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We blushed and were flustered, and it turned out to be the fleetest brush of lips upon cheek.
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We were forbidden to swing on the gates, lest they sag on their hinges in a poor-white-trash way, but we could stand on them, when they were latched, rest our chins on the top, and stare and stare, committing to memory, quite unintentionally, all the details that lay before our eyes.
We can also argue that the three brothers Karamazov and Smerdyakov were the external representatives of an internal conflict within one man, Dostoevsky, a conflict having to do with father-murder and the wish to possess the father's woman.
`` We were possessed by visions of a new civilization to come, very pure and elevated '', he has said, `` in fact some ideal form of socialism such as we had dreamed of since the war of 1914-1918 ''.
We were given a job and we carried it out, and later, his case was taken up by the Disciplinary Committee.
`` We were requested by the Secretary General, as I understand it, to discuss with you such matters as appear to us to be relevant, and we are not of course either a formal group or a committee in the sense of being guided by any rules or regulations of the Secretariat.
We were struck by the notable absence of banana skins and beer cans, but just so that we wouldn't go overboard on Greek refinement, perfection was side-stepped by a couple of braying portable radios.
We were almost the same age, she was fifteen, I was twelve, and where I felt there was a life to look forward to Lilly felt she had had as much of it as was necessary.
`` We have just returned from Roswell, N.M., where we were defeated, 34 to 9 '', the young man noted.
We were less than a quarter of a mile from the road, and we could trace its shape from the ribbon of powder smoke and dust that hung over it.
`` We were on our vacation in Canada '', Howard explained, in a muffled voice that must have been used to booming, `` and the news didn't catch up with us till we were nearly home.
We would have the means to seek out and destroy the enemy's force -- whether it were fixed or mobile.
We were camping a few weeks ago on Cape Hatteras Campground in that land of pirates, seagulls and bluefish on North Carolina's famed Outer Banks.
We and flustered
We can tell that McGonigle is a trans-dimensional entity because when he is flustered he finds himself being pulled away from reality into a world that lies beyond his own distant hand, and he recites: " From so far away she calls to me.
We and turned
We had stopped before a shop window to assess its autumnal display, when you suddenly turned to me, looking up from beneath one of your wrong hats, and with your nervous `` ahem ''!!
We lived for a while in a movie melodrama with a German cook and her son who turned out to be Nazis.
We ran east for about half a mile before we turned back to the road, panting from the effort and soaked with sweat.
We are preventing or averting pathogenic phenomena such as undue regression, unhealthy suppression and repression, excessive use of denial, and crippling guilt turned against the self.
In many cases that statement -- `` We break even on our downtown operation and make money on our branches '' -- would be turned around if the cost analysis were recalculated on terms less prejudicial to the old store.
We can all breathe more easily this morning -- more easily and joyously, too -- because Joshua Logan has turned the stage show, `` Fanny '', into a delightful and heart-warming film.
And We caused a fount of ( molten ) brass to flow for him, and there were jinn that worked in front of him, by the Leave of his Lord, And whosoever of them turned aside from Our Command, We shall cause him to taste of the torment of the blazing Fire.
They used no synthesizers or digital effects on the album ; Shink noted, " We turned our back on technology.
He was cast as ' Albert Fosdike ' in Noël Coward's 1942 film In Which We Serve but turned up late for his first day of shooting.
Conyers expressed concern that this silence was due to the CIA's connections to these military officers dating back to the creation of the Haitian Intelligence service known as SIN, as Alan Nairn's research has shown: " We have turned a very deaf ear to what is obviously a moving force ... it leads you to wonder if our silence is because we knew this was going on and of our complicity in drug activity ..." Nairn in particular alleged that the CIA's connections to these drug traffickers in the junta not only dated to the creation of SIN, but were ongoing during and after the coup.
We are told by the biographers of Aratus that it was the desire of Antigonus to have them turned into verse, which gave rise to the Phaenomena of Aratus ; and it appears from the fragments of them preserved by Hipparchus, that Aratus has in fact versified, or closely imitated parts of them both, but especially of the first.
The next major event, the Korean War inspired a long-running television series M * A * S * H. With the Vietnam War, the tide of balance turned and its films, notably Apocalypse Now, Good Morning, Vietnam, Go Tell the Spartans, Born on the Fourth of July, and We Were Soldiers, have tended to contain critical messages.
The band stated: " We are getting back together for the joy of music ", though they turned down a multi-album deal offer " because the " treadmill " of releasing albums and touring marked the beginning of the end for the band a decade ago ".
When the messenger turned back to look at the spot where Oedipus last stood, he says that " We couldn't see the man-he was gone-nowhere!
We started the publicity, we started moving in the same direction with them, and then the devil came in and just turned that right around.
But for GIs who saw the show, it was worth it: " We turned to watch Ann perform, and for about two minutes of American beauty, the war was forgotten.
The breakaway group felt that he was no longer relevant, and they turned Isou's own words back against him: " We appreciated the importance of Chaplin's work in its own time, but we know that today novelty lies elsewhere, and ' truths which no longer entertain become lies ' ( Isou ).
We thought this would be hailed as an unprecedented step in jurisprudence ; instead, the press turned around and hinted that we had drugged our witnesses or given them posthypnotic suggestions to testify falsely.