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dared Sentence Examples

  • One look told me few kids had dared make fun of his name.

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  • She drew as near as she dared without disturbing them.

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  • Yet she dared not talk to him.

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  • She moved as far as she dared from the rock, searching for him.

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  • She moved as far as she dared from the rock, searching for him.

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  • She'd dared to hope again that everything was a hallucination brought on by too much alcohol, until Toby burst in chasing a cat she didn't remember owning.

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  • No one had ever dared hit him before.

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  • No one had ever dared hit him before.

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  • None of them had ever dared ask this question.

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  • After patting her body as dry as he dared, Dean reached over and grabbed her night bag, pulling out her pajamas.

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  • No one dared to contradict him, so he brought in anyone he knew.

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  • She dared not stand on her own with the winds strong enough to knock her over.

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  • "Why have you dared to intrude your unwelcome persons into the secluded Land of the Mangaboos?" he asked, sternly.

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  • Vara, the only man he might count as a friend if he dared count any, whirled, and moonlight caught his pale green eyes.

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  • But there was another reason she dared not leave her father, one she feared voicing even to the man before her.

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  • After all he had done, he dared talk to her as if she were a child.

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  • She wished to pray but did not dare to, dared not in her present state of mind address herself to God.

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  • The only reservation which the most advanced Gallicans dared to formulate, in the terms of the celebrated declaration of the clergy of France (1682), had as its object the irreformable character of the pontifical definitions, which, it was claimed, could only have been acquired by them through the assent of the Church.

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  • The only reservation which the most advanced Gallicans dared to formulate, in the terms of the celebrated declaration of the clergy of France (1682), had as its object the irreformable character of the pontifical definitions, which, it was claimed, could only have been acquired by them through the assent of the Church.

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  • I dared not scream, and I dared not stay in bed.

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  • And he dared not inquire.

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  • Prince Andrew, too, dared not stir, for fear of betraying his unintentional presence.

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  • "And if you allow yourself," he screamed in a fury, addressing Princess Mary for the first time, "to forget yourself again before her as you dared to do yesterday, I will show you who is master in this house.

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  • He first asserted his power by literally throwing to the dogs the last of his boyar tyrants, and shortly afterwards announced his intention of assuming the title of tsar, a title which his father and grandfather had coveted but never dared to assume publicly.

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  • Ivan was also the first tsar who dared to attack the Crimea.

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  • Of all the Sanhedrin only Sameas " a righteous man and therefore superior to fear " dared to speak.

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  • Florus actually dared to scourge and crucify Jews who belonged to the Roman order of knights.

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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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  • And Sonya, though she would never have dared to say so, knew it and blushed scarlet every time Dolokhov appeared.

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  • I shall speak to him myself, said the countess, indignant that they should have dared to treat this little Natasha as grown up.

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  • Pierre knew very well what a hieroglyph was, but dared not speak.

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  • As soon as the sun appeared in a clear strip of sky beneath the clouds, the wind fell, as if it dared not spoil the beauty of the summer morning after the storm; drops still continued to fall, but vertically now, and all was still.

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  • Afterwards when he had received a name and wealth he dared not think of her because he loved her too well, placing her far above everything in the world, and especially therefore above himself.

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  • They all knew very well that the enchanting countess' illness arose from an inconvenience resulting from marrying two husbands at the same time, and that the Italian's cure consisted in removing such inconvenience; but in Anna Pavlovna's presence no one dared to think of this or even appear to know it.

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  • The Persian troops dared not attack the Greeks, but decoyed them into the interior, beyond the Tigris, and tried to annihilate them by treachery.

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  • When Lucien pressed him to "dare," he replied "Alas, I have dared only too much already."

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  • In his last number, the seventh, which his publisher refused to print, he had dared to attack even Robespierre, but at his trial it was found that he was devoid of physical courage.

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  • Preserved merely as taxpayers necessary to supply the funds for the maintenance of the dominant and military class, according to a foreign observer in 1571, they had been so degraded and oppressed that they dared not look a Turk in the face.

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  • 2 Hitherto, if dialectical studies had been sometimes viewed askance by the stricter churchmen, it was not because logic had dared to stretch forth its hands towards the ark of God, but simply on the ground of the old opposi tion between the church and the world.

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  • Stephen Bathory, voivode of Transylvania and count of the Szeklers, for instance, ruled Transylvania like a Turkish pasha, and threatened to behead all who dared to complain of his exactions; " Stinking carrion," he said, was better than living Szeklers.

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  • Himself regarded by most of his contemporaries as a sceptic, and by some as an atheist, he denounced all who dared to disbelieve in sorcery, and urged the burning of witches and wizards.

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  • He became a megalomaniac to whom no one dared offer a word of advice.

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  • Abjuring pomps and vanities, its citizens observed the ascetic regime of the cloister; half the year was devoted to abstinence and few dared to eat meat on the fasts ordained by Savonarola.

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  • Blanco White, " the rationalist A'Kempis," who had dared to appear as " a religious sceptic in God's presence," had found a biographer and interpreter in Martineau's friend and colleague, John Hamilton Thom.

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  • Himself regarded by most of his contemporaries as a sceptic, and by some as an atheist, he denounced all who dared to disbelieve in sorcery, and urged the burning of witches and wizards.

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  • He became a megalomaniac to whom no one dared offer a word of advice.

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  • "Once, when I was young," said Jim, "I was a race horse, and defeated all who dared run against me.

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  • No, it was I who dared not.

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  • If some from time to tune dared to hope for political independence their futility was demonstrated.

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  • Jule trailed as closely as he dared.

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  • He trusted the human, but dared he trust the mate of the Dark One?

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  • Brady crept as close as he dared.

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  • Dean maneuvered the still-unconscious figure beneath the covers, tucking the blanket as tightly as he dared.

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  • Damian's son would be the first White God born outside of the immortal world, and not even Jule dared to guess what that would mean for the White God's power.

