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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 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 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 sorry
" We are therefore sorry that the use of the image of the Pope and the Imam has so offended the sentiments of the faithful.
William Lloyd Garrison's paper The Liberator reprinted the item, adding " We are very sorry ( as will be a host of others ) to lose Lucy Stone, and certainly no less glad to gain Lucy Blackwell.
The game states that " We game's developers felt sorry for them, and are giving them a chance for survival in SimEarth.
We found out it was the Red Hot Chili Peppers, so our manager called their manager to find out what the hell was going on, and their manager was very apologetic, and said, ' We're really sorry, we want you to know this doesn't reflect the management's position, or the band's for that matter, it's Anthony Kiedis who wants this.
" Party chief Prachanda said, " We are sorry for the incident that took place against the policy of the party.
« We are sorry to trouble you again but the sufferings and needs of the 200 000 civilians for whom we are trying to care make it urgent that we try to secure action from your military authorities to stop the present disorder among Japanese soldiers wandering through the Safety Zone ....
We are sorry for the inconvenience.
" We, I, as Commissioner of the RCMP, am truly sorry for what role we played in the residential school system and the abuse that took place in that system ".
We are both sorry about this situation and hope you will understand that we did everything within our power to prevent this from happening .”
On March 28, 2010, a video was released on YouTube with the title " Shell: We are sorry ".
* Shell: We are sorry
He also said " We have proved that we are innocent and sorry that Macedonia and the court didn't use this opportunity to show its independence ".
The West Yorkshire Police finally apologised for Kiszko's wrongful arrest and imprisonment, on the day the Castree verdict was announced, when McLean said of Kiszko's wrongful imprisonment: " We are very sorry.
He told Mrs. McCanles he was sorry he had to kill her man then took out $ 35. 00 ( 2010: US $ 839 ) and gave it to her saying: ‘ This is all I have, sorry I do not have more to give you .’ We drove on to Beatrice and at the trial, his plea was self-defense, no one appeared against him and he was cleared.
Frank Sinatra responded later by reading a letter from Bob Hope, another presenter on the show, " The academy is saying, ' We are not responsible for any political references made on the program, and we are sorry they had to take place this evening.
We were sorry to see go.
We delivered the show that we sold and are sorry MTV didn't feel their viewers were savvy enough to appreciate it.

We and for
We ran out of money and we haven't eaten for two days ''.
We spoke of the need for advertising, and I agreed that the deep dive would be most useful for publicity.
We followed the asphalt road for a few miles and then swung off onto a smaller road which was nothing more than two tire marks on the earth.
`` We the people of the Confederate States, each state acting in its sovereign and independent character, in order to form a permanent federal government, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity -- invoking the favor and the guidance of Almighty God -- do ordain and establish this Constitution for the Confederate States of America ''.
We are desperately in the need of such invention, for man is still very much at the mercy of man.
We cannot listen to a conversation for five minutes without being acutely aware of the confusion.
We shall return to these statements and deal with them more fully as the evidence for them accumulates.
We consider a rural community as an assemblage of inhabited dwellings whose configuration is determined by the location and size of the arable land sites necessary for family subsistence.
We assume for this illustration that the size of the land plots is so great that the distance between dwellings is greater than the voice can carry and that most of the communication is between nearest neighbors only, as shown in Figure 2.
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 of the liberal-led world got all set for peace and rehabilitation.
We are tempted to blame others for our problems rather than look them straight in the face and realize they are of our own making and possible of solution only by ourselves with the help of desperately needed, enlightened, competent leaders.
We scour literature for them ; ;
We are also struck by the fact that this story of a boy's love for his mother does not offend, while the incestuous love of the man, Paul Morel, sometimes repels.
We had been walking quite briskly, for despite your being so small and me so tall, your stride in those days could easily match mine.
`` We are ready for your next mysterious assignment '', said Mr. Baer to the Hetman.
We must avoid the notion, suggested to some people by examples such as those just mentioned, that ideas are `` units '' in some way comparable to coins or counters that can be passed intact from one group of people to another or even, for that matter, from one individual to another.
`` We are menaced for the first time in the history of the Republic by the open and unblushing effort of a multi-millionaire to purchase the Presidential nomination.
We saw it frequently afterward, but our suggestion for the very first encounter is near sunset.
We lived for a while in a movie melodrama with a German cook and her son who turned out to be Nazis.
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 often say of a person that he `` looks young for his age '' or `` old for his age ''.

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