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If he had married her, he'd have been asking for trouble.
from Brown Corpus
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If he wondered whether the attackers would allow him to pull away unmolested, he had his answer a moment later.
If the Union conceded this to them, the same right must be conceded to each remaining state whenever it saw fit to secede: This would destroy the federal balance between it and the states, and in the end sacrifice to the sovereignty of the states all the liberty the citizens had gained by their Union.
If a child had a single drop of Negro blood, he would revert to the ancestral line which, except as slaves under a superior race, had not made one step of progress in 3,000 years.
If he had been `` liquidated '' in some way, he would have become a martyr, a rallying point for people who shared his ideas.
If in any one calculation Ptolemy had had to invoke 83 epicycles all at once, while Copernicus never required more than one third this number, then ( in the sense obvious to Margenau ) Ptolemaic astronomy would be simpler than Copernican.
If Hammarskjold had not wanted the list disposed of in this manner, and if Bang-Jensen had not wanted it -- who had ordered it??
If Gorton wanted peace and quiet for his complicated meditations this is where he should have had it.
If his circumspection in regard to Philip's sensibilities went so far that he even refused to grant a dispensation for the marriage of Amadee's daughter, Agnes, to the son of the dauphin of Vienne -- a truly peacemaking move according to thirteenth-century ideas, for Savoy and Dauphine were as usual fighting on opposite sides -- for fear that he might seem to be favoring the anti-French coalition, he would certainly never take the far more drastic step of ordering the return of Gascony to Edward, even though, as he admitted to the English ambassadors, he had been advised that the original cession was invalid.
If this capacity had not failed them, they would see that their enemy has made a disastrous miscalculation.
If he had had a son, he would tell him, `` Gather ye rosebuds while ye may This same flower that smiles today tomorrow will be dying ''.
If he had any worries, it was only the small ones, about Mother in New York, and his daughter Edwina and what she might be doing at this hour, with her Aunt Asia, in Philadelphia.
If our SAC bombers were, today, capable of surviving a surprise missile attack and because of infinite dispersion or long endurance had the capability to strike at Russia again, and again, and again, those bombers would unquestionably assure our military dominance.
If and married
Marriage is not a sacrament of the Christian Science church, but the church's by-laws require a legal, religious ceremony for marriage: " If a Christian Scientist is to be married, the ceremony shall be performed by a clergyman who is legally authorized.
If one member ran away or married into another household or died, the rest of family continued to be responsible for the tax obligation of the family unit.
In 1563, Elizabeth told an imperial envoy: " If I follow the inclination of my nature, it is this: beggar-woman and single, far rather than queen and married ".
After marrying Mary Reed in a Methodist service in 1862, a Quaker encouraged him to express regret for this, to which Cannon replied, " If you mean that I am to get up in meeting and say that I am sorry I married Mary, I won't do it.
If the married couple had died intestate, the first decedent's unified credit is lost because everything is transferred to the spouse upon his / her death.
" If couples do not get married then their wages do not have to combine and the EITC in a way is " paying for " low-income couples not to marry.
If there is dancing at the celebrations after the wedding, the newly married couple typically open the dancing with their first dance.
If they were married before joining the society, their marriages essentially ended when they joined.
If the " victim " is unconscious when penetration occurs, he would not be consenting, but this might not be rape if there is a subsisting sexual relationship, e. g. the couple are married, and the other might reasonably believe that consent to intercourse existed by virtue of that relationship.
# If the parties were married outside of New York and have never lived together as husband and wife in the state and the grounds for divorce did not occur in New York then, one spouse must presently be a resident of New York and have resided continuously in the state for at least two years prior to filing an action for divorce.
If a town were overcome by besieging troops, all women of priestly stock found in it are ineligible be married to priests or to remain married to priests, but if they had witnesses, even a slave, or even a bondswoman, these may be believed.
If she were the same Godiva who appears in the history of Ely Abbey, the Liber Eliensis, written at the end of the 12th century, then she was a widow when Leofric married her.
If he had married Silvia during the reign of his grandfather, King Gustaf VI Adolf, he would have lost his position as heir-apparent to the Swedish throne.
If the father was impressed and approved of the marriage, the man and woman would exchange gifts of horses and clothing and were considered married.
Powell said that the man told him: " If I had the money to go, I wouldn't stay in this country … I have three children, all of them been through grammar school and two of them married now, with family.
She was to write later, " If I had not married I should not have learned the quick enrichment of sentences that one gets in conversation ; had I not been widowed I should not have found the detachment of mind, the leisure for observation necessary to give insight into character, to express and interpret it.
* If only children residing in legally married stepfamilies are included, 23 % of U. S. children would be designated as living in a stepfamily ; when children are included who live with a cohabiting parent, the figure rises to 30 %.
: If a man seduces a virgin who is not pledged to be married and sleeps with her, he must pay the bride-price, and she shall be his wife.
: If a man happens to meet a virgin who is not pledged to be married and rapes her and they are discovered, he shall pay the girl's father fifty shekels of silver.
If and her
I showed her the shower and tub, and she said, smiling, `` If you really don't mind, I think I'll get clean in the shower, then soak for a few minutes in your tub.
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 there was ever a thought in her mind she might devote her life to religion, it was now dispelled.
`` If you become a Baptist, I will not '', Ann informed her husband, but sweeping her threat aside Adoniram continued to search for an answer to the personal dilemma in which he found himself.
If she wanted to borrow any sum of money in expecting the arrangements of Congress, it would not become a stranger, unknown to her, to offer himself for that purpose.
If we manage to keep track of a Bombus queen after she has left her feeding place, we may discover the snug little hideout which she has fixed up for herself when she woke up from her winter sleep.
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.
When the date would try to bid her good-night at the door, she would tell him, `` If you go home now, I'll scream ''.
If asked how she gets her impressions, she probably can only say that she `` just gets them '' -- some more vividly than others.
If police had checked on her more thoroughly than is indicated, she would be completely eliminated as a suspect.
If this woman had delayed until after 11:20 to start her shopping, she would have had little time in which to prepare the substantial meal that was eaten at dinner in those days.
If Bridget did get any bundles of cash, the last person who would have rewarded her for services rendered would have been Lizzie Borden.