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  • A few months ago she didn't know the true meaning of love.

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  • It was true, she didn't know him.

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  • Acquaintances were shallow and many, but if a person had one true friend in a lifetime, they were blessed.

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  • "Is that true?" she asked.

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  • Alex had been the one who helped her see them as true family, and yet he was having issues accepting his own father.

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  • True scarcity is uncommon.

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  • You are true to your nature.

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  • As a true friend, I have thought and thought again about your affair.

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  • "Tell me it's not true," she heard her emotionless voice saying to no one in particular.

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  • And we know the thing is true, because since the time of that interview there is no piglet to be found anywhere.

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  • Maybe... but something about him rang true – mostly the part that he had saved her life.

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  • "Let me alone; it's not true!" she cried angrily to him.

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  • It wasn't true, and Len wasn't buying it, but he said nothing.

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  • "That's not true," she gasped.

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  • True to our verbal blackout, nothing specific was said but the tone of her conversation hinted at sensational news.

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  • You have to stay true to your values while destroying something as well.

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  • True, but her answer left Carmen's stomach tied in a knot.

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  • Not that it wasn't true - simply unexpected.

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  • The old adage is true: There really is no such thing as a free lunch.

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  • It's true Mr. Dean has been under fire—it's fortunate we're standing here today—not sitting.

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  • All that was true enough, but remaining bitter about it wasn't going to improve their relationship.

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  • If he reports that our losses were great, it is not true; perhaps about four thousand, not more, and not even that; but even were they ten thousand, that's war!

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  • Otherwise, it was difficult to sense true feelings, at least from Julie's standpoint.

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  • "Sonya," she suddenly exclaimed, as if she had guessed the true reason of her friend's sorrow, "I'm sure Vera has said something to you since dinner?

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  • True to his word, he'd rather not know any answers than lie to inquisitors.

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  • It wasn't true, of course.

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  • "It's true enough," returned the girl, earnestly.

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  • If what Tymkyn learned was true, the underworld itself was at war.

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  • True to my assignment, I recorded movements and time until Quinn's voice from below broke the silence.

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  • Such was the way in which the first true English poem was written.

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  • "Very true," agreed the Wizard.

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  • True feelings lay hidden in the wonder of what we'd accomplished.

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  • They drove her away from him and the true purpose of his Guardians.

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  • That might be true, but there was no point in working at becoming a spendthrift simply because he had money.

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  • It was true, and it brought color to his neck, but he didn't comment.

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  • The second man then spoke up and said, It is true that I sold him the ground, but I did not reserve anything he might find in it.

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  • But no, it can't be true that I am in Moscow, he suddenly thought.

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  • Many years ago, she figured out the opposite was true: they had issues, because she wasn't human.

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  • It is true that I have been asleep, but I know nothing about this money.

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  • True to his word, when informed of our decision, he immediately put the gears in motion.

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  • True to his word, Quinn had packed everything he needed, called a shipper, and sent his equipment off, overnight express.

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  • Fear is my true restraint; fear of what I'll do to her child if I'm again annoyed.

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  • "Very true," returned the Woggle-Bug, bowing.

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  • Actually, he had simply displayed his true feelings.

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  • True to his word, Dean refrained from questioning Jennifer.

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  • Oh, by the by!" he shouted through the doorway after Pierre, "is it true that the countess has fallen into the clutches of the holy fathers of the Society of Jesus?"

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  • Is it true, as they tell me, that I can't even go away?

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  • Instead we speculated on what we'd personally do if we had this gift or curse and it proved to be a true trip to the past.

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

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  • At the first sign of real trouble, those who weren't had begun to show their true allegiances.

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  • It is true that I was familiar with all literary braille in common use in this country--English, American, and New York Point; but the various signs and symbols in geometry and algebra in the three systems are very different, and I had used only the English braille in my algebra.

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  • "I am the only man in the world who can paint a picture so true to life," he said.

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  • "He is no true Roman," said some.

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  • That might be true, but none of it explained his kiss.

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  • It was true, of course.

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  • As Denzel Washington's character observed in the movie Crimson Tide, "In the nuclear world, the true enemy is war itself."

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  • "True," he replied; "and in my satchel are other useful things to fight with."

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  • If it was true then, then it is even more true now.

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  • That could be true, but I don't think so, for reasons laid out in the chapter on scarcity.

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  • "Dustin says …" "… women are the true scourge of mankind.

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  • True to his word, he was aggressive without hurting her.

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  • "That's true," said Zeb, thoughtfully.

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  • Today, that is vastly more true and widespread.

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  • True to his word, he removed his fingers and leaned back.

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  • "Which is the true?" the queen again asked.

