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fear

fear Sentence Examples

  • For a long time he wandered in fear from place to place.

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  • The sea shore is too far to the east so I fear she'll be remanded to a roadside bier of Kudzu and discarded fast food wrappers.

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  • We fear it, frankly, because we do not understand it.

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  • Maybe her fear of her father was wrong.

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  • Fear clutched at her heart with cold fingers.

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  • Choking down fear, she climbed inside and sat down in the luxurious leather seat.

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  • Shakespeare remains so popular because he wrote about timeless human experiences: love and fear and envy, anger and revenge and jealousy, ambition and regret and guilt.

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  • Cold fear spiraled through her.

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  • For the first time since he began his sick games, Jenn felt genuine fear trickle through her.

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  • She stared at him, fear clutching at her heart.

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  • My heart was in my mouth and I saw fear on Martha's face.

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  • They did not smile nor did they frown, or show either fear or surprise or curiosity or friendliness.

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  • She looked up, fear and anger flashing through her.

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  • She purposely kept her thoughts of what was to come—and her fear for Jule—at the back of her mind, instead filling it with her willingness to learn her trade.

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  • Her heart was pounding and it wasn't only fear of the storm.

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  • Then came the arrest, and with it the fear of being questioned by the police.

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  • Lisa seemed to fear him more than she did Giddon.

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  • It is with a kind of fear that I begin to write the history of my life.

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  • I think her biggest fear was that she'd lose him.

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  • An impish fear clutched my hand, so that I could not write any more that day.

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  • As it was, the kids might pick up on her fear and emulate.

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  • Once again fear squeezed her stomach.

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  • You should fear this boy.

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  • Punishment and fear were not; nor were threatening words read On suspended brass; nor did the suppliant crowd fear The words of their judge; but were safe without an avenger.

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  • Sorry, mon amour, but I fear him more.

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  • Despite her fear, she wrapped her arms around him.

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  • Paralyzed with fear, Lisa waited, expecting the car to slide over the edge.

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  • Betsy held my hand, sensing the fear in my voice as I spoke.

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  • I fear that it may enjoy a certain health of its own; that we may be well, yet not pure.

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  • They are resting there for the night and have no fear of danger from us.

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  • Fear clutched at her throat.

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  • The fear his words invoked must have shown on her face.

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  • Instead of keeping still, so I could eat him comfortably, he trembled so with fear that he fell off the table into a big vase that was standing on the floor.

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  • Jonny sensed him as well and looked up, confusion and fear crossing his face.

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  • Alex didn't know about her fear of flying and she'd just as soon he didn't learn.

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  • But it would be nice to know you had a way to get out and do things without fear of taking the only vehicle.

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  • Death, wounds, the loss of family--I fear nothing.

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  • She forgot all fear of her father, went up to him, took his hand, and drawing him down put her arm round his thin, scraggy neck.

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  • She looked away fast for fear of the sizzling blue gaze and dropped to her knees in front of Darian, pulling his hands from his face to see the wound.

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  • One soldier, in his fear, uttered the senseless cry, "Cut off!" that is so terrible in battle, and that word infected the whole crowd with a feeling of panic.

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  • I have no fear this woman will attempt to escape as she sees my knife and knows full well her daughter's life is in my hands.

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  • Our hearts beat fast, and our hands trembled with excitement, not fear, for we had the hearts of vikings, and we knew that our skipper was master of the situation.

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  • All the time I was preparing for the great ordeal, I could not suppress an inward fear and trembling lest I should fail, and now it is an unspeakable relief to know that I have passed the examinations with credit.

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  • And the fear of death and of the stretchers, and love of the sun and of life, all merged into one feeling of sickening agitation.

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  • Owing to the terrible uproar and the necessity for concentration and activity, Tushin did not experience the slightest unpleasant sense of fear, and the thought that he might be killed or badly wounded never occurred to him.

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  • They allow for easy return of merchandise that doesn't meet my expectations, decreasing my fear of making a bad purchasing decision.

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  • The horse first, regardless of whether it was right or wrong to show fear, snorted, reared almost throwing the major, and galloped aside.

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  • My monolog was blurted out non-stop for fear she'd cut me off before I finished.

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  • I knew it, it was the odour that always precedes a thunderstorm, and a nameless fear clutched at my heart.

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  • "What mortal doesn't fear death?" the Watcher asked, his brow furrowing.

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  • She froze, the warmth of the magic leaving her as fear replaced it.

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  • He has stopped Austria's cackle and I fear it will be our turn next.

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  • He remembered with dissatisfaction the agitation and fear he had betrayed before his subordinates.

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  • She caught the young officer by his cuffs, and a look of solemnity and fear appeared on her flushed face.

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  • The village elder, a peasant delegate, and the village clerk, who were waiting in the passage, heard with fear and delight first the young count's voice roaring and snapping and rising louder and louder, and then words of abuse, dreadful words, ejaculated one after the other.

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  • She rose, having slept fully clothed out of fear Xander would attack her in her sleep.

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  • Pierre felt particularly well disposed toward them all, but was now instinctively on his guard for fear of binding himself in any way.

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  • Here in the spring time south, I have no such fear because I'm not stupid as he apparently was.

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  • The Emperor proposes to give all commanders of divisions the right to shoot marauders, but I much fear this will oblige one half the army to shoot the other.

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  • In a voice quaking with fear, she began to sing.

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  • Jim the horse had seen these spires, also, and his ears stood straight up with fear, while Dorothy and Zeb held their breaths in suspense.

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  • In much of Europe, because of deep fear and suspicion of GMO crops, their importation is forbidden.

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  • And suddenly he was seized by a panic of fear for himself and for the issue of the whole battle.

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  • "Yes, yes," he muttered, "it will be difficult, I fear, difficult to raise... happens to everybody!

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  • Man can be master of nothing while he fears death, but he who does not fear it possesses all.

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  • Fear is my true restraint; fear of what I'll do to her child if I'm again annoyed.

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  • Either he is retreating, which is the only thing we need fear, or he is changing his position.

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  • Her glittering eyes, filled with childlike fear and excitement, rested on him without changing their expression.

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  • Prince Andrew sat in another room, faint with fear lest the baby should be drowned in the font, and awaited the termination of the ceremony.

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  • To her impatience and pining for him were now added the unpleasant recollection of her interview with Princess Mary and the old prince, and a fear and anxiety of which she did not understand the cause.

