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Speak sentence examples

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  • I started to speak but she shushed me.

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  • All I want is a chance to speak my piece.

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  • He simply continued to speak in a calm voice.

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  • You have to decide if it's important enough to speak up.

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  • I'd say it's time to speak our minds.

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  • I'm sorry, but you weren't going to speak in your behalf.

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  • Before I could speak, he continued.

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  • She was half afraid to speak, fearful that a quake in her voice would expose her trepidation.

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  • From the beginning of my education Miss Sullivan made it a practice to speak to me as she would speak to any hearing child; the only difference was that she spelled the sentences into my hand instead of speaking them.

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  • Did Mary speak from experience?

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  • When she did speak, her voice was filled with emotion.

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  • I always make it a rule to speak out.

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  • He opened his mouth to speak and then clamped it shut.

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  • Let's give him the opportunity to speak his piece.

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  • He tried to speak but it took a few moments before the words were understandable.

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  • She concentrated as hard as she could, listening for his body to speak to her.

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  • He probably hasn't had any cause to speak French.

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  • I'm not sure he can help me, but I would really like to speak to him.

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  • But not to speak of the intrinsic quality of histories of this kind (which may possibly even be of use to someone for something) the histories of culture, to which all general histories tend more and more to approximate, are significant from the fact that after seriously and minutely examining various religious, philosophic, and political doctrines as causes of events, as soon as they have to describe an actual historic event such as the campaign of 1812 for instance, they involuntarily describe it as resulting from an exercise of power--and say plainly that that was the result of Napoleon's will.

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  • Though his body didn't speak of it, she directed her power towards it as well.

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  • They followed the course of a broad stream and passed several more pretty cottages; but of course they saw no one, nor did any one speak to them.

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  • Oh, don't speak of his going, don't!

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  • When the time came for him to speak, his mother and the minister were both there to hear him.

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  • The officer appeared abashed, as though he understood that one might think of how many men would be missing tomorrow but ought not to speak of it.

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  • A look of pained yearning crossed the girl's face, as if she wanted badly to speak but couldn't.

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  • You are right that to speak to her of love at present...

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  • "I was going to ask to speak to her supervisor," he said, pouring a cup of coffee, "but I figured she'd say 'I are one.'"

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  • Of the time when I began to read connected stories I shall speak later.

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  • "You speak to each other across the room with your eyes," she said as if it were some incredible feat.

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  • Betsy agreed but suggested we wait until Molly finished her bath so she could speak with her mother first.

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  • It might make me a few minutes late meeting with Jackson but all the more time for Brennan to speak with him first.

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  • If his family had lived in the United States for centuries, why didn't they learn to speak proper English?

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  • She paused as if she felt it indecorous to speak of her pregnancy before Pierre, though the gist of the matter lay in that.

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  • Freedom from that ugly feeling gave her the ability to speak of it lightly for the first time.

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  • I only spoke a few words, as I did not know I was expected to speak until a few minutes before I was called upon.

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  • I'll speak to him.

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  • Does he speak Mayan—or whatever Mayans speak?

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  • The stored tears continued to flow and the sobs wracked her body, robbing it of the ability to speak – barely allowing a breath to be drawn.

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  • But how shall I speak of the glories I have since discovered in the Bible?

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  • All this time I thought the company was interested in him because he could speak both Spanish and English.

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  • He opened his mouth to speak and then shut it again, shaking his head.

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  • That is, if he'd even speak with me.

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  • Or suppose he comes from reading a Greek or Latin classic in the original, whose praises are familiar even to the so-called illiterate; he will find nobody at all to speak to, but must keep silence about it.

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  • Though I was anxious to speak with Detective Jackson for an update, it was too early to call.

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  • Once or twice Pierre was carried away and began to speak of these things, but Nicholas and Natasha always brought him back to the health of Prince Ivan and Countess Mary Alexeevna.

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  • Poor Maria, as good as she is, can't be much help on the phone if she don't speak the language.

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  • She is so near to me that it almost seems indelicate to speak of her.

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  • We shall speak, yes, and sing, too, as God intended we should speak and sing.

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  • As if Plato were my townsman and I never saw him--my next neighbor and I never heard him speak or attended to the wisdom of his words.

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  • I speak of fishing only now, for I had long felt differently about fowling, and sold my gun before I went to the woods.

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  • Natasha was the first to speak, defending her husband and attacking her brother.

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  • She tried to speak, but nothing came out.

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  • Speak up, bitch, I said to myself, but she was reluctant.

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  • She tried her voice once before she managed to speak, and even then the voice didn't sound like her own.

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  • He hadn't heard anyone speak so frankly to him since he was a child, and never on a topic so sensitive.

