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willingly Sentence Examples

  • She hadn't discussed anything with him willingly so far.

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  • He never willingly read or thought or talked about affairs of state.

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  • If you satisfy me, I might consider whatever you ask of me, but I will never willingly spare your world.

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  • Your father didn't leave willingly - and he didn't leave with the saloon girl, the way everyone thought.

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  • Dumont was a Genevese exile, and an old friend of Romilly's, who willingly prepared for him those famous addresses which Mirabeau used to make the Assembly pass by sudden bursts'of eloquent declamation; Claviere helped him in finance, and not only worked out his figures, but even wrote his financial discourses; Lamourette wrote the speeches on the civil constitution of the clergy; Reybaz not only wrote for him his famous speeches on the assignats, the organization of the national guard, and others, which Mirabeau read word for word at the tribune, but even the posthumous speech on succession to the estates of intestates, which Talleyrand read in the Assembly as the last work of his dead friend.

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  • "You give it willingly?" he asked.

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  • Mary was dangerous enough as it was, and no one would willingly make his rival his heir.

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  • The child may have gone willingly and there's no reason to believe the mother would harm her.

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  • Not many willingly confront him, especially when he's in one of his moods.

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  • Kiera went more than willingly, near the emergency point for reaching the bathroom.

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  • Here he would willingly have stopped, but he soon realized that he had hardly begun.

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  • In Grand Canary suicide was regarded as honourable, and on a chief inheriting, one of his subjects willingly honoured the occasion by throwing himself over a precipice.

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  • It was a young man's—or woman's—game, although Dean doubted he'd have joined the contest, at least not willingly, even in his careless years.

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  • Thus, in spite of his academic sympathy with liberal ideas, he became, together with Metternich, a champion of political stagnation, and co-operated willingly in the reactionary measures against the revolutionary movements in Germany, Italy and Spain.

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  • If she were turning him willingly, it would be a lot easier for both of them.

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  • You want me to believe you killed my lover to protect me, never told me she was a demon-spy, and you went willingly to Hell.  It's ridiculous, Rhyn, even for you!

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  • You want me to believe you killed my lover to protect me, never told me she was a demon-spy, and you went willingly to Hell.  It's ridiculous, Rhyn, even for you!

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  • Darian, who had willingly hired a sailboat and sailed straight into a tropical storm.

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  • But after an hour he seemed as fresh as ever, dived as willingly, and swam yet farther than at first.

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  • They extend this idea of equality also to the government authorities, obedience to whom they do not consider binding upon them in those cases when the demands of these authorities are in conflict with their conscience; while in all that does not infringe what they regard as the will of God they willingly fulfil the desire of the authorities.

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  • They extend this idea of equality also to the government authorities, obedience to whom they do not consider binding upon them in those cases when the demands of these authorities are in conflict with their conscience; while in all that does not infringe what they regard as the will of God they willingly fulfil the desire of the authorities.

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  • Men who would not pay taxes to their own appointed governments, and who were daily expecting to be allowed to return to that condition of anarchy which they had come to regard as the normal order of things, were not likely to respond willingly to the tax-gatherer's demands.

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  • The prin­cipal located the boy, who willingly answered Dean's questions once he learned his own activities were of no interest to the police.

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  • The northern tribes, who appear to have submitted willingly to his rule, were not all of one mind.

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  • He worked slowly when in his study, and willingly lingered over research.

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  • The Rigsdag which assembled on the 23rd of February 1657 willingly granted considerable subsidies for mobilization and other military expenses; on the 15th of April Frederick III.

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  • The Rigsdag which assembled on the 23rd of February 1657 willingly granted considerable subsidies for mobilization and other military expenses; on the 15th of April Frederick III.

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  • The dhjan nishani must willingly accept her place at your side and her role in helping the planet.

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  • The dhjan nishani must willingly accept her place at your side and her role in helping the planet.

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  • In the kitchen after Josh left, and here now, when she had willingly danced with him.

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  • It proved as great a drain upon his purse as it had proved to the crown, and he willingly parted with it to the so-called " Western Company," afterwards incorporated with the great Company of the Indies.

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  • In September 951, accordingly, he appeared in Italy, Adelaide willingly accepted his invitation to meet him at Pavia and at the close of the year the fateful union was celebrated.

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  • If the weak nation will not willingly do the bidding of the strong one, then it is made to.