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  • Napoleon, .JJL.OIJLLa US 5 usa .L4)~., VYSIS..JA iIU~4QLILiCU 5Sf) ~4IC *UJLC O55iC~~4VC nents among the French clergy against his government, had ught him once more into harmony with the views of Victor manuel; but he dared not brave French public opinion by ther war with Austria, nor did Italy desire an alliance Lch would only have been bought at the price of further dons.

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  • There he wrote his Denonciation contre Necker, and in May dared to return to Paris and continue the Ami du peuple.

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  • He was here in sympathy with the secret sore of his age, and gave utterance to what all felt but none dared to whisper but he.

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  • in 150 9, threatening to prosecute for treason all persons who dared to infringe the liberties of the citizens.

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  • Castlereagh had left Vienna with the hope that the powers would solemnly guarantee their territorial settlement and promise to make collective war on whoever dared to disturb it.

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  • It was he who dared to bring an accusation against P. Egnatius Celer (the Stoic philosopher whose evidence had condemned his patron and disciple Soranus) and who endeavoured to preach a doctrine of peace and goodwill among the soldiers of Vespasian when they were advancing upon Rome.

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  • He also threw Lorenzo Ricci, the general, into prison, first in the English college and then in the castle of St Angelo, where he died in 1775, under the pontificate of Pius VI., who, though not unfavourable to the Society, and owing his own advancement to it, dared not release him, probably because his continued imprisonment was made a condition by the powers who enjoyed a right of veto in papal elections.

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  • Six states had ratified the Federal constitution when the New Hampshire convention met at Exeter on the 13th of February 1788, to accept or reject that instrument, and so great was the opposition to it among the delegates from the central part of the state that after a discussion of ten days the leaders in favour of ratification dared not risk a decisive vote, but procured an adjournment in order that certain delegates who had been instructed to vote against it might consult their constituents.

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  • Though remaining leagued with the Angevins in southern Italy, they dared to look to Germany and Rudolph of Habsburg to help them in their efforts to add to the papal dominion a part of northern Italy and, in particular, Tuscany.

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  • These were convinced that Assyria was master, but refused their tribute when they thought they dared.

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  • Fearless and patient navigators, they ventured into regions where no one else dared to go, and, always with an eye to their monopoly, they carefully guarded the secrets of their trade routes and discoveries, and their knowledge of winds and currents.

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  • The slayers of Rizzio fled to England, and were outlawed; Darnley was permitted to protest his innocence and denounce his accomplices; after which he became the scorn of all parties alike, and few men dared or cared to be seen in his company.

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  • He appointed governors to cities, issued orders to generals, provided munitions of war, sent his ambassadors to negotiate with the Lombard king and actually dared to conclude a private peace.

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  • But Luxemburg, riding up with his advanced guard from Velaine, decided, after a cursory survey of the ground, to attack the front and both flanks of the Allies' position at once - a decision which few, if any, generals then living would have dared to make, and which of itself places Luxemburg in the same rank as a tactician as his old friend and commander Conde.

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  • Also he took advantage of the rule of the Commonwealth to indulge much more freely than he might have otherwise dared in rationalistic criticism of religious doctrines; while, amid the turmoil of sects, he could the more forcibly urge that the preservation of social order, when again firmly restored, must depend on the assumption by the civil power of the right 2 L.W.

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  • A general election was imminent, and no party dared to go to the country as the opponents of the fleet.

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  • But Frederick was unwilling to break with Russia, with whom he was negotiating the partition of Poland; Austria in these circumstances dared not take the offensive; and Maria Theresa was compelled to purchase the modification of the extreme claims of Russia in Turkey by agreeing to, and sharing in, the spoliation of Poland.

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  • Nor would the cruelties inflicted on the bolder spirits who dared to preach reform, which made the Austrian government a by-word among the nations, alone have excited the passionate spirit of revolt which carried all before it in 1848.

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  • In March 1865 Cobden died, and Bright told the House of Commons he dared not even attempt to express the feelings which oppressed him, and sat down overwhelmed with grief.

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  • A decree of disposition was now issued against the sacrilegious vali, who had dared " to fire shots in Constantinople, the residence of the caliph, and the centre of security."

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  • Even there he resisted, not so much, it would seem, from any scruples of his own, for he was not a high-minded man, as because he knew that he dared not return to Italy if he gave way.

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  • In 1522 the bishop of Carlisle complained to Cardinal Wolsey, then archbishop of York, that the English thieves committed more thefts than "all the Scots of Scotland," the men of Hexham being worst of all, and appearing loo strong at the markets held in Hexham, so that the men whom they had robbed dared not complain or "say one word to them."

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  • The Scots had so handled their enemies that they could not or dared not pursue their advantage; on the other hand, it was long indeed before the memory of Flodden ceased to haunt the Scots and deter them from invading England in force.

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  • From the time of Aurangzeb no Mussulman, however powerful, dared to assume the title of sultan or emperor, with the single exception of Tippoo's brief paroxysm of madness.

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  • Davis, after landing the relief party and taking off all the others, waited for the return of Mawson as long as he dared, having in view the necessity of relieving Wild's party in Queen Mary Land, and the fact that every anchor on the ship had been lost in the fight with blizzards in Commonwealth Bay.

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  • even dared to give public utterance to their hostility.

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  • To bolster up the case a fresh packet of five forged letters was concocted (31st August); but the forgery was transparent, and even Sir William Jones, the attorney-general, though a violent upholder of the plot, dared not produce them as evidence.

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  • In spite of Dunstan's reforms at the end of the 10th century, the Norman Lanfranc found so many wedded priests that he dared not decree their separation; and when his successor St Anselm attempted to go further, this seemed a perilous novelty even to so distinguished an ecclesiastic as Henry of Huntingdon, who wrote: "About Michaelmas of this same year (1102) Archbishop Anselm held a council in London, wherein he forbade wives to the English priesthood, heretofore not forbidden; which seemed to some a matter of great purity, but to others a perilous thing, lest the clergy, in striving after a purity too great for human strength, should fall into horrible impurity, to the extreme dishonour of the Christian name" (lib.

