While sentence examples

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  • I don't want you to drive while you're so tired.

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  • While waiting for the food to arrive, we were happy to sit and chat in the relaxing surroundings.

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  • She waited while he poured a cup of coffee.

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  • They stay awake at night while researchers work in the daytime.

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  • Can one be well while suffering morally?

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  • The stock soared while in the hope of a takeover bid.

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  • While I thought it was going to rain after lunch, it didn't.

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  • A short while later he returned, but only to threaten Roy with the police.

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  • While the few may be for war, the many are almost always for peace.

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  • He got better while in the hands of the Spanish medical services who had undertaken to care for him.

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  • While kings claimed they ruled by a divine right, dictators claimed their right to rule through might.

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  • While talking to Tikhon he asked about me twice.

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  • A coloring book and crayons kept her busy while they worked and talked.

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  • So while such an attack and its aftermath would not derail our eventual arrival at the next golden age, it quite possibly would delay it.

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  • While watching his flocks, he spent much of his time in reading.

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  • While we were in Boston we visited Bunker Hill, and there I had my first lesson in history.

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  • While there is life there is happiness.

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  • Some might say something I consider even worse: It is inexcusable that some go hungry while you have so much.

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  • Wait till he rests a while, and then he'll be in a better humor.

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  • I used to make noises, keeping one hand on my throat while the other hand felt the movements of my lips.

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  • As long as these states were to share a currency, a military, provide for interstate trade, and have a single foreign policy, they could retain the economic advantages of being a large nation while maximizing individual liberty and self-determination.

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  • She returned to the group where the vicomte was still talking, and again pretended to listen, while waiting till it would be time to leave.

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  • When you bring the babies home, can I come stay with you for a while and help take care of them?

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  • While these things go up other things come down.

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  • We loiter in winter while it is already spring.

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  • Near the top of a hill he saw a little shepherd boy who was lying on the ground while a flock of sheep and lambs were grazing around him.

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  • They came while we were eating breakfast, and my friends enjoyed them with me.

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  • Dorothy was nearly weeping, by this time, while Ozma was angry and indignant.

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  • Finally, when the poor see their income shrink while the income of the rich rises, they will buy into the system less.

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  • For a while he was kept in the general hospital at Allegheny.

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  • Once in a while I get broken up some, but I am easily repaired and put in good order again.

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  • Blindfolded, they knocked it around for a while until it broke, spilling candy all over the floor.

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  • He climbed the stairs to his office while she called Katie.

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  • While the band was on break, Eduardo entertained them with some Spanish guitar.

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  • After a while he rang the bell again, very loudly.

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  • "Eureka weights only about half a pound," replied the horse, in a scornful tone, "while I weigh about half a ton."

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  • The milkers would let me keep my hands on the cows while they milked, and I often got well switched by the cow for my curiosity.

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  • While Simonides was outside, the roof of the house caved in and killed everyone.

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  • The maiden's gown was soft as satin and fell about her in ample folds, while dainty lace-like traceries trimmed the bodice and sleeves.

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  • After a while they were left alone again.

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  • It is not worth the while to snivel about it.

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  • Jim the horse had seen these spires, also, and his ears stood straight up with fear, while Dorothy and Zeb held their breaths in suspense.

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  • Mildred and I had our pictures taken while we were in Huntsville.

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  • So, we are told, the New Hollander goes naked with impunity, while the European shivers in his clothes.

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  • I promised to keep still while she went to the house to fetch it.

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  • And all he said--that it was necessary to await provisions, or that the men had no boots--was so simple, while what they proposed was so complicated and clever, that it was evident that he was old and stupid and that they, though not in power, were commanders of genius.

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  • Processing aurally was familiar to Augustine while reading silently was revelatory, so noteworthy that he wrote it in his autobiography.

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  • Towards evening he told his men to ride home by the main road while he went by another way that was somewhat longer.

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  • He watched her while she wiped her hands, his expression unreadable.

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  • He then went into the house, and waited while the teacher read it.

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  • They even agreed to take care of the animals while Alex and Carmen took their first vacation.

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  • We gave him something to eat a while ago.

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  • Then it must have happened while I was asleep, he said thoughtfully.

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  • Once while I was calling on him in Boston he acted the most striking parts of "The Rivals" for me.

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  • I am told that while I was still in long dresses I showed many signs of an eager, self-asserting disposition.

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  • Some of them were digging, others were wheeling barrowloads of earth along planks, while others stood about doing nothing.

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  • They sat her in front of a mirror while Felipa worked.

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  • Lisa started to get up but Howard motioned her to sit still while he answered the door.

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  • "If you please, your excellency, Petrusha has brought some papers," said one of the nursemaids to Prince Andrew who was sitting on a child's little chair while, frowning and with trembling hands, he poured drops from a medicine bottle into a wineglass half full of water.

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  • He drove these to the pastures on the hills and watched them day after day while they fed on the short green grass.

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  • And I would keep my little hand on her face all the while, because it amused me to feel her face and lips move when she talked with people.

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  • The stupid smile, which had left his face while he was speaking, reappeared.

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  • While at Memphis she went over one of the large Mississippi steamers.

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  • For a while, indeed, I had to copy my Latin in braille, so that I could recite with the other girls.

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  • The first time I saw him act was while at school in New York.

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  • Alluring brooks of crystal water flowed sparkling between their flower-strewn banks, while scattered over the valley were dozens of the quaintest and most picturesque cottages our travelers had ever beheld.

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  • We will avoid war because it is unprofitable; and while that is not a moral reason, any reason that brings peace is fine by me.

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  • While the right thing to do is never to drive drunk, be a smoker, or be a racist, occasionally war is the right thing to do.

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  • While her romance session failed to reveal his problem, it did wonders for her confidence.

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  • Here I'll make a point which I believe to be a historic constant and to which we will be returning: If property rights of the rich are respected and tax rates, while high, still allow for indefinite gain, then the rich will keep producing.

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  • Adjutant General Wolzogen, the man who when riding past Prince Andrew had said, "the war should be extended widely," and whom Bagration so detested, rode up while Kutuzov was at dinner.

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  • Then he remained silent for a while, and all at once looked cheerfully with his glittering, black eyes at Rostov.

