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  • I prefer to work on my terms.

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  • "I prefer," he said with a smile.

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  • Of course, but most people prefer the carpet.

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  • I prefer to keep under the radar.

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  • A large section of her members, accordingly, laying stress on this side of her tradition, prefer to call themselves " Catholics."

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  • I think he'd prefer that to you hanging up on him.

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  • "I prefer to kill painfully," he said.

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  • " 1 We prefer giving them here in Swainson's version, because he seems to have set them forth more clearly and concisely than Macleay ever did, and, moreover, Swainson's application of them to ornithology - a branch of science that lay outside of Macleay's proper studies - appears to be more suitable to the present occasion.

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  • Was it normal to prefer one child over another?

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  • Or do you prefer to stay with your friend?

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  • Second, I prefer not lifting the goats over the fence to get them into the barn, and third, if you'd let me finish …" "You can't just put up a fence, Carmen.

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  • In fact, she'd probably prefer we weren't there.

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  • We who live here much prefer to be invisible; for we can still hug and kiss one another, and are quite safe from the bears.

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  • I'll go ahead, unless you prefer I don't?

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  • "I prefer a more civilized approach," Kris replied.

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  • Would he prefer she wasn't here when he got back tonight?

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  • But I'd prefer an explanation.

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  • "Do you prefer dark brown or dark gray?" she asked absently.

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  • "Maybe you prefer her dead," he continued.

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  • And you can have my brothers right now.  I'll give you the order I prefer you to kill them in, Rhyn said.

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  • They might balk at getting on an airline flight flown by a computer and prefer having a pilot on board to take over if he "feels in his gut" that something is wrong (even if that feeling is the airport burrito he had for lunch).

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  • I prefer the alternative of them being non-existent, he said.

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  • I've tried researching this philanthropist's various entities but they are multitudinous and present a task I'd prefer not to undertake.

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  • But I did not summon you to discuss my actions, but to give you advice--or an order if you prefer it.

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  • "I think you prefer war, my friend," Jetr said with his gentle humor.

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  • I prefer not to cross state lines with my prizes, but Delaware is such a small state I'd left its boundary before I realized.

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  • If you were cleverer and more agreeable, I should prefer yours.

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  • "I prefer not to take lessons from anyone, but I can die with my men as well as anybody," he said, and advanced with a single division.

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  • On the whole agriculture is backward, despite the richness of the soil; for the cultivators are a very conservative race, and prefer the methods and implements of their ancestors.

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  • Thus the name of a king of Ur, generally read Ur-Bau until quite recently, is now read Ur-Engur; for Lugal-zaggisi, a king of Erech, some scholars still prefer to read Ungal-zaggisi; the name of a famous political and religious centre generally read Shir-pur-la is more probably to be read Shir-gul-la; and so forth.

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  • As a rule they prefer a quiet and refined style, using full but low-toned colors.

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  • I prefer you in your little gray everyday dress.

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  • In saying this Natasha was sincere in acknowledging Mary's superiority, but at the same time by saying it she made a demand on Pierre that he should, all the same, prefer her to Mary and to all other women, and that now, especially after having seen many women in Petersburg, he should tell her so afresh.

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  • long), however, prefer deep water, down to 70 fathoms. The flesh is not so highly valued as that of the cod and haddock.

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  • It is remarkable that though the Jews live in relative peace with Asiatics, the great majority of them prefer Europe as a residence.

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  • VISCACHA, or BISCACHA, a large South American burrowing rodent mammal belonging to the family Chinchillidae and commonly known as Lagostomus trichodactylus, although some writers prefer the name Viscacia.

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  • The other three methods he devised for the sake of those who would prefer to work with natural numbers; and he mentions that the promptuary was his latest invention.

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  • Of course, if you prefer, we can wait until you come home from work and make it a fun family event.

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  • "Eh, I kinda prefer the other world," the scientist said, looking around.

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  • Of all ebriosity, who does not prefer to be intoxicated by the air he breathes?

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  • Some authors prefer, on the other hand, to regard every appendage as a separate individual, or at least as a portion of an individual, of which other portions have been lost or obliterated.

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  • In selecting young pear trees for walls or espaliers, some persons prefer plants one year old from the graft, but trees two or three years trained are equally good.

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  • The death of his father in 1304 may have determined his course, and led him to prefer the chance of the Scottish crown to his English estates and the friendship of Edward.

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  • Brisson (1756), is still adopted by many zoologists, while others prefer the name Hexapoda, first used systematically in its modern sense by P. A.

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  • The weakness of the NeoLamarckian view lies in its interpretation of heredity; its strength lies in its zealous study of the living world and the detection therein of proximate empirical laws, a strength shared by very many bionomical investigations, the authors of which would prefer to call themselves Darwinians, or to leave themselves without sectarian designation.

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  • praelatus, set above, from praefero, prefer), an ecclesiastical dignitary of high rank.

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  • Some authors include the Arctic Sea in the Atlantic Ocean, and some prefer to consider the southern part of the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans as a Great Southern Ocean.

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

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  • ~oriTI1 TEMPERATE REGI0N.Many writers on the distribution of animals prefer to separate this into two regions of primary rank:

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  • Some psychologists prefer to restrict the term to the narrower use which excludes all mental states in which particulars are cognized, even though the universal be present also.

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  • If you prefer a boutique or private label wine, visit the restaurant's private cellar.

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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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  • They bore holes and penetrate into flower-buds and young bolls, causing them to drop. Fortunately the " worms " prefer maize to cotton, and the inter-planting at proper times of maize, to be cut down and destroyed when well infested, is a method commonly employed to keep down this pest.

