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would and have
`` What would you have done in Montero's moccasins??
As I dug in behind one of the bales we were using as protection, I grudgingly found myself agreeing with Oso's logic, especially when I imagined what would have happened to Missy if Old Knife's large party of screeching warriors had overrun our company.
An hour before, with the children asleep and nothing but the strange darkness, he would have appreciated company.
There were three other men within this prison whom Barton would have liked to liberate, but they were in other cell blocks.
The only thing which would have attracted attention was that two wore the uniform of prison guards, three the striped suits of convicts.
It was there that she would have to enact her renunciation, beg forgiveness.
A few days ago, she would have thought such an expedition as this utterly ridiculous ; ;
His presence would have interfered with her duty.
A man like Jess would want to have a ready means of escape in case it was needed.
An inch lower and it would have knocked him out.
Black would have little trouble getting out, but it might delay him a few minutes.
Yet had he not visited the girl at Saw Buck he would never have been involved in this latest tangle.
`` Gyp Carmer couldn't have known about Colcord's money unless he was told -- and who else would have told him ''??
They would have to go west through the narrow river valley that separated Leyte from Samar and hope that it didn't close in before they returned.
I would have foregone my romantic chances rather than leave a friend sweltering and dusty and -- Well, at least I wouldn't have shouted back a taunt.
Johnson never would have believed she had a son that age.
Their product had been endorsed by Good Housekeeping, the A.M.A., and the Veterinary Journal, among other repositories of higher wisdom, and before much longer if you didn't have a cake of their soap in the john, even your best friends would think you didn't bathe.
She'd driven around for a while, Joyce said, then, thinking Louis Thor would have calmed down by that time, she'd gone back to his home on Bryn Mawr Drive, parked in front, and walked toward the pool.
If it were not for an old professor who made me read the classics I would have been stymied on what to do, and now I understand why they are classics ; ;
Her form was silhouetted and with the strong light I could see the outlines of her body, a body that an artist or anyone else would have admired.
It had been a mistake, but anything would have been a mistake, as it turned out.
Without money or property, what would you have had at Baton Rouge ''??
Now we peered anxiously for any speck of land in the Pacific, for this interminable bailing would have to stop soon.

would and been
With every leaping stride of the horse beneath him he crossed one more patch of earth that had been his, that he would never see again.
The place had been cheap -- just the little he had left after Amelia's burial -- and it would serve its purpose.
He had been worried that with Miller and Rankin added to the escape party they would be short.
Whenever he saw someone lying in the dirt, Ramey wondered what the person had been thinking and he would try out thoughts in his own mind.
And he would have enjoyed it just as much if he had been a Nazi.
Had Dandy been older or wiser, instinct might have warned him that he would be well advised to flee from the Lalauries' tender care if he valued his life.
and if a poll had been taken immediately following the dispatch of troops to Little Rock I believe the majority would have been for the Old South.
Poor where they had once been rich, humbled where they had been arrogant, having no longer any hope of sharing in the leadership of the nation, the rebels who would not surrender in spirit drew comfort from the sympathy they felt extended to them by the mother country.
Had the situation been reversed, had, for instance, England been the enemy in 1898 because of issues of concern chiefly to New England, there is little doubt that large numbers of Southerners would have happily put on their old Confederate uniforms to fight as allies of Britain.
They believe that if the South had been let alone it would have produced a civilization superior to that of modern America.
And Hamilton, who felt it `` a religious duty '' to oppose Aaron Burr's political ambitions, would have been a better actuarial risk had he shown more literary restraint.
Without the decay of a sense of objective reference ( except as the imitation of mystery ), the stress on subjective invention would never have been stimulated into being.
In my own company, in effect a partnership, although legally a corporation, I have been able to do many things for my employees which `` normal '' corporations of comparable size and nature would have been unable to do.
Also, I am convinced that if my company were a sole proprietorship instead of a partnership, I would have been even abler to solve long-range problems for myself and my fellow-employees.
It would have been unwise policy, for instance, to apply the pound-of-flesh characterization to the thrifty Scotchman.
If he had been `` liquidated '' in some way, he would have become a martyr, a rallying point for people who shared his ideas.

