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instincts Sentence Examples

  • Her instincts were at a clamor.

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  • He pushed aside the nagging instincts he'd been ignoring since seeing her earlier.

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  • The instincts she'd ignored at seeing Logan alive grew louder.

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  • Her instincts, however, were telling her to run.

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  • Apparently her instincts had been correct when she suspected that he was trying to warn her.

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  • Her instincts, however, insisted that she check into one of the messages.

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  • He simply hadn't wanted to face what his instincts told him.

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  • This—combined with General Greene's encrypted messages—made her instincts stronger.

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  • Dusty followed his instincts to the kitchen and stopped in the doorway.

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  • I made the mistake of not trusting my instincts when I met you, he said.

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  • Bianca grabbed her other arm, instincts screaming.

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  • Her instincts on high alarm, she met Xander's gaze.

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  • She didn't understand what her instincts were trying to tell her, but right now, they wanted her to climb a tree to see the lake from above.

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  • He tried to move away but she contin­ued to console him, deep mother instincts from a hundred gener­ations of genes.

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  • Deidre asked, her new instincts warning her of an attempt at deception.

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  • Instincts took her in the direction of the stream, and she reached the top of a shallow ravine in whose valley the stream flowed.

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  • But he was so handsome, and she so amazed he wanted to go out with her, that she ignored the instincts warning her it would never last.

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  • Jenn let her instincts take over, ignoring the instinct that told her no mortal should be able to fight one guardsman, let alone three.

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  • His instincts told him he needed to find the woman, and he closed his eyes.

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  • She didn't know these men, but her instincts told her they were 100 percent predators.

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  • Maybe I was more interested in detailing your human weakness than in understanding what your instincts told you.

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  • He left the sparring level without saying a word to Ully and followed his instincts up a flight of stairs and down a narrow hall he recognized from his visit to their father.s catacombs with Kris.

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  • Her instincts didn't like Evelyn's nonchalance on the subject.

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  • Katie followed her instincts through the dreamscape until she climbed the last rocks and saw Rhyn curled in a ball just on the other side of a small ridge on the Sanctuary.

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  • If you'd spend as much time chasing after the truth as you do trying to convince your gut instincts they're wrong maybe we'd get somewhere.

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  • His instincts warned him that something about the book and the women was…wrong.

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  • The disturbed note in her hushed voice made his instincts clamor.

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  • The same instincts that warned her against the last deal with him told her she'd never win any bet with the devil I'll give you the terms first this time.

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  • Deidre let her newfound instincts guide her.

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  • His instincts warned him to hurry, that he had a reason to grab Hannah and go instead of sticking around to see what was causing the activity.

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  • Jule's instincts took over, and he allowed them to guide his sword and punches.

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  • She went to the key locker and chose one of Damian's sports cars, her instincts urging her to go somewhere, though she didn't know where.

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  • She sighed, her instincts too dulled by beer to warn her.

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  • The quiet voice of her instincts was at a shout.

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  • Trust your instincts, no matter what, Sofi added.

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  • Helen's instincts are decidedly social; she likes to have people about her and to visit her friends, partly, I think, because they always have things she likes to eat.

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  • He was a model steward, possessing in the highest degree the faculty of divining the needs and instincts of those he dealt with.

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  • She took a step back, uncertain what the man was but aware her instincts were at a scream.

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  • Her instincts were at full alarm, but she didn't understand what she had to fear from Gabriel's death dealers.

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  • The instincts that warned him the night before were louder this night.

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  • His instincts warned him there was no stopping someone like General Greene, once he set out to find someone.

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  • She is very fond of children younger than herself, and a baby invariably calls forth all the motherly instincts of her nature.

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  • Regardless of how irresponsible the woman was, she presumably possessed natural maternal instincts for her child.

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  • For over a week, he'd hoped his instincts to be wrong.

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  • Follow a mother's instincts and it'll come out just fine.

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  • He couldn't pinpoint what made his instincts restless, but he also saw apprehension in the tense frames and roving eyes of those riding before him.

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  • She wanted nothing more than to lie down and sleep, but she need to confirm what her instincts told her before she acted.

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  • You can also ask a lingerie salesperson for help, though you should listen to your instincts over what the salesperson is saying.

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  • His instincts told him the Magician was in danger—and needed to stay alive.

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  • His shoulder didn't move as it should, and he switched the sword to his other hand, trusting his instincts to keep his head on his shoulders.

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  • The instincts that warned her Jonny wasn't as naïve as he seemed were confirmed when she stepped into the gym and saw Xander standing in the doorway, watching her.

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  • The instincts of the newly minted spy were dead on.

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  • On some level – in the newfound instincts that wanted to taste him – his words made sense.

