Might-be sentence example

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  • This might be the most difficult decision she would ever make.
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  • At this point, abandoning the two fertilized eggs might be a worse sin.
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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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  • It crossed her mind that Alex might be more than uncomfortable in these surroundings.
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  • Carmen thought that might be the end of the conflict.
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  • Yet somewhere deep inside she feared that if he was capable of betrayal once, then he might be again.
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  • It might cross a person's mind now and then that their spouse might be unfaithful, but insisting on it for months was another thing.
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  • There was no reason for him to think his father might be romantically interested in her.
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  • In fact, if she confronted him now and then, he might be more inclined to volunteer information before she found out about it.
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  • Still, Alex might be getting worse.
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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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  • It wasn't something she was looking forward to, but it might be helpful.
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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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  • The battery in the lantern might be dead or the fall might have broken it.
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  • It never occurred to her that he might be embarrassed when he found out.
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  • There might be a thousand explanations for what she had witnessed, but only one came to mind.
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  • Giddon was obviously watching her, so calling on her telephone might be tipping her hand.
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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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  • She had been making out with a man who might be involved in drug trafficking.
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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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  • Occasionally he glanced behind him, as if searching for someone, or something, that might be watching.
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  • Lisa dropped her pad and pencil on the couch and crossed the room, wondering who might be calling her on his telephone and why Yancey was screening her calls.
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  • He might be irritating at times, but he was never boring.
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  • That might be never.
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  • That might be true, but none of it explained his kiss.
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  • The window was barely large enough for her to pass through, but she might be able to get out that way.
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  • If he thinks I might be up today, he'll insist on staying home so he won't miss me.
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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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  • It might be the last trip for all of us.
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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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  • 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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  • They might be the ones that sent the cavalry our way.
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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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  • The inside of her legs were so sore that walking might be more comfortable.
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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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  • She might be worrying for no reason.
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  • If I had paid more attention to her and spent a little less time out on the range, she might be alive today.
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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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  • Some might be that old, but to remember back then, they'd be more'n ninety.
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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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  • Think of the good we might be doing!
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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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  • It was a heart-wrenching chore, choosing which at risk victims might be saved and which ones ignored to suffer their fate.
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  • Prying it loose and getting it to you might be a problem.
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  • Now, through happenstance I learn of a way this heartache might be sometimes prevented.
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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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  • 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.
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  • They got wind there might be someone out there in the nether world with incredible abilities they could commandeer.
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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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  • 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.
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  • I would think if they see the connection they might be leery of taking our calls.
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  • I'm sure answers might be forthcoming via direct and persuasive questioning.
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  • Brennan's admonition that our tip line might be compromised was beyond being simply bothersome.
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  • She thought you might be upset.
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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.
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  • I wondered if, with his days off, he might be hitting the bottle early.
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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.
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  • It sounds like I might be able to work something out.
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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.
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  • We were concerned that his death might be a conduit to revealing the problem.
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  • The more I thought about it, the more I felt Quinn, Martha and baby Claire might be gone.
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  • I thought you might be a bit more accommodating.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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  • My stomach knotted with the knowledge this might be our last chance.
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  • There's a chance it might be the vehicle we're looking for.
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  • Didn't stop to think we might be in the middle of helping when you sucked us dry?
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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.
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  • She tried to assess how many there might be.
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  • Thought you might be interested in something I found in Sean's notebook, Rourk said and rose, handing it to him.
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  • She thought one might be Jule, but the energies faded in and out too quickly to tell.
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  • Damian never imagined her protector might be the towering vamp before him.
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  • They said it might be some sort of rare blood disorder.
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  • It was busy enough; she might be able to lose him if she made it to a crowd of people.
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  • If her Christmas gift was any indication, she thought she might be falling for the brute.
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  • She shivered, not wanting to imagine what Darkyn was capable of or how hard it might be to outmaneuver him to leave Hell.
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  • Deidre squeezed her eyes closed, not wanting to see Darkyn response and afraid his anger might be directed at her.
