So-much sentence example

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  • No, I... it's just that I've imposed on you so much already.
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  • I love you so much.
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  • We can only do so much.
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  • It wouldn't have been so much fun for him if she had reacted the way he did when she told him she was pregnant.
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  • It will be so much fun to work on it with Jonathan and Destiny.
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  • Thank you so much for helping, Jonathan.
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  • She would like to have so much attention.
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  • I've missed you so much.
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  • They were having so much fun that even Alondra broke down and joined them.
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  • Why do you want to cover yourself so much?
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  • I would have so much to look at!
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  • Yet he too was an excellent dancer - or maybe everyone's dancing skills were so much better than hers that it only appeared so to her.
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  • Surely he must know that spending so much time with her might prove uncomfortable later.
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  • At the moment he looked so much like Alex.
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  • Why is it so difficult for you to believe I love him when you love him so much?
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  • I never knew there was so much.
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  • Yet it was a short period of time for so much to have happened to them.
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  • Still, the romancing was so much a part of him that it was as if he wasn't even Alex.
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  • It was so much more fun when she left it all up to him.
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  • The biggest thing you two have against each other is that you're so much alike.
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  • We didn't have Jonathan when he was an infant, and there was so much sadness at the time Destiny was born.
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  • Sarah's gentle voice was so much like the mother she lost.
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  • It wasn't the kiss that bothered her so much.
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  • Is it the danger you like so much?
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  • No wonder Len knew so much about what was going on.
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  • What about that intern who's been calling you so much lately?
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  • Why hadn't they noticed it was getting so much colder?
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  • I wouldn't sell the ranch after you put so much money into it.
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  • He strode to the door, clamped on his hat, shrugged into his coat and left the house without so much as a good-bye.
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  • She seems to have so much animosity toward you.
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  • If he wanted to forget it had ever happened, so much the better.
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  • That's why I had so much trouble telling you.
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  • I thought you decided you couldn't live with the loneliness on the ranch because I was gone so much.
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  • Years of only remembered dreams but now the real act is so much better than fantasying!
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  • Howie continued to look to us for direction while remaining adamant we exclude so much as mention of what we were doing to anyone outside our group.
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  • It pissed him off so much he cut off all tests just when we were making real progress.
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  • This is so much higher than my grade level I'm getting a nose bleed.
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  • Howie and Quinn remained the oil and water of our association although there was no mention of Martha's teenage indiscretion that had caused so much early turmoil.
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  • I still think it's a crime you lost so much time out of your life.
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  • Maybe the woman is more forgiving now that so much time has passed.
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  • This business about Annie is killing me so much I can't think straight.
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  • John Luke Grasso, his name was so much bile on my tongue I gagged to keep it down.
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  • It's so much more effective than rope, or wire, or chains.
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  • And poor, sweet Molly, dropped to the ground, like so much garbage.
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  • "We're so much better than this, brother," Green-eyes said.
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  • It's so much cooler than, like, walking somewhere.
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  • You could try a little more not to scare me so much.
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  • I've heard so much about you.
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  • Boss, you had so much malware I don't know how you got anything done.
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  • He felt sick to his stomach and wondered how Bianca had become so much a part of him in so little time.
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  • Jule was so much bigger than her father.
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  • He could do so much more damage.
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  • She'd never before wondered how or why he knew so much about fighting.
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  • Thank you so much for calling!
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  • He never thought something so simple could please him so much.
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  • He let her get away with so much!
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  • "They do so much to help people," Linda said, looking down as her phone dinged.
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  • "If you all are on the side of good, why is there so much death?" she demanded.
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  • "I'm in so much trouble right now," Traci said.
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  • The other vamps didn't so much as acknowledge her as she stepped from the car.
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  • He hadn't yet reconciled how he felt about seeing his brother alive and in so much pain.
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  • He was coiled and ready to snap if the Watcher so much as looked at her too long.
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  • Who was Deidre to interfere in something that spanned so long and involved two people who cared so much for each other?
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  • If there wasn't so much else happening, I'd think the whole business was funny.
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  • He didn't show any anger at all, just disappointment—not so much at my going to the quarry as lying to him.
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  • That's why it bothered me so much when Martha seemed to understand so quickly.
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  • But even when it's overcast, like today, you can get some interesting images; not so much close ups, but distance shots, with fog rolling down the valley and blankets of flowers shrouded in mist.
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  • He's got so much going for him—a girl who loves him, a great family, smarts, education, good looks, and you said he's a jock.
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  • I spent so much time on the phone talking to the Calvias she wouldn't have gotten through, Cynthia said the next morning, after breakfast was cleared, the wash loaded, and domestic matters reasonably settled—a momentary break.
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  • However, it begged the question of what had caused the old guy so much concern in the first place.
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  • Dawkins, Sr. had never hired another mine manager after Josh and never so much as mentioned the Lucky Pup after that time—to his sons or his wife.
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  • You didn't answer me the other night when I asked you why the accident freaked you out so much.