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  • But, in its efforts to extend its power over the Greek states, it was bound to make use of the tendencies which aimed at the unification of Greece for the struggle against Persia: and this ideal demand it dared not reject.

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  • " Jerome, the most influential theologian of the day, took up the cudgels against Vigilantius (he " ought to be called Dormitantius "), who, in spite of his fatherly admonition, had dared again " to open his foul mouth and send forth a filthy stink against the relics of the holy martyrs " (Hier.

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  • The Oriental magnificence of these embassies, notably that of 1514, and the fact that a king of Portugal dared openly to criticize the morals of the Vatican, temporarily enhanced the prestige of the monarchy.

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  • John dared not consent to close the harbours of Portugal against British ships.

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  • As the Pharisees accumulated the oral tradition which was afterwards codified and elaborated or preserved by fragments, which served some useful purpose, in the Talmud and other Rabbinic writings, the Sadducees acquired concrete regulations to oppose so long as they dared.

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  • 22), and spoken of by the pseudo-Tertullian as a heretic from Judaism, not from Christianity, " who first dared to reject the prophets as not having spoken in the Holy Ghost."

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  • Perhaps the most remarkable incident in the life of Theodosius from a personal point of view is the incident of his submission to the reprimands of Ambrose, who dared to rebuke him and refuse to admit him to the Eucharist till he had done public penance for punishing a riot in Thessalonica by a wholesale massacre of the populace.

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  • "Je n'en suis pas moins Pierre Corneille," he is said to have replied to his friends as often as they dared to suggest certain shortcomings in his behaviour, manner or speech.

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

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  • A force of io,000 fighting men, led by Macomo, a brother of the chief who was killed, swept across the frontier, pillaged and burned the homesteads and murdered all who dared to resist.

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  • snatch at, if he dared.

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  • Moreover, he retained in practice, if not in theory, his power to nominate to the vacant offices; chapters and monasteries seldom dared to resist the pressure which the sovereign could bring to bear upon them in.

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  • Hardly a single magnate dared to oppose himBridgnorth, now a castle of the Mortimers, was the only place which he had to take by force.

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  • Yet so many of his subjects were discontented that he dared not trust himself to the chances of war, and, when the fleet of King Philip was ready to sail, he surprised the world by making a sudden and grovelling submission to the pope.

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  • Lancaster would never have dared to defy public opinion and challenge the constitutional party to a life-and-death struggle in this fashion, had it not &en that his brother the prince of Wales had died while the Good Parliament was fitting; thus the opposition had been deprived of ~a~Ok their strongest support.

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  • To legalize his arbitrary acts Duke John dared to summon the estates together, after he had issued stringent orders to the sheriffs to exclude his enemies and return his friends when the members for the Commons were chosen.

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  • Courtenay dared not recommence them, and Lancaster ruled as he pleased till his father, five months later, died.

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  • But matters went otherwise than he had expected; when he waxed unmannerly, and unsheathed his dagger to strike one of the royal retinue who had dared to answer him back, the mayor of London, William Walworth, drew his cutlass and cut him down.

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  • Burgundy dared not concede so much, under pain of alienating all his more patriotic Murder of supporters.

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  • When it is added that the Lancastrian party avoided holding a parliament for three years, because they dared not face it, and that the French were allowed to sack Fowey, Sandwich and other places because there was no English fleet in existence, it is not wonderful that many men thought that the cup of the iniquities of the house of Lancaster was full.

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  • They dared heir had obviously borrowed the expedient from the terms of the treaty of Troyes.

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  • Few joined the impostor save the earl of Desmond, and he was repulsed from Waterford, and dared not face the army which the lord deputy put into the field against him.

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  • He was roused to implacable wrath by anyone who dared to speak on the forbidden topic of the succession question.

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  • and a Thomas Cromwell would not have dared to attack, or succeeded in destroying, the monasteries had they retained their original purity and influence.

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  • He carried off Marpessa, daughter of Evenus, as his wife and dared to bend his bow against Apollo, who was also her suitor.

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  • Only Sameas, a Pharisee, dared to insist upon the legal verdict of condemnation.

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  • Not only Russia but Servia also was dissatisfied with such a policy, and when Alexander Karageorgevich, forced by public opinion, at last dared convoke a national assembly, that assembly's first resolution was that Prince Alexander should be dethroned and replaced by the old Prince Milosh Obrenovich I.

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  • quartering themselves on the chiefs and nobles during the winter and spring, story-telling, and lampooning those who dared to hesitate to comply with their demands.

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  • " We may believe that ancient and early tribes framed gods like themselves in action and in experience, and that the allegorical element in myths is the addition of later peoples who had attained to purer ideas of divinity, yet dared not reject the religion of their ancestors " (Aglaoph.

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  • of them, Grimoald, son of Pippin, actually dared to take the title of king in Austrasia (640).

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  • was besieged in the Louvre by the populace in revolt; but his rival dared not go so far as to depose the king, and appeased the tumult.

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  • Fleurys inclination was not to misuse Frances traditional policy by exaggerating it, but to respect his sworn word; he dared not press his opinion, however, and yielded to the fiery impatience of young hot-heads like the two Belle-Isles, and of all those who, infatuated by Frederick II., felt sick of doing nothing at Versailles and were backed up by Louis XV.s bellicose mistresses.

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  • The old courtier Maurepas, jealous of Turgot and desirous of remaining a minister himself, refrained from defending his colleague; and when Turgot, who never knew how to give in, spoke of establishing assemblies of freeholders in the communes and the provinces, in order to relax the tension of over-centralization, Louis XVI., who never dared to pass from sentiment to action, sacrificed his minister to the rancour of the queen, as he had already sacrificed Malesherbes (1776).

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  • In order to preserve popular favor and their direction of the Republic, the Girondins had not dared to pronounce against the sentence of death, but had demanded an appeal to the people which was rejected; morally weakened by this equivocal attitude they were still more so by foreign events.

