Listen sentence examples

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  • Just listen to what he has to say.

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  • Then you won't have to listen to Claire bitching about how you cheated her when that's just what she did to you.

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  • My parents used to listen to those old songs.

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  • Lisa. Listen to me.

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  • "I'll make the call while you listen," she said.

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  • Alex, listen to me.

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  • She should probably listen to her gut feeling about this.

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  • So why should we listen to what they call normal?

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  • You listen to them?

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  • Listen, I think he knows I saw something.

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  • No, he wouldn't listen to her either.

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  • Listen, I got a summer job in the Mountains as a sitter and it includes room and board.

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  • "You know, Michael Ilarionovich, we are not on the Empress' Field where a parade does not begin till all the troops are assembled," said the Tsar with another glance at the Emperor Francis, as if inviting him if not to join in at least to listen to what he was saying.

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  • Though I've learned none of you will listen to that advice.

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  • Kris would never listen to him.

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  • It's no use pretending: you listen when I speak to you!

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  • Listen when I speak!

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  • Listen, I've got work to do.

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  • But Rostov did not listen to him.

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  • "If there was a way, and I knew it, would you listen to me?" he asked as he approached the kitchen.

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  • Maybe he'd rather listen than talk.

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  • If I were you, I'd listen to her.

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  • "Without Gabe to distract you this time, perhaps you will listen," Andre said.

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  • She didn't doubt that the only creature Rhyn would listen to was Gabriel, and that Gabriel had told him to leave her be.

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  • Please record this or listen carefully.

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  • If she opens her mouth, he either doesn't listen or whacks it shut.

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  • They tell me that if the fox would remain in the bosom of the frozen earth he would be safe, or if he would run in a straight line away no foxhound could overtake him; but, having left his pursuers far behind, he stops to rest and listen till they come up, and when he runs he circles round to his old haunts, where the hunters await him.

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  • When they finished, Quinn would call Martha at home, and let her listen to the recording of the session.

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  • She paused to listen, looked at the ground, and changed directions three times before she heard the sound of water flowing.

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  • He would not listen to anyone who tried to persuade him to stay at home.

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  • Then he said, Listen now to my second word of wisdom.

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  • "But do listen," returned Prince Andrew, holding him by the arm.

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  • It's so nice not to listen to police sirens and taxies honking their horns but I'm afraid we might have woken Howie up earlier.

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  • Do me a favor and don't listen to Dulce.

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  • "Listen carefully," he said, gripping her arms.

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  • Don't talk nonsense, just listen! said Natasha, with momentary vexation.

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  • Enough appears in the accounts by Miss Keller's teacher to show the process by which she reads the lips with her fingers, the process by which she was taught to speak, and by which, of course, she can listen to conversation now.

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  • Listen to this: Lola took the laudanum last evening.

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  • She had always claimed that he would listen if she presented an opposing opinion.

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  • Here I sit, having to listen to a sobbing lady instead of being on my way to more pleasant chores.

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  • Maybe she was spooked tonight, but long ago she had learned to listen to that instinct... gut feeling, some might call it.

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  • I like to watch them move and listen to them - I even like the way they smell.

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  • Sleuthing mostly, but it didn't take me long to realize that most people give a lot away if you listen and observe profoundly.

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  • "Now just listen, Dronushka," said he.

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  • On the day of battle the soldiers excitedly try to get beyond the interests of their regiment, they listen intently, look about, and eagerly ask concerning what is going on around them.

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  • If I didn't want to do what he said I'd tell him so - and he would listen to my reasons.

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  • "Listen lady, I'm the one doing the asking, not you," Fitzgerald snarled, "Just shut up and listen."

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  • Darkyn doesn't listen to anyone.

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  • While Cynthia might not have "come to terms" with her quickly acquired family, she was positively thrilled to announce the wedding to all who'd listen, skirting the impending birth like a ballet dancer, concentrating on lace and promises, even if the color was off-white.

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  • Anna Pavlovna arranged a group round him, inviting everyone to listen to his tale.

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  • She returned to the group where the vicomte was still talking, and again pretended to listen, while waiting till it would be time to leave.

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  • He will lift me up, will listen, and will even thank me.

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  • At her right sat the queerly assorted Jury--animals, animated dummies and people--all gravely prepared to listen to what was said.

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  • Listen, Kris, I'm not trying to be an ass, but logistically and in practicality, there's no reason for us to maintain the Council.

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  • "Listen," said Dean, with a handkerchief in front of the mouthpiece, "I hear you're looking for Jeffrey Byrne."

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  • "No, but listen," she said, "now you are quite a man, aren't you?

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  • "Listen to me, Prince," said she.

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  • She half rose, by a glance inviting Pierre, who sat opposite, to listen to what was coming, and turning to her mother:

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  • But the princess did not listen to him.

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  • "Listen!" said he; "don't worry about your wife: what can be done shall be.

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  • I've already told her, but she won't listen to me either.

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  • Just listen and try and be civil.

