May Sentence Examples

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  • May we come in?

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  • Do you think they may have given up?

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  • They may be too busy running.

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  • You may follow me.

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  • You may do as you wish.

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  • May I wait here until then?

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  • May I have this dance?

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  • Let us be ready, for we may be sent for any minute.

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  • You may be proud of it!

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  • May I see to it?

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  • May the kingdom of Heaven be his!

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  • I may be the person who's having the visions but I can't do it alone.

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  • May I call you Brenda?

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  • You may send the gold pieces to your mother with my compliments; and tell her that the king will take care of both her and you.

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  • May I have succeeded!'

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  • It may take a few minutes, but he'll catch on.

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  • And while it may not be perfect, life will be profoundly better for everyone on the planet.

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  • May I read the book called the Bible?

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  • May I?... asked Natasha.

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  • You may believe the story that you like best.

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  • You may come to America and be poor, but if you work hard, your children will have a better life and a better opportunity.

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  • May I speak to him?

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  • He has to believe you guys truly exist and he may guess some of your limits and capabilities.

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  • Then, on Friday those who have done the best may stand up and read their compositions to the school.

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  • I absolutely must see him, however painful it may be for me.

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  • The mother dragon may come down and catch us here.

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  • Oh, I'm a Wizard; you may be sure of that.

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  • We may waive just so much care of ourselves as we honestly bestow elsewhere.

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  • While such a sun holds out to burn, the vilest sinner may return.

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  • If you want to, you may read it to my friends.

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  • But I may come again tomorrow?

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  • What is remarkable in her career is already accomplished, and whatever she may do in the future will be but a relatively slight addition to the success which distinguishes her now.

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  • May I go at once?

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  • And one person's solution may be another person's problem.

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  • You may call or have friends over anytime you wish - as long as they don't interfere with your work.

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  • I have thought that Walden Pond would be a good place for business, not solely on account of the railroad and the ice trade; it offers advantages which it may not be good policy to divulge; it is a good port and a good foundation.

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  • On May 26th they arrived in Boston and went to the Perkins Institution; here Helen met the little blind girls with whom she had corresponded the year before.

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  • Then we may be sure that he will never trouble us again.

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  • So he may have something to drink?

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  • The French at Vitebsk, in four days' march they may be at Smolensk; perhaps are already there!

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  • Brandon may have considered his problem "stupid" at the ranch, but it obviously wasn't behind him.

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  • May we examine some of these articles?

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

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  • It may be that he lays up no treasures in this world which will cool his summer drink in the next.

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  • It seems you may be romantically involved with this man.

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  • May I come in?

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  • You may bring mine with you.

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  • They may have just moved to Alaska from another state.

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  • While my townsmen and women are devoted in so many ways to the good of their fellows, I trust that one at least may be spared to other and less humane pursuits.

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  • Every morning, generally speaking, the shallow water is being warmed more rapidly than the deep, though it may not be made so warm after all, and every evening it is being cooled more rapidly until the morning.

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  • It may rise this year higher than man has ever known it, and flood the parched uplands; even this may be the eventful year, which will drown out all our muskrats.

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  • May each evening see that all thy wishes have been performed.

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  • This, the first of Helen's letters to Dr. Holmes, written soon after a visit to him, he published in "Over the Teacups." [Atlantic Monthly, May, 1890]

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  • Whatever he may tell me, I will do it.

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  • I may have to work on improving that.

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  • May I join you?

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  • This thought, if a wordless sensation may be called a thought, made me hop and skip with pleasure.

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  • So you may imagine that we look quite like peacocks, only we've no trains....

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  • It may be temporary.

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  • I may have gotten you into something.

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  • You may GO down, but you can only CLIMB up.

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  • Beyond there is light, and music, and sweet companionship; but I may not enter.

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  • When such holes freeze, and a rain succeeds, and finally a new freezing forms a fresh smooth ice over all, it is beautifully mottled internally by dark figures, shaped somewhat like a spider's web, what you may call ice rosettes, produced by the channels worn by the water flowing from all sides to a centre.

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  • A severe cold of a few days' duration in March may very much retard the opening of the former ponds, while the temperature of Walden increases almost uninterruptedly.