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  • and subalterns should be shot or sent to penal servitude for acts of indiscipline, but if an insubordinate general was sent to a fortress under arrest for two months they publicly demonstrated their sympathy with the offender, made angry speeches against their hierarchical chief, the war minister, in the Senate, and dared to call upon the queen-regent to make representations, which unfortunately were listened to, according to the worst precedents of the Spanish monarchy.

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  • Canovas so fully comprehended the necessity of averting American intervention that he listened to the pressing demands of secretary Olney and of the American minister in Madrid, Hannis Taylor, an.d laid before the Cortes a bill introducing home rule in Cuba on a more liberal scale than Maura, Abarzuza and Sagasta had dared to suggest two years before.

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  • The necessity for strengthening the Spanish forces in Africa had for some time been apparent; but Seor Maura had not dared to face the Cortes with a demand for the necessary estimates, for which, now that the crisis had become acute, he had to rely on the authorization of the council of state.

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  • He replaced at Khartum Ismail Pasha Eyoub, a Turk made governor-general in 1873, who had thwarted as much as he dared all Gordon's efforts to reform.

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  • After all he had done, he dared talk to her as if she were a child.

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  • We dared not to take a deep breath for fear of waking him.

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  • While I dared not say it for fear of being accused of insensitivity, I wondered if the death of Gladys Gillespie might enhance her credibility, reducing the number of those chasing the real Psychic Tipster.

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  • One look told me few kids had dared make fun of his name.

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  • She dared not stand on her own with the winds strong enough to knock her over.

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  • But there was another reason she dared not leave her father, one she feared voicing even to the man before her.

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  • Jule trailed as closely as he dared.

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  • It was a cold day in hell when someone dared hang up on the White God, the Defender of Mankind, the Tamer of Evil.

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  • But thanks to their quest for gold, the entire region was now traversed by hundreds of semi-navigable trails, open to those who dared venture from the blacktop of civilization to the timeless beauty of an unchanged world.

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  • He trusted the human, but dared he trust the mate of the Dark One?

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  • There were things Immortals told Death – or Death's messengers – they dared not tell anyone else.

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  • She'd dared to hope again that everything was a hallucination brought on by too much alcohol, until Toby burst in chasing a cat she didn't remember owning.

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  • Or was this another Immortal Code he dared break, for the sake of another, and take whatever consequences came his way?

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  • When he.d looked into Katie.s eyes and dared her to admit she didn.t love him, he.d seen everything he needed to know.

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  • Romas could have convinced his brother to leave Kiera be, but now, with a blatant challenge from the prisoner, who had dared Kisolm to claim Kiera before he did … Romas trusted his brother, but Evelyn had seen the look on Kisolm's face when he looked at Kiera.

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  • She drew as near as she dared without disturbing them.

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  • He trusted Jetr as much as he dared trust anyone.

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  • The craft above him opened its door and lowered itself as close as it dared to the ground.

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  • He felt helpless and ineffective in dealing with this scoundrel who dared grope his wife in Dean's own house!

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  • If it wasn't for the naiveté of his sex, he too would surely sense my secret, the secret I've still dared not divulge to this man I love.

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  • Then she added, "His mother took it away from him, saying she'd keep it, and stick it in his stepfather if he dared come near them."

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  • None of them had ever dared ask this question.

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  • Brady crept as close as he dared.

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  • After patting her body as dry as he dared, Dean reached over and grabbed her night bag, pulling out her pajamas.

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  • Dean maneuvered the still-unconscious figure beneath the covers, tucking the blanket as tightly as he dared.

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  • Yet she dared not talk to him.

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  • Damian's son would be the first White God born outside of the immortal world, and not even Jule dared to guess what that would mean for the White God's power.

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  • Vara, the only man he might count as a friend if he dared count any, whirled, and moonlight caught his pale green eyes.

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  • Jule, the Original Immortal, was the only Guardian that dared set foot in Xander's home.

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  • Xander swung his feet down and strode through the apartment and down the stairs to the ground floor, intrigued by who dared try to push their way into his apartment.

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  • There was exemplary punishment of the printers who dared defy the Soviet government.

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  • ascendancy class it represented wreaked a bitter revenge on those who had dared to challenge it.

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  • All ignorant we dared to own The joys we now dissemble; The greenfinch on the apple bough Could make my enemies tremble.

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  • A case of blatant political censorship against those who dared question the council line?

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  • He enumerates several instances of " hidden disciples " who dared not openly confess Christ.

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  • In 1940 a friend dared her to enter a singing contest, which she won.

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  • And nobody has dared to seriously challenge it. · William Keegan is the Observer's senior economics correspondent.

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  • dared hope to win.

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  • dared dream would be possible.

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  • dared to disagree with the Government?

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  • dared to interfere with this awful portent.

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  • Scarcely dared I answer her; for I feared the next sentence might be rough.

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  • dared not openly confess Christ.

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  • Your teams have taken me to heights I never dared dream would be possible.

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  • I had honestly never even dared hope to win.

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  • I had honestly never even dared hope to win.

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  • Here's conclusive proof that the Brits are kinkier than anyone dared think really kinky.

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  • Nietzsche dared to look into the abyss of modern nihilism.

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  • I dared not tell him she was someone else's wife as he seemed so respectable.

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  • How dared he who was he, to pray for one so spotless!

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  • He dared not tarry longer within their magic circle.

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  • Now, at the ripe old age of 54, actor Jane Seymour dared to go topless on screen for the first time.

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  • HYMN 1. Give thanks for those That dared oppose The rule of tyranny, Who stood unbowed Before the proud, And spoke courageously.

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  • No man dared utter a truth to which he felt himself indebted to his Soul alone.

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  • He first asserted his power by literally throwing to the dogs the last of his boyar tyrants, and shortly afterwards announced his intention of assuming the title of tsar, a title which his father and grandfather had coveted but never dared to assume publicly.

