Speak sentence example

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

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

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  • Before I could speak, he continued.

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  • I always make it a rule to speak out.

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  • We speak English here.

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

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

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

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  • I'll speak to him.

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

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

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

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

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

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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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  • He didn.t speak much.

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

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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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  • Does he speak Mayan—or whatever Mayans speak?

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

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

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  • Kiki was waiting for him to speak.

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

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

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

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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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  • 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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  • May I speak with you?

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

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  • She shook her head, clamped her mouth shut then opened it 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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  • Jade's jaw grew lax before he managed to speak.

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

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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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  • Finally, Dean was the first to speak.

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

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

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • She sat, but didn't speak.

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  • Keep it in the family so to speak.

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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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  • 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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  • The man who couldn't speak above a whisper pushed her down, silently concurring with the doctor.

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

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

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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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  • No one can predict Death.  No one even sees her, unless they die-dead."  "It must be a lonely existence for her," she said, puzzled as to why he'd speak more highly of Darkyn than he had of Death.

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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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  • 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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  • Do you want to speak to him?

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Even so, his tone was casual when he did speak.

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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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  • He started to speak and then cleared his throat.

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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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  • What is this problem you speak of?

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

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  • Mr. O'Hara seized the opportunity to speak.

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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 speak fifteen languages.

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

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

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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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  • 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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  • When he could speak no more he wrote with a feeble hand the one word "dormir," and on the and of April 1791 he died.

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  • Cicero was afraid to speak, and the extant Pro Milone is an expanded form of the unspoken defence.

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  • In a wider sense it may be extended to include all who inhabit Maharashtra and speak Mahratti as their mother-tongue.

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  • Although the Ingushes speak a Chechen dialect, they have recently been proved to be, anthropologically, quite a distinct race.

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  • His friends speak of his charm and gaiety in intimate intercourse, but among strangers he was silent and awkward, and produced the impression of being reserved and disdainful.

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  • A year or two later he learnt to play the violin and to speak French.

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  • It has been the custom to speak of Thomas Corneille as of one who, but for the name he bore, would merit no notice.

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  • But of Laodice, Comma, Stilico and some other pieces, Pierre Corneille himself said that "he wished he had written them," and he was not wont to speak lightly.

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  • The field experiments on leguminous plants at Rothamsted have shown that land which is, so to speak, exhausted so far as the growth of one leguminous crop is concerned, may still grow very luxuriant crops of another plant of the same natural order, but of different habits of growth, and especially of different character and range of roots.

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  • It is the work of these writers which people have in mind when they speak of the " old Political Economy."

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  • To speak of " additional labour and capital " without reference to the kind and quality of the labour and capital, and the manner in which they are employed, organized and directed, throws very little light on agriculture.

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  • On the other hand, when he turned to consider the origin of the Logos he did not hesitate to speak of Him as a KTivµa, and to include Him amongst the rest of God's spiritual creatures.

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  • His capacity to speak German with the king would alone have made Sir Robert detest him.

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  • Of the compilations based upon this work, without which they could not have been composed, there is no need to speak.

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  • Moreover, Professor Lilljeborg's scheme, being actually an adaptation of that of Sundevall, of which we shall have to speak at some length almost immediately, may possibly be left for the present with these remarks.

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  • The Apology - it is more correct to speak of one Apology than of two, for the second is only a continuation of the first, and dependent upon it--was written in Rome about 150.

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  • In a yet broader sense it is used adjectivally of mere wideness or universality of view, as when we speak of a man as " of catholic sympathies " or " catholic in his tastes."

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  • Throughout his life, but particularly in the later part of it, he was subject to prolonged fits of melancholia, during which he would not even speak.

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  • The Arabian tribes began to take possession of the partly cultivated lands east of Canaan, became masters of the Eastern trade, gradually acquired settled habits, and learned to speak and write in Aramaic, the language which was most widely current throughout the region west of the Euphrates in the time of the Persian Empire (6th-4th century B.C.).

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  • Arab geographers and travellers of the middle ages speak in high terms of the gardens of Nisibis, and the magnificent returns obtained by the agriculturist.

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  • We are further told that at the court of Conchobar no one had the right to speak before the Druids had spoken.

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  • The assizes may speak of patriarch and king as conjoint seigneurs in Jerusalem; but as a matter of fact the king could secure the nomination of his own patriarch, and after Dagobert the patriarchs are, with the temporary exception of Stephen in 1128, the confidants and supporters of the kings.

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  • Here he joined Conrad (who had come by sea from Constantinople) and Baldwin III., and after some deliberation the three 1 We speak of First, Second and Third Crusades, but, more exactly, the Crusades were one continuous process.