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  • An original close connexion is felt with the east of the Jordan and with Gilead; stories of invasion and conquest express themselves in varied forms. In so far as internal wealth and luxury presuppose the control of the traderoutes, periodical alliances are implied in which Judah, willingly or unwillingly, was included.

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  • No one found more opportunities for attacking, no one captured or killed more Frenchmen, and consequently he was made the buffoon of all the Cossacks and hussars and willingly accepted that role.

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  • The poet willingly obeyed, all the more because he had previously received a divine command to undertake the task.

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  • The Russian emperors, having established themselves as heads of the Church and the Holy Synod as a state department, were not likely willingly to tolerate their existence.

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  • His attendance was accordingly requested, and the invitation was willingly accepted as giving him a long-wished-for opportunity both of publicly vindicating himself from charges which he felt to be grievous, and of loyally making confession for Christ.

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  • Ben Jonson told Drummond of Hawthornden that he would willingly have destroyed many of his own poems to be able to claim as his own Southwell's "Burning Babe," an extreme but beautiful example of his fantastic treatment of sacred subjects.

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  • The king, who had just returned from the famous " long campaign " of 1443, willingly accepted the leadership of the Christian League.

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  • The citizens were so pleased at this unexpected occurrence that they willingly lent the king £¦000 in 1488, which he required for military preparations against France.

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  • Cornish: " Chivalry taught the world the duty of noble service willingly rendered.

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  • The guarantee had been willingly given; for Metternich had no desire to see the creation of a powerful unified German empire, but aimed at the establishment of a loose confederation of weak states over which Austria, by reason of her ancient imperial prestige and her vast non-German power, would exercise a dominant influence.

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  • The citizens were so pleased at this unexpected occurrence that they willingly lent the king £¦000 in 1488, which he required for military preparations against France.

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  • So the boy went willingly upon the errand, and by the time he had returned Dorothy was awake.

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  • He made himself known, and the captain willingly agreed to carry him back to his own country.

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  • Zhilinski evidently did not receive this new Russian person very willingly into his circle and did not speak to Rostov.

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  • "I have not willingly planted a thorn in any man's bosom," he was able to say.

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  • Jackson took her home and influenced her to believe she had left the bar with him willingly and gone to the casino.

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  • Fines were imposed by way of penance on those confessing willingly.

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  • In Bornu the extension of British authority was very willingly accepted as a guarantee against other European encroachments, and the legitimate Shehu was restored to the throne under British protection.

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  • But the hereditable jurisdictions and feudal powers, as of calling out tenants by the fiery cross and punishing the peaceful by burning their cottages, had never been abolished; the chief's will was law, and if the chiefs headed a rising, their clansmen would follow them, willingly or " forced out."

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  • At one time, indeed, a Magyar archbishop and four or five bishops openly joined the Orthodox communion and willingly crowned Manuel's nominees despite the anathemas of their Catholic brethren.

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  • In the war of the Spanish Succession he would willingly have remained neutral, but found himself between two fires, forced first to recognize Philip V., then driven by the emperor to recognize the Archduke Charles.

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  • The name was adopted because of the fancied resemblance of the peace party to the venomous copperhead snake, and, though applied as a term of opprobrium, it was willingly assumed by those upon whom it was bestowed.

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  • In these early days Peter would very willingly have made peace with his formidable rival if he had been allowed to retain these comparatively modest conquests.

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  • Hassenpflug persuaded the elector to leave Cassel secretly with him, and on the 15th of October appealed for aid to the reconstituted federal diet, which willingly passed a decree of "intervention."

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  • The Roman papacy had no more zealous adherent than Boniface; yet he absolutely rejected the idea that Englishwomen should make the journey to Rome, and would willingly have seen the princes and bishops veto these pilgrimages altogether 78).

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  • for two centuries, was peacefully accomplished by Jagiello within a single generation, the Lithuanians, for the most part, willingly yielding to the arguments of a prince of their own blood, who promptly rewarded his converts with peculiar and exclusive privileges.

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  • If each general had been able to obtain a great battle upon his own terms, each would have fought most willingly, for neither desired a useless prolongation of the war.

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  • The present writer leans to the earlier alternative in each case, 47, 58, 61; but he willingly concedes that the evidence, as he understands it, is not inconsistent with the later alternative.

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  • I having most willingly and gladly done the same, finde it to bee most exact and precisely conformable to my minde and the originall.