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  • Clutching her breast to keep herself from choking, Sonya, pale and trembling with fear and agitation, sat down in an armchair and burst into tears.

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  • His eyes, screwed up with fear as if he every moment expected another blow, gazed up at Rostov with shrinking terror.

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  • The French followed him with astonishment in their eyes chiefly because Pierre, unlike all the other Russians who gazed at the French with fear and curiosity, paid no attention to them.

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  • You, peaceful inhabitants of Moscow, artisans and workmen whom misfortune has driven from the city, and you scattered tillers of the soil, still kept out in the fields by groundless fear, listen!

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  • This state of things is continually becoming worse and makes one fear that unless a prompt remedy is applied the troops will no longer be under control in case of an engagement.

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  • Never in my twenty-nine years of white bread life had I encountered anything remotely similar to the fear I felt as that knife pressed in me.

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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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  • Daniel himself felt this, and as usual stood just inside the door, trying to speak softly and not move, for fear of breaking something in the master's apartment, and he hastened to say all that was necessary so as to get from under that ceiling, out into the open under the sky once more.

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  • Unhurt, she would have no fear of wandering around to find her way, but her injury prevented any exploration.

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  • She stood, frozen with fear as his dark figure moved past her.

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  • It's is warm here in the south and I fear I can't keep my tiny trophy in my auto another day.

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

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  • Relief and fear unleashed within her, and she was hauled once again to her feet.

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  • She turned, her body tense and her large green eyes swimming with fear and dread.

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  • The worst thing was their terror of reaching the bottom of this great crack in the earth, and the natural fear that sudden death was about to overtake them at any moment.

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  • However, I should never have broken a horse or bull and taken him to board for any work he might do for me, for fear I should become a horseman or a herdsman merely; and if society seems to be the gainer by so doing, are we certain that what is one man's gain is not another's loss, and that the stable-boy has equal cause with his master to be satisfied?

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  • In some places, within my own remembrance, the pines would scrape both sides of a chaise at once, and women and children who were compelled to go this way to Lincoln alone and on foot did it with fear, and often ran a good part of the distance.

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  • One sentiment, fear for his life, possessed his whole being.

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  • "Go!" he repeated, amazed at himself and glad to see the look of confusion and fear that showed itself on Prince Vasili's face.

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  • In evident fear of refusal, like a boy asking for permission to get on a horse, he begged to be allowed to swim across the river before the Emperor's eyes.

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  • Thoughts that had not entered her mind for years--thoughts of a life free from the fear of her father, and even the possibility of love and of family happiness--floated continually in her imagination like temptations of the devil.

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  • He was convinced that he alone could maintain command of the army in these difficult circumstances, and that in all the world he alone could encounter the invincible Napoleon without fear, and he was horrified at the thought of the order he had to issue.

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  • Oh, what a terrible thing is fear, and how shamefully I yielded to it!

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  • He had read only a few lines when he turned pale and his eyes opened wide with fear and joy.

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  • We forbade ourselves to even discuss our impetuous actions for fear of disturbing Howie so all we could do is cross our fingers and pray.

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  • I was thinking even someone who doesn't fear death, fears something else.

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  • Exactly what you fear, that what should happen, won't.

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  • I hesitate to start talking about nanotechnology for fear I will not be able to stop—the entire field is amazing to me!

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  • Yes, I'd send them on in front, but no fear, they're crowding up behind.

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  • And that fear was the fear of death.

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  • The little princess was not unwell, but had such an overpowering fear of the prince that, hearing he was in a bad humor, she had decided not to appear.

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  • He saw the raw emotion on her face: anger, confusion, fear.

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

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  • When Prince Andrew spoke (he could tell a story very well), Natasha listened to him with pride; when she spoke she noticed with fear and joy that he gazed attentively and scrutinizingly at her.

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  • To fear or to try to escape that force, to address entreaties or exhortations to those who served as its tools, was useless.

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  • What will become of us if she dies, as I always fear when her face is like that? thought he, and placing himself before the icon he began to say his evening prayers.

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  • I steeled myself to hide the fear that welled up inside me like the worse cramps I could possibly endure.

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  • Yully closed the door behind her, shaking out of fear and cold.

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  • After a moment she added, mournfully, "I fear some people's lives are just like Ginger's."

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  • She could not keep back her tears, and the chief cause of her pain seemed to be the fear lest people should doubt her truthfulness.

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  • In these years the fear came many times to Miss Sullivan lest the success of the child was to cease with childhood.

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  • It is true, I fear, that others may have fallen into it, and so helped to keep it open.

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  • With those about him, from his daughter to his serfs, the prince was sharp and invariably exacting, so that without being a hardhearted man he inspired such fear and respect as few hardhearted men would have aroused.

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  • She felt, as courtiers do when the Tsar enters, the sensation of fear and respect which the old man inspired in all around him.

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  • The old aunt received the two young people in her corner, but seemed desirous of hiding her adoration for Helene and inclined rather to show her fear of Anna Pavlovna.

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  • This expression in Princess Mary did not frighten them (she never inspired fear in anyone), but they knew that when it appeared on her face, she became mute and was not to be shaken in her determination.

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  • "Is he really to be my husband, this stranger who is so kind--yes, kind, that is the chief thing," thought Princess Mary; and fear, which she had seldom experienced, came upon her.

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  • I only wanted to ask because I fear the Guards won't be in action, he added as if in apology.

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  • Then with no less fear and delight they saw how the young count, red in the face and with bloodshot eyes, dragged Mitenka out by the scruff of the neck and applied his foot and knee to his behind with great agility at convenient moments between the words, shouting, Be off!

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  • And lastly you too, peasants, come from the forests where you are hiding in terror, return to your huts without fear, in full assurance that you will find protection!

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  • But as soon as he tried to continue the conversation he had begun with Princess Mary he again glanced at Natasha, and a still-deeper flush suffused his face and a still-stronger agitation of mingled joy and fear seized his soul.

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  • What do you fear, Xander? she asked over her shoulder.

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  • But I fear that he was not the wiser for all I told him, for every time I attempted to answer his questions he interrupted me by asking, "What do you do here?"

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  • I pumped my fellow-prisoner as dry as I could, for fear I should never see him again; but at length he showed me which was my bed, and left me to blow out the lamp.

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  • Carmen's mouth went dry with fear.

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  • "Alex!" she squealed in mock fear.

