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  • He must have changed clothes during the night.

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  • You must have seen the reports.

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  • Alex must have listened to her message.

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  • Someone must have forgotten something.

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  • He must have been really exhausted.

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  • Well, she must have thought it was something.

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  • I must have made a sound as my stomach again roiled and I grabbed the wall to steady myself.

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  • He must have been following us.

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  • He must have some plan.

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  • It must have taken a long time to say good-bye.

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  • Someone must have been killed.

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  • What's more, the virtually unlimited selection of Renaissance costumes for children is a blessing for parents who don't enjoy hunting for must-have clothing and accessories for kids determined to imitate authentic Renaissance villagers.

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  • It must have been a dream.

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  • It must have worked, because his trainees were some of the best officers.

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  • I saw you, but I must have misjudged the distance.

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  • What was going on behind those fantastic eyes, she couldn't say, but Pete's jaw must have dropped a mile.

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  • He must have seen something besides tracks or he wouldn't be so concerned.

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  • I must have been driving you crazy.

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  • My party invitation must have been lost in the mail.

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  • They must have been proud of you.

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  • They must have been close, and yet, to the best of her memory, Alex had not spoken of Gerald.

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  • His mother must have been secretive as well.

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  • He must have been overwhelmed with the responsibility - and guilt.

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  • The fear his words invoked must have shown on her face.

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  • Her age must have been mentioned at least a half-dozen times in the last six trips.

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  • Surely he must have noticed.

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  • I must have been dreaming.

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  • Someone from the church or clinic must have been by and brought it for Alex.

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  • He might not have heard what she said, but he must have heard her speak.

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  • It must have been a smorgasbord.

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  • I must have made quite a spectacle.

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  • It must have been terrible for Yancey.

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  • She must have been satisfied, because she nodded shortly and went on.

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  • She must have sensed my disbelief.

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  • My response must have sufficiently bored my questioner.

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  • You must have pissed your pants.

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  • Jackson must have seen me drive up because he was waiting by the door.

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  • He must have been hurt badly to do that.

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  • Even Gladys Turnbull's alarm must have been muffled enough not to disturb his slumber.

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  • Still, you must have some personal observations... thoughts... feelings?

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  • Brandon must have wanted something different as well.

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  • She must have let her shoulders droop, or maybe it was her trembling body.

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  • Whatever was between those buildings must have burned down.

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  • Betsy and I were more shocked at the buried animosity that the other three must have witnessed over the past few weeks.

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  • He so busied himself with his silly telephone trick to call away the mother he didn't notice someone who must have been watching.

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  • It must have jumped the switch board.

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  • She must have cleared my call with the switchboard as I was put through directly, absent any underlings.

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  • I must have snickered involuntarily.

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  • I must have slept immediately after she left.

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

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  • He agreed that Bryce must have located us by way of Julie's entry in the million dollar contest.

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  • I must have guessed incorrectly as I saw only empty camp sites beyond.

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  • Wife and kid must have just come today.

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  • He must have thought it fruitless to pursue that angle so he moved on.

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  • Howie must have come up to her as his voice replaced hers.

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  • They must have been more than just suspicious of you.

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  • Howie must have been devastated!

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  • Jackson must have thought I didn't hear him because he repeated what he'd said.

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  • But the baby... he must have taken Claire!

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  • I'm sure Howie must have known by the look on my face my news wouldn't be favorable.

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  • You must have had a reason to mouth off.

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  • He must have lots of connections.

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  • Something must have happened in that Boston house to drive her away.

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  • She must have been desperate to make him sleep on his own.

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  • Shipton must have been smart enough to notice the different color inks.

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  • She must have struggled and may have hurt him.

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  • When he read about Annie Quincy's death, that must have seemed too perfect for him to pass up.

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  • He must have nodded off again, because when he opened his eyes, Elisabeth's human form lay sleeping with her head in his lap.

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  • He must have heard their conversation in the kitchen.

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  • I just thought... well, you must have had a rough time trying to raise her.

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  • His office must have mixed his file up with someone else.

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  • I thought you wanted to go, but when you declined, I decided I must have misinterpreted your interest.