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  • Some have questioned whether Friedman's thesis is 100 percent true, mentioning NATO air strikes against Yugoslavia as a potential exception.

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  • As true as that was in Jefferson's time, our age has amplified all of it: both the miseries war can produce and the blessings peace can produce.

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  • That's what interests me about this story (which may or may not be purely true): What Simonides did—recalling the names and locations of everyone at a large banquet—is described as entirely possible and an enviable, practical skill.

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  • They are there, it is true; but they seem mummified.

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  • Only in the highest spheres did all these schemes, crossings, and interminglings appear to be a true reflection of what had to happen.

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  • Over the three day period, we located one lost boy, identified two girls as runaways and fingered a true abduction.

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  • If Dustin's words were true, she'd never be welcomed into the home of any of Damian's people, not if they feared the sight of her!

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  • Nor is it true that, after I had learned these elements, I did the rest of the work myself.

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  • "That's a true friend!" said Helene beaming, and again touching Bilibin's sleeve.

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  • But can it be true that I am in Moscow?

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  • Here is what I think he meant: If you could see a theoretical possibility for something in physics—"something that might be true"—then given enough time, you eventually could achieve it in reality.

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  • It was all true though.

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  • Okay, it wasn't exactly true love but Howie's a nice guy and I would have let him do it even if he wasn't so generous.

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  • His words struck her as true; they were the same doubts she'd had about Gabriel since she met him.

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  • It sounded far too good to be true, especially since Darkyn knew who she was and what he might extort out of Gabriel to have his mate returned.

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  • Generally speaking, if something sounded too good to be true, it usually was.

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  • It is true, I never assisted the sun materially in his rising, but, doubt not, it was of the last importance only to be present at it.

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  • There were barriers still, it is true, but barriers that could in time be swept away.

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  • It is true, believe it.

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  • Sonya felt that this was true: that the only possibility of retrieving the Rostovs' affairs was by Nicholas marrying a rich woman, and that the princess was a good match.

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  • Daniel Brennan had told me the list of true serial killers on the loose at any one time was limited.

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  • This was true, although we were at a loss to understand how she guessed it.

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  • It is true, the more sensitive and imaginative the mind is that receives the thought-pictures and images of literature, the more nicely the finest lines are reproduced.

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  • True, single words do suggest and express ideas; the child may say simply "mamma" when he means "Where is mamma?" but he learns the expression of the ideas that relate to mamma--he learns language--by hearing complete sentences.

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  • It is true rather that she has a special aptitude for thinking, and her leaning toward language is due to the fact that language to her meant life.

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  • It is true that a teacher with ten times Miss Sullivan's genius could not have made a pupil so remarkable as Helen Keller out of a child born dull and mentally deficient.

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  • I discovered the true way to walk when I was a year old, and during the radiant summer days that followed I was never still a minute....

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  • Writing for other people, she should in many cases be true to outer fact rather than to her own experience.

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  • It is true, on the other hand, that in her descriptions, she is best from the point of view of art when she is faithful to her own sensations; and this is precisely true of all artists.

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  • I plunged into the oncoming billows, as a strong swimmer dives into breakers, and struck, alas, 'tis true, the bedpost!

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  • The same is true of the more modern reformers and benefactors of their race.

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  • We may not arrive at our port within a calculable period, but we would preserve the true course.

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  • We are most interested when science reports what those men already know practically or instinctively, for that alone is a true humanity, or account of human experience.

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  • Yet till this is otherwise we are not civilized, and, if gentlemen and ladies, are not true men and women.

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  • The true harvest of my daily life is somewhat as intangible and indescribable as the tints of morning or evening.

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  • Are those the true and natural sentiments of man?

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  • From "Little Lord Fauntleroy" I date the beginning of my true interest in books.

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  • Is it not true, then, that my life with all its limitations touches at many points the life of the World Beautiful?

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  • Sometimes, it is true, a sense of isolation enfolds me like a cold mist as I sit alone and wait at life's shut gate.

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  • If it is true that the violin is the most perfect of musical instruments, then Greek is the violin of human thought.

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  • You will think I'm pining away for my beloved Wrentham, which is true in one sense and not in another.

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  • What her good friend, Charles Dudley Warner, wrote about her in Harper's Magazine in 1896 was true then, and it remains true now:

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  • She has the true language-impulse, and shows great fertility of resource in making the words at her command convey her meaning.

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  • These children were older in years, it is true, than the baby who lisps, "Papa kiss baby--pretty," and fills out her meaning by pointing to her new dress; but their ability to understand and use language was no greater.

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  • And indeed, this is true of the language of all children.

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  • It may be true, as some maintain, that language cannot express to us much beyond what we have lived and experienced; but I have always observed that children manifest the greatest delight in the lofty, poetic language which we are too ready to think beyond their comprehension.

