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Reasonable sentence examples

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  • It was a reasonable concern.

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  • He was a reasonable man and she had never known him to shirk his responsibilities.

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  • Oddly, it still seemed reasonable even as we coasted through three red lights to get home.

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  • Where was the closest town of any reasonable size?

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  • 13, 16), were ancestral images is a reasonable theory.

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  • necessities in a reasonable universe.

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  • "Perfectly reasonable," he said.

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  • There was no obstacle to the continued exercise of his firm and reasonable will.

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  • I shall not attempt to conquer her by force alone; but I shall insist on reasonable obedience from the start.

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  • This word, he complains, should denote the heavenly food, the reasonable feast alone, and the Lord never used it of mere junketings.

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  • It also seemed perfectly reasonable to take the 1962 Nash Metropolitan for a spin around the block, even though it didn't have brakes either.

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  • Dean couldn't bring himself to think of any of them seriously, given their lack of reasonable motive.

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  • The words were reasonable to her tired mind.

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  • He started to say something to the fleeing attendant but instead lifted the limp body up in his arms to a more reasonable position and carefully carried her out to the anteroom.

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  • It is reasonable to suppose that their ancestors and those of the Hindus at one time formed a single tribe somewhere in central Asia.

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  • Her boss said she was reasonable intelligent when we set her up as the main person answering your designated tip line.

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  • It seems to me, the jury is still out on this mess but if Shipton is stalking her, legally or not, she deserves reasonable protection until we know for sure.

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  • It would have been reasonable to expect to find them sporadically all over Australia.

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  • I remember in autumn of '87 thinking it was perfectly reasonable to take the red 1964 Corvair convertible for a test drive, despite its lack of functioning brakes.

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  • This fluctuation finds a parallel in the age at which the Levites were to serve; for neither has any reasonable explanation been found on the traditional view.

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  • What reasonable man ever supposed that ornaments were something outward and in the skin merely--that the tortoise got his spotted shell, or the shell-fish its mother-o'-pearl tints, by such a contract as the inhabitants of Broadway their Trinity Church?

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  • All the artful maneuvers suggested by our generals meant fresh movements of the army and a lengthening of its marches, whereas the only reasonable aim was to shorten those marches.

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  • The desire is reasonable, moral, social, religious; it has the same worth as the loftiest ideals, and worthiest aspirations of the soul of man.

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  • When Howie ran dry, we began discussing reasonable explanations for what he was seeing.

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  • According to various legends Cromwell's last burial place is stated to be Westminster Abbey, Naseby Field or Newburgh Abbey; but there appears to be no evidence to support them, or to create any reasonable doubt that the great Protector's dust lies now where it was buried, in the neighbourhood of the present Connaught Square.

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  • No "grant" was necessary; it was assumed by all and sundry who had occasion to use it, though a reasonable convention forbade one man to assume the device of another.

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  • C. Fraser calls "reasonable faith"?

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  • They were given reasonable service and whispered offers to, "Stay three nights, the next one's free, and we'll give you a receipt for four."

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  • It sounded reasonable, but was she merely rationalizing?

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  • says that in future no scutage or aid, beyond the three recognized feudal aids, shall be levied except by the consent of the general council of the nation (commune concilium regni nostri), while the three recognized aids shall only be levied at a reasonable rate.

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  • The only reasonable thing left to do is to conclude peace as soon as possible, before we are turned out of Petersburg.

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  • We wanted a firm economy, reasonable real estate costs, and a good school system.

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  • There can be no reasonable doubt that the Levite here was member of a priestly tribe or order, and this view is confirmed by the discovery of what is really the same word in south Arabian inscriptions.

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

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  • This viewpoint seems reasonable because it is largely consistent with our everyday experience of life.

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  • If, however, cost within reasonable limits is a secondary consideration and the intention is to build a line adapted for express trains and for the carriage of the largest volume of traffic with speed and economy, he will lean towards the second.

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  • degree at Pembroke College, Cambridge, in 1560, and the witty and sometimes coarse character of his acknowledged work makes it reasonable to suppose that he may have been a coadjutor of the author.

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  • These materials, imperfect as they are, when combined with the notices derived from ancient writers and the evidence of archaeological excavations, may be considered as having furnished some results of reasonable certainty.

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  • They appeared more reasonable in his current state.

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  • Railways, roads and harbours which contractors had undertaken to construct for reasonable amounts were frequently made to cost thrice the original estimates.

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  • Dean's multiplication table of 44, the number of rented apartments, wasn't perfect, but that num­ber times even a reasonable monthly rental lessened any sympathy he might have felt for the woman's financial plight.

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  • A reasonable period was afforded them, according to circumstances, to comply with these requirements, and at the present time the work is practically complete.

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  • All reasonable men were now convinced that the question of the ultimate form of the Italian government was secondary, and that the national efforts should be concentrated on the task of expelling the Austrians; the form of government could be decided afterwards.

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  • Few buildings, at least few buildings raised i n any reasonable style of architecture which makes use of the arched construction, can be less like one another Sicily.

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  • Please respect the private and public ownership of this property and act in a safe and reasonable manner.

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  • The most reasonable view seems to be that the collection was formed gradually and that the process was going on during most of the period sketched above.

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  • As the direction and intensity of this induced current are a function of the position of the second coil in its field, and as this position is determined by its mechanical connexion with the recorder coil, it is evident that, by a suitable choice of the electrical elements of the second coil and its alternating field, the indications on the siphon recorder can be magnified to any reasonable extent.

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  • "I had hoped to bring everyone together to discuss the baggage Sasha has brought with him, if you.ll all be reasonable," Kris said.

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  • I can't make reasonable accommodations for you if I don't know what's wrong.

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  • This denial of any reasonable ground for belief in immortality in the Critique of Pure Reason (Transcendental Dialectic, bk.

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  • The guardian or his servant must not take from the ward's property more than a reasonable amount for his expenses and the like; on the contrary he must maintain the houses, estates and other belongings in a proper state of efficiency.

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  • There is no conclusive ground for regarding the action of this change as having been direct, it is more reasonable to regard it as indirect, having acted as a general stimulus to which the ever-increasing complexity of the sporophyte was the response.

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  • Dean had all he could do to maintain reasonable proximity to the speed limit after letting Fred know where he was going.

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  • that the local authority, before granting a licence, " shall take into consideration whether, in the neighbourhood, the reasonable requirements of the public are satisfied with regard to the purchase of poisonous substances, and also any objections they may receive from the chief officer of police, or from any existing vendors of the substances to which the application relates."

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  • Towards the end of 1901 a departmental committee of the Board of Trade was formed to consider the Light Railways Act, and in 1902 the president of the Board of Trade (Mr Gerald Balfour) stated that as a result of the deliberations of this committee, a new bill had been drafted which he thought would go very far to meet all the reasonable objections that had been urged against the present powers of the local authorities.

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  • The Russian army, expecting Napoleon to take the road to the right beyond the Dnieper--which was the only reasonable thing for him to do-- themselves turned to the right and came out onto the highroad at Krasnoe.

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  • A ward must be allowed a reasonable liberty in the matter of marriage.

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  • It is reasonable to hold that the supreme personality is the only fully personal being, while ours is a broken and imperfect personality, hindered by the Non-ego which in other ways helps it.

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  • It is open for lunch and dinner, offering entrees for a reasonable price for the quality of food that is given; full alcoholic beverages are also served.

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  • It is a casual, sit-down restaurant and the prices are reasonable.

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  • Diners will love reasonable prices, and kids can take advantage of meals offered at half the regular price.

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  • Prices are quite reasonable with a base price for the salad and side dishes and an additional fee for carved meats.

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  • Prices are reasonable at Margaritaville and, as the name suggests, they serve the best margaritas.

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  • The council takes every reasonable precaution to secure its open land.

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  • Nina Ess aims to give women handbags of quality at reasonable prices.

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  • The Coupé may come with a reasonable price tag but it certainly doesn't have a low-rent feel.

