Destiny sentence example

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  • I have faith only in God and the lofty destiny of our adored monarch.

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  • Our destiny is shaped by our actions and decisions, not by chance.

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  • Destiny is a mysterious force that none can comprehend.

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  • The destiny of our nation is riding upon the upcoming election.

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  • Some people are very concerned about their eternal destiny.

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  • Whether or not you admit it, destiny is shaping our lives.

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  • Are you sure that our destiny is controlled by the stars?

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  • He nodded toward Destiny.

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  • Destiny is getting better.

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  • Don't listen to him. You can be the master of your own destiny!

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  • All of the events leading up to our meeting could not have been coincidental, it must be destiny.

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  • Here and now his destiny became certain.

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  • Each of them hugged him and talked briefly to Destiny.

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  • He stepped back to surrender Destiny.

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  • Carmen hurried over to Destiny.

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  • After her bath, Carmen dressed Destiny for bed.

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  • She found Felipa and Destiny in the dining room where they were having an ice cream snack.

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  • The greatest enigma is the puzzle of man's ultimate destiny.

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  • My friend Katherine teaches a workshop about how to control your own destiny and take charge of your future.

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  • As busy as she was, time had to be set aside for play with Destiny.

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  • Felipa held her hands out to Destiny.

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  • Ohhh! she said, hugging Destiny.

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  • Carmen sat Destiny on the floor and picked up the pan of pealed potatoes, along with a paring knife.

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  • If only she could take Destiny's pain and fear.

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  • Finally, exhausted by tears, Destiny fell asleep.

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  • Instead of improving, Destiny got steadily worse.

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  • She applied light colored lipstick and then put some on Destiny's lips.

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  • Destiny was a little lady, waiting until he came into the kitchen before plowing into him.

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  • In truth, destiny is like the web of a black widow.

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  • Destiny let go of him and reluctantly transferred to Carmen.

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  • We'll take care of Destiny.

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  • They wouldn't have let me get on the horse with Destiny, and they didn't know about the knife wound.

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  • Jonathan and Destiny are in the other room.

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  • Alex divided his attention between a very attentive Destiny and a reserved Carmen.

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  • He picked up the newspaper and settled into his chair while she checked on Destiny.

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  • She ran the bath water for Destiny and helped her into the tub with her toy before rejoining Alex.

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  • Destiny's voice came reassuringly from the bathroom as she played.

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  • He released her without objection and she walked away to get Destiny.

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  • Destiny's eyelids drooped and paused, then opened wide.

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  • Everyone was watching her with a horrified expression - even Jonathan and Destiny.

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  • They had already made arrangements for Katie and Bill to watch Jonathan and Destiny while they went to pick up the babies.

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  • Katie arrived an hour later to pick up Jonathan and Destiny, and thirty minutes later Carmen and Alex were in the car headed for the airport.

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  • We didn't have Jonathan when he was an infant, and there was so much sadness at the time Destiny was born.

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  • Was what she felt for Gabriel nothing more than destiny and Immortal laws she knew nothing about?

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  • Why try to help her, if he knew her destiny already?

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  • Darkyn's assertions about her destiny being with him left her in a foul mood.

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  • How did she accept her destiny as his mate?

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  • This time, there was nothing else standing between her and her destiny.

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  • In the course of three days, the goddess had almost learned to see him as an equal while her human side no longer in denial about her destiny.

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  • He lifted Destiny from the rug in her room where she had fallen asleep and gently placed her in her bed.

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  • Destiny would be two years old before long.

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  • Carmen pitched the disposable diaper in the trash and hefted Destiny from the changing table.

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  • Josh was gone now, and Lori didn't want anything to do with Destiny.

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  • Focusing on the present, Carmen straightened Destiny's frilly yellow Easter dress and brushed the thumb from her mouth.

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  • Destiny stared up at her with big gray eyes that questioned her motive.

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  • Setting Destiny back on the changing table again, Carmen pushed a shoe back on her foot and tickled her under the arm.

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  • Destiny giggled, revealing top and bottom teeth in matching pairs.

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  • Destiny's eyes lit up.

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  • She smiled, remembering the day they took Destiny home from the hospital.

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  • Like her adoptive mother, Destiny was mesmerized by the chocolate gaze and rich deep voice.