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  • Give me the poverty that enjoys true wealth.

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  • That's a true Mediterranean sky.

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  • It was true that a view over nearly the whole Russian position and the greater part of the enemy's opened out from this battery.

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  • I searched in the washings for a diamond and found it myself--the only true diamond, they said, that was ever found in the United States.

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  • The thought of going to college took root in my heart and became an earnest desire, which impelled me to enter into competition for a degree with seeing and hearing girls, in the face of the strong opposition of many true and wise friends.

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  • TO MRS. LAURENCE HUTTON 12 Newbury Street, Boston, January 17, 1899. ...Have you seen Kipling's "Dreaming True," or "Kitchener's School?"

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  • She suggests herself that she can know them better than we do, because she can get the true dimensions and appreciate more immediately the solid nature of a sculptured figure.

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  • This is especially true of her earlier lessons, when her knowledge of language was so slight as to make explanation impossible.

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  • Confucius said, "To know that we know what we know, and that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge."

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  • Undoubtedly, in this case, what is true for one is truer still for a thousand, as a large house is not proportionally more expensive than a small one, since one roof may cover, one cellar underlie, and one wall separate several apartments.

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  • "My dear Princess Catherine Semenovna," began Prince Vasili impatiently, "I came here not to wrangle with you, but to talk about your interests as with a kinswoman, a good, kind, true relation.

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  • Then it is not true that he's married!

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  • Then what we've heard is true: Talon wants his job.

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  • He'd never tried to raise her as a true daughter.

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  • "That is true," agreed the Wizard, "and as the river seems to be flowing in the direction of the Pyramid Mountain it will be the easiest way for us to travel."

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  • "Not only possible, but true," replied Jim, who was gratified by the impression he had created.

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  • And now they would have spared him; but he was true to his promise,-- as soon as the song was finished, he threw himself headlong into the sea.

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  • True, her view of life is highly coloured and full of poetic exaggeration; the universe, as she sees it, is no doubt a little better than it really is.

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  • True, they had eternity to figure each other out, but he didn't want her turning cold like Dusty or jaded like Jule.

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  • "True," he replied and smiled back at her.

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  • Well, that wasn't entirely true.

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  • As a fan of good food, Kiera found Evelyn's words to be quite true.

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  • He watched her throughout the night's activities, seeking to judge whether Mansr's parting words were true.

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  • That part was true.

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  • Do you think this is true?

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  • Well, that wasn't exactly true.

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  • The seeds of the cryptogams or flowerless plants are not true seeds and are properly designated "spores."

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  • Boiamund proposed to assess the tax, not according to the old conventional valuation but on the true value of the benefices at the time of assessment.

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  • The pope insisted upon the tax being collected according to the true value, and Boiamund returned to Scotland to superintend its collection.

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  • It was only at the close of the 19th century that the true cause of malariathe conveyance of the infection by the bite of the Malaria..

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  • With the instinct of a true statesman, he felt the pulse of the people, divined their need for prestige, and their preference for a government heavy-handed rather than lax.

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  • The king, however, remained true to him, and all the conspiracies signally failed.

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  • on the other hand, the polyp .individuals produced by budding may remain permanently in connexion with the parent polyp, in which case sexual elements are never developed on polyp-individuals but only on medusa-individuals, and a true colony is formed.

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  • the youngest polyp of the system is the one nearest to the topmost polyp; and the axis of the system is a true axis.

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  • Such are the " guard-polyps " (machopolyps) of Plumularidae, which are often regarded as individuals of the nature of dactylozoids, but from a study of the mode of budding in this hydroid family Driesch concluded that the guard-polyps were not true polyp-individuals, although each is enclosed in a small protecting cup of the perisarc, known as a nematophore.

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  • (I) True fission or longitudinal division of an individual into two equal and similar daughter-individuals is not common but occurs in Gastroblasta, where it has been described in detail by Arnold Lang [30].

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  • In Cunina parasitica, however, the ovum develops into an actinula, which buds actinulae as before, but only the daughter-actinulae develop into medusae, while the original, parent-actinula dies off; here, therefore, larval budding has led to a true alternation of generations.

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  • In all the abovementioned genera, with the exception of Hydra, the life-cycle is so imperfectly known that their true position cannot be determined in the present state of our knowledge.

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  • In such cases the original parent-actinula does not itself become a medusa, but remains arrested in development and ultimately dies off, so that a true alternation of generations is brought about.

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  • It is true he sets out with a transcendent Deity, and follows Plato in viewing the creation of the cosmos as a process of descent from the more to the less perfect according to the distance from the original self-moving agency.