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

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  • Every time he lashes out at you and gets his nails clipped in the process, it erases a little more of that fear.

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  • Those eyes would be mocking her, or maybe filled with fear.

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  • She leaped back from the suitcase, paralyzed with fear.

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  • The look of shear fury on his face replaced her anger with fear.

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  • She swallowed down a lump of fear.

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  • I was startled by my wife's naked fear.

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  • I could no longer hide my fear.

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  • She shivered again, this time out of fear.

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  • "It is," he said, more self-anger stirring at her fear.

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  • He fought it until his anger subsided, unable to shake the sense of fear.

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  • Dismayed, she shuddered from cold and fear.

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  • She waited for Jonny, her gut twisting in fear.

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  • The woman in Dusty's arms shook from cold and fear.

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  • You have nothing to fear.

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  • Yully shook away her lingering fear.

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  • "You have no fear," Jonny said, his sharp gaze on the retreating vamp.

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  • She replaced her weapon and crossed to him, unwilling to show fear.

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  • He understood her fear.

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

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  • "You have nothing to fear, sweetheart," he said and tilted her chin.

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  • She didn't think she was capable of such an emotion after living in fear for so long.

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  • Fear flew through her as she recalled the disjointed dreams.

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  • She didn't fear him—she wanted him.

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  • Standing in the hall, she couldn't stop the fear that slid through her.

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  • Fear and uncertainty crossed her features.

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  • Jake didn't follow her as she strode into the airport and checked in, careful not to brush up against anyone for fear of the jarring visions.

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  • He felt fear again, an emotion he hated.

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  • She shook her head, fear spiraling through her.

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  • She'd been there twice before today and only knocked once for fear he'd answer.

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  • Let me rephrase—people fear Oracles.

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  • Remember, we want them to fear you.

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  • She dropped to her knees and sobbed, unable to control her pain and fear.

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  • Fear unfurled in her breast, and she clenched her fists.

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  • She opened her eyes when nothing happened, shaking from both cold and fear.

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  • Cold fear trickled through her.

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  • Fear swept through her, and he offered a tight smile.

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  • Jule wasn't the type of man who worried about anything, and fear slid through her.

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  • "Sofia," Traci called, fear in her voice.

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  • She felt his fear and squeezed her eyes closed, the man in her arms colliding with the man hiding in the corner of her mind.

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  • Traci flung her arms around her, her fear fresh on her face.

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  • He understood that the Black God can never truly kill the White God for fear of unleashing the Original Beings, who would crush him.

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  • Despite the cool fear spiraling through her, she couldn't help but feel thrilled at the sight of him after she thought she'd lost him.

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  • Sensing her fear, he touched her arm, the edge of tension dissipating.

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  • The heat of her anger vanished, replaced by fear.

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  • She was trying hard to keep her fear away so she could figure out this new world.

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  • Fear fluttered through her.

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  • She hadn't been able to break up with a boyfriend she was sick of for fear of hurting his feelings.

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  • His gaze was penetrating and direct, stirring desire and fear within her.

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  • She shook as much from need as fear.

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  • You have nothing to fear from me now.

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  • "Do you really kill five people a day to feed?" she asked, a streak of raw fear going through her.

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  • "Why?" she asked, fear spiraling through her.

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  • Her instincts were at full alarm, but she didn't understand what she had to fear from Gabriel's death dealers.

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  • Darkyn stepped out of the corner where he stood and Deidre grew edgy, fear fluttering through her.

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  • He didn't hurt me, she said, looking at Darkyn with renewed fear.

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  • Her fear was tamed by fury.

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  • Deidre watched the movie in both fascination and fear.

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  • She almost told him that – of the two of them – she was the one with nothing to fear from Darkyn.

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  • It's more than fear.

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  • Deidre gripped Selyn's arm more tightly, fear spiraling through her.

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  • Deidre guessed the death dealer knew enough about Darkyn to fear him.

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  • "Give me the damn light!" she shrieked, her anger overcoming her fear as she grabbed for the flashlight.

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  • A cold shiver went down his spine just thinking about it; a primal fear of dark and dank places.

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  • A sinking feeling of panic swept over them, a temporary paralyzing fear.

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  • He knew in a situation like this fear and panic were their worse enemies.

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  • Jennifer asked, a hint of fear in her voice.

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  • It wasn't remorse he saw, but fear.

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  • He had no flashlight, and the fear he'd felt during his first trip into this deep and dank hole was compounded by the absence of being able to see.

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  • Even as a sentient soul, she'd felt fear.

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  • If she had to guess, she'd call the emotion fear.

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  • The intense fear broke within her, and she struggled.

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  • Deidre shifted, aware again that she was now defenseless against the creatures that used to either fear her or at least, respect her power.

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  • She didn't just have the body of a human and the knowledge of the goddess; she wanted to help him enough that she was willing to overcome her fear.

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  • Gabriel watched her, wanting to verify that she didn't fear the creature she was trapped with.

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  • Deidre gazed after him, fear and hope colliding within her.

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  • It was nothing but pure jealousy that guided her thoughts – and fear of losing him.

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  • The situation with Lori had been her greatest fear of adoption.

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  • Shock or maybe fear put the words in her mouth when the woman answered.

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  • As Carmen turned back to the kitchen, Jonathan looked up at her, his eyes large with fear.

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  • Nothing was stopping her from talking to him – nothing but fear.

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  • It wasn't horror on his face, nor fear.

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  • There was no reason to feel so overwhelmed with emotion – specifically fear.

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  • When the fear finally subsided, in its wake was a fierce determination.

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  • This part he kept silent for fear of spooking someone he was supposed to be leading.

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  • While she didn't fear dying anymore, she was in no hurry to die, either.

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  • It's a one way visit, and that is what you fear most, the possibility you turn into what you hate.

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  • The demons and Immortals don't need to fear what they don't know.

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  • He didn't want her to fear him.

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  • Harmony gripped his arm, fear crossing her face.

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  • She'd felt the same loss of control and fear when first diagnosed as terminal.

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  • Which did she fear more: Death or the man behind the mask?

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  • With a deep breath, she crossed through the clinging cold, at a run by the time she reached the other side out of fear the portals might all disappear before she was safe.

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  • As she walked, the fear and helplessness uncoiled, loosening their grip on her chest.

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  • He'd been ignoring the extent of the power available from the souls for fear of violating the Code, which he now understood was not binding in the face of a threat like Darkyn.

