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force

force Sentence Examples

  • The sun was trying to force its way through the curtains.

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  • What mysterious force guided the seedling from the dark earth up to the light, through leaf and stem and bud, to glorious fulfilment in the perfect flower?

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  • Enabling people to communicate in a method with which their governments cannot interfere is a force for freedom and peace.

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  • Sure, it isn't as big a force as Democratic Peace Theory or Mutually Assured Poverty.

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  • He pulled back, having to exert considerable force against her surprising strength.

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  • He.d serve on the Council and force it to stay together.

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  • I wouldn.t force a human to do anything.

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  • There is a band of thieves in our district who ought to be arrested by a strong force--October 11.

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  • Only the deities can force another deity to resign.

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  • He doesn't force me to do what he wants.

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  • Having abandoned the conception of the ancients as to the divine subjection of the will of a nation to some chosen man and the subjection of that man's will to the Deity, history cannot without contradictions take a single step till it has chosen one of two things: either a return to the former belief in the direct intervention of the Deity in human affairs or a definite explanation of the meaning of the force producing historical events and termed "power."

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  • If any part of you cared about him, you'd want him to be happy, not force him to love you!

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

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  • Modern history replying to these questions says: you want to know what this movement means, what caused it, and what force produced these events?

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  • (2) What force produces the movement of the nations?

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  • Deidre had never seen him like this, as a quietly commanding figure, capable of lethal force one moment and gentle kisses the next.

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  • Of all the coddling he'd accused Sofi and Bianca of doing, he'd been working hard to protect Darian from anything that might force him to grow into his powers.

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  • Perhaps it will give Edith enough time to go to the authorities and force him to stay away.

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  • She was going to have to force it.

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  • Public opinion is a powerful force, and if it is generally a force for peace, then the web magnifies it.

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  • The feel of the planet's life force through his body was staggering, the sensation similar to what he felt the first time he'd met his nishani.

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  • Darkyn didn't appear to force her to return.

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  • The rise of public opinion as the most powerful political force in the world.

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  • He fired at another figure trying to force its way into the circle.

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  • She pushed his chin aside with more force and kissed his neck before closing her eyes and letting her fangs sink into him.

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  • He said it but he couldn't force the appropriate accompanying tone to sound enthusiastic.

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  • It says they want to force the transformation.

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  • They'd been right to use force over reason with the Council, a lesson he'd learned almost too late.

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  • Had he brought her all the way out here to force himself on her?

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  • Josh hit the floor with enough force to take the breath out of the average man.

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  • I tried to force from my memory the mayhem and violence Grasso had wrought across the country.

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  • He wasn't trying to force himself on me.

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  • No one want's to force anything on him.

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  • The force of the strike knocked everyone off their feet and deadened the firelight, except for the torches in the corners.

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  • And truth is a force for peace.

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  • Two had helped force feed him, before he knew kiri loved him.

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  • We have a police force and a court system to apply the laws equally to all.

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  • The life force would be welcomed and the Exemplars would grant permission easily.

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  • They were wholly deaf to my arguments, or failed to perceive their force, and fell into a strain of invective that was irresistible.

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  • But the face remained before him with the force of reality and drew nearer.

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  • I shall not attempt to conquer her by force alone; but I shall insist on reasonable obedience from the start.

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  • But at the time the doctrine was in force, MAD was effective (or at least, not proven ineffective).

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  • Brute force usually won any battle he fought.

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  • It has not the vitality and force of a single living man; for a single man can bend it to his will.

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  • Still I could not shut my eyes to the force and weight of their arguments, and I saw plainly that I must abandon--'s scheme as impracticable.

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  • But dazed by the force of the movement, it was long before people understood this.

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  • He grunted as he shoved it in front of the door moments before the door bucked under the force of some otherworldly being.

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  • Jackson's desire flamed so intensely, he had to force himself to think straight.

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  • They only can force me who obey a higher law than I. They force me to become like themselves.

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  • Because he doesn't want to get married and I'm not going to force him into it by making him feel guilty.

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  • This city was evidently living with the full force of its own life.

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  • Damian's own head was fuzzy from the effects of the drink he'd been force fed.