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  • It is not true, for example, that a fish is a reptile arrested in its development, or that a reptile was ever a fish; but it is true that the reptile embryo, at one stage of its development, is an organism which, if it had an independent existence, must be classified among fishes; and all the organs of the reptile pass, in the course of their development, through conditions which are closely analogous to those which are permanent in some fishes.

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  • But a little consideration showed that, though Lamarck had seized what, as far as it goes, is a true cause of modification, it is a cause the actual effects of which are wholly inadequate to account for any considerable modification in animals, and which can have no influence at all in the vegetable world; and probably nothing contributed so much to discredit evolution, in the early part of the 29th century, as the floods of easy ridicule which were poured upon this part of Lamarck's speculation.

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  • There were no true exemptions before the 11th century (Van Espen, pars iii.

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  • Julie was offended and replied that it was true that a woman needs variety, and the same thing over and over again would weary anyone.

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  • It's true this engagement never was much to my liking.

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  • "Yes, of course that's true," said Pierre with a cheerful smile.

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  • If there were such a thing as a triangle contained by absolutely straight lines, its three angles would no doubt measure what Euclid says; but straight lines and true triangles nowhere exist in reruns natura.

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  • "Very true," declared the Wizard, nodding at her.

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  • The kind uncles and aunts of the race are more esteemed than its true spiritual fathers and mothers.

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  • As for lodging, it is true they were but poorly entertained, though what they found an inconvenience was no doubt intended for an honor; but as far as eating was concerned, I do not see how the Indians could have done better.

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  • He could defend many institutions better than any philosopher, because, in describing them as they concerned him, he gave the true reason for their prevalence, and speculation had not suggested to him any other.

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  • I have rarely met a fellowman on such promising ground--it was so simple and sincere and so true all that he said.

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  • The fruits do not yield their true flavor to the purchaser of them, nor to him who raises them for the market.

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  • Let our lakes receive as true names at least as the Icarian Sea, where "still the shore" a "brave attempt resounds."

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  • But the only true America is that country where you are at liberty to pursue such a mode of life as may enable you to do without these, and where the state does not endeavor to compel you to sustain the slavery and war and other superfluous expenses which directly or indirectly result from the use of such things.

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  • The mortar on them was fifty years old, and was said to be still growing harder; but this is one of those sayings which men love to repeat whether they are true or not.

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  • It is true, we are such poor navigators that our thoughts, for the most part, stand off and on upon a harborless coast, are conversant only with the bights of the bays of poesy, or steer for the public ports of entry, and go into the dry docks of science, where they merely refit for this world, and no natural currents concur to individualize them.

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  • It is true, I fear, that others may have fallen into it, and so helped to keep it open.

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  • Shall we with pains erect a heaven of blue glass over ourselves, though when it is done we shall be sure to gaze still at the true ethereal heaven far above, as if the former were not?

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  • "True enough," answered Nesvitski; "two smart fellows could have done the job just as well."

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  • That is true, but still why didn't you capture him?

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  • True, we have no Prater here...

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  • Murat, seeing that all is lost if the sergeant is allowed to speak, turns to Auersperg with feigned astonishment (he is a true Gascon) and says: 'I don't recognize the world-famous Austrian discipline, if you allow a subordinate to address you like that!'

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  • It is true that it was hot there, he added, modestly.

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  • It's true that all you women are crybabies, remarked Petya, pacing the room with large, resolute strides.

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  • This was quite true, but the count, the countess, and Natasha looked at her reproachfully.

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  • "Well, and are you still true to Boris?" he continued.

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  • If what we hear is true, it is dreadful.

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  • Involuntarily recalling his wife's past and her relations with Dolokhov, Pierre saw clearly that what was said in the letter might be true, or might at least seem to be true had it not referred to his wife.

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  • Yes, if it were true, but I do not believe it.

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  • Denisov, with sparkling eyes and ruffled hair, sat at the clavichord striking chords with his short fingers, his legs thrown back and his eyes rolling as he sang, with his small, husky, but true voice, some verses called "Enchantress," which he had composed, and to which he was trying to fit music:

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  • If it is true that Monsieur Denisov has made you a proposal, tell him he is a fool, that's all!

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  • Not merely is it not hostile to government, but it is a society of true conservatives--a society of gentlemen in the full meaning of that word.

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  • That's true but the electrostatic attraction is something we're just beginning to understand.

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  • It's so pleasant when you understand your true talents and realize your superiority makes you capable of near impossible goals.

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  • As for true abductions; we've located close to fifty.

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  • Then he called his wisest men together and asked them, "Is it really true that the first people in the world were Egyptians?"

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  • We know all this is true because we see signs of it already.

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  • It is true that there is much disagreement over how to achieve these ideals, but the fact remains we want a just society for all.

