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  • She was admitting to a crime she didn't commit, knowing it was her son who did it.

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  • Before you commit to a number, think of this.

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  • Our duty, my dear, is to rectify his mistake, to ease his last moments by not letting him commit this injustice, and not to let him die feeling that he is rendering unhappy those who...

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  • What did you commit by so acting?

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  • Locusts are very numerous in the interior, and commit great ravages.

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  • She was doomed to fall for men unable to commit to her!

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  • The second methodology error that futurists often commit is the exact opposite of the first.

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  • I've pondered the events of those few months so often and so deeply I know if I don't at least commit the experience to paper I'll never move forward.

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  • If he was going to be serious about full time law enforcement, he should commit to doing it right.

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  • They belonged to the class of traditional literature which it was forbidden to write down, and, so long at least as the Targum tradition remained active, there would be little temptation to commit it to writing.

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  • They belonged to the class of traditional literature which it was forbidden to write down, and, so long at least as the Targum tradition remained active, there would be little temptation to commit it to writing.

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  • Pliny uses it similarly of the oath by which the Christians of Bithynia bound themselves at their solemn meetings not to commit any act of wickedness.

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  • "Commit ourselves to God," Natasha inwardly repeated.

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  • If a thousand men were not to pay their tax-bills this year, that would not be a violent and bloody measure, as it would be to pay them, and enable the State to commit violence and shed innocent blood.

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  • She tried to commit suicide.

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  • Since the landed proprietors disposed of churches and convents, and the kings of bishoprics and abbeys, it became possible for them too to commit the sin of simony; hence a final expansion, in the iith century, of the meaning of the term.

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  • Since the landed proprietors disposed of churches and convents, and the kings of bishoprics and abbeys, it became possible for them too to commit the sin of simony; hence a final expansion, in the iith century, of the meaning of the term.

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  • Maybe every man out there was like Aaron, unable to commit to one woman.

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  • ALASTOR, in Greek mythology, the spirit of revenge, which prompts the members of a family to commit fresh crimes to obtain satisfaction.

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  • Yes. He tried to commit suicide after he killed her; he left a note but he didn't cut his wrists deeply enough to be fatal.

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  • Other passages, where he describes himself as ever engaged, even in his dreams, on his task of inquiry and composition, produce the impression of an unrelieved strain of mind and feeling, which may have ended in some extreme reaction of spirit, or in some failure of intellectual power, that may have led him to commit suicide.

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  • It is probable that Aesop did not commit his fables to writing; Aristophanes (Wasps, 1259) represents Philocleon as having learnt the "absurdities" of Aesop from conversation at banquets, and Socrates whiles away his time in prison by turning some of Aesop's fables "which he knew" into verse (Plato, Phaedo, 61 b).

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  • James declined to commit this chivalrous folly; but, for lack of scouts, permitted Surrey to out-manoeuvre him and pass, concealed by a range of hills, across his front, to a position north of Flodden, on his lines of communication.

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  • The Committee was all-powerful in the Government, and a small group of leaders - Enver, Talaat, Djemal Pasha and others, supported by the presence at Constantinople of two German warships, the "Goeben" and "Breslau," were able to commit the country to hostilities, by the bombardment of Russian Black Sea ports by these vessels under the Turkish flag.

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  • What does he therefore but resolve to give over toiling, and find himself some factor, to whose care and conduct he may commit the whole managing of his religious affairs - some divine of note and estimation that must be.

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  • This would be as if two men were to agree to draw lots as to which should commit suicide in order to avoid fighting a duel.

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  • it was forbidden under penalty of death to demolish crosses and images and to commit other acts of scandal and impious sedition.

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  • For this object he was ready to commit any crime and to plunge all Italy into war.

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  • But they were guerillas, not regulars; they had no good officers, no serviceable artillery, and very little money; and all the foreign powers to whom Rakoczy turned for assistance (excepting France, who fed them occasionally with paltry subsidies) would not commit themselves to a formal alliance with rebels who were defeated in every pitched battle they fought.

