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  • As usual, he was right.

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  • Felipa was her usual bubbly self.

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  • She opened the refrigerator - milk, eggs, and bacon - the usual supplies.

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  • As usual, her stomach was grumbling for food.

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  • As usual, that thought brought the sting of tears to her eyes.

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  • He had now been for some days in Moscow and was staying as usual at his father's house.

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  • As usual, I'm far ahead of you all.

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  • "That I was being my usual selfish self?" she prompted.

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  • "The usual," he said.

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  • He was dressed in his usual indigo jeans and western shirt.

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  • He looked even more distinguished than usual in his Spanish garb.

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  • After supper, they all spent their usual evening in the family room.

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  • As usual, they were right.

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  • Can I see him? asked Pierre, awkwardly as usual, but unabashed.

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  • He gave the usual nod.

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  • It was late, so he made his usual rounds.

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  • Maybe that was why his response lacked the usual mocking humor.

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  • The shepherd led them gently back to the hut and gave them their usual supper of bread and milk.

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  • When a pause occurred during his short visit, Nicholas, as is usual when there are children, turned to Prince Andrew's little son, caressing him and asking whether he would like to be an hussar.

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  • After the Emperor had left Moscow, life flowed on there in its usual course, and its course was so very usual that it was difficult to remember the recent days of patriotic elation and ardor, hard to believe that Russia was really in danger and that the members of the English Club were also sons of the Fatherland ready to sacrifice everything for it.

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  • He had left Moscow when Boris was a boy of fourteen, and had quite forgotten him, but in his usual impulsive and hearty way he took Boris by the hand with a friendly smile.

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  • No masters of the houses being found anywhere, the French were not billeted on the inhabitants as is usual in towns but lived in it as in a camp.

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  • He crossed the room with his usual grace.

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  • He crossed the room with his usual grace.

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  • "Very well, ikira," he said with his usual stoicism.

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  • In fact, I quietly declare war with the State, after my fashion, though I will still make what use and get what advantage of her I can, as is usual in such cases.

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  • The pond rises and falls, but whether regularly or not, and within what period, nobody knows, though, as usual, many pretend to know.

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  • And I'm gone too; again, not in my usual way of departure.

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  • Mr. Westlake, dressed in his usual dusty and patched attire, pressed Cynthia for the reason behind her unusual reticence.

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  • He thought everyone else was below him and not in the usual way.

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  • "How's my darling?" he asked with his usual indifference.

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  • A few intimate friends were dining with the Rostovs that day, as usual on Sundays.

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  • The church bells everywhere were ringing for service, just as usual on Sundays.

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  • Natasha as usual answered before she had time to think what she would say.

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  • And as usual nothing happened in accord with the disposition.

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  • But there were no dealers with voices of ingratiating affability inviting customers to enter; there were no hawkers, nor the usual motley crowd of female purchasers--but only soldiers, in uniforms and overcoats though without muskets, entering the Bazaar empty-handed and silently making their way out through its passages with bundles.

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  • When Denisov had come to Pokrovsk at the beginning of his operations and had as usual summoned the village elder and asked him what he knew about the French, the elder, as though shielding himself, had replied, as all village elders did, that he had neither seen nor heard anything of them.

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  • Not your usual kidnap victim.

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  • She played with her dolls more than usual, and would have nothing to do with me.

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  • "I'm hungry," he announced in his usual soft manner.

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  • She poured a bowl of cereal, something Martha would have done for herself on a usual day.

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  • Several times she listened at the door, and it seemed to her that his mutterings were louder than usual and that they turned him over oftener.

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  • It is done in all the brothels, and with these words Marya Dmitrievna, turning up her wide sleeves with her usual threatening gesture and glancing sternly round, moved across the room.

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  • We yacked the usual inanities for a few minutes until Howie excused himself to use the bathroom.

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  • We not only lacked an exact time, but the in the turmoil of Martha's delivery, Betsy didn't spot the announcement in her usual timely manner.

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  • My bricks, being second-hand ones, required to be cleaned with a trowel, so that I learned more than usual of the qualities of bricks and trowels.

