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  • I spend my life protecting you.

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  • Well, he did spend a lot of time with his mother.

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  • I won't spend my life being a monster!

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  • The loon retires to solitary ponds to spend it.

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  • We can spend eternity together and you never say the words.

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  • He even managed to spend a night in jail.

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  • All of the girls have gone home to spend Christmas.

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  • After you spend a day at college, you go to work at a job where you can sit down the rest of the evening.

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  • Wynn wasn't about to ask why it was secret or spend too much time in Hell with the violent creature before him.

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  • If you wanted to marry me, why did you tell me you only wanted to spend a few nights with me?

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  • You said marriage was for people who wanted to spend a lifetime together, not a few nights.

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  • Sure, that sounded possible... if he didn't spend every day at the barn.

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  • Was she destined to spend the rest of her life starving?

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  • It looks like I'll have to accept your invitation to spend the night, but I'll pay you as soon as I get my things.

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  • I don't spend that much time in the house anyway.

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  • "I do not want money," returned the braided man, "for I could not spend it in this deserted place if I had it.

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  • He said I could spend his money with a clear conscience.

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  • As machines do ever more things that we used to do, we will have more choices for how we spend our time.

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  • She wasn't going to spend her eternity with someone who didn't care for her.

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  • You have to spend the night, because of the head injury.

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  • No one should decide what someone else should value or spend his money on.

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  • Spend some time exploring the house.

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  • I will spend all my life, and give all that I have, to lessen the distress and sorrow with which this world seems filled.

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  • Alex won't spend it.

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  • What could be more important than being able to spend eternity with her?

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  • It was like Connie to spend as little time on the telephone as possible.

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  • He practically made me call my brother and now I'm going up to Weston Priory in Vermont and spend the week with him.

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  • Maybe, if she made it out of here, she'd go to lunch Sunday and do whatever felt right, like spend her life with him.

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  • Was loneliness the culprit of her decision to spend the night?

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  • Dean was directed to spend all available weekend time on a door to door smiling and handshaking crusade, the first of many Fred had mapped out for his full-court press for making David Dean the sheriff of Ouray County, Colorado.

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  • Don't spend a half hour selecting what you need, either.

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  • So you must be careful not to spend these foolishly.

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  • Pierre still went into society, drank as much and led the same idle and dissipated life, because besides the hours he spent at the Rostovs' there were other hours he had to spend somehow, and the habits and acquaintances he had made in Moscow formed a current that bore him along irresistibly.

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  • But that native land was too far off, and for a man going a thousand miles it is absolutely necessary to set aside his final goal and to say to himself: "Today I shall get to a place twenty-five miles off where I shall rest and spend the night," and during the first day's journey that resting place eclipses his ultimate goal and attracts all his hopes and desires.

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  • You ask whether we shall spend next winter in Moscow.

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  • Spend a day kayaking, canoeing or boating in the pristine waters off the island.

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  • It was probably the first money, other than the air fares, Señor Medena had been able to spend on Alex - and even then he had to do it through Felipa.

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  • Actually, she knew very little about the man with whom she had promised to spend the summer.

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  • Then they spend all their time at parties instead of studying.

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  • The evening was young and she had ruined his chance to spend it with Mary.

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  • I could spend the rest of my life with him.

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  • I mentioned I planned to spend the night on Martha's sofa.

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  • It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil.

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  • At the same time, the percent of income we individually have to spend on feeding ourselves plummeted as well.

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  • And to spend more time outside his cell.

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  • "Try it, and you'll spend eternity with Sasha," Rhyn snapped.

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  • If he doesn't die-dead, he'd have to spend eternity with you.

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  • So he'd spend eternity in Hell because he couldn't sit down with Kris and tell him what happened?

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  • Katie pretended to listen as Hannah discussed the Paris fashion show she'd attended and the month in Monte Carlo she'd spend in January to escape the coldest weather.

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  • He'd spend the rest of his existence in Hell before he'd let her go without a fight.

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  • You will find him and bring the vial or the girl to me, or I will spend eternity tormenting you!

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  • She returned to her room, eager to spend the day drawing.

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  • I have not the time to spend with her.

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  • Cobblestone streets, narrow alleyways and green open parks make this an ideal place to spend an afternoon exploring the past.

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  • Fleming's dining room is stylish and contemporary, so dress up and be prepared to spend some money.

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  • Downtown is the perfect place to spend quality time with family and friends, with many shops and stalls available for shopping and recreation.

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  • No matter how you spend your time, you're bound to work up a big appetite.

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  • After dinner, guests can spend the night in a smoking- or non-smoking-designated hotel room with either a king or two double beds.

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  • Fishing, swimming, boating and long walks in the park, are just some of the fun ways to spend your time.

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  • Hiking or cycling along the waterfront is an excellent way to spend an afternoon.

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  • Take a two-mile hike on an unimproved trail from the parking lot and spend the day hunting for fossils along the beach.

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  • Sailing, fishing and birdwatching are just some of the ways to spend a relaxing day on the lake.

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  • You can spend it with a free conscience.

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  • It was unrealistic to think two people could spend a lifetime together and never squabble about anything.

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  • Darian didn't remember it any more than he remembered much of the thousands of years he spend enslaved by Jonny's predecessor.

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  • Maybe this new Alex was the one she would spend the rest of her life with.

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  • He'd wanted to tell her not to go to the beach with Logan, to spend the weekend with him instead of some stupid human that had no idea how to appreciate a woman like her.