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  • Thanks to the burgeoning of technology and social media, public opinion is the most powerful political force in the world today.

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  • Apparently she had forgotten her age and by force of habit employed all the old feminine arts.

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  • She raced forward through the men, not caring what they thought, and flung herself into Mansr's arms with enough force to drive him back a step.

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  • And this is a force for peace.

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  • Helen resisted, and Viney tried to force it out of her hand, and I suspect that she slapped the child, or did something which caused this unusual outburst of temper.

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  • Damian was chained to the wall so he could be force fed what looked like fruit punch.

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  • Crack! crash! bang! went his iron-shod hoofs against the wooden bodies of the Gargoyles, and they were battered right and left with such force that they scattered like straws in the wind.

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  • That is a huge change and a force for peace.

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  • But the decline of nationalism is a force for peace.

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  • Here and there a couple of bees, by force of habit and custom cleaning out the brood cells, with efforts beyond their strength laboriously drag away a dead bee or bumblebee without knowing why they do it.

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  • From the standpoint from which the science of history now regards its subject on the path it now follows, seeking the causes of events in man's freewill, a scientific enunciation of those laws is impossible, for however man's free will may be restricted, as soon as we recognize it as a force not subject to law, the existence of law becomes impossible.

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  • Exploding at the word intriguer, Nicholas, raising his voice, told his mother he had never expected her to try to force him to sell his feelings, but if that were so, he would say for the last time....

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  • "Dram-da-da-dam, dam-dam..." rattled the drums, and Pierre understood that this mysterious force completely controlled these men and that it was now useless to say any more.

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  • Our work concerns electrostatic forces; force fields that surround us everywhere.

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  • Dean said, trying to force a tone of normalcy into his strained voice.

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  • We no longer force prisoners to kill each other for our amusement.

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  • Vital force is only an expression for the unknown remainder over and above what we know of the essence of life.

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  • What force has a multitude?

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  • I see a force producing effects beyond the scope of ordinary human agencies; I do not understand why this occurs and I talk of genius.

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  • But she had to force herself to attend, for what he was saying did not interest her at all.

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  • History seems to assume that this force is self-evident and known to everyone.

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  • He'd continue the war until he won back his planet and birthright by force, then find another way to heal his planet.

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  • All the jobs that can, in theory, be done by machines—the jobs that I think suck the life force out of people—will in fact be done by machines.

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  • This is a force for peace, as more and more people have family members in more than one culture and share the interests of more than one nationality.

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  • This is a force for peace—to the extent that as we share the same set of cultural references, we understand each other better.

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  • Her early rages were an unhappy expression of the natural force of character which instruction was to turn into trained and organized power.

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  • If instead of a divine power some other force has appeared, it should be explained in what this new force consists, for the whole interest of history lies precisely in that force.

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  • The three of us packed for three days only, as if so limiting our clothing changes would force our return more quickly.

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  • He didn't release her, instead drawing up the arm she used as a pillow to force her head against his shoulder.

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  • He didn't release her, instead drawing up the arm she used as a pillow to force her head against his shoulder.

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  • The whole expression of his face told her that he had not forgotten the morning's talk, that his decision remained in force, and only the presence of visitors hindered his speaking of it to her now.

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  • However, if it were stigmatized, and public opinion dramatically and pervasively changed, that would force policy change.

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  • "And is there a large force of you here?" said another, a short man, coming up.

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  • He said the peasants were obdurate and that at the present moment it would be imprudent to "overresist" them without an armed force, and would it not be better first to send for the military?

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  • In the corporal's changed face, in the sound of his voice, in the stirring and deafening noise of the drums, he recognized that mysterious, callous force which compelled people against their will to kill their fellow men--that force the effect of which he had witnessed during the executions.

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  • From the moment Pierre had recognized the appearance of the mysterious force nothing had seemed to him strange or dreadful: neither the corpse smeared with soot for fun nor these women hurrying away nor the burned ruins of Moscow.

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  • Pierre felt that that fatal force which had crushed him during the executions, but which he had not felt during his imprisonment, now again controlled his existence.

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  • What force made men act so?