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  • Cassilis was a Protestant and the patron of Knox's friend and teacher, George Wishart; Cassilis would not commit himself formally, and the threads of the plot are lost, owing to a great gap in the records.

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  • On his arrival at Cenchreae, the port of Corinth, messengers from Nero met Corbulo, and ordered him to commit suicide.

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  • From early youth he took a prominent part in the politics of his clan, and owing to his extreme opinions with regard to the expediency of abolishing the Tokugawa administration, he was banished (1858) to the island of Oshima (Satsuma), where he attempted unsuccessfully to commit suicide.

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  • of our gallant forefathers, and commit base treason against our posterity, should we permit Cuba to be Africanized and become a second Santo Domingo, with all its attendant horrors to the white race, and suffer the flames to extend to our own neighboring shores, seriously to endanger or actually destroy the fair fabric of our Union "; and recommended that " the United States ought, if practicable, to purchase Cuba as soon as possible."

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  • Jonny hadn't had the ability to lead or commit evil or balance Damian, when Xander and Jenn entered the picture.

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  • The Perfect's vocation is then defined: he must not commit adultery nor homicide, nor lie, nor swear any oath, nor pick and steal, nor do unto another that which he would not have done unto himself.

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  • Herodotus, who declines to commit himself as to the existence of Zalmoxis, expresses the opinion that in any case he must have lived long before the time of Pythagoras.

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  • But even in this crowning triumph the cramping egotism of his nature - a mental vice which now grew on him rapidly - fatally narrowed his outlook and led him to commit an irretrievable blunder.

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  • The East was then agitated by the advance of the Parthian Empire under the Sassanidae, and the Palmyrenes, in spite of their Roman honours and their Roman civilization, which did not really go much below the surface, were by no means prepared to commit themselves altogether to the Roman side.'

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  • Even if we do not accept all the stories of his murders and poisonings and immoralities as true, there is no doubt that his greed for money and his essentially vicious nature led him to commit a great number of crimes.

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  • With the stragglers who remained, he held a stronghold against the Romans by dint of his native cunning, and finally, when the place was taken, persuaded forty men, who shared his hiding-place, to kill one another in turn rather than commit suicide.

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  • They failed to pay, however, and availed themselves of the command of the passes to commit depredations within the British territory.

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  • It is not even safe, according to these two fathers, to commit too much to writing; and Clement undertakes not to reveal in writing many secrets known to the initiated among his readers; otherwise the indiscreet eye of the heathen may rest on them, and he will have cast his pearls before swine.

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  • 14 we read of false teachers at Pergamum who held the "teaching of Balaam, who taught Balak to cast a stumblingblock before the children of Israel, to eat things sacrificed to idols, and to commit fornication."

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  • He pours scorn upon the exorcists - who were clearly in league with the demons themselves - and upon the excesses of the itinerant and undisciplined "prophets" who roam through cities and camps and commit to everlasting fire cities and lands and their inhabitants.

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  • In 1450 Thomas Gascoigne, the great Oxford Chancellor, wrote: " Sinners say nowadays ` I care not how many or how great sins I commit before God,.

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  • As a presumptive ruler of England she was, like Cecil, and for that matter the future archbishop Parker also, too shrewd to commit herself to passive or active resistance to the law; and they merely anticipated Hobbes in holding that the individual committed no sin in subordinating his conscience to the will of the state, for the responsibility for the law was not his but the state's.

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  • Before he was born his mother Cyborea had a dream that he was destined to murder his father, commit incest with his mother, and sell his God.

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  • With characteristic caution Louis Philippe refused to commit himself by any overt pretensions, and announced his intention of going to America; but in the hope that something might happen in France to his advantage, he postponed his departure, travelling instead through the Scandinavian countries as far north as Lapland.