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  • "You'll face down death but not spend the night with me?" he teased.

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  • I can spend time researching it or I can try to duplicate.

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  • One she wanted to spend eternity in bed with; the other she felt the need to flee.

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  • There are emerging procedures that will help people who need it, but the cost is beyond what any hospital will spend, knowing no one can pay for it.

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  • You really want to spend eternity with someone you resent?

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  • I mean, why spend the day with me?

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  • You can spend the night.

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  • You'll be wanting to spend lots of time at the library and museum.

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  • He was more than content to spend his first day of skiing on the bunny slope.

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  • His father and mother were Quakers, and they did not think it was right to spend money for such things.

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  • If you take something worth a dollar, spend an hour working on it, and your employer sells it for three dollars, no way in the world can you ever make more than two dollars an hour.

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  • It seems that we can afford to spend more on government as income rises.

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  • You will be glad to hear that my mother, and little sister and brother are coming north to spend this summer with me.

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  • The stores in Memphis are very good, and I managed to spend all the money that I had with me.

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  • Let us spend our lives in conceiving then.

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  • It can spend money enough on such things as farmers and traders value, but it is thought Utopian to propose spending money for things which more intelligent men know to be of far more worth.

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  • I like sometimes to take rank hold on life and spend my day more as the animals do.

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  • One pleasant morning after a cold night, February 24th, 1850, having gone to Flint's Pond to spend the day, I noticed with surprise, that when I struck the ice with the head of my axe, it resounded like a gong for many rods around, or as if I had struck on a tight drum-head.

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  • We are to spend the night in Znaim.

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  • Toward evening Ilagin took leave of Nicholas, who found that they were so far from home that he accepted "Uncle's" offer that the hunting party should spend the night in his little village of Mikhaylovna.

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  • He was convinced that, as a duck is so made that it must live in water, so God had made him such that he must spend thirty thousand rubles a year and always occupy a prominent position in society.

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  • All the efforts of those who surrounded the sovereign seemed directed merely to making him spend his time pleasantly and forget that war was impending.

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  • Why, you meant to spend the evening with us....

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  • Then again he would spend a night in the dining room.

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  • Then when we get back, do spend the night with me and we'll arrange a game of cards.

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  • You can't spend your life terrified to leave the house alone.

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  • This was one place Cade obviously didn't spend much time.

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  • He's registered but I wouldn't be afraid to spend the night around him.

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  • "I got special permission to spend some time at the library tonight," he said.

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  • Dean planned to spend his free time biking, but changed his mind when he saw the crowds in town and remembered the traffic that would clog the narrow roads.

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  • He has a mind to spend the rest of his life in that country.

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  • We spend more on almost any article of bodily aliment or ailment than on our mental aliment.

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  • I will come and spend the night.

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  • "Just spend it before you vote the verdict," Dean advised.

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  • If I should attempt to tell how I have desired to spend my life in years past, it would probably surprise those of my readers who are somewhat acquainted with its actual history; it would certainly astonish those who know nothing about it.

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  • Life is too short to spend it with repetition of old dreams that never happened.

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  • We won't spend our nights away from one another.

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  • He'd promised to spend every night with her.

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  • Dean was just as glad to spend the day problem free.

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  • You can spend three hundred bucks on a good one.

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  • Then she added, And tell that nice Mr. O'Connor not to spend his $2.50 gold coins.

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  • It looked as if the Deans might have more time to themselves, even if Janet's absence meant they'd spend their leisure changing sheets and cleaning toilets.

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  • Most of all, he wanted to tell her that he had never met a women who affected him the way she did, and he wanted to spend time with her, lots of time.

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  • Jackson often joked that the day would come when she would spend more on a pair of shoes than he did on a car.

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  • "You could spend the night," piped in Sarah.

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  • She smiled and blushed as he added, "You know, you really could spend the night and leave early tomorrow."

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  • He saw the disappointment in her face, and wondered if she had hoped, as he had, that they would spend a lazy day learning all about each other's bodies.

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  • Tomorrow we could spend the whole day together doing whatever you like.

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  • If she had to spend time in the holding room, he wanted her to be as comfortable as possible.

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  • Can we spend the day together tomorrow?

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  • So you're able to spend lots of time outside in the winter?

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  • Can you spend the night?

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  • Connor insisted if they were visiting Vermont, they would spend two days there.

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  • I need to spend a full day in my studio.

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  • Elisabeth didn't need Jackson to sit any longer, though she wanted to spend more time working on his portrait.

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  • Jackson noted the two cars and held Elisabeth back a bit, whispering, "Does this mean I won't have to spend another interminable night in an empty bed?"

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  • Now, I feel it is not nearly enough time to spend with you.

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  • Connor's parents and sister arrived at 11:30 a.m., and planned to spend the night.

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  • Sure, he says he wants a woman who doesn't work out of the home, but he thinks she should spend all her time doing housework and raising children.

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  • The best she could hope for was that he wouldn't spend much time in the dairy.

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  • Not that he was going to spend much time in the barn, anyway.

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  • I am perfectly capable of taking care of myself, but if you think I want to spend the rest of my life like this, you don't know me at all.

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  • Unless... did Alex spend the night with Katie?

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  • He wanted them all gone, so he could spend the remainder of his long life laying here alone, waiting for Death or one of her assassins.

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  • "If we get through this, we get to spend our lives together.  I don't know anything about you, Rhyn," Katie said.