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  • There was been nothing she could have done, even if she knew when it would happen, even if she trusted her instincts enough to warn people without any proof to back her words!

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  • Even something as small as a closed door made her instincts tingle.

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  • His instincts reacted to the threat before he was fully awake.

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  • Deities don't need instincts.  We simply know.  But even I cannot know all.

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  • Even though they made his instincts uneasy, they were harmless lies.

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  • Anyway, she wanted me to tell you to trust your instincts.

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  • How many humans were dead because he lacked the strength to face his instincts?

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  • Her thoughts went to Darkyn but her instincts warned her it wasn't him.

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  • He'd given her something to think about, but her instincts were screaming at her not to have anything to do with this creature.

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  • She breathed deeply several times, nerves and instincts unsettled.

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  • If not for Mr. Tim's assertion, she would not have pursued her instincts.

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  • Jenn closed her eyes, reveling in her freed senses and allowing her instincts to guide her.

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  • Actually, her instincts before he arrived had apparently been correct.

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  • He followed his instincts and appeared in a dark alley not far away, knowing who he'd find.

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  • Unable to shake his instincts, His thoughts turned to the Black God.

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  • Xander let his instincts take him to the latest unwelcome creature to interfere with his world.

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  • Her instincts warned her that she didn't want Xander's attention.

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  • Her instincts were clamoring.

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  • Long-dead instincts were near the surface, waiting for Eden to slip up, so he could take her out next.

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  • and Louis XVII., but she is no less frank in declaring that she is vilaine et tres vilaine, a daughter of the people, who shares by birth their instincts and sympathies.

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  • She appealed to the king's less refined instincts, and Henry's deterioration of character may be dated from his connexion with her.

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  • The social instincts and industrious habits of ants have always made them favourite objects of study, and a vast amount of literature has accumulated on the subject of their structure and their modes of life.

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  • And, moreover, the instincts of Jordanes, as a subject of the Eastern Empire, predisposed him to flatter the sacred majesty of Justinian, by whose victorious arms the overthrow of the barbarian kingdom in Italy had been effected.

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  • As a rule they are orderly and law-abiding, but traditions of plunder have been handed down to them from early times, and many of them retain the predatory instincts of their forefathers.

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  • It will more surely suit my son" - show that his mind seized the salient facts of the situation; but his instincts struggled against them.

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  • The second step in the evolution of spinning instincts was probably the making of a silken chamber for the reception of the cocoon itself and for the protection of the mother while guarding it and her newly-hatched young.

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  • Hence as a very general rule the coloration makes for concealment under natural conditions of existence, and the instincts which lead to concealment are very highly developed.

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  • The extent to which procryptic coloration and instincts favouring concealment are developed indicates that generation after generation spiders have been subjected to persecution from enemies.

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  • Hence it is probable that no factor has had a greater influence than these wasps in moulding the protective instincts and habits of spiders.

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  • As such a novum salutis genus, the Crusades connect themselves with the history of the penitentiary system; as the foreign policy of the Church they belong to that clerical purification and direction of feudal society and its instincts, which appears in the institution of "God's Truce" and in chivalry itself.

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  • These instincts and impulses would be at work already among the soldiers during the Crusade, producing a saga all the more readily, as there were poets in the camp; for we know that a certain Richard, who joined the First Crusade, sang its exploits in verse, while still more famous is the princely troubadour, William of Aquitaine, who joined the Crusade of Iloo.

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  • Her instincts, like those of her enemy Frederick and her son Joseph II., were emphatically absolutist.

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  • The bark is completely dog-like, and the primitive hunting instincts have been cultivated into a marvellous aptitude for herding sheep and cattle.

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  • What in popular usage are spoken of as the instincts of animals, for example, the hunting of prey by foxes and wolves, or the procedure of ants in their nests, are generally joint products of hereditary and acquired factors.

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  • The instincts of nest-building, incubation and the rearing of young, though they occur later in life than those concerned in locomotion and the obtaining of food, are none the less founded on a hereditary basis, and in some respects are less rather than more liable to modification by the experience gained by the carrying out of hereditarily definite modes of procedure.

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  • and Mrs Peckham's minute observations on the habits and instincts of the solitary wasps.

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  • It affords a point of departure for the interpretation of the genesis of existing instincts.

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  • not transmitted as hereditary instincts.

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  • The group of instincts which we class as imitative (and they afford only the foundations on which intelligent imitation is based) are of biological value chiefly, if not solely, in those species which form larger or smaller communities.

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  • Romanes, Mental Evolution in Animals (1883), and Natural History of Instinct (1886); Lord Avebury, On the Instincts of Animals (1889); Marshall, Instinct and Reason (1898); Mills, Nature of Animal Intelligence (1898); St George Mivart, Nature and Thought (1882), and Origin of Human Reason (1899); E.