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  • They were still heathens, cherishing bitter hatred towards the Franks, whom they regarded as the enemies both of their liberties and of their religion; and their hatred found expression, not only in expeditions into Frankish territory, but in help willingly rendered to every German confederation which wished to throw off the Frankish yoke.

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  • The German king treated his foe generousli and was rewarded by receiving to the end of his reign the servic of a loyal vassal; he also gained the goodwill of the Poles by helping to bring about the return of their duke, Casimir I., who willingly did homage for his land.

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  • The strangers took their seats at the table willingly enough, for they were all hungry and the platters were now heaped with good things to eat.

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  • Anisya Fedorovna, with her light step, willingly went to fulfill her errand and brought back the guitar.

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  • "fountain") a sort of eucharist, which has a special sanctifying efficacy, and is usually dispensed at festivals, but only to baptized persons of good repute who have never willingly denied the Mandaean faith.

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  • You must accept your place willingly.

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  • Fines were imposed by way of penance on those confessing willingly.

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  • When Lord Raglan definitely asked him for support, he gave it willingly and eagerly, sending his troops up at the double, and it must be remembered that several British divisions took no part in the action for the same reason that actuated Bosquet.

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  • She would accept willingly, however, another nest placed in the exact spot where her own had been.

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  • It is probable that he turned, therefore, the more willingly to politics; at any rate, soon after entering public life he abandoned practice (1774).

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  • That Plato was not careful to distinguish the Megarians and the Cynics from the eristical sophists, and that the disputants of the 4th century affected some of the mannerisms of the greatest disputant of the 5th century, he willingly concedes.

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  • willingly linked to the dying power of Spain, were already decadent, and on the 10th of January 1615 a great Portuguese armada, consisting of six great galleons, three smaller ships, two galleys and sixty rowed barges, was defeated for the second time in Swally roads by Captain Nicholas Downton, in command of four British vessels.

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  • able for the measure which his predecessor had initiated, but which he willingly carried into execution, for giving entire liberty to the press.

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  • Montfort would willingly have used James as a means of extending his own power.

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  • 46-48," He who does not willingly cause the pain of confinement and death to living beings, but desires the good of all, obtains endless bliss.

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  • Yet even the most defective poems commonly have, at least, a single verse, expressing some profound thought or tender shade of feeling, for which the sympathetic reader willingly pardons artistic imperfections in the rest.

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  • church would not willingly be led into prosecutions for heresy.

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  • "He carrieth himself," writes Salisbury to Sir Charles Cornwallis, ambassador at Madrid, "without any feare or perturbation ...; under all this action he is noe more dismayed, nay scarce any more troubled than if he was taken for a poor robbery upon the highway," declaring "that he is ready to die, and rather wisheth 10,000 deaths, than willingly to accuse his master or any other."

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  • the distinguishing tenet of that sect, but he did not consider that tenet as one of high importance, and willingly joined in communion with pious Presbyterians and Independents.

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  • But in the gambling and debauchery which followed, nothing was more common than that one-half of the conquerors should find themselves on the morrow in most pressing want; and while those who had retained or increased their share would willingly have gone home, the others clamoured for renewed attacks.

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  • The system of annates was at no time worked with absolute uniformity and completeness throughout the various parts of the church owning obedience to the Holy See, and it was never willingly submitted to by the clergy.

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  • de Reaumur, who "would willingly refer to the class of insects all animals whose form would not allow them to be placed in the class of ordinary quadrupeds, in that of birds, or in that of fishes.

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  • The Occasional Conformity ~ Act and the Schism Act were repealed (1719); but the majorities on the side of the government were unusually small, and Stanhope, who would willingly have repealed the Test Act so far as it related to dissenters, was compelled to abandon the project as entirely impracticable.

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  • ASSIDEANS (the Anglicized form, derived through the Greek, of the Hebrew Hasidim, " the pious"), the name of a party or sect which stood out against the Hellenization of the Jews in the 2nd century B.C. After the massacre of those who fled from the forces of Antiochus Epiphanes and would not resist on the sabbath, Mattathias (or Judas) decided to set aside the law and was joined by a company of Assideans, brave men of Israel every one, who offered themselves willingly for the law (1 Macc. ii.

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  • Africa must remain willingly a state of the British group of nations.

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  • His erudition was large but ill-digested; his knowledge of the ancient authors, if extensive, was superficial; his style was vulgar; he had no brilliancy of imagination, no pungency of epigram, no grandeur of rhetoric. Therefore he has left nothing to posterity which the world would not very willingly let die.