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  • I mean, how are you not a traitor like Sasha or a cold jerk like Kris?  How did you spend so long in Hell and still try to follow parts of the Code?

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  • If this is what you call down, you need to spend some time in Hell.  If you don't believe me, I don't give a shit.  But I fulfilled my part of the deal I made with Kiki.

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  • Naw. Jeff would hit all of the districts a few times a year, spend two, sometimes three days depending on the need.

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  • He was the last person to spend any time with Byrne.

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  • All we have to do is find it, spend ten minutes yelling at an old lady and then get back to Parkside.

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  • Do come back when we can spend more time together.

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  • "I hope you didn't spend too much time working on the report of the acci­dent," she said.

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  • I hope they make you a stable boy in a pig farm in Iowa and you spend the rest of your life knee-deep in what pigs do best.

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  • If you'd spend as much time chasing after the truth as you do trying to convince your gut instincts they're wrong maybe we'd get somewhere.

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  • How can I drag out a pile of maybes and cause her to spend the rest of her days wondering if hubby will jump out from behind some bush?

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  • "And spend some of his millions," added Fred.

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  • Aren't you ever tempted to spend the night with him?

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  • She turned to the door, ignoring the internal voice that begged her to spend the night at his home.

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  • How could people go to church on Sunday with one set of morals and spend the rest of the week with another?

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  • If you're so tired, why don't you just spend the night here?

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  • It was a comfortable intimacy, though – and the first of his money she would spend on herself.

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  • She'd spend the rest of her life knowing she caved in to desire only five days away from her goal.

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  • I'd sure hate to spend the rest of the day with you mad at me.

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  • Why spend the money when there was so much they wanted and needed to do right here?

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  • If you want to be here, then we'll spend our honeymoon here.

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  • I think I'll spend my alone time going shopping.

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  • But how much should she spend?

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  • Of course, I realize you don't expect me to spend all that.

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  • After one last kiss, she left him to do his work while she went out to spend his money.

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  • Much as she wanted to work on it, Carmen found it difficult to spend any of the money Alex had allotted to her account.

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  • I just don't want to spend all day every day on it.

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  • You spend more time there than you do at home.

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  • That was the man she had been neglecting lately to spend time with the twins.

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  • How could Alex know why she had decided to spend so much time with the twins, or why she hadn't gone with him to Texas?

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  • Tomorrow was Saturday, and they could spend the entire day together.

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  • "Let's just spend the day together," he said and cupped her face in his hands.

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  • "Or you will spend your last days in the darkest, deepest hole I can find," she added, and turned to leave.

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  • Let me spend my last days as I choose.

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  • I will not be offended if you choose to spend the day in mourning, my friend.

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  • I was afraid you would miss it all, but I was glad to hear you decided to spend a little more time with your father.

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  • He had intended to spend a few hours with his family in Texas while he waited for his flight out of Houston.

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  • The rest of the night was theirs to spend as they pleased.

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  • I'd like to spend a few days in your arms - with no interruptions.

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  • He actually sought them out to spend time with them, as he had on this last trip.

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  • Next time we decide to spend some time alone, I'm going to bury your telephone.

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  • I hope no one wants to spend too much time here.

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  • Having Felipa at the house allowed her to spend more time with the children.

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  • It was a chance she had to take unless she wanted to spend the rest of her life being what everyone else wanted.

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  • He wanted to spend the last ... all the quality time he could with Alfonso.

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  • This was a place she'd like to spend a little time alone.

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  • Was she, and would she be willing to spend a little time with a stranger?

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  • Do you plan to spend four weeks there?

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  • Not that she had the opportunity to spend many evenings by herself.

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  • Surely he hadn't planned to spend four hours on the road.

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  • Was he gold digging, or was it simply a ruse to spend the night?

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  • We plow them under so we can plant a garden and then spend half our time pulling them out of it so we can grow something to eat.

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  • Then again, when would she ever get a chance to spend a night with someone who looked like him?

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  • Otherwise, you go numb and spend your eternity that way.

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  • Tell me you want to spend your immortality with her, and I'll make it happen.

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  • Some members of this order spend the winter in the adult state, others in the " larval " or " pupal " condition.

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  • " I can say with truth," he writes to the princess Elizabeth, 9 " that the principle which I have always observed in my studies, and which I believe has helped me most to gain what, knowledge I have, has been never to spend beyond a very few hours daily in thoughts which occupy the imagination, and a very few hours yearly in those which occupy the understanding, and to give all the rest of my time to the relaxation of the senses and the repose of the mind."

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  • His friend Chanut fell dangerously ill; and Descartes, who devoted himself to attend in the sick-room, was obliged to issue from it every morning in the chill northern air of January, and spend an hour in the palace library.

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  • He did not, however, as has been supposed, spend the best years of his manhood abroad, for he was certainly at home in 1571, when the preliminaries of his marriage were arranged at Merchiston; and in 1572 he married Elizabeth, daughter of Sir James Stirling of Keir.

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  • In 1878 it agreed to spend 20,000,000 in purchasing and completing a number of these lines, some of which were handed over to the great companies, while others were retained in the hands of the government, forming the system known as the Chemins de Fer de lEtat.

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  • In 1808 Moratin was involved in the fall of Godoy, but in 1811 accepted the office of royal librarian under Joseph Bonaparte - a false step, which alienated from him all sympathy and compelled him to spend his last years in exile.

