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  • If she does not know the answer to a question, she guesses with mischievous assurance.

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

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  • Actually, I could make guesses, but they might well be spectacularly wrong and a guy doesn't want that haunting him ten years from now.

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  • The identification of them with the jewels of the breastplate and on the shoulders of the high priest (which apparently has the authority of Josephus) is unwarranted; other ancient guesses are equally baseless.

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  • with his restitution: probably both are of the nature of redactorial guesses, and the Marcan account must be regarded as preferable to either.

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  • Of course, I have no sense whatever of dramatic action, and could make only random guesses; but with masterful art he suited the action to the word.

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  • In 1827 Guesses at Truth by Two Brothers' appeared.

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  • Students should be given training in being able to make informed guesses.

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  • altare, from altos, high; some ancient etymological guesses are recorded by St Isidore of Seville in Etymologiae xv.

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  • The Egyptologist who has long lived in the realm of conjecture is too prone to consider any feries of guesses good enough to serve as a translation, and forgets to insert the notes of interrogation which would warn workers in other fields from implicit trust.

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  • So far, our knowledge of correlation is almost entirely empirical, and the arrangement of the observed facts cannot be brought into exact harmony with our guesses at their causation.

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  • Varro's etymologies could be only a priori guesses, but he was well aware of their character, and very clearly states at the outset of the fifth book the hindrances that barred the way to sound knowledge.

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  • They are addressed in the form of narrative to a lady who is not known, though guesses have been made at her identity, some even suggesting Madame de Sevigne herself.

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  • Having made the first survey of Victoria Nyanza and confirmed Speke's guesses as to its shape and area, Stanley passed on (half discovering Ruwenzori on the way) to the Congo.

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  • The derivation of the word "ragman" has never been satisfactorily explained, but various guesses as to its meaning and a list of examples of its use for legal instruments both in England and Scotland will be found in the preface to the Bannatyne Club's volume, and in Jamieson's Scottisk Dictionary, s.v.

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  • see Morner, p. 180, for list of guesses), speedily attained a wide popularity.

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  • In point of fact this problem had been partially solved in the early days of the zgth century, thanks to the sagacious guesses of the German philologist Grotefend.

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  • It is not worth while to refer to all the wild guesses that were made by various writers, but Dr Creighton shows the absurdity of one of these calculations made in 1554 by Soranzo, the Venetian ambassador for the information of the doge and senators of Venice.

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  • We know the size of London at different periods and are able to guess to some extent as to the number of its inhabitants, but most of the figures which have come down to us are mere guesses.

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  • 4 Howell's suggestion that the population of London in 1631 was a million and a half need only be mentioned as a specimen of the wildest of guesses.

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  • These were often approximate guesses, and in rounded numbers.

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  • The computational cost of refining these n-m guesses will rapidly become large as the dimensions of the space increase.

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  • see Morner, p. 180, for list of guesses), speedily attained a wide popularity.

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  • In 1827 Guesses at Truth by Two Brothers' appeared.

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  • They are addressed in the form of narrative to a lady who is not known, though guesses have been made at her identity, some even suggesting Madame de Sevigne herself.

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  • We know the size of London at different periods and are able to guess to some extent as to the number of its inhabitants, but most of the figures which have come down to us are mere guesses.

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  • It is not worth while to refer to all the wild guesses that were made by various writers, but Dr Creighton shows the absurdity of one of these calculations made in 1554 by Soranzo, the Venetian ambassador for the information of the doge and senators of Venice.

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  • 4 Howell's suggestion that the population of London in 1631 was a million and a half need only be mentioned as a specimen of the wildest of guesses.

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  • In point of fact this problem had been partially solved in the early days of the zgth century, thanks to the sagacious guesses of the German philologist Grotefend.

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  • Having made the first survey of Victoria Nyanza and confirmed Speke's guesses as to its shape and area, Stanley passed on (half discovering Ruwenzori on the way) to the Congo.

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  • Such guesses as arx navalis, naval citadel, arx senatus (i.e.

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  • with his restitution: probably both are of the nature of redactorial guesses, and the Marcan account must be regarded as preferable to either.

