Might sentence example

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  • It might have done damage inside.
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  • If you could see a way it might be possible, then it must be possible.
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  • We might have done something to help you.
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  • This might be the most difficult decision she would ever make.
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  • Either situation might be the case.
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  • No one knows what the mother might do.
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  • As it was, the kids might pick up on her fear and emulate.
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  • You might be asking, Then what?
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  • Show me where we might eat.
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  • She could have asked, but that might tip her hand.
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  • Some might think Dulce didn't know what she was missing, but Carmen suspected she did.
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  • Talking about it might help her, but they had already talked the subject lifeless.
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  • Still, Alex might be getting worse.
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  • There was no good way to say it, so she might as well get to the facts.
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  • In other words, you might not notice the time you ate the MSG and didn't get the headache.
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  • They might not look alike?
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  • Hey, someone has to discover penicillin—it might as well be me.
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  • Then he thought what a pretty picture might be made of his sister's sweet face and little hands.
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  • 'Against God's might our hands can't fight.'
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  • Might it be better?
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  • Carmen thought that might be the end of the conflict.
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  • Alex might have convinced himself that he wanted a simpler lifestyle.
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  • Immediately the Prince and all of his people flocked out of the hall into the street, that they might see what was about to happen.
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  • Well, one day King Frost was trying to think of some good that he could do with his treasure; and suddenly he concluded to send some of it to his kind neighbour, Santa Claus, to buy presents of food and clothing for the poor, that they might not suffer so much when King Winter went near their homes.
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  • You might have taken some from the covering troops.
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  • It crossed her mind that Alex might be more than uncomfortable in these surroundings.
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  • It was a singular experience that long acquaintance which I cultivated with beans, what with planting, and hoeing, and harvesting, and threshing, and picking over and selling them--the last was the hardest of all--I might add eating, for I did taste.
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  • They suggest other products a customer might be interested in.
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  • With a little more wit we might use these materials so as to become richer than the richest now are, and make our civilization a blessing.
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  • Might you go too, Alfonso?
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  • Do you think Jonathan might feel left out when the new baby comes?
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  • We might always drive about together!
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  • Anatole had no notion and was incapable of considering what might come of such love-making, as he never had any notion of the outcome of any of his actions.
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  • Pierre smiled in his good-natured way as if afraid for his companion's sake that the latter might say something he would afterwards regret.
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  • In the domain of jurisprudence, which consists of discussions of how a state and power might be arranged were it possible for all that to be arranged, it is all very clear; but when applied to history that definition of power needs explanation.
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  • You might think that you'll be stuck with sushi and salad on your west coast visit, but think again, there's really something for everyone.
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  • Actually, I could make guesses, but they might well be spectacularly wrong and a guy doesn't want that haunting him ten years from now.
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  • You might remember the story of Kyle MacDonald who famously traded up from one red paperclip to a house, one small exchange at a time between July 2005 and July 2006.
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  • The bar boasts a selection of imported sake, shouchu, plum liqueur and beer sure to help comfort any achy muscles you might have from your active day.
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  • If you could only read, you might learn that story and enjoy it.
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  • Intriguer! she hissed viciously, and tugged with all her might at the portfolio.
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  • Owing to the terrible uproar and the necessity for concentration and activity, Tushin did not experience the slightest unpleasant sense of fear, and the thought that he might be killed or badly wounded never occurred to him.
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  • She turned away, and then, as if fearing he might take her words as meant to move him to pity, looked at him with an apprehensive glance of inquiry.
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  • While the interior décor might not be much to look at, don't let it put you off the menu.
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  • Swimming, biking, climbing, shopping, and eating are just a few experiences that you might try on your vacation.
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  • After sampling the barbecue delights around here, it might be a good idea to get some exercise.
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  • You might want to get there early, because the restaurant attracts quite a crowd, particularly during the weekend.
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  • You might also wish to try a more traditional dessert, such as the warm pecan-raisin bread pudding with whipped cream.
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  • Rainier, which might inspire you to a little post-meal climbing.
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  • After all of that healthy activity, you might want to forgo fatty meats and instead try out one of the vegan restaurants in the area.
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  • After your active day, a mouth-watering steak might be just what you need to recharge.
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  • It might be a bit pricey, but the food here is definitely worth every penny.
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  • When you look at a product on one of its web pages, Amazon suggests other products you might like as well.
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  • A finding might look like this: "People who eat radishes get better slightly more frequently than people who don't."
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  • Then that person might choose to publish those results and others could verify them.
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  • Most of these people have other jobs and obligations, so without something like Etsy, they might not be able to enter into these trades.
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  • "My dear!" exclaimed his mother imploringly, again laying her hand on his arm as if that touch might soothe or rouse him.
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  • "Hungarian"... or "Rhine wine" as the case might be.
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  • This might have been taken as an expression of sorrow and devotion, or of weariness and hope of resting before long.
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  • He is leaving me here, God knows why, when he might have had promotion...
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  • He feared that Bonaparte's genius might outweigh all the courage of the Russian troops, and at the same time could not admit the idea of his hero being disgraced.
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  • If you're lucky you might even spy salmon swimming at the fish ladder, which has access to an underwater viewing area.
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  • She might have lost the baby anyway, but the way he treated her couldn't have helped.
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  • I think you might find it interesting.
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  • Men and boys pulled with all their might; and Putnam and the wolf were drawn out together.
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  • Going from zero to one puppy might increase your utility a great amount.
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  • They might even own foreign currencies the same way.
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  • Her method might not succeed so completely in the hands of any one else.
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  • I also dreamed that I might gather the wild herbs, or carry evergreens to such villagers as loved to be reminded of the woods, even to the city, by hay-cart loads.
