How to use Wish in a sentence

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  • I wish you had called me.

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  • I wish you could hear yourself talking.

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  • I wish you were here!

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  • I just wish he'd lived to return with me.

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  • I wish you hadn't done that.

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  • I wish the whole world were like that!

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  • It was the wish of his father and mother that every day of his life should be a day of perfect happiness.

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  • I wish I could remember why.

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  • I wish I could remember something of that time.

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  • I wish you'd stop acting like I had a thousand guys on the string.

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  • I wish Howie would get his ass back here and get to work!

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  • I wish I had known.

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  • I wish you had said something earlier.

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  • I just wish you'd stop hiding everything from me.

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  • How I wish I could see you this lovely morning, and tell you all that has happened since I left home!

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  • I wish everyone wore rose-colored glasses the way you do.

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  • I don't know what's been bothering you lately, but if I've done something, I wish you would tell me.

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  • I do not wish you to feel pain otherwise.

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  • I wish I could see your little sister.

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  • You may call or have friends over anytime you wish - as long as they don't interfere with your work.

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  • I wish for your good.

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  • I wish we had never come here.

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  • I wish she could have seen this.

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  • His Majesty will no doubt wish to see you, but not today.

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  • I wish it to happen and my heart tells me it will.

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  • I wish they would come sooner.

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  • I wish you had told me.

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  • He could not comprehend how anyone could wish to alter his life or introduce anything new into it, when his own life was already ending.

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  • And every stitch, he writes, represents a kind wish for my health and happiness.

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  • I only wish you were all as happy as I am.

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  • Good-bye, Matrena, wish me luck!

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  • How I wish I had eyes to see them!

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  • Whether we want to admit it or not, we all wish everyone would like us.

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  • I wish I could explore the woods.

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  • I wish I hadn't taken Ed.

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  • I don't care if people smoke, but I wish they'd respect the fact that I don't want to smoke.

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  • He did not wish to stay another day in Moscow.

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  • I cannot, I do not wish to die.

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  • I wish you could stay.

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  • I wish someone had told me he was a Mormon.

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  • I do not wish to speak of him, Hilden.

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  • I wish I could go back and change what I did, but I can't.

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  • Under the Massachusetts law, which is considered the best by reformers, the names of candidates for each office are arranged alphabetically on a " blanket " ballot, as it is called from its size, and the elector places a mark opposite the names of such candidates as he may wish to vote for.

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  • My teacher told me Tuesday that you wanted to know how I came to wish to talk with my mouth.

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  • I simply wish to refuse allegiance to the State, to withdraw and stand aloof from it effectually.

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  • Do you wish it brought at once?

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  • She said the count had died as she would herself wish to die, that his end was not only touching but edifying.

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  • I don't wish to marry, she answered positively, glancing at Prince Vasili and at her father with her beautiful eyes.

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  • Well, Savelich, do you still not wish to accept your freedom?

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  • It'd be nice to hear you wish you hadn't almost killed me.

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  • I wish I had the date so I could look again to see if I maybe missed it in the paper the first time I checked.

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  • I will speak to the man you wish me to.

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  • As old and frail as I am, I still wish to fight the barbarians, but my advisor warns me I'll soon follow the path of my mad father.

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  • It is his wish that his brother raise Alfonso.

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  • I wish to meet our Sorcerer.

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  • I only wish there was a real horse here for me to race with.

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  • He was a poor man and had no wish to be rich.

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  • I value your friendship and wish you to have as good an opinion of me.

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  • I wish I'd never started it!

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  • I wish she'd call.

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  • She forced herself to sit on the ground, to focus, to wish with all her heart to go back to Wynn.

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  • Wish I had your faith.

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  • I thought you might wish to greet her.

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  • I don't know what's gotten into you lately, but I wish the old Carmen would come back.

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  • I wish mine had as few scratches.

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  • I thought for the first time in my life, I can't walk away and wish I could.

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  • I wish the same for you.

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  • No darkness lasts the ages, Taran…I do not care to remember the sound of a bird's cry, but I wish I remembered the taste of spiced ale.

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  • I don't think you're foolish, but I'll leave when I wish and no sooner.

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  • Father did not wish for us to marry, and now he will hate me for what I did.

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  • I wish to give everything to you.

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  • Your father had a reason for his wish.

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  • When you're my age you'll wish you had taken his proposal of marriage more seriously.

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  • Nothing but Cicero's wish to do a favour to Pompey could have induced him to take up what must have been a distasteful task; indeed, it is hinted that the half-heartedness of the defence materially contributed to Gabinius's condemnation.

