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quite Sentence Examples

  • You're growing into quite the young lady.

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  • It is quite near the park gate.

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  • He was getting to be quite a handsome young man.

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  • But she didn't feel quite ready yet.

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  • I must have made quite a spectacle.

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  • There was a barber shop and I could see a calendar on the wall but I couldn't quite read it.

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  • That didn't come out quite right.

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  • "You've said quite enough for one evening," she answered with equal composure.

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  • I am considered quite unusual.

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  • It didn't quite work out as he planned.

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  • It was quite impossible to understand these sounds.

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  • He'd likely be away with Jule for quite a while.

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  • It is quite a romance.

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  • It wasn't quite morning when he returned her to the extra bed in Jonny's room.

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  • I quite agree with you!

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  • There were clothes in the dresser, not quite her size but not too far off.

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  • There were clothes in the dresser, not quite her size but not too far off.

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  • Natalie is quite well again now, isn't she?

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  • His dark gaze was steady, his body rippling with the power she couldn't quite pin down.

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  • At that time I eagerly absorbed everything I read without a thought of authorship, and even now I cannot be quite sure of the boundary line between my ideas and those I find in books.

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  • Quite young, I grieve to say; and all of my brothers and sisters that you see here are practically my own age.

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  • Also, my hat is quite empty.

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  • They were curious and thought she was quite a spectacle.

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  • Pierre pushed his way into the middle of the group, listened, and convinced himself that the man was indeed a liberal, but of views quite different from his own.

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  • Heavy brush had totally obscured the entrance until someone had quite recently cut and pulled away the branches, exposing the opening.

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  • Now there was life and light in his eyes, even if he wasn't quite the man Jule remembered.

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  • And I was quite sure they would be accepted as props.

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  • Neighbors are quite close by.

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  • Quite sure, my Prince.

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  • And you may even—reasonably, optimistically—think it to be quite likely.

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  • She'd never done anything quite so disobedient—so stupid.

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  • Quite a few, and they're pulling in everyone from the east coast to Miami and Orlando.

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  • She was never quite sure how to respond to Martha's candor though the two continued to be best of friends.

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  • She still didn't quite trust he'd keep his word, but she prayed with every ounce of her soul that he did.

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  • He was quite an old little man and his head was long and entirely bald.

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  • He'd fulfilled his end of the bargain and crossed quite a few things off her bucket list last night.

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  • Adraksin was in uniform, and whether as a result of the uniform or from some other cause Pierre saw before him quite a different man.

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  • It must have been quite an exciting time to be alive.

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  • As I see it you were quite right, and I told Natasha so.

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  • "That is a matter I have not quite decided upon," was the reply.

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  • We've been in the dark quite a while, and you may as well explain what has happened.

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  • But fortunately for us both, I am a little stronger, and quite as obstinate when I set out.

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  • While this Greenbriar Road property is not quite so inviting, a spring lock on a back door was no serious test.

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  • Cynthia sighed, not quite sure how to answer.

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  • Cynthia sighed, not quite sure how to answer.

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  • Yeah, quite a few.

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  • From what Fred says after snooping on the Internet, Mr. Westlake is quite wealthy.

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  • The Wizard carried his satchel, which was quite heavy, and Zeb carried the two lanterns and the oil can.

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

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  • It was one thing to tell herself everything was resolved, but quite another to thoroughly accept something she had always considered wrong.

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  • I've been quite a problem to you, haven't I?

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  • Mr. Jefferson's, beautiful, pathetic representation quite carried me away with delight.

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  • I do not understand quite what that means.

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  • After the guests had drunk quite a little of it, they began to talk foolishly and sing loudly; and some of them went to sleep.

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  • But we shall not be quite separated; we shall see each other every day, I hope.

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  • I assure you I know quite enough.

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  • Edward could spell nearly all the words in his primer, and he could read quite well.

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

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  • And Boris, having apparently relieved himself of an onerous duty and extricated himself from an awkward situation and placed another in it, became quite pleasant again.

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  • I need a teacher quite as much as Helen.

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  • He was a very little boy, but before he was three years old he could read quite well.

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  • He seemed to feel quite well and strong.

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  • I was sorely perplexed, and felt quite discouraged, and wasted much precious time, especially in Algebra.

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  • But as if this angered him, he bent his head quite low and muttered:

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  • He lay quite still till the animal was very near.

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  • His mother smiled, for she felt quite sure that there was no danger.

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  • But it is quite likely you will need fewer workers.

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  • I did not know then what she was doing, for I was quite ignorant of all things.

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  • She's discovered quite a few annoying little powers of her own while you were gone.

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  • It merely confirmed that she had left childhood behind... quite gracefully.

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  • "Quite right," said the Englishman.