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  • Ivan was also the first tsar who dared to attack the Crimea.

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  • But so long as Piedmont was not completely crushed none of the princes dared to take decisive measures against their subjects; in spite of Custozza, Charles Albert still had an army, and Austria, with revolutions in Vienna, Hungary and Bohemia on her hands, could not intervene.

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  • Napoleon, .JJL.OIJLLa US 5 usa .L4)~., VYSIS..JA iIU~4QLILiCU 5Sf) ~4IC *UJLC O55iC~~4VC nents among the French clergy against his government, had ught him once more into harmony with the views of Victor manuel; but he dared not brave French public opinion by ther war with Austria, nor did Italy desire an alliance Lch would only have been bought at the price of further dons.

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  • The revolutionary terrorists took advantage of the situation to multiply outrages; popular agitation was fomented by a multitude of new journals preaching every kind of extravagant doctrine, now that the censor no The longer dared to act; in December the trouble "union culminated in a formidable rising in Moscow.

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  • In an age when the oppression and corruption of the ruling classes had been such that those who cherished the old worship of Yahweh dared not confide in their most intimate companions (Mic. vii.

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  • There is also a more definite subordination of the royal authority to the priesthood (so too in the writings of Ezekiel, q.v.); and the stories of punishment inflicted upon kings who dared to contend against the priests (Jehoash, Uzziah) point to a conflict of authority, a hint of which is already found in the reconciliation of Zerubbabel and the priest Joshua in a passage ascribed to Zechariah (ch.

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  • The Pharisees decided that they could not take action on either side, since the elder son of Alexandra was directed by the Idumaean Antipater; and the people had an affection for such Asmonean princes as dared to challenge the Roman domination of their ancestral kingdom.

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  • Of all the Sanhedrin only Sameas " a righteous man and therefore superior to fear " dared to speak.

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  • If some from time to tune dared to hope for political independence their futility was demonstrated.

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  • Florus actually dared to scourge and crucify Jews who belonged to the Roman order of knights.

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  • The Persian troops dared not attack the Greeks, but decoyed them into the interior, beyond the Tigris, and tried to annihilate them by treachery.

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  • When Lucien pressed him to "dare," he replied "Alas, I have dared only too much already."

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  • In his last number, the seventh, which his publisher refused to print, he had dared to attack even Robespierre, but at his trial it was found that he was devoid of physical courage.

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  • had done in 1227; and though his followers reached Acre, they hardly dared venture outside its walls, and returned home promptly in the beginning of 1270.

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  • As a champion of the rights of conscience, and as the only one of the English bishops that dared to resist the king's will, Fisher commends himself to all.

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  • They dared not stay in Seleucia, as this city, the most populous town of western Asia, always maintained her Greek self-government and a strong feeling of independence, which made her incline to the west whenever a Roman army attacked the Parthians.

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  • Preserved merely as taxpayers necessary to supply the funds for the maintenance of the dominant and military class, according to a foreign observer in 1571, they had been so degraded and oppressed that they dared not look a Turk in the face.

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  • 2 Hitherto, if dialectical studies had been sometimes viewed askance by the stricter churchmen, it was not because logic had dared to stretch forth its hands towards the ark of God, but simply on the ground of the old opposi tion between the church and the world.

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  • Stephen Bathory, voivode of Transylvania and count of the Szeklers, for instance, ruled Transylvania like a Turkish pasha, and threatened to behead all who dared to complain of his exactions; " Stinking carrion," he said, was better than living Szeklers.

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  • No one dared to contradict him, and he brought into it whom he pleased.

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  • In connexion with this work it must be remembered that Vambery could write down but a few furtive notes while with the dervishes, and dared not take a single sketch; but the weird scenes, with their misery and suffering, were so strongly impressed on his memory that his, book is convincing by its simplicity, directness and evidence of heroic endurance.

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  • Abjuring pomps and vanities, its citizens observed the ascetic regime of the cloister; half the year was devoted to abstinence and few dared to eat meat on the fasts ordained by Savonarola.

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  • I have dared to undertake the same thing, though I am not yet twenty."

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  • Blanco White, " the rationalist A'Kempis," who had dared to appear as " a religious sceptic in God's presence," had found a biographer and interpreter in Martineau's friend and colleague, John Hamilton Thom.

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  • Unfortunately, even he had not all the courage of his creed, and while he would paint a bird or a fish with perfect realism, he no more dared to trust his eyes in larger motives than did the most devout follower of ShUbun or Motonobu.

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  • In the middle ages the church showed no hesitation about persecuting unto death all who dared to contradict her doctrine, or challenge her practice, or question her authority.

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  • Marsin dared not reinforce Tallard to any extent, and the duke was preparing for the grand attack.

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  • He dared not show himself in the streets without the protection of prize-fighters, while the jack-boot (a pun upon his name) and the petticoat, by which the princess was represented, were continually being burnt by the mob or hanged upon the gallows.

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  • A prolonged fight now ensued, in which the Bavarians had the worst of it, and Weert, returning at last to the field, dared not attempt to engage afresh.

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  • There he wrote his Denonciation contre Necker, and in May dared to return to Paris and continue the Ami du peuple.

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  • He was here in sympathy with the secret sore of his age, and gave utterance to what all felt but none dared to whisper but he.

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  • in 150 9, threatening to prosecute for treason all persons who dared to infringe the liberties of the citizens.

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  • Castlereagh had left Vienna with the hope that the powers would solemnly guarantee their territorial settlement and promise to make collective war on whoever dared to disturb it.

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  • It was he who dared to bring an accusation against P. Egnatius Celer (the Stoic philosopher whose evidence had condemned his patron and disciple Soranus) and who endeavoured to preach a doctrine of peace and goodwill among the soldiers of Vespasian when they were advancing upon Rome.

