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We and could
We collected `` lucky stones '' -- all the creamy translucent pebbles, worn smooth and round, that we could find in the driveway.
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 had been walking quite briskly, for despite your being so small and me so tall, your stride in those days could easily match mine.
We got Dr. Glenn to him as quickly as we could, and we wired Tom of Papa's desperate condition.
`` We tried to settle this dispute '', he said, `` but could never come to an agreement.
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 came on as soon as we could ''.
We have the technology today with which to build aircraft shelters which could withstand at least 200 Aj.
We could put a portion of our strategic bombers in such shelters.
We quickly ran into the same trouble that plagued Bill Ruger in his first experiments: Three or four bullets would be placed well in a six-inch bull at 100 yards and then, unaccountably, one could stray far out of the group.
We could scarcely find eighty in our great land of over 180 million people.
`` We have tried to make both paths attractive, so that good men could find opportunity and satisfaction in either.
Says Clarence Thompson: `` We dealers must earn our mark-up by performing a service for the builder cheaper than he could do it himself ''.
We may conclude that all six points of information, ostensibly given by the dream priest, could have been furnished by Dr. Hilprecht's subconscious reasoning.
We could see maggots moving.
We planned ahead only one step, a rendezvous for tomorrow when we could swap notes.
We have to tell ourselves that when Parker spoke in this vein, he believed what he said, because he could continue, `` But the truth, which cost me bitter tears to say, I must speak, though it cost other tears hotter than fire ''.
`` 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 had concluded that no race as ephemeral as yours could have had time to develop a sense of justice.
We could, alternatively, choose an encoding for Turing machines, where an encoding is a function which associates to each Turing Machine M a bitstring < M >.
We entered a small, narrow doorway, and went down two steps, but beyond those one could see nothing.
Patterson claimed to have screened the film for unnamed technicians " in the special effects department at Universal Studios in Hollywood ... Their conclusion was: ' We could try ( faking it ), but we would have to create a completely new system of artificial muscles and find an actor who could be trained to walk like that.
' We may take this literally, understanding that by a purely mechanical process one which could be carried out by a machine.
We can distinguish two groups of computer-generated music: music in which a computer generated the score, which could be performed by humans, and music which is both composed and performed by computers.

We and know
`` We know Penny spent some -- and Carmer must have dropped a few dollars getting that load on ''.
We don't know this guy ''.
We know that much is made of the multiplicity and ambiguity of the identities that cluster around the key symbol of the Jew.
We know that the Saxon Shore was a phenonenon of late Roman defensive policy ; ;
We also know that the Saxon Shore as reflected in the Notitia was created as a part of the Theodosian reorganization of Britain ( post A.D. 369 ).
We will know, and He will know, to whom it is rendered, what the birds would ask:
We out here don't see enough of the conference to know he is being abused.
`` We all know that Jake Camaret and the woman are brazenly living together.
We are, as we know, utterly dependent on the quality of advice we get ; ;
We want to know when the Potlatches telephone exactly how many they are planning to bring, so that we won't end up with a splashing mob that looks like Coney Island in August.
We know now that a 15-degree differential in temperature is the maximum usually desirable, and accurate controls assure the comfort we want.
We know, too, that health is never harmed by summer cooling.
We didn't even know them till about a month after we moved -- at that time, they had called on us, after I met Fran at a PTA meeting, and had taken us in hand socially.
We want to know the number of people going to the mountains.
We know that in the C-plane both C and Af are analytic.
We now know that things rarely ever work out in such cut-and-dried fashion, and that car loadings, while perhaps interesting enough, are nevertheless not the magic formula that will always turn before stock prices turn.
We, ourselves, are always eager to know how others feel about us and the way in which we live.
We know that the number of radio and television impulses, sound waves, ultra-violet rays, etc., that may occupy the very same space, each solitary upon its own frequency, is infinite.
We know that actors can learn to portray a wide variety of character roles.
We have learned from earthquakes much of what we now know about the earth's interior, for they send waves through the earth which emerge with information about the materials through which they have traveled.
We do know that Morse left the house before nine o'clock.
`` We don't want to know whether he's dead, yet.
`` We won't know the full amount until we get a full report '', Wagner said.
We should not allow the image of an immanent end brought about indirectly by our own action in the continuing human struggle for a just endurable order of existence to blind us to the fact that in some measure accelerating the end of our lease may be one consequence among others of many other of mankind's thrusts toward we know not what future.

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