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  • His father was never able to get custody of him as a child.
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  • When will you be able to take me to get my car?
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  • It's good to be able to listen.
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  • "But how would it help us to be able to fly?" questioned the girl.
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  • If he had simply ignored her, she might have been able to get her emotions under control, but now a sob threatened so convincingly that she was afraid to breathe.
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  • She wasn't going to be able to sleep any more.
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  • Looking out, they could see into some of the houses near them, where there were open windows in abundance, and were able to mark the forms of the wooden Gargoyles moving about in their dwellings.
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  • In the future, all people will be able to follow their passions without regard for market forces.
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  • Nothing she had ever experienced in her life was more painful than that moment, knowing his pain and not being able to say a thing to help.
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  • Would she ever be able to watch a normal family scene without feeling the agony of her loss?
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  • I would need the robot to be able to proactively offer suggestions.
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  • A few times she nodded off, but for the most part she was able to stay awake until Alex arrived the next morning with Katie.
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  • If I can slip them, I may be able to help.
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  • Our friends had a good start and were able to maintain it, for with their eight wings they could go just as fast as could the Gargoyles.
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  • The coachman explained as well as he was able; and they rode onward.
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  • They need to be able to irrigate without relying solely on rain.
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  • If the driver was hurt, she might be able to help.
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  • And if so, would they be able to fit three people comfortably in the front seat?
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  • Brandon still wasn't sure when he would be able to leave the ranch.
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  • She boiled it, and boiled it, As long as she was able; Then Mrs. Finney took it, And put it on the table.
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  • I'd call him, but of course he wouldn't be able to answer!
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  • She's such a little fraidy cat but I shan't be able to keep her much longer.
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  • We mutually agreed the subject of our tests was verboten until we were able to get together again in three weeks hence.
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  • But the noise and clatter seemed as dreadful to them as Jim's heels, for all who were able swiftly turned and flew away to a great distance.
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  • He had an idea of how his father felt, fearing he would have to watch his little boy grow and not being able to be the provider.
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  • Being able to discuss such things with him was as comforting as it was new.
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  • There was some question that he might not be able to keep his own child?
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  • It must be fun to be able to ride all around freely while we're stuck in our wagons.
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  • She turned to go back to the house and realized she wouldn't be able to make it before the storm caught up with her.
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  • This was not the first time she wasn't able to assist.
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  • He should be able to deliver.
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  • And the whole thing has been unnatural because that cat and I are both able to talk your language, and to understand the words you say.
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  • A Cleveland mother had reported an infant child was taken from his crib while napping yet when Howie was able to enter the location before and during the alleged time, there was no sign of the child.
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  • Perhaps I was being unfair but everything we'd been able to do was close to ending with a sad whimper, due to the greed of this woman.
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  • I've never been able to.
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  • I should make too good a target for the French, besides I am afraid I should hardly be able to climb onto a horse.
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  • It was several more minutes before she was able to take deep breaths – even longer before she was able to utter more than a strangled sound.
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  • On the record, tell the public this; you've been led to believe the psychic tipster is a woman of an age able to collect social security.
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  • Howie was able to view the abduction, though it was particularly brutal as the young boy was knocked unconscious and bleeding.
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  • Would you be able to access national data bases?
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  • I will be able to change their color.
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  • I was able to take care of that issue, though.
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  • He hadn't been able to sleep in two days but fell fast into a deep, peaceful slumber.
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  • No, I was able to get you in at the Thompson's.
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  • But my guess is that we will be able to do this and even make existing "good" genes perform better.
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  • Structural famine exists when enough food is technically on hand or able to be imported, but some portion of the population is economically separated from it.
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  • The subtle interplay of everything involved in nutrition is vastly more complex than our minds are able to handle.
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  • To further enhance yield, at the same time Borlaug bred wheat strains with short, stubby stalks, which were able to better handle more weight of grain.
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  • In the past, humanity has been able to sustain both wars and progress.
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  • The Internet is still able to be "turned off" by despotic rulers.
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  • Computers will be able to reproduce them at will and hobbyists will still study them.
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  • It is an unspeakable boon to me to be able to speak in winged words that need no interpretation.
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  • It is not enough even to be able to speak the language of that nation by which they are written, for there is a memorable interval between the spoken and the written language, the language heard and the language read.
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  • To be able to crush it absolutely he awaited the arrival of the rest of the troops who were on their way from Vienna, and with this object offered a three days' truce on condition that both armies should remain in position without moving.