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  • Her thoughts went to the good she might be able to do from Hell.
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  • She had no idea if Darkyn sought her out when she was upset because he thought she might be in danger or because he was concerned about her being with her ex.
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  • She'd never paid much attention to appliances but imagined they might be intriguing to someone who had never seen them before.
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  • The thought that he might be gave her a modicum of confidence.
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  • When Martha first came here, we thought I might be pregnant, remember?
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  • Then he added, "I might be a bit too busy."
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  • After embarrassed apologies, she seemed compelled to sit down and chat, as if idle conversation might be penance for the pilfered peach pie.
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  • The phone rang, causing all three to jump, thinking it might be Martha.
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  • David, six weeks ago I thought I might be pregnant!
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  • Silly David Dean for thinking more time might be needed to put all these pesky details to rest.
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  • Besides, it might be fun.
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  • The couple was hoping to get on the road ahead of one or more of the feuding Dawkinses, who might be moseying to the same destination.
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  • If the air is just let out of your tires, do you think a bicycle pump might be enough to get you running?
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  • Me and Bertha here might be too old to drive all the way from Kansas, but we're still at home on these Jeep roads.
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  • Dean felt as if he might be getting somewhere, at least in identifying Martha's bones.
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  • We're just trying to find out who might be involved in covering up the matter.
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  • Dean wondered if Fitzgerald might be a closet drunk.
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  • I just don't know what it might be.
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  • It might be a firecracker.
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  • Cynthia's admonition to be careful echoed in his ears—but someone might be down there.
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  • He thought she might be sleeping, but her place was ablaze with lights, and she met him at the door as if expecting him.
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  • That might be painful, considering where Mr. Dean was shot!
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  • If it's one of them Dawkins, it might be considered jury tampering.
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  • He did the math—married seven years, divorced ten years— depending on her age when she married, she might be a young-looking forty.
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  • Dean speculated that they might be concentrating too much on Fitzgerald and the Dawkinses, and not on others who had access to the Deans' quarters.
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  • Some hacker might be able to, or the FBI maybe.
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  • I'm beginning to think we might be underestimating deputy Larkin.
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  • Brandon Westlake, mournfully depressed, readied for Billy Langstrom's funeral while Dean wondered if Lydia Larkin might be involved in funeral plans of her own.
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  • I don't even know the decade the guy died, much less who he was or who might be connected to him.
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  • Pumpkin and some of Billy's friends thought there might be more to the young man's death than reported.
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  • If he doesn't kill her, she might be what prevents him from building his Army of Souls.
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  • A better person to ask might be Darkyn.
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  • The only thing we might be able to do is plug the holes.
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  • He wasn't certain what might be going through her mind.
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  • The idea Darkyn voluntarily took a bond to a human when he made a name for himself disobeying his former master … There might be a reason Darkyn hadn't explained it to his mate.
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  • You both might be interested in this.
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  • You might be right.
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  • That might be true.
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  • The only thing she might be able to contest was the will.
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  • She offered to watch Destiny overnight and Alex said that might be a good idea.
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  • They couldn't keep the foal as a stud, but she might be able to trade it for a mare when it was older.
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  • This might be a common situation for him, but it was horrifying for her.
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  • Lori, you might be able to convince the police that you didn't intend for him to hurt anyone, physically.
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  • Considering the last person she thought might be one of his customers, the idea wasn't all that comforting.
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  • He might never wake up, and if he did, he might be a vegetable the rest of his life.
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  • If so, Lori might be hurt somewhere.
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  • Alex might be alive in body, but he was no longer the man she had married.
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  • Before she dived in too far, it might be something she should look into.
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  • It was frustrating to work with someone who didn't try, but if it had not been for him trying to rescue her, she might be the one on that bed – or in the morgue.
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  • At first she though exhaustion might be the cause, but when he started working longer hours, it was obvious that wasn't the case.
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  • It might be trivial, but it was an integral part of their marriage.
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  • If you think the specialist might be able to help you, I think it would be a good idea to go.