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  • You never said ... you must have been disappointed.

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  • It must have been a man who named this stuff morning sickness.

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  • He must have been watching — must have known why she went to the house.

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  • It must have been a bad accident.

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  • It must have hurt him deeply.

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  • Interesting. You must have been thinking about this for a long time.

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  • You must have some good memory of the immortal world.

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  • I know your experience must have tried you.

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  • You must have had a lot on your mind tonight.

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  • Then you must have a lot of confidence in Gerald.

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  • Alex must have turned it on.

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  • It must have been quite an ordeal for both of you … all three of you.

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  • Of course, it must have been difficult for Gerald.

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  • But Gerald must have immediately called Alex.

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  • She spoke through clenched teeth and her tone must have been convincing because he looked scared.

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  • It must have been comforting to watch Gerald remind Alex who he was talking to.

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  • It was understandable on Morino's part, but it must have been miserable for everyone else concerned.

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  • Clarissa must have had to leave early.

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  • The thought must have occurred to Yancey as well, and he reassured Tammy in a voice choked with suppressed humor.

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  • Her expression must have looked stricken, because he reached for her.

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  • It must have helped, at least to some degree, because when he spoke again outside her door, his voice was controlled.

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  • He must have gone straight from there to me.

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  • I figure he must have something in mind after he graduates this spring.

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  • She kept her vigil for what must have been several hours.

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  • Surely Pete must have known...

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  • Well, it must have looked that way.

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  • Howie and I must have shared thoughts.

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  • It must have been Molly; knowing her very life, was in my hands.

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  • He must have stood just out of sight.

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  • He must have been flying a hundred miles an hour to make that mess.

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  • He must have seen her then.

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  • It must have cost a fortune!

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  • Jule had never said what he'd done to piss someone off and get exiled to earth, but it must have been bad if the Watcher's kind clipped his powers and sent him packing.

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  • Randy must have been a really good kid.

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  • You must have been petrified!

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  • You must have been a really naughty little girl.

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  • He must have been mad as hell.

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  • Some textbook must have dictated speed as the panacea for grief, and Martha was hustled out the door like a bride late for her wedding.

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  • I don't know what the rules say but he must have enough legal tie to the county to qualify.

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  • He must have made quite an impression on little eighteen-year-old Jennifer.

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  • She must have hiked down the back way and met up with him down at the bend in the road, below where our Jeep is parked.

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  • If the trunk didn't get switched while the auctioneer had it, then it must have been swapped back when it was in storage.

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  • Kid's must have opened it up.

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  • The siren must have been one of them.

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  • His face must have given away his thoughts.

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  • Alex must have heard something, but he apparently chose not to share it – even when asked.

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  • Something she saw must have tipped her off, yet nothing looked out of place.

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  • Someone must have already been on the way because she passed two more patrol cars and found a third waiting for her at the store.

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  • I think the tube must have injured my larynx.

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  • It must have been a corker.

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  • Even if Bird Song was a boarding house, there must have been scores of lodging places just like it.

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  • He must have traced her by the charge slip so he knows she came here.

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  • Gladys must have thought most of the world was deaf as she was quite surprised when Dean politely scolded her.

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  • Here we are, in this lovely parlor, just where Annie must have stood, perhaps when Rev. Martin proposed to her!

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  • As much and as often as Annie wrote, the letters and numbers must have almost become a second language to her.

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  • He must have either seen us leave Ouray with skis or followed us over there.

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  • Life for Annie must have been very exciting indeed!

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  • If Shipton did sneak in here after we saw him, she must have seen him.

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  • You must have wondered about Fred's past at times.

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  • Cynthia must have finally slept because the noise in the hall startled her to full wakefulness, her husband as well.

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  • Imagine the overwhelming guilt Rev. Martin must have felt over this terrible sin of his relationship with a prostitute.

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  • It must have been the same to them.

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  • She must have lived close to the stables but there's no telling where she worked.

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  • Well, I guess it wasn't all pleasure, but still—it must have been electrifying!

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  • In spite of good intentions, he must have dozed as he woke to the sound of someone on the stairs.