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  • Alex had been so shocked when Carmen offered to take Destiny home unconditionally.

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  • Carmen lifted Destiny from the changing table again and turned as Alex walked into the room.

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  • Carmen forced her mind from dreamland again and stood Destiny on the floor.

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  • Alex was talking to someone in the living room as she led Destiny down the hallway.

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  • Carmen's first impulse was to snatch Destiny back, but the six months waiting period had long passed.

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  • It was an open adoption and Lori had every right to see Destiny.

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  • When they entered the living room, Lori's full attention riveted on Destiny.

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  • After a moment, she stepped forward and held out her hands to Destiny.

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  • Destiny drew back, clutching Alex around the neck possessively as she stared at Lori.

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  • Lori's disappointed statement left the impression that she expected Destiny to know her.

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  • Jonathan was no more blood relation to them than Destiny, but neither child could have been loved more deeply nor considered more a family member.

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  • Alex tried to disentangle Destiny, but she held on tight and started to whine.

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  • He tried to shift Destiny so that he had an unobstructed view of Lori.

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  • He pealed Destiny from his neck and handed her to Carmen, his voice softening as he spoke to Destiny.

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  • Carmen cuddled Destiny close while keeping her attention on Alex and Lori.

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  • Being wrong won't stop her from taking Destiny if she's determined, though.

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  • She agreed because she didn't want Destiny then.

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  • While Destiny could never take her place, she had filled the void.

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  • Deep inside, all she could think about was that Lori might want revenge more than she wanted Destiny.

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  • Her life revolved around Alex, Jonathan and Destiny.

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  • Alex and Bill had wandered off with Jonathan and the twins, as usual, which left Carmen with Katie and Destiny.

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  • I imagine she figures if she gets Destiny, she'll get the farm and the insurance money.

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  • Poor Destiny will be left with nothing.

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  • If he had lived, maybe Lori would have kept Destiny.

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  • Carmen had worked with Josh's parents to reserve both the money and the farm for Destiny.

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  • Alex had already set aside a trust fund for both Jonathan and Destiny, and Carmen was listed as an equal partner in everything.

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  • Alex refused to let her attach his name to that, so she had made provisions for it to be left to Jonathan and Destiny.

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  • There were only three things that mattered to her – Alex, Jonathan and Destiny.

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  • The fact that Lori said she didn't want Destiny when she was born didn't mean that she wasn't feeling bad about it now.

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  • The lawyer assured Alex that Lori could not take Destiny from them at this point.

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  • And yet, in spite of her comment about only being there for a short time, Lori came back several times to visit Destiny.

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  • Destiny had finally reached the point that she would tolerate being held by Lori, but after a few minutes she was ready to get down or go to Alex, Carmen or Jonathan.

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  • Her focus right now seemed to be winning Destiny, but Destiny didn't warm to people easily.

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  • I wondered if I could get Destiny tomorrow.

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  • Later that evening, Carmen was reading a book to Destiny and Jonathan was sprawled out on the window seat, reading a book about horses.

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  • Destiny gradually relaxed and Carmen stopped reading.

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  • His gaze shifted to Destiny and he placed the cup on the granite bar.

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  • Lifting Destiny into his arms, he gazed down at her sleeping face and smiled.

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  • Katie wants to keep Destiny today, so I'll drop her off and then take Jonathan to the school for his field trip when I go for the conference.

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  • Spooning eggs into a plate for Jonathan and a bowl for Destiny, she returned the pan to the stovetop.

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  • I'll go get Destiny ready while you eat.

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  • It took exactly one hour to take Destiny over to Katie's and drop Jonathan off at the school before meeting with his teacher.

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  • Carmen was waiting for Alex outside the clinic with Destiny one day when the red-headed man strolled up to the car.

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  • I can't let her take Destiny away from you.

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  • So in her eyes, I took Josh and you from her – and now Destiny.

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  • Maybe she'd like to take both you and Destiny away from me.

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  • She also must know why it was so important to him that she didn't take Destiny.

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  • If her present methods were not working, she might simply decide to take Destiny and run – if Destiny was what she wanted.

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  • Lori, I know I told you in the hospital that I would let you have Destiny when you were ready, but I hadn't talked to Alex about it yet.

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  • I was thinking about you then, not Alex or Destiny.