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  • and C. Peckham, Instincts and Habits of Solitary Wasps (1898); see also the bibliography (section "Instinct and Impulse") in Baldwin's Dict.

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  • (I) The Spirit (neshamah), which is the highest degree of being, corresponds to and is operated upon by the Crown, which is the highest triad in the Sephiroth, and is called the Intellectual World; (2) the Soul (rah), which is the seat of the moral qualities, corresponds to and is operated upon by Beauty, which is the second triad in the Sephiroth, and is called the Moral World; and (3) the Cruder Soul (nephesh), which is immediately connected with the body, and is the cause of its lower instincts and the animal life, corresponds to and is operated upon by Foundation, the third triad in the Sephiroth, called the Material World.

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  • It has been argued that the elaborate structural adaptations of the nervous system which are the corporeal correlatives of Theory complicated instincts must have been slowly built up by the transmission to offspring of acquired ex perience, that is to say, of acquired brain structure.

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  • At first sight it appears difficult to understand how g PP the complicated series of actions which are definitely exhibited as so-called " instincts " by a variety of animals can have been due to the selection of congenital variations, or can be otherwise explained than by the transmission of habits acquired by the parent as the result of experience, and continuously elaborated and added to in successive generations.

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  • The view that instinct is the hereditarily fixed result of habit derived from experience long dominated all inquiry into the subject, but we may now expect to see a renewed and careful study of animal instincts carried out with the view of testing the applicability to each instance of the pure Darwinian theory without the aid of Lamarckism.

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  • Nothing can be further from the truth than the once favourite theory that instincts are the survivals of lapsed reasoning processes.

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  • Instincts, or the inherited structural mechanisms. of the nervous centres, are in antagonism to the results of the reasoning process, which are not capable of hereditary transmission.

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  • Every higher vertebrate animal possesses the power of forming for itself a series of cerebral mechanisms or reasoned conclusions based on its individual experience, in proportion as it has a large cerebrum and has got rid of or has acquired the power of controlling its inherited instincts.

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  • Man, The compared with other animals, has the fewest inherited mental mechanisms or instincts and at the same time of the the largest cerebrum in proportion to the size of his Past.

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  • The events of the year 1860, as well as of all the years that followed down to British annexation in 1877, show that licence rather than liberty, a narrow spirit of faction rather than patriotism, were the dominant instincts of the Boer.

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  • Maternal instincts are well developed, both the eggs, which number about fifty, and the young being carefully brooded and watched over by the parent.

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  • These ends can only be reached by a heartier development of the sympathetic instincts.

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  • The sympathetic instincts can only be developed by the Religion of Humanity."

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  • Looking at the problem in this way, even a moralist who does not expect theology to be the instrument of social revival, might still ask whether the sympathetic instincts will not necessarily be already developed to their highest point, before people will be persuaded to accept the religion, which is at the bottom hardly more than sympathy under a more imposing name.

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  • It can scarcely be doubted that the true instincts of the ceramist will ultimately counsel him to confine his decoration over the glaze to vitrifiable enamels, with which the Chinese and Japanese potters of former times obtained such brilliant results.

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  • But his artistic instincts are higher than those of the Chinese, and there is reasonable hope that,in time he may excel their best works.

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  • In the satisfaction they afforded to the commemorative and patriotic instincts they anticipated an office afterwards performed by the national epics and the works of regular historians.

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  • But many of his instincts were those of a statesman, a diplomatist, a man of the world, even of a business man; and herein lay, at least in part, the secret of his influence and success.

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  • The relationship of the Hymenoptera to other orders of insects is discussed in the article Hexapoda, but it may be mentioned here that in structure the highest members of the order are remarkably specialized, and that in the perfection of their instincts they stand at the head of all insects and indeed of all invertebrate animals.

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  • The organs and instincts for egg-laying and foodproviding are perhaps the most remarkable features in the economy of the Hymenoptera.

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  • Peckham, Instincts and Habits of Solitary Wasps (Madison, Wis.

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  • Somewhere, in actual life, the stress of craft and courage acting on the springs of human vice and weakness fails, unless the hero of the comedy or tragedy, Callimaco or Cesare, allows for the revolt of healthier instincts.

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  • His military instincts did not always make it easy for him to accommodate himself to courtiers and professional politicians.

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  • The Bantu tribes are in general peaceful agriculturists, though the Bantus of recent immigration retain the warlike instincts of the Zulus.

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  • It is equally true that the will is relative to the world of objects and interests to which it is attached through instincts and feelings, habits and sentiments.

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  • His instincts and ambitions were those of a secular prince of the Renaissance; but circumstances forced him to become the patron of reform.