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  • probable that a reasonable proportion of available container traffic would move by rail.

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  • progesterone therapy was reasonable.

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  • Thus, ' stress ', is, with some limitations, considered to be a reasonable proxy for reliability.

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  • purposive interpretation of a contract is a useful tool where the purpose can be identified with reasonable certainty.

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  • With the help of their architect, most parishes can make reasonable estimates of what costs the next quinquennial is likely to incur.

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  • reasonable endeavors to deliver courses in accordance with the descriptions set out in the prospectus.

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  • reasonable excuse, not to comply with the terms of the Restoration Order.

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  • reasonable precautions have been taken to prevent the spread of infectious or contagious diseases.

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  • reasonable steps to attend the meeting.

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  • reasonable doubt, the location of the battle.

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  • This is perfectly reasonable; in principle then we can find primes quickly.

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  • We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.

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  • reasonable to assume that the agent of BSE will not replicate in cell cultures either.

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  • reasonable to suppose that you have a large garden then?

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  • reasonable to conclude that there is significant risk from eating beef.

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  • reasonable to expect one or two people to be representative of all people who use similar services.

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  • reasonable to ask whether the advantages outweigh the disadvantages.

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  • It seems reasonable to include any quality schemes they use.

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  • We gave him our assurances we'd not violate his trust though I thought Betsy's suggestion was reasonable.

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  • Maybe now that our newlyweds are in town he'll be more reasonable.

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  • Their offer was almost reasonable.

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  • It did sound reasonable.

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  • Kiera had nodded as was expected while wondering what the hell Evelyn drank to make all this seem reasonable.

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  • But let's be reasonable.

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  • What part of giving an Other absolute power sounded reasonable?

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  • Their power to initiate rates, conferred upon them by their legislatures, was sustained by the Supreme Court of the United States, the Court reserving to itself only the power to decide whether the prescribed rates were reasonable.

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  • At that time Stade's position might have appeared reasonable.

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  • Voltaire described him as "the only Jesuit who has given a reasonable system of philosophy."

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  • Not unnaturally the training which the younger Mill received has aroused amazement and criticism; and it is reasonable to doubt whether the material knowledge which he retained in the result was as valuable to him as his father imagined.

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  • The result is that free trade had become by the end of the 19th century in the main an old habit, for which the ordinary English manufacturer could give no very reasonable explanation, whatever may be its influence in commerce and public affairs.

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  • These serve to date, beyond all reasonable question, Periods III.

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  • Great Britain must never conduct her affairs so that the navy of any one power could engage her at any moment with a reasonable prospect of success.

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  • The compound eyes of insects resemble so closely the similar organs in Crustaceans that there can hardly be reasonable doubt of their homology, and the primitively appendicular nature of the eyes in the latter class suggests that in the Hexapoda also they represent the appendages of an anterior (protocerebral) segment.

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  • Buffon was the first man who formed any theory that may be called reasonable of the geographical distribution of animals.

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  • cc. 19, 29, &c.) defends it as a mild and reasonable institution.

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  • A grant or reservation of mines in general terms confers, or reserves, a right to work the mines, subject to the obligation of leaving a reasonable support to the surface as it exists at the time of the grant or reservation.

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  • (ii.) The tenant, on his part, is presumed to undertake to use the property in a reasonable manner, according to the purposes for which it was let, and to do reasonable repairs.

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  • Under these acts a right of reentry or forfeiture is not to be enforceable unless and until the lessor has served on the lessee a written notice specifying the breach of covenant or condition complained of, and requiring him to remedy it or make compensation, and this demand has not within a reasonable time been complied with; and when a lessor is proceeding to enforce such a right the court may, if it think fit, grant relief to the lessee.

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  • An agricultural tenant may not contract himself out of his statutory right to compensation, but " contracting out " is apparently not prohibited with regard to the right given him by the acts of 1883 and 1900 to remove fixtures which he has erected and for which he is not otherwise entitled to compensation, after reasonable notice to the landlord, unless the latter elects to purchase such fixtures at a valuation.

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  • In uncertain tenancies there must be reasonable notice - i.e.

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  • Mr and Mrs Barnett worked hard for the poor of their parish, opening evening schools for adults, providing them with music and reasonable entertainment, and serving on the board of guardians and on the managing committees of schools.

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  • They must watch demand, be able to form reasonable anticipations of its move ments, and at the same time know the existing stocks of cotton, the sales taking place from day to day, and the best forecasts of the coming supplies.

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  • The suspected theses included such points as the following: that Christ descended ad inferos not in His real presence but quoad effectum; that no image or cross should receive latreia even in the sense allowed by Thomas; that it is more reasonable to regard Origen as saved than as damned; that it is not in a man's free will to believe or disbelieve an article of faith as he pleases.

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  • Moreover the chief object of the Petroleum Acts passed in the United Kingdom has hitherto been to regulate storage, and it has always been possible to obtain oils either of higher or lower flash-point, when such are preferred, irrespective of the legal standard, in addition to which it may be asserted that in a properly constructed lamp used with reasonable care the ordinary oil of commerce is a safe illuminant.

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  • Again, the appeal to " God's judgment " in the trial by battle in Lohengrin is a subject of which no earlier librettist could have made more than a plausible mess - which is the best that can be said for the music as music. But as dramatist Wagner compels our respect for the power that without gloss or apology brings before us the king, a model of royal fair-mindedness and good-nature, acquiescing in Telramund's monstrous claim to accuse Elsa without evidence, simply because it is a hard and self-evident fact that the persons of the drama live in an age in which such claims seemed reasonable.

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  • In New Zealand and Australia rabbits, introduced either for profit or sport, have increased to such an extent as to form one of the most serious pests that the farmers have to contend against, as the climate and soil suit them perfectly and their natural enemies are too few and too lowly organized to keep them within reasonable bounds.

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  • No reasonable fault can be found with the marine surveyors of this period, but the scientific cartographers allowed themselves too frequently to be influenced by Ptolemaic traditions.

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  • The climate of the protectorate is very hot, but not unhealthy for Europeans if reasonable precautions be taken.

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  • From a geographical point of view nothing is more likely, for the takin forms a type confined to Eastern Asia (Tibet and Szechuen), and it would be reasonable to expect that, like so many other peculiar forms from the same region, they should have representatives on the American side of the Pacific. (R.

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  • Accordingly, at first sight it seems reasonable to define geometry in some such way as "the science of dimensional quantity."

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  • It is obliged also to form entrepots for the storage of the crops at reasonable distances from each other, and, on certain conditions, to grant advances to cultivators to aid them in raising the leaf.

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  • The sums payable by the different countries were to be fixed by the powers; but no effect has so far been given to this reasonable stipulation, which may now be looked upon as null and void.

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  • Fortunately the industry and ability of the military history section of the French General Staff have rendered available, by the publication of the original orders issued during the course of his campaigns, a mass of information which, taken in conjunction with his own voluminous correspondence, renders it possible to trace the growth of his military genius with a reasonable approach to accuracy.

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  • If, however, we abandon intuitional ethics, it is reasonable to argue that the term summum bonum ceases to have any real significance inasmuch as actions are not intrinsically good or bad, while the complete sceptic strives after no systematic ideal.

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  • A more reasonable explanation ascribes the lake basin to a geologically modern depression.

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  • On the whole, a common origin in the north for at least the arcticoaltaic group of alpine plants seems to be the most reasonable hypothesis.

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  • The purpose was reasonable, but it was impossible to draw an ideal line and the result was a general alienation of the press.

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  • It is reasonable, therefore, to infer that the causes leading to the production of double flowers are varied.

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  • What we can and must do is take every reasonable step to minimize the likelihood of audit failure.

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  • loaded shotgun in a public place without reasonable excuse.

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  • reasonable to believe in the existence of God.

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  • Any concerns or reasonable suspicions of abuse should be reported to line management.

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  • The per person cost is more reasonable and then you can stop at a local park or trail head to share the meal.

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  • This restaurant offers great food at a reasonable price while you dine beachfront, whether inside or on the lanai.

