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  • Surely she would understand.

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  • You surely did not expect to see that Asiatic capital.

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  • Surely he should have known she would get suspicious.

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  • Surely he must know that spending so much time with her might prove uncomfortable later.

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  • My dear Mr. Munsell, Surely I need not tell you that your letter was very welcome.

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  • Surely it didn't take that long to tell him she felt abandoned.

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  • One hastens to southern Africa to chase the giraffe; but surely that is not the game he would be after.

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  • Even Maria had gone uptown for the parade and festivities, surely a thrill compared to the rural poverty of her homeland.

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  • Surely she couldn't be expected to commute that kind of distance on a regular basis.

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  • Surely he must have noticed.

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  • Surely Yancey wasn't involved in art theft as well.

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  • Surely that doesn't have anything to do with whatever the court fight is about.

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  • They were expecting - as surely as if they were in her womb.

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  • Napoleon was experiencing a feeling of depression like that of an ever- lucky gambler who, after recklessly flinging money about and always winning, suddenly just when he has calculated all the chances of the game, finds that the more he considers his play the more surely he loses.

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  • Surely he had a simple checkbook file.

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  • Surely Alex wasn't blind to the manipulation going on with intent to keep him in Texas.

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  • Surely Sarah and Tammy weren't involved, but did they know?

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  • They say great rewards will now be distributed, and surely a pardon would be granted....

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  • He wasn't sure she had seen anything, or surely he would have accused her.

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  • Surely this wasn't a personal file.

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  • Surely she must feel bitter about that fact, and yet neither her voice nor her expression gave any indication that she felt animosity.

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  • Surely Pete must have known...

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  • Could you, in such a case, tell surely of any company of civilized men which belonged to the most respected class?

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  • Surely Dr. Howe is wrong when he says, "A teacher cannot be a child."

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  • Surely there are hearts and hands ever ready to make it possible for generous intentions to be wrought into noble deeds.

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  • If the Indians were renegades, surely they wouldn't want to take the time to track only two people - not with the cavalry on their trail.

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  • Had this woman brought her child on this nocturnal visit, I'd have surely snatched her away.

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  • Surely he doesn't make all the decisions.

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  • Surely you have time off as well, otherwise, how would you have time to come all the way out here.

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  • Surely we shall all find at last the ideals we are seeking....

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  • But go with the firm intention of killing your man as quickly and surely as possible, and then all will be right, as our bear huntsman at Kostroma used to tell me.

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  • I understand when they have an emergency and you're handy, but surely they don't have emergencies all the time.

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  • I surely deserve the comfort of a little friend to sooth my troubled mind.

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  • As they had no wings the strangers could not fly away, and if they jumped down from such a height they would surely be killed.

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  • But surely a pan that warns you if your house is burning down or your food will kill you has to be worth $200 to you.

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  • "Surely he will leave something to Boris," said the countess.

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  • Surely it will all end in nothing!

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  • He could lie and tell them he was a police officer or sheriff and maybe squeeze some tidbit of information about recently released mom Patsy, but surely Fitzgerald would find out and tank his election ambitions, if those aspirations weren't already six feet under.

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  • An autopsy would surely reveal Fitzgerald's knife wound, bringing Lydia Larkin's complicity into play, and probably Dean's.

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  • She must at least think she has or surely she wouldn't have shown up after all this time and started a fuss about something that we all settled long time ago.

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  • Surely it couldn't be as bad as Giddon had indicated.

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  • Of all people, surely Darcie should realize why.

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  • Surely his vocabulary included such a simple word.

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  • Surely the gods of chance have favored my brilliance!

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  • Surely he wouldn't, but...

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  • "I have heard that you are the wisest man in the world," she said, "and surely this simple thing ought not to puzzle you."

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  • Surely not to the club or to pay calls?

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  • Surely they had other people who spoke Spanish - people familiar with the customer.

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  • Surely you're not trying to hide from me.

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  • Surely she wasn't going to faint.

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  • But surely he knew by now that the police were after him.

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  • Surely he wouldn't have gone down there to help if he felt that way.

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  • Surely he couldn't have feigned the surprise on his face.

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  • It was surely a different place back then.

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  • Surely such sleuthing and cleverness deserves more reward than hiding in the bushes and watching the dogs of law ineptly do their duty.

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  • Molly surely loves her mother but the relationship between mother and daughter is reversed.

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  • If you hadn't happened to find the piglet, Eureka would surely have been executed.

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  • "Surely," the woman answered, repeating her low, rippling laughter.

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  • "Surely," said the abbess, "this is a poem, most sweet, most true, most beautiful.

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  • Surely Lori would have known the difference.

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  • Come on, surely you can give a little taster!

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  • tatty appearance we thought we would try to go inside in search of what must surely be a safe cuppa.

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  • Surely not more warmth of the same kind, as more and richer food, larger and more splendid houses, finer and more abundant clothing, more numerous, incessant, and hotter fires, and the like.

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  • Listen to every zephyr for some reproof, for it is surely there, and he is unfortunate who does not hear it.