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  • It is a proof of the strength of the moral instincts of mankind that the only phase of culture which we can survey in all its stages from beginning to end culminated not in materialism, but in the boldest idealism.

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  • Education, industrial occupation, commercial training and political responsibility are apparently working a transformation in a class that was once known chiefly for indolence and criminal instincts, and many of the leaders of modern Mexico have sprung from this race.

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  • The reasons of Great Britain's misfortunes and failure may be summarized as follows: - Misconception by the home government of the temper and reserve strength of her colonists, a population mainly of good English blood and instincts; disbelief at the outset in the probability of a protracted struggle covering the immense territory in America; consequent failure to despatch sufficient forces to the field; the safe and Fabian generalship of Washington; and finally, the French alliance and European combinations by which at the close of the conflict England was without a friend or ally on the continent.

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  • British visitors to Rome speak of him as a merry high-spirited boy with martial instincts; nevertheless, he grew up studious, peace-loving and serious.

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  • He was an admirer of Marx's learning and analytical power, but he would never submit to the tyrannical pedantry of Marx's school and stood up for an elemental awaking of revolutionary instincts.

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  • His defence of church property and privilege against the predatory instincts of the nobles and the pretensions of the state brought him into conflict with Lethington and others; but he seems to have condoned, if he was not privy to, Riccio's murder.

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  • Thoroughly American, and a lover of the people, he greatly altered the attitude of the Roman Catholic Church toward the Knights of Labor and other labour organizations, and his public utterances displayed the true instincts of a popular leader.

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  • (1891), rightly protests against Hamilton's combination of Scottish and German schools which will not coalesce, and exhorts the former " to M throw away its crutches of impressions, instincts, suggestions, and common sense, and give the mind a power of seeing things directly."

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  • Encouraged perhaps by sympathetic Romans, spurred on still more by their own instincts, and led no doubt by their nobles, they began to speak Latin, to use the material resources of Roman civilized life, and in time to consider themselves not the unwilling subjects of a foreign empire, but the British members of the Roman state.

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  • In spite of his instincts for dominion and the ardour of his temperament, he made no attempt to shake off the French yoke, and did not decide on hostilities with France until Philip the Fair and his legists attempted to change the character of the kingship, emphasized its lay tendencies, and exerted themselves to gratify the desire for political and financial independence which was shared by the French nation and many other European peoples.

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  • Careless of the glories of Renaissance art, a stranger to all worldly instincts, the earnest Netherlander inscribed on his banner the healing of the moral ulcers, the restoration of unity to the Church - especially in Germany - and the preservation of the West from the Turkish danger.

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  • - with the instincts and training of a scientific explorer, hill, - left the lamasery of Kumbum in north-western 1889, 1891- Kansuh with three Chinese servants and a small 1892' caravan, proceeded round the north shore of Koko Nor, crossed eastern Tsaidam, and explored some of the rivers and lakes directly south of that region.

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  • From the death of Clovis to that of Dagobert (639), the Merovingian kings displayed considerable energy, both in their foreign wars and in the numerous wars against one another in which they found an outlet for their barbarian instincts.

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  • These two tendencies may well be said to be general instincts of humanity; because, though not always called into activity, they are always liable to be evoked, and in all ages and among all races they frequently have asserted themselves.

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  • (1745-1765), an amiable nonentity, with the instincts ~ of a shopkeeper, made no pretence of discharging ranc important imperial duties, and the task of ruling the hereditary possessions of the house of Habsburg fell wholly to the empressqueen.

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  • Frederick William, however, whose instincts were far from democratic, refused to pick up a crown out of the gutter; and the deputation which waited upon him was dismissed with the answer that he could not assume the imperial title without the full sanction of the princes and the free cities.

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  • The nickname cartridge-prince (Kartdtschenprinz) bestowed upon him during the troubles of 48 was undeserved; but he was notoriously opposed to Liberalism and, had he followed his own instincts, he would have modified the constitution in a reactionary sense.

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  • Sudanese are very excitable and apt to get out of hand; unlike the fellahs they are not fond of drill, and are slow to acquire it; but their dash, pugnacious instincts and desire to close with an enemy, are valuable military qualities.

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  • In the nudes of the next four or five years, which included a "St Sebastian," the so-called "Four Witches" (1497), the "Dream" or "Temptation," the "Rape of Amymome," and the "Jealousy" or "Great Hercules," Venetian, Paduan and Florentine memories are found, in the treatment of the human form, competing somewhat uncomfortably with his own inherited Gothic and northern instincts.

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  • Their maritime and commercial instincts have led them from the earliest times to found settlements on the sea-coast and the islands.