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  • I shall await your most gracious permission here in hospital, that I may not have to play the part of a secretary rather than commander in the army.

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  • You may do that tomorrow if you wish.

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  • I also knew Mr. Charles Dudley Warner, the most delightful of story-tellers and the most beloved friend, whose sympathy was so broad that it may be truly said of him, he loved all living things and his neighbour as himself.

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  • But the most luxuriously housed has little to boast of in this respect, nor need we trouble ourselves to speculate how the human race may be at last destroyed.

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  • You may tell by looking at any twig of the forest, ay, at your very wood-pile, whether its winter is past or not.

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  • They love the soil which makes their graves, but have no sympathy with the spirit which may still animate their clay.

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  • It may be that the hand of the Lord is in this.

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  • Do not expect this to be a uniformly reassuring journey; it may be more of a roller-coaster ride with some rather bleak descents.

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  • Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.

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  • And, Helen, He loves men still, and He loves us, and He tells us that we may love Him.

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  • True, single words do suggest and express ideas; the child may say simply "mamma" when he means "Where is mamma?" but he learns the expression of the ideas that relate to mamma--he learns language--by hearing complete sentences.

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  • Some conclusions may be briefly suggested.

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  • Whatever I may be, I can't live under Bonaparte's rule.

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  • The historians of culture are quite consistent in regard to their progenitors, the writers of universal histories, for if historical events may be explained by the fact that certain persons treated one another in such and such ways, why not explain them by the fact that such and such people wrote such and such books?

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  • May I show her in?

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  • And you may say, "Meh."

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  • Although the poor may not believe that wealth is attainable for them, they do not want to rock the boat and risk disrupting the system that guarantees them at least some income.

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  • At times, it may be best to just enjoy the meal and not ask too many questions.

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  • Toward the end of May Mrs. Keller, Helen, and Miss Sullivan started for Boston.

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  • Please favour her with every facility to examine the exhibits in the several Departments, and extend to her such other courtesies as may be possible.

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  • After May, 1890, it was evident to me that she had reached a point where it was impossible to keep from her the religious beliefs held by those with whom she was in daily contact.

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  • It may be true, as some maintain, that language cannot express to us much beyond what we have lived and experienced; but I have always observed that children manifest the greatest delight in the lofty, poetic language which we are too ready to think beyond their comprehension.

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  • This difficulty and some others may be corrected when she and Miss Sullivan have more time.

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  • Before describing the process of teaching Helen to speak, it may be well to state briefly to what extent she had used the vocal organs before she began to receive regular instruction in articulation.

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  • The only signs which I think she may have invented were her signs for SMALL and LARGE.

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  • Do not think of to-days failures, but of the success that may come to-morrow.

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  • This may explain the reason why Helen claims persistently that "The Frost King" is her own story.

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  • Thus it is that any child may be taught to use correct English by not being allowed to read or hear any other kind.

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  • The very fact that the nineteenth century has not produced many authors whom the world may count among the greatest of all time does not in my opinion justify the remark, "There may come a time when people cease to write."

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  • Beside, clothes introduced sewing, a kind of work which you may call endless; a woman's dress, at least, is never done.

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  • The student may read Homer or Æschylus in the Greek without danger of dissipation or luxuriousness, for it implies that he in some measure emulate their heroes, and consecrate morning hours to their pages.

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  • However much we may admire the orator's occasional bursts of eloquence, the noblest written words are commonly as far behind or above the fleeting spoken language as the firmament with its stars is behind the clouds.

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  • Yet perhaps this may be done.

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  • You only need sit still long enough in some attractive spot in the woods that all its inhabitants may exhibit themselves to you by turns.

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  • There may be thirty or forty of them to a square inch.

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  • You may melt your metals and cast them into the most beautiful moulds you can; they will never excite me like the forms which this molten earth flows out into.

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  • It is true, I fear, that others may have fallen into it, and so helped to keep it open.

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  • You may perhaps have some pleasant, thrilling, glorious hours, even in a poorhouse.

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  • I do not see but a quiet mind may live as contentedly there, and have as cheering thoughts, as in a palace.

