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If and is
If the circumstances are faced frankly it is not reasonable to expect this to be true.
If his dancers are sometimes made to look as if they might be creatures from Mars, this is consistent with his intention of placing them in the orbit of another world, a world in which they are freed of their pedestrian identities.
If a work is divided into several large segments, a last-minute drawing of random numbers may determine the order of the segments for any particular performance.
If they avoid the use of the pungent, outlawed four-letter word it is because it is taboo ; ;
If Wilhelm Reich is the Moses who has led them out of the Egypt of sexual slavery, Dylan Thomas is the poet who offers them the Dionysian dialectic of justification for their indulgence in liquor, marijuana, sex, and jazz.
If he is the child of nothingness, if he is the predestined victim of an age of atomic wars, then he will consult only his own organic needs and go beyond good and evil.
If he thus achieves a lyrical, dreamlike, drugged intensity, he pays the price for his indulgence by producing work -- Allen Ginsberg's `` Howl '' is a striking example of this tendency -- that is disoriented, Dionysian but without depth and without Apollonian control.
If love reflects the nature of man, as Ortega Y Gasset believes, if the person in love betrays decisively what he is by his behavior in love, then the writers of the beat generation are creating a new literary genre.
If he is good, he may not be legal ; ;
If the man on the sidewalk is surprised at this question, it has served as an exclamation.
If the existent form is to be retained new factors that reinforce it must be introduced into the situation.
If we remove ourselves for a moment from our time and our infatuation with mental disease, isn't there something absurd about a hero in a novel who is defeated by his infantile neurosis??
If many of the characters in contemporary novels appear to be the bloodless relations of characters in a case history it is because the novelist is often forgetful today that those things that we call character manifest themselves in surface behavior, that the ego is still the executive agency of personality, and that all we know of personality must be discerned through the ego.
If he is a traditionalist, he is an eclectic traditionalist.
If our sincerity is granted, and it is granted, the discrepancy can only be explained by the fact that we have come to believe hearsay and legend about ourselves in preference to an understanding gained by earnest self-examination.
If to be innocent is to be helpless, then I had been -- as are we all -- helpless at the start.

If and honest
If Blanche had been honest, she would have yelled, slammed at least a couple of doors, and thrown a few little, valueless things.
If he does, it's still better than an even chance he won't notice the transposition of the numbers, and if he should notice it, the thing can be passed off as an honest mistake.
If a lock, let it have been made in whatever country, or by whatever maker, is not so inviolable as it has hitherto been deemed to be, surely it is to the interest of honest persons to know this fact, because the dishonest are tolerably certain to apply the knowledge practically ; and the spread of the knowledge is necessary to give fair play to those who might suffer by ignorance.
If they turned to illegality it was due to the fact that honest toil only benefited the employers and often entailed a complete loss of dignity, while any complaints resulted in the sack ; to avoid starvation through lack of work it was necessary to beg or steal, and to avoid conscription into the army many of them had to go on the run.
If a lock, let it have been made in whatever country, or by whatever maker, is not so inviolable as it has hitherto been deemed to be, surely it is to the interest of honest persons to know this fact, because the dishonest are tolerably certain to apply the knowledge practically ; and the spread of the knowledge is necessary to give fair play to those who might suffer by ignorance.
The conclave that elected him had lasted for six months, and he is reported to have said to the cardinals: " If you wish to elect a saint, choose Gotti ; a statesman, Aldrovandi ; an honest man, me ".
If you are a scoundrel, do not approach the tomb ; but if you are honest and from worthy stock, sit down in confidence and, if you like, fall asleep.
*" The honest ethnographer " – If research participants know the research goals, their responses will likely be skewed.
If a student, by his own study and mental force, reached the desired point which the musician's wizardry had made him see, he gained reliance in his own strength, knowing he would always find that point again even though he should lose his way once or twice, as everyone with an honest aspiration is liable to do.
If you desire to have a Castle detective employed about the United Irishman office in Trinity Street I shall make no objection, provided the man be sober and honest.
" It is true that the moneylender Moses is portrayed in a comparatively positive light, but the way he is described ( as a " friendly Jew " and an " honest Israelite " by Rowley in III. 1 ) suggest that he is in some way to be considered an exception to Jews in general ; also, his own usurious business practices as stated to Sir Peter are clearly less than exemplary ( e. g., his statement " If he appears not very anxious for the supply, you should require only forty or fifty per cent ; but if you find him in great distress, and want the moneys very bad, you may ask double " ).
If it's a crime to represent people in an effort to make honest settlements, then he has committed a crime.
In a joint 31 March 2010 interview following the band's reformation, upon being asked what he had missed about Doherty, Barat replied, " If I'm honest, I miss having a best friend who, for all his foibles, who got me ... you know, when you meet someone who gets you and you get them on the deepest level, I mean that ... that's something that I always missed about Pete.
If we felt it wasn't as good, then we should just be honest about it.
If Peggy is honest, she can easily satisfy Victor's demand for either a graph isomorphism ( which she has ) or a Hamiltonian cycle ( which she can construct by applying the isomorphism to the cycle in G ).
If one was honest and supportive, one was not very bright ; if one was bright and supportive, one was not honest ; if one was honest and bright, one was not supportive.
If you were honest, the challenger must take the pile in his hand ( and it's your turn to start the new pile ), and if you lied, you must take the pile ( and the turn passes to the next player ).
If you really believe in freedom and limited government, to be intellectually consistent and honest you have to oppose efforts of the majority to impose their will on people.
If I was faithful to duty, and honest and industrious, I felt that I would be preserved, and that I could make enough to support my family.
If we are honest about it, a performance in a concert by Women composers is a humiliation for the music.
If he misread the ultrasound results, that was an honest error.
If the truth is that those who converted to Muggletonianism did so as a result of inner contemplation, then Richard Farnham and John Bull may have been more honest in explaining their own calling as resulting from their perusal of scripture.

