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When I hold my son he stiffens his whole body in my arms until he is as straight and stiff as a board.
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When one of the men in the hall behind us spat on the floor and scraped his boot over the gob of spittle I noticed how the clerk winced.
When I asked him what, if anything, I could do about it, he surprised me by referring me to the director of the hall.
When my Uncle offered me a part-time job which would take care of my normal expenses and give me time to paint I accepted.
When I question them as to what they mean by concepts like liberty and democracy, I find that they fall into two categories: the simpler ones who have simply accepted the shibboleths of their faith without analysis ; ;
When I mentioned that for my first long voyage I did not even have the money for the return fare, but had trusted to luck that I would earn a sufficient amount, the young people looked at me doubtingly.
When it comes to this, I shall prefer emigrating to some country where they make no pretence of loving liberty -- to Russia, for instance, where despotism can be taken pure, without the base alloy of hypocrisy '' ( His emphasis )
When confronted with a drunk or an insane person I have no notion of what any one of them might do to me or to himself or to others.
When Heidegger and Sartre speak of a contrast between being and existence, they may be right, I don't know, but their language is too philosophical for me.
When and hold
When erosion threatened the foundation of their home in Harbert, Paula Sandburg planted grapevines and arranged the snow fences which helped hold the sands away.
When the child raises his seat into the air, the teacher takes hold under both sides of the pelvis ; ;
When you hold the spirit of a thing, then somehow you know the truth -- you know a fake antique from the real thing.
When he handed it back and I had hold of it safely, Pops was looking toward me and I said `` Now '', to Charlie and he swung the short length of lead pipe he'd meanwhile taken from his pocket, once.
When they are able to hold a live spider without feeling anxious, they will have conquered their phobia.
When the deal is complete, all players pick up their cards, or ' hand ', and hold them in such a way that the faces can be seen by the holder of the cards but not the other players, or vice versa depending on the game.
When the separation of scales does not hold, or when one wants to establish a continuum of a finer resolution than that of the RVE size, one employs a statistical volume element ( SVE ), which, in turn, leads to random continuum fields.
When certain residues are methylated they hold DNA together strongly and restrict access to various enzymes.
When he received the crown, his hold on it was in danger, as even his neighbours did not recognise his title and instead called him " king of Kraków ".
When they opened the bag to show the guards, it appeared no longer to hold her head but to be full of rose petals.
When they rejected ratification of the Maastricht Treaty on 2 June 1992, they put the EC's plans for the European Union on hold.
When visiting patients, he would have his driver, also a very large man, walk ahead of him to make sure the floor of a house would hold him.
When the Treaty of San Francisco came into force all ethnic Koreans lost their Japanese citizenship and with it the right to welfare grants, to hold a government job of any kind or to attend Japanese schools.
When he stated that " the case of the orders which hold property is that of them all ," the mendicant orders turned against him ; and from that time Wycliffe began a struggle which continued till his death.
When the concept of the DC multiverse began to take hold, Luthor's red-haired incarnation was rewritten as Alexei Luthor, Lex's counterpart from the Earth-Two parallel universe.
When Lois Lane unknowingly receives a Red Kryptonite necklace, it causes Superman to turn evil causing Batman and Krypto to hold off Superman until the effects wore off.
When that claimant became Sultan, he kept hold of Gwadar, installing a governor, who eventually led an army to conquer the city of Chabahar some 200 kilometres to the west.
When she was made a life peer in 2009, they became one of the few couples to both hold titles in their own right.
When Alexander the Great reached Egypt, he put his whole vast enterprise on hold, while he made his way with a small band deep into the Libyan desert, to consult the oracle of Ammun.
When such a body is constrained at constant deformation, the stress required to hold it at that stretch level gradually diminishes — or " relaxes " with time.
When the shaman overcomes her or his own sickness s / he will hold the cure to heal all that suffer.
When the Empress and Robert invaded in 1139, however, Stephen was unable to rapidly crush the revolt, which took hold in the south-west of England.
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When she appeared at the store to help out for a few hours even my looking at her was surreptitious lest my Uncle notice it.
When I try to work out my reasons for feeling that this passage is of critical significance, I come up with the following ideas, which I shall express very briefly here and revert to in a later essay.
When he heard that Paul Whiteman was looking for singers to replace the Rhythm Boys, Mercer applied and got the job, `` not for my voice, I'm sure, but because I could write songs and material generally ''.
When, in my enthusiasm, I proposed the party, my city editor ( who disliked the club and many of its members ) tried to block my participation in the gala event.
When I returned to make my report, the Hetman did not remember having sent me on the secret mission.
When Dr. Adenauer was approached by a world citizen delegation to find out his disposition of my case, he gave them his personal approval of my entry, saying that all men advocating peace should be welcomed into Germany.
When his arm came up I ducked away but it caught me on the side of the neck, watering my eyes, and I backed off to cough.
When they came to Mr. Jack's photograph, twenty by twelve inches in a curly silver frame, Miss Ada said, `` By rights I ought to leave that, seeing he won't take my clotheshorse ''.
`` When working from one of my sketches I square it up and project its linear form freehand to the watercolor sheet with charcoal.
When you see a needle in my hands you will know the family buttons have fallen off and I have to sew them back on, or get out the safety pins.