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insisted Sentence Examples

  • Felipa and Alondra insisted on providing the dress.

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  • Lisa insisted, still hoping to get a different answer.

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  • Dean insisted on driving her home.

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  • Katie insisted she was going to be tall like Josh.

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  • One little girl had fewer presents than the rest, and Helen insisted on sharing her gifts with her.

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  • Alex had provided the money to remodel the home, but insisted that it stay in her name only.

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  • My father then insisted on a delay of a year and now already six months, half of that period, have passed, and my resolution is firmer than ever.

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  • As my economics professors insisted, cost is determined by scarcity and demand.

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  • She started to refuse, but he insisted, Don't be a martyr.

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  • She nodded and insisted he continue.

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  • After this last incident, Bill insisted that Katie get a phone.

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  • Lisa came home from the hospital the day before the funeral and Connie insisted on staying with her for a while.

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  • He insisted on leaving the vehicle at my disposal in case I needed it.

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  • Quinn must have insisted they leave the way they did.

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  • Ermolov wished to act on his own judgment, but Dokhturov insisted that he must have Kutuzov's instructions.

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  • Connor insisted if they were visiting Vermont, they would spend two days there.

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  • I have always talked to Helen exactly as I would talk to a seeing and hearing child, and I have insisted that other people should do the same.

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  • Throughout this book, I've insisted the way to know the future is by studying the past.

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  • He found a bottle of scotch and insisted we toast our success.

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  • "He's not mine!" she insisted, unable to break away from the mob.

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  • As we hastened through the long grass toward the hammock, the grasshoppers swarmed about us and fastened themselves on our clothes, and I remember that my teacher insisted upon picking them all off before we sat down, which seemed to me an unnecessary waste of time.

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  • "He left you for someone," Sasha insisted, drawing near.

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  • "Do you or do you not know where that will is?" insisted Prince Vasili, his cheeks twitching more than ever.

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  • Helen was greatly interested in the boat, and insisted on being shown every inch of it from the engine to the flag on the flagstaff.

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  • Still, Brandon insisted on driving her to the house.

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  • But they insisted on their own view: love of one's neighbor and Christianity--and all this in the presence of young Nicholas, who had gone into my study and broke all my things.

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  • Carmen protested, but he insisted that he wanted to help.

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  • Her instincts, however, insisted that she check into one of the messages.

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  • She was the one who had insisted on waiting until they were married.

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  • And as it always happens in contests of cunning that a stupid person gets the better of cleverer ones, Helene--having realized that the main object of all these words and all this trouble was, after converting her to Catholicism, to obtain money from her for Jesuit institutions (as to which she received indications)-before parting with her money insisted that the various operations necessary to free her from her husband should be performed.

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  • Reverend Humphries called me a cab after an early pancake breakfast he insisted on cooking.

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  • Even Rachel and Julia insisted that she was the one with the problem.

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  • Everything that I saw other people do I insisted upon imitating.

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  • She whirled to see a woman in a servant.s uniform Hannah insisted her household employees wear.

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  • "You don't look like a spec ops soldier," he said, referring to the black uniform Elise insisted she wear.

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  • Dean thanked her and was about to hang up but she insisted he tell that nice Mr. O'Connor she had called and would hold him to his promise to stop by and see her.

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  • When my aunt practically insisted he visit me, I was scared to death wondering what he knew or why he wanted to come.

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  • "But I can't believe it," insisted Sonya.

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  • He was glad to see Prince Andrew, as he was to see any new visitor, and insisted on his staying the night.

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  • It was Pumpkin Green's third day since arriving with an overladen shopping cart he insisted on lugging to his second floor room.

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  • Shipton insisted on paying for the last two weeks even though he wasn't near the place.

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  • Shipton insisted on paying for the last two weeks even though he wasn't near the place.

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  • It was so heart wrenching to Martha she insisted Howie try more than once, in an effort to succeed.

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  • The Frenchman insisted on having the pieces returned that were left over and asked Pierre to translate what he said.

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  • Something wasn't right, yet the doctor insisted he was doing fine.

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  • She insisted on meeting at a public place, so Jackson suggested a bar near Elisabeth's house.

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  • Howard had insisted on picking up his little sister that night for safety reasons.

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  • She tried to swallow the lump that insisted on staying in her throat.

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  • My lawyer wanted to toss him from the panel but I insisted he stay.

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  • But then; he insisted those things were also hers.