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  • After a while the moving mass became agitated, someone rode past on a white horse followed by his suite, and said something in passing: What did he say?

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  • And all of the sweet-faced sisters and other women of the place listened while he sang again the wonderful song of the creation.

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  • While diplomats create treaties, technologists help with their enforcement.

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  • I could not be despondent while I anticipated the delight of talking to my mother and reading her responses from her lips.

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  • Then we will all go down together and Maria can get acquainted with her while you are measured for a dress.

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  • All the girls have the opportunity of going to college while the money is still there.

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  • Once inside, she locked the door and ordered Destiny to stay in the house while she called Alex.

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  • Jim and the buggy followed, the old cab-horse being driven by Zeb while the Wizard stood up on the seat and bowed his bald head right and left in answer to the cheers of the people, who crowded thick about him.

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  • To be successful in the world, for a while both English and one's native tongue will be requirements.

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  • Sometimes I rose at dawn and stole into the garden while the heavy dew lay on the grass and flowers.

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  • The hammock was covered with pine needles, for it had not been used while my teacher was away.

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  • She said, 'Girl,' to the maid, 'put on a livery, get up behind the carriage, and come with me while I make some calls.'

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  • Often when he went his rounds I clung to his coat tails while he collected and punched the tickets.

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  • I'll be back in a little while, sweetheart.

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  • The flowers did not seem to give her pleasure, and she was very quiet while we stayed there.

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  • He made me sit in his armchair, while he brought different interesting things for me to examine, and at his request I recited "The Chambered Nautilus," which was then my favorite poem.

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  • While Russia was well, a foreigner could serve her and be a splendid minister; but as soon as she is in danger she needs one of her own kin.

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  • It is not worth the while to live by rich cookery.

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  • He attended to army affairs reluctantly, left everything to his generals, and while awaiting the Emperor's arrival led a dissipated life.

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  • I guess because the way she acted while we were there.

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  • While we have deciphered the genome in that we have written it all down, we aren't at all sure which parts do what, as noted before.

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  • Twenty-five days later, while she was on a short visit away from home, she wrote to her mother.

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  • This was the pinnacle of my happiness, from which I was in a little while dashed to earth.

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  • Can you call Katie while I make flight arrangements?

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  • But while himself remaining, he gave instructions for the departure of the princess and Dessalles with the little prince to Bogucharovo and thence to Moscow.

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  • It seemed as if those smoke clouds sometimes ran and sometimes stood still while woods, fields, and glittering bayonets ran past them.

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  • So he carried the lantern back for quite a distance, while Dorothy and the Wizard followed at his side.

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  • In a word, while such friends are near us we feel that all is well.

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  • I have seen Penobscot Indians, in this town, living in tents of thin cotton cloth, while the snow was nearly a foot deep around them, and I thought that they would be glad to have it deeper to keep out the wind.

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  • But how happens it that he who is said to enjoy these things is so commonly a poor civilized man, while the savage, who has them not, is rich as a savage?

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  • Only at night and in the forests while the dew lasted was there any freshness.

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  • And all these groups, while talking among themselves, tried to keep near the commander-in-chief (whose bench formed the center of the gathering) and to speak so that he might overhear them.

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  • Felipa called a while ago.

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  • Napoleon, riding to Valuevo on the twenty-fourth, did not see (as the history books say he did) the position of the Russians from Utitsa to Borodino (he could not have seen that position because it did not exist), nor did he see an advanced post of the Russian army, but while pursuing the Russian rearguard he came upon the left flank of the Russian position--at the Shevardino Redoubt--and unexpectedly for the Russians moved his army across the Kolocha.

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  • While he was thinking one thing in his brain, I was endeavoring to divine his thought in mine.

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  • The officer evidently had complete control of his face, and while Kutuzov was turning managed to make a grimace and then assume a most serious, deferential, and innocent expression.

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  • The eyes of all the soldiers turned toward the women, and while the vehicle was passing at foot pace all the soldiers' remarks related to the two young ones.

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  • He still looked ahead while Prince Andrew told him what he had seen.

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  • Boris, in the accurate way characteristic of him, was building a little pyramid of chessmen with his delicate white fingers while awaiting Berg's move, and watched his opponent's face, evidently thinking about the game as he always thought only of whatever he was engaged on.

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  • He now saw clearly the figure of a red-haired gunner with his shako knocked awry, pulling one end of a mop while a French soldier tugged at the other.

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  • He looked attentively at the carts in the yard and while going up to the porch took out a clean pocket handkerchief and tied a knot in it.

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  • "There, they kept telling us: 'It's dangerous, it's dangerous,'" said the officer, addressing the esaul while Denisov was reading the dispatch.

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  • She fed the elephants, and was allowed to climb up on the back of the largest, and sit in the lap of the "Oriental Princess," while the elephant marched majestically around the ring.

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  • One day, while she was out walking with her mother and Mr. Anagnos, a boy threw a torpedo, which startled Mrs. Keller.

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  • While you are planting the seed, he cries--"Drop it, drop it--cover it up, cover it up--pull it up, pull it up, pull it up."

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  • These take place only in communities where some have got more than is sufficient while others have not enough.

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  • It was worth the while, if only to feel the wind blow on your cheek freely, and see the waves run, and remember the life of mariners.

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  • They waited in silence while he skinned the fox, then followed the brush a while, and at length turned off into the woods again.

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  • While in the Rostovs' ballroom the sixth anglaise was being danced, to a tune in which the weary musicians blundered, and while tired footmen and cooks were getting the supper, Count Bezukhov had a sixth stroke.

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  • Next day, the army began its campaign, and up to the very battle of Austerlitz, Boris was unable to see either Prince Andrew or Dolgorukov again and remained for a while with the Ismaylov regiment.

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  • Prince Andrew spoke with some animation and interest only of the new homestead he was constructing and its buildings, but even here, while on the scaffolding, in the midst of a talk explaining the future arrangements of the house, he interrupted himself:

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  • From the left, over fields and bushes, those large balls of smoke were continually appearing followed by their solemn reports, while nearer still, in the hollows and woods, there burst from the muskets small cloudlets that had no time to become balls, but had their little echoes in just the same way.

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  • As my driver prophesied when I was plowing, they warmed me twice--once while I was splitting them, and again when they were on the fire, so that no fuel could give out more heat.