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  • If it has come to this--we must fight as long as Russia can and as long as there are men able to stand...
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  • Would she have been able to hear his conversation behind a closed door?
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  • If Howard had not been able to find anything on Yancey, it was probably because there was nothing to tell.
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  • On the other hand, if you abandoned the wagons and rode the mules, you might be able to keep ahead of the Indians.
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  • Granted, what we accomplished was monumental, but coming across a similar situation and duplicating what we were able to do might not occur very often.
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  • Howie was able to follow her to a vehicle and relate the plate number!
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  • Howie, now able to usually remain with a vehicle, stayed with the car to a suburban ranch style house only six miles from the kidnapping.
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  • Are you able to maximize the use of this ability?
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  • The vehicle was different but this time he was able to record the South Carolina license plate number.
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  • Now I'm able to adjust my method of operation accordingly.
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  • It sounds like I might be able to work something out.
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  • Are you saying it's only you who are able to.
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  • The thought distracted her, and she both yearned to be with him and hated herself for not being able to shake the thought of him.
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  • I think … no, I know they have to be able to, if I can.
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  • No one has ever been able to see into my mind.
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  • But, if an Immortal or human or deity corners you, and you aren't able to summon me, you need to know how to defend yourself, Darkyn started.
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  • Horrified, she wasn't able to look away.
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  • What part of her was able to live with not trying to help spare innocent children?
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  • But then, he didn't expect a woman to be able to work a farm... it wasn't natural.
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  • I left him with my neighbor and haven't been able to reach her.
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  • They looked barely able to hold her, let alone Brady!
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  • Toby was silent, knowing a normal Immortal could never understand.  He didn't yet have the full power of a real guardian angel, but he should've been able to do more than … nothing.  Angels were placed with human mothers so they could understand the creatures they were meant to take care of.  Human mothers raised them as their own, yet none of his human mothers had gone to the extent Katie did to try to protect him.
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  • Kris heard what Kiki didn't say, that only Andre had been able to keep the Council together after their father's death.  The six headstrong brothers of the Council That Was Seven had respected Andre, who was an adult when the rest of the brothers were born.
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  • "Do you ever wonder what would've happened, if we'd both been able to live?" she asked.
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  • He sensed the death-dealer's presence without being able to see into the dark room.
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  • There are signs when Death is in her fortress.  I might be able to see the trees in their defensive positions from here.
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  • As troubling as I find the latest trend of people entering my domain uninvited, I feel able to handle it.
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  • Toby felt almost as distraught at having to stay in the cell while his human was lost in the underworld.  Not that he didn't trust Rhyn or Gabe, just that, he might be able to find her first.
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  • Will you be able to come?
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  • Likewise for mental illnesses: We should be able to cure them to the extent the person in question would wish them to be.
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  • Imagine if today everyone spoke one language and I said that in the future we will speak hundreds of different languages and not be able to understand each other.
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  • It is something to be able to paint a particular picture, or to carve a statue, and so to make a few objects beautiful; but it is far more glorious to carve and paint the very atmosphere and medium through which we look, which morally we can do.
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  • That is all I have been able to find out about him.
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  • If you don't get some sleep when you go home, you won't be able to relieve me tonight.
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  • Then I busted his chops how he wouldn't be able to, I don't know, relate.
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  • As Martha said, I'm able to dial in settings that affect time and a location.
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  • You're just as much a bull's eye if this monster is able to pick up your trail.
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  • No other woman has been able to resist me.
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  • That thought coupled with her nightmare made her even angrier at not being able to eat.
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  • Claire was all that remained of his brother, and he'd loved her out of respect for a man whose death he'd never been able to accept.
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  • It kinda hurt getting killed, and it really sucks not being able to eat food.
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  • He'd never been able to share his pain with anyone else.
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  • He'd never been able to bring himself to wear it.
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  • She wasn't able to tell what time it was in Hell.
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  • She walked for ten minutes, carefully remembering where she went, so she was able to find her way back.
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  • Darkyn extended his hand, drawing her from the thoughts before it was able to form fully.
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  • She wasn't able to reconcile the creature that turned her Immortal with the man before her.
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  • As my mate, you are able to use a limited amount of my power, he explained.
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  • She hadn't been able to break up with a boyfriend she was sick of for fear of hurting his feelings.
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  • A few more days, and even I wouldn't have been able to undo what Wynn did.