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  • Don't speak to me like that.

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  • To speak critically, I never received more than one or two letters in my life--I wrote this some years ago--that were worth the postage.

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  • For a long time Pierre could not understand, but when he did, he jumped up from the sofa, seized Boris under the elbow in his quick, clumsy way, and, blushing far more than Boris, began to speak with a feeling of mingled shame and vexation.

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  • "Sire, will you allow me to speak frankly as befits a loyal soldier?" he asked to gain time.

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  • The tales and descriptions of that time without exception speak only of the self-sacrifice, patriotic devotion, despair, grief, and the heroism of the Russians.

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  • She blushed, pressed her clasped hands on her knees, and then controlling herself with an evident effort lifted her head and began to speak rapidly.

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  • "And did you really see and speak to Napoleon, as we have been told?" said Princess Mary.

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  • "To speak to her now wouldn't do," said the princess all the same.

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  • Quinn is packing up the power sources as we speak and the plants will be destroyed as part of the test.

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  • Imagine if today everyone spoke one language and I said that in the future we will speak hundreds of different languages and not be able to understand each other.

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  • I never knew even the names of the members of the "court" who did not speak to me.

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  • Some of the girls learned to speak to me, so that Miss Sullivan did not have to repeat their conversation.

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  • I desire to speak impartially on this point, and as one not interested in the success or failure of the present economical and social arrangements.

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  • No, Mamma, don't speak to him!

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  • Speak of the sun and you see its rays! and she smiled amiably at Pierre.

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  • Maybe the last situation was what gave her the courage to speak up when the inheritance tension came back.

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  • She opened her mouth to speak, but Giddon's gruff "Let's go" cut off any argument.

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  • I tried to tell you, but I couldn't talk and everyone kept telling me not to speak.

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  • "And so when you woke up from the coma, you couldn't speak," she said.

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  • His father stood quietly watching them "I would speak to you before I go," he said, his tone leaving no room for argument.

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  • Carmen doesn't speak Spanish.

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  • We speak English here.

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  • An uncomfortable silence prompted Gerald to speak again.

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  • When it was clear he wasn't going to be the first to speak, she addressed him.

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  • She'd likely never speak to Gabe again after this night.

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  • She wasn't sure why she expected him to speak but found herself wishing he'd say something.

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  • His lover of many years sensed his unease and waited for him to speak.

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  • She opened her mouth to speak and then clamped it shut, her stomach turning.

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  • She said nothing, afraid to move, afraid to speak.

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  • He didn.t speak much.

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  • I will speak to Sasha to determine what it is he stole, and if it is rightfully owned by the Dark One, which it must be in order for you to reclaim it.

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  • "You speak of escape?" he asked with a frown.

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  • "How else would I speak to you?" she asked.

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  • You may speak any mind you wish to me.

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  • Fred suggested the pair speak with Edith, Ryland and the others, but Dean pointed out the difficulty in doing so while Corday continued his interviews in the parlor.

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  • While he knew he'd have to speak to Corday sooner or later, he hoped to first learn the reason for his wife's reticence about discussing the ice park fall.

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  • "Did you speak with dear, sweet Mr. Shipton?" she asked.

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  • Donnie's starting to speak.

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  • He asked to speak with him.

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  • They were quiet for a time, before Jackson summoned the courage to speak.

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  • Speak not of this.

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  • She returned the smile, yet still seemed unable to speak.

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  • "He leaves tomorrow," Tim said before Brady could speak.

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  • Lana watched them speak briefly before the two in uniform started down another tunnel.

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  • He waited for her to speak.

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  • She watched Sirian speak for a long time after.

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  • They even speak of the tiger with honorific titles.

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  • He hears others speak, and he tried to speak.

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  • The latter understood that she was being asked to entertain this young man, and sitting down beside him she began to speak about his father; but he answered her, as he had the countess, only in monosyllables.

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  • The princess was about to reply, but her father would not let her speak and, raising his voice more and more, cried:

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  • The father and mother did not speak of the matter to their son again, but a few days later the countess sent for Sonya and, with a cruelty neither of them expected, reproached her niece for trying to catch Nicholas and for ingratitude.

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  • "Natasha," said she, "you asked me not to speak to you, and I haven't spoken, but now you yourself have begun.

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  • Once I was alone again, I pondered my unilateral decision to speak directly to Ethel Reagan as I sipped on cold coffee.

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  • She doesn't have to speak; just give you a little security.

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  • Damian didn't trust the beings that saw all, knew all, and yet spoke in riddles—if they chose to speak at all.

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  • I know you thought I spoke, but I tried to speak this morning and I couldn't.

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  • She wet her lips and nodded, unable to speak.