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  • She pulled in behind his truck and took Destiny out of the car.

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  • Destiny, giggling and ran at her side, caught up in the fun.

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  • Destiny's little fingers wiggled on Carmen's ribs and she laughed.

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  • Destiny squealed with delight and did it again.

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  • They were happy with each other, and whatever Destiny might have been born, she was a Barnett now.

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  • Glancing around to make sure Destiny was still safely in the little pen inside the barn, she pulled the phone from its holster on her side and called Alex.

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  • Lifting Destiny from the pen, she continued with the chores.

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  • She filled the feeder and let Destiny throw some grain through the fence.

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  • Destiny touched its soft furry body and stubby ears.

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  • The tiny pink nose wiggled and the pink eyes regarded Destiny suspiciously.

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  • Destiny giggled and looked up at Carmen.

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  • Back at the house, Carmen prepared the chicken for the oven while Destiny sat in her high chair playing with some cereal.

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  • When Alex came home for lunch, Carmen picked up Destiny and followed him to the barn.

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  • Why don't you call Mums and see if she'll watch Destiny?

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  • Carmen called Mums, who said she would come over and pick up Destiny.

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  • She offered to watch Destiny overnight and Alex said that might be a good idea.

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  • After lunch, Mums arrived to get Destiny.

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  • Destiny ran to her, excitedly.

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  • Destiny wasn't her only granddaughter, but all of the others were in their teens.

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  • Alex held his arms out to Destiny.

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  • Destiny leaned toward him and kissed him enthusiastically.

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  • Mums was still chuckling as she buckled Destiny into the car.

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  • On Saturday Carmen left Alex with Jonathan and Destiny, heading for the old house.

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  • Where are Jonathan and Destiny?

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  • Jonathan would stay with Katie for the night and the Reynolds would keep Destiny.

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  • Right now Destiny and Jonathan need someone strong to lean on.

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  • They still hadn't caught the red-headed man, but they had a regular patrol, so Carmen took Jonathan and Destiny home with her.

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  • As if they all didn't have enough to worry about, as soon as Carmen put Destiny down inside their home, she started calling for Alex.

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  • Jonathan tried to tell Destiny that Alex wasn't there, but she continued to look anyway.

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  • Only after both Destiny and Jonathan fell asleep did Carmen take her shower and go to bed.

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  • As May gave way to June, the lengthening daylight hours gave her more time to be with Jonathan and Destiny and still complete taking care of the animals before darkness.

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  • Each morning she took Jonathan to camp before dropping Destiny off at Katie's house and returning to the hospital.

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  • One night after chores, Carmen, Jonathan and Destiny were eating supper when Brutus started barking.

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  • Do you honestly think I'd send him into a place where Destiny was?

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  • Destiny stared up at her.

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  • She glanced at Destiny.

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  • None of this would get Destiny back.

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  • We all love Destiny so much and you knew we would provide a good home.

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  • A red-eyed Lori went out on the porch and talked to them while Carmen got Destiny ready for bed.

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  • Destiny reached for her and Lori took her, holding her close.

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  • Destiny wrapped her arms around Lori's neck.

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  • One day, when Destiny was with Grandma Reynolds and Jonathan was at staying with a friend, she decided to go down to the house before she went to the hospital.

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  • That night she and Jonathan picked up Destiny and then headed home.

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  • She could do nothing without endangering both Destiny and Jonathan.

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  • The only thing that kept her from breaking down was the fact that Jonathan and Destiny needed her.

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  • Destiny no longer mentioned Alex, and even Jonathan seemed resigned to living without him.

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  • Carmen left early to pick up Destiny so that Katie could go see Alex.

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  • The restraining order is for Destiny, not Alex.

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  • Destiny was sitting no more than five feet away now.

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  • Later, after Destiny fell asleep and Jonathan went to his room, Lori regarded her thoughtfully.

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  • That evening, when she picked Destiny and Jonathan up, Katie had an interesting perspective on the incident.

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  • I wonder what Destiny and Jonathan will think.

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  • And Destiny won't know what to think at first, but she will be delighted to have you home.

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  • Are you still worrying about Jonathan and Destiny?

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  • It's time to go get Destiny.

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  • Alex walked toward her and it was a minute before Destiny spotted him.