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  • All these conversations, especially the joking with the girls, were such as might have had a particular charm for Petya at his age, but they did not interest him now.
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  • But what it was, no one could tell: it might be some caprice of a sick and half-crazy man, or it might relate to public affairs, or possibly to family concerns.
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  • Make sure to call ahead and make a reservation or you might not get a seat.
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  • Outdoor enthusiasts might prefer another park because this parks northern border abuts the county landfill.
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  • The only complaint that can be levied at this restaurant is that the prices are higher than one might expect for such simple fare.
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  • These babies might not be in her womb, but they did belong to Alex.
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  • He might be seen every day with a bag of charcoal on his back, carrying it to some of his customers.
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  • Analysts declared each successive generation might be "the first to have a lower standard of living than their parents."
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  • She drops $300 on Google ads before realizing it might not be a great fit.
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  • Now, let's see how this might come about.
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  • Once that is achieved, the sort of event that will happen is: You will be online to order, say, a replacement water filter, and the suggestion engine will propose that along with the filter, you might like to buy ... a pogo stick.
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  • Then we will list the things that might derail us on the way to that future.
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  • A shiver ran through the tree, and the wind sent forth a blast that would have knocked me off had I not clung to the branch with might and main.
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  • We went down a hundred and twenty feet in an elevator that we might see the violent eddies and whirlpools in the deep gorge below the Falls.
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  • Besides, they said Helen's wonderful deliverance might be a boon to other afflicted children.
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  • At a little distance from the palace we might easily mistake it for a mountain whose peaks were mounting heavenward to receive the last kiss of the departing day.
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  • Involuntarily he felt a joyful agitation at the thought of the humiliation of arrogant Austria and that in a week's time he might, perhaps, see and take part in the first Russian encounter with the French since Suvorov met them.
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  • These sayings were prepared in the inner laboratory of his mind in a portable form as if intentionally, so that insignificant society people might carry them from drawing room to drawing room.
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  • She's afraid you might think that she does not like you.
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  • What do you think?"--she was speaking hurriedly, evidently afraid her strength might fail her-- "Will he ever forgive me?
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  • I swear to you on my honor that Napoleon was in such a fix as never before and might have lost half his army but could not have taken Smolensk.
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  • Then his lips and tongue moved, sounds came, and he began to speak, gazing timidly and imploringly at her, evidently afraid that she might not understand.
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  • Some of the peasants said that these new arrivals were Russians and might take it amiss that the mistress was being detained.
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  • The officer appeared abashed, as though he understood that one might think of how many men would be missing tomorrow but ought not to speak of it.
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  • I concluded that if I reported to your Serene Highness you might send me away or say that you knew what I was reporting, but then I shouldn't lose anything...
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  • There was nothing she could do about it until he got home, so she might as well not think about it.
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  • If they presented a united front, Tessa might back up.
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  • You think the boy might not be mine?
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  • Then when she learned about Tessa's son, she was furious because he might inherit - even though I hadn't said anything to father.
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  • If it hadn't been for Katie, she might not have discovered that she was right.
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  • On the other hand, if he wanted to harm her, he might snatch the stick from her and use it as a weapon against her.
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  • His hands might be soft, but he was capable of dealing with whatever came in his direction.
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  • Was he actually concerned about the fact that she might have been killed, or that his hideout might have been discovered in a search for her body?
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  • She had been making out with a man who might be involved in drug trafficking.
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  • The post office might know something.
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  • This was a relationship she might want to pursue if he wasn't involved in something illegal.
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  • It might be the last trip for all of us.
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  • He was very proud to think of this, and he wished that he might grow up to be like them.
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  • We might pay a premium to support a family farm.
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  • A war which became general, as any limited action might, would only result in the virtual destruction of mankind.
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  • At first King Frost was very angry, and the fairies trembled and crouched lower in their hiding-places, and I do not know what might have happened to them if just then a party of boys and girls had not entered the wood.
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  • If the name was not derived from that of some English locality--Saffron Walden, for instance--one might suppose that it was called originally Walled-in Pond.
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  • And having got rid of this young man who did not know how to behave, she resumed her duties as hostess and continued to listen and watch, ready to help at any point where the conversation might happen to flag.
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  • They forgot that the frightened face and the figure could not be altered, and that however they might change the setting and adornment of that face, it would still remain piteous and plain.
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  • To him the club entrusted the arrangement of the festival in honor of Bagration, for few men knew so well how to arrange a feast on an open-handed, hospitable scale, and still fewer men would be so well able and willing to make up out of their own resources what might be needed for the success of the fete.
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  • One might easily get killed that way!
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  • Oh, that this toil might end and you would release me! thought he.
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  • She felt that she could not understand them however much she might think about them.
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  • And the nearer he drew to it the more Alpatych felt that this unreasonable action might produce good results.
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  • He had not decided what it should mean when he heard the voice of the eldest princess at the door asking whether she might come in.
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  • The Russians might fall on his left wing, might break through his center, he himself might be killed by a stray cannon ball.
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  • The countess knew this, but what it might be she did not know, and this alarmed and tormented her.
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  • That might be true, but there was no point in working at becoming a spendthrift simply because he had money.
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  • For a moment her heart beat overtime and it looked as though she might fall, but Alex smoothly caught her and stepped around, covering her fumbling so well that no one appeared to notice.
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  • Aside from his solemn expression, there was nothing in the way he acted with the children that might indicate anything was wrong between them.
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  • She wanted to tell him how much she missed him - how much she wished he was there, but he might jump in the truck and travel dangerous highways.
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  • Maybe she was right, and if Alex hadn't been such a perfect husband in every other way, she might have done it.
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  • If he had lied to her, he might have cheated as well.