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  • This principle is in constant action; it regulates the colour, the figure, the capacities and instincts; those individuals in each species whose colour and covering are best suited to concealment or protection from enemies, or defence from inclemencies or vicissitudes of climate, whose figure is best accommodated to health, strength, defence and support; whose capacities and instincts can best regulate the physical energies to self-advantage according to circumstances - in such immense waste of primary and youthful life those only come to maturity from the strict ordeal by which nature tests their adaptation to her standard of perfection and fitness to continue their kind by reproduction."

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  • Cloistered seclusion is an artificial condition quite at variance with human instincts and habits, and the treatment, long continued, has proved injurious to health, inducing mental breakdown.

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  • Whilst at times a truly monotheistic fervour manifests itself in the adoration of these two gods, the polytheistic instincts of the people did not fail to extend the pantheon by groups of new deities in connexion with them.

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  • All the more are, however, the gross stimulants, connected with the adoration of his consort, calculated to work up the carnal instincts of the devotees to an extreme degree of sensual frenzy.

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  • In other words, Bossuet only answered Santarelli by setting up the divine right of kings, However, this dogma by no means scandalized the subjects of Louis XIV., for the worship of the sovereign was one of their most cherished instincts.

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  • its opening both the intellectual and administrative guidance of the Church was entirely in French and Italian hands; and the first instincts of those countries is to lean on an all-sufficing government.

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  • Yet there are abundant signs that the native human instincts, the natural human appetites, remained unaltered and alive beneath the crust of orthodoxy.

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  • The same fear of imbibing the irrational soul of animals, and thereby reinforcing the lower appetites and instincts of the human being, inspired the vegetarianism of Apollonius of Tyana and of the Jewish Therapeutae, who in their sacred meals were careful to have a table free from blood-containing meats; and the fear of absorbing the animal's psychic qualities equally motived the Jewish and early Christian rule against eating things strangled.

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  • Theological and political utilitarianism alike had been individualistic. But Darwin shows how the moral sense or conscience may be regarded as derived from the social instincts, which are common to men and animals.

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  • We have no right to refer to " instincts " in the case of primitive man, any more at any rate than we have in our own case.

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  • Under the peaceful influences of British rule, he has completely lost his ancient warlike instincts, and forgotten his predatory habits.

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  • When he reached the age of fifteen the scholarly and literary instincts began to awaken.

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  • In this Gustavus acted contrary to the religious instincts of the vast majority of the Swedish nation; for there can be no doubt at all that the Swedes at the beginning of the 16th century were not only still devoted to the old Church, but violently anti-Protestant.

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  • Like Brazil, Chile has been careful to preserve her foreign credit, and though an average indebtedness of about Do per capita may seem large for a nation with so much absolute poverty among its people, the government is finding no difficulty in negotiating new loans, the mineral resources of the country and the conservative instincts of the people being considered satisfactory guarantees.

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  • His conservative and religious instincts showed themselves early, and he published a pamphlet against Saint-Simonianism in 1831, which attracted the attention of Lamartine.

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  • Such a theory seems alone able to satisfy the practical instincts of the West, which did not concern itself with the metaphysical aspect of the Trinity, but with Godhead in its relation to redeemed humanity.

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  • He was, it is clear, thoroughly penetrated with the instincts, the hopes, and the ideas of the Renaissance in the form which it took in France, in England and in Germany - a form, that is to say, not merely humanist but full of aspirations for social and political improvement, and above all for a joyous, varied, and non-ascetic life.

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  • The master of a good Latin style, he shows literary instincts which are, for his time, remarkably sound.

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  • But Ajmere having been ceded to the East India Company in 1818, the Mhair country was soon afterwards brought under British influence, and the predatory instincts of the people were at the same time controlled and utilized by forming them into a Merwara battalion.

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  • As to the lower instincts tending directly to self-preservation, it is acknowledged on all hands that man has them in a less developed state than other animals; in fact, the natural defencelessness of the human being, and the long-continued care and teaching of the young by the elders, are among the commonest themes of moral discourse.

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  • By his own instincts he was an exclusive student of nature.

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  • With these instincts and maxims, and with his strength, granting it almost more than human, spent ever tunnelling in abstruse mines of knowledge, his moral experience is not likely to have been deeply troubled.

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  • In accordance with my theory of the brain, each corresponds with one of our three altruistic instincts - veneration, attachment and benevolence."

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  • Few men of so much mental force have had so little genius for speculation, and he is constantly dominated by fierce instincts which he mistakes for reasons.

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  • At the opening of his reign Richard had one all-engrossing desire; he was set on going forth to the Crusade for the recovery of Jerusalem which had been proclaimed in 1187, Crusade, partly from chivalrous instincts, partly as a penance for his misconduct to his father.