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  • It must have been picked up by mistake.

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  • You must have been fighting bullshit like this since the day you first pinned a badge on your shirt.

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  • He must have reached an arm across the warmth next to him and her nearly soundless mewl began his slow but steady rise to the surface of consciousness.

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  • With her back still toward him, she asked what must have been the most difficult questioned she ever voiced.

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  • He must have seen his stepfather fall.

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  • How awful his life must have been living with that shit Shipton.

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  • They were silent for a few moments before he asked, "If you were that close to where Shipton fell, you must have seen Edith."

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  • It must have been Donnie.

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  • She must have known at that time who really did it.

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  • Even if it was Bird Song where she stayed, the place must have been altered a dozen times in the last century.

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  • It must have been one or the other of them.

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  • God, I must have been drunker than I thought I was!

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  • You must have just guessed what happened after I just stopped by Bird Song.

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  • Unconsciousness must have paid its call before hands secured him and lowered him to the waiting rescuers below.

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  • He must have put Annie Quincy's white dress on her.

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  • The fact that the other end was also cut must have looked like the natural end of the line.

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  • Connor must have sensed it as well, because he put his arms around her.

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  • You must have had this built.

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  • Skippy must have read her the riot act.

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  • Elisabeth must have noticed his intensity of thought.

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  • He must have told her.

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  • The sound of a car door, and then an engine starting jarred him into realizing Elisabeth must have stayed in the woods all this time.

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  • Thinking about all the times he nursed her through heartache, she now realized how difficult it must have been for him to witness her pain.

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  • Sarah must have taken it.

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  • Then I must have been dreaming of you.

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  • She was talking with her mother and Sarah, but must have felt his gaze because she peered at him quizzically.

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  • I must have a fever.

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  • Still, there must have been someone in the family who was short.

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  • Warmth crawled up her neck at the thought of the impression she must have given Alex.

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  • In fact, he must have given the goat a good deal of attention to be able to identify her from the other Toggenburgs.

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  • If the displeased look on his face was any indication, he must have heard Josh.

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  • I guess it must have snowed since you came out here.

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  • She must have blacked out.

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  • I guess I must have fallen asleep.

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  • I must have slept through the whole night.

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  • The way you go on all the time, someone must have thought you were incapable.

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  • He must have loved her deeply - that girl who had walked all over his heart.

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  • He must have meant love in a family way - like he loved his sister.

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  • He must have had a premonition, because the truck broke down on her way home the following week.

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  • He must have Lori at his place.

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  • The new owner must have run out of money.

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  • Lana was a gentle soul; the secret must have been great if she left behind that many people to die!

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  • They looked much younger, so it must have been taken years ago and some pictures of a boy and a girl.

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  • It was not until years later after his mother too was gone that he real­ized the grief and confusion she must have felt.

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  • Her hawk-shaped nose, most pronounced in profile, must have led to numerous grade school nicknames.

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  • The twins must have fingered me!

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  • Atlantic City must have paid well this week.

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  • The Ice Lady must have really gotten Leland's goat, Dean thought.

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  • He assumed he must have agreed to do something because Fred had finally turned out the light and left him alone.

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  • Milage logs were kept not with the drivers but with the pool cars, and World Wide must have more than 100.

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  • They were seated on the type of furniture you're afraid will break, amid a thousand little fig­urines of dancing girls that must have presented a monumental dusting job.

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  • He must have drowned.

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  • It must have been a shock seeing Wasserman instead of hubby.

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  • I must have been there three hours.

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  • When I got to the top of the stairs, they must have been hiding back of the door 'cause the next thing I knew they had a towel over my head and were dragging me into the bathroom.

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  • It must have been Cora Abernathy.

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  • If they were tailing me, they must have seen me drive out there.

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  • Cleary must have done something in Scranton that leaves a trail.

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  • Fred must have been making up for lost time with the loves of his life.

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  • You said they draw a lottery so they must have already pulled names and filled it up.

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  • It must have been 50 yards away and it's dark.

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  • He must have been at the front of the pack and I missed him.

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  • They must have followed you to Maid Marian Lane and thought Vinnie might be stashed there.