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  • A large proportion of the people can read and write Sesuto (as the Basuto language is called) and English, and speak Dutch, whilst a considerable number also receive higher education.

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  • The legends which speak of the Cid as accompanying this monarch in his expeditions to France and Italy must be rejected as purely apocryphal.

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  • For the purposes of this article, however, only those among these races which bear the name of Orang Malayu, speak the Malayan language, and represent the dominant people of the land, can be included under the title of Malays.

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  • In a scientific definition the compounds of fatty acids with basic metallic oxides, lime, magnesia, lead oxide, &c., should also be included under soap; but, as these compounds are insoluble in water, while the very essence of a soap in its industrial relations is solubility, it is better to speak of the insoluble compounds as " plasters, " limiting the name " soap " as the compounds of fatty acids with soda and potash.

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  • Each community could speak of its own baal, although a collection of allied communities might share the same cult, and naturally, since the attributes ascribed to the individual baals were very similar, subsequent syncretism was facilitated.

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  • He was a member of the Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention of 1789-1790, and of the Pennsylvania Assembly in 1790, 1791, and 1792, and rose with surprising rapidity, despite his foreign birth and his inability to speak English with correctness or fluency.

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  • The interruption of preachers when celebrating divine service rendered the offender liable to three months' imprisonment under a statute of the first year of Mary, but Friends generally waited to speak till the service was over.'

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  • Table-tombs and arcosolia are by no means rare in the corridors of the catacombs, but they belong more generally to the cubicula, or family vaults, of which we now proceed to speak.

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  • Without resorting to this exaggeration, Mommsen can speak with perfect truth of the " enormous space occupied by the burial vaults of Christian Rome, not surpassed even by the cloacae or sewers of Republican Rome," but the data are too vague to warrant any attempt to define their dimensions.

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  • It now remains to speak of the history of these subterranean burial-places, .together with the reasons for, and mode of, their construction.

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  • But it is probable that what we speak of as the imitative tendency is, in any given species, the expression of a considerable number of particular responses each of which is congenitally linked with a particular presentation or stimulus.

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  • All alike belong to the Serbo-Croatian branch of the Slavonic race; and all speak a language almost identical with Servian, though written by the Roman Catholics in Latin instead of Cyrillic letters.

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  • At this moment the Prussians were actually on parade and ready to move off to attack, but just then the " evil genius " of the Prussian army, von Massenbach, an officer of the Headquarter Staff, rode up and claiming to speak with the authority of the king and commander-in-chief, induced Hohenlohe to order his troops back to camp. Of all this Napoleon saw nothing, but from all reports he came to the conclusion that the whole Prussian army was actually in front of him, and at once issued orders for his whole army to concentrate towards Jena, marching all night if need be.

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  • The impression we get of the man is that, whether or not he actually enjoyed the full rights of Roman citizenship, he was a 1 "If it were permitted that immortals should weep for mortals, the divine Camenae would weep for Naevius the poet; for since he hath passed into the treasure-house of death men have forgotten at Rome how to speak in the Latin tongue."

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  • All early writers speak of Clement in the highest terms of laudation, and he certainly ought to have been a saint in any Church that reveres saints.

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  • They profess Christianity, and speak a language closely resembling that of the Sagai Tatars.

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  • They speak a language with an admixture of Tatar words, and some of their stems contain a large Tatar element.

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  • Xenophon makes no mention of the peach, though the Ten Thousand must have traversed the country where, according to some, the peach is native; but Theophrastus, a hundred years later, does speak of it as a Persian fruit, and De Candolle suggests that it might have been introduced into Greece by Alexander.

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  • They speak the Buriat language as often as Russian, and in a Buriat dress can hardly be distinguished from the Buriats.

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  • But the Protestant casuist never pretended to speak authoritatively; all he did was to give his reasons, and leave the decision to the conscience of his readers.

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  • Those who support this view generally speak of the stress as " Maxwell's stress," and assume its value to be B 2 /87r.

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  • We shall, therefore, ignoring the ocular somite, speak of the first, second, third, fourth, fifth and sixth legbearing somites of the prosoma, and indicate the appendages by the Roman numerals, I, II, III, IV, V, VI, and whilst ignoring the praegenital somite we shall speak of the first, second, third, &c., somite of the mesosoma or opisthosoma (united mesosoma and metasoma) and indicate them by the Arabic numerals.

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  • That this is, so to speak, a need of animals with localized respiratory FIG.