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  • She accelerated in a screech, without so much as a glance at Cynthia, who stood at the curb.
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  • How could you know so much?
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  • They all thought it was because we missed Uncle Blackie so much.
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  • She didn't understand how, when there was so much beauty around her.
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  • She didn't understand how humans could feel so much and still function when she was overwhelmed.
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  • What else had she broken to cause Gabriel so much hardship?
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  • Why did no one tell me there was so much pleasure?
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  • Gabriel squinted, unaccustomed to so much light after all his years in the underworld.
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  • Maybe Rhyn was right and the past didn't matter so much.
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  • "I guess our first night together was subpar, if today was so much better," he replied.
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  • Whatever it was, I apologize for hurting you so much that you bore a grudge for thousands of years.
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  • You deserve so much better, Gabriel.
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  • Her auburn curls lay in no particular style – so much like her father.
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  • Life was so different than she had planned or expected, and yet, it was so much better.
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  • He looked so much like Josh.
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  • We all love Destiny so much and you knew we would provide a good home.
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  • He seems so much better today.
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  • Remembering what Katie said, she added, "It will be so much easier for all of us."
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  • I've missed that smile so much.
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  • Why it hurt so much was a mystery.
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  • Still, they had spent so much money on it and needed to start getting something back.
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  • I'm sorry you've missed out on so much Carmen – children, in-laws...
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  • Gabe cleared his throat, amused at seeing the half-demon putting so much effort into restraining himself.
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  • Thank you so much for taking me in and not throwing me out after what I told you.
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  • If the place didn't feel so much like she designed every detail, she'd freak out.
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  • He was left feeling dirty, like he was leading her on with enough encouragement to keep her from taking matters into her own hands but not so much that her tumor grew.
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  • "Do you believe in him so much, or do you feel so much guilt?" she challenged.
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  • She knew he could've taken so much more, made himself stronger by bleeding her dry.
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  • You can't hate humans so much if you chose me as a mate.
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  • One stupid little human is so much easier to kill than a few billion, and you chose duty instead.
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  • It was so much more than their physical joining; she'd felt him from the inside.
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  • Doesn't this make you feel so much better?
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  • Why do you hate Rhyn so much?
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  • There.s so much at stake, and you just … She sighed.
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  • I guess I could visit for a week, if it means so much to you.
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  • Evelyn had almost laughed when Lishana's eyebrows shot up in response gave but loved Romas so much more for understanding Kiera well enough to defend her.
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  • It was a good, perfect little life, so much more than she ever expected, with the exception that her best friend in the universe-- Kiera-- might as well have been dead to her as far as Romas and his clan were concerned.
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  • He stopped at the opposite side of the table, within reach if he chose, which she suspected he would if she so much as flinched toward the access pad.
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  • He didn't like her, but she wondered how far he'd go, especially since A'Ran trusted him so much.
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  • I've never had anyone hate me so much.
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  • She watched him systematically behead or run through the three men, her stomach churning at the sight of so much death.
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  • She may have been a duty for him, but he'd been so much more … and Anshan… Her gaze went to her cold feet again.
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  • Even Evelyn walked away without so much as a glance.
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  • And they wouldn't have had so much trouble tracing Annie down if she left heirs.
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  • School was never so much as delayed.
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  • Just then, Edith returned to the room, holding out three crisp one hundred dollar bills, which she thrust toward Claire who reached out and snatched them, without so much as a thank-you, stuffing them in her purse.
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  • Tell me why you need so much junk.
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  • Corday left without so much as a thank-you.
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  • He paused and said a silent prayer for the spirit of this person who had brought so much grief to Bird Song and his previously contented life.
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  • It had seemed a contented life at the time, but not so much so in retrospect.
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  • I guess that's why she identified so much with Annie.
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  • If you can't find a fixed rappel, you have to rig one, but at popular climbing spots, like in the ice park, there's lots of choices 'cause it's climbed so much.
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  • Why would he go to so much trouble?
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  • Just a touch, a smile from you can do so much to brighten my every day.
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  • Well, you guess correctly, and for you those are nasty, for me, not so much.
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  • I have so much to do for my open house.
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  • Thank you so much Elisabeth, I love it!
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  • I looked at so much that day.
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  • You are so much better at this than me.
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  • That also explains why you eat so much?
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  • Now you will understand why we drink so much.
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  • We are going to have so much fun!
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  • You need to respect that, because the next time you throw one of your petulant hissy fits, I swear to God, I will install so much sound proofing in this room, you will never hear another note.
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  • Had she changed so much?
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  • Maybe Alex was simply burned out on raising children after giving up so much for Katie - only to have her run away.
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  • It wasn't the money he objected to so much as the irrational logic.
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  • But tell me, if he's so much better than me, why aren't you asking him to marry you?
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  • If Ed could actually talk, she wouldn't be spending so much time pondering about Alex.
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  • No wonder he was having so much trouble expressing himself.
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  • Seems like so much death should be avoidable in this day and age.