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  • Lay, of the British consular service, was in consequence appointed inspector of the Shanghai customs. The results of Mr Lay's administration proved so successful that when arranging the terms of the treaty of 1858 the Chinese willingly assented to the application of the same system to all the treaty ports, and Mr Lay was thereupon appointed inspector-general of maritime customs. On the retirement of Mr Lay in 1862 Sir Robert Hart was appointed to the post.

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  • The people acquiesced in these brutal customs, and willingly met their deaths.

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  • One need not suppose that he actually foresaw how favourable that opportunity would prove, and that, as soon as discovered, his work would be promulgated as law by the king and willingly accepted by the people.

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  • There was no longer the least hesitation over the choice between liberty with danger and subjection with safety; men sought and found in vassalage the right to live, and willingly bartered away their liberty for it.

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  • Baldassare Cossa, now as humble and resigned as he had before been energetic and tenacious, on his transference to the castle of Rudolfzell admitted the wrong which he had done by his flight, refused to bring forward anything in his defence, acquiesced entirely in the judgment of the council which he declared to be infallible, and finally, as an extreme precaution, ratified motu proprio the sentence of deposition, declaring that he freely and willingly renounced any rights which he might still have in the papacy.

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  • Your father didn't leave willingly - and he didn't leave with the saloon girl, the way everyone thought.

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  • Darian, who had willingly hired a sailboat and sailed straight into a tropical storm.

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  • Not many willingly confront him, especially when he's in one of his moods.

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  • If you satisfy me, I might consider whatever you ask of me, but I will never willingly spare your world.

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  • It was a young man's—or woman's—game, although Dean doubted he'd have joined the contest, at least not willingly, even in his careless years.

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  • The child may have gone willingly and there's no reason to believe the mother would harm her.

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  • Kiera went more than willingly, near the emergency point for reaching the bathroom.

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  • "You give it willingly?" he asked.

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  • You must accept your place willingly.

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  • Although he could influence them to willingly let him feed by merely making eye contact, he preferred to seduce his conquests to want him as desperately as he craved their blood.

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  • Jackson took her home and influenced her to believe she had left the bar with him willingly and gone to the casino.

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  • If she were turning him willingly, it would be a lot easier for both of them.

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  • In the kitchen after Josh left, and here now, when she had willingly danced with him.

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  • The prin­cipal located the boy, who willingly answered Dean's questions once he learned his own activities were of no interest to the police.

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  • She hadn't discussed anything with him willingly so far.

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  • It supported appeasement with Nazi Germany and its owner Lord Rothermere willingly met Hitler and openly expressed admiration for Mussolini.

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  • So long as I have been here, I have not willingly planted a thorn in any man's bosom.

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  • Many societies facing insecurity have willingly ceded power to a centralized force through a desire for stability.

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  • colludeew ambassador, driven ' obsessively ' by commercial interests, was willingly colluding in Turkish denial.

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  • Then Saddam will have the choice: comply willingly or be forced to comply willingly or be forced to comply.

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  • We also deplore the UN World Food Program for failing to first ask the countries whether they would willingly accept GM food.

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  • All these willingly embraced changes are not a million miles away from the language of Fresh Expressions.

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  • All these willingly embraced changes are not a million miles away from the language of Fresh Expressions.

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  • You might ask why anyone would willingly endure suffering.

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  • We must embrace the struggle, willingly take on the task of Sisyphus, knowing its ultimate futility, but undertaking it nonetheless.

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  • However, no one would willingly choose to spend a week or a fortnight in a Golden roadside motel.

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  • The West, it seems, has willingly obeyed.

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  • He willingly follows the lead of other group members but remains passive when the work is being organized.

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  • If they become penitents they shall willingly bow at the footstool of His grace to receive His pardon.

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  • I would not willingly believe that such perfidy is common among the Americans.

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  • Their followers willingly " compass sea and land to make one proselyte " (Matt.

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  • Now I willingly relinquish the crown " she added, naively, " May I not go home?

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  • I do not think EW would willingly have given up this wonderful skit.

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  • We willingly pay the price of pooled sovereignty in defense, for the greater prize of collective security through NATO.

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  • You might ask why anyone would willingly endure suffering.

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  • He was a harsh taskmaster who willingly spoke his mind.