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  • We've been in the dark quite a while, and you may as well explain what has happened.

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  • While you are under my roof, you will treat me with respect.

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  • But the travellers were obliged to rest, and while they were sitting on the rocky floor the Wizard felt in his pocket and brought out the nine tiny piglets.

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  • Sometimes he would take care of the whole flock while the shepherd was resting or eating his dinner.

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  • The fishermen talked in low tones with one another for a little while, and then one said, It's a bargain.

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  • She practiced while he was at work and removed it before he came home.

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  • They had already made arrangements for Katie and Bill to watch Jonathan and Destiny while they went to pick up the babies.

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  • I will confess that I intended to eat the little pig for my breakfast; so I crept into the room where it was kept while the Princess was dressing and hid myself under a chair.

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  • Me ordering a second helping of corn on the cob while dining at the Black Eyed Pea also increases demand for corn, but for doing so, I shouldn't stand trial for murder.

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  • While Jefferson's "all men are created equal" statement was not meant by him to include slaves, we have broadened the application of the principle and should continue to do so.

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  • Seeing them pass, Prince Vasili drew back with obvious impatience, while the princess jumped up and with a gesture of desperation slammed the door with all her might.

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  • At that time, the Russians were so used to victories that on receiving news of the defeat some would simply not believe it, while others sought some extraordinary explanation of so strange an event.

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  • It was a lake of rainbow light, in which, for a short while, I lived like a dolphin.

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  • Denisov sat down by the old ladies and, leaning on his saber and beating time with his foot, told them something funny and kept them amused, while he watched the young people dancing, Iogel with Natasha, his pride and his best pupil, were the first couple.

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  • While the Grand Master said these last words it seemed to Pierre that he grew embarrassed.

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  • His eyes glittered feverishly while he tried to prove to Pierre that in his actions there was no desire to do good to his neighbor.

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  • And for the first time for a very long while he began making happy plans for the future.

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  • (The use of such practices continued into the scientific age: While Jenner was inoculating people with his new smallpox vaccine, doctors were draining half a gallon of blood from George Washington for his sore throat, a procedure that hastened his death.

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  • As a child I loved to sit on his knee and clasp his great hand with one of mine, while Miss Sullivan spelled into the other his beautiful words about God and the spiritual world.

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  • Then when the whole field was covered with smoke, two divisions, Campan's and Dessaix's, advanced from the French right, while Murat's troops advanced on Borodino from their left.

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  • While the troops, dividing into two parts when passing around the Kremlin, were thronging the Moskva and the Stone bridges, a great many soldiers, taking advantage of the stoppage and congestion, turned back from the bridges and slipped stealthily and silently past the church of Vasili the Beatified and under the Borovitski gate, back up the hill to the Red Square where some instinct told them they could easily take things not belonging to them.

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  • And his cold, stern look replied: "Because you are alive and thinking of the living, while I..."

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  • It wasn't the first time she had gone to bed while he was out on a call, but it was the first time she had done so away from home.

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  • She paused while he sipped his coffee.

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  • They said she'd be sleepy because of the medicine, so I'll try to sleep while she is asleep.

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  • He picked up the newspaper and settled into his chair while she checked on Destiny.

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  • As she peered through the soft gray light not a house of any sort was visible near the station, nor was any person in sight; but after a while the child discovered a horse and buggy standing near a group of trees a short distance away.

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  • And before the end of the journey Aesop had nothing to carry, while the other slaves were groaning under their heavy loads.

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  • We have stigmatized racism; and while it unquestionably still exists between many races, racism is becoming less and less relevant.

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  • He held me on his knee while I examined his watch, and he made it strike for me.

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  • My eyes fill with tears now as I think how my mother pressed me close to her, speechless and trembling with delight, taking in every syllable that I spoke, while little Mildred seized my free hand and kissed it and danced, and my father expressed his pride and affection in a big silence.

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  • I wondered more and more, while Burke's masterly speech rolled on in mighty surges of eloquence, how it was that King George and his ministers could have turned a deaf ear to his warning prophecy of our victory and their humiliation.

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  • But on the night before the algebra examination, while I was struggling over some very complicated examples, I could not tell the combinations of bracket, brace and radical.

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  • While my days at Radcliffe were still in the future, they were encircled with a halo of romance, which they have lost; but in the transition from romantic to actual I have learned many things I should never have known had I not tried the experiment.

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  • One could have traveled round the word many times while I trudged my weary way through the labyrinthine mazes of grammars and dictionaries, or fell into those dreadful pitfalls called examinations, set by schools and colleges for the confusion of those who seek after knowledge.

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  • I enjoy having a play described to me while it is being acted on the stage far more than reading it, because then it seems as if I were living in the midst of stirring events.

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  • Before a teacher was found for Tommy and while he was still in the care of Helen and Miss Sullivan, a reception was held for him at the kindergarten.

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  • It is Sunday morning, and while I sit here in the library writing this letter you are teaching hundreds of people some of the grand and beautiful things about their heavenly Father.

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  • I too had woven a kind of basket of a delicate texture, but I had not made it worth any one's while to buy them.

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  • While father and son were having their explanation, the mother and daughter were having one not less important.

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  • Your excellency! he kept repeating pertinaciously while he shook Pierre by the shoulder without looking at him, having apparently lost hope of getting him to wake up.

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  • He knew that an apple should not be plucked while it is green.

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  • Alondra watched Carmen reflectively for a while and finally spoke.

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  • He took his stand on the forward deck, while the robber sailors stood in a half circle before him, anxious to listen to his song.

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  • Remember the notion that the Internet wouldn't turn out to be only for one purpose—that while my car is clearly for taking me places, the Internet won't be for doing one single task, but many?

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  • We will know it is coming when we see the prices of more products fall while their quality increases.

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  • While agriculture itself is a technology, it is, in its most basic form, extremely low tech.

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  • Some of them would be found written in our literature and dear to the hearts of many, while others would be wholly unknown to most of my readers.

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  • Once, while we were out on the water, the sun went down over the rim of the earth, and threw a soft, rosy light over the White City, making it look more than ever like Dreamland....

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  • While this was taking place in Petersburg the French had already passed Smolensk and were drawing nearer and nearer to Moscow.