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  • "Look at Papa!" shouted Natasha to the whole company, and quite forgetting that she was dancing with a grown-up partner she bent her curly head to her knees and made the whole room ring with her laughter.

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  • His older brothers were quite willing that he should go to sea.

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  • And I think that helps explain why no one quite foresaw the rise of the Internet: because it doesn't have an offline corollary of its own.

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  • The overall economic output of the planet, GWP (gross world product), will rise dramatically in the years to come, but its distribution will be quite skewed.

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  • So while such an attack and its aftermath would not derail our eventual arrival at the next golden age, it quite possibly would delay it.

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  • I could not quite convince myself that there was much world left, for I regarded Boston as the beginning and the end of creation.

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  • When the reception was over we went back to the hotel and teacher slept quite unconscious of the surprise which was in store for her.

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  • But I soon discovered that college was not quite the romantic lyceum I had imagined.

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  • The queen was standing quite near to it with the two wreaths still in her hands.

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  • One of us discovered this ability last fall, quite by accident.

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  • There is quite a list, isn't there?

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  • She said that Maud was born deaf and lost her sight when she was only three months old, and that when she went to the Institution a few weeks ago, she was quite helpless.

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  • Did I tell you in my last letter that I had a new dress, a real party dress with low neck and short sleeves and quite a train?

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  • She gropes her way without much certainty in rooms where she is quite familiar.

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  • The aurists then tried their experiments with quite different results.

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  • This is like the effect of the slow dwelling on long words, not quite well managed, that one notices in a child who is telling a solemn story.

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  • It made me laugh quite hard, for I know my father is Arthur Keller.

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  • "Are we really quite lost, your excellency?" he asked again.

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  • Quite close to the barn was a garden.

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  • Coriolanus pitched his camp quite near to the city.

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  • The old man who had bought the first turkey was standing quite near.

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  • Additionally, I am quite interested in the history of food.

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  • But the French troops quite rightly did not consider that this suited them, since death by hunger and cold awaited them in flight or captivity alike.

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  • Well, here we are, not quite halfway through our list of ways the Internet, technology, and civilization will come together to end war.

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  • I have never yet met a man who was quite awake.

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  • So the histories say, and it is all quite wrong, as anyone who cares to look into the matter can easily convince himself.

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  • That redoubt was quite senseless in front of the position where the battle was accepted.

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  • I also discuss the political situation with my dear father, and we decide the most perplexing questions quite as satisfactorily to ourselves as if I could see and hear.

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  • At last they reached a great forest, and, being quite tired, they decided to rest awhile and look for nuts before going any further.

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  • Once, when berrying, I met with a cat with young kittens in the woods, quite wild, and they all, like their mother, had their backs up and were fiercely spitting at me.

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  • No. I'm quite, quite all right.

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  • When few people own land and most people live in cities, it is quite common to have high degrees of hunger in a nation that is exporting food.

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  • He is never quite so happy as when he has a little deaf child in his arms.

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  • My little children are all well except Nancy, and she is quite feeble.

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  • He has found out that doors have locks, and that little sticks and bits of paper can be got into the key-hole quite easily; but he does not seem very eager to get them out after they are in.

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  • We thought everything was arranged: but we found Monday that Mrs. Elliott would not be willing to let us invite more than fifty people, because Mrs. Howe's house is quite small.

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  • Now reason suggested quite the opposite.

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  • Women's fuss! muttered Alpatych to himself and started on his journey, looking round at the fields of yellow rye and the still- green, thickly growing oats, and at other quite black fields just being plowed a second time.

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  • But he was kind and gentle only to those of his regiment, to Timokhin and the like--people quite new to him, belonging to a different world and who could not know and understand his past.

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  • Princess Mary could not quite make out what he had said, but from his look it was clear that he had uttered a tender caressing word such as he had never used to her before.

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  • Not merely in these cases but continually did that old man--who by experience of life had reached the conviction that thoughts and the words serving as their expression are not what move people--use quite meaningless words that happened to enter his head.

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  • But you did wake up... come back, or whatever you call it, quite easily.

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  • She couldn't quite understand what the poison was; it wasn't a normal infection, and yet it couldn't be anything else.

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  • While she didn't quite know where she was, she felt a sense of belonging.

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  • I can't answer that for sure, but don't you think their sudden interest in the property and the discovery of the bones is quite a coincidence?

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  • He'd told her the chances were slim long ago, but she wasn't ready for him to admit defeat quite yet.

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  • They could be seen very plainly, for here the ground was quite muddy.

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  • It was quite early, the sun had not been up very long; the birds were just beginning to sing joyously.

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  • The decision made to face death soon, the only thing she hadn't quite worked out was how she planned to do it.

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  • Yes, and he was quite tall.

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  • Shakespeare was undoubtedly the greatest master the English language has ever known and, quite probably, will ever know.

