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We were to discover, in fact, that quite a number of people share with us the impression that, in contrast to other Soviet regions, Moscow's atmosphere is depressingly subdued and official.
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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 discover
We may take as our unit for study an actual historical case of great dis-equilibrium, such as, say, the panic of 1873 ; or we may take as our unit for study any constituent tendency, such as, say, deflation, and discover its general laws, relations to, and combinations with, other tendencies.
We discover this is a local actor, Bronski, who is playing Hitler in a new work satirizing the Nazis.
Several scenes were cut from the final film ; one lost scene entitled ' The Isles of Langerhans ' has the three teenagers trying to order in the French restaurant, shocked to discover pancreas on the menu ( although in the finished film, Ferris still says, " We ate pancreas ", while recapping the day.
We discover later from her phone call to an unknown person that she is actually an American with a fake French accent.
• We cannot explain the relationships we discover, we can make predictions only about the foreign policy behavior.
We also discover that he has a brother named Sir Victor, who fights wrongdoing as the antithesis of Sigmund Igthorn.
We learn that she has not always been buried in this way but we never discover how she came to be trapped so.
Wood stated, " We did two or three evenings of recording just for fun where we tried to discover something.
" Journalist Heywood Broun pretended to investigate: " We assumed, of course, from the tone of Mr. Palmer's manifesto that his opponents for the nomination were Rumanians, Greeks and Icelanders, and weak-kneed ones at that .... We happened into Cox's headquarters wholly by accident and were astounded to discover that he, too, is an American .... Thus encouraged we went to all camps and found that the candidates are all Americans.
We may well discover, after investigation, that there is no single entity to which the word ' truth ' corresponds, something Wittgenstein attempts to get across via his concept of a ' family resemblance ' ( cf.
According to Frankl, " We can discover this meaning in life in three different ways: ( 1 ) by creating a work or doing a deed ; ( 2 ) by experiencing something or encountering someone ; and ( 3 ) by the attitude we take toward unavoidable suffering " and that " everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms – to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances ".
We also have large fragments of a satyr play of Sophocles called Ichneutae (' The Trackers '), in which the satyrs are employed by Apollo to track down his stolen cattle, and discover the baby Hermes.
We later discover the two men are plotting against the two kings of Brentford, and Bayes wants to foreshadow the future overthrowing of the kings.
We later discover that she is the last living descendant of Llyr Half-Speech, the Sea King, which is why Achren abducted the girl as a small child.
We are both collagists taking the elements of different epochs and mixing them to discover new relationships.
: We could see distinctly the muskets, bayonets, and knapsacks of the men, who wore caps and feathers like those used by the American soldiers in the last war with Britain ; also their officers with their swords and equipage, and heard the clashing and jingling of their instruments of war and could discover the form and features of the men.
We quickly began to discover many of his promises had been lies regarding money transfers, marketing, promotion and tour support.
We might discover that Tom is fairly keen, very experienced, lacks social skills, is a good technical supervisor, can be trusted to follow complex instructions accurately, has no sense of humour, will always return a favour, and only sometimes help his co-workers ; while Mary is very keen, fairly experienced, has good social and technical supervisory skills, needs complex instructions explained to her, appreciates a joke, always returns favours, and is very helpful to her co-workers.