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  • One of the consequences of the persecutions of which he was the object was to oblige him to spend three years, from 1896 to 1899, in England, where his participation in the management of the Suez Canal had won for him some strong friendships, and where he was able to see the great respect in which the memory and name of his father were held by Englishmen.

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  • The earl was a great gambler, but he was wealthy enough also to spend money on improving his house at Althorp, which he beautified both within and without.

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  • By the ancient canons all monasteries were to spend at least a tenth part of their income in alms to the poor, and all bishops were required to keep almoners.

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  • Many of our native species spend the day lurking beneath stones, and sally forth at night in pursuit of their prey, which consistsof small insects, earthworms and snails.

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  • They feed in wood or spend an underground life devouring roots or animal excrement.

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  • After the reconstruction period of the 1893 panic, however, the tendency for a number of years was to spend larger sums in bettering existing railways rather than in new extensions.

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  • In America and other countries where distances are great and passengers have to spend several days continuously in a train sleeping and restaurant cars are almost a necessity, and accordingly are to be found on most important through trains.

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  • The figures are no longer abstractions; they are concrete examples of the folly of the bibliophile who collects books but learns nothing from them, of the evil judge who takes bribes to favour the guilty, of the old fool whom time merely strengthens in his folly, of those who are eager to follow the fashions, of the priests who spend their time in church telling "gestes" of Robin Hood and so forth.

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  • After breakfast " he was expected," he says, to spend an hour with Mrs Gibbon; after tea his father claimed his conversation; in the midst of an interesting work he was often called down to entertain idle visitors; and, worst of all, he was periodically compelled to return the well-meant compliments.

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  • At last Zeus appeases her by allowing her daughter to spend two-thirds of the year with her in the upper world.

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  • Then, poor but not discouraged, he resolved to be a lawyer, and after reading Coke upon Littleton and the Virginia laws for a few weeks only, he strongly impressed one of his examiners, and was admitted to the bar at the age of twentyfour, on condition that he spend more time in study before beginning to practise.

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  • Already the Jews of the Dispersion had learned to supplement the Temple by the synagogue, and even the Jews of Jerusalem had not been free to spend their lives in the worship of the Temple.

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  • Ptolemy Auletes was thus obliged to spend his reign in buying the support of the men in power in Rome.

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  • Biot - who loved and admired him as a son - publicly announced that his enterprise was chimerical and the problem insoluble; Dumas evidently thought so too, for he advised Pasteur not to spend more of his time on such a subject.

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  • 3 So it was arranged that she should spend two-thirds (according to later authors, one-half) of every year with her mother and the heavenly gods, and should pass the rest of the year with Pluto beneath the earth.

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  • 1908-1827-18281828-1830-1830-183418341834-183518 3518 41841-1846-1846-1852 1852-1852-18551855-1858-1858-18591859-1865-1865-18661866-1868 was known to spend six hours at a time in intercession.

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  • The 13th section, or Spend Nask, which was mainly consecrated to the description of his life, has perished; while the biographies founded upon it in the 7th book of the Dinkard (9th century A.D.), the Shah-Nama, and the Zardusht-Nama (13th century), are thoroughly legendary - full of wonders, fabulous histories and miraculous deliverances.

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  • Women do most of the farm work and spend their spare time in knitting.

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  • Milner therefore returned to England to spend a "hard-begged holiday," which was, however, mainly occupied in work at the Colonial Office.

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  • In the Lozere group and the southern Cevennes generally, good pasturage is found, and huge flocks spend the summer there.

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  • He behaved with his usual quiet cheerfulness during his stay in the Tower, spending his last day on earth as he had intended to spend the following Sunday if he had reached it.

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  • We need not, however, spend much time on the well-worn but inconclusive arguments of the older critics.

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  • Accra, the first town in the Gold Coast colony to be raised (July 1, 1896) to the rank of a municipality, is governed by a town council with power to raise and spend money.

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  • They live in woods and rocky places, and spend most of their time in trees, although descending to the ground in quest of prey.

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  • As a boy his health was delicate, so that it was thought best for him to spend much of his time at his grandfather Hall's home in Medford rather than in the city.

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  • Embarrassed by want of money, on bad terms with his parliament, and secretly intent on schemes incompatible with a policy which could earn the approval of his subjects, the king preferred to spend what money he could command on raising troops, and neglected his fleet.

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  • In this tribe are included five or six families of aquatic Heteroptera which spend the greater part of their lives submerged, diving and swimming through the water.

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  • These methods were chiefly advocated in vineyards of the first class, where it was worth while to spend a good deal of money and labour to preserve the old and famous vines: the Château Leoville Poyferre and Clos Vougeot are instances.

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  • Fichte, while accepting the call, desired to spend a year in preparation; but as this was deemed inexpedient he rapidly drew out for his students an introductory outline of his system, and began his lectures in May 1794.

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  • The rays of this star spend close upon a century in travelling hither.

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  • Three times he effected a clandestine entry into the queen's residence, and twice he managed to spend several days there.

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  • He inveighs against the oppression of the poor by the rich, reproves those who, weary of matins or mass, spend their time in church "jangling," telling tales, and wondering where they will get the best ale, and revives the legend of the dancers at the church door during mass who were cursed by the priest and went on dancing for a twelvemonth without cessation.

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  • From 1886 he was forced by ill-health to spend much of his time abroad, and he died of smallpox Alicante on the 16th of March 1892, while on a tour in Spain.

