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`` That was a terrible thing to do '', I said to Oso.
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But she was caught in it, and she faced the terrible possibility that, if it were a dream, it was one from which she might never awaken.
Somehow more terrible than the certainty that he was about to die was the knowledge that Lord would probably not suffer for it: the murder would go unpunished.
The terrible power of a gun, the thing that blasted the soul out of a living body, man or beast, was one he never wanted to lose.
A voice called, and what made it even more terrible and unreal was that the redcoat ranks never paused for an instant, only some of them glancing toward the stone wall, from behind which the voice came.
`` It was a terrible loss to me '', said Kate quietly, feeling the pain twist again at the mention, knowing now that Juanita must have written to him at Grafton.
She patronized Greenwich Village artists for awhile, then put some money into a Broadway show which was successful ( terrible, but successful ).
The result, dramatically visible in a matter of days in the family's disrupted daily functioning, was a phobic-like fear that some terrible harm would befall the second twin, whose birth had not been anticipated.
He muttered something about how terrible it was, and walked with deliberate slowness to the elevator.
The black Fudo seemed to stare rigidly back at him and Richard's eyes were caught by the Fudo's in fascination, and then Richard was shocked as, all at once, flames shot out from the sharp features of Fudo's face and there was a terrible metallic scraping sound, as if the large statue were about to burst from some pressure within it.
Paneloux is at pains to emphasize that God did not will the calamity: " He looked on the evil-doing in the town with compassion ; only when there was no other remedy did He turn His face away, in order to force people to face the truth about their life " In Paneloux's view, even the terrible suffering caused by the plague works ultimately for good.
As he was dying " quite conscious and in terrible pain ", he gave his boots which he inherited from Kemmerich to Paul.
* The land between Egypt and Canaan of the first Exodus was a " great and terrible wilderness, an arid wasteland " ( Deut 8: 15 ), but in this new Exodus, the land between Babylon ( Mesopotamia ) and the Promised Land will be transformed into a paradise, where the mountains will be lowered and the valleys raised to create level road ( Isa 40: 4 ).
The text of Genesis-Numbers leaves no doubt as to the central concern of the priests: the cult of Yahweh was to be under the control of " Aaron and his sons " forever, and to the exclusion of all other priestly lines ( such as Korah, Dathan and Abiram, who meet terrible fates in Numbers 16-17 for challenging Aaron, but also the lines of David's priests Abiathar and Zadok, as well as the low-level Levites ).
The Athenians had honed their style of fighting in combat with other phalanxes, wooden shields smashing against wooden shields, iron spear tips clattering against breastplates of bronze ... in those first terrible seconds of collision, there was nothing but a pulverizing crash of metal into flesh and bone ; then the rolling of the Athenian tide over men wearing, at most, quilted jerkins for protection, and armed, perhaps, with nothing more than bows or slings.
Writing in 2010 Neil Finn said, " When we lost Paul it was like someone pulled the rug out from underneath everything, a terrible jolt out of the dark blue.
The resulting battle of Brunanburh — Dún Brunde — is reported in the Annals of Ulster as follows: a great battle, lamentable and terrible was cruelly fought ... in which fell uncounted thousands of the Northmen.
His son Franz suffered his entire life from an ( undiagnosed ) mental illness, his inferior intellect was a terrible disappointment to his father and this tragedy was a matter of distress to the mathematicians and students at Göttingen.
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The easiest thing would be to sell out to Al Budd and leave the country, but there was a stubborn streak in him that wouldn't allow it.
Cabot turned back to the men and he was drunk with the thing they would do, wild to break from the cloying warmth of the saloon into the cold of the ebbing night.
The only thing which would have attracted attention was that two wore the uniform of prison guards, three the striped suits of convicts.
One thing was certain -- his method was effective, so effective that after a time even the warning notices were often unnecessary.
Though sex in some form or other enters into all human activity and it was a good thing that Freud emphasized this aspect of human nature, it is fantastic to explain everything in terms of sex.
In town after town my companion pointed out the Negro school and the White school, and in every instance the former made a better appearance ( it was newer, for one thing ).
But the most notable thing about the incantation of these ex-liberals was that the one-time shibboleth of socialism was conspicuously absent.
One thing Papa had not taught Henrietta was how to handle a young man as high-spirited and opinionated as herself.
When he was fifteen John H. Mercer turned out his first song, a jazzy little thing he called `` Sister Susie, Strut Your Stuff ''.
It was a somewhat unusual thing for a reporter to have a contract in those days before the epidemic of syndicated columnists.
They had to take blood samples to the laboratory to test them, for one thing, and there was much required preliminary procedure.
The man, Tom said, explained that it was not only too long and detailed but that as it stood it wasn't the sort of thing the public wanted.
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He could move very quickly, she knew ( although he seldom found occasion to do so ), but he was more wiry than truly strong.
By failing to do as he was told instantly -- to take out a permit or return the gun to his car -- he had played into Lord's hands.
He himself had heard that there was gangster money in the company, but that had nothing to do with him.
For a blood-chilling ring of terror to the very sound of his name was the tool he needed for the job he'd promised to do.
What Joyce wanted me to do was go to Thor's house and `` do whatever detectives do '', and get her clothes -- and handbag containing her identification.
The code, which had probably something to do with sex or some other interest, Nicolas was determined to find out and put to use.
He was aware of her as a frightfully good-looking American WAC, a second lieutenant assigned to do the paper work, ( regardless of how important she might have thought she was ) in the Command offices, but that was all.
All he had to do was light the fuses of the dynamite sticks, run to within ten yards of an open window in the barn and hurl the sticks through.
Jack walked off alone out the road in the searing midday sun, past Robert Allen's three-room, tarpapered house, toward the field where the other boys were playing ball, thinking of what he would do in order to make Miss Langford have him stay in after school -- because this was the day he had decided when he thought he saw the look in her eyes.
That should do it, he thought, because Miss Langford had said she was going to be strict about school work.
The only drawback now to the plan he'd decided on was that someone else might fail to do his work, too, and the teacher would have that person stay late along with Jack.
His heart was pounding like a mighty dynamo and he was trying to think, his mind seeming to scream at him like a hurt or frightened child, `` How will I do it??
It became the sole `` subject '' of `` international law '' ( a term which, it is pertinent to remember, was coined by Bentham ), a body of legal principle which by and large was made up of what Western nations could do in the world arena.
Into the texture of this tapestry of history and human drama Henrietta, as every artist delights to do, wove strands of her own intuitive insights into human nature and -- especially in the remarkable story of the attraction and conflict between two so disparate and fervent characters as this pair -- into the relations of men and women: `` In their relations, she was the giver and he the receiver, nay the demander.
and, `` I do think that families are the most beautiful things in all the world '', burst out Jo some five hundred pages later in that popular story of the March family, which had first appeared when Henrietta was eight ; ;