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  • Brady wondered what the good-natured man had said to piss her off so much.
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  • But this is so much better than anything I expected.
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  • There's so much blood!
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  • You've done so much to help me and your brothers.
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  • He owed her that, and so much more.
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  • You have so much to give, Rhyn.  You just have to believe you can.
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  • Though in hindsight, it doesn't seem like anything is really ever enough.  I could've said so much more than I did or maybe, just did something in addition.
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  • You are in so much trouble for being here.
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  • The feeling is mutual.  You're the reason I spent so much time in Hell.
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  • I don't mean to be harsh, but we'll have to replace him pretty damn soon and we've only got so much budget.
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  • No wonder you sharp lawyers charge so much.
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  • Sometimes when I wake up I can't believe my life has changed so much in three weeks.
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  • Neither of the customers nor the bartender had so much as noticed him leave his seat.
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  • And," he added, "we underestimated you—he'd changed names so much we didn't think you'd ever find him."
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  • Still, we're so different, and she's giving up so much – the dairy, her home...
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  • If another boy gave her so much as a second look, he had words with him.
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  • In fact, Carmen had spent so much time in the Reynolds kitchen growing up that neighbors began to think she belonged there.
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  • Lori had been with Alex so much when she was helping him with his real estate needs that everyone thought they were interested in each other.
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  • He took her there for the same reason he sacrificed so much else for her.
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  • He seemed to understand so much.
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  • I love you – so much.
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  • Maybe there was someone else – someone more sophisticated and not so much of a prude.
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  • Had it not been for the fact that the tree was almost completely severed from its trunk and had so much pressure on it from the opposite side, it would probably have been an impossible feat.
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  • Everyone simply assumed we were going to be married because we spent so much time together.
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  • I missed you so much!
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  • Alex, I love you so much.
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  • I feel like a fifth wheel here, and there is so much to do at home.
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  • It was a peaceful scene made so much more beautiful by the addition of strategically placed outbuildings.
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  • And she had made it so much simpler by telling everyone that she wanted him to make all the decisions.
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  • Why spend the money when there was so much they wanted and needed to do right here?
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  • Maybe she was being silly, but if that was so, why did it hurt so much?
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  • How did Katie suddenly know so much about her – things she didn't even know?
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  • I was having so much fun; I guess time slipped away from me.
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  • Marriage was so much more than she could have imagined – and yet...
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  • How could a person get into so much trouble minding their own business?
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  • Come to think of it, that was why she started spending so much time with the babies.
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  • No. The problem is that I've spent so much time with the babies that I hurt Alex.
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  • How could Alex know why she had decided to spend so much time with the twins, or why she hadn't gone with him to Texas?
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  • There was so much they had to learn about each other.
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  • I never knew anything could hurt so much and feel so good at the same time.
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  • Don't let him into this house when I'm not here — and if he ever so much as touches you in a way you don't like, tell me.
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  • I miss him so much.
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  • I love him so much.
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  • Was that why he and Lori fought so much?
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  • How could having a baby cause so much sadness for two people who wanted one so badly?
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  • How could they have drifted apart when they loved each other so much?
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  • This child had been through so much.
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  • I love you both so much.
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  • Yes, we have so much to be thankful for — so much to look forward to.
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  • I want so much more than this.
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  • I've gone so much farther with hundreds of men.
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  • Now, he suspected her presence was on purpose, their meeting not so much fate as manipulation by her father.
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  • I know you've done so much for me already, but I need to know.
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  • She watched him, wondering when he had aged so much.
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  • He gritted his teeth, not wanting to think of how long she'd cut herself to gather so much.
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  • He was so much like Alex.
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  • His deep voice was so much better than television.
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  • Actually, the suit is comfortable enough - the oxfords, not so much.
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  • Oh Alex, I love you so much.
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  • I did, but there's only so much I can do.
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  • They were friends, but they were so much more.
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  • They were making money on it, but there was so much debt to begin with.
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  • Without so much as a goodbye kiss, he left the room.
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  • Actually, there is not so much to do here.
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  • I'm ashamed that I caused so much harm to everyone.
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  • Felipa was so much help, and they thought alike – pretty much.
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  • It was an inhospitable way to treat a guest – especially one who had volunteered so much help.
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  • I meant he thinks so much of you that he even bought a book so he could be knowledgeable about the subject when he talked to you.
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  • But their marriage had always been so much more – or did she only think so?
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  • If so, it was strange that so much fuss would be made over the reading of a foreman's will.
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  • I've caused you so much stress – and at a time when I should have been supporting you.
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  • He had invested so much already.
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  • I've never seen you carry on so much about someone smoking.
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  • According to Denton, there was only one reason why a man would give her so much attention.
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  • He was so much like her father - the same offhanded delivery of humor.
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  • It was sinful to get so much pleasure out of another person's predicament.
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  • It's a good thing there's so much game around here - and you had that flashlight.
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  • Why did Denton keep entering her mind when she was enjoying the evening so much with Justin?