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  • Not, surely, to induce any slackening of effort or vigilance.

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  • Surely there was more to their conversation.

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  • Surely he knew she wouldn't leave him over something that happened before they met.

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  • Surely some would have devoted a life to science, dissecting the Mayan language or the searching out demise of the Anasazi Empire.

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  • Surely the photographer wasn't trying to perpetuate the stereotype of Asians being short?

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  • I hope when I visit Venice, as I surely shall some day, that Mr. Munsell will go with me.

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  • Surely the writer must become as a little child to see things like that.

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  • It is the work of a brave man surely, in whom there was no guile!

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  • Yet he appeared to know his course as surely under water as on the surface, and swam much faster there.

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  • Actually, it could stand a good washing and a paint job, but surely he didn't expect her to do that.

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  • Other members of the defense bar would surely look closely if their clients were apprehended because of unverifiable tips and assail the source, if they could locate it.

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  • I admit I was sulking, not sure who was annoyed with whom; tiring of surely looks.

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  • Surely you dwell here or in one of these surrounding towns.

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  • Surely Katie realized Alex remained head of the household because he liked the position – and because he was married to a person who liked him in that position.

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  • He had the same air of confidence, and the bronzed tan... but surely Alex would have said something.

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  • But then, Lori surely wouldn't be interested in him now, in his condition... unless she thought he might die and leave her something.

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  • Surely he would ask when he was ready to digest that information.

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  • Surely he had thought about it.

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  • Surely he's seen you in a lot less than that.

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  • He might be upset, but surely he would see her point.

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  • Its colors rippled and changed before the flower bent and delicate wings spread apart, revealing a creature that was surely a fairy.

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  • Surely she could punch him hard enough to knock him out.

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  • The regret in his dark eyes made her want to beg him not to kill her and comfort him for the pain he'd surely feel hurting his own friend.

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  • Surely women have mates where she is from.

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  • His face was in her thoughts, and the idea of never seeing him again crushed her as surely as colliding with the planet would.

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  • I understand opportunities were limited a century ago but surely she could have been a school teacher or office clerk or something above a brothel prostitute.

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  • My baby stirred within me today and were I not so bundled in winter garb the few times when I venture out, surely all the wagging tongues in town would know of my maternal state.

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  • I am surely damned.

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  • Sarah would surely be down soon.

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  • Most surely a contender.

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  • That was strange; he thought surely she had liked it.

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  • Searching her eyes, he said, "Then I will surely break my own."

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  • She hates it and will surely put a curse on you.

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  • Surely you know you will win if it comes to that.

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  • Surely Katie must realize he would be slumming it - and why.

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  • Surely she had other pictures, but for the time being, Katie wasn't displaying them.

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  • Surely he wasn't going to attack her.

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  • Surely he didn't expect her to hop on a plane and fly down there with him.

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  • Surely she couldn't be that sick.

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  • Surely that would convince them that she was healthy enough to go home.

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  • Surely he didn't mean love in the romantic sense.

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  • Surely Alex was considering marriage now.

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  • Surely you weren't using Lori to get even.

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  • Surely Katie would have told her if he did.

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  • Surely Alex would come up with something better than that.

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  • Maybe he feared his punishment would be worse when she told Mr. Tim what he did, for Mr. Tim would surely crush Brady's PMF militia once he found out his friend was a traitor.

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  • Thereafter each accepted the emotional limits of their arrange­ment—it would never evolve to something like love or even affec­tion and surely not a long-term relationship.

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  • I surely don't know what you guys figure you'll find as many times as you've looked around.

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  • She was truly beautiful, resting there, color beginning to return to her cheeks and a look of contentment that only sleep could bring, a look that would surely be absent in the morning.

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  • Well, he surely was surprised people were asking for him.

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  • Crouched astride a bike was a great place to think and he surely needed training with his July week in Iowa getting closer all the time.

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  • It was unreal rocketing down this mountain, in pursuit of an unknown someone, one minute, surely Jeffrey Byrne, the next minute someone else.

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  • Surely she must know he would never do anything to harm her.

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  • Surely Alex had been intimate with other women.

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  • Surely he knew that.

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  • Surely he didn't expect her to stay at his house all night – in his bed.

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  • Surely she hadn't saved herself for Alex only to have Josh take her by force.

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  • Surely if wild dogs had attacked the deer, they would have left tracks.

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  • Surely Alex was feeding him properly.

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  • Surely second thoughts didn't come abruptly in the middle of a peaceful ride, or tie a persons' insides in knots.

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  • She started to shake her head, but surely he was picking up on something.

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  • Surely he wasn't going to walk away.

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  • Surely it was normal to miss him.

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  • Surely he could feel her throbbing heartbeat.

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  • Surely that was an exaggeration - infidelity had to be worse.

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  • Yet, if his interest in her was fading, surely he wouldn't be so concerned about Josh.

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  • Surely if they had a wild dog problem again, they would have seen or heard them by now.

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  • As Mom used to say, truth hurts, but surely silver tongued Alex could have found a less contentious way of saying it.

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  • Surely she would have had to sign papers if he had changed that.

