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We talk about national character in the same way that Copernicus talked of the compulsions of celestial bodies to move in circles.
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We and talk
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.
in effect, he was practicing what he preached in his Berlin message two weeks ago when he declared: `` We shall always be prepared to discuss international problems with any and all nations that are willing to talk, and listen, with reason ''.
For example, Campbell states that, " There have been systems of religion where the mother is the prime parent, the source ... We talk of Mother Earth.
Crystal remembers saying, "' We need something for Sally to talk about ,' and Nora said, ' Well, faking orgasm is a great one ,' and right away we said, ' Well, the subject is good ,' and then Meg came on board and we talked with her about the nature of the idea and she said, ' Well, why don't I just fake one, just do one?
Hume famously remarked that, " We speak not strictly and philosophically when we talk of the combat of passion and of reason.
We tried to talk to him to see why, who he was, what the situation was, and at that instant the security people, well as you can see, put me on the deck.
A. Milne's poem " In the dark ", in Now We Are Six, has been noted for its emulation of crib talk, a form of monologue word play used by infants to practice phonology, syntax and conversation skills
Mohammed Khan says, " We have ways of making men talk " ( a line which is frequently misquoted ) and has his prisoners tortured.
Among the speakers was Canadian social activist and author Naomi Klein and Bolivian President Evo Morales, who firmly said in his talk, “ We are going to go to the UN to declare that water is a basic public need that must not be managed by private interests, but should be for all people, including people of rural areas .” The Forum was at first plagued with logistical problems, as a number of events had to be canceled at the last minute because of a lack of space, and a student strike against the policies of President Abdoulaye Wade in Diop University interrupted some scheduled plenaries.
Amid the first talk of the Spanish government investigating the ties of Herri Batasuna with ETA, in 1998 Herri Batasuna was the driving force of the newly formed Euskal Herritarrok ( We Basque Citizens ) coalition, an acronym which got the best results to date for Basque left separatism in the Basque community, with 224, 000 votes out of a total of 1, 250, 000 in the Basque election held that year.
We have not come together merely to talk again, but to make decisions, and I implore competent agencies to take all measures for the elimination of the Jew from the German economy, and to submit them to me.
Protesting " a pall of repression " and referring specifically to the USA PATRIOT Act as emblematic of that repression, it accuses the executive branch of usurping " the roles and functions of the other branches of government ," and continues, " We must take the highest officers of the land seriously when they talk of a war that will last a generation and when they speak of a new domestic order.
Instead, to know people we talk with them and do things with them, and the same is true for how we come to know God: We talk to God through prayer ; God talks to us through revelation ; we do things with God through following God's commandments ; and God does things with us by acting in history.
We and about
We are worried about what people may do with them -- that some crazy fool may `` push the button ''.
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.
There is, of course, nothing new about dystopias, for they belong to a literary tradition which, including also the closely related satiric utopias, stretches from at least as far back as the eighteenth century and Swift's Gulliver's Travels to the twentieth century and Zamiatin's We, Capek's War With The Newts, Huxley's Brave New World, E. M. Forster's `` The Machine Stops '', C. S. Lewis's That Hideous Strength, and Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four, and which in science fiction is represented before the present deluge as early as Wells's trilogy, The Time Machine, `` A Story Of The Days To Come '', and When The Sleeper Wakes, and as recently as Jack Williamson's `` With Folded Hands '' ( 1947 ), the classic story of men replaced by their own robots.
We ran east for about half a mile before we turned back to the road, panting from the effort and soaked with sweat.
We have learned a lot -- a dash of hydrochemistry here, a bit about plumbing and pump-priming there.
We have set up a central R & D department, as well as engineering-management departments -- about 80 people working on problems related to those of our plants.
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.
We had entertained exaggerated ideas about our victory automatically establishing our system throughout the world.
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.
We should not allow the image of an immanent end brought about indirectly by our own action in the continuing human struggle for a just endurable order of existence to blind us to the fact that in some measure accelerating the end of our lease may be one consequence among others of many other of mankind's thrusts toward we know not what future.
`` We could put up cribs on the second floor sleeping porch and turn the front bedroom into a playroom where it's nice and sunny, but of course it would entail quite a bit of running up and down stairs and Chris said you were to be careful about that ''.
We never learn anything about her husband, but we do know that she hates alcohol and public appearances, and has a great fondness for apples until she is put off them by the events of Hallowe ' en Party.
In July, Alcott announced their plans in The Dial: " We have made an arrangement with the proprieter of an estate of about a hundred acres, which liberates this tract from human ownership ".
We know from a reference in William Langland's Piers Plowman, that ballads about Robin Hood were being sung from at least the late 14th century and the oldest detailed material we have is Wynkyn de Worde's collection of Robin Hood ballads printed about 1495.