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If we let them go, they won't stay away, they'll find men to ride with them and they'll be back.
If she, Pamela, were being held responsible for his crimes, then hers must be the final act of expiation.
If you don't leave this country within 3 days, your life will be taken the same as Powell's was.
If I hadn't got Nate stopped when I did, my duds'd all be shot plumb to hell!!
`` If you will pardon, I think it would be better if not.
If he showed signs of collecting his rifle and going back with his deputy to the ranch he would be shot down instantly.
If the circumstances are faced frankly it is not reasonable to expect this to be true.
If communications work, his decision would be instantly known in all command posts that would originate the actual go order.
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 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 an automobile were approaching him, he would know what was required of him, even though he might not be able to act quickly enough.
If life and death did not both present themselves to us, there would be no inscrutability.
If there were only darkness, all would be clear.
If there were only the mess, all would be clear ; ;
If he is good, he may not be legal ; ;
If the existent form is to be retained new factors that reinforce it must be introduced into the situation.
If I now risk some comparisons with Sons And Lovers let it be clear that I am not comparing the two works or judging their merits ; ;
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 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 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 `` Jack the Courtier '' is really to be taken as Swift, the following remark is obviously Steele's comment on Swift's change of parties and its effect on their friendship: `` I assure you, dear Jack, when I first found out such an Allay in you, as makes you of so malleable a Constitution, that you may be worked into any Form an Artificer pleases, I foresaw I should not enjoy your Favour much longer ''.

If and innocent
If his son were guilty, he would still believe him innocent, on the basis of faith in his son ; this would violate the third subjunctive condition.
A common argument might be, " If killing an innocent human is always wrong, and all fetuses are innocent humans, then killing a fetus is always wrong.
If this were not the case, then police would be free to plant drugs on innocent people one second and charge them with criminal possession the next.
If it is accepted as morally wrong to deliberately inflict suffering upon innocent human creatures, then it is only logical to also regard it as wrong to inflict suffering on innocent individuals of other species.
If the holy river declares him innocent and he remains unharmed the man who laid the spell shall be put to death.
If they are not successful, the decision to shoot down the aircraft before it reaches United States airspace is made, trading the lives of the approximately 400 innocent passengers to save the lives of hundreds of thousands of people on the ground.
If the wolfish foes draw wrong conclusions from our maneuvers to outwit them, no harm has been done to them by the harmless sheep, innocent in their motives as doves.
If Lord Peter does not prove she is innocent, he will lose her before he even persuades her to accept his proposal of marriage.
If the FP missed a shot or hunted game, they would cut the hands of innocent living people in order to match the number of bullets used to the number of hands brought back.
If Calas were innocent, his death was an indictment of his Catholic executioners.
If the defendant swore an oath to his own innocence and found twelve compurgators to swear likewise to their belief that the accused was innocent, he was acquitted.
If the person lied to protect a suspect ( such as by providing a false alibi, even if the suspect is in fact innocent ) or to hide from investigation their own activities ( such as to hide his involvement in another crime ), this may leave them liable to prosecution.
In 2003 Mahathir spoke to the Non-Aligned Movement in Kuala Lumpur, and as part of his speech, said: If innocent people who died in the attack on Afghanistan and those who have been dying from lack of food and medical care in Iraq are considered collaterals, are the 3, 000 who died in New York, and the 200 in Bali also just collaterals whose deaths are necessary for operations to succeed?
If a man was accused of a crime and, instead of appearing in court and defending himself from accusations, fled from justice, he was committing serious contempt of court which was itself a capital crime ; so even if he were innocent of the crime he was originally accused of, he was guilty of evading justice.
If a Criminal should be acquitted wrongfully he may be reserved for future Justice from Man or God, if he doth not repent ; but ' tis impossible that satisfaction or reparation should be made for innocent Bloodshed in the forms of Justice.
In transactional analysis, the drama triangle is sometimes referred to in the context of mind games-' the unconscious games played by innocent people ' - such as: – Why Don't You / Yes But ; If It Weren't For You ; Why does this Always Happen to Me?
If by luck ( or, if one prefers, the will of heaven ) he picks the door with the woman behind it, he is declared innocent and set free, but he is required to marry the woman on the spot, regardless of his wishes or his marital status.
Du Paty, somewhat moved, said to him on going out: " If you are innocent, you are the greatest martyr of all time.
Later on near the end of the game ( If the player manages to capture all the Augers and save all the innocent victims ), Kelly finds out that the Martin family are vampires themselves.
If the accused floated, she was determined to be guilty ( because only by using her occult powers could she have risen to the surface ), and if she sank and drowned, she was innocent.
If a man was accused of a crime and, instead of appearing in court and defending himself from accusations, fled from justice, he was committing serious contempt of court which was itself a capital crime ; so even if he were innocent of the crime he was originally accused of, he was guilty of evading justice.
If she is still able to bear children, then she is presumed innocent.

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