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  • Howard insisted this had to be done right now.

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  • On the fifteenth, the day of the old prince's death, the Marshal had insisted on Princess Mary's leaving at once, as it was becoming dangerous.

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  • But I was afraid she would take cold, and I insisted that she must go to bed.

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  • After all, he was the one who insisted that his mother was her boss.

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  • She couldn't argue his virtues, but she still insisted that the situation was conducive to trouble.

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  • She kept saying she was okay and insisted I go ahead and go out with Jen.

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  • Cynthia just shook her head, not answering, until Dean held her at arm's length and insisted on a response.

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  • He insisted that he would rather lease a car for a month than have to drive back, and he didn't like the idea of leaving her with only her old truck to drive.

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  • It was a strange thing to say, especially coming from someone who insisted she was no longer interested in him.

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  • "They're not going to throw you out," he insisted firmly.

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  • wrist hard, wondering why he insisted on tormenting her by taking his time.

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  • Fred insisted over Dean's objections that they try and find if anything was missing.

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  • Howie insisted we rent a car at his expense.

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  • They insisted on her coming with me.

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  • Each of us took turns thanking Merrill Cooms personally on the phone although he insisted it was unnecessary.

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  • He wanted to stay home in case the human got out of line, yet Sarah had insisted he leave for the night.

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  • He wanted to stay home in case the human got out of line, yet Sarah had insisted he leave for the night.

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  • I told her I was the one who insisted on adoption.

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  • She insisted on paying for her own coffee.

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  • They insisted on the retention of the camp at Drissa, according to Pfuel's plan, but on changing the movements of the other armies.

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  • Jackson was always ready to influence people, yet Sarah insisted they use that as a last resort.

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  • Alex usually insisted they leave the mare alone, only checking on her now and then.

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  • After dinner, Jackson and Elisabeth insisted they clear and make coffee while Connor and Sarah visited with his family.

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  • Alex usually insisted they leave the mare alone, only checking on her now and then.

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  • He insisted on being kept abreast of the news.

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  • As soon as Dean mentioned the luggage and briefcase locked in the trunk of the car, Fred insisted on protecting this valuable evidence by bringing them in—just for safekeeping.

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  • Prince Andrew, seeing that his father insisted, began--at first reluctantly, but gradually with more and more animation, and from habit changing unconsciously from Russian to French as he went on--to explain the plan of operation for the coming campaign.

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  • By the next day she was ready to resume her normal activities, but Sarah insisted it was Saturday and she should take some time to enjoy herself.

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  • When Sarah learned of her plan to go to the house and pick up some things, she insisted there was no reason to stay.

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  • He insisted I tell him where I was setting my units so he always knew approximately where he was going.

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  • He so insisted on multiple times that none of us either questioned him.

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  • No. He stopped looking when my mother insisted she didn't want Josh Mulligan found!

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  • His sister, Katie, had insisted that they were destined to be together.

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  • At the end of January Princess Mary left for Moscow, and the count insisted on Natasha's going with her to consult the doctors.

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  • He wasn't opposed to having it, but he insisted on sharing it in fair business - and with his wife, more or less.

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  • I tried to decline but he insisted I eat so I complied.

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  • I asked my mother about visiting the country or a farm and she insisted I'd never travelled anywhere but here in New Hampshire until I left for the seminary.

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  • He alone during the whole retreat insisted that battles, which were useless then, should not be fought, and that a new war should not be begun nor the frontiers of Russia crossed.

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  • Mr. Gilman at first agreed to this; but when my tasks had become somewhat perplexing, he insisted that I was overworked, and that I should remain at his school three years longer.

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  • When he spoke of the execution he wanted to pass over the horrible details, but Natasha insisted that he should not omit anything.

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  • Ralph warned me, but when I insisted, he figured if we stuck together Blackie wouldn't get away with doing anything—wouldn't have a chance before we left the next day.

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  • He had Pierre at hand in Moscow and procured for him an appointment as Gentleman of the Bedchamber, which at that time conferred the status of Councilor of State, and insisted on the young man accompanying him to Petersburg and staying at his house.

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  • "Was I disrespectful?" he insisted.

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  • "I needed you," she insisted.

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  • "I like being here with you," she insisted.

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  • "Parts plus labor," she insisted.

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  • I saw something, she insisted.

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  • "He's not!" she insisted.

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  • It's just the way things are, she insisted.

