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This desire, I went on, growing voluble as my conviction was aroused, had mounted at such a rate recently that I now found its realization necessary not only to my physical but also to my spiritual wellbeing.
It was certain now that Jess was in the house, but also, presumably, was Stacey Black.
But it also made him conspicuous to the enemy, if it was the enemy, and he hadn't been spotted already.
He was asking had it been she who left the love note in his sheets ( she also served as maid ) when he saw the Grafin followed by a stately blond girl approaching his table.
This was also a corpse -- a male, judging from the coral arm bands, the tribal scars still discernible on the maggoty face, the painted bone of the warrior caste which still pierced the septum of the rotting nose.
His superiors had also preached this, saying it was the way for eternal honor.
Charles, also fifteen, was tall and skinny, scraggly, with straight black hair like an Indian's and sharp brown eyes.
Although New Orleans was not to learn of it for a spell, she also was a sadist, a nymphomaniac and unobtrusively mad -- the perpetrator of some of the worst crimes against humanity ever committed on American soil.
There was also a dog, a dingo dog.
There was also a long wooden spear and a woomera, a spear-throwing device which gives the spear an enormous velocity and high accuracy.
There was also a boomerang, elaborately carved.
It was to provide a safe and spacious crossing for these caravans, and also to make a pleasance for the city, that Shah Abbas 2, in about 1657 built, of sun-baked brick, tile, and stone, the present bridge.
There was also a lesson, one that has served ever since to keep Americans, in their conflicts with one another, from turning from the ballot to the bullet.
Joseph Jastrow, the younger son of the distinguished rabbi, Marcus Jastrow, was a friendly, round-faced fellow with a little mustache, whose field was psychology, and who was also a punster and a jolly tease.
And just as `` Laurie '' Lawrence was first attracted to bright Jo March, who found him immature by her high standards, and then had to content himself with her younger sister Amy, so Joe Jastrow, who had also been writing Henrietta before he came to Johns Hopkins, had to content himself with her younger sister, pretty Rachel.
she also went to Washington and appealed to Senator George William Norris of Nebraska, the Fighting Liberal, from whose office a sympathetic but cautious harrumphing was heard.
The Indians who came aboard ship to collect the mail also interested her greatly, even if she was suitably shocked, according to the customs of the society in which she had been reared, to find them `` naked, except a piece of cotton cloth wrapped around their middle ''.
He also disliked Runyon, for no good reason other than the fact that the Demon's talent was so marked as to put him well beyond the Hetman's say-so or his supervision.

was and subtly
The double editorial on Two Aspects Of `` The U.S. Spirit '' was subtly calculated to suggest a moral sanction for gambles great as well as small, reflecting popular approval of this questionable attitude toward the highest office in the land.
The ' murderer ' he was hunting had never expressly killed anyone, but subtly and psychologically, he had manipulated others to kill for him.
Adorno concluded that astrology was a large-scale manifestation of systematic irrationalism, where individuals were subtly being led to believe that the author of the column was addressing them directly through the use of flattery and vague generalizations.
The policy of incremental reform was now unveiled: more Roman Catholic practices were now excised, as doctrines had in 1549 been subtly changed.
In the early 20th century, before enzymology was well understood, colloids were thought to be the key to the operation of enzymes ; i. e., the addition of small quantities of an enzyme to a quantity of water would, in some fashion yet to be specified, subtly alter the properties of the water so that it would break down the enzyme's specific substrate, such as a solution of ATPase breaking down ATP.
The logo artwork was also subtly altered, with an arched eyebrow and a forward-facing pupil suggesting a more aggressive-looking bird.
A more recent case may be the Stuxnet computer worm, which was designed to subtly infect and damage specific types of industrial equipment.
However at the time of their February 1880 breakthrough, Bell was immensely proud of the achievement, to the point that he wanted to name his new second daughter " Photophone ", which was subtly discouraged by his wife Mabel Bell ( they instead chose Marian, with Daisy as her moniker ).
Henry Howard, active in the highly secret diplomacy concerning the English succession, subtly reminded James that though Anne possessed every virtue, Eve was corrupted by the serpent.
The lyrics of the song were also subtly altered, most noticeably in the chorus: the original version was " Ohne dich kann ich nicht sein " ( roughly: " without you I cannot exist "), whereas Laibach's reworked chorus declares " Ohne mich kannst du nicht sein " ( roughly: " Without me you cannot exist ").
During Deng's southern tours, he subtly suggested that the pace of reform was not fast enough, and the " central leadership " ( i. e. Jiang ) had most responsibility.
The special was hand-animated, though the character and setting designs were subtly altered.
It is thought that the modern hanky code started in New York City in late 1970 or early 1971 when a journalist for the Village Voice joked that instead of simply wearing keys to indicate whether someone was a " top " or a " bottom ", it would be more efficient to subtly announce their particular sexual focus by wearing different colored hankies.
However, as this derivation was known to be dubious, the College of Arms subtly included some long grasses entwined with meadow crocuses in the arms as an alternative visual pun on the more likely origins of the name.
Actor David Warner ( above ) was given Klingon makeup designed to subtly suggest Herman Melville | Melville's Moby-Dick # Ahab | Ahab and President Abraham Lincoln.
" Critical reaction was quite positive, with reviewer Stephen Thomas Erlewine calling it " a subtly addicting album.
Wise was commonly regarded as the straight man of the partnership, although his role gradually and subtly changed over the years.
A statement of the car's refinement was subtly made to the public through its design which included the first use of curved window glass in a production automobile, an expensive and complex feature to produce.
Even Greece was all-but-unvisited, a rough backwater of the Ottoman Empire, dangerous to explore, so neoclassicists ' appreciation of Greek architecture was mediated through drawings and engravings, which subtly smoothed and regularized, " corrected ' and " restored " the monuments of Greece, not always consciously.
There was a trend in the 19th century of building crypts on medium to large size family estates, usually subtly placed on the edge of the grounds or more commonly incorporated into the cellar.

