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What was only a vague suspicion in the case of Sherlock Holmes now appears as a direct accusation: the private eye is in danger of turning into his opposite.
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What and was
What a spectacle he was, caked with dirt and sweat and blood, filthy as a pig and naked as an Indian, kissing the finest, the sweetest, the bravest, and absolutely the prettiest girl in this whole wonderful world.
What Joyce wanted me to do was go to Thor's house and `` do whatever detectives do '', and get her clothes -- and handbag containing her identification.
What had caught his attention was obscured by the car itself, so that neither the girl nor the truck drivers could see, but Benson knew what it was.
What Lincoln could not concede was that the states rather than the people were sovereign in the Union.
What irritated Miriam was that Wright had told the papers about a reasonable offer he had made, which he considered she would accept `` when she tires of publicity ''.
What I fled from was my fear of what, unwittingly, you might betray, without meaning to, about my father and yourself.
What is not so well known, however, and what is quite important for understanding the issues of this early quarrel, is the kind of attack on literature that Sidney was answering.
What they meant was that there was no evidence to show that the south and east coasts of Britain received Germanic settlers conspicuously earlier than some other parts of England.
What was perhaps more important than his concept of the nature of history and the historical method were those forces which shaped the direction of his thought.
Those famous lines of the Greek Anthology with which a fading beauty dedicates her mirror at the shrine of a goddess reveal a wise attitude: `` Venus, take my votive glass, Since I am not what I was, What from this day I shall be, Venus, let me never see ''.
What Mr. Kennedy, in fact, wrote was: `` It is the Department's view that no anti-trust enforcement considerations justify any loss of revenue of this proportion ''.
What was missing in the Governor's argument, as in so many similar arguments, was a premise which would enable one to make the ethical leap from what might be militarily desirable to what is right.
What and only
What is wrong with advertising is not only that it is an `` outrage, an assault on people's mental privacy '' or that it is a major cause for a wasteful economy of abundance or that it contains a coercive tendency ( which is closer to the point ).
What is interesting is that his positive qualifications for the post were revealed only as a kind of tail to his candidacy.
What are the possibilities for operating your cafeteria for a single shift only and relying upon vending machines or prepackaged sandwiches for the second- and third-shift operations??
What is left to traditional systems of philosophy is, in effect, only the history of these fields prior to their becoming rigorous enough to abide by the canons of scientific method.
What we have seen in this chapter, we have seen only dimly, and yet the results, however general, are worth the search.
What matters is that while Fromm's reading of the data is not the only one possible, it is precisely the one we would expect from a writer who earnestly believes that every man can and ought to be happy and satisfied.
What I find appalling -- and really dangerous -- is the American assumption that the Negro is so contented with his lot here that only the cynical agents of a foreign power can rouse him to protest.
What might have been only warmed-over topical journalism turns out to be an eyewitness contribution to history.
* Eponymous city of Inganock from Seiken no Inganock: What a Beautiful People is stated to be the first and only successful arcology in its setting.
What it means to take the category physical object seriously as a category of being is to assert that the concept of physical objecthood cannot be reduced to or explicated in any other terms-not, for example, in terms of bundles of properties but only in terms of other items in that category.
" When Congress, in the summer of 1973, legislated an end to U. S. military action in, over, or off the shores of Indochina, the only U. S. military activity then going on was air support of a friendly Cambodian government and army desperately defending their country against a North Vietnamese and Khmer Rouge onslaught ... What destabilized Cambodia was North Vietnam's occupation of chunks of Cambodian territory from 1965 onwards for use as military bases from which to launch attacks on U. S. and South Vietnamese forces in South Vietnam.
What changed was that only a certain number of soldiers now needed to retain longer range weapons, serving as designated marksmen.
De Schutter told the Independent in March 2012: " What we are seeing now is that these financial markets have developed massively with the arrival of these new financial investors, who are purely interested in the short-term monetary gain and are not really interested in the physical thing – they never actually buy the ton of wheat or maize ; they only buy a promise to buy or to sell.
What this means is that by the exercise of sobriety ( the mental ascesis against tempting thoughts ), the Hesychast arrives at a continual practice of the Jesus Prayer with his mind in his heart and where his consciousness is no longer encumbered by the spontaneous inception of images: his mind has a certain stillness and emptiness that is punctuated only by the eternal repetition of the Jesus Prayer.
What is more surprising is that it was found in an area where, as far as we know, only limitanei operated.
What distinguishes these tasks from other potential and actual NLP tasks is not only the volume of research devoted to them but the fact that for each one there is typically a well-defined problem setting, a standard metric for evaluating the task, standard corpora on which the task can be evaluated, and competitions devoted to the specific task.
What is more, the logically true N is not only not known to be true but also impossibly known to be true, for what is logically true is impossibly false.
What if he did this to make the riches of his glory known to the objects of his mercy, whom he prepared in advance for glory — even us, whom he also called, not only from the Jews but also from the Gentiles?
What this means in practice, is that the Crown is passed to the firstborn, who would have preference over his siblings and cousins ; women can only accede to the throne provided they do not have any older or younger brothers ; and finally " regular order of representation " means that grandchildren have preference over the deceased King's parents, uncles or siblings.
What is now known as " t ' ai chi ch ' uan " only appears to have received this appellation from around the mid 1800s.
What distinguishes TiVo from other DVRs is the sophisticated software written by TiVo Inc. that automatically records programs — not only those the user specifically requests, but also other material in which the user is likely to be interested.