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admit Sentence Examples

  • He needed glasses, but he wouldn't admit it.

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  • At least I admit I'm jealous - and I have every reason to be.

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  • Whether we want to admit it or not, we all wish everyone would like us.

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  • Unwilling to admit to the bonds let alone talk about them, Deidre focused on the girl.

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  • His chest felt tight, but he refused to admit his pain.

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  • If we admit that human life can be ruled by reason, the possibility of life is destroyed.

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  • Hard as it was to admit, the embrace and the kiss had been comforting.

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  • He was willing to admit he was wrong, but he wasn't going to grovel.

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  • You've wanted this all your life; admit it.

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  • You were forced to admit it.

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  • You were forced to admit it.

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  • I was wrong and I admit it.

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  • It's not so bad to admit you were wrong, is it?

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  • It's not so bad to admit you were wrong, is it?

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  • I thought you did at first and I'll admit, I'm not completely certain things might not break bad, but for now, I'm fine.

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  • Well, I have to admit he's all of those.

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  • She can't eat food, but she refuses to admit it to herself, Han explained to Pierre.

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  • "Yes, I never loved her," said he to himself; "I knew she was a depraved woman," he repeated, "but dared not admit it to myself.

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  • "What do you want from me, Darkyn?" she asked, afraid to admit how right he was.

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  • "You've started to admit the truth to yourself," he added.

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  • She didn't expect the Original Being to admit to fear.

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  • Much as she hated to admit it, they tasted good.

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  • Why then wasn't he willing to admit it?

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  • Though whips and chains wouldn't have gotten him to admit it, he was so insanely jealous of his brother's moment of glory he would have sold his soul and auctioned wife Ginger to have done the same damn thing.

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  • To admit the possibility of a future seemed to them to insult his memory.

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  • There; I admit it.

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  • She gasped, surprised he'd admit to what he'd done.

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  • I thought you'd admit to killing Logan at least.

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  • No, though I admit with head bowed, I lusted after her in my mind enough times.

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  • You know you love each other, but you aren't about to admit it.

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  • Maybe I'd admit what happened to friends I knew I could trust.

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  • He was an outcast, especially by his mother, though she wouldn't admit it.

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  • "I admit, I'd rather deal with the shit I'm dealing with than a woman," Gabe said.

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  • She'd done things with him she'd never admit to, things that made her never want to see him again.

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  • Nowadays the host does not admit you to his hearth, but has got the mason to build one for yourself somewhere in his alley, and hospitality is the art of keeping you at the greatest distance.

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  • Then you admit to lying to me to make sure I was stuck in your web.

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  • "Okay, I admit someone else said they found this on his blog and said I should call," Sofia said.

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  • She acts like you should spank her and force her admit to doing something she considers really bad.

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  • As much as he hated to admit it, Darkyn wasn't one to wait to claim debts owed him.

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  • And so these historians also see and admit historical events which are exceptions to the theory.

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  • And when she asked herself what distressed her, she had to admit that it was her relation to Rostov.

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  • "You have to admit the subject is fascinating," Betsy protested, turning to Howie.

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  • He was hurt" she rushed on, not wanting to admit how, "but he's safe for now."

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  • Whether the preservation of my father's house in Moscow, or the glory of the Russian arms, or the prosperity of the Petersburg and other universities, or the freedom of Poland or the greatness of Russia, or the balance of power in Europe, or a certain kind of European culture called "progress" appear to me to be good or bad, I must admit that besides these things the action of every historic character has other more general purposes inaccessible to me.

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  • He had a sentimental streak in him a mile wide, but he'd never admit it.

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  • The old man made a departure from his usual routine in honor of his son's arrival: he gave orders to admit him to his apartments while he dressed for dinner.

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  • Had he not told her, yes, told her to make a list, and not to admit anyone who was not on that list?

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  • Kutuzov could not yet admit the possibility of retreating beyond Moscow without a battle.

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  • Sofia bit her lip and crossed her arms, unable to admit she couldn't really eat.

