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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.
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`` 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 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 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 had assumed that at least this local legislative body had nothing to hide, and, therefore, had no objections to making the deliberations of its committees and the city commissions available to the public.
We had a couple of schools in this country, the principal one being on the Marshall Field estate out in Lloyd's Neck.
`` We found some owls had built a nest in the chimney, milord, but I promise you you'll never have trouble of that sort again ''.
We also continued to run a series of ads featuring endorsement of Rhode Island by industrialists who had recently established new plants here.
We have had sound grounding in the principles of the mailed-fist-in-velvet-glove school of diplomacy.
We unanimously agreed that Prokofieff had won his rights as a world citizen to the first ranks of Twentieth-Century Composers.
We have seen good new products shelved because no one had the assignment to develop such facts and plans -- and management couldn't make up its mind.
We and been
We have been grand to Formosa itself -- lots of aid, and, most of the time, a policy of support for the offshore islands.
`` 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 have only to compare the liberty and high standard of living we enjoy in this great country with the oppression and frugality of other nations to realize with humble gratitude that God's Providence has been with us since the very beginning of our country.
We cannot regard foreign policy as something left over after defense policy or trade policy or fiscal policy has been extracted.
We have noted how some electronic techniques, developed for the defense effort, have evenutally been used in commerce and industry.
We now have not only what has been called over here the comedy of menace but we also have horror jokes, magazines known as Horror Comics, and sick comedians.
We may say that his attitude was foolish, since he may have been a success had he learned some human relations skills ; ;
We should expect that general phonologic theory should be as adequate for tone as for consonants and vowels, but it has not been.
We have been using the word `` public '' in quotation marks, that is, in its vernacular connotation with reference to the odd-lot index theory.
We have sought to be strictly neutral as between the parties, but at the same time we have been required frequently to rule on specific issues or situations as they arose.
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 took the matches -- they were book matches and once they'd been touched might retain fingerprints -- and the change.
We are left helpless to cope with it because we do not dare speak of it as anything real for fear that to do so would imply a commitment to that which has already been discredited and proved false.
His poems have been parodied many times, including with the books When We Were Rather Older and Now We Are Sixty.
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 of the Church of England have been born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.
Said Romney: " We simply cannot live in a setting where a project of this scale has the potential of threatening human life, as has already been seen ".
" 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.
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 and walking
We shared the expenses of the studio, and we all lived within walking distance of it, in cheap lodgings of one kind or another.
We weren't going to be walking meekly in the night and letting them shove us around — it's like standing your ground for the first time and in a really strong way, and that's what caught the police by surprise.
We also know that President Washington inspected the paper mill in Roslyn park, and it certainly doesn't take much imagination to have the Father of Our Country riding, or walking, the 100 yards to what was to become East Hills.
* He also began a speech, " Ladies and gentlemen of the League of Women Voters ..."; referred to a tandem bicycle as a " tantrum bicycle "; claimed " We shall reach greater and greater platitudes of achievement "; and made mention of both " walking pedestrians " and " Alcoholics Unanimous ".
Ali had trouble walking to the stage at the 1996 Oscars to be part of the group receiving the Oscar for When We Were Kings, a documentary of the fight in Zaire, because of his Parkinson's disease.
After the event, Kate Edwards was quoted as stating " We were walking up the hill from Bethlehem when a tank came down the hill towards us.
" We could leave our packs, and run into it even in open day … We see people walking about the streets in great consternation ..." But caution prevailed, and plans by Burgoyne for a formal siege, backed by Canrobert, were prepared.
We strive to imbue Judaism with an ecumenical, egalitarian, and post-triumphalist sensibility ; to create innovative, accessible, and welcoming worship ; to shape halakhah ( Jewish law ) into a living way of walking righteously ; and to deepen the ongoing, joyful, and fundamental connection with God that's at the heart of Jewish practice.
She later described the process: “ We needed a certain form of ending, after this huge distance walking towards each other.
Colossus is punched towards the team where a funny little exchange between Illyana and Piotr occurs when he warns her about the dead walking as she replies with " We are not ones to talk.
We then see Malik and Deja walking at the Peace Fest, with Malik saying he wouldn't drop out because he'd lose her.
We would all have gone our own ways, like the man crossing his street with his umbrella, and a woman walking a dog in another direction.
Sharkey said that when he found out, several hours later, that the Legacy jet hit a commercial airliner, he thought " We should not be the ones walking away from this.
We gain access from the road walking across a short track and find an enormous volcanic crater surrounded by chestnut, elm and pine trees and inside it a traditional Canarian house from the end of the 19th century which has an apex roo.
The next evening, when she is alone in the house, something grabs her dress as she is walking down the stairs and she hears voices whispering " We want you ".
Regarding the styling, Thierry Metroz, design project manager, said, " We wanted someone walking around the car to be continually astonished.
On Humphrey's possible private situation, Jonathan Lynn commented: " We always supposed that Sir Humphrey lived in Haslemere, had a son at Winchester and a daughter at Bedales and that his wife was a sensible woman who made cakes for church socials and enjoyed walking the family bulldog.
We were walking back when we noticed this mob of blackfellas in a circle about a hundred yards to our right.