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We have not the leisure, or the patience, or the skill, to comprehend what was working in the mind and heart of a then recent graduate from the Harvard Divinity School who would muster the audacity to contradict his most formidable instructor, the majesterial Andrews Norton, by saying that, while he believed Jesus `` like other religious teachers '', worked miracles, `` I see not how a miracle proves a doctrine ''.
from Brown Corpus
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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 leisure
His film We Are the Lambeth Boys ( 1958 ) was a naturalistic depiction of the members of a South London boys ' club, which was unusual in showing the leisure life of working-class teenagers as it was, with skiffle music and cigarettes, cricket, drawing and discussion groups.
We sat down to contemplate at our leisure the lost valley, which seemed to us to be entirely covered with glaciers.
We may then commune at leisure, and more fully, on the good and evil, which in the course of our long lives, we have both witnessed ; and in the mean time, I pray you to accept assurances of my high veneration and esteem for your person and character ".
We and patience
) We saw earlier that the conventional Greek concept of arete is not quite the same as that denoted by virtue, which has Christian connotations of charity, patience, and uprightness, since arete includes many non-moral virtues such as physical strength and beauty.
James wrote: " We cannot with patience endure our subjects to use such anti-monarchical words to us concerning their liberties, except they had subjoined that they were granted unto them by the grace and favour of our predecessors.
... We shall leave them a few houses, purified and improved, a few new and better ones built, a certain amount of thoughtful and loving management, a few open spaces ..." But, she said, more important would be " the quick eye to see, the true soul to measure, the large hope to grasp the mighty issues of the new and better days to come – greater ideals, greater hope, and patience to realize both.
We are to be tested in our patience, our forbearance, our perseverance, our power to endure wrong, to withstand temptations, to economize, to acquire and use skill ; in our ability to compete, to succeed in commerce, to disregard the superficial for the real, the appearance for the substance, to be great and yet smile, learned and yet simple, high and yet the servant of all.
We have patience with music, a year or five years down the road it may kind of rewrite itself and become what it's supposed to be.
We are not in a rush though so don't expect a full today or tomorrow but we have the patience and faith to make this new songs outstanding and unique.
" We are " strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and longsuffering with joyfulness ".
We should live " in purity, understanding, patience and kindness ; in the Holy Spirit and in sincere love ; in truthful speech and in the power of God ; with weapons of righteousness in the right hand and in the left ".
We and skill
Others are less complimentary and in the BBC series How We Used To Cook in an episode dedicated to Cradock and Graham Kerr, Keith Floyd and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, amongst others, were very disparaging in regard to her method and cooking skill.
In the late 19th century, Anthony Trollope's novel The Way We Live Now ( 1875 ) depicts a female hack writer whose career was built on social connections rather than writing skill.
This Latin phrase is apt for a career college as it translates " We do not learn for the school, but for life ", meaning that one should not gain knowledge and skill to please a teacher or master, but because of the benefits they will gain in their life.
We hope that even in a thousand years, any intelligent layperson will be able to look at our work, understand it on some level and realize that there was a lot of effort and skill involved in making it, even if they don't actually like the piece.
Which cannot correctly be replaced by that in a restrictive relative clause when the relative pronoun is the object of a non-stranded preposition ; in this case which is used, as in " We admired the skill with which she handled the situation.
We formerly had two legions in Illyricum, consisting of six thousand men each, which from their extraordinary dexterity and skill in the use of these weapons were distinguished by the same appellation.
We use this language skill in face-to-face interactions, rather than in dealing with academic tasks.