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  • The ability to read the lips helps Miss Keller in getting corrections of her pronunciation from Miss Sullivan and others, just as it was the means of her learning to speak at all, but it is rather an accomplishment than a necessity.

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  • If you knew all the joy I feel in being able to speak to you to-day, I think you would have some idea of the value of speech to the deaf, and you would understand why I want every little deaf child in all this great world to have an opportunity to learn to speak.

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  • So I want to say to those who are trying to learn to speak and those who are teaching them: Be of good cheer.

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  • Now, to speak the truth, I had but ten cents in the world, and it surpassed my arithmetic to tell, if I was that man who had ten cents, or who had a farm, or ten dollars, or all together.

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  • It is not enough even to be able to speak the language of that nation by which they are written, for there is a memorable interval between the spoken and the written language, the language heard and the language read.

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  • Still, I will take Boris and go to see him at once, and I shall speak to him straight out.

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  • Their efforts in the struggle for the portfolio were the only sounds audible, but it was evident that if the princess did speak, her words would not be flattering to Anna Mikhaylovna.

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  • "Why don't you speak, cousin?" suddenly shrieked the princess so loud that those in the drawing room heard her and were startled.

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  • Yes, my dear, this is a great loss for us all, not to speak of you.

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  • As for the past two years people have amused themselves by finding husbands for me (most of whom I don't even know), the matchmaking chronicles of Moscow now speak of me as the future Countess Bezukhova.

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  • The little princess had grown stouter during this time, but her eyes and her short, downy, smiling lip lifted when she began to speak just as merrily and prettily as ever.

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  • Andrew did not speak; he was both pleased and displeased that his father understood him.

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  • Marya Dmitrievna was to speak again but Natasha cried out:

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  • And all these groups, while talking among themselves, tried to keep near the commander-in-chief (whose bench formed the center of the gathering) and to speak so that he might overhear them.

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  • She hesitated for an instant whether to speak or not.

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  • And with an eager face Nicholas began to speak of the possibility of repurchasing Otradnoe before long, and added: "Another ten years of life and I shall leave the children... in an excellent position."

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  • He opened his mouth to speak but she interrupted him.

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  • Quinn started to speak but Howie interrupted him.

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  • Let's hold off deciding until I speak with Brennan and see what he can do.

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  • I volunteered to mind the store, so to speak, at least for appearance's sake though there was little to do.

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  • He may not have had time to speak to her.

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  • We were hesitant to speak candidly in front of Molly.

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  • You hear his body speak of the death in him?

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  • I want only the opportunity to speak to Dusty, if needed.

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  • He'd heard it in her thoughts even if she didn't speak the words, and her ability to see through him as he did everyone else amazed him.

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  • No need for 'em to speak the same language.

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  • "Maybe I'd better let you speak to her," Dean said cautiously.

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  • "Those were the first words I ever said," called out the horse, who had overheard them, "and I can't explain why I happened to speak then.

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  • They made no sounds at all, either in flying or trying to speak, and they conversed mainly by means of quick signals made with their wooden fingers or lips.

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  • They are still proud of their former Wizard, and often speak of you kindly.

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  • There he cared for them with love and kindness; but no word did he speak in their hearing.

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  • Some time later, the shepherd went to the city and told the king that the children had learned to speak one word, but how or from whom, he did not know.

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  • It is said that he could speak and write forty languages.

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  • Then, when they saw that he was about to speak, they nestled softly in the grass and listened.

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  • This is exactly the kind of problem geneticists can sink their teeth into, so to speak, to make the protein in this grain digestible.

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  • While the previous two points focused at the macro level and the overall costs of war, I speak here of consumers' perspective on war.

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  • It will be English, although not really the English we speak today.

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  • I speak understandingly on this subject, for I have made myself acquainted with it both theoretically and practically.

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  • I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.

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  • This never costs anything to speak of, unless you plant more than enough.

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  • Oh, don't speak to me of Austria.

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  • I don't speak of Anatole, your youngest.

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  • Then tomorrow you will speak to the Emperor?

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  • Why speak of me?

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  • Alex pointed his fork at her and opened his mouth to speak, but Carmen cut him off.

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  • I wanted to say the entire French Foreign hiding in the other room but before I could speak, we both could barely hear a voice.

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  • He might not have heard what she said, but he must have heard her speak.

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  • Not more than four hours ago he was so mad at her that he could hardly speak.

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  • Once she was in the car, he shut the door and leaned down to speak.

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  • Davis stared at her, too shocked to speak.

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  • Bordeaux clamped a hand over her mouth before she could speak.

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  • What we heard shocked us as Howie began to speak.

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  • We were on it, so to speak, less than two hours after the baby was taken.