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  • Thus the Roman Catholics prefer the name of Croats, Hrvats or Latins; the Orthodox, of Serbs; the Moslems, of Turks.

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  • Some are more or less aquatic, others are absolutely arboreal, others again prefer dry, sandy or rocky localities according to their food.

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  • But somehow, I should prefer to see the originals in the place where Genius meant them to remain, not only as a hymn of praise to the gods, but also as a monument of the glory of Greece.

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  • "Do you prefer a prince or his servant?" he asked.

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  • I can, of course, see everything in it, or if I prefer, set the system to "minimum supplements" or "maximum supplements" and let the system decide.

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  • Yet again, nature is broken up into co-operating parts; the whole is the sum of these parts; or, if you prefer to say so, there is no whole.

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  • If you prefer placing the needle on the record and picking it back up when the side is finished playing, than choose a manual arm.

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  • Whether you're a sailor, a biker, or prefer some other type of outdoor sport, chances are you're a very active, hands-on type of person.

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  • Most lizards live on animal food, varying from tiny insects and worms to lizards, snakes, birds and mammals, while others prefer a mixed or an entirely vegetable diet.

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  • The " honest and sweet conversation " of the three daughters attracted him, and though his inclination led him to prefer the second he married the eldest, Jane, in 1505, not liking to put the affront upon her of passing her over in favour of her younger sister.

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  • Many enthusiasts prefer belt-driven turntables.

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  • And there are digital camcorders that simply record footage and then wait for you to transfer it to whatever format you prefer via a laptop of desktop pc.

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  • Some people prefer clam shell cell phones because the lid protects the buttons and the screen when the phone is not being used.

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  • Zwingli and Calvin on the other hand prefer the positive view of law as instituted by God far back in history in the days of the Old Covenant; but,, when exegesis or controversy puts pressure upon them, they fall into line and reiterate the appeal to a Natural Law.

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  • the Apterygogenea of Brauer and others, though we prefer the shorter term Apterygota) - is rendered improbable from the fact that existing Apterygota are related to Exopterygota, not to Endopterygota, and by the knowledge that has been gained as to the morphology and development of wings, which suggest that - if we may so phrase it - were an apterygotous insect gradually to develop wings, it would be on the exopterygotous system.

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  • A pupil of Nessus, or, as some accounts prefer, of Democritus himself, he was a complete sceptic. He accepted the Democritean theory of atoms and void and the plurality of worlds, but held a theory of his own that the stars are formed from day to day by the moisture in the air under the heat of the sun.

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  • Having referred to his share in the war, he added: "What I should prefer to be remembered by is a tremendous effort subsequent to the war not only to repair the ravages of that calamity but to re-start the colonies on a higher plane of civilization than they have ever previously attained."

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  • A scorpion appears to prefer for its food another scorpion, and will suck out the juices of an individual as large as itself.

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  • Of this smallest of birds there are fifty-nine well-known species, divided into two groups, the Phaethorninae, which prefer the forest shade and live on insects, and the Trochilinae, which frequent open sunny places where flowers are to be found.

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  • The permanent chaplains may be Church of England, Roman Catholic, or Presbyterian; Wesleyans (if they prefer not to accept commissions) may be appointed Acting Chaplains.

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  • They are like the people whom they see every day, who prefer the crowded, noisy city to the quiet and freedom of the country.

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  • In manuscript submissions, we prefer that specific ethnicities are capitalized but not hyphenated.

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  • Many of the people prefer to go further down the hill to a common horse trough, which is on the public road.

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  • I prefer to use this app because it allows me to devise my own music playlists.

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  • Whether you prefer history, nature or amusements along the shore, there is something for everyone.

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  • You can sit in if you wish, but most people prefer to "grab and go".

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  • Outdoor enthusiasts might prefer another park because this parks northern border abuts the county landfill.

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  • Artels of one or two hundred carpenters, bricklayers, &c., are common wherever new buildings have to be erected, or railways or bridges constructed; the contractors always prefer to deal with an artel, rather than with separate workmen.

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  • Of late there have happily appeared some decorators who prefer to choose their subjects from the natural field in which their great predecessors excelled, and there is reason to hope that this more congenial and more pleasing style will supplant its modern usurper.

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  • Which do you prefer?

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  • Many colliery managers, however, prefer to have only two opposite guides, as being safer.

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  • To Schroer this derivation seems improbable, and he appears to prefer that from Hebrew Mephiz, destroyer, To Faust himself, somnambulist and medium, Mephistopheles had - according to Kiesewetter - a real existence: he was "the objectivation of the transcendental subject of Faust," an experience familiar in dreams and, more especially, in the visions of mediums and clairvoyants.

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  • Plaice, like other flat-fishes, prefer a sandy flat bottom to a rocky ground, and occur in suitable localities in great abundance; they spawn early in spring, and are in finest condition in the month of May.

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  • most prefer vegetable food, including honey, when a sufficient supply of this can be had.

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  • Among classical teachers an increasing number would prefer a longer course extending over six years for Latin, and at least three for Greek, and some of these would assign to the elementary school the first two of the proposed six years of Latin study.

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  • School books are purchased out of the proceeds of the school tax, but parents may purchase if they prefer.

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  • These two works, the Logia (or, as some prefer to call it, the Non-Marcan document common to Matthew and Luke) and the Mark-Gospel, were the prime factors in all the subsequent composition of Gospels.

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  • Instead Of casting doubt upon them, we should prefer to say that they are both probably genuine, but that there are features about them that are not as yet fully explained.

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  • All the skinks seem to be viviparous, and they prefer dry, sandy ground, in which they burrow and move quickly about in search of their animal food.

