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  • Will you show me how to do that?
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  • Probably because he didn't know how to handle the situation - and Alex always wanted to be in control.
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  • I don't know if he is actually trying to hide things, or simply doesn't know how to initiate the subject.
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  • The big question was how to end it.
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  • Alex stood beside her, watching the nurse as she gave instructions to Carmen on how to nurse the infant.
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  • If you absolutely insist on doing this, at least leave me instructions on how to get there... and a phone number where you can be reached.
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  • You finally learned how to smile again.
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  • I was just wondering how to deal with the insurance company when the seller is the owner.
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  • Connie caught her breath So you were the one who told him how to get to the house.
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  • Do you know how to make flap jacks?
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  • I don't know how to tell you without just blurting it out.
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  • If there's one thing I don't need, it's a man telling me how to run my life.
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  • You mean you don't know how to dance.
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  • Did Cade even know how to be romantic?
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  • Cade knew how to be a friend, even if he didn't know what to say.
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  • It was a good thing Cade was with her, because she had no idea how to get back to the house.
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  • Next, you'll tell me you've forgotten how to do dishes too.
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  • Granted, we have to plan how to best make it public but.
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  • I just know I'll burst into tears or not know how to answer if they ask questions.
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  • He dabbed a bloody cuticle as we discussed how to handle the call.
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  • While I hadn't formulated in my mind how to tackle the problem, I resolved to attack it one on one and keep animosity at bay.
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  • She was never quite sure how to respond to Martha's candor though the two continued to be best of friends.
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  • I wasn't sure how to respond.
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  • I was tongue tied, at a loss how to respond.
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  • He's the only one who knew how to manipulate them.
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  • I was at a loss how to explain the unexplainable.
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  • No one knows how to use any of it, Julie.
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  • I had no idea even how to begin.
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  • I don't know how to sail!
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  • She still didn't understand the depth of her talents or how to control the visions, and being alone and away from her mate made some days unbearable.
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  • He wasn't used to failure, and he didn't know how to take it.
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  • Dusty was going to kill all these people if he didn't figure out how to fix them.
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  • Sometimes they know how to fix themselves, like you did, and I just give them my power and let them do it.
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  • Dusty didn't say what they both knew, that Darian's attempt to save the world broke something they didn't know how to fix.
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  • He'd drilled her in how to use and control her gift.
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  • She'd learned self-defense by the age of eleven and how to shoot a gun when she was twelve.
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  • You know how to defend yourself, and you can turn even a man into a rock with your magic.
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  • He hadn't expected her to know how to fight.
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  • He wasn't to that point yet, and he had to figure out just how to protect the woman from the man she considered her own father.
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  • Train him how to run his own operatives.
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  • Yully spent the drive north learning how to manipulate her father's magics with his patient tips as guidance.
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  • And I can't wait for Jonny to figure out how to do his job.
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  • You Guardians don't understand how to bargain.
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  • The two Guardians looked at each other, neither certain how to respond.
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  • You figure out how to train one?
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  • That can be an issue when you don't know how to fight.
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  • I think I can teach myself how to keep from seeing deaths whenever I touch someone.
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  • Sofia didn't have time to plot how to approach her.
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  • Han says she's progressing pretty quickly, though since none of us know how to train her, it's hard to tell.
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  • Damian had been considering how to help Sofia adjust.
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  • Even with all his powers, his armies, his ability to read minds, he didn't know how to make things right with her.
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  • He didn't know how to leave the underground prison, or he'd take her outside to see them.
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  • Uncertain how to explain things, she turned and swept her pink-dyed hair from her back to show him the mating mark.
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  • She searched his face, uncertain how to take his response.
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  • But, if an Immortal or human or deity corners you, and you aren't able to summon me, you need to know how to defend yourself, Darkyn started.
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  • I'll show you how to kill the simplest way possible.
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  • He always knew how to read her.
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  • Deidre gripped him, craving something she didn't know how to ask him for.
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  • She recalled the other thing she hated about interacting with him: he always knew how to read her deepest fears.
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  • Need was thick in her body, an inhuman craving she knew now how to satisfy.
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  • Physically at ease with him, she nonetheless had no idea how to talk to a lover who was neither one she chose nor human.
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  • At the reminder, she looked away, uncertain how to handle her newest foray into the weirdness that was the Immortal world.