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  • Prices are reasonable, but call ahead for reservations during peak times.

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  • The prices are also very reasonable and the kids menu will keep the children's appetites satisfied as well.

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  • It's difficult to be disappointed by a pizza lunch when you're getting it fresh and at a reasonable price.

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  • Vincent's prices are reasonable and with pizza and calzones rounding out the offerings, there's something for everyone here.

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  • For a reasonable price, visitors can expect large portions of seafood to pasta platters, pizza and pasta served with homemade sauce.

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  • Reasonable prices, according to the restaurant owners, were an important part of the menu planning process.

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  • This can only be calculated on the ground of reasonable probability as to what it may be to the best interest of the adversary to attempt.

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  • The Patkoi border the plains of Upper Assam to the south-east, and across these hills lies the most reasonable probability of railway extension to Burma.

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  • With this the bishop of Exeter (Ornaments Rubric, p. 30) would seem to agree, when he says that "the customs of the present day do not fully accord with any reasonable interpretation of the rubric. The stole, now nearly universal, is only covered by the rubric if the word ' vestment ' be taken to include it (a very dubious point), and then only at Holy Communion."

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  • But Charles's insatiable lust for conquest, and his ineradicable suspicion of Denmark, induced him, on the 17th of July, without any reasonable cause, without a declaration of war, in defiance of all international equity, to endeavour to despatch an inconvenient neighbour.

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  • Coulomb, 2 however, by using long and thin steel rods, symmetrically magnetized, and so arranged that disturbing influences became negligibly small, was enabled to deduce from his experiments with reasonable certainty the law that the force of attraction or repulsion between two poles varies inversely as the square of the distance between them.

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  • He held that happiness includes not merely present enjoyment and prosperity, but also a reasonable expectation of their continuance.

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  • This is also the view of the reasonable Strabo; but it does not account for the genesis of the other story.

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  • It is therefore reasonable to hold that the Hebrew Psalter was completed and recognized as an authoritative collection long enough before 130 B.C. to allow of its passing to the Greek-speaking Jews in Alexandria.

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  • Obviously the word r ' must refer to something in the music; and inasmuch as the cymbals were for the purpose of producing a volume of sound (v'#r), it is reasonable to suppose that the 1 The threefold division of the singers appears in the same list according to the Hebrew text of verse 17, but the occurrence of Jeduthun as a proper name instead of a musical note is suspicious, and makes the text of LXX.

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  • Phillips had been for three years in succession chairman of the chamber of mines, and he had persistently for several years tried to induce Kruger to take a reasonable view of the requirements of the industry.

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  • Sir Hercules Robinson, in response to a message from Mr Chamberlain, who had been secretary of 'state for the colonies since July 1895, urging him to use firm language in reference to reasonable concessions, replied that he considered the moment inopportune, and on the 15th of January he left for Cape Town.

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  • But once admit (as it is only reasonable to do) the extension of Jewish editorial activity to the prophetic books and all becomes clear.

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  • It is reasonable, therefore, to conclude that ornament is a stimulus to sexual selection, and this conclusion is enforced by the fact that among many comparatively nude peoples clothing is assumed at certain dances which have as their confessed object the excitation of the passions of the opposite sex.

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  • The oldest and perhaps most reasonable idea represents guncotton as cellulose trinitrate, but this has been much disputed, and various formulae, some based on cellulose as C, 2 H200 10, others on a still more complex molecule, have been proposed.

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  • It is, however, reasonable to suppose that his commanding intellect often makes itself felt in the words of Sydenham.

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  • On the other hand in the case of uncertain and irregular deposits, the value of which varies between very wide limits, as, for example - in most metal mines and especially mines of gold and silver - a very large number of samples must be taken - sometimes not more than two or three feet apart - in order that the average value of the ore may be known within reasonable limits of error.

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  • There is reason, however, to believe that the uncertainty in regard to many of these names will eventually be resolved into reasonable certainty.

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  • These Khatti, there is no reasonable doubt, are identical with Kheta.

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  • The parlamenti were abolished and a monte di pieta to advance money at reasonable interest was created.

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  • But the importation of foreignsugar, cheapened by foreign state aid to a price which materially reduced the fair and reasonable profit of native cultivators, was a state of things the Indian government could not accept.

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  • But his artistic instincts are higher than those of the Chinese, and there is reasonable hope that,in time he may excel their best works.

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  • Rotating zinc cathodes were used, with scrapers to prevent the accumulation of a layer of insoluble magnesium compounds, which would otherwise increase the electrical resistance beyond reasonable limits.

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  • Apollinaris denied the completeness of the human nature, and substituted the divine Logos for the reasonable soul of man.

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  • There can be no reasonable doubt that as soon as the Athenians began to recover from the paralysing effect of the victory of Lysander and the internal troubles in which they were involved by the government of the Thirty, their thoughts turned to the possibility of recovering their lost empire.

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  • by the substitution of " infinite " and " reasoning " for such archaisms as " incomprehensible " and " reasonable."

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  • When the storm had discharged itself in the Japanese war, reasonable statesmen on both sides, King Edward, Lord Lansdowne, and the Russian Foreign Minister Isvolsky, changed the course both for Great Britain and for Russia, and thus frustrated the plans of the tertius gaudens.

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  • The charge of Socinianism was frequently brought against him, but, as Tillotson thought, "for no other cause but his worthy and successful attempts to make the Christian religion reasonable."

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  • The choice was reasonable.

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  • In France, where the disease was by far the most prevalent - owing in great part to the obstinacy with which the vine-growers at first refused to take any reasonable precautions against its spread - M.

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  • It is not indeed that these methods have not claimed to solve the questions at issue, but that their solutions have failed to satisfy the larger body of reasonable criticism.

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  • Each of these has its legitimate province, and the extent of this province can in most cases be defined with reasonable certainty.

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  • the views of critics take different directions, but that of Bousset followed by Porter seems the most reasonable.

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  • Peter and Paul, and in the church of the Lord's Sepulchre at Jerusalem, and as to other reasonable requests."

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  • A petition for a divorce may be presented after a residence within the state of one year immediately preceding, and a decree may be granted against the defendant if judged guilty of adultery, desertion for two years without reasonable cause, habitual drunkenness, such inhuman treatment as to endanger the life of the plaintiff, or if convicted of felony after marriage.

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  • " There can be no reasonable doubt that the sugar-cane, which is native and present in a great many varieties, sago, cotton, probably also indigenous and of exceptionally fine quality, will eventually be valuable " (MacGregor).

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  • There need be no contradiction between idealism and a reasonable pragmatism.

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  • A more reasonable explanation connects the name with Arae, " Curses," commonly known as Semnae, " Awful Goddesses," whose shrine was a cave at the foot of the hill, of which they were the guardian deities (Aeschyl.

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  • Thus regarded, it becomes reasonable to suppose that North and South America have in a broad way been developed under a succession of somewhat similar strains in the earth's crust, and that they are, in so far, favourable witnesses to the theory that there is something individual in the plan of continental growth.

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  • President Cleveland waited a reasonable time, as he conceived, for Governor Altgeld of Illinois to put an end to the disorder in that state.

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  • Beyond reasonable doubt, however, the writer seeks to take out the sting of the preceding passage in which Israel is devoted to utter destruction.

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  • without any view whatever to local or natural politics" is certainly the most reasonable.

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  • It is much more reasonable to believe that each part of the world has its own special deity; prophets and supernatural messengers had forsooth appeared in more places than one.

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  • A more reasonable theory seems to be that which suggests that, in the East, the stole was originally introduced as that which it was when it first appears in the 22nd canon of Laodicea, viz.

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  • From this time, however, he is more or less in view; and, though at least two events of his life - his quarrel with Diderot and his death - are subjects of dispute, its general history can be checked and followed with reasonable confidence.

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  • It is safer to give it the more reasonable dimensions of Caesar, and to accept the verdict of later commentators that it never extended west of the Scheldt.