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  • scincus, the ouaran el and of North Africa; others prefer wooded localities.

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  • On the whole, then, it seems as if Aristotle began with dialogues during his second period under Plato, but gradually came to prefer writing didactic works, especially in the third period after Plato's death, and in connexion with Alexander.

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  • Still, for perfect happiness a man should prefer the speculative life of divine intellect, and immortalize (CcOavarQ"ecv) as far as possible.

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  • After trying many experiments to obviate the irregularities arising from this cause, I find reason to prefer the simple one of carefully wiping the whole instrument, and especially the stem, with a clean cloth.

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  • Its proximity to Dublin, the seat of government and of the Irish parliament, in which the primates were such prominent figures, induced them to prefer it to Ardmacha inter Hibernicos.

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  • Wellington the proposal seemed premature; he would prefer to wait till "the assembly had published its conduct by its acts"; for if the new chambers were to prove as intractable as the dissolved Chambre introuvable, the monarchy would not be able to dispense with its foreign tutors.

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  • The centre of trade is the Manchester Royal Exchange, and though some companies or firms prefer to do business by means of their own salaried salesmen, managers or directors, most of the yarn is sold by agents.

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  • Frequently a single agent has the consignment of the whole of a company's yarn, but many spinners, especially those whose business connexion is not perfectly assured, prefer to have more outlets than can be explored by an individual.

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  • his manifestation, though this rendering is disputed, and some scholars prefer " Ashtart of the heaven of Ba'al " (NSI.

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  • Many species also prefer growing in moist places by streams, lakes and the sea, though very few are normally and probably none entirely, aquatic, being always at certain seasons exposed for a longer or shorter period to the atmosphere (e.g.

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  • Mommsen has located the battle near the source of the Hunte, north of Osnabruck, and outside the range of hills; but most scholars prefer some site in the central part of the mountain-chain.

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  • All that is known of his work is through Jerome's treatise Contra Vigilantium, or, as that controversialist would seem to prefer saying, "Contra Dormitantium."

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  • In Korea, the " Hermit Nation," or as the Koreans prefer to say, " The Land of the Morning Calm," Christianity was introduced at the end of the 18th century by some members of the Korean legation at Pekin who had met Roman Catholic missionaries.

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  • And 1 In a letter dated the 4th of April 1882, referring to the publication of his drama Mary Stuart, Swinburne wrote, to Edmund Clarence Stedman: "Mary Stuart has procured me two satisfactions which I prefer infinitely to six columns of adulation in The Times and any profit thence resulting.

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  • Naturalists will of course prefer other limits according as they are geologists, botanists or zoologists.

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  • Some prefer that the sash-bars should be grooved instead of rebated, and this plan exposes less putty to the action of the weather.

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  • It any state most plants feed greedily upon it, and when pure or free from decaying wood or sticks it is a very safe ingredient in composts; but it is so liable to generate fungus, and the mycelium or spawn of certain fungi is so injurious to the roots of trees, attacking them if at all sickly or weakened by drought, that many cultivators prefer not' to mix leaf-mould with the soil used for permanent plants, as peaches or choice ornamental trees.

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  • They bloom in spring, and prefer a shady situation and a peaty soil.

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  • Some ferns, as the different kinds of Gymnogramme and Cheilanthes, prefer a drier atmosphere than others, and the former do not well bear a lower winter temperature than about 60° by night.

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  • After being unhaired the darkest wools are the most valuable, although many people prefer the bright, lighter brown tones.

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  • Most natives prefer it for the preparation of their curries and other hot dishes.

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  • In politics the revulsion from his particuar conclusions did not prevent the more clear-sighted of his opponents from recognizing the force of his supreme demonstration of the practical irresponsibility of the sovereign power, wherever seated, in the state; and, when in a later age the foundations of a positive theory of legislation were laid in England, the school of Bentham - James Mill, Grote, Molesworth - brought again into general notice the writings of the great publicist of the 17th century, who, however he might, by the force of temperament, himself prefer the rule of one, based his whole political system upon a rational regard to the common weal.

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  • According to Thucydides the war, which was ' Some historians prefer to call it the Second Peloponnesian War, the first being that of 457, which ended with the Thirty Years' Peace.

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  • The German name is usually derived from the seven principal fortified towns or burgs," founded by the German colonists, though some authorities prefer to connect it with the Cibin Mountains on the south frontier.

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  • We may prefer to imagine that among the homely stories told of him was one which had for its main object the inculcation of respect for one's elders.'

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  • Fuerbringer and Gadow, while others prefer the goose-like voice and the webbed toes as reliable characters.

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  • Its facts for the most part are simply taken over from the earlier evangelist, and the historian must obviously prefer the primary source.

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  • But when men set themselves to cultivate skill in disputation, regarding the matter discussed not as a serious issue, but as a thesis upon which to practise their powers of controversy, they learn to pursue, not truth, but victory; and, their criterion of excellence having been thus perverted, they presently prefer ingenious fallacy to solid reasoning and the applause of bystanders to the consciousness of honest effort.

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  • If, as has been claimed, Louis owed to them any of his tendency to prefer the society of the poor, or rather of the bourgeois, to that of the nobility, their example was his best lesson in the craft of kingship. In June 1436, when scarcely thirteen, he was married to Margaret (c. 1425-1445), daughter of James I.

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  • The queen found relief in the quiet and respectful demeanour of her attendant, and gradually came to prefer her society to that of the termagant and tempestuous duchess.

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  • 80; some prefer 75 to 80; while a date between 70 and 75 seems no less possible.

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  • If our choice were limited to these °two periods, we should certainly prefer the former.