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  • He taught me how to kill someone, by the way, she added.
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  • Uncertain how to respond, Deidre laughed uncomfortably at the amount of bewilderment his question contained.
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  • Darkyn gave her the power to seduce without the knowledge on how to turn off its effects, if it was even possible.
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  • Was this how Darkyn knew how to make deals?
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  • I don't know how to explain it.
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  • You know I couldn't figure out how to turn on the shower?
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  • If you were alive, I wanted to see if you had any … advice about how to deal with Gabriel.
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  • I've been trying to think of how to do that.
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  • Um, I guess you know how to call me if you need anything.
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  • She assessed that – for the first time – he wasn't entirely certain how to react.
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  • Deidre looked from Harmony to Selyn, wishing she knew how to diffuse the situation in a way that Selyn was able to escape.
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  • With a sickening feeling, she realized she'd never asked Darkyn what she meant to: how to turn off the seductress or at least, defend herself against those drawn to her.
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  • Cynthia sighed, not quite sure how to answer.
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  • Paulette Dawkins was a short but massive chunk of good living who didn't know how to dress.
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  • The woman has no idea how to deal with a child.
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  • They talked about how to punish me and then sat me down and told me their decision.
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  • He just wished his stepfather would be more forthcoming about the nature of his concern so he'd know how to help.
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  • Dean wasn't sure how to answer.
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  • He remained, however, uncertain how to do so without immersing himself further in Lydia Larkin's sordid activities.
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  • Dean just stared at her, not knowing how to respond to her matter-of-fact attitude.
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  • He's just sitting back somewhere planning how to nail you.
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  • Do you know how to do this?
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  • Deidre watched closely as Cora demonstrated how to heat water, insert the teabag and then add sugar.
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  • Someone had figured out how to turn off the overhead lights that blinded her earlier.
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  • She seemed to be thinking of how to respond.
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  • Demons – especially those personally trained by Darkyn – knew how to sense weakness.
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  • He wasn't certain how to prove to them he was their leader, aside from doing his job.
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  • He had no idea how to interpret the warning.
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  • If he had to think about how to respond, it probably wasn't good.
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  • That issue, she should understand how to fix.
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  • He just didn't know how to do that without making a deal with Darkyn.
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  • If you wish to return to yours, you know how to summon me.
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  • You are not the only one who knows how to be discreet.
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  • Deidre thought hard about how to respond.
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  • She was upset but didn't know how to tell him why.
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  • Deidre nodded, not sure how to respond.
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  • He'd wanted to tell her not to go to the beach with Logan, to spend the weekend with him instead of some stupid human that had no idea how to appreciate a woman like her.
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  • He sank into stormy contemplation, clueless how to handle the latest of his challenges.
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  • He didn't know why they broke in the first place or how to fix them if it happened again.
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  • You know how to find me.
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  • Gabe nodded, forced to admit he no longer had any idea how to fix whatever was broken in Death's domain.
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  • He didn't know how to shake off that yoke or his anger.
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  • Would it help him figure out how to deal with Deidre?
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  • Though he could track her easily, he wasn't certain how to prevent her from using the portals.
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  • If what Wynn said was true, Gabriel needed as much time as he could find to figure out how to save her.
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  • Yes, but I don't understand how to use them yet.
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  • Uncertain how to interpret the response, Deidre shook her head and faced the portal.
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  • In the meantime, I know how to slow the inevitable.
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  • Dressed warmly, she left her room and stood in the brightly lit, spacious hallway, not at all certain how to leave the stronghold.
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  • Mind on Deidre and the fact he still didn't know how to undo what Wynn had done, Gabe went onto the next death-dealer at the lake then the next.
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  • Though the power of mind manipulation was far from brain surgery, he might also know how to help Deidre.
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  • He heard how to bring an Immortal back from the dead-dead from past-Death but never saw it done.
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  • Definitely some advice from someone who understood make-up better and a real hair stylist who could figure out how to un-pink hair.
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  • He was silent, uncertain how to answer.
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  • And I won't share how to counter her mutation so you don't end up at Sasha's feet.
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  • As far as he was concerned, he'd do nothing else, even if he learned how to counter it.
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  • She closed her eyes, telling herself she'd survive this and figure out how to get the hell out of there, even if it meant bartering with the monsters on her cell block.