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  • The governor may for any reasonable cause remove judges on the address of two-thirds of each house of the legislature.

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  • Unless new discoveries provide the clue, or some reasonable explanation can otherwise be found, there seems to be no reason why we should not regard the " sayings " as containing material which ought to be taken into account in the critical study of the teaching of Jesus.

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  • Later Canadian opinion, however, came to regard the decision of the commission as a reasonable compromise.

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  • The fidelity of a scribe has to be judged chiefly by internal tests, and these are best applied to his work in passages where there is no reasonable doubt of the correctness of the transmitted text.

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  • The connexion, however, though it may be early, is probably not primitive, and it seems reasonable to conclude that Hephaestus was a general fire-god, though some of his characteristics were due to particular manifestations of the element.

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  • The legislature of Georgia remonstrated but expressed a willingness to cede the land to the United States, and in 1802 the cession was ratified, it being stipulated among other things that the United States should pay to the state $1,250,000, and should extinguish " at their own expense, for the use of Georgia, as soon as the same can be peaceably obtained on reasonable terms," the Indian title to all lands within the state of Georgia.

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  • Moreover, by section 5 of the Money-lenders Act 1900, where any proceedings are taken against the senders of these circulars to infants, if it is proved that the person to whom the document was sent is an infant, the person charged will be deemed to have been cognisant of the fact unless he proves that he had reasonable grounds for believing the infant to be of full age.

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  • It would be a hard, though probably not insurmountable, task to establish " a reasonable proportion," such as provided for in Art.

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  • When they are beyond a certain distance from the seat of war it seems reasonable that the presumption that they are merely carrying on their legitimate business should be considered absolute.

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  • The British government had no desire to place obstacles in the way of a belligerent desiring to take reasonable precautions in order to prevent the enemy from receiving supplies, but they insisted that the right of taking such precautions did not imply a " consequential right to intercept at any distance from the scene of operations and without proof that the supplies in question were really destined for use of the enemy's forces, any articles which that belligerent might determine to regard as contraband of war."

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  • If it is the average distance irrespective of length of path and of number of impacts we should be justified in ascribing the effect to density, but if it is the number of impacts it would be more reasonable to ascribe it to pressure.

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  • Thus, where the judges who try an election petition report that there has been treating, undue influence, or any illegal practice by the candidate or his election agent, but that it was trivial, unimportant and of a limited character, and contrary to the orders and without the sanction or connivance of the candidate or his election agent, and that the candidate and his election agent took all reasonable means for preventing corrupt and illegal practices, and that the election was otherwise free from such practices on their part, the election will not be avoided.

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  • That Apollos visited Italy at any rate once during Paul's imprisonment in Rome is a reasonable inference from Titus iii.

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  • The form he recommends for the needle is that of "a true circle, having his Axis going out beyond the circle, at each end narrow and narrower, unto a reasonable sharpe point, and being pure steele as the circle it selfe is, having in the middest a convenient receptacle to place the capitell in."

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  • That the group originated in Africa there can be no reasonable doubt; and it is remarkable that so early as the Upper Eocene the types in existence differed comparatively little in structure from the modern forms. In fact the hyraxes were then almost as distinct from other mammals as they are at the present day.

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  • (4) The weight of authority both in England and in America supports the view that an expert is not bound to give evidence as to matters of opinion unless upon an undertaking by the party calling him to pay a reasonable remuneration for his evidence.

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  • Judges may be impeached for misdemeanour in office or they may be removed by the governor, with the consent of two-thirds of each house of the general assembly, for any reasonable cause which shall not be sufficient ground for impeachment.

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  • In his memoir of 1785 he writes: "As far as the experiments hitherto published extend, we scarcely know more of the phlogisticated part of our atmosphere than that it is not diminished by lime-water, caustic alkalies, or nitrous air; that it is unfit to support fire or maintain life in animals; and that its specific gravity is not much less than that of common air; so that, though the nitrous acid, by being united to phlogiston, is converted into air possessed of these properties, and consequently, though it was reasonable to suppose, that part at least of the phlogisticated air of the atmosphere consists of this acid united to phlogiston, yet it may fairly be doubted whether the whole is of this kind, or whether there are not in reality many different substances confounded together by us under the name of phlogisticated air.

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  • The suggested origin of the name Antwerp from Hand-werpen (hand-throwing), because a mythical robber chief indulged in the practice of cutting off his prisoners' hands and throwing them into the Scheldt, appeared to Motley rather farfetched, but it is less reasonable to trace it, as he inclines to do, from an t werf (on the wharf), seeing that the form Andhunerbo existed in the 6th century on the separation of Austrasia and Neustria.

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  • Portland cement concrete, on the other hand, may be used without fear in sea-water, provided that certain reasonable precautions are taken.

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  • And, when the whole facts are borne in mind, there can be no reasonable doubt that the Mendelian principles offer an intelligible solution of the problem.

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  • Taken as a whole, the finches, concerning which no reasonable doubt can exist, are not only little birds with a hard bill, adapted in most cases for shelling and eating the various seeds that form the chief portion of their diet when adult, but they appear to be mainly forms which predominate in and are highly characteristic of the Palaearctic Region; moreover, though some are found elsewhere on the globe, the existence of but very few in the Notogaean hemisphere can as yet be regarded as certain.

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  • Henry had good cause to complain of the ecclesiastical courts, and had only awaited a convenient season to correct abuses which were admitted by all reasonable men.

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  • The blocking of Zeebrugge and Ostend offered a good prospect of success and was within a reasonable distance of it.

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  • Rizzio, hitherto his friend and advocate, induced the queen to reply by a reasonable refusal to this hazardous and audacious request.

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  • So much seems to be beyond reasonable doubt.

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  • reasonable interpretation of the sm2, The second spore-mother-cell.

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  • That is ore from which there is reasonable hope that metal can be extracted with profit, if not to-day, then within a reasonable length of time.

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  • Skins of a pale bluish tone are generally used in their natural state for stoles, boas and muffs, but the less clear coloured skins are dyed in beautiful shades similar in density to the dark and valuable sables from Russia, and are the most effective skins that can be purchased at a reasonable price.

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  • So far as argument from nature is concerned, a total suspension of judgment is our only reasonable resource.

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  • It is a reasonable inference from this statement that the thesmothetae had previously sat together apart from the superior archons and that it was only after Solon that collegiate responsibility began.

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  • With the view of terminating these differences the king in 1827 entered into a concordat with the pope, and an agreement was reached with regard to nominations to bishoprics, clerical education and other questions, which should have satisfied all reasonable men.

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  • There is no positive documentary proof in Mary's own hand that she had knowledge of the intended assassination of Elizabeth, but her circumstances, together with the tenour of her correspondence with Babington, place her complicity beyond all reasonable doubt.

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  • It is therefore reasonable to suppose that the book was composed not later than the first half of the 2nd century B.C.,or (if we give the looser meaning to hair ros) even before the beginning of the century.

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  • A body thrown from the hand would, under the single impulse of projection, move for ever in a straight line; but it would not be reasonable to take special action for the prevention of this result, ignoring the fact that it will be sufficiently counteracted by the other forces which will come into play.

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  • Bernstorff's sympathy with England grew stronger still when in 1779 Spain joined her enemies; and he was much inclined, the same winter, to join a triple alliance between Great Britain, Russia and Denmark-Norway, proposed by England for the purpose of compelling the Bourbon powers to accept reasonable terms of peace.

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  • This condition can generally be satisfied with sufficient approximation with plates of reasonable dimensions.

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  • Up to that time it had been the principle of the government not to borrow money for the execution of irrigation works unless there was a reasonable expectation that within a few years they would give a return of 4 or 5% on the capital outlay.

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  • a, ap, c, c.o, c.t, d.v, e, ep, g Whatever may be the conclusion as to the position of Dinophilus and Histriodrilus, it seems only reasonable to suppose that Polygordius and Protodrilus, so far from representing a stage in the phylogeny of the Annelida before setae were developed, have lost the setae, which are already in a reduced state in Saccocirrus.