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  • It wasn't something she was looking forward to, but it might be helpful.
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  • The battery in the lantern might be dead or the fall might have broken it.
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  • She might as well get some rest.
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  • The dust storm might work in their favor, but it would only increase their discomfort.
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  • You live here; you just might bump into someone you know.
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  • I can't ignore what else we might accomplish.
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  • Granted, what we accomplished was monumental, but coming across a similar situation and duplicating what we were able to do might not occur very often.
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  • Think of the good we might be doing!
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  • It was some distance from the farm house and he thought he might not get to it before it left.
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  • We conveyed the meager information to a national tip line, fearing it might be too little too late.
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  • Tell Brennan he has carte blanch to give us everything within reason we might need.
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  • Now, through happenstance I learn of a way this heartache might be sometimes prevented.
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  • You've demonstrated your abilities and yet you've restricted your activities to accomplish a specific good, at no small risk to yourselves, I might add.
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  • I can only imagine other uses you might have embraced, for personal financial enhancement.
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  • Personally, the thought we might work together in one location, absent the hectic schedule presently exhausting us, made me giddy and set my mind a-tumble with possibilities.
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  • While Howie was joyous that the kidnapper might be apprehended, he remained shaken by having watched the abduction.
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  • There they might live in peace and safety while all the country round was overrun by rude and barbarous men.
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  • You might argue that since there is now a surplus of labor in Chad's neighborhood, the price of labor is lowered and Chad will only find work paying $9.75 an hour.
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  • When might no longer makes right for the strong, they think twice about preying on the weak.
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  • One might have expected to find YouTube making its cameo in the earlier "communication" section, but I deliberately moved it here.
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  • It suddenly occurred to me that he might make a delightful pet; so I seized him by the tail with both hands and carried him home.
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  • I thought I might just as well describe my pet in order to know it--order, vertebrate; division, quadruped; class, mammalia; genus, felinus; species, cat; individual, Tabby.
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  • This spending of the best part of one's life earning money in order to enjoy a questionable liberty during the least valuable part of it reminds me of the Englishman who went to India to make a fortune first, in order that he might return to England and live the life of a poet.
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  • Well, there I might live, I said; and there I did live, for an hour, a summer and a winter life; saw how I could let the years run off, buffet the winter through, and see the spring come in.
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  • Perhaps it might be called Yellow Pine Lake, from the following circumstance.
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  • Might not the basket, stable-broom, mat-making, corn-parching, linen-spinning, and pottery business have thrived here, making the wilderness to blossom like the rose, and a numerous posterity have inherited the land of their fathers?
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  • The people only gave him power that he might rid them of the Bourbons and because they saw that he was a great man.
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  • Berg evidently enjoyed narrating all this, and did not seem to suspect that others, too, might have their own interests.
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  • Now that he was already an officer and a wounded hero, would it be right to remind him of herself and, as it might seem, of the obligations to her he had taken on himself?
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  • He might... not only might but should, have gone up to the sovereign.
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  • But if you are alive--live: tomorrow you'll die as I might have died an hour ago.
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  • One of the players said he hoped he might be trusted.
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  • "Uncle" too was in high spirits and far from being offended by the brother's and sister's laughter (it could never enter his head that they might be laughing at his way of life) he himself joined in the merriment.
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  • She had decided to receive them, but feared lest the prince might at any moment indulge in some freak, as he seemed much upset by the Rostovs' visit.
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  • "There, my dear princess, I've brought you my songstress," said the count, bowing and looking round uneasily as if afraid the old prince might appear.
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  • She, seeing herself surrounded by such brilliant and polite young men, beamed with satisfaction, try as she might to hide it, and perturbed as she evidently was each time her husband moved in his sleep behind her.
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  • If we had not said that till the evening, heaven knows what might not have happened.
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  • Looking at his cold face, as he sat like a stern schoolmaster who was prepared to wait awhile for an answer, Pierre felt that every instant of delay might cost him his life; but he did not know what to say.
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  • Not by a single word had Nicholas alluded to the fact that Prince Andrew's relations with Natasha might, if he recovered, be renewed, but Princess Mary saw by his face that he knew and thought of this.
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  • So one might have thought that regarding this period of the campaign the historians, who attributed the actions of the mass to the will of one man, would have found it impossible to make the story of the retreat fit their theory.
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  • "But they're a clean folk, lads," the first man went on; "he was white-- as white as birchbark--and some of them are such fine fellows, you might think they were nobles."
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  • As long as they remained with their own people each might hope for help from his fellows and the definite place he held among them.
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  • I cannot propose to her at present, but the thought that perhaps she might someday be my wife and that I may be missing that possibility... that possibility... is terrible.
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  • Any guard might arrest him, but by strange chance no one does so and all rapturously greet the man they cursed the day before and will curse again a month later.
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  • He suddenly felt sorry for her and was vaguely conscious that he might be the cause of the sadness her face expressed.
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  • Of course he is right there," said Countess Mary, "but he forgets that we have other duties nearer to us, duties indicated to us by God Himself, and that though we might expose ourselves to risks we must not risk our children."
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  • Guides dressed in colonial garb will dot the trail and answer any questions you might have.
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  • With a number of renowned restaurants and chefs within the city, making a choice for dinner might be more difficult than expected.
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  • I think she was merely directing the comment at you because she thought you might want to know.
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  • A spiked drink might seem harmless, but if a person was taking certain prescription drugs, it could be dangerous.
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  • I want to be able to focus on solving this problem, not worrying about what might be said or done to you.
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  • She sat up and reached for her robe, wondering who might be visiting at this time in the morning.
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  • It might be a good idea to tell Len or Howard about it.