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  • He figured the bags must have been mine—they were still unopened.

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  • She must have entered the room when Alex came in.

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  • That must have cost you a pretty penny.

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  • He must have gone inside.

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  • He must have considered that before he decided to come get her tonight.

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  • Alex must have put it there before leaving for work.

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  • He must have decided she was in a better mood, because he smiled.

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  • Alex must have had the same thought as he watched it anxiously.

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  • He must have had a lot of energy to keep up with two women.

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  • It must have convinced Katie, though, because she went away.

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  • Katie must have told him.

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  • It was difficult to imagine this conversation was innocent, yet she must have faith in him.

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  • He must have picked up the lamb and left the clinic, which would explain why he wasn't there when she drove by.

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  • Still, Josh must have said something or Alex wouldn't have been there with his gun.

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  • I guess it must have been disappointing to him that I turned out to be a girl.

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  • So he must have a plan.

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  • But Katie must have had some reason for saying that.

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  • The strap must have caught on something while she was cleaning, because it was loose.

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  • It must have fallen out while you were making the bed.

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  • She must have barely got home before she had to turn around and come back to the airport.

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  • This must have been quite an ordeal for her.

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  • Katie must have noticed they were not satisfied with their relationship, but how could she know why they were unhappy when even they didn't know?

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  • It must have been terrible for you – having to make a promise to a dying friend like that.

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  • You must have had a very lonely childhood.

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  • Scott Muldrow must have given Dad a copy of the map.

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  • She lay awake for what must have been hours.

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  • He must have wondered where she was.

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  • Surely the storm must have moved on.

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  • It must have blown off in the storm.

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  • Only now, can I fully appreciate how rustic that old cabin must have been to you.

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  • It must have been tough for you, having grown up with all of this.

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  • Each of these influences, which early in life must have been familiar to him, tempered and modified the other.

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  • By his time the kingdom must have reached the west coast, as he is said to have conquered the islands of Anglesea and Man.

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  • These long-chinned mastodons must have had an extremely elongated muzzle, formed by the upper lip and nose above and the lower lip below, with which they were able to reach the ground, the neck being probably rather longer than in elephants.

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  • The country round is fertile and well cultivated, and the place must have been one of considerable wealth before the T'aip'ing rebellion, as the ruins of many fine temples attest.

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  • A senator must be twenty-five years of age, and must have been a citizen of the state for five years and a resident of the district for one year preceding his election.

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  • If Waynflete was headmaster from October 1441 to May 1442, his duties must have been little more than nominal.

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  • It must have been at this time that an addition was made by Waynflete to the Eton college statutes, compelling the fellows to forswear the heresies of John Wycliffe and Pecock.

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  • He must have been born before 485-484, in which years his father was ostracized.

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  • No bowl must have less than No.

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  • Many authorities hold that the original Prytaneum of the Cecropian city must have been on the Acropolis.

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  • Alexander had remarkable beauty and the striking personality of the successful charlatan, and must have been a man of considerable intellectual abilities and power of organization.

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  • They have so much in common that they must have drawn from the same current bodies of thought, or there must have been borrowing in one direction or the other.

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  • These dates are valuable as enabling us to fix approximately the date of his birth, which must have occurred somewhere about 1370.

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  • The teachers must not belong to any congregation, and must have a diploma of aptitude for teaching and the degree of licenci.

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  • If their ancestors had been carried out to sea once or twice by a flood and safely drifted as far as the Galapagos Islands" (Wallace), "they must have been numerous on the continent" (Rothschild and Hartert).

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  • Fabius; the Samnites captured it again in 311, but it must have been retaken at an unknown date.

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  • Commerce was the source of Aegina's greatness, and her trade, which appears to have been principally with the Levant, must have suffered seriously from the war with Persia.

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  • All three must have been addressed to the same individual, a young man, probably the son of this Lollius.

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  • North of the Temple enclosure there was a gate, known as the Sheep Gate, which must have opened into the third valley mentioned above, and stood somewhere near what is now the north side of the Haram enclosure, but considerably south of the present north wall of the latter.