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  • "It must be some other Young," she insisted.

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  • "I don't believe any of this nonsense," Tamer insisted.

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  • "I know there's more," she insisted.

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  • "It had eight legs," Kiera insisted.

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  • "This is different," she insisted.

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  • "You avoid my question," Mansr insisted.

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  • If it's not, you destroyed it, she insisted.

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  • There was too much that could go wrong, but Winston insisted.

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  • That wasn't too surprising, considering the fact that she insisted she wasn't a social person.

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  • "She should stay with us," Katie insisted.

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  • It would have made more sense for her to prepare a supper for him, but he insisted that she should have at least one day a week when she didn't have to cook.

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  • He was spoiling her, but he insisted she had it too rough before.

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  • She had been the one who insisted that they wait until after marriage, but it was Alex who came up with sound reasoning for it.

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  • "I'm alright," she insisted, but her voice broke.

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  • Alex had insisted on driving his truck.

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  • It seemed an invasion of his privacy, but he had insisted that it was now all theirs, not his.

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  • She told him he was spoiling her and he insisted she deserved it.

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  • Saturday morning Alex was up early and insisted on doing the chores.

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  • "You must have said something to her," he insisted.

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  • She insisted that Josh would never cheat on Lori.

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  • Yet Carmen insisted that any artificial method of conception was sinful – playing God.

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  • It was something she would have liked to do, but Alex insisted that it was too dangerous.

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  • Of course he knows, and as soon as I told him there was a storm, he would have insisted on calling me back.

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  • And what if the doctor still insisted it was impossible?

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  • Alex had insisted on keeping it that way in case something happened to him.

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  • Then she insisted on doing it by herself.

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  • That explained a lot of things, like why he had insisted she keep the farm in her name, and his anger that day in the barn.

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  • They crossed the field, stopping at the pond when Jonathan insisted on watching the wild ducks.

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  • "I wouldn't have let him hurt her," Jonathan insisted.

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  • To his surprise, the entire Reynolds family welcomed the decision and insisted that Josh would have wanted it that way.

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  • She insisted she didn't want anything to do with the insurance money or the farm — she wanted to get away from everything that reminded her of Josh.

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  • For a woman who adamantly insisted from childhood that she didn't want children, an infant was a lot of responsibility.

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  • You're fine now, and it's time for me to move onto the next mission, she insisted.

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  • "I want to hear you say it," he insisted, joining her at the window.

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  • He insisted I stay within the walls, never take a life, remain faithful first to my people, second to my family.

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  • "But you don't understand it," he insisted.

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  • I'll ride over on horseback to enable a quick escape if needed, she insisted.

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  • Katie insisted that Carmen had been a door mat where he was concerned.

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  • My mother insisted I go to dance school.

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  • Seven years ago Katie had insisted Carmen was too independent.

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  • He had never insisted she do anything.

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  • He didn't need her help, but he insisted that she get help.

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  • He was the one who insisted that she hire help.

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  • You're the one who insisted that I hire someone.

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  • She was the one who insisted on having a man who would wear the pants – even if she didn't fully understand what that encompassed.

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  • "It does to me," he insisted.

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  • No, the conversation hadn't degenerated, though Denton certainly would have insisted so.

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  • It was largely owing to Consalvi's combined firmness and tact that the Concordat, as ultimately signed, was free from the objectionable clauses on which the First Consul had at first insisted.

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  • The defects of Descartes lie rather in his apparently imperfect apprehension of the principle of movements uniformly accelerated which his contemporary Galileo had illustrated and insisted upon, and in the indistinctness which attaches to his views of the transmission of motion in cases of impact.

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  • Though the jus divinum of presbytery is not now insisted upon as in some former times, Presbyterians claim that it is the church polity set forth in the New Testament.

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  • In most cases it was insisted on as necessary that church discipline should remain with the civil authority.

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  • In1730-1732the stricter party in the presbyteries of New Castle and Donegal insisted on full subscription, and in 1736, in a minority synod, interpreted the adopting act according to their own views.

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  • Lucas brought in a bill in his first session to effect this reform, but was defeated on the motion to have the bill sent to England for approval by the privy council; and he insisted upon the independent.

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  • On the first presentation to her of Lady Castlemaine, Charles's mistress en titre, whom he insisted on making lady of her bedchamber, she fainted away.