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  • In fact she had avoided - even pushed away those who might want to claim close friendship.
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  • But if she moved, the car might start rocking again.
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  • If you weren't concerned about your own life, you might have thought about your chances of taking someone else with you.
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  • A patch of blue cement suggested a swimming pool might also inhabit the estate.
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  • His mouth twisted into what might have passed for a smile.
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  • It crossed her mind that he might trip on the mossy rocks, but he crossed the creek with sure steps.
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  • It never occurred to her that he might be embarrassed when he found out.
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  • You mean I should try to cover up that which any man might find attractive.
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  • Still, if she could get into that building and find out, it might ease her mind.
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  • I was just thinking I might have betrayed yours.
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  • He might as well learn that he wasn't going to dominate her.
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  • He hadn't even considered that she might not want to go.
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  • A little memory work might be required, but anyone could count from nineteen to twenty.
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  • If Len was right, it might be a lifetime of hiding.
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  • I thought you might want to go with Mom and Tammy.
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  • For a moment she wanted to retract the part about being entertainment, but when he spoke she realized it might have been exactly what she needed to say.
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  • Occasionally he glanced behind him, as if searching for someone, or something, that might be watching.
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  • They might have considered her an innocent bystander in her relationship with Allen, but being on the sideline again would, at minimum, make them suspicious.
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  • She glanced up at Yancey, but he gave no indication he might give her any privacy.
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  • Do you think he might hit you?
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  • She could have left then, and might have if curiosity hadn't gotten the best of her.
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  • To his right, walked the woman he might marry – Connie Spencer.
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  • It did cross my mind that Mertz might have something to worry about, though.
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  • If I go any slower he might die before I get there.
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  • Bordeaux pushed to his feet and moved away from her, careful not to make any sudden movements that might be misinterpreted.
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  • It takes time we don't have, it won't fool the Indians, and you're raising dust they might see.
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  • Cassie, I'm not leaving you, so you might as well try to go on.
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  • No wonder the cavalry wanted you bad enough to pay you twice what they thought Pete might pay.
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  • He might kill the boy!
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  • Is it unique or might others perform likewise?
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  • To ask Brennan directly might lead to us so I made up a story we were checking old cases to see if someone released from prison might have returned to this type of crime.
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  • They looked, as they thought, in every place where the lambs might have taken shelter.
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  • But nowhere in it was there even a hint that it might not be possible.
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  • You might be saying, Well, sure.
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  • Since one cannot have everything, seed makers invariably will make trade-offs that might be different than what I would make.
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  • Some might say, Hunger is awful.
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  • This is simply another form of trade, so some might accuse me of double counting some of my forty-three reasons war will end.
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  • I imitated this action, even wearing his spectacles, thinking they might help solve the mystery.
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  • We knew that beyond the border of our Eden men were making history by the sweat of their brows when they might better make a holiday.
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  • He makes you feel that if you only had a little more time, you, too, might be an inventor.
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  • I might possibly invent some excuse for them and him, but I have no time for it.
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  • But even if one might, what feeling except veneration could such a man as my father evoke?
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  • The regimental commander was afraid he might be blamed for this and did not answer.
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  • He vividly imagined the casual questions that might be put to him and the answers he would give.
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  • What the diplomatic matter might be he did not care, but it gave him great pleasure to prepare a circular, memorandum, or report, skillfully, pointedly, and elegantly.
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  • He saw that his championship of the doctor's wife in her queer trap might expose him to what he dreaded more than anything in the world--to ridicule; but his instinct urged him on.
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  • He seized his pistol and, instead of firing it, flung it at the Frenchman and ran with all his might toward the bushes.
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  • Prince Vasili had come to the conclusion that it was necessary to throw this bone--a bill for thirty thousand rubles--to the poor princess that it might not occur to her to speak of his share in the affair of the inlaid portfolio.
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  • He had merely understood that the woman he had known as a child, of whom when her beauty was mentioned he had said absent-mindedly: "Yes, she's good looking," he had understood that this woman might belong to him.
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  • All this might, he thought, turn out very well and amusingly.
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  • The handsome open face of the man who might perhaps be her husband absorbed all her attention.
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  • If she has no pride for herself she might at least have some for my sake!
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  • Perhaps I might have done the same!... thought Princess Mary.
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  • Involuntarily recalling his wife's past and her relations with Dolokhov, Pierre saw clearly that what was said in the letter might be true, or might at least seem to be true had it not referred to his wife.
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  • "Lord God of might, God of our salvation!" began the priest in that voice, clear, not grandiloquent but mild, in which only the Slav clergy read and which acts so irresistibly on a Russian heart.
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  • The count ordered his carriage that he might drive to Sokolniki, and sat in his study with folded hands, morose, sallow, and taciturn.
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  • She saw his face, heard his voice, repeated his words and her own, and sometimes devised other words they might have spoken.
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  • Owing to various diplomatic considerations the Russian armies--just those which might have destroyed his prestige--do not appear upon the scene till he is no longer there.
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  • He spoke of what he knew might interest the old lady and that she could understand.
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  • Even if you're only visiting the city for fun, you might be interested in stopping by some of the restaurants in the city.
    4
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  • And yet, in a way, waiting this long might have been an advantage.
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  • A part of her might never forgive him for what he did... and that was a dark part of her personality that she didn't want him to see.
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  • He might never say anything to Jonathan about it, but Jonathan would know in other ways how he felt.
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  • He might not have heard what she said, but he must have heard her speak.
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  • If she had asked about the building when we passed it, I might have figured she had never seen it, but she pretended she didn't notice.
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  • Keep it up and I might decide to withdraw my invitation.
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  • I might have a stroke or a million other things.