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  • She balled up a fist and looked at it, wondering how to hit him.
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  • He remembered little about how to deal with humans and nothing of how to deal with their women.
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  • He couldn't shake the sense he'd reached the first challenge in his life he didn't know how to handle.
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  • You can teach me how to defend myself against monsters if you get tired of bailing me out.
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  • Now… He stopped, not sure how to explain the fact he now wanted something he shouldn't.
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  • As she walked, she began to wonder how to train a wild animal.
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  • You know how to call me.
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  • Rhyn thought hard for a minute, then said with effort, "I don't know how to be a mate, let alone take care of a human, Gabriel."
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  • You figured out how to make an immunity injection?
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  • All he needed was to figure out how to win a game of strategy he didn.t know how to play, before his time was up and he lost the only thing that mattered.
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  • He knows how to do things no Immortal has ever done.
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  • And apparently, he alone knows how to render the grounds no longer sacred.
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  • He opened a portal, mind racing with how to keep the demons from getting the vial.
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  • I won.t have some stupid mortal telling me how to do things!
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  • Sasha told me how to break our mating.
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  • Kris looked at his condemned brother anew, not sure how to take Rhyn.s newfound intent and resolve.
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  • Sasha told me how to un-mate her, and I did it.
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  • I.m not sure how to get it.
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  • Or who let him have the vial or who knew how to use Jade to get to Kris?
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  • Then he said, Not sure how to break it to Hannah.
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  • He didn't know how to explain it and wondered if he should even try with Jetr's suspicions fresh in his mind.
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  • She'd been contemplating how to break the news to Kiera.
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  • It made the clothing unit much less intimidating than Romas's lecture on matter and antimatter and how to store the two successfully without blowing up something.
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  • Evelyn left Kiera's room with a frown, uncertain how to make everything up to her friend.
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  • She held up her arm, uncertain how to release it.
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  • The second battle he would leave to his sisters: teaching his lifemate how to behave according to dhjan standards.
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  • He didn't doubt that once she reached her new home and his sisters reminded her how to act, she would be both exquisite and tame.
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  • It took him a full day to realize she didn't know how to exit her room, that her intent at disassembling the access pad had been to make it work for her.
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  • The boy seemed unsure how to respond and gazed at her, as did the others.
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  • The youth showed her how to stand and hold the weapon while the eldest watched with a sharp eye.
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  • And teach me how to behave?
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  • She'd learned how to lock and unlock the doors and entered the conference room, locking it.
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  • The blatant defiance was so sweetly uttered, he didn't know how to respond.
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  • But she might need to know how to defend herself.
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  • You have forgotten how to be anyone but a battle commander.
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  • It was too fanciful to look so far ahead when he needed to determine how to prevent his people from starving.
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  • The more he considered them, the more he realized that he didn't know how to be anyone but a battle commander.
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  • She'd not yet figured out how to convert their measures of distance to miles.
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  • I almost died a million times over, and if I didn't know how to enable the shields on the escape pod, I would have burned up in the atmosphere, and if that didn't kill me, then hitting the planet-- He held up a hand, planting it across her mouth when she refused to stop.
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  • The communications and control panels were disabled, but I figured out how to engage the shields.
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  • She withdrew the grass from her pocket and held it out as a peace offering, uncertain how to take his mood.
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  • He seemed to assume she was staying for good, and she didn't know how to tell him A'Ran had given her a choice she hadn't yet made.
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  • I, uh, I went to the fountain and figured out how to make it work.
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  • I've been a warrior for too long to understand how to be the lifemate you deserve.
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  • Do you know how to ski?
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  • Dean was uncertain how to respond.
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  • Well, I'm off to learn how to shinny up icicles.
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  • Edith is, as them English novels say, 'in seclusion'—probably plotting how to wrap up Donald and take him home.
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  • He didn't know how to respond.
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  • He had learned under Gabriel's tutelage how to influence them to forget.
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  • He wanted to scream; he wasn't used to women challenging him this way and had no idea how to turn this around.
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  • He frantically thought about how to explain his comment.
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  • You make me forget how to breathe.
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  • They were paid so well, they didn't need to worry about how to send their two daughters to college anymore.
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  • Very much, but like you, she doesn't know how to act.