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  • None of us would admit it out loud, but each harbored the same thought.

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  • Helene smiled, with a look implying that she did not admit the possibility of anyone seeing her without being enchanted.

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  • "They pretend," as I hear, "that the verses of Kabir have four different senses; illusion, spirit, intellect, and the exoteric doctrine of the Vedas"; but in this part of the world it is considered a ground for complaint if a man's writings admit of more than one interpretation.

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  • My Betsy is fine looking woman, beautiful in my mind and in the eyes of most, but even I have to admit she lacks the room-stopping allure of Martha LeBlanc.

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  • He'd told her the chances were slim long ago, but she wasn't ready for him to admit defeat quite yet.

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  • The Russian military historians in so far as they submit to claims of logic must admit that conclusion, and in spite of their lyrical rhapsodies about valor, devotion, and so forth, must reluctantly admit that the French retreat from Moscow was a series of victories for Napoleon and defeats for Kutuzov.

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  • But even if--imagining a man quite exempt from all influences, examining only his momentary action in the present, unevoked by any cause--we were to admit so infinitely small a remainder of inevitability as equaled zero, we should even then not have arrived at the conception of complete freedom in man, for a being uninfluenced by the external world, standing outside of time and independent of cause, is no longer a man.

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  • For you'll admit that if we don't know for sure how many of them there are... hundreds of lives may depend on it, while there are only two of us.

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  • "No, I'd have one anyway," she said, not wanting to admit she didn't think the skinny youth could've caught her anyway.

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  • I admit I was sulking, not sure who was annoyed with whom; tiring of surely looks.

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  • Why would they admit the tips come from the nether world?

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  • You know, Count, it is much more honorable to admit one's mistake than to let matters become irreparable.

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  • Nicholas' Day and the prince's name day--all Moscow came to the prince's front door but he gave orders to admit no one and to invite to dinner only a small number, a list of whom he gave to Princess Mary.

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  • Are you going to insist that Howie admit to her what we're doing at Econ Scrutiny all day; not just counting sheep births and soy bean crops?

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  • Better that she convey the information to Howie in her own words, and not compel me to admit what we'd been holding back information from him.

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  • This condition is never observed by the universal historians, and so to explain the resultant forces they are obliged to admit, in addition to the insufficient components, another unexplained force affecting the resultant action.

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  • But as soon as we do not admit that, it becomes essential to determine what is this power of one man over others.

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  • I'd be lying if I didn't admit we have expenses and we're limited in what we can do because of real life restraints, but we're not in this for a golden purse.

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  • Gabe nodded, forced to admit he no longer had any idea how to fix whatever was broken in Death's domain.

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  • Gabe nodded, forced to admit he no longer had any idea how to fix whatever was broken in Death's domain.

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  • Princess Mary noticed to her surprise that during this illness the old prince not only excluded her from his room, but did not admit Mademoiselle Bourienne either.

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  • After her father's funeral Princess Mary shut herself up in her room and did not admit anyone.

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  • Dusty looked around the gym, sensing it was beyond time for him to admit he couldn't prevent what was coming.

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  • She wasn't going to admit out loud he was right.

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  • She wasn't going to admit out loud he was right.

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  • The men sat huddled up trying not to stir, so as to warm the water that had trickled to their bodies and not admit the fresh cold water that was leaking in under their seats, their knees, and at the back of their necks.

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  • And it occurs to no one that to admit a greatness not commensurable with the standard of right and wrong is merely to admit one's own nothingness and immeasurable meanness.

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  • He feared that Bonaparte's genius might outweigh all the courage of the Russian troops, and at the same time could not admit the idea of his hero being disgraced.

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  • One need only admit that public tranquillity is in danger and any action finds a justification.

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  • After receiving her visitors, the countess was so tired that she gave orders to admit no more, but the porter was told to be sure to invite to dinner all who came "to congratulate."

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  • Nor would most authorities offer any help in a search to find the source of their tips when they were forced to admit to them.

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  • He'd never thought he'd hear himself admit it to any woman who became his mate, especially not to her.