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  • Howie was the first to speak.

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  • Narrow down the field to another pasture, so to speak?

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  • I ended the conversation wondering if it was the last time I'd speak to Daniel Brennan, a stand-up guy.

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  • I was too dumbfounded to speak.

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  • She's out of surgery but she lost a lot of blood and can't speak.

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  • . .go back, so to speak?

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  • Howie, with eyes closed continued to speak.

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  • She didn't move, didn't speak.

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  • "I figured it out," he said before Dusty could speak.

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  • The massive vamp ignored her, and she saw Jonny stop to speak to him.

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  • "You're leaving," he said before she could speak.

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  • The man in the corner of her mind stopped clawing at the edges of her thoughts and chose that moment to speak to her.

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  • She shook her head, mouth too dry to speak.

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  • She nodded, unable to speak.

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  • It was a rare event for Fred to speak of his past, especially when it sounded like a hint of the truth.

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  • Hide 'em in plain sight, so to speak, a la Edgar Allen Poe.

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  • He wanted to tell her about meeting with Jennifer Radisson, but as soon as he started to speak, Fred O'Connor rushed up, a look of panic on his face.

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  • Perhaps you'd better speak to him.

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  • Why didn't you speak up when he was praising her to the heavens?

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  • Their joint realization that no one would ever speak with Billy Langstrom again was sobering.

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  • You keep your distance and speak in a civil tongue in my house!

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  • He mulled the subject over in his mind and decided to speak to Lydia Larkin again.

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  • "He has a gun," Cynthia said, as if hesitant to speak in front of the young girl.

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  • The Deans let the facts speak for themselves, explaining the situation truthfully while leaving speculation to others.

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  • Dean started to speak but she cut him off.

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  • I wanted to get all our cards out on the table, so to speak.

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  • I was just marking my territory, so to speak.

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  • For a long moment, he was too surprised to speak.

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  • She shook her head, clamped her mouth shut then opened it to speak.

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  • Speak of the devil.

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  • Deidre nodded, not trusting herself to speak.

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  • "Hi, Deidre," Darkyn's mate was the first to speak.

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  • Darkyn's daughter was unable to speak with the damage done to her head and neck.

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  • As he opened his mouth to speak, the doorbell rang.

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  • He opened the door and climbed out, leaning down to speak to her.

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  • Her mouth was so dry it was hard to speak, but she managed.

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  • For a moment she thought he might speak, but he simply looked at her.

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  • Yet he still couldn't control his facial muscles or speak.

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  • When did you two learn to speak sign language?

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  • He frowned and opened his mouth in an attempt to speak, but when nothing came out, his expression became skeptical.

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  • "You were too distraught to speak," he answered.

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  • Jade's jaw grew lax before he managed to speak.

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  • Ully was the first to speak.

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  • "I don't even speak French," she muttered.

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  • Katie nodded stiffly, unable to speak.

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  • The oriental man held a PDA and was frowning as he read through notes while the others waited for him to speak.

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  • Sensing some sort of lurid story, all five of them waited for her to speak.

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  • Katie hesitated to speak her mind, her gaze taking in Sasha.s beat-up body.

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  • While he never believed he'd overlooked her among the throngs of women he'd met, he had heard even his sisters speak of the missing lifemate and how he had refused every woman on the planet and perhaps somehow overlooked her.

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  • Nishani took the hands of his youngest sister, Talal, and began to speak, animated compared to the serene women of his world.

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  • When the suns fall into night, I'll speak to dhjan A'Ran over the communicator.

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  • "You're seeking my permission to speak to the visitors," he summarized, gauging her reaction.

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  • And if I'm not allowed to speak my mind to you, who do I speak it to?

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  • In fact, he had never seen any warrior speak to her save Ne'Rin.

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  • While he had given them permission to speak to her, he found opportunists distasteful, however loyal they were.

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  • It was part of the reason he wished to speak to nishani later that day.

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  • He couldn't speak the words.

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  • Kiera waited for him to speak, wanting to hide somewhere until she could think straight.

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  • "I cannot understand you when you speak so quickly, nishani," he said, warmth crossing his dark eyes.

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  • Romas motioned for her to speak.

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  • She managed a smile, too overwhelmed by her emotions to speak.

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  • Then he added, "I should know, being as I'm in the business, so to speak."

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  • "Someone will have to speak to MS Turnbull," Cynthia said, looking at her husband who groaned as he poured another cup of coffee.

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  • Dean told her Donnie was a guest at Bird Song and explained the lad, only slightly older than Martha, did not speak.

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  • "Do you believe in dreams?" she asked, but continued before he could speak.

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  • "I think I'll speak to the sheriff," he answered, "just in case.