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  • Why did he always have to make so much sense?
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  • She had been the one who hid so much.
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  • Her father said she seems so much happier since you two got together.
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  • She'd never seen someone with so much … wow.
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  • She stood in the doorway to his room for a long moment, trying to figure out how the hell he knew so much about her.
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  • She didn't like it at all, not when there was so much at stake.
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  • Killing women is so much better.
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  • "Jessi does so much for us," Brandon replied.
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  • She was already too far involved with him, and she couldn't help wanting so much more.
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  • He was so much more than those around him knew.
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  • In fact, he did so much to make the atomic theory of matter probable that he is popularly regarded as its originator.
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  • Dissipation seems largely dependent on meteorological conditions, but the phenomena at different stations vary so much as to suggest that the connexion is largely indirect.
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  • Here he seems to have been so much impressed with Waynflete, that at Michaelmas, 1441, Waynflete ceased to be headmaster of Winchester.
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  • The life of trust in God is a fact, not so much to be explained as to explain everything else.
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  • The Halberstadt organ, about which so much has been written, was, according to Praetorius (Syntagma musicum, Wolffenbi ttel, 1618), built in 1361, and repaired or rebuilt 1495.
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  • They have so much in common that they must have drawn from the same current bodies of thought, or there must have been borrowing in one direction or the other.
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  • With respect to the calculating rods, he mentions in the dedication that they had already found so much favour as to be almost in common use, and even to have been carried to foreign countries; and that he has been advised to publish his little work relating to their mechanism and use, lest they should be put forth in some one else's name.
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  • Amidst this sea of financial troubles the government drifted helplessly on, without showing any inclination or capacity to initiate a strong policy of reform in the methods of administration which had done so much to ruin the country.
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  • The violent fluctuations in the value of the paper dollar, which caused so much damage to trade and industry, were thus checked.
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  • He gave so much trouble to the Madrid governments that they organized a watch over him with the assistance of the French government and police, especially when it was discovered that the two military movements of August 1883 and September 1886 had been prepared and assisted by him.
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  • While Cook was speculating on the cause of this phenomenon, and was in the act of ordering out the boats to take soundings, the " Endeavour " struck heavily, and fell over so much that the guns, spare cables, and other heavy gear had at once to be thrown overboard to lighten the ship. As day broke, attempts were made to float the vessel off with the morning tide; but these were unsuccessful.
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  • Representatives of their race are also found scattered among the Malayan villages throughout the country, and also along the coast, but these have intermixed so much with the Malays, and have acquired so many customs, &c., from their more civilized neighbours, that they can no longer be regarded as typical of the race to which they belong.
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  • The subscriber pays a fixed annual rent which covers a certain number of free out - ward calls, say boo; additional calls he purchases in advance in blocks of several hundred at so much per hundred, the price being reduced as the number increases.
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  • Leche shows that the wild Bactrian camel differs from the domesticated breed of central Asia in the following external characters: the humps are smaller; the long hair does not occupy nearly so much of the body; the colour is much more rufous; and the ears and muzzle are shorter.
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  • Though the communes gained so much by the war of investitures, the division of the country between the popes and emperors parties was no small price to pay for inde- Munlelpendence.
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  • For some time past the relations between Napoleon and the pope, Pius VII., had been Napoleon severely strained, chiefly because the emperor insisted ~pacj~ on controlling the church, both in France and in the kingdom of Italy, in a way inconsistent with the traditions of the Vatican, but also because the pontiff refused to grant the divorce between Jerome Bonaparte and the former Miss Patterson on which Napoleon early in the year 1806 laid so much stress.
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  • Depretis and his colleague Genala, minister of public works, experienced great difficulty in securing parliamentary sanction for the conventions, not so much on account of their defective character, as from the opposition of local interests anxious tc extort new lines from the government.
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  • The progress of the archbishop's opinion towards that middle Protestantism, if it may be so called, which he did so much to impress on the formularies of the Church of England, was gradual, as a brief enumeration of the successive steps in that progress will show.
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  • We must conceive nature as overruled by God not so much Later for the sake of man's happiness as for the sake of his form; moral development.
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  • - dwells so much upon the rewards of goodness, as bribes (we must almost say) to rational self-love, that some have called Butler himself an ethical hedonist; though his sermon on the " Love of God " ought surely to free him from that charge.
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  • Cladonema still has the typical medusan structure, and is able to swim about, but in Clavatella the umbrella is so much reduced that swimming is no longer possible.
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  • But a little consideration showed that, though Lamarck had seized what, as far as it goes, is a true cause of modification, it is a cause the actual effects of which are wholly inadequate to account for any considerable modification in animals, and which can have no influence at all in the vegetable world; and probably nothing contributed so much to discredit evolution, in the early part of the 29th century, as the floods of easy ridicule which were poured upon this part of Lamarck's speculation.
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  • In 177 occurred that persecution of Christians, the share of Aurelius in which has been the subject of so much controversy.