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  • What force moves the nations?

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  • The answers given by this kind of historian to the question of what force causes events to happen are satisfactory only as long as there is but one historian to each event.

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  • According to this view the power of historical personages, represented as the product of many forces, can no longer, it would seem, be regarded as a force that itself produces events.

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  • To find component forces equal to the composite or resultant force, the sum of the components must equal the resultant.

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

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  • A third class of historians--the so-called historians of culture-- following the path laid down by the universal historians who sometimes accept writers and ladies as forces producing events--again take that force to be something quite different.

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  • The recognition of man's free will as something capable of influencing historical events, that is, as not subject to laws, is the same for history as the recognition of a free force moving the heavenly bodies would be for astronomy.

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  • No such system of laws controls relations among nations, no significant world police force exists, and the world court system is very weak.

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  • First, the web promotes access to information, a huge force for peace.

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  • The web is a force for truth, connectedness, understanding, and communication—all things whose absence can trigger war.

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  • Although I try very hard not to force issues, I find it very difficult to avoid them.

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  • But though I do not know what causes the cold winds to blow when the oak buds unfold, I cannot agree with the peasants that the unfolding of the oak buds is the cause of the cold wind, for the force of the wind is beyond the influence of the buds.

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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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  • "The amount of blood loss and direction and force of the spray looks like his jugular was …" She gasped.

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  • You.d force her to become your mate.

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  • I won.t use force against my brothers.

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  • He shook himself mentally to refocus on the dire circumstances before him but was unable to force the thought of Kiera from his mind.

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  • The force of the Council will be at your door if you touch Qatwal.

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  • Don't let him force you into a decision you're not ready to make.

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  • You.d force her to become your mate.

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  • In both cases his personal activity, having no more force than the personal activity of any soldier, merely coincided with the laws that guided the event.

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  • Also, as we are masters of Ulm, we cannot be deprived of the advantage of commanding both sides of the Danube, so that should the enemy not cross the Lech, we can cross the Danube, throw ourselves on his line of communications, recross the river lower down, and frustrate his intention should he try to direct his whole force against our faithful ally.

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  • General Buxhowden was all but attacked and captured by a superior enemy force as a result of one of these maneuvers that enabled us to escape him.

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  • If I don't sleep for three nights I'll not leave this passage and will hold her back by force and will and not let the family be disgraced, thought she.

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  • It was terrible, but he felt that in proportion to the efforts of that fatal force to crush him, there grew and strengthened in his soul a power of life independent of it.

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  • When Pierre and his wife entered the drawing room the countess was in one of her customary states in which she needed the mental exertion of playing patience, and so--though by force of habit she greeted him with the words she always used when Pierre or her son returned after an absence: High time, my dear, high time!

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  • Biographical historians and historians of separate nations understand this force as a power inherent in heroes and rulers.

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  • As soon as historians of different nationalities and tendencies begin to describe the same event, the replies they give immediately lose all meaning, for this force is understood by them all not only differently but often in quite contradictory ways.

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  • The only conception that can explain the movement of the locomotive is that of a force commensurate with the movement observed.

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  • To get her to do the simplest thing, such as combing her hair or washing her hands or buttoning her boots, it was necessary to use force, and, of course, a distressing scene followed.

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  • "I've taken twansports from the infantwy by force!" he said.

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  • Once, when in a room with a lamp dimly lit before the icon Theodosia was talking of her life, the thought that Theodosia alone had found the true path of life suddenly came to Princess Mary with such force that she resolved to become a pilgrim herself.

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  • No one was or is able to foresee in what condition our or the enemy's armies will be in a day's time, and no one can gauge the force of this or that detachment.

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  • So we're in force, it seems....

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  • "What force!" remarked one.

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  • The moral force of the attacking French army was exhausted.

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  • Each of them desired nothing more than to give himself up as a prisoner to escape from all this horror and misery; but on the one hand the force of this common attraction to Smolensk, their goal, drew each of them in the same direction; on the other hand an army corps could not surrender to a company, and though the French availed themselves of every convenient opportunity to detach themselves and to surrender on the slightest decent pretext, such pretexts did not always occur.