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  • While he didn't want his death-dealers to fear him, he also recognized the look in her eyes and those of the assassins behind her.

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  • She didn't ask for fear of discovering he was going to stop playing his keep-away game and offer her an arrangement she couldn't refuse.

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  • As if sensing her fear, Darkyn held out his hand once more.

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  • The coldness of fear settled into Deidre.

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  • She was shaking, cold with fear on the inside and fevered skin clammy on the outside.

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  • The man in the white lab coat, Ully, jerked from his hunched position over a keyboard, and fear flashed in his eyes.

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  • They gazed at each other for a long moment, her shock and exhaustion too deep to fear the man who radiated power and control, even in a simple T-shirt.

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  • And yet, she had without fear.

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  • Despite her fury and fear, she found his presence oddly calming, like sitting in a spa surrounded by incense with her feet in a salt bath.

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  • Fear lit her insides, and she scrambled to her feet, darting to the door.

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  • She stepped away, sweating from whiskey and fear.

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  • She returned to her bunk and lay down, cold fear filling her.

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  • Though she tried hard not to fear death, she wondered what kind of creature was capable of breaking through bars made of materials she'd never before seen and held in place with some sort of magic.

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  • She straightened her shoulders, determined to approach her fate without fear.

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  • There was reason to fear the Ancients, especially this Ancient, who seemed to have no alliance to anything good or bad and was so unpredictable.

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  • She shook from pain and fear of what he'd do next, if he was more like Sasha than Rhyn.

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  • Fear flashed through her at the memory of what someone his size could do to her.

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  • He made her fear me.

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  • Even when she knew she was dreaming, she couldn.t wake herself up or shake the fear that this time, Rhyn wasn.t going to come.

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  • The distance to the beach was short in her dream, her body full of fear and adrenaline.

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  • Any fear she might have felt disappeared when he rested his hand on her neck and brushed her cheek, then her lips, with his thumb.

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  • Fear made the wind seem colder.

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  • Fear fluttered through her, and her gaze flew to Kris, whom she trusted little more than his sadistic brother.

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  • The coldness of fear within her grew stronger.

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  • Rhyn gazed at her, and her whole body responded despite her fear.

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  • A tremor of fear went through her, and Ully crept closer, as if she had half a chance of defending them.

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  • The door swung closed behind her, and fear trickled through her.

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  • He.d sensed Katie.s appearance in the castle a short time ago and had avoided going directly to her, for fear he wasn.t quite ready to say what he needed to.

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  • Jade couldn.t bring himself to ask about the vial for fear of giving himself away.

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  • She didn.t want to sleep for fear of the demon from her nightmares—or Gabriel—coming for her.

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  • Rhyn watched, not wanting to leave for fear of being alone.

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  • There was nothing else to fear.

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  • By the time she returned to the large row house, she was looking forward to an addition to their home who may not fear killing spiders and other bugs.

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  • It didn't spin webs and looked more to Evelyn like a mutated cat, but the moment she recalled Kiera's fear, she also realized that the cat-like creature would easily pass as a large spider.

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  • Kiera took two steps back, shuddering in disgust and fear.

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  • She passed through the throng without making eye contact for fear of leers or judging looks and reached the entrance foyer.

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  • His incredible strength, heat, and scent calmed her fear as much as they excited the woman within her.

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  • He'd tried to block all memories of a happier time for fear he'd never see such times again.

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  • "What is it you fear of me?" he demanded, lowering his sword and pacing closer to her.

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  • A light shined in her face, and she twisted, fear piercing her misery.

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  • She had nothing to fear from these people, especially not Mansr, a blood relative of A'Ran and his sisters.

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  • Happiness, fear, awe … The gloves were off this night.

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  • Her face felt hot as her fear turned to anger.

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  • She couldn't let her sense of hope seize her for fear of being devastated.

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  • You can ask the court for an order of restraint against your husband and stop him from coming anywhere near you if you're in fear of the man.

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  • One minute she's in fear of her life, the next she's enthralled over Annie Quincy, dreaming about life a century ago.

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  • If the man was her husband, she didn't seem in fear of him up on the mountain when I saw them talking.

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  • He tried to get her to seek a court order against Shipton if she was in fear of him, or, at the very least talk to an attorney.

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  • "Don't fear," Dean answered.

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  • "I fear for that woman," Cynthia said as Edith squeezed by the descending elephantine shape of Gladys Turnbull.

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  • Now, a look of fear crossed her face.

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  • She moved like a somnambulist, so trance-like Dean hesitated to speak for fear of startling her.

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  • I fear for his reputation if we be discovered but I have never been happier than next to him, beneath the buffalo robe that covered us.

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  • Sometimes I fear my mind may be going as I often pretend my circumstances are far different than they truly are.

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  • I've tossed him a scrap of bread but I fear it will be inadequate to meet his long-term needs.

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  • I long to share my secret with the one I so love, but then fear and doubt overtake me before the words will leave my lips.

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  • Mrs. Cummings was taken away to the Sister's hospital this forenoon and I fear she shan't ever return.

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  • And why would he fear his stepfather.

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  • Then there was Cynthia's recent additional fear.

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  • It was as if every fear he'd ever encountered paled before the idea of descending even a few feet closer to the edge that yawned before him.

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  • So he'd have to stuff something in the poor woman's mouth for fear she'd scream or cry out before she died.

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  • Why do you fear me?

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

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  • As he pulled her out of the bar, her eyes wide with fear, the boyfriend tried to stop him.

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  • I think the best advice I can give, is try to understand that everything she does and says initially comes from fear and shock.

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  • Do not take her words or her fear to heart.

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  • He braced himself for the fear or disbelief that did not come.

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  • Sarah's fear rooted her.

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  • She then turned and sauntered towards Victor, not a hint of fear in her carriage "Hello, Victor" His greeting was returned with a hiss, "Elisabeth!"

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  • Jackson marched toward the door, his face twisted with pain and fear.

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  • No doubt Katie was going to say something about short people and thought better of it for fear of hurting feelings.

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  • Sensing her fear, he moved closer, his teeth bared in an ugly snarl.

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  • For the first time she knew fear of him.

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  • Was it fear or the heady feeling of his strong arms that left her shaken?

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  • Or was it fear?

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  • The sadness she felt as his truck disappeared down the road was borne of fear.

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  • Fear that she was also loosing the only brother she had ever known.