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  • It is not a man's duty, as a matter of course, to devote himself to the eradication of any, even the most enormous wrong; he may still properly have other concerns to engage him; but it is his duty, at least, to wash his hands of it, and, if he gives it no thought longer, not to give it practically his support.

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  • There are precedents, I may mention Schwarzenberg.

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  • I may be footing the bill, but you're working for Mom, not me.

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  • If I can slip them, I may be able to help.

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  • They may be after you all.

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  • May I hold you?

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  • I may answer it.

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  • I may not have a choice, though.

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  • Don't forget them, for I may have to eat them, after all.

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  • You may have them, if you will give me the whistle.

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  • Thus one's Facebook friends may be more diverse in all sorts of ways than one's "actual" friends.

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  • So this sad experience may have done me good and set me thinking on some of the problems of composition.

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  • That is why her teacher's records may be found to differ in some particulars from Miss Keller's account.

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  • In a letter to a friend at the Perkins Institution, dated May 17, 1889, she gives a reproduction from one of Hans Christian Andersen's stories, which I had read to her not long before.

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  • At the advent of each individual into this life, may we not suppose that such a bar has risen to the surface somewhere?

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  • Early in May, the oaks, hickories, maples, and other trees, just putting out amidst the pine woods around the pond, imparted a brightness like sunshine to the landscape, especially in cloudy days, as if the sun were breaking through mists and shining faintly on the hillsides here and there.

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  • May I do so quickly?

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  • Perhaps we may see that wolf among the trees.

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

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  • I may be either the driftwood in the stream, or Indra in the sky looking down on it.

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  • They will wait, well disposed, for others to remedy the evil, that they may no longer have it to regret.

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  • All that may be so and mankind is ready to agree with it, but it is not what was asked.

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  • You may not have another chance to ask me what you want to know.

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  • I may have to, if no part of you is interested.

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  • You may want to close your eyes.

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  • You may as well go in.

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  • Only the Ancient Ones and Death may pass with their powers intact.

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  • That may be the only good thing that comes of returning you to the mortal world.

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  • If you have a mind to make haste, we may surprise them.

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  • I may be connected to other people, but still it is all about me.

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  • Dictators may think they can control information access and technology.

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  • Sometime they may visit a school for the blind.

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  • Please let Bishop Brooks know our plans, so that he may arrange to be with us.

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  • But, however this may be, I cannot now write the letter which has lain in my thought for you so long.

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  • The original story was read to her from a copy of "Andersen's Stories," published by Leavitt & Allen Bros., and may be found on p. 97 of Part I. in that volume.

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  • Now I understand that the darkness everywhere may hold possibilities better even than my hopes.

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  • Cato says, the master of a family (patremfamilias) must have in his rustic villa "cellam oleariam, vinariam, dolia multa, uti lubeat caritatem expectare, et rei, et virtuti, et gloriae erit," that is, "an oil and wine cellar, many casks, so that it may be pleasant to expect hard times; it will be for his advantage, and virtue, and glory."

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  • The greatest depth was exactly one hundred and two feet; to which may be added the five feet which it has risen since, making one hundred and seven.

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  • We may be mistaken.

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  • This guy may not realize we're after him.

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  • That may not help things.

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  • How may I direct your call? a pleasant voice answered.

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  • The stuff may have been left since Martha was here.

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  • She may be using you, but I have no doubt I'd rather be in your position right now than Mr. Fitzgerald's—the wrath of an angry woman is something to behold!

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  • I may need something of you soon.

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  • You may have wished your life to be different or made some statement in anger.

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  • Now, he may not have to.

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  • He may choose what to tell you about the war.

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  • So, you may have to make a choice between me and your pack, your family?

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  • We may be eating out of cans soon.

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  • You may be accustomed to scraping by in some third world country, but this is our country.

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  • There are the stars, and they who can may read them.

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  • I require of a visitor that he be not actually starving, though he may have the very best appetite in the world, however he got it.

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  • Is not our own interior white on the chart? black though it may prove, like the coast, when discovered.

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  • He may have spent time there or read about the place; we only had his word to the contrary.

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  • He may have been doing his dirty deeds twenty years or more.

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  • And he knows we suspect he may have chased Billy to his death.

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  • Summon me when you know what you may need.