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  • The city must have gradually declined in the course of time; but the ruins of the Achaemenidae remained as a witness to its ancient glory.

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  • But this certainly was not the leading point of view with the mass of the Rabbins; 1 and at any rate it is quite certain that the synagogue is a post-exilic institution, and therefore that the Sabbath in old Israel must have been entirely different from the Sabbath of the Scribes.

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  • From this town we have a very interesting though brief inscription dating probably from early in the 3rd century B.C.; it is cut upon a small bronze plate (now in the Naples Museum), which must have once been fixed to some votive object, dedicated to the god Declunus (or the goddess Decluna).

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  • A narrow Cambrian sea must have extended across central Australia from the Kimberley Goldfield in the north-west, through Tempe Downs and the Macdonnell chain in central Australia, to the South Australian highlands, central Victoria at Mansfield, and northern Tasmania.

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  • Silurian rocks are well developed in western Tasmania, and the Silurian sea must have washed the south-western corner of the continent, if the rocks of the Stirling Range be rightly identified as of this age.

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  • The coal-seams must have been formed in wellwatered, lowland forests, at the foot of a high mountain range, built up by the Devonian earth movements.

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  • Fossil bones of extinct kangaroo species are met with; these kangaroos must have been of enormous size, twice or thrice that of any species now living.

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  • There are genera so far removed from every living genus that many connecting links must have become extinct.

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  • Wherever they came from, there is abundant evidence that their first occupation of the Australian continent must have been at a time so remote as to permit of no traditions.

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  • Further evidence of the antiquity of Australian man is to be found in the strict observance of tribal boundaries, which would seem to show that the tribes must have been settled a long time in one place.

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  • For it is impossible to accept the theory of one writer that they sailed or rowed round the continent - a journey requiring enormous maritime skill, which, according to the theory, they must have promptly lost.

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  • The migrations must have always been dependent upon physical difficulties, such as waterless tracts or mountain barriers.

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  • The low stage of culture of the Australians when they reached their new home is thus accounted for, but their stagnation is remarkable, because they must have been frequently in contact with more civilized peoples.

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  • In 1503 a French navigator named Binot Paulmyer, sieur de Gonneville, was blown out of his course, and landed on a large island, which was claimed to be the great southern land of tradition, although Flinders and other authorities are inclined to think that it must have been Madagascar.

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  • His faith made him believe that his adversaries were in the wrong; but how great must have been this faith, which permitted him to undertake the work at a time when mechanical appliances for the execution of such an undertaking did not exist, and when for the utilization of the proposed canal there was as yet no steam mercantile marine !

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  • Nothing but Cicero's wish to do a favour to Pompey could have induced him to take up what must have been a distasteful task; indeed, it is hinted that the half-heartedness of the defence materially contributed to Gabinius's condemnation.

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  • On the other hand, serious difficulties arise if we assume that every animal sacrificed represents a deity; and even assuming that such a belief underlies the rite of animal sacrifice, a modification of the belief must have been introduced when such sacrifices became a common rite resorted to on every occasion when a deity was to be approached.

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  • The legislative department consists of a senate of 30 members, apportioned among the counties according to population, but with the proviso that each county must have at least one senator, and a House of Representatives of 245 members, one from each township. Since 1870 elections and legislative sessions have been biennial.

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  • The plaintiff must have resided in the state for at least the year preceding the application, and if the cause accrued in some other state or country before the parties lived together in Vermont and while neither party lived there, the plaintiff must have been a resident at least for two years preceding the action.

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  • The date of his death is uncertain, but it must have been at least six or seven years later than the council of Chalcedon (451).

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  • Chadwick (Studies on AngloSaxon Institutions, 1905) says that "the sense of subordination must have been inherent in the word from the earliest time," but it has no connexion with the German dienen, to serve.

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  • But the city, as a superficial inspection of the site shows, must have existed as a settlement long before Omri, as potsherds of earlier date lie scattered on the surface.

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  • It must have been rebuilt almost at once, for several bases exist, inscribed Augusto sacr(um) Perusia restituta; but, as we have seen, it did not become a colony until A.D.

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  • Treaties with foreign powers, however, must have the consent of parliament.