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  • If it were any other man, she might think it was sexual frustration, but Brandon didn't appear to be interested in any of them.
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  • It might make him feel less threatened.
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  • You might have said something in my defense last night, instead of sitting there like a lump on a log.
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  • I might meet some tall, dark, handsome man on the way, and you'd chase him off.
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  • Some might call it luck, but she knew better.
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  • If the driver was hurt, she might be able to help.
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  • She might be getting over him, but the idea of running into him in town was particularly disturbing.
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  • What makes you think I might still want it?
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  • She had come prepared for such an emergency, but any delay might prove embarrassing.
    3
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  • She watched for soft areas where a wagon might get stuck.
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  • He might show up any time to claim the ranch.
    3
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  • Under other circumstances, she might have enjoyed having the upper hand, but right now she didn't feel much like playing games.
    3
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  • You might as well give up.
    3
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  • Do you think they might attack?
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  • He wasn't impervious to harm, much as he might think so.
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  • If you take them with you, it might give you cover if the Indians attack again.
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  • On the other hand, if you abandoned the wagons and rode the mules, you might be able to keep ahead of the Indians.
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  • Saddle a mule for each person; pack all the supplies you might need on the extra mules and burn the rest of the supplies.
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  • Separating might increase the risks for some, but it would reduce the risk of everyone being captured.
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  • A month ago she would have said she might never marry, and yet it had crossed her mind a number of times since she met Bordeaux.
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  • They might instinctively feel her terrified regard.
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  • They might be the ones that sent the cavalry our way.
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  • If they separated at Ashley, she might not ever see him again.
    3
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  • Bordeaux might not want to take them into their home.
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  • He might leave again.
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  • Accepting his proposal of marriage might be setting her up for a fall, but declining was surely something she would live to regret.
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  • This might be the last time we see each other.
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  • Why had it never occurred to her that the twins might not want to go with her?
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  • You might as well know right now that I wanted to buy your ranch so I could use the creek.
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  • That's not as far out as you might think.
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  • Don't you think he might get ideas?
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  • It looks like it might get bad.
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  • This might be a good time to ask.
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  • I mean, it might be hurtful for your sister to see me using your mothers' things.
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  • I thought you might have thawed out a little by now.
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  • It might be innocent to him, but it was far from that for her.
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  • That's when it first crossed my mind that you might be the one.
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  • Cade and Claudette might never be close, but they had certainly reduced the gap.
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  • Quinn added, We didn't want to wake him, or be talking about him while he might overhear.
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  • His mother pushed him off on us because he stayed up here in New Hampshire because he stayed here a couple of summers growing and she thought visiting might jar something loose.
    3
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  • Sort of a flash-back you might call it.
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  • It's so nice not to listen to police sirens and taxies honking their horns but I'm afraid we might have woken Howie up earlier.
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  • Just think; they might have been real people you were seeing.
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  • Frankly, I'm petrified what I experienced last night might somehow lead to more of the same; people poking sticks at my psyche.
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  • You might need to replicate everything.
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  • Might Howie be faking this business?
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  • We asked if there was anyone around who might still be living who would remember that far back.
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  • I do remember some theories concerning relativity suggesting some sort of motion in space might allow time travel if space-time geometrics are possible.
    3
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  • If I thought Howie might have difficulty napping, I was dead wrong.
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  • For the first time, I felt we all sensed we might be on to something highly significant.
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  • Betsy was hopeful she might be able to confirm where the people had lived.
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  • Now, with Quinn's interest piqued, we were a committed pack of five dedicated to seek answers, wherever they might lie.
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  • The guy might have snatched the child himself.
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  • We didn't let on to this guy, Jude Bryce, about the tip but he was a close neighbor and the parents suspected he might be involved so he was in our radar.
    1
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  • If Quinn didn't place him at the hotel, he felt he might locate it himself.
    1
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  • We considered the session might take much longer than usual.
    1
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  • I'll see if I can check it out but it might take a while.
    1
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  • If you're concerned my little project might impact your security, don't be alarmed.
    1
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  • They'll maintain a public web site you might peruse occasionally but they'll know nothing of your group or what you're doing.
    1
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  • Martha had no siblings and Quinn had no idea of what might have sprouted from his alien family tree.
    1
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  • We don't know what he might have dug up.
    1
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  • Invest it well and it might get her a couple of years, the way prices keep going up.
    1
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  • She might even begin to forgive her sinful daughter.
    1
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  • They got wind there might be someone out there in the nether world with incredible abilities they could commandeer.
    1
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  • By the way, the good news is you might have just saved another life.
    1
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  • I'm trying to guess what he might do; put myself in his boots.
    1
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  • The way you tell it, it sounds nearly impossible for us to catch him if he learns everything we can and might do.
    1
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  • She recognized tips came in all over the country; giving rise to her feeling there might be many different tipsters.
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  • More of where the relationship might lead.
    1
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  • I volunteered no more information, nor did he want it, doubly so now that he might be suspected of having ties to us because of the frequent inquiries he made.
    1
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  • I would think if they see the connection they might be leery of taking our calls.
    1
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  • She might have guessed about your abilities and limitations.
    1
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  • I knew this conversation deserved more thought on my part but it felt good taking some action, even if it might prove misguided.
    1
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  • And who might that be?
    1
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  • Her visions are limited as to time or location and she has no idea when they might disappear.
    1
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  • I'm sure answers might be forthcoming via direct and persuasive questioning.
    1
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  • I'm under surveillance and my secure lines might not be so secure anymore.
    1
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  • I considered telling her the tipster was ill and out of service for a few days but common sense dictated that doing so might encourage someone to commit a crime in the tipster's absence.
    1
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  • Brennan's admonition that our tip line might be compromised was beyond being simply bothersome.