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  • Only the king, with his hold upon the traditional instincts of loyalty and the force of his still unimpaired prerogative, could, in ordinary times, hold head against the wealthy and influential aristocracy.

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  • the instincts of many Englishmen, and, for the time, revived the prejudices against its author.

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  • He was principally concerned to show that in morality, as in other departments of human life, it was not necessary to postulate a complete and abrupt gap between human and merely animal existence, but that the instincts and habits which contribute to survival in the struggle for existence among animals develop into moral qualities which have a similar value for the preservation of human and social life.

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  • He begins by finding an ultimate opposition between the instincts of self-assertion and instincts which secure the production and protection of the coming generation even in the infra-ethical world with which biology deals.

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  • The conservative instincts of the Vatican were alarmed by the lawless state of Ireland, and an eminent ecclesiastic, Monsignor Persico, arrived in the late summer on a special commission of inquiry.

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  • He also gathered that the abnormal conditions forced upon the bees by a ready-built single comb might so turn aside their natural instincts as to render his investigations less trustworthy than if conducted under perfectly natural conditions; so, in order to remove all doubt, he decided to have a series of wooden frames made, measuring 12 in.

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  • And it is important to remark that the protagonists of iconoclasm in Byzantium came from these lands where image cult offended the deepest religious instincts of the masses.

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  • His instincts told him the Magician was in danger—and needed to stay alive.

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  • The instincts that warned her Jonny wasn't as naïve as he seemed were confirmed when she stepped into the gym and saw Xander standing in the doorway, watching her.

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  • Her instincts were restless, and every fiber in her body warned her not to respond.

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  • On some level – in the newfound instincts that wanted to taste him – his words made sense.

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  • You will have the instincts of a demon and a human.

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  • It was clear Gabriel's instincts about his inability to trust her were right, and Gabriel had no idea how to interpret Andre's warning.

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  • He started towards the fortress at a trot, struggling to decipher the instincts of a deity.

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  • She took his hand but didn't look at him, the odd melancholy stirring his instincts once more.

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  • What small maternal instincts a demon could have had led her to destroy the man who took her son; then she in turn was killed by Andre.

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  • She had few instincts, unlike Kiera's hyperactive intuition, but she felt a definite tingling.

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  • This—combined with General Greene's encrypted messages—made her instincts stronger.

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  • Katie followed her instincts through the dreamscape until she climbed the last rocks and saw Rhyn curled in a ball just on the other side of a small ridge on the Sanctuary.  Her heart leapt, and she hurried to him.  In her last dream, he'd been there one moment then disappeared, just when she reached out for him.  She couldn't help wondering if these dreams were more than dreams.  This wouldn't be the first time she lived out reality in a dream.

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  • He seemed at once distracted and aware, as if his instincts were on autopilot while he thought deeply.

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  • His instincts warned him that something about the book and the women was…wrong.

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  • authoritarian instincts each struggle for attention.

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  • As usual, I have relied on my instincts and a handheld exposure meter, rather than on TTL metering.

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  • govern with the common sense instincts of a proud people who believe in Britain.

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  • hunting instincts of the dog has been utilized by man over the years to hunt a variety of prey.

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  • inborn instincts of a feudal Lord, de Lascy paid most attention to the fortunes of his mortal descendants.

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  • They would be as deprived of their natural and inherited instincts to the same extent as if herding sheep with collies was banned.

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  • Once here, they were quickly recognized for their intelligence and retrieving instincts and were put to work as gun dogs and retrievers.

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  • Here the only road signs are your primal instincts.

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  • Sadly, the lesson ended prematurely when his paternal instincts kicked in and he began rolling around in the snow with the children.

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  • Tip a player into stress and watch the primitive survival instincts take over.

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  • What about your pet's natural instincts to burrow, forage or fly?

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  • The following chapter deals with another uncomfortable truth - that of our social herding instincts.

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  • Last night, too jittery to follow their instincts, they acted as if they really did yearn to be spoilers.

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  • journalistic instincts don't feel faked, either.

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  • lurking here for a while and against my better instincts, thought I'd add to the debate.

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  • come the morrow it was legs eleven and the homing instincts drew him down to the River at Denmark Bridge.

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  • motherly instincts here.

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  • primeval instincts to reach the surface.

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  • self-preservation instincts that may result, the Act contains an obvious sting in the tail.

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  • sleigh ride with a pack of huskies and sharpen those instincts.

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  • There are other instincts not so stereotyped in manner or constant in degree.

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  • A classical education and the instincts of family pride saved him from both the greed and the vulgar display which marked the typical "nabob," the self-made man of those days.

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  • These measures have been interpreted as an appeal to the baser instincts of the mob, but this assumption is entirely out of keeping with all we know of Pericles' general attitude towards the people, over whom Thucydides says he practically ruled as a king.