If and feeling
If you've travelled in Europe a time or two, it is quite certain that you've had that wanting-to-be-alone feeling or that you will get it on your next visit across the Atlantic.
If there is nothing evil in these things, if they get their moral complexion only from our feeling about them, why shouldn't they be greeted with a cheer??
If Depew had told any academic psychologist that he had a weird feeling of having lived through that identical convention session at some time in the past, he would have been informed that he was a victim of deja vue.
If we have to get the feeling that everything that we do will show up in the newspapers tomorrow, you'll get whitewashed statements.
If it had been anyone other than Jesus up on that cross, I have a feeling that NC-17 would have been automatic.
If a target of opportunity presents itself, even a target above the waist, one could take advantage of the situation without feeling hampered by this principle.
If we look from a far distance, we have the feeling of pale zones when the lines are superimposed, ( there is white between the lines ), and of dark zones when the lines are " opposed ".
If a muscle has impaired function following an upper motor neuron lesion, other changes such as increased muscle stiffness are likely to affect the feeling of resistance to passive stretch.
His overview of Serling's writing says, " If there is anything that unites the whole of Serling's works – whether it be short stories or film scripts, whether it be fantastic or mainstream – it is an abiding concern with human feeling.
Feng Xun is recorded as stating, " If you remove the shoes and bindings, the aesthetic feeling will be destroyed forever "— an indication that men understood that the symbolic erotic fantasy of bound feet did not correspond to its unpleasant physical reality, which was therefore to be kept hidden.
If I had a second motive it was no more than a feeling such as I would have for a dangerous reptile.
If Pica is motivated by sensory feedback, an alternative method of feeling that sensation should be provided.
If the actual sensations match predictions, we experience the feeling of agency.
If there is a mismatch between the body and its predicted position, perhaps due to obstructions or other cognitive disruption, no feeling of agency occurs.
If the interaction is not goal oriented, the user can explore the character of the pet and enjoy the feeling of building a relationship with it.
If you play with a feeling of ' Oh, I know this ,' you play without that little drop of fresh blood that is necessary and the audience feels it.
If the statements of the laws of phyiscs were assumed correct, one would have had to suppose ( as did most philosophers ) that the feeling of freedom is illusory, or if choice were considered effective, that the laws of physics ...
" He also suggested that Harvard would not be facing this issue if other universities and colleges would admit Jews in similar numbers: " If every college in the country would take a limited proportion of Jews, I suspect we should go a long way toward eliminating race feeling among the students.
If an employee feels underpaid then it will result in the employee feeling hostile towards the organization and perhaps their co-workers, which may result in the employee not performing well at work anymore.
If the preference is more complex, such as involving the scenery of the route, cognition and feeling are more intertwined, and the choice is less easy to delegate to a computer program or assistant.
" " If there is any guilty feeling it's like the guilt that soldiers feel when they survive the battle while their friends were killed ".
If I had to listen to her, I probably would have developed a little bit of a segregationist feeling.
Some of his short pieces – e. g.: " If there were dreams to sell ," ( Dream-Pedlary ) and " If thou wilt ease thine heart ," ( Death's Jest-Book, Act II ) – are masterpieces of intense feeling exquisitely expressed.

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