    1
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  • He's sought out anyone he thinks might lead him in the right direction.
    1
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  • Watch yourself; you're public and he might very well target you or your people.
    1
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  • Granted, Howie's mother might linger for weeks but she's still his only flesh and blood.
    1
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  • While I wanted to wake Betsy and explain the situation I felt following Julie's directive might free her to be more forthcoming.
    1
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  • A million might look like a pittance.
    1
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  • It was clear she'd overheard a lot of information and as I was fearful she might confide in someone else, I admitted to her that Howie was the person the world was seeking, the so-called psychic tipster.
    1
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  • She thought you might be upset.
    1
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  • One woman want's to write a book about it, but frankly, so might I one day.
    1
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  • Another opportunity will present itself I'm sure, but not where I might be identified with my perfect house on wheels and electric bicycle.
    1
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  • I wondered if, with his days off, he might be hitting the bottle early.
    1
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  • Those two might kill each other without a referee.
    1
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  • While she was concerned about the rift in our associates' relationship, she felt Quinn and Howie getting together might produce some positive results, in spite of how acrimonious they might be to each other.
    1
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  • It is hard work but we might get lucky.
    1
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  • Betsy might have picked it up on her daily internet search if Howie hadn't been out of action.
    1
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  • Martha exclaimed when I told her Julie had entered the million dollar hunt for Howie and her letter might have fallen into the wrong hands.
    1
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  • It sounds like I might be able to work something out.
    1
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  • "You realize that might mean identifying ourselves," I told her.
    1
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  • I'm willing to put my ass on the line and help where it might do some good but I'm just a private citizen.
    1
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  • You think born again Saint Willard the Redeemed One might have been involved?
    1
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  • That might prove interesting, don't you think?
    1
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  • He paused before saying he thought Howie suspected it might have been Molly's father or some old boyfriend.
    1
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  • Naw. He said Julie never talks about that old stuff and my guess is he doesn't want to open a can that might be messy.
    1
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  • This was one more example of Howie turning away from anything that might prove uncomfortable.
    1
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  • Was this break in and shooting a coincidental event or might someone else have been as clever as I at tracking down this nefarious tipster?
    1
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  • We were concerned that his death might be a conduit to revealing the problem.
    1
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  • There's a strong indication they might have been wrong and he was innocent.
    1
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  • I took my time to see what secrets I might glean from their abode.
    1
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  • The more I thought about it, the more I felt Quinn, Martha and baby Claire might be gone.
    1
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  • I was hoping you might have had a revelation.
    1
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  • Might he be nearly as close to us as Owen Bryce had been?
    1
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  • He cautioned me that Bryce might not be our only threat.
    1
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  • "Any chance you might start up again later, if we're assured all the threats are eliminated?" he asked.
    1
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  • I'd planned to wait until Betsy and Molly returned from walking Bumpus but I decided if I had to drive back into downtown Keene, I might as well swing by Wheelock Park Campground as it was on the way, at least sort-of.
    1
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  • It might make me a few minutes late meeting with Jackson but all the more time for Brennan to speak with him first.
    1
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  • I thought you might be a bit more accommodating.
    1
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  • Whether it was the panic in my voice or my description of the facts, Jackson was beginning to realize the seriousness of what might be happening in his jurisdiction.
    1
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  • One of them might have even been responsible for Annie's murder.
    1
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  • Was there one of them in particular you think might have been responsible for Annie's murder?
    1
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  • While I had no direct evidence the attendees were all registered sex offenders, the way they nodded and agreed at the mention of deviant sexual behavior made me feel I might be unique among like penitents.
    1
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  • Instead, I called fisherman Dan Brennan, figuring he might have arose with the dawn.
    1
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  • Might there be more to Howie's culpability in his sister's disappearance?
    1
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  • Saying that might go further toward getting him to forget the kidnapping and murder and going on with his life.
    1
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  • We paid for the swimming pool so we might as well use it.
    1
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  • There is on one to connect me to New Hampshire though this little group who thought they were so clever hiding in that silly business in Keene might suspect that the one they hunted is now hunting them!
    1
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  • That monster might have still been in the house!
    1
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  • I thought for a moment the woman might cry out but my look froze her to silence.
    1
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  • The damn thing might as well had a sign on it, saying, hey, coppers, here I am!
    1
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  • He might have bought it for cash.
    1
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  • It killed me, knowing we might remain here, doing nothing, and not knowing what was happening to Betsy and Molly.
    1
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  • I thought I might be able to fix the time setting by trial and error but I was at a loss establishing a location.
    1
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  • I'm sorry if I seem in awe but might you tell me how you came to so genius a conclusion?
    1
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  • Try as I might, I couldn't fix the time or the location anywhere close to the present where we wanted to be.
    1
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  • My stomach knotted with the knowledge this might be our last chance.
    1
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  • I thought you might want to stand by.
    1
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  • The detective seemed unconvinced until I told him John Luke Grasso wanted something from my friend and he might have contacted him.
    1
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  • There's a chance it might be the vehicle we're looking for.
    1
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  • I cringed at the thought of who might have spent their last nights on earth on that pallet.
    1
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  • "Do what I say, bitch, and I might not kill him!" the man named Talon snarled.
    1
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  • Dusty relaxed and smoothed her hair back like he might a child's.
    1
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  • You stay put, they just might ignore you.
    1
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  • We think he might have some natural ability.
    1
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  • It might help me, she said hesitantly.
    1
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  • Might be something else.
    1
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  • And if this Miami thing gets as bad as we both think it will, he might have to come back soon anyway.
    1
    0
  • And yet, he feared what that fire might mean.