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  • All I needed to know was how to stay safe from them.
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  • He whispered into her hair, "I'm not sure I know how to live without you anymore."
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  • Running a hand through her hair, he contemplated how to explain all that had happened.
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  • He sat for a minute trying to figure out how to fix things, but came up empty.
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  • Everyone remained quiet, not sure how to treat the situation.
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  • You sure know how to impress a girl.
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  • She had been letting him feed on her to teach him how to stop.
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  • I'm not even sure how to influence someone.
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  • If I can convince her to accept us, she will know how to deal with my father.
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  • He sat on the floor with her, but could discern neither what was wrong, nor how to help.
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  • With her lips touching his ear, Elisabeth whispered, "I don't know how to live without you."
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  • The barn represented work, and by the look of him and the feel of his smooth hands, he knew how to avoid physical labor.
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  • I figured how to get the door open by myself.
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  • Alex was here... and he knew how to light a fire.
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  • Unsure how to respond, she merely stood there, hands at her side.
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  • You really know how to live, you know that, Heidi?
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  • Because I'm going to show you how to do this.
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  • I've asked someone to call you and provide you instructions on how to get here using a few unconventional routes.
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  • I think you're the only one who knows how to fix anything that madman breaks.
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  • You figure out how to deal with the supply issue?
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  • The painkillers didn't work, and by noon, she had a pulsing headache and no idea how to change the leaky bandage around her wrist.
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  • She definitely didn't know how to survive in the forest.
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  • Lana needed to complete her mission, even if she wasn't sure how to do it.
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  • She'd been learning how to defend herself and watching how his people operated for a few days before the accident.
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  • Of course, she'd spent the last twenty years in the competitive upper-class circles, learning how to keep out of the way of those who would use her to get to Mr. Tim.
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  • Thanks again to your docs for showing us how to use them.
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  • No one here knew how to plant crops, but the next town over was made up of farm laborers.
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  • She had no idea how to be a single mother in the real world, let alone in a world as unforgiving as the Immortal one.  She'd proven she couldn't raise Toby without a bottle of vodka permanently glued to her hand.  Rhyn had been exiled for his mixed origins, and she'd never been especially welcomed by anyone but Gabe and Toby.  If something happened to Rhyn or if she couldn't leave here … Panicking made her already surging hormones worse.  She felt nauseous.
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  • Rhyn ignored them, instead fixating on how to track Death in the underworld.  He stumbled with his first step but was soon running hard through the castle, his mind on finding Death to regain Katie.
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  • Maybe.  In any case, whatever you felt for Jade, you have to figure out how to get over it.  You have your mate.  I've been waiting for mine for a lifetime.
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  • His walk turned to a trot and then a run.  Rhyn ran after him, feeling alive as they raced through the enchanted forest towards a fate he wasn't entirely certain how to handle yet.
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  • Even if I took yours, that's one.  Or do demons not know how to count?
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  • Yes, money was a problem and she hadn't any idea how to tackle the matter.
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  • He wasn't sure how to answer.
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  • Besides, I was concentrating on how to escape and teach them guys a thing or two.
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  • Dean wasn't sure how to respond.
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  • Yeah, I thought that might be a problem but it's not like I don't know how to drive.
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  • He was disap­pointed but it mattered little now he was convinced he knew how to find his quarry.
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  • We're 'officially' given a job to do and then the brass leaves the room while we discuss how to 'unofficial­ly' get it done.
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  • I knew she didn't really love Josh, but I didn't know how to tell them – or even if I should.
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  • I think I know how to handle him, though.
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  • No one was there to show her how to hold the baby, but the most natural position seemed to be as if she were breast feeding it.
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  • You're always so sure of where you are going and how to get there.
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  • There wasn't time to investigate him before the wedding – not that she would have the slightest idea how to do that anyway.
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  • Alex knew how to make love.
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  • He knew how to get home, and if he didn't want to stay at home, he could go stay with Katie.
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  • Do you know how to fix squirrel and dumplings?
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  • I don't know how to get there from here.
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  • No doubt, the family still sat around discussing how to fix her.
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  • Darian walked down the hall and stairwell to the study where his brother, the White God Damian, was probably plotting how to outsmart the pesky little immortals who'd declared war on them.