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  • It was a favourite custom to bury the dead near the graves of the martyrs; and it was the highest wish of many to "rest with the saints."

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  • We don't wish to be eaten by such awful beasts.

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  • The little princess did not, or did not wish to, hear his words.

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  • And so you no longer wish to marry Boris?

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  • With my whole soul I wish to be what you would have me be, but I have never had help from anyone....

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  • In spite of my wish to see you, I do not think so and do not want to do so.

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  • The light was so strong and the snow sparkled with so many stars that one did not wish to look up at the sky and the real stars were unnoticed.

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  • She did not wish to disappoint either Dunyasha or Natasha, but it was hard to sit still.

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  • What right has he not to wish to receive me into his family?

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  • If you want me to do as you wish, eh?

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  • Tell Countess Rostova that she was and is perfectly free and that I wish her all that is good.

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  • Without any need of self-restraint, no wish to coquet ever entered her head.

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  • I do not wish to take it on my conscience.

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  • I only wish it for your sake.

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  • He had only to express a wish and Natasha would jump up and run to fulfill it.

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  • Go if you wish.

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  • I wish that was all she wanted.

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  • It doesn't matter to me one way or another, but I wish you would at least make an effort at seeing his side of it.

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  • Don't you ever wish you had someone to share your troubles with?

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  • We can run another test, if you wish.

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  • I wish I'd had more time to do it slowly.

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  • Alright. Wish me luck.

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  • Kinda wish I was, though.

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  • Master Kris has ordered us to respect any wish you have, Miss Hannah.

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  • I just wish it could happen more often.

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  • She'd gotten her wish.

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  • You may stay as long as you wish in our prison.

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  • I wish I could, but … He looked like he wanted to cry.

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  • There, again, a conflict between the two houses was imminent, and the queen's wish for a settlement had considerable weight in bringing about the curious but effective conference of the two parties, of which the first suggestion, it is believed, was due to Lord Randolph Churchill.

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  • The rigid line between fact or fiction in religious literature, which readers often wish to draw, cannot be consistently justified, and in studying old Oriental religious narratives it is necessary to realize that the teaching was regarded as more essential than the method of presenting it.

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  • The years spent abroad extinguished his former wish to enter the Church, and at his father's desire he gave himself up to the study of law.

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  • Those who wish to follow out the classification in detail should refer to some of the recent monographs mentioned below in the bibliography.

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  • His rule was a period of struggle emperor and disorder, owing partly to the feebleness of his own Frederick character, partly to the wish of his brother, Albert, to Popular revolt under Ulrich Eiczing and Count Ulrich of Cilli.

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  • Travel the way you wish to go.

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  • Do you wish to enter the Brotherhood of Freemasons under my sponsorship?

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  • She fell in love with Nicholas and does not wish to know anything more.

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  • I do not think he would choose her for a wife, and frankly I do not wish it.

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  • Several times the countess, with tears in her eyes, told her son that now both her daughters were settled, her only wish was to see him married.

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  • It is your happiness I wish for, she added, feeling that she was telling an untruth and was becoming entangled.

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  • I only wish I could spare my brother the first moments.

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  • Pierre drove to Marya Dmitrievna's to tell her of the fulfillment of her wish that Kuragin should be banished from Moscow.

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  • If you wish to be my friend never speak to me of that... of all that!

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  • What had really taken place he did not wish to relate because it seemed to him not worth telling.

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  • I wish to give her a surprise, you see.

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  • For some reason you wish to deprive me of our former friendship.

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  • Then, you'll be free to experiment with whatever design you wish.

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  • You may do that tomorrow if you wish.

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  • You may do as you wish.

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  • I wish you'd let me come along with you.

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  • I wish you'd told me he died when you left last year.

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  • He could have her killed or sent her away at his wish, but he didn't.

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  • I just wish you'd trust me.

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  • I do not wish them well or happy.

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  • She was almost angry enough with Wynn to wish he'd stayed here just a little longer.

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  • God, I almost wish she hadn't told us!

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  • I only wish she'd call so we could tell her.

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  • Jennifer dismissed her concerns, expressing a wish that she had Cynthia's ability to capture this mountain beauty.

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  • Wish the kid good luck—she'll need it with Ms. Boyd.

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  • You're going to wish you'd never bothered to run for election.

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  • I wish you'd known Paul.

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  • I guess we have to trust him, but I wish he'd stop going solo and confide in us.

