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wanting

wanting

wanting Sentence Examples

  • Betsy looked at her, as if wanting to hear more.

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  • Deidre squeezed her eyes closed, not wanting to see Darkyn response and afraid his anger might be directed at her.

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  • How could she blame him for wanting to smile?

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  • She stared into her cup, not wanting to say anything that would add fuel to the torch she suspected he was carrying for her.

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  • That's what I've been wanting to tell you.

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  • I wanted you to tell me that wasn't your sole reason for wanting to get married.

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  • She fought back tears, not wanting to cry in front of him.

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  • Fritz and Royce were squatted close to the fire, probably not wanting to get far from the food.

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  • What do you think I've been going through lately... wanting to tell you, wanting to hold you in my arms - not knowing if you felt the way I did.

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  • The other guests, embarrassed to see their host so humiliated and wanting no part of a Dawkins brawl, murmured excuses and toddled off to bed.

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  • The oven timer buzzed, and she turned away from Toni, not wanting to deal with him any longer.

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  • "They didn't hurt me," she said, not wanting to think about what he planned to do.

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  • "They didn't hurt me," she said, not wanting to think about what he planned to do.

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  • He squeezed it, not wanting to let her go.

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  • "I did go through it," he said, not wanting to disturb emotions he'd buried long ago.

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  • Dusty looked at Bianca, not wanting to send her away before talking to her.

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  • He strode toward the end of the alley, wanting out of the rain as much as he wanted to talk to the intriguing woman over his shoulder.

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  • He was hurt" she rushed on, not wanting to admit how, "but he's safe for now."

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  • She eyed it nervously, not wanting to venture past the safety of the bedroom.

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  • She shivered, not wanting to know what Talon planned.

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  • He was alive, after all, and there was some good to him for wanting to make things right.

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  • Yully Hughes stayed in her room, where her father told her to, not wanting to upset him.

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  • She bit his neck gently, not wanting to hurt him despite the strange dream and hunger in her body screaming to be filled.

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  • "A servant," Deidre said, not wanting them to hurt the poor girl.

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  • Deidre swallowed hard, wanting to chase after him but unsettled by his anger and the changes in him.

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  • Lisa hesitated, not wanting to alarm her friend with the details.

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  • I can understand you not wanting to invest the money for a car, but what's wrong with accepting a ride now and then?

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  • And I don't blame you for wanting to live on the ranch.

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  • She looked away, wanting nothing more than to disappear.

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  • Dean cursed himself for not wanting to talk to the redheaded deputy, who would have been infinitely preferable to this obnoxious jerk.

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  • Sonya had not seen anything, she was just wanting to blink and to get up when she heard Natasha say, "Of course she will!"

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  • She shrugged, not wanting to discuss the matter with him, but determined not to hurt his feelings.

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  • No, Bordeaux had only one reason for wanting to marry Cassie - the ranch.

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  • I staggered back to my room, away from the contented people playing around the pool, not wanting them to see me in tears.

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  • Bianca watched her, wanting to scream at her to stay.

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  • He smoothed her bouncy curls, wanting to let his hands continue down her body.

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  • She held her breath, not wanting to draw the attention of either creature.

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  • She waited until the vamps were gone before going to the gym, not wanting to tempt any of them to attack her while she was half-naked and distracted.

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  • Sofia retreated to her room, not wanting to fight more with Jake.

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  • He kneaded her breasts, wanting nothing better than to suckle her until she cried out in ecstasy.

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  • Not wanting to be around to hear Claire get her way, Sofia climbed onto the edge of Damian's balcony and stretched upward toward the ledge running around the mansion.

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  • She shook out the sexual energy running through her and turned on a light, not wanting to be alone in the dark while the dead man in her thoughts began to sob once more.

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  • She'd struggled with Claire, wanting to spare him the pain he'd unleashed on her.

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  • She hugged herself, wanting to throw her arms around him but knowing he was in as an approachable of a mood as Dustin.

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  • She couldn't think about such things without wanting to break down and weep.