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  • Napoleon, with his usual assurance that whatever entered his head was right, wrote to Kutuzov the first words that occurred to him, though they were meaningless.

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  • As usual after dinner he was slightly feverish, and his thoughts were preternaturally clear.

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  • Darkyn appeared unwelcoming as usual, his frame rigid and his growl loud enough for Gabriel to hear.

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  • The old man made a departure from his usual routine in honor of his son's arrival: he gave orders to admit him to his apartments while he dressed for dinner.

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  • He hadn't been his usual jocular self for the last three weeks, and now this spontaneous trip to see his parents - and inviting her along?

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  • Business as usual, I see, with Julie as my replacement.

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  • Are you here on leave? he went on in his usual tone of indifference.

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  • Daniel himself felt this, and as usual stood just inside the door, trying to speak softly and not move, for fear of breaking something in the master's apartment, and he hastened to say all that was necessary so as to get from under that ceiling, out into the open under the sky once more.

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  • The only thing that made Princess Mary anxious about him was that he slept very little and, instead of sleeping in his study as usual, changed his sleeping place every day.

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  • Now she's gone, disposed of not in the usual way.

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  • But I soon found that I was cut off from all the usual approaches to the child's heart.

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  • We were quieter than usual as we drove to our destination.

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  • Alpatych entered the innyard at a quicker pace than usual and went straight to the shed where his horses and trap were.

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  • Weekends were private time for all of us and we weren't sure if Howie would adopt the usual routine of doing our own thing.

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  • He swiveled his head, back and forth between sides, unwilling as usual to make a decision.

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  • Instead of using our usual tip line, we conveyed the information directly to Detroit where the abduction took place.

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  • While Molly was her usual quiet self, and perhaps a little nervous, it was obvious she was excited.

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  • Betsy remained down in the dumps over Martha's departure but per usual, she successfully researched the Internet and found directions to eight different camping parks in the area.

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  • Moscow seen from the Poklonny Hill lay spaciously spread out with her river, her gardens, and her churches, and she seemed to be living her usual life, her cupolas glittering like stars in the sunlight.

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  • I was as nervous tonight as usual making the tip call.

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  • As usual, he appeared the least affected by anything that was going on.

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  • As this business was to be entered into without the usual capital, it may not be easy to conjecture where those means, that will still be indispensable to every such undertaking, were to be obtained.

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  • In our most trivial walks, we are constantly, though unconsciously, steering like pilots by certain well-known beacons and headlands, and if we go beyond our usual course we still carry in our minds the bearing of some neighboring cape; and not till we are completely lost, or turned round--for a man needs only to be turned round once with his eyes shut in this world to be lost--do we appreciate the vastness and strangeness of nature.

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  • I gave her a larger piece than usual, and she chuckled and patted herself.

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  • When Saturday's daylight arrived to David Dean's exhausted eyes, the time had slipped past his usual rising hour and voices and footsteps rattled the old timbers of Bird Song.

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  • A man, not the usual wimpy social lady, was the culprit who organized the hasty departure.

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  • David Dean was hanging patriotic bunting by dawn's early light when Cynthia finished setting out the usual assortment of pastries for the guests and joined her husband for the short walk to the Community Center.

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  • The departure left husband Joseph in an even surlier mood than usual, and he growled his way through breakfast.

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  • "But anyone harboring them is breaking the law—especially in my county," Fitzgerald said, the usual venom in his voice.

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  • Supper was picked-at leftovers, and neither felt like socializing with Bird Song's guests, who came and went on their own, without their usual afternoon goodies and conversation.

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  • The Deans rose at their usual early hour.

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  • Most of the lodgers were about their daily activities, with Fred off to the post office, Maria doing her duties with her usual exuberance, and the Deans hovering close by.

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  • As usual, Fred paused for emphasis.

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  • The departure left husband Joseph in an even surlier mood than usual, and he growled his way through breakfast.

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  • Most of the lodgers were about their daily activities, with Fred off to the post office, Maria doing her duties with her usual exuberance, and the Deans hovering close by.

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  • She was speaking as usual in French, and as if after long self-restraint she wished to make up for lost time.