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  • If you wish to return to yours, you know how to summon me.

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  • I wish I had someone to screen my calls.

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  • I'm starting to wish I had only bought one.

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  • Not too many people wish for a male horse... unless they want to use it as a stud.

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  • I wish Jonathan had been here.

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  • I bet you wish he'd come here to talk to you.

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  • He might wish he had never asked her to write her thoughts down.

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  • Heidi, Little Red Riding Hood – I wish you'd get your characters straight.

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  • As sweet as she is, I almost wish I'd given her something a little less lethal.

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  • But you are uncertain as to whether or not this is what you wish.

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  • When you hear what he has to tell you, you'll wish I had, Deidre.

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  • I wish it were that easy.

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  • Jesus, I was thrilled to finally get out of the house, now I wish we could just go back.

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  • I just wish I could see where I was going!

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  • In 1539, being opposed to the " act of the six articles," Latimer resigned his bishopric, learning from Cromwell that this was the wish of the king.

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  • Dazed and pained, she couldn't help but wish she'd just jumped off the ledge instead.

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  • As you wish, mistress.

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  • And then both Gage and Talal had cornered her that morning with news that made her wish she was more like Evelyn.

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  • Do you wish to talk to him?

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  • You may speak any mind you wish to me.

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  • Do you not ever wish to have a family, to be as happy as your father was so long ago?

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  • He knew more weighed on her wish than a simple kiss.

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  • But I wish you'd stop mentioning my age.

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  • While he didn't want to hold back important information, neither did he wish to unduly upset the nervous woman any further.

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  • I just wish she had been able to escape and draw a curtain on her past like Fred O'Connor and move into a secure and happy life.

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  • He added, "I wish I were going with you."

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  • I wish I knew Shipton's condition and what, if anything he saw or told them he saw.

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  • Dean rose and wandered out to the front porch but in spite of his sterling speech, and overwhelming wish that he could forget the Shiptons and all the grief they had brought him, he couldn't quite chase the unfinished business from his churning mind.

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  • I only wish to understand what this place is and how I came to be here.

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  • How I wish Victor would choose more randy gents to turn.

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  • Sarah usually made her beaus understand that vampirism isn't all it is cracked up to be, and she would not wish this life on anyone.

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  • The thought of all he would have to face made him wish they could fast forward a few days.

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  • Ahhh. Your wish is my command.

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  • I just wish I could convince him to talk to her.

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  • Do you have a death wish?

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  • You got your wish to see me as a wolf and survived.

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  • I wish you all the happiness you so deserve.

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  • I wish we could help somehow.

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  • Jackson almost pressed her to stay again, but did not wish their night to be ruined by an argument.

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  • Elisabeth would close her eyes to make a wish.

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  • Jackson always pulled her closer and crooned, "I already have all I could ever wish for, and more than I deserve, right here."

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  • I wish you'd get out of this black mood you've been in lately.

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  • I really wish you hadn't done that.

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  • Your little Texas stud had better stay out of my life or I'll make him wish he'd never set foot in this state.

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  • I wish you both the best of luck.

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  • Oh Alex, I can't help but wonder if some day when I'm bloated and cranky, you'll wish you hadn't given up your freedom.

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  • I was thinking today that I wish my dog was with me, so I don't die alone.

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  • As much as my brothers wish I were him, I am not.  You just have to deal with it.

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  • Kris, what if I said you could have anything in the world from me?  A favor.  A wish granted.

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  • I wish you wouldn't do that when I'm not here.

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  • I think a few years from now or twenty years from now I'll wish I had children, but I don't think I'll ever regret marrying Alex.

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  • I wish I had a camera.

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  • If you wish to go, go.

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  • On grounds of policy and morality alike the act was quite indefensible; but it is perhaps some palliation of his perjury that it was committed to satisfy the last urgent wish of a dying man, and that he alone remained true to the nine days' queen when the others who had with him signed Edward's device deserted her.

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  • The nobility is no longer all-powerful; it may be constrained to admit within its own body members for whose presence it has no wish.

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  • In 1831 Rennie brought out a modified edition of it (reissued in 1833), and Newman another in 1866 (reissued in 1883); but those who wish to know the author's views had better consult the original.

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  • As Christ and the apostles worked miracles, it is assumed that those who in the Church were distinguished for their sanctity would also work miracles; and there can be little doubt that the wish was often father to the thought.