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  • True, they were broken and stammering syllables; but they were human speech.

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  • Mrs. Hutton is a true and tried friend.

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  • The reports which you have read in the paper about me are not true at all.

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  • It seems almost too good to be true, does it not?

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  • Children, who play life, discern its true law and relations more clearly than men, who fail to live it worthily, but who think that they are wiser by experience, that is, by failure.

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  • In eternity there is indeed something true and sublime.

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  • To read well, that is, to read true books in a true spirit, is a noble exercise, and one that will task the reader more than any exercise which the customs of the day esteem.

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  • Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is also a prison.

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  • "No, on my true word of honor," said Natasha, crossing herself, "I won't tell anyone!" and she ran off at once to Sonya.

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  • Talking of my family affairs he said to me, the chief duty of a true Mason, as I have told you, lies in perfecting himself.

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  • Great Architect of Nature, help me to find the true path out of the labyrinth of lies!

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  • The prospect was so splendid that she hardly believed it would come true, so out of keeping was it with the chill darkness and closeness of the carriage.

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  • Could she, like other women" (Vera meant herself), "love a man once for all and remain true to him forever?

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  • That is what I consider true love.

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  • Yes, that is true, Prince.

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  • It is true that Natasha is still young, but--so long as that?...

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  • "Natalya Ilynichna," Pierre began, dropping his eyes with a feeling of pity for her and loathing for the thing he had to do, "whether it is true or not should make no difference to you, because..."

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  • "Both true and untrue," Pierre began; but Prince Andrew interrupted him.

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  • Is it true that Moscow is called 'Holy Moscow'?

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  • Moscow was burned by its inhabitants, it is true, but by those who had abandoned it and not by those who remained in it.

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  • Apropos, tell me please, is it true that the women have all left Moscow?

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  • It's not true... it's not true...

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  • "Yes, yes, that is really true," Pierre hastily interrupted her.

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  • But it's true that you remained in Moscow to kill Napoleon?

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  • Pierre admitted that it was true, and from that was gradually led by Princess Mary's questions and especially by Natasha's into giving a detailed account of his adventures.

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  • "It's not true, not true!" cried Pierre.

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  • All the views he formed of men and circumstances at this time remained true for him always.

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  • Is it true she's in love with that...

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  • And that is how power is understood by the science of jurisprudence, that exchange bank of history which offers to exchange history's understanding of power for true gold.

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  • Once, when in a room with a lamp dimly lit before the icon Theodosia was talking of her life, the thought that Theodosia alone had found the true path of life suddenly came to Princess Mary with such force that she resolved to become a pilgrim herself.

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  • It was probably the last thing he expected to hear, and yet, he knew it was true.

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  • Even as she thought it, she knew it wasn't true.

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  • I guess it's true.

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  • It was at least partially true.

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  • Was this actually true?

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  • Was it actually true?

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  • Instantly she knew that wasn't true.

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  • Maybe the stories were true.

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  • That's just not true!

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  • What makes you think you're saying is true?

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  • She harbored suspicions as a result of Howie's dreams and wanted to know if they were true.

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  • You know that's not true.

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  • Her world was beginning to spin as she realized her vision had come true.

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  • Damian knew him well enough to know all the tales weren't true.

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  • Worse—he saw in her mind that what she said was true.

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  • It can't be true.

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  • I know you know this isn't true.

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  • This time, they felt true.

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  • That's when I knew what everyone says about old mines being dangerous is true.

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  • If true, the rebellion forming in the underworld needed to be dealt with swiftly and his soul found.

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  • That might be true.

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  • Technically that's true, but maybe she has an angle.

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  • If it was all true, Lori was really messed up.

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  • In that moment, Carmen knew it was true.

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  • Then it was true.

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  • It was true, if not complete in its information.

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  • It was painfully true.

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  • If it was true, he was certainly different than Alex in that way.

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  • Death is the most universal experience possible, true, but it's also the most personal.

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  • Assuming this is true, what was the price?

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  • She didn't want that to be true of Wynn, who had helped her for years.

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  • If what Wynn said was true, Gabriel needed as much time as he could find to figure out how to save her.

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  • "You know that's not true," she said firmly.

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  • She was afraid to ask if it was true what they'd said about him always loving her despite what past-Deidre did.

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  • Wynn, is it true Gabriel can prevent me from dying now?

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  • The reverse is true as well.

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  • This … deal sounded too good to be true.

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  • Was it true what past-Death said about Gabriel?

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  • It was true, and only Andre supported his petition to be recognized as one of the seven sons charged by their father with protecting humanity against the Dark One.