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  • I don't know how to use it yet, but I want to learn.
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  • He's in Europe trying to figure out how to pick up the pieces, Damian said.
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  • Darian debated how to find Jenn before he risked talking to her mentally.
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  • Soon, I'll figure out how to do more than track your kind.
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  • I know where they are, but I don't know how to close them.
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  • When he figured out how to do it without also ending up dead, he'd figure out what had fallen between him and Jenn.
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  • He'd taught her a few things during the two weeks he toyed with her, among them, how to combine her flexibility and speed into something more lethal.
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  • Xander taught me how to use my body.
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  • He began to understand her reluctance to be involved with him and how thick the walls around her heart were, if she spent the years since the Schism learning how to shut people and emotion out.
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  • He'd have to figure out how to start a conversation she didn't want to have.
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  • You came with me here, and you've taught me how to lead, he replied.
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  • You're going to find out how to keep the Grey God from destroying our world.
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  • Sofi and Bianca had taught him how to care for someone else, and he was going to put those lessons to good use with his stubborn mate.
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  • Jenn looked at her closely, uncertain how to take the words.
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  • Sofi, any idea how to get out of here?
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  • Tell me how to wake them up.
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  • He needed Jenn to help him plan how to track the hundreds of creatures on the earth with the power to do what they want, unopposed, except for him.
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  • If I'd known how to use this magic last
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  • I don't know how to do what he does.
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  • Even so, she didn't know how to pull the armies from the south without drawing Sirian's or Memon's attention.
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  • You know Memon's methods of battle planning and how to counter them.
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  • I alone know how to recall them.
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  • Grim, she quickened her step as she debated how to manipulate her killer before the final blow fell.
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  • As slippery and twisted the man was, he knew how to train men to win a battle.
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  • I was left a kingdom with no idea how to lead.
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  • I know how to save her.
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  • In seven years of marriage, he had not been able to teach her how to avoid being one of them.
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  • Katie had been helping her select clothing and she certainly knew how to make the most of Carmen's soft curves.
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  • It was the perfect excuse to teach Carmen how to handle a gun.
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  • Dad had taught her how to shoot when she was only ten years old.
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  • We will need instructions how to get to your place, though.
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  • I don't always agree with his views on how to raise children either, but we don't contest each other in front of the children.
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  • He always seemed to know what he wanted and how to go after it.
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  • They moved to the next table and Carmen concentrated on the clips, contemplating how to bring up the subject and finally deciding there was no best way, so she simply asked.
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  • Before Katie started teaching her how to be a modern wife and mother, what were her expectations?
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  • I don't know how to use one.
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  • Then he was showing her how to raise the weed whip and let it fall.
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  • His attempts at braiding her dark hair the way she liked it had ended up in a series of knots, because he didn't quite understand how to do it and his man-sized fingers were too clumsy.
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  • Jessi sighed, uncertain how to answer.
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  • You want someone who knows what he wants in a woman, knows how to please her and who appreciates your body.
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  • Xander killed Jonny's three goons and she was still clueless how to get the necklace.
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  • If you need anything, you know how to contact me.
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  • Her abrupt contentedness was a warning he didn't understand how to interpret.
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  • She grappled with how to respond before finally saying, "We both know how this ends."
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  • I've learned how to wait until I'm home in bed to have a meltdown, Jessi replied.
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  • Uncertain how to interpret his quietness, she tried to figure out what to say.
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  • What bothered him: by making the choice he did, he was faced with a new set of consequences, ones he didn't quite know how to handle and definitely couldn't control.
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  • He didn't want her anywhere near the Original Other or Jonny but was almost certain she'd figure out how to get herself in the middle somehow.
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  • She wasn't entirely certain what to do, how to keep the gem and Ashley safe.
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  • I have no idea how to do that.
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  • She then focused on how to get out of the cellar.
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  • The above statement does not by any means exhaust the possible predictions that can be made from the atomic theory, but it shows how to test the theory.
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  • The problem has been how to accomplish this work with the minimum of labour consistent with the desired accuracy.
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  • After the establishment of responsible government the main issue was how to tax the citizens.
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  • It would be impossible to add a note to Haydn's trio; the only question is how to account for the superfluity of much of the string parts and how to make the trios effective in performance.