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  • In Genoa the government was particularly unpopular, for the Genoese resented being handed over to their old enemy Piedmont like a flock of sheep. Nevertheless the king strongly disliked the Austrians, and would willingly have seen them driven from Italy.

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  • Here he would willingly have stopped, but he soon realized that he had hardly begun.

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  • There remained Prussia, which, now that the Danish apaign of 1864 was otTer, was completing, her preparais for the final struggle with Austria for the hegemony Germany; and Napoleon, who saw in the furthering of marcks plans the surest means of securing his own influence divided Europe, willingly lent his aid in negotiating a PrussoIn the summer of 1865 Bismarckmade formal posals to La Marmora; but the pourparlers were interrupted by conclusion of the convention of Gastein (August 14), to which stria agreed partly under pressure of the Prusso-Italian enlenle.

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  • The Russian emperors, having established themselves as heads of the Church and the Holy Synod as a state department, were not likely willingly to tolerate their existence.

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  • Thus, in spite of his academic sympathy with liberal ideas, he became, together with Metternich, a champion of political stagnation, and co-operated willingly in the reactionary measures against the revolutionary movements in Germany, Italy and Spain.

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  • An original close connexion is felt with the east of the Jordan and with Gilead; stories of invasion and conquest express themselves in varied forms. In so far as internal wealth and luxury presuppose the control of the traderoutes, periodical alliances are implied in which Judah, willingly or unwillingly, was included.

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  • The northern tribes, who appear to have submitted willingly to his rule, were not all of one mind.

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  • "fountain") a sort of eucharist, which has a special sanctifying efficacy, and is usually dispensed at festivals, but only to baptized persons of good repute who have never willingly denied the Mandaean faith.

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  • It proved as great a drain upon his purse as it had proved to the crown, and he willingly parted with it to the so-called " Western Company," afterwards incorporated with the great Company of the Indies.

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  • from the inland ice, gardening succeeds, very well; broccoli and lettuce grow willingly; the spinach produces large leaves; chervil, pepper-grass, leeks, parsley and turnips.

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  • No nation willingly changes its god (Jer.

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  • At one time, indeed, a Magyar archbishop and four or five bishops openly joined the Orthodox communion and willingly crowned Manuel's nominees despite the anathemas of their Catholic brethren.

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  • The king, who had just returned from the famous " long campaign " of 1443, willingly accepted the leadership of the Christian League.

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  • Men who would not pay taxes to their own appointed governments, and who were daily expecting to be allowed to return to that condition of anarchy which they had come to regard as the normal order of things, were not likely to respond willingly to the tax-gatherer's demands.

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  • In Grand Canary suicide was regarded as honourable, and on a chief inheriting, one of his subjects willingly honoured the occasion by throwing himself over a precipice.

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  • The poet willingly obeyed, all the more because he had previously received a divine command to undertake the task.

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  • In the war of the Spanish Succession he would willingly have remained neutral, but found himself between two fires, forced first to recognize Philip V., then driven by the emperor to recognize the Archduke Charles.

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  • For some time they willingly confined themselves to efforts to protect their commerce from French privateers.

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  • His attendance was accordingly requested, and the invitation was willingly accepted as giving him a long-wished-for opportunity both of publicly vindicating himself from charges which he felt to be grievous, and of loyally making confession for Christ.

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  • " In the twelfth place," the declaration characteristically concluded, " it is our conclusion and final resolution that if one or more of the articles here set forth should not be in agreement with the word of God, as we think they are, such articles will we willingly retract if it be proved by a clear explanation of Scripture really to be against the word of God."

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  • for two centuries, was peacefully accomplished by Jagiello within a single generation, the Lithuanians, for the most part, willingly yielding to the arguments of a prince of their own blood, who promptly rewarded his converts with peculiar and exclusive privileges.

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  • - He wrote for a number of periodicals; and although he has stated that he would at this time willingly have "turned to stone-breaking on the roads, or any other form of hard and honest but unscientific labour, if a modest competence had been offered" him in any such direction, he attained a high degree of popularity, and his numerous works had a wide influence in familiarizing the public with the main facts of astronomy.

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  • If each general had been able to obtain a great battle upon his own terms, each would have fought most willingly, for neither desired a useless prolongation of the war.

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  • The present writer leans to the earlier alternative in each case, 47, 58, 61; but he willingly concedes that the evidence, as he understands it, is not inconsistent with the later alternative.

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  • Mary was dangerous enough as it was, and no one would willingly make his rival his heir.