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  • True to his word, they drove less than two blocks before he entered a public parking garage and drove to the bottommost floor and parked in a dark corner with yellow no- parking lines.

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  • True. I still feel when you're upset.

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  • In the darkness of his cell, he admitted this was true, but he also knew no one could've saved his brother but him.

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  • He hadn't wanted them to be true.

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  • "Back off, Kiki," he growled, knowing the words were true.

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  • I'd say that's true, but I don't think him capable of walking away from a duty so great.

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  • True. We are more alike than the others.

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  • True to his word, he stripped off his boots and shirt and lay on top of the covers.

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  • As she thought of Toby, she wondered how much of what Kris said was true.

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  • Kris knew the opposite to be true but said nothing, enjoying the moment of peace.

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  • Rhyn saw enough to see that what his brother said was true.

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  • It was nowhere near as large as their true home but was comfortable and well-maintained, an adequate place for him, his sisters, and now his lifemate.

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  • Until now, the Council has obstructed his efforts, but that is no longer true.

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  • If what Jetr suspected were true, Ne'Rin would do less damage if he didn't know what A'Ran did while away.

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  • A'Ran forced his attention away, certain that this ally was as true as any despite his haste in addressing nishani.

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  • I know it to be true.

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  • If what A'Ran said was true, her presence would stop the suffering of his people.

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  • Mansr's words had all been true.

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  • You're my only true ally of any influence with the Council.

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  • She was making it day to day telling herself neither of those things was true.

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  • That's not true, Martha.

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  • Cynthia gave him a quick look but Effie seemed unaffected by his sharp but true criticism.

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  • To me, the true Annie makes her more human, even more than before.

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  • I'm a tried and true democrat.

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  • Dean took this to suggest Annie's true past remained a secret to the sharp-tongued woman.

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  • A true introduction to Colorado mountain winters, the ones you read about in the books and think are the exaggeration of some faulty memory.

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  • "If she knows the true story about Annie, she's sure keeping it to herself," Fred muttered as he stacked the breakfast dishes.

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  • He tried to convince himself the reason was the burden she carried with her mother's illness, but deep down, he knew that was only partially true.

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  • I'd like to know which version is true.

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  • "Oh, that one," Fred said, realizing Effie was perpetuating the misinformation about Annie Quincy's past, creating Annie the prostitute as a salvageable soul of Reverend and Mrs. Martin, a separate person from the true Boston ancestor.

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  • "She was a big fan of the true Annie Quincy," Fred said.

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  • Jackson possessed a true passion for music.

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  • She knew that wasn't true.

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  • She sobbed, "Because it's true."

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  • None of this made sense, yet it had to be true for him to be this distraught.

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  • He grinned thinking how she would react to his true age.

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  • You think everything wrong with us is your fault, and that is simply not true.

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  • That is still true.

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  • Samantha didn't take her eyes off the flame, That's not necessarily true.

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  • You could have hurt her before realizing she is your one true love.

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  • To my bride, my one true love.

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  • It was true, though.

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  • It was something that had been at the back of her mind all the time, but it wasn't true.

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  • When you didn't deny it, I thought it must be true.

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  • True to his word, he'd removed little from the storage facility.

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  • If what she said were true, the oasis around them was on fire.

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  • "That is true," Ully said.

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  • Straight to Death.  If what Gabe said was true, he was taking her to the only way out of the underworld.  And yet, she feared what that would mean.  Was she supposed to reason with Death?

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  • If that's true, why would Death promise to bring her back?

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  • They whispered conspir­atorially about the "true" identity of the other guests—the beard­ed gentleman on the left, by the palm tree?

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  • Mayer's assessment of Byrne's true abilities were kept to a minimum.

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  • The rumor was true.

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  • She smiled but it seemed more designed to give comfort to Dean than a true indication of her feelings.

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  • Suppose Alfred Nota and his pal Homer's break-in at Collingswood Avenue was just a cover-up and their true mission was to plant a listening device.

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  • "It's true, isn't it?" she said.

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  • It's true, isn't it?

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  • True to form, he showed no reaction to the surprise visitor as he casually flipped on the switch, flooding the room in light.

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  • I didn't plan any of it, but all of a sudden, there you are, every dream you ever imagined staring you smack in the face—unbelievable options—every kid's fantasy come true.

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  • She had always loved horses, and a horse ranch had been a dream she knew would never come true.

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  • That might be true, but for some reason Alex felt he needed to protect her.

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  • That's true, but they do attack humans on occasion.

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  • It was true, but she had never thought of it before.

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  • Those are the things that have true value.

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  • Of course, he couldn't know the true source of her tears...

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  • That was true enough, but maybe it wouldn't happen that way.

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  • Unfortunately, she couldn't think of an explanation that would be true and make him feel better.