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  • Other prophets of the same age speak much of dearth and failure of crops, which in Palestine then as now were aggravated by bad government, and were far more serious to a small and isolated community than they could ever have been to the old kingdom.

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  • Thus we speak of man as essentially a rational animal, it being implied that man differs from all other animals in that he can consciously draw inferences from premises.

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  • If they speak of sacrifice at all, it is a sacrifice of the gifts brought by the faithful and distributed in the congregation and among the poor, or again they refer to those spiritual sacrifices which a bishop is to offer " day and night."

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  • But, although the relation of reason to an external authority thus constitutes the badge of medieval thought, it would be unjust to look upon Scholasticism as philosophically barren, and to speak as if reason, after an interregnum of a thousand years, resumed its rights at the Renaissance.

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  • If we are not prepared to say that the three Persons are one thing - in which case the Father and the Holy Ghost must have been incarnate along with the Son - then, did usage permit, he says, we ought to speak of three Gods.

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  • Aquinas regards the souls of men, like the angels, as immaterial forms; and he includes in the soul-unit, so to speak, not merely the anima rationalis of Aristotle, but also the vegetative, sensitive, appetitive and motive functions.

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  • It is false, therefore, to speak of matter as the principle of individuation; and if this is so there is no longer any foundation for the Thomist view that in angelic natures every individual constitutes a species apart.

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  • As regards the existence (if we may so speak) of the universal in mente, Occam indicates his preference, on the ground of simplicity, for the view which identifies the concept with the actus intelligendi, rather than for that which treats ideas as distinct entities within the mind.

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  • Jefferson, Madison, John Quincy Adams, Calhoun, and Benton all speak loudly in Monroe's praise; but he suffers by comparison with the greater statesmen of his time.

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  • But a few weeks before, Mr Drummond, who was Sir Robert Peel's private secretary, had been shot dead in the street by a lunatic. In consequence of this, and the manifold anxieties of the time with which he was harassed, the mind of the great statesman was no doubt in a moody and morbid condition, and when he arose to speak later in the evening, he referred in excited and agitated tones to the remark, as an incitement to violence against his person.

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  • Thus in 1900 out of a total civil population of 8,132,740, whose mother-tongue is not Magyar, 1,365,764 could speak Magyar.

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  • But the whole system, so to speak, hung in the air.

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  • But when an algebra is used with a particular interpretation, or even in the course of its formal development, it frequently happens that new symbols of operation are, so to speak, superposed upon the algebra, and are found to obey certain formal laws of combination of their own.

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  • Badakshan proper is peopled by Tajiks, Turks and Arabs, who speak the Persian and Turki languages, and profess the orthodox doctrines of the Mahommedan law adopted by the Sunnite sect; while the mountainous districts are inhabited by Tajiks, professing the Shiite creed and speaking distinct dialects in different districts.

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  • The Arabian geographers of the 10th century speak of its mines of ruby and lapis lazuli, and give notices of the flourishing commerce and large towns of Waksh and Khotl, regions which appear to have in part corresponded with Badakshan.

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  • Diogenes Laortius and Cicero both speak of him with respect and describe him as an accurate and polished thinker.

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  • It is now generally recognized that it is mere tautology to speak of zoology and comparative anatomy, and that museum naturalists must give attention as well to the inside as to the outside of animals.

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  • Linnaeus by his binomial system made it possible to write and speak with accuracy of any given species of plant or animal.

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  • He pointed to the admitted fact of congenital variation, and he showed that congehital variations are arbitrary and, so to speak, non-significant.

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  • It is among them so important whilst the Record in all its details is so far beyond the receptive capacity of the brain, that selection and guidance are employed by the elders in order to enable the younger generation to benefit to the utmost by the absorption (so to speak) in the limited span of a lifetime of the most valuable influences to be acquired from this prodigious envelope of Recorded Experience.

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  • Having learned to speak good German, he took command at Benghasi in the Italo-Turkish War.

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  • Making friends with Alityrus, a Jewish actor, who was a favourite of Nero, Josephus obtained an introduction to the empress Poppaea and effected his purpose by her help. His visit to Rome enabled him to speak from personal experience of the power of the Empire, when he expostulated with the revolutionary Jews on his return to Palestine.

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  • They speak the patois of Dutch known as the Taal.

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  • Truly "in many parts and many manners did God speak" in this composite book of Isaiah!

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  • However praiseworthy the intention may have been, the list of authors specially recommended does not speak well for Fronto's literary taste.

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  • The reason of this is apparently that the negative pressure of the pleural, and partly of the peritoneal, cavity tends to aspirate a liquid relatively thicker, so to speak, than that effused where no such extraneous mechanism is at work (James).