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  • I having most willingly and gladly done the same, finde it to bee most exact and precisely conformable to my minde and the originall.

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  • He worked slowly when in his study, and willingly lingered over research.

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  • Ben Jonson told Drummond of Hawthornden that he would willingly have destroyed many of his own poems to be able to claim as his own Southwell's "Burning Babe," an extreme but beautiful example of his fantastic treatment of sacred subjects.

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  • In September 951, accordingly, he appeared in Italy, Adelaide willingly accepted his invitation to meet him at Pavia and at the close of the year the fateful union was celebrated.

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  • The name was adopted because of the fancied resemblance of the peace party to the venomous copperhead snake, and, though applied as a term of opprobrium, it was willingly assumed by those upon whom it was bestowed.

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  • It was in vain that Groot emitted a Publica Protestatio, in which he declared that Jesus Christ was the great subject of his discourses, that in all of them he believed himself to be in harmony with Catholic doctrine, and that he willingly subjected them to the candid judgment of the Roman Church.

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  • In these early days Peter would very willingly have made peace with his formidable rival if he had been allowed to retain these comparatively modest conquests.

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  • Hassenpflug persuaded the elector to leave Cassel secretly with him, and on the 15th of October appealed for aid to the reconstituted federal diet, which willingly passed a decree of "intervention."

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  • Cornish: " Chivalry taught the world the duty of noble service willingly rendered.

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  • He never willingly read or thought or talked about affairs of state.

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  • "I have not willingly planted a thorn in any man's bosom," he was able to say.

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  • They were still heathens, cherishing bitter hatred towards the Franks, whom they regarded as the enemies both of their liberties and of their religion; and their hatred found expression, not only in expeditions into Frankish territory, but in help willingly rendered to every German confederation which wished to throw off the Frankish yoke.

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  • The German king treated his foe generousli and was rewarded by receiving to the end of his reign the servic of a loyal vassal; he also gained the goodwill of the Poles by helping to bring about the return of their duke, Casimir I., who willingly did homage for his land.

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  • Frederick had excited the envy of surrounding sovereigns, and had embittered them against him by stinging sarcasms. Not only France, therefore, but Russia, Saxony and ultimately Sweden, willingly came to terms with Austria, and the aim of their union was nothing short of the partition of Prussia.

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  • The guarantee had been willingly given; for Metternich had no desire to see the creation of a powerful unified German empire, but aimed at the establishment of a loose confederation of weak states over which Austria, by reason of her ancient imperial prestige and her vast non-German power, would exercise a dominant influence.

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  • Some of the crusaders disapproved of this attack on a Christian city, but the majority, only too glad of an opportunity for plunder, willingly agreed.

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  • Magyars and Sla y s never willingly recognized a style which ignored their national rights and implied the superiority of the German elements of the monarchy; to the Germans it was a poor substitute for a title which had represented the political unity of the German race under the Holy Empire.

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  • In Bornu the extension of British authority was very willingly accepted as a guarantee against other European encroachments, and the legitimate Shehu was restored to the throne under British protection.

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  • But the hereditable jurisdictions and feudal powers, as of calling out tenants by the fiery cross and punishing the peaceful by burning their cottages, had never been abolished; the chief's will was law, and if the chiefs headed a rising, their clansmen would follow them, willingly or " forced out."

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  • The Roman papacy had no more zealous adherent than Boniface; yet he absolutely rejected the idea that Englishwomen should make the journey to Rome, and would willingly have seen the princes and bishops veto these pilgrimages altogether 78).

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  • When Lord Raglan definitely asked him for support, he gave it willingly and eagerly, sending his troops up at the double, and it must be remembered that several British divisions took no part in the action for the same reason that actuated Bosquet.

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  • She would accept willingly, however, another nest placed in the exact spot where her own had been.

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  • It is probable that he turned, therefore, the more willingly to politics; at any rate, soon after entering public life he abandoned practice (1774).

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  • That Plato was not careful to distinguish the Megarians and the Cynics from the eristical sophists, and that the disputants of the 4th century affected some of the mannerisms of the greatest disputant of the 5th century, he willingly concedes.

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  • willingly linked to the dying power of Spain, were already decadent, and on the 10th of January 1615 a great Portuguese armada, consisting of six great galleons, three smaller ships, two galleys and sixty rowed barges, was defeated for the second time in Swally roads by Captain Nicholas Downton, in command of four British vessels.