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  • She shivered, not wanting to imagine what Darkyn was capable of or how hard it might be to outmaneuver him to leave Hell.

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  • She rolled away from him, not wanting to cry in front of him but unable to prevent the tears that were starting to form.

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  • He scared her, and she touched him instinctively, wanting his cool energy to help calm her emotions.

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  • She hesitated, though, not wanting to walk into another trap of Harmony's death dealers.

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  • She tasted sweet and saucy, like the woman herself, her heat, scent and silky skin filling his senses in a way that left him wanting more of her.

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  • She pushed at the black wall again, wanting to remember.

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  • With not trusting her but wanting to without understanding why.

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  • She was honest about wanting to help him and about how she felt.

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  • He cupped one of her cold cheeks in his hand, wanting to warm her up in whatever way it took.

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  • She listened, not wanting to cry or acknowledge the level of pain she put him through for so long.

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  • Gabriel watched her, wanting to verify that she didn't fear the creature she was trapped with.

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  • She turned away from him, wanting to be alone.

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  • I think he feels guilty for wanting to leave his dying girlfriend.

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  • He released her, not wanting to make this worse.

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  • Making love to her, wanting her dead, saving her life, walking away.

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  • She swallowed hard, not wanting to break down in front of them.

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  • "No, I'd have one anyway," she said, not wanting to admit she didn't think the skinny youth could've caught her anyway.

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  • The history they related to her, however, left her wanting to cry.

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  • No reassurance he'd be able to get past their history, no expression of wanting to be with her.

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  • Not wanting anyone to interfere with her plan for air, she drew a deep breath and asked the portal system to take her outside the stone fortress.

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  • She quickened her pace, not wanting to end up the dinner of some demon before she had a chance to try to plan an escape.

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  • He found himself lingering, wanting to feel a little less alone.

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  • The air was chilly, but she left the window open to the street sounds and the cold, wanting to feel normal.

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  • She feared asking him, not wanting to tip him off that she was plotting.

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  • She stood and glared at him, wanting to cry, scream, and sleep all at once.

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  • Wanting to give his friend, Rhyn, a moment of peace with his dead-dead parents, he waited until Rhyn was gone before withdrawing from the shadows.

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  • She trailed with a shiver, wanting to make sure her sister was truly safe before leaving.

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  • He clenched his fists, not wanting to think about Sasha or Kris or how quickly he, too, could have the tables turned on him as he had done to Sasha.

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  • She stood abruptly and crossed to the bathroom, wanting to be alone.

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  • He.d paced in front of her chamber at some point every day for three weeks, wanting to tell her something, anything, to make her want to stay.

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  • His whole body shaking, he tried to calm himself and withdrew, wanting to wipe away the taint of Sasha.s blood from his clothing and skin.

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  • Jade hesitated, not wanting to go near Sasha.s body.

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  • She trailed it, wanting nothing more than two minutes of relative peace so she could summon a portal.

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  • He fought with unrestrained fury, not wanting to stop and think of the most ridiculous thought ever to cross his mind.

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  • Katie tried to suppress it, not wanting to offend her friend, but it escaped.

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  • Rhyn watched, not wanting to leave for fear of being alone.

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  • Katie tried to concentrate on the words, wanting to help Rhyn before it was too late.

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  • She wandered back to the safety of her room, wanting paper and pencils, her favorite jeans … anything familiar to comfort her.

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  • He was torn between wanting to confront Ne'Rin and demand he make his sister an honorable woman and laughing out loud to know that he had chosen a nishani capable of healing his planet, his people.

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  • Kiera waited for him to speak, wanting to hide somewhere until she could think straight.

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  • Her heart fluttered at his words, and she grew excited about him wanting the type of relationship like she'd drawn, until she saw him fumbling with the page as if to pull it free.

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  • He found himself wanting his nishani to gaze at him as she did in the image.

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  • She paused inside the door, not wanting to deal with anything else.

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  • She stopped within full view of Jetr and waited, not wanting to draw the attention of the entire Council to her.