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  • She spent the night of the fourteenth as usual, without undressing, in the room next to the one where the prince lay.

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  • In Petersburg at that time a complicated struggle was being carried on with greater heat than ever in the highest circles, between the parties of Rumyantsev, the French, Marya Fedorovna, the Tsarevich, and others, drowned as usual by the buzzing of the court drones.

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  • Howie was ambivalent as usual while Quinn indicated the choice was Martha's to make.

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  • I was surprised when the recipient of my muffled tip-calls was not the usual person.

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  • One day as we left the library I noticed that she appeared more serious than usual, and I asked the cause.

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  • I determined to go into business at once, and not wait to acquire the usual capital, using such slender means as I had already got.

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  • The very dew seemed to hang upon the trees later into the day than usual, as on the sides of mountains.

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  • They were not time subtracted from my life, but so much over and above my usual allowance.

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  • I warn you, mothers, that my sympathies do not always make the usual phil-anthropic distinctions.

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  • In the fall the loon (Colymbus glacialis) came, as usual, to moult and bathe in the pond, making the woods ring with his wild laughter before I had risen.

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  • The princess as usual spoke smilingly and listened with a laugh.

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  • "How is it," she began, as usual in French, settling down briskly and fussily in the easy chair, "how is it Annette never got married?

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  • He wrote "800 rubles" on a card, but while the waiter filled his glass he changed his mind and altered it to his usual stake of twenty rubles.

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  • There was the usual amount of discussion as to a name for me.

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  • His eyes were rather moist and glittered more than usual, and as he sat in his saddle, wrapped up in his fur coat, he looked like a child taken out for an outing.

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  • Allen had been drinking at the party a little more than usual.

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  • Nothing much. – as usual.

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  • How the dream began, she couldn't remember but she was in his arms and he was gazing down at her, his expression as bland as usual.

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  • She was wrong - as usual.

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  • "You guys will think of something," Howie said, passing back the buck as usual.

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  • We considered the session might take much longer than usual.

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  • Do you treat these calls differently from the usual calls?

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  • I asked her, as if it was business as usual.

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  • Shucks. I was hoping it was back to business as usual.

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  • Ye want the usual?

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  • Sometimes he did this after he'd hit her or screamed at her worse than usual.

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  • It had been the mildest late winter in years and the lack of high country snow had opened the Jeep roads weeks earlier than usual.

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  • "If I make this bone public there'll be a bushel of paper work," Jake said in his usual keep-it-simple fashion.

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  • Alex and Bill had wandered off with Jonathan and the twins, as usual, which left Carmen with Katie and Destiny.

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  • If it weren't for the joy of hearing the usual glowing report, the conference would almost be a waste of time – almost.

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  • Nothing more than usual.

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  • Carmen leaned over and gave Alex the usual kiss and then paused, staring down at him.

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  • She leaned over to give him the usual kiss.

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  • Instead of his usual pleased smile, he simply turned back to Jonathan.

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  • Duty first, as usual.

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  • Deidre sensed his anger, though his movements were as controlled and purposeful as usual.

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  • Her longtime friend was impossible to read, as usual, and she saw the similarity in features between him and Andre.

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  • As usual, the next stop filled the train, and she looked with some irritation at a five-year-old who shoved by her legs to stand next to the window beside her.

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  • As usual, the phone rang until her voicemail picked up.

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  • "I'll make it less painful than usual," the pale man said.

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  • "You look worse than usual," he observed.

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  • As usual, Katie felt a twinge of jealousy at the sight of her sister that only grew when Giovanni—Hannah.s handsome fiancé—circled the car to take her arm and lead her to the stairs to the castle.

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  • He didn.t want her storming out as usual when he said something wrong.

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  • At Tamer.s height and built like a tank, there had never been anything soft about Death.s assassin, but he seemed more distant than usual.

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  • You.re here to watch over Toby, as usual?

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  • Kiera took her usual chair, and Romas ruffled her hair as he passed her.

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  • Yeah. The usual, I guess.

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  • Evelyn appeared serene and perfect, as usual.

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  • She was cheerful as usual and brought Kiera a set of clean clothing.

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  • It felt heavier than usual already.