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  • To the Labour party in that state are admitted only persons who have worked for their living at manual labour, and this qualification of being an actual worker is one that was strongly insisted upon at the formation of the party and strictly adhered to, although the temptation to break away from it and accept as candidates persons of superior education and position has been very great.

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  • It is noticeable that at this time he insisted on the use of German in all schools of higher education.

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  • The Code insisted that the agent should inventory and give a receipt for all that he received.

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  • A father could disinherit a son in early times without restriction, but the Code insisted upon judicial consent and that only for repeated unfilial conduct.

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  • The pope insisted upon the tax being collected according to the true value, and Boiamund returned to Scotland to superintend its collection.

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  • For some time past the relations between Napoleon and the pope, Pius VII., had been Napoleon severely strained, chiefly because the emperor insisted ~pacj~ on controlling the church, both in France and in the kingdom of Italy, in a way inconsistent with the traditions of the Vatican, but also because the pontiff refused to grant the divorce between Jerome Bonaparte and the former Miss Patterson on which Napoleon early in the year 1806 laid so much stress.

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  • To the kingdom of Sardinia, now reconstituted under Victor Emmanuel I., France ceded its old provinces, Savoy and Nice; and the allies, especially Great Britain and Austria, insisted on the addition to that monarchy of the territories of the former republic of Genoa, in respect of which the king took the title of duke of Genoa, in order to strengthen it for the duty of acting as a buffer state between France and the smaller states of central Italy.

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  • Mancini, unable to brook exclusion, insisted, however, upon accompanying the king.

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  • It is interesting, in view of his later efforts to spread the knowledge of the Bible among the people, to know that in the capacity of examiner he insisted on a thorough acquaintance with the Holy Scriptures, and rejected several candidates who were deficient in this qualification.

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  • (" the natural and moral proofs of a future life commonly insisted upon "); last sentence of part i., Conclusion (" the proper proofs of [natural] religion from our moral nature," &c.); part ii.

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  • From the 13th century, however, inclusive, the king's courts insisted on their exclusive jurisdiction in regard to all realty, temporal or " spiritual " (Pollock and Maitland, op. cit.

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  • THE TROPIcAL REGI0N.The permanence of continents and great oceans was first insisted upon by J.

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  • The bishop of Rome claimed for his legates the right to preside, and insisted that any act that failed to receive their approval would be invalid.

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  • From the ecclesiastics Basil likewise insisted on unquestioning obedience, and he did not hesitate to depose by his own authority a metropolitan who was at that time the highest dignitary of the Russian Church.

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  • It was not till he was about seventeen that he took an active part in the administration, and one of his first acts foreshadowed his future policy: he insisted on the metropolitan crowning him, not as grand-prince of Muscovy, but as tsar of all Russia (1547).

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  • He not only insisted that his daughter's religion should be duly respected, but he constituted himself the protector of the Orthodox population and this led to a new war in 1499, which went on till 1503, when it was concluded by the cession to Russia of Chernigov, Starodub and 17 other towns.

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  • lin and assassinating several of the men in power, they insisted that Ivan should be proclaimed tsar conjointly with Ivan V.

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  • This tendency was already shown by Catherine when she created the League of Neutrals as an arm against the naval supremacy of England, and by Paul when he insisted that his peace negotiations with Bonaparte should be regarded as part of a general European pacification, in which he must be consulted.

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  • Alexander insisted still more strongly on this claim, and in the convention which he concluded with the First Consul in October 1801 it was agreed that the maintenance of a just equilibrium between Austria and Prussia should be Napoleon.

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  • With this view, the cabinet of St Petersburg, at the close of the Chino-Japanese War in 18 9 5, objected to all annexations by Japan in that quarter, and insisted on having the treaty of Shimonoseki modified accordingly.

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  • The principal business of the new railway was the conveyance of minerals and goods, but from the first passengers insisted upon being carried, and on the 10th of October 1825 the company began to run a daily coach, called the " Experiment," to carry six inside, and from fifteen to twenty outside, making the journey from Darlington to Stockton and back in two hours.

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  • an hour and a guard-rail insisted on inside the curve.

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  • Sacrifice, as this prophet, like his successor Jeremiah, insisted (Amos v.

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  • He rightly insisted on the facilities of communication created by the Roman empire, but did not emphasize the diffusion of Judaism.

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  • The Syrians admitted the fact, but insisted that it was a city for Greeks, as its temples and statues proved.