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  • He also threw Lorenzo Ricci, the general, into prison, first in the English college and then in the castle of St Angelo, where he died in 1775, under the pontificate of Pius VI., who, though not unfavourable to the Society, and owing his own advancement to it, dared not release him, probably because his continued imprisonment was made a condition by the powers who enjoyed a right of veto in papal elections.

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  • Six states had ratified the Federal constitution when the New Hampshire convention met at Exeter on the 13th of February 1788, to accept or reject that instrument, and so great was the opposition to it among the delegates from the central part of the state that after a discussion of ten days the leaders in favour of ratification dared not risk a decisive vote, but procured an adjournment in order that certain delegates who had been instructed to vote against it might consult their constituents.

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  • Though remaining leagued with the Angevins in southern Italy, they dared to look to Germany and Rudolph of Habsburg to help them in their efforts to add to the papal dominion a part of northern Italy and, in particular, Tuscany.

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  • Above all it was this spirit that breathed through every line of the famous encyclical, Pascendi gregis, directed against the " Modernists " (see Roman Catholic Church: History), which denounced with bitter scorn and irony those so-called Catholics who dared to attempt to reconcile the doctrine of the Church with the results of modern science, and who, presumptuously disregarding the authority of the Holy See, maintained " the absurd doctrine that would make of the laity the factor of progress in the Church."

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  • These were convinced that Assyria was master, but refused their tribute when they thought they dared.

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  • Fearless and patient navigators, they ventured into regions where no one else dared to go, and, always with an eye to their monopoly, they carefully guarded the secrets of their trade routes and discoveries, and their knowledge of winds and currents.

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  • The slayers of Rizzio fled to England, and were outlawed; Darnley was permitted to protest his innocence and denounce his accomplices; after which he became the scorn of all parties alike, and few men dared or cared to be seen in his company.

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  • He appointed governors to cities, issued orders to generals, provided munitions of war, sent his ambassadors to negotiate with the Lombard king and actually dared to conclude a private peace.

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  • But Luxemburg, riding up with his advanced guard from Velaine, decided, after a cursory survey of the ground, to attack the front and both flanks of the Allies' position at once - a decision which few, if any, generals then living would have dared to make, and which of itself places Luxemburg in the same rank as a tactician as his old friend and commander Conde.

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  • Also he took advantage of the rule of the Commonwealth to indulge much more freely than he might have otherwise dared in rationalistic criticism of religious doctrines; while, amid the turmoil of sects, he could the more forcibly urge that the preservation of social order, when again firmly restored, must depend on the assumption by the civil power of the right 2 L.W.

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  • A general election was imminent, and no party dared to go to the country as the opponents of the fleet.

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  • But Frederick was unwilling to break with Russia, with whom he was negotiating the partition of Poland; Austria in these circumstances dared not take the offensive; and Maria Theresa was compelled to purchase the modification of the extreme claims of Russia in Turkey by agreeing to, and sharing in, the spoliation of Poland.

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  • Nor would the cruelties inflicted on the bolder spirits who dared to preach reform, which made the Austrian government a by-word among the nations, alone have excited the passionate spirit of revolt which carried all before it in 1848.

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  • In March 1865 Cobden died, and Bright told the House of Commons he dared not even attempt to express the feelings which oppressed him, and sat down overwhelmed with grief.

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  • A decree of disposition was now issued against the sacrilegious vali, who had dared " to fire shots in Constantinople, the residence of the caliph, and the centre of security."

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  • Even there he resisted, not so much, it would seem, from any scruples of his own, for he was not a high-minded man, as because he knew that he dared not return to Italy if he gave way.

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  • In 1522 the bishop of Carlisle complained to Cardinal Wolsey, then archbishop of York, that the English thieves committed more thefts than "all the Scots of Scotland," the men of Hexham being worst of all, and appearing loo strong at the markets held in Hexham, so that the men whom they had robbed dared not complain or "say one word to them."

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  • The Scots had so handled their enemies that they could not or dared not pursue their advantage; on the other hand, it was long indeed before the memory of Flodden ceased to haunt the Scots and deter them from invading England in force.

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  • From the time of Aurangzeb no Mussulman, however powerful, dared to assume the title of sultan or emperor, with the single exception of Tippoo's brief paroxysm of madness.

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  • Davis, after landing the relief party and taking off all the others, waited for the return of Mawson as long as he dared, having in view the necessity of relieving Wild's party in Queen Mary Land, and the fact that every anchor on the ship had been lost in the fight with blizzards in Commonwealth Bay.

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  • even dared to give public utterance to their hostility.

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  • The only man who dared, and sometimes with success, to combat them was Jelaleddin, the ex-king of Khwarizm, but after his death in 628 (A.D.

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  • To bolster up the case a fresh packet of five forged letters was concocted (31st August); but the forgery was transparent, and even Sir William Jones, the attorney-general, though a violent upholder of the plot, dared not produce them as evidence.

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  • Charles was anxious for his brother's sake to bring the matter to a conclusion, but he dared not appear to stifle the plot; so, when starting for Newmarket, he left orders with Danby (see Leeds, Duke Of,) that he should finish the investigation at once.

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  • In spite of Dunstan's reforms at the end of the 10th century, the Norman Lanfranc found so many wedded priests that he dared not decree their separation; and when his successor St Anselm attempted to go further, this seemed a perilous novelty even to so distinguished an ecclesiastic as Henry of Huntingdon, who wrote: "About Michaelmas of this same year (1102) Archbishop Anselm held a council in London, wherein he forbade wives to the English priesthood, heretofore not forbidden; which seemed to some a matter of great purity, but to others a perilous thing, lest the clergy, in striving after a purity too great for human strength, should fall into horrible impurity, to the extreme dishonour of the Christian name" (lib.

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  • But, in its efforts to extend its power over the Greek states, it was bound to make use of the tendencies which aimed at the unification of Greece for the struggle against Persia: and this ideal demand it dared not reject.