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  • You may not want to leave the fortress.

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  • I blew my chance and now I may have destroyed yours.

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  • She may have provided it to you in such a way that you thought it yours.

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  • Several members, including Qatwal, may be willing to aid you in regaining your planet after you've reached a peace treaty.

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  • You may not have much control over some things.

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  • She had been cool toward him at the funeral, but that may have been due to the fact that she was grieving.

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  • She may even be able to track Elise with them, since she knew her ID number.

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  • May I meet you someplace?

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  • Why should I confuse you with unproven suppo­sitions that may be totally irrelevant?

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  • Arthur may be missed, but I don't know by whom.

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  • The patent for it, dated 10th of May 1438, is for a warden and 20 scholars, to be called " the Warden and College of the souls of all the faithful departed," to study and pray " for the soul of King Henry VI.

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  • A good deal may also depend on the soil.

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  • A majority of the members elected to each house may submit the question of calling a convention to the people; and if a majority of the votes cast approve, an election for members of a convention shall be held, and all acts of the convention must be submitted to the people for ratification or rejection.

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  • Next the legislature of the " Reorganized " government on the 13th of May gave its consent to the formation of the new state.

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  • I think I shall keep this Wizard until a new Sorcerer is ready to pick, for he seems quite skillful and may be of use to us.

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  • It is a shame that de Tocqueville's voluntary associations aren't more prominent around the world today—but in the future, they may be.

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  • Come what may, the nationalist will stick by his country.

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  • Be this as it may, I know that I can feel the heart-throbs of the ancient Greeks in their marble gods and goddesses.

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  • In my account of Helen last year, I mentioned several instances where she seemed to have called into use an inexplicable mental faculty; but it now seems to me, after carefully considering the matter, that this power may be explained by her perfect familiarity with the muscular variations of those with whom she comes into contact, caused by their emotions.

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  • I believe every child has hidden away somewhere in his being noble capacities which may be quickened and developed if we go about it in the right way; but we shall never properly develop the higher natures of our little ones while we continue to fill their minds with the so-called rudiments.

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  • The soil, it appears, is suited to the seed, for it has sent its radicle downward, and it may now send its shoot upward also with confidence.

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  • Here is a hogshead of molasses or of brandy directed to John Smith, Cuttingsville, Vermont, some trader among the Green Mountains, who imports for the farmers near his clearing, and now perchance stands over his bulkhead and thinks of the last arrivals on the coast, how they may affect the price for him, telling his customers this moment, as he has told them twenty times before this morning, that he expects some by the next train of prime quality.

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  • Even music may be intoxicating.

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  • Ice has its grain as well as wood, and when a cake begins to rot or "comb," that is, assume the appearance of honeycomb, whatever may be its position, the air cells are at right angles with what was the water surface.

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  • May I? he added in a low voice so as not to disturb the vicomte who was continuing his story.

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  • Tell me what news I may take back to my poor boy.

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  • Even in the best, most friendly and simplest relations of life, praise and commendation are essential, just as grease is necessary to wheels that they may run smoothly.

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  • From this you will see that you have a perfect right to reassure the inhabitants of Smolensk, for those defended by two such brave armies may feel assured of victory.

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  • I am giving you everything, my friends, and I beg you to take everything, all our grain, so that you may not suffer want!

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  • But wherever it may be, many a man will be missing tomorrow! he remarked.

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  • May I stay with you? cried Petya.

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  • Sauces are ordered separately, as are vegetables, so you may control the portions.

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  • As April slipped into May and the last threat of frost passed, she began planting them in the garden.

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  • Be it as it may, both seem happy as pigeons in a bird bath with their modest lives.

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  • She may be out of the loop for a short time.

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  • He may not have had time to speak to her.

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  • The poor old woman may have believed it herself.

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  • He may think we don't know his vehicle.

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  • I meant, you may need it to fight Talon's goons soon.

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  • We may stay there a night or two.

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  • It may be awhile by earth standards.

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  • I'll let Han know you all may be in.

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  • Will you tell your team captains I may visit them?

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  • You'll not face anyone willing to challenge you for him, ikir, I assure you, though there may be some left who might help him.

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  • May I see kiri?