was and familiar
It was a disturbingly familiar face, too, but I couldn't remember where we had met.
I was familiar with Pilgrim's Progress, which I read as literature.
it was Baker who thought of lessening the shock, which conscription always brings to a country, by substituting `` Greetings from your neighbors '' for the recruiting sergeant, and registration in familiar voting places rather than at military installations.
It was a part so familiar to him that he did not bother to think about it any more.
At a siding, another train which was a familiar sight these days.
The place was evidently a familiar haunt and Claire wondered what other illicit loves had been celebrated in the comfortable rooms to which they were shown.
But after the doctor's return that night Alex could see, from the high window in his own room, the now familiar figure crouched on a truly impressive heap of towels, apparently giving its egg-hatching powers one final chance before it was replaced in its office by a sure-enough hen.
The old way of doing things, which depended on a relatively stable community with stable ideas dealing with familiar situations, was no longer adequate to the task.
Others left the country, and there was no one familiar with the Indian trade.
He was familiar with this type.
Again there was something familiar about her, something --
The large sign, formerly reading " University of Lawsonomy ", was a familiar landmark for motorists in the region for many years and was visible from I-94 about 13 miles north of the Illinois state line, on the east side of the highway.
Benjamin Franklin was familiar with Antoine, as they were both members of the " Benjamin Franklin inquiries " into Mesmer and animal magnetism.
He says in the page 114 of his autobiography that he was responsible for the null set symbol ( Ø ) and it came from the Norwegian alphabet, with which he alone among the Bourbaki group was familiar.
The system of Chinese astrology was elaborated during the Zhou dynasty ( 1046 – 256 BC ) and flourished during the Han Dynasty ( 2nd century BC to 2nd century AD ), during which all the familiar elements of traditional Chinese culture – the Yin-Yang philosophy, theory of the 5 elements, Heaven and Earth, Confucian morality – were brought together to formalise the philosophical principles of Chinese medicine and divination, astrology and alchemy.
It was in Bologna that Dürer was taught ( possibly by Luca Pacioli or Bramante ) the principles of linear perspective, and evidently became familiar with the ' costruzione legittima ' in a written description of these principles found only, at this time, in the unpublished treatise of Piero della Francesca.
He was also familiar with the ' abbreviated construction ' as described by Alberti and the geometrical construction of shadows, a technique of Leonardo da Vinci.
From his chronicles it is apparent that he was familiar with a number of authors.
He also hosted similar vehicles on the radio — and was a familiar celebrity guest on various other broadcast programs, including the long-running NBC radio series, Monitor.
He was also familiar with the theories of various philosophical schools, and in particular with the developments of Neo-Platonism.

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