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  • Quinn made me listen to the details of each unsuccessful attempt before he finally, got around to the facts.

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  • And having got rid of this young man who did not know how to behave, she resumed her duties as hostess and continued to listen and watch, ready to help at any point where the conversation might happen to flag.

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  • "What are you staring at?" he shouted to the cook, who in her red skirt, with sleeves rolled up, swinging her bare elbows, had stepped to the corner to listen to what was being said.

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  • Listen to the words— 'smoke and whiskey breath of those who visited here' and look at the pronoun.

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  • Katie pretended to listen as Hannah discussed the Paris fashion show she'd attended and the month in Monte Carlo she'd spend in January to escape the coldest weather.

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  • Instead of everyone running around, slipping and sliding, shoveling slushy muck and shivering, here people just shift into a lower gear, listen to the quiet and enjoy the temporary peace.

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  • Carmen was always willing to listen, whether it was something happening at work or his plans about the wildlife safari.

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  • Listen, you little strutting Banty.

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  • Listen, little miss high and mighty.

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  • Listen you little st...

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  • Keep drinking that beer and listen really good.

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  • "Listen," he fairly yelled, "I never lied to you—never!

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  • "Listen to David," Fred said, standing over the two.

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  • To listen to her talk, you'd think he was six feet tall and bullet proof.

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  • He simply wanted someone to listen.

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  • Listen to him, okay?

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  • She should be a friend and listen, but this wasn't any of her business.

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  • Hang in there — and when you're ready to talk, I'm ready to listen.

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  • Then listen when I say something bad comes.

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  • Listen, I'm trying to figure out a few things.

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  • It hurt to think he questioned her fidelity, but at least he was willing to listen to reason.

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  • "All I can say, General," said he with a pleasant elegance of expression and intonation that obliged one to listen to each deliberately spoken word.

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  • Another says clever things and one doesn't care to listen, but this one talks rubbish yet stirs an old fellow up.

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  • She did not listen to or look at Vera, who was telling her something about her own green dress.

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  • Bennigsen, who had chosen the position, warmly displayed his Russian patriotism (Kutuzov could not listen to this without wincing) by insisting that Moscow must be defended.

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  • If you listen really hard to what his body tells you, you can save him.

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  • Here to listen to our secrets.

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  • In mentioning a visit to Lexington, Mass., she writes: As we rode along we could see the forest monarchs bend their proud forms to listen to the little children of the woodlands whispering their secrets.

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  • Listen, Mamma darling, said Natasha.

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  • He well remembered the last interview he had had with the old prince at the time of the enrollment, when in reply to an invitation to dinner he had had to listen to an angry reprimand for not having provided his full quota of men.

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  • Previously he had talked a great deal, grew excited when he talked, and seldom listened; now he was seldom carried away in conversation and knew how to listen so that people readily told him their most intimate secrets.

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  • He agreed to keep our conversation limited to the two of us and is willing to listen to you.

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  • She didn't let herself listen to the instinct that told her the body she'd seen was wearing the clothes she bought him.

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  • Listen, I need a phone.

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  • Listen to me this time.

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  • Listen to every zephyr for some reproof, for it is surely there, and he is unfortunate who does not hear it.

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  • "Listen, dear Annette," said the prince, suddenly taking Anna Pavlovna's hand and for some reason drawing it downwards.

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  • You'd better listen more carefully!

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  • She could not follow the opera nor even listen to the music; she saw only the painted cardboard and the queerly dressed men and women who moved, spoke, and sang so strangely in that brilliant light.

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  • Now listen to me.

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  • Kutuzov seemed preoccupied and did not listen to what the general was saying.

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  • He did not ask if she was ready to listen to him.

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  • Maybe we should listen to him for a change.

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  • "His eyes were wild with fear," she sniffed, "I couldn't get him to listen to me.

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  • Listen, I'm w'iting to them stwaight.

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  • It was plain that he was making an effort to listen, but could not do so.

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  • "Listen," he turned to Martha.

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  • Betsy absented herself, feeling it unfair to listen if the other couldn't.

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  • I'll listen to you.

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  • Effie bubbled away to anyone who'd listen while Claire stood looking over the gathering with undisguised disdain.

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  • Listen to your heart.

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  • The listen directive tells raccoon where to listen for ISAKMP requests.

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  • Listen, I know I'm not any good at these affairs of the heart, but I am a man, and a man needs time to sit on things before he figures out where his head is at.

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  • Listen to my heart?

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  • You tried to tell me and I wouldn't listen.

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  • She'd learned to stop thinking when in the ring with him and listen to her senses, to include the mind control talent.

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  • Sirian bent his head to listen.

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  • As soon as Prince Andrew began to demonstrate the defects of the latter and the merits of his own plan, Prince Dolgorukov ceased to listen to him and gazed absent-mindedly not at the map, but at Prince Andrew's face.

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  • The generals seemed to listen reluctantly to the difficult dispositions.