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  • If what Lori told him was true, Josh made little to no effort.

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  • You know that isn't true.

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  • It was all too good to be true.

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  • I didn't believe it at first either, but It's true.

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  • The idea invoked the first true emotion she had felt since ...

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  • You know neither is true.

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  • It was true — all of it.

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  • True. Who could they want?

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  • As Darian suspected, the small creature was unwilling to reveal its true intentions.

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  • That can't be true.

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  • Jonny, that's not true.

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  • I don't know what's true about Darian destroying a world, but the Others would do everything they could to destroy ours.

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  • Your true mission here, not to help me but to undermine me?

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  • It may be true.

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  • I wanted it to be true.

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  • I believe now the rumors were true, Darian said, at peace after his trip to the immortal world.

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  • Its words, however, were true.

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  • The demon does not care for him, either, and tells me stories too frightening to be true.

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  • He doubted it to be true - -a queen intent on mating with her equal would say what she needed to in order to convince a slave not to wed her.

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  • His gaze lingered on Vara, and he wondered if the rumors of the widening chasm between him and his father were true.

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  • If what I believe is true, I will find a way to deal with Sirian.

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  • These are true allies, unlike the others?

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  • If what he said were true, she wasn't weaker than her father; the demon was growing stronger.

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  • In my age or yours, this is true.

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  • True to his word, Hilden had posted two guards around the Springs and the barrel.

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  • "This I know to be true," Jaylon agreed.

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  • Her expression confessed that the first statement was true, though.

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  • In a way, that was true.

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  • That might not be true for Alex, though.

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  • It was true that she was more concerned about the safety of others than her own, but wasn't everyone?

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  • I suppose that's true enough.

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  • His exact words weren't important – especially because they weren't true.

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  • "It is true," Felipa interjected.

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  • I don't think that's true, Alondra.

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  • Neither of them had been being true to themselves.

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  • True, but we've never had a pet before.

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  • When he discovered a horse ranch had been her dream, he made it come true.

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  • If his reactions were any indication, the same was true for him.

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  • That's probably true, but it is fun, and you find the most interesting flowers here in the woods.

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  • True to his word, Jonny left Xander's at the fifty-eight minute mark.

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  • We're about to make your dreams come true.

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  • If what Jule said was true, she was already in trouble.

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  • Everything he'd suspected was true: Jessi's enemy was none other than the Black God, who sent her after the only belonging Xander had.

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  • The idea she might really be of interest to someone as enthralling and terrifying as Xander was almost too good to be true.

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  • "You better hope that's not true," Xander said softly, dangerously.

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  • The true method of science which he possessed forced him to condemn as useless the entire form which Schelling's and Hegel's expositions had adopted, especially the dialectic method of the latter, whilst his love of art and beauty, and his appreciation of moral purposes, revealed to him the existence of a transphenomenal world of values into which no exact science could penetrate.

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  • First there were the natural sciences, themselves only just emerging from a confused conception of their true method; especially those which studied the borderland of physical and mental phenomena, the medical sciences; and pre-eminently that science which has since become so popular, the science of biology.

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  • By understanding and combining what was great and valuable in those divided and scattered endeavours, he became the true successor of Leibnitz.

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  • The native idea, which may be true, is that the shorter period occurs in the case of female and the longer in that of male calves.

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  • In habits these rodents appear to be very similar to the true flying-squirrels.

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  • The true home of this deer has never been ascertained, and probably never will be; all the few known specimens now living being kept in confinement - the great majority in the duke of Bedford's park at Woburn, Bedfordshire.

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  • The same is true in the case of a liquid such as water; it can be divided into drops and these again into smaller drops, or into the finest spray the particles of which are too small to be detected by our unaided vision.

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  • One book of the second edition of the Scienza nuova is devoted to "The Discovery of the True Homer."

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  • Why all the cities of Greece dispute the honour of being his birthplace is because the Iliad and the Odyssey are not the work of one, but of many popular poets, and a true creation of the Greek people which is in every city of Greece.

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  • Peter Bayle is severe on certain historical inaccuracies of Davila, and it is true that Davila must be read with due remembrance of the fact that he was not only a Catholic but the especial protege of Catherine de' Medici, but it is not to be forgotten that Bayle was as strongly Protestant.

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  • There appear to be no true distinctive characteristics for these two types.

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  • Only in the descriptions of scenery, which here resemble too much purple patches, does George Sand reveal her true inspiration, the artistic qualities by which she will live.

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  • They reveal to us the true and better side of George Sand, the loyal and devoted friend, the mother who under happier conditions might have been reputed a Roman matron.

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  • It is here that she shows her true originality and by these she will chiefly live.

