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::" and would
::" Few human creatures would consent to be changed into any of the lower animals, for a promise of the fullest allowance of a beast's pleasures ; no intelligent human being would consent to be a fool, no instructed person would be an ignoramus, no person of feeling and conscience would be selfish and base, even though they should be persuaded that the fool, the dunce, or the rascal is better satisfied with his lot than they are with theirs … A being of higher faculties requires more to make him happy, is capable probably of more acute suffering, and is certainly accessible to it at more points, than one of an inferior type ; but in spite of these liabilities, he can never really wish to sink into what he feels to be a lower grade of existence … It is better to be a human being dissatisfied than a pig satisfied ; better to be Socrates dissatisfied than a fool satisfied.
::" The package deal included a 730-to 1, 200-square-foot house on a 75-by-100-foot lot, as well as state-of-the art appliances, furniture, housewares and everything else a family would need for a weekend in the sun, including toothbrushes and toilet paper.
::" The bitter example of their own family history would sooner or later have driven Dara and Shuja and Aurangzeb and Murad to contend for the Peacock Throne with desperate fury.
::" The closing session of the conference also adopted a resolution recommending that the Congress establish a Department of Community Service which would be charged with aiding in the reconstruction of the spiritual and cultural life of Jews in liberated countries.
::" As Thompson sees it, any reasonable employer would pounce on an applicant with her academic credentials, which include a 2. 7 grade-point average and a solid attendance record.
::" The orders I propose to make are of special significance as they constitute the first recognition and protection of native title resulting in the ongoing enjoyment of native title in the State of Victoria and, it would appear, on the South-Eastern seaboard of Australia.
::" Any serious attempt to sort out the relative historical reliability of the individual supplications found in all the versions of the Sahifa on the basis of modern critical scholarship would be an undertaking of major proportions.
::" If you woke up tomorrow, and a miracle happened so that you no longer easily lost your temper, what would you see differently?
::" I would not get upset when somebody calls me names.
::" You should be thankful you are not in the Old Testament times, because there are some of us who would gladly execute you.
::" I knew if I ever recorded any kind of tribute to Chris, it would have to be up-tempo, happy ... a song like him ... not some slow, mournful song.
::" It was something my family and I thought would be right to do because this was such a special rodeo to him.
::" It is sad, but I believe this is the way Jean would have wanted it.

::" and be
::" She wants to marry a Swede " ( she wants the man she marries to be Swedish — no specific person in mind )
::" Burn him not up, nor quite consume him, Agni: let not his body or his skin be scattered.
::" In all determinations of morality, this circumstance of public utility is ever principally in view ; and wherever disputes arise, either in philosophy or common life, concerning the bounds of duty, the question cannot, by any means, be decided with greater certainty, than by ascertaining, on any side, the true interests of mankind.
::" The principle of utility does not mean that any given pleasure, as music, for instance, or any given exemption from pain, as for example health, are to be looked upon as means to a collective something termed happiness, and to be desired on that account.
::" Now to prepare them against these contingencies, and that they might, have fresh air for the benefit of the elephants, cureloms or mammoths and many other animals, that perhaps were in them, as well as the human beings they contained, the Lord told them how to construct them in order to receive air, that when they were on the top of the water, whichever side up their vessels happened to be, it mattered not ; they were so constructed that they could ride safely, though bottom upwards and they could open their air holes that happened to be uppermost " ( Orson Pratt, JoD 12: 340 ).
::" Once again the political clout of the school, which seems to be closely wired into parliament, Whitehall and the Bank of England, is being felt by ministers ...
::" Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery?
::" I need very much to feel the warmth of my people around me, there is work to be done and I will get the strength from my people to finish the business.
::" I took the title from a passage in Paradise Lost where Adam says to Eve that their expulsion from Paradise " will prove no sudden but a slow pac ’ d evil ,/ A Long Day ’ s Dying to augment our pain ," and with the exception of the old lady Maroo, what all the characters seem to be dying of is loneliness, emptiness, sterility, and such preoccupation with themselves and their own problems that they are unable to communicate with each other about anything that really matters to them very much.
::" Team Obama ’ s anti-anti-missile initiatives are not simply acts of unilateral disarmament of the sort to be expected from an Alinsky acolyte.
::" What could be code-breaking evidence of the latter explanation is to be found in the newly-disclosed redesign of the Missile Defense Agency logo .... As Logan helpfully shows, the new MDA shield appears ominously to reflect a morphing of the Islamic crescent and star with the Obama campaign logo.
::" He's gone to be a soldier in the army of the Lord,
::" In the years when our Country was in mortal danger, ( name ) who served ( dates ) gave generously of his time and powers to make himself ready for her defence by force of arms and with his life if need be.