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  • What could be so terrible about Alex that his own sister would fear to discuss with her best friend?

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  • "Evacuating?" she echoed, fear sliding through her.

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  • Her breath caught, and cold fear trickled through her.

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  • She hadn't brought her ID for fear of being tracked and realized she also didn't have a source of credit to buy anything.

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  • Fear fluttered through her, and she shook her head.

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  • Fascination and fear trickled through her.

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  • She studied him with more interest than fear, even if she did push herself into the corner again.

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  • With him, she had nothing to fear.

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  • Lana, on the other hand, couldn't shake the paralyzing fear that came with knowing they were being stalked by men who wanted them dead.

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  • She forced herself out of her fear and leaned forward.

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  • Brady's chest had tightened at Dan's words, and he felt fear for the first time since he was a kid in basic training and had his first brush with his own mortality.

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  • Shaking with fear for Brady, she watched them cut through the skin grafts and transfuse blood then jump his heart.

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  • The strain on his face was clear, and a tremor of fear crept through her.

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  • His shove almost drove her to her knees again.  She steadied herself and looked up in time to see him disappear into the jungle.  Fear made her heart pound.  The strange path he'd been following appeared ahead of her, revealing itself only a few steps at a time.  She started at a walk and quickened to a jog, making sure the path wouldn't close and trip her.  The path kept up with her, and she ran.

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  • He didn't have three more days' worth of control.  The idea he'd likely explode before Death delivered Katie made him feel fear, an emotion he hated and hadn't felt until responsible for the life of someone he cared about.

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  • "I can't lose her," he said, sweating with fear.  Kris started forward again, pursuing Hannah.

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  • Fear made Rhyn's chest seize.  No sooner had Gabe spoken the words than the demons fell away.  Coldness snapped over Rhyn, and his surroundings blurred.  He blinked, uncertain what happened until he found himself standing in a dimly lit chamber.  Kris and Gabe were still beside him, and instead of demons, there was only Death.

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  • Dean let her talk on, not interrupting her with questions for fear the tears would start.

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  • Yes, those city bad boys might continue to kill one another but the innocents of this fair city had little to fear for their own.

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  • Perhaps Byrne was afraid someone would connect him to the theft, a fear that would be eliminated by his "death"—a fear that was turning out to be well founded.

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  • He had risen to fear, heartache, anxiety, bliss, pain and a hundred other feelings that made you beg to be able to bury your head beneath the covers and stay in the warm cocoon of sleep forever.

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  • Two... what is your greatest fear about getting married?

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  • I guess my greatest fear is that he will be disappointed in me.

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  • She buried her face into his chest, shaking with fear.

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  • She half-heartedly tried to twist around him to get away, squealing with mock fear as his arms captured her.

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  • As the night progressed, her fear became anger.

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  • The calf could be injured, and she might develop a fear of those caring for her.

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  • She pushed away the faceless fear.

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  • That gnawing fear had made its way into the dining room and it was lurking around the edges of his conversation.

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  • If the child picked up on her fear, it could cause him worse problems.

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  • Now that they were back in sync, would this unexplainable fear wedge itself between them?

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  • Even if she could explain, he wouldn't understand the gnawing fear that drove her from their favorite spot.

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  • For a little while, she even forgot about the fear, but as they rose from the window seat, her gaze was drawn back to the chair.

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  • With each day, the fear was growing.

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  • In spite of her resolve to purge the fear from the living room, it increased until it threatened to take over the entire house.

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  • Right now she wanted to go there — to get away from this fear.

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  • If she didn't face that nagging fear, she was going to lose the two people she cared about most — Alex and Jonathan.

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  • With each step, the fear grew, until when she lowered herself into the chair, her heart was pounding in her ears.

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  • Gradually the fear began to abate.

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  • But he couldn't know that the fear was retreating further with each minute.

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  • Gone was the fear.

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  • He crouched beside her, his cold smile filling her with a fear unlike any she'd felt before.

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  • Immobilized, fear rose within her as she watched the Black God lift Darian's bloody form from the ground.

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  • The look on his face made her want to hug him and ease his fear.

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  • "Jenn!" another voice filled with fear cried.

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  • He came stoutly, the only among them not immobilized by fear.

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  • He sensed their fear.

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  • The black memories that made him wake up screaming at night, the fear he could still taste in moments of despair, were softened by the sense of stillness that settled into him.

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  • Fear trickled through her as she recalled the amount of pain trusting someone could cause.

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  • Her heart quickened again, and her palms grew sweaty from what she knew was fear.

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  • She'd never let fear stand between her and a mission.

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  • She couldn't let it stop her now, though this kind of fear was far different than that of losing her life or failure on a mission.

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  • "I'm terrified by what comes, but I don't fear what's between us," he said and kissed her temple.

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  • Jenn's gaze went to Sofi's protruding belly, and she was hit with both urgency and fear.

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  • Jenn shook her thoughts away, her heart hammering with both anticipation of seeing him again and fear.

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  • Jonny's voice held a note she couldn't place but it sounded almost like fear.

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  • His words sent a tremor of fear through her.

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  • There were no sounds, no sights underground, no sensations aside from the scent of his own fear and the feeling of earth closing in around him.

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  • The moon is a fickle lover, like a beautiful woman…she gives her whole heart but once a month and leaves you before dawn…why fear you the night?

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  • Her breathing was hard, her wild look one of pure anger and fear.

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  • But while I am with you, you need only fear me.

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  • Allin. I began to fear my brother would be next assigned to the Warlord's guard.

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  • I know you fear nothing but the underground, and I will send you there for all of eternity if you refuse my command!

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  • "I do not fear him as you do, Rissa," he snapped.

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  • I fear being away from Tiyan for too long, she replied.

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  • As he gazed around, he realized the people fought for Tiyan, fought for her, not out of duty or fear but out of respect and gratitude.

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  • Panic and fear made her hands shake once more.

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  • She stumbled, fury and fear bubbling within her.

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  • Fear drove her beyond the limits of her own exhausted body.

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  • The image of Taran's face flashed before her closed eyes, and with it a sense of frustration, fear, anger, and, most damning of all, desire.

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  • Rissa hesitated, fear skating through her.

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  • She strained, mad with anger and fear.

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  • Not the kind of fear one experienced when falling from a horse, but a soul-deep fear that wrapped around her core.

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  • He felt her frustration, sorrow, and fear.

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  • Rissa sobbed into her hands, pain, fear, exhaustion, and frustration bubbling uncontrollably.

