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She could not count the times Herman had rapped on the door, just a couple of bangs that shook the whole damned closet and might, someday, break away the pipe connections from the wall.
from Brown Corpus
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She showed her surprise by tightening the reins and moving the gelding around so that she could get a better look at his face.
She remembered little of her previous journey there with Grace, and she could but hope that her dedication to her mission would enable her to accomplish it.
She could not scream, for even if a sound could take shape within her parched mouth, who would hear, who would listen??
She even devised a system of colors, whereby the boy could easily distinguish the different note values.
She could not resist the opportunity `` of showing her superiority in argument over a man '' which she had remarked as one of the `` feminine follies '' of Sara Sullam ; ;
She read everything else she could get her hands on, including an article ( she thinks it was in the Atlantic Monthly ) by Mark Twain on `` White Slavery ''.
She could not face coffee or tea without milk, and was always craving types of food that were not available aboard a sailing ship.
She ended her letter with the assurance that she considered his friendship for her daughter and herself to be an honor, from which she could not part `` without still more pain ''.
She was wise enough to realize a man could be good company even if he did weigh too much and didn't own the mint.
She thought again of her children, those two who had died young, before the later science which might have saved them could attach even a label to their separate malignancies.
She felt the look and looked back because she could not help it, seeing that he was neither as old nor as thick as she had at first believed.
She thought she had great possibilities in the ballet and wanted to show the eminent producer how well she could dance.
She didn't like her stepmother, but nothing is known to have occurred shortly before the crime that could have caused such a murderous rage.
) She snarled terribly but intuition told him, again, that she was bluffing, and he could see that half her attention was distracted by the dogs.
She whirled and faced him, roaring terribly, and Ulyate, watching through the leaves, could not understand why she did not charge and obliterate him, because he wouldn't have much of a chance of getting away, in that thick growth, but she seemed just a trace uncertain ; ;
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She was sentenced to life for: " one count of incitement to murder, one of incitement to attempted murder, five of incitement to severe physical mistreatment of prisoners, and two of physical mistreatment.
She was the widow of Arnulf II of Flanders, with whom she had children, the oldest of whom was of age to assume the offices of count of Flanders.
: who married Guy de Lusignan, Count of Poitou, under condition that he should never attempt to intrude upon her privacy .... She bore the count many children, and erected for him a magnificent castle by her magical art.
She was not engaged since she had broken off her agreement to wed Hugh, count of Troyes, and wished to avoid another unsuitable match.
She supported a family of six, including her mother, and among her lovers were the executioner Andre Guillaume, Latour, vicomte de Cousserans, count de Labatie, the alchemist Blessis, the architect Fauchet and the magician Adam Lesage.
She was the eldest daughter of Baldwin IX of Flanders, who was also ( as Baldwin VI ) count of Hainaut as well as Emperor of Constantinople.
She was the younger daughter of Baldwin I of Constantinople, who was also count of Flanders and Hainaut, and Marie of Champagne.
She was one of the 31 members of the House who voted not to count the electoral votes from Ohio in the United States presidential election, 2004.
She was one of the 31 who voted in the House not to count the electoral votes from Ohio in the 2004 presidential election.
She quickly rose through the ranks there and became a Rapportaufseherin ( her main task was to count women at roll call and hand out punishments ).
She appeared on the children's show Sesame Street singing a lively rendition of " Caro nome " from Rigoletto, replacing the traditional Italian text with lyrics intended to aid children learning to count.
She switched to the current usage ( 日高 ) around 1995 when she found that it was written that way already on many things and after friends recommended the kanji with the lower stroke count.
She would have pleaded guilty to four counts of maltreating prisoners, two counts of conspiracy, and one count of dereliction of duty.
She was a daughter of count Hugh of Vermandois, a granddaughter of Henry I, King of France, and was the widow of Robert de Beaumont, 1st Earl of Leicester.
She successfully contested the 2007 general election as an independent where she was elected on the eighth count.
She was one of the 31 who voted in the House to not count the electoral votes from Ohio in the United States presidential election, 2004.
She has an extremely high magic count, and it is considered to be among the strongest, though it is nowhere near as strong as Kazuki's.