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We were forced, as they were, to work a good deal of tempera into background and dark areas.
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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 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 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 would have the means to seek out and destroy the enemy's force -- whether it were fixed or mobile.
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 forced
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.
`` We must solve the problems which have forced these people to depend upon ADC for subsistence '', Martin said.
The EPR paper says: " We are thus forced to conclude that the quantum-mechanical description of physical reality given by wave functions is not complete.
We are thus forced to conclude that the quantum-mechanical description of physical reality given by wave functions is not complete.
We have not even yet completely escaped the visual imagery that has been so insistently forced upon us.
We were forced to shut down production, bribe our way out of the country, fight to get our costumes back, and start shooting again in California.
In the Meditation each of the heads casts about for the sense of its situation, considers the nature of the light, probes for certainties amid the darkness and then makes an attempt to imagine what has happened to the other two corners of this particular Eternal Triangle … We can now see that the heads are not chained exclusively to their ‘ past ’, their narration ( s ): they are victims of the light, certainly, but not only victims, for they can recognize themselves as such and can speak of the light when forced to speak by the light.
On receiving Perry's hastily written note that " We have met the enemy and they are ours ", Harrison knew that Procter would be forced to retreat, and ordered an advance.
They then perform to a Mexican audience at a nightclub called " Lerma's ", but a riot ensues when they sing " We Belong Together " and the band is forced to flee.
We are only forced to avoid setting it to certain special cardinals with cofinality, meaning there is an unbounded function from to it.
" We are forced to admit that Christian Acts of Pilate is of later origin, and scholars agree in assigning it to the middle of the fourth century.
* " Se aprovechan de mi nobleza " (" They take advantage of my nobility ") — which he would usually say after an insult, like " We should've called Superman or Batman ...", or when he is forced to do something against his will.
In the explosive song “ Go Go ,” Cartel asks its audience to recognize the new generation of Turkish Germans, " We ’ re not Ali of Ahmet / Look at the chess board / Whoever disrespects us now is / forced to make their play / You ’ ve made us sick long enough / with your swindling.
We are all the sons of one father, the rebels ( reshaim ) and criminals, the heretics ( meshumadim ) and forced ones ( anusim ), and the proselytes ( gerim ) who are attached to the house of Jacob.
We demand that all non-Germans, who have immigrated to Germany since 2 August 1914, be forced immediately to leave the Reich.
So you find men passing over everywhere, now to the Goths, now to the Bagaudae, or whatever other barbarians have established their power anywhere ... We call those men rebels and utterly abandoned, whom we ourselves have forced into crime.
We need to watch, for example, as an old woman, alone, is forced to carry her groceries in August heat over a fifty acre parking lot ; then we know, safe from the comforting lies of profiteers, that we must begin again.
With regard to the data-bursts that had aroused the suspicion of Audiotel International, Colloms and Nelson stated: " We are forced to conclude that these data-bursts are not genuine, but were added later to the tape.
We miss Paul, we miss Walter Gay ( shadowy young hero though he be ); Florence is too colourless for deep interest, and the second Mrs. Dombey is rather forced upon us than accepted as a natural figure in the drama.