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They knew that I was still grieving over the tragic event, and they felt that if I could see the recovery and the spirit of the people, who hold no grudge, but who also regret Pearl Harbor, I would be happier and would understand better a new Japan.
from Brown Corpus
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`` They knew I was a good sharecrop farmer back in Carolina, but out West was a chance to build a real farm of our own.
They caused my love for Jessica to become warmer and at the same time more hopeless, as if my adolescent self knew that only torment would ever bring me the courage to ask to see her again.
They knew that their perceptual experience differed from objective reality since they had seen the desk and ball prior to putting on the aniseikonic lenses.
They lay months away from the nearest Earth star by jump drive, and no one knew what they were good for, although it was felt that they would probably be good for something if it could only be discovered -- much like the continent of Antarctica in ancient history.
They were awestruck to hear it was Son House, whom they knew as " the man who taught Robert Johnson ".
They knew that they wanted different genres of music from different times but, as Joel remembers, " T-Bone even came up with some far-out Henry Mancini and Yma Sumac ".
They thought of themselves as a tightly rehearsed rock and rhythm and blues group and knew Dylan mostly from his early acoustic folk and protest music.
They insisted that they knew a relative of Tubman's, and she took them into her home, where they stayed for several days.
They were most impressed with their visit to Constantinople, saying, " We knew not whether we were in Heaven or on Earth … We only know that God dwells there among the people, and their service is fairer than the ceremonies of other nations.
They knew that the region, a part of the Ottoman Empire, was under martial law, and that the Christians ( mainly the Serbs ) were in a state of insurrection against the Bosnian Muslim beys placed over them.
They were eager to discuss a range of problems they knew about from first-hand experience that caused them deep concern.
They certainly knew how to produce alum from alunite, as this process is archaeologically attested on the island Lesbos.
They were changeful in speech, for they had great love of words, and sought ever to find names more fit for all things they knew or imagined.
They were packed into filthy, disease-ridden tenements, 10 or 15 to a room, and the well-off knew nothing about them and cared less.
They knew the divine pair of water-deities Vidassus ( as Roman Sylvanus ) and Thana ( as Roman Diana ), whose rocky reliefs persist today at some springs in their area.
They and I
They, and the two large fans which I could dimly see as daylight filtered through their vents, down at the far end of the hall, could be turned on by a master switch situated inside the office.
But I suspect that the old Roman was referring to change made under military occupation -- the sort of change which Tacitus was talking about when he said, `` They make a desert, and call it peace '' ( `` Solitudinem faciunt, pacem appellant ''.
They have indicated the direction but they have not been explicit enough, I believe, in pointing out Faulkner's independence, his questioning if not indeed challenging the Southern tradition.
They looked so formidable, however, so demanding, that I found myself staring at them in dismay and starting to woolgather again, this time about Francesca and her husband.
They were always leaping to light cigarettes, open car doors, fill plates or glasses, and I mistrusted the whole lot of them to the same degree that I mistrusted bake shops that called themselves `` Sanitary Bake Shops ''.
They were, I felt, people invariably trying to prove not who, but what they were, and trying to determine what, not who, others were.
They suggested several new foods, and usually I found them good, except the sweets, which I think I could learn to like.
They apologized for the condition, including dirt and flies, and I was a little at a loss to know what to say.
They even talked about Lucille down at the Young Christians' League where I spent a lot of time in Bible classes and helping out with the office work for our foreign mission.
They were good-living religious people, and I can truthfully say I never heard them spread any gossip about anybody.
They could still read the opening: `` Once, I was like you, stepping out of my window at the end of day, and letting the winds blow me gently toward the place I lived in.
They and was
They were dirty, their clothes were torn, and the girl was so exhausted that she fell when she was still twenty feet from the front door.
They were married over the week-end, though he was easily sixty and she could not have been even thirty.
They recognized that slavery was a moral issue and not merely an economic interest, and that to recognize it explicitly in their Constitution would be in explosive contradiction to the concept of sovereignty they had set forth in the Declaration of 1776 that `` all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among them are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
They never troubled themselves about us while we were playing, because the fence formed such a definite boundary and `` Don't go outside the gate '' was a command so impossible of misinterpretation.
They, perhaps, gave the pitch of their position in the preface where it was said that Eisenhower requested that the Commission be administered by the American Assembly of Columbia University, because it was non-partisan.
While convalescing in his Virginia home he wrote a book recording his prison experiences and escape, entitled: They Shall Not Have Me Published originally in ( Helion's ) English by Dutton & Co. of New York, in 1943, the book was received by the press as a work of astonishing literary power and one of the most realistic accounts of World War 2, from the French side.
They would be lolling under a tree sipping Ouzo, relishing the leisurely life, assuring him that the day was yet young.
They had to take blood samples to the laboratory to test them, for one thing, and there was much required preliminary procedure.
They, however much they were in disagreement with the late Victorians over the method by which Britain was Germanized, agreed with them that the end result was the complete extinction of the previous Celtic population and civilization.
They tried to outface him, but Joseph Simmons was as wide as two average men, and it would have taken braver men than these were to outface him.
They did not complain at the inhuman hour of starting ( seven in the morning ), nor of the tariff, which was reasonable since it covered everything but the tobacco.
They had been fed a hunting breakfast, so called because a kedgeree, the dish identified with fox hunting, was on the bill.