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  • From the time of Galen, however, it has been usual to speak of the life of the body either as proceeding in accordance with nature (Kara Ou6cv, secundum naturam) or as overstepping the bounds of nature (irapa OvQCV, praeter naturam).

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  • The medicine of the 17th century was especially distinguished by the rise of sytems; and we must first speak of an eccentric genius who endeavoured to construct a system for himself, as original and opposed to tradition as that of Paracelsus.

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  • We have now to speak of two writers in whom the systematic tendency of the 18th century showed itself most completely.

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  • It remains to speak of two systematic writers on medicine in the 18th century, whose great reputation prevents them from being passed over, though their real contribution to the progress of medicine was not great - Cullen and Brown.

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  • He addresses him as an equal; he expresses sympathy with the prominent part he played in public life, and admiration for his varied accomplishments, but on his own subject claims to speak to him with authority.

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  • We have in the work of the monk Theophilus, Diversarum artium schedula, and in the probably earlier work of Eraclius, about the iith century, instructions as to the art of glass-making in general, and also as to the production of coloured and enamelled vessels, which these writers speak of as being practised by the Greeks.

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  • This definition, however, is highly artificial and objectionable on principle, because when we speak of metals we think, not of their chemical relations, but of a certain sum of mechanical and physical properties which unites them all into one natural family.

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  • The mystery in which the composition was long enshrouded, no single copy being allowed to reach the public, the place and circumstances of the performance, and the added embellishments of the singers, account to a great degree for much of the impressive effect of which all who have heard the music speak.

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  • In the sense that they already existed and came ready-made to the prince's hand, it is legitimate to speak of these customs as a popular law, a Volksrecht; but it was the prince who gave them force of law, emended them, and rejected such of the ancient usages as appeared to him antiquated.

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  • Such machines were good enough when the juice was expelled from the small and, so to speak, chopped slices and pulp by means of hydraulic presses.

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  • Even in the soils which farmers speak of as stiff clays it is rarely present to the extent of more than I or 2%.

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  • The laws of Ine speak of gegildan who help each other pay the wergeld, but it is not entirely certain that they were members of gild fraternities in the later sense.

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  • Arminius, fresh from Geneva, familiar with the dialectics of Beza, appeared to many the man able to speak the needed word, and so, in 1589, he was simultaneously invited by the ecclesiastical court of Amsterdam to refute Coornhert, and by Martin Lydius, professor at Franeker, to combat the two infralapsarian ministers of Delft.

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  • They were forms which may rightly be called feudal, but only in the wider meaning in which we speak of the feudalism of Japan, or of Central Africa, not in the sense of 12th-century European feudalism; Saxon commendation may rightly be called vassalage, but only as looking back to the early Frankish use of the term for many varying forms of practice, not as looking forward to the later and more definite usage of completed feudalism; and such use of the terms feudal and vassalage is sure to be misleading.

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  • Curiously enough, Vienna has for a long time turned its back, so to speak, on the magnificent waterway of the Danube, the city being built about '1 m.

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  • It would no longer be correct to speak of Vienna as the capital of the dual monarchy.

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  • This Neolithic race has consequently been nicknamed " Iberians," and it is now common to speak of the " Iberian " ancestry of the people of Britain, recognizing the racial characteristics of " Iberians " in the" small swarthy Welshman," the " small dark Highlander," and the " Black Celts to the west of the Shannon," as well as in the typical inhabitants of Aquitania and Brittany.

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  • The chroniclers speak of 5000 killed and 1 i,000 prisoners; and, although these figures must be exaggerated, so great was the number of captives taken by the Genoese as to give rise to the saying - "To see Pisa, you must now go to Genoa."

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  • Even Moslem historians speak favourably of the Norman rule in Africa; but it was brought to an early end by the Almohade caliph Abd ul-Mumin, who took Mandia in 1160.

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  • But it is difficult to speak too highly of his immense industry in collecting, classifying and arranging these three huge volumes of 80 books and 9885 chapters.

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  • In the majority of Cheilostomes, the avicularia are, so to speak, forced out of the ordinary series of zooecia, with which they are rigidly connected.

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  • Madame de Vaux's letters speak well for her good sense and good feeling, and it would have been better for Comte's later work if she had survived to exert a wholesome restraint on his exaltation.

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  • In the matter of probity, however, it is possible to speak with more assurance.

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  • Thus much premised, it becomes possible to speak in detail of the various wares for which Japan became famous.

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  • Swift and Gay speak slightingly of him, - the former, it is true, at a time when he was only known as a party pamphleteer.

