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We had nearly decided that all the tales of Lao lethargy must be true, when we were invited to take a trip with the Prime Minister.
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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 been walking quite briskly, for despite your being so small and me so tall, your stride in those days could easily match mine.
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 nearly
`` 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 will make a few simplifying assumptions: that the uncompressed volume of the cylinder is 1000cc's ( one liter ), that the gas within is nearly pure nitrogen ( thus a diatomic gas with five degrees of freedom and so
We make them doubt that they too are children of God – and this must be nearly the ultimate blasphemy.
Murray died in 1915, having been responsible for words starting with A – D, H – K, O – P and T, nearly half the finished dictionary ; Bradley died in 1923, having completed E – G, L – M, S – Sh, St and W – We.
In the 1940 film A Plumbing We Will Go, the trio were cast as plumbers who nearly destroy a socialite's mansion, causing water to exit every appliance in the home.
In February 2010, he was among the nearly 80 musicians to sing on the charity-single remake of We Are the World.
We observe " down " the jet, or nearly so, and this accounts for the rapid variability and compact features of both types of blazars.
" " We see here then nearly fifty years during which, to realize the program that he established very early, Zellig Harris searched and found in mathematics some of his supports.
We were there at a rather unique moment in world history, and the emphasis necessarily began to shift to responding to a host of nations experiencing freedom for the first time in nearly half a century, many more years, and so the emphasis began to move toward the opening, as the chairman alluded to, of new country programs.
In their own words, " We did not conclude that they must be frauds, but only that after extensive testing, they were not behaving nearly as psychically as they had led us to expect.
* In his novel We, The Drowned Marstal native Carsten Jensen describes the maritime history of the town where the men were expected to go to sea and the women to be left behind, an epic tale spanning four generations, nearly one hundred years, and two world wars.
The clause giving the reason (" it is nearly half past five ") must follow the clause that needs explanation (" We cannot reach town before dark ").
We also see cooperativity in large chain molecules made of many identical ( or nearly identical ) subunits ( such as DNA, proteins, and phospholipids ), when such molecules undergo phase transitions such as melting, unfolding or unwinding.
To the families thus sorely stricken We impart Our apostolic benediction ......" Meanwhile, the Archbishop of Chicago, the Most Reverend Albert Gregory Meyer, toured the school ruins with Mayor Daley, and he nearly collapsed while visiting the hospital and morgue.
We consider the problem in which the solvent freezes to a very nearly pure crystal, regardless of the presence of the solute.
He worked with Bergen for nearly fifteen years, playing the foil to McCarthy and the slow-witted Mortimer Snerd, and his orchestra appeared with Edgar Bergen in the 1942 film Here We Go Again.
He wrote nearly 40 books that he self-published under the names Versemonger Press and Prelude Press, including Surviving the Loss of a Love ( 1971 ), The Personal Computer Book ( 1982 ), The Word Processing Book ( 1982 ), Life 101: Everything We Wish We Had Learned About Life in School but Didn't ( 1990 ), and Ain't Nobody's Business if You Do: The Absurdity of Consensual Crimes in Our Free Society ( 1993 ).
Clemmer writes, “ Altogether, the publications released between 1949 and 1953 represent nearly the entire gamut of Steward ’ s broad range of interests: from cultural evolution, prehistory, and archaeology to the search for causality and cultural “ laws ” to area studies, the study of contemporary societies, and the relationship of local cultural systems to national ones ( Clemmer 1999: xiv ).” We can clearly see that Steward ’ s diversity in subfields, extensive and comprehensive field work and a profound intellect coalesce in the form of a brilliant anthropologist.
:" We want also samples of the surface water itself under peculiar conditions, for instance, what is the meaning of the wonderful white appearance of the sea which took place last autumn in nearly all the waters of the northern coast of England?