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They tell us, sir, that we are free, because we have in one hand a ballot, and in the other a stock certificate.
from Brown Corpus
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They and tell
They tell him he wore a hairy coat with a leather belt and he instantly recognizes the description as Elijah the Tishbite.
They get into feuds with the heathen about it, and whenever their own parents practise it, they reproach them and come off to tell me at once.
They assert that the state space of a system is a Hilbert space, and that observables of that system are Hermitian operators acting on that space — although they do not tell us which Hilbert space or which operators.
" They now inform him that " at a certain stage of intoxication, no human power could keep from setting out, with impressive unction, to tell about a wonderful adventure which he had once had with his grandfather's old ram — and the mention of the ram in the first sentence was as far as any man had heard him get, concerning it.
They tell that Estrid cleared a road and built bridges together with her grandson Jarlabanke ( by her son Ingefast ) and his family, and she dedicated the constructions to her sons Ingvar ( her son with Ragnvald at Harg ) and Ingefast ( her son with Östen at Broby bro ).
They were unhesitatingly accused of witchcraft, and had nearly fallen a prey to that terrible charge ; for betwixt themselves they had sworn never to tell in words by what means they were supported, ashamed as they felt of the resource to which they had been driven ; and resolved, if possible, to escape the anticipated derision of their neighbours on its disclosure.
They have no evidence against Spade, but tell him that they will be conducting an investigation into the matter.
She wrote in her autobiography: " They used to tell me their stories, dreadful stories some of them, and all of them pathetic with that patient and uncomplaining pathos of poverty.
They go to the plantation and tell Johnny's mother, who is upset that Uncle Remus kept the dog despite her order ( which was unknown to Uncle Remus ).
They tell her how she eventually grew bored with them, ate their bodies, and cast their spirits aside.
They wandered around with followers, begging for charity, in return for which they were prepared to tell fortunes.
They and us
They poured through the opening in the valley, then spread out in a long line to come at us, brandishing their lances and filling the morning with their spine-chilling scalp cry.
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 straggle at such a rate '', he told the commander-in-chief, `` that if the enemy were enterprising, they might get two from us, when we would take one of them, which makes me wish General Howe would go on, lest any incident happen to us ''.
They had been kind to us and we were indebted to them for one or two pleasant dinners, and for information as to where to shop, which dentist, doctor, plumber, and sitter to call ( not that there was much of a choice, since Catatonia was just a village ; ;
They vex us and perplex us but generally do not divide us like the issues which follow the problems.
This brings us to the fact that the realities we are dealing with lie not in the field of civil legislation, but in the realm of conscience and religion: They are moral judgments and matters of theological belief.
The Marquis de Feuquières writing after the battle described the scene – " They advanced in four lines … As they approached they advanced their second and fourth lines into the intervals of their first and third lines ; so that when they made their advance upon us, they formed only one front, without any intermediate spaces.
They also agreed that " we shall by all means labor to keep off from us all such as are contrary minded, and receive only such unto us as may be probably of one heart with us, such as that we either know or may well and truly be informed to walk in a peaceable conversation with all meekness of spirit, for the edification of each other in the knowledge and faith of the Lord Jesus …" The covenant also stipulated that if differences were to arise between townsmen, they would seek arbitration for resolution and each would pay his fair share for the common good.
They were successful enough in gaining support from the habitants that Quebec's governor, General Guy Carleton, reported that " they have injured us very much ".
They both rebelled, and, according to Kelly: " We didn't like it much and were continually involved in fistfights with the neighborhood boys who called us sissies ... I didn't dance again until I was fifteen.