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was and certain
I felt certain he was really a spineless little man.
I felt certain it was self-appointed.
I felt certain that the director, like the afternoon clerk, seldom moved beyond the counter, that the hall, to them, was a jungle, a dark and unwelcome place.
One thing was certain -- his method was effective, so effective that after a time even the warning notices were often unnecessary.
There had been a good second or two during which my muffler had been blowing out, and now I was certain I'd seen her somewhere before.
In certain respects, their task was incomparably greater than ours today, for there was nobody before them to show them the way.
They recognized that slavery was a moral issue and not merely an economic interest, and that to recognize it explicitly in their Constitution would be in explosive contradiction to the concept of sovereignty they had set forth in the Declaration of 1776 that `` all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among them are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
Often it is recognized that all the details of the pattern may not be essential to the outcome but, because the pattern was empirically determined and not developed through theoretical understanding, one is never quite certain which behavior elements are effective, and the whole pattern becomes ritualized.
She was certain now that it would be no harder to bear her child here in such pleasant surroundings than at home in the big white house in Haverhill.
When the United States entered the First World War Baker made certain that the Draft Act of 1917 prohibited the sale of liquor to men in uniform and that it provided for broad zones around the camps in which prostitution was outlawed.
The reaction of certain City Council members to California's newest anti-secrecy laws was as dismaying as it was disappointing.
The impression was unmistakable that, whatever one may choose to call it, natural law is a functioning generality with a certain objective existence.
The stimulus from the confrontation of philosophical systems involving certain differences was undeniable.
His teacher and his school principal were conferred with and everyone agreed that, if he kept up with a certain amount of work at home, there was little danger of his losing a term.
And I was certain he would refuse ''.
There a certain farmhouse was a station for the Sons of Liberty.
David Cortlandt had certain psychic intuitions that this rebellion was not wholly what it appeared on the surface.
But just when she seemed to have sunk into some depravity of peasanthood she would disappear and come down bathed, brushed, and taking breaths of air, and even with her broken nails her hands would come to rest on a table or a leaf with a thoughtless delicacy, a grace of history, so to speak, and for an instant one saw how ferociously proud she was and adamant on certain questions of personal value.
It is difficult to tabulate exactly what was meant in each individual situation, but the conclusion may be drawn that 21 towns do not assess movable personal property, and of the remainder only certain types are valued for tax purposes.

was and now
The grass in the meadows came fast, now that the warm weather was here.
He took the reins just below the bit and held them firmly, and it was his turn to smile now.
`` Oh, no '', he said, and he was without humor now.
Its front was windowless, but irregularities in the masonry might be an indication that windows, now blinded, had once looked out upon the street.
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.
Normally Hague wasted no words, but now he found himself unable to stop their flow although he knew Kodyke was aware of all he said.
So simple, in fact, that it might even work -- although Pamela, now, in her new frame of mind, was careful not to pretend too much assurance.
Facing the forest now, she who had not dared to enter it before, walked between two trees at random and headed in what she believed was the direction of the pool.
The slight flutter that had disturbed the motion of her heart when she entered the forest was gone now, and even the dim groves of trees through which she occasionally passed did not reawaken her fear.
Having persisted too long in deliberate ignorance and denial of the forces that threatened her, Pamela was relieved now to admit their potency and to be taking definite steps toward grappling with them.
He'd started a fire and put coffee on, and now was busy at the work board of his chuck wagon.
Hank had gathered wood for a cookfire, and his wife was busy at it now.
By now Curt was seeing clearly again.
And she was deeply thankful that she could see her now, out there in the midst of a gay, youthful circle, skipping and singing, `` Farmer in the dell, Farmer in the dell, Heigh-ho the dairy-oh, the farmer in the dell ''.
While five minutes ago the place had presented a scene of easy revelry, with Gyp Carmer a prominent figure, it was now as somnolent and dull as the day before payday.
He knew now what he was up against.
There was no real sign of the river now, just a roiling, oily ribbon of liquid movement through muddy waters that reached everywhere.
It was spoiled now for seed, and it would sour and mold in three days if they failed to find a place and fuel to dry it.
Keith was snarling now.
The marine was alone, for they were impatient people and by now would have vied to knock him from the tree.
Something was beginning to stir and come alive in her, too ( it may have been there for a good while, since she was twenty now ; ;

was and Jess
A man like Jess would want to have a ready means of escape in case it was needed.
`` Damn you, Adams '' -- Jess was beginning to recover from his initial shock.
He had found Curt's weakness, or what to Jess was a weakness, and was smart enough to take advantage of it.
`` It was Brenner's idea '', Jess mumbled, dabbing at his nose.
Daugherty's personal aide Jess W. Smith, was widely viewed as the Attorney General's ( and therefore the President's ) spokesman and henchman.
Nicks was born at Good Samaritan Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona, to Jess Nicks, a corporate executive, and Barbara Nicks, a homemaker.
Nicks ' grandfather, Aaron Jess Nicks, a struggling country music singer, taught Nicks to sing, performing duets with her by the time she was four years old.
Jess is a rule engine for the Java platform that was developed by Ernest Friedman-Hill of Sandia National Labs.
* Jess Roden, singer, was born in Kidderminster.
She formed a relationship with fellow novelist Graeme Gibson soon after and moved to a farm near Alliston, Ontario, north of Toronto, where their daughter Eleanor Jess Atwood Gibson was born in 1976.
Roderick James " Jess " McMahon was a boxing promoter whose achievements included co-promoting a bout in 1915 between Jess Willard and Jack Johnson.
When Curley was dying, Mondt moved to take over New York wrestling with the aid of several bookers, one of whom was Jess McMahon.
On April 5, 1915, Johnson lost his title to Jess Willard, a working cowboy from Kansas who started boxing when he was twenty-seven years old.
Rukeyser strongly disputed this claim, but ten years later Professors Jess Beltz and Robert Jennings published another academic article in the Review of Financial Economics reporting results consistent with Pari's original findings, and that there was " little correlation between the 6-month performance of a recommendation and the abnormal volume at the date the recommendation is made.
An EP of remixes of Incunabulas " Basscadet " was released the following year, with a video for the song created by Jess Scott-Hunter.
Jess graduated from Hamilton College in 2000 where he, like his father, was a member of the Delta Upsilon Fraternity.
A company was formed by Jedediah Irish, Jess Hart and Henry.
Based on the novel Mr. and Mrs. Cugat by Isabel Scott Rorick, My Favorite Husband was produced by Jess Oppenheimer, written by Oppenheimer, plus scribes Madelyn Pugh and Bob Carroll, Jr .. Premiering on July 23, 1948 and sponsored by General Foods, Husband became a hit for CBS.
Jess Oppenheimer stated in his autobiography that deciding the sex of the Ricardo child was initially problematic.

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