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  • Even if we do not accept all the stories of his murders and poisonings and immoralities as true, there is no doubt that his greed for money and his essentially vicious nature led him to commit a great number of crimes.

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  • He pours scorn upon the exorcists - who were clearly in league with the demons themselves - and upon the excesses of the itinerant and undisciplined "prophets" who roam through cities and camps and commit to everlasting fire cities and lands and their inhabitants.

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  • As a presumptive ruler of England she was, like Cecil, and for that matter the future archbishop Parker also, too shrewd to commit herself to passive or active resistance to the law; and they merely anticipated Hobbes in holding that the individual committed no sin in subordinating his conscience to the will of the state, for the responsibility for the law was not his but the state's.

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  • conceded full sovereignty to Charles's ally and kinsman the duke of Gottorp, besides paying him an indemnity of 200,000 rix-dollars and solemnly engaging to commit no hostilities against Sweden in future.

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  • Bertolotti, in his Francesco Cenci, publishes Beatrice's will in which she provides for this child), but there is no evidence that he tried to commit incest with her, as has been alleged.

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  • These two divisions (which in spite of good treatment by Alexius began to commit excesses against the Greeks) united and crossed the Bosporus in August, Peter himself remaining in Constantinople.

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  • It's been said, where a man of another race might not improbably commit suicide, a Malay runs amok, killing all whom he may meet until he himself is slain.

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  • These two divisions (which in spite of good treatment by Alexius began to commit excesses against the Greeks) united and crossed the Bosporus in August, Peter himself remaining in Constantinople.

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  • "The Grand Marshal of the palace," wrote the governor, "complains bitterly that in spite of repeated orders, the soldiers continue to commit nuisances in all the courtyards and even under the very windows of the Emperor."

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  • I considered telling her the tipster was ill and out of service for a few days but common sense dictated that doing so might encourage someone to commit a crime in the tipster's absence.

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  • The thought he had someone else – and this was the reason he couldn't commit to her fully – never crossed her mind.

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  • calling those gods who are no gods, according to their evil lusts, in order that having these as advocates of their wickedness they may commit adultery, and plunder and kill, and do the worst of deeds."

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  • The seer has a vision of the seven thunders, but these he is bidden to seal and not commit to writing.

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  • Mr Aldis counselled him not to learn his speeches, but to write out and commit to memory certain passages and the peroration.

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  • When he had finished the Litany the deacon crossed the stole over his breast and said, "Let us commit ourselves and our whole lives to Christ the Lord!"

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  • See also a paper by Professor Rendel Harris entitled "Did Judas really commit suicide?"

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  • But he was under no temptation to commit suicide.

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  • This readiness to commit bloodshed is largely attributable to the sentiment of the Mafia.

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  • The creation of the state commissions, independent of the city's control, but able to commit the city indefinitely by undertaking expensive works and new debt, was resented.

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  • Comparing the old constitutions with the new ones, it may be said that the note of those enacted in the first thirty or forty years of the republic was their jealousy of executive power and their careful safeguarding of the rights of the citizen; that of the second period, from 1820 to the Civil War (186165), the democratization of the suffrage and of institutions generally; that of the third period (since the war to the present day), a disposition to limit the powers and check the action of the legislature, and to commit power to the hands of the whole people voting at the polls.

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  • "Yes, if having obtained power, without availing himself of it to commit murder he had restored it to the rightful king, I should have called him a great man," remarked the vicomte.

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  • How is it that millions of men commit collective crimes--make war, commit murder, and so on?

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  • Metternich was anxious to secure an apparent unanimity of the powers to back the Austrian intervention in Naples, and every device was used to entrap the English representative into subscribing a formula which would have seemed to commit Great Britain to the principles of the other allies.

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  • But it is often thought without being expressed, and to judge the syllogism by its mere explicit expression is to commit an ignoratio elenchi; for it has been known all along that we express less than we think, and the very purpose of syllogistic logic is to analyse the whole thought necessary to the conclusion.

