I should get rid of this and buy something a little more feminine.
She bit her lips to keep them from quivering and blinked her eyes to get rid of the blur.
If his family wanted him to come back, they would have to get rid of his current responsibilities.
By now, he had to be desperate to get rid of her.
The man told him he needed to get rid of me and Yancey told him he'd deal with me in his own way.
Maybe he was happy to get rid of her.
He wanted you to get rid of me.
Yeah, he wanted me to get rid of you, all right.
One clue following another until we are together and I rid myself of your foolish games and inconvenient interruptions.
I was just glad to get rid of the stuff.
He turned and returned to the hospital, as if glad to be rid of me.
He'll make a good warrior, one I can train to kill a couple pain in the asses I can't get rid of otherwise.
Whoever's helping him might've gotten rid of any leaks.
"Babe, there are other ways to get rid of that energy," Jenn purred.
You've had tens of thousands of years to get rid of me.
She was almost ready to say whatever he wanted to get rid of him.
"Get rid of her," Harmony ordered.
They're glad to get rid of us.
They're getting rid of stuff from people who didn't pay their bills.
Fine. I can hardly wait to get elected so I can get rid of those two winners you hired before you bailed out.
Dean swung by the Beaumont Hotel and dropped off Jennifer Radisson's camera, not unhappy to be rid of the reminder of the prior evening.
He glanced around the tiny place, unable to rid himself of the instinct that warned him he was missing something.
Or maybe, he wanted to get rid of his own regret at the idea of taking such a sweet soul, someone who might've been a kindred spirit in a different time and place.
Send me home, get rid of everything that shouldn't be there, and move on.
He might even get rid of both of them!
That he came from the mortal world rather than the Immortal one had left a taint on him that no amount of success could get rid of.
The mines were rigged, and he'd never wanted to think he'd need to destroy his home in order to rid it of the blight affecting it.
In spite of the cold, I try to open the window to rid this room of the smoke and whiskey breath of those who visited here, but the frame is frozen fast.
We wanted to get rid of what we had, not get more.
I sure wasn't looking at a clock when I was trying to get rid of her.
And he wants me to get rid of them.
Why don't you get rid of that pile of junk?
He was hot and sweaty, but he'd not yet been able to rid himself of the wired energy humming through his blood.
He didn't understand both their concern and eagerness to get rid of him, but felt familiar coldness settle into his chest. There had been two other people in the entirety of the universe that cared for him, and the two people with him now were not the same.
And get rid of the demons. And with that, she strode past them both, towards the door.
Every foster home got rid of me.
When he looked too fast, he still saw the jagged, deep scars that the Healer had gotten rid of.
If I could get rid of every single one of your kind, I would.
Will you help us rid the earth of the Others?
I'll help you by getting rid of them.
He'll work with you to get rid of the Others, she said with some impatience.
He'd rid the planet of both.
He'll rid the planet of anything that comes from the immortal world to threaten us.
They're going to get rid of me.
"No. But I got rid of your body aches," the Healer said, plainly disappointed.
Even Bianca can't get rid of the headache.
"I swear, Taran, if your presence here hurts my people, I will do what I must to rid them of you," she promised.
I knew he was meant for greatness, but I expected him to serve me when I'd rid the kingdom of my father.
No, I just got rid of the goats and started doing the work you thought I was suited to.
The only way he's going to get rid of me is with a foot on my backside pushing me out the door – and then I'll leave fingernail marks in the door jamb.
I have some hanging plants I've been trying to get rid of that would look great on your front porch.
You'll have to get rid of the person who's supposed to be there.
She peered through the peephole to make sure it wasn't the woman she'd barely gotten rid of earlier.
"Why didn't you get rid of it?" she asked curiously.
"You're not getting rid of me that easily," he assured her.
Their goal had been to get rid of as many of the Others as possible and save Jessi, because Darian wasn't able to disable the dozens gathered at once.