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

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  • Alarm clocks ringing in the middle of the night, ghosts walking around, everyone hopping into someone else's bed, half the people wanting to kill the other half!

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  • He adlibbed a ridiculous story of wanting do a magazine piece on Shipton and began to flatter the listener, saying he was recommended as a prime source of accurate information.

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  • He kept wanting to see her face but was unable to do so.

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  • Only silence remained as he lay there, wanting to escape from all that was happening, surrender in the peace of sleep, but even sleep eluded him.

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  • They didn't say anything about still wanting to talk to you.

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  • He could picture her sitting there, listening to the ringing telephone, but not wanting to answer it.

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  • Once past that, the last hurdle was the human wanting to be turned.

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  • He was becoming both frustrated and hungry, and couldn't remember ever wanting a woman so fiercely.

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  • He felt torn between wanting to shake her and scream, 'Tell me!' and wanting to take her in his arms to comfort her.

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  • Now, that my friend is a good reason for wanting to turn.

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  • He considered fighting the hunger, not wanting to disturb Elisabeth who slept soundly with her head on his chest.

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  • That evening, Jackson and Elisabeth stayed up late as they had for the previous full moon, neither wanting to waste precious time together sleeping.

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  • There's nothing wrong with wanting to be cherished and protected.

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  • She hesitated, as if wanting to elaborate and then shrugged.

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  • Obviously he wanted to forget his earlier remark about wanting her.

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  • It was as if they were one person, clinging to each other - neither wanting to be the first to end the embrace.

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  • A lot of men started out not wanting children, but when they saw their own children it was another story.

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  • She gazed into his eyes, wanting desperately to tell him to stay.

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  • She dreaded entering, wanting a moment of peace before being confined within the spartanly furnished room with the manic Arnie Smith.

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  • She rubbed her face and considered ignoring her instinct, wanting to give the high-level government members the benefit of the doubt.

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  • She sat down to plot, not wanting to think what would happen if she failed to deliver the Horsemen somewhere safe or how much her Guardian would despise her once she acted.

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  • Brady shook his head, wanting nothing more than to return to the sparring ring.

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  • His hands roamed her body, and she returned his hot kisses, wanting him with the same lust she felt from him.

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  • She knocked and inched away, not wanting to find her neighbor and dog dead.

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  • Laser fire chased them across the sky, and he gripped the edge of the open bay tightly, not wanting another fall from the sky.

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  • Hannah's pretty eyes grew dark.  Kris kissed her on the forehead, not wanting his mate to worry, even if he didn't know what would happen once he and Kiki left for the underworld.

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  • Kris didn't answer, not wanting to think of how that conversation would go with the deity.  He tested his power again.  Kiki was right; they had none.

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  • Kris pursed his lips, wanting to release the curses coiled on his tongue.  He looked her over.  She'd at least worn sturdy shoes, long pants and shirt.  She was in decent shape, slender and toned from Pilates and the gym.

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  • You sound … wanting.  You never wondered what other people did, since you were always working?

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  • Toby was wrestling with a bush and didn't respond.  Katie breathed deeply and pushed forward, wanting very much to stop and sleep but suspecting she'd never awaken if she did.  She didn't have enough food cubes to drive off more than one more demon attack.  They'd have to find Rhyn and Gabe fast.

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  • Gabe and a few other assassins in black fought off hordes of demons.  Surprised, Rhyn launched into the melee with his dagger.  He slashed through several demons before the creatures realized he was there.  Wanting to keep them off balance, he morphed into his demon form and shredded the creatures with talons and fangs as deadly as theirs.

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  • He turned away, not wanting to care about the cost of getting his mate back.

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  • Dean found himself wanting to say "scoop."

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  • After he's gone missing, I can buy wanting to know what's going on back home but a month before he skips is too soon.

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  • There's nothing sick about wanting a man to take care of you.

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  • Not wanting to get the mess on his shirt, she resisted the urge to hug him.

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  • Alex had watched in silence as she struggled with the issue of wanting a baby.

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  • She gazed up at him, wanting to beg him not to go, but they had been all over that and it would only annoy him.