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  • The statute, however, would not seem to have had much effect; for in spite of a proclamation of Queen Elizabeth in 1560 imposing a fine of £ 20 for each offence on butchers slaughtering animals during Lent, in 1563 Sir William Cecil, in Notes upon an Act for the Increase of the Navy, says that "in old times no flesh at all was eaten on fish days; even the king himself could not have license; which was occasion of eating so much fish as now is eaten in flesh upon fish days."
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  • Our perceptions differentiate but imperfectlysymptonis which are due to very different causes and reactions, probably because the organization of the plant is so much less highly specialized than that of higher animals.
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  • Some very curious details are observable in these cases of malformation, For instance, the Aecidium eta/mum first referred to causes the new shoots to differ in direction, duration and arrangement, and even shape of foliage leaves from the normal; and the shoots of Euphorbia infected with the aecidia of Uromyces Pisi depart so much from the normal in appearance that the attacked plants have been taken for a different species.
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  • The resemblances consist, in fact, not so much in the existence of one general facies running through the regions, as is the case with the northern flora, but in the presence of peculiar types, such ai those belonging to the families Restiaceae, Proteaceae, Ericaceae Mutisiaceac and Rutaceae.
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  • During the rapid development of physical geography many branches of the study of nature, which had been included in the cosmography of the early writers, the physiography of Linnaeus and even the Erdkunde of Ritter, had been as so much advanced by the labours of specialists that their connexion was apt to be forgotten.
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  • Thus the best approximation to the average depth of the ocean is little more than an expert guess; yet a fair approximation is probable for the features of sub-oceanic relief are so much more uniform than those of the land that a smaller number of fixed points is required to determine them.
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  • That is to say, the distribution of forms in time is a subject so much connected with the distribution of forms in space, that the one can hardly be separated from the other.
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  • He energetically pressed the Panama prosecution, so much so that he was accused of having put wrongful pressure on the wife of one of the defendants in order to procure evidence.
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  • Its chief result has been, not so much to create anything new as at once to modify and to strengthen what was old, to call up older institutions to a new life under other forms. But whatever it has done it has done silently; there has not been at any time any violent change of one set of institutions for another.
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  • The extreme materialism of this work excited so much opposition that he was compelled to give up his post at Tubingen.
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  • The glands occur in groups, and lead into common ducts which open usually so much reduced that the foremost apparent ventral sclerite of the abdomen represents the third sternite.
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  • Indeed, it was not so much a principality as a municipal republic of the Venetian type.
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  • Parliament formally accepted him, and thus Henry became king, "not so much by title of blood as by popular election" (Capgrave).
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  • It was natural that this should be so, for the new transportation agency was so much more efficient than anything previously available that the people were eager to take advantage of its superior service.
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  • In all countries passenger trains must vary in weight according to the different services they have to perform; suburban Weight trains, for example, meant to hold as many pas ah d sengers as possible, and travelling at low speeds, do not weigh so much as long-distance expresses, which include dining and sleeping cars, and on which, from considerations of comfort, more space must be allowed each occupant.
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  • Ataide appears to have objected not so much to the mission as to the rank assigned to Pereira, whom he regarded as unfit for the office of envoy.
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  • We eat only to appease our hunger, we drink only so much as it is good for temperate persons to do.
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  • His unexpected recovery revived his father's hopes for his education, hitherto so much neglected if judged by ordinary standards; and accordingly in January 1752 he was placed at Esher, Surrey, under the care of Dr Francis, the well-known translator of Horace.
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  • The style is commonly called Byzantine; but some of the most striking features of the churches of Ravenna - the colonnades, the mosaics, perhaps the cupolas - are not so much Byzantine as representative of early Christian art generally.
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  • Celestine did not dare so much as to threaten him with excommunication.
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  • That the Judaean compiler has not given fuller information is not surprising; the wonder is that he should have given so much.
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  • The two sections of the Hebrews who had had so much in common were scarcely severed by a border-line only a few miles to the north of Jerusalem.
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  • But Pompey's partisans were beforehand with him: he was taken off by poison and got not so much as a burial in his fatherland.
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  • It seems that the Zealots made more headwa y in Galilee than in Judaea - so much so that the terms Galilean and Zealot are practically interchangeable.
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  • From Italy we may turn to the country which so much influenced Italian politics, Austria, which had founded the system of " Court Jews " in 1518, had expelled the Jews from Vienna as late as 1670, when the synagogue of that city was converted into a church.
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  • North of the central court is a domestic quarter presenting analogies with that of Cnossus, but throughout the later building there was a great dearth of the frescoes and other remains such as invest the Cnossian palace with so much interest.
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  • The proper symbol of episcopacy is not so much the mitre as the ring and pastoral staff.
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  • Saxony was in that year attacked by the Prussians, and with so much success that not only was the Saxon army forced to capitulate at Pirna in October, but the elector, who fled to Warsaw, made no attempt to recover Saxony, which remained under the dominion of Frederick.