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  • She was almost able to catch it before it fled her again.
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  • He whispered words she wasn't able to make out then bit her again, this time hard enough for the pain to piece her dreamlike stage.
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  • Like her other thoughts, this one escaped before she was able to understand its meaning.
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  • Shocked, she wasn't able to move.
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  • "You will be able to use some of my magic," he said, following her gaze.
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  • She choked it back quickly, appalled she was able to find humor at such a time.
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  • After what he'd done to her, she wasn't able to.
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  • We're getting better at tracking them, but haven't been able to stop them.
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  • She wasn't able to make an official deal with Darkyn to save the kids, and she had nothing to offer him.
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  • He'd told her she wasn't able to travel via portal when she was human.
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  • She was able to kill and call a portal from the human world.
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  • Without her power, she wasn't able to sense him or the danger he posed.
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  • Soft voices drew her attention to the doorway, where she was able to hear but not see Cora behind the massive frame of Gabriel.
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  • If a demon nowhere near his size was able to hurt her, what could Gabriel do, if he was upset at her for any reason?
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  • Fascinated by the texture of his palm, she took and held his hand up until she was able to see the roughness of his calloused palm.
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  • She waited her whole life for this moment, and all she was able to do was watch him leave her.
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  • Being able to trust my own mate.
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  • Frustrated, she realized she wasn't able to control whatever it was.
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  • She was hardly able to draw a deep breath through her tight chest.
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  • How did she win him, if she wasn't able to control the human feelings?
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  • The night before, he'd left his dying mate, praying he was able to save her life.
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  • He was able to sense her presence once more without knowing she'd been gone from his reach for an entire night.
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  • So was his list of dealers able to collect them.
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  • At the moment, he wasn't able to remember what Erik's was.
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  • The keeper of ancient Immortal histories, Tamer was able to read scripts from the time-before-time.
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  • She hated not being able to read his mind and see his thoughts, the way she had for the thousands of years they served the underworld together.
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  • She hadn't been able to wake up, and the sensations felt too real.
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  • Only when able to tolerate the floor did she cross to the French doors.
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  • No one had ever been able to sneak up on her before, and now, it seemed like everyone did.
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  • Maybe. We haven't been able to collect souls for very long.
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  • The demons had been able to enter her realm when the sky broke apart.
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  • Though he had visited Rhyn regularly, Gabriel never was able to fully forgive himself for what felt like a betrayal of the only friend he had.
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  • "I will," Gabriel said, doubting that Deidre was able to help without her memories.
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  • He was able to tackle this kind of problem, unlike the strange tension between him and his mate.
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  • He chose to overlook Cora's disappointment at how close she'd been to home without being able to go back.
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  • They'd taken a step together towards their future by talking openly on topics he never thought he'd be able to bring up.
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  • You've never been able to control yourself.
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  • He wondered if she'd be able to swing helping him.
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  • He wiped his face, still able to smell the scent of his mate on his skin.
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  • It helped but wasn't enough for him to be able to forgive her just yet.
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  • He hadn't been able to face his mate since her confession.
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  • He wasn't certain that he was able to now.
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  • He hadn't been able to during their time together when she was a goddess and he her servant.
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  • He left, barely able to see straight let alone think straight.
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  • He wanted the dealer scared but not dead, and right now, he didn't think he'd be able to handle a traitor without ripping off his head.
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  • Of all the things she'd done, she'd never be able to forgive herself for hurting him.
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  • If anything, it made Darkyn look bad for not being able to defeat the disorganized rabble.
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  • Though he possessed nowhere near the level of power he used to, he was still able to sense the figure cowering in a corner.
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  • Gabriel summoned her with enough power that she wasn't able to ignore him, even if she was upset.
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  • He should be able to find his mate no matter where she was – but couldn't.
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  • He didn't think he'd ever be able to rationalize that both Deidres had gone to Darkyn instead of trusting him without resentment.
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  • As soon as Lori was able, she signed the adoption papers and left the state with her sister.
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  • The only thing she might be able to contest was the will.
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  • With all the foals born on your place, is this the first time you have been able to watch?
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  • Her tearful plea made him angry that he hadn't been able to protect her as he should have.
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  • Whoever has them will be able to take control.
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  • It now made sense how Ully had been able to free them and talk Jared into letting them go.  Toby had been too excited to find their escape too easy at the time, but now, he realized it was … weird.  He'd failed again.  He couldn't even escape on his own.