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  • Cereals are grown, but the inhabitants prefer to raise such articles of produce as are in demand for export, and consequently part of the grain supply has to be imported.

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  • The lower orders often have it dyed blue; but the servant and upper classes always prefer a white shirt.

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  • Some scholarl attribute it to the Iranian family; others prefer to regard it as a separate and independent member of the Indo-European group. Many words that at first sight seem to prove its Iranian origin arc only adopted from the Persian.8 (K.

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  • This name Jewish authors naturally prefer to that of Maccabees; they also style i and 2 Macc. "Books of the Hasmonaeans."

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  • Native boats, as a rule, prefer the canal route to the turbulent waters of the Yangtsze, their cargoes being transhipped at Shasi across the embankment into river boats.

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  • Those who prefer to rest on MS. authority will probably hold to this text, which appears in the well-known collection of Michaud and Poujoulat as well as that of Buchon, and in a careful and useful separate edition by Francisque Michel.

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  • Agriculture is spreading but slowly among them; they still prefer to plunder the stores of bulbs of Lilium Martagon, Paeonia, and Erythronium Dens canis laid up by the steppe mouse (Mus socialis).

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  • Again, we may contrast the early Greek hedonists, who bade each man seek the greatest happiness (of whatever kind), with modern utilitarian and social hedonists, who prefer the greatest good or the greatest happiness of the greatest number.

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  • "We have," they said, "the choice between peace at home and strife here, or peace here and civil war at home, and we prefer the former."

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  • It is true that even in the Canzoniere, as Italians prefer to call that collection of lyrics, Petrarch is not devoid of faults belonging to his age, and affectations which have imposed themselves with disastrous effect through his authority upon the literature of Europe.

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  • Histories of commerce and cities now rank beside those on war and kings, although there are readers still who prefer to follow the pennants or robber barons rather than to watch the slow evolution of modern conditions.

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  • The most convenient plan appears to be to regard all these degenerate forms as local races of the white-tail, although here again there is room for difference of opinion, and many naturalists prefer to call them species.

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  • The lowlanders' head-dress is generally a high cylindrical cap of rough cloth or felt, while the mountaineers prefer a, small round straw hat.

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  • On the continent of Europe makers generally prefer to employ liquid nitric acid, which is run through the Glover tower together with the nitrous vitriol.

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  • The majority of acid makers, however, prefer retorts made entirely of platinum, preferably provided by the Heraeus process with a dense, closely adherent coating of gold, including the top or "dome."

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  • cervina, as some naturalists prefer to call the species.

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  • The general tendency to prefer an upward direction is important; and our current phraseology suggests that this is the direction which increase is naturally regarded as taking.

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  • They were well-meaning and patriotic men,but it was not always easy to get them to prefer politics to fox-hunting.

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  • Concurrently, there was a speculative or philosophical interest; and some prefer to defend Trinitarianism as a reconciliation of the personality with the infinity of God.

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  • Some ferns, as the different kinds of Gymnogrammae and Cheilanthes, prefer a drier atmosphere than others, and the former do not well bear a lower winter temperature than about 60° by night.

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  • cases in which the variation is most extreme some botanists would prefer to consider as forming distinct species; but others, as De Vilmorin, having regard to the general facts of the case and to the numerous intermediate gradations, look upon all the forms as derivatives from one.

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  • For no punishments can prevent the individual from becoming a person of whatsoever character he chooses or from committing acts of whatsoever moral quality he determines to prefer.

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  • Let us grant that there is as much intellectual absurdity in acting unjustly as in denying that two and two make four; still, if a man has to choose between absurdity and unhappiness, he will naturally prefer the former; and Clarke, as we have already seen, is not really prepared to maintain that such preference is irrational.'

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  • The first of these is merely the principle of rational self-love, " that we ought to prefer a greater to a lesser good, though more distinct, and a less evil to a greater," - the mention of which seems rather inconsistent with Reid's distinct separation of the " moral faculty " from " self-love."

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  • The gipsies occasionally settle down, forming separate camps or villages, but in most cases they prefer a wandering life.

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  • The Rumanian women retain their native costume, and are further distinguished by the wooden cradles, slung over the shoulders, in which they carry their infants; the Servian mothers prefer a canvas bag.

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  • His family was an old and influential one, and when Thomas entered the church his prefer ment was rapid.

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  • The literary language of the two nations is identical, but the Croats use the Latin alphabet,' while the Serbs prefer a modified form of the Cyrillic. The two nations have also been politically separated since the 7th century, if not for a longer period; but this division has produced little difference of character or physical type.

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  • Many Arabs " clothed in rags, with only a mat for a house, prefer to lead the life of the free-born sons of the desert, no matter how large their herds or how numerous their followings" (Egypt, No.

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  • The evidence adduced by Nathorst and some other writers is, however, not convincing; until we find well-preserved sporocarps in connection with vegetative fronds we prefer to keep an open mind as regards the position of Sagenopteris.

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  • Some people actually prefer that (is it a boy or a girl?) look.

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  • I prefer the personal touch to this e-shit, Dusty typed.

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  • "I.d prefer you didn.t act like such an ass around here," Kris muttered as one of the servants dropped a tray of dishes at the sight of the massive cat.

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  • Second, I prefer not lifting the goats over the fence to get them into the barn, and third, if you'd let me finish …" "You can't just put up a fence, Carmen.

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  • I've discovered that the latest batch of Naturals prefer not to be told what to do.

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  • Faced with those two, I would far prefer the latter.

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  • accompany viewings, whichever you prefer.

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  • I'll prefer anything over becoming an accomplice to the crime of deportations!

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  • adjectival grades for those who may prefer to lead them.

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  • Others prefer the anonymity of the telephone or email.