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  • able for the measure which his predecessor had initiated, but which he willingly carried into execution, for giving entire liberty to the press.

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  • Montfort would willingly have used James as a means of extending his own power.

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  • 46-48," He who does not willingly cause the pain of confinement and death to living beings, but desires the good of all, obtains endless bliss.

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  • Yet even the most defective poems commonly have, at least, a single verse, expressing some profound thought or tender shade of feeling, for which the sympathetic reader willingly pardons artistic imperfections in the rest.

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  • church would not willingly be led into prosecutions for heresy.

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  • Jesuit missionaries after the Reformation stirred up schisms in some parts of the Eastern Church, and in Austria, Poland and elsewhere large numbers of Orthodox Christians submitted, either willingly or under compulsion to the see of Rome (see Roman Catholic Church, section Uniat Oriental Churches).

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  • "He carrieth himself," writes Salisbury to Sir Charles Cornwallis, ambassador at Madrid, "without any feare or perturbation ...; under all this action he is noe more dismayed, nay scarce any more troubled than if he was taken for a poor robbery upon the highway," declaring "that he is ready to die, and rather wisheth 10,000 deaths, than willingly to accuse his master or any other."

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  • the distinguishing tenet of that sect, but he did not consider that tenet as one of high importance, and willingly joined in communion with pious Presbyterians and Independents.

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  • But in the gambling and debauchery which followed, nothing was more common than that one-half of the conquerors should find themselves on the morrow in most pressing want; and while those who had retained or increased their share would willingly have gone home, the others clamoured for renewed attacks.

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  • The system of annates was at no time worked with absolute uniformity and completeness throughout the various parts of the church owning obedience to the Holy See, and it was never willingly submitted to by the clergy.

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  • de Reaumur, who "would willingly refer to the class of insects all animals whose form would not allow them to be placed in the class of ordinary quadrupeds, in that of birds, or in that of fishes.

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  • The Occasional Conformity ~ Act and the Schism Act were repealed (1719); but the majorities on the side of the government were unusually small, and Stanhope, who would willingly have repealed the Test Act so far as it related to dissenters, was compelled to abandon the project as entirely impracticable.

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  • ASSIDEANS (the Anglicized form, derived through the Greek, of the Hebrew Hasidim, " the pious"), the name of a party or sect which stood out against the Hellenization of the Jews in the 2nd century B.C. After the massacre of those who fled from the forces of Antiochus Epiphanes and would not resist on the sabbath, Mattathias (or Judas) decided to set aside the law and was joined by a company of Assideans, brave men of Israel every one, who offered themselves willingly for the law (1 Macc. ii.

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  • Africa must remain willingly a state of the British group of nations.

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  • His erudition was large but ill-digested; his knowledge of the ancient authors, if extensive, was superficial; his style was vulgar; he had no brilliancy of imagination, no pungency of epigram, no grandeur of rhetoric. Therefore he has left nothing to posterity which the world would not very willingly let die.

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  • Lay, of the British consular service, was in consequence appointed inspector of the Shanghai customs. The results of Mr Lay's administration proved so successful that when arranging the terms of the treaty of 1858 the Chinese willingly assented to the application of the same system to all the treaty ports, and Mr Lay was thereupon appointed inspector-general of maritime customs. On the retirement of Mr Lay in 1862 Sir Robert Hart was appointed to the post.

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  • The people acquiesced in these brutal customs, and willingly met their deaths.

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  • One need not suppose that he actually foresaw how favourable that opportunity would prove, and that, as soon as discovered, his work would be promulgated as law by the king and willingly accepted by the people.

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  • There was no longer the least hesitation over the choice between liberty with danger and subjection with safety; men sought and found in vassalage the right to live, and willingly bartered away their liberty for it.

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  • Baldassare Cossa, now as humble and resigned as he had before been energetic and tenacious, on his transference to the castle of Rudolfzell admitted the wrong which he had done by his flight, refused to bring forward anything in his defence, acquiesced entirely in the judgment of the council which he declared to be infallible, and finally, as an extreme precaution, ratified motu proprio the sentence of deposition, declaring that he freely and willingly renounced any rights which he might still have in the papacy.

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  • Now I willingly relinquish the crown " she added, naively, " May I not go home?

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  • I do not think EW would willingly have given up this wonderful skit.

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  • We willingly pay the price of pooled sovereignty in defense, for the greater prize of collective security through NATO.

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  • He was a harsh taskmaster who willingly spoke his mind.

