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  • The doctor will be in to talk to you in a few minutes.

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  • He had a right to a few quirks.

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  • The driver took them to a Spanish design home a few miles from the hacienda.

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  • In a few minutes Mr. Lincoln joined them.

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  • We know but few men, a great many coats and breeches.

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  • "A few miles," he said.

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  • In that small house, there were few secrets.

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  • The trouble is that very few of their laborious explanations stick in the memory.

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  • The room was silent for a few minutes after they left.

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  • But during the first few weeks I was confronted with unforeseen difficulties.

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  • Most people buy Apple TV, but a few buy the Roku XDS Streaming Player.

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  • A child with but few sources may keep distinct what he draws from each.

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  • She fed them and gathered the few eggs they had laid after she gathered them yesterday.

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  • On the day that he was seven years old, his mother gave him a few pennies.

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  • They danced for a few minutes in comfortable silence, and finally he spoke again.

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  • Indeed, there were few things that he loved more.

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  • After a few minutes' bustle beside the high bedstead, those who had carried the sick man dispersed.

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  • I'll be up in a few hours.

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  • Mr. Warner and Mr. Burroughs, the great lover of nature, came to see us a few days after, and we had a delightful talk with them.

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  • There are a few reasons.

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  • Little sister and I would take you out into the garden, and pick the delicious raspberries and a few strawberries for you.

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  • They were silent for a few seconds.

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  • These few were given the tools to achieve their maximum potential, to live that dream.

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  • Let me start with a few caveats.

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  • Boris said a few words to his general, and Count Bennigsen turned to Pierre and proposed that he should ride with him along the line.

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  • A few minutes later Dulce and Alex joined them at the table.

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  • A few minutes later the eldest sister came out with a pale hard face, again biting her underlip.

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  • Now, dear friend, Please accept these few words because of the love that is linked with them.

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  • In March Helen and Miss Sullivan went North, and spent the next few months traveling and visiting friends.

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  • I have only a few moments left in which to answer your questions about the "Helen Keller" Public Library.

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  • They got into the carriage and drove for a few minutes in silence.

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  • Only once afterward in fifteen years was their constant companionship broken for more than a few days at a time.

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  • A few days ago I received a little box of English violets from Lady Meath.

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  • On the same page, Amazon says "Frequently Bought Together" and then lists a few other products.

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  • He worked quietly for a few minutes and then finally turned his attention to Carmen.

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  • Anna Mikhaylovna, in a few words, told her the contents of the letter, on condition that she should tell no one.

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  • A very, very few people, however, were freed from this sustenance lifestyle, either by their fortuitous birth or outstanding ability.

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  • At the foot of the hill lay wasteland over which a few groups of our Cossack scouts were moving.

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  • Natasha moved a few steps forward and stopped shyly, still holding her handkerchief, and listened to what the housekeeper was saying.

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  • There was no one now between the squadron and the enemy except a few scattered skirmishers.

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  • She looked so cute that Carmen took a few pictures of her.

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  • All he saw about him merged into a general impression of naked, bleeding human bodies that seemed to fill the whole of the low tent, as a few weeks previously, on that hot August day, such bodies had filled the dirty pond beside the Smolensk road.

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  • Only a few of them still move, rise, and feebly fly to settle on the enemy's hand, lacking the spirit to die stinging him; the rest are dead and fall as lightly as fish scales.

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  • Carmen read to her from a book for a few minutes until she fell asleep and then turned the light off.

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  • In a few minutes the big net was pulled up out of the water.

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  • A few days ago I met Tommy Stringer in the railroad station at Wrentham.

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  • A very few, as heroes, patriots, martyrs, reformers in the great sense, and men, serve the state with their consciences also, and so necessarily resist it for the most part; and they are commonly treated as enemies by it.

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  • After a few words about Princess Mary and her late father, whom Malvintseva had evidently not liked, and having asked what Nicholas knew of Prince Andrew, who also was evidently no favorite of hers, the important old lady dismissed Nicholas after repeating her invitation to come to see her.

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  • This came in by currier a few minutes ago, sir.

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  • Within a few minutes the plane was dipping and rising in a way that made her stomach roll uncomfortably.

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  • A few days later when Carmen and Destiny were visiting Katie, the issue popped out of her mouth in another conversation.

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  • After a few moments Jonathan answered.

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  • And they did indeed get somewhere, though not to their right places; a few eventually even got to their right place, but too late to be of any use and only in time to be fired at.

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  • For a few seconds they gazed silently into one another's eyes--and what had seemed impossible and remote suddenly became possible, inevitable, and very near.

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  • In a few days the beautiful spring will be here.

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  • It is something to be able to paint a particular picture, or to carve a statue, and so to make a few objects beautiful; but it is far more glorious to carve and paint the very atmosphere and medium through which we look, which morally we can do.

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  • But we did not begin the story until August; the first few weeks of my stay at the seashore were so full of discoveries and excitement that I forgot the very existence of books.