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  • There is no need for children to identify themselves as children, they may enjoy the same anonymity as adults if they prefer.

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  • For reasons unknown to me, fleas prefer the area just anterior to the base of the tail.

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  • I prefer to vote for a person, rather than a party apparatchik.

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  • I prefer not to give my advice there anymore it all gets very argumentative.

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  • other assemblers prefer to use square deposits, seeking to maximize the area of the solder paste print.

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  • assignees of LLC membership interests may prefer to own only the economic portion of the LLC membership interest.

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  • This autumn's school news - league tables, cutting school costs, Eton College scholarships, would you prefer the baccalaureate?

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  • I use unsmoked bacon, but if you prefer you can use smoked.

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  • Some find a hot bath helps; others prefer doing exercises.

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  • biodegradable cardboard coffin or you may prefer to purchase a coffin from a local Funeral Director.

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  • KNOWN HAUNTS Shallow seaweed areas, holes and crevices in rocky reefs, wrecks; the red blenny appears to prefer more exposed coasts.

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  • If I had to choose, I'd be in the 13 %, but I guess more people prefer blondes.

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  • For a start I would prefer that whoever uses the space is a local businessperson.

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  • He would probably prefer the crowds, considering deeply-held views that the company is run by teams rather than a small cabal.

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  • In order to remain anonymous, callers sometimes prefer to ring us rather than use an organization in their locality.

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  • canny investors may prefer to stick to the stock market.

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  • I personally prefer the gleaming white carapace of the stormtrooper or snow trooper, very well animated as they run to their doom.

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  • You may add cardamom, saffron or rose essence if you prefer a classic Indian flavor.

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  • For this reason, we prefer to tie the cystic duct using a catgut Roeder external slip knot.

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  • Or you may prefer to do nothing but lean back admire the fabulous ornate ceiling!

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  • centipedes crustaceans Most crustaceans live in a marine habitat although some do live on land but prefer damp conditions.

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  • Many people, therefore, prefer the certainty of an agreed settlement to the risk of letting the judge decide.

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  • When you reach the checkout you'll be asked to select which you prefer.

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  • Note - Some prefer not to pound the chillies, but to add them just before putting the chutney into the bottles.

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  • Or rather, as MeCCSA would prefer to enable an informed citizenry to participate fully in society.

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  • We always prefer to use screws to fix the cladding to the frame even if we are using plasterboard.

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  • clavichord makers tend to prefer fretted instruments because they often turn out to be more lively and exciting to play.

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  • cloak of anonymity behind which bureaucrats like Mr Stewart prefer to hide.

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  • The 35-year old says he would prefer to have a big turn-out at Molineux for his big day rather than swell his own coffers.

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  • For women taking hormone contraceptives, the reverse is true: they prefer men whose MHC genes are similar to their own.

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  • Or do some at least prefer the convenience of professional advice they know and can rely on?

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  • I prefer to wear overbust corsets over my clothes, because.. .

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  • I prefer to avoid the Daoism or Chinese cosmology usually associated with Tai Chi.

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  • cosyth smaller dogs some people may prefer to sit the dog on a coffee table or to get cozy on the sofa with him.

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  • Some patients may prefer a stoma protector, which resembles a breathable cravat covering.

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  • I use double cream but you could use a little whipping cream if you prefer.

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  • For example, a bank should ask a profoundly deaf person what sort of communication support they prefer.

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  • I prefer to let someone else run my bike in for me and suffer the most dramatic initial depreciation as well.

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  • I prefer an alternative derivation from Latin " rem legere " meaning the " right thing " that one has to choose.

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  • totally disengaged he was visibly obscure, or if you prefer, obscurely familiar.

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  • I prefer it with almond biscuits dunked into the wine.

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  • Children, incidentally, seem to prefer ' Walkman ' type phones rather than the single earpiece supplied.

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  • Many women prefer the handsome middle aged man he is today, to the young, slightly effeminate man he was.

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  • A fine variety for those who prefer a dependable, larger fruited, traditional purple eggplant.

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  • I prefer Mother's Mag polish, and even more elbow grease, to buff up the metal.

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  • I greatly prefer the ending played by John Scott and most other players I have heard.

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  • You might prefer to concentrate on your areas of particular expertise.

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  • Direct and forthright manner with high achievements and results makes this a particular fave of those who prefer action to a more passive approach.

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  • feta (cheese)prefer to use cow feta in cooking and to eat sheep feta.

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  • I prefer the fight scenes in Big Trouble in Little China, a bit more irony to the fight scenes in Big Trouble in Little China, a bit more irony to the fight scenes.

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  • You may prefer to save the file to disk for later viewing.

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  • flamboyant personality would be much more likely to prefer a ring which stands out.

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  • fledgling American kestrels prefer to play with objects resembling natural prey.

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  • flexor hallucis; we prefer the latter.

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  • For leaders, I prefer to use fluorocarbon for bonefish.

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  • However, do not be too greedy, I prefer to sell 10 items at £ 2 than 2 items at £ 10.

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  • The garden hammock, with lovely views, exists for those who prefer to just lie back.

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  • heard in the English courts unless you prefer the courts of Scotland or Northern Ireland.

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  • heterosexual couples would prefer the option of a civil register.

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  • Words that conjure up pictures of behaviors we would prefer to keep hidden.

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  • hi-fi with cd player is provided for those who prefer musical entertainment.

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  • A mini hi-fi with cd player is provided for those who prefer musical entertainment.

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  • Given a choice I would prefer a two-piece hull ' with openings ' than a one-piece hull ' without ' .

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  • They prefer a well drained humus rich soil in a sunny position or light shade.