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  • The trend of his letters was to impress on the boy a profound sense of the high destinies to which he was born, the necessity for keeping his nobles apart from all share in the conduct of the internal government of his kingdom, and the wisdom of distrusting counsellors, who would be sure to wish to influence him for their own ends.

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  • Fraunhofer, however, did not execute this wish, on the ground that the mechanical difficulties were too great.

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  • Late in 1545, or very early in 1546, he opened a fatal correspondence with Calvin, forwarding the manuscript of a much-enlarged revision of his theological tracts and expressing a wish to visit Geneva.

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  • The insertion of the alien matter 7-12 between 1-5 and 13-17 may be due to our author's wish to show that the expulsion of Satan from heaven after Christ's birth and ascension to heaven was owing in some measure to Christ, although he has allowed Michael's name to remain in the borrowed passage, 7-12 - a fact which shows how dependent the writer was on tradition.

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  • About the same time parliament passed an interesting and important statute, forbidding, unless the king should wish to suspend the operation of the law, the payment to the pope of the annates.

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  • Hence they and other authorities wish to see " History of Dogma " supplemented by " Histories of Theology."

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  • The papal curia had no wish to bring things to a quarrel with him.

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  • State school buildings can be, and sometimes are, used for religious instruction on days and at hours other than those fixed by law for ordinary school work,; but no child can be required to attend, except at the wish of its parent or guardian.

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  • Buti o Pdt = P is the normal pressure, and as we only wish to find the excess we may leave this out of account.

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  • We certainly do not wish to measure its loudness, and even if we did it might be difficult to fix on any unit of noisiness.

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  • I have here stated my purpose according to my views of official duty; and I intend no modification of my oft-expressed personal wish that all men everywhere could be free."

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  • It was his frankly expressed wish to be nominated and elected president in 1904, and he was nominated unanimously by the Republican National Convention at Chicago, and was elected in November of that year by the largest popular majority ever given to any candidate in any presidential election.

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  • Finally the old wish was put forward for a separation of nationalities in the representative assembly at Prague, in order that neither of the two nationalities should oppress the other in the internal affairs of Bohemia.

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  • Lord John Russell and Lord Palmerston were naturally jealous of the prince's interference - and of King Leopold's and Baron Stockmar's - in state affairs; but Lord Melbourne took the common-sense view that a husband will control his wife whether people wish it or not.

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  • Nevertheless in 1814 she repaired with "Madame Mere" to Elba, and is said to have expressed a wish to share Napoleon's exile in St Helena.

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  • Froude therefore declared that in giving them to the world he was carrying out his friend's wish by enabling him to make a posthumous confession of his faults.

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  • Chimkent is visited by consumptive patients who wish to try the koumiss cure.

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  • He must have died before 246, in which year his sister Claudia was fined for publicly expressing a wish that her brother Publius could rise from the grave to lose a second fleet and thereby diminish the number of the people.

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  • These poems, which are older, and in most cases considerably older, than the narratives in which they are now embedded, if they were collected into books, must have been fairly numerous, and we could wish that more examples of them had been preserved.

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  • He was buried, according to his own wish, at Lexington, where a statue and a memorial hall commemorate his connexion with the place; and on the spot where he was mortally wounded stands a plain granite pillar.

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  • He would have said himself that the most eager wish of his life had been for the higher education of his countrymen.

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  • But, outspoken as he was in his criticism of the popular religions, he had no wish to give them up. He stood up for a pure worship of the many gods, and maintained the cause of every old national religion and the ceremonial duties of its adherents.

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  • In what are commonly called loans of money, it is not really the money, but the money's worth, that the borrower wants; and the lender really assigns to him the right to a certain portion of the annual produce of the land and labour of the country, As the general capital of a country increases, so also does the particular portion of it from which the possessors wish to derive a revenue without being at the trouble of employing it themselves, and, as the quantity of stock thus available for loans is augmented, the interest diminishes, not merely "from the general causes which make the market price of things commonly diminish as their quantity increases," but because, with the increase of capital, "it becomes gradually more and more difficult to find within the country a profitable method of employing any new capital" - whence arises a competition between different capitals, and a lowering of profits, which must diminish the price which can be paid for the use of capital, or in other words the rate of interest.

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  • If we wish to grasp the peculiar character of the great Gnostic movement, we must take care not to be led astray by the catchword " Gnosis."

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  • The superintendent of public instruction is appointed by the governor and council for a term of two years, and it is his duty to prescribe the form of register to be kept in the schools, to investigate the condition of the schools, to make suggestions and recommendations for improving them, to lecture upon educational subjects in the towns and cities, to hold at least one teachers' institute each year in each of the counties, and to designate the times and places for holding examinations of those who wish to teach.