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  • He might be upset, but surely he would see her point.
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  • Carmen glanced at Alex, unsure who he was talking to, or where the conversation might be going.
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  • It might be warm.
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  • She'd made a decision in front of him, one that warned him this might be his last chance to reveal his secret.
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  • There might be some sort of … Gabe grabbed the new one, and the face flared to life.
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  • She didn't want to know what kind of creatures they might be.
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  • Possibly. It might be an early indication.
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  • I cannot be certain what the result might be if you tried to kill yourself or if you died of unnatural causes.
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  • It might be all that stood between the Dark One and the human world.
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  • Distracted, Gabe began to think about how he might be able to save Deidre using the powers of Death.
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  • But I might be able to help you.
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  • There are strings attached to anyone raised from the dead-dead, but these are of no concern to a deity like they might be to a little human like you.
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  • I'm thinking death might be a bit more to my liking.
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  • Without a thought as to who might be watching, he ducked into an alley and flung himself into the air.
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  • He thought she might be an Ancient.s mate like you.
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  • Her breath caught as she considered more Immortals than Rhyn might be able to read her mind.
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  • We think he might be an Ancient, but he.s so weak and his face has been so damaged, we can.t tell.
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  • She hadn't thought to use it as a bribe; if it were gold, it might be worth something.
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  • One of those distant suns was hers, and maybe, one of those distant suns might be Kiera's.
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  • He sifted through memories to find who might be connected to his youngest sister.
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  • This might be some of your best work.
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  • I thought they might be auburn, like mine.
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  • At the very least, perhaps they might be able to direct her to the help she so obviously needed.
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  • Dean wondered if she might be on some kind of medication.
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  • She might be exaggerating.
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  • Fred suggested that one of the letters might be in error so the group continued to look at the puzzle on the basis Cynthia had first suggested.
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  • At first they tested to see if the numbers might be the vowels but that assumption didn't seem to work out.
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  • When Janet told him she was going to home-school Martha, Weller suggested rather firmly it might be a good idea if Martha went back to a more formal setting.
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  • It certainly sounds as if it might be the thoughts of one of—those girls— not Mrs. Martin.
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  • Do you suppose these are just speculations about how their life might be?
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  • He hesitated, reluctant to return to his room, past Ryland's door from which might be expelled the naked visitor, just as he passed by.
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  • In the next town over, the sun might be shining.
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  • Weller turned to Dean, "I thought you might be interested in the welfare of your guests."
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  • However, in view of the Shipton couple's unconventional estrangement, he wasn't sure what words might be appropriate.
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  • God, I can't be sitting here considering for even a minute, my wife might be a killer!
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  • Dean wondered if his phone might be tapped.
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  • There was no reason for her to even think he might be involved.
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  • When do you think you might be able to come home?
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  • She hadn't been able to sleep, she told him, wondering what his reaction would be, if in fact she might be pregnant.
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  • The others might be below, but Shipton would attempt the same climb where he had fallen two weeks before.
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  • I guessed the second rope might be cut, putting Shipton in serious danger.
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  • Once the shock wore off, rational thinking set in and he calmed down, feeling this might be an advantage.
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  • I wasn't sure, thought it might be wishful thinking on my part.
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  • Jackson decided to take a chance she might be there.
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  • It might be worth it to humiliate the guy.
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  • Of course, she might be skittish if she didn't know how secure the structure was.
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  • Yes you do, and I might be the only man who could ruin it.
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  • And why was Josh worried about what might be happening between Alex and Lori, anyway?
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  • He admired Alex for his courage - and he thought Alex might be telling the truth.
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  • Was that why she seemed so concerned that they might be having an affair?
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  • Looks like some of them might be serious.
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  • I can't have you spreading any contaminants you might be carrying.
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  • I might be close, but I think you beat me.
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  • Unfortunately, I think you might be right.
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  • His heart quickened at the first sign of proof that Lana might be alive.
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  • If she didn't get the Horsemen to safety, more might be lost.
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  • And now, it might be too late to make things right.