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  • Destiny stared at him for a minute, her expression unreadable.

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  • Destiny watched him warily, still clinging to Carmen.

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  • Destiny cowered against her, watching Alex intently.

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  • Destiny was in her high chair playing with fruit colored cereal.

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  • Neither of them acted like they noticed Destiny was there, and she only watched them, apparently unconcerned.

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  • Destiny squealed and when Alex turned to look at her, she lifted her arms for him to pick her up.

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  • While their relationship was strained, his relationship with Jonathan and Destiny had returned to normal.

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  • The meeting only lasted an hour, and when she returned, Destiny was taking a nap.

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  • By the time she finished showering and dressing, Alex had Destiny ready.

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  • Jonathan hurried off to bible class and it was Carmen's turn to help out with the infants, so she took Destiny with her.

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  • When they were getting ready to leave, Alex took Destiny from Carmen's arms and opened the door for her.

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  • With Destiny buckled in safely and Jonathan sitting beside her, he climbed behind the wheel and started the car.

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  • Alex climbed down and lifted Destiny out of the buggy.

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  • Destiny wore herself out and fell asleep in the buggy on the way back.

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  • A few steps down the hall the other way assured him Destiny was still asleep.

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  • Destiny wasn't awake yet when I left and Jonathan is watching her.

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  • For the first time, Destiny warmed quickly to someone.

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  • Destiny hugged him and kissed him goodbye, and Jonathan shook his hand.

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  • Destiny was watching a children's show on television.

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  • Her destiny lies with Death.

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  • Deidre squared off against the waist high wall between her and her destiny.

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  • There is no single event that determines the outcome of one's destiny, he said with a shake of his head.

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  • If you do as I tell you, you will increase his chances of surviving the destiny Darkyn intends to inflict upon him.

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  • The thrum of warm energy coursed through her again, and she felt again her destiny was tied with his.

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  • She didn't know what she felt for him, but he was her destiny.

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  • Gazing into her eyes he found his destiny.

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  • Destiny's little fists were waving and her face was getting red.

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  • Destiny didn't need any encouragement.

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  • So far Carmen had been incredibly patient with Destiny's demands.

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  • She didn't jump the minute Destiny made a sound, but she did tend to her needs, speaking in a soft loving voice.

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  • That always seemed to calm Destiny.

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  • Maybe that was why Destiny was afraid of being left alone.

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  • As she had said, Destiny would have the love she deserved, and Lori would have the time to recover from grief before her decision became irreversible.

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  • Destiny was another story.

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  • His gaze dropped to Destiny and found her asleep.

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  • Jonathan had named her Destiny Lane.

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  • He carefully stood and gently placed Destiny in her bassinet.

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  • It is his destiny as the Grey God.

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  • It is your destiny to choose which world survives.

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  • If she did not follow her destiny soon, she, too, would endanger all she loved.

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  • Katie and Bill would be watching Natalie, Matthew and Destiny.

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  • Destiny spotted him first and stood on her chair, bouncing up and down with excitement.

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  • He plucked Natalie from her chair and sat down between Katie and Destiny.

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  • Destiny grabbed Alex around the neck and planted a wet kiss on his cheek.

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  • I'll get Natalie, Matthew and Destiny.

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  • Destiny was that way when she was younger.

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  • Alex helped her put them in bed before Destiny latched on to him.

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  • Destiny's eyelids kept drooping and then she would open her eyes wide as if afraid she might miss something good.

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  • When Destiny finally fell asleep, Alex carried her to her room.

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  • Jonathan was eager to get his turn, so Carmen watched Matthew, Natalie and Destiny.

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  • Destiny covered her ears after the first shot.

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  • When he and Destiny go to school this fall, why don't we take a vacation – just you and I?

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  • Jonathan and Destiny might understand, but the twins wouldn't.

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  • Little feet pounded across the living room into the kitchen and Destiny interrupted them in an excited voice.

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  • Natalie and Matthew were in the nursery and Jonathan and Destiny were still in Sunday school classes.

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  • They left Natalie, Mathew and Destiny with a sitter.

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  • Carmen arranged for the twins and Destiny to stay with Grandma Reynolds so that she wouldn't be distracted when her guests arrived.