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  • Freedom is offered to students who wish to be transferred from Oxford, Cambridge, or certain colonial universities to Trinity College, by the recognition of terms kept in the former institutions as part of the necessary course at Trinity College.

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  • Her education was strict, and her own wish was to be a nun in a convent of the order of the Visitation founded by her mother.

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  • The Marriage Act 1898 dispensed with the necessity of the attendance of a registrar at marriages celebrated at a nonconformist place of worship, substituting in place thereof a person duly authorized by the trustees of the place of worship, if the persons intending to be married so desire; but the parties may, if they wish, still require the presence of the registrar.

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  • On the other hand, it is probable that in many cases the desire for reservation has arisen, in part at least, from a wish for some thing analogous to the Roman Catholic customs of exposition and benediction; and the chief objection to any formal practice of reservation, on the part of many who otherwise would not be opposed to it, is doubtless to be found in this fact.

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  • It has become the wish of the people in most places to have sessions both short and few.

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  • When such discrepancies came to the cognizance of Mahomet it was doubtless his desire that only one of the conflicting texts should be considered authentic; only he never gave h i mself much trouble to have his wish carried into effect.

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  • First you ask me to send her to the center of the battle and now you wish me to take my time with her?

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  • Should the people wish to confer them, they would have to do so by way of amending the Constitution; and herein lies a remarkable difference between the American system on the one hand and those of some European countries on the other, which, although they have created rigid constitutions, do not expressly debar the legislature from using any and every power of government.

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  • Their wish was to keep the two mechanisms as independent of each other as was compatible with the still higher need of subordinating, for national purposes, the state to the central government.

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  • Indeed, throughout his writings he shows a constant wish to avail himself of what is true in the opinions of others, whether they are philosophers, or poets or ordinary people expressing their thoughts in sayings and proverbs.

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  • If we wish the successive divisions of the scale to correspond to equal increments in the density of the corresponding liquids, then the volumes of the instrument, measured up to the successive divisions of the scale, must form a series in harmonical progression, the lengths of the divisions increasing as we go up the stem.

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  • But he began to wish for a wider shpere than papal negotiations, and, seeing that he had no chance of becoming a cardinal except by the aid of some great power, he accepted Richelieu's offer of entering the service of the king of France, and in 1639 became a naturalized Frenchman.

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  • Though christened Ramon (Raymond), the favourite name of his line, he reigned as Alphonso out of a wish to please his Aragonese subjects, to whom the memory of the Battler was dear.

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  • It has now been followed by over a hundred others forming a network of international relationships which shows that, at any rate, the wish for peace is universal among mankind.'

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  • By means of these, spectroscopists are enabled to measure by interpolation the wave-length of any line they may wish to determine.

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  • If we wish to be more general, while still adhering to Deslandres' law as a correct representation of the frequencies when s is small, we may write n - A (s+ 1 1) 2 - - a Po+Pi(s + c) -F +pr(s+ c)r' where s as before represents the integer numbers and the other quantities involved are constants.

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  • If Christians wish to offer any special sacrifice to God, let it be that of grateful praise or deeds of beneficence (r5 f.).

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  • According to its author, " they (the popes) are above all the laws of the Church, and can use them according to their wish; they alone judge and cannot be judged."

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  • It was the wish of the pope that the jubilee should be followed by a revival of religious life in all Christian countries.

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  • Her opposition to the reform of the Polish government was plainly due to a wish to preserve an excuse for further spoliation, but her conduct was less cruel and base than that of Prussia.

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  • The curriculum is classical and philological, but in the two upper classes there is a bifurcation in favour of scientific subjects for those who wish.

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  • In 1829 he was elected member of the Institute, in 1830 he was named director of the court concerts, and in 1842, at the wish of Louis Philippe, he succeeded Cherubini as director of the Conservatoire.

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  • A wish to become intimately acquainted with a state of society so utterly unlike all that he had ever seen frequently crossed his mind.

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  • Yielding to the wish of his party friends, on the 24th of July, Lincoln challenged Douglas to a joint public discussion.'

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  • At Liege this led to serious complications; and when Bishop Albert, who had been chosen against Henrys wish, was murdered at Reims in November 1192, the emperor was openly accused of having instigated the crime.