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  • They were, according to his analysis, personal will, primitive instincts, voluntary movement, natural and artificial signs, sensibility and the faculties of intellect; on this analytic he founded his scheme of the universe.

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  • Nor was the Church merely able, through the Crusades, to direct the martial instincts of 1 Fulcher of Chartres, 1, i.

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  • Moreover, the keen artistic instincts of Matthias led him to embellish his cities as well as fortify them.

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  • Adrian soon died, worn out by his futile attempts to correct the abuses at home, and was followed by Clement VII., a Medici, less gifted but not less worldly in his instincts than Leo X.

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  • She was far too masculine in mind and temperament, and her extravagant addiction to the outward trappings of femininity was probably due to the absence or atrophy of deeper feminine instincts.

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  • In instincts and in character, also, the typical " mountaineers " are to a marked degree primitive; they are, for the most part, very ignorant; they are primitively hospitable and are warm-hearted to friends and strangers, but are implacable in their enmities and are prone to vendettas and family feuds, which often result in the killing in open fight or from ambush of members of one faction by members of another; and their relative seclusion and isolation has brought them, especially in some districts, to a disregard for law, or to a belief that they must execute justice with their own hands.

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  • (See Asceticism and Mysticism.) Indeed the history of religion shows that they are among the most deep-rooted and widespread instincts of the human soul; and monasticism is the attempt to develop and regulate their exercise.

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  • The strongest of all his instincts was the thirst for imperious domination.

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  • The instincts of every quickened soul are after it.

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  • Almost in anticipation of the self-preservation instincts that may result, the Act contains an obvious sting in the tail.

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  • Get the next best thing - learn to sleigh ride with a pack of huskies and sharpen those instincts.

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  • Trust your instincts, but don't be afraid to ask for help if you need it.

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  • Be prepared for lots of advice from others, but trust your instincts.

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  • I think that the biggest misconception about stay-at-home dads is that we could not possibly have that so called "maternal instincts".

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  • Personally, I think that without those instincts, stay-at-home dads would not be able to care for the babies.

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  • For those who don't have any children, a chimp can also appeal to a person's maternal or paternal instincts.

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  • One of the main reasons is that they are wild animals with in-born instincts.

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  • These instincts help them survive in the jungle and finding food sources.

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  • The Peek-a-Prize Toy Box engages a cat's natural hunting instincts with a remarkably simple design.

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  • A cat tree satisfies all these natural instincts.

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  • I always tell pet owners to trust their instincts.

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  • The movement triggers his predatory instincts, and he's sure to pounce on his "prey" in no time, only to find it has escaped his grasp.

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  • Cats have amazingly strong instincts about what to do when delivery time arrives.

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  • The cat tree allows your cat to follow her natural instincts without tearing up your home.

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  • These kittens tend to be active and display strong hunting instincts.

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  • Anger, and our fight or flight instincts reside in the amygdale, a very primitive part of the brain.

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  • And if you go with what you truly like and what you really want 100 percent of the time, and you trust yourself and your instincts and don't go on what you're "supposed" to be like, then trust me, you will be different from most teenagers.

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  • Often, parents' instincts are right about character, and although you may not want to hear this, I'd think really seriously about whether or not breaching their trust again (with this guy) is worth it.

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  • If you sense trouble ahead, your instincts are probably spot on.

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  • Above all, watch for clues and trust your instincts.

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  • The only concern is for the feel - in this instance, you must go by the fabric content and trust your instincts.

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  • Sporting dogs may be born with basic field and/or tracking instincts, but the right dog training videos and DVDs can help you capitalize on your pet's natural talents.

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  • In the end, you'll need to rely on what your instincts tell you.

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  • I believe you should follow your instincts and refrain from breeding your bitch.

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  • Animals accept the dying process because it is the only thing to do; their instincts are wired to do so.

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  • It's far better to back away from something that might be dangerous and possibly be a bit embarrassed than to ignore our gut instincts and have something far worse happen.

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  • His dream theory reflected his opinion that dreams are a person's outlet for their subconscious thoughts and "hidden desires." He felt that everything in a dream was the result of the dreamer's instincts and experiences.

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  • Animal dreams: Commonly represent primal instincts and the amount of control a person has over their own animalistic instincts.

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  • Agent Thomas also has sharp natural instincts.

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  • With your wits, instincts, fighting ability and detective skills solve the mystery of the increasing number murders caused by serial killers in the city.

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  • Far Cry: Instincts for the Xbox originally came out for the PC.

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  • Everyone thought, except Ubisoft Montreal of course, that the Xbox couldn't handle Far Cry: Instincts because it didn't have the processing power to push the game.