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  • I will tell him myself, and you'll listen at the door, and Natasha ran across the drawing room to the dancing hall, where Denisov was sitting on the same chair by the clavichord with his face in his hands.

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  • "I sent Uvarka at dawn to listen," his bass boomed out after a minute's pause.

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  • They told her where the barn was and how she should stand and listen, and they handed her a fur cloak.

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  • "Now listen," she said to the count.

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  • "I have talked and talked at the Assembly of the Nobility," Prince Vasili interrupted, "but they did not listen to me.

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  • They did not listen to me.

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  • I know it is, only listen to me for God's sake!

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  • "And you all listen to me!" said Rostov to the peasants.

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  • After Kaysarov, others whom Pierre knew came up to him, and he had not time to reply to all the questions about Moscow that were showered upon him, or to listen to all that was told him.

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  • But for heaven's sake listen to me!

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  • "Listen, Bilibin," said Helene (she always called friends of that sort by their surnames), and she touched his coat sleeve with her white, beringed fingers.

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  • You'd better listen to what people are saying, said some of the mob pointing to the tall youth.

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  • They all raised their heads to listen, and out of the forest into the bright firelight stepped two strangely clad human figures clinging to one another.

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  • I wanted to listen at the door, but I knew you would tell me.

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  • "Listen, I was calling to –" "Hey, Doc, are you still in Atlanta?" she cut him off.

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  • Listen, my children, and you shall hear Of the midnight ride of Paul Revere.

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  • Coriolanus would not listen to them.

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  • He took his stand on the forward deck, while the robber sailors stood in a half circle before him, anxious to listen to his song.

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  • Listen, and I will tell you of the famous dark day in Connecticut.

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  • She will not listen to me.

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  • You must remember, dear teacher, that Greek parents were very particular with their children, and they used to let them listen to wise words, and I think they understood some of them.

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  • "Listen!" cried he, standing there and addressing those in the room.

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  • Princess Mary did not listen to the end, but continuing her train of thought turned to her sister-in-law with a tender glance at her figure.

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  • "You just wait a moment, my dear fellow, and listen," interrupted the staff captain in his deep bass, calmly stroking his long mustache.

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  • Prince Andrew recognized him and stopped to listen to what he was saying.

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  • Rostov did not listen to the soldier.

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  • He seemed to listen attentively to what Prince Vasili said, but kept glancing at Princess Mary.

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  • Jonny wouldn't listen to his nagging sister, but he'd darned well listen to a man as terrifying as Dusty could be.

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  • Listenlistenlisten … He slapped his forehead with his palm in a rhythmic beat, waiting for some sort of divine inspiration.

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  • She wasn't looking forward to being in the room with Alex right now - especially so with the children there to listen.

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  • I tried to warn Yancey before they were married, but he wouldn't listen.

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  • It's good to be able to listen.

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  • Do you want to listen?

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  • Molly continued to hold Clair, even feeding her a bottle as Martha explained the mechanics of capturing mother's milk while the rest of us pretended not to listen.

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  • Shush, and just listen.

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  • He stopped cold to listen.

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  • Always cautious, I stop, watch and listen.

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  • But if they told her she was in danger, she was going to listen.

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  • She didn't expect Death to listen.

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  • While they had made no effort to be quiet, they now moved forward with caution, pausing every few steps to listen.

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  • No, he really did listen.

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  • Someday, if you're a good boy, I'll let you listen.

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  • We didn't want to come up here but he wouldn't listen.

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  • If Wynn were to tell you something about your illness, good or bad, you'd listen?

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  • She nodded, forcing herself to listen.

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  • "You just don't listen," the death dealer said, materializing, a shadow darker than night.

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  • She didn.t listen.

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  • Close your eyes and just listen.

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  • He wanted to listen in when she talked to Skippy in case he got out of line, so hurried downstairs.

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  • He calmed himself enough to listen for a heartbeat.

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  • Sarah said, "Listen, can you hear that?"

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  • Would they listen to her?

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  • "Thank you, Doc, but I really—" "You should listen to him."

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  • I'm sorry I didn't listen to you.

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  • Listen, I checked out the names of the people who ordered the Sentinel and caught a winner!

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  • Fred was so sticky-sweet on the phone with the landlady that Dean took a break and used the john just so he wouldn't have to listen to the dribble.

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  • You didn't invite me out here to listen to my maudlin rambling.

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  • She needed someone who would listen and understand a little.

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  • They would've had to listen.

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  • Bad enough the kitty has to suffer without any good country music to listen to, now she doesn't have any company either.

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  • I never wanted to listen to the details of Jeff's death.

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  • Actually, all she wanted to do was alert him that she was nervous about it, but if it made him feel better to know she was willing to discuss intimacy with him now, then she would listen.

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  • It's just such a nice day that I thought I'd come out and listen to the birds.

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  • She smiled, honored he'd listen to a message that went against every part of who he was while desperately wishing she could be more assured about the outcomes she Saw.