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  • Carmen waited for him to decide to leave, but he stood there as if wanting to talk.

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  • Not wanting to abandon Lori, she did nothing.

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  • It reminded her of what Katie had said about other women wanting him.

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  • Again Katie's words about other women wanting Alex came to mind.

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  • Not the least of which was Katie's comment about someone else wanting Alex.

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  • He'd grudgingly gone on the hunting trip, not wanting to leave Claire behind by herself.

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  • Not wanting to ruin their morning, Darian took her into his arms.

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  • He missed one strike, and she pulled the punch, not wanting to hurt him despite her anger.

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  • Jenn held his gaze, wanting with all her heart to convince him to walk away from her here, now.

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  • He pulled the necklace Jenn had taken from the immortal world and rose, wanting to see why it was so special to her.

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  • Darian rose, not wanting to leave when his family was in danger.

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  • He Traveled to them, wanting to blow off some of the emotional build-up and kill those that threatened everyone around him.

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  • Jenn resisted the urge to leave, wanting to pretend things were as normal as possible between them.

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  • Jenn pretended to be more disoriented than she was, wanting to catch him by surprise and Travel before he caught her.

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  • She yanked her hands free and stumbled around him, wanting to flee.

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  • Darian closed his eyes and watched the discordant memories flickering through her mind, not wanting her to suffer alone.

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  • He left her mind alone, not wanting to intrude now that she was calmer.

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  • Darian started towards the stairwell then stopped, not wanting to disturb Jenn after their long night.

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  • She bit her lip, not wanting to make yet another scene in front of the waiting warriors.

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  • "I learned to fight in the dark," was all he said, not wanting to invite more questions by mentioning his time in the catacombs.

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  • He went grudgingly, not wanting to deal with what awaited him.

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  • He rose and tossed the book away, wanting to distance his thoughts from the monsters that had condemned generation after generation of warlords with the beast.

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  • He gritted his teeth, not wanting to think of how long she'd cut herself to gather so much.

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  • Taran bit his tongue, wanting more than anything to refuse.

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  • That was what he was wanting to hear about, anyway.

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  • If you're serious about wanting to see someone again, you'd better give them a good night kiss they'll remember.

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  • He placed the cloak over her body and covered her face, not wanting to get dirt in her dark hair.

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  • Brandon clutched his hands together across from Jessi, as if wanting to hug his sister but unwilling to make such a gesture.

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  • He pushed the memory out of her mind, not wanting to have the discussion again.

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  • Jessi bit her tongue, not wanting to get into a pissing match with her cousin.

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  • She dropped the hands acting as a barrier between them, wanting to feel the comfort he offered, and rested her hands against his chest.

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  • Not wanting to deal with him at all, she took the coffee out to the porch and left, even more irritated to see he wore the necklace she desperately needed to steal.

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  • Jessi fought the sensations, not wanting to lose control, especially to him.

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  • Ashley's eyes glowed, and Jessi hated herself for wanting to leave or prevent her cousin from ever seeing Xander again, when it clearly made her happy.

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  • Jessi's sudden change of heart about wanting to go out tonight made more sense after Jenn's warning.

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

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  • Jessi hurried after him, not wanting to be alone in the scary place.

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  • Jessi breathed in his scent, wanting to feel the safety of his arms once more but torn by her situation.

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  • She was already too far involved with him, and she couldn't help wanting so much more.

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  • He held her gaze for a long moment, not wanting the moment to end.

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  • She tripped over something, caught herself, and continued, not wanting to be there when the Other returned.

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  • The Other was staring at the necklace, obviously wanting to snatch it but aware of whatever spell was on it that prevented anyone from touching it.

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  • Hugging herself, she sensed the magic in the air and moved back a few steps, not wanting to be caught up in the purple crossfire.

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  • Much in this direction is said by Lotze in various passages of his writings; anything complete, however, on the subject is wanting.

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  • Burmann was rather a compiler than a critic; his commentaries show immense learning and accuracy, but are wanting in taste and judgment.