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  • A long single-player game gives the purchase value and the intensity of being surrounded by hidden monsters at nearly every turn of the game makes Far Cry: Instincts a must have for Xbox owners.

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  • Parents, who suspect that their child has a delay in developments should follow their instincts in having that child evaluated.

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  • No matter what type of feng shui cure or tip you use, remember to trust your instincts.

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  • Natural Instincts Hair Color is made by the Clairol Company.

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  • Natural Instincts comes in 54 different shades of blonde, brown, red, and black.

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  • Natural Instincts is clinically proven to be less damaging to the hair.

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  • According to the Clairol website, 80 percent of women surveyed report that Natural Instincts actually made their hair look and feel healthier.

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  • Natural Instincts also comes in a 10 minute formula especially designed for men.

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  • If your hair is permed or relaxed, don't leave Natural Instincts Hair Color on the hair longer than eight minutes.

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  • If a rash appears, do not use Natural Instincts to color the hair.

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  • If you've used henna or a metallic dye, don't use Natural Instincts until your hair has grown out and the colored areas have been cut off.

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  • But mostly, learn to trust your body and your instincts.

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  • In many cases, all it takes is one look at your newborn for your parenting instincts to kick in, but if you believe you're suffering from postpartum depression or are having trouble bonding with your baby, seek help from your doctor.

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  • Follow your instincts--nobody says you have to lie down on your back to give birth.

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  • The Cabbage Patch Babies and Newborns help little kids develop their nurturing instincts.

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  • Your instincts are a basic biological function of self defense.

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  • Trust your Instincts - Believe in yourself and act quickly.

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  • Don't go against your instincts just because of an online tip.

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  • Trust your instincts that something is not quite right.

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  • For this reason, even today the hunting and gathering instincts of males and females often influence daily interactions and activities in ways that people don't even realize.

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  • While basic instincts certainly drive desire and behavior, never fool yourself into thinking that you've "figured out" women.

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  • Greg and I have tried to help this process with enjoyable books that can reawaken some of those instincts, as well as develop a more sophisticated and culturally aware ability to read and use body language.

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  • Satisfy your bohemian instincts and embrace the cheeky comfort of a patchwork wristlets.

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  • This is thought to represent man's ability to "rise" over his animal instincts while at the same time channeling the horse's superhuman power and strength.

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  • You'd make a good entrepreneur because you follow your instincts and often shock your conservative colleagues by your sudden actions and improvised plans.

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  • Be assertive when asking questions while visiting centers and most of all, trust your instincts.

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  • Trust your instincts as a parent and talk to the children after the perspective sitter has left.

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  • Instincts-Finally, the most important parenting technique for ADHD involves trusting your instincts.

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  • Trust your instincts in how to build Christian character in your child.

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  • While some parents follow textbook parenting techniques, others rely on their own instincts to make decisions and handle the behavior of their kids.

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  • In fact, if you don't trust your own creative instincts or you are simply pressed for time, many of the online lessons can be used or adapted for kids of all ages.

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  • Perhaps the most important piece of advice is the simplest: trust your instincts.

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  • If your instincts are telling you something is wrong, honor them.

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  • Werewolves are often portrayed as having super speed and strength, and of being unable to control their 'animal instincts.'

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  • Many psychics develop their instincts through partner work.

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  • They also visit trade shows, and just follow their own instincts.

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  • There's no rules when it comes to tattoo designs; if a piece speaks to you, simply trust your instincts and consider your own unique way to wear it.

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  • Pay attention to your instincts even when others are trying to dismiss them as irrelevant.

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  • Whether your child has these signs and symptoms of autism or not, your parental instincts may be telling you that something is going on.

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  • If you suspect your child is exhibiting infant autism symptoms, trust your instincts and demand an evaluation by a professional with experience diagnosing and treating autistic disorders.

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  • As you research your options and begin to answer the question, "What car is right for me?" don't forget to listen to your instincts.

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  • Retraining the instincts, and restoring balance and healthful attitudes towards food takes patience.

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  • By asking for credentials and trusting your instincts, you'll find a broker that will get you the very best deal on California car insurance.

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  • Fantasy Lingerie will help you get in touch with your wild side, thanks to their Wild Instincts and Tigress chemises.

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  • Whatever it is, there is an exotic sensuality about it that appeals to our senses and basic animal instincts.

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  • Seductive Instincts - This store offers super sexy satin gowns and dresses as well as baby dolls, chemises and cami sets.

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  • While performing at the Opry, she encountered fellow rising star Johnny Cash, who advised her to trust her instincts.

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  • Newt having stirred Ripley's maternal instincts, it's the Battle of the Enraged Mothers.

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  • Fantasy art demons appeal to more basic, primal instincts.

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