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  • Then was a universal wish that the Austrian Germans should hi included in the German state; on the other hand, it was fel that if all the various nationalities of Austria formed a unite monarchy, and if this monarchy as a whole were included ir the confederation, it would necessarily overshadow Germany and expose her to unnecessary external dangers.

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  • None,however, has yet imitated the prince of Waldeck,who in 1867, at the wish of hi,s own subjects, transferred the administration of his principality to Prussia.

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  • The independent administration of its lines by each state was left, but the empire received the power of legislating on railway matters; it could build lines necessary for military purposes even against the wish of the state in whose territory they lay, and the states bound themselves to administer their lines as part of a common system.

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  • Bismarck did not wish to lay heavier burdens on the capitalists, and it was not till a later period that they were carried out.

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  • It had, moreover, by the compact with Hungary of 1867, ceased even fully to represent the relation of the emperor to all his dominions; and the title which had been devised to cover the whole of the Habsburg monarchy sank into the official style of the sovereign of but a half; while even within the Austrian empire proper it is resented by those peoples which, like the Bohemians, wish to obtain the same recognition of their national independence as was conceded to Hungary.

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  • This was done in the teeth of the expressed wish of Russia; it roused the helpless resentment of Servia, whose economic dependence upon the Dual Monarchy was emphasized by the outcome of the war of tariffs into which she had plunged in 1906, and who saw in this scheme another link in the chain forged for her by the Habsburg empire; it 1 Alois, Count Lexa von Aerenthal, was born on the 27th of September 1854 at Gross-Skal in Bohemia, studied at Bonn and Prague, was attache at Paris (1877) and afterwards at St Petersburg, envoy extraordinary at Bucharest (1895) and ambassador at St Petersburg (1896).

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  • The influence by which his policy was directed is not quite clear, but the Czechs had been of recent years less easy to deal with, and Taaffe had never really shown any wish to alter the constitution; his policy always was to destroy the influence of parliament by playing off one party against the other, and so to win a clear field for the government.

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  • They did not wish to lose the opportunity which now was open to them of winning influence over the administration.

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  • The Czechs refrained from obstruction, for they did not wish to forfeit the alliance with the Poles and Conservatives, on which their parliamentary strength depended, and the Germans used the opportunity to pass measures for promoting the material prosperity of the country, especially for an important system of canals which would bring additional prosperity to the coal-fields and manufactures of Bohemia.

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  • He served with distinction in Flanders in 1683, and against the wish of the king went to Hungary, where he assisted the Imperialists to defeat the Turks at Gran in 1683.

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  • There is probably a superstitious reason for the preference shown by the dead for offerings of this kind; no wish is commoner than that one may receive bread and beer that had gone up on to the altar of the local god, or with which the god had been sated; something of the divine sanctity still clung about such offerings and made them particularly desirable.

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  • It was but a natural wish on.

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  • But it was only in a few cases that such a wish could be literally fulfilled.

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  • It was but natural that the Egyptians should wish to employ magic for their own benefit or self-gratification, and since religion put no veto on the practice so long as it was exercised within legal bounds, it was put to a widespread use among them.

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  • In one of the Dialogues 2 instances are given - the desire for emancipation from sensuality, aspirations towards the attainment of love to others, the wish not to injure any living thing, the desire for the eradication of wrong and for the promotion of right dispositions in one's own heart, and so on.

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  • It is not, however, a change in the rates for the land which he already holds, but an inquiry into and record of the changes in his former holding or of any new land which he may wish to take up.

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  • He retired from the regular ministry in 1865, but preached in New Brunswick, New Jersey, until the spring of 1867, and in that year, at the wish of its founder, Daniel Drew, became president of the newly established Drew theological seminary at Madison, New Jersey, where he died on the 4th of March 1870.

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  • His ecclesiastical policy was marked by a wish to keep on good terms with Rome.

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  • His reception at Leiden was all that he could wish.

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  • The estates expressed the wish that the celebrated Compacts should cease to form part of the laws of the country.

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  • But I wish we could find a way to get to the ground.

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  • About an hour later, a well-dressed gentleman came into the hotel and said, "I wish to see Mr. Jefferson."

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  • I wish to say here that I have not had this advantage since in any of my examinations.

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  • And my darling little sister, how I wish I could give her a hundred kisses!

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  • I thank thee for all thy good wishes, and wish thee as many.

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  • I do wish you could come and see for yourself what a beautiful school it is!

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  • I do wish things would stop being born!

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  • I am too grateful for all these blessings to wish for more from princes, or from the gods