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  • I would prefer the use of a traditional lime render or perhaps a naturally hydraulic lime render.

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  • We prefer to have that hypocrite in office where he cannot hide behind his left face.

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  • For those who prefer to discuss ideas directly, please contact Lizzie Phillips.

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  • Would you prefer people to lie and plead innocent?

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  • international students prefer to use their own mobile phone.

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  • On the other hand, you may prefer the intimacy of the smaller company.

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  • However some, as in Benin, prefer white ivory.

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  • He would prefer to die than hear the jeers of people rejoicing at his downfall.

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  • Some prefer a gentle social jog, some a faster pace, whilst a few aspire to the marathon.

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  • Variant Players with large hands may prefer to deal 18 cards each from a full pack including two jokers.

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  • I think I'd prefer a military junta instead of whatever the average reality TV viewer would most likely choose.

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  • Captive fledgling American kestrels prefer to play with objects resembling natural prey.

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  • kindred society forming in Rome and prefer to remain alone among the peoples of northern Europe.

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  • For those who prefer something different poached haddock or grilled kippers are also available.

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  • Many customers still prefer the unique fit and comfort of luxury knitwear with raglan sleeves (see below ).

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  • Both mechanisms are shown to prefer globally synchronous states for slow synapses as long as the strength of coupling is sufficiently large.

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  • GB: - Yes I love marmite and we had a ton of it on the watcher but I prefer vegemite.

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  • Others prefer to remain in the background but still have to cope with some disruptions such as extra washing and irregular mealtimes.

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  • micro organisms which prefer acid waters.

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  • I prefer not to have to contend with the indignity of getting mistaken for a woman.

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  • The boat was kept mobile on the first dive, which we prefer.

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  • Up to 60% of plants prefer these cool, sun scorch free, permanently moist sites.

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  • Most insurance companies would prefer a five-lever mortice dead lock (BS3621) on all doors and key operated locks on all windows.

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  • But I prefer today to do something altogether more mundane with you, you might even consider it banal.

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  • She'd prefer the ax murderer to Troy Marsden, the weird guy who lived on the property up the track.

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  • Freshwater pearl mussels prefer fast running, cool waters, low in calcium.

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  • I'd much prefer fresh stinging nettles any day!

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  • Ask for the family room for space with children, or you may prefer a cozy nook in the pub itself.

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  • Fixed in formalin, as pathologists prefer, tissue is useless for extracting nucleic acids and proteins.

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  • offenceay prefer to have the alleged offense dealt with in court rather than pay the fixed penalty.

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  • In general, however, British officialdom prefer to avoid what they call ' direct lies ' wherever possible.

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  • I suspect that most English people would prefer to be in the middle of the Atlantic rather than just offshore, rather like Atlantis.

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  • one-piece neck which I prefer, with frets similar to a Les Paul.

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  • operated according to the prefer to exercise.

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  • Some victims may prefer to suffer in silence rather than to face the ordeal of getting involved in the Criminal Justice process.

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  • This is why I prefer the electro osmosis method.

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  • We find that most people who have a proximal metatarsal osteotomy prefer to stay in hospital the night after the operation.

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  • outcry from the ethnic groups who prefer their meat prepared in this barbaric way.

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  • I'd prefer it with some fresh oysters myself!

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  • In time platinum develops a natural patina that many people prefer over the 'just polished ' look.

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  • pearl mussels prefer fast running, cool waters, low in calcium.

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  • perfect for all occasions, particularly when you would prefer to arrange your balloons in advance of the party.

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  • I Hamlet's mourning black seems to be a form of armor which Milton's poetic personae prefer to wear.

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  • Give preference where appropriate to those species of tree which deer prefer to browse or fray, such as Norway spruce and Lodgepole pine.

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  • Or, if you prefer privacy, then each room is equipped with its own plunge pool.

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  • Alice and Father Joseph ask questions as economically as possible: ' Would you prefer potage warm or cold?

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  • prefer well-drained soil, sun or semi shade.

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  • prefer the latter.

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  • prefer something at that end of things try some Dragon Well tea.

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  • prefer a pro-active approach in dealing with employment law and HR problems that minimizes the cost and time spent.

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  • prefer to stay in their own homes.

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  • prefer to speak with Agent Mulder directly.

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  • prefer to stick with sound effects -- nothing special, but the Esprit's throaty roar is very satisfactory.

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  • prefer to receive your mailings by email, please provide an email address.

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  • prefer watching films from the comfort of my own home.

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  • I much prefer Autumn, with the clocks going backward.

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  • We generally prefer to keep packages from the current " stable " Debian distribution.

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  • Given the choice myself, I would definitely prefer to watch Dirty Harry.

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  • I actually prefer it to SMB, it's a lot cooler!

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  • Most have specific topics for research or patient groups they prefer to fund; some small charities give pump priming for pilot projects.

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  • What would readers prefer: a city full of out-of-control drunks or quiet houses or even private bars full of peaceful stoners?

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  • I prefer the round ones that look a bit like a hockey puck, in a standard size.

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  • Dilys Laye had previously appeared in a concert staging of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, starring redheaded puppeteer Louise Gold.

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  • Some people like to inhale before they take the putter back, others prefer to do it as they take the club back.

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  • Tenants were then asked to complete a questionnaire, which asked them to indicate which option they would prefer.

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  • Nice for lunch - I had salmon quiche with salad - not too runny which is how I prefer it.

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  • People prefer rainwater to other water due to its taste.

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  • Some customers prefer this type of citrus reamer because the user is not required to hold the orange while it is reamed.

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  • Even tho the price of handheld gps receivers is falling I would still prefer not to have to replace mine just yet!