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  • A cold chill of fear swept through her.

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  • She nudged her horse, taking in the scene with growing anger and fear.

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  • I compiled this for my dear Rissa, but I fear the demon will prevent me from giving it to her.

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  • He understood the depth of her fear.

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  • Fear made his insides cold.

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  • Fear increased her pulse.

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  • It was tempting to tell her that he wasn't really back – to talk to her about the fear that lay in her heart.

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  • There would be no more doubt or fear that he would one day leave her.

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  • Megan felt a twinge of fear.

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  • She froze with fear and his voice raised an octave.

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  • Yet, for whatever reason, she had been willing to endure her fear alone.

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  • A cold fear clutched at her throat.

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  • Fear didn't make a person a coward.

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  • How a person dealt with that fear was the measure of their strength - and she was coming up short on the yardstick.

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  • Until she met that fear head on, she could never feel good about herself.

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  • You fear for your own life, Watcher?

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  • It was almost fear.

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  • The idea of anyone hurting her cousins filled her with fury and fear.

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  • Cold fear filtered through her, taking her breath away at the image he painted.

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  • The air conditioning was high enough to make her shiver, the bright interior settling her fear of walking into some crazy person's house.

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  • Selecting the largest, she went to the pristine sink area, almost afraid to run water for fear of leaving water marks in the stainless steel.

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  • Fear slid through her.

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  • Jessi watched him go, fear seizing her chest as she realized how dangerous he was.

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  • Her shaky insides grew warm, her heart racing from fear and his nearness.

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  • "I don't want you to swoon or to fear me," he said and trailed kisses down her jaw.

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  • Fear filtered through her.

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  • Fear flew through her.

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  • Panic stirred within her, along with cold fear.

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  • Xander didn't remember what fear felt like.

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  • Maybe the level of discomfort he experienced about having something in his life not fully under his influence was what Jenn attributed as fear in hers.

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  • A tremor of fear went through Jessi.

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  • Eden told me my mother's love for me was greater than her fear of the consequences of living in the streets, Xander said.

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  • For a long moment, her fear held her captive.

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  • It wasn't fear, she realized, but reality.

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  • Sorrow, desire, fear, desperation – all spun and solidified into an ache unlike anything she'd ever experienced.

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  • Jessi's breathing was deep; he'd worn her out and had no fear of her waking up with his quiet movements.

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  • After a surprised silence, fear crossed her features.

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  • She gazed around Ashley's room, her fear and sorrow so deep, they hurt.

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  • Her fear was growing.

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  • She was watching him, fear and uncertainty on her features.

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  • As deputy he had no vote, and he naturally took little share in the debates, but it was part of his duty to send written reports of the proceedings to his patron, since the government, with a well-grounded fear of all that might stir popular feeling, refused to allow any published reports.

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  • A treasonable senate secretly plotting his dethronement, a mutinous diet rejecting the most necessary reforms for fear of "absolutism," ungrateful allies who profited exclusively by his victories - these were his inseparable companions during the remainder of his life.

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  • Alexius rejoiced at this welcome change, but he had cause rather to fear it.

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  • He was tried on the 6th of November and was guillotined on the same day, with a smile upon his lips and without any appearance of fear.

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  • John Aubrey, the antiquary, chronicles that the sisters of Sir John Suckling, the courtier-poet, once went to the bowling-green in Piccadilly, crying, "for fear he should lose all their portions."

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  • Just as in 335 he had crossed the Danube, so he now made one raid across the frontier river, the Jaxartes (Sir Dania), to teach the fear of his name to the outlying peoples of the steppe (summer 328).

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  • In the spring of 323 he moved down to Babylon, receiving on the way embassies from lands as far as the confines of the known world, for the eyes of all nations were now turned with fear or wonder to the figure which had appeared with so superhuman an effect upon the world's stage.

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  • Notwithstanding their complete subjection, women are treated with a certain respect, and are often employed as intermediaries in the settlement of feuds; a woman may traverse a hostile district without fear of injury, and her bessa will protect the traveller or the stranger.

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  • Of this singular contract, which is signed, "Robert Logane of Restalrige" and "Jhone Neper, Fear of Merchiston," and is dated July 1594, a facsimile is given in Mark Napier's Memoirs.

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  • Napier frequently signed his name "Jhone Neper, Fear of Merchiston."

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  • By them he was to be ordained, after vowing to be true in office, faithful to the church system, obedient to the laws and to the civil government, and ready to exercise discipline without fear or favour.

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  • Ministers and people with few exceptions - the most notable being the Scotch Highlanders who had settled in the valley of the Mohawk in New York and on Cape Fear river in North Carolina - sided with the patriot or Whig party: John Witherspoon was the only clergyman in the Continental Congress of 1776, and was otherwise a prominent leader; John Murray of the Presbytery of the Eastward was an eloquent leader in New England; and in the South the Scotch-Irish were the backbone of the American partisan forces, two of whose leaders, Daniel Morgan and Andrew Pickens, were Presbyterian elders.

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  • The members accidentally discovered that the fear of it had a great influence over the lawless but superstitious blacks, and soon the club expanded into a great federation of regulators, absorbing numerous local bodies that had been formed in the absence of civil law and partaking of the nature of the old English neighbourhood police and the ante-bellum slave patrol.

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  • In fear lest he should be outflanked by Uluch Ali, he stood out to sea, leaving a gap between himself and the centre.

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  • The fear was as to whether the statutory number of 80,000 votes necessary for the acceptance of the bill would be reached.

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  • all tyrants in the world look at with fear," and as one directly ordained by God.

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  • The anecdotes believed and circulated by the royalists that Cromwell died in all the agonies of remorse and fear are entirely false.

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  • He was naturally compassionate towards objects in distress even to an effeminate measure; though God had made him a heart wherein was left little room for fear,.

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  • He hid himself in the Dominican convent at Leipzig in fear of popular violence, and died there on the 4th of July 1519, just as Luther was beginning his famous disputation with Eck.

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  • There is some reason to hope that the day of these misconceptions is passed; although there is also some reason to fear that on other grounds the present era may be known to posterity as an era of instrumentation comparable, in its gorgeous chaos of experiment and its lack of consistent ideas of harmony and form, only to the monodic period at the beginning of the 17th century, in which no one had ears for anything but experiments in harmonic colour.

