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`` 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 ''.
from Brown Corpus
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If and you
He added, `` If this doesn't work out, the three of you barricade yourself in the house and talk terms with them ''.
I showed her the shower and tub, and she said, smiling, `` If you really don't mind, I think I'll get clean in the shower, then soak for a few minutes in your tub.
If I even hint at it do you think it will matter that you are his nephew -- and not even a blood nephew ''??
If you tell him I made a pass at you he might think you misunderstood something I said or did, so instead of just telling him I made a pass, say I tried to date you and that you agreed so you could prove to him what a louse I really am.
If and can
`` If you can conveniently let me have twenty dollars '', he wrote one friend in 1791 when he was Secretary of the Treasury.
If we cannot stop warfare in our own economic system, how can we expect to abolish it internationally??
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 Mrs. Wright doesn't accept the terms in the morning, I'll go either to Tokyo or to Holland, to do what I can.
If within one year you can make a success out of the American, you can practically name your own salary thereafter.
If it is not one of his best books, it can only be considered unsatisfactory when compared with his own Garibaldi.
If there be a disinterested patriot in America, 'tis General Washington, and his bravery, none can question ''.
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 manner of his passing moves the nations to act in the spirit of his dedication the sore issues that plague the world can yet be resolved with reason and justice.
If he can bounce back with one of those 25 home runs years, the club will have to be better off offensively.
If it will simply delay the debates until the qualifications are closed next spring, and then carry all the candidates on a tour of debates, it can provide a service to the state.
`` If the day should ever come that foreign invaders swarm ashore along the Gulf Coast '', the account reads, `` they can count on heavy opposition from a group of commando-trained telephone employees -- all girls.
If we cluster together, the redcoats can make an advantage out of it, but there's not a blessed thing they can do with two or three of us except chase us, and we can outrun them ''.
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 the target can change its position significantly during the 30 minutes the missile is in the air on its way, the probability of the missile destroying the target is drastically reduced.
If your state has no provisions for the numbering of pleasure boats, you must apply for a number from the U.S. Coast Guard for any kind of boat with mechanical propulsion rated at more than 10 horsepower before it can be used on Federal waterways.
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 and firmly
If you are dreaming of a blue, shimmering pool right outside your living room windows, close your eyes firmly and fill in the picture with lots and lots of children, damp towels, squashed tubes of suntan oil and semi-inflated plastic toys.
If Mannerheim had not also firmly refused to let his troops participate in the Siege of Leningrad, they would have ended up becoming an integral part of the siege.
If such a cord is pulled extremely tight the wrists and arms will have very little freedom of movement and the hands will be firmly forced in contact with the butt, particularly when combined with Elbow Bondage.
If behind, there may also be elbow bondage, or the arms may be in a reverse prayer position, with ropes round the arms and torso ( or arms and legs ) to hold the arms firmly against the back.
In Hawaii v. Mankichi ( 1903 ) his opinion stated: " If the principles now announced should become firmly established, the time may not be far distant when, under the exactions of trade and commerce, and to gratify an ambition to become the dominant power in all the earth, the United States will acquire territories in every direction ... whose inhabitants will be regarded as ' subjects ' or ' dependent peoples ,' to be controlled as Congress may see fit ... which will engraft on our republican institutions a colonial system entirely foreign to the genius of our Government and abhorrent to the principles that underlie and pervade our Constitution.
If you firmly trust and carefully read the Bible and become informed on creationist interpretations of the geological record, you can easily see how the rocks of the earth powerfully confirm the Bible ’ s teaching, both about Noah ’ s Flood and a young earth.
If the alarm sounds for more than a few seconds then the disc brakes are applied firmly, stopping the tram.
If one views the above assessment as a type of limited software audit ( limited by lack of access to source code and operating manuals ), one can say firmly that the GISS software had not only failed to pick up and correct fictitious steps of up to 1 deg C, but that GISS actually introduced this error in the course of their programming.
If the stick was not properly filled out or mounted firmly, or the special terminating block was forgotten, a dreaded " squirt " would result, often encasing the operator's toes in molten lead and leaving a mess that needed to be peeled off the Ludlow surfaces.
" If that hadn't happened ", said Adams, " Fiske could have been revealed today, I firmly believe, as a top photographer, a top interpretive photographer.
If the machine has a manual hold down that must be turned down by hand, check your part to see if it's square to the blades and turn the hold down firmly against the part otherwise you are ready to shear.
If the patient's eyelids feel stuck to the cornea on waking and no intense pain is present, use a fingertip to press firmly on the eyelid to push the eye's natural lubricants onto the affected area.