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  • He then agreed to spend six months of each year with the king and six months in his own land; but his first stay at the royal court extended to eight months, and it is probable that the annual visit to Wales was curtailed if not altogether discontinued.

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  • He was delayed, and used the interval to spend two or three months at Oxford, where he found John Colet lecturing on the Epistle to the Romans.

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  • The defect of mouth-organs probably does not apply to the period of youth, which some of them spend parasitically in the body-cavity of worms (Giard, 1896).

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  • In the hill country the share tenant could usually plant and cultivate only four acres of tobacco, had to spend 120 days working the crop, and could use the same land for tobacco only once in six years.

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  • The condition of the Indians on the plantations is often akin to slavery, owing to the system adopted by some planters of making payments in advance; for the Indians soon spend their earnings, and thus contract debts which can only be repaid by long service.

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  • The ordinary duties of these committees are to raise and spend money for electioneering and otherwise in the interests of the party, to organize meetings, to look after the press, to attend to the admission of immigrants or new-comers as voters; and generally to attract and enrol recruits in the party forces.

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  • They generally associate in herds, and spend most of the day in covert on the banks, feeding in the evening and morning.

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  • They spend their whole time buried in the hot desert sand, in which they construct burrows, throwing up at intervals small hillocks.

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  • Rather than give occasion to that oppression which he regarded as inseparable from an emperor's progress through his dominions, he was content to spend all the years of his reign in Rome, or its neighbourhood.

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  • The law places no limit on the amount that these committees may spend.

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  • He gathered them together and read with them as he had done with his pupils at Oxford; he urged them to spend at least five hours a day in reading the best books.

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  • No one now denies that he was one of those exceptional men, who without selfseeking spend their lives in the service of a cause and fight bravely against the stream of corruption.

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  • Some 50,000 in number, they spend a nomad existence wandering from pasture to pasture, living in low skin tents, their herds providing their food.

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  • If the plants are started early in the greenhouse, they are likely to spend themselves before fall, and therefore a later sowing should be provided.

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  • Attractive as are these advances in puddling, they have not been widely adopted, for two chief reasons: First, owners of puddling works have been reluctant to spend money freely in plant for a process of which the future is so uncertain, and this unwillingness has been the more natural because these very men are in large part the more conservative fraction, which has resisted the temptation to abandon puddling and adopt the steel-making processes.

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  • In many Roman Catholic countries - in Spain, for example - it is usual for the faithful to spend much time in the churches in meditation on the "seven last words" of the Saviour; no carriages are driven through the streets; the bells and organs are silent; and in every possible way it is sought to deepen the impression of a profound and universal grief.

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  • In a few months he found " the scene wholly unsuitable " to him, and about the middle of 1734 set out for France, resolved to spend some years in quiet study.

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  • The establishment under the auspices of the king in 1825 of the Philosophical College at Louvain, and the requirement that every priest before ordination should spend two years in study there, gave great offence to the clerical party, and some of the bishops were prosecuted for the violence of their denunciations at this intrusion of the secular arm into the religious domain.

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  • The increase in consumption there has been so small that it probably arises mainly from the increasing number of English and English-colonial visitors that spend portions of each year in the country.

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  • After the Thirty Years War it became fashionable for the heirs of principalities to travel, and especially to spend some time at the court of France.

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  • A further law authorized the Prussian government to spend 5,000,000 in purchasing estates from Polish families and settling German colonists on the land.

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  • It was understood, however, that Garrison would do most of the editorial work, while Lundy would spend most of his time in lecturing and procuring subscribers.

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  • On the other hand the Peloponnesian armies were unpaid, while Athens had to spend considerable sums on the payment of crews and mercenaries.

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  • They spend most of their time in the water, but are also very fond of basking in the hot sun on the banks of rivers or in marshes, usually with the head turned towards the water, to which they take on the slightest alarm.

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  • If a surplus remained to the Caisse after making good such deficit the surplus was to be divided equally between the Caisse and the government; the government to be free to spend its share as it pleased, while the Caisse had to devote its share to the reduction of the debt.

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  • At the same time it is believed that but for the faculty given by the decree of 1888 to spend the General Reserve Fund on public works, the financial system elaborated by the London Convention would have broken down altogether.

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  • In January 1883, Major-General Sir Evelyn Wood, VC., was given 200,000, and directed to spend it in raising a fellahin force of 6ooo men for the defence of Egypt.

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  • By 875 he found himself strong enough to refuse to send tribute to Bagdad, preferring to spend the revenues of Egypt on the maintenance of his army and the erection of great buildings, such as his famous mosque; and though Mowaffaq advanced against him with an army, the project of reducing Abmad to submission had to be abandoned for want of means.

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  • The ship was nearly wrecked in the autumn, and the party had to spend most of the winter on shore, the duke of Abruzzi suffering severely from frost-bite.

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  • The most remarkable instance of this policy was the discontinuance of the consulship. This great office had remained a dignity centuries after it had ceased to be a power; but it was a very costly dignity, the holder being expected to spend large sums in public displays.

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  • (For the remarkable symbiotism between algae and fungi see Fungi and Lichens.) Most algae, particularly Phaeophyceae and Rhodophyceae, spend the whole of the life-cycle immersed in water.

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  • When fullsized they leave the water and spend a quiescent pupal stage on the land before metamorphosis into the sexually mature insect.