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  • I'm Gladys Turnbull the author, and this is Donnie who can't speak, and Martha who lives in town.

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  • He just isn't able to speak.

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  • Do you suppose the boy really did speak?

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  • "I wonder if being away from his stepfather made it more conducive for him to speak," Cynthia mused as she drained the sink.

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  • He was right on the money, so to speak.

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  • May I speak with you?

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  • But she's such a mouse, she stays with him, taking it on the chin, so to speak.

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  • "Might I speak to you, Mrs. Dean?" she said, hardly glancing at the menfolk as she tried to catch her breath.

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  • I suppose if she has a chance to get lucky, she should jump on him, so to speak.

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  • She moved like a somnambulist, so trance-like Dean hesitated to speak for fear of startling her.

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  • They're probably messing up the sheets in a fury of passion as we speak.

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  • Cynthia was staying at her mother's apartment with plans to visit the hospital first thing in the morning where she could speak with the doctor and learn more of her mother's condition.

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  • You're willing to voluntarily speak to us?

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  • He said except for Donnie's refusal to speak, in every other way he appears perfectly normal.

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  • Although totally unnerved, he knew he could not let himself lose it again, yet had to speak to her, see if he could figure her out.

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  • Jackson didn't speak; he just sat appreciating her expression of pure contentment.

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  • Jackson didn't speak, just staggered to the bar and opened another bottle.

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  • She sat, but didn't speak.

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  • Keep it in the family so to speak.

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  • The Exemplars hated Victor so much, he only needed to speak to one.

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  • Miriam's expression showed deep concern, though she didn't speak.

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  • Jackson's voice chafed, barely recognizable, "Let me speak to her."

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  • Connor wished he could comfort the women, yet knew if he tried to speak, he would break down.

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  • Out of breath, she waited for the general to speak.

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  • Both Lana and the general turned icy, less-than-impressed looks on him, and for once, Brady was glad he couldn't speak.

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  • Those in the room obeyed, too stunned to speak on their way out.

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  • "I don't have any empirical evidence to suggest—" "Don't use that fed speak on me," Elise said with an exasperated sigh.

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  • He held his breath, waiting for her to speak again.

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  • "Wow," she said, taken aback.  "I've never heard you speak bad about anyone.  You have a thing for her?"

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  • If he was dead-dead, what creature wanted her to go elsewhere and why?  If he wasn't dead-dead, why didn't he speak to her?

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  • Kiki was waiting for him to speak.

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  • After offering his condolences, Dean asked if it might be con­venient for him to come by and speak with Mrs. Byrne.

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  • No one was available to speak with him until 2:00.

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  • While Dean wanted the opportunity to speak with her in person after his Norfolk trip, he didn't feel in the best mood to do it after spending half the night and day coping with Vinnie Baratto and his sleazy friends.

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  • He unobtrusively managed to locate all of the three renters of the adjoining rooms through their license plate numbers and was able to speak to two of them.

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  • Dean felt guilty about pursuing the case but made a note to try and speak with the youth.

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  • Dean tried to be as objective as possible and let the report speak for itself.

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  • However, she still wanted to speak to her son personally as soon as she felt able.

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  • Edwin Mayer rose to speak.

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  • Janice Riley's husband Phil was next to speak.

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  • Riley's comments were simple but moving and made Dean won­der if he were the eulogized party, who would speak so kindly of him—or, for that matter, even attend the memorial.

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  • Willie Wassermann had popped up, so to speak, on Thursday morning, so Dean was 65 dollars richer from the office pool.

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  • Finally, Dean was the first to speak.

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  • A chorus of "Heidi" filled the room before Carmen could speak.

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  • It wasn't as if she were wearing a bikini, and her only physical attributes were a flat abdomen and smooth curves – well, those and her breasts, but they were over proportioned - out of balance, so to speak.

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  • She had finally calmed down and was able to speak coherently.

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  • Saundra didn't speak Spanish.

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  • Alex was teaching Saundra to speak Spanish.

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  • I'm in Tulsa and they're announcing my flight as I speak.

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  • She opened her mouth to speak, but nothing came out.

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  • He started to speak several times, and then stopped.

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  • Late September aroused the instinct to prepare the den for winter — so to speak.

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  • Mums hugged her tightly, too emotional to speak.

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  • It was difficult to start a subject that might result in a fight, but she had to know for sure — slay the dragon, so to speak.

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  • Jenn pitied him but couldn't bring herself to speak, not when she, too, barely understood what was going on.

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  • I believe Damian has a Hunter among his men, but the White God refuses to speak to me anymore.

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  • Its green gaze turned intent, and Darian waited for it to speak again.