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  • Surely he understood the importance – both to her and the church.

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  • Surely she could get along without him for one day.

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  • Surely he would say something.

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  • If the news had been good, surely he would have said something by now.

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  • Surely their marriage could never survive this kind of abuse.

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  • Surely Alex wasn't going to let him take her.

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  • Surely she wouldn't be able to give the baby up if the Reynolds family wanted it.

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  • If they knew Lori wanted to adopt the baby out, they would surely step in and take the baby, though.

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  • Maybe having one mother leave and not come back ... no, surely they couldn't reason that early in life.

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  • Surely he wouldn't be so sensitive about that name now.

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  • Surely he was aware that Gerald was inexperienced.

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  • Surely you have friends that would enjoy this.

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  • Surely he didn't think her interest in the safari was feigned.

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  • Surely he didn't think Gerald had an interest in her.

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  • Surely he knew she didn't marry him for his money – and that no one else could turn her head.

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  • Surely it wasn't enough to make a difference for the daughter of such a wealthy man.

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  • The climate in the south at this time of the year was probably hot, but surely it couldn't hold a candle to the week she had spent in the desert.

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  • Surely there would be a Laundromat close.

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  • Surely it wasn't chance that found them both in this tiny town.

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  • Surely it couldn't be coincidence that he had been traveling to Fayetteville from California and then turned up out here in the boonies.

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  • Surely he must or he wouldn't have found her so soon.

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  • Surely Denton hadn't found her already.

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  • Surely if he did, Clara would have known him.

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  • There were no motels in town, so he must be staying with someone - and surely Clara would have known that, too.

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  • Surely it wouldn't be too dangerous to walk a little way into the woods and look around.

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

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  • Surely the storm must have moved on.

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  • Surely this couldn't be included in his duties.

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  • Surely it couldn't be coincidence that he turned up here the day I arrived.

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  • Surely he had heard the gravel fly when her car had stopped.

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  • She'd been sleeping for weeks; surely she could stay sleeping until she was rested enough to fight the illness?

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  • The foundation is commonly dated from this year and not from 1448, when Magdalen Hall was founded, though if not dated from 1448 it surely dates from 1458, when that hall and St John's Hospital were converted into Magdalen College.

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  • He purchased the allegiance of the stryeltsi, or musketeers, and then, summoning the boyars of the council, earnestly represented to them that Theodore, scarce able to live, was surely unable to reign, and urged the substitution of little Peter.

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  • Surely that "you are mad."

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  • Richard Strauss, in his edition of Berlioz's works on Instrumentation, paradoxically characterizes the classical orchestral style as that which was derived from chamber-music. Now it, is true that in Haydn's early days orchestras were small and generally private; and that the styles of orchestral and chamber music were not distinct; but surely nothing is clearer than that the whole history of the rise of classical chamber-music lies in its rapid differentiation from the coarse-grained orchestral style with which it began.

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  • Schultz); but it is surely significant that the great history idealism of Plato was developed from his suggestions.

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  • - dwells so much upon the rewards of goodness, as bribes (we must almost say) to rational self-love, that some have called Butler himself an ethical hedonist; though his sermon on the " Love of God " ought surely to free him from that charge.

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  • Surely not of fact?

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  • Considering that this book was written before the time of Haller, or Bonnet, or Linnaeus, or Hutton, it surely deserves more respectful consideration than it usually receives.

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  • Extinction may come about indirectly and even more surely.

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  • Rashdall - we surely cut down Christianity to the limits of theism.

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  • At the end of nearly every section he adds an envoi of his own to drive home the moral more surely.

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  • The political changes involved in the Babylonian, Assyrian, Egyptian or Persian conquests surely affected it as little as the subsequent waves of Greek, Roman and other European invasions.

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  • As to the marquess, his use of lettres de cachet is perfectly defensible on the theory of lettres de cachet, and Mirabeau, if any son, surely deserved such correction.

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  • So surely did he feel its approach that some time before the end he sent all his papers over to Sir Gilbert Elliot, who kept them under seal until claimed by Mirabeau's executors.

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  • "Surely," said Parker to Peter Wentworth, "you will refer yourselves wholly to us therein."

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  • Perhaps he was right; but even in that case he should surely have accepted the offer so as to expose their insincerity.

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  • It will more surely suit my son" - show that his mind seized the salient facts of the situation; but his instincts struggled against them.

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  • For a century of ter this the Modern Devotion flourished exceedingly, and its influence on the revival of religion in the Netherlands and north Germany in the 15th century was wide and deep. It has been the fashion to treat Groot and the Brothers of Common Life as "Reformers before the Reformation"; but Schulze, in the Protestant Realencyklopddie, is surely right in pronouncing this view quite unhistorical - except on the theory that all interior spiritual religion is Protestant: he shows that at the Reformation hardly any of the Brothers embraced Lutheranism, only a single community going over as a body to the new religion.

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  • The change in the situation is surely not greater than can be imagined within the lifetime of Paul.

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  • 4), Surely He bath borne our griefs and carried our sorrows " (Zohar, ii.