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  • The emperor even permitted Jewish wholesale merchants, notables and their sons, to wear swords (January 2, 1782), and especially insisted that Christians should behave in a friendly manner towards Jews."

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  • James Hamilton, 3rd marquess of Hamilton, was the king's commissioner; and when the Assembly insisted on proceeding with the trial of the bishops, he formally dissolved the meeting under pain of treason.

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  • His conduct in this matter highly incensed the king, who insisted on Conway being deprived of his military command as well as of his appointment in the royal household.

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  • South Carolina, however, insisted that its doctrine was sound, and in November 1832 passed an ordinance declaring the revenue laws of the United States null and void.

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  • The M`Leod case' in which the state of New York insisted on trying a British subject, with whose trial the Federal government had no power to interfere, while the British govern - ment had declared that it would consider conviction and execu - tion a casus belli; the exercise of the hateful right of search by British vessels on the coast of Africa; the Maine boundary, as to which the action of a state might at any time bring the Federal government into armed collision with Great Britain - all these at once met the new secretary, and he felt that he had no right to abandon his work for party reasons.

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  • Immediately after the treaty had been concluded the Whigs insisted that Webster should leave the cabinet.

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  • The taking of interest was at first forbidden, but that prohibition is not now insisted upon.

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  • They display considerable knowledge of Latin, but less of Greek, on the value of which he strongly insisted.

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  • This explains the eagerness with which he now insisted on the acquisition of the Ionian Isles by France and the political extinction of their present possessor, Venice.

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  • This method, which in process of time was dignified by the title of a Physiological Arrangement, was insisted upon with more or less pertinacity by the author throughout a long series of publications, some of them separate books, some of them contributed to the memoirs issued by many scientific bodies of various European countries, ceasing only at his death, which in July 1857 found him occupied upon a Conspectus, Generum Avium, that in consequence remains unfinished.

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  • He insisted on bringing up all the children in his school as Protestants; and he thus made his schools proselytizing as well as educational institutions.

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  • On the problem of evil and sin it is impossible here to enter; but this must be insisted on, that the miracles of Jesus at least express divine benevolence just under those conditions in which the course of nature obscures it, and are therefore, proper elements in a revelation of grace, of which nature cannot give any evidence.

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  • In Norman England the king insisted on his rights; in Frankish Jerusalem the barons insisted on his duties.

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  • King John urged the acceptance of these terms. The legate insisted on a large indemnity in addition: the negotiations failed, and the sultan prepared for war.

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  • had insisted on the right of wardship which he enjoyed as overlord of the island,' and he had appointed a commission of five barons to exercise his rights.

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  • Having received permission to make the pilgrimage to Mecca, he reached Cairo, where he was presented to the sultan, al-Malik udh-Dhahir Barkuk, who insisted on his remaining there, and in the year 1384 made him grand cadi of the Malikite rite for Cairo.

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  • He resigned his charge (1525) and opened a school at Erfurt, but the town council insisted on his resuming his ministry, appointing him preacher in St Thomas', Erfurt.

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  • Relationship of this otherwise typically carinate, neotropical family with the Ratitae had already been insisted upon by T.

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  • Contrary to the Puritan teaching of the time, they insisted on the possibility, in this life, of complete victory over sin.

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  • During the whole time between their rise and the passing of the Toleration Act 1689, the Quakers were the object of almost continuous persecution which they endured with extraordinary constancy and patience; they insisted on the duty of meeting openly in time of persecution, declining to hold secret assemblies for worship as other Nonconformists were doing.

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  • The duty of watching over one another for good was insisted on by the early Friends, and has been embodied in a system of discipline.

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  • He insisted on baptizing children by trine immersion, and refused the Communion to a pious German because he had not been baptized by a minister who had been episcopally ordained.

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  • On the 4th of May Milner penned a memorable despatch to the Colonial Office, in which he insisted that the remedy for the unrest in the Transvaal was to strike at the root of the evil - the political impotence of the injured.

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  • In 1905 financial resources had to be found for the special administration of the three European vilayets as insisted upon by the powers, and to this end the Porte initiated negotiations with the latter to increase the import duties by 3%.

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  • The sultan sought to appease them by pacific means, but the movement spread to the Janissaries, who insisted upon the abolition of the new troops.

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  • The Cretans had insisted upon their demand for union with Greece and had elected three representatives to sit in the Greek national assembly.