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  • In the East, mysticism is not so much a specific phenomenon as a natural deduction from the dominant philosophic systems, and the normal expression of religious feeling in the lands in which it appears.
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  • The union with transcendent deity is not so much knowledge or vision as ecstasy, coalescence,.
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  • " As the little water-drop poured into a large measure of wine seems to lose its own nature entirely and to take on both the taste and the colour of the wine; or as iron heated red-hot loses its own appearance and glows like fire; or as air filled with sunlight is transformed into the same brightness so that it does not so much appear to be illuminated as to be itself light - so must all human feeling towards the Holy One be self-dissolved in unspeakable wise, and wholly transfused into the will of God.
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  • In no other period of the world's history, of equal length of time, has so much scientific enterprise been directed towards the field of General Asiatic inquiry.
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  • There is no reason why their descendants should not be found to-day in various tribes, but the physical type commonly called Jewish is characteristic not so much of Israel as of western Asia generally.
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  • Though the Turks have profoundly affected the whole of eastern Europe, the result of their conquests has been not so much to plant Asiatic culture in Europe as to arrest development entirely, the countries under their rule remaining in much the same condition as under the moribund Byzantine empire.
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  • Among the Polychaeta the sexual worm is often more marked from the asexual form, so much so that these latter have been placed in different species or even genera.
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  • Of the former class the most conspicuous was the Holy Roman Empire; but in Europe all monarchies were, within certain limits, originally elective; and, after the introduction of Christianity, the essential condition of the assumption of sovereign power was not so much kinship with the reigning family as the "sacring" by the divine authority of the Church.
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  • The remedy for the evils of the time was not so much the reduction as the equalization of the imposts, which would allow the poor to consume more, raise the production and add to the general wealth.
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  • To the transactions of various learned societies he contributed from first to last between three and four hundred papers, and few of his contemporaries wrote so much for the various reviews.
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  • During the whole time the animal is living the feeder has to pay what has been termed the " life tax " - that is, so much of the food has to go to the maintenance of the animal as a living organism, independently of that which may be undergoing conversion into what will subsequently be available in the form of beef or mutton.
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  • The wet seasons that set in at the end of the 'seventies led to so much hindrance in the work on the land that the aid of steam was further called for, and it seemed probable that there would be a lessened demand for horse power.
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  • Mill was earnestly opposed to the transfer, and the documents in which he substantiated the proud boast for the Company that "few governments, even under far more favourable circumstances, have attempted so much for the good of their subjects or carried so many of their attempts to a beneficial issue," and exposed the defects of the proposed new government, are models of trenchant and dignified pleading.
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  • Commercial supremacy required not so much highly trained intelligence amongst manufacturers and merchants as keen business instinct and a certain rude energy.
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  • The spruce bears the smoke of great cities better than most of the Abietineae; but in suburban localities after a certain age it soon loses its healthy appearance, and is apt to be affected with blight (Eriosoma), though not so much as the Scotch fir and most of the pines.
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  • The caliph summoned him into his presence, and was so much pleased with a poem of a thousand couplets, which Firdousi composed in his honour, that he at once received him into favour.
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  • He was largely responsible for the Scandinavian Seven Years' War (1562-70), which did so much to exacerbate the relations between Denmark and Sweden.
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  • Napoleon on his return to St Cloud inveighed against his ministers for talking so much about peace and declared that he would never give up Holland; France must remain a great empire, and not sink to the level of a mere kingdom.
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  • These numbers are valuable as an exhibition not so much of events as of the feelings of the Parisian people; they are adorned, moreover, by the erudition, the wit and the genius of the author, but they are disfigured, not only by the most biting personalities and the defence and even advocacy of the excesses of the mob, but by the entire absence of the forgiveness and pity for which the writer was afterwards so eloquently to plead.
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  • Crete, so much so that, for the present we must regard it as the fountain-head of Aegean civilization, and probably for long its political and social centre.
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  • These he defended with great ability, but with so much heat that Erasmus joined in demanding his expulsion from the city.
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  • Hence it is that Gmelin appears as the authority for so much of the nomenclature now in use.
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  • The travels of Le Vaillant in South Africa having been completed in 5785, his great Oiseaux d'Afrique began to appear in Paris in 1797; but it is hard to speak properly of this work, for several of the species described in it are certainly not, and never were in his time, inhabitants of that country, though he sometimes gives a long account of the circumstances under which he observed them.1° From travellers who employ themselves in collecting the animals of any distant country the zoologists who stay at home and study those of their own district, be it great or small, are really not so much divided as at first might appear.
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  • The earlier of these works were illustrated by Mrs Gould, and the figures in them are fairly good; but those in the later, except when (as he occasionally did) he secured the services of Mr Wolf, are not so much to be commended.
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  • Dubois (8vo, 1851-1860) is so much late4 in date.
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  • Indeed he was so much prepossessed in favour of a classification based on the structure of the digestive organs that he could not bring himself to consider vocal muscles to be of much taxonomic use, and it was reserved to Johannes Muller to point out that the contrary was the fact.