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  • Rather, more so than you do me, given your usual behavior.

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  • He appeared hard and strong as usual.

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  • If she's kept him up all night, he'll be more of a morning bear than usual.

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  • Fred The Bear joined them, later than usual, and confirmed their speculation.

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  • It was business as usual.

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  • The sky was a deeper blue, the green of the spruce and pine even darker than usual against the incredible white blanket that reflected the sun so brightly one was forced to squint or wear sunglasses.

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  • Just as batch number three of muffins was ready, Effie stuck her head in the kitchen, looking over her shoulder, even more nervously than usual.

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  • Later, in that languid time between lovemaking and the usual surrender to sleep, Cynthia remained awake.

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  • It was colder than usual, with the sun obscured by clouds, portending the accuracy of a forecast of snow.

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  • "Claire is writing up her notes about Mrs. Martin," she said in her usual shy fashion.

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  • Then she added, But she didn't sound her usual self.

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  • She'd like to kill the...she used a term very uncommon to her usual vocabulary.

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  • Not only did the intensifying snow make climbing even more dangerous than usual, but Shipton's accident had cloaked a pall over everyone's activities.

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  • The return trip from Grand Junction had taken Dean twice the usual two hours, a slalom of ditched autos, snow plows, ice and stopped traffic.

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  • Gladys Turnbull was sleeping late, as usual.

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  • It was after eight, long past his usual wake-up time.

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  • It was going down as usual.

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  • Dean read before going to bed, earlier than usual.

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  • You're just not up to your usual detective-sharpness so I'm taking on the bulk of this here investigation.

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  • Dean wasn't thinking at near his usual high level.

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  • The usual forty-five minute trip took little more than a half hour.

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  • Claire, in her usual manner, said nothing as she departed, but Effie had flustered and hovered about, asking detailed questions about Annie as soon as her sister was out of ear-shot.

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  • The day was overcast and absent the warming glow of the sun, felt colder than usual.

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  • Jackson sat at the piano while Sarah found her usual chair, and grabbed a throw pillow to hug.

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  • He opened the door before she made it half way up the walk, and as usual she left him breathless.

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  • Actually, I was considering a departure from my usual costume.

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  • This is going to be a lot more cumbersome than my usual costume.

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  • That's because your usual costume isn't a costume at all.

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  • He held her hand, noting that she felt warmer than usual.

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  • Upon entering the music room, she grabbed her throw pillow, sat in her usual chair and cooed, "Pleeeeze do that one about the clouds, the one you always lock the door for?"

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  • Josh strolled across the room and glanced down at her - misreading her expression, as usual.

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  • As usual, you deliver.

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  • He didn't think his abruptness any more clipped than usual, but Dan would knew the difference.

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  • He had awakened a few moments before the usual time, ordinarily a good sign, but after rubbing open his eyes, he discovered it was a white day, hazy and sultry, without a speck of blue in the sky.

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  • Jeffrey Byrne had telephoned home in early evening, his usual practice when he was traveling on business trips.

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  • It was the usual swing down to Norfolk.

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  • The top drawer contained the usual assortment of pens, pencils and paperclips.

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  • The trip would make for a 15-hour tour but it would certainly break up the usual routine.

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  • Rita had returned and Harrigan was knee-deep in paper work, smiling as usual, but looking as if his heart wasn't in it. ita Angeltoni was the sloppiest woman Dean had ever known.

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  • Randy Byrne was in his usual place at shortstop, but the young man was much more subdued than the last time Dean had seen him play.

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  • But his play was as sharp as usual as he handled a hard ground ball to his left, cleanly gunning the runner out by three steps.

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  • Murder seems a real stretch, given lack of motive—nothing missing, no evidence or anything else usual to a homicide.

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  • Plus we don't have the usual nice little note saying, 'See you in the next life, honey.

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  • Ol' Vinnie was being, as usual, a pain in the butt.

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  • It's not business as usual.

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  • Dean was out of the house before Fred arose and the morning passed uneventfully with Dean, Harrigan and Tom DeLeo addressing the usual assortment of Parkside offenses.