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  • The encounter had frightened him more than he would admit.

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  • But pitying him, defending him, helping him command his own men … The vamp was right, and she hated to admit it.

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  • He used to be awake instantly - another indication that this thing with Lori was troubling him deeper than he would admit.

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  • The doll with the large blue eyes crying on the bed bothered him on more levels than he wanted to admit.

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  • She refused to admit he was right.

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  • She took in his words, surprised he'd admit to needing a human.

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  • Though she hated to admit it, she'd hoped Rhyn was calling.

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  • I.ll admit you have the advantage here.

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  • He sensed much more amiss than Gabriel would ever admit.

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  • You more than like me, but you.re too scared to admit it.

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  • Ancient Kris would never admit to that.

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  • As much as he didn.t want to admit it, this was a role for Rhyn, who had brought the Council back.

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  • She knew without a doubt that Romas's arrogance would never allow him to admit his inability to deal with her to anyone.

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  • And I'll admit, a lot of these are you.

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  • "You have to admit it's strange," Cynthia Dean said.

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  • Dean was reluctant to admit it, but the old gent had met with some success.

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  • Dean thought before answering, wondering how much to admit to Donald Ryland, regressing back to his old detective days.

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  • "It kills me to admit it, but I think you might have something," she said.

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  • Though it would kill Dean to admit it, he was proud as punch at his stepfather's guts and ability.

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  • More often than I care to admit.

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  • You know you're doing wrong, but you sort of admit to your own imperfections.

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  • I pushed her and she did admit to having some tests but then dismissed them, saying the doctor was just running up his bill.

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  • I'd hate to think a child his age would try to kill someone, whatever the reason, but I have to admit it's a possibility.

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  • She questioned how the investigation was proceeding and her pointed questions forced him to admit he was the prime suspect.

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  • You have to admit, that's strange behavior.

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  • Elisabeth laughed, "You have to admit he has a point."

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  • I hate to admit it, but I'm kind of bummed that you're leaving me on my birthday.

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  • I have to admit, I have thought of you many times over the years, probably would have hooked up with you again if it were not for Jackson's threats.

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  • To see if you'd admit it, I guess.

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  • You have to admit that seven of ten marriages ending in divorce is not a very promising statistic.

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  • You just don't want to admit what's going on around you.

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  • He'd wanted to admit the truth, in hopes she'd talk to him—and trust him—as she had the Guardian.

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  • As much as he hated to admit it, he still missed talking to her.

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  • As much as she didn't want to admit it, there was no way of knowing who the bad guys were, not with Mr. Tim's information about the shadow government.

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  • She didn't want to admit he was dead.

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  • She waded through the brush of the possessed jungle, unwilling to admit just how scared she was.

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  • Katie looked at him, expecting him to be joking.  He didn't seem to be.  She finally allowed herself to admit something about the man helping to save her life: He was acting really strange.  Katie stretched out by the fire, exhausted.

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  • "I'll admit, we're skeptical.  Andre was Andre.  No one questioned him," Kiki said at last.

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  • Toby didn't answer, unwilling to admit just how much Ully's words stung.  He led them deeper into the jungle.  The branches hurried to create a path for him, and he smiled at them.  According to his angel memories, the trees were more than trees in Death's underworld.  They were alive.

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  • "Yes.  I think that's where Death is.  I think that's my way out," Katie said, not fully convinced but unwilling to admit it.

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  • Death didn't come.  Darkness fell, and Rhyn waited.  He paced and stretched, imagining there would be some kind of a struggle.  At long last, he forced himself to admit she wasn't coming.  No one could've overlooked the blow he dealt her underworld.  The trees all around them had died off with a tear forming in the earth that led in the direction of the palace.

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  • You've got to admit it answers a bunch of questions.

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  • There was no way he would admit it, but his personal scenario matched Fred O'Connor's to a tee, even though his practical side was embar­rassed to even consider the possibility.