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  • The only conception that can explain the movement of the peoples is that of some force commensurate with the whole movement of the peoples.

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  • Some might argue this is not in and of itself a force for peace.

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  • Very seldom is that, "I should go to war to force others to my will."

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  • To favor revolutions, overthrow everything, repel force by force?...

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  • Her throat quivered with convulsive sobs and, afraid of weakening and letting the force of her anger run to waste, she turned and rushed headlong up the stairs.

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  • He knew he was in these men's power, that only by force had they brought him there, that force alone gave them the right to demand answers to their questions, and that the sole object of that assembly was to inculpate him.

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  • So the historians of this class, by mutually destroying one another's positions, destroy the understanding of the force which produces events, and furnish no reply to history's essential question.

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  • In their exposition, an historic character is first the product of his time, and his power only the resultant of various forces, and then his power is itself a force producing events.

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  • Man's free will differs from every other force in that man is directly conscious of it, but in the eyes of reason it in no way differs from any other force.

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  • "I'm sure he will, but you shouldn't force someone into such a relationship," she said, and crossed her arms.

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  • The fact that he did not, as she had feared, order her to be carried away by force but only told her not to let him see her cheered Princess Mary.

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  • "I not only understood her, but it was just that inner, spiritual force, that sincerity, that frankness of soul-- that very soul of hers which seemed to be fettered by her body--it was that soul I loved in her... loved so strongly and happily..." and suddenly he remembered how his love had ended.

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  • But in that case, if the force that moves nations lies not in the historic leaders but in the nations themselves, what significance have those leaders?

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  • His powers were back in full force, without her to steady his control.

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  • He explained how an army, ninety thousand strong, was to threaten Prussia so as to bring her out of her neutrality and draw her into the war; how part of that army was to join some Swedish forces at Stralsund; how two hundred and twenty thousand Austrians, with a hundred thousand Russians, were to operate in Italy and on the Rhine; how fifty thousand Russians and as many English were to land at Naples, and how a total force of five hundred thousand men was to attack the French from different sides.

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  • But he also knew (or rather felt at the bottom of his heart) that by resigning himself now to the force of circumstances and to those who were guiding him, he was not only doing nothing wrong, but was doing something very important--more important than anything he had ever done in his life.

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  • And as the undefinable essence of the force moving the heavenly bodies, the undefinable essence of the forces of heat and electricity, or of chemical affinity, or of the vital force, forms the content of astronomy, physics, chemistry, botany, zoology, and so on, just in the same way does the force of free will form the content of history.

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  • Writers of universal history who deal with all the nations seem to recognize how erroneous is the specialist historians' view of the force which produces events.

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  • Molly will find out, someone, this monster that's killing all these people; he'll find someone and force them tell.

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  • It was impossible not to retreat a day's march, and then in the same way it was impossible not to retreat another and a third day's march, and at last, on the first of September when the army drew near Moscow--despite the strength of the feeling that had arisen in all ranks--the force of circumstances compelled it to retire beyond Moscow.

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  • The demands of life, which had seemed to her annihilated by her father's death, all at once rose before her with a new, previously unknown force and took possession of her.

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  • The spy reported that the French, after crossing the bridge at Vienna, were advancing in immense force upon Kutuzov's line of communication with the troops that were arriving from Russia.

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  • Part of the Russian force had already descended into the valley toward the ponds and lakes and part were leaving these Pratzen Heights which he intended to attack and regarded as the key to the position.

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  • Thoughts of home grew stronger the nearer he approached it--far stronger, as though this feeling of his was subject to the law by which the force of attraction is in inverse proportion to the square of the distance.

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  • But just as the subject of every science is the manifestation of this unknown essence of life while that essence itself can only be the subject of metaphysics, even the manifestation of the force of free will in human beings in space, in time, and in dependence on cause forms the subject of history, while free will itself is the subject of metaphysics.

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  • The car abruptly halted its progress, slinging Lisa against the steering wheel with bone jarring force.

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  • Afterward he left, shutting the door with force.

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  • Motherhood is a driving force.

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  • He would have that bitch if he had to use brute force.