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  • Harrigan, smiling as usual, was anxious to get home to his new wife and turned down Dean's offer of a beer.

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  • He was resigned to quietly reading a book until Mrs. Porter the housekeeper showed up a day early, accommodating a family wedding, and Dean's peace began competing with the sounds of a vacuum cleaner and Mrs. Porter's radio music, even worse junk than Fred's usual selections.

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  • It was Thursday evening and Dean showered and drove over to Ethel Rosewater's luxury apartment where the preliminaries seemed to move along even quicker than usual.

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  • His shirt and tie were in place as usual and Mrs. Lincoln was curled up on the bath mat at his feet, fast asleep.

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  • When Dean replaced the phone and glanced up, the tall figure of Jonathan Winston was standing next to his desk, smiling down and, as usual, impeccably dressed.

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  • Dean explained he'd promised Cynthia Byrne a report, detailed beyond the usual, in an effort to help her in obtaining a death certificate.

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  • Jonathan Winston accepted the thanks of the officers with his usual grace and digni­ty.

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  • Dean spent the balance of Friday wading through paperwork, a chore made more depressing than usual because yesterday's driz­zle had given birth to a storybook spring day.

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  • As usual, Alex went for quality, not show... and sentiment.

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  • Her concerns were unfounded, as usual.

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  • As they reached the door, he allowed her to exit first in his usual chivalrous way.

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  • As usual, his western shirt was tucked neatly into crisp indigo jeans.

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  • What was so terrible that he couldn't come out with it in his usual candid manner?

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  • Mums greeted her with the usual warmth.

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  • He turned and trudged across the corral, his shoulders were slumped and his walk lacked its usual spring.

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  • The air around her felt thicker than usual.

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  • I survived, as usual.

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  • Supper was the usual savory cuisine and pleasant conversation.

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  • It wasn't unusual for him to unwind after a trip by taking a ride and Carmen accepted it with the usual grace.

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  • As she met that sweet chocolate gaze, her pulse did the usual dance.

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  • He managed the attitude of the Cha Cha without the usual extreme movement of the hips.

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  • Felipa was her usual bubbly self and everyone from the twins to the guests was enjoying her antics.

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  • Gerald mounted in his usual awkward style and followed her.

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  • His deep voice had the usual effect on her pulse.

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  • The trip back to Arkansas was uneventful with the exception of the fact that Alex was more gallant than usual.

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  • Hamburgers, hot dogs, onion rings, French fries - you know, the usual fast food stuff.

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  • Inexplicable relief overshadowed the usual annoyance at that idea.

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  • As he strode around the car to the driver's side with his usual grace, it struck her that Denton never looked so nice in casual clothes.

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  • You were being a jerk – as usual.

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  • Xander rose, more restless than usual.

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  • He spent most of the night up with the woman in his bed then fell asleep after he fed from her, content and sated, as usual.

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  • The blonde came down the stretch of beach, wearing even less than usual.

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  • The usual variations in habit that characterize plant-feeding insects are exhibited by the Thysanoptera some species being found only on one particular food-plant, while others thrive indifferently on a large assortment.

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  • de Saussure made the third ascent, memorable in many respects, and was followed a week later by Colonel Beaufoy, the first Englishman to gain the top. These ascents were all made from Chamonix, which is still the usual starting point, though routes have been forced up the peak from nearly every side, those on the Italian side being much steeper than that from Chamonix.

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  • The first set relate as usual to the hour of commencement, the second to the hours of occurrence of lightning causing fires.

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  • The varnish to fix the webs is applied, not on the surface T as is usual, but on a bevel for the purpose,' the position of the webs depending on their tension to keep them in their furrows.

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  • Shaftesbury, with fifteen other peers, petitioned the king that it might as usual be held in the capital.

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  • In one day all the usual orders were conferred on him, and even the great preacher Massillon consented to take part in the ceremonies.

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  • His friend Beeckman lent him a copy of Galileo's work, which he glanced through in his usual manner with other men's books; he found it good, and " failing more in the points where it follows received opinions than where it diverges from them."

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  • There were also the usual decuriones (town councillors) and Augustales.