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  • Her husband, though he afterwards deteriorated, seems at that time to have been neither better nor worse than the Berrichon squires around him, and the first years of her married life, during which her son Maurice and her daughter Solange were born, except for lovers' quarrels, were passed in peace and quietness, though signs were not wanting of the coming storm.

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  • We thus have two classes of tombs in connexion with the nuraghi, and if these were to be held to be tombs also, habitations would be entirely wanting.'

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  • Instead of these are cats with more or less abbreviated tails, showing in greater or less degree a decided kink or bend near the tip. In other cases the tail is of the short curling type of that of a bulldog; sometimes it starts quite straight, but divides in a fork-like manner near the tip; and in yet other instances it is altogether wanting, as in the typical Manx cats.

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  • But other annoyances were not wanting from unfaithful disciples and unsympathetic critics.

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  • Each problem was something unique; the elements of transition from one to another were wanting; and the next step which mathematics had to make was to find some method of reducing, for instance, all curves to a common notation.

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  • There are two conjugations; the passive formation, now wanting inmost Indo-European languages, has been retained, as in Greek; thus kerko-iy, " I seek," forms kerko-n -em, " I am sought."

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  • Some of the latter were either not conquered by the Israelites until long after the invasion, or, if conquered, were not held by Levites; and names are wanting of places in which priests are actually known to have lived.

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  • They are brief, yet not wanting in that element of practical edification on which Chrysostom lays special weight as characteristic of the Antiochenes.

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  • Rome was still wanting.

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  • They are agglutinative in nature, show hardly any signs of syntactical growth though every indication of long etymological growth, give expression to only the most direct and the simplest thought, and are purely colloquial and wanting in the modifications always necessary for communication by writing.

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  • the infection of rats and mice with disease bacilli, or of locusts with insect-killing Fungi, and signs of the successful carrying out of such measures are not wanting.

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  • Evidence is not wanting, however, that the cytoplasm must be regarded as, fundamentally, a semifluid, homogeneous substance in which by its own activity, granules, vacuoles, fibrils, &c., can be formed as secondary structures.

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  • Some species, such as Anemone alpine, which are wanting in the Arctic flora of the Old World, he thinks must have reached Europe by way of Greenland from north-east America.

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  • All these are wanting in the Pacific area, though there are indications in its gold-bearing gravels that it once possessed them.

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  • The Mediterranean, however, has apparently been a barrier to the southward passage of the arcto-alpine flora which is totally wanting on the Atlas.

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  • The so-called oaks of Australia are Casuarma, which also occurs in New Caledonia, but is wanting in New Zealand.

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  • While so many conspicuous Australian elements are wanting in New Zealand, one-eighth of its flora belongs to South American genera.

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  • Melastomaceae, copiously represented in tropical America, are more feebly so in Peru and wholly wanting in Chile.

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  • Owing to the small size of the olfactory lobes the anterior arms of the latter commissure are wanting.

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  • It is therefore just as much the business of the zoogeographer, who wishes to arrive at the truth, to ascertain what groups of animals are wanting in any particular locality (altogether independently of its extent) as to determine those which are forthcoming there.

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  • Even in the middle ages there were not wanting those - the St Victors, Bonaventura - who sought to vindicate mystical if not moral redemption as the central thought of Christianity.

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  • From most of the other Gnostic sects, with the exception perhaps of the JewishChristian Gnosticism, he is distinguished by the fact that with him the figure of the fallen female god (Sophia Achamoth), and, in general, the idea of a fall within the godhead is entirely wanting.

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  • On account of the great extension of the metathorax and the haunches of the large hindlegs, the first abdominal sternite is wanting, and the second is - the stylets.

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  • Close to a transverse fold near the base of the wing, the median nervure divides into branches which extend to the wing-margin; there is a second transverse fold near the tip of the wing, and cross nervures are altogether wanting.

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  • In some cases this may prove to be true, but in most evidence to that effect is wanting.

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  • interests were sacrificed to that of making Russia a great military power, the guardian of order in Europe and the predominant factor in the Eastern Question, had been tried and found wanting.