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  • As it is, so much of them as we have are of considerable importance; for, in this unfortunately unfinished memoir, he describes in some detail the several differences which the sternum in a great many different groups of his Tropidosternii presents, and to some extent makes a methodical disposition of them accordingly.
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  • The most important work of his life was his co-operation in the production of the Satire Menippee (1593), which did so much to damage the cause of the League; the harangue of the Sieur d'Aubray is usually attributed to his pen.
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  • Cotton seed in those days was the object of so much aversion that the planter burned it or threw it into running streams, as was most convenient.
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  • But, as Prutz remarks, Philip of Novara lehrt nicht die Wissenschaft des Rechts, sondern die des Unrechts: he does not explain the law so much as the ways of getting round it.
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  • It is not so much that the West came into contact with a particular civilization in the East, or borrowed from that civilization; it is simply that the West came into contact with something unlike itself, yet in many ways as high as, if not higher than, itself.
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  • Poggio's History of Florence, written in avowed imitation of Livy's manner, requires separate mention, since it exemplifies by its defects the weakness of that merely stylistic treatment which deprived so much of Bruni's, Carlo Aretino's and Bembo's work of historical weight.
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  • The reference seems to be not so much to the variety and complexity of phenomena as to the impossibility of construing them rationally or in such a way that man may foresee and provide for his future.
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  • Eusebius was so much struck by the likeness of the Therapeutae to the Christian monks of his own day as to claim that they were Christians converted by the preaching of St Mark.
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  • At the last he fought not so much for an idea as for the humiliation of an opponent by whom he had been ungenerously treated.
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  • Expiating his sins was not so much his aim as to accomplish great deeds for God.
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  • His Christliche Dogmatik (3 vols., 1849-1852, new edition, 1870) "contains many fruitful and suggestive thoughts, which, however, are hidden under such a mass of bold figures and strange fancies, and suffer so much from want of clearness of presentation, that they did not produce any lasting effect" (Otto Pfleiderer).
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  • Lastly, in the production of gaseous hydriodic acid from hydrogen and solid iodine H2 - 1 - 12=HI+HI, so much energy is expended in the decomposition of the hydrogen and iodine molecules and in the conversion of the iodine into the gaseous condition, that the heat which it may be supposed is developed by the combination of the hydrogen and iodine atoms is insufficient to balance the expenditure, and the final result is therefore negative; hence it is necessary in forming hydriodic acid from its elements to apply heat continuously.
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  • A similar behaviour has since been noticed in other trimethylene derivatives, but the fact that bromine, which usually acts so much more readily than hydrobromic acid on unsaturated compounds,, should be so inert when hydrobromic acid acts readily is one still.
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  • Be this as it may, we may confidently date the purification of Wagner's music at the moment when he set to work on a story which carried him finally away from that world of stereotyped operatic passions into which he had already breathed so much disturbing life.
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  • The bodies (or so much of them as ever existed, as only the fore parts remained) were hammered and wrought, like the bodies of the Egyptian figures.
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  • The great danger is that, as the blood in the vessels becomes thawed, there will be so much reactionary flow through the tissues that acute inflammation will follow.
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  • No man in the 18th century did so much to create a taste for good reading and to supply it with books at the lowest prices.
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  • The Egyptians, by whom `Amr was greatly beloved, were so much dissatisfied by this act, and even showed such a tendency to revolt, that the Greek emperor determined to make an effort to reduce Alexandria.
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  • And not for them only; for in the school of York, founded by his pupil Archbishop Ecgberht, was trained Alcuin (Ealhwine) the initiator under Charles the Great of the Frankish schools, which did so much for learning on the continent.
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  • Some species, especially those of a thick or leathery texture, contract so much in drying that without strong pressure the edges of the paper become puckered.
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  • Only occasionally is light let in to mitigate the horror of the gloom, and then not so much through a window as through a hole.
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  • His services in the regeneration of the Turkish power can hardly be over-estimated; all agree in recognizing his great qualities and the charm of his character; even Timur is said to have admired him so much as to offer him his daughter in marriage.
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  • This concession, given under strong pressure from Russia, aroused the deepest resentment of the Greeks, and was the principal factor in the awakening of the Bulgarian national spirit which subsequent events have done so much to develop. Russian influence at Constantinople had been gradually increasing, and towards the end of 1870 the tsar took advantage of the temporary disabling of France to declare himself no longer bound by those clauses of the Treaty of Paris which restricted Russia's liberty of possessing warships on the Black Sea.
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  • Probably no man but Davout could have got so much out of his men, but why was he left unsupported?
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  • (1808-1833) did so much in this way that he has been called a second founder.
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  • These attracted so much attention that he was sent in the same year on an economic mission to England, which resulted in his publication (in 1838) of Des interets materiels de la France.
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  • Protestants have condemned these formulae as so much magic, and in this modern science tends to agree with them; but to orthodox Protestants at least Catholics have a perfect right to reply that, in taking this line, they are but repeating the accusation brought by the Pharisees against Christ, viz.