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  • He'd been enslaved the day of the Schism, and Damian would never speak of what happened to their home.

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  • Darian didn't know when he'd lost his ability to speak clear sentences, but the idea Jenn scrambled his mind made him want to laugh.

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  • Father never warned me the demon would speak to me, but it does.

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  • Sirian's betrayal first came to her in a dream created by the demon as a warning before it was strong enough to speak to her.

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  • I do not wish to speak of him, Hilden.

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  • She nodded, throat too tight to speak.

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  • I will speak to the man you wish me to.

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  • He had not meant to speak the words.

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  • "Speak, Hilden," he ordered.

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  • When she refused to meet his gaze or speak, Taran drew her again to his body and wrapped his arms around her.

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  • The fate of my people depends on this, she said before he could speak.

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  • Find Vara and speak to no one else.

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  • He was too surprised to speak, just stared at her through piercing green eyes.

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  • It won't let me, and I lie here, unable to speak, my voice taken by my own hand.

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  • I cannot speak, but I would tell him the evil I've done for the beast, and then ask him if he thought the curse was worth a wall we might have built ourselves!

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  • Sirian waited for him to speak, and Taran glared at the older man, unwilling to break the silent battle.

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  • I think I speak for all men when I say that word never crossed my mind.

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  • They are setting it up as we speak.

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  • She daubed her eyes with a tissue and swallowed a sob - if she could speak the words.

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  • He started to speak once and then swallowed.

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  • Again he started to speak and then stopped.

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  • We must not speak of this to father.

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  • You wouldn't speak to me for two days after I killed Ed.

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  • The last thing Denton needed was a fiery redhead with a tendency to speak her mind.

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  • He returned his attention to the mirror, pausing briefly to speak.

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  • She was afraid to speak.

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  • Her heart pounding, she took his hand and led him off the verandah into the garden where they could speak privately.

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  • Finally she managed to speak.

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  • Unable to speak, she nodded to show she understood.

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  • "I am not here to fight, though I will not speak for Xander," the Original Human said.

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  • I speak fifteen languages.

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  • He waited to speak, not wanting the cousins to overhear.

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  • The Riffians understand and speak Arabic very little.

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  • Lastly, we need not speak of mere sycophancy.

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  • In that body he sat as quietly as he had done in the National Assembly, but on the occasion of the king's trial he had to speak, and then only to give his vote for the death of Louis.

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  • Of his two years' work at Madras it is needless to speak in detail.

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  • But when does the pope speak ex cathedra, and how is it to be distinguished when he is exercising his infallibility?

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  • The dialects differ very much in different parts of the island, so that those who speak one often cannot understand those who speak another, and use Italian as the medium of communication.

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  • Antoine, taken to the secret meetings of the persecuted Calvinists, began, when only seventeen, to speak and exhort in these congregations of "the desert."

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  • To say that these truths are independent of him is to speak of God as a Jupiter or a Saturn, - to subject him to Styx and the Fates."

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  • The customs and dress of the people, who speak a patois of romaic origin, are interesting.

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  • A large number still speak the Albanian language; many of the older men, and a considerable proportion of the women, even in the neighbourhood of Athens, are ignorant of Greek.

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  • The Italian and Sicilian Albanians are of Tosk descent, and many of them still speak a variation of the Tosk dialect.

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  • This work gradually made a strong impression, and those who cared for Oxford began to speak of him as " the great tutor."

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  • The Aristotelian school in Islam did not speak with one voice upon the question; Avicenna declared the soul immortal, but Averroes assumes only the eternity of the universal intellect.

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  • In England materialism has been endemic, so to speak, from Hobbes to the present time, and English materialism is more important perhaps than that of any other country.

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  • Climate, &c. - It was formerly the custom to speak of the Malay Peninsula as an unhealthy climate, and even to compare it with the west coast of Africa.

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  • In the church meeting, says Paul, "I had rather speak five words with my understanding, that I might instruct others also, than ten thousand words in a tongue."

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  • 18 Paul contrasts the being filled with the Spirit with the foolishness of intoxication with wine, and remarks that those filled with the Spirit speak to themselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs and give thanks always for all things.

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  • Thus in the Sandwich Islands the god Oro gave his oracles through a priest who "ceased to act or speak as a voluntary agent, but with his limbs convulsed, his features distorted and terrific, his eyes wild and strained, he would roll on the ground roaming at the mouth, and reveal the will of the god in shrill cries and sounds violent and indistinct, which the attending priests duly interpreted to the people."

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  • The family tradition, however, is that he silenced the drums to enable Louis to speak to the people, and that General J.

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  • The same reason that made him depreciate Hegel made him praise Krause (panentheism) and Schleiermacher, and speak respectfully of English philosophy.