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  • If the flares going up short distance away were any sign, the five men were part of a larger force between them and their destination.

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  • They loaded one of the transports with the supplies and sent it towards the hard site with a security force.

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  • "What we are – were – is of no concern now," he said slowly.  The words were harder to say than he expected.  He'd gone from Death's favorite – and the only death-dealer serving voluntarily – to just another of her assassins obligated to serve her, after he traded his soul for his best friend's life.  Death had done her best over the years to force his human emotions out of him.  But she was right.

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  • "Why isn't it?  You've been to Hell.  You can go to the underworld.  You can find Death and force her to give you what you want," Darkyn said.

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  • But sometimes I look at Hannah and see Katie, Kris said, recalling how he'd taken Katie's blood by force soon after she went to the castle.

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  • To be more powerful, so I can wipe out my enemies and force my brothers to stay in the Council.

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  • Dean, who'd been on the force for their entire tenure, was used to their early morning bickering and paid no attention.

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  • I think it's a way to force you to eat by guilt, when you're not at all hungry.

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  • She wrote a cover story about how the police force is sitting around on their thumbs while the poor widow's little twin darlings remain missing.

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  • He had spent his career in the city, the last seven months investigating the crime family as a part of a special task force.

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  • Dean hoped it was simply from force of habit, not because he possessed information he wasn't sharing.

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  • Everyone else's life seemed to have some force in it, a force that was driving it forward, something much stronger than his life that was plodding along like a Sunday walk to nowhere.

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  • Then she turned toward him and with a lightening swing slapped Dean across the face with a force that shocked him cold.

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  • Surely she hadn't saved herself for Alex only to have Josh take her by force.

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  • So, do you think I'm easily led or do you think he would force himself on me?

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  • She tried to force a smile, but her lips wouldn't cooperate.

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  • The sound echoed through the barn and her fingers burned with the force of it.

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  • Caught unprepared, he took the full force of it on his cheek.

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  • Where Xander used brute force to subdue an opponent, Darian was wily.

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  • She braced herself for the blows before recalling he'd never struck her full force.

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  • Taran met her blows and then attacked without his brute force, instead assessing her ability to react.

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  • He'd be a force to recon with if he ever got miffed.

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  • Did he actually think she would enjoy brute force, or was that merely an excuse?

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  • She brought the whip down with such force that it whistled through the air.

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  • She would like to ask, but she didn't want to force him to lie.

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  • I'll have to use brute force, then.

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  • I thought I could force them together, but I was wrong.

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  • I would've left you in the immortal world, if she didn't force me to make the promise to help you.

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  • The fourth, he slammed into the wall with enough force that the creature's head cracked.

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  • Xander drank until the edge of hunger was gone, suspecting the talk they were about to have would force him to find alternate sources for a full meal.

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  • Xander ransacked its mind, yanking out information about Jessi while channeling the magic to force the Other to relive the pain he'd caused throughout his lifetime.

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  • He was a considerable force in the educational revival of Jewish education in France.

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  • To the last he believed that the attacking force would at least have spared his house, which contained official records of priceless value, but he was doomed to see his faith falsified.

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  • The retreat of the British force gave Chauncey time to complete this vessel, the "General Pike," which was so far superior to anything under Yeo's command that she was said to be equal in effective strength to the whole of the British flotilla.

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  • The light actually emitted laterally is thus the same as would be caused by forces exactly the opposite of these acting on the medium otherwise free from disturbance, and it only remains to see what the effect of such force would be.

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  • In the first place, there is necessarily a complete symmetry round the direction of the force.

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  • (2) The acceleration of the element at the origin is - n 2 sin nt; so that the force which would have to be applied to the parts where the density is D' (instead of D), in order that the waves might pass on undisturbed, is, per unit of volume, (D' - D)n 2 sin nt.

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  • Hiero asked him to give an illustration of his contention that a very great weight could be moved by a very small force.

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  • By his consummate generalship and the matchless endurance of his men the pursuers were evaded and San Marino reached, though with a sadly diminished force.

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  • Nicephorus, who needed large sums to strengthen his military force, set himself with great energy to increase the empire's revenue.