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  • Dean knew if he were honest with himself he'd admit he was tickled pink during those few hours that it appeared Jeffrey Byrne's body had been found.

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  • Dean wanted to be positive the son of a bitch was dead so he could have his wife; admit it, it was as simple as that.

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  • Then he added, "But you gotta admit we been making progress as a team."

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  • You gotta admit, it gives me a lot better chance of checking out the crowds for Byrne.

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  • Betty had murmured something about jogging, kissed him on the nose, wiggled on her meager duds and left the tent, with the flap open just enough to admit the predawn chill and a red glow that would soon be sunrise.

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  • I have to admit he built on what Dad left with wise investments.

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  • I admit, I'm surprised you haven't sent me away.

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  • "I freely admit it, ikir," she whispered with an air of formality.

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  • The furious part of her wanted nothing to do with letting him admit she'd won until he was mewling at her feet.

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  • I'll admit, I don't know how you walked away from me like you did in the wine cellar.

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  • Eventually, you'll give up and admit you see what's right in front of your face.

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  • Though I'll admit, I'm really curious for you to teach me a few things, since you've been with so many men.

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  • He let himself admit a thought he didn't want to face: that if Xander had brought him back and not Jenn, there might've been a reason.

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  • Her heart had quickened for two reasons, one of which she did not want to admit.

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  • Though I must admit it is tempting.

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  • I have to admit that I called them Buffalo for a long time – still do when I forget.

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  • She might as well admit it and get it off her chest.

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  • His dark suit was inappropriate for the casual atmosphere, but she had to admit that he looked dashing.

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  • He would have to admit defeat then.

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  • I have to admit it's been educational so far.

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  • I have to admit it wasn't what I expected to find, but it isn't so bad.

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  • He hadn't wanted to admit that the sudden muting of her thoughts was a sign of her sliding into death.

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  • Uneasily, he was forced to admit she had the power.

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  • "Just admit I'm right, and I'll move on," he said with a chuckle.

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  • He was right, but she wasn't about to admit it.

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  • Jessi studied Xander's body once more, forced to admit that the man had the perfect combination of rugged beauty and flawless form.

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  • I'm not certain he realizes it yet or is willing to admit to it.

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  • Unable to decide what his level of involvement with Jessi should be, Xander wasn't about to admit anything to Jenn.

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  • He would never admit that the White God was right aloud, but he began to think he already left his safe corner by placing his fate in Jessi's hands.

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  • Such analyses, which do not always admit of great accuracy, have been confirmed by a few carefully planned experiments in which two components were brought together under very varied conditions, and the resulting compound analysed.

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  • Batthyany, who formed the first responsible ministry, could not refuse to admit Kossuth, but he gave him the ministry of finance, probably because that seemed to open to him fewest prospects of engrossing popularity.

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  • She cut off her hair and sent it to Musset as a token of penitence, but Musset, though he still flirted with her, never quite forgave her infidelity and refused to admit her to his deathbed.

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  • On stormy days, as already mentioned, the irregular changes hardly admit of satisfactory treatment.

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  • No one who reads his private correspondence will admit that even his least defensible acts were dictated by dishonourable motives.

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  • The architrave is flat, and there is a space over it, serving both to admit light and to relieve the pressure on it from above, and the size decreases slightly from the bottom to the top. Within the doorway is, as a rule, a niche on the right, and a staircase ascending in the thickness of the wall to the left; in front is another similar doorway leading to the chamber in the interior, which is circular, and about 15 ft.

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  • The route which these caravans follow is a chaussee as far as Erzerum, but this in places is too much broken to admit of the transit of wheeled vehicles.

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  • Public primary schools include (1) icoles maternellesinfant schools for children from two to six years old; (2) elementary primary schoolsthese are the ordinary schools for children from six to thirteen; (3) higher primary schools (coles primaires suprieures) and supplementary courses; these admit pupils who have gained the certificate of primary elementary studies (cerlificat diludes primaires), offer a more advanced course and prepare for technical instruction; (4) primary technical schools (coles manuelles dapprenlissage, coles primaires suprleures professionnelles) kept by the communes or departments.