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  • I'd tell you to be careful, but I don't think you'll listen.

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  • Jenn chose a direction and paused at the first intersection to listen for anyone approaching.

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  • The sound of someone creeping through the brush made him pause in his descent to listen.

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  • If Hilden pressed an issue, she would listen.

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  • Your father will listen to you.

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  • If only I'd been older, wiser, more willing to listen to him.

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  • Don't listen to them!

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  • Listen to me, my king!

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  • A father could go only so far with things like that until the son would cease to listen.

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  • If anyone had a chance of getting Senor Medena to listen, it was Alex.

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  • Yes, they would talk later, but this time he would have to listen.

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  • "I really wish they would listen," Gerry said, shaking his head.

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  • Brandon peppered her with questions, until she finally gave him her cell and let him listen to the messages.

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  • I take it you don't listen to the messages women leave on your assistant's phone.

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  • Jessi tried not to listen but wasn't able to shake the vision of the dreamy look on the woman's face as she relived the night.

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  • Listen, there was an …issue today at Xander's.

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  • I'll ground your ass for weeks if you don't listen to me.

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  • "Listen, sweetie," she interrupted.

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  • She whirled to see Xander place it to his ear and listen curiously.

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  • I need you to listen to me.

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  • "Jonny here doesn't want to listen to reason," Damian said casually.

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  • Listen to a story and weep. There was a good artist called Watelet, the best aquafortis engraver of his day.

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  • Virginius presented himself with his daughter before the tribunal of Appius, who, refusing to listen to any argument, declared Virginia to be a slave and the property of Marcus.

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  • The same society which produced his infamous favourites also produced St Philip of Moscow, and by refusing to listen to St Philip Ivan sank below even the not very lofty moral standard of his own age.

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  • clear that the president would listen to no prudent counsels, from Roca or from any one else.

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  • In October of this last year, however, the duke of Savoy, who came then to assist in person at the great religious feasts which celebrated the return of the country to unity of faith, expatriated such of the leading men as obstinately refused even to listen to the Catholic arguments.

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  • Arneth was an indefatigable worker, and, as director of the archives, his broad-minded willingness to listen to the advice of experts, as well as his own sound sense, did much to promote the more scientific treatment and use of public records in most of the archives of Europe.

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  • She even consented to listen to the exhortations of the preacher John Willock.

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  • Despite the urgent efforts of Joseph Bonaparte and Talleyrand to bend the First Consul, he refused to listen to these proposals.

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  • His last act was to listen while on his death-bed to the reading of the preliminaries of the treaty of Paris.

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  • Unhappily Frederick preferred to put his Sicilian house in order, and the legate preferred to listen to the Italians, who had their own 3 A canon of the third Lateran council (1179) forbade traffic with the Saracens in munitions of war; and this canon had been renewed by Innocent in the beginning of his pontificate.

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  • 21, do not listen to all that you may overhear, lest you hear yourself ill spoken of; ix.

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  • He commanded at Rochelle during the famous siege, and (if we may believe his brother) the failure of the defence and of the English attack on Rhe was mainly due to the alternate obstinacy of the townsfolk and the English commanders in refusing to listen to Soubise's advice.

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  • When we listen to the free declamation of the singers at the outset of Der fliegende Hollander - a declamation which is accompanied by 1 The subsequent division into three acts, as given in all the published editions, has been effected in the crudest way by inserting a full close in the orchestral interludes at the changes of scene, and then beginning the next scene by taking up the interludes again.

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  • In January 1865 the Congress proposed to supersede the president and make General Lee dictator, - a suggestion, however, to which the Confederate commander refused to listen.

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  • The diet, which had the power of the purse, could not be absolutely dispensed with; but it .was summoned as seldom as possible, the king often preferring to forego his subsidies rather than listen to the unanswerable remonstrances of the estates against the illegalities of his government.

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  • But they refused to listen; and he, with all the Jews who did not fly the country, was dragged into the great rebellion of 66.

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  • Hecker, however, was not at all ready to listen to them; on the contrary, he added to violence an absurd defiance, and offered an amnesty to the German princes on condition of their retiring within fourteen days into private life.

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  • See further Smend, Listen d.

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  • In consequence, a divorce began to be talked of at court; and it seemed not impossible that Francis, alarmed at the possible extinction of the royal house, might listen to such a proposal.

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  • To these things used to y listen at the time, through the mercy of God vouchsafed to me, noting them down, not on paper but in my heart, and constantly by the grace of God brood over my accurate recollections."These are priceless words, for they establish a chain of tradition (John-Polycarp-Irenaeus) which is without a parallel in early church history.

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  • The Genevan town councils were quite ready to re-enact all the old police regulations common in that age in regard to excessive display, dancing, obscene songs, &c. It was arranged too that town government should listen to the " Consistory," made up of the " Elders," but the Small Council was to choose the members of the Consistory, two of whom should belong to the Small Council, four to the Council of Sixty, and six to the Council of Two Hundred.