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  • There are castes whose touch defiles the twice-born, but who do not commit the crowning enormity of eating beef.

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  • To pretend to an independent judgment in questions of faith or morals is for a Roman Catholic to commit treason against his Church; and even in the wide sphere of questions lying beyond the dogmas defined as de fide a too curious discussion is discouraged, if not condemned.

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  • A fully initiated Manichaean would not even cut his own salad, but employed a catechumen to commit on his behalf this act of murder, for which he subsequently shrived him.

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  • On the fall of Orlando he succeeded him as premier, but his administration was a weak one, the Socialists and Communists being allowed to commit innumerable acts of criminal violence with absolute immunity.

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  • Wild elephants abound and commit many depredations, entering villages in large herds, and consuming everything suitable to their tastes.

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  • Hence arms were not borne in times of peace but stored away under charge of a slave, and Tacitus suggests in explanation that the royal policy did not commit this trust to noble, freeman or freedman.

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  • by treachery and compelled him to commit suicide; but the Armenian magnates proved refractory, placed Arsaces son Pap on the throne, and found secret support among the Romans.

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  • The origin of the Grocers' Company is thus described: "Twenty-two persons, carrying on the business of pepperers in Soper's Lane, Cheapside, agree to meet together, to a dinner, at the Abbot of Bury's, St Mary Axe, and commit the particulars of their formation into a trading society to writing.

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  • The states which she protected were indisposed to commit themselves permanently to her tutelage, and the renewed rivalry of Athens, which had been linked with Thebes since 395 in a common fear of Sparta, but since 371 had endeavoured to maintain the balance of power against her ally, prevented the formation of a Theban empire.

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  • The emperor T'aiTsung desired him to commit his journey to writing, and also that he should abandon the eremitic rule and serve the state.

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  • "Theirs was a crime which it would never have entered into the heart of any man to commit who was not raised above the lowness of the ordinary criminal."

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  • But he would not commit himself too far, and his ulterior plans were frustrated by the rivalry of Matthias Corvinus, king of Hungary, who even went so far as to stimulate the Teutonic Order to rise against Casimir.

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  • They commit extensive ravages upon sheep and poultry.

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  • The Nana, partly urged by his native cruelty, partly, no doubt, by the wish to commit his followers beyond all possibility of composition, massacred the entire garrison in the boats which should have taken it down the river, reserving only some two hundred women and children for a later death.

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  • The Directions to Servants (first published in 1745) in like manner derive their overpowering comic force from the imperturbable solemnity with which all the misdemeanours that domestics can commit are enjoined upon them as duties.

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  • He began to be haunted by a strange curiosity about the unpardonable sin, and by a morbid longing to commit it.

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  • Among the baronage hardly a man would commit himself to treason.

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  • On several occasions when he endeavoured to commit parliaments to back his bills and endorse his policy, they refused to help him, and left him to face his debts as best he might.

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  • Simons care to commit the commons to his cause by summoning them to his parliament did not suffice to disguise the fact that the government which he had set up was not representative of the whole nation.

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  • and his great captain Bertrand du Guesclin would never commit themselves to an engagement in the open field.

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  • The Orleariist party was shaken in its power; the rival Burgundian faction became more inclined to commit ilself to the English cause, and the terror of the English arms weighed heavily upon both.

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  • After receiving the opinion of the law officers the cabinet decided to introduce a bill into parliament increasing in England the punishment for a conspiracy to commit a felony either within or without the United Kingdom.

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  • The sultan Abdul Aziz, thought unequal to the crisis, was hastily deposed; he was either murdered or led to commit suicide; and insurrection in Bulgaria was stamped out by massacre.

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  • It made the great mistake of underrating the strength of its enemy; it suffered its agents to commit the strategical blunder of locking up the few troops it had in an untenable position in the north of Natal.

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  • When I speak of them I commit myself to no anatomical characteristics.