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  • This assumes that every philosophical truth is already contained somewhere in the existing systems. If, however, as it would surely be rash to deny, there still remains philosophical truth undiscovered, but discoverable by human intelligence, it is evident that eclecticism is not the only philosophy.

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  • Surely this is the national legend of the agricultural Scythians about Olbia,.

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  • It is surely as difficult to suppose that the Davidic psalms of the first book are a selection made from a greater collection of such psalms contained in the " Director's Psalter " as it is to imagine that St Mark's Gospel is an abridgment of St, Matthew's.

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  • xl., we have the striking assertion, which surely did not originate in the Temple, that God has no delight in sacrifice and offerings.

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  • The old Syriac version, which is to be found in a number of MSS., was probably made from an early Aramaic version, if not from the original itself (which must surely have been Semitic).

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  • If the vertical tube, measuring from the point where the branch comes in, is a few inches greater than the height of the barometer, and the glass and mercury are perfectly clean, the apparatus slowly but surely produces an almost absolute vacuum.

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  • If the former, then their names are surely to be read as Sumerian, while, if they were Semites, the signs with which the names are written are probably to be read according to their Semitic equivalents, though we may also expect to encounter Semites bearing genuine Sumerian names.

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  • (b) Another source of apocalyptic was primitive mythological and cosmological traditions, in which the eye of the seer could see the secrets of the future no less surely than those of the past.

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  • Outside the walls, over the sterile sand plateau, stretch great fields of tombs and graves, for Nejef is so holy that he who is buried here will surely enter paradise.

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  • If there are four chairs, he argued, devoted to the history of philosophy, that is to say, the minute study of all sorts of dreams and aberrations through the ages, surely there ought to be at least one to explain the formation and progress of our real knowledge?

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  • The old Hebrew prohibition of graven images was surely based on a like superstition, so far as it was not merely due to the physical impossibility for nomads of heavy statues that do not admit of being carried from camp to camp and from pasture to pasture.

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  • An image fashioned like a god, and which has this advantage over a mere stock and stone that it declares itself and reveals at a glance to what god it is sacred, must surely attract and influence the god to choose it as his home and tenement.

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  • But small portrait statues must surely have been made to be carried about or used in private worship. Meanwhile the shapeless cone remained the object of public adoration and pilgrimage.

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  • None devoted shall be ransomed, he shall surely be put to death."

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  • (I) It does surely involve the reality of time in the sense that it involves the reality of existence, which it is agreed is process.

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  • To declare itself an unnecessary creation is surely on the part of the individual soul the height of impiety.

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  • or W.; such a stroke would surely drive the allies together, and that was never Napoleon's custom.

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  • Surely not.

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  • If Liberia is a state, the same may surely be said of Canada.

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  • With the papal see, since his visit to Avignon in 1364, he had been on the best of terms. His ecclesiastic patronage was immense, and throughout the land he had planted strong castles surely held by the royal bailiffs.

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  • The obvious objection to this view is that a work of such importance, composed at so comparatively late a date, is scarcely likely to have perished so completely as to leave no trace; if there were one poet held as an authority, the name of that poet would surely have been mentioned.

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  • The object of the Wealth of Nations is surely in no sense psychological, as is that of the Moral Sentiments.

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  • Surely no higher praise can be accorded to it than that it should have been taken as a basis by the translators of the Authorized Version, and thus have lived on through the centuries up to the present day.

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  • This was surely such a meeting as we read of in z Cor.

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  • Before the 3rd century we cannot trace the view that in the Eucharistic rite the death of Christ, regarded from the Pauline standpoint as an atoning or redemptive sacrifice for the sins of mankind, is renewed and repeated, though the germ out of which it would surely grow is already present in the words " My blood.

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  • and Mark; yet more surely in Paul's " my body which is in your behoof " and " this do in commemoration of me," where the Greek word for do, Gr.

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  • Surely, the harmony of these three moral gospels proves that Aristotle wrote them, and wrote the Eudemian Ethics and the Magna Moralia as preludes to the Nicomachean Ethics.

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  • 3 Surely with all the existing activity in the removal of causes of war, in the reduction to precise expression of the rules of law governing the relations of states with one another, in the creation of international judicatures for the application of these rules, in the concluding of treaties specifically framed to facilitate the pacific settlement of difficulties diplomacy may have failed to adjust, in the promotion of democratic civilian armies with everything to lose by war,!and all the other agencies which have been described above, the hope seems warranted that, in no distant future, life among nations will become still more closely assimilated to life among citizens of the same nation, with legislation, administration, reform all tending to the one great object of law, order and peace among men.

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  • Yes, rejoins Lange, but Kant has proved that material are merely mental phenomena; so that the more the materialist proves his case the more surely he is playing into the hands of the idealist - an answer which would be complete if it did not turn on the equivocation of the word " phenomenon," which in science means any positive fact, and not a mere appearance, much less a mental appearance, to sense and sensory experience.

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  • But as with Kant, so with Wundt, this world will be only the richer, not the wider, for these notions of understanding; because they are only contributed to the original experience, and, being mentally contributed, only the more surely confine knowledge to experience of mental phenomena.