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  • I'm leaving now.  Rhyn, you'll want to be gone before I cross through the portal, or Gabe won't be able to send you back.  Gabe can't break that many Codes his first day on the job.
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  • A Mr. Edwin Mayer hoped to be able to sneak him in at that time, or so squeaked his nasal-voiced secretary.
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  • Dean found himself able to predict for instance, it was time to visit Baltimore again, and a week or two later, Byrne would travel there.
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  • Saturday was more than half over before Dean was able to leave.
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  • I just thought I might be able to help you out.
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  • I don't know if she can help very much but she may be able to steer you in the right direction.
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  • Everybody would like to see Alfred Nota locked up but nobody has been able to make anything stick.
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  • He unobtrusively managed to locate all of the three renters of the adjoining rooms through their license plate numbers and was able to speak to two of them.
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  • However, she still wanted to speak to her son personally as soon as she felt able.
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  • If he called the sta­tion quickly enough they might be able to run down the car.
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  • Fred wasn't able to contact the seller.
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  • The days following the incident, Dean had pored over more mug books, sure he would be able to identify at least one of the two hoods.
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  • They tried a couple of times to telephone Mrs. Porter back in Parkside but weren't able to get through.
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  • He is sensitive about not being able to give you children.
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  • There wasn't time for more conversation, even if they had been able to talk through the jarring gait.
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  • Even if he couldn't close it, there had to be a way to monitor it, or he'd never be able to manage the gateways.
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  • Combined, we might be able to escape from one.
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  • She'd never be able to trust someone with everything or find her equal the way Damian and Dusty had found theirs.
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  • Rather than feel grateful, she felt shame that she'd caused them all such a problem and hadn't been able to take care of herself.
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  • Why she'd been able to walk away from him when he knew he couldn't have walked away from her.
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  • "If you let me help you, you'll be able to grip it before it's cold," Darian said.
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  • She recalled taking messages from Dusty to Sofi and how, at first, Darian hadn't even been able to register the sound of another human's voice.
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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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  • He pushed himself away from the door and took up a position near the bed, where he was able to see all entrances.
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  • It's been too long since I was last able to use my legs.
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  • If Memon succeeds in raising an army of his allies, he will be able to trap us here on the cliffs, against the ocean here.
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  • She sighed, no longer able to sustain her hope.
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  • In seven years of marriage, he had not been able to teach her how to avoid being one of them.
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  • He used to be able to read her every thought, but lately he seemed to do more misreading than anything else.
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  • It was probably best to ignore the remark, and she was able to do so without being rude when the doorbell rang.
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  • It must be nice to be able to come out here and see them anytime you want.
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  • "Thank you Felipa, but I think I'll be able to cook," Carmen said.
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  • I have Felipa right now and I'll be able to do it in a few days.
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  • "I won't be able to do much," she confessed, "but I'll get it organized."
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  • You can find someone else for this job - and don't tell me I'll never be able to find another one.
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  • Would she be able to use it?
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  • He was able to see, hear, smell and predict the actions of those around him.
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  • He was able to creep up, snatch a purse and run before anyone registered that the hooded youth ever approached.
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  • He hadn't been able to steal enough coppers to replace even her boots and almost sighed.
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  • The total school population of Argentina in 1900 (6 to 14 years) was 994,089, of which 45% attended school, and 13% of those not attending were able to read and write.
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  • This able leader, eager to reach Asuncion as quickly as possible, sent on his ships to the river Plate, but himself with a small following marched overland from Santa Catherina on the coast of Brazil to join Irala.
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  • Here the efforts of Dr Alem succeeded in supplying a large body of rebels with arms and ammunition, and he was able, by a bold attack, to seize the town of Rosario and there establish the revolutionary headquarters.
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  • Uriburu found in 1897 the financial position so far improved that he was able to resume cash payments on the entire foreign debt.
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  • He purchased the allegiance of the stryeltsi, or musketeers, and then, summoning the boyars of the council, earnestly represented to them that Theodore, scarce able to live, was surely unable to reign, and urged the substitution of little Peter.
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  • About 292, thanks to his friend Theophrastus, he was able to return to Attica, and took up his abode in the country with a former associate, Proxenus.
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  • Although under the sway of the dukes of Pomerania, the city was able to maintain a marked degree of independence, which is still apparent in its municipal privileges.
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  • Broom believes Thylacoleo to have been "a purely carnivorous animal, and one which would be quite able to, and probably did, kill animals as large or larger than itself."