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  • From Sir Walter Scott downwards the tendency to judge literary work on its own merits to a great extent restored Defoe to his proper place, or, to speak more correctly, set him there for the first time.

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  • His dilatoriness during the second embassy (346) sent to ratify the terms of peace led to his accusation by Demosthenes and Timarchus on a charge of high treason, but he was acquitted as the result of a powerful speech, in which he showed that his accuser Timarchus had, by his immoral conduct, forfeited the right to speak before the people.

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  • Then profuse salivation, paralysis of the tongue and larynx, and inability to speak.

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  • With its numerous palaces, substantial houses, broad streets, and spacious squares, Trent presents the aspect of a thoroughly Italian city, and its inhabitants (24,868 in 1900, including a garrison of over 2000 men) speak Italian only - it is the centre of the region called Italia Irredenta by fervent Italian patriots.

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  • The first European travellers who speak of them without mentioning their name are Thevenot (1665) and Fryer (1673).

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  • The natives are all Christians, and the majority have learned to read and write, and to speak a little English, under the tuition of the London Missionary Society.

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  • Modern preaching, like ancient preaching, has been so varied, depending, as it so largely does, on the personality of the preacher, that it is not possible to speak of its characteristics.

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  • But also we are drawn by the faults of our heretical opponents to do things unlawful, to scale heights inaccessible, to speak out what is unspeakable, to presume where we ought not.

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  • High and low, all speak among themselves the Phoenician Maltese, altogether different from the Italian language; Italian was only spoken by 13.24% in 1901.

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  • The partial use of English (with illogical limitations to the detriment of the Maltese-born British subjects who speak English) was introduced by local ordinances and orders in council at the end of the 19th century.

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  • An order in council was enacted in 1899 providing that no Maltese (except students of theology) should thenceforth suffer any detriment through inability to pass examinations in Italian, in either the schools or university, but the fraction of the Maltese who claim to speak Italian (13.24%) still command sufficient influence to hamper the full enjoyment of this emancipation by the majority.

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  • These foreigners introduced new life into politics and the press, and made it fashionable for educated Maltese to delude themselves with the idea that the Maltese were Italians, because a few of them could speak the language of the peninsula.

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  • The answer to that question must come, if it come at all, from what we now speak of as prehistoric archaeology; the monuments from Memphis and Nippur and Nineveh, covering a mere ten thousand years or so, are the records of recent history.

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  • Not many years ago it would have been accounted a heresy to suggest that the historical books of the Old Testament had conveyed to our minds estimates of Oriental history that suffered from this same defect; but to-day no one who is competent to speak with authority pretends to doubt that such is really the fact.

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  • And now, thanks to the efforts of a large company of workers, notably Dr Arthur Evans and his associates in Cretan exploration, we are coming to speak with some confidence not merely of a Mycenaean but of a pre-Mycenaean Age.

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  • At the age of eight he could speak German, Dutch, French and Latin.

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  • In 1500, by inheritance from the counts of Gdrz, the Pusterthal and upper Drave valley (east) were added; in 1505 the lower portion of the Zillerthal, with the Inn 1 To speak, as is commonly done, of "the Tirol" is as absurd as speaking of "the England."

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  • They are inhabited by a few families of Arabs, who however speak a dialect differing considerably from the ordinary Arabic. The islands yield some guano.

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  • As yet it is only possible to speak with confidence of the vertical distribution of salinity in the seas surrounding Europe, where there is a general increase of salinity with depth.

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  • Marco Polo in the latter part of the 13th century, and Friar John of Montecorvino, afterwards archbishop of Cambaluc, in the beginning of the 14th, speak of the descendants of Prester John as holding territory under the great khan in a locality which can be identified with the plain of KukuKhotan, north of the great bend of the Yellow river and about 280 m.

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  • He espoused now one side, and now the other, but on the whole supported Rome, so that orators and historians could speak of him as "a most faithful ally of the Roman people."

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  • The Harrari proper are of a distinct stock from the neighbouring peoples, and speak a special language.

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  • I can even now point out the place where the blessed Polycarp used to sit when he discoursed, and describe his goings out and his comings in, his manner of life and his personal appearance and the discourses which he delivered to the people, how he used to speak of his intercourse with John and with the rest of those who had seen the Lord, and how he would relate their words.

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  • How then can I speak evil of my King who saved me?"

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  • He had spoken disrespectfully of the church, it was said, had even hinted that Antichrist might be found to be in Rome, had fomented in his preaching the quarrel between Bohemians and Germans, and had, notwithstanding all that had passed, continued to speak of Wycliffe as both a pious man and an orthodox teacher.

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