::" and thought
::" Snorri was middling in height and somewhat slender, fair to look on, straight faced and of light hue ; of yellow hair and red beard ; he was meek of mood in his daily ways ; little men knew of his thought for good or ill ; he was a wise man, and forseeing in many things, enduring in wrath and deep in hatred ; of good rede was he for his friends, but his unfriends deemed his counsels but cold.
::" This age will comprehend but little of the works of Purity and Love ; but not a word is lost, for in the Book of God's Remembrance a registry is made of every thought and word and deed.

::" and me
::" I come, I come, why dost thou call for me?
::" I wanted to learn about Christ – about the Old Testament, which had been his Bible, and the New Testament, which was the Bible about him ; about the history of the church, which had been founded on the faith that through him God had not only revealed his innermost nature and his purpose for the world, but had released into the world a fierce power to draw people into that nature and adapt them to that purpose …. No intellectual pursuit had ever aroused in me such intense curiosity, and much more than my intellect was involved, much more than my curiosity aroused.
::" I was reading a magazine as I waited my turn at a barber shop one day when, triggered by a particular article and the photographs that went with it, there floated up out of some hitherto unexplored subcellar of me a character who was to dominate my life as a writer for the next six years and more.
::" Godric came as mysteriously alive for me as Bebb had and, with him, all the people he knew and the whole medieval world he lived in.
" A later campaign used the well-known song tune of " Smoke Gets in Your Eyes " cleverly reworded as ::" They asked me how I knew, it was Esso Blue, I of course replied, with lower grades one buys, smoke gets in your eyes.
::" Father rejoice with me, I have become God ...
::" Some of these rambles led me to great distances ; for an opium-eater is too happy to observe the motions of time.
::" The Athenian once hailed me as a favourable omen, while the pious Roman cursed me with raised fists, and the pontiff of Egypt, abstinent from beans, trembled at my voice and paled at my odour.
::" When the army vinegar ran down unshaven beards, when men helped themselves to acorns, peas, and raw onions, and cooked chopped up goat meat in shepherds ' rank butter — never mind your neighbour — no one was embarrassed by me.
::" Sonja Davies, who'd been a big influence on me on my first job, was in her last days and one of the things she said to me at the time was look, you're doing very well, that's great.

::" and if
::" There were paradoxical if not opposed trends towards revolutionary and reactionary positions, fear of the new and delight at the disappearance of the old, nihilism and fanatical enthusiasm, creativity and despair.
::" Hoodooism, anythin ' da ' chew do is de plan of God undastan ', God have somepin to do wit evah ' thin ' you do if it's good or bad, He's got somepin to do wit it.
::" if the day were bright, you observed upon the house – tops, stretching far away, a long dark path ; the shadow of the Monument ; and turning round, the tall original was close beside you, with every hair erect upon his golden head, as if the doings of the city frightened him.
::" Mr. Speaker: If the will of the people is to prevail, if justice is to be done, there can be no question of my expulsion from the house.
::" And if by chance any whale or sperm whale or mermaid or coca or dolphin or Musaranha or other large fish that resembles some of these die in Sesimbra or Silves or elsewhere ...
::" Just as we deem the legislative intent manifest to tax the stockholder with respect to such accumulations only if and when, and to the extent that, his interest in them comes to fruition as income, that is, in dividends declared, so we can perceive no constitutional obstacle that stands in the way of carrying out this intent when dividends are declared out of a pre-existing surplus.
::" Blowing in the wind, the locks of his hair looked as if they were smoke coming out the fire burning the karmas.

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