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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.
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We and have
We have staved off a war and, since our behavior has involved all these elements, we can only keep adding to our ritual without daring to abandon any part of it, since we have not the slightest notion which parts are effective.
We are forced, in our behavior towards others, to adopt empirically successful patterns in toto because we have such a minimal understanding of their essential elements.
A Yale historian, writing a few years ago in The Yale Review, said: `` We in New England have long since segregated our children ''.
We hear equally fervent concern over the belief that we have not enough generalists who can see the over-all picture and combine our national skills and knowledge for useful purposes.
We have proved so able to solve technological problems that to contend we cannot realize a universal goal in the immediate future is to be extremely shortsighted, if nothing else.
We have so completely entered the child's fantasy that his illness and his death are the plausible and the necessary conclusion.
We experience a vague uneasiness about events, a suspicion that our political and economic institutions, like the genie in the bottle, have escaped confinement and that we have lost the power to recall them.
We feel uncomfortable at being bossed by a corporation or a union or a television set, but until we have some knowledge about these phenomena and what they are doing to us, we can hardly learn to control them.
We may also recognize cases in which the poets have influenced the philosophers and even indirectly the scientists.
We must, therefore, have a look at the new archaeological material and re-examine the literary and place-name evidence which bears upon the problem.
`` We have just returned from Roswell, N.M., where we were defeated, 34 to 9 '', the young man noted.
We in East Greenwich have the example of two neighboring communities, one currently utilizing double sessions in their schools, and the other facing this prospect next year.
We have far less to fear in the migrant family than we have in the migrant developer under these conditions.
We and learned
We have learned a lot -- a dash of hydrochemistry here, a bit about plumbing and pump-priming there.
We may say that his attitude was foolish, since he may have been a success had he learned some human relations skills ; ;
We would dismiss it with some portentous words of Sir Kenelm Digby, in his observations on Browne's religio Medici: ' I have much ado to believe what he speaketh confidently ; that he is more beholding to Morpheus for learned and rational as well as pleasing dreams, than to Mercury for smart and facetious conceptions '.
We can evidence historical confusion on this point from Abu Ma ' shar's subsequent remark “ It is sometimes said that the very learned man who wrote the book of astrology also wrote the book of the Almagest.
All learned men and doctors of divinity say that God created it in the beginning ; but it is not so: the very idea lessens man in my estimation ... We say that God Himself is a self-existing being ... Man does exist upon the same principles ... Bible does not say in the Hebrew that God created the spirit of man.
George Howell wrote to Gladstone on 12 February: " There is one lesson to be learned from this Election, that is Organization ... We have lost not by a change of sentiment so much as by want of organised power ".
After the harsh meeting with Bell and other church leaders, and near the end of Tyndale's time at Little Sodbury, John Foxe describes an argument with a " learned " but " blasphemous " clergyman, who had asserted to Tyndale that, " We had better be without God's laws than the Pope's.
" We have learned a lot from past experience ," Dieter Zetsche, chairman of Daimler's board, said in a statement.
We know it is a later Rome because the emperor is routinely called Caesar ; because the characters are constantly alluding to Tarquin, Lucretia, and Brutus, suggesting that they learned about Brutus ' new founding of Rome from the same literary sources we do, Livy and Plutarch.
He recalled " We did parodies and sketches, we would double up on ( characters ), so you learned to switch between voices.
We had through the five years government learned to respect and appreciate our king and now, through his words, he came to us as a great man, just and forceful ; a leader in these fatal times to our country ".
Soon after he returned, he learned of the death of King Baldwin III of Jerusalem, and out of respect for such a formidable opponent he refrained from attacking the crusader kingdom: William of Tyre reports that Nur ad-Din said " We should sympathize with their grief and in pity spare them, because they have lost a prince such as the rest of the world does not possess today.
During the Presidential Campaign of Henry A. Wallace, " We Will Overcome " was printed in Bulletin No. 3 ( Sept., 1948 ), 8, of People's Songs with an introduction by Horton saying that she had learned it from the interracial Congress of Industrial Organizations ( CIO ) Food and Tobacco Workers ' Union workers and had found it to be extremely powerful.
The group toured West Germany and appeared on television, and learned some of the German language ; for the group's 1981 album Phansi Emgodini, Shabalala composed a song titled " Wir Grüssen Euch Alle " (" We greet you all ").
" When asked to explain why there had been a retraction for the Governor but not for Sullivan, the Secretary of the Times testified: " We did that because we didn't want anything that was published by the Times to be a reflection on the State of Alabama and the Governor was, as far as we could see, the embodiment of the State of Alabama and the proper representative of the state and, furthermore, we had by that time learned more of the actual facts which the ad purported to recite and, finally, the ad did refer to the action of the state authorities and the Board of Education presumably of which the Governor is the ex-officio chairman ...." On the other hand, he testified that he did not think that " any of the language in there referred to Mr. Sullivan.