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  • Well, he took that icon home with him for a few days and what did he do?

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  • A few minutes after they left, Felipa arrived with an older woman she introduced simply as Maria.

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  • I think a few days cleaning in the stable would pay for it.

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  • Tell her there are a few bitter drops in every one's cup, and the only way is to take the bitter patiently, and the sweet thankfully.

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  • Kutuzov walked through the ranks, sometimes stopping to say a few friendly words to officers he had known in the Turkish war, sometimes also to the soldiers.

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  • He looked back laughing to the Cossack who stood a few steps behind him holding two horses by their bridles.

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  • They admired the new foal and a few other horses.

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  • They talked for a few minutes and then Carmen left to take Destiny to their room.

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  • A few days afterward the man came again.

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  • Very few people ever came that way.

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  • Of the twenty thousand sales he has made in his career, he probably remembers a few hundred distinctly and a few thousand vaguely.

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  • There was talk of his intrigues with some of the ladies, and he flirted with a few of them at the balls.

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  • A few days previously Pierre had decided to go to Petersburg on the Friday.

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  • She had to move a few things to make room, but that wasn't too hard.

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  • A few minutes later his deep voice drifted back down the hall as he discussed something with her.

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  • Felipa stared at the wall, deep in thought for a few minutes.

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  • After flipping through a few channels, Carmen decided to take a long bath.

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  • In a few years, the money is gone and they are worse off than before.

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  • A few weeks later her style is more nearly correct and freer in movement.

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  • The morning wind forever blows, the poem of creation is uninterrupted; but few are the ears that hear it.

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  • A few minutes later they all marched in and took their places at the table.

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  • In a few minutes they had forgotten about the birds.

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  • But he had never seen any pictures except a few small ones in a book.

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  • A few minutes later Señor Medena answered the phone.

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  • For a few minutes they held on to each other, kissing as if they hadn't seen each other in a week.

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  • When she was told of the surrender of the brave little people, her face clouded and she was silent a few minutes.

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  • From the early sketch I take a few passages which seem to me, without making very much allowance for difference in time, almost as good as anything she has written since:

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  • A few minutes later crowds of wounded men and stretcher-bearers came back from that direction.

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  • The adjutant galloped to Claparede's division and a few minutes later the Young Guards stationed behind the knoll moved forward.

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  • Others turned over and warmed themselves, now and again exchanging a few words.

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  • Carmen remained quiet for a few minutes, allowing him to think about it.

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  • He says it's only a few miles away and we'll be right back.

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  • Loading it quickly, he watched the skunk from the house for a few minutes.

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  • The land around it was rugged, with only a few fields in the midst of a vast forest.

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  • It has led us up those last few steps to the mountain pass; and beyond there is a different country.

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  • I have frequently seen a poet withdraw, having enjoyed the most valuable part of a farm, while the crusty farmer supposed that he had got a few wild apples only.

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  • It is not in vain that the farmer remembers and repeats the few Latin words which he has heard.

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  • We are accustomed to say, that the mass of men are unprepared; but improvement is slow, because the few are not materially wiser or better than the many.

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  • At the end of the letter she informed him that in a few days she would return to Petersburg from abroad.

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  • In a few months the year will be up.

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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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  • It seemed like only a few seconds before the uncomfortable feeling became nausea.

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  • He held the cup for a few minutes, his neck growing red.

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  • A few weeks passed by.

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  • A few said that there was one man in their neighborhood who seemed to have had some sort of good luck.

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  • The Renaissance artists and thinkers had very few tools: pen and paper, paint and canvas, marble and chisel, and a few more.

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  • But you still were working with the biased, anecdotal opinions of a few people not very like you.

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  • Some years ago, a few people taking Wellbutrin reported that their cravings for cigarettes diminished.

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  • This is one of the few areas in which government taxation actually leads to a more efficient outcome.

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  • Because nanites are so small, they require little in the way of raw materials, just a few molecules here and there.

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  • When few people own land and most people live in cities, it is quite common to have high degrees of hunger in a nation that is exporting food.

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  • Only a few of my kind friends in Boston know anything about the library.

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  • I should like much to see it, and to obtain a few copies if possible.

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  • The father and mother did not speak of the matter to their son again, but a few days later the countess sent for Sonya and, with a cruelty neither of them expected, reproached her niece for trying to catch Nicholas and for ingratitude.

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  • I'll be home in a few minutes.

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  • A few such trees in the backyard behind your condo, cabin, or yurt would be enough to satisfy your power requirements.

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  • The best way to make a chair, known only by a few craftsmen, would be used to make all the chairs better.

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  • Few cases met fell within our criteria.

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  • There were leads, but few.

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  • In a few days, even the scars would heal.

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  • I spoke to a few people.

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  • Somewhere a few blocks away, an ambulance wailed.