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  • We cannot admit that the history of mankind justifies his conclusion; for the great majority of men life is a good, and its continuance an object of hope.

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  • The lesser of these lies towards the east, and its entrance is obstructed by a barrier of rocks, so as to admit the entrance of but one ship at a time.

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  • By the time the third stage, which placed the seat of soul-life in the brain, was reached through the further advance of anatomical knowledge, the religious rites of Greece and Rome were too deeply incrusted to admit of further radical changes, and faith in the gods had already declined too far to bring new elements into the religion.

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  • The first legislature of the state met at Windsor in March 1778, and voted to admit sixteen towns east of the Connecticut river which were dissatisfied with the rule of New Hampshire.

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  • The pianoforte trios of Haydn are perhaps the only-works of first-rate artistic importance in which there is no doubt that the earlier stages of the new art do not admit of sufficient polyphony to give the instruments fair play.

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  • Whether this justifies Wagner's successors and imitators in showing a constant preference for passages of which not even the general outline is practicable; whether it justifies a state of things in which the normal compass of every instrument in an advanced loth-century score would appear to be about a fifth higher than any player of that instrument will admit;, whether it proves that it is artistically desirable that when there.

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  • Besides the delta of the Po and the large marshy tracts which it forms, there exist on both sides of it extensive lagoons of salt water, generally separated from the Adriatic by narrow strips of sand or embankments, partly natural and partly artificial, but havin openings which admit the influx and efflux of the sea-water, and serve as ports for communication with the mainland.

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  • now forced the Venetians to admit his ecclesiastical supremacy; but they refused to readmit the Jesuits, who had been expelled in 1606.

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  • The French authorities, under whose eyes the massacre was perpetrated, did nothing to prevent or repress it, and the mayor of Marseilles even refused to admit the wounded Italian workmen to the municipal hospital.

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  • But what is mechanical necessity, if we admit that in some sense it exists?

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  • Wren also designed a colonnade to enclose a large piazza forming a clear space round the church, somewhat after the fashion of Bernini's colonnade in front of St Peter's, but space in the city was too valuable to admit of this.

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  • 1, v.), so that the endodermal cells cannot be split apart to admit of the formation of intercellular spaces, and an air-tight sheath is formed round the cylinder.

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  • While the forms of the sea-bed are not yet sufficiently well known to admit of exact classification, they are recognized to be as a rule distinct from the forms of the land, and the importance Submarine of using a distinctive terminology is felt.

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  • These divisions merge one into the other, and admit of almost indefinite subdivision, while they are subject to great modifications by human interference in clearing and cultivating.

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  • But his radicalism had now become of a disruptive quality, and he quarrelled with and even thwarted Kosciuszko because the dictator would not admit that the Polish republic could only be saved by the methods of Jacobinism.

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  • In the centre of the eastern side of the quadrangle two gigantic doors were thrown open to admit the people into the adytum or inner mosque (shrine) where is the marble tomb of Imam Reza, surrounded by a silver railing with knobs of gold.

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  • and in the case of a writer like Tertullian who left the Church in middle life, are we to admit certain of his works into our patrology and refuse a place to others ?

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  • Their writings, like those of the apostles, are epistolary; but editions of the apostolic fathers now usually admit also the early Church order known as the Didache, the allegory entitled the Shepherd, and a short anonymous apology addressed to one Diognetus.

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  • The old people of Rome thus grew, or rather shrank up, into a nobility by the growth of a new people by their side which they declined to admit to a share in their rights, powers, and possessions.

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  • The nobility is no longer all-powerful; it may be constrained to admit within its own body members for whose presence it has no wish.

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  • The majority of apologists in the past have further believed in an infallible Bible; but they admit this position can only be reached at a late stage in the argument.

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  • at high water, except three tortuous and intricate channels which have recently been dredged to a sufficient depth to admit the passage of vessels, so as to obviate the long journey round the island of Ceylon which was previously necessary.