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  • To the visitor from Europe the attraction of Tunis lies in the native city, where, in the Rue al Jezira, along which runs electric trams, he can see hundreds of camels in the morning bearing charcoal to market; where he may witness the motley life of the bazaars, or, by the Bab-Jedid, watch the snake-charmers and listen to the Moorish storytellers.

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  • I would listen to no argument, no advice.

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  • ` He won't listen to anybody,' they said, and I would not.

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  • That they had a large measure of authority of course goes without saying, but it depended always upon their brethren's recognition of their possession of the divine gift of apostleship, and the right of Churches or individuals to test their claims and to refuse to listen to them if they did not vindicate their divine call was everywhere recognized.

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  • Like the French aristocrats with the reforms of Necker, they would not listen till ruin had overtaken them.

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  • The great nobles, the Howards, and Gardiner would not hear of such a proposal; and all the efforts of the court throughout Mary's reign failed to induce parliament to listen to the suggestion that Elizabeth should be deprived of her legal right to the succession.

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  • These he cannot remove nor select; and he is bound, in certain circumstances, to listen to their advice, although he is It is said that the general of the Jesuits is independent of the pope; and his popular name, "the black pope," has gone to confirm this idea.

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  • Basel was slow to accept the Reformation; the news of the Peasants' War and the inroads of Anabaptists prevented progress; but at last, in 1525, it seemed as if the authorities were resolved to listen to schemes for restoring the purity of worship and teaching.

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  • He now found Pitt and Dundas ready to listen, but, as neither of them would or could give him substantial help, he went to the United States, where President Adams only gave him fair words.

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  • BIGOT, one obstinately and intolerantly holding particular religious opinions, who refuses to listen to reason and is ready to force others to agree with him; hence also applied to one who holds similar views on any subject.

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  • In fact, no one can listen to the cheery sound of the little bird's ordinary calls with anything but a hopeful feeling.

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  • Between 200,000 and 300,000 Austrian troops were massed in Bohemia; and Austria took up the role of mediator, prepared to throw the weight of her support into the scale of whichever side should prove most amenable to her claims. The news of the battle of Vittoria, following on the reluctance of Napoleon to listen to demands involving the overthrow of the whole of his political system in central Europe, decided Austria in favour of the Allies.

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  • As to the first, the Austrian government would not listen to the suggestion of a settlement which would have split the monarchy in half and subjected it to a double allegiance.

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  • Neither the House nor the country would listen.

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  • Listen, replied the pasha; buy the biggest and heaviest kurbash you can find; hang it up in the centre of the mudiri elf, well within your reach, and you will very seldom require to use it.

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  • Apart from the literary characteristics which clearly differentiate this narrative from the preceding accounts of J and E, the following points of variation are worthy of consideration: (I) The people refuse to listen to Moses; (2) Aaron is appointed to be Moses' spokesman, not with the people, but with Pharaoh; (3) one sign is given (not three) and performed before Pharaoh; (4) the rod is turned into a reptile (tannin), not a serpent (n(thash).

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  • These disposed of, he amused himself for a couple of hours with literary work; between six and seven he would converse with his friends or listen to his reader (a post held for some time by La Mettrie); at seven there was a concert; and at half-past eight he sat down to supper, which might go on till midnight.

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  • Charles V.'s desertion inclined Henry to listen to the proposals of the threatened Lutheran princes, and the last two years of his reign were marked by a renewed tendency to advance in a Protestant direction.

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  • This is because he loved, in a previous birth, to listen to the preaching of the law.

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  • The British, deluded by their avarice, still cherished extravagant ideas of Indian wealth; nor would they listen to the unwelcome truth.

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  • The majority of the council at Calcutta would not listen to his statements.

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  • Thiers, however, refused to listen to any suggestion for depriving him of any part of Syria; but, instead of breaking off the correspondence and leaving the concert, he continued the negotiations, and before long circumstances came to the knowledge of the British government which seemed to prove that he was only doing so with a view to gaining time in order to secure a separate settlement in accordance with French views.

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  • Even the prophets had spoken in the name of God; they accepted neither book nor priesthood as authoritative, but uttered their truth as they were inspired to speak, and commanded men to listen and obey.

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  • If they refused to listen he could punish them in any manner he thought fit; in the last resort he could release their subjects from allegiance and head a crusade of Catholic powers against them.

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  • Such a man was hardly likely to listen to the plans of Lamennais.

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  • and therefore they are opposed to any violent change; they consider, for instance, that northern Europe would have done better to listen to Erasmus than to Luther.

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  • But the absence of troops on the Finnish border, and the bad condition of the frontier fortresses, constrained the empress to listen to Gustavus's pacific assurances, and stay her hand.

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  • On the other hand, the First Chamber refused to listen to any abolition of the old military system, so long as the defence of the country had not been placed upon a secure basis by the adoption of general compulsory military service.

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  • Blaine, then secretary of state, refused peremptorily to listen to any explanations.