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  • If there was none of this magnanimity in war, we should go to war only when it was worth while going to certain death, as now.

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  • And as soon as the enemy drew near the wealthy classes went away abandoning their property, while the poorer remained and burned and destroyed what was left.

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  • The nausea persisted for a while, but was eventually lost in sleep.

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  • Alex patiently consoled and distracted her while the nurse taped a padded board to her hand and wrist so she couldn't move it.

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  • One day he would order his camp bed to be set up in the glass gallery, another day he remained on the couch or on the lounge chair in the drawing room and dozed there without undressing, while--instead of Mademoiselle Bourienne--a serf boy read to him.

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  • And from that hut, while Denisov was speaking, a general with a portfolio under his arm really did appear.

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  • While this was being given, Prince Andrew heard the whisper of a woman's voice and the rustle of a silk dress behind the door.

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  • They passed over the pond toward Fair Haven, seemingly deterred from settling by my light, their commodore honking all the while with a regular beat.

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  • If I were confined to a corner of a garret all my days, like a spider, the world would be just as large to me while I had my thoughts about me.

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  • The men who set the tone in conversation--Count Rostopchin, Prince Yuri Dolgorukov, Valuev, Count Markov, and Prince Vyazemski--did not show themselves at the club, but met in private houses in intimate circles, and the Moscovites who took their opinions from others--Ilya Rostov among them--remained for a while without any definite opinion on the subject of the war and without leaders.

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  • But after a while, just as a jury comes out of its room, the bigwigs who guided the club's opinion reappeared, and everybody began speaking clearly and definitely.

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  • The wet nurse supported the coverlet with her chin, while the priest with a goose feather anointed the boy's little red and wrinkled soles and palms.

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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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  • "It can't be helped It happens to everyone!" said the son, with a bold, free, and easy tone, while in his soul he regarded himself as a worthless scoundrel whose whole life could not atone for his crime.

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  • He was seized with alarm lest something should have happened to the child while he was reading the letter.

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  • What evil and error are there in it, if people were dying of disease without help while material assistance could so easily be rendered, and I supplied them with a doctor, a hospital, and an asylum for the aged?

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  • "Come, let's argue then," said Prince Andrew, "You talk of schools," he went on, crooking a finger, "education and so forth; that is, you want to raise him" (pointing to a peasant who passed by them taking off his cap) "from his animal condition and awaken in him spiritual needs, while it seems to me that animal happiness is the only happiness possible, and that is just what you want to deprive him of.

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  • While the carriage and horses were being placed on it, they also stepped on the raft.

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  • Rostov brought them to his quarters, placed them in his own lodging, and kept them for some weeks while the old man was recovering.

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  • "Go to the devil! quick ma'ch, while you're safe and sound!" and Denisov turned his horse on the officer.

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  • Having talked for a little while in the general circle, Speranski rose and coming up to Prince Andrew took him along to the other end of the room.

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  • Though he usually spoke easily and well, he felt a difficulty in expressing himself now while talking with Speranski.

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  • He did nothing, did not even think or find time to think, but only talked, and talked successfully, of what he had thought while in the country.

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  • Joseph Alexeevich, having remained silent and thoughtful for a good while, told me his view of the matter, which at once lit up for me my whole past and the future path I should follow.

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  • From the carriages emerged men wearing uniforms, stars, and ribbons, while ladies in satin and ermine cautiously descended the carriage steps which were let down for them with a clatter, and then walked hurriedly and noiselessly over the baize at the entrance.

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  • Only the delighted "Uncle" dismounted, and cut off a pad, shaking the hare for the blood to drip off, and anxiously glancing round with restless eyes while his arms and legs twitched.

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  • Boris smiled almost imperceptibly while listening to his mother.

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  • Dron looked intently at the princess while she was speaking.

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  • For a little while he was left alone and involuntarily witnessed what was taking place on the other two tables.

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  • After a while, however, he gave the rope a quick jerk.

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  • The shah sat silent for a while, as if in thought.

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  • There they might live in peace and safety while all the country round was overrun by rude and barbarous men.

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  • I do not mean that exactly, but I mean something which he might think a good deal like that; I mean that they should not play life, or study it merely, while the community supports them at this expensive game, but earnestly live it from beginning to end.

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  • To do things "railroad fashion" is now the byword; and it is worth the while to be warned so often and so sincerely by any power to get off its track.

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  • Like the wasps, before I finally went into winter quarters in November, I used to resort to the northeast side of Walden, which the sun, reflected from the pitch pine woods and the stony shore, made the fireside of the pond; it is so much pleasanter and wholesomer to be warmed by the sun while you can be, than by an artificial fire.

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  • I weathered some merry snow-storms, and spent some cheerful winter evenings by my fireside, while the snow whirled wildly without, and even the hooting of the owl was hushed.

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  • A severe cold of a few days' duration in March may very much retard the opening of the former ponds, while the temperature of Walden increases almost uninterruptedly.

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  • It is not worth the while to go round the world to count the cats in Zanzibar.

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  • He took the lighted pipe that was offered to him, gripped it in his fist, and tapped it on the floor, making the sparks fly, while he continued to shout.

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  • He was pressing one hand to his left side, while the other clutched his drooping pistol.

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  • She looked at Princess Mary, then sat thinking for a while with that expression of attention to something within her that is only seen in pregnant women, and suddenly began to cry.

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  • After a while he re-entered it as if to snuff the candles, and, seeing the prince was lying on the sofa, looked at him, noticed his perturbed face, shook his head, and going up to him silently kissed him on the shoulder and left the room without snuffing the candles or saying why he had entered.

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  • Her little feet in their white satin dancing shoes did their work swiftly, lightly, and independently of herself, while her face beamed with ecstatic happiness.

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  • While still in the anteroom Prince Andrew heard loud voices and a ringing staccato laugh--a laugh such as one hears on the stage.

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  • This contrast weighed on and yet cheered him while she sang.

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  • "I must use my freedom while I feel so much strength and youth in me," he said to himself.

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  • An elderly sergeant who had approached the officer while he was giving these explanations had waited in silence for him to finish speaking, but at this point, evidently not liking the officer's remark, interrupted him.

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  • Boris belonged to the latter and no one else, while showing servile respect to Kutuzov, could so create an impression that the old fellow was not much good and that Bennigsen managed everything.