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  • Natalie and Mathew were in their high chairs, Destiny and Jonathan sat on either side of her and Alex was at the end of the table.

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  • Destiny will be five in October and Jonathan will be thirteen in November.

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  • Destiny cried every time Carmen left.

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  • If Destiny had been a few years older, she could have gone with them.

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  • The next morning Katie arrived early to collect Destiny and the twins.

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  • Apparently the arrangement pleased Destiny because she stopped crying when Carmen left her.

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  • After supper the twins and Destiny crawled into his lap and listened quietly as he read them a story.

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  • Destiny stood behind them, leaning on the back of the seat.

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  • She took Destiny and the Twins to another store to shop.

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  • Destiny selected a few light dresses and Carmen bought some clothes for the twins.

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  • Destiny sat up straight and eyed Alex.

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  • Natalie, Matthew and Destiny are all in bed asleep and Jonathan is practicing his violin.

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  • Destiny and the twins think he's on a business trip.

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  • The twins and even Destiny cried about every small thing that didn't go their way.

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  • The other issue manifested in a loud wail from Destiny's room.

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  • Both twins were crying and destiny was pouting.

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  • It was Destiny this time, and Jonathan stood beside her, holding Matthew.

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  • The shoulder protested when she put an arm around Destiny, but right now Destiny was more important.

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  • She pulled Destiny's dress out and hung it while tears coursed down her cheeks.

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  • So is Destiny, and she isn't even a blood relation.

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  • She was in the floor with Jonathan, Destiny, Matthew and Natalie playing with the puppy when Alex came home.

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  • Destiny reached up and touched the cat.

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  • Carmen lowered the kitten so that Destiny could reach her.

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  • The kitten pushed her head into Destiny's hand and began a loud purr.

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  • Alex winked at Carmen and shifted his attention to Destiny.

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  • Destiny hopped up and down.

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  • I'm simply stating that I'm not leaving my destiny to the whim of a man.

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  • Certainly. But clearly, I am meant to be here, now, to fulfill this destiny.

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  • Had she ever been able to breathe without the vise of her destiny squeezing her chest?

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  • Nay, at last his evil destiny pursued him to the battlefield and his own home.

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  • Perhaps his energy would not have been sufficient to sustain him against these repeated blows of destiny if, in 1854, the accession to the viceroyalty of Egypt of his old friend, Said Pacha, had not given a new impulse to the ideas that had haunted him for the last twenty-two years concerning the Suez Canal.

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  • Good, he says, is the fulfilment of man's destiny, evil the thwarting of it.

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  • Nor was this line of inquiry pursued simply as a step in the more practical problem of man's final destiny.

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  • The apparent opposition of the observed fact to the assigned theory he overcame by looking upon the forms of the land and the arrangement of land and sea as instruments of Divine Providence for guiding the destiny as well as for supplying the requirements of man.

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  • This noble conception of Israel's great destiny is conveyed in Isa.

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  • But it cannot be said that we possess in later literature any fresh contribution to the conception of God or any presentation of a higher ideal of human life or national destiny than that which meets us in chap. xl.

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  • More original, perhaps, is the argument in the immediately preceding work, The Destiny of Man, viewed in the Light of his Origin (1884), which is, in substance, that physical evolution is a demonstrated fact; that intellectual force is a later, higher and more potent thing than bodily strength; and that, finally, in most men and some "lower animals" there is developed a new idea of the advantageous, a moral and non-selfish line of thought and procedure, which in itself so transcends the physical that it cannot be identified with it or be measured by its standards, and may or must be enduring, or at its best immortal.

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  • Individuals are thought of as members of a family, state or religion, rather than as entities with a destiny and rights of their own.

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  • No man mastered more thoroughly the fundamental principles of government and the currents of feeling which influence the destiny of nations.

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  • He spoke about it as one that lay in the course of destiny.

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  • His kingly office had come to him from Pelops through the blood-stained hands of Atreus and Thyestes, and had brought with it a certain fatality which explained the hostile destiny which pursued him.

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  • He was opposed to the Covenant of the League of Nations, holding that " either the Covenant involves a surrender of national sovereignty and submits our future destiny to the League, or it is an empty thing, big in name, and will ultimately disappoint all of humanity that hinge its hopes upon it."