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  • Had the fighting material been drawn from the ceorlisc class a warrior would surely have been required from each hide, but for military service no such regulation is found.

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  • It is more often imported and sold as Japanese fox, but its resemblance to the fur of the American raccoon is so marked as to surely identify it.

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  • Dr Finnur Jonsson of Copenhagen says: "The classic form of the saga and its vivid and excellent tradition surely carry it back to about 1200."

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  • Again, it is surely plain enough that the apprehension by individuals of the evils of poverty, or a sense of duty to their possible offspring, may retard the increase of population, and has in all civilized communities operated to a certain extent in that way.

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  • If the inherent energy of the principle of population (supposed everywhere the same) is measured by the rate at which numbers increase under the most favourable circumstances, surely the force of less favourable circumstances, acting through prudential or altruistic motives,, is measured by the great difference between this maximum rate and those which are observed to prevail in most European countries.

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  • The field of state rights had not increased, while centralization has slowly but surely taken place.

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  • Generally, however, these criticisms were premature; it was surely wise, while the opportunity was still open, to take care that Germany, in the partition of the world among European races, should not alone go entirely without a share.

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  • Such men, who, capable in every field, designed the Great Pyramids and bestowed the highest monumental fame on their masters, must surely have had an insight into scientific principles that would hardly be credited to the Egyptians from the written documents alone.

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  • Yet, while Sweden was surely ripening into the dominating power of northern Europe, Denmark had as surely entered upon a period of uninterrupted and apparently incurable decline.

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  • As presented to us, for example, in Plato's surely not altogether hostile caricature in the Euthydemus, they mark the intellectual preparation for, and the moral need for, the advance of the next generation.

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  • Herbart's influence is surely to be found too in the evolution of what is called Gegenstandstheorie.

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  • it must have been a matter of small interest by what tentative stages the Messianic salvation first extended to the Gentiles, it is surely surprising that Acts enters into such detail on the subject, and is not content with a summary account of the matter such as the mere logic of the subject would naturally suggest.

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  • The Christian passages, which are poetically of no value, are evidently of literary origin, and may be of any date down to that of the extant MS. The curious passage which says that the subjects of Hrothgar sought deliverance from Grendel in prayer at the temple of the Devil, " because they knew not the true God," must surely have been substituted for a passage referring sympathetically to the worship of the ancient gods.

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  • The respect for anything in books, the dogma of journalistic inerrancy which still numbers its devotees by millions, the common acceptance of even scientific conceptions upon the dicta of a small group of investigators, these are but a few of the signs of the persistence of what is surely not a medieval but a universal trait.

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  • Now, without counting the Homeric poems - which doubtless had exceptional advantages in their fame and popularity - we find a body of literature dating from the 8th century B.C. to which the theory of oral transmission is surely inapplicable.

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  • It is more probable, surely, that the name Artacia occurred independently (as most geographical names are found to occur) in more than one place.

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  • In all but a few of the minor groups religious fervour is only too apt to degenerate into that very state of sexual excitation which devotional exercises should surely tend to repress.

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  • The various schools of the 17th century, moreover, are animated with the Renaissance spirit no less surely than the Florentine school of the 15th or the Venetian of the 16th.

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  • Martin, the Huguenot conspirator Marsilly's valet, must surely have been himself a Huguenot.

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  • The whole previous correspondence (as well as a good deal afterwards) is full of the valet difficulty; and it is surely more reasonable to suppose that when Louvois writes to Saint-Mars on the 19th of July that he is sending Dauger, a new prisoner of importance, as to whom "it est de la derniere importance qu'il soit garde avec une grande seurete," his second paragraph as regards the instructions to "Sieur Poupart" refers to something which Saint-Mars had suggested about getting a valet from outside, and simply points out that in preparing furniture for "celui que l'on vous amenera" he need not do much, "comme ce n'est qu'un valet."

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  • If difficulties be found in the course and constitution of nature, whose author is admitted to be God, surely the existence of similar difficulties in the plan of religion can be no valid objection against its truth and divine origin.

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  • Finally, it can surely never be advanced as an argument against the truth of religion that there are many things in it which we do not comprehend, when experience exhibits to us such a copious stock of incomprehensibilities in the ordinary course and constitution of nature.

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  • It can hardly be said that the science has advanced beyond the stage of disseminating a knowledge of the laws of heredity, so far as they are surely known, and endeavouring to promote their further study.

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  • " Not more surely," he said, " does the grass bend before the wind than the masses yield to the will of those above them."

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  • Surely the rebukes of James apply to conditions of the whole Church and not sporadic Jewish-Christian conventicles in the Greek-speaking world, if any such existed.

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  • Steel is generally used for columns in preference to cast iron, because it affords greater facility for securing satisfactory connexions, because its defects of quality or workmanship are more surely detected by careful test and inspection, and because, on account of its superior elasticity and ductility, its fibre is less liable to fracture from slight deformations.