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  • In her view the aim of every religion was merely to preserve certain proprieties while affording satisfaction to human desires.

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  • Man can be master of nothing while he fears death, but he who does not fear it possesses all.

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  • While waiting in the reception room Pierre with weary eyes watched the various officials, old and young, military and civilian, who were there.

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  • For a while she had stood beside Sonya while the china was being packed and tried to help, but soon gave it up and went to her room to pack her own things.

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  • "I won't!" cried Natasha, with one hand holding back the hair that hung over her perspiring face, while with the other she pressed down the carpets.

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  • But he, my younger brother, had five little ones, while I, you see, only left a wife behind.

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  • They sat a little while downstairs near his room till they had left off crying and were able to go to him with calm faces.

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  • While a footman was lighting a candle, Toll communicated the substance of the news.

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  • For you'll admit that if we don't know for sure how many of them there are... hundreds of lives may depend on it, while there are only two of us.

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  • A volley was heard, and some bullets whistled past, while others plashed against something.

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  • At Dorogobuzh while the soldiers of the convoy, after locking the prisoners in a stable, had gone off to pillage their own stores, several of the soldier prisoners tunneled under the wall and ran away, but were recaptured by the French and shot.

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  • While imprisoned in the shed Pierre had learned not with his intellect but with his whole being, by life itself, that man is created for happiness, that happiness is within him, in the satisfaction of simple human needs, and that all unhappiness arises not from privation but from superfluity.

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  • But just as the subject of every science is the manifestation of this unknown essence of life while that essence itself can only be the subject of metaphysics, even the manifestation of the force of free will in human beings in space, in time, and in dependence on cause forms the subject of history, while free will itself is the subject of metaphysics.

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  • While he showered, she straightened up the room.

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  • After the doctor left, Carmen stood over Destiny, looking down at her tiny body while she slept.

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  • The next morning when he stood by the door before leaving for work, she looked him over while he examined a document.

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  • So he followed the Prince into the great domed hall, and Dorothy and Zeb came after them, while the throng of people trooped in also.

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  • Let's pick her while we have the chance, before the man with the star comes back.

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  • "It occurs to me you have a great deal to make you happy, even while invisible," remarked the Wizard.

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  • While the shah and the king were talking, two countrymen came in.

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  • And while it may not be perfect, life will be profoundly better for everyone on the planet.

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  • While the previous two points focused at the macro level and the overall costs of war, I speak here of consumers' perspective on war.

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  • Secrecy, while occasionally necessary, is less desirable than openness.

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  • One morning I left the cage on the window-seat while I went to fetch water for his bath.

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  • God can dumbness keep While Sin creeps grinning through His house of Time.

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  • The small letters are all made in the grooves, while the long ones extend above and below them.

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  • I was only doing as the Canadians do, while I was in their country, and besides I honor England's good queen.

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  • I did not like to trouble them while I was trying to get money for poor little Tommy, for of course it was more important that he should be educated than that my people should have books to read. 4.

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  • Some one balances the toboggan on the very crest of the hill, while we get on, and when we are ready, off we dash down the side of the hill in a headlong rush, and, leaping a projection, plunge into a snow-drift and go swimming far across the pond at a tremendous rate!...

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  • The "Iliad" is beautiful with all the truth, and grace and simplicity of a wonderfully childlike people while the "Aeneid" is more stately and reserved.

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  • The skirt is black, while the waist is mostly yellow, trimmed with delicate lavender chiffon, and black velvet bows and lace.

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  • At the same time Dr. Bell added that I could rest content and fight my way through Radcliffe in competition with seeing and hearing girls, while the great desire of my heart was being fulfilled.

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  • She reaches out and touches the leaves, and the world of growing things is hers, as truly as it is ours, to enjoy while she holds the leaves in her fingers and smells the blossoms, and to remember when the walk is done.

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  • After thinking a little while, she added, 'I think Shakespeare made it very terrible so that people would see how fearful it is to do wrong.'

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  • After she had played with them a little while, the thought occurred to her that the puppies must have special names, like people, and she asked for the name of each pup.

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  • Helen held some worsted for me last night while I wound it.

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  • On another occasion while walking with me she seemed conscious of the presence of her brother, although we were distant from him.

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  • But this small village, germ of something more, why did it fail while Concord keeps its ground?

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  • While men believe in the infinite some ponds will be thought to be bottomless.

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  • While I was surveying, the ice, which was sixteen inches thick, undulated under a slight wind like water.

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  • While such a sun holds out to burn, the vilest sinner may return.

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  • Anatole kept on refilling Pierre's glass while explaining that Dolokhov was betting with Stevens, an English naval officer, that he would drink a bottle of rum sitting on the outer ledge of the third floor window with his legs hanging out.

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  • He woke up and looked round for a while with a startled expression, unable to realize where he was.

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  • Princess Mary could no longer restrain herself and wept while she gazed at his face.

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  • Following Dunyasha, Alpatych advanced to Rostov, having bared his head while still at a distance.

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  • This was a plan of campaign he had devised while serving at the outposts during the retreat.

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  • Having sat still for a while he touched--himself not knowing why--the thick spot of paint representing the highest light in the portrait, rose, and recalled de Beausset and the officer on duty.

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  • He glanced at the dirty innyard in the middle of which soldiers were watering their lean horses at the pump while carts were passing out of the gate.

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  • Then the count embraced Mavra Kuzminichna and Vasilich, who were to remain in Moscow, and while they caught at his hand and kissed his shoulder he patted their backs lightly with some vaguely affectionate and comforting words.

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  • At daybreak, however, those nearing the town at the Dorogomilov bridge saw ahead of them masses of soldiers crowding and hurrying across the bridge, ascending on the opposite side and blocking the streets and alleys, while endless masses of troops were bearing down on them from behind, and an unreasoning hurry and alarm overcame them.

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  • While still a few steps from the officer she unfolded the kerchief and took out of it a white twenty- five-ruble assignat and hastily handed it to him.

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  • But the very difficulties and preoccupations of the journey, which she took so actively in hand, saved her for a while from her grief and gave her strength.

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  • I must put our affairs in order while I am alive, that's all.

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  • She silently folded them and put them in the suitcase while he watched.