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  • Once seated in the duchy of Milan, he displayed rare qualities as a ruler; for he not only entered into the spirit of the age, which required humanity and culture from a despot, but he also knew how to curb his desire for territory.
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  • Thus free thought received a check, by which not only ecclesiastical but political tyrants knew how to profit.
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  • Fire is the one thing they are really careful about, not knowing how to renew it.
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  • In these African campaigns Sulla showed that he knew how to win the confidence of his soldiers, and throughout his career the secret of his success seems to have been the enthusiastic devotion of his troops, whom he continued to hold well in hand, while allowing them to indulge in plundering and all kinds of excess.
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  • Attempts to derive the anacromyodian and the katacromyodian from the diacromyodian condition are easy on paper, but quite hopeless when hampered by the knowledge of anatomical facts and how to use them.
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  • And no people ever better knew how to be all things to all men.
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  • The reformers of the previous reign had endeavoured to make the emancipated peasantry administratively and economically independent of the landed proprietors; the conservatives of this later era, proceeding on the assumption that the peasants did not know how to make a proper use of the liberty prematurely conferred upon them, endeavoured to re-establish the influence of the landed proprietors by appointing from amongst them " land-chiefs," who were to exercise over the peasants of their district a certain amount of patriarchal jurisdiction.
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  • As was suggested at the outset, railway accident statistics are useful only as showing how to make life and limb safer, though in pursuing this object increased economy should also be secured.
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  • Gauss had shown how to reduce all the phenomena of statical electricity to mere attractions and repulsions exerted at a distance by particles of an imponderable on one another.
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  • Having offered sacrifice and inquired how to renew the human race, they were ordered to cast behind them the "bones of the great mother," that is, the stones from the hillside.
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  • The unruly clans which David knew how to control when he was at Ziklag or Hebron were doubtless ready to support the rebellious son.
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  • And the work concludes with an inquiry " how to make a township that is worth XX.
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  • The next work on the husbandry of Scotland is The Countryman's Rudiments, or an Advice to the Farmers in East Lothian, how to labour and improve their Grounds, said to have been written by John Hamilton, 2nd Lord Belhaven about the time of the Union, and reprinted in 1723.
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  • Similarly the Greenland angekok is said to summon his torngak (which may be an ancestral ghost or an animal) by drumming; he is heard by the bystanders to carry on a conversation and obtain advice as to how to treat diseases, the prospects of good weather and other matters of importance.
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  • As a parliamentarian he was very clear-headed, and thoroughly understood how to lead a party.
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  • Glauber showed how to prepare hydrochloric acid, spiritus salis, by heating rock-salt with sulphuric acid, the method in common use to-day; and also nitric acid from saltpetre and arsenic trioxide.
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  • At the entrance to the mountain Mashu, scorpion-men stand guard, from one of whom he receives advice as to how to pass through the Mashu district.
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  • Kotromanic and Tvrtko had known how to crush or conciliate their turbulent magnates, whose power reasserted itself under Dabisa (Stephen II., 1 3 91-1398), a brother of Tvrtko.
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  • Suidas says that the fleece was a book written on parchment, which taught how to make gold by chemical processes.
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  • The regimental officers had all acquired their rank before the enemy and knew how to manage their men, and of the men themselves nearly two-thirds had seen active service.
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  • The rival artilleries held each other too thoroughly to be able to spare attention to the infantry, whilst the Prussian cavalry, which had forgotten how to charge in masses of eighty or more squadrons, frittered away their strength in isolated efforts.
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  • The impression we get of the man is that, whether or not he actually enjoyed the full rights of Roman citizenship, he was a 1 "If it were permitted that immortals should weep for mortals, the divine Camenae would weep for Naevius the poet; for since he hath passed into the treasure-house of death men have forgotten at Rome how to speak in the Latin tongue."
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  • By this reasoning Helmholtz showed how to obtain an expression for the work done.
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  • Thus the great problem for the Realists is how to derive the individual from the universal.
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  • Platinum itself he discovered how to work on a practical scale, and he is said to have made a fortune from the secret, which, however, he disclosed in a posthumous paper (1829); and he was the first to detect the metals palladium (1804)(1804) and rhodium (1805) in crude platinum.
