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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 it is an honest feeling, then why should she not yield to it??
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 one
If you take the one, you'd better take both ''.
`` If you can conveniently let me have twenty dollars '', he wrote one friend in 1791 when he was Secretary of the Treasury.
If one dancer slaps another, the victim may do a pirouette, sit down, or offer his assailant a fork and spoon.
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 we examine the three types of change from the point of view of their internal structure we find an additional profound difference between the third and the first two, one that accounts for the notable difference between the responses they evoke.
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 within one year you can make a success out of the American, you can practically name your own salary thereafter.
If one finger is raised against the authorities, all our moral power will vanish.
If any one of them has any power to veto the Secretary General's decisions the nature of the organization will have changed.
If he can bounce back with one of those 25 home runs years, the club will have to be better off offensively.
If they do meet and recognize one another, slap backs and embrace, the moment soon is done.
If either one ever started making promises, there is no telling where the promises would end.
If one follows the reports of the Congress, one finds that there still seems considerable uncertainty in the minds of the leaders themselves about what exactly to do in this matter.
Somebody, got to be somebody If I don't put my two cents in soon, somebody else will I know they're waitin only for one thing: for the bastards what done it to be nailed.
If we had, then one of us would have had to go instead.
`` If I catch you one more time down here without stockings '' --
If, for some reason such as economy, we are not going to develop aircraft nuclear propulsion with a sense of national urgency, then we should turn our effort to developing jet engines with a thrust-to-weight ratio of 12 or 15 to one.
If you don't own a planer and don't want to buy one, it's well worth renting.
Note: If 1/2-inch panel board is used inside and out, or 5/8-inch one side and 3/8-inch the other, and 1/8-inch glass is used, stock lumber in Af, Af, and Af can be used in making the glass panels.
If you have a full-time doctor now, can he be replaced with a part-time doctor or one who serves on a fee-per-case basis only??
If you use one of the new year-round cooling system fluids such as `` Dowguard '' be sure to check it.
If you run into excess plug fouling on one truck, check to be sure that the rig has a thermostat.

If and best
If it proclaims that the best is yet to be, it always arouses, at least in the young, either a suspicious question or perhaps the exclamation of the Negro youth who saw on a tombstone the inscription, `` I am not dead but sleeping ''.
If that's done, the house can be designed and oriented for best operation, and this can mean savings both in the size of equipment and in the cost of the house itself.
* If it is required to use a single number X as an estimate for the value of numbers, then the arithmetic mean does this best, in the sense of minimizing the sum of squares ( x < sub > i </ sub > − X )< sup > 2 </ sup > of the residuals.
We must take the offensive and beat Sinn Fein at its own tactics ... If a police barracks is burned or if the barracks already occupied is not suitable, then the best house in the locality is to be commandeered, the occupants thrown into the gutter.
If numerical iterative methods have to be employed, the aim is to iterate until full machine accuracy is obtained ( the best that is possible with a finite word length on the computer, and within the mathematical and / or physical approximations made ).
If a plan cannot be confirmed, the court may either convert the case to a liquidation under chapter 7, or, if in the best interests of the creditors and the estate, the case may be dismissed resulting in a return to the status quo before bankruptcy.
The best known example is the ring of quaternions H. If we allow only rational instead of real coefficients in the constructions of the quaternions, we obtain another division ring.
If the DNA is to be used after separation on the agarose gel, it is best to avoid exposure to UV light by using a blue light excitation source such as the XcitaBlue UV to blue light conversion screen from Bio-Rad or Dark Reader from Clare Chemicals.
If history has to single out one person from among the Mountain Men to receive the admiration of later generations, Carson is the best choice.
Anderson is best remembered as a film maker for his " Mick Travis trilogy ", all of which star Malcolm McDowell as the title character: If .... ( 1968 ), a satire on public schools ; O Lucky Man!
* If a player can play a straight or a flush or both, he should play whichever straight-or-better five-card hand makes the best two-card hand.
The band remained stable enough to record If I Should Fall from Grace with God in 1988 ( with its Christmas hit duet with Kirsty MacColl " Fairytale of New York ", which was voted " the best Christmas song ever " in VH1 UK polls in 2004 ) and 1989's Peace and Love.
An example of the intellectual confusion about what heritability is and is not, is the statement: " If all environments were to become equal for everyone, heritability would rise to 100 percent because all remaining differences in IQ would necessarily be genetic in origin ", which Gould said is misleading, at best, and false, at worst.
* If X does not play center opening move ( playing a corner is the best opening move ), take center, and then a side middle.
** If O takes center ( best move for him ), X should take the corner opposite the original, and proceed as detailed above.
: If we need to judge the value of these six realms, the Buddhists would say the best realm is the human realm.
* If a problem is not completely understood, it is probably best to provide no solution at all.
If no sturdy shelter is nearby, getting low in a ditch is the next best option.
' If this principle is violated, the very least that society can do is to see that the victims are compensated, as best they can be, by the perpetrators.
However, he afterwards considered this his best film performance, saying in an interview: " If I was to be judged by any one film performance, it would be my five minutes in Lawrence.
He performed the debut single from 24 Hours, " If He Should Ever Leave You ", which was named the 9th best song of 2008 by Spinner.
" If NGOs want the best for the environment, he says, they have to learn to compromise.
If the ear is dry and not infected, an air conduction aid could be tried ; if the ear is draining, a direct bone condition hearing aid is often the best solution.
If x and y are vectors, then the best linear approximation to the graph of f depends on how f changes in several directions at once.

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