The Test Act was now brought forward, and Shaftesbury, who appears to have heard how he had been duped in 1670, supported it, with the object probably of thereby getting rid of Clifford.
And the doctrine found acceptance among some whom it enabled to get rid of the difficulties raised by Montaigne and those who allowed more difference between animal and animal than between the higher animals and man.
In order to get rid of hydrogen, some oxygen is added to the helium, and the mixture exploded by an electric spark.
" No sooner do we try to get rid of the idea of Immortality - than Pessimism raises its head ...
That the quantity of heat to be got rid of may become very considerable is seen when it is considered that the energy of a load of 60 tons descending through 50 ft.
Eremophytes.Under this term, are placed plants of deserts rid steppes.
Thus, associ- 1~e] ions of Agropyrum (Triticum) junceum, of Carex arenaria, of ~ ~nmophila (Psamma) arenaria, and of other plants occur on sa rid dunes: the associations are related by the general identity ph the habitat conditions, namely, the physiological dryness f d the loose soil; but they are separated by differences in f~1
H e rodotus, equally oblivious of the sphere, criticized and Herodotus rid i culed the circular outline of the oekumene, which he knew to be longer from east to west than it was broad from north to south.
For many years Torquemada had been persuading the sovereigns to make an attempt once for all to rid the country of the hated Moors.
In advanced religion, indeed, prayer is the chosen vehicle of the free spirit of worship. Its mechanism is not unduly rigid, and it is largely autonomous, being rid of subservience to other ritual factors.
Its striated plumage also favours this view, as an evidence of permanent immaturity or generalization of form, since striped feathers are so often the earliest clothing of many of these birds, which only get rid of them at their first moult.
Livy could never get rid of the idea that the old struggle between patrician and plebeian was something like the struggle between the nobility and the people at large in the later days of the commonwealth.
Prince Ferdinand of Bulgaria had long been anxious to legalize his position by a reconciliation, and as soon as he got rid of Stamboloff he made advances to the Russian government.
22) is in some way got rid of (in Gen.
After unsuccessful attempts to rid themselves of the mice, the farmers appealed to the United States Biological Survey, and alfalfa hay poisoned with strychnia sulphate was used successfully in the Humboldt Valley in January 1908 and in the Carson Valley, where a similar plague threatened, in April 1908.5 Minerals.
As the Austrian influence increased Panin found a fresh enemy in Joseph II., and the efforts of the old statesman to prevent a matrimonial alliance between the Russian and Austrian courts determined Catherine to get rid of a counsellor of whom, for some mysterious reason, she was secretly afraid.
When he presented himself before the emperor - apart from rival claimants of his own family - there was an embassy from the Jewish people who prayed to be rid of a monarchy and rulers such as Herod.
The tench is really an excellent fish for the table, if kept in cool, clear water for a few days, as it is the custom to do in Germany, in order to rid it of the muddy flavour imparted to it by its favourite abode.
Nero thereupon murdered the young prince and decided to get rid of his mother.
Eventually, Count Heinrich was pressured to rid the area of religious dissidents, and the Brethren felt compelled to leave.
A powerful but not disinterested ally was found in the king's uncle, Agesilaus, who hoped to rid himself of his debts without losing his vast estates.
He got rid of all whom he disliked on the charge of having taken part in the conspiracy, and no man of eminence was safe against him.
Antiochus rid himself of Hermeias by assassination and returned to Syria (220).
Three of the seven poets were drinking in a garden when Firdousi approached, and wishing to get rid of him without rudeness, they informed him who they were, and told him that it was their custom to admit none to their society but such as could give proof of poetical talent.
The chief direct result in the life of the Egyptian people was the virtual destruction of the governing caste of the Mamelukes, the Turks finding it easy to rid themselves of their surviving chiefs and to re-establish the authority of the Sultan.