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  • Neither could forgive Tisza for repudiating his earlier Radical policy, the so-called Bihar Programme (March 6, 1868), which went far beyond the Compromise in the direction of independence, and both attacked him with a violence which his unyielding temper, and the ruthless methods by which he always knew how to secure victory, tended ever to fan into fury.
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  • He also discovered how to sum the powers of the roots of an equation.
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  • He has also shown how to rule a plane surface with lines so disposed that the grating shall of itself give well-focused spectra.
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  • In this way the principal features of the phenomenon are accounted for, and Schuster has shown further how to extend the results to spectra having their origin in prisms instead of gratings.
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  • The problem still remained, how to get the House of Lords to pass a "law" to restrict their own powers.
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  • No inscriptions have been found in these two islands, and therefore it would seem that the true Guanches did not know how to write.
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  • He followed this professor to learn how to analyse certain minerals, but in the end he found that the teacher himself was ignorant of the process.
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  • Few English writers have known so adroitly as Tennyson how to bend the study of Shakespeare to the enrichment of their personal style.
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  • From the time when they began to cast bronze statues, Japanese experts understood how to employ a hollow, removable core round which the metal was run in a skin just thick enough for strength without waste of material; and they also understood the use of wax for modelling purposes.
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  • The appearance of the houses is precisely that of Swiss chalets, picturesque and comfortable - the only drawback being a want of chimneys, which the Bhutias do not know how to construct.
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  • Here, then, is direct evidence that the Aegean peoples of the Mycenaean Age knew how to write, and it is no longer necessary to assume that the verses of the Iliad were dependent on mere verbal transmission for any such period 'as has been supposed.
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  • Kunkel shares with Boyle the honour of having discovered the secret of the process by which Brand of Hamburg had prepared phosphorus in 1669, and he found how to make artificial ruby (red glass) by the incorporation of purple of Cassius.
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  • While at Geneva he taught a blind girl several branches of science, and also how to write; and this led him to publish A Method of Teaching Mathematics to the Blind.
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  • Another of his works, Recensio canonica effectionum geometricarum, bears a stamp not less modern, being what we now call an algebraic geometry - in other words, a collection of precepts how to construct algebraic expressions with the use of rule and compass only.
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  • It was Machiavelli's intense preoccupation with this problem - what a state is and how to found one in existing circumstances - which caused the many riddles of his speculative writings.
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  • It is from these scholars that subsequent writers of Revelation have learnt how to study this book scientifically.
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  • He was an intimate friend of Socrates, who is reported to have said that the sausage-maker's son alone knew how to honour him.
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  • Benjamin could not remember when he did not know how to read, and when eight years old he was sent to the Boston grammar school, being destined by his father for the church as a tithe of his sons.
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  • The German feudal lords he pronounced hangmen, who knew only how to swindle the poor man - " such fellows were formerly called scoundrels, but now we must call them ` Christians and revered princes.'
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  • It was at Athens that he seriously began to think of religion, and resolved to seek out the most famous hermit saints in Syria and Arabia, in order to learn from them how to attain to that enthusiastic piety in which he delighted, and how to keep his body under by maceration and other ascetic devices.
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  • Thus a reforming movement became heresy through disobedience to authority, and after being condemned embarked on a course of polemical investigation how to justify its own position.
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  • He learned how to set type, and as a journeyman printer he wandered widely, going even as far east as New York.
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  • To be recorded also is a volume of essays and literary criticisms, How to Tell a Story (1897).
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  • Luckes, Hospital Sisters and their Duties; Morten, How to become a Nurse; Florence Nightingale, Notes on Nursing; Nightingale Boyd, "Nursing," in Quain's Dictionary of Medicine.
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  • Escaping from Avignon, he again won obedience in France, and his one thought was how to triumph over his Italian rival, if necessary, by force.
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  • This was in fact the case; for it knew how to treat the question, which divided the Greeks, in a more dispassionate and practical manner than they.
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  • We shall count upon the devotion of all towards the State and we shall show that not only have we been able to achieve our liberty but that we know how to preserve it and to be really free - worthy of our great past, of our traditions and of our sufferings."
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  • P. Postgate, How to pronounce Latin (Appendix B, on " Recent Progress "), (1907).
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  • When the three provinces sent in their first contingent of conscripts in 1877, it was found that all but about sixty knew how to read and write, and succeeding contingents have kept up this high standard.