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  • - Explanations of sacrifice, as of other rites, are naturally not wanting among the peoples who have practised or still practise it; but they are often of the nature of aetiological myths and give no clue to the original meaning.

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  • Cyprian had none of that character which makes the reading of Tertullian, whom he himself called his magister, so interesting and piquant, but he possessed other qualities which Tertullian lacked, especially the art of presenting his thoughts in simple, smooth and clear language, yet in a style which is not wanting in warmth and persuasive power.

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  • The other structural characters of the Order may be briefly summarized as: - mouth-parts adapted for piercing and sucking, or for suction alone, and consisting of a proboscis formed of the labium, and enclosing modifications of the other usual parts of the mouth, some of which, however, may be wanting; a thorax fused into a single mass; and legs with five-jointed tarsi.

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  • There are only two genders and two numbers: the neuter gender is entirely wanting, and the dual number is not recognized in Syriac grammar, though there are plain traces of it in the language.

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  • Other canons treat of intercourse with heretics, admission of penitent heretics, baptism, fasts, Lent, angel-worship (forbidden as idolatrous) and the canonical books, from which the Apocrypha and Revelation are wanting.

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  • Among these associations or guests other species of ants are not wanting.

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  • In Cypripedium two of the outer stamens are wanting; the third - the one, that is, which corresponds to the single fertile stamen in the Monandreae - forms a large sterile structure or staminode; the two lateral ones of the inner series are present, the third being undeveloped.

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  • The former comprised several dynasties of mixed Turki and Iranian race, but was wanting in coherency.

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  • Io sqq., is wanting in the Greek, and in the light of subsequent events is improbable.

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  • The removal of the court to Jerusalem provided a suitable opportunity, and an element of jealousy even may not have been wanting.

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  • The transcendental deduction, or proof from the possibility of experience in general, which forms the vital centre of the Kantian scheme, is wanting in Reid; or, at all events, if the spirit of the proof is occasionally present, it is nowhere adequately developed.

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  • Beneath this again is a distinct peritoneum lining the coelom, which appears to be wanting as a special layer in some Polychaetes (Benham, Gilson).

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  • Recently the same thing has been recorded in a few species of Pheretima (=Perichaeta), but details are as yet wanting.

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  • His lyrical poems are wanting in spontaneity and individuality, but many of them possess a simple, orderly charm, as of an English country lane.

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  • He was an able administrator, but wanting in self-control.

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  • Nor were domestic sorrows wanting in these later years.

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  • A correct sense of proportion and the faculty of seizing upon the dominant factors in an historical problem are the result partly of the possession of certain natural gifts in which many individuals and some nations are conspicuously wanting, partly of general knowledge of the working of the economic and political institutions of the period we are studying, partly of what takes the place of practical experience in relation to modern problems, namely, detailed acquaintance with different kinds of original sources and the historical imagination by which we can realize the life and the ideals of past generations.

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  • On this subject many monographs and larger works have been published in recent years, but dealing rather with such questions as trade unionism, co-operation and factory legislation, than the structure and organization of particular industries, or the causes and the results of the formation of the great combinations, peculiarly characteristic of the United States, but not wanting in England, which are amongst the most striking economic phenomena of modern times.

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  • But, while in all these doctrines he appears in the character of a Platonic philosopher, traces of rational criticism are not wanting.

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  • The dentition normally comprises the typical series of 44 teeth, although in some instances the first premolar is wanting.

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  • According to outward appearance nothing was wanting to complete the emperor's triumph.

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  • The sea power thus gained what had all along been wanting, a sure basis for the exercise of its force against the land power, Napoleon.

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  • Evidence is still wanting for the Macedonian and Thracian coasts.

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  • Although it is written in the form of annals, mistakes are not wanting, and several glaring anachronisms have been pointed out by M.

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  • 2, III), while the palp is wanting.

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  • Heider bryonic membranes are vestigial or entirely wanting.

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  • The various larvae of the above series, however, have all a distinct head-capsule, which is altogether wanting in the degraded fly maggot.