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  • Much as I'd like to, I won't ask her if her mother's maiden name was Plotke, nor will I tell her daddy's bones may be taking a motor home trip up the west coast—or that his pinkie is in your jewel case.

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  • There's a woman whose husband owned the land where the mine is located and she may know something helpful, Dean told her.

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  • It can't do any harm and it may shed light on his intentions.

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  • In three days, Darkyn may come on behalf of his mate to collect by any means necessary.

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  • She may not, but Darkyn … what would he do to get the soul of past-Death?

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  • It may not help you now.

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  • Most mares foal at night, but I think it may happen within a few hours.

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  • As May gave way to June, the lengthening daylight hours gave her more time to be with Jonathan and Destiny and still complete taking care of the animals before darkness.

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  • I don't know, but it seems to me that his ability to perform may be something that makes him feel like himself.

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  • Your face may be blue and your hair pink, but I don't see you doing anything messy, like taking a shotgun to the head.

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  • May I touch you?

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  • Grimly, she realized he may never have the chance, if Gabriel was ordered back for her.

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  • I saw a painting I may walk off with.

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  • By the time she returned to the large row house, she was looking forward to an addition to their home who may not fear killing spiders and other bugs.

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  • You may accompany me, without your translator, so you do not embarrass the dhjan by speaking.

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  • May as well get this over with.

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  • Elisabeth sighed, "Samantha thinks you may be right about the whole protection thing."

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  • I may ask you to turn your head from time to time.

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  • Mr. Parrish, you may have won over my daughter and Samantha with your good looks and schmaltzy charm, but let me assure you, I am not in the least impressed by your God's-gift-to-women bullshit.

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  • She may well think you've gone mad.

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  • That may be your idea of an ideal relationship, but I had to get away from him if I was going to have a life of my own.

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  • Sounds interesting, may I look at it?

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  • You may want to make your way back here.

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  • The injured may proceed immediately to the emergency station, the fed said.

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  • With the hour, he may know the condition of his team member.

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  • It may as well have been a death march!

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  • The world was falling apart around them, and he couldn't risk either of their mental states in a relationship that may not see both of them surviving.

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  • I may jar us loose.

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  • It may not happen peacefully.

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  • May I escort you to our commander?

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  • Let's just say, I may have misjudged more than your affection for me.

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  • This here case may be a lot more complicated than you think.

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  • Someone may know the owner.

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  • At the last moment he hesitated, but Crispi succeeded in persuading him to sail from Genoa on the 5th of May 1860 with two vessels carrying a volunteer corps of 1070 strong.

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  • A balloon may leave the earth with a charge, or become charged through discharge of ballast.

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  • These possibilities may not have been sufficiently realized at first.

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  • On Mountains Much Seems To Depend On Whether There Are Rising Or Falling Air Currents, And Results From A Single Season May Not Be Fairly Representative.

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  • His mean value for November and December was 129, while his mean for May and June was only 47.

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  • Mache thinks that the ionization observed in the atmosphere may be wholly accounted for by the radioactive emanation.

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  • Wilson considers that convection currents in the upper atmosphere would be quite inadequate, but conduction may, he thinks, be sufficient alone.

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  • Dust particles interfere with conduction near the ground, so the relative conductivity in the upper layers may be much greater than that calculated.

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  • Thunder.-Trustworthy frequency statistics for an individual station are obtainable only from a long series of observations, while if means are taken from a large area places may be included which differ largely amongst themselves.

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  • Changes in the height or construction of buildings, and a greater readiness to make claims on insurance offices, may be contributory causes.

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  • You may stay back with your daughter while I arrange the details.

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  • It should, however, be borne in mind that the apparent differences between different species may be partly Table Xiv.

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  • During the first weeks of the queen's sorrow after the battle, Gavin, with one or two colleagues of the council, acted as personal adviser, and it may be taken for granted that he supported the pretensions of the young earl.

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  • On the 17th of May 1517 the bishop of Dunkeld proceeded with Albany to France to conduct the negotiations which ended in the treaty of Rouen.

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  • This spawn may be obtained from old pastures, or decayed mushroom beds, and is purchased from nurserymen in the form of bricks charged with the mycelium, and technically known as mushroom spawn.

