[permalink] [id link]
If anyone asked us, after we made the remark that the suffering was a bad thing, whether we should think it relevant to what we said to learn that the incident had never occurred and no pain had been suffered at all, we should say that it made all the difference in the world, that what we were asserting to be bad was precisely the suffering we thought had occurred back there, that if this had not occurred, there was nothing left to be bad, and that our assertion was in that case mistaken.
from Brown Corpus
Some Related Sentences
If and anyone
If anyone thought of the John Harvey, it was to observe that she was straddled by a pair of ships heavily laden with high explosive and if they were hit the John Harvey would likely be blown up with her own ammo and whatever else it was that she carried.
: " If anyone kills person – unless it be ( a punishment ) for murder or for spreading mischief in the land — it would be as if he killed all people.
In particular, the third anathema reads: " If anyone divides in the one Christ the hypostases after the union, joining them only by a conjunction of dignity or authority or power, and not rather by a coming together in a union by nature, let him be anathema.
::" If anyone imagines that we are stating the case too strongly, let him try an experiment with the first bright boy he meets by asking,
If anyone shall dare act contrary to this and arrogate to himself the power belonging to the bishop, let him be expelled from the Church.
If anyone dare do this, both the consecrator and the one consecrated shall be deposed without hope of reinstatement.
If anyone violates the truce of God and after the third admonition does not make satisfaction, he shall be anathematized.
If anyone shall violate the truce of God he shall be admonished three times by the bishop to make satisfaction.
If anyone shall dare attack pilgrims going to Rome to visit the shrines of the Apostles and the oratories of other saints and rob them of the things they have with them, or exact from merchants new imposts and tolls, let him be excommunicated till he has made satisfaction.
If anyone shall dare act contrary to this and, recognizing his crime, does not within the space of thirty days make proper amends, let him be cut off from the Church and anathematized.
If anyone shall endeavour to represent the forms of the Saints in lifeless pictures with material colours which are of no value ( for this notion is vain and introduced by the devil ), and does not rather represent their virtues as living images in himself, etc.
The Council of Trent decreed: " If anyone shall say that a man once justified can sin no more, nor lose grace, and that therefore he who falls and sins was never truly justified ; or, on the contrary, that throughout his whole life he can avoid all sins even venial sins, except by a special privilege of God, as the Church holds in regard to the Blessed Virgin: let him be anathema.
If the Vice President did not preside over an impeachment ( of anyone besides the President ), the duties would fall to the President pro tempore of the Senate.
If the chain of events leading up to the person having something meets this criterion, they are entitled to it: that they possess it is just, and what anyone else does or doesn't have or need is irrelevant.
If anyone tried to overcharge for a good, people would stop buying and make it themselves ( or a competitor could enter the market and undercut them ).
The Code of Canon Law 332 § 2 states, " If it happens that the Roman Pontiff resigns his office, it is required for validity that the resignation is made freely and properly manifested but not that it is accepted by anyone.
" If anyone says that the blessed Apostle Peter was not established by the Lord Christ as the chief of all the apostles, and the visible head of the whole militant Church, or, that the same received great honour but did not receive from the same our Lord Jesus Christ directly and immediately the primacy in true and proper jurisdiction: let him be anathema.
If and asked
Without preliminaries, Esther asked him, `` If you are a world citizen, will you take Garry Davis' place in his tent while he goes to the hospital ''??
If we were asked why we thought so, we should say that these things involve great evil and are wrong, and that to take delight in what is evil or wrong is plainly unfitting.
If asked how she gets her impressions, she probably can only say that she `` just gets them '' -- some more vividly than others.
When Dr. Wallace Buttrick, wise in his judgment of people, declined to have the Science Building named for him, he wrote Miss Tapley ( April 7, 1923 ) `` If you had asked me, I think I would have suggested that you name the building for Miss Upton.
`` If asked to choose between a terrible probability and a more terrible possibility, most men will choose the latter ''.
If a die leaves the table, the shooter will usually be asked to select another die from the remaining three but can request using the same die if it passes the boxman's inspection.
When asked by reporters at the end of a televised press conference to list one of Nixon's policy ideas he had adopted, Eisenhower joked, " If you give me a week, I might think of one.
Islamists have asked the question, " If Islam is a way of life, how can we say that those who want to live by its principles in legal, social, political, economic, and political spheres of life are not Muslims, but Islamists and believe in Islamism, not Islam?
However this did not make Reynolds happy, as he wrote to Boswell: " If I had known what a shabby miserable place it is, I would not have asked for it ; besides as things have turned out I think a certain person is not worth speaking to, nor speaking of ", presumably meaning the King.
Survivor Jim McLoughlin states in One Common Enemy that Hartenstein asked him if he was in the Royal Navy, which he was, and then asked why a passenger ship was armed, stating, " If it wasn't armed, I would not have attacked.
In the 1990s after a Motörhead show at Hultsfred, Sweden a radio reporter asked Lemmy " If you were to play here again in ten years, how do you think you would sound?
If the teacher asked whether the learner might suffer permanent physical harm, the experimenter replied, " Although the shocks may be painful, there is no permanent tissue damage, so please go on ".
If it be accepted, as can hardly be denied, that the answers of the judges to the questions asked by the House of Lords in 1843 are to be read in the light of the then existing case-law and not as novel pronouncements of a legislative character, then the High Court's analysis in Stapleton's Case is compelling.
I like Charles Krauthammer and Bill O ' Reilly ... If McCain had asked me to campaign for him, I would have.
When asked about her campaign, the first lady remarked, " If you can save just one child, it's worth it.
When asked by other Cyclopes why he is screaming, Polyphemus replies that " Nobody " is hurting him, so the others assume that, " If alone as you are none uses violence on you, why, there is no avoiding the sickness sent by great Zeus ; so you had better pray to your father, the lord Poseidon ".
He asks why postmodernist intellectuals do not respond like people in other fields when asked, " what are the principles of their theories, on what evidence are they based, what do they explain that wasn't already obvious, etc ?... If requests can't be met, then I'd suggest recourse to Hume's advice in similar circumstances: to the flames.
* If asked to imagine the graph of the relationship y = ax < sup > 2 </ sup >, one typically visualizes a range of values of x, but only one value of a.
Zahi Hawass, the former chief of Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities, asked that the stele be repatriated to Egypt, urging in comments to reporters: " If the British want to be remembered, if they want to restore their reputation, they should volunteer to return the Rosetta Stone because it is the icon of our Egyptian identity ".
If a protector also has fiduciary responsibilities then the courts — if asked by beneficiaries — could order him or her to act in the way the court decrees.
The show's first winner, David Bloomfield was one of the returning contestants, and was asked the question: If there have been a thousand episodes of The Weakest Link, each with nine players, how many contestants in total have appeared on the show?