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  • Under their mild and just rule both the native Greeks and the Italian residents were able to carry on a brisk trade.
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  • The Daly, which in its upper course is called the Katherine, is navigable for a considerable distance, and small vessels are able to ascend over 100 m.
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  • This element was introduced via Torres Strait, and spread down the Queensland coast to portions of the New South Wales littoral, and also round the Gulf of Carpentaria, but has never been able to obtain a hold in the more arid interior.
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  • The Labour unions were able to secure in these years many concessions both as to hours and wages.
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  • The events of these three years taught the Labour leaders that a parliamentary party was of little practical influence unless it was able to cast on all important occasions a solid vote, and to meet the case a new method was devised.
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  • Very few of the members who refused to take the pledge were returnca, and the adherents of the united party were able to accomplish more with their reduced number than under the old conditions.
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  • One of the consequences of the persecutions of which he was the object was to oblige him to spend three years, from 1896 to 1899, in England, where his participation in the management of the Suez Canal had won for him some strong friendships, and where he was able to see the great respect in which the memory and name of his father were held by Englishmen.
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  • The Romans, under an able general, Cerealis, took advantage of this, and Civilis, beaten in fight, retired to the island of the Batavians.
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  • Finally in 924 Lorraine passed in the reign of Henry the Fowler under German (East Frankish) overlordship. Henry's son, Otto the Great, owing to the disordered state of the country, placed it in 953 in the hands of his able brother, Bruno, archbishop of Cologne, for pacification.
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  • Had his successor been as prudent and able, he might have made a unified Netherlands the nucleus of a mighty middle kingdom, interposing between France and Germany, and a revival of that of the Carolingian Lothaire.
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  • Deputies Philip and was able to hand over the country to his son Philip Joanna.
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  • This extremely able man, a Burgundian by birth, was the son of one of Charles V.'s most trusted councillors, and it was largely to him that the government of the Netherlands was confided.
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  • His primary object was to prove that the world was built after the same shape and fashion as the Ark made by the Children of Israel in the desert; but he was able to show that the Malay Peninsula had to be rounded and thereafter a course steered in a northerly direction if China was to be reached.
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  • Burnet declares he had little Latin, but he was able to converse with the Dutch ambassador in that language.
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  • It seemed likely that the whole of the north would be laid open and the royalists be able to march upon London and join Charles and Hopton there.
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  • Do you think,"he had said," that the spirits of such base, mean fellows will ever be able to encounter gentlemen that have honour and courage and resolution in them?
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  • Truly you will not be able to keep your ditch nor your shipping unless you turn your ships and shipping into troops of horse and companies of foot, and fight to defend yourselves on terra firma."
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  • And he who would understand what he remembers to have been said, whether in a dream or when he was awake, by the prophetic and enthusiastic nature, or what he has seen, must first recover his wits; and then he will be able to explain rationally what all 1 This misunderstanding of Acts ii.
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  • Though it joined in the Ionian revolt against Persia in 500 it was able to send only three ships to the combined fleet which fought at Lade.
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  • The date of this famous letter was 1767, but after Alceste Gluck was still able to use material from earlier work; and the overture to Armide is adapted from that of Telemacco, written in the year of Bach's death (1750).
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  • Similar principles apply in infinite detail to the treatment of wind instruments, and we must never lose sight of them in speculating as to the reasons why the genius of Beethoven was able to carry instrumentation into worlds of which Haydn and Mozart never dreamt, or why, having gone so far, it left anything unexplored.
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  • His general administration seems to have been thoroughly honest and able, in some respects beneficent.
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  • It is important to observe that the risk is in no way obviated by the increasing slack paid out, except in so far as the amount of sliding which the strength of the cable is able to produce at the points of contact with the ground may be thereby increased.
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  • These springs are so adjusted that they are not quite able to release the armature.
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  • Each transmitter is therefore able to transmit a separate series of positive and negative currents in different combinations; these are distributed, by suitably arranged distributors and relays at the receiving end of the line, into their respective receivers.
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  • It cannot justly be said that the companies made large profits while neglecting to develop the services adequately, but it is true that they were not able commercially to comply with many of the demands made upon them by the public. Until speculation took place in anticipation of government purchase, the market prices of the telegraph securities were mostly below par.
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  • He discovered a fact subsequently rediscovered by others, that a tube of metallic filings, loosely packed, was sensitive to electric sparks made in its vicinity, its electrical resistance being reduced, and he was able to detect effects on such a tube connected to a battery and telephone at a distance of 500 yds.'