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  • When once obtained, it may be indefinitely preserved.

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  • The beds are formed of horse-droppings which have been slightly fermented and frequently turned, and may be made 2 or 3 ft.

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  • It has more than one advantage over the meadow mushroom in its extreme commonness, its profuse growth, the length of the season in which it may be gathered, the total absence of varietal forms, its adaptability for being dried and preserved for years, and its persistent delicious taste.

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  • To this character the fungus owes its generic name (Marasmius) as well as one of its most valuable qualities for the table, for examples may be gathered from June to November, and if carefully dried may be hung on strings for culinary purposes and preserved without deterioration for several years; indeed, many persons assert that the rich flavour of these fungi increases with years.

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  • There are reasons to suppose however that the play had been in Colwell's hands some time before it was printed, and it may well be identical with the Dyccon of Bedlam for which he took out a licence in 1562-1563, "Diccon the Bedlem" being the first of the dramatis personae of Gammer Gurton.

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  • A few species, however, like the common British forms Chelifer cancroides and Chiridium museorum, frequent human dwellings and are found in books, old chests, furniture, &c.; others like Ganypus littoralis and allied species may be found under stones or pieces of coral between tide-marks; while others, which are for the most part blind, live permanently in dark caves.

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  • It is possibly for the purpose of feeding on parasitic mites that book-scorpions lodge themselves beneath the wing-cases of large tropical beetles; and the same explanation, in default of a better, may be extended to their well-known and oft-recorded habit of seizing hold of the legs of horse-flies or other two-winged insects.

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  • On the 11th of May 1820 he took his doctor's degree; in the same year he qualified as Privatdozent at the university of Erlangen.

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  • The constitution may be amended by either of two methods.

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  • The governor sends a message at the beginning of each session of the legislature, and may convene the houses in extraordinary session when he deems it necessary.

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  • The length of the legislative session is forty-five days, but it may be extended by a vote of two-thirds of the members elected to each house.

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  • The judicial power is vested in the Supreme Court of Appeals, the Circuit courts, such inferior courts as may be established, county courts, the powers and duties of which are, however, chiefly police and fiscal, and in justices of the peace.

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  • West Virginia demurred, but was overruled, and on the 4th of May 1908 a master was appointed to take testimony.

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  • William Westbury, who left New College, "transferring himself to the king's service," in May 1442, and appears in the first extant Eton Audit Roll1444-1445as headmaster, was probably such from May 1442.

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  • On the 12th of April he was given the custody of the temporalities, on the 15th of April he was elected, and on the 10th of May provided to the see by a papal bull.

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  • He died at Darmstadt on the 22nd of May 1880.

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  • During these years there was constant warfare between the English and the Scots on the border, but in May 1524 Albany was obliged to retire to France.

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  • Their form, however, is not sufficiently characteristic to warrant this identification, though it may be noted that the nearest approximation to phallic worship is found amongst the most typical of African peoples, viz.

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  • Between this and the "elliptical" kraal are the "Valley Ruins," consisting of smaller buildings which may have been the dwellings of those traders who bartered the gold brought in from distant mines.

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  • He retired from his professorship in 1876, and died at Konigsberg on the 23rd of May 1895.

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  • As a proof of the seriousness with which he regarded the literary vocation, it may be mentioned that he used to write out his poems in printed characters, believing that that process best enabled him to understand his own peculiarities and faults, and probably unconscious that Coleridge had recommended some such method of criticism when he said he thought "print settles it."

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  • It may seem intuitive at first glance, this idea that somehow there are only so many jobs and if you replace people with machines, people have fewer jobs.

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  • Though the world foreseen in this book may seem far away to you, I believe it will be achieved—and once achieved, that it will grow in stability over time.

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  • Answer me these questions, and then perhaps I may look at your bawbles and find them ornamental.

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  • You may go and kill whom you please, but I don't want to do so anymore!

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  • He says they may! whispered Natasha.

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  • Colonel Michaud, do not forget what I say to you here, perhaps we may recall it with pleasure someday...

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  • If the purpose of marriage is the family, the person who wishes to have many wives or husbands may perhaps obtain much pleasure, but in that case will not have a family.