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  • A part of the Afghan force was encamped on the west bank of the Kushk, and on the 29th of March General Komarov sent an ultimatum demanding their withdrawal.

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  • In 1 774 the governor of Virginia, Lord Dunmore, himself led a force over the mountains, and a body of militia under General Andrew Lewis dealt the Shawnee Indians under Cornstalk a crushing blow at Point Pleasant at the junction of the Kanawha and the Ohio rivers, but Indian attacks continued until after the War of Independence.

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  • It is thus different from legal fiction, by which a new rule is introduced surreptitiously, and under the pretence that no change has been made in the law, and from statutory legislation, in which the obligatory force of the rule is not supposed to depend upon its intrinsic fitness.

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  • The settlement of Fort St George or Madras, captured by force of arms, had only recently been restored in accordance with a clause of the peace of Aix-la-Chapelle.

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  • When the relieving force arrived from Madras under Colonel Clive and Admiral Watson, Hastings enrolled himself as a volunteer, and took part in the action which led to the recovery of Calcutta.

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  • With the emperor in their camp, the Mahrattas were threatening the province of Oudh, and causing a large British force to be cantoned along the frontier for its defence.

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  • But the faithful Popham rapidly rallied a force for his defence.

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  • In the 1 9th century we find a long series of concordats, of which a good number are still in force.

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  • It remains, however, partly in force for Belgium and Alsace-Lorraine, which formed part of French territory in 1801.

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  • For Bavaria; still in force.

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  • endeavoured to revive the concordat of 1516; but it was not put to the vote in the chambers, and never came into force.

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  • For Prussia; still in force.

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  • It had to be replaced by new concordats concluded with Wurttemberg in 1857 and the grand-duchy of Baden in 1859; but these conventions, not having been ratified by those countries, never came into force.

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  • For Switzerland, for the reorganization of the bishoprics of Basel and Soleure; in force.

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  • For Spain, completed in 1859 and 1888; in force.

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  • For Portugal, completed in 1886 for the Portuguese possessions in the Indies; in force.

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  • The numerous concordats concluded towards the middle of the 19th century with several of the South American republics either have not come into force or have been denounced and replaced by a more or less pacific modus vivendi.

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  • In 371 he led the relief force which was sent to aid the survivors of the battle of Leuctra.

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  • Finally he was sent with a mercenary army to Italy to protect the Tarentines against the attacks of Lucanians or Messapians: he fell together with the greater part of his force at Mandonion 1 on the same day as that on which the battle of Chaeronea was fought.

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  • Although defeated in the early stages of the conflict, the Yankees or Connecticut settlers finally rallied in August 1771 and compelled the Pennsylvanians to retreat, and the war terminated with the defeat of Colonel William Plunket (1720-1791) and about 700 Pennsylvanians by a force of 300 Yankees under Colonel Zebulon Butler (1731-179, 5)5) in the battle of "Rampart Rocks" on the 25th of December 1775.

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  • He also carried out many experiments in magneto-optics, and succeeded in showing, what Faraday had failed to detect, the rotation under the influence of magnetic force of the plane of polarization in certain gases and vapours.

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  • The ancient geometry, as we know it, is a wonderful monument of ingenuity - a series of tours de force, in which each problem to all appearance stands alone, and, if solved, is solved by methods and principles peculiar to itself.

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  • The force of the universe is swept up and gathered in God, who communicates motion to the parts of extension, and sustains that motion from moment to moment; and in the same way the force of mind has really been concentrated in God.

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  • The idea of force is one of those obscure conceptions which originate in an obscure region, in the sense of muscular power.

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  • The whole conception of force may disappear from a theory of the universe; and we can adopt a geometrical definition of motion as the shifting of one body from the neighbourhood of those bodies which immediately touch it, and which are assumed to be at rest, to the neighbourhood of other bodies.

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  • In course of time the star, with its expansive force diminished, suffers encroachments from the neighbouring vortices, and at length they catch it up. If the ' Princip. part ii.

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  • It banished the spirits and genii, to which even Kepler had assigned the guardianship of the planetary movements; and, if it supposes the globular particles of the envelope to be the active force in carrying the earth round the sun, we may remember that Newton himself assumed an aether for somewhat similar purposes.