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  • She cried until she was too tired to cry more and drifted into a vision, reliving the few moments she spent with Jilian.

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  • As I lay in my bed that night, I wept as I hope few children have wept.

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  • And every few years a new lot is laid down and run over; so that, if some have the pleasure of riding on a rail, others have the misfortune to be ridden upon.

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  • From politeness and to start conversation, they asked him a few questions about the army and the battle, and then the talk went off into merry jests and gossip.

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  • And really he only ran a few steps alone.

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  • For a few moments all were silent.

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  • The approaching riders having descended a decline were no longer visible, but they reappeared a few minutes later.

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  • During the third night the countess kept very quiet for a few minutes, and Natasha rested her head on the arm of her chair and closed her eyes, but opened them again on hearing the bedstead creak.

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  • "It is he, it is he, Nicholas!" said Countess Mary, re-entering the room a few minutes later.

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  • Considering the information Katie had just disclosed, it wasn't surprising that he wanted to be in control - or that he had chosen a wife who asked few questions.

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  • He had a few basic instructions, but said it would last seven to ten days with or without antibiotics.

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  • It might take a few days to notice any improvement from the antibiotics.

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  • A few minutes later they came in and got Destiny to take her for more x-rays.

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  • A few seconds later Alex answered the phone.

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  • I had let so much gas out of my balloon that I could not rise again, and in a few minutes the earth closed over my head.

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  • "Run for the river!" shouted the Wizard, and Jim quickly freed himself from his unseen tormenters by a few vicious kicks and then obeyed.

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  • "Those wooden things are impossible to hurt," he said, "and all the damage Jim has done to them is to knock a few splinters from their noses and ears.

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  • Give me a few common tools and some food, and I will do well enough, said the sailor.

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  • Be they many or few, you may have all for three pieces of silver.

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  • But the truth is that almost all furniture back in the day was cheaply made junk and only a very few high-quality pieces survived.

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  • Science's progress over the past few hundred years has been determined mainly by the relatively slow speed at which we were able to collect data.

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  • After a few minutes more, you decide this really isn't the suit for you.

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  • A few years later, with the United States again at war, most of its top medical minds were engaged in the war effort.

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  • Highly specialized experts are a few keystrokes away and can be hired for just a few minutes or hours at a time.

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  • I know it sounds all futuristic and expensive now, but what if this technology falls to just a few dollars per acre?

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  • A few airline flights went non-smoking.

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  • Few know what joy it is to feel the roses pressing softly into the hand, or the beautiful motion of the lilies as they sway in the morning breeze.

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  • She had taken a few piano lessons at the Perkins Institution.

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  • I think that there are very few important communications made through it.

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  • Witness the present Mexican war, the work of comparatively a few individuals using the standing government as their tool; for, in the outset, the people would not have consented to this measure.

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  • After a few more turns of the lathe he removed his foot from the pedal, wiped his chisel, dropped it into a leather pouch attached to the lathe, and, approaching the table, summoned his daughter.

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  • Kutuzov's face as he stood in the open doorway remained perfectly immobile for a few moments.

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  • He did not know whom to answer, and for a few seconds collected his thoughts.

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  • The Tsar called the colonel of the regiment and said a few words to him.

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  • A few minutes later Mademoiselle Bourienne came into Princess Mary's room smiling and making cheerful remarks in her agreeable voice.

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  • Anatole went out of the room and returned a few minutes later wearing a fur coat girt with a silver belt, and a sable cap jauntily set on one side and very becoming to his handsome face.

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  • A few minutes later it reappeared brighter still from behind the top of the cloud, tearing its edge.

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  • A few intimate friends were dining with the Rostovs that day, as usual on Sundays.

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  • That's not right! cried the prince, and himself pushed it a few inches from the corner and then closer in again.

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  • The peasants were ruined; some of them too had gone to Bogucharovo, only a few remained.

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  • "No, I think the sale will come off in a few days," said someone.

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  • Countess dear... an officer came to me to ask for a few carts for the wounded.

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  • One shot struck a French soldier's foot, and from behind the screens came the strange sound of a few voices shouting.

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  • A few instants after the echo of the reports resounding over the stone- built Kremlin had died away the French heard a strange sound above their head.

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  • They advanced the few hundred paces that separated the bridge from the Kaluga road, taking more than an hour to do so, and came out upon the square where the streets of the Transmoskva ward and the Kaluga road converge, and the prisoners jammed close together had to stand for some hours at that crossway.

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  • The Emperor intended to join the army personally in a few days' time.

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  • A few minutes later the footman returned with Dessalles, who brought word from the princess that she would be very glad to see Pierre if he would excuse her want of ceremony and come upstairs to her apartment.

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  • The count and countess will be here in a few days.

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  • Pierre was shown into the large, brightly lit dining room; a few minutes later he heard footsteps and Princess Mary entered with Natasha.

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  • A few days later he fell ill and took to his bed.

