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There was no reply so he shoved it open with his foot and stepped inside.
from Brown Corpus
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There and was
There was brush, and stands of pine that no grass could grow under, and places so steep that cattle wouldn't stop to graze.
There was an artificial lake just out of sight in the first stand of trees, fed by a half dozen springs that popped out of the ground above the hillside orchard.
There a dozen giant monitors played their seventy-five-foot jets of water against the huge seam of tertiary gravel which was the mountainside.
There was only one place where the mountain might receive her -- that unnamed, unnameable pool harbored in its secret bosom.
There was a peculiar density about it, a thick substance that could be sensed but never identified, never actually perceived.
There was some idle talk, a listless discussion of this or that small happening during the day's drive.
There was a feeling that this mission would be canceled like all the others and that this muddy wet dark world of combat would go on forever.
There had been a good second or two during which my muffler had been blowing out, and now I was certain I'd seen her somewhere before.
There was something about the contour of her face, her smile that was like New Orleans sunshine, the way she held her head, the way she walked -- there was scarcely anything she did which did not fascinate me.
There and no
There were no less than six or seven saloons in Ganado, not counting the lower class dives, all vying for the trade of celebrating miners and teamsters.
There was no real sign of the river now, just a roiling, oily ribbon of liquid movement through muddy waters that reached everywhere.
There is another kind of ardor, a quiet, sure devotion to the fundamental decencies of human life, but no angry utopian contentions.
There and reply
His last public statement was dictated to his daughter Helen in reply to receiving the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford's " sorrow and affection ": " There is no expression of Christian sympathy that I value more than that of the ancient University of Oxford, the God-fearing and God-sustaining University of Oxford.
There was no sign of Hampton's force, but Colonel Henry Atkinson, one of Hampton's staff officers, brought Hampton's reply to Wilkinson's letter of 6 November.
When U. S. General David Twiggs asked Mexican General Pedro María de Anaya to surrender his ammunition, the reply is said to have been “ If there were any, you would not be here .” There is a memorial to this event outside the main entrance.
There was a formal reply by law student Barry W. Tyerman in the UCLA Law Review, and a rejoinder by Breyer, but the article appears to have had little impact on copyright policy in the lead up to the Copyright Act of 1976.
There was time for him to remark to his wife, " Oh, heavens, the thing is afire ," for her to reply, " Where?
There are many reasons for friendly aircraft not to reply to IFF, such as battle damage or equipment failure, loss of encryption keys, and wrong encryption keys.
The Polish premier allegedly begged for inclusion of Lwów and Wilno in the new Polish borders, but got the following reply from Vyacheslav Molotov: " There is no use discussing that ; it was all settled in Teheran.
' There came in reply a second message from the oracle-' for this very reason is thy life brought so quickly to a close-thou hast not done as it behoved thee.
" There is nothing in their history which indicates that the Jewish race have either free-agency or liberty ," Clark argued in reply to a 1941 book on Hitler.
There have been riots in February 2008, Pakistani and White British males started rioting against Kurds, this was in reply to a group attack by Kurds on a local English man.