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  • To write an account of symphonic instrumentation in any detail would be like attempting a history of emotional expression; and all that we can do here is to point out that the problem which was, so to speak, shelved by the polyphonic device of the continuo, was for a long time solved only by methods which, in any hands but those of the greatest masters, were very inartistic conventions.

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  • Not to speak of insects which feed upon the pitcher itself, some drop their eggs into the putrescent mass, where their larvae find abundant nourishment, while birds often slit open the pitchers with their beaks and devour the maggots in their turn.

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  • The last member of the Visconti family of whom we had occasion to speak was Azzo, who bought the city in 1328 from Duchy of Louis of Bavaria.

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  • The necessity of an appeal to Rome was thus dispensed with, and this point was at once seen by the king, who, when Cranmer's opinion was reported to him, is said to have ordered him to be summoned in these terms: " I will speak to him.

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  • Not to speak of the canonists, Thomas Aquinas gives natural law an important place; while Melancthon, drawing from Aquinas, gives it an entrance into Protestant thought.

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  • Why should not God, a spirit like our own, though greater, speak to us in this language ?

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  • Modern historians, although less rhetorical, speak in the highest terms of the importance of Magna Carta, the view of most of them being summed up in the words of Dr Stubbs: "The whole of the constitutional history of England is a commentary on this charter."

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  • 43, A); in this the mouth is formed distally as a perforation (B); next the sides of the tube so formed bulge out laterally near the attachment to form the umbrella, while the distal undilated portion of the tube represents the manubrium (C); the umbrella now grows out into a number of lobes or lappets, and the tentacles and tentaculocysts grow out, the former in a notch between two lappets, the latter on the apex of each lappet (D, E); finally, the velum arises as a growth of the ectoderm alone, the whole bud shapes itself, so to speak, and the little medusa is separated off by rupture of the thin stalk connecting it with the parent (F).

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  • This must not be taken to mean, however, that the medusa is derived from a sessile polyp; it must be regarded as a direct modification of the more ancient free actinula form, without primitively any intervening polyp-stage, such as has been introduced secondarily into the development of the Leptolinae and represents 'a revival, so to speak, of an ancestral form or larval stage, which has taken on a special role in the economy of the species.

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  • Of the followers of Hegel who have worked out his peculiar idea of evolution it is hardly necessary to speak.

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  • For many years it was the fashion to speak of Lamarck with ridicule, while Treviranus was altogether ignored.

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  • Here it is right to speak of Karl Pearson as a pioneer of notable importance.

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  • Even as to the discipline of the Roman clergy it is only in certain limited cases that one can speak of ecclesiastical jurisdiction.

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  • expresses his contempt for the ordinary school rhetorician, the hair-splitting dialecticians and their "sense of inability to speak, since they dare not even pronounce their own name for fear of expressing themselves ambiguously."

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  • Other ancient writers, however, speak of his visit to the underworld; according to Plato, the infernal gods only " presented an apparition" of Eurydice to him.

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  • In such cases the characters of the adult tissue clearly depend solely upon the characters of the cell-walls, and it is usual in plant-anatomy to speak of the wall with its enclosed cavity as the cell, and the contained protoplasm or other substances, if present, as cell-contents.

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  • ferns, horse-tails, club mosses, &c., and Phanerogams or Flowering Plants) the main plant-body, that which we speak of in ordinary language as the plant, is called the sporophyte because it bears the asexual reproductive cells or spores.

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  • As the action of the chlorophyll apparatus is directly dependent upon light, and the immediate result of its activity is the building up of complex compounds, it has become usual to speak of the processes it sets up under the name of photosynthesis.

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  • The formaldehyde at once undergoes a process of condensation oi- polymerization by the protoplasm of the plastid, while the hydrogen peroxide is said to be decomposed into water and free oxygen by another agency in the cell, of the nature of one of the enzymes of which we shall speak later.

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  • We may speak, indeed, of the plant as possessed of a rudimentary nervous system, by the aid of which necessary adjustments are brought about.

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  • It is customary to speak of the disastrous effect, of cold winds, snow, hail and frost, lightning, &c., under the heading of atmospheric influences, which only shows once more how impossible it is to separate causes individually.

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  • Beyerinck has, in fact, gone so far as to speak of formative enzymes.

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  • those parts which sailors speak of as " in soundings."

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  • So far only is it possible to speak with certainty, but it is permissible to take a few steps into the twilight of dawning knowledge and indicate the chief subdivisions which are likely to be established in the great crust-hollow and the great crust-heap. The boundary between these should obviously be the mean surface of the sphere.