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  • Making a great effort she did however go to call on them a few weeks after her arrival in Moscow.

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  • He knew that his every decision would be approved by them all with very few exceptions.

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  • Nicholas went out into the porch to question him, and immediately after the elder had given a few replies the sound of cries and blows were heard.

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  • He took this as a sign of approval and a confirmation of his thoughts, and after a few minutes' reflection continued to think aloud.

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  • We... actually, I... was thinking about adopting a few wild horses from out west where they have too many.

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  • They would purchase a few things for Christmas tomorrow.

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  • Then he put a few chunks of carrots and potatoes on the plate.

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  • A few times she nodded off, but for the most part she was able to stay awake until Alex arrived the next morning with Katie.

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  • Carmen dozed in the chair a few times off and on until about midnight.

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  • Destiny woke and ate a few bites before going back to sleep.

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  • Then she unbuttoned the first few buttons on his shirt and slipped her arms around his neck.

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  • You haven't many teeth left, Jim, but the few you have are sharp enough to make me shudder.

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  • "There are few men who can draw so good a picture of a fly," he said.

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  • In a few minutes the room was filled with gentlemen.

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  • It would just take several hours as opposed to a few minutes.

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  • Dialysis came a few years later, then chemotherapy, then the defibrillator, then the polio vaccine; then came cloning, then a kidney transplant.

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  • Today, for just a few hundred dollars, you can get a copy of your genome.

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  • When I visit England they want me to come to see them, and stay a few weeks.

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  • She returned in a few minutes and helped me put away my things.

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  • A little later, when the rush and heat of achievement relax, we can begin to expect the appearance of grand men to celebrate in glorious poetry and prose the deeds and triumphs of the last few centuries.

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  • To the bison of the prairie it is a few inches of palatable grass, with water to drink; unless he seeks the Shelter of the forest or the mountain's shadow.

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  • The human race is interested in these experiments, though a few old women who are incapacitated for them, or who own their thirds in mills, may be alarmed.

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  • After reading a few lines, he glanced angrily at Berg, then, meeting his eyes, hid his face behind the letter.

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  • The Tsar stopped a few minutes in front of the hussars as if undecided.

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  • He said a few words to Prince Andrew and Chernyshev about the present war, with the air of a man who knows beforehand that all will go wrong, and who is not displeased that it should be so.

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  • He paced up and down a few times in silence, but his eyes glittered feverishly and his lips quivered as he began speaking.

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  • He was as careful of the sowing and reaping of the peasants' hay and corn as of his own, and few landowners had their crops sown and harvested so early and so well, or got so good a return, as did Nicholas.

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  • A few minutes later the nurse came in.

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  • Books were very scarce and very precious, and only a few men could read them.

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  • Christmas was only a few days away, and yet it didn't seem like Christmas.

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  • He said Destiny's fever had broken and if she continued to improve, they would take the tent off her bed in a few days.

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  • It couldn't have been more than a few seconds, but it seemed much longer.

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  • They sipped their coffee in silence for a few minutes and then Señor Medena spoke.

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  • I dated her a few times, but she was way out of my league.

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  • A person could change a lot in a few years, especially when they were that young.

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  • She pondered a few minutes and then smiled.

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  • A few weeks wouldn't mean the difference in paying for college, and she could use the time to relax.

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  • The next few days ran together.

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  • For a few moments the car hung there, the back half solidly on the ground, the front hanging precariously over the cliff.

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  • Only a few minutes ago she had flaunted death.

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  • There she sat for a few moments, gasping for breath.

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  • The man lifted his hands gently from the trunk, and the rear wheels of the car lifted a few inches from the ground.

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  • After studying the car thoughtfully for a few minutes, he confidently assumed authority.

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  • She paused for no more than a few moments, but apparently Giddon hadn't heard.

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  • I've received too much sympathy in the last few weeks.

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  • I'll be over there in a few minutes so you can show me what needs to be taken care of while you're gone.

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  • A few minutes later he walked down the hallway.

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  • The top was clean except for accessories and a few letters standing upright in a sorter.

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  • There she lay stunned for a few minutes.

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  • She left him only a few months after they were married.

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  • I'll be done in just a few minutes.

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  • I asked a few questions and was quickly told to mind my own business.

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  • It was a few minutes before she became aware that Yancey was watching her.

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  • She paused a few second and then disconnected without leaving a message.

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  • Her attention was diverted a few minutes later when Yancey arrived.

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  • A few minutes later the television was on one of Tammy's shows.

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  • Outside, she stood on the porch a few minutes, studying the mountains around them.

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  • Apparently his mood had been inspired by the telephone call she made to Connie a few nights ago.

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  • For a few minutes he sipped it in silence.

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  • I'm going to go to the house this evening and get a few things.

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  • No. I only wanted to pick up a few pictures and pay some bills.

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  • Instead, she collected a few small photos and arranged them all in one frame.

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  • For a few minutes she thought her windpipe was crushed.