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  • The schismatics Ardashir imprisoned for a year; if, at its expiration, they still refused to listen to reason, and remained stiff-necked, they were executed.

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  • He had practically made no progress; yet Russia, in securing possession of Derbent, Baku, Shirvan, Sheki, Garja, the Talysh and M ugan, was probably indebted to gold as well as to the force of arms. At the same time Persia would not listen to the overtures of peace made to her by the governor-general who had succeeded Zizianov.

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  • Up to this period a section of the Uitlanders had believed that Kruger and his following would listen to reason; now all realized that such an expectation was vain.

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  • From his throne at Leiden he ruled the learned world; a word from him could make or mar a rising reputation; and he was surrounded by young men eager to listen to and profit by his conversation.

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  • The intransigent majority refused to listen to a last eloquent appeal that Castelar made to their patriotism and common sense, and they passed a vote of censure.

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  • to Lucca in May 1408, and, having in vain tried to make the pope listen to counsels of moderation, he joined the Roman and Avignonese cardinals at Pisa.

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  • 16, Peter invites Clement to share his travels and listen to the words of truth which he is about to preach from town to town, " even unto Rome itself."

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  • More and more, as his fame spread, those who "would live in the spirit" came to listen to the voice, and to sit at the feet, of the Sage of Concord.

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  • With his own lessons and those patterns, any ruler of his day, who would listen to him, might reform and renovate his own state, and his influence would break forth beyond its limits till the face of the whole kingdom should be filled with a multitudinous relation-keeping, well-fed, happy people.

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  • But he had not been able to get the ruler of his native state to listen to him.

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  • Let us now listen to Duhm, who analyses the book into six groups of passages.

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  • During this time he could hear "the trailing garments of the night sweep through her marble halls," and see "the stars come out to listen to the music of the seas."

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  • At the ensuing peace congress at Pereyaslavl he demanded terms so extravagant that the Polish commissioners dared not listen to them.

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  • When Becket was visited by the justiciar who came to rehearse the judgment, he started to his feet, refused to listen to a word, declared his repudiation of all lay courts and left the hall.

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  • Clement was in a position to listen to Henrys prayer; and Campeggio was commissioned with Wolsey to hear the suit and grant the divorce.

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  • The Commons, who knew that the crown had used the powers which it claimed, not against conspirators, but against the commonwealth itself, refused to listen to the argument, and insisted on the acceptance of the whole Petition of Right, in which they demanded redress for all their grievances.

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  • The nation, or at least so much of it as cared to read books or pamphlets on political subjects, was acknowledged to be the supreme judge, which must therefore be allowed to listen to what counsellors it pleased.

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  • He seldom or never entered a place of worship, and declared that he could not listen to a sermon, a circumstance perhaps due to the extremely strict religious discipline under which he was brought up. Nevertheless there is reason to believe that he VIII.

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  • that no governance or ordinance is to be esteemed a law of God which is not founded on Scripture, that every humble-minded Christian man or woman is able without "fail and defaut" to find out the true sense of Scripture, and that having done so he ought to listen to no arguments to the contrary; he elsewhere adds a fourth (i.

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  • He was accustomed to listen to his mother, who detested Richelieu as her ungrateful protg.

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  • As the king and his minister had to listen to and adjudicate upon the appeals from the contending parties their patience was at last worn out, and both governor and intendant were recalled to France in the year 1682.

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  • Any tendency to listen to liberal counsels was denounced by them as weakness and met by demands for the restoration of the Inquisition and by the organization of absolutist demonstrations, and even revolts, such as that which broke out in Catalonia in 1828, organized by the supreme junta set up at Manresa, with the object of freeing the king from the disguised Liberals who swayed him.

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  • Alphonso alone remained cool, and would not listen to those who clamoured for a rupture with Germany.

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  • The majority of Spaniards were kept by the government and the press quite in the dark about the growth of disaffection in Cuba, so that they were loath to listen to the few men, soldiers and civilians, courageous enough to raise the note of alarm during the ten years before the final catastrophe.

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  • Finding his people slow to come to church, he is said to have stood at the end of a bridge singing songs in the vernacular, thus collecting a crowd to listen to exhortations on sacred subjects.

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  • In 1650 Frederick William attacked his rival, but a variety of circumstances, among others a change of government in the Netherlands, and the resistance of the estates of Cleves, thwarted his plans, and he was compelled to listen to the mediating powers, and to acquiesce in the status quo.

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  • This feebleness on the part of his ally induced Frederick William to listen more readily to the overtures of Louis, and in 1679, and again in 1681, he bound himself to support the interests of France.

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  • I tried deep breaths to calm myself as the others strained to listen.