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  • regenerative medicine is the term some would prefer over cloning.

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  • On his return he famously remarked to his wife that he thought she would prefer a live donkey than a dead lion.

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  • reorder tabs by simply dragging and dropping them in the order you'd prefer.

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  • Personally I prefer to play it as a slow rhumba on the organ.

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  • I mean I wouldn't mind being taller - but not that way - prefer punk to glam rock.

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  • Some breeders prefer to have the entire flight covered with a plastic corrugated roof.

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  • Numbers have not grown as fast in Clifton as elsewhere as they seem to prefer gently sloping corrugated industrial roofing to chimney pots.

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  • So during development I'd prefer to do my own validation based on a tighter Relax NG schema and perhaps other semantic processing.

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  • The 28-year old Daktronics foo Archive] Do you prefer the old school scoreboard or the new?

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  • Work will be carried out in London and would prefer seamstress has own machine(s ).

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  • selected which option you prefer the document may be accessed.

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  • If you are experienced at setting up your phone you may prefer manual setup.

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  • They prefer well-drained soil, sun or semi shade.

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  • Some enjoy making elaborate wands full of symbolism, maybe even including precious gems, others prefer simplicity.

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  • I would prefer a qualified sitter, MUST HAVE REFERENCES FROM 2 people in a high postition and an previous employer.

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  • On the fifth of the Fifth Month I prefer a cloudy sky.

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  • Many people prefer to wear slippers in the house rather than shoes.

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  • It is hypocrisy for the West to proclaim democratic slogans while demeaning and persecuting those who prefer to take a different moral high ground.

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  • Feeding: Tree Peonies prefer rich, fertile soil.

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  • If you prefer you could use spaghetti or linguini.

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  • In addition flying squirrels seemed to slightly prefer some types of edges.

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  • I prefer to tailor make songs and tracks to the artists because it keeps me young and fresh and never stale.

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  • They would prefer to remain steadfast against the elements.

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  • If you prefer chicken you can order chicken supreme in a mushroom sauce or chicken Maryland.

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  • I prefer the old word sweetheart to that of fiancée.

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  • Gannets prefer wind blown rocky stacks, as they allow the birds to make vertical takeoffs and landings.

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  • telling comment is that that only losers get jobs; he'd prefer to make a living through crime.

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  • At low temperatures, controlled by the red bar, the spins prefer to be parallel.

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  • Developer attitudes Developers vary in their approach to mixed tenure development; many would prefer there to be no tenure mix.

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  • thrive in sun or light shade, but they do prefer slightly damp and sticky soil.

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  • An electric knife, an electric tin opener, a kettle tipper (I prefer to use a jug kettle ).

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  • Bee Space - considerable research has taken place into the areas bee prefer most the hives themselves were manufactured to quite tight tolerances.

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  • Think about your personality traits do you prefer to work alone or with other people around?

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  • transfigureI think you underestimate the transfiguring power of the faith or if you prefer the Spirit.

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  • We prefer to have so tremendous a power as that in our own hands.

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  • American studies prefer the classical diet to the medium chain triglyceride (MCT) diet.

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  • take the average day tripper, spends about £ 10, I know which I would prefer to have.

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  • Whether you prefer milk, white or dark, hand made truffles or bars we have the perfect gift.

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  • Whether you prefer milk, white or dark, handmade truffles or bars we have the perfect gift.

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  • Although lauter tuns are widely employed for wort separation, some large-volume brewers prefer mash filters.

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  • If they do find them useful, do they want more fiddle tunes or would they prefer breaks for songs?

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  • People seem to prefer those songs because they sound unfinished.

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  • Personally, I prefer music in smaller, more intimate venues.

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  • I would much prefer if homeopathic vets and conventional vets could work together for the greater good of the animals they serve.

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  • Perhaps there are those who prefer their Obstetrics with a little voodoo.

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  • If you prefer, you can always have some white wine or champagne on hand to add to each cup of the punch.

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  • Despite the cost some people prefer to have a real hair wig.

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  • Thus we deduce one of the fundamental rules for successful work with numerical workbenches: prefer compiled functions over interpreted code.

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  • In Australia and Papua the name flying-squirrel is applied to such marsupials as are provided with parachutes; animals which naturalists prefer to designate flying-phalangers (see MARSUPIALIA).

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  • One might prefer as a theist to hold (1) that we need a philosophical doctrine of the nature of reality - the " Absolute "; given in popular form in the Cosmological argument; (2) that we take the risk of attaching a higher degree of significance and authority to the revelations of the moral consciousness, which, although moulded or educed by society, do not terminate in the authority of society, but point beyond it to God; this position has its popular form in the moral argument; possibly (3) that necessities of thought shut us up to belief in omnipotence or infinity; (4) that divine help is the supreme revelation.

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  • Harnack's view is that the creed contains both too much and too little to be a satisfactory test for candidates for ordination, and he would prefer a briefer symbol which could be rigorously exacted from all (cf.

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  • He must prefer goodness in the midst of torture to evil with unlimited pleasure.

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  • The establishment of Singh Sabhas, of Sikh newspapers, and the spread of education have largely tended in the same direction, but the strict ethical code of Sikhism and the number of its obligatory divine services have caused many to fall away from the faith: nor does the austere Sikh ritual appeal to women, who generally prefer Hinduism with its picturesque material worship and the brightness of its innumerable festivals.

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  • Others are content with the late learning of Latin and prefer that it should be preceded by a thorough study of modern languages (see Prof. B.

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  • But again the representations disagree, and to the overwhelming campaigns depicted in the book of Joshua most critics prefer the account of the more gradual process as related in the opening chapter of the book of Judges (see Jews: History, § 8).