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  • She backed up a few steps.

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  • I came in a few minutes later and she told me.

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  • I just got the message a few minutes ago.

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  • Here, why don't you sit down on this chair while I look you over and ask a few questions.

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  • After a few minutes of rest she'd go help them.

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  • Closing her eyes for a few precious moments, she breathed deeply and let her breath out in a long, relaxing sigh.

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  • The few freckles she had were magnified, but the dark circles under her eyes were a surprise.

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  • After a few moments, he glanced up at her.

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  • All right, I'll throw a few things together and stow them in your car before I leave.

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  • Maybe she should accept a few dates now and then.

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  • He gnawed on the inside of his mouth, studying her for a few moments.

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  • After a few minutes, he reached over to change it.

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  • He was silent for a few moments and she thought he was listening to the radio.

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  • Maybe later - a few years from now.

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  • Adrienne expected a sharp response from Mr. Marsh, but he only regarded his wife thoughtfully for a few moments.

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  • It's only a few doors down.

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  • A few weeks ago we were only friends, and now...

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  • Well, it's only been a few weeks since we confessed.

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  • It'll make things tough, but it's only a few months.

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  • With planning and diligence, his business would be on its feet in a few years and she would be working in the pediatric ward at the hospital.

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  • In the last few weeks she had allowed herself to be distracted.

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  • Will you two hold it down for a few minutes?

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  • Her heart skipped a few beats and then thundered.

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  • He grabbed a few things from a dresser drawer.

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  • Get a few things together.

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  • Rachel was quiet for a few minutes.

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  • A few years from now, he'll be regretting this.

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  • Over the next few days she thought about the job several times with mixed feelings.

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  • After a few questions, she hung up with an appointment scheduled for the following Saturday.

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  • He stared at her for a few moments.

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  • Anyways, yer only a few months older than me.

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  • Only a few more trips and the loan on the ranch would be paid.

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  • We found a family massacred a few days ago.

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  • I scouted for the army a few years.

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  • It didn't take long to fill a few plates with pancakes.

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  • In a few more days they would all part company anyway.

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  • I spent enough time out here a few years ago.

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  • He watched her for a few minutes while she crawled under the wagon and pulled her blanket around her shoulders, and then he walked away.

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  • Fritz kept watching her and Royce even snickered a few times.

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  • She watched them talk for a few minutes.

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  • After a few hours of limited rest, they were back in the saddle again.

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  • Even if it hadn't been dark, visibility would have been less than a few feet.

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  • His voice reached out to her from only a few feet away.

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  • He listened intently for a few minutes.

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  • Take a few swallows of water and rest your legs for a minute.

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  • Somehow she managed to take a few steps, and then a few more - fury driving her on.

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  • What a wicked thought to have about the man who had risked his life to protect her - not once, but a number of times in the last few days - and with so little to gain.

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  • A few minutes later another horse came by, its hooves clattering loudly above them.

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  • When the last horse had been gone for a few minutes, he stood.

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  • Now, with only a few hours sleep, he was walking while she rode.

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  • Within a few minutes Fritz and Davis also joined them.

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  • The two men talked for a few minutes and then one rider turned his bay horse toward the wagons.

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  • There is nothing so terrible that a few words from the Padre can't mend.

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  • Darcie leaned back in the seat and watched Cassie reflectively for a few minutes.

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  • A few people acknowledged Cassie, and glanced curiously at Darcie.

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  • A few months ago she wouldn't have realized that forgiving her father was important to her marriage – but then, a few months ago she didn't know Chauncey.

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  • A few months ago she didn't know the true meaning of love.

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  • A lot had happened in the last few months.

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  • The line was silent for a few moments and then Mary let loose with a heavy sigh.

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  • The house was furnished, so she didn't have much to move – just a few pieces of her parent's furniture and some summer clothes.

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  • I have my things ready... but I have a few questions first.

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  • Last night she had noticed a few clothes in a hamper in the laundry room.

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  • He watched her intently for a few moments longer and then turned his attention to his food.

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  • She called to him as he hunkered down beside a rose bush with a few brown leaves clinging to it.

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  • He jabbed at the fire a few times.

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  • Cynthia leaned over as they drew near one and tried to pet it, but the cow moved away a few steps and began grazing again.

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  • I started with a few select cows and a good bull.

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  • Why don't you rest here a few minutes and I'll do the serving for once.

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  • So far, deer and rabbits are easier for a few wolves to pull down than a healthy cow, but if the pack gets too big they may go after cattle.

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  • If you use the right colors, and brighten the walls with a few large pictures, or some mirrors, it wouldn't be so dark.

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  • If you'd like, I'll bring a few home sometime.

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  • It could only have been in the last few weeks since the weather had turned warm.

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  • He took a few steps and then paused, glancing back at her.

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  • Cade escorted her to town and purchased everything on the list - plus a few more items.

