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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 ; ;
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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 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 ; ;
She and resist
She had the opportunity that few clever women can resist, of showing her superiority in argument over a man.
She found ways to resist, running away for five days, wearing layers of clothing as protection against beatings, and fighting back.
She died in 1778 but her second husband and the son of her sister continued to resist the heirs-at-law's action until 1800 when the Court decided in favour of Sir George's will and George III granted Downing a Royal Charter, marking the official foundation of the college.
" She cites the goals of feminist criticism as: ( 1 ) To develop and uncover a female tradition of writing, ( 2 ) to interpret symbolism of women's writing so that it will not be lost or ignored by the male point of view, ( 3 ) to rediscover old texts, ( 4 ) to analyze women writers and their writings from a female perspective, ( 5 ) to resist sexism in literature, and ( 6 ) to increase awareness of the sexual politics of language and style.
She went first to Xi ' an, then to the Chinese Communist headquarters in Yan ' an to " join the revolution " and the war to resist the Japanese invasion.
" She was unable to resist her attraction to Wilder as her marriage to guitarist G. E. Smith deteriorated.
She commented in a letter: " The polyclads of Bermuda were so pretty that I could not resist collecting them and figuring out Verrill's mistakes " ( quoted in Schram, p. 126 ).
She was the first person to resist bus segregation in Montgomery, Alabama, preceding the better known Rosa Parks incident by nine months.
She was subsequently in and out of jail for her political activities, but she continued to resist against apartheid, despite being banned for most of the 1960s.
She just does not really want to believe that Gerald has been expelled from his parental home after seducing the maid ; she refuses to see a womanizer in Gerald and, although she tries hard to resist her feelings, genuinely falls in love with the boy.
She has been credited with coining the term, " queer theory ", but abandoning it barely three years later, on the grounds that it had been taken over by those mainstream forces and institutions it was coined to resist.
She makes Heintz relive his daughter's death and nearly convinces him to join her, but he manages to resist and shoots the massive computer embedded in the ceiling, the source of the AI creating the illusions and distress signals causing Eva, apparently a hologram, to malfunction.
She decides to poison some golden robes ( a family heirloom and gift from the sun god ), in hopes that the bride will not be able to resist wearing them, and consequently be poisoned.
On June 15, 1948, she took the Nord-Expreß from Denmark to Germany, where she distributed many thousands of copies of handwritten leaflets encouraging the “ Men and women of Germany ” to “ hold fast to our glorious National Socialist faith, and resist !” She recounted her experience in Gold in the Furnace ( which has been reedited in honour of her 100th birthday under the title Gold in the Furnace: Experiences in Post-War Germany )
" She is now able to resist his attempts to hypnotize her and pushes him through the window into the library below, impaling him on a broken wooden table and killing him.
She is so exhausted after the fight that she is unable to resist when Siuan, Gawyn and Bryne arrive and take her back to the rebels camp, believing her to be in danger.
She then raises Silviana as Keeper, a reward for being the only one in the Tower to resist Elaida openly and because she is of the Red Ajah, thus mending some of the Tower's segregation among the Ajahs.
She is quiet and non-violent ( often failing to resist violence against her ) and appears to be a child, although her age is unknown ( she claims to be thousands of years old ).
Then the net begins to close in on Van Britten, but Cecile cannot resist seeing him again: She is as fatally intrigued by him as a bird by a snake.