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  • I'm going to circle back to see what might be there.  Rest for a few minutes.
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  • But … something is off.  She might be trying to fix it.
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  • I'll take you to where she might be.
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  • There are signs when Death is in her fortress.  I might be able to see the trees in their defensive positions from here.
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  • Toby felt almost as distraught at having to stay in the cell while his human was lost in the underworld.  Not that he didn't trust Rhyn or Gabe, just that, he might be able to find her first.
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  • Kris said nothing.  Rhyn's assurances that Hannah was safe in Hell didn't sit well with him.  Kris followed the half-demon without knowing where they might be headed, instead thinking of just how bad of a situation he'd left Kiki in.
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  • The super-demon bowed his head and left.  Darkyn watched him go then looked again at the hourglass.  He hadn't expected Death to quit, but she was about to give him a new window of opportunity, one that might be more powerful.  He might soon take over the underworld and its army of souls.
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  • After offering his condolences, Dean asked if it might be con­venient for him to come by and speak with Mrs. Byrne.
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  • Mrs. Byrne, looking embarrassed at the confusion, suggested that she and Dean might be better off talking on the back deck.
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  • It might be a number of days before they find him.
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  • I just thought I might be able to help you out.
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  • She was coping, forcing herself to acknowledge that it might be weeks, or possibly never, before her husband's body was recovered.
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  • While the case might be officially closed, Dean felt an obliga­tion to Randy Byrne, as well as his own curiosity, to follow up the March fourth Whitney Motel incident.
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  • We thought it might be this Cleary fellow.
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  • Dean felt it might be better if she talked instead of letting the silence and the upcoming events prey on her mind.
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  • If he called the sta­tion quickly enough they might be able to run down the car.
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  • Dean hadn't thought much about Cynthia Byrne's reaction to the ever growing possibility that her husband might be alive.
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  • He thought it might be important, seeing as you asked the question.
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  • Yeah, I thought that might be a problem but it's not like I don't know how to drive.
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  • Complicating the picture was Baratto's tip to the mob—prob­ably via Arthur Atherton—that Byrne might be involved with the missing money.
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  • Not knowing who would show presented a chance he might be recognized but as the eaves­dropper wouldn't expect him to be there, it gave him an advan­tage.
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  • I kind of hoped she might be with you," and then he added, a tad self-consciously, "she's been gone all night."
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  • Then she said, "If you believe there's a chance Jeff's alive you'd have to consider I might be a part of it."
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  • While Fred had chatted amiably during the course of the two weeks, he confined his discussions to methods that might be used in finding and identifying Byrne, and never complained about having to remain in Parkside.
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  • Seems to me it might be the other way around.
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  • The afternoon was a blur as Dean's mind alternated between the task at hand and the sobering fact that he might be within miles, or perhaps yards, of Cynthia Byrne's missing husband.
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  • Then we started hearing all this nonsense about Byrne until it got us wondering if there might be something to it, so we did a little detecting ourselves.
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  • They must have followed you to Maid Marian Lane and thought Vinnie might be stashed there.
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  • It might be a while before I round him up but you look pretty comfy.
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  • If Jeff had confided in me that he'd found the money, I'd have walked him straight to the police and he might be alive today!
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  • At times it seemed that she might be afraid of him.
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  • Usually, he was simply Alex – as exciting as that might be.
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  • Because if she stayed with him any longer, she might be sorry in the morning.
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  • No, because I realize that I might be influenced by lust.
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  • That might be true, but for some reason Alex felt he needed to protect her.
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  • His expression indicated he might be a little annoyed.
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  • It crossed her mind to call him, but if he was with Josh, that might be a trigger.
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  • If they gave in now, it might be the beginning of a habit of doing so.
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  • She explained it that way to Alex and he thought she might be grieving her virginity.
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  • Some things, like not eating too fast or taking large bites, not talking with the mouth full, might be assumed, but it was surprising how many people did them – in public, even.
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  • It might be something handy to know next time the church had a bake sale.
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  • One of our customers was telling Saundra about it and she thought you might be interested.