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  • I'll be back in a few minutes.

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  • Mary contemplated her soberly for a few moments and then spoke gently.

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  • I hired her as a housekeeper a few months ago.

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  • A few minutes later Cade popped his head around the door.

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  • So many questions and so few answers.

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  • And Cade had become more solemn in the last few weeks, as if he sensed her dilemma and felt uncomfortable as well.

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  • The few supplies she had would barely last the night, especially since the flow was unusually heavy.

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  • Giving him a few minutes to traverse the drive, she got up and went into the kitchen.

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  • I'll come down in a few minutes.

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  • How about a few chickens instead?

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  • Maybe he would like a few evenings to himself and she was always underfoot.

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  • In the next few minutes she had reason to believe that wasn't his only cause for concern.

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  • Over the next couple of weeks, Cynthia made a few visits to town, once taking in a movie before she returned.

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  • He returned to the kitchen after a few minutes in dry clothes, his hair freshly combed.

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  • He shrugged nonchalantly, but his gaze rested on her thoughtfully for a few moments before he finished his meal.

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  • A few minutes wouldn't hurt, and then he would be sound asleep.

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  • A few more minutes - let him get completely relaxed.

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  • In a few more weeks she could make a routine visit to the doctor.

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  • He glanced at her sharply and regarded her thoughtfully for a few moments.

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  • No, but there's nothing odd about a Tom cat wandering off for a few days.

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  • People should get married because they want to spend the rest of their lives together, not because they've already shared a few nights.

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  • If it's that important to you, I guess we could try a few guests.

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  • Mary was silent again for a few moments and when she spoke it was in a controlled voice.

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  • They rode in silence for a few minutes and finally he looked up.

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  • I think you're one of the few people who would truly appreciate it.

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  • I was hoping I was simply a few weeks late, but it's been over three now and then this started.

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  • They were both silent for a few moments, remembering that emotion packed morning - and another one.

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  • If you wanted to marry me, why did you tell me you only wanted to spend a few nights with me?

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  • You said marriage was for people who wanted to spend a lifetime together, not a few nights.

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  • If you'll think back, my message was that spending a few nights together wasn't a good reason to get married.

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  • I've pondered the events of those few months so often and so deeply I know if I don't at least commit the experience to paper I'll never move forward.

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  • Both of us were new to New York City, and had few or no friends.

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  • While Martha is my kindred spirit, Quinn and I always got along fairly well the few times we're all gotten together.

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  • Barely visible a half mile or more across the water were a few other camps.

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  • Howie lived with them for a few months but they eased him into an apartment nearby.

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  • What vocational opportunities are available for an almost-priest who's been out of this world for a few years?

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  • I took it all in for a few moments and it petrified me!

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  • We never travelled much except to come up here to New Hampshire a few times.

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  • The few family relatives I had were city people, for generations.

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  • I came down here and napped on the sofa for a few hours.

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  • My dreams, the few times I remember them, are always about things that happened recently; people I just interacted with.

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  • It was like walking in water and I almost lost my balance but after a few steps, I could control my motion pretty well.

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  • A few minutes later, I spotted Howie and Betsy in a hushed conversation.

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  • He was staying in less splendid quarters a few blocks away.

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  • Howie bounded out of the car and crossed to the newer side of the street where he had a better view of the few older buildings that remained.

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  • He tried to speak but it took a few moments before the words were understandable.

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  • It seemed to me we were all on edge, especially Howie who, aside from a smile and a few words, stayed out of our limited conversations.

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  • Howie was to remain in Massachusetts, at least for a few more days, working with Quinn and Martha.

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  • Remember, he only has a few minutes in his dream.

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  • A few hours later, Quinn would set the power source to the time and location, not informing Howie.

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  • It took him only a few minutes in between each pronouncement to locate us.

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  • Betsy and I were more shocked at the buried animosity that the other three must have witnessed over the past few weeks.

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  • The street he was on looked as it had on the television he said, but the houses were absent numbers so it took him a few moments to locate the correct place.

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  • As soon as the mother entered the house, he pocketed the phone, scaled the fence at a low corner, crossed to the surprised boy in a few steps, and placed a rag over his face.

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  • We trudged through the next few weeks marginally well though the schedule was exhausting to all and, in spite of our efforts, our other lives were suffering.

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  • It came from Boston, a few hundred miles away; sort of like the tip you just made.

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  • Yes. Quite a few.

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  • You're a private citizen in a few days.

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  • We splurged for a motel room in Peabody, a few miles from the LeBlanc's home.

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  • I asked after a few deep breaths.

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  • A few moments passed before he told me to go ahead.

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  • I've spoken with Cooms, a few times.

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  • One person has the so called ability, with support from a few others.

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  • Life has few guarantees, sir.

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  • I'd love to be just a mom, at least the first few years.

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  • Each of us nervously cut ties with our past by giving notice, making moving plans and advising our few friends and relatives.