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  • Three propositions only can with certainty be attributed to him: (1) that God is all; (2) that every Christian is bound to believe that he is a member of the body of Christ, and that this belief is necessary for salvation: (3) that he who remains in love of God can commit no sin.

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  • Under the pretext that a true believer could commit no sin, the Amalricians indulged in every excess, and the sect does not appear to have long survived the death of its founder.

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  • 5); and more fearful to Salvian than all else was it to hear men swear "by Christ" that they would commit a crime (iv.

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  • Having allowed the July monarch to commit himself, Louis Napoleon at the last moment left Switzerland voluntarily.

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  • He became alarmed at the responsibilities which he saw would fall upon him, and imagined that by an appearance of reform he would be able to shift on to others the responsibility for any errors he might commit.

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  • They are without intoxicating liquors and are said to commit no crimes.

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  • I've pondered the events of those few months so often and so deeply I know if I don't at least commit the experience to paper I'll never move forward.

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  • I considered telling her the tipster was ill and out of service for a few days but common sense dictated that doing so might encourage someone to commit a crime in the tipster's absence.

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  • Yes. He tried to commit suicide after he killed her; he left a note but he didn't cut his wrists deeply enough to be fatal.

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  • Maybe he wasn't the kind of man who would commit or put any woman above his rigid sense of duty.

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  • Maybe every man out there was like Aaron, unable to commit to one woman.

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  • She was doomed to fall for men unable to commit to her!

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  • If he was going to be serious about full time law enforcement, he should commit to doing it right.

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  • The thought he had someone else – and this was the reason he couldn't commit to her fully – never crossed her mind.

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  • She tried to commit suicide.

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  • She was admitting to a crime she didn't commit, knowing it was her son who did it.

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  • When we were apart, I would commit to telling you the truth.

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  • Jonny hadn't had the ability to lead or commit evil or balance Damian, when Xander and Jenn entered the picture.

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  • Pli says "A physician can commit murder with complete impunity."

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  • He was reluctant to commit to the additional expense.

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  • Is it a light thing to the house of Judah that they commit the abominations which they commit here?

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  • absurditywho has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to make you commit injustices.

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  • It should not be used to commit any criminal acts or harassment.

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  • People no longer commit adultery; they fool around or have a fling.

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  • No nation can be allowed to commit aggression or to use weapons of mass destruction against its own people.

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  • Mark Myers said, on March 24th, 2006 at 11:36 pm And how many alcoholics do you think commit suicide?

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  • We commit the sins, but we want you to pay for them says catholic archdiocese.

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  • Yet whoever sets out to commit arson, arms his bold hands with fire.

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  • The local newspaper reported the case - alerting his wife that he was about to commit bigamy.

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  • The teachers asked me to research the chances of lost eyesight before they would commit to teaching Braille.

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  • If I commit a breach of the peace, it gives you carte blanche to commit one as well?

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  • Brian Parnell, 66, was jailed for two years for attempting to incite an under-age boy in Sri Lanka to commit buggery.

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  • But when and how is it right to commit civil disobedience?

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  • The seventh commandment is, " Thou shalt not commit adultery " .

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  • commit suicide at the end of the day.

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  • commit crimes?

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  • commit for contempt.

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  • conspire admitted to conspiring to commit wilful damage over the ax incident.

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  • conspire allegedly conspiring to commit a murder, why should he care?

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  • Can you say what causes people to commit crimes?

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  • How did such a highly cultured people come to commit the unspeakable atrocities of the Third Reich?

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  • This leads Anakin down a dark path to commit terrible deeds.

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  • Will Smith continue to commit crimes, will he become more law-abiding, or will he become more skillful at evading detection?

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  • There is often a gap between what donors commit to give, and what they actually disburse.

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  • Differences lie in the way in which individuals choose to commit moral disengagement.

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  • But when and how is it right to commit civil disobedience?

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  • There have been many cases where offenders have climbed drainpipes and gone onto flat roofs to commit this type of offense.

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  • People seem to commit to a phone call and so few dropout once calls have been arranged.