would and burial
Those who had driven hundreds of miles for the burial would not go home, for she might die any time ; ;
Charon, also known as the ferry-man, would take the soul across the river to Hades, if the soul had gold: Upon burial, the family of the dead soul would put coins under the deceased's tongue.
*" The Ballad of John Henry " typically contain four major components: a premonition by John Henry as a child that steel-driving would lead to his death, the lead-up to and the results of the race against the steam hammer, Henry's death and burial, and the reaction of John Henry's wife.
One might note, however, that what is assumed to be a niche for the Torah scroll in the building probably originally built as a Judeo-Christian synagogue between AD 70 and AD 135 on the traditional site of the Cenacle or upper room of the Last Supper and now identified as the site of the King David's Tomb is oriented not towards the Temple Mount, but towards the site of the Holy Sepulchre, which would seem to indicate that the Christian community that had built it had already began to transfer many of the religious traditions originally associated with the Temple to the sites they associated with Christ's death and resurrection ( such as the burial place of Adam and the centre of the world ).
Draugr also exhibit an immense and nearly insatiable appetite, as shown in the encounter of Aran and Asmund, sword brothers who made an oath that if one should die, the other would sit vigil with him for three days inside the burial mound.
Knife symbols can be found in various cultures to symbolize all stages of life ; for example, a knife placed under the bed while giving birth is said to ease the pain, or, stuck into the headboard of a cradle, to protect the baby ; knives were included in some Anglo-Saxon burial rites, so the dead would not be defenseless in the next world.
Geographer K. E. Barber has argued against this hypothesis, saying that pools at Lindow Moss would have been too shallow, and suggests that the peat may have been peeled back to allow the burial and then replaced, leaving the stratigraphy apparently undisturbed.
The Talmud ( Minachot 30a ) says that the last eight verses of the Torah that discuss the death and burial of Moses could not have been written by Moses, as writing it would have been a lie, and that they were written after his death by Joshua.
Israel also feared that his burial would strengthen Palestinian claims to East Jerusalem.
In some versions, Medea is said to have dismembered his body and scattered his parts on an island, knowing her father would stop to retrieve them for proper burial ; in other versions, it is Absyrtus himself who pursued them, and was killed by Jason.
" Despite Patton's earlier statements and his wife's wishes, some consideration had been made toward sending Patton's body to the U. S. for burial at a place like West Point, but repatriation of bodies was strictly forbidden for soldiers of all ranks throughout the war as a matter of policy, so for Patton, this would have required a very special exception.
This decree was passed in 213 BC, and also stipulated that all scholars who refused to submit their books to be burned would be executed by premature burial.
Valentino had no final burial arrangements and his friend June Mathis offered her crypt for him in what she thought would be a temporary solution.
Many Chinese were conscripted into " burial teams ", an experience they would later recall as horrifically traumatic.
The oxygen buildup was probably due to two factors: a filling of the chemical sinks, and an increase in carbon burial, which sequestered organic compounds that would have otherwise been oxidized by the atmosphere.
Father Mugártegui also presided over the first burial ceremony on July 13 ( the first burial on Mission grounds would not take place until March 9, 1781 ).
Those who could not pay for a headstone at all usually had some religious symbol made from wood on the place of burial such as a Christian cross ; however, this would quickly deteriorate under the rain or snow.
This argument states that if nothing had happened, nothing would have happened, and doesn't take much of a stand in explaining why Antigone returned for the second burial when the first would have fulfilled her religious obligation, regardless of how stubborn she was.
In this situation, news of the illegal burial and Antigone's arrest would arrive at the same time and there would be no period of time in which Antigone's defiance and victory could be appreciated.

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