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  • He received his early education, according to Morice his secretary, from " a marvellous severe and cruel schoolmaster," whose discipline must have been severe indeed to deserve this special mention in an age when no schoolmaster bore the rod in vain.

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  • The celerity and skill with which Cranmer did the work intrusted to him must have fully satisfied his master.

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  • But intuitionalism claims to allege a higher certainty; everything (or every change) must have a cause - this is not merely actual fact but necessary truth.

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  • As we never can hit the bull's eye, we must have literally endless opportunities of aiming at it, so as to get indefinitely nearer the central spot.

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  • Pain and sin must have been reduced to a minimum by God; though they are so ingrained in the finite that we have to make up our minds even to the endless sin and endless punishments of hell.

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  • Though it must have lost much of its importance through the construction of the Via Traiana, the last portion from Tarentum to Brundusium was restored by Constantine about A.D.

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  • It is ornamented with the arms of Philip the Good, duke of Burgundy, and must have been cast between 1419 and 1467.

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  • The moral training which he received from his grandfather and his mother must have been all but perfect.

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  • He must have mortars, pots, filters, glasses and boxes clean and sweet.

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  • He must have two places in the shop, one most clean for physic, and the base place for chirurgic stuff.

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  • All the surviving forms, however, have a completely established double system with the specific characters alluded to, and since there is every reason to believe that the conditions of evolution of the primitive Pteridophyte must have been essentially similar to those of the Bryophytes, the various stages in the evolution of the conducting system of the latter (p. 732) are very useful to compare with the arrangements met with in the former.

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  • The tertiary era opens with a climate in which during the Eocene period something like existing tropical conditions must have obtained in the northern hemisphere.

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  • Starkie Gardner has argued with much plausibility that the Tertiary floras which have been found in the far north must have been of Eocene age.

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  • Some species, such as Anemone alpine, which are wanting in the Arctic flora of the Old World, he thinks must have reached Europe by way of Greenland from north-east America.

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  • Progress Of Geographical Discovery Exploration and geographical discovery must have started from more than one centre, and to deal justly with the matter one ought to treat of these separately in the early ages before the whole civilized world was bound together by the bonds of modern intercommunication.

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  • If on each occasion he himself made the observations his voyage must have extended over six years; but it is not impossible that he ascertained the approximate length of the longest day in some cases by questioning the natives.

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  • In 1583 Jan Hugen van Linschoten made a voyage to India with a Portuguese fleet, and his full and graphic descriptions of India, Africa, China and the Malay Archipelago must have been of no small use to his countrymen in their distant voyages.

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  • All this must have happened about 640 B.C. After the fall of the Assyrian empire Elam was occupied by the Persian Teispes, the forefather of Cyrus, who, accordingly, like his immediate successors, is called in the inscriptions "king of Anzan."

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  • The height to the top of this square wall must have been 90 or 100 ft.

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  • As Zoroaster probably preached his religion in eastern Iran, Vishtaspa must have been a dynast in Bactria or Sogdiana.

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  • By the end of it, any traces of heathen faith, and even of Scandinavian speech, must have been mere survivals.

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  • The Normans who came into Sicily must have been much less purely Norman than the Normans who came into England.

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  • We speak of the Saracen very much as we speak of the Norman; for of the Mussulman masters of Sicily very many must have been only artificial Arabs, Africans who had adopted the creed, language and manners of Arabia.

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  • In the year 207, when he must have been of a great age, he was appointed to compose a hymn of thanksgiving, sung by maidens, for the victory of the Metaurus and an intercessory hymn to the Aventine Juno.

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  • Professedly, Herbert's contention merely is that non-Christians feeling after the " supreme God " and the law of righteousness must have a chance of salvation.

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  • If earlier immigrants from Samoa or other eastern Pacific islands arrived they must have become absorbed into the native Papuan population - arguing from the absence of any distinct tradition earlier than that "of the six canoes."

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  • The extraordinary ruined fortifications found, and the knowledge of the higher art of war displayed by the Maoris, suggest (what is no doubt the fact) that there was a hard fight for them when they first arrived, but the greatest resistance must have been from the purer Papuan inhabitants, and not from the half-castes who were probably easily overwhelmed.