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  • There is much discrepancy as to the ordinary food of the lammergeyer, some observers maintaining that it lives almost entirely on carrion, offal and even ordure; but there is no question of its frequently taking living prey, and it is reasonable to suppose that this bird, like so many others, is not everywhere uniform in its habits.

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  • The lists vary greatly in different versions, but the above seems the most reasonable selection of readings to be made.

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  • The count hastened publicly to disavow Favras in a speech delivered before the commune of Paris and in a letter to the National Assembly, although there is no reasonable doubt of his complicity in the plot that did exist.

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  • If, as is now generally believed, aurora represents some form of electrical discharge, it is only reasonable to suppose that the auroral lines arise from atmospheric gases.

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  • A heaven of quarrelling divinities cannot inspire a reasonable worship. These gods are not even respectable; how can they be adorable ?

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  • The assumption may be a reasonable one, and if the results agree with probabilities as deduced from the rest of the evidence it is wise to adopt it; if on the other hand the other evidence seems in any serious degree contrary to those results it may be surmised that the assumption is faulty in some particular.

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  • It was therefore clearly necessary with regard to both the older and the newer law to take some steps to collect into one or more bodies or masses so much of the law as was to be regarded as binding, reducing it within a reasonable compass, and purging away the contradictions or inconsistencies which it contained.

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  • The posters, more especially those of the evening papers, are very often preposterous as well as misleading, and, at such a time, those responsible may fairly be asked to exercise a reasonable restraint and help the nation to a just appreciation of the task it has undertaken and the necessity for unremitting effort to secure the only end that can be accepted."

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  • These feelings were gradually removed after constant protests, but not until the war had been in progress for nearly three years was a system evolved which by degrees gave the correspondents a reasonable amount of freedom.

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  • Thus to take the preface as a distinct word is not reasonable unless there are cogent grounds for uniting the commandments against polytheism and idolatry.

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  • The arbitrator shall use all reasonable efforts to minimize discovery and to complete the arbitration proceedings as expeditiously as possible.

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  • (For the chief rivers see the separate articles on them, and also the section on the physical features in the article on the different shires of Scotland.) The topography of the country being the result of prolonged denudation, it is reasonable to infer that the oldest surfaces likely to be preserved are portions of some of the platforms of erosion successively established by the wearing down of the land to the sea-level.

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  • As these ships must often, against a contrary wind, have had to row both day and night, it seems reasonable to imagine the crew divided into three shifts (as they call them in mining districts), which would give double the number of men available to fight on any occasion as to row.'

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  • An obligation to pay money on a certain day is theoretically discharged if the money is paid before midnight of the day on which it falls due, but custom has so far modified this that the law requires reasonable hours to be observed.

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  • But reasonable judgment must find very unjust the stigma of duplicity put upon him by the Federalists.

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  • 449 A) makes him describe himself as a pi 7 TCOp, it is reasonable to suppose that he preferred that title.

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  • It is certain that Socrates's contemporaries regarded him as a sophist; and it was only reasonable that they should so regard him, because in opposition to the physicists of the past and the artists of the present he asserted the claims of higher education.

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  • In these forests every reasonable facility is afforded to the people concerned for the full and easy satisfaction of their needs, which are generally for small timber for building or fuel, fodder and grazing for their cattle, and edible products for themselves; and considerations of forest income are subordinated to those purposes.

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  • First, he sought to acquire the substance, though not the name, of territorial power, by using the authority of the Mogul emperor for so much as he wished, and for no more; and, secondly, he desired to purify the company's service by prohibiting illicit gains, and at the same time guaranteeing a reasonable remuneration from honest sources.

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  • The privilege of the "star" is only accorded after careful inquiry and reasonable proof that the individual has never before been sent to prison.

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  • Side by side with the new processes introduced, the idea of the indeterminate sentence was started and put in practice, by which release was made to depend upon reasonable hope of amendment and sentences were prolonged until it was more or less certain that the treatment had resulted in cure.

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  • Since, however, Bale describes him as "ex patricio genitore natus," it is a reasonable inference (so R.

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  • Of the last he declares that it "is the reasonable and everything reasonable" (Encyk.

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  • The obvious importance, especially to scattered villages or tribes, of systematic joint action in the face of a common danger makes it reasonable to infer that federation in its elementary forms was a widespread device.

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  • This view is borne out by the experience in hospitals and with " contacts," which goes to show that with reasonable care and under fair conditions the risk of infection from ordinary plague patients is very small.

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  • It is a reasonable conjecture that the tales of victories over Grendel and the fiery dragon belong properly to the myth of Beaw.

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  • As the scene which Homer depicts is prae-Dorian Greece; it is reasonable to call his language Achaean.

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  • In their theory of a triple manifestation of an impersonal deity, the Brahmanical theologians, as we have seen, had indeed elaborated a doctrine which might have seemed to form a reasonable, authoritative creed for logy.

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  • But, though the people have thus been divided between two different religious camps, sectarian animosity has upon the whole kept within reasonable limits.

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  • God must perforce be satisfied with whatever common sense thinks it fair and reasonable that He should expect.

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  • Meanwhile, however, strenuous efforts were being made by the Roman Catholics to obtain relief by establishing a reasonable modus vivendi with the government.

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  • It is held that an excess of the latter is undesirable in wine, but unless the quantity appreciably exceeds two grams per litre, na reasonable objection can be raised.

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  • And I do easily see, that place of any reasonable commandment doth bring commandment of more wits than of a man's own.

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  • It is true that a Young Wales party has arisen, which seeks to narrow this movement to the exclusion of English ideas and influences; and it is also true that there is a party which is abnormally suspicious of and hostile to this Welsh Renaissance; but in the main it is correct to say that the bulk of the Welsh nation remains content to assert its views and requirements in a reasonable manner.

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  • In what follows, then, we shall, indeed, venture to present a wholesale appreciation of the religious idea as it is for primitive man in general; but our account will respect the modern anthropological method that bids the student keep closely to the actualities of the religious experience of savages, as it can with reasonable accuracy be gathered from what they do and say.

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  • The whole previous correspondence (as well as a good deal afterwards) is full of the valet difficulty; and it is surely more reasonable to suppose that when Louvois writes to Saint-Mars on the 19th of July that he is sending Dauger, a new prisoner of importance, as to whom "it est de la derniere importance qu'il soit garde avec une grande seurete," his second paragraph as regards the instructions to "Sieur Poupart" refers to something which Saint-Mars had suggested about getting a valet from outside, and simply points out that in preparing furniture for "celui que l'on vous amenera" he need not do much, "comme ce n'est qu'un valet."

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  • This was generally considered to be a reasonable and statesmanlike course.

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  • his power to effect a reasonable agreement between the contending parties; but both in this respect and in the matter of a commercial treaty with England, then under negotiation, his efforts had been met with evasion and latent hostility.

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  • Four of the nominated members are selected on the ground mainly of their thorough acquaintance with " the reasonable wants and wishes " of the coloured races in South Africa.

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  • He fully admitted that the cry which had become so popular since 1881 of " Africa for the Afrikanders " expressed a reasonable aspiration, but he constantly pointed out that its fulfilment could most had from the 16th century onward maintained a Y advantageously be sought, not, as the Kruger party and extremists of the Bond believed, by working for an independent South Africa, but by working for the development of South Africa as a whole on democratic, self-reliant, self-governing lines, under the shelter of the British flag.

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  • The police service, which was violent where it should have been reasonable, and blind where it should have been vigilant, had long been a source of great irritation.

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  • The whole analogy of nature is in favour of such a dispensation; it is therefore reasonable or probable.

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  • When that has been done (it has been achieved by the present writer in the case of the sea fish Cottus with demersal eggs,) it would be possible to deposit the young fish in suitable localities on a large scale, with a reasonable prospect of influencing the local abundance of the s p ecies of fish in question.

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  • In 1862 Pasteur placed it beyond reasonable doubt that the ammoniacal fermentation of urea is due to the action of a minute Schizomycete; in 1864 this was confirmed by van Tieghem, and in 1874 by Cohn, who named the organism Micrococcus ureae.