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  • After the peace of Tilsit the Grand Army was gradually withdrawn behind the Rhine, leaving only three commands, totalling 63,000 men, under Davout in Prussia, Oudinot in west central Germany, and Lefebvre in Bavaria, to assist the princes of the Confederation of the Rhine in the maintenance of order and the enforcement of the French law of conscription, which was rigorously insisted on in all the States comprised in this new federation.

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  • She insisted throughout that the king of Prussia must be rendered harmless to his neighbours for the future, and that the only way to bring this about was to reduce him to the rank of an elector.

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  • The Latin sermons of St Augustine, of which 384 are extant, have been taken as their models by all sensible subsequent divines, for it was he who rejected the formal arrangement of the divisions of his theme, and insisted that simplicity and familiarity of style were not incompatible with dignity and religion.

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  • Tiberius, however, insisted upon free birth on the father's side to the third generation.

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  • It has been insisted, by those who accepted Lankester's original doctrine of the direct or genetic affinity of the Chaetopoda and Arthropoda, that Apus and Branchipus really come very near to the ancestral forms which connected those two great branches of Appendiculate (Parapodiate) animals.

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  • Thus though it insisted on the exclusive canonicity of the 24 books, it claimed the possession of are oral law handed down from ivloses, and just as the apocryphal books overshadowed in certain instances the canonical scriptures, so often the oral law displaced the written in the regard of Judaism.

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  • They insisted on an allegorical interpretation of the apostolic writings: they alleged themselves to be the guardians of a secret apostolic tradition and laid claim to prophetic inspiration.

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  • Exasperated by the tyranny of the Salimbeni and other patrician families allied to the Ghibellines, it decreed in 127 7 the exclusion of all nobles from the supreme magistracy (consisting since 1270 of thirty-six instead of twenty-four members), and insisted that this council should be formed solely of Guelf traders and men of the middle class.

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  • insisted on the recall of Fabio Petrucci; but two years later a fresh popular outbreak drove him from Siena for ever.

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  • the handing over of paten and chalice in ordination to the priesthood, are admittedly non-essential, unless we adopt the opinion of some Roman theologians that our Lord left the determination of matter and form to the church, which has insisted on different rites at different times.

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  • Early in the year a farmer who had insisted that the Kaffirs on his farm should pay the poll-tax was murdered, and on the 8th of February some forty natives in the Richmond district forcibly resisted the collection of the tax and killed a subinspector of police and a trooper at Byrnetown.

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  • Adelard of Bath (whose treatise De eodem et diverso must have been written between 1105 and 1117) was probably the author or at all events the elaborator of this doctrine, and he sought by its means to effect a reconciliation between Plato and Aristotle: - " Since that which we see is at once genus and species and individual, Aristotle rightly insisted that the universals do not exist except in the things of sense.

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  • In particular Szechenyi insisted that the people must not look exclusively to the government, 1 Litterae credentiales, nearly equivalent to a coronation oath.

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  • To the public finances, which he called "the sinews of the state," he devoted much attention, and insisted on the duties of the government in respect to the right adjustment of taxation.

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  • They were in close and cordial contact with the Serbian Government, but rightly insisted on retaining entire independence of action, their funds being derived from their wealthy S.

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  • The Czech and Yugoslav spokesmen in the Reichsrat insisted upon separate representation at the peace negotiations, and the absolute right to decide their own future State allegiance (Oct.

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  • The Allies very properly insisted that the fleet must be surrendered into their hands, but before this could take place a deplorable incident occurred in Pola harbour, the " Viribus Unitis " being blown up by an Italian mine, with a Yugoslav admiral and crew on board.

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  • On March 3, however, Italy, who had steadily refused to recognize the accomplished fact of Yugoslav unity and insisted on the Conference only admitting the Yugosla y s as a " Serbian " delegation, declined American arbitration and threatened to withdraw altogether from Paris unless their territorial demands were conceded.

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  • The American note reaffirmed these principles as the accepted basis of armistice and peace, and insisted on applying the same methods toward Austria-Hungary as Germany.

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  • President Wilson adhered to his own scheme, but made it clear that he would not oppose any direct agreement, whatever might be its terms: while the Yugosla y s, though accepting the idea of a buffer state, insisted upon their enjoying at Fiume a status analogous to that of Poland at Danzig, and added the impossible condition of a plebiscite after three years.

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  • He dallied till the end of August, many weeks after the defeat, when the coming of Syracusan reinforcements decided him to depart; but on the 27th of that month was an eclipse of the moon, on the strength of which he insisted on a delay of almost another month.