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  • electioneering purposes would potentially commit this offense.

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  • The couple were charged with conspiracy to commit espionage.

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  • Perhaps the cvs commit messages could include an exhortation to check the page through Bobby.

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  • It appears rather extraordinary that he should commit the same faults twice.

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  • Yet when Islamic fanatics commit acts of horrifying atrocity, and do so as Moslems, the peaceable Islamic majority has nothing to say.

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  • We were each engaged in impression management and doing our best not to commit a faux pas.

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  • We want to make it clear that wc do not commit the folly of confounding the Communist Party with the fascists.

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  • Notice what is recorded at the end of verse fourteen in Revelation two, " they commit fornication.

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  • These details are then used to commit a credit card fraud, bank fraud or identity theft.

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  • freewill defense is not adequate to absolve God of blame for creating beings who commit evil.

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  • Whether we go to war or commit genocide is a choice, too.

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  • But it's one thing for the Labor Party to commit grand larceny on our language.

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  • hanged for a murder he didn't commit.

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  • How many bombers out there are not intending to commit homicide?

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  • Expel them not from their houses nor let them go forth unless they commit open immorality.

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  • people incarcerated for minor offenses learn how to commit much more serious ones.

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  • The charge was one of publishing seditious libel and inciting to commit breaches of the incitement to Mutiny Act of 1797.

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  • It is an offense for anyone to commit an act of gross indecency with a child under the age of 17.

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  • Murderers or victims: why did women commit infanticide in early 19th century Scotland?

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  • We know women are more likely to commit infidelity on days they are fertile.

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  • informer for Serb police, on plans to murder Albanians and commit atrocities that could be blamed on the KLA.

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  • Such authority to commit the University is not irrevocable.

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  • damage limitation methods: You might consider setting the commit parameter on the import.

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  • loud voice, " Father, into your hands I commit my spirit.

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  • magistrates courts can only commit your opponent to prison for up to 2 months.

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  • How unlikely is it the King's advocate should have malice against persons who commit murder, or should even know them at all.

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  • malice against persons who commit murder, or should even know them at all.

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  • If therefore ye have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches?

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  • Each group wanted to commit a massacre, a spectacular action to prove its force.

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  • misappropriate assets and commit fraud, some people are able to excuse their actions, thereby relieving any sense of guilt.

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  • All four pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office.

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  • The only power a professional body has over those who commit misdeeds is to remove them from the register.

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  • To conflate the two is to commit a category mistake (Ryle, 1949 ).

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  • The partners will also commit themselves to designing and building four new models, the first of which will be a medium-sized car.

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  • much time do I need to commit?

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  • How unlikely is it the King's advocate should have malice against persons who commit murder, or should even know them at all.

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  • The US is now ready to virtually commit the NPT to history to clear the way for developing new nukes and space weaponry.

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  • The time they will be able to commit will be limited, their ideas may grate with the emerging orthodoxy of the organization.

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  • We were each engaged in impression management and doing our best not to commit a faux pas.

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  • I have lost track of the number of times I was asked to commit perjury in order to make my evidence more concrete.

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  • One of the main ways in which students can commit unintentional plagiarism is through over use of paraphrasing.

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  • But Spanish playmaker Roberto Martinez is still mulling over the offer Flynn has made him to commit his future to Swansea.

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  • Albanian informer for Serb police, on plans to murder Albanians and commit atrocities that could be blamed on the KLA.

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  • prolific offenders are said to commit nearly 10 percent of all crime.

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  • prosecutions for incitement to commit terrorism.

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  • She would have to commit to studying for a teaching qualification.

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  • In 1885, Sarah Anne Henley, after a lover's quarrel, tried to commit suicide by jumping off of it.

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  • running red lights, speeding, wreckless driving, are all offenses here that the AI citizens commit.

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  • Meanwhile, on January 25, dissident republican Colm Murphy was jailed for 14 years for conspiracy to commit the bombing.