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  • In 457 the Athenians and their allies ventured to intercept a Spartan force which was returning home from central Greece.

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  • As a patron of art Pericles was a still greater force.

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  • They failed, however, in both attempts; and in the latter, owing to the darkness, and to the occurrence of a violent storm which suddenly swelled the torrents in the ravines, their force was thrown into inextricable confusion, and they were compelled to abandon their camp and make the best of their escape from the country.

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  • He was through the Cicilian Gates before the Persian king, Darius III., had sent up a force adequate to hold them.

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  • To cut Alexander's communications with the rear, Darius now committed the error of entangling his large force in the mountain defiles.

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  • In the spring of 1903 serious disturbances took place in north-western Albania, but the Turks succeeded in pacifying the revolted tribesmen, partly by force and partly by concessions.

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  • By the constant westward pressure of the eastern Arabs, which (after the restraining force of the great Mesopotamian kingdoms was weakened) assumed irresistible strength, the ancient Edomites were forced across the Jordan-Araba depression, and with their name migrated to the south of western Palestine.

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  • In 1865 the synod of that province, in an urgent letter to the archbishop of Canterbury (Dr Longley), represented the unsettlement of members of the Canadian Church caused by recent legal decisions of the Privy Council, and their alarm lest the revived action of Convocation "should leave us governed by canons different from those in force in England and Ireland, and thus cause us to drift into the status of an independent branch of the Catholic Church."

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  • In 1851 the system now in force was adopted.

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  • A British force under Colonel T.

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  • The United States Congress in1871-1872enacted a series of "Force Laws" intended to break up the secret societies and to control the Southern elections.

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  • Pedro de Zeballos, the first viceroy, took with him from Spain a large military force with which he finally expelled the Portuguese from the banks of the river Plate.

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  • But a French officer, Jacques de Liniers, gathered together a large force with which he enclosed the British within the walls, and finally, on the 12th of August, by a successful assault, forced Beresford and his troops to surrender.

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  • In July 1807 another British force of eight thousand men under General Whitelock endeavoured to regain possession of Buenos Aires, but strenuous preparations had been made for resistance, and after fierce street fighting the invading army, after suffering severe losses, was compelled to capitulate.

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  • Buenos Aires was blockaded by the combined English and French fleets, September 1845, which landed a force to open the passage up the Parana to Paraguay, which had been declared closed to foreigners by Rosas.

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  • But Urquiza was a man of different temperament from Rosas, and when he found that Buenos Aires refused to submit to his authority, he declined to use force.

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  • object of training the able-bodied citizens of Buenos Aires in military exercises and creating a volunteer army, ready for service if called upon, to withstand by force the pretensions of their opponents.

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  • Two days later, the national government occupied, with a strong force of infantry and artillery, the parade ground at Palermo used by the Buenos Aires volunteers for drill purposes.

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  • This capture so alarmed the national government that a force was sent under the command of Roca to put down the insurrection.

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  • All his acts were opposed, legislation was at a standstill and every effort was made to force Dr Saenz Pena to resign.

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  • In default of legislation the necessary measures are taken by decree of the head of the state; these decrees having the force of law.

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  • A partial exception to this rule is found in Algeria, where all laws in force in France before the conquest of the country are also (in theory, not in practice) in force in Algeria.

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  • The plot failed owing to the late arrival of the Athenian force, when Nicodromus had already fled the island.

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  • A force landed under Nicias in 4 2 4, and put most of them to the sword.

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  • If the human soul is a force in the narrower sense, a substance, and not a combination of substances, then, as in the nature of things there is no transition from existence to non-existence, we cannot naturally conceive the end of its existence, any more than we can anticipate a gradual annihilation of its existence."

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  • The military establishment at the beginning of 1909 was represented by a small permanent force of about 1400 members.

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  • New South Wales was the first country which endeavoured to settle its labour grievances through the ballot-box and to send a great party to parliament as the direct representation of Labour, pledged to obtain through legislation what it was unable to obtain by strikes and physical force.

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