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  • With regard to the expenses of hunting, it is calculated that a master of hounds should be prepared to spend at the rate of £500 a year for every day in the week that his hounds are supposed to hunt.

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  • Their colour is a brown, lighter or darker generally according to the amount of their exposure to the sun - being darker on some of the atolls where the people spend much time in fishing, and among fishermen on the volcanic islands, and lighter among women, chiefs and others less exposed than the bulk of the people.

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  • Every year thousands spend the summer months in the wilderness, where cabins, hunting lodges, villas and hotels are numerous.

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  • His analyses were both chemical and bacteriological, and his dissatisfaction with the processes in vogue for the former at the time of his appointment caused him to spend two years in devising new and more accurate methods.

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  • In this mountain district the natives spend the winter in vaults beneath the houses, and, for the sake of warmth, the tenements are built very close.

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  • Their relatives and friends are invited to dinner, and they spend the rest of the day in feasting and rejoicing; alms are given to the poor, and new suits of clothes are presented to servants and dependants.

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  • They speak Turkish and profess to be Moslems, but have no mosques or imams. The Turkomans have villages in which they spend the winter, wandering over the great plains of the interior with their flocks and herds during the summer.

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  • Tobacco-growing was the one vocation of Virginia, and many of the planters were able to spend their winters in London or Glasgow and to send their sons and daughters to the finishing schools of the mother country.

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  • The " seminary system " came into being - that is, the custom of obliging candidates for ordination to spend several years in a theological college, whence lay influences were carefully excluded.

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  • English youths who spend their time at Eton between athletic sports and Latin verses, and who take an Ireland with a first class in "Greats" at Oxford, are pursuing the same course of physical and mental discipline as the princes of Gonzaga or Montefeltro in the 15th century.

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  • Again, the meanness of my estate doth somewhat move me; for though I cannot accuse myself that I am either prodigal or slothful, yet my health is not to spend, nor my course to get.

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  • But he had made up his mind to be not an actor but an onlooker and critic in the battle of life; and when Wieland, whom he met on one of his excursions, suggested doubts as to the wisdom of his choice, Schopenhauer replied, "Life is a ticklish business; I have resolved to spend it in reflecting upon it."

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  • In 1879 the Persian government was induced to spend 30,000 on the erection of a gas factory in Teheran, but work was soon stopped for want of good coal.

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  • He soon left the Wordsworths to spend four months at Ratzeburg, whence removed to Göttingen to attend lectures.

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  • He lived partly in France, partly in Italy, and was accustomed to spend the winter on the Riviera, chiefly at Hyeres.

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  • Owing to his delicate health the boy's early education was carried on at home; though he was able to spend some time at the neighbouring university of Cahors.

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  • He was permitted to spend in quiet study and in writing the last fifteen years of his life.

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  • Aphrodite, charmed by his beauty, hid the infant in a box and handed him over to the care of Persephone, who afterwards refused to give him up. On an appeal being made to Zeus, he decided that Adonis should spend a third of the year with Persephone and a third with Aphrodite, the remaining third being at his own disposal.

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  • He might, had it actually been so, have said, with a great English poet in like case, "I have no time to spend them."

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  • When Murchison proposed to him that he should go out again, although he seems to have had a desire to spend the remainder of his days at home, the prospect was too tempting to be rejected.

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  • Mr Hofmeyr, who had chosen to spend the greater part of the war period in Europe, returned to the Cape to reorganize the Bond.

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  • He therefore leaves Mecca in pilgrim garb on the 8th of Dhu'l Hijja, called the day of tarwiya (an obscure and pre-Islamic name), and, strictly speaking, should spend the night at Mina.

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  • Indeed there can be little doubt that Hamilton was intended by the university authorities who elected him to the professorship of astronomy to spend his time as he best could for the advancement of science, without being tied down to any particular branch.

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  • Yet it is inconceivable that men and women should spend years, even whole lives, as catechumens within the pale of the church, and really remain ignorant all the time of the Trinitarian Epiclesis used in baptism, of the Creed, and above all of the Lord's Prayer.

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  • He ever had the goodwill of the people because he knew how to give them fair words, and always spoke not of himself but of the augmentation and good governance of the kingdom, for which he would spend his life; and thus he had the goodwill of England, so that in all the land he was the lord who was held in most esteem and faith and credence.

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  • He may have spent £3000 a year, where he would have been more prudent to spend only £2000.

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  • But the desire of each ally to make conquests on his own account led them to spend time and strength in sieges.

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  • The work is hard, and, as there are few amusements on the farm, the men spend their resting periods in sleep. Their dormitories are usually comfortably furnished, their dining-halls clean.

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  • Under this shade the inmates spend much of their time; here their meals, which are cooked on the ground beneath the house, are served.

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  • Upon hatching, the young, which differ from the adult in possessing long antennae and a pair of powerful fossorial anterior legs, fall to the ground, burrow below the surface, and spend a prolonged subterranean larval existence feeding upon the roots of vegetation.

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  • This lady, probably a sister of Lord Finch, subsequently earl of Nottingham, a well-known statesman of the Restoration, afterwards became Lady Conway, and at her country seat at Ragley in Warwickshire More continued at intervals to spend "a considerable part of his time."

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  • His intention was to spend the rest of his life in contemplative piety.

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  • The territorial additions to Brandenburg during this reign were few and unimportant, but the comparative wealth and prosperity enabled the elector to do a good deal for education, and to spend some money on buildings.

