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::" and great
::" So great a contribution to physics was Two New Sciences that scholars have long maintained that the book anticipated Isaac Newton's laws of motion.
::" The great majority of those who have carefully investigated the subject have come to the conclusion that there exists in man, as one of his constituent principles, a certain subtle element, known by the names of animal electricity, animal magnetism, galvanism, the nervous energy, the nervous fluid, etc.
::" It would be thought a Piece of Hypocrisy and pharisaical Ostentation in me, if I should say, that I print these Distichs more with a view to the Good of others than my own private Advantage: And indeed I cannot say it ; for I confess, I have so great Confidence in the common Virtue and Good Sense of the People of this and the neighoring Provinces, that I expect to sell a very good impression.
::" Some of these rambles led me to great distances ; for an opium-eater is too happy to observe the motions of time.
::" London Tipton's really great, really great, really great.
::" 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 excessive
::" For here is the chief and most confounding objection to excessive skepticism, that no durable good can ever result from it ; while it remains in its full force and vigor.

::" and is
::" When it is asked, What is the nature of all our reasonings concerning matter of fact?
::" She wants to marry a Swede " ( the man she wants to marry is Swedish — a specific person )
::" The land of Dilmun is a pure place, the land of Dilmun is a clean place,
::" The only thing standing in the way of future Taliban massacres is Ahmad Shah Massoud.
::" Modernity is a qualitative, not a chronological, category.
::" This last is the distinguishing characteristic of classes, and justifies us in treating ẑ ( ψz ) as the class determined by function ψẑ.
::" Now is the winter of our discontent made glorious summer by this son of York " ( Son / sun )
::" Wherever there is number, there is beauty.
::" 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.
::" 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.
::" An operational definition is a procedure agreed upon for translation of a concept into measurement of some kind.
::" There is no true value of any characteristic, state, or condition that is defined in terms of measurement or observation.
::" 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 ...
::" 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.
::" Our house is on the eastern slope of Rupert Mountain, just off a country road, still unpaved then, and five miles from the nearest town … Even at the most unpromising times of year – in mudtime, on bleak, snowless winter days – it is in so many unexpected ways beautiful that even after all this time I have never quite gotten used to it.

::" and action
::" The Declassification office of the National Security Council has informed us that it has no record of any declassification action having been taken on this memorandum or any other documents on this alleged project ..."
::" To the memory of Captain Joseph de Marliave " ( killed in action in August 1914 )

::" and common
::" This article is a review and evaluation of the world literature on the systemic use of procaine in the treatment of the aging process and the common chronic diseases of later life.
::" Procaine chloride, which was a common cause of allergic reactions in earlier years, has lost importance as a contact allergen because its use for local anesthesia has ceased.
::" To be sure, all arts which are relevant to human culture have a certain common bond, and are connected, one to another, by a sort of, as it were, kindred relationship.

::" and life
::" Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery?
::" 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.
::" On the 14th day of Kārttika, in the reign of Mahārāja Minadra, ( in the year ...), ( the corporeal relic ) of Sakyamuni, which is endowed with life ... has been established "
::" Sweeter far than life from I found that love was "
::" 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.
::" 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.
::" We veered a little to the left after we came to Tilford, at which place on the Green we stopped to look at an oak tree, which, when I was a little boy, was but a very little tree, comparatively, and which is now, take it altogether, by far the finest tree that I ever saw in my life.
::" Ensete is totally involved in every aspect of the daily social and ritual life of the Gurage, who, with several others tribes in Southwest Ethiopia, form what has been termed the Ensete Culture Complex area ... the life of the Gurage is enmeshed with various uses of ensete, not the least of which is nutritional.
::" You have made it irrefutably clear that an abortion is the taking of a human life, I am grateful to you "

::" and .
::" We have no idea how consciousness emerges from the physical activity of the brain and we do not know whether consciousness can emerge from non-biological systems, such as computers ... At this point the reader will expect to find a careful and precise definition of consciousness.
::" What you do not wish for yourself, do not do to others.
::" I you-love.
::" An official perfect game occurs when a pitcher ( or pitchers ) retires each batter on the opposing team during the entire course of a game, which consists of at least nine innings.
::" They cut their hands.
::" The eras that fell in this reign were: ( 1 ) the remaining seven years of Shuchō ; and ( 2 ) Taika, which was four years long.
::" The eras that fell in this reign were: ( 1 ) the remaining seven years of Shuchō ; and ( 2 ) Taika, which was four years long.
::" The eras that fell in this reign were: ( 1 ) the remaining seven years of Shuchō ; and ( 2 ) Taika, which was four years long.
::" The sovereignty of Afghanistan was vested formally in " The Islamic State of Afghanistan ", an entity created in April 1992, after the fall of the Soviet-backed Najibullah government.
::" Pakistan was keen to gear up for a breakthrough in Central Asia.
::" Outside forces saw instability in Afghanistan as an opportunity to press their own security and political agendas.
::" Rare ceasefires, usually negotiated by representatives of Ahmad Shah Massoud, Sibghatullah Mojaddedi or Burhanuddin Rabbani ( the interim government ), or officials from the International Committee of the Red Cross ( ICRC ), commonly collapsed within days.
::" And Be Merry " ( Eat Drink and Be Merry for Tomorrow We Die ) A lab biologist, female, takes advantage of her husband going off on an archeology trip, to use the privacy to experiment on herself for rejuvenation by a severe and dangerous method.
::" 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.
::" When Thou hast done, Thou hast not done / For I have more.
::" Burn him not up, nor quite consume him, Agni: let not his body or his skin be scattered.

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