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  • While she was outside having a pity party, he was trying to figure out what he'd done wrong.

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  • I'll just have to take naps while she's asleep.

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  • While the Empire was at peace with the popes the prelates did strongly uphold it, and their influence was unquestionably, on the whole, higher than that of rude secular nobles.

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  • Is our nation so poor or so weak that we must resort to the ultimate in pragmatism and befriend nations in the name of commerce or prosperity or military security while turning a blind eye to the suffering of their people?

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  • While inequalities still exist around the world for women, the tide of history is flowing inexorably in favor of women's rights.

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  • Maybe you think prisoners have it too easy serving time while their victims struggle to piece their lives back together.

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  • They can standardize in a thousand more ways to a world economy, while maintaining their values, traditions, and distinctions.

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  • While military service was less important to securing work in commerce, that was not a particularly noteworthy occupation.

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  • Ah, the pranks that the nixies of Dreamland play on us while we sleep!

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  • Early in the morning, while all things are crisp with frost, men come with fishing-reels and slender lunch, and let down their fine lines through the snowy field to take pickerel and perch; wild men, who instinctively follow other fashions and trust other authorities than their townsmen, and by their goings and comings stitch towns together in parts where else they would be ripped.

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  • Such a little while ago I came to this table with the thought of winning a hundred rubles to buy that casket for Mamma's name day and then going home.

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  • The old man, roused by activity, expected the best results from the new campaign, while Prince Andrew on the contrary, taking no part in the war and secretly regretting this, saw only the dark side.

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  • While the horses were being harnessed Alpatych and Ferapontov over their tea talked of the price of corn, the crops, and the good weather for harvesting.

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  • While talking to Princess Mary he continually looked round as if asking everyone whether he was doing the right thing.

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  • While the drive along the coast road made our journey twice as long, the stunning scenery made up for it.

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  • She had been lying around all day catching up on her sleep while Carmen worked on her bedroom.

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  • I have felt a bud "shyly doff her green hood and blossom with a silken burst of sound," while the icy fingers of the snow beat against the window-panes.

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  • He paced up and down for a while and glanced at his notes.

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  • For more than a week preparations were being made, rough drafts of letters to Nicholas from all the household were written and copied out, while under the supervision of the countess and the solicitude of the count, money and all things necessary for the uniform and equipment of the newly commissioned officer were collected.

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  • She'll be the wife, while you...

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  • While he was away Princess Mary, Dessalles, Mademoiselle Bourienne, and even little Nicholas exchanged looks in silence.

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  • Some of this dust was kneaded by the feet and wheels, while the rest rose and hung like a cloud over the troops, settling in eyes, ears, hair, and nostrils, and worst of all in the lungs of the men and beasts as they moved along that road.

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  • I had more visitors while I lived in the woods than at any other period in my life; I mean that I had some.

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  • While England endeavors to cure the potato-rot, will not any endeavor to cure the brain-rot, which prevails so much more widely and fatally?

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  • There are such words as joy and sorrow, but they are only the burden of a psalm, sung with a nasal twang, while we believe in the ordinary and mean.

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  • A minority is powerless while it conforms to the majority; it is not even a minority then; but it is irresistible when it clogs by its whole weight.

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  • It puts to rest many questions which he would otherwise be taxed to answer; while the only new question which it puts is the hard but superfluous one, how to spend it.

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  • You see yours is already an officer in the Guards, while my Nicholas is going as a cadet.

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  • Olga, go and see whether Uncle's beef tea is ready--it is almost time, she added, giving Pierre to understand that they were busy, and busy making his father comfortable, while evidently he, Pierre, was only busy causing him annoyance.

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  • Sonya trembled all over and blushed to her ears and behind them and down to her neck and shoulders while Nicholas was speaking.

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  • While the couples were arranging themselves and the musicians tuning up, Pierre sat down with his little partner.

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  • While he was getting down from the carriage steps two men, who looked like tradespeople, ran hurriedly from the entrance and hid in the shadow of the wall.

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  • While the count was being turned over, one of his arms fell back helplessly and he made a fruitless effort to pull it forward.

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  • Though in the new reign he was free to return to the capitals, he still continued to live in the country, remarking that anyone who wanted to see him could come the hundred miles from Moscow to Bald Hills, while he himself needed no one and nothing.

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  • A propos of marriages: do you know that a while ago that universal auntie Anna Mikhaylovna told me, under the seal of strict secrecy, of a plan of marriage for you.

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  • Let us not seek to penetrate what mysteries they contain; for how can we, miserable sinners that we are, know the terrible and holy secrets of Providence while we remain in this flesh which forms an impenetrable veil between us and the Eternal?

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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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  • The old prince did not evince the least interest during this explanation, but as if he were not listening to it continued to dress while walking about, and three times unexpectedly interrupted.

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  • While you and I never thought much of him.

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  • Your leg? shouted the commander with a tone of suffering in his voice, while there were still five men between him and Dolokhov with his bluish-gray uniform.

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  • At first Kutuzov stood still while the regiment moved; then he and the general in white, accompanied by the suite, walked between the ranks.

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  • Prince Bagration screwed up his eyes, looked round, and, seeing the cause of the confusion, turned away with indifference, as if to say, "Is it worth while noticing trifles?"

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  • Casually, while surveying the squadron, the Emperor's eyes met Rostov's and rested on them for not more than two seconds.

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  • The fires and shouting in the enemy's army were occasioned by the fact that while Napoleon's proclamation was being read to the troops the Emperor himself rode round his bivouacs.

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  • The position we occupy is a strong one, and while they are marching to go round me on the right they will expose a flank to me.

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  • That instant, when Nicholas saw the wolf struggling in the gully with the dogs, while from under them could be seen her gray hair and outstretched hind leg and her frightened choking head, with her ears laid back (Karay was pinning her by the throat), was the happiest moment of his life.

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  • While still at a distance he took off his cap and tried to speak respectfully, but he was pale and breathless and his face was angry.

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  • After a while "Uncle" came in, in a Cossack coat, blue trousers, and small top boots.

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  • After supper, over their cherry brandy, Rostov and "Uncle" talked of past and future hunts, of Rugay and Ilagin's dogs, while Natasha sat upright on the sofa and listened with sparkling eyes.

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  • While they were talking a maid thrust her head in at the other door of the sitting room.

