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We came down off the wall as if he had toppled all of us, and we crouched behind it.
from Brown Corpus
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We and came
We rode over roads so rough that our Jeep came to rest atop the soil between ruts, all four wheels spinning uselessly.
We were not, however, prepared for anything like the apparition that confronted us as Felix came up the stairs.
We are not certain that the word " democracy " was extant when systems that came to be called democratic were first instituted, but around 460 BC an individual is known whose parents had decided to name him ' Democrates ', a name which may have been manufactured as a gesture of democratic loyalty ; the name can also be found in Aeolian Temnus, not a particularly democratic state.
We learn in the former poem that his father came from Cyme in Aeolis ( on the coast of Asia Minor, a little south of the island Lesbos ), and crossed the sea to settle at a hamlet, near Thespiae in Boeotia, named Ascra, " a cursed place, cruel in winter, hard in summer, never pleasant " ( Works, l. 640 ).
In a fuller description, when angels came to Abraham to tell him of the future punishment to be imposed on Sodom and Gomorrah, his wife, Sarah, " laughed, and We gave her good tidings of Isaac, and after Isaac of ( a grandson ) Jacob " ( XI: 71-74 ); and it is further explained that this event will take place despite Abraham and Sarah's old age.
A Karaim of Trakai talking in Karaim language in a documentary says We, descendants of Khazars of Kipchaks, came to Lithuania from Crimea long time ago.
We dare not seriously affirm it, but all the same it is certain that man came out of the slime of the earth, and his first appearance must have been in the form of a rough sketch.
Crystal remembers saying, "' We need something for Sally to talk about ,' and Nora said, ' Well, faking orgasm is a great one ,' and right away we said, ' Well, the subject is good ,' and then Meg came on board and we talked with her about the nature of the idea and she said, ' Well, why don't I just fake one, just do one?
We were planted here before the Prophet Abraham came, but it looks like they don't understand history or geography.
The most telling criticism, however, came perhaps from within the Group's own ranks, when on the eve of war Keynes gave a " nostalgic and disillusioned account of the pure sweet air of G. E. Moore, that belief in undisturbed individualism, that Utopianism based on a belief in human reasonableness and decency, that refusal to accept the idea of civilisation as ' a thin and precarious crust ' ... Keynes's fond, elegiac repudiation of his " early beliefs ", in the light of current affairs (" We completely misunderstood human nature, including our own ")".
The band's drummer Roger Taylor commented ; " We never thought we would tour again, Paul came along by chance and we seemed to have a chemistry.
# We eat only matzah because our ancestors could not wait for their breads to rise when they were fleeing slavery in Egypt, and so they were flat when they came out of the oven.
The first mention of the Federation not using money came in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, where Kirk ( coming from 2286 ) says " these people still use money " upon arriving at 20th-century Earth, and says " We don't " when asked whether or not he and his crew use money in the 23rd century.
We thus came upon two lagoons and several springs of good water, meanwhile encountering much grass, fennel and other good herbs.
According to Jackson, " We all sat there in a circle with the dollars running out, and nobody came up with anything.
We had through the five years government learned to respect and appreciate our king and now, through his words, he came to us as a great man, just and forceful ; a leader in these fatal times to our country ".
We were out all the time around the clock and every time we came across a really juicy murder or scandal or whatever, they ’ d send the big time reporters and photographers, otherwise they ’ d run our stories.
" The free standing figures were arranged on 5 or 6 different levels .” We are now able to justify that Pliny ’ s knowledge came from a work written by the architect.
As the conquistador Bernal Díaz del Castillo observed, " We came to serve God and his Majesty, to give light to those in darkness, and also to acquire that wealth which most men covet.
We do know, however, that his early spiritual training came from Ramananda, who became his guru when Kabir was still a child.
We and down
We walked down the Rue De L'Arcade, thence along beside the Madeleine and across to a sidewalk cafe opposite that church.
We went out of the office and down the hall to a window where documents and more officials awaited us, the rest of the office personnel hot upon our heels.
We can vote in the UN against South African apartheid or Portuguese rule in Angola, but we cannot even introduce a motion on the Berlin Wall -- much less, give the simple order to push the Wall down.
We want to make sure that our junior colleagues realize that ideas are welcome, that initiative goes right down to the bottom and goes all the way to the top.
`` We could put up cribs on the second floor sleeping porch and turn the front bedroom into a playroom where it's nice and sunny, but of course it would entail quite a bit of running up and down stairs and Chris said you were to be careful about that ''.
We entered a small, narrow doorway, and went down two steps, but beyond those one could see nothing.
A kid was shot to death down the street … We were robbed twice, had windows shot out and a car stolen.
We are dealing with this: Would a stable mind depart from the opinion handed down by so many men famous for holiness and miracles, depart from the decisions of the Church, and commit our souls to the faith of someone like you who has sprung up just now with a few followers, although the leading men of your flock do not agree either with you or among themselves – indeed though you do not even agree with yourself, since in this same Assertion you say one thing in the beginning and something else later on, recanting what you said before.
We may be permitted here to take as proven the unity of the author of these three writings handed down under the name of John and his identity with the Evangelist.
" He then continued by focusing on the manner in which the poem was composed, ' We could have informed Mr. Coleridge of a reverend friend of ours, who actually wrote down two sermons on a passage in the Apocalypse, from the recollection of the spontaneous exercise of his faculties in sleep.
" If certain acts of violation of treaties are crimes, they are crimes whether the United States does them or whether Germany does them, and we are not prepared to lay down a rule of criminal conduct against others which we would not be willing to have invoked against us ... We must never forget that the record on which we judge these defendants is the record on which history will judge us tomorrow.
We sent it in, and Schopf reacted strongly against it — thus signaling the tenor of the reaction it has engendered, though for shifting reasons, down to the present day.
Then, when We decreed ( Solomon's ) death, nothing showed them his death except a little worm of the earth, which kept ( slowly ) gnawing away at his staff: so when he fell down, the Jinns saw plainly that if they had known the unseen, they would not have tarried in the humiliating Penalty ( of their Task ).
Another author, Thomas Geoghegan, whose speciality is labour rights, comes down on the side of Herodotus when it comes to drawing lessons relevant to Americans, who, he notes, tend to be rather isolationist in their habits ( if not in their political theorizing ): " We should also spend more funds to get our young people out of the library where they're reading Thucydides and get them to start living like Herodotus — going out and seeing the world.
We do not look down on niggers, kikes, wops or greasers, because here you are all equally worthless.
:' And the wizards fell down prostrate, crying: " We believe in the Lord of the Worlds, The Lord of Musa and Harun ".