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  • I'm afraid Brutus might be killing deer.
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  • I thought Brutus might be killing deer.
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  • He said he'd get something to eat later because with the weather front coming through, there might be a lot of turbulence.
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  • It might be a big bull calf.
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  • Do you think it might be a colt this time?
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  • How could she let him leave this way when it might be the last time she saw him?
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  • Do you think Josh might be abusing Lori?
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  • No, he didn't want to consider the possibility that he might be wrong.
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  • It might be a good idea to get some counseling.
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  • I thought maybe a little time here might be good for him.
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  • And if everyone who hit their spouse landed in jail, we might be rather shocked at the percentage.
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  • It crossed her mind that Lori might be better off.
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  • In that instant, it occurred to her that Lori might be one of them.
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  • The doctor said it might be caused by post-partum depression.
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  • Jenn thought it might be.
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  • Combined, we might be able to escape from one.
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  • The rest of us might be hosed, though.
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  • For once, he didn't know what Damian might be thinking.
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  • It might be to me.
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  • There might be others like him who want to go back to who they were.
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  • I told them you might be by.
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  • He might be awaiting the other kingdoms to align with him.
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  • She turned to follow his gaze, saddened by what might be the last look at her kingdom.
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  • Once again he was doing something that might be considered effeminate in another man, and yet he looked totally masculine.
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  • Another child might be a bad influence.
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  • Why hadn't it occurred to her that this might be their first experience on a horse?
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  • That might be so, but it was still worrisome.
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  • In fact, a young single girl might be exactly what they needed to inject more interest in the tour – and Felipa was an excellent rider.
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  • She sounds like she might be exactly what we need.
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  • About time she was thinking Sam might be the one she wanted to hire, Sam threw a kink into the process.
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  • Alex might be unhappy that she hadn't asked him to help – because he was working – but he'd probably be glad to know she hadn't called Gerald.
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  • It was impossible to say what dragons Alex might be fighting at this point.
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  • I thought you might be ready for some company.
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  • He'd never tried to impress his family before, but that might be his purpose at this point.
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  • Carmen might be the only one in the room who was not surprised by his answer.
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  • Some of the guests might be important to his future in politics and he was dressed to impress.
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  • The little red car might be inappropriate, but it would suffice.
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  • More likely Clara wanted to ask questions, but if she said no it might be construed as unfriendly.
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  • How can you swim in that water when you know snakes might be lurking under the surface?
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  • Someone might be waiting outside.
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  • I think she might be involved in some sort of gang or something.
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  • Xander paused to sense what might be waiting for him then whipped open the door to his bedroom and strolled out.
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  • It struck him that she might be lying about the kids and her name to throw him off.
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  • Xander looked at her again, a flicker of something she thought might be cunning crossing his features.
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  • Unable to read her mind, he almost understood what might be more than one night of fun about the woman.
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  • Until he called Jonny a teen, she'd been able to pretend it might be two different Jonnys.
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  • Had no part of her realized how dangerous that might be?
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  • I might be doing the world a favor.
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  • He gave no sign of what he might be thinking.
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  • Xander wasn't certain what Jessi might be thinking.
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  • Only a mistake would give the Others away and might be all that stood between life and death.
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  • The silvery moon above was bright, and she admired what she thought might be her last vision of the star-speckled night sky.
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  • Lotze publicly and formally denied that he belonged to the school of Herbart, though he admitted that historically the same doctrine which might be considered the forerunner of Herbart's teachings might lead to his own views, viz.
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  • Unlike Victor Hugo and Balzac, she founded ' no school, though Fromentin, Theuriet, Cherbuliez, Fabre and Bazin might be claimed as her collateral descendants.
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  • Her nights were spent in writing, which seemed in her case a relaxation from the real business of the day, playing with her grandchildren, gardening, conversing with her visitors - it might be Balzac or Dumas, or Octave Feuillet or Matthew Arnold - or writing long letters to Sainte-Beuve and Flaubert.
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  • The screen might be separate from the rood beam or rood loft.