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  • Once more something whistled, but this time quite close, swooping downwards like a little bird; a flame flashed in the middle of the street, something exploded, and the street was shrouded in smoke.

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  • Quite beside themselves, Yakov Alpatych; they've fetched another barrel.

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  • On the other question, how the battle of Borodino and the preceding battle of Shevardino were fought, there also exists a definite and well- known, but quite false, conception.

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  • Some were red, some white, and others pale pink, and they were just peeping out of the green leaves, as rosy-faced children peep out from their warm beds in wintertime before they are quite willing to get up.

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  • I think the expedition is quite feasible.

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  • Princess Mary grew quite unconscious of her face and coiffure.

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  • Peronskaya was quite ready.

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  • We are all discoverers in one sense, being born quite ignorant of all things; but I hardly think that is what she meant.

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  • Oct. 23, 1894. ...The school is very pleasant, and bless you! it is quite fashionable....

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  • I read her lips almost exclusively, (she does not know the manual alphabet) and we get on quite well.

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  • Why, I can do long, complicated quadratic equations in my head quite easily, and it is great fun!

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  • "Yes, I was brought up quite differently," remarked the handsome elder daughter, Countess Vera, with a smile.

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  • She sighed and said: Yes, quite certain.

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  • The fog lay unbroken like a sea down below, but higher up at the village of Schlappanitz where Napoleon stood with his marshals around him, it was quite light.

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  • They're quite beside themselves; I have already told them...

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  • And not the face she had known ever since she could remember and had always seen at a distance, but the timid, feeble face she had seen for the first time quite closely, with all its wrinkles and details, when she stooped near to his mouth to catch what he said.

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  • He saw that his hero and commander was following quite a different train of thought.

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  • The infantry moved in the same way, sometimes running to quite other places than those they were ordered to go to.

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  • I am quite at your service.

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  • Is he quite well?

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  • It is quite light.

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  • That's quite a coincidence, isn't it?

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  • "Not quite," said he, finally.

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

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  • 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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  • At last, having become quite rich, he decided to go home.

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  • The horse cantered briskly along, and king and boy were soon quite well acquainted.

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  • I'm quite worn out by these callers.

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  • "I have read our protests about the Oldenburg affair and was surprised how badly the Note was worded," remarked Count Rostopchin in the casual tone of a man dealing with a subject quite familiar to him.

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  • I thought quite differently.

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  • But she is quite original, strange, new, and unknown.

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  • Let us be quite, quite friends.

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  • One's quite frozen and the other's an awful swaggerer.

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  • One was taller than the other; he wore an officer's hat and seemed quite exhausted.

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  • "Yes, yes," she said, answering something quite different.

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  • Pessimism, quite frankly, will get us all killed.

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  • No, quite the opposite: We live in what can only be termed the Age of Change.

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  • I was quite ill afterward, and I wonder if retribution also overtook the turkey.

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  • I sometimes despair of getting anything quite simple and honest done in this world by the help of men.

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  • And I am afraid of him; I have now become quite calm, quite calm.

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  • Why go through all that pain again, when she had almost succeeded in putting him in the past - almost, but not quite.

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  • Maybe. But Youngblood was missing quite a few days.

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  • He hadn't thought it as harsh as it was, just like he thought nothing of killing anything in his path, but seeing the look on a normal human's face reminded him he'd been close to losing what humanity he possessed for quite a while.

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  • The Others are acquiring a weapon, but … it didn't seem quite right.

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  • Jonny isn't quite ready yet to deal with the Others who have been stirring up trouble within the vamp ranks.

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  • The day before, she'd found quite a few treasures, to include the backpack, a flashlight, the key locker for the cars in the garage, and Jake's wallet, which happened to have a credit card, which she had secretly used to book a flight from Tucson to Virginia.

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  • She was quite for a moment, thoughtful.

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  • The clothing was obviously quite old and now that it was out of its container, reeked of dampness and dirt.

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  • There was something else in his voice she couldn't quite place.

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  • Would it have been easier on you if you heard it from either a complete stranger or someone you can't quite figure out?

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  • It wasn't quite as easy as he thought, especially since she was so helpless.

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  • They've been working for millions of years to get around this one; they're quite crafty at it.

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  • He's quite a looker.

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  • We lost quite a few of our friends, she said with a frown.

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  • He.d sensed Katie.s appearance in the castle a short time ago and had avoided going directly to her, for fear he wasn.t quite ready to say what he needed to.

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  • "We lost half of Kris.s warriors and quite a few of mine," Kiki said.

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  • The assassin had been acting strange for quite a while.

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  • Her plan, while brilliant when plotted the past month, didn't seem quite so wonderful right now.

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  • She didn't feel quite as traumatized today.

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  • As a fan of good food, Kiera found Evelyn's words to be quite true.