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  • Few of our cases were cut and dried.

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  • I've staffed it with an ex San Francisco detective and a few other retired experts.

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  • Maybe. But Youngblood was missing quite a few days.

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  • Perhaps I should shed a few pounds.

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  • We yacked the usual inanities for a few minutes until Howie excused himself to use the bathroom.

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  • God, don't you remember those first few weekends?

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  • There are a few older cases that bear similarities to these kidnapping- murders.

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  • The few times Howie was out of ear shot, the rest of us gossiped about his love life like back fence crones but failed to reach a consensus.

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  • Only a few flying saucer advocates spoke from the fringes with a positive slant.

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  • The tip covers only a few minutes, like she has to leave quickly, even though there must be more to be learned if she stayed.

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  • The few people I've met who knew me back then say I'm a different person.

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  • A few bold pigeons strolled by, looking for a handout but they waddled on down the path.

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  • Brenda was given a few days off and the dust settled.

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  • Ask a few questions; I'll see if there are any I can answer.

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  • Maybe not on your own for a few years but you'd be welcomed to help with her while I do my house work.

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  • "We've had an incident a few hours ago," he said, with a tremor in his voice.

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  • I considered telling her the tipster was ill and out of service for a few days but common sense dictated that doing so might encourage someone to commit a crime in the tipster's absence.

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  • I'm not that person but I'm close enough to know a few things about her.

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  • I drove the few miles to Howie's home feeling as guilty as a cheating husband for leaving Betsy alone and uninformed.

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  • I couldn't block out of my mind, my wife's statement a few days ago; think of all the children who he could be saving.

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  • In a few moments I heard a gruff male voice ask, "Is this the swami?"

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  • A few hours ago, my wife was calling Molly's mother Julie a bitch, now, with a quickly appointed kinship, she was her assigned sister!

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  • He then left for Boston and a flight that would arrive a few hours after Julie's.

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  • When I made a face, she said, "It gets better after you've had a few."

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  • You were singing a different song a few hours ago?

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  • It won't be long now; just a few more details to check.

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  • I figured these abductions mirror some old case, and then there's a time break of a few years, like he was away.

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  • While Martha was on the phone trying to get our air conditioning system checked, I had a few moments alone with my wife.

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  • Can you spare a few days get together?

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  • I'd say you have few choices; get protection, get a gun or head for the hills.

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  • Brennan took a few moments to reply.

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  • I cleaned up a few paper details and left the office for home, driving around town the long way, just to clear my head.

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  • School, which will begin tomorrow, is only a few days from summer recess.

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  • Whenever we needed a few moments alone, a dog walk was suggested and eagerly accepted.

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  • No; just trying to understand a few things.

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  • Later. Now, just help me out and answer a few questions.

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  • And busted a few ribs.

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  • I passed out for a few minutes, I guess, and then I thought I was alone so I started crawling toward the door.

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  • Now, I got a few more questions.

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  • Well, your pal leaves for a few days and turns off the power.

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  • The events of the last few days coupled with the dread of the unknown future were taking their toll.

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  • I should be leaving for the police station in a few minutes.

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  • It might make me a few minutes late meeting with Jackson but all the more time for Brennan to speak with him first.

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  • I thanked him and drove the last few miles to my house, more sedately than earlier.

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  • The two spoke for only a few minutes, in the privacy of the kitchen.

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  • Finally, she was able to inject a few words.

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  • He even offered to mind Bumpus for a few days after I requested a recommendation for a kennel.

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  • This one guy, I was his cell mate for a few months about the middle of my stretch; he was plain different.

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  • A few of the gents nodded off but the pastor would quickly bring them back we a raised voice and a fist pound, prompting a hearty Amen.

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  • He pretended he needed time to make a few more phone calls but I could see he was disappointed by the delay.

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  • There was no brief respite, no few days of safety; John Luke Grasso was here in our back yard!

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  • Pual followed a few steps behind.

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  • I just have a few questions...

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

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  • The trio was out of camera range a few steps later.

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  • Frank led me down a long corridor to a large conference room filled with perhaps thirty intent individuals, standing and sitting, some taking notes, others with few buried faces in computer screens.

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  • All the states in the deep south and a few up north; Michigan, Pennsylvania and Indiana.

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  • Only Quinn's notes, a few articles of discarded clothing and the recorder remained.

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  • Fingers and thumbs were struck constantly and after a few hours I was the first to fall.

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  • In a few months, she will be joined by a sibling.

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  • Sitting, she gave up on the jammed seatbelt after a few useless tugs.

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  • In all their years together, they'd never been out of communication more than a few days.

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  • He'd messed around with Jenn only a few hours earlier and already felt the need to unwind again.

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  • The world can wait for you to sleep for a few hours.

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  • He leaned against the wall a few feet from her, arms crossed and cold blue eyes on her.

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  • I've been studying culinary arts for a few years and recently decided to branch out on my own.