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  • Some writers, even of good reputation, have held that the blue is the true body colour of the air, or of some ingredient in it such as ozone.

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  • Even with the particles retarding the motion of the aether, the same will be true if, to counterbalance the increased inertia, suitable forces are caused to act on the aether at all points where the inertia is altered.

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  • These three are therefore reckoned as milk-molars, and their successors as premolars, while the last three correspond to the true molars of other mammals.

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  • runs mathematically straight and points almost absolutely true for the Polar star.

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  • A true mushroom is never large in size; its cap very seldom exceeds 4, at most 5 inches.

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  • On being cut or broken the flesh of a true mushroom remains white or nearly so, the flesh of the coarser horse mushroom changes to buff or sometimes to dark brown.

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  • An allied fungus peculiar to woods, with a less fleshy cap than the true mushroom, with hollow stem, and strong odour, has been described as a close ally of the pasture mushroom under the name of A.

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  • Many instances are on record of symptoms of poisoning, and even death, having followed the consumption of plants which have passed as true mushrooms; these cases have probably arisen from the examples consumed being in a state of decay, or from some mistake as to the species eaten.

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  • Many instances are on record where mushroom-beds have been invaded by a growth of strange fungi and the true mushrooms have been ousted to the advantage of the new-comers.

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  • The true mushroom itself is to a great extent a dung-borne species, therefore mushroom-beds are always liable to an invasion from other dung-borne forms. The spores of all fungi are constantly floating about in the air, and when the spores of dung-infesting species alight on a mushroom-bed they find a nidus already prepared that exactly suits them; and if the spawn of the new-comer becomes more profuse than that of the mushroom the stranger takes up his position at the expense of the mushroom.

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  • It is true that Cynthia, whose health appears to have been weak, does not seem to have survived the separation long.

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  • It is now known, however, that they were true Arabs - as the proper names on their inscriptions show - who had come under Aramaic influence.

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  • To measure distances with the Fraunhofer micrometer, the position-circle is clamped at the true position-angle of the star, and the telescope is moved by its slow motions so that the component A of the star is bisected by the fixed wire; the other component B is then bisected by the web, which is moved by the graduated head S.

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  • The double webs composing the sides of the fixed square shall be strictly parallel, and shall form a true square of exactly ten revolutions of the screw on the side.

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  • Or, secondly, the concordat may result from two identical separate acts, one emanating from the pope and the other from the sovereign; this was the form of the first true concordat, that of Worms, in 1122.

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  • They have thus upheld the true contractual nature of concordats and the mutual juridical obligation which results from them.

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  • Occasionally, however, he appears to hold a brief for the defence, and, though the picture is comparatively true, this Life (1871) should be read with caution.

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  • Devoting himself next to optics, he produced memoirs which entitle him to a high place among the early, searchers after a true dynamical theory of light.

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  • Now it is true that the critic must be unconscious of some of the subtlest charms and nicest delicacies of language who would exclude from humorous writing all those impressions and surprises which depend on the use of the diverse sense of words.

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  • Eventually he was able to prove that the biological doctrine of omnis cellula ecellula applies to pathological processes as well as to those of normal growth, and in his famous book on Cellular-pathologic, published at Berlin in 1858, he established what Lord Lister described as the "true and fertile doctrine that every morbid structure consists of cells which have been derived from pre-existing cells as a progeny."

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  • This latter type appears to be the true "tabby"; since that word denotes a pattern like that of watered silk.

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  • He had expressed an opinion that the true art of memory was not to be gained by technical devices, but by a philosophical apprehension of things; and the cardinal de Berulle, the founder of the Congregation of the Oratory, was so struck by the tone of the remarks as to impress upon the speaker the duty of spending his life in the examination of truth.

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  • The story of his disgust when he found that Queen Christina devoted some time every day to the study of Greek under the tuition of Vossius is at least true in substance.'

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  • All conceptions which do not possess these two attributes - of being vivid in themselves and discriminated from all others - cannot be true.

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  • The true physical conception is motion, the ultimate ground of which is to be sought in God's infinite power.

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  • 1 The will, therefore, as being more originative, has more to do with true or false judgments than the understanding.

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  • But we gather that in two directions our reason is bound up with bodily conditions, which make or mar it, according as the will, or central energy of thought, is true to itself or not.

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  • The office of reason is to give a true and distinct appreciation of the values of goods and evils; or firm and determinate judgments touching the knowledge of good and evil are our proper arms against the influence of the passions.3 We are free, therefore, through knowledge: ex magna lute in intellectu sequitur magna propensio in voluntate, and omnis peccans est ignorans.

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  • Perhaps the most interesting proof that bowls is a true Volksspiel is to be found in the fact that it has become municipalized.

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