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  • The industrial artel is almost as frequent as the preceding, in all those trades which admit of it.

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  • Whatever the pattern adopted for the roof, a sufficient portion of it must be glazed to admit light, and it should be so designed that the ironwork can be easily inspected and painted and the glass readily cleaned.

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  • According to the light railway commissioners, experience satisfied them (a) that light railways were much needed in many parts of the country and that many of the lines proposed, but not constructed, were in fact necessary to admit of the progress, and even the maintenance, of existing trade interests; and (b) that improved means of access were requisite to assist in retaining the population on the land, to counteract the remoteness of rural districts, and also, in the neighbourhood of industrial centres, to cope with the difficulties as to housing and the supply of labour.

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  • Others, while not going so far as this, admit that the content of the communications does occasionally exceed the medium's.

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  • Hubert and Mauss, while admitting that in all sacrifices is found some idea of purchase or substitution, decline to admit that all have issued from one primitive form.

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  • 15); "That prayers and thanksgivings, made by worthy persons, are the only perfect and acceptable sacrifices I also admit" (Just.

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  • This meeting of Christians we admit deserves to be made illicit, if it resembles illicit acts; it deserves to be condemned, if any complain of it on the same score on which complaints are levelled at factious meetings.

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  • His most ardent admirers, however, are constrained to admit that he was deficient in large-hearted benevolence; that he was destitute of any " enthusiasm of humanity "; and that so far as every sort of religious yearning or aspiration is concerned, his poverty was almost unique.

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  • We cannot, therefore, admit that the source of the heat in the sun is to be found in any chemical combination taking place in its mass.

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  • In attempting to pronounce on the evidence with regard to Herschel's theory, we must at once admit that the transmutation of a nebula into a star has never been seen.

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  • The majority of authors, however, follow Brauer in dividing the order into two sections, Orthorrhapha and Cyclorrhapha, according to the manner in which the pupa-case splits to admit of the escape of the perfect insect.

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  • When Eleazar opened the temple-gates to admit those who wished to worship God, John of Giscala introduced some of his own men, fully armed under their garments, and so got possession of the Temple.

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  • Though the majority of the rabbis looked for no such deliverer and refused to admit his claims, Barcochebas drew the people after him to struggle for their national independence.

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  • Improved communications are much needed for the transport of agricultural produce, but the state of the treasury does not admit of more than a nominal expenditure on road-making and other public works.

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  • Anicetus, however, declined to admit the Jewish custom in the churches under his jurisdiction, but readily communicated with Polycarp and those who followed it.

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  • Too little is known of the greater part of Asia to admit of any more being said with reference to this part of the subject, than to mention a few facts bearing on the rainfall.

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  • North of the tropic the winter cold is sufficient to admit of the cultivation of almost all the cereals and vegetables of Europe, wheat being sown in November and reaped early in April.

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  • In southern India, and the other parts of Asia and of the islands having a similar climate, the difference of the winter and summer half-years is not sufficient to admit of the proper cultivation of wheat or barley.

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  • The relation to Asia of the pre-European civilizations of America is another of those questions which admit of no definite answer at present, though many facts support the theory that the semi-civilized inhabitants of Mexico and Central America crossed from Asia by Bering Straits and descended the west coast.

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  • His reasoning appeared to me to be just; there was, therefore, a necessity to call in question the principles upon which it was founded, or to admit the conclusion."

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  • The Mugan steppe is, however, in spite of its dryness, a more fertile region in virtue of the irrigation practised; but the Kura has excavated its bed too deeply to admit of that being done along its course.

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  • According to the languages spoken the populations of Caucasia admit of being classified as follows,' according to Senator N.

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  • He was thus led to adopt that system of sowing his crops in rows or drills, so wide apart as to admit of tillage of the intervals, both by ploughing and hoeing, being continued until they had well-nigh arrived at maturity.

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  • The cardinals did not trust themselves across the border; their messengers, however, were courteously received by Bruce, but with a firm refusal to admit the papal bulls into his kingdom because not addressed to him as king.