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  • He was a keen sportsman and would spend many days at a time pursuing chamois or steinbock in the Alpine fastnesses of Piedmont with nothing but bread and cheese to eat.

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  • It was probably the first money, other than the air fares, Señor Medena had been able to spend on Alex - and even then he had to do it through Felipa.

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  • After considerable discussion, it was decided that Carmen would spend the night in the room with Destiny and Alex would take Jonathan home to get some sleep.

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  • If I thought we'd spend the remainder of the night in restful slumber, I was dead wrong.

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  • If shit was about to hit the fan like he suspected, he'd rather not spend his last days alone.

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  • If he had a full night, he'd spend it killing vamps until too tired to pull the trigger.

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  • "I spend an hour at the bottom of the ocean saving his ass because he decides to try and kill himself, and you give him milk and cookies!" he muttered.

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  • Moira was surprised to see her but led her quickly to her room, unwilling to spend much time questioning her.

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  • She didn't want to die, and she didn't want to spend the rest of her life without ever seeing the sun again like Brad Pitt in Interview with the Vampire.

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  • "I hope you don't spend enough time here to learn to use too much technology," he said pointedly.

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  • If she went to him now, she'd spend eternity with him, a slave to the Black God himself.

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  • Cynthia managed a smile as she cleaned and stacked the utensil carnage from her baking frenzy while Dean sipped his coffee in silence, content to spend a few quiet minutes before the swarm of guests descended in earnest.

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  • "I could spend a lifetime here," Jennifer exclaimed as she rose and began to stroll through the blossoms.

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  • I thought I might camp there—spend a couple of days just thinking and dreaming.

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  • At the sound of her despair, he wanted nothing more than to reassure her that she was everything he needed – everything he wanted – in the mate he planned to spend eternity with.

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  • "You drop off some sort of demon in my house, try to convince me I'm either completely crazy or suffering from amnesia, stalk me to this gala, and expect me to tell you where I spend every minute of every day?" she demanded at his silence.

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  • Lankha was a lifesaver, but she didn't intend to spend the rest of her years being torn apart by some sadistic vampire with a hard on.

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  • I find it funny you demons spend your days looking for ways to break the Code then dare quote it to me.

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  • Her soft, forlorn words sounded like a farewell.  "This is killing me," he muttered.  He strode to her, wrapped his arms around her, and kissed her.  She yielded more easily in the dream than she ever had in real life.  Her soft, warm lips welcomed him hungrily, and he lost himself in her sweet musk, warm skin and honeyed taste.  He didn't want to leave; he wanted to spend the rest of his life making love to her on the beach.  He wanted to feel his skin pressed against hers and for her to run her fingers through his hair before scraping her nails down his back.  He wanted to take her every way he could imagine, until they lay spent and panting on the beach, until nothing but their entwined bodies and souls remained of their world.

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  • Leland Anderson wanted Dean to spend Sunday with Vinnie at the motel.

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  • It was a comfortable intimacy, though – and the first of his money she would spend on herself.

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  • He had always expressed sympathy for the homeless, but said he would never offer cash because he figured they would spend it on whatever got them into that situation in the first place.

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  • Sassy and brave, Jessi made him reconsider his desire to spend eternity alone.

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  • In sharp contrast to slower locations, Glasgow has the highest spend on roads per capita.

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  • It was innocuous enough, like a good job for someone looking for an easy way to spend a few months.

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  • We ought not to spend time attempting to see sense in these Byzantine palace intrigues.

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  • First spend 20 minutes talking loudly to him in incomprehensible jargon.

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  • Do you want to spend money on false nostalgia seen through rose-tinted glasses?

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  • They were precarious ledges where normal people would not want to spend their day!

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  • Airy fairies who spend their entire lives at the bottom of the garden may fear to visit the house; legal academics should not.

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  • accessory, to get the most out of the system, you will have to spend some extra cash on optional accessories.

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  • adding up your premiums now â we think youâll be shocked at how much you spend.

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  • Did I not look at you with such adoration that you wanted nothing more than to spend the rest of your life with me?

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  • aeonr some reason, when we're by ourselves, we spend eons wallowing in water.

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  • teaching Recipes To teach another alchemist a recipe then the Alchemist who knows the recipe must spend half the potions WU teaching the recipe.

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  • He suggested it would be " more sensible " to spend the money to combat alcoholism than on the database.

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  • At night, in bed, we spend on average eight hours in close contact with large amounts of house dust mite allergen.

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  • These factors also 3) promote mutual altruism, and 4) the will to spend more time together, including outside volunteering.

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  • am glad you were able to spend the time sitting out in the sun with Pepper.

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  • I spend a fair amount of my time waiting for machines.

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  • arboreal species, the butterfly is very rarely seen, preferring to spend much of its adult life in the tree canopy.

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  • ascending from such dives, divers must spend time at shallower depths to allow the excess dissolved gas to escape.

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  • If I have no autopilot, do I want to spend 2 hours stuck in bumpy Cumulus?

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  • Local Insight: if you are interested in learning about the region's avifauna, we recommend that you spend an extra night here.

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  • Like most other baleen whales, they spend the winters in warm waters and migrate to cold seas to feed in summer.

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  • Invariably you will need to spend lots of time taking your computer back to absolute basics before loading up the new operating system.

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  • garden beanbags Cool, comfortable spots to spend your summer, garden beanbags are great for patios, decks, lawns and pool sides.