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  • A neutral government is bound - (i) to use due diligence to prevent the fitting out, arming or equipping within its jurisdiction of any vessel, which it has reasonable ground to believe is intended to cruise or to carry on war against a power with which it is at peace, and also to use like diligence to prevent the departure from its jurisdiction of any vessel intended to cruise or carry on war as above, such vessel having been specially adapted, in whole or in part, within such jurisdiction, to warlike use; (2) not to permit or suffer either belligerent to make use of its ports or waters as the base of naval operations against the other, or for the purpose of the renewal or augmentation of military supplies or arms or the recruitment of men; (3) to exercise due diligence in its own ports and waters, and as to all persons within its jurisdiction to prevent any violation of the foregoing obligation and duties.

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  • The amount recovered as mesne profits need not be limited to the rental value of the land, but may include a sum to cover such items as deterioration or reasonable costs of getting possession, &c.

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  • But, freely as Livy uses this privilege of speechmaking, his correct taste keeps his rhetoric within reasonable limits.

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  • It is reasonable also to suppose that there was some ground for it.

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  • It is reasonable to conjecture that southern Babylonia, the home of the old culture, supplied Babylon and other important cities with priests, who from their descent were correctly called "Chaldaeans."

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  • He may receive such remuneration as the council think reasonable.

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  • The duty of the local supervising authority is to Midw exercise general supervision over all midwives practising within their area in accordance with rules laid down in the act; to investigate charges of malpractices, negligence or misconduct on the part of a midwife, and if a prima facie case be established, to report it to the Central Midwives Board; to suspend a midwife from practice if necessary to prevent the spread of infection; to report to the central board the name of any midwife convicted of an offence; once a year (in January) to supply the central board with the names and addresses of all midwives practising within their area and to keep a roll of the names, accessible at all reasonable times for public inspection; to report at once the death of any midwife or change in name and address.

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  • The county council under these acts has compulsory powers of purchase or hire if they are unable to acquire land by agreement and on reasonable terms. If an objection is made to an order for compulsory purchase or hire, the order will not be confirmed by the Board of Agriculture until after a local inquiry has been held.

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  • If any house is without a sufficient supply, and it appears that a supply can be furnished at a reasonable cost, as defined in the Public Health Act and the Public Health Water Act 1878, the owner may be required to provide the supply, and, if he fails, the council may themselves provide the supply and charge the owner with the cost.

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  • An urban council may also provide public clocks or pay for the reasonable cost of repairing and maintaining any public clocks in the district, though not vested in them.

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  • Under the Allotment Acts district councils were empowered to provide allotments for the labouring population of their district, if they were satisfied that there was a demand for allot- Allot- ments, that these could not be obtained at a reasonable meats.

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  • There can be no reasonable doubt that these events actually occurred, but the scene is laid by one biographer at Tunis instead of Bougie.

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  • Confusion has arisen in regard to this point from attempts to compare organized bodies with crystals, the comparison having been suggested by the view that as crystals present the highest type of inorganic structure, it was reasonable to compare them with organic matter.

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  • Stillingfleet's complaint against Locke was that he was "one of the gentlemen of this new way of reasoning that have almost discarded substance out of the reasonable part of the world."

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  • The design of the work was to show, by an appeal mainly to the tribunal of Scripture, that there are no facts or doctrines of the "Gospel," or the "Scriptures," or "Christian revelation," which, when revealed, are not perfectly plain, intelligible and reasonable, being neither contrary to reason nor incomprehensible to it.

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  • The excuse, as a rule, may hold good, that the postal charge is only a reasonable one for service rendered, so that the net income of the post office really resembles the profit of a business, but the element of taxation appears undoubtedly to enter.

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  • This comparison, though far-fetched, is certainly more reasonable than the common name "coral-insects" applied to the polyps which form coral.

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  • His scrupulous conscientiousness and anxiety to meet every reasonable claim availed him nothing with such antagonists, and the strain was intense and continuous.

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  • He had several interviews with the Italian patriot, and persuaded him of the impracticable nature of his plan, thereby obtaining for the government leisure to devise a more reasonable scheme.

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  • The effect of them, it was believed, might conceivably be to encourage President Kruger in persisting in his rejection of the British terms. Mr Schreiner, it is true, used directly what influence he possessed to induce President Kruger to adopt a reasonable course.

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  • On the 11th of June 1899, shortly after the Bloemfontein conference, from which Sir Alfred Milner had just returned, Mr Schreiner asked the high commissioner to inform Mr Chamberlain that he and his colleagues agreed in regarding President Kruger's Bloemfontein proposals as " practical, reasonable and a considerable step in the right direction."

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  • Early in June, however, the Cape Dutch politicians began to realize that President Kruger's attitude was not so reasonable as they had endeavoured to persuade themselves, and Mr Hofmeyr, accompanied by Mr Herholdt, the Cape minister of agriculture, visited Pretoria.

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  • drafted by the Boer executive, which, before it was received in its entirety, or at least before it was clearly understood, elicited from Mr Schreiner a letter on the 7th of July to the South African News, in which, referring to his government, he said: " While anxious and continually active with good hope in the cause of securing reasonable modifications of the existing representative system of the South African Republic, this government is convinced that no ground whatever exists for active interference in the internal affairs of that republic."

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  • The offer was not accepted, and Mr. Law, though he joined the Buckingham Palace Conference in a last hope of aiming at a reasonable settlement, was anticipating the immediate outbreak of civil war in Ireland when the World War supervened.

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  • huckeback, pick-a-back, that it seems reasonable to suppose that it at first meant ' peddler's ware.'" The New English Dictionary does not consider that the connexion can at present be assumed.

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  • He enclosed a form of the proclamation, and expressed a hearty " wish that the university would so compose themselves as to perform the solemnity with a reasonable decorum."

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  • Kindly and reasonable, his good nature seems sometimes to have verged on indolence, but he at any rate took personal part, and that bravely and successfully, in war.

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  • A creditor fasting after a reasonable offer of settlement had been made to him forfeited his claim.

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  • But no sooner had he been promoted to the archbishopric than he put away his former manners, became the most formal and austere of men, and set himself to be the champion of the church party in all its claims, reasonable or unreasonable, against the state.

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  • General rules of indisputable equity are fixed for the conduct of the courtsno man is to be tried or punished, more than once for the same offence; no one is to be arrested and kept in prison without trial; all arrested persons are to,be sent before the courts within a reasonable time, and to be tried by a jury of their peers.

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  • But many of the barons stood neutral, not seeing how they could refuse to accept the arbitration they had courted, while a number not inconsiderable joined the king, deciding that Leicester had passed the limits of reasonable loyalty, and that their first duty was to the crown.

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  • On the one hand, however, he alienated even reasonable opponents by offering no guarantees that equality so gained would not be converted into superiority by the aid of his own military force and of the assistance of the French king; whilst on the other hand he relied, even more strongly than his father had done, on the technical legality which exalted the prerogative in defiance of the spirit of the law.

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  • In Walpoles judgment the bill was objectionable because it afforded no reasonable basis for a stable settlement.

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  • She is always spoken of by his friends as a mild, reasonable and obliging person, whose amiability and gentle sense did much to soothe the too nervous and excitable temperament of her husband.

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  • The pamphlet was disliked by Chatham on the one hand, on no reasonable grounds that we can discover; it was denounced by the extreme popular party of the Bill of Rights, on the other hand, for its moderation and conservatism.

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  • With regard to the lower teeth the difficulties are greater, owing to the absence of any suture corresponding to that which defines the incisors above; but since the number of the teeth is the same, since the corresponding teeth are preceded by milk-teeth, and since in the large majority of cases it is the fourth tooth of the series which is modified in the same way as the canine (or fourth tooth) of the upper jaw, it is reasonable to adopt the same divisions as with the upper series, and to call the first three, which are implanted in the part of the mandible opposite to the premaxilla, the incisors, the next the canine, the next four the premolars, and the last three the molars.