Carrying on the work from the anatomical point at which he had left it, correcting his errors, and utilizing to the fullest extent the observations of Keyserling and Blasius, to which reference has already been made, Muller, though hampered by mistaken notions of which he seems to have been unable to rid himself, propounded a scheme for the classification of this group, the general truth of which has been admitted by all his successors, based, as the title of his treatise expressed, on the hitherto unknown different types of the vocal organs in the Passerines.
Especially among the lower races the dead are regarded as hostile; the Australian avoids the grave even of a kinsman and elaborate ceremonies of mourning are found amongst most primitive peoples, whose object seems to be to rid the living of the danger they run by association with the ghost of the dead.
There is no doubt that Cleisthenes' object was primarily to get rid of the Peisistratid faction without perpetual recourse to armed resistance (so Androtion, Ath.
An attempt is made to get rid of the distinctive nature of miracle when the exceptionalness of the events so regarded is reduced to a new subjective mode of regarding natural phenomena.
A young Piute Indian medicine-man, known as Wovoka, and called Jack Wilson by the whites, proclaimed that he had had a revelation, and that, if this ghost dance and other ceremonies were duly performed, the Indians would be rid of the white men and restored to power.
The weakest passages in Der fliegende Hollander are not so helpless as the original recitatives of Venus in the first act; or Tannhauser's song, which was too far involved in the whole scheme to be ousted by the mature " New Venusberg music " with which Wagner fifteen years later got rid both of the end of the overture and what he called his " Palais-Royal " Venus.
In the course of the 4th century it was removed from the Greek canon, and thus the troublesome foundation on which chiliasm might have continued to build was got rid of.
In consequence of the activity of the British cruisers the traders made great efforts to carry as many slaves as possible in every voyage, and practised atrocities to get rid of the slaves when capture was imminent.
Now and then it has been dealt with piecemeal, when some particular class of creditors has become too pressing, but it is more than probable that the piece got rid of has been more or less rapidly replaced by fresh liabilities occasioned by budgetary deficits, or by the mere accumulation of interest on debts allowed to run on.
The coagulum is next flattened out by a wooden or iron roller to get rid of the cavities containing watery liquid, and the sheets are then hung up for fourteen days to dry, when they weigh about 2 lb, the sheets being usually z to a in.
On the defeat of the adventurer Stenka Razin (1667-1671) many who were unwilling to submit to the iron rule of Moscow made their way to the settlements of Stroganov in Perm, and tradition has it that, in order to get rid of his guests, Stroganov suggested to their chief, Yermak, that he should cross the Urals into Siberia, promising to help him with supplies of food and arms. Yermak entered Siberia in 1580 with a band of 1636 men, following the Tagil and Tura rivers.
He wished to get rid of the bishops without making presbyters masters of the state.
The city then placed itself under the protection of the emperor .Charles V., created a magistracy of "ten conservators of the liberties of the state" (December 1524), united the different monti in one named the "monte of the reigning nobles," and, rejoicing to be rid of the last of the Petrucci, dated their public books, ab instaurata libertate year I., II., and so on.
cordially disliked him, and would gladly have got rid of him if he had not been able to convince the king of the wisdom of everything he did.
Thus in many cases the difficulty of supposing that selection has acted on minute and imperceptible initial variations, so small as to have no selective value, may be got rid of.
Every higher vertebrate animal possesses the power of forming for itself a series of cerebral mechanisms or reasoned conclusions based on its individual experience, in proportion as it has a large cerebrum and has got rid of or has acquired the power of controlling its inherited instincts.
Blemishes in the stock, defects of mind or body, though they may be to some extent corrected in the individual by training, cannot be got rid of from the stock by any such process.
But soon afterwards the king, suspecting treachery, resolved to get rid of his enemies once and for all.
Here it is only necessary to state that the Voortrekkers were animated by an intense desire to be altogether rid of British control, and to be allowed to set up independent communities and govern the natives in such fashion as they saw fit.
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