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  • " Jerome, the most influential theologian of the day, took up the cudgels against Vigilantius (he " ought to be called Dormitantius "), who, in spite of his fatherly admonition, had dared again " to open his foul mouth and send forth a filthy stink against the relics of the holy martyrs " (Hier.

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  • The Oriental magnificence of these embassies, notably that of 1514, and the fact that a king of Portugal dared openly to criticize the morals of the Vatican, temporarily enhanced the prestige of the monarchy.

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  • John dared not consent to close the harbours of Portugal against British ships.

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  • As the Pharisees accumulated the oral tradition which was afterwards codified and elaborated or preserved by fragments, which served some useful purpose, in the Talmud and other Rabbinic writings, the Sadducees acquired concrete regulations to oppose so long as they dared.

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  • 22), and spoken of by the pseudo-Tertullian as a heretic from Judaism, not from Christianity, " who first dared to reject the prophets as not having spoken in the Holy Ghost."

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  • Perhaps the most remarkable incident in the life of Theodosius from a personal point of view is the incident of his submission to the reprimands of Ambrose, who dared to rebuke him and refuse to admit him to the Eucharist till he had done public penance for punishing a riot in Thessalonica by a wholesale massacre of the populace.

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  • "Je n'en suis pas moins Pierre Corneille," he is said to have replied to his friends as often as they dared to suggest certain shortcomings in his behaviour, manner or speech.

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

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  • A force of io,000 fighting men, led by Macomo, a brother of the chief who was killed, swept across the frontier, pillaged and burned the homesteads and murdered all who dared to resist.

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  • snatch at, if he dared.

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  • Moreover, he retained in practice, if not in theory, his power to nominate to the vacant offices; chapters and monasteries seldom dared to resist the pressure which the sovereign could bring to bear upon them in.

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  • Hardly a single magnate dared to oppose himBridgnorth, now a castle of the Mortimers, was the only place which he had to take by force.

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  • Yet so many of his subjects were discontented that he dared not trust himself to the chances of war, and, when the fleet of King Philip was ready to sail, he surprised the world by making a sudden and grovelling submission to the pope.

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  • Lancaster would never have dared to defy public opinion and challenge the constitutional party to a life-and-death struggle in this fashion, had it not &en that his brother the prince of Wales had died while the Good Parliament was fitting; thus the opposition had been deprived of ~a~Ok their strongest support.

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  • To legalize his arbitrary acts Duke John dared to summon the estates together, after he had issued stringent orders to the sheriffs to exclude his enemies and return his friends when the members for the Commons were chosen.

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  • Courtenay dared not recommence them, and Lancaster ruled as he pleased till his father, five months later, died.

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  • But matters went otherwise than he had expected; when he waxed unmannerly, and unsheathed his dagger to strike one of the royal retinue who had dared to answer him back, the mayor of London, William Walworth, drew his cutlass and cut him down.

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  • Burgundy dared not concede so much, under pain of alienating all his more patriotic Murder of supporters.

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  • When it is added that the Lancastrian party avoided holding a parliament for three years, because they dared not face it, and that the French were allowed to sack Fowey, Sandwich and other places because there was no English fleet in existence, it is not wonderful that many men thought that the cup of the iniquities of the house of Lancaster was full.

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  • They dared heir had obviously borrowed the expedient from the terms of the treaty of Troyes.

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  • Few joined the impostor save the earl of Desmond, and he was repulsed from Waterford, and dared not face the army which the lord deputy put into the field against him.

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  • He was roused to implacable wrath by anyone who dared to speak on the forbidden topic of the succession question.

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  • and a Thomas Cromwell would not have dared to attack, or succeeded in destroying, the monasteries had they retained their original purity and influence.

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  • He carried off Marpessa, daughter of Evenus, as his wife and dared to bend his bow against Apollo, who was also her suitor.

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  • Only Sameas, a Pharisee, dared to insist upon the legal verdict of condemnation.

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  • Not only Russia but Servia also was dissatisfied with such a policy, and when Alexander Karageorgevich, forced by public opinion, at last dared convoke a national assembly, that assembly's first resolution was that Prince Alexander should be dethroned and replaced by the old Prince Milosh Obrenovich I.

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  • quartering themselves on the chiefs and nobles during the winter and spring, story-telling, and lampooning those who dared to hesitate to comply with their demands.

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  • " We may believe that ancient and early tribes framed gods like themselves in action and in experience, and that the allegorical element in myths is the addition of later peoples who had attained to purer ideas of divinity, yet dared not reject the religion of their ancestors " (Aglaoph.

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  • of them, Grimoald, son of Pippin, actually dared to take the title of king in Austrasia (640).

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  • was besieged in the Louvre by the populace in revolt; but his rival dared not go so far as to depose the king, and appeased the tumult.

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  • Fleurys inclination was not to misuse Frances traditional policy by exaggerating it, but to respect his sworn word; he dared not press his opinion, however, and yielded to the fiery impatience of young hot-heads like the two Belle-Isles, and of all those who, infatuated by Frederick II., felt sick of doing nothing at Versailles and were backed up by Louis XV.s bellicose mistresses.

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  • Supported by public opinion, which clamoured for guarantees against abitrary power, the parlements had dared not only to insist on being consulted as to the budget of the state in 1763, but to enter upon a confederation throughout the whole of Fr~nce, and on repeated occasions to ordain a general strike of the judicial authorities.

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  • The old courtier Maurepas, jealous of Turgot and desirous of remaining a minister himself, refrained from defending his colleague; and when Turgot, who never knew how to give in, spoke of establishing assemblies of freeholders in the communes and the provinces, in order to relax the tension of over-centralization, Louis XVI., who never dared to pass from sentiment to action, sacrificed his minister to the rancour of the queen, as he had already sacrificed Malesherbes (1776).

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  • In order to preserve popular favor and their direction of the Republic, the Girondins had not dared to pronounce against the sentence of death, but had demanded an appeal to the people which was rejected; morally weakened by this equivocal attitude they were still more so by foreign events.