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  • Claire was known as a gracious remitter, because she willingly forgave all wrongs and never held a grudge.

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  • Love to Know found a team of experts who willingly shared their beauty and makeup tips, along with fitness and dental care advice to help women look and feel their best no matter the occasion.

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  • This is the first age of decision making, and you may be surprised at how enthusiastic she will be in picking out ensembles and willingly trying them on if it's something she has invested interest into.

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  • CruiseCritic.com offers excellent reviews and advice for travelers, as does Cruise-Addicts.com, which offers forums where people willingly offer advice and provide information.

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  • Behavioral issues are the main reason that people willingly discard their dogs.

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  • You can feed your dog in his crate, you can keep a comfy bed in there for him and you can toss in a treat so he goes in willingly.

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  • He'll go there more willingly if you do.

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  • Regardless of the actual lesson plan, part of the preschool training should involve activities that teach the child to sit quietly during learning times and to participate willingly during any crafts or writing projects.

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  • Those who willingly let a foreclosure happen when they had the means to pay their mortgage will be denied.

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  • On the other hand, lenders usually work willingly with Fannie Mae because of the financial relationship they have with this organization.

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  • Some wonder, what man would willingly allow his more intimate parts to be exposed to hot wax before having that wax ripped from his body?

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  • Whether it's watching a foreign film or shopping for antiques, call on your friends for the activity your boyfriend or husband will never willingly join you in.

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  • His appeal is magnetic, and people succumb quite willingly to his talents of flattery and flirting.

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  • A Leo match may prove challenging since Leo loves to hog the spotlight, and Aries doesn’t take the back seat willingly.

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  • Pisces is quite kind and will willingly make friends with just about everyone.

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  • Game developers and publishers willingly submit their games to the ESRB for ratings and, similar to the method used by filmmakers, will edit their games' content if seeking a particular rating.

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  • Networks haven't always willingly allowed Internet access to their actors, writers or producers, but gradually this has changed over the last decade.

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  • Usually, it is installed simultaneously with a program the user willingly installs.

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  • Make sure that your choice is a professional whose main business focus is the small home based business owner and not a tax school graduate willingly to do it on the side.

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  • They may enjoy seeing the woman willingly bound in a tight garment and find it very sensual to be allowed to take that garment off.

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  • After all, who doesn't want to willingly suspend his disbelief to come face to face with the underdog hero, or battle orcs in the field?

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  • While many artists willingly provide free fairies fantasy wallpaper for individuals to download, the artwork is not free from copyright.

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  • Dumont was a Genevese exile, and an old friend of Romilly's, who willingly prepared for him those famous addresses which Mirabeau used to make the Assembly pass by sudden bursts'of eloquent declamation; Claviere helped him in finance, and not only worked out his figures, but even wrote his financial discourses; Lamourette wrote the speeches on the civil constitution of the clergy; Reybaz not only wrote for him his famous speeches on the assignats, the organization of the national guard, and others, which Mirabeau read word for word at the tribune, but even the posthumous speech on succession to the estates of intestates, which Talleyrand read in the Assembly as the last work of his dead friend.

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  • For some time they willingly confined themselves to efforts to protect their commerce from French privateers.

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  • It was in vain that Groot emitted a Publica Protestatio, in which he declared that Jesus Christ was the great subject of his discourses, that in all of them he believed himself to be in harmony with Catholic doctrine, and that he willingly subjected them to the candid judgment of the Roman Church.

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  • Moreover, Sweden, and other states which were now members of the Empire, warmly supported it; and the house of Habsburg, on which it reflected a certain splendour, would not willingly have let it die.

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  • Frederick had excited the envy of surrounding sovereigns, and had embittered them against him by stinging sarcasms. Not only France, therefore, but Russia, Saxony and ultimately Sweden, willingly came to terms with Austria, and the aim of their union was nothing short of the partition of Prussia.

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  • Some of the crusaders disapproved of this attack on a Christian city, but the majority, only too glad of an opportunity for plunder, willingly agreed.

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  • Magyars and Sla y s never willingly recognized a style which ignored their national rights and implied the superiority of the German elements of the monarchy; to the Germans it was a poor substitute for a title which had represented the political unity of the German race under the Holy Empire.

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  • Moreover, Sweden, and other states which were now members of the Empire, warmly supported it; and the house of Habsburg, on which it reflected a certain splendour, would not willingly have let it die.

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