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  • In this manner he was able to provide means for locating an invisible sending station.
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  • In this way he was able to produce an apparatus which created continuous trains of oscillations suitable for the purposes of wireless telegraphy.
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  • In the middle ages Teignmouth was a flourishing port, able to furnish 7 ships and 120 mariners to the Calais expedition of 1347, and depending chiefly on the fishing and salt industries.
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  • It is necessary that the operators working at a multiple board shall be able to ascertain without entering a subscriber's circuit whether the circuit be disengaged.
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  • The effect of the unsettled policy of the Post Office until 1905 and of the difficulties created by the local authorities was that the National Telephone Company was never able to do its best to develop the enterprise on the most efficient lines.
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  • Inasmuch as the debenture stocks and preference shares would have to be redeemed in 1911 at premiums ranging from 3 to 5 per cent., the state would have to pay the company £253,000 in excess of the total of the outstanding securities in order to enable the ordinary shares to receive par, and in the council's view this payment would diminish the p robability of the Post Office being able to afford a substantial reduction in the telephone charges.
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  • A secondary industry is the raising of goats, which are able to stand neglect and a scanty food supply.
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  • Having come to an understanding with his father-in-law Podébrad, he was able to turn his arms against the emperor Frederick, and in April 1462 Frederick restored the holy crown for 60,000 ducats and was allowed to retain certain Hungarian counties with the title of king; in return for which concessions, extorted from Matthias by the necessity of coping with a simultaneous rebellion of the Magyar noble in league with Podebrad's son Victorinus, the emperor recognized Matthias as the actual sovereign of Hungary.
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  • Only now was Matthias able to turn against the Turks, who were again threatening the southern provinces.
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  • A capital expenditure of 1/24,000,000 annually was decided on to bring the lines up to the necessary state of efficiency to be able to cope with the rapidly increasing traffic. It was estimated in 1906 that this would have to be maintained for a period of ten years, with a further total expenditure of 1/21 4,000,000 on new lines.
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  • It was I 236, however, before he was able to take the field himself against the Lombards.
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  • In the hands of able captains, like Francesco Sforza or Piccinino, these mercenary troops became moving despotisms, draining the country of its wealth, and always eager to fasten and found tyrannies upon the provinces they had been summoned to defend.
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  • From this date, however, we are able to trace the revival of independent thought among the Italians.
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  • Meanwhile Macdonald, after struggling through central Italy, had defeated an Austrian force at Modena (June 12, 1799), but Suvarov was able by swift movements utterly to overthrow him at the Trebbia (June 1719).
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  • In 1856 the emperor and empress visited their Italian dominions, but were received with icy coldness; the following year, on the retirement of Radetzky at the age of ninety-three, the archduke Maximilian, an able, cultivated and kind-hearted man, was appointed viceroy.
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  • On the 2gth of June 1881 the Chamber adopted a Franchise Reform Bill, which increased the electorate from oo,ooo to 2,000,000 by lowering the fiscal qualification from 40 to 19.80 lire in direct taxation, and by extending the suffrage to all persons who had passed through the two lower standards of the elementary schools, and practically to all persons able to read and write.
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  • Bound by a secret understanding with the Radical leader Cavallotti, an able but unscrupulous demagogue, Rudini was compelled to bow to Radical exigencies.
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  • Raynaudus's authorities, in favour of the recognition of a natural theology and against it, do not, so far as the present writer has been able to consult them, use the expression.
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  • Just as our knowledge never can finish its task of reducing world-experience to an intelligible system, so our will is never once able perfectly to obey the law of reason.
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  • If philosophy is able to fill up that programme, it justifies itself; it raises all belief to necessary truth;.
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  • Even in that book Hume is able to play with sceptical solutions.
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  • Gillespie's able Argument a priori for the Being and Attributes of the Godhead, published part by part 1833-1872.
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  • John Fiske, however, an able interpreter of Spencer, reached what he called " Cosmic Theism.
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  • Granted that, ideally, scientific knowledge ought to be able to demonstrate all truth, is it safe, or humane, for a being who is imperfectly started in the process of knowledge to fling away with scorn those unanalysed promptings and misgivings " Which, be they what they may, Are yet the fountain light of all our day, Are yet a master light of all our seeing.