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  • He promoted the subscription for Pope's Homer, contributed some numbers to the Tatler, Spectator, and Intelligencer, and joined with Pope and Arbuthnot in establishing the Scriblerus Club, writing Martinus Scriblerus, his share in which can have been but small, as well as John Bull, where the chapter recommending the education of all blue-eyed children in depravity for the public good must surely be his.

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  • One can see how a language not originally suited for abstract problems and theological dialectics was slowly but surely improved and made capable of expressing profound and subtle ideas.

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  • If this is done, the largest possible quantity of clay will be slowly but surely forced into any space, and, being prevented from expanding, it will be unable subsequently to absorb more water.

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  • Gadow, in a paper on the origin of mammals contributed to the Zeitschrift fiir Morphologie, sums up as follows: " Mammals are descendants of reptiles as surely as they [the latter] have been evolved from Amphibia.

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  • But surely serious thought cannot acquiesce in a dual control.

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  • 2 This, surely, is what a real Mordecai would have suffered from a real Haman.

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  • Since the close of the Convention affairs at home and abroad had been tending more and more surely to the establishment of a military dictatorship. Feeling his powers equal to such an office he only hesitated about the means of attainment.

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  • "They will come to me without any effort of my own," he said to Taglioni the dancer; and again to Lady Douglas, who was counselling resignation, he replied, "Though fortune has twice betrayed me, yet my destiny will none the less surely be fulfilled.

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  • Should a man's son or friend dear to him as his own soul seek to tempt him from the faith of his fathers, D's pitiless order to that man is "Thou shalt surely kill him; thine hand shall be first upon him to put him to death."

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  • The Whig ministry, then slowly but surely losing the support of the country, were divided in opinion as to the propriety of prosecuting this zealous parson.

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  • It should be " a place for everything and everything in its place " prepares the bee-keeper for any emergency; constant watchfulness is also necessary, not only to guard against disease in needs a reminder of this truism he surely has it in the borne in mind that the disease is much easier to cure in the earlier stages while the bacilli are still rod-shaped than when the rods have turned to spores.

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  • Therefore we can assume that a detail which appears under an angle of 2' can be surely perceived.

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  • Barnes, Chron., p. 104), it is surely difficult, on historical grounds, to reconcile David's recurring fights with the Philistines with his subsequent escape from Saul to Achish of Gath (xxvii.; already anticipated in xxi.

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  • Of course, that might be uncomfortable, but surely he must know that spending so much time with her might prove uncomfortable later.

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  • Surely he must have known his father would disapprove of her.

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  • Surely it can't be that personal, and you're in no condition to be going to town.

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  • Anonymity would surely fly out the window with the use of plastic.

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  • Surely to be so active must be costly and perhaps require financial support.

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  • He rose and paced, dwelling on the carnage that would surely ensue if the Guardians remained vulnerable for long.

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  • Surely none of the Dawkinses, who lived in California, would have had either access to or knowledge of the trunk-stored skeleton.

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  • It was just as well that Cynthia's view was impaired, as she'd surely offer more sympathy for the vanquished than cheers for the victors.

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  • Surely no one would come all the way out here on a Sunday to seek veterinary services from Alex – especially not dressed like that... and on Easter morning.

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  • Surely Katie realized Alex remained head of the household because he liked the position – and because he was married to a person who liked him in that position.

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  • She felt she'd been a good sport since entering the immortal world, but she knew she'd never fit into a world where her sister surely would.

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  • The regret in his dark eyes made her want to beg him not to kill her and comfort him for the pain he.d surely feel hurting his own friend.

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  • Surely if it be blessed with even a fraction of the goodness and kindness of its father, the child deserves all the blessings of life; far more than might be offered by this wretch of a woman God may deem to mother it into the world.

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  • I surely may accept their morbid invitation and although seared by the flames of eternal damnation, I'll at least be free from the anguish and heartache of this abominable life.

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  • If it wasn't for the naiveté of his sex, he too would surely sense my secret, the secret I've still dared not divulge to this man I love.

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  • As the two stepped back in retreat, Frederick spoke, Your Excellence, if Victor cannot be destroyed, he will surely exact vengeance on this pair.

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  • Thereafter each accepted the emotional limits of their arrange­ment—it would never evolve to something like love or even affec­tion and surely not a long-term relationship.

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  • Dean was wise enough not to ask what guise Fred used to cover his snooping—surely a technique borrowed from a mystery book hero and borderline ille­gal.

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  • Surely he didn't expect her to stay at his house all night – in his bed.

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  • Surely he understood the importance – both to her and the church.

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  • He had no ties with Josh, but surely must feel sympathy for Lori.

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  • Surely he knew she didn't marry him for his money – and that no one else could turn her head.

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  • Surely he now has earned the accolade "master."

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  • That surely is the opposite of moral absolutism, namely the ultimate relativism.

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  • A flashing light warns about this, but surely the traditional blocking mechanism could have been implemented to prevent the annoyance?

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  • This is surely an echo of old style class antagonism.

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  • Surely this is the ultimate apotheosis of free market thinking.