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  • One marked characteristic of De Morgan was his intense and yet reasonable love of books.

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  • Other radical legislation, especially in regard to railways, has included: the Porter Law, regulating rates, which was enacted in 1874 during the "Granger Movement," was modified from time to time, and was displaced by a law of 1905 (in 1908 declared constitutional so long as stockholders receive a "reasonable compensation" on investments) creating a state railway commission, and providing for the physical valuation of railways on an ad valorem basis for taxation; a law (1907) making 2 cents a mile the maximum fare; an antitipping law (1905); a law forbidding the sale of cigarettes; an act (1907) forbidding insurance companies to do both participating and non-participating business; and an eight-hour labour law in effect on the 1st of January 1908.

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  • At all events, traces of a cult of Marduk at Eridu are to be noted in the religious literature, and the most reasonable explanation for the existence of a god Marduk in Eridu is to assume that Babylon in this way paid its homage to the old settlement at the head of the Persian Gulf.

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  • Modern Christians are tempted to charge the seeming extravagance of St Paul's thought upon his Jewish inheritance, while modern Jews are tempted to stigmatize them as grotesque exaggerations of reasonable rabbinical doctrines.

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  • All Isaac D'Israeli's children were born into the Jewish communion, in which, however, they were not to grow up. It is a reasonable inference from Isaac's character that he was never at ease in the ritual of Judaism.

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  • And if Disraeli, possessed by these views, became aggressively insubordinate some time before Peel's proclaimed conversion to Free Trade, we can account for it on reasonable and even creditable grounds.

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  • The toll-house of Lamberton displayed the following intimation - "Ginger-beer sold here and marriages performed on the most reasonable terms."

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  • The desire to see for himself what is true in the light of reasonable evidence, and that others should do the same, was his ruling passion, if the term can be applied to one so calm and judicial.

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  • This predisposed him to regard physical miracles as the solid criterion for distinguishing reasonable religious conviction from " inclinations, fancies and strong assurances."

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  • Confidence that we are right, he would say, is in itself no proof that we are right: when God asks assent to the truth of a proposition in religion, he either shows us its intrinsic rationality by ordinary means, or he offers miraculous proof of the reality of which we need reasonable evidence.

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  • All our " interpretations of nature " are inadequate; only reasonable probabilities, not final rational certainties.

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  • Among the prejudices from which the wise man was free he included all regard to customary morality beyond what was due to the actual penalties attached to its violation; though he held, with Socrates, that these penalties actually render conformity reasonable.

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  • Similarly, though like other men he will be subject to bodily pain, this will not cause him mental grief or disquiet, as his worst agonies will not disturb his clear conviction that it is really indifferent to his true reasonable self.

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  • The exercise of wisdom was now viewed as the pure life of that particle of divine substance which was in very truth the " god within him "; the reason whose supremacy he maintained was the reason of Zeus, and of all gods and reasonable men, no less than his own; its realization in any one individual was thus the common good of all rational beings as such; " the sage could not stretch out a finger rightly without thereby benefiting all other sages," - nay, it might even be said that he was " as useful to Zeus as Zeus to him."

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  • Since, then, all the voluntary actions of men tend to their own preservation or pleasure, it cannot be reasonable to aim at anything else; in fact, nature rather than reason fixes this as the end of human action; it is reason's function to show the means.

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  • Hence if we ask why it is reasonable for any individual to observe the rules of social behaviour that are commonly called moral, the answer is obvious that this is only indirectly reasonable, as a means to his own preservation or pleasure.

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  • For example, it is not reasonable for me to perform my share of a contract, unless I have reason for believing that the other party will perform his; and this I cannot have, except in a society in which he will be punished for non-performance.

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  • the negative of the " golden rule ") - he still calls " immutable and eternal laws of nature " - meaning that, though a man is not unconditionally bound to realize them, he is, as a reasonable being, bound to desire that they should be realized.

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  • The principle of equity - that " whatever I judge reasonable or unreasonable for another to do for me, that by the same I declare reasonable or unreasonable that I in the like case should do for him," is merely a formal statement of the golden rule of the gospel.

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  • We may observe that, in stating the principle of benevolence, " since the greater good is always most fit and reasonable to be done, every rational creature ought to do all the good it can to its.

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  • On this view morality, though dependent for its actuality on the social compact which establishes government, is actually binding on man as a reasonable being.

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  • But the quasi-theistic assumption that what is natural must be reasonable remained in the minds of Hobbes's most docile readers, and in combination with his thesis that egoism is natural, tended to produce results which were dangerous to social well-being.

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  • Butler does not deny this, so far as mere claim to authority is concerned; 1 but he maintains that, the dictates of conscience being clear and certain, while the calculations of self-interest lead to merely probable conclusions, it can never be practically reasonable to disobey the former, even apart from any proof which religion may furnish of the absolute coincidence of the two in a future life.

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  • in his rejection of self-love as an independent rational and governing principle, and his consequent refusal to admit happiness, apart from duty, as a reasonable end for 2 E.g.

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  • He holds that it is through our moral consciousness that we know that we are free; in the cognition that I ought to do what is right because it is right and not because I like it, it is implied that this purely rational volition is possible; that my action can be determined, not " mechanically," through the necessary operation of the natural stimuli of pleasurable and painful feelings, but in accordance with the laws of my true, reasonable self.

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  • Though duty, in his view, excludes regard for private happiness, the summum bonum is not duty alone, but happiness combined with moral worth; the demand for happiness as the reward of duty is so essentially reasonable that we must postulate a universal connexion between the two as the order of the universe; indeed, the practical necessity of this postulate is the only adequate rational ground that we have for believing in the existence of God.

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  • with Kant, that duty or good conduct consists in the conscious realization of the free reasonable will, which is essentially the same in all rational beings.

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  • Two things in this obscure affair are beyond reasonable doubt.

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  • The Irish Education Act of 1892 provided that the parents of children of not less than 6 nor more than 14 years of age should cause them to attend school in the absence of reasonable excuse on at least 150 days in the year in municipal boroughs and in towns or townships under commissioners; and provisions were made for the partial or total abolition of fees in specified circumstances, for a parliamentary school grant in lieu of abolished school fees, and for the augmentation of the salaries of the national teachers.

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  • The constitution also provides for the establishment of a new county, " whenever one-third of the qualified electors within the area of each section of an old county proposed to be cut off to form a new county shall petition the governor .for the creation of a new county," whereupon the governor " shall order an election within a reasonable time thereafter," and if two-thirds of the voters vote " yes," the General Assembly at the next session shall establish the new county, provided that no section of a county shall be cut off without the consent of two-thirds of those voting in such section; that no new county " shall contain less than one one hundred and twenty-fourth part of the whole number of inhabitants of the state, nor shall it have less assessed taxable property than one and one-half millions of dollars, nor shall it contain an area of less than four hundred square miles "; and that " no old county shall be reduced to less area than five hundred square miles, to less assessed taxable property than two million dollars, nor to a smaller population than fifteen thousand inhabitants."

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  • it was highly undesirable that the advantages and revenues accruing from lay investiture should be surrendered; it was reasonable that ecclesiastics should receive investiture of temporalities from their temporal protectors and suzerains.

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  • She did not, however, prosecute the war with any marked vigour: her operations were almost confined to an annual inroad into Attica, and when in 425 a body of Spartiates was captured by the Athenians at Pylos she was ready, and even anxious, to terminate the war on any reasonable conditions.

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  • Man has a rational soul, one face of which is turned towards the body, and, by the help of the higher aspect, acts as practical understanding; the other face lies open to the reception and acquisition of the intelligible forms, and its aim is to become a reasonable world, reproducing the forms of the universe and their intelligible order.

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  • The refusal of the Austrians to accept these reasonable terms justified Zamoyski's suspicion that the league would use Poland as a cat's-paw, and the negotiations came to nothing.

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  • The right of the state to fix " reasonable " rates remained unquestioned, but American experience has not found such laws efficacious.