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  • The Egyptologist who has long lived in the realm of conjecture is too prone to consider any feries of guesses good enough to serve as a translation, and forgets to insert the notes of interrogation which would warn workers in other fields from implicit trust.

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  • So far, our knowledge of correlation is almost entirely empirical, and the arrangement of the observed facts cannot be brought into exact harmony with our guesses at their causation.

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  • In his Guesses at the Riddle of Existence (1897), he abandons the faith in Christianity expressed in his lecture of 1861 on Historical Progress (where he forecast the speedy reunion of Christendom on the "basis of free conviction"), and writes in a spirit "not of Agnosticism, if Agnosticism imports despair of spiritual truth, but of free and hopeful inquiry, the way for which it is necessary to clear by removing the wreck of that upon which we can found our faith no more."

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  • The derivation of the word "ragman" has never been satisfactorily explained, but various guesses as to its meaning and a list of examples of its use for legal instruments both in England and Scotland will be found in the preface to the Bannatyne Club's volume, and in Jamieson's Scottisk Dictionary, s.v.

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  • He was the first to lay down and apply sound rules of criticism and emendation, and to change textual criticism from a series of haphazard guesses into a "rational procedure subject to fixed laws" (Pattison).

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  • Varro's etymologies could be only a priori guesses, but he was well aware of their character, and very clearly states at the outset of the fifth book the hindrances that barred the way to sound knowledge.

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

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  • altare, from altos, high; some ancient etymological guesses are recorded by St Isidore of Seville in Etymologiae xv.

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  • The identification of them with the jewels of the breastplate and on the shoulders of the high priest (which apparently has the authority of Josephus) is unwarranted; other ancient guesses are equally baseless.

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  • The guest with the most correct guesses wins!

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  • The guest who guesses the most questions right wins a door prize.

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  • Have guests work on their list of names and hints, and the person that guesses the most correct answers wins!

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  • Bottle Candy Count: Whoever guesses how many candies are inside a baby bottle wins the candy.

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  • The person who gets the most guesses correct wins.

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  • Knowing the dimension of each of your pictures is incredibly important-it will save you from making guesses in stores about which frame fits a particular picture of yours.

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  • What that means is it "guesses" the word as you type it and shows the translated word on the right.

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  • Give the person with the most correct guesses a prize and the bride all of the spices.

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  • At the end of the written game, give the person with the most guesses right a prize and the utensils to the bride.

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  • If you choose to let everyone shout out their guesses, simply hand out the utensils to the person who shouts out the right name/use first.

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  • While toddlers grow fast, most parents can make educated guesses about what size their child will be growing into next.

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  • Play a small part of the song and increase the amount played until someone guesses the song.

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  • The most guesses you can miss is between 5 and 7, depending on the game.

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  • Using this knowledge and drawing from experience playing the Mother video games, we can make some educated guesses as to what the upcoming Mother 3 game (which may or may not see an English release) can include.

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  • Not too many details have been confirmed by Nintendo just yet, and most of what you find on the internet is likely conjecture at worst, and educated guesses at best.

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  • Each round lasts either until all ten words are guessed or the two-minute timer runs out.While you draw, the other players will be entering in their guesses in the box to the side.

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  • As a guesser, all you have to do is type in your guesses as the drawer sketches each word.

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  • If your child guesses something that begins with the wrong letter, correct him by saying something like, "That's a good guess, but that word starts with the letter, 'h'.

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  • At the end of the evening, the person who correctly guesses everyone's assignments wins a small prize.

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  • If you choose to hand out goodies to the winners, be sure to have enough goodies for everyone, in case all the guesses are correct.

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  • If he or she guesses wrong, the other team can collaborate to guess correctly and steal the points.

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  • When everyone guesses their "true identities" then the game is over.

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  • The higher the right guesses, the more researchers claim that telepathic abilities are present.

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  • Many so-called spoilers are just wild guesses and so really don't "spoil" anything.

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  • These swatches will include every hair color offered by the company, so there is no need to make blind guesses online.

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  • If his team guesses correctly in the allotted time, they get a point.

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  • If his team guesses correctly in the allotted time, they get a point.

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  • The winner is the person who guesses the most names.

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  • The person with the highest number of correct guesses wins!

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  • Each player puts a hand through the hole in the box and guesses the identities of the items.

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