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  • But examples are not wanting of a more or less complete resting habit during the latest nymphal instar.

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  • familiar, and these are either wanting in expression or are caricatures;1 but those that were drawn from live birds, or represent species which he knew in life, are worthy of all praise.

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  • There is, it is true, a smoothness and finish about them not often seen elsewhere; but, as though to avoid the exaggerations of Audubon, Gould usually adopted the tamest of attitudes in which to represent his subjects, whereby expression as well as vivacity is wanting.

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  • Cuvier seems to have acquiesced in the corrections of his views made by Geoffroy, and attempted no rejoinder; but the attentive and impartial student of the discussion will see that a good deal was really wanting to make the latter's reply effective, though, as events have shown, the former was hasty in the conclusions at which he arrived, having trusted too much to the first appearance of centres of ossification, for, had his observations in regard to other birds been carried on with the same attention to detail as in regard to the fowl, he would certainly have reached some very different results.

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  • The principal theory which he hence conceived himself justified in propounding was that instead of five being (as had been stated) the maximum number of centres of ossification in the sternum, there are no fewer than nine entering into the composition of the perfect sternum of birds in general, though in every species some of these nine are wanting, whatever be the condition of development at the time of examination.

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  • As to the third or posterior series, when it is complete the three constituent pieces are developed almost simultaneously; but its median piece is said often to originate in two, which soon unite, especially when the side-pieces are wanting.

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  • Marks of public respect were not indeed wanting to him.

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  • He was wanting in mathematical ability, and never displayed in any remarkable degree the still more important power of scientific generalization, which, whether accompanied by mathematical skill or not, never fails to mark the highest genius in physical science.

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  • In the cultivated oat it may be wanting, and if present it is not so stiff and is seldom bent.

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  • The central dome has but a slight elevation outside, but with the numerous cupolas round, and the minarets, it forms a picturesque group which is wanting in the mosques of Kairawan, Cordova, and other examples in North Africa.

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  • We have seen how its utilization in the " structure theory " permitted great clarification, and attempts were not wanting for the deduction of analogies or a periodicity between elements.

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  • Another type of dry reaction, namely, the flame coloration, had been the subject of isolated notices, as, for example, the violet flame of potassium and the orange flame of sodium observed by Marggraf and Scheele, but a systematic account was wanting until Cartmell took the subject up. His results (Phil.

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  • The head is rather short and rounded; the fore limbs or paddles are small and broad compared with those of most dolphins; and (as in the beluga) a dorsal fin, found in nearly all other members of the group, is wanting.

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  • 7rpavvovvcv, conclude that, though it is now found in a, adef, S l, it was originally wanting in, 3 and probably also in H.

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  • Washington in his will provided for the emancipation of his own his first wishes to see some plan adopted by which slavery in his country might be abolished by law," and again he wrote that to this subject his own suffrage should never be wanting.

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  • sibircum of the Siberian Pleistocene, in which the premolars were reduced to while front-teeth were probably wanting, and the cheek teeth developed tall crowns, without roots, but with cement in the valleys, and the enamel of the central parts curiously crimped.

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  • The wings are carried erect: the anterior pair large, with numerous longitudinal nervures, and usually abundant transverse reticulation; the posterior pair very much smaller, often lanceolate, and frequently wanting absolutely.

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  • Blochmann regards as coelomic, but it must be remembered that his interpretation rests largely on histological grounds, and at present embryological confirmation is wanting.

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  • Little light has been thrown on the affinities of the Brachiopoda by recent research, though speculation has not been wanting.

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  • Compound lateral eyes present; median eyes wanting.

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  • But this is only true with certain reservations; for the Latin Vulgate was revised by Jerome according to the Hebrew, and, where Hebrew originals were wanting, according to the Septuagint.

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  • Indications are not wanting that St Paul's doctrine of justification by faith was, in his own day, mistaken or perverted in the interests of immoral licence.

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  • Possibly in certain places the iron sulphate may have been nearly wanting, and then the salt would be white, and would answer, as Pliny says it did, for dyeing bright colours.

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