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  • The oldest tradition they possess refers to a time shortly after the overthrow of the Majapahit dynasty in Java, about the middle of the 15th century; but it has been supposed that there must have been Indian settlers here before the middle of the 1st century, by whom the present name, probably cognate with the Sanskrit balin, strong, was in all likelihood imposed.

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  • The earliest temple must have been erected soon after the foundation of the city, while the later building which superseded it dates from shortly after 600 B.C. The propylon, on the other hand, may date from after 409 B.C.

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  • He must have given general satisfaction, for even before Parker's death two persons so different as Burghley and Dean Nowell independently recommended Grindal's appointment as his successor, and Spenser speaks warmly of him in the Shepherd's Calendar as the "gentle shepherd Algrind."

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  • Although there are no active cones, Upolu has in comparatively recent times been subject to volcanic disturbances, and according to a local tradition, outbreaks must have occurred in the 17th or 18th century.

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  • The strange contrast between the succession of dynasties and kings cut off by assassination in the northern kingdom, ending in the tragic overthrow of 721 B.C., and the persistent succession through three centuries of the seed of David on the throne of Jerusalem, as well as the marvellous escape of Jerusalem in 701 B.C. from the fate of Samaria, must have invested the seed of David in the eyes of all thoughtful observers with a mysterious and divine significance.

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  • To judge by the osteological remains which the researches of geologists have brought to light, there was perhaps scarcely a county in England or Wales in which, at one time or another, wolves did not abound, while in Scotland and Ireland they must have been still more numerous.

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  • Herodotus, who declines to commit himself as to the existence of Zalmoxis, expresses the opinion that in any case he must have lived long before the time of Pythagoras.

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  • It is represented by the ratio of a number containing about a hundred and sixty figures to unity, and so we are at once forced to the conclusion that this remarkable feature of the planetary motions must have some physical explanation.

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  • The rotation of the planets on their axes is also explained as a consequence of the nebular theory, for at the time of the first formation of the planet it must have participated in the rotation of the whole nebula, and by the subsequent contraction of the planet the speed with which the rotation was performed must have been accelerated.

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  • We may commence by dealing with the sun as we find it at the present moment, and thence inferring what must have been the progress of events in the earlier epochs of the history of our system.

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  • We have not the slightest reason to think that the radiation from the sun is measurably weaker now than it was a couple of thousand years ago, yet it can be shown that, if the sun were merely radiating heat as simply a hot body, then it would cool some degrees every year, and must have cooled many thousands of degrees within the time covered by historical records.

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  • Assuming the accuracy of the estimate just made, we see that a thousand years ago the sun must have had a diameter 100 m.

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  • Earlier still the sun must have reached to the earth.

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  • Earlier still the sun must have reached to where Neptune now revolves on the confines of our system, but the mass of the sun could not undergo an expansion so prodigious without being made vastly more rarefied than at present, and hence we are led by this mode of reasoning to the conception of the primaeval nebula from which our system has originated.

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  • There must have been many imperfect copies in circulation, from which people transcribed such sections as they found or chose, and afterwards completed their MS. as occasion served.

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  • Meanwhile the Israelite army was again besieging the Philistines at Gibbethon, and the recurrence of these conflicts points to a critical situation in a Danite locality in which Judah itself (although ignored by the writers), must have been vitally concerned.

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  • Syria must have resumed warfare with redoubled energy, and a state of affairs is presupposed which can be pictured with the help of narratives that deal with similar historical situations.

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  • This again simply means that the Mosaism of Ezra or Nehemiah must have differed essentially from the priestly teaching prior to their arrival.

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  • Augustus is said to have conducted here a colony of veterans,' but the place never had any great importance, and the lagoons behind it made it unhealthy, though the construction of the Via Domitiana through it must have made it a posting station.

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  • Thus Bede records that in a certain year (which must have been 645, 647, 648 or 651) Queen Eanfleda, who had received her instruction from a Kentish priest of the Roman obedience, was fasting and keeping Palm Sunday, while her husband, Oswy, king of Northumbria, following the rule of the British church, was celebrating the Easter festival.