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  • b, 53-60, and we may infer that the'town of Iguvium was independent but in fear of the Etruscans at the time when the curse was first composed.

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  • Prussia, while satisfied at the fall of the temporal power, seemed to fear lest Italy might recompense the absence of French opposition to the occupation of Rome by armed intervention in favor of France.

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  • Fear of the advent of a Radical administration under Rattazzi alone prevented the Minghettian Right from revolting against the government.

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  • The conduct of Italy in declining the suggestions received from Count Andrssy and General Ignatiev on the eve of the RussoTurkish Warthat Italy should seek compensation in Tunisia for the extension of Austrian sway in the Balkansand in subsequently rejecting the German suggestion to come to an arrangement with Great Britain for the occupation of Tunisia as compensation for the British occupation of Cyprus, was certainly due to fear lest an attempt on Tunisia should lead to a war with France, for which Italy knew herself to be totally unprepared.

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  • Robilants opposition to a precipitate acceptance of the Austrian hint was founded upon fear lest King Humbert at Vienna might be pressed to disavow Irredentist aspirations, and upon a desire to arrange for a visit of the emperor Francis Joseph to Rome in return for King Humberts visit to Vienna.

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  • In the long and important debate upon foreign policy in the Italian Chamber of Deputies (6th to 9th December) the fear was repeatedly expressed lest Bismarck should seek to purchase the support of German Catholics by raising the Roman question.

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  • The sudden fall of Gambetta (26th January 1882) having removed the fear of immediate European complications, the cabinets of Berlin and Vienna again displayed diffidence towards Italy.

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  • The occupation, effected on the 5th of February, was accelerated by fear lest Italy might be forestalled by France or Russia, both of which powers were suspected of desiring to establish themselves firmly on the Red Sea and to exercise a protectorate over Abyssinia.

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  • Fear of extending still farther a scandal which had already attained huge dimensions, and the desire to avoid any further shock to national credit, convinced the commissioners of the expediency of avoiding a long series of prosecutions.

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  • Religion began in fear - as if it were no more than a lying superstition.

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  • The religion consists of fear of the spirits of the wood, the sea, disease and ancestors, and of avoidance of acts traditionally displeasing to them.

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  • An electuary of opium, known as Mithradatum, was invented by Mithradates VI., king of Pontus, who lived in constant fear of being poisoned, and tested the effects of poisons on criminals, and is said to have taken poisons and their antidotes every day in the year.

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  • expresses his contempt for the ordinary school rhetorician, the hair-splitting dialecticians and their "sense of inability to speak, since they dare not even pronounce their own name for fear of expressing themselves ambiguously."

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  • At Saragossa Peter Arbue, a canon and an ardent inquisitor, was slain in 1485 whilst praying in a church; and the threats against the hated Torquemada made him go in fear of his life, and he never went abroad without an escort of forty familiars of the Holy Office on horseback and two hundred more on foot.

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  • In what proportion zeal for the ancient canons and the rights of others, and jealous fear of encroachment upon his own jurisdiction, were mixed in the motives of Leo, it would be interesting to know.

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  • " This steadfast faith in autocratic methods and the exaggerated fear of revolutionary principles were shown in foreign as well as in home affairs.

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  • The Eastern Colossus no longer inspired respect and fear in Europe.

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  • Among the people she had always been intensely disliked; the love of justice, and the fear of trade losses imminent upon a breach with Charles V., combined to render her unpopular.

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  • Here he held several councils for the discussion of the affairs of the church, especially for grave questions as to the rebaptism of heretics, and the readmission into the church of the lapsi, or those who had fallen; away through fear during the heat of the persecution.

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  • Where a title attracted my eye, without fear or awe I snatched the volume from the shelf."

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  • In 1761 Gibbon, at the age of twenty-four, after many delays, and with many flutterings of hope and fear, gave to the world, in French, his maiden publication, an Essai sur l'etude de la litterature, which he had composed two years before.

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  • All, however much or little preoccupied with worldly business, must fear God, from whom come good things and evil, life, death, poverty and riches.

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  • Being thus freed from fear on the side of Ptolemy, Alexander continued his desultory campaigns across the Jordan and on the coast without any apparent policy and with indifferent success.

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  • According to the Talmud, he warned her " to fear neither the Pharisees nor their opponents but the hypocrites who do the deed of Zimri and claim the reward of Phinehas: " the warning indicates his justification of his policy in the matter of the crucifixions.

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  • In fear of reprisals Antipas (or Antipater), the Idumaean, his counsellor, played on the fears of Hyrcanus and persuaded him to buy the aid of the Nabataean Arabs with promises.

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  • As one of those who fear the Lord in truth and in patience, he looks forward to the punishment of all sinners who oppress the righteous and profane the sanctuary.

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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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  • As he was reading the Law at the feast of tabernacles he burst into tears at the words " Thou mayest not set a stranger over thee which is not thy brother "; and the people cried out, " Fear not, Agrippa; thou art our brother."

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  • The church, it was conceived, needed defence against the synagogue at all hazards, and the fear that the latter would influence and dominate the former was never absent from the minds of medieval ecclesiastics.

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  • With a touch of vanity he expressed the fear lest "the coolness of fancy that attends advanced years should make me risk the reputation I had acquired."

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  • At the eastern extremity of the Coastal Plain Region an outer coast line is formed by a chain of long narrow barrier beaches from which project capes Hatteras, Lookout and Fear, whose outlying shoals are known for their dangers to navigation.

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  • Between Hatteras and Lookout is Raleigh Bay and between Lookout and Fear is Onslow Bay; and between the chain of islands and the deeply indented mainland Currituck, Albemarle, Pamlico and other sounds form an extensive area, especially to the northward, of shallow, brackish and almost tideless water.

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  • The other principal rivers - the Cape Fear, the Neuse and the Tar - rise in the N.E.

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  • In the swamps are the bald cypress, the white cedar and the live oak, usually draped in southern long moss; south of Cape Fear river are palmettos, magnolias, prickly ash, the American olive and mock orange; along streams in the Coastal Plain Region are the sour gum, the sweet bay and several species of oak; but the tree that is most predominant throughout the upland portion of this region is the long-leaf or southern pine.

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  • The Roanoke river is navigable to Weldon and the Cape Fear river to Fayetteville; the Neuse is navigable for small vessels only to Newbern.

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  • The northern section was first called Albemarle, then " that part of our province of Carolina that lies north and east of Cape Fear," and about 1689 North Carolina.

