that one of Nader Shah's consorts supposedly said, " If a strong man should take five stones, and throw one north, one south, one east, and one west, and the last straight up into the air, and the space between filled with gold and gems, that would equal the value of the Koh-i-noor.
Straight or Flush with one pair: If you can play a face pair with an ace-face top when the straight or flush gives only a Q-x or lower top, play the strong pair with an ace-face top.
If so many voters give their first preferences to the " weak " candidate that it ends up winning the first round, it is highly likely they will gain enough campaign momentum to have a strong chance of winning the runoff, too, and with it, the election.
If opener has maximum values, a fit, and strong support, he may raise to level 3, but under no circumstances may he take any other action.
If one reagent is a weak acid or base and the other is a strong acid or base, the titration curve is irregular and the pH shifts less with small additions of titrant near the equivalence point.
If the aldehyde cannot form an enolate ( e. g., benzaldehyde ), addition of strong base induces the Cannizzaro reaction.
If low level wind shear is strong enough, the rotation can be turned vertically or diagonally and make contact with the ground.
If a jet aircraft is at full throttle but is tied to a very strong tree with a very strong chain, then the jet engine produces no propulsive power.
If an abductory movement or adductory movement is strong enough, the vibrations of the vocal folds will stop ( or not start ).
If the deviations from ideality are not too strong, Raoult's law will still be valid in a narrow concentration range when approaching x = 1 for the majority phase ( the solvent ).