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  • When his corpse was disinterred in 1821 the breast-bone was found severed to admit of the removal of the heart, thus confirming the story preserved in the verses of Barbour.

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  • Three of the seven poets were drinking in a garden when Firdousi approached, and wishing to get rid of him without rudeness, they informed him who they were, and told him that it was their custom to admit none to their society but such as could give proof of poetical talent.

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  • (From Owen.) of the liver or great digestive gland is found in the scorpions, where the axial portion of the digestive canal is short and straight, and the lateral ducts sufficiently wide to admit food into the ramifications of the gland there to be digested; whilst in the spiders the gland is reduced to a series of simple caeca.

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  • The remarkable discovery has been made that in deep lakes such Limnaei do not breathe air, but admit water to the lung-sac and live at the bottom.

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  • Whereupon a reply came from Paris (28th of November) that the French emperor refused to admit the envoys of "the king who reigns in Brazil, the king who reigns in Sicily or the king who reigns in Sweden."

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  • The British government, on hearing of his arrival at Plymouth, decided to send him to St Helena, the formation of that island being such as to admit of a certain freedom of movement for the august captive, with none of the perils for the world at large which the tsar's choice, Elba, had involved.

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  • If we admit that the larva has, in the phylogeny of insects, gradually diverged from the imago, and if we recollect that in the ontogeny the larva has always to become the imago (and of course still does so) notwithstanding the increased difficulty of the transformation, we cannot but recognize that a period of helplessness in which the transformation may take place is to be expected.

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  • The most novel feature, and one the importance of which most ornithologists of the present day are fully prepared to admit, is the separation of the class A y es into two great divisions, which from one of the most obvious distinctions they present were called by its author Carinatae' and Ratitae, 2 according as the sternum possesses a keel (crista in the phraseology of many anatomists) or not.

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  • They agreed that the Scriptures should be their guide in civil affairs, and that only approved church members should be admitted to the body politic; twelve men were appointed to choose seven men ("seven pillars") who should found the church and admit to its original membership such planters as they thought properly qualified.

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  • Concluding cautiously, we may admit the probability of the relations between near and distant "futures" and "spot" (even in respect of "futures" running out in the same crop year) indicating sometimes at least the intentional or unintentional "bulling" or "bearing" or "spot" by "futures."

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  • As the water is shut off before the portion of the well below the water-bearing strata is bored the remainder of the drilling is conducted with only sufficient water in the well to admit of sand-pumping.

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  • The initial diameter of the well drilled from the bottom of this pit is in some instances as much as 36 in., bore-holes of the larger size being preferred, as they are less liable to become choked, and admit of the use of larger bailers for raising the oil.

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  • The outward set of teeth drill the hole large enough to permit the drilling apparatus to descend freely, and the teeth set inwardly pare down the core to such a diameter as will admit of the body of the cutter passing over it without seizing.

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  • At this period the supply of the raw material was insufficient to admit of any important development in the industry, and before the drilling of artesian wells for petroleum was initiated by Drake the " coal-oil " or shale-oil industry had assumed considerable proportions in the United States.

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  • Elsewhere the forms are Palaearctic with intrusions from the east; but the length of the Syrian strip and the variety of its surface relief admit of considerable difference in the species inhabiting different districts.

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  • If, then, those contents do not represent the knowledge of Jaber, and if the contents of other Latin translations which there is reason to believe are really made from the Arabic, show little, if any, advance on the knowledge of the Alexandrian Greeks, evidently the part played by the Arabs must be less, and that of the Westerns greater, than Gibbon is prepared to admit.

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  • With her diminished resources Athens could not indeed hope to cope with the great Macedonian king; however much we may sympathize with the generous ambition of the patriots, we must admit that in the light of hard facts their conduct appears quixotic.

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  • About five years earlier the McKinley bridge was erected by the Illinois Traction Co., primarily to admit interurban electric trains.

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  • The fundamental chemical classification of matter, on the other hand, recognizes two groups of substances, namely, elements, which are substances not admitting of analysis into other substances, and compounds, which do admit of analysis into simpler substances and also of synthesis from simpler substances.