    1
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  • Whoever's helping him might've gotten rid of any leaks.
    1
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  • Might do you good to get out of sight, he said, nodding towards the windows.
    1
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  • He stared down at her, and she wondered what else she might have done to piss him off.
    1
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  • It's bad enough that it might fry my brain.
    1
    0
  • Of all the coddling he'd accused Sofi and Bianca of doing, he'd been working hard to protect Darian from anything that might force him to grow into his powers.
    1
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  • Didn't stop to think we might be in the middle of helping when you sucked us dry?
    1
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  • Any resistance she might have mustered melted at his words.
    1
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  • Damian might have some insight into what was going on, and who the Magician was.
    1
    0
  • He looked small in the middle of the foyer, and he wore an insincere smile like he might any other piece of easily removable clothing.
    1
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  • Start with gathering blankets, hot water, a first-aid kit, any sort of bandages they might have.
    1
    0
  • "This might hurt," she said.
    1
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  • Soup was out of the question; it might as well have been a million miles away in the kitchen.
    1
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  • I mean, I might be able to seal the breach I made, if it doesn't get bigger and I can borrow Damian's power.
    1
    0
  • Damian sought out Sofi, both for her calming influence and any tidbits of what she might've Seen.
    1
    0
  • "If we had known we were coming we might have brought along several other useful things," responded the Wizard.
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  • For, if we told you truly, you might escape us altogether; and if we told you an untruth we would be naughty and deserve to be punished.
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  • They thought that pictures might take one's mind away from things that were better or more useful.
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  • Nations can do this by acquiring enough military might that an attempted land grab would cost their neighbors more than they would get if successful.
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  • This might be the adoption of commercial standards as well as the creation and operation of a civil court system and laws.
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  • So you might suspect the tax rate is only 1 percent.
    3
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  • I foresee a day when, on a Sunday afternoon, a family might drive (or actually be driven by their car) out to a farm to see where food comes from.
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  • They were lined up as far as the eye could see on the Apian Way, the main road through Rome, as a warning to other slaves who might consider rebellion.
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  • We will see how this might come to pass—but first, let's ask whether it must.
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  • Electronic transfers mean the money of a government, business, or individual might be anywhere at any time.
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  • Some might argue this is not in and of itself a force for peace.
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  • As difficult as it might be to "let go," this is good for peace.
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  • As I talked, happy thoughts fluttered up out of my words that might perhaps have struggled in vain to escape my fingers.
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  • The teachers at the Wright-Humason School were always planning how they might give the pupils every advantage that those who hear enjoy--how they might make much of few tendencies and passive memories in the cases of the little ones--and lead them out of the cramping circumstances in which their lives were set.
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  • We had hurried through the dish-washing after luncheon, in order that we might have as long an afternoon as possible for the story.
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  • I might have seen Mrs. Wiggin, the sweet author of "Birds' Christmas Carol," but she had a dangerous cough and could not come.
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  • She showed me how very foolish it would be for me to pursue a four years' course of study at Radcliffe, simply to be like other girls, when I might better be cultivating whatever ability I had for writing.
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  • But, while we were discussing plans for the winter, a suggestion which Dr. Hale had made long ago flashed across Teacher's mind--that I might take courses somewhat like those offered at Radcliffe, under the instruction of the professors in these courses.
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  • Perhaps, if you would send a copy of this to the head of the Cambridge School, it might enlighten his mind on a few subjects, on which he seems to be in total darkness just now....
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  • My friends thought we might have one or two pupils in our own home, thereby securing to me the advantage of being helpful to others without any of the disadvantages of a large school.
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  • It never occurred to me that it might be worth while to make my own observations and describe the experiences peculiarly my own.
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  • Why, one might just as well say that a two-year-old child converses fluently when he says 'apple give,' or 'baby walk go.'
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  • She made the letters rapidly, and I gave her the cake, which she ate in a great hurry, thinking, I suppose, that I might take it from her.
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  • The only person that we supposed might possibly have read the story to Helen was her friend, Mrs. Hopkins, whom she was visiting at the time in Brewster.
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  • I have watered the red huckleberry, the sand cherry and the nettle-tree, the red pine and the black ash, the white grape and the yellow violet, which might have withered else in dry seasons.
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  • However, I should never have broken a horse or bull and taken him to board for any work he might do for me, for fear I should become a horseman or a herdsman merely; and if society seems to be the gainer by so doing, are we certain that what is one man's gain is not another's loss, and that the stable-boy has equal cause with his master to be satisfied?
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  • As for a habitat, if I were not permitted still to squat, I might purchase one acre at the same price for which the land I cultivated was sold--namely, eight dollars and eight cents.
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  • Wherever I sat, there I might live, and the landscape radiated from me accordingly.
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  • I discovered many a site for a house not likely to be soon improved, which some might have thought too far from the village, but to my eyes the village was too far from it.
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  • This was an airy and unplastered cabin, fit to entertain a travelling god, and where a goddess might trail her garments.
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  • We might as well omit to study Nature because she is old.
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  • As the sparrow had its trill, sitting on the hickory before my door, so had I my chuckle or suppressed warble which he might hear out of my nest.
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  • Fearing that they would be light-headed for want of food and also sleep, owing to "the savages' barbarous singing, (for they use to sing themselves asleep,)" and that they might get home while they had strength to travel, they departed.
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  • He cut his trees level and close to the ground, that the sprouts which came up afterward might be more vigorous and a sled might slide over the stumps; and instead of leaving a whole tree to support his corded wood, he would pare it away to a slender stake or splinter which you could break off with your hand at last.
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  • It seemed that from such a basis of truth and frankness as the poor weak-headed pauper had laid, our intercourse might go forward to something better than the intercourse of sages.