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  • Surely the workers would be allowed an independent arbitration, or a pendulum system like they do in Japan.

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  • Someone undergoing surgery is already deeply asleep, so surely the Reiki is merely adding to relaxation?

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  • atheism as 'the belief that there is no God or gods ' surely a negative definition if ever there was one.

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  • batty idea that ' it must be a good thing, surely ' .

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  • A journey to the new Birmingham HQ of Keane Brands surely beckoned.

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  • beefy even beefier dimensions of the Exec surely leave a gap for a smaller device.

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  • Good PR folk are, frankly, thin on the ground and his qualities must surely bewitch anybody in the business world.

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  • big timet will be a landmark case, " Roberts vs. Regina " will surely hit the media big-time!

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  • Still, despite all appearances to the contrary, you are inclined to think that Steve Feltham is surely stark raving bonkers.

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  • Surely money can be sought for this as it would be seen as an investment for the future of Scottish boxing.

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  • Surely we should take it upon ourselves to extend the olive branch of reconciliation?

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  • Surely, the real sin is taking a bribe, not the giving.

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  • The latest brouhaha has subsided without undermining that party's upper echelons but that would surely change if further damaging revelations were to emerge.

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  • Surely the British would now see that Germany was central Europe's last bulwark against the hordes of Asia?

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  • No outburst surely, in enemy country, but for us, the final certitude to be free and alive.

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  • Surely from these designs so pure, so chaste, Bath has been called the emporium of taste.

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  • Someone in Hell must surely feel chilly these days!

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  • Surely, comrade Galloway would have insisted on an active relationship with his former chums on the Labor left.

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  • Saddam Hussein could have been removed from power without bombing Iraqi civilians surely?

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  • Surely there must be some kind of joined up thinking in order to make cleanup a success?

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  • I began to build a business, printed leaflets, advertised, and slowly but surely, began to build clientele.

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  • Surely a website can't carry more clout than a TV prog?

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  • They may look comfy, but surely he doesn't expect to knock in many goals wearing these?

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  • So, Jesus' being numbered among criminals surely was a fact; but it stands in stark contrast to his personal comportment.

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  • Surely these documents, in many cases unique, must be carefully conserved.

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  • Surely God loves a pleasant life; whoever is miserable, he hath a full contentment.

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  • Surely it would offer more of a sense of historical continuity to the history of the Americas?

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  • Surely it's just raising the same old questions. agent cooper 07-12-2005, 16:39 Are we all making works of art every day then?

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  • The most common corvid was LITTLE RAVEN, surely getting toward the northern edge of their " dominant corvid " range.

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  • What had carried me through the roost would surely serve me to cross this little quiet creek in safety.

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  • This condition will surely excite the curiosity of our structural engineers.

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  • Surely we in the West have not become so decadent that we could not live without bananas?

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  • Surely society has a duty to protect the gullible from such cruel deception.

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  • decomposed flesh, hitting something with a rotten foot would surely cause it to fall apart.

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  • Surely you want to see the denouement of Wayne Rooney's Foot?

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  • deplorable state of affairs can surely never have existed in the conduct of any war.

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  • Surely our own survivors are equally deserving of such support?

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  • However, Intel and AMD are now working, slowly but surely, to introduce dual-core desktops and notebooks into the enterprise.

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  • An excellent treatise on writing high-quality programs, surely destined to become a classic of the field.

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  • Surely a story is not devalued by having been read?

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  • Surely ' Country Classics ' does a better job of venting your spleen than a barrage of tuneless indie dirge.

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  • Maida ' They surely disbelieve who say: Lo!

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  • I feel confident about the leisure sector â high disposable incomes will surely sustain activity here.

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  • The bovine eyeball dissection affair will surely become a classic.

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  • droplets of moisture on occasions - surely a recipe for spurious images?

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  • Once bitten twice shy must surely guide our reaction to the council's latest edict.

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  • It was not to be expected that they would voluntarily do so, but surely it ought to have been specifically enjoined.

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  • episcopal ordination " is surely important.

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  • Not to mention Julie's otherworldly voice of soft existential eroticism that's surely impossible for anyone to resist.

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  • exigency exigencies of business might be pled anywhere in behalf of a Sabbath delivery of letters, surely it is there.

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  • eyeball dissection affair will surely become a classic.

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  • fabled first-rung surely?

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  • fair-minded, objective observer must surely smell grave maladministration.

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  • But surely this is just another ' review ' based fanzine?

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  • Surely some RAF fencers have been out in the big bad world?

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  • It is a career with qualities that any wannabe filmmaker would surely hope to emulate.

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  • Today's evangelicals are surely no less concerned than their illustrious 19th century forebears for holistic societal reform.

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  • Any soldier who has seen action surely feels this fright, it is nothing to be ashamed of.

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  • Surely it is important to have a gage which accurately show the correct amount of fuel left in the tank for safety reasons?

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  • They see other people apparently goaded into rebellious behavior by bits of the Bible that are surely unrealistic in their demands.

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  • good to see and surely a written history would be fairly easy to post here.