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  • The bed of the great river maintains a fairly constant position between its extreme banks, but the channels within that bed are so constantly shifting as to require close supervision on the part of the navigation authorities; so much detritus is carried down as to form a perpetually changing series of obstructions to steamer traffic.
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  • The concentration of the simple copper ions is then so much diminished that the copper plate becomes an anode with regard to zinc. Thus the cell - copper I potassium cyanide solution I potassium sulphate solution - zinc sulphate solution I zinc - gives a current which carries copper into solution and deposits zinc. In a similar way silver could be made to act as anode with respect to cadmium.
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  • The valves are, consequently, essentially symmetrical, which is not the case with the Lamellibranchiata, - so much so, that certain Brachiopod shells were named Lampades, or lamp shells, by some early naturalists; but while such may bear a kind of resemblance to an antique Etruscan lamp, by far the larger number in no way resemble one.
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  • How can God look down with tolerance that seems favour on so much that conflicts with His declared will and character?
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  • Bergeron has shown that the gneiss and schist which form so much of the chain consist, in part at least, of metamorphosed Cambrian beds.
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  • The second includes definitions of technical terms in common use, together with so much of the elementary theory as is necessary for understanding the experimental work described in subsequent portions of the article; a number of formulae and results are given for purposes of reference, but the mathematical reasoning by which they are obtained is not generally detailed, authorities being cited whenever the demonstrations are not likely to be found in ordinary textbooks.
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  • When the ellipsoid is so much elongated that I is negligible in relation to m'-, the expression approximates to the simpler form N=412 (log 201-I).
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  • Fleming rightly regards it as not a little curious that for materials differing so much as this cast cobalt and soft annealed iron the hysteretic exponent should in both cases be so near to 1.6.
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  • The German immigration, of which so much has been written for political ends, has been greatly over-estimated; trustworthy estimates in 1906 made the German contingent in the population vary from 350,000 to 500,000.
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  • The personal element is conspicuous in the Brazilian journalism, and for a considerable period of its history libellous attacks on persons, signed by professional sponsors, popularly called testas de ferro (iron heads), were admitted at so much a line in the best newspapers.
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  • Yet on the death of his king and patron in 1777, when court intrigue forced him from his high station, he who had done so much for his country's institutions was reviled on all hands.
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  • Dom Pedro, completely broken down by the ingratitude of the people whom he had loved so much and laboured for so strenuously, made no attempt at resistance.
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  • Nicholson (Apostolical Succession in the Church of Sweden, 1880) seems to have proved so much from contemporary evidence.
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  • He proceeded as far as Aix-la-Chapelle, where he fell sick of a fever, and suffered so much from weakness and poverty, that he made his way on foot to Amsterdam, and came back to Norway.
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  • His administration is notable, not so much for internal affairs but from the fact that he twice acted as arbitrator in disputes in which the Boer states were involved.
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  • The two systems were nothing more as yet than two different ways of interpreting a phrase of Porphyry, and they remained unnoticed in the for nearly two centuries not so much for its dialectics S' and philosophy as for its humanistic culture.
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  • Remigius is thus a Realist, not so much in the sense of Plato as in the spirit of Parmenides, and Haureau applies to this form of Realism Bayle's description of Realism in general as " le Spinosisme non developpe."
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  • Aiming, both in his sermons and ascetical writings, at development of the religious view, the danger of the times as he saw it was not so much in the Protestant reformation, which was an outside influence, but in the direction that religion had taken among the masses.
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  • But his fame had gone forth throughout Europe, and intimations reached him from many quarters that his voice would be listened to everywhere with favour, in advocacy of the doctrines to the triumph of which he had so much contributed at home.
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  • As the grandson of St Ladislaus, Manuel had Hungarian blood in his veins; his court was the ready and constant refuge of the numerous Magyar malcontents, and he aimed not so much at the conquest as at the suzerainty of Hungary, by placing one of his Magyar kinsmen on the throne of St Stephen.
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  • The Golden Bull has been described as consecrating the humiliation of the crown by the great barons, whose usurpations it legalized; the more usually accepted view, however, is that it was directed not so much to weakening as to strengthening the crown by uniting its interests with those of the mass of the Magyar nobility, equally threatened by the encroachments of the great barons.
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  • Probably no other country ever suffered so much from its rulers as Hungary suffered during the second half of the 16th century.
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  • The moderates, alarmed not so much by the motion itself as by its tone, again tried to intervene; but on the 13th of March the Vienna revolution broke out, and the king, yielding to pressure or panic, appointed Count Louis Batthyany premier of the first Hungarian responsible ministry, which included Kossuth, Szechenyi and Deak.
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  • The "Day of Dupes," as this famous day was called, was the only time that Louis took so much as a step toward the dismissal of a minister who was personally distasteful to him but who was indispensable.
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  • The rateable value of the parish being known, so much on each pound of the rateable value as will equal the amount required to be raised is levied, and is known as the "rate."
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