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  • I was sixteen and pregnant and my mother tossed me out of the house and then I was a street smart seventeen year old mother without a pot to piss in and no options to get one then if I screw this guy I can maybe get a million dollars and feed my baby and not listen to gun shots outside my door and I been standing here at the window a long, long time, begging for a ticket to fly out of here and no one has handed me anything but shit and now this guy is holding this first class pass and all I have to do is reach out and grab it but I know I might hate myself for tacking it because this ticket clerk is kind of a jerk sometimes but an okay guy most of the time and he's nice to me and he listens to me, and he loves me and I know if I take it and fly it will kill him.

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  • Listen … listen … listen … He slapped his forehead with his palm in a rhythmic beat, waiting for some sort of divine inspiration.

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  • Listen, I wanted to see if you wanted to go Christmas shopping with us this weekend.

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  • "Listen, I was calling to –" "Hey, Doc, are you still in Atlanta?" she cut him off.

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  • The family pleaded with her to return to the civilization of Boston, but she wouldn't listen.

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  • Listen to the words— 'smoke and whiskey breath of those who visited here' and look at the pronoun.

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  • Listen. Don't tell the bastard I talked to you, but here's the short version.

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  • Listen, I do not have the patience to go through vampire 101 with you.

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  • Talk to her… listen to her… do not call her names or scream at her.

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  • If I listen to my heart I will be screaming bloody murder.

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  • "Thank you, Doc, but I really—" "You should listen to him."

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  • Listen, you little son-of-a-bitch, I'll toss your ass right out this door to the street and then advertise on television exactly where you are and sell tickets while we watch them cut you up in little pieces.

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  • "Listen," he fairly yelled, "I never lied to you—never!

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  • Hang in there — and when you're ready to talk, I'm ready to listen.

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  • He glanced at his vamps, several of which had moved closer while pretending not to listen.

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  • He heard a distant sound and cocked his head to listen.

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  • Listen, there was an …issue today at Xander's.

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  • John seemed pretty adamant he wasn't in love with her, proclaiming it loudly to anyone who would listen.

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  • Remember most employers like: people who listen, people who answer questions with examples, people who come prepared and people who appear confident.

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  • Now, when I look around and listen to humanity-driven news, I despair, I really do.

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  • The dubbing is technically accurate - it matches the lip movements - which means that it is painful to listen to.

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  • We who are grateful recovering cocaine addicts ask you to listen closely to our stories.

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  • But If it's folk that turns you on, you'll find this a perfectly agreeable listen.

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  • Check out their new single, the indie dance floor anthem ' Listen Up!

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  • For a young child, the GP may listen to their chest and diagnose asthma from their symptoms.

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  • avoidance tactics / boring word repetition / wrong pitch / linguistic preening / etc They listen and take notes.

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  • Now listen, banish the thought - banish the thought - banish the thought!

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  • I had strict orders to listen to the wedding banns, as my Auntie Win's name would be called out.

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  • An opportunity to listen to bats using our bat detector.

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  • Sitting typing away at emails in a lonely hotel room, it's even bearable to listen to music from the built-in speakers.

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  • befuddlehen should I ever listen to my befuddling mind?

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  • blareking the dog you get to listen to other peoples taste in music, from Rap to Reggae blaring from open windows.

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  • bores the pants off anyone whoâll dare to listen, while sitting in front of a plank of MDF.

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  • bother to listen to a whole album, and most of the last three have been crocks of shite.

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  • bothers to turn up to listen or vote.

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  • DO listen to the safety brief - even if you have had a bouncer before.

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  • Listen or dance to spicy calypso, rumba, samba, meringue, reggae.

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  • In World War II, crystal sets were used by prisoners of war in prison camps to listen to news from home.

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  • Listen to song samples, read reviews and order a copy of her demo cd & stunning forthcoming album.

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  • chaseyou listen very carefully you can hear Alice searching for a way out, forever chasing rainbows.

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  • chatty track that is great to listen to.

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  • The stars of the movie come together for a very funny and extremely chatty track that is just a joy to listen to.

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  • choir rehearsals, so it is important to listen.

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  • Click below to listen again to the whole of Fatboy Slim's DJ set in four easily digestible chunks.

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  • Listen to the original song again and clapping clave, note how the singer accents and phrases the vocal to it.

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  • How can I listen to audio clips or watch video on Century Digital?

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  • The government must listen to the families of people killed by employer negligence, not collude with the business world.

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  • Interestedinvestors may listen to the company's conference call by logging on to http://www.lafargenorthamerica.com.

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  • Listen out for them and see how often you hear them being used to positively connote someone's behavior or choices.

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  • Take a map; pick a large conurbation: listen to the city.

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  • Customer Rating: Review Summary: Don't Listen to the Negative Drivel... Review: I am a successful copywriter.

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  • Another lot will listen but still cringe from political risks.

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  • criticisebe afraid of getting a friend to listen to you preach and constructively criticize words or arguments that are unclear.

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  • dangletry to listen in, but they're gone, just a couple of mutilated corpses are left dangling from the ceiling.

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  • dejected people to listen to is a message of encouragement.

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  • And such deliverance, listen, is the common experience for all believers in Christ.

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  • Every catholic diocese in the country has set aside a special day to listen to families.