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  • This was settled in May 1213, and in the new prelate, the papal nominee, Stephen Langton, who landed in England and absolved the king in the following July, the baronial party found an able and powerful ally.
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  • Brissot became known as a facile and able writer, and was engaged on the Mercure, on the Courrier de l'Europe, and on other papers.
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  • Two able officers, Colebrooke of the Bengal Engineers, and Blair of the sea service, were sent to survey and report.
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  • Cladonema still has the typical medusan structure, and is able to swim about, but in Clavatella the umbrella is so much reduced that swimming is no longer possible.
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  • The circular system is developed continuously over the entire subumbral surface, and the velum represents a special local development of this system, at a region where it is able to act at the greatest mechanical advantage in producing the contractions of the umbrella by which the animal progresses.
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  • Hydra must, in short, be a living representative of the ancestor of which the actinula-stage is a transient reminiscence in the development of higher forms. It may be pointed out in this connexion that the fixation of Hydra is only temporary, and that the animal is able at all times to detach itself, to move to a new situation, and to fix itself again.
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  • The proclamations, however, designated him Stephen Frewen, and he was consequently able to escape into France.
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  • By this law a tenant-farmer is able to bequeath his farm, that is to say, he holds his lease in perpetuity.
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  • But his progress was so rapid that in two or three years he was able to take his master's place at the lecture-table, and Fourcroy and Vauquelin were so satisfied with his performance that they procured for him a school appointment in 1797 as teacher of chemistry, and in 1798 one as repetiteur at the Ecole Polytechnique.
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  • As he rose in the morning he prayed: " O God, grant that throughout this coming day I may be able to love my neighbour as myself."
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  • In some species of Rana and Staurois inhabiting mountainous districts in south-eastern Asia, the larvae are adapted for life in torrents, being provided with a circular adhesive disk on the ventral surface behind the mouth, by means of which they are able to anchor themselves to stones.
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  • From the 6th century onwards he was looked upon as one of the chief poets and musicians of antiquity, the inventor or perfecter of the lyre, who by his music and singing was able not only to charm the wild beasts, but even to draw the trees and rocks from their places, and to arrest the rivers in their course.
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  • During his residence in Thrace he joined the expedition of the Argonauts, whose leader Jason had been informed by Chiron that only by the aid of Orpheus would they be able to pass by the Sirens unscathed.
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  • These are: (I) That the green plant is so stimulated by the symbiotic association which leads to the hypertrophy, that it is able to fix the nitrogen or cause it to enter into combination.
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  • The protoplasm appears to be able also to bring about thc change without secreting any enzyme.
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  • What the nature of the stimulation is we are not able to say.
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  • In order that a Fungus may enter a plant, it must be able to overcome not merely the resistance of cell-walls, but that of the living protoplasm; if it cannot do this, it must remain outside as a mere epiphyte, e.g.
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  • Obviously no more than this is possible until physiologists are able to state much more precisely than at present what is the influence of common salt on the plants of salt-marshes, of the action of calcium carbonate on plants of calcareous soils, and of the action of humous compounds on plants of fens and peat moors.
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  • Although many plants typical of fresh water are able to grow also in brackish water, there are only a few species which appear to be quite confined to the latter habitats in this country.
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  • The same plants have sometimes a superficial root system in addition, and are thus able to utilize immediately the water from rain showers and perhaps also from dew, as Volkensl maintains.
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  • The xerophytic characters being present, it is not surprising that many marsh plants, like Juncus effusus and Iris pseudacorus, are able to survive in dry situations, such as banks and even garden rockeries.
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  • Those of warmer countries cannot be cultivated in British gardens without protection from the rigours of winter; still less are they able to hold their own unaided in an unfavourable climate.
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  • In North America there is no such barrier: the Miocene flora has been able to escape by migration the fluctuations of climate and to return when they ameliorated.
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  • It is supposed that the latter serves monocular, the other the binocular vision, most birds being able to converge their eyes upon one spot.
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  • We should be able to construct the pedigree of every group, in other words, the gigantic natural system, but there would be no classification.
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  • Well, obviously, Amazon is able to collect this data as they make sales.
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  • I hesitate to start talking about nanotechnology for fear I will not be able to stop—the entire field is amazing to me!
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  • But it really is no different than me thinking it is my birthright to be able to have freedom of speech.
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  • How much more should we be able to with the Internet, computers, and other technology?
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  • Finally, we get to the fourth order of GMO: being able to splice genes from one species into another species, a process known as transgenesis.