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  • Part of her accepted his explanations after what she'd experienced the past few days.

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  • His gaze lingered before he strode towards his bedroom, determined to get a few hours of sleep.

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  • But there will be a few thousand bad guys within a stone's throw of us …" "Pull in everything we can from the east coast sectors," Dusty said.

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  • Have Jenn twist a few arms for details and to validate the intercepts.

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  • We need to dust off a few ops plans for this weekend.

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  • In a few days, he'd be dead, and food wouldn't matter.

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  • Yeah, quite a few.

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  • He returned after a few minutes and sat across from her.

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  • Quite a few, and they're pulling in everyone from the east coast to Miami and Orlando.

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  • I'll update your address list virtually over the next few years.

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  • Jenn returned after a few minutes, her gaze softening.

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  • His eyes were wiser, his face firmer with few signs of the troubled youth she remembered.

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  • After a few solid hours of sleep, his sense of center was back, his mind clear.

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  • He messed with it for a few minutes then reassembled it and placed it on the table.

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  • Got there a few hours ago.

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  • Every few years, he had to move anyway; they all did, for security reasons.

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  • Dusty didn't know if a few months of Darian having his own mind back were enough to erase thousands of years under the control of another.

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  • You need to learn a few more things on your own.

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  • She was supposed to meet him in a few hours.

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  • A few minutes later, she sat in the living room, granola bar clenched between her teeth while she tied her shoes.

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  • Jonny turned and walked away, disappearing after a few steps.

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  • See you in a few.

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  • Tomorrow is the one-year anniversary of our father's death, and we made a pact a few months ago to go there every year at the same time.

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  • You know what I've been doing for the past few months?

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  • I leave for a few days and you blow up Florida.

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  • She's discovered quite a few annoying little powers of her own while you were gone.

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  • He watched her go, suspecting he'd missed more than he thought during the few months he spent with Jule in Europe.

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  • Jule grunted at the first few blows that fell harder than any mortal could strike.

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  • Jule's opponent was standing in her headlights, staring at her, while Jule's body rolled to a stop a few feet away.

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  • Jule had moved and collapsed in a heap a few feet away.

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  • He accepted the bowl of soup and sipped in silence for a few minutes.

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  • That type of heartache is rough, but I came to peace with it and was pretty happy with my expulsion, until a few days ago.

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  • There were few things in life she was certain about, and one of them was that she'd felt safer with Jule during their short time together than she ever did with her father.

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  • My daughter, Yully, has had a trying few days.

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  • He'd gone away for a few months and returned to an entirely new world.

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  • The two spoke for a few moments before Xander bowed his head and walked away.

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  • I'd known him for a few years, even if it was only in passing.

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  • There are few of us.

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  • The girl visited the town nearly every weekend, and her father accompanied her once every few weeks.

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  • This was only a few days ago, when we all lost our magic.

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  • My kind always thought there was a way to reopen that gateway, and a few days ago, the gateway ruptured.

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  • The past few days had turned her beliefs on end.

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  • Being surrounded by vamps all day and night made her crazy with the need to kill a few.

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  • She punched slowly a few times until she was certain she'd corrected her punch.

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  • A few more punches, and she grew too uncomfortable with him to continue.

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  • "I'm glad I tried to turn you into a rock a few days ago," she replied.

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  • "I need your man for a few minutes," Damian said.

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  • His phone rang, and he answered, expecting the woman to return his call with a few dozen apologies.

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  • I'm out of ideas for dealing with my traitor issue, unless Dusty can send a few spies my way.

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  • They'd had a falling out a few hundred years before and hadn't spoken since.

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  • You'd think after oh, a few thousand years, you'd remember, Jule.

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  • The day before, she'd found quite a few treasures, to include the backpack, a flashlight, the key locker for the cars in the garage, and Jake's wallet, which happened to have a credit card, which she had secretly used to book a flight from Tucson to Virginia.

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  • Jilian and a few other vamps were down the hall and turned as the stone wall caved.

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  • What had started as a stream of blood had slowed to a few remaining drops.

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  • There appeared to be no such thing as a do-it-yourself manual for seeing the future, but the books had a few good—if bizarre—anecdotal stories that gave her ideas.

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  • As he spoke, memories streamed through his mind, memories of the universe before the Schism and afterwards, when he and a few others were cast alone onto earth.

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  • Dustin assessed her in silence for a few seconds, and she had the feeling his sharp gaze missed nothing.

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  • We had three in the last class, more than we've seen in a few hundred years.

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  • A few of the guests cast curious looks her way, and everyone who looked at her seemed more interested in the plain charm at her chest than in meeting her gaze.

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  • They entered a large neighborhood and drove the same few blocks a few times before stopping in front of a large adobe hacienda walled off from its neighbors.

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  • Linda texted back and forth with her husband for a few minutes.

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  • That's the number of Guardians you've killed directly with your actions over the past few thousand years.

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