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  • Take-out is available, though you may want to stay to enjoy the tavern's live music.

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  • She may never get the chance to tell him or to apologize for their last exchange being one of anger and frustration.

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  • I didn't expect him to get so far, and he may not pass at all.  In any case, I have a much larger problem.  I interfered when I shouldn't have, she said.

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  • She's bound by rules older than she is.  She may have interfered somewhere she shouldn't have.  There are Immortal Codes too old for even me to know and some that only the deities know.  I think she violated one of those.

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  • He was the only person who stayed there on the night of the May sixteenth and he had a Pace Arrow camper!

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  • An investigation was begun in March 1559, and as the result of a conviction for heresy the exhumed body of Jorisz was burned, together with his portrait, on the 13th of May 1559.

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  • Philip Carteret first observed this settlement in May 1767, and on account of the hostility of the Spaniards preferred to put in at Masa-Fuera.

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  • Although the action of zymase may be regarded as mechanical, the enzyme cannot be produced by any other than living protoplasm.

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  • In the United Kingdom the employment of brewery yeasts selected from a single cell has not come into general use; it may probably be accounted for in a great measure by conservatism and the wrong application of Hansen's theories.

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  • These may readily be seen after appropriate staining.

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  • The characteristic flavour and odour of wines and spirits is dependent on the proportion of higher alcohols, aldehydes and esters which may be produced.

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  • The pyrimidines may be obtained by condensing I.

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  • The 2.6-diketo-tetrahydropyrimidines or uracils may be considered as the ureides of /-aldehydo, and 0-ketonic acids.

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  • Cook suggests that he may be the god of the stream of Nemi.

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  • At the same time, if Matthew of Edessa may be trusted, he also carried his arms against the Armenians, and plundered in his avarice every Armenian of wealth and position.

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  • The chief town of the province, 's Hertogenbosch, may be cited as an interesting historical example.

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  • In a preface to a later edition she tells us how the novel came to be written, and, though it anticipates events, this revelation of herself may best be given here.

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  • The motive of this and of the succeeding novels of what may be called her second period is free (not to be confounded with promiscuous) love.

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  • Lives by Mirecourt (1855) and by Haussonville (1878) may also be consulted.

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  • Leo treated the Uniate Greeks with great loyalty, and by bull of the 18th of May 1521 forbade Latin clergy to celebrate mass in Greek churches and Latin bishops to ordain Greek clergy.

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  • On the 30th of May Luther sent an explanation of his theses to the pope; on the 7th of August he was cited to appear at Rome.

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  • Santarosa was killed, apparently because he was too miserable and desperate to care to save his life, when the Egyptian troops attacked the island of Sphacteria, near Navarino, on the 8th of May 1825.

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  • On account of the smallness of the particles, the forces acting throughout the volume of any individual particle are all of the same intensity and direction, and may be considered as a whole.

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  • Before applying the solution to a mathematical investigation of the present question, it may be well to consider the matter for a few moments from a more general point of view.

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  • We may now investigate the mathematical expression for the disturbance propagated in any direction from a small particle upon which a beam of light strikes.

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  • The general conclusion would appear to be that, while as seen from the earth's surface much of the light from the sky is due to comparatively gross suspended matter, yet an appreciable proportion is attributable to the molecules of air themselves, and that at high elevations where the blue is purer, the latter part may become predominant.

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  • Whatever may be the shape or size of the particles, there is no scattered light in a direction parallel to the primary electric displacements.

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  • In the optical examination we may, if we prefer it, polarize the primary light; but it is usually more convenient to analyse the scattered light.

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  • If we begin with a blue glass, we may observe the gradually increasing obliquity of the direction of maximum polarization; and then by exchanging the blue glass for a red one, we may revert to the original condition of things, and observe the transition from perpendicularity to obliquity over again.

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  • It must not be forgotten, too, that a very moderate increase of dimensions may carry the particles beyond the reach of our approximations.

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  • The transition from blue to orange or red at sunset is usually through green, but exceptional conditions may easily disturb the normal state of things.

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  • Related to abnormalities of colour we may expect to find corresponding polarization effects.