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  • No skills required - we will provide full training How much time do I need to commit?

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  • At Turin they will speedily commit such robbery that in the fort they will ravish their hostage.

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  • DAVID GREGORY: did Karl rove commit a crime?

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  • The Council has decided to commit to the phased development of the airport that includes a runway extension, west of the existing runway extension, west of the existing runway.

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  • Nothing could possibly justify the murder of a 15-year-old schoolboy - those who could commit such a crime have absolutely nothing to offer society.

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  • seventh commandment is, " Thou shalt not commit adultery " .

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  • To become a good master shaman one should commit to a two years plant diet.

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  • If they were captured they would try to commit suicide because it was considered shameful.

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  • skills required - we will provide full training How much time do I need to commit?

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  • stupidityasoned Lenin, " the youth will commit many stupidities, but they will nevertheless make a good revolution " .

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  • surmised that people could not commit to moving on to the next need until the previous need was fully attained.

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  • suspicion of conspiracy to commit criminal damage.

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  • The Government must commit itself to traffic reduction targets.

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  • Secondly to the Commission: will the Commission commit to engaging in joined-up thinking on the issues of alternatives to oil?

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  • No skills required - we will provide full training How much time do I need to commit?

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  • You are to be escorted... " " I did not commit treason, " Helm answered quietly.

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  • In that moment, Setsuna decided... She would commit the long considered treason.

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  • A wife who killed her husband did not commit murder she committed the far worse crime of petty treason.

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  • I don't know what possessed me to commit to doing a triathlon.

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  • The assessment of necessity must be made at the time the decision is made to commit the otherwise unlawful act.

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  • unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches?

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  • unskilled occupations are four times more likely to commit suicide than professionals.

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  • vengeful wife to commit murder.

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  • He is charged with conspiracy to commit war crimes, murder and terrorism.

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  • wobbled over whether to commit troops.

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  • The scale of the World Bank debt reduction will also depend on how much the donors commit to financing the debt write-off.

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  • The controversies ' It was in this sense that it was understood by Dollinger, who pointed out that the definition of the dogma would commit the Church to all past official utterances of the popes, e.g.

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  • A conflict between Corcyra and Corinth, the second and third naval powers of Greece, led to the simultaneous appearance in Athens of an embassy from either combatant (433) Pericles had, as it seems, resumed of late a plan of Western expansion by forming alliances with Rhegium and Leontini, and the favourable position of Corcyra on the traderoute to Sicily and Italy, as well as its powerful fleet, no doubt helped to induce him to secure an alliance with that island, and so to commit an unfriendly act towards a leading representative of the Peloponnesian League.

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  • which English magistrates dismiss a case or commit the prisoner to quatter sessions or assizes, but the powers of the juge dmnstruction are more arbitrary and absolute.

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  • From early youth he took a prominent part in the politics of his clan, and owing to his extreme opinions with regard to the expediency of abolishing the Tokugawa administration, he was banished (1858) to the island of Oshima (Satsuma), where he attempted unsuccessfully to commit suicide.

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  • A commission was given him as adjutant-general in the French army, which he hoped might protect him from the penalty of treason in the event of capture by the English; though he himself claimed the authorship of a proclamation said to have been issued by the United Irishmen, enjoining that all Irishmen taken with arms in their hands in the British service should be instantly shot; and he supported a project for landing a thousand criminals in England, who were to be commissioned to burn Bristol and commit any other atrocity in their power.

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  • On his arrival at Cenchreae, the port of Corinth, messengers from Nero met Corbulo, and ordered him to commit suicide.

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  • The importance of distinguishing the normal functions of an official principal and a vicar-general lies in this: that it was gradually established that as a king should not hear causes but commit them to his judges, so a bishop should not hear causes but appoint an official to hear them (see Ridley, View of the Civil and Eccl.