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  • If it had lasted longer it might have tinged my employments and life.
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  • If he and his family would live simply, they might all go a-huckleberrying in the summer for their amusement.
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  • Such a one might make a good shepherd's dog, but is far from being the Good Shepherd.
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  • Many other substitutes might, perhaps, be found.
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  • I might have got good limestone within a mile or two and burned it myself, if I had cared to do so.
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  • One has suggested, that if such a "leach-hole" should be found, its connection with the meadow, if any existed, might be proved by conveying some colored powder or sawdust to the mouth of the hole, and then putting a strainer over the spring in the meadow, which would catch some of the particles carried through by the current.
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  • Who knows but if our instruments were delicate enough we might detect an undulation in the crust of the earth?
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  • The Merlin it seemed to me it might be called: but I care not for its name.
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  • Every morning she came in like that, and every morning prayed that the daily interview might pass off well.
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  • Whether he was pulling it or being pushed by it he did not know, but rushed along at headlong speed with no time to consider what this movement might lead to.
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  • Langeron, trying as virulently as possible to sting Weyrother's vanity as author of the military plan, argued that Bonaparte might easily attack instead of being attacked, and so render the whole of this plan perfectly worthless.
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  • But he heard the words as he might have heard the buzzing of a fly.
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  • The postmaster came in and began obsequiously to beg his excellency to wait only two hours, when, come what might, he would let his excellency have the courier horses.
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  • Have you chosen a post in which you might be of service to your neighbor?
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  • He blinked, went red, got up and sat down again, struggling with himself to do what was for him the most difficult thing in life--to say an unpleasant thing to a man's face, to say what the other, whoever he might be, did not expect.
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  • He had a brilliant position in society thanks to his intimacy with Countess Bezukhova, a brilliant position in the service thanks to the patronage of an important personage whose complete confidence he enjoyed, and he was beginning to make plans for marrying one of the richest heiresses in Petersburg, plans which might very easily be realized.
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  • Seeing that her mother was still praying she ran on tiptoe to the bed and, rapidly slipping one little foot against the other, pushed off her slippers and jumped onto the bed the countess had feared might become her grave.
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  • When Theodosia had gone to sleep Princess Mary thought about this for a long time, and at last made up her mind that, strange as it might seem, she must go on a pilgrimage.
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  • But what an account of everything might be Nicholas knew even less than the frightened and bewildered Mitenka.
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  • The countess, who heard at once from the maids what had happened at the lodge, was calmed by the thought that now their affairs would certainly improve, but on the other hand felt anxious as to the effect this excitement might have on her son.
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  • It was decided that the count must not go, but that if Louisa Ivanovna (Madame Schoss) would go with them, the young ladies might go to the Melyukovs', Sonya, generally so timid and shy, more urgently than anyone begging Louisa Ivanovna not to refuse.
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  • Incidents were related evidently confirming the opinion that everything was going from bad to worse, but whether telling a story or giving an opinion the speaker always stopped, or was stopped, at the point beyond which his criticism might touch the sovereign himself.
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  • He shifts the Dukes about as I might move my serfs from Bald Hills to Bogucharovo or my Ryazan estates.
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  • Boris began, wishing to sting her; but at that instant the galling thought occurred to him that he might have to leave Moscow without having accomplished his aim, and have vainly wasted his efforts--which was a thing he never allowed to happen.
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  • He glanced at her to make sure that he might go on.
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  • What a splendid reign the Emperor Alexander's might have been!
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  • But Napoleon came and swept him aside, unconscious of his existence, as he might brush a chip from his path, and his Bald Hills and his whole life fell to pieces.
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  • At Smolensk too he judged correctly that the French might outflank us, as they had larger forces.
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  • Every Russian might have predicted it, not by reasoning but by the feeling implanted in each of us and in our fathers.
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  • Though she concealed from him her intention of keeping him under her wing, Petya guessed her designs, and instinctively fearing that he might give way to emotion when with her--might "become womanish" as he termed it to himself--he treated her coldly, avoided her, and during his stay in Moscow attached himself exclusively to Natasha for whom he had always had a particularly brotherly tenderness, almost lover-like.
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  • This is what they have done with me! thought he, full of an irrepressible fury that welled up within him against the someone to whom what was happening might be attributed.
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  • "Clear that away!" was all that was said of them, and they were thrown over the parapet and removed later on that they might not stink.
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  • All around the quarters occupied by the French were other regions still unexplored and unoccupied where, they thought, yet greater riches might be found.
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  • From the expression of his animated face the woman saw that this man might help her.
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  • Get along! said several voices, and one of the soldiers, evidently afraid that Pierre might want to take from them some of the plate and bronzes that were in the drawer, moved threateningly toward him.
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  • He indicated the stud farms at which Nicholas might procure horses, recommended to him a horse dealer in the town and a landowner fourteen miles out of town who had the best horses, and promised to assist him in every way.
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  • The day after her party the governor's wife came to see Malvintseva and, after discussing her plan with the aunt, remarked that though under present circumstances a formal betrothal was, of course, not to be thought of, all the same the young people might be brought together and could get to know one another.
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  • More than anything she feared lest the confusion she felt might overwhelm her and betray her as soon as she saw him.
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  • Yes, prayer can move mountains, but one must have faith and not pray as Natasha and I used to as children, that the snow might turn into sugar-- and then run out into the yard to see whether it had done so.
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  • Neither he nor she said a word about what "Natasha nursing him" might mean, but thanks to this letter Nicholas suddenly became almost as intimate with the princess as if they were relations.
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  • In their attitude toward him could still be felt both uncertainty as to who he might be – perhaps a very important person – and hostility as a result of their recent personal conflict with him.
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