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  • and subalterns should be shot or sent to penal servitude for acts of indiscipline, but if an insubordinate general was sent to a fortress under arrest for two months they publicly demonstrated their sympathy with the offender, made angry speeches against their hierarchical chief, the war minister, in the Senate, and dared to call upon the queen-regent to make representations, which unfortunately were listened to, according to the worst precedents of the Spanish monarchy.

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  • Canovas so fully comprehended the necessity of averting American intervention that he listened to the pressing demands of secretary Olney and of the American minister in Madrid, Hannis Taylor, an.d laid before the Cortes a bill introducing home rule in Cuba on a more liberal scale than Maura, Abarzuza and Sagasta had dared to suggest two years before.

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  • The necessity for strengthening the Spanish forces in Africa had for some time been apparent; but Seor Maura had not dared to face the Cortes with a demand for the necessary estimates, for which, now that the crisis had become acute, he had to rely on the authorization of the council of state.

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  • He replaced at Khartum Ismail Pasha Eyoub, a Turk made governor-general in 1873, who had thwarted as much as he dared all Gordon's efforts to reform.

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  • Some would have smiled, if they had dared.

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  • Prince Andrew longed to snatch up, to squeeze, to hold to his heart, this helpless little creature, but dared not do so.

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  • In answer to Rostov's renewed questions, Denisov said, laughing, that he thought he remembered that some other fellow had got mixed up in it, but that it was all nonsense and rubbish, and he did not in the least fear any kind of trial, and that if those scoundrels dared attack him he would give them an answer that they would not easily forget.

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  • Drooping in spirit and closing their eyes before the menacing cloud of death that overhung them, they dared not look life in the face.

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  • I dared not tell him she was someone else 's wife as he seemed so respectable.

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  • How dared he who was he, to pray for one so spotless !

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  • He dared not tarry longer within their magic circle.

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  • Now, at the ripe old age of 54, actor Jane Seymour dared to go topless on screen for the first time.

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  • HYMN 1. Give thanks for those That dared oppose The rule of tyranny, Who stood unbowed Before the proud, And spoke courageously.

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  • No man dared utter a truth to which he felt himself indebted to his Soul alone.

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  • I can't believe you dared to impute my work to yourself to cover up for your laziness!

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  • Some people wonder why David Hasselhoff ever dared to wear a Speedo in the first place.

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  • These short shorts were seen in bright colors and made a fashion statement on whoever dared to wear them.

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  • A well-planned sales may raise more money than you dared to dream, while a sale without direction could end up in monetary loss to your organization.

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  • Thanks to the trend started by the Seiko TV Watch, manufacturers have dared to try unique ideas and innovations in their own pieces.

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  • A well-crafted resume gives you the confidence to reach for the stars and explore avenues within the food and hospitality industry you might not otherwise have dared try.

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  • They were still something no "respectable" girl dared wear.

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  • Until the 1920s, the only women who dared show their stockings, much less the tops, were those who worked in burlesque.

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  • He dared to love Isabeau D'Anjou, who was the object of the unholy lust of the Bishop of Aquila.

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  • He trusted Jetr as much as he dared trust anyone.

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  • The craft above him opened its door and lowered itself as close as it dared to the ground.

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  • On Monday I dared venture to Main Street to replenish our near-empty larder.

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  • Then she added, "His mother took it away from him, saying she'd keep it, and stick it in his stepfather if he dared come near them."

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  • She followed as far as she dared, until she drew the wary looks of the remaining guards.

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  • Xander swung his feet down and strode through the apartment and down the stairs to the ground floor, intrigued by who dared try to push their way into his apartment.

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  • But so long as Piedmont was not completely crushed none of the princes dared to take decisive measures against their subjects; in spite of Custozza, Charles Albert still had an army, and Austria, with revolutions in Vienna, Hungary and Bohemia on her hands, could not intervene.

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  • had done in 1227; and though his followers reached Acre, they hardly dared venture outside its walls, and returned home promptly in the beginning of 1270.

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  • As a champion of the rights of conscience, and as the only one of the English bishops that dared to resist the king's will, Fisher commends himself to all.

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  • I have dared to undertake the same thing, though I am not yet twenty."

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  • Unfortunately, even he had not all the courage of his creed, and while he would paint a bird or a fish with perfect realism, he no more dared to trust his eyes in larger motives than did the most devout follower of ShUbun or Motonobu.

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  • A prolonged fight now ensued, in which the Bavarians had the worst of it, and Weert, returning at last to the field, dared not attempt to engage afresh.

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  • On Monday I dared venture to Main Street to replenish our near-empty larder.

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  • She followed as far as she dared, until she drew the wary looks of the remaining guards.

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  • What then should I say, if I dared complain, I who am deprived of all who are dear to me?

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  • How he looked at me and wished to say something, but dared not....

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  • Her looks asked him to forgive her for having dared, by Natasha's intermediacy, to remind him of his promise, and then thanked him for his love.

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  • When I was a chit of an officer no one would have dared to mock me so... and now!

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  • We dared not to take a deep breath for fear of waking him.

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  • Marsin dared not reinforce Tallard to any extent, and the duke was preparing for the grand attack.

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  • It would have been a bold, not to say a reckless, dreamer who dared predict that any future researches could restore to us the lost knowledge that had been forgotten for more than two millenniums. Yet the Victorian era was scarcely ushered in before the work of rehabilitation began, which was to lead to the most astounding discoveries and to an altogether unprecedented extension of historical knowledge.

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  • It would have been a bold, not to say a reckless, dreamer who dared predict that any future researches could restore to us the lost knowledge that had been forgotten for more than two millenniums. Yet the Victorian era was scarcely ushered in before the work of rehabilitation began, which was to lead to the most astounding discoveries and to an altogether unprecedented extension of historical knowledge.

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  • He hurried the Jeep as fast as he dared on the gravel-slippery road where even a crawl seemed excessive.

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  • He hurried the Jeep as fast as he dared on the gravel-slippery road where even a crawl seemed excessive.

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