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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 we was both armed, you wouldn't talk so tough ''.
If we have to we'll take him apart and see what he's made of ''!!
If we look at recent art we find it preoccupied with form.
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 want respect from ourselves or others, we will have to earn it.
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 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 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 you had screamed right there in the street where we stood, I could not have felt more fear.
If to be innocent is to be helpless, then I had been -- as are we all -- helpless at the start.
If we grasp this opportunity to build an age of productive partnership between the less fortunate nations and those that have already achieved a high state of economic advancement, we will make brighter the outlook for a world order based upon security and freedom.
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 he's going to the St. Louis convention as a delegate we ought to know it.
If we are to believe the list of titles printed in Malraux's latest book, La Metamorphose Des Dieux, Vol. 1 ( ( 1957 ), he is still engaged in writing a large novel under his original title.
If we break the minister to our bit, we are buying back our own sins.

If and cannot
If the points aren't thrown all the way, the Turnout cannot be locked, and in turn, the signal cannot be cleared.
`` If we cannot tell evil, horror, and insanity from nonsense, what is the future of humor and comedy ''??
If a litigant chooses to enforce a Federal right in a State court, he cannot be heard to object if he is treated exactly as are plaintiffs who press like claims arising under State law with regard to the form in which the claim must be stated -- the particularity, for instance, with which a cause of action must be described.
If the patient can perceive figure kinesthetically when he cannot perceive it visually, then, it would seem, the sense of touch has immediate contact with the spatial aspects of things in independence of visual representations, at least in regard to two dimensions, and, as we shall see, even this much spatial awareness on the part of unaided touch is denied by the authors.
If the latter knows nothing about the absent sitter except his name ( given by the experimenter ), he cannot possibly give any clues, conscious or unconscious, far less ask leading questions.
If a union cannot perform this function, then collective bargaining is being palmed off by organizers as a gigantic fraud.
If we cannot make explicit choices, how do we know that our set exists?
If there is an overabundance of food hunted, the arctic fox will bury what the family cannot eat.
If the daughter is an only child or her sisters are deceased and have no living issue, she ( or her heir ) is vested with the title ; otherwise, since a peerage cannot be shared nor divided, the dignity goes into abeyance between the sisters or their heirs, and is held by no one.
If the assets used are not identical ( so a price divergence makes the trade temporarily lose money ), or the margin treatment is not identical, and the trader is accordingly required to post margin ( faces a margin call ), the trader may run out of capital ( if they run out of cash and cannot borrow more ) and go bankrupt even though the trades may be expected to ultimately make money.
If nature cannot err, then there are no paradoxes in it ; to Hobbes, the paradox is a form of the absurd, which is inconsistency: " Natural sense and imagination, are not subject to absurdity " and " For error is but a deception ...
If we cannot stay here alive, then we will stay here dead.
If a pair cannot hit downwards, they will use flat strokes in an attempt to gain the attack.
But this destruction, coupled with a protracted siege of Rain ( 9 – 16 July ), caused Prince Eugene to lament "... since the Donauwörth action I cannot admire their performances ", and later to conclude " If he has to go home without having achieved his objective, he will certainly be ruined.
* Indivisibility of certain goods: If a person wants to buy a certain amount of another's goods, but only has for payment one indivisible unit of another good which is worth more than what the person wants to obtain, a barter transaction cannot occur.
If the remaining array to be searched is reduced to zero, then the key cannot be found in the array and a special " Not found " indication is returned.
If players cannot move either die in a roll, given the position of their checkers then that turn is over and the turn passes to the opponent.
If the Crawford rule is in effect, then another option is the Holland rule, which stipulates that after the Crawford game, a player cannot double until after at least two rolls have been played by each side.
If we look at this situation from far above, so that we cannot see the supporters, we see the large balloon as a small object animated by erratic movement.
If a newer software version cannot save files that can be read by the older version, it is not backward compatible with the older version, although it may provide an irreversible upgrade capability for the old files.
If a Banach algebra has unit 1, then 1 cannot be a commutator ; i. e., for any x, y ∈ A.
If a bookmaker follows the rules of the Bayesian calculus in the construction of his odds, a Dutch book cannot be made.
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If and stop
If I am to speak the whole truth about my knowledge of love, I will have to stop trying to emulate the transcendant nightingale.
If we go into this Common Market, we might just as well stop talking about Constitutional guarantees, Connally Amendments or, for that matter, conservatism in general.
If we stop thinking in terms of tremendous multimegaton nuclear weapons and consider employing much smaller nuclear weapons which may be more appropriate for most important military targets, it would seem that the B-52 or B-70 could carry a great many small nuclear weapons.
If they can't chalk up big business here then let's stop this noise about how hip we are, and stick to our community singing,
If, say, the Russians intended to stop Tom Jones' going to the pub, then Tom Jones would fight the Commies.
If the impermeable rocks stop the vertical flow, the west to east gradient of the topography directs it to flow towards the Atlantic Ocean.
If the system be entirely behind the aperture stop, then this is itself the entrance pupil ( front stop ); if entirely in front, it is the exit pupil ( back stop ).
If, in an unsharp image, a patch of light corresponds to an object point, the center of gravity of the patch may be regarded as the image point, this being the point where the plane receiving the image, e. g., a focusing screen, intersects the ray passing through the middle of the stop.
* " If a wolf is after your sleigh throw him a raisin cookie — but don't stop to bake him a cake.
* If a player's injury causes the play-clock to stop, the player must sit out at least one play ; and
** If a team is penalized in the final minute of a half and the penalty causes the clock to stop, the opposing team now has the right to have 10 seconds run off the clock in addition to the yardage penalty.
If every term of every definiens must itself be defined, " where at last should we stop?
If the depletion layer is large enough to catch the whole shower or to stop a heavy particle, a fairly accurate measurement of the particle ’ s energy can be made, simply by measuring the charge conducted and without the complexity of a magnetic spectrometer, etc.
If police action is not sufficient to stop the guerrilla fighters, military sweeps may be necessary.
Furthermore, the Mohist philosophical canon of the Mojing, compiled by the followers of Mozi ( c. 470-c. 390 BC ), provides the earliest known attempt to describe inertia: " The cessation of motion is due to the opposing force ... If there is no opposing force ... the motion will never stop.
If the player wishes to play the upper 8 ' from the upper manual only and not from the lower manual, a stop handle disengages the jacks labeled A and engages instead an alternative row of jacks called " lute stop " ( not shown in the Figure ).
If you don't stop sending killers, I'll send one to Moscow, and I won't have to send a second.
If Judge Landis was suspicious of an attorney's line of questioning, he would begin to wrinkle his nose, and once told a witness, " Now let's stop fooling around and tell exactly what did happen, without reciting your life's history.
The goal of the defenders is to stop the raider from returning to the home side before taking a breath. If any of the seven players cross the lobby without touching the raider he will be declared as " out ".
If anyone tried to overcharge for a good, people would stop buying and make it themselves ( or a competitor could enter the market and undercut them ).
If the defendant asserts his right to remain silent all interrogation must immediately stop and the police may not resume the interrogation unless the police have " scrupulously honored " the defendant ’ s assertion and obtain a valid waiver before resuming the interrogation.

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