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  • The cardinal doctrines of the Kabbalah embrace the nature of the Deity, the Divine emanations or Sephiroth, the cosmogony, the creation of angels and man, their destiny, and the import of the revealed law.

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  • The soul's destiny upon earth is to develop those perfections the germs of which are eternally implanted in it, and it ultimately must return to the infinite source from which it emanated.

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  • On the 1st of October 1643 Frederick wedded Sophia Amelia of Brunswick Luneburg, whose .energetic, passionate and ambitious character was profoundly to affect not only Frederick's destiny but the destiny of Denmark.

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  • It dates from the 13th century, occupying the site of the earlier stronghold in which was kept the Stone of Destiny prior to its removal to Scone in 843.

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  • Kenneth is alleged to have brought the Stone of Destiny, on which the Celtic kings were crowned, from Dunstaffnage Castle on Loch Etive, and to have deposited it in Scone, whence it was conveyed to Westminster Abbey (where it lies beneath the Coronation Chair) by Edward I.

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  • Republican movements now began to spread, to suppress which the authorities made use of the Portuguese remaining in the country; and the disposition of the emperor to consider these as his firmest supporters much influenced the course of his government and his future destiny.

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  • Imagining himself sure of a brilliant destiny in Europe if he lost his Brazilian crown, the emperor attempted to risk a decisive attack against the Liberals, and to form a new ministry composed of men favourable to absolutism.

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  • Although we have not reached a stage of certainty regarding their origin, function and destiny, recent investigations have brought forward evidence to elucidate the importance of the part played by the different cells in the various types of the inflammatory process.

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  • No one shows truer courage, not marred by irreverence, in confronting the great problems of human destiny, or greater strength in triumphing over human weakness.

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  • But, as these laws are the means rather than the end of human destiny, they are subordinate to a supreme end, and this supreme end is perfection.

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  • As for the storm-god Zu, we are told that he stole the tablets of destiny, and therewith the prerogatives of Bel.

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  • It was, however, in regard to the destiny of the individual that apocalyptic rendered its chief service.

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  • After his retirement he gave to the administration of Sir John Macdonald a support which grew more and more fitful, and advocated independence as the final destiny of Canada.

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  • Henry May, an Englishman, suffered the same fate in 1593; and lastly, Sir George Somers shared the destiny of the two preceding navigators in 1609.

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  • The Babylonian deity Nabu (in Old Testament Nebo) is a contraction from Na-bi-u, which thus corresponds closely with the Hebrew nablti a and originally signified the speaker or proclaimer of destiny.

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  • Every part of the material universe - man, woman, insect, tree, stone, or whatever it be - is the dwelling of an eternal spirit that is working out its destiny, and while receiving reward and punishment for the past is laying up reward and punishment for the future.

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  • He was accepted as a disciple and promoted to a position of trust, where avarice, the only vice in which he had hitherto been unpractised, gradually took possession of his soul, and led to the complete fulfilment of his evil destiny.

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  • Against such a destiny D'Israeli's mind strongly revolted; and he carried his poem, with a letter earnestly appealing for advice and assistance, to Samuel Johnson; but when he called again a week after to receive an answer, the packet was returned unopened - the great Doctor was on his.

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  • In the orthodox literature of fire-worship Zarvan was Time or Destiny.

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  • Like them they are generally represented as three in number, and they are said to spin, or weave, the destiny of men.

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  • Sometimes again they appear as prophetesses (volur) at the birth of children, whose destiny they foretell.

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  • The Current Grouping of Mankind and Nation-making.- In the consolidation of peace one of the most important factors is unquestionably the grouping of mankind in accordance with the final territorial and racial limitations of their apparent destiny.

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  • Mexican peasants regularly paint or tattoo a cross on their foreheads, and the old Armenian equivalent for destiny or fate is cakatagir or forehead-writing.

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  • Meanwhile, through holding with Kant that man is not God, but a free spirit, whose destiny it is to use his intelligence as a means to his duty, he is still the resort of many who vindicate man's independence, freedom, conscience, and power of using nature for his moral purposes, e.g.

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  • Napoleon was evidently returning to the traditions of his youth, and in the September Convention of 1864 it looked as if he would abandon Rome to its manifest destiny.

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  • The use of the term, however, has been extended so as to include all that is taught in the Scriptures about the future life of the individual as well as the final destiny of the world.