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  • A Virgo friend has a good discernment for you; you must listen.

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  • disgorge seconds (so I was told) every office in the vicinity was disgorging people who came to crowd round and listen.

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  • disposed (inherited from Component) Adds an event handler to listen to the Disposed event on the component.

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  • And we'll look so disunited, they'll hardly want to listen, anyway.

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  • Have a jam donut and sit and listen to them.

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  • Sarah provides commentary for the ' Behind the curtains ' clips, and she's really down-to-earth and fun to listen.

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  • Real ale drinkers in the Folkestone area, listen up!

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  • Where grass and marsh greet sand and breeze, pause there, stand on windswept dunes and listen.

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  • They listen to Christmas music, have eggnog and hot cider, eat nuts and spend time with family and friends in the evening.

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  • enjoyable to listen to and watch.

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  • To listen to her music is to bear witness to a gradual erosion of personality.

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  • best series Eva, don't listen to what people say, U HAVE TO BUY THIS!

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  • If you actually make an exclamation, as in speech, then use an exclamation mark - Listen up!

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  • Is Tony Blair so fanatical as not to listen to their voice?

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  • faultless production, great musicianship and overall a great CD to listen to.

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  • Listen for clicks in toothed forceps, scissors or hinges.

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  • forget objections & obstacles, as they listen to you.

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  • functionarye no state functionaries present to listen or to tell their own stories in the hope of amnesty.

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  • However without electricity people could listen to the latest tunes on a wind-up gramophone.

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  • He would listen courteously to representations from senior boys and girls, often half-baked and badly expressed.

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  • These attacks on an almost hard-wired complacency are vital in terms of grabbing the audience and demanding that they listen.

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  • He is too haughty to listen to truth from the lips of any of his fellow men.

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  • You listen to the commentary through a lightweight headset which is very easy to use.

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  • Now listen to me: if you doubt the historicity, then the facts are in doubt.

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  • I am from only discovering that secret hoard of love when it was too late to listen.

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  • hubbub of voices you're managing to listen to the interesting words of the person you're chatting to.

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  • Over a deafening hubbub of voices you're managing to listen to the interesting words of the person you're chatting to.

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  • Secondly, wisdom requires the humility to listen and to learn.

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  • Jerry agreed he'd probably become impatient with drunks who just wouldn't listen.

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  • Listen to the prayer of David, For thine own name's sake, pardon mine iniquity.

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  • Listen for a lovely rising bass intro to this.

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  • knee jerkish said they should make submissions to the review and listen to people's views rather than have a ' knee-jerk ' reaction.

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  • learn to listen to what they are telling you.

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  • libertyclaim that the governments should listen to them, since this proposal could affect single market rules for telecoms and infringe civil liberties.

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  • Listen to the reggae lilt of the title-track and you'll be convinced that the rhythms of Jamaica also originated in Africa.

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  • We will provide a playback facility enabling linguists to listen to the original recordings.

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  • listen online.

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  • listen carefully to the words you use, not to what you think you are saying.

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  • listen intently to the presentations in the conference room.

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  • listen out for a bird which had picked up on one of the local kid's crazy whistle.

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  • listen when that voice speaks.

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  • listen there for reverse connections from the server.

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  • listen for engine noise and watch for blue smoke from the exhaust.

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  • lovesick teenagers so try and be there to listen.

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  • Try to listen to yourself speak - do you have any mannerisms or repetitious phases?

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  • I had to listen to mental midgets whining about the threat or Polish plumbers, Czech carpenters and Moldovan mechanics.

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  • We were all determined to listen to Adele with an open mind.

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  • AUGUST 2006 Listen to Llŷr Williams Chopin - Scherzo in B flat minor, Op.

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  • Performs wherever people will listen to him: " Like a wandering medieval minstrel, he's bringing his art to the people.

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  • Listen to Realaudio Clip for 28k modem / for 56k modem Solo violin or violin and strings.

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  • Grendel paused a moment to listen, but no sound came to him now.

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  • I apologize to everyone who had to listen to my grumpy monotone that night [won't have that, it was quality!

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  • Just seems to get more monotonous with each listen.

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  • But the bad politicians are too concerned about their budget to listen to science nerds, right?

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  • You can't possibly get bored of this LP, every time you listen to it you get something new.

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  • Just listen to Prescott's statement: ' I have discussed this fully with my wife Pauline who is devastated by the news.

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  • nosy person, but I just couldn't help but listen.

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  • Get them to forget objections & obstacles, as they listen to you.

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  • OK to ask for someone to listen to us.

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  • okay folks, listen up.

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  • They don't learn their lessons, they don't listen, they fidget and play, and prevent others from learning.

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  • painful to listen to.

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  • Listen to the haunting and beautifully played panpipes and flutes from this Andean country.

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  • But we could not find anyone in authority who was pre pared to listen to us.

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  • particularityds listen to music, wear French and Italian jeans and also enjoy the particularities of European culture.

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