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  • Surely the crisis in which was summed up the whole conflict between good and evil, and the victory of divine goodness over evil.

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  • Louise dances beautifully around the stage, she is a very graceful mover; surely a legacy of her Arts Ed training.

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  • Surely, the priority should be to get the traffic off the roundabout - not create gridlock?

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  • An obvious locally-available substance would be seabird guano, which would surely wash away after the pottery was deposited in the ground.

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  • guzzlers of gas guzzling cars in rural areas would benefit most, which surely cannot be what the government intends.

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  • Surely this renders the term ' models of nursing ' rather hackneyed?

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  • Surely 500 people could not hallucinate about the same person at the same time!

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  • Slowly but surely the on-line tech support is built up with only the really tough questions requiring a little hand-holding.

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  • Surely you mean that's your (rather hard-line) interpretation of the documents?

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  • His first 3 balls all hit the stumps, making him surely the youngest hat-trick hero in Collegiate's history.

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  • At times perhaps he was a little rigid -- and some slight hesitancy in the exposed woodwind writing will surely lessen with familiarity.

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  • Surely the reason Vietnam dominates this week's suggestions is because conscription gave the conflict such ghastly immediacy.

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  • But surely this was the result of a momentary inattention on the part of TAC's stalwarts?

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  • No, surely he could not have done anything so infatuated.

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  • It is surely characterized by informality and an ability to react rapidly to new ideas.

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  • interplanetary spacecraft is surely being a little naive, to say the least.

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  • inveigled the woman he declared: " Thou shalt not surely die.

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  • You sound irate, but surely the tale illustrates how... How well loved I am in Ireland, aye.

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  • With the town basking in the glory of our unique status this is surely some kind of sick joke?

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  • Surely you must have at least shared a romantic Vesta Curry with Mary... 07 Jun 2006 21:44 miss Joseph shocked I'm shocked!

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  • Surely the new standards won't matter a jot for cash flows, only profits.

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  • Surely the time has come for both sides to act with restraint, and in the name of humanity stop the constant reprisal killings.

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  • lamentable record, Blair's political future must surely be in doubt.

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  • Surely, she could be excused her momentary lapse.

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  • Jack White has acknowledged that a band like The White Stripes has a limited life span, but surely even he didn't expect this.

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  • Surely he could not have been wrong all his life in chanting the litany as he had done!

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  • loathed to say causal) are surely what any plan of care ought to revolve around.

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  • magnolia trees in the meadow, King Harvest has surely come.

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  • The event will be held in a giant show marquee on the pitch surely an evening not to be missed!

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  • Nonlinear analysis has surely contributed major developments which nowadays shape the face of applied mathematics.

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  • mere coincidence; here, surely, is the site of King Arthur's court.

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  • Great race anyway, winner must surely be Europe's best miler?

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  • A pursuit that caravan long-wheelbase minivans cuts add-on personal could surely have.

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  • Yet second-hand romance and second-hand emotion are surely better than the dull, soul-killing monotony which life brings to most of the human race.

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  • Surely some floating pontoon moorings could be provided here?

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  • I started getting morning sickness at about 6 weeks, surely this was a good sign.

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  • So, as a Middle lane moron should, he slowly but surely accelerated and then overtook, at an excruciatingly slow pace.

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  • munch so much curry and eat surely a ton of cake - most amusing.

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  • This, surely, represents the nadir of Saturday night programming on the channel.

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  • And the presentation is so naff that it undermines the central aim, which is surely to build trust.

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  • Surely there is no-one stupid enough to actually believe this nonsense?

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  • You surely are not comparing the limited damage to Beirut to dropping a nuke on the city?

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  • obscene amounts of money you must be making now surely you can have both?

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  • That people are compelled to divert resources in this way is surely a moral obscenity.

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  • Surely we cannot afford to ignore so omnipresent a human activity in the context of learning?

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  • Surely, such control is the exact opposite of what the search engines should be looking for.

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  • The principle behind " episcopal ordination " is surely important.

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  • Surely something as simple as a pedestrian overpass could solve this problem.

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  • Surely we must accept that we are not discussing an instant panacea.

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  • But surely the study of culture is always parasitic on history?

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  • peculiarity2 The peculiarities of the French Presidential election systems surely demanded a Left Unity candidate before the first round of voting.

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  • penitent soul must surely go into the heavenly fold!

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  • Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence.

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  • At the same time, this concern with academic credibility is just surely chasing phantoms.

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  • Surely there must be some wealthy philanthropist out there who also understands what privilege really means?

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  • Surely with 20lb pike on the cards, I stood a good chance of a result here?

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  • But I would disagree that " simple plainchant " is " surely the most prayerful form of music " .

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  • More delightful for the spectator however, is surely the compulsory portage.

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  • Correct grammer is important, but correct spelling is surely preeminent Oh dear!

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  • Surely the reliques of this worthy prelate deserved a more reverend respect even among savage beasts.

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  • prophecymust surely be very few people in the Western World who have not heard of Nostradamus and his apocalyptic prophecies.. .

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  • ravenous appetite for goals, surely the long wait would soon by over.

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