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  • No certainty has been reached in the interpretation of these passages, but they may suggest to the Christian mind the expectation that the final destiny of no soul can be fixed until in some way or other, in this life or the next, the opportunity of decision for or against Christ has been given.

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  • The attitude of theologians generally regarding individual destiny is well expressed by Dr James Orr, "The conclusion I arrive at is that we have not the elements of a complete solution, and we ought not to attempt it.

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  • Although in recent theological thought attention has been mainly directed to individual destiny, yet the other elements of Christian eschatology must not be altogether passed over.

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  • In 1880 he published Path and Goal, a brilliant discussion of human destiny.

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  • Even in the movement of the atoms he introduces a sudden change of direction, which is supposed to render their aggregation easier, and to break the even law of destiny.

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  • A deep melancholy took possession of him, and gave a dark tinge to all his views of human nature and of human destiny.

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  • Although the whole conception of the work implies that confusion of the provinces of poetry and history which was perpetuated by later writers, and especially by Lucan and Silius Italicus, yet it was a true instinct of genius to discern in the idea of the national destiny the only possible motive of a Roman epic. The execution of the poem (to judge from the fragments, amounting to about six hundred lines), although rough, unequal and often prosaic, seems to have combined the realistic fidelity and freshness of feeling of a contemporary chronicle with the vivifying and idealizing power of genius.

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  • This theme is elaborated with great detail in the Pyramid texts, where it is the dead king to whom this destiny is promised.

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  • Each neuron or nerve cell is a morphologically distinct and discrete unit connected functionally but not structurally with its neighbours, and leading its own life independently of the destiny of its neighbours.

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  • Finally, in 1543, he says that the cause of the difference of final destiny among men lies in the ' It must be admitted, however, that Matthias Flacius saved the Reformation.

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  • It shows us the Lord Jesus entering on the mission predicted by the Baptist without declaring Himself to be the Messiah; attracting the multitudes in Galilee by His healing power and His unbounded sympathy, and at the same time awakening the envy and suspicion of the leaders of religion; training a few disciples till they reach the conviction that He is the Christ, and then, but not till then, admitting them into the secret of His coming sufferings, and preparing them for a mission in which they also must sacrifice themselves; then journeying to Jerusalem to fulfil the destiny which He foresaw, accepting the responsibility of the Messianic title, only to be condemned by the religious authorities as a blasphemer and handed over to the Roman power as a pretender to the Jewish throne.

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  • Jesus appeared as revealing the unity with God in which the Greeks in their best days unwittingly rejoiced, and as lifting the eyes of the Jews from a lawgiver who metes out punishment on the transgressor, to the destiny which in the Greek conception falls on the just no less than on the unjust.

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  • But although he goes to the Scriptures, and tastes the mystical spirit of the medieval saints, the Christ of his conception has traits that seem borrowed from Socrates and from the heroes of Attic tragedy, who suffer much, and yet smile gently on a destiny to which they were reconciled.

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  • Wolfgang or, as he was familiarly called, Wolf von Goethe, was by far the more gifted of the two brothers, and his gloomy destiny by so much the more tragic. A sensitive and highly imaginative boy, he was the favourite of his grandfather, who made him his constant companion.

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  • Instead of acting as a little world by itself for the raising of corn, the breeding of cattle, the gathering of wool, the weaving of linen and common cloths, the fabrication of necessary implements of all kinds, the local group began to buy some of these goods and to sell some others, renouncing isolation and making its destiny dependent on commercial intercourse.

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  • In part it shared the destiny of the Roman empire, and with it fell into two parts, East separating from West.

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  • These are the universality of the Gospel, the jealousy of national Judaism, and the Divine initiative manifest in the gradual stages by which men of Jewish birth were led to recognize the Divine will in the setting aside of national restrictions, alien to the universal destiny of the Church.

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  • The purpose of this article has been to show that, while the Renaissance implied a new way of regarding the material world and human nature, a new conception of man's destiny and duties on this planet, a new culture and new intellectual perceptions penetrating every sphere of thought and energy, it also involved new reciprocal relations between the members of the European group of nations.

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  • On the events through which the human race is to achieve its destiny Ballanche gives few intelligible hints.

