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If you cut down these horrible buildings you'll have no more traffic jams.
If art is to release us from these postulated things ( things we must think symbolically about ) and bring us back to the ineffable beauty and richness of the aesthetic component of reality in its immediacy, it must sever its connection with these common sense entities ''.
If the would-be joiner asks these questions he is not likely to be duped by extremists who are seeking to capitalize on the confusions and the patriotic apprehensions of Americans in a troubled time.
If you're lyin' out in the hammock at night, and it gets kinda cool -- you know -- you just take these sides with the fringe on -- see -- and wrap 'em right over you.
If Russian pupils have to take these languages, how come American students have a choice whether or not to take a language, but have to face so many exceptions??
If these services are to be maintained, the New York Central must have the revenues to make them possible ''.
If the resulting difference for the particular State is less or more than these extremes, the State's allotment percentage must be raised or lowered to the appropriate extreme.
If the resulting difference for the particular State is less or more than these extremes, the State's Federal share must be raised or lowered to the appropriate extreme.
If you plan to visit any of these countries, you can obtain your International Driving Permit before you leave at a nominal fee -- around $3.00.
but then Arlene got another tone in a hurry, and she said, `` If it wasn't for these dear children '' --.
If adjectival meanings show relatively low retentiveness of stems, as I am confident will prove to be the case in most languages of the world, why should our basic lists include 15 per cent of these unstable forms, but only 8 per cent of animals and plants which replace much more slowly??
If it could be shown that judgments of good and bad were not judgments at all, that they asserted nothing true or false, but merely expressed emotions like `` Hurrah '' or `` Fiddlesticks '', then these wayward judgments would cease from troubling and weary heads could be at rest.
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 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 the wedding party lasted late, and the travel schedule means there are only a few hours before resuming the trip or making an early start, the husband may forestall tensions and uncertainties by confiding to his bride that lying in each other's arms will be bliss enough for these few hours.
If these facilities are not at the door, getting them may cost more than you expect.
If the house is not wired adequately for electricity or if plumbing or a central heating system must be installed, check into the cost of making these improvements.
If we add to these contacts with friendly members the `` contacts with an organization of the church '' ( 11.2 per cent of the cases ), then a substantial two thirds of all recruitment is through friendly contact.
If we have not thought and made a decision entirely in these terms, then we need to submit ourselves to the following `` simple test '': `` Have we decided how we are to kill the other members of our household in the event of our being less injured than they are ''??
If I could put your body in an imaginary atomic press and squeeze you down, squeeze these holes out of you in the way we squeeze the holes out of a sponge, you would get smaller and smaller until finally when the last hole was gone, you would be smaller than the smallest speck of dust that you could see on this piece of paper.
If unchallenged, these decisions have the power to settle more minor legal disputes once and for all.
If these allegiances come into conflict, he or she may be guilty of treason against one or both.
If the demands of these two sovereigns upon his duty of allegiance come into conflict, those of the United States have the paramount authority in American law ; likewise, those of the foreign land have paramount authority in their legal system.

If and people
If he had been `` liquidated '' in some way, he would have become a martyr, a rallying point for people who shared his ideas.
If man is actually the product of his environment and if science can discover the laws of human nature and the ways in which environment determines what people do, then someone -- a someone probably standing outside traditional systems of values -- can turn around and develop completely efficient means for controlling people.
If the Communists are sincere in wanting a united, neutral and disarmed Germany, it might well be advantageous for the German people in this nuclear age.
If the German people favor such a settlement we should not oppose Germany following the example of Austria.
If modernization programs are imposed from above, without the understanding and cooperation of the people, they will encounter grave difficulties.
If women replaced people, it would normally have dominant stress.
If you got too many people investing by this method, their operations would begin to affect stock prices, and thus throw the charts off.
If we have five problems whose solution we seek in relatively united fashion, then there are twice as many issues which, I judge, sharply divide us, intergroup relations practitioners and lay people.
If people don't want to provide public education, should they be forced to do so??
If we thus spent our very first day in the midst of a large number of your people honoring a new hero and a great national achievement, our last day, to us at least, was equally impressive and very moving, even though the crowds were absent and there was almost complete silence.
If deja vue is an illusion, then peculiarly, it is a most prevalent mental disturbance affecting even the most level-headed people.
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 the content of faith is to be presented today in a form that can be `` understanded of the people '' -- and this, it must not be forgotten, is one of the goals of the perennial theological task -- there is no other choice but to abandon completely a mythological manner of representation.
If, for instance, someone says " I buried $ 100 in the bank ", most people would not think someone used a shovel to dig in the mud.
If Time Out of Mind was his death album — it wasn't, but you know how people talk — this is his immortality album.
If so, they may have originally comprised residual Celtic elements in central eastern Europe such as the Cotini, who formed a Celtic enclave in the Germanic-speaking zone and are described by Tacitus as iron-ore miners working as tributaries of the powerful Quadi Germanic people.
Pasternak later said, " If, in a bad dream, we had seen all of the horrors in store for us after the war, we should have been sorry not to see Stalin go down together with Hitler: an end to the war in favour of our allies, civilized countries with democratic traditions, would have meant a hundred times less suffering for our people than that which Stalin again inflicted on it after his victory.
He explained that this is one of the most important analects: " If the people be led by laws, and uniformity sought to be given them by punishments, they will try to avoid the punishment, but have no sense of shame.
: " 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.
If the cow does react, it would take at least four people to push it over, according to the results.
Such was Catherine's impression on people, that even her enemy, Thomas Cromwell, said of her " If not for her sex, she could have defied all the heroes of History.
If people are immunized broadly, herd immunity results, with a decrease in the amount of contamination in the environment.
If people with cholera are treated quickly and properly, the mortality rate is less than 1 %; however, with untreated cholera, the mortality rate rises to 50 – 60 %.

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