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  • In addition to the ordinary suffrage qualifications of age, sex, and residence, the voter must have paid all taxes due from him for the two years immediately preceding the election, and he must be able to read any section of the constitution or "be able to understand the same when read to him, or give a reasonable interpretation thereof."

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  • The governor and the lieutenant-governor must at the time of their election be at least thirty years of age, and must have been citizens of the United States for five years and residents of the state for two years.

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  • In 649 there appears to have been a battle between the Britons and the Picts, but about this time the former must have become subject to the Northumbrian kingdom.

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  • No estimate can be made of the contraband, which must have been large.

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  • This evidence of a gradual process of upheaval still in action may throw some light on the physical (especially the climatic) changes which must have passed over that part of Asia since Balkh was the " mother of cities," the great trade centre of Asia, and the plains of Balkh were green with cultivation.

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  • There were men of stronger build than the weak Ishbaal and the crippled son of Jonathan, the survivors of Saul's house, and it is only to be expected that David's first care must have been to cement the union of the north and south.

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  • In 907 they fortified Chester, and in 909 and 910 either Æthelflaed or her husband must have led the Mercian host at the battles of Tettenhall and Wednesfield (or Tettenhall-Wednesfield, if these battles are one and the same).

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  • The Arthurian cycle must have its own love-tale; Guenevere, the leading lady of that cycle, could not be behind the courtly ladies of the day and lack a lover; one had to be found for her.

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  • The text at his disposal, especially in the Queste section, must have been closely akin to that used by the Dutch translator and the compiler of Lenoire, 1533.

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  • This result shows that Cyrus must have been a great warrior and statesman.

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  • He must have been elected fellow of Magdalen some years before; and as master of Magdalen College school he had under his charge three sons of Thomas Grey, first marquess of Dorset.

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  • On the other hand, unexpurgated copies were made in Matthew's lifetime; though the offending passages are duly omitted or softened in his abridgment of his longer work, the Historia Anglorum (written about 125 3), the real sentiments of the author must have been an open secret.

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  • An intermediate step between Anu viewed as the local deity of Erech (or some other centre), Bel as the god of Nippur, and Ea as the god of Eridu is represented by the prominence which each one of the centres associated with the three deities in question must have acquired, and which led to each one absorbing the qualities of other gods so as to give them a controlling position in an organized pantheon.

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  • Each of the three must have been regarded in his centre as the most important member in a larger or smaller group, so that their union in a triad marks also the combination of the three distinctive pantheons into a harmonious whole.

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  • A consort Antum (or as some scholars prefer to read, Anatum) is assigned to him, on the theory that every deity must have a female associate, but Antum is a purely artificial product - a lifeless symbol playing even less of a part in what may be called the active pantheon than Anu.

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  • Fortunately at Arbois he came under the influence of an excellent teacher in the person of the director of the college, who must have discerned in the quiet boy the germs of greatness, as he constantly spoke to him of his future career at the Ecole normale in Paris.

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  • Enclosures must have been numerous in some counties; and there is a very good comparison between " champion (open fields) country and several," which Blith afterwards transcribed into his Improver Improved.

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  • Sir Richard Weston must have cultivated turnips before this; for Blith says that Sir Richard affirmed to himself that he fed his swine with them.

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  • The community we are studying must have reached such a stage of development that its economic functions and those immediately cognate to them form a well-defined group, and adequate means must be available so that we can, as it were, watch the performance of these functions and test our hypotheses and conclusions by observation and experience.

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  • At an age when the mind is quick to receive the impressions which give the bent to life he must have watched the progress of the great suit for the crown of Scotland.

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  • The support given to him by the national church in spite of his excommunication must have been of great importance in that age, and was probably due to the example of Lamberton.

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  • He had exhibited in the numbers of the Vieux Cordelier almost a disregard of the death which he must have known hovered over him.

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  • The Cnossian palace was re-occupied in its northern part by chieftains who have left numerous rich graves; and general commercial intercourse must have been resumed, for the uniformity of the FIG.

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