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We and were
We were coming to an intersection, turning right, chuffing to a stop.
We were off the road, gleaming barbed wire pulling taut.
We were in a field, in a tight, screeching turn.
We were back on the road.
We were slowing.
We enjoyed a paradoxical freedom when we were still too young for school.
We were not, however, entirely unacquainted with the varying aspects of the street.
We were forbidden to swing on the gates, lest they sag on their hinges in a poor-white-trash way, but we could stand on them, when they were latched, rest our chins on the top, and stare and stare, committing to memory, quite unintentionally, all the details that lay before our eyes.
We can also argue that the three brothers Karamazov and Smerdyakov were the external representatives of an internal conflict within one man, Dostoevsky, a conflict having to do with father-murder and the wish to possess the father's woman.
`` 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 were given a job and we carried it out, and later, his case was taken up by the Disciplinary Committee.
`` We were requested by the Secretary General, as I understand it, to discuss with you such matters as appear to us to be relevant, and we are not of course either a formal group or a committee in the sense of being guided by any rules or regulations of the Secretariat.
We were struck by the notable absence of banana skins and beer cans, but just so that we wouldn't go overboard on Greek refinement, perfection was side-stepped by a couple of braying portable radios.
We may say of some unfortunates that they were never young.
We were at a party once and heard an idealistic young European call that awful charge glorious.
`` We have just returned from Roswell, N.M., where we were defeated, 34 to 9 '', the young man noted.
We were less than a quarter of a mile from the road, and we could trace its shape from the ribbon of powder smoke and dust that hung over it.
`` 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 blushed and were flustered, and it turned out to be the fleetest brush of lips upon cheek.
We would have the means to seek out and destroy the enemy's force -- whether it were fixed or mobile.
We were in business!!
We were camping a few weeks ago on Cape Hatteras Campground in that land of pirates, seagulls and bluefish on North Carolina's famed Outer Banks.

We and almost
" We almost became The Commodes!
The whole, however, may be judged from this fragment: " We Irish, though dwelling at the far ends of the earth, are all disciples of St. Peter and St. Paul ... we are bound to the Chair of Peter, and although Rome is great and renowned, through that Chair alone is she looked on as great and illustrious among us ... On account of the two Apostles of Christ, you pope are almost celestial, and Rome is the head of the whole world, and of the Churches ".
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We have almost no information about John's life.
Dr Simon Kraiz, an expert on Eastern European Jewry at the University of Haifa, pointed out that no Khazar writings have been found: " We know a lot about them, and yet we know almost nothing: Jews wrote about them, and so did Russians, Georgians, and Armenians, to name a few.
We just know that it is done, annually, weekly, daily, for some people almost hourly ; and we have an enormous ethnographic literature to demonstrate it ".
We consider it almost obvious today.
We repeat, then, in the light of this recapitulation of events, almost too recent to be called history, but which are familiar to us all, and on the most casual examination of the language of these amendments, no one can fail to be impressed with the one pervading purpose found in them all, lying at the foundation of each, and without which none of them would have been even suggested ; we mean the freedom of the slave race, the security and firm establishment of that freedom, and the protection of the newly made freeman and citizen from the oppressions of those who had formerly exercised unlimited dominion over him.
We have also come to understand Harvey's somewhat unorthodox method of dealing with his gout, here cited completely: "... his ( Harvey's ) cure was thus: he would sit with his legs bare ... put them into a pail of water till he was almost dead with cold, then betake himself to his stove, and so ' twas gone ".
Ironically, one finds within this move almost every iconic paradigm inherent to the gangster image in the U. S. We have a plethora of drugs and guns.
We have legal texts from the earliest writings through the Hellenistic period, but evidence on a particular point may be very full at one period and almost entirely lacking for another.
Dan Olinger, a professor at the fundamentalist Bob Jones University in Greenville said,We want to be good citizens and participants, but we ’ re not really interested in using the iron fist of the law to compel people to everything Christians should do .” Bob Marcaurelle, interim pastor at Mountain Springs Baptist Church in Piedmont, said the Middle Ages were proof enough that Christian ruling groups are almost always corrupted by power.
News of the two deaths broke almost simultaneously and some newspapers ran an obituary of Howerd in which Hill was quoted as regretting Howerd's passing, saying " We were great, great friends ".
" We almost went bankrupt after a month ".
In truth, a few songs sounded like solo efforts, while Lodge's " Survival ", Hayward's appropriate closing " The Day We Meet Again " and Pinder's lone final contribution and lead vocal, " One Step Into The Light " ( curiously as the band is depicted as doing so on the cover photo – where Pinder is perhaps significantly barely glimpsed at all and almost out of focus ) were all high points on the album.
We follow, in almost educational film style, all the processes, in close-up, by which the various portions of the well are built.
Since " Why Don't We Get Drunk " has been knocked off the standards list, there are only nine songs played at almost every show in recent years.
We were really taking a ‘ best of everything ’ sort of approach, almost like a band's first album, in which there's a lot of material to choose from ,” Fagenson notes.
We have become accustomed to an almost universal terminology for units of storage.
The opening music was almost always the 1941 opening version of " Merrily We Roll Along ".
However, consistent with the Reformed formula,We are justified by faith alone but not by a faith that is alone ”, salvific faith has overall been seen as one that effected obedience, with those teachings ( known somewhat imprecisely ) as the moral law in contrast to ceremonial law being retained in almost all Christian denominations.
Omitting other appropriate passages which are almost numberless in the writings of the Fathers, We shall praise Saint Gregory the Great, who expressly testifies that this is indeed the teaching of the Catholic Church.
We assume that we are working over a fixed, algebraically closed field k, which in classical geometry was almost always the complex numbers.
" We almost knew it was going to happen ," Guyer said of his death.

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