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  • (a) With respect to corticolous lichens, some prefer the rugged bark of old trees (e.g.

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  • (c) With respect to terrestrial species, some prefer peaty soil (e.g.

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  • Some ferns, as the different kinds of Gymnogramme and Cheilanthes, prefer a drier atmosphere than others, and the former do not well bear a lower winter temperature than about 60° by night.

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  • A bastard Platonism through hostility to Stoicism may become agnostic. Stoicism through hostility to its sceptical critics may prefer to accept some of the positions of the dogmatic nihilist.

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  • If our choice were limited to these °two periods, we should certainly prefer the former.

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  • Thus by the treaty with Antiochus (188 B.C.) it was provided that the Greek communities of Asia Minor "shall settle their mutual differences by arbitration," and so far Livy correctly transcribes Polybius, but he adds with a rhetorical flourish, "or, if both parties prefer it, by war" (xxxviii.

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  • Her letters reveal a spirit full of ardour and enthusiasm, and warped by that perverse bent which leads so many women to prefer a tyrant to a companion.

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  • Some ferns, as the different kinds of Gymnogrammae and Cheilanthes, prefer a drier atmosphere than others, and the former do not well bear a lower winter temperature than about 60° by night.

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  • In Godwin's view, reason is the proper motive to acts conducive to general happiness: reason shows me that the happiness of a number of other men is of more value than my own; and the perception of this truth affords me at least some inducement to prefer the former to the latter.

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  • Posted: 27 Jun 2006 at 6:18pm I prefer open face helmets, the problem for me was always rearward vision with them.

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  • We would prefer edited, self-contained, programs which could be picked up and rebroadcast by a community radio station.

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  • Even tho the price of handheld GPS receivers is falling I would still prefer not to have to replace mine just yet !

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  • Mr Donald then gave his reasons for why I should prefer Dr. Clark 's recollection of the conversation.

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  • Regeneration or regenerative medicine is the term some would prefer over cloning.

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  • At other times you might prefer to use a regular expression to check whether data is numeric.

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  • The main lesson is an uncomfortable one for people of a liberal disposition who instinctively prefer to see offenders rehabilitated rather than incarcerated.

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  • We also liked the way you can reorder tabs by simply dragging and dropping them in the order you 'd prefer.

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  • I mean I would n't mind being taller - but not that way - prefer punk to glam rock.

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  • So during development I 'd prefer to do my own validation based on a tighter Relax NG schema and perhaps other semantic processing.

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  • Work will be carried out in London and would prefer seamstress has own machine(s).

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  • Once you have selected which option you prefer the document may be accessed.

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  • Decide if you would prefer a more formal ' serif ' font (e.g.

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  • I guess that means that in general, I probably prefer a clean shaven face.

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  • You get the feeling he 'd prefer to be out of doors somewhere shoveling earth or cutting wood.

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  • Some students prefer shared houses or flats, situated either adjacent to or within easy traveling time from the various campuses.

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  • I would prefer a vent that you could open or close with a slider mechanism.

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  • The range is mainly yeasted (see our Paul 's Bakery if you prefer sourdough loaves).

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  • Strange then, that Londoners prefer to spurn what is a superior machine, seduced instead by the retro charms of the Vespa.

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  • Dr. Pentland said that he would prefer me to try the tablet form first, before he started sticking needles in me.

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  • Why prefer WAP to surfing the net on your computer?

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  • His most telling comment is that that only losers get jobs; he 'd prefer to make a living through crime.

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  • I prefer to repeat three-four times the things in English with miming and pointing to the things named.

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  • They will thrive in sun or light shade, but they do prefer slightly damp and sticky soil.

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  • An electric knife, an electric tin opener, a kettle tipper (I prefer to use a jug kettle).

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  • Who would prefer that Saddam 's torture chambers still be open?

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  • However, I think you underestimate the transfiguring power of the faith or if you prefer the Spirit.

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  • Take the average day tripper, spends about £ 10, I know which I would prefer to have.

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  • It is our view that clients prefer steady rates year on year, not a yo-yo effect.

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  • I prefer to work with people that have a proclivity to be efficient and reliable.

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  • How can you always procrastinate? I prefer to get things done well in advance.

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  • I would prefer for everyone to assemble at one time, instead of meeting each individual separately.

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  • I prefer not to use public restrooms because they don't typically meet my standards of cleanliness.

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  • I prefer to keep my desk immaculate so that important papers are not lost.

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  • Traditionalists would prefer to follow formulae that they know work, rather than try new methods.

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  • Usually I prefer poetry, but this prose was beautifully written.

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  • Not all angel investors want to take on this mentoring role, of course, and prefer to drop off the check and have limited additional responsibility.

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  • Finally, if you aren't sure what the new parents prefer, don't be afraid to run your ideas past them before you actually purchase a gift.

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  • You might want to give them a couple of choices and ask which item they would prefer for their new baby.

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  • Modern Nursery-If you prefer a more contemporary look for your child's nursery, then be sure to check out the Modern Nursery site for great nursery selections, including organic bedding and blankets.

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  • Some parents prefer pull-up diapers, while others go straight to underwear.

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  • Have you asked the parents of the child what they would prefer you buy?

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  • If he has reached one year of age, he may also be turned to face forward, although many parents prefer to keep their children facing to the rear for a few months longer.

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  • Many parents prefer using a changing table to change their baby's diaper.

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  • The only real difference in this choice comes down to what you prefer.

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  • Many women prefer to sleep in their nursing bras, at least for the first few months.

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  • Many parents prefer the tandem style because it allows for easier mobility in tight or crowded areas.

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