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  • Existing classifications, however, do not take account of any difference in kind between mountain and hills, although it is common in the German language to speak of Hiigelland, Mittelgebirge and Hochgebirge with a definite significance.

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  • The right and left lobes themselves are rent asunder (so to speak), so that they are freely visible from above, filling the corners formed by the hemispheres and the cerebellum.

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  • These - as indicated by their supply from a branch of the hypoglossal nerve, which descends on either side of the trachea - are, so to speak, a detached, now mostly independent colony of glosso-pharyngeal muscles.

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  • 1 The Christian Church, warned perhaps by the words of Christ, appears at first to have avoided a similar use of the term, while St Paul, St Peter and St John speak of their converts as spiritual children (1 Cor.

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  • Not to speak of earlier periods, a great deal has been written concerning Mantegna of late years.

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  • But it was balanced by another quality which Geoffrey does not speak of, one which is not really inconsistent with the other, one which is very prominent in the Norman character, and which is, no less than the other, a direct heritage from their Scandinavian forefathers.

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  • We speak of the Saracen very much as we speak of the Norman; for of the Mussulman masters of Sicily very many must have been only artificial Arabs, Africans who had adopted the creed, language and manners of Arabia.

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  • No doubt there was a class that knew only English; there may have been a much smaller class that knew only French; any man who pretended to high cultivation would speak all as a matter of course; Bishop Gilbert Foliot, for instance, was eloquent in all three.

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  • He became a good classical scholar, and learnt to speak and write in French with facility and elegance.

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  • To not a few it would seem a contradiction to speak of nobility or aristocracy in a republic. Yet, though many republics have eschewed nobility, there is nothing in a republican, or even in a democratic, form of government inconsistent with the existence of nobility; and it is only in a republic that aristocracy, in the strict sense of the word, can exist.

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  • When we are first entitled to speak with any kind of certainty, the non-privileged class possess a certain share in the election of magistrates and the making of laws.

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  • Stories like these prove even more than the real rise of Hagano and Eadric. In England the nobility of the thegns was to a great extent personally displaced, so to speak, by the results of the Norman Conquest.

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  • Gold is present in some abundance in the river sand of central Liberia, and native reports speak of the far interior as being rich in gold.

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  • The entire atmosphere, so to speak, of the play is stifling, and is not rendered less so by the underplot with Hippolita.

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  • Had Shakespeare treated it, he would hardly have contented himself with investing the hero with the nobility given by Ford to this personage of his play, - for it is hardly possible to speak of a personage as a character when the clue to his conduct is intentionally withheld.

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  • Ethnologically the Bulgarians ought perhaps to come here; but, as a large admixture of Slav blood flows in their veins and they speak a distinctly Slav language, they have in this table been grouped with the Slays.

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  • Those of the later Lacustrine period, on the contrary, are so numerous that there is scarcely one lacustrine basin in the regions of the Oka, the Kama, the Dnieper, not to speak of the lake-region itself, and even the White Sea coasts, where remains of Neolithic man have not been discovered.

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  • Those inhabiting the Crimea speak Tatar, and the few who are settled in W.

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  • Russia speak Polish.

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  • The aggregate value of the redemption and land taxes often reaches 185 to 275% of the normal rental value of the allotments, not to speak of taxes for recruiting purposes, the church, roads, local administration and so on, chiefly levied from the peasants.

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  • nabu, " speak."

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  • Of all the Sanhedrin only Sameas " a righteous man and therefore superior to fear " dared to speak.

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  • They write shorthand, but speak no English; they have a smattering of higher mathematics, yet are ignorant of book-keeping.

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  • The Moslems, as well as the Christians, are of Greek origin and speak Greek.

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  • dictare, frequentative of dicere, to speak).

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  • While, however, it is now not unusual to speak of "the Nonconformist.

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  • (iv.) The Siamese or Thai, who speak a monosyllabic language of the Chinese type, but written in an Indian alphabet, represent a late invasion from southern China, whence they descended about the 13th century.

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  • At present it occupies the extremity of the Malay Peninsula, Java, Sumatra, Borneo, the Philippines and other islands of the Malay Archipelago as well as Madagascar, while the inhabitants of most islands in the South Seas, including New Zealand and Hawaii, speak languages which if not Malay have at least undergone a strong Malay influence.

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  • Much of the life of Saul is obscure, and this too, it would seem, because tradition loved rather to speak of the founder of the ideal monarchy than of his less successful rival.

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  • The facts of development, however, prove their distinctness, though those same facts do not speak clearly as to the true nature of the blood system.

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  • We can thus speak in these worms of gonocoels, i.e.

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  • Of Mirabeau's attitude with regard to foreign affairs it is necessary to speak in more detail.

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