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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.
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`` 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.
Another woman, addressing Christmas cards, said to her husband: `` We sent them one last year but they didn't send us one, so they probably won't send us one this year because they'll think we won't send them one because they didn't last year, don't you think, or shall we ''??
Why, man, that's the same kind of music we've been playin ' since 1928 !... We didn't call it rock and roll back when we introduced it as our style back in 1928, and we don't call it rock and roll the way we play it now.
" We knew they were bringing great talent through their farm system, but we certainly didn't expect it to pay off with big-league success so quickly ," said Will Lingo, editor of Baseball America.
She lost her job on The Dinah Shore Show when, as she said, " We were shooting all night, and into the next day, and time just got away from me, and I didn't realize that I was supposed to be on the set working as Dinah's double on her show, Chevy Theatre.
They both rebelled, and, according to Kelly: " We didn't like it much and were continually involved in fistfights with the neighborhood boys who called us sissies ... I didn't dance again until I was fifteen.
" We figured we could win if our offense didn't put us into too many holes ", said 35-year old Colts lineman Billy Ray Smith, who was playing in his last NFL game, " Let me put it this way, they didn't put us into any holes we couldn't get out of "
Wrote Jim Langer, " We just hit the Vikings defense so hard and so fast that they didn't know what hit them.
" We were dominated to the point where one play didn't make much of a difference ", said Dolphins coach Don Shula.
Stevie and Kim were soon divorced: " We didn't get married because we were in love, we got married because we were grieving and it was the only way that we could feel like we were doing anything.
In August 2011, the APA clarified their support of same-sex marriage in light of continued research suggesting that the same community benefits accepted as result of hetero-sexual marriage apply to same-sex couples as well, " We knew that marriage benefits heterosexual people in very significant ways, but we didn't know if that would be true for same-sex couples ," said Dr. Clinton Anderson, associate executive director of the APA and director of the Office on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Concerns.
" In Dynasty producer Aaron Spelling's final press interview he said of Collins: " We didn't write Joan Collins.
We and even
We are all, though many of us are snobbish enough to wish to deny it, in far closer sympathy with the art of the music-hall and picture-palace than with Chaucer and Cimabue, or even Shakespeare and Titian.
We may also recognize cases in which the poets have influenced the philosophers and even indirectly the scientists.
We must avoid the notion, suggested to some people by examples such as those just mentioned, that ideas are `` units '' in some way comparable to coins or counters that can be passed intact from one group of people to another or even, for that matter, from one individual to another.
We should not become confused or let our public become confused over irrelevant questions of number or even of geography.
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.
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 leap from event to event -- including the formation of the posse -- even though the events, in `` reality '' are taking place not in sequence but simultaneously, and not near each other but at a considerable distance.
We met at Maxine's and decided we were set to stay as long as it took, into or even through the evening, to talk things out.
Sunday he had added, `` We can love Eisenhower the man, even if we considered him a mediocre president but there is nothing left of the Republican Party without his leadership ''.
We have already seen that odd numbers were considered as being Yang, while the even numbers were Yin, so that the eight outer numbers of the Lo Shu represented these two principles in balanced equilibrium around the axial center.
" We never challenged the expulsions themselves ; we challenged the way they were being conducted — all the beating of people and looting their goods, even sometimes their clothes ," Mende said.
" He continued, " We believe that by attacking with tanks we can achieve a higher rate of movement than has been hitherto obtainable, and — what is perhaps even more important — that we can keep moving once a breakthrough has been made.
In 1944, Jones wrote to John Walvoord of Dallas Theological Seminary that while the university had " no objection to educational work highly standardized …. We, however, cannot conscientiously let some group of educational experts or some committee of experts who may have a behavioristic or atheistic slant on education control or even influence the administrative policies of our college.
He stated in his 1974 autobiography, " We were so poor and everybody around us was so poor that it was the forties before anyone even knew there had been a depression.
We consider the origin of the traditions to be Nordic, and even more to be polar, since this is expressly affirmed in the Veda as well as in other sacred books .”
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 ought not to forget the transitory character of all external advantages, even in the midst of our enjoyment of them ; but always to bear in mind that they are not our own, and that therefore they do not properly belong to us.
We have only one example, rendering statistical estimates impossible, and even the example we have is subject to a strong anthropic bias.
Describing his intention, Capa said ' We named this unknown generation, The Generation X, and even in our first enthusiasm we realised that we had something far bigger than our talents and pockets could cope with '.
We even got Soviet arms from the Czechoslovak communist government, since it was obviously susceptible to material incentives ; and at some point we started buying arms for the mujaheddin from the Soviet army in Afghanistan, because that army was increasingly corrupt.