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  • For medicine in England Harvey did what William Gilbert did for physics and Robert Boyle for chemistry: he insisted upon direct interrogation of natural processes, and thereby annihilated the ascendancy of mere authority, which, while nations were in the making, was an essential principle in the welding together of heterogeneous and turbulent peoples.

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  • The great Morgagni, the founder of morbid anatomy, himself set the example of carrying on this study parallel with clinical observation; and always insisted that the clinical story of the case should be brought side by side with the revelations of the necropsy.

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  • That the methods and the subject-matter of surgery and of medicine are substantially the same, and that the advance of one is the advance of the other, the division being purely artificial and founded merely on accidents of personal bent and skill, must be insisted upon at this time of our history.

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  • He insisted on the consent of his own king, which was given without delay.

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  • Notwithstanding these decisions, it was insisted by those who defended the revival of the ceremonial use of incense that it was a legal custom of the Church of England.

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  • London had to pay heavily towards his ransom; and, when the king made his triumphal entry into London after his release from imprisonment, a German nobleman is said to have remarked that had the emperor known of the wealth of England he would have insisted on a larger sum.

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  • But Don Carlos insisted on sending his own physicians, and in their hands the general died on the 24th of June 1835 - not without suspicion of poison.

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  • No treaty was obtained or insisted upon, - the British government being content with the tacit acquiescence of the king of Burma without such documents; but its resolution was declared, that any active demonstration of hostility by him would be followed by retribution.

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  • His public career closes with addresses delivered in his capacity as chief commissioner of the great seal at the beginning of the sessions of January 20, 1658, and January 2, 1659, in which the religious basis of Cromwell's government is especially insisted upon, the feature to which Fiennes throughout his career had attached most value.

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  • The people were still unsatisfied, the anti minori demanded further privileges, and the workmen insisted that their grievances against the anti maggiori, especially the wool trade by whom they were employed, be redressed.

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  • At the peace congress of Abo (January - August 1743) he insisted that the whole of Finland should be ceded to Russia, by way of completing the testament of Peter the Great.

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  • When, on the 16th of January 1756, the Anglo-Prussian, and on the 2nd of May the Franco-Austrian alliances were concluded, Vorontsov advocated the accession of Russia to the latter league, whereas Bestuzhev insisted on a subsidy treaty with Great Britain.

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  • The renewal of the convention was disapproved by certain Liberal politicians, who insisted that the price of sugar had been raised by the convention; and Sir Edward Grey said that the government had intended to denounce the convention, but other countries had urged that Great Britain had induced them to enter into it, and to alter their fiscal system for that purpose, and it would he unfair to upset the arrangement.

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  • The asceticism of Paulinus and his liberality towards the poor soon brought him into great repute; and while he was spending Christmas at Barcelona the people insisted on his being forthwith ordained to the priesthood.

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  • Grant, however, insisted that the United States government was bound by the terms accorded to Lee and his army at Appomattox.

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  • The Franciscans began to urge fantastic' objections, and, when Savonarola insisted that his champion should bear the host, they cried out against the sacrilege of exposing the Redeemer's body to the flames.

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  • But the signory insisted that the false prophet should suffer death before the Florentines whom he had so long led astray.

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  • Mill insisted upon fixing between the earlier and the later work.

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  • 589619) insisted on the accuracy of the pronunciation ac quired there, although it diverged perceptibly from the pronuncia tion already recognized in Japan.

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  • He was resolved not to treat apart from Russia, then the ally of Great Britain, nor to consent to the surrender of Sicily, which Napoleon insisted upon, unless full compensation could be obtained for King Ferdinand.

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  • As long as the Christian Church was itself persecuted by the pagan empire, it advocated freedom of conscience, and insisted that religion could be promoted only by instruction and persuasion (Justin Martyr, Tertullian, Lactantius); but almost immediately after Christianity was adopted as the religion of the Roman empire the persecution of men for religious opinions began.

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  • Only the persecuted themselves insisted on toleration as a Christian duty.

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  • The Persian and heterodox party (the Shiites) insisted on heredity.

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  • William insisted that he should be sent to Rochester, and there allowed him to escape to France.

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  • Blaine, on the other hand, contended that representation should be based on population instead of voters, as being fairer to the North, where the ratio of voters varied widely, and he insisted that it should be safeguarded by security for impartial suffrage.

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