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men and who
He knew who was riding after him -- the men he had known all his life, the men who had worked for him, sworn their loyalty to him.
It was, I felt, possible that they were men who, having received no tickets for that day, had remained in the hall, to sleep perhaps, in the corners farthest removed from the counter with its overhead light.
But if they really hoped to succeed they needed professionals, men who knew how to use a gun against men, who would match the killers on the other side.
They trailed him across the wide hallway to the parlor, four roughly garbed and tough-looking men who probably had never before ventured into such a house.
For men who had left cattle alone after getting their first notices had received no second.
But the day of the deadline came and passed, and the men who had scoffed at the warnings laughed with satisfaction.
I asked the same questions inside the launch-control rooms of an Atlas missile base in Wyoming, where officers who wear sidearms are manning the `` commit buttons '' that could start a war -- accidentally or by design -- and in the command centers where other pistol-packing men could give orders to push such buttons.
He tells of three men who started out on a trip across a single paddock, a ten-by-ten-mile square owned by a sheep grazer.
Even today range riders will come upon mummified bodies of men who attempted nothing more difficult than a twenty-mile hike and slowly lost direction, were tortured by the heat, driven mad by the constant and unfulfilled promise of the landscape, and who finally died.
The men crying love poems in an orchard on any summer's night are as often as not the lutihaw, mustachioed toughs who spend most of their lives in and out of the local prisons, brothels, and teahouses.
It is well then that in this hour both of `` national peril '' and of `` national opportunity '' we can take counsel with the men who made the nation.
On their decisive battlefield Lincoln did not distinguish between them when he paid tribute to the `` brave men, living and dead, who fought here ''.
Its ontological status is itself most tenuous because apart from individual men, who are its `` matter '', tradition, the `` form '' of society exists only as a shared perception of truth.
The novelist who has been badly baptized in psychoanalysis often gives us the impression that since all men must have an Oedipus complex all men must have the same faces.
He is the stern guardian of the status quo who has raised the utilitarian structures of the age, and he is the revolutionary poet with a gun in his hand who writes a tragic apologetic to posterity for the men he has killed.
There is essential pleasantness in reading the writing of men who are not angry, who can contend without quarreling.

men and speculate
One might digress at this point and speculate that if it is `` wise '' to create special sections for special status, then why not a special section for women pregnant before marriage, and one for 44-year-old men with teenage children, and so on.
This has encouraged some commentators to speculate that the play is secretly about gay men.
Author Thomas Hine has gone so far as to speculate that the cubicle made it possible for women to move into middle management positions in the late 1960s because the introduction of cubicles gave their male counterparts a new office environment in which to place women managers without having to allow their entry into the private " bull pens " that had been the exclusive domain of men.
Despite both men now being well past their primes, the match purportedly drew 60, 000 fans, who watched Great Gama defeat Zbyszko in just 40 seconds, leading many to speculate that Zbyszko was paid to do the job for Gama.
In the story, two men discuss a history of serial murder, and speculate that the Ripper may be a practitioner of occult arts whose murders are sacrifices to keep him eternally young.
This could represent the secret sin that all men carry in their hearts, or it could be representative of Mr. Hooper's specific sin, which some readers speculate to be adultery.
Some speculate that the differences were actually rather minor and overstated so that these two men, being in opposing political camps could safeguard the financial reforms they worked together to implement in the 1890s and early 1900s.
Those who do teach it speculate that evolution brought about not a single couple but many men, who constituted the primitive human population.
Exchanges between Wiccan ( then called Asgardian ) and Hulkling ( and the latter's character design ) have led some readers to speculate that the two young men have a much more intimate bond than mere friendship.

men and on
It looked as Gavin had first seen it years ago, on those nights when he slept alone by his campfire and waked suddenly to the hoot of an owl or the rustle of a blade of grass in the moon's wind -- a savage land, untenanted and brooding, too strong to be broken by the will of men.
When they turned in the saddle they could see the men behind them, strung out on the prairie in a flat black line.
In the brief moment I had to talk to them before I took my post on the ring of defenses, I indicated I was sickened by the methods men employed to live and trade on the river.
When one of the men in the hall behind us spat on the floor and scraped his boot over the gob of spittle I noticed how the clerk winced.
They reached the guard house without alerting the men on the walls above, and Powers slipped through the door.
Two men were on duty inside, playing pinochle, relaxed.
While several yards from it, still concealed by the shrubbery, she'd seen two men on her left at the pool's edge.
Two uniformed officers, a couple of plain-clothesmen I knew, and two other men stood on a gray cement area next to the pool on my left.
A few yards beyond the group of men, a man's nude body lay face down on a patch of thick green dichondra.
It made only a tiny bump over the two men like a tire over a piece of gravel then moved on.
And he knew that the men talked about him behind his back, saying that he was one up on everybody else -- including the pilot of the plane with the swastika on it -- because he was chemically incapable of fear.
And ( D ) all action of a physical kind pertinent to the mission is relegated to the line of men on the lower rank.
Now all his desires centered on `` rediscovering and singing of the prosaic and yet beautiful world of men and objects so long barred from me by a barbed wire fence ''.
These new pictures focussed on the familiar and commonplace objects that he had heard the men in his prison camp talking about as the things they missed most, hence associated with the sense of lost freedom: the cafe at the corner, the newspaper kiosk, the girls in doorways and windows along the street, the golden-crusted French bread they lacked, the cigarettes denied them.
Here, on a desk, is a stack of pamphlets representing the efforts of some of the best men of the day to penetrate these questions.
One is so accustomed to think of men as the privileged who need but ask and receive, and women as submissive and yielding, that our sympathies are usually enlisted on the side of the man whose love is not returned, and we condemn the woman as a coquette.
and in her forthright way, Henrietta, who in her story of Sara had indicated her own unwillingness `` to think of men as the privileged '' and `` women as submissive and yielding '', felt obliged to defend vigorously any statement of hers to which Morris Jastrow took the slightest exception -- he objected to her stand on the Corbin affair, as well as on the radical reforms of Dr. Wise of Hebrew Union College -- until once, in sheer desperation, he wrote that he had given up hope they would ever agree on anything.

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