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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.
from Brown Corpus
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If and our
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 we cannot stop warfare in our own economic system, how can we expect to abolish it internationally??
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 only for this modest masterpiece of military history, Blenheim is likely to be read and reread long after newer interpretations have perhaps altered our picture of the Marlborough wars.
`` If you can firmly make the good knight sure to pleasure our Corporation '', Sturley wrote, `` besides that ordinary allowance for your diet you shall have 20 for recompence ''.
If a broader Atlantic community is to be formed -- and my own judgment is that it lies within the realm of both our needs and our capacity -- a ready nucleus of machinery is at hand in the NATO alliance.
If we go all gooey over this newest Castro ( until he proves he isn't ) we've got rocks in our heads.
If we grasp this orientation as a key, our national conduct in all of the events here mentioned becomes intelligible.
If it is not enough that all of our internationalist One Worlders are advocating that we join this market, I refer you to an article in the New York Times' magazine section ( Nov. 12, 1961 ), by Mr. Eric Johnston, entitled `` We Must Join The Common Market ''.
If there is anything which we can do in the executive branch of the Government to speed up the processes by which we come to decisions on matters on which we must act promptly, that in itself would be a major contribution to the conduct of our affairs.
If we sit here reading editorials and looking at public-opinion polls and other reports that cross our desks, we should realize that this is raw, undigested opinion expressed in the absence of leadership.
If our national interest lies in being able to fight and win a war rather than committing national suicide, then we must take a much more penetrating look at ballistic missiles.
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, 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 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 we fail to develop the means to hunt down and destroy the enemy's military force with extreme care and precision, and if war comes in spite of our most ardent desires for peace, our choice of alternatives will be truly frightening.
If and sincerity
If the Boy Scouts wishes Scout leaders to avoid questions of sexuality and teach only by example, this fact does not negate the sincerity of its belief discussed above.
If he can dispense with flattery, he is sure at least of sincerity, and even though the annotation be rude, he may rely upon the justness of the comment.
If and is
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 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 the existent form is to be retained new factors that reinforce it must be introduced into the situation.
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 and granted
If the petition is granted the appellant could be released from incarceration, the sentence could be modified, or a new trial could be ordered.
According to Ivinskaya, " If ever the conversation turned to Mandelstam, Leonidovich would always hark back to the same thing: that he was not to blame for his misfortunes, and that if he had not written to Bukharin and in general made a great fuss about his arrest, then perhaps Mandelstam would not even have had the respite, brief as it was, which was granted to him -- with the result that the Voronezh Notebooks might never have been written.
If the offensive team completes 10 yards on their first play, they lose the other two downs and are granted another set of three.
If a player lands within a meter of the out of bounds and is in bounds, they are still granted this relief for the same reasoning.
If he succeeded, he would be purified of his sin and, as myth says, he would be granted immortality.
If you look at icons of Jesus and Mary: Jesus wears red undergarment with a blue outer garment ( God become Human ) and Mary wears a blue undergarment with a red overgarment ( human was granted gifts by God ), thus the doctrine of deification is conveyed by icons.
If, as was common, this was the emperor, citizenship would have been granted between AD 41 and 68 ( when Claudius, and then Nero, were emperors ).
If the method of common sense is correct, then philosophers may take the principles of common sense for granted.
If an application needed a certain number of bytes, the number of contiguous frames required to fill that need were granted.
The U. S. Supreme Court explained this, in U. S. Public Workers v. Mitchell: " If granted power is found, necessarily the objection of invasion of those rights, reserved by the Ninth and Tenth Amendments, must fail.
If the heart was in balance with the Feather of Ma ' at, the ka passed judgment and was granted access to the Beautiful West as an akh who was ma ’ a heru (“ true of voice ”) to dwell among the gods and other akhu.
If such a ruler could establish and maintain authority over a portion of these tuatha, he was sometimes granted the title of High King ( see High King of Ireland ).
If Gregory granted absolution, the diet of princes in Augsburg in which he might reasonably hope to act as arbitrator would either become useless, or, if it met at all, would change completely in character.
If I fulfill this path and do not violate it, may it be granted to me to enjoy life and art, being honored with fame among all men for all time to come ; if I transgress it and swear falsely.
If there was no capable son, the state put in a locum tenens but granted one-third to the wife to maintain herself and her children.
If the divorce is started with a Summons with Notice then the grounds will either have to be proven by plaintiff's affidavit or by testimony at an inquest if the divorce is uncontested or to be granted by default.
If he makes 25 more moves in less than 15 minutes, he is granted another 15 minutes of byo-yomi, and so on indefinitely.
If this was the case, the reason Joab killed Abner may have been that he became a threat to his rank of general, since Abner had switched to the side of David and granted him control over the tribe of Benjamin.
If the re-vote does not resolve the tie, the tied players are granted immunity and the non-tied players ( except anyone who has won individual immunity ) are forced to choose rocks out of a bag without looking ; the player who chooses the differently colored rock is eliminated.
If the service is granted, the kernel executes a specific set of instructions over which the calling program has no direct control, returns the privilege level to that of the calling program, and then returns control to the calling program.
If the Torbay area, of which Torquay forms a third, were to be recognised as a city, it would rank as the 45th largest city in the United Kingdom with a population only slightly less than that of Brighton, which was granted city status in 2000.