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  • " Men," said he, " are reasoning rather than reasonable animals."

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  • There are, however, several forms which it is reasonable to include in the Araucarieae; that this family was to the fore in the vegetation of the Jurassic period is unquestionable.

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  • As Mr Starkie Gardner has pointed out, it does not seem reasonable to assume that the same flora could have ranged then through 40° of latitude; it is more probable that an Eocene temperate flora found in the Arctic regions travelled southwards as the climate became cooler, till it became the Miocene temperate flora of central Europe.

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  • The causes for divorce are impotency, bigamy, adultery, desertion for two years, conviction of an infamous crime, the attempt of one of the parties to take the life of the other, the husband's cruel and inhuman treatment of his wife, refusal of the wife to remove with her husband into the state without a reasonable cause, pregnancy of the wife at the time of the marriage by another person without the knowledge of the husband, and habitual drunkenness, provided the habit has been contracted subsequent to the marriage.

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  • In connexion with national resources he advocated development without waste as being reasonable conservation.

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  • Otherwise he would have waited until a reasonable hour to visit.

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  • The pay isn't that great, but its clean work with reasonable hours.

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  • We wanted a firm economy and reasonable real estate costs and a good school system.

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  • Dean in turn suspected the Dawkins, one or more or all, although he was hard pressed to find a plausible reason for them to do so, or a reasonable scenario of how they might have pulled off the switch.

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  • He could babysit Baratto until a reasonable hour and then either call Anderson and turn him over to Andy Sackler, who was now in charge of the Wassermann case.

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  • At the earliest reasonable time he called Lieutenant Anderson, who grumbled his reluctant agreement to let Vinnie stay at the motel until they could question him further and find out if he actually possessed any useful information.

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  • The food was passable, the price reasonable and the volume exces­sive, but none of these things were worth the constant hassle of fighting the warm weather throngs that habitually crowded the entrance, impatiently awaiting their chance to dine in "The shore's largest dispenser of the banquet of the sea."

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  • It will not be impeded by any circumstance or cause beyond our reasonable control.

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  • The landlord can now only use the deposit to cover reasonable costs, reasonably incurred.

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  • Consequently, if we know what constitutes good architecture, it seems reasonable to expect all modern architectures to be near optimum.

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  • A tribunal could strike out an application where it believed there was no reasonable prospect of success.

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  • reasonable adjustments should be made to enable a disabled worker to resume or continue working.

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  • Only a small admixture of sharing agents was required to create a reasonable quality factor for the entire population.

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  • In third place, the Exeter Colleges Guild produced some reasonable ringing although the leading was a little adrift; they made 18 faults.

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  • LondonJobs will use its reasonable endeavors to publish the advertisement or provide the Services on the agreed date.

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  • agree to pay to us the reasonable cost of re-delivering the goods to you.

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  • all-rounder at a reasonable price.

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  • It so far exceeded the reasonable ambit of his discretion on quantum as to be plainly wrong.

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  • His careful and well-reasoned decision was well within the " generous ambit " within which reasonable men might differ.

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  • annul the marriage within a reasonable period of time, in some cases this will be three years.

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  • However, a fair and reasonable apportionment must be applied if there is a mixed standard and zero-rated supply.

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  • The issue is whether the violence used in self-defense was proportional to the harm inflicted and to the reasonable apprehension of future harm.

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  • We will work to protect the assets of people who have tried to make reasonable provision for themselves.

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  • Our examination of a sample of surrendered items provides reasonable assurance that the great majority of claims submitted for handguns were eligible for compensation.

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  • Both management's assertion and the auditor's attestation are based upon reasonable assurance.

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  • Client agrees to be responsible for Translator's costs in collecting late payments due from Client, including reasonable attorneys ' fees.

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  • auxin levels are reasonable so the medium need not contain this.

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  • Having a reasonable time slot gives the parents an excuse to sit down and have calming down time before their child's bedtime!

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  • The rock lies close to the others which are more clearly limestone breccias and it acts as a reasonable marker horizon.

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  • Reasonable approach, with only a slight bump on the wing wall.

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  • She is very good at shouting mommy and Daddy, a reasonable bye bye and ook.

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  • If the official receiver volunteers to keep chattels, he is under a duty to take reasonable care to keep the chattels safe.

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  • I blame this film for my eating much more cheesecake than reasonable, out of boredom.

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  • Here is a good quality claret that would enhance a serious dinner table at a reasonable price.

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  • Reasonable fees and a modern clubroom set in the heart of the New Forest.

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  • Offers a reasonable range of drinks and snacks, tho it's certainly not a typical Viennese coffeehouse!

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  • The School or Service may be asked to meet the reasonable and proportionate incidental expenses necessarily incurred by a successful complainant.

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  • I doubt if the evidence will prove conclusive in all respects, but perhaps beyond reasonable doubt?

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  • Justification There is no unlawful conduct where less favorable treatment or a failure to take reasonable steps is justified.

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  • You must attend all courses on a punctual basis unless prevented by events beyond your reasonable control.

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  • converged solutions on " reasonable " meshes.

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  • When children have a reasonable grasp of phoneme-grapheme correspondences and can blend they are introduced to decodable books.

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  • corrie rim has some reasonable cornice development in places... !

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  • We also personalize candles for your wedding for a very reasonable cost.

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  • We report several failed attempts to induce the strategy to recommend more reasonable counteroffers.

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  • coup d'état and deposed the Viceroy, thus preventing a reasonable compromise.

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  • creator deity must be a reasonable hypothesis.

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  • To suggest that X is anything other than a man would tax most reasonable peoples ' credulity, of course.

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  • creep down the stairs, still laboring under the delusion that I can put off the breakfast ordeal until a more reasonable hour.

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  • crimped connection to the standard required with reasonable priced tools.

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  • As IT said before, a reasonable distance cutoff seems feasible.

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  • It is proper mug size, not dainty like so much bone china pieces, and at a very reasonable price.

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  • deco styled gastro pub serves delicious quality meals and drinks at reasonable prices.

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  • deduction of reasonable expenses.

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  • defective within this period, Systems Integration (UK) Ltd will repair or replace Product within a reasonable time.

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  • defensible decisions are those where: All reasonable steps have been taken.

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  • This means that a creator deity must be a reasonable hypothesis.

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  • However, the Supplier will not be liable for any loss or damage suffered by you through reasonable or unavoidable delay in delivery.

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  • You should reasonable expect to be given an itemized price list of the components of the funeral, which should include disbursements.

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  • The first question is whether a defendant's behavior would be regarded as dishonest by the ordinary standards of reasonable and honest people.

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  • dishonest by the ordinary standards of reasonable and honest people.

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  • Using staff flexibility (within reasonable limits) should maximize opportunities to avoid redundancy dismissals.

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  • disobedience of a reasonable order to justify the dismissal of the men.

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  • disobey an injunction without reasonable excuse.

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  • The prosecution must prove each accused's intention beyond reasonable doubt.

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  • It is expected that students and staff will make reasonable efforts to resolve matters at the outset.

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  • enough to convince them that I had a reasonable amount of experience.

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  • We reserve the right to disqualify any entrant if we have reasonable grounds to believe the entrant has breached any of these Competition Terms.

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  • entrusted with certain vital duties for which reasonable fitness and a knowledge of firearms is necessary.

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  • envisaged that would sell at a reasonable price.

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  • There is a need to obtain reasonable estimates of accident risk for individual groups.

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  • Any decision to accept reasonable excuse will be based on all the circumstances of your individual case.

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  • The material is reasonable, albeit limited, but not exemplary.

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  • expected that students and staff will make reasonable efforts to resolve matters at the outset.

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  • This is information in which an individual has a reasonable expectation of privacy.

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  • In reality, Amnesty has found that people were detained even tho the prospect of their forcible expulsion within a reasonable time was slim.

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  • failing to respond to their request for information within a reasonable time.

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  • There was not one reasonable balanced statement in the whole farrago.

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