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  • It is noted for the fine boxwood grown in the vicinity, is a port of call for Black Sea coasting steamers and carries on a considerable trade with Constantinople which might be increased were it not for the obstruction of the harbour by a bar.
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  • At the front is a large slab, sometimes carved, with a small aperture in it, through which offerings might be inserted.
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  • Especially he had written to Pere Mesland, one of the order, to show how the Catholic doctrine of the eucharist might be made compatible with his theories of matter.
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  • But with all these often opposed conditions, we find less variation than might be expected, the main and really important divergence being due to the necessity of transposition, which added a very high pitch to the primarily convenient low one.
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  • The ritual books of our Pentateuch were not then in existence, and the sacrificial cult might be treated with contempt as not authoritative.
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  • The village was founded by David Dale (1739-1806) in 1785, with the support of Sir Richard Arkwright, inventor of the spinning-frame, who thought the spot might be made the Manchester of Scotland.
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  • In the absence of literary culture the Albanian dialects, as might be expected, are widely divergent; the limits of the two principal dialects correspond with the racial boundaries of the Ghegs and Tosks, who understand each other with difficulty; the Albanians in Greece and Italy have also separate dialects.
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  • Such a remnant, amongst whom might be members of the priestly and royal families, would gather strength and boldness as the troubles of Babylon See the note on Ps.
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  • It was therefore natural that Haggai and Zechariah should urge the speedy building of the temple, in order that the great king might be fittingly received.
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  • Much the same might be said of a score of cities in the new West, but none is a more striking example than Denver of marvellous growth.
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  • Later the synod of Nimes (1572) decreed that no minister might be imposed upon an unwilling people.
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  • It was a year in which all agriculture was remitted, in which the fields lay unsown and the vines grew unpruned, only the spontaneous yield of the land might be gathered.
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  • These are opposite to the large estuaries of the Queensland rivers, and might be thought to have been caused by fresh water from the land.
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  • Jack concluded that western Queensland might be a deep artesian basin.
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  • With these might be associated the gigantic lily of Queensland (Nymphaea gigantea), the leaves of which float on water, and are quite 18 in.
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  • All belonged to the same totem or totemic class, and might be scattered throughout the tribe, though subject to the same marriage laws.
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  • The six colonies entering the Commonwealth were denominated original states, and new states might be admitted, or might be formed by separation from or union of two or more states or parts of states; and territories (as distinguished from Provisions states) might be taken over and governed under the legis- of the Act lative power of the Commonwealth.
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  • Whatever crimes might be charged against Charles, his past conduct might appear to be condoned by the act of negotiating with him.
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  • Cromwell had exhausted every expedient for arriving at an arrangement with the king by which the royal authority might be preserved, and the repeated perfidy and inexhaustible shiftiness of Charles had proved the hopelessness of such attempts.
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  • A new foundation had to be laid on which a new system of legality might be reared.
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  • Douglas Ogilby (Catalogue of Australian Mammals, p. 1, Sydney, 1902), but expressed the hope "that further inquiries might be made by naturalists in Australia as to the actual finding of such eggs in the burrows, so that this most interesting point might be finally settled."
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  • In the treatment of the orchestra volumes might be written about Haydn's and Mozart's sense of fitness, as shown in Haydn's experiments and Mozart's settled methods.
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  • In the large towns banking and commerce flourish to a degree beyond what might be expected.
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  • Land might be let at a fixed rent when the Code enacted that accidental loss fell on the tenant.
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  • If he appropriated or sold the implements, impoverished or sublet the cattle, he was heavily fined and in default of payment might be condemned to be torn to pieces by the cattle on the field.
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  • The whole property of the debtor might be pledged as security for the payment of the debt, without any of it coming into the enjoyment of the creditor.
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  • These children were free, in any case, and their mother could not be sold, though she might be pledged, and she was free on her master's death.
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  • This might be double, treble, fourfold, fivefold, sixfold, tenfold, twelvefold, even thirtyfold,, according to the enormity of the offence.