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  • Zakhar, while still keeping his arms extended, raised one hand with the reins.

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  • After sitting a while, she suddenly hears someone coming... a sleigh drives up with harness bells; she hears him coming!

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  • "Now, Miss Sonya is sure to see something," whispered Dunyasha; "while you do nothing but laugh."

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  • The countess, sobbing heavily, hid her face on her daughter's breast, while Nicholas rose, clutching his head, and left the room.

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  • Natasha set to work to effect a reconciliation, and so far succeeded that Nicholas received a promise from his mother that Sonya should not be troubled, while he on his side promised not to undertake anything without his parents' knowledge.

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  • It hurt her to think that while she lived only in the thought of him, he was living a real life, seeing new places and new people that interested him.

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  • While Natasha was fixing her gaze on her for the second time the lady looked round and, meeting the count's eyes, nodded to him and smiled.

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  • They sang together and everyone in the theater began clapping and shouting, while the man and woman on the stage--who represented lovers-- began smiling, spreading out their arms, and bowing.

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  • While conversing with Pierre, Natasha heard a man's voice in Countess Bezukhova's box and something told her it was Kuragin.

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  • In the second act there was scenery representing tombstones, there was a round hole in the canvas to represent the moon, shades were raised over the footlights, and from horns and contrabass came deep notes while many people appeared from right and left wearing black cloaks and holding things like daggers in their hands.

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  • While saying this he never removed his smiling eyes from her face, her neck, and her bare arms.

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  • Pierre received him unwillingly at first, but got used to him after a while, sometimes even accompanied him on his carousals, and gave him money under the guise of loans.

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  • At that time while with his regiment in Poland, a Polish landowner of small means had forced him to marry his daughter.

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  • "Natalie?" he whispered inquiringly while she felt her hands being painfully pressed.

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  • One of Pierre's acquaintances, while they were talking about the weather, asked if he had heard of Kuragin's abduction of Rostova which was talked of in the town, and was it true?

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  • As the mazurka began, Boris saw that Adjutant General Balashev, one of those in closest attendance on the Emperor, went up to him and contrary to court etiquette stood near him while he was talking to a Polish lady.

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  • A fourth while seemingly overwhelmed with work would often come accidentally under the Emperor's eye.

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  • On seeing the hussars, the foremost began to turn, while those behind began to halt.

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  • But while Nicholas was considering these questions and still could reach no clear solution of what puzzled him so, the wheel of fortune in the service, as often happens, turned in his favor.

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  • The child cannot believe that the strongest and wisest of its people have no remedy for its pain, and the hope of relief and the expression of its mother's sympathy while she rubs the bump comforts it.

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  • Even before he saw her, while taking off his cloak, he heard her.

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  • While dressing, Petya had prepared many fine things he meant to say to the gentleman-in- waiting.

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  • While the Emperor was dining, Valuev, looking out of the window, said:

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  • While the sea of history remains calm the ruler-administrator in his frail bark, holding on with a boat hook to the ship of the people and himself moving, naturally imagines that his efforts move the ship he is holding on to.

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  • For several seconds while the young man was taking his place on the step the silence continued.

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  • While waiting for the young man to take his place on the step Rostopchin stood frowning and rubbing his face with his hand.

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  • The caleche flew over the ground as fast as the horses could draw it, but for a long time Count Rostopchin still heard the insane despairing screams growing fainter in the distance, while his eyes saw nothing but the astonished, frightened, bloodstained face of "the traitor" in the fur-lined coat.

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  • While Pierre, standing in the middle of the room, was talking to himself in this way, the study door opened and on the threshold appeared the figure of Makar Alexeevich, always so timid before but now quite transformed.

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  • But as the captain had the wine they had taken while passing through Moscow, he left the kvass to Morel and applied himself to the bottle of Bordeaux.

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  • Finally, the latest episode in Poland still fresh in the captain's memory, and which he narrated with rapid gestures and glowing face, was of how he had saved the life of a Pole (in general, the saving of life continually occurred in the captain's stories) and the Pole had entrusted to him his enchanting wife (parisienne de coeur) while himself entering the French service.

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  • While listening to these love stories his own love for Natasha unexpectedly rose to his mind, and going over the pictures of that love in his imagination he mentally compared them with Ramballe's tales.

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  • While Pierre was running the few steps that separated him from the Frenchman, the tall marauder in the frieze gown was already tearing from her neck the necklace the young Armenian was wearing, and the young woman, clutching at her neck, screamed piercingly.

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  • What for a long while specially surprised and delighted him were the women, young and healthy, without a dozen officers making up to each of them; women, too, who were pleased and flattered that a passing officer should joke with them.

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  • The convicts stopped when they reached the post and, while sacks were being brought, looked dumbly around as a wounded beast looks at an approaching huntsman.

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  • While one hand hung up the first string the other was already unwinding the band on the second leg.

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  • In one thin, translucently white hand he held a handkerchief, while with the other he stroked the delicate mustache he had grown, moving his fingers slowly.

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  • But there are laws directing events, and some of these laws are known to us while we are conscious of others we cannot comprehend.

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  • What would have happened had the French attacked the Russians while they were marching beyond the Pakhra?

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  • While still at a distance he heard as he rode the merry sounds of a soldier's dance song proceeding from the house.

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  • And after chatting a while longer, the corporal went away.

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  • Tucking his legs under him and dropping his head he sat down on the cold ground by the wheel of the cart and remained motionless a long while sunk in thought.

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  • While listening to the officer's report Konovnitsyn broke the seal and read the dispatch.

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  • Ten men, battalions, or divisions, fighting fifteen men, battalions, or divisions, conquer--that is, kill or take captive--all the others, while themselves losing four, so that on the one side four and on the other fifteen were lost.

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  • While they were talking in undertones the crack of a shot sounded from the low ground by the pond, a puff of white smoke appeared, then another, and the sound of hundreds of seemingly merry French voices shouting together came up from the slope.

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  • The place was a long way off, and while they were judging, what with one thing and another, filling in the papers all in due form--the authorities I mean--time passed.

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  • On his face, besides the look of joyful emotion it had worn yesterday while telling the tale of the merchant who suffered innocently, there was now an expression of quiet solemnity.