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  • 2, 3) to bring this statement into accord with the usual way of reckoning in the book: the "thirtieth" year, he explains, is the fifth year of the captivity of Jehoiachin.

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  • With another form of gas stove coke is used in place of the perforated asbestos; the fire is started with the gas, which, when the coke is well alight, may be dispensed with, and the fire kept up with coke in the usual way.

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  • 12 the cylinder is placed in proximity to the boiler; this is the usual and most effective method, but it may be placed some distance away if desired.

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  • With " very hard " water this deposit may require removal every three months; in London it is usual to clean out the boiler every six months and the cylinders and tanks at longer intervals.

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  • His usual signature was "Jhone Neper," but in a letter written in 1608, and in all deeds signed after that date, he wrote "Jhone Nepair."

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  • As in every western city, particularly those in mining regions whose sites attained speculative values, Denver had grave problems with " squatters " or " landjumpers "in her early years; and there was the usual gambling and outlawry, sometimes extra-legally repressed by vigilantes.

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  • For higher and professional education there are two national universities at Buenos Aires and Cordoba, and three provincial universities, at La Plata, Santa Fe and Parana, which comprise faculties of law, medicine and engineering, in addition to the usual courses in arts and science.

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  • This law naturally made a deep impression on military Europe, not merely because the period of color service was reducedGermany had taken this step years beforebut because of the almost entire absence of the usual exemptions.

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  • The non-commissioned officers are, as usual in universal service armies, drawn partly from men who voluntarily enlist at a relatively early age, and partly from men who at the end of their compulsory period of service are re-engaged.

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  • It has the usual rectangular plan, with several pretty squares and straight, clean, well-paved streets.

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  • The small pouch, supported by the usual epipubic bones, opens backwards.

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  • Cleitarchus, who can scarcely have visited the place himself, with his usual recklessness of statement, confounded the tombs behind the palaces with those of Nakshi Rustam; indeed he appears to imagine that all the royal sepulchres were at the same place.

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  • 23-26, the age is given as twenty-five, but twenty became usual and recurs in Ezra iii.

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  • When, in accordance with the usual methods of Hebrew genealogical history, the Levites are defined as the descendants of Levi, the third son of Jacob by Leah (Gen.

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  • The bones are delicately formed, and there is the lack of calf usual in black races.

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  • The country passed through was mostly of a forbidding character, except where the Kimberley district was entered, and the expedition suffered even more than the usual hardships.

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  • The Chinese were hard-working and had the usual fortune attending those who work hard.

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  • The interior consists of the usual pair of vaulted corridors.

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  • The pre-Socratics may be classed as naïve materialists in this sense; though, as at that early period the contrast between matter and spirit had not been' fully realized and matter was credited with properties that belong to life, it is usual to apply the term hylozoism to the earliest stage of Greek metaphysical theory.

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  • During the summer it is a place of considerable resort for the sake of its waters - saline, chalybeate and sulphur - and it possesses the usual accessories of pump-rooms, baths and a recreation ground.

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  • In his attitude towards Arabi, the would-be saviour of Egypt, Abd-ul-Hamid showed less than his usual astuteness, and the resulting consolidation of England's hold over the country contributed still further to his estrangement from Turkey's old ally.

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  • At an earlier date, however, it was usual to anoint the dead.

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  • From the first, however, it had a military significance, and its usual Latin translation was miles, although minister was often used.

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  • The usual attributes of Silenus were the wine-skin (from which he is inseparable), a crown of ivy, the Bacchic thyrsus, the ass, and sometimes the panther.

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  • - (Families of instruments are connected by a brace.) Strings: as usual, but subject to minutely complex grouping.

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  • Where high speed lowering is not required it is usual to employ a reversing motor and keep it always in gear.

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  • In steam cranes it is usual to work all the motions from one double cylinder engine.

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  • This was usual in child marriages.

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  • The repair being thus completed, the various mark buoys are picked up, and the ship returns to her usual station.

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  • c, where the traffic is small it is usual to make one wire serve several stations.

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  • In such cases it is usual to employ a local battery to produce the signals, and to close the local battery circuit by means of a relay working.

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  • The usual working speed is from 100 to 120 words per minute.

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