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  • beech hedge, which allows more privacy for bereaved people to spend a few moments in thought.

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  • I then spend time with Marie talking about a lottery bid I am making and she has agreed to help me with.

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  • We will spend all day birding from our camp at 2800 meters to our next stop at 1600 meters.

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  • borrow extra money against the security of their home to spend on a holiday or a new car.

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  • Wandering through the city's charming boulevards and squares is a pleasant way to spend a day.

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  • They spend long periods basking on the ground, on logs, on bramble leaves, or on dead bracken.

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  • Spend time brainstorming ways of improving the areas around the school.

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  • Thomas the eldest son decides to spend the night in the chapel of rest, Michael becomes involved in a pub brawl.

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  • Current students can spend their summer break in Canada.

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  • There hardly seems time to draw breath - never mind spend a little time with God or family.

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  • How long do you spend sitting around shooting the breeze?

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  • Spend the money on getting it to sound brilliant rather than looking good.

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  • The research also shows that brits will spend about 23 billion this year in getting married.

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  • Budget You will usually need to prepare a balanced budget You will usually need to prepare a balanced budget showing all your other income sources and everything that you will need to spend.

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  • Maybe he just hasn't caught the bug; he needs to spend more time in Italy!

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  • No-one physically forced you to spend the bulk of your precious time in Andizhan on your ass.

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  • I do not want to spend my entire summer with my windows sealed shut against cat burglars.

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  • Students accepted onto the scheme will spend several days on placements in schools and will receive a tax-free bursary.

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  • The company expects to spend $ 32bn on the one-time payout and $ 30bn on the stock buyback.

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  • caddis flies spend the larval stage of their development in a case on the bed of a stream.

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  • Animals on fur farms spend their entire lives confined to cramped, filthy wire cages.

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  • A leisurely expedition in a Canadian style canoe is an ideal way to spend a summer day.

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  • Spend two full days with excellent local guides observing wildlife on the rainforest trails and from dug-out canoes on the lake.

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  • If you are worried you are building up too much wealth then why not throw caution to the wind and spend it?

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  • People didn't want to spend the money emptying the cesspool and just put a pipe in to run into the nearest dike.

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  • Yet more large chain stores would not persuade me to spend more in town but small shops with character certainly would.

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  • chasealdo and Rooney spend most of the game chasing long balls into the channels while Ruud plows a lone furrow up front.

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  • cheeky young scamps will spend most of 07 in the van!

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  • Or even the time they spend doing chores you used to do?

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  • Has Hotpoint merely meant we now have more time to spend doing other tedious chores?

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  • chose it is conscious consumers driving this movement, chosing to spend their time and money with businesses that care.

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  • Another very popular part of the UK to spend Christmas in a self catering holiday cottage is the Lake District.

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  • As one Colombian representative said, ' Why spend money on destroying coca?

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  • Each pound we spend adds to the bottom line of the government's coffers.

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  • It's hard to believe that we spend an estimated one-and-a-half years of our lives just watching TV commercials.

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  • And I can honestly confess to you that I do not necessarily spend my time doing what I want to do.

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  • You're not supposed to spend hours using single muscles moving strange metal contraptions in time to bad house music.

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  • To spend now receive their employer offers group mini cooper is.

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  • That is why I spend a good deal of time in The Fabric of the Cosmos discussing cosmology.

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  • There are far more effective countermeasures to spend the money on.

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  • cower behind a wall and spend a bit of time looking around.

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  • Parents may want to spend time with their children, or desperately crave a break from them.

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  • You just cannot spend billions of pounds replacing level crossings.

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  • Abstract: I will spend half the talk motivating the search for constant scalar curvature Kahler metrics.

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  • Our readers are dedicated SF and fantasy fans, and spend a great deal of money on their interest.

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  • To spend decades on death row with only one way out execution.

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  • It seems decadent to spend hundreds of pounds on a crate of plonk you don't even intend to drink.

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  • defiance of all logic and commonsense, Britain is going to spend £ 7.4 million on examining the health risks of mobile phones.

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  • dentist chair may become a place where the child will spend a lot of time.

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  • A small proportion of clinical assistants are not GP's and spend most of the week in the hospital dermatology clinic.

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  • Diagnostic imaging Final year students spend one week on rotation in diagnostic imaging Final year students spend one week on rotation in diagnostic imaging.

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  • Spend time at the park's museum, depicting the story of these people who mysteriously disappeared almost 700 years ago.

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  • district council will spend £ 500,000 on the scheme over the next three years.

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  • Many village girls are married as young as 12 or 13 and spend the rest of their lives in poverty-stricken household drudgery.

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  • Aaron's a surf dude who likes to spend the summer months on the beach.

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  • Reduce the time you spend in places where there is very loud music - or wear earplugs.

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  • And when we do, we normally spend our time fiddling with our foam earplugs.

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  • watching the everyday ebb and flow of harbor life is a perfect way to spend a day in Padstow.

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  • Nor are they using these assets to spend and boost the economy.

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  • It is very educative to spend some time with Vol.

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  • They listen to Christmas music, have eggnog and hot cider, eat nuts and spend time with family and friends in the evening.

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  • Students intending to spend a year in Europe will be expected to select language electives.

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  • elective to spend seven weeks in Indonesia and Australia.

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  • elfhey can also spend the week hunting for the wood elves ' secret treasure cache by collecting " clues " throughout the holiday.

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