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  • Pierre looked at the soldier and remembered that, two days before, that man had burned his shirt while drying it at the fire and how they had laughed at him.

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  • At first while they were still moving along the Kaluga road, Napoleon's armies made their presence known, but later when they reached the Smolensk road they ran holding the clapper of their bell tight--and often thinking they were escaping ran right into the Russians.

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  • The brother, Fabrice, went to Columbia for a while - job related.

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  • When she woke, shortly before Alex arrived, she played quietly with a doll while Carmen prepared supper.

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  • Destiny sat on Carmen's lap and Alex held her arm while the pediatric nurse inserted an IV.

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  • Carmen was making the bed while Destiny slept in.

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  • "Very well, then," said the shah, "stay with me a little while and observe what you can."

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  • The king himself was obliged to hide in the wild woods while his foes hunted for him with hounds.

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  • He took something like an oarlock from his pocket and fastened it to the stern of the boat; then with a paddle which worked in this oarlock one of the boys could guide the boat while the other turned the paddle wheels.

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  • While entertaining, they are never, ever correct.

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  • My point is: While the Internet does all those things, it is not accurate to say the Internet is only any one of them.

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  • At one point, Tiger Woods got a dime for every box of Wheaties cereal with his photo on it, while the farmer was paid only a nickel for the wheat in that same box—and the farmer still made a profit.

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  • I was keenly surprised and disappointed years later to learn of their acts of persecution that make us tingle with shame, even while we glory in the courage and energy that gave us our "Country Beautiful."

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  • Whenever it was possible, I touched the machinery while it was in motion, so as to get a clearer idea how the stones were weighed, cut, and polished.

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  • Mr. Gilman sat beside me and read the paper through first, then sentence by sentence, while I repeated the words aloud, to make sure that I understood him perfectly.

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  • My teacher says, if children learn to be patient and gentle while they are little, that when they grow to be young ladies and gentlemen they will not forget to be kind and loving and brave.

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  • But Johnson, and "The Plague" and everything else must wait a few minutes this afternoon, while I say, thank you, my dear Mrs. Hutton....

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  • It is like a beautiful maiden, who always lived in a palace, surrounded by a magnificent court; while the "Iliad" is like a splendid youth, who has had the earth for his playground.

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  • I also saw poor Niobe with her youngest child clinging close to her while she implored the cruel goddess not to kill her last darling.

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  • Why, only a little while ago people thought it quite impossible to teach the deaf-blind anything; but no sooner was it proved possible than hundreds of kind, sympathetic hearts were fired with the desire to help them, and now we see how many of those poor, unfortunate persons are being taught to see the beauty and reality of life.

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  • Now her eyes are troubling her a great deal, and we all think she ought to be relieved, for a while, of every care and responsibility.

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  • But, while we were discussing plans for the winter, a suggestion which Dr. Hale had made long ago flashed across Teacher's mind--that I might take courses somewhat like those offered at Radcliffe, under the instruction of the professors in these courses.

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  • It never occurred to me that it might be worth while to make my own observations and describe the experiences peculiarly my own.

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  • When a psychologist asked her if Miss Keller spelled on her fingers in her sleep, Miss Sullivan replied that she did not think it worth while to sit up and watch, such matters were of so little consequence.

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  • This lasted for several minutes; then this mood passed, and Nancy was thrown ruthlessly on the floor and pushed to one side, while a large, pink-cheeked, fuzzy-haired member of the family received the little mother's undivided attention.

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  • This morning, while she was washing, she wanted to know the name for "water."

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  • We went out to the pump-house, and I made Helen hold her mug under the spout while I pumped.

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  • Let him go and come freely, let him touch real things and combine his impressions for himself, instead of sitting indoors at a little round table, while a sweet-voiced teacher suggests that he build a stone wall with his wooden blocks, or make a rainbow out of strips of coloured paper, or plant straw trees in bead flower-pots.

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  • I taught her the word "puppy" and drew her hand over them all, while they sucked, and spelled "puppies."

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  • You would be amused to see me hold a squealing pig in my arms, while Helen feels it all over, and asks countless questions--questions not easy to answer either.

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  • It gives her something to do, and keeps her quiet, which I think is desirable while this enervating weather lasts.

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  • The next day, while exercising, she spelled to me, "Helen wind fast," and began to walk rapidly.

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  • She was greatly delighted with the monkeys and kept her hand on the star performer while he went through his tricks, and laughed heartily when he took off his hat to the audience.

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  • On one occasion, while walking on the Common with her, I saw a police officer taking a man to the station-house.

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  • While making a visit at Brewster, Massachusetts, she one day accompanied my friend and me through the graveyard.

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  • While not confining myself to any special system of instruction, I have tried to add to her general information and intelligence, to enlarge her acquaintance with things around her, and to bring her into easy and natural relations with people.

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  • One day, while her pony and her donkey were standing side by side, Helen went from one to the other, examining them closely.

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  • I believe every child has hidden away somewhere in his being noble capacities which may be quickened and developed if we go about it in the right way; but we shall never properly develop the higher natures of our little ones while we continue to fill their minds with the so-called rudiments.

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  • And the fact remains that she was taught by a method of teaching language to the deaf the essential principles of which are clearly expressed in Miss Sullivan's letters, written while she was discovering the method and putting it successfully into practice.

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  • In the very nature of things, articulation is an unsatisfactory means of education; while the use of the manual alphabet quickens and invigorates mental activity, since through it the deaf child is brought into close contact with the English language, and the highest and most abstract ideas may be conveyed to the mind readily and accurately.

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  • It seems, however, that, while she was still suffering from severe pain, she noticed the movements of her mother's lips.

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  • She kept one hand on the singer's mouth, while the other rested on the piano, and she stood in this position as long as any one would sing to her, and afterward she would make a continuous sound which she called singing.

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  • My mother sat beside my little bed and tried to soothe my feverish moans while in her troubled heart she prayed, "Father in Heaven, spare my baby's life!"

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  • It seems worth while, however, to quote from some of her chance bits of writing, which are neither so informal as her letters nor so carefully composed as her story of her life.

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  • When all outside is cold and white, when the little children of the woodland are gone to their nurseries in the warm earth, and the empty nests on the bare trees fill with snow, my window-garden glows and smiles, making summer within while it is winter without.