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We could scarcely find eighty in our great land of over 180 million people.
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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 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 have the technology today with which to build aircraft shelters which could withstand at least 200 Aj.
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 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 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 scarcely
We were among the first members of the colony to arrive at the station of an unfinished railroad … There was a good hotel, well and comfortably furnished, one or two stores neatly furnished and already stocked with goods, several other in process of erection … The streets, scarcely to be defined as such, were full of prairie schooners, containing families waiting until masters could suit themselves with “ claims ,” the women pursuing their housewifely avocations meanwhile – some having cooking stoves in their wagons, others using gypsy fires to do their culinary work ; all seeming happy and hopeful.
We are deprived of a leader than whom the whole world would scarcely obtain a greater, whether in knowledge of true religion or in integrity and innocence of life, or in thirst for study of the most holy things, or in exhausting labour in advancing piety, or in authority and fulness of teaching, or in anything that is praiseworthy and renowned.
The depiction of Dalila, and women, is similar to that in Milton's divorce tracts and, as John Guillory states and then asks, " We scarcely need to observe that Samson Agonistes assumes the subjection of women, a practice to which Milton gives his unequivocal endorsement ; but is there any sense in which that practice of subjection is modified by the contemporaneous form of the sexual divisions of labor ?".
We share our griefs, but not infrequently the conversation turns to recollecting scarcely believable glories — near miracles — and we pledge to look again .”
In his autobiography Lord Harris wrote, " They asked no-one's goodwill in the matter, and it was felt this was a discourteous way of bursting in on our arrangements ; and the result was they played scarcely any counties and were not generally recognised ... We felt we had to make a protest against too frequent visits ".
We believe that this is the firmest method of fastening which can be adopted, and that so long as the wood is sound, it is scarcely possible for the head of the axe to get loose or to come off ; and it has the further advantage of strengthening the wood instead of weakening it, and of distributing the strain produced by step-cutting over a large bearing.
Early in the nineteenth century, classic papers by Humphry Davy, Michael Faraday and James Prescott Joule enlivened the journal ’ s pages, and in the 1860s, James Clerk Maxwell contributed several long articles, culminating in a paper containing the deduction that light is an electromagnetic wave or, as he put it himself, ‘ We can scarcely avoid the inference that light consists in transverse undulations of the same medium which is the cause of electric and magnetic phenomena ’.
“ We can scarcely step into a shop or factory of any description without encountering a mass of belts which seem at first to monopolize every nook in the building and leave little or no room for anything else ”.
We and find
We find, in the first place, that the students overwhelmingly approve of higher education, positively evaluate the job their own institution is doing, do not accept most of the criticisms levelled against higher education in the public prints, and, on the whole, approve of the way their university deals with value-problems and value inculcation.
We find `` reluctant recruits '' whose values are not in line with their expected occupation's characteristics.
We should hope that peace corps projects will be truly international and that our citizens will find themselves working alongside citizens of the host country and also volunteers from other lands.
We find too many sales and marketing executives so burdened with detail that they are short-changing planning.
We shall find a polynomial Af such that Af is the identity on Af and is zero on the other Af, and so that Af, etc..
We find it in that `` common way of life pleasing to Christ and still in use among the truest societies of Christians '', that is, the better monasteries which made it easier to convert the Utopians to Christianity.
We find it in the later Stoic conception of man's natural condition which included the community of all possessions.
We simply find ourselves in the position of having no means for inquiring into the structure and meaning of this range of our experience.
We find, for example, such groupings as the Five Ancient Rulers, the Five Sacred Mountains, the Five Directions ( with Center ), the Five Metals, Five Colors, Five Tastes, Five Odors, Five Musical Notes, Five Bodily Functions, Five Viscera, and many others.
We find Elizabeth not in the verbal domain, the world of words, but the nonverbal domain ( the two, he said, amount to different orders of abstraction ).
::" We have no idea how consciousness emerges from the physical activity of the brain and we do not know whether consciousness can emerge from non-biological systems, such as computers ... At this point the reader will expect to find a careful and precise definition of consciousness.
We can find the angle at which a first minimum is obtained in the diffracted light by the following reasoning.