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  • The shade was grateful, and the tree was so easy to climb that with my teacher's assistance I was able to scramble to a seat in the branches.
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  • But the rumble of the machinery made me think it was thundering, and I began to cry, because I feared if it rained we should not be able to have our picnic out of doors.
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  • Miss Keller will never be able, I believe, to speak loud without destroying the pleasant quality and the distinctness of her words, but she can do much to make her speech clearer.
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  • In lathing I was pleased to be able to send home each nail with a single blow of the hammer, and it was my ambition to transfer the plaster from the board to the wall neatly and rapidly.
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  • Now and then they glanced at one another, hardly able to suppress their laughter.
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  • Pierre listened to him, scarcely able to repress a smile.
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  • I thought I might be able to fix the time setting by trial and error but I was at a loss establishing a location.
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  • "Sofi, you're not going to be able to handle helping Darian and being pregnant," he said.
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  • Jonny was safe, even if she hadn't been able to wipe away all traces of the poison in his blood.
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  • She hadn't been able to log onto Dusty's computer, because he kept it locked out.
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  • It was his job to protect humans, and he hadn't been able to protect one woman in his own home!
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  • We've never been able to transform a vamp into a human in thousands of years.
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  • She hadn't been able to get through to anyone else and wondered if there was some magic trick he'd done to reach her.
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  • She belonged with him, even if she was second rung to his war against bad guys or even if he was never able to devote himself to any one woman at all.
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  • He'd be able to read her mind and confirm she was indeed intent on destroying the gateway between the realms.
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  • She'd always been grateful to him for accepting her and her gift, but he'd always refused to tell her what exactly he was and how he seemed to be able to read her mind sometimes.
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  • The woman was far enough ahead she should be able to escape while he distracted the creature.
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  • I think I'm doing pretty damn good, considering I would've been able to kill him if you hadn't shot and run me over, he replied in irritation.
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  • "If they could find me, they would've by now, just like you'll never be able to retrace her steps back to this spot once you leave," her father said, his voice rising.
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  • You must clean house, Jonny, or you'll never be able to go on the offensive.
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  • I mean, I might be able to seal the breach I made, if it doesn't get bigger and I can borrow Damian's power.
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  • He wouldn't respond to her mind manipulation attempts, and he was able to control Jonny.
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  • Jule looked at the clouds, able to feel the gateway cracking with his newfound powers.
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  • This is the first time I've been able to find you.
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  • I haven't been able to get you out of my cube for the past two weeks.
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  • Despite being able to bench press two of her, the men actually listened.
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  • We didn't catch on until one of the new Naturals we just discovered was able to track them.
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  • Trac—the Natural tracker was able to identify patterns in the attacks.
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  • It was busy enough; she might be able to lose him if she made it to a crowd of people.
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  • I don't like being hungry and not being able to go to the kitchen.
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  • I wanted to explain things to you in a way you'd be able to understand.
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  • He began to cry, the soul-deep weeping of a man who'd lost all and spent his tormented life in a level of hell she'd never be able to imagine.
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  • He didn't like that she was able to pull those memories free of the prison he'd sent them to.
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  • He'd spent the morning vomiting blood and was able to remember Jule and Dusty by afternoon.
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  • Even if his features were young and his body lean, he wasn't able to hide what he was.
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  • Harmony bent over her, saying something Deidre wasn't able to hear.
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  • Cynthia held the door handle, looking ready to jump while Dean contorted around the shift stick, barely able to press the pedal with his toe.
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  • Lydia Larkin was bent over at the waist, hardly able to stand, clutching her mid-section.
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  • The pain faded then stopped suddenly, but she wasn't able to leave the in-between place.
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  • He rarely thought of the man he didn't remember, but since the stranger's visit, Xander wasn't able to get his father out of his mind.
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  • From this point, Xander was able to see most of the city, including the white dome of the palace at its center that marked the home of one of the three Gods that ruled the immortal realm.
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  • He was able to hear thoughts and manipulate minds in addition to brute strength that allowed him to tear men in two with no effort.
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  • He fulfilled his purpose, only he was not going to be able to live a normal life in the mortal world like she was.
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  • I'm sorry I wasn't able to get a hold of you last night, the nurse said with an expectant look.
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  • At that point, no one was able to withstand what he could do.
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  • He ignored it and went to the kitchen for coffee, the only human beverage he was able to tolerate.
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  • He didn't need much, and he was able to appreciate the skills she had.
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