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  • The moment dragged out for quite a few minutes, and still no one gave chase.

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  • He hadn't met a woman quite as rough around the edges as his was.

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  • He didn't need his people to see someone quite so … unusual.

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  • She interacted daily with the warrior members of her husband's family, but she'd never seen one quite like this, with soulful, ancient intelligence in his black gaze and a predatory walk.

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  • I think I've gotten quite good at it.

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  • He watched for quite a while, until the model reached a level that had taken him years of apprenticeship under his father to achieve.

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  • Despite the piercing gaze she'd never quite gotten used to, she stepped past Jetr and looked up at her mate, taking him in breathlessly once again.

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  • They were quite a couple.

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  • Cynthia had ironed it and the dress looked quite appealing in spite of its hundred-year age.

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  • Then, as soon as it was quite a while, she'd start the whole business over again!

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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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  • The small undated photo was quite dark but showed a couple, perhaps in their thirties, standing before a church window.

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  • It didn't feel quite right, with a bra and new lingerie.

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  • "Well, it should be quite a party!" she said with a smile as Fred left for his room.

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  • The two of you seem quite close.

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  • I'd guess she left home quite young, perhaps as a mid-teenager, with little or no dough.

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  • Except I'm sensing he comes as part of a package deal with Edith and quite frankly, she scares the shit out of me.

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  • He wasn't quite ready for sleep so he wandered back to the parlor, sat in the back corner and picked up a biking magazine.

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  • Yes. It's quite tender.

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  • Corday rose, and asked, not quite casually enough.

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  • Donald Ryland, although I haven't quite figured why.

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  • Dean rose and wandered out to the front porch but in spite of his sterling speech, and overwhelming wish that he could forget the Shiptons and all the grief they had brought him, he couldn't quite chase the unfinished business from his churning mind.

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  • Actually, quite beautiful, and very cultured, old money, CEO of some company or other, blah, blah, blah.

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  • Partaking human food is now extraneous, yet can still be quite enjoyable.

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  • Well, it seems you have been through quite an ordeal.

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  • I'm not quite sure what to do with that information, but thanks, I guess.

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  • He loved using the vernacular, although it never sounded quite right coming from him.

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  • He figured it would be quite some time before he could get out to hunt.

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  • Jackson had developed quite a discerning palate over the years.

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  • He considered going down to the drawing room for a drink, but decided, he too, felt quite weary.

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  • Actually, Skippy, I'm quite a mellow alcoholic, not raging at all, lucky for you.

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  • This is quite a turn around, isn't it?

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  • There were a few landscapes that were quite good, then he opened the page to a perfect likeness of himself.

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  • That is quite a gene pool you two have.

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  • He didn't quite understand why she needed that.

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  • Yes, quite a bit actually.

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  • A little, I have been doing this for quite some time though, so it's fairly routine.

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  • She finished with a question and answer period and there were quite a few queries that seemed to impress her.

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  • I'm usually quite tired the next day.

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  • Oh, Miss Sidwell, you have me quite smitten.

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  • Jackson was quite familiar with it.

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  • I'm told I'm quite tasty.

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  • In heels, she stood as tall as Jackson and they made quite a pair.

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  • They had accomplished quite a bit the previous day, and Sarah felt comfortable about being away for the next two days.

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  • Yes, and you better not embarrass them when they come down, or you and I won't be making noise for quite some time.

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  • In fact it will be quite pleasant for you.

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  • Oregon. That's quite a commute.

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  • Elisabeth tells me you are quite an accomplished musician.

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  • You have been through quite an ordeal.

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  • Carmen must be quite a woman to inspire such admiration from Katie.

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  • He's not quite thirty.

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  • It was one thing to covertly admire Alex, but quite another to stand here discussing him as though he were high dollar merchandise at a low bid auction... and why was Katie so concerned?

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  • And just for the record, I think you're quite a woman.

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  • He was quite the man with flowery statements, but did they mean anything?

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  • Texan is quite a horseman.

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  • He's quite a man, and he just saved my life.

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  • She's quite a woman.

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  • He gave up everything to be with her, and they died quite old, holding hands even in the end.

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  • All was not quite as it seemed in the peaceful compound.

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  • "You kept her alive for quite a while," Tim said.

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  • "That's not quite what I'm saying.  I know you understand that great sacrifice is sometimes warranted for a greater good.  And what you might be learning is that the greater good also sometimes requires doing what might be called evil," she said.

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  • Doesn't quite seem real yet, though.

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  • I couldn't quite place it, but it was sweet and yummy.

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  • She's quite a looker, isn't she?

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  • Mayer said, "And quite a lady."

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  • That's one fine woman back there and quite a looker.

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  • They've been running errands for the family for quite a few months now.

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  • There hasn't been any mail for quite awhile but the rent is still paid—for anoth­er two months.

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