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  • Although he had in 1687 openly embraced the Roman Catholic faith, he hesitated to commit himself entirely to the acts of the fierce devotees who surrounded the king, whom he advised to reverse the arbitrary acts of the last year or two, and in October 1688 he was dismissed by James with the remark "I hope you will be more faithful to your next master than you have been to me."

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  • Herodotus, who declines to commit himself as to the existence of Zalmoxis, expresses the opinion that in any case he must have lived long before the time of Pythagoras.

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  • So great was the abhorrence of matter that some even thought it an act of religion to commit suicide by voluntary starvation, or to starve children to death (see article "Neu-Manichaer" by Otto Z, ckler in ed.

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  • But even in this crowning triumph the cramping egotism of his nature - a mental vice which now grew on him rapidly - fatally narrowed his outlook and led him to commit an irretrievable blunder.

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  • conceded full sovereignty to Charles's ally and kinsman the duke of Gottorp, besides paying him an indemnity of 200,000 rix-dollars and solemnly engaging to commit no hostilities against Sweden in future.

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  • The creation of the state commissions, independent of the city's control, but able to commit the city indefinitely by undertaking expensive works and new debt, was resented.

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  • The East was then agitated by the advance of the Parthian Empire under the Sassanidae, and the Palmyrenes, in spite of their Roman honours and their Roman civilization, which did not really go much below the surface, were by no means prepared to commit themselves altogether to the Roman side.'

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  • Bertolotti, in his Francesco Cenci, publishes Beatrice's will in which she provides for this child), but there is no evidence that he tried to commit incest with her, as has been alleged.

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  • Briefly, where a man of another race might not improbably commit suicide, a Malay runs amok, killing all whom he may meet until he himself is slain.

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  • For this object he was ready to commit any crime and to plunge all Italy into war.

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  • What does he therefore but resolve to give over toiling, and find himself some factor, to whose care and conduct he may commit the whole managing of his religious affairs - some divine of note and estimation that must be.

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  • This would be as if two men were to agree to draw lots as to which should commit suicide in order to avoid fighting a duel.

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  • But they were guerillas, not regulars; they had no good officers, no serviceable artillery, and very little money; and all the foreign powers to whom Rakoczy turned for assistance (excepting France, who fed them occasionally with paltry subsidies) would not commit themselves to a formal alliance with rebels who were defeated in every pitched battle they fought.

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  • With the stragglers who remained, he held a stronghold against the Romans by dint of his native cunning, and finally, when the place was taken, persuaded forty men, who shared his hiding-place, to kill one another in turn rather than commit suicide.

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  • He would not formally abolish the suzerainty, but he was willing not to mention it; and though, in substituting new articles for those of the Pretoria Convention he left the preamble untouched, he avoided anything which could commit the Boer delegates to a formal recognition of that fact.

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  • Locusts are very numerous in the interior, and commit great ravages.

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  • Other passages, where he describes himself as ever engaged, even in his dreams, on his task of inquiry and composition, produce the impression of an unrelieved strain of mind and feeling, which may have ended in some extreme reaction of spirit, or in some failure of intellectual power, that may have led him to commit suicide.

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  • it was forbidden under penalty of death to demolish crosses and images and to commit other acts of scandal and impious sedition.

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  • They failed to pay, however, and availed themselves of the command of the passes to commit depredations within the British territory.

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  • The seer has a vision of the seven thunders, but these he is bidden to seal and not commit to writing.

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  • Pliny uses it similarly of the oath by which the Christians of Bithynia bound themselves at their solemn meetings not to commit any act of wickedness.

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  • It is not even safe, according to these two fathers, to commit too much to writing; and Clement undertakes not to reveal in writing many secrets known to the initiated among his readers; otherwise the indiscreet eye of the heathen may rest on them, and he will have cast his pearls before swine.

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  • 14 we read of false teachers at Pergamum who held the "teaching of Balaam, who taught Balak to cast a stumblingblock before the children of Israel, to eat things sacrificed to idols, and to commit fornication."

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