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  • But how to explain the combination of the figure of the sun-god with that of the Primal Man is an unsolved riddle.
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  • Copper was known to them, and it is possible that they knew how to make cutting instruments from it, but they generally used stone axes, hammers and picks, and their most dangerous weapon was a war-club into which chips of volcanic glass were set.
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  • At the same time it connects itself with the second problem, how to attain in conjunction with the abstractly rational character of the absolute an explanation of actuality.
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  • Nothing but actual practice with hounds can teach a man how to ride where all kinds of going and obstacles of various sorts, natural and artificial, have to be encountered in a day's hunting.
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  • He knew how to control the ferocious Iroquois, who had cut off France from access to Lake Ontario; to check them he had built a fort where now stands the city of Kingston.
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  • He Lacked, In Fact, But One Thing Tb Make Him A Great Novelist: He Had No Conception Of How To Construct A Plot.
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  • This was at once his strength and his weakness: his strength, for as a professional pleader he had learned how to deal with an adversary according to the rules of the art - to pull to pieces his theses, to reduce him ad absurdum, and to show the defects and contradictions of his statements, - and was specially qualified to expose the irregularities in the proceedings taken by the state against the Christians; but it was also his weakness, for it was responsible for his litigiousness, his often doubtful shifts and artifices, his sophisms and argumentationes ad hominem, his fallacies and surprises.
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  • For a year he relinquished himself to her endearments, and when he determined to leave, she instructed him how to sail to the land of shades which lay on the verge of the ocean stream, in order to learn his fate from the prophet Teiresias.
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  • Though a Catholic priest and professor of history at the Catholic university of Lyons, the Abbe (afterwards Canon) Chevalier knew how to maintain an independent critical attitude even in religious questions.
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  • Proposition 14 shows how to draw an ellipse through five given points, and Prop. 15 gives a simple construction for the axes of an ellipse when a pair of conjugate diameters are given.
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  • Adroit politicians flattered the king's vanity, defended his follies and taught him how to violate the spirit of the constitution while keeping the letter of the law.
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  • George from his childhood "appeared of another frame than the rest of his brethren, being more religious, inward, still, solid and observing beyond his years"; and he himself declares: "When I came to eleven years of age I knew pureness and righteousness; for while a child I was taught how to walk to be kept pure."
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  • Externally the most striking feature of the bird is its head, armed with a powerful beak that it well knows how to use, and its face clothed with hairs and elongated feathers that sufficiently resemble the physiognomy of an owl to justify the generic name bestowed upon it.
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  • Stevinus was the first to show how to model regular and semiregular polyhedra by delineating their frames in a plane.
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  • The fishing industry of the Netherlands may be said to have been in existence already in the 13th century, and in the following century received a considerable impetus from the discovery how to cure herring by William Beukelszoon, a Zeeland fisherman.
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  • In time the smith learnt how to convert this unwelcome product into wrought iron by remelting it in the forge, exposing it to the blast in such a way as to burn out most of its carbon.
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  • It was then, in 1735, that Abraham Darby showed how to make cast iron with coke in the high furnace, which by this time had become a veritable blast furnace.
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  • But, intermediate in richness between these two extremes, the iron ores mined to-day and these 2 and 3% ores, there is an incalculably great quantity of ore capable of mechanical concentration, and another perhaps vaster store of ore which we do not yet know how to concentrate mechanically, so that the day when a pound of iron in the ore will cost as much as a pound of copper in the ore costs to-day is immeasurably distant.
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  • Power was in the hands of the wealthy, but the avenues to power were open to those who knew how to acquire the necessary qualification.
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  • It is a problem how to reconcile his ignorance, his weakness, his superstition, his crude notions, his erroneous observations, his ridiculous influences and theories, with his grasp of method, his lofty views of the true scope of medicine, his lucid statements, his incisive and epigrammatic criticisms of men and motives.
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  • The third most valuable indication which molecular structure gives about these isomers is how to prepare them, for instance, that normal hexane, represented by CH 3 CH 2 CH 2 CH 2 CH 2 CH3, may be obtained by action of sodium on propyl iodide, CH 3 CH 2 CH 2 I, the atoms of iodine being removed from two molecules of propyl iodide, with the resulting fusion.
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  • His sympathy for children taught him how to secure their interests.