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  • Guarantees might be entered into to produce the witnesses on a fixed day.
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  • The judges might be satisfied of its existence and terms by the evidence of the witnesses to it, and then issue an order that whenever found it should be given up. Contracts annulled were ordered to be broken.
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  • Faraday's term " electrode," literally " a way (650s) for electricity to travel along," might be well applied to designate the insulated conductor along which the electric messenger is despatched.
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  • In this manner Trowbridge showed that signalling might be carried on over considerable distances by electric conduction through the earth or water between places not metallically connected.
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  • He also repeated the suggestion which Lindsay had already made that it might be possible to signal in this manner by conduction currents through the Atlantic Ocean from the United States to Europe.
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  • Canal system of flow lines of current through the sea, and these might be detected by any other ships furnished with two plates dipping into the sea at stem and stern, and connected by a wire having a telephone in its circuit, provided that the two plates were not placed on the same equipotential surface of the original current flow lines.
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  • Sir William Crookes had already suggested in 1892 in the Fortnightly Review (February 1892) that such an application might be 1 Nuovo cimento, series iii.
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  • It is obvious that this apparatus might be used either as a transmitter or as a receiver, but that the effects must under ordinary circumstances be in either case extremely feeble.
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  • The call-wires were usually equipped with drops in order that the exchange might be called at night when the operators were not listening continuously.
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  • As might be expected, progress has been most rapid wherever education, at the moment of national unification, was most widely diffused.
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  • Some clue to this enigma might be found by asking a lot of questions.
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  • Invariably a foreigner, elected for a year with power of life and death and control of the armed force, but subject to a strict account at the expiration of his office, the podest might be compared to a dictator invested with limited authority.
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  • Yet from many points of view it might be regretted that Frederick was not suffered to rule Italy.
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  • The period we have briefly traversed was immortalized by Dante in an epic which from one point of view might be called the poem of the Guelphs and Ghibellines.
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  • Instead of opposing Francesco Sforza in Milan, he lent him his prestige and influence, foreseeing that the dynastic future of his own family and the pacification of Italy might be secured by a balance of power in which Florence should rank on equal terms with Milan and Naples.
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  • While the French directory saw in that province little more than a district which might be plundered and bargained for, Bonaparte, though by no means remiss in the exaction of gold and of artistic treasures, was laying the foundation of a friendly republic. During his sojourn at the castle of Montebello or Mombello, near I\Iilan, he commissioned several of the leading men of northern Italy to draw up a project of constitution and list of reforms for that province.
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  • Robilants opposition to a precipitate acceptance of the Austrian hint was founded upon fear lest King Humbert at Vienna might be pressed to disavow Irredentist aspirations, and upon a desire to arrange for a visit of the emperor Francis Joseph to Rome in return for King Humberts visit to Vienna.
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  • The occupation, effected on the 5th of February, was accelerated by fear lest Italy might be forestalled by France or Russia, both of which powers were suspected of desiring to establish themselves firmly on the Red Sea and to exercise a protectorate over Abyssinia.
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  • The deputies of the Extreme Left, instead of using their influence in favor of pacification, could think of nothing better than to demand an immediate convocation of parliament in order that they might present a bill forbidding the troops and police to use their arms in all conflicts between capital and labor, whatever the provocation might be.
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  • He sent his wife to England, but delayed his own return in the vain hope that another appointment might be made.
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  • It showed weakness, but it added nothing to whatever immorality there might be in successively taking two incompatible oaths.
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  • The business of the divorce - or rather, of the legitimation of Anne Boleyn's expected issue - had now become very urgent, and in the new archbishop he had an agent who might be expected to forward it with the needful haste.
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  • Mill boldly affirmed that there might be remote realms in space where 2+2 did not make 4 but some different total, even empiricists may hestitate to concur; and yet Mill's assertion is at least the most obvious empiricist reading of the situation.
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  • In view of the great resemblance between Microhydra and the polyp of Limnocodium, it might be expected that the medusae to which they give origin would also be similar.
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