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  • A second inconsistency was presented when he was compelled by the researches of Dumas to admit Avogadro's hypothesis; but here he would only accept it for the elementary gases, and denied it for other substances.

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  • Dumas repudiated the accusation, affirming that he held exactly contrary views to Laurent; but only to admit their correctness in 1839, when, from his own researches and those of Laurent, Malaguti and Regnault, he formulated his type theory.

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  • Zincke; and his researches have led to the discovery of many chlorinated oxidation products which admit of decomposition into cyclic compounds containing fewer carbon atoms than characterize the benzene ring, and in turn yielding openchain or aliphatic compounds.

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  • These observations admit of ready explanation in the following manner.

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  • The gods, as the giants plaintively admit, " rule by beauty"; hence the " Walhalla-motif."

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  • The Jacobin club of the Faubourg Saint-Antoine refused to admit Babeuf and Lebois, on the ground that they were "egorgeurs."

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  • The harbour is small, but deep enough to admit vessels drawing 25 feet.

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  • The details given are considered sufficient to admit of the selection of general routes for railways or other public works.

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  • Setters owe their name to their having been trained originally to crouch when marking game, so as to admit of the net with which the quarry was taken being drawn over their heads.

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  • The words " slave" and " slavery " were, however, excluded from the constitution, " because," as Madison says," they did not choose to admit the right of property in man " in direct terms; and it was at the same time provided that Congress might interdict the foreign slave trade after the expiration of twenty years.

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  • He named one hundred preachers who after his death were to meet once a year, fill up vacancies in their number, appoint a president and secretary, station the preachers, admit proper persons into the ministry, and take general oversight of the societies.

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  • For the great mass of the people Zoroaster's doctrine was too abstract and spiritualistic. The vulgar fancy requires sensuous, plastic deities, which admit of visible representation; and so the old gods received honour again and new gods won acceptance.

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  • But the progress in all directions has been too rapid to admit of any one adequate characterization.

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  • But this resulted in so heavy a: burden upon the public that the law had again to be altered to extend hereditary rights, and to admit a system of mortgage which was assimilated to that for emiriye; but the evils were little more than palliated.

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  • So urgent was the need of restoring union at any cost that even prelates who had taken an active part in the work of the council of Pisa, such as Pierre d'Ailly, cardinal bishop of Cambrai, were forced to admit, in view of the fact that the decisions of that council had been and were still contested, that the only possible course was to reconsider the question of the union de novo, entirely disregarding all previous deliberations on the subject, and treating the claims of John and his two competitors with the strictest impartiality.

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  • Again the emperor had to admit that his troops could do no more, and bowing to necessity, he distributed them into winter quarters, where, however, the enterprise of the Cossacks, who were no strangers to snow and to forests, left the outposts but little repose.

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  • Her own preference for a moderate republic or a constitutional monarchy was quite sincere, and, even if it had not been so, her own character and Napoleon's were too much alike in some points to admit of their getting on together.

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  • Moreover, in the middle ages, it was not lawful for the Jews to admit proselytes.

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  • Under ordinary conditions the sluices are raised to admit boats to pass from the half flood to half ebb, so that the river remains tidal up to Teddington, the next lock.

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  • In selling my goods, is it enough not to disguise their shortcomings, or ought I candidly to admit them?

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  • The main objections to this are that it does not explain the infinite variety of phenomena, and that it disregards the distinction which most philosophers admit between higher and lower pleasures.

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  • There is some reason to admit the existence of another more anterior pair of these muscles in Scorpio; this would make the number exactly correspond with the number in Limulus.

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  • It was one of the first universities to admit women students to its classes and degrees, and its alumni are brought into close bonds of sympathy and activity by a students' union.

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  • He failed in both respects, and when Michael Faraday, who overheard a portion of his conversation with Davy on the subject, was subsequently more successful, he was inclined to assert the merit of priority, to which Faraday did not admit his claim.

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