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  • But the assembly, the members of which were nearly the same as those of the congress, refused to interrupt the meeting of the congress, and in the next month the governor sought safety in flight, first to Fort Johnson on the Cape Fear below Wilmington and then to a man-of-war along the coast.

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  • Those who believe the " Declaration " to be spurious argue that survivors remembered only one such document, that the Resolutions might easily be thought of as a declaration of independence, that Governor Martin in all probability had knowledge only of these and not of the alleged " Declaration," and that the dates of publication in the Raleigh and Charleston newspapers, and the politics of those papers, show that the Resolutions are authentic. In July 1905 there appeared in Collier's Weekly (New York) what purported to be a facsimile reproduction of a copy of the Cape Fear Mercury which was referred to by Governor Martin and which contained the " Declaration "; but this was proved a forgery.'

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  • However, there was a speedy reaction against the oppositon which had in no small measure been inspired by fear of a requirement that debts be paid in gold and silver.

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  • 1-6 (to " Philistine "), the first and last clauses of 8, Io-I I, the reason given for Saul's fear in 12, 17-19, the second half of 21.

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  • Forced to flee by the treachery of the very men whom he had succoured, he lived for a time in constant fear of being captured by Saul, and at length took refuge with Achish king of Gath and established himself in Ziklag.

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  • together by the fear of danger from without that the internal difficulties of the new kingdom became more manifest.

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  • They are superstitious, and worship with hearty veneration any being or thing whose destructive agency they fear.

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  • He was in constant fear of assassination and distrusted all around him.

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  • Fitzherbert, in deploring the gradual discontinuance of the practice of marling land, had alluded to the grievance familiar in modern times of tenants "who, if they should marl and make their holdings much better, fear lest they should be put out, or make a great fine or else pay more rent."

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  • On the other hand, the small farmers who occupied separated holdings were deterred from improving by the fear of a rise in rent.

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  • In 1797 the fear of foreign invasion led to a panic and run upon the banks, in which emergency the Bank Restriction Act, suspending cash payment, was passed, and ushered in a system of unlimited credit transactions.

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  • Witness his illuminating statement to Volney during the Consulate: "Why should France fear my ambition?

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  • It remained to make good those promises and to disarm the fear and jealousy of the great powers.

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  • He soon convinced himself that western Europe had nothing to fear from Charles, and that no bribes were necessary to turn the Swedish arms from Germany to Russia.

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  • Sometimes, as among the Australians, it is merely the ghosts of those who have died in the year which are thus driven out; from this custom must be distinguished another, which consists in dismissing the souls of the dead at the close of the year and sending them on their journey to the other world; this latter custom seems to have an entirely different origin and to be due to love and not fear of the dead.

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  • There is no actual proof that this spider is more poisonous than others, but it is a significant fact that its species, inhabiting countries as widely separated as Chile, Madagascar, Australia, New Zealand and South Europe are held in great fear by the indigenous population, and many stories are current of serious or fatal results following their bites.

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  • On the other hand it has been specially recorded of two of the species of spider-destroyers that they have great dislike and apparent fear of these little poisonous Hymenoptera.

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  • The uneasiness caused by the excessive dependence of Great Britain upon the United States for cotton, coupled with the Recent belief that shortages of supply are more frequent than R they ought to be, and the fear that diminishing returns attempts to open may operate in America, occasioned the formation in England of the British Cotton Growing Association on.

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  • The kingdom of Jerusalem, as we have seen, had profited by the alliance of Damascus as early as 1130, when the fear of the atabegs of Mosul had first drawn the two together; and when Damascus had been acquired by the rule of Mosul, the hostility between the house of Nureddin in Damascus and Saladin in Egypt had still for a time preserved the kingdom (from 1171 onwards).

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  • Trusting in Hildebrand's support, and in the justice of his own cause, he presented himself at the synod of Rome in 1059, but found himself surrounded by zealots, who forced him by the fear of death to signify his acceptance of the doctrine " that the bread and wine, after consecration, are not merely a sacrament, but the true body and the true blood of Christ, and that this body is touched and broken by the hands of the priests, and ground by the teeth of the faithful, not merely in a sacramental but in a real manner."

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  • The Spanish were accused of inciting the Indians to make depredations on the English settlements and of interfering with English commerce and the Spanish were in constant fear of the encroachments of the British.

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  • 5a) the inmates of the house fear dangers from all powerful things and persons (the old man is afraid of everything), the almond tree blossoms (perhaps the hair turns white).

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  • 12 (it shall be well with those that fear God, but not with the wicked), xii.

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  • 13, 14) declares that th e decisive fact was the orthodox statement at the end of the book: the one important thing is to fear God and keep His commandments.

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  • Siegfried's whole character and career is, indeed, annihilated in the clumsy progress towards this consummation; but Shakespeare might have condoned worse plots for the sake of so noble a result; and indeed Wagner's awkwardness arises mainly from fear of committing oversights.

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  • trepidare, to tremble), a term meaning, in general, fear or trembling, but used technically in astronomy for an imagined slow oscillation of the ecliptic, having a period of 7000 years, introduced by the Arabian astronomers to explain a supposed variation in the precession of the equinoxes.

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  • The calm confidence of their Moravian fellow-passengers amid the Atlantic storms convinced Wesley that he did not possess the faith which casts out fear.

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  • Its dedication recalls the transportation of the body of the saintly bishop of Lindisfarne from its shrine at Durham by the monks of that foundation to Lindisfarne, when in fear of attack from William the Conqueror.

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  • Relieved of the fear of an immediate attack by the mandists the Egyptian officials at Khartum intrigued against Hicks, who in July tendered his resignation.

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  • It was accepted as an unquestionable fact by every one who undertook to describe the catacombs, that the Christians of Rome, finding in the labyrinthine mazes of the exhausted arenariae, which abounded in the environs of the city, whence the sand used in building had been extracted, a suitable place for the interment of their martyred brethren, where also the sacred rites accompanying the interment might be celebrated without fear of interruption, took possession of them and used them as cemeteries.

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  • By the patient study of the behaviour of precocious young birds, such as chicks, pheasants, ducklings and moorhens, it can be readily ascertained that such modes of activity as running, swimming, diving, preening the down, scratching the ground, pecking at small objects, with the characteristic attitudes expressive of fear and anger, are so far instinctive as to be definite on their first occurrence - they do not require to be learnt.

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