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  • The grand interest of his life at Dresden was the composition of a work which should give expression in all its aspects to the idea of man's nature and destiny which had been gradually forming within him.

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  • Every one recognizes now that the poverty and sparse population of Sweden unfitted her for such a tremendous destiny.

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  • It was the literary expression of the majesty of Charles XI., and of his autocratical dreams for the destiny of Sweden.

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  • A Stoic might consistently maintain that World-Soul, Providence, Destiny and Germinal Reason are not mere synonyms, for they express different aspects of God, different relations of God to things.

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  • To make war upon Islam seemed to the Portuguese their natural destiny and their duty as Christians.

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  • The king, in his joy, summons astrologers to predict the child's destiny.

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  • When Aeneas, in the course of his wanderings, reached Epirus, he was hospitably received by Helenus, who predicted his future destiny.

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  • Thus, Fata Scribunda were the goddesses who wrote down a man's destiny at his birth.

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  • From first to last its majesty and high destiny are present to his mind.

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  • Pelagius maintained the free-will of man, and held that man's conduct, character, destiny are in his own hand.

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  • Though very far from being hampered by any dogmatic philosophical or religious system of the past, his mind, until near the end, found sufficient satisfaction in the Christian view of life to make it indifferent to the restless, inquiring spirit of the present, and disinclined to play with any more recent solution of life's problems. He had no sympathy with either scepticism or formal dogmatism, and no need to hazard rash guesses respecting man's destiny.

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  • That used by the sovereign dates from the time of Edward I., and contains beneath its seat the stone of Scone, or stone of destiny, on which the Celtic kings were crowned.

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  • Swaziland suffered during the struggle between the Transvaal and Great Britain as to its destiny.

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  • In his own house and in his Own conscience, every Englishman, as far as the government was concerned, was the master of his destiny.

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  • Like a great many other youths with an eminent destiny before them, Burke conceived a strong distaste for the profession of the law.

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  • So a black whirl and torment of rapine, violence and fraud was encircling the Western world, as a life went out which, notwithstanding some eccentricities and some aberrations, had made great tides in human destiny very luminous.

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  • In the Lucha he describes how the spirit of man wished to solve the problem of human destiny.

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  • The value of the book of Joshua is primarily religious; its fervency, its conviction of the destiny of Israel and its inculcation of the unity and greatness of the God of Israel give expression to the philosophy of Israelite historians.

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  • Nor can the attempt of the American scholar Muss-Arnolt to explain them as cognate with the Babylonian Tablets of Destiny be pronounced successful.

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  • This defeat completely altered the destiny of Gaul, and she became one of the principal centres of Roman civilization.

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  • The Man of Destiny renewed the course of time.

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  • An enthusiastic believer in the destiny of his country and more especially of the West, and a thoroughgoing expansionist, he heartily favoured in Congress the measures which resulted in the annexation of Texas and in the Mexican War - in the discussion of the annexation of Texas he suggested as early as 1845 that the states to be admitted should come in slave or free, as their people should vote when they applied to Congress for admission, thus foreshadowing his doctrine of " Popular Sovereignty."

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  • For long ages astronomy and astrology (which might be called astromancy, on the same principle as "chiromancy") were identified; and a distinction is made between "natural astrology," which predicts the motions of the heavenly bodies, eclipses, &c., and "judicial astrology," which studies the influence of the stars on human destiny.

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  • Still, watching Carmen with Destiny had made him aware that she still didn't have the one thing she had wanted.

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  • Is Destiny with Grandma Reynolds today?

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  • In the same way, Grandma and Grandpa Reynolds were related because they were Destiny's biological grandparents.

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  • Jonathan was playing cars with Destiny in the family room floor while Carmen straightened up the clutter left by so many people.

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  • A moment later, Alex passed them, Destiny laughing in his arms as they danced.

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  • The new baby wouldn't reduce their love for Destiny.

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  • Destiny was still asleep when she left the house to do the chores.

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  • Destiny was watching them intently and Carmen touched her arm.

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  • Destiny stared at her, gray eyes large with wonder.

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  • As the day of their flight neared, Carmen tried to stay busy with packing and taking care of Destiny.

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  • She retrieved two boxes from the attic and enlisted help from Destiny in setting up and decorating the tree in the dining room.

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