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  • This process is, however, less fully developed than in elephants, and as many as three teeth may be in place in each jaw at one time.

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  • Many species of Thysanoptera are known to be habitually parthenogenetic. The eggs are laid on the food-plant, those females possessed of an ovipositor cutting through the epidermis and placing their eggs singly within the plant-tissues; a single female may take five or six weeks to deposit all her eggs.

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  • During summer there may be eight or nine successive generations when conditions are favourable and food abundant.

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  • In place of its ancient fortifications Angouleme is encircled by boulevards known as the Remparts, from which fine views may be obtained in all directions.

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  • On the outbreak of war in 1859 he was placed in command of the Alpine infantry, defeating the Austrians at Casale on the 8th of May, crossing the Ticino on the 23rd of May, and, after a series of victorious fights, liberating Alpine territory as far as the frontier of Tirol.

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  • Calling at Talamone to embark arms and money, he reached Marsala on the 11th of May, and landed under the protection of the British vessels "Intrepid" and "Argus."

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  • On the 12th of May the dictatorship of Garibaldi was proclaimed at Salemi, on the 15th of May the Neapolitan troops were routed at Calatafimi, on the 25th of May Palermo was taken, and on the 6th of June 20,000 Neapolitan regulars, supported by nine frigates and protected by two forts, were compelled to capitulate.

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  • The food of this species seems to consist of the seeds and buds of many sorts of trees, though the staple may very possibly be those of some kind of pine.

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  • The cardinal grosbeak, or Virginian nightingale, Cardinalis virginianus, claims notice here, though doubts may be entertained as to the family to which it really belongs.

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  • The name was then given to the famous revolutionary song, composed in 1792, the tune of which, and the wild dance which accompanied it, may have also been brought into France by the Piedmontese.

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  • On the 28th of May 1644, however, it was attacked by Prince Rupert and Lord Derby, and stormed with great slaughter.

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  • It is thus difficult to form a judgment as to what has most claim to acceptance as the general law, and what may be regarded as local or exceptional.

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  • If the pressure alters as the water tank empties, a discontinuity occurs in the trace when the tank is refilled, and a fictitious element may be introduced into the diurnal variation.

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  • In an ordinary climate a building seems to be practically at the earth's potential; near its walls the equipotential surfaces are highly inclined, and near the ridges they may lie very close together.

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  • Again rain dripping from exposed parts of the apparatus may materially affect the record.

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  • The large difference between the means obtained at Potsdam and Kremsmtinster, as compared to the comparative similarity between the results for Kew and Karasjok, suggests that the mean value of the potential gradient may be much more dependent on local conditions than on difference of latitude.

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  • It will be noticed that the difference between the greatest and least hourly values is, in all but three winter months, actually larger than the mean value of the potential gradient for the day; it bears to the range of the regular diurnal inequality a ratio varying from 2.0 in May to 3.6 in November.

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  • On the other hand, a two-thirds majority of each house of the legislature may submit an amendment or amendments to popular vote at the next general election, when the approval of a majority of the qualified voters is necessary for ratification.

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  • He may veto a bill, or in case of an appropriation bill, the separate items, but this veto may be overridden by a simple majority of the total membership of each house.

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  • Other officers are the clerk of the county court, elected for six years, the sheriff, who also acts as tax-collector and treasurer, the prosecuting attorney, one or two assessors, the surveyor of lands and the superintendent of free schools, all elected for the term of four years; the sheriff may not serve two consecutive full terms. In addition there are boards appointed or elected by various authorities and charged with specific duties.

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  • The constitution provides that the legislature, on the request of any county, may establish a special form of county government, and several of the larger and more populous counties have special acts.

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  • A woman's right to hold, manage and acquire property is not affected by marriage, except that unless she lives apart from her husband, she may not mortgage or convey real estate without his consent.

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  • Children may be disinherited with or without cause.

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  • Any parent or infant children of deceased parents may set apart personal estate not exceeding $200 in value which shall be exempt from execution.

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  • A homestead not exceeding $1000 in value may be set apart, provided that it is recorded before the debt against which it was claimed was contracted.

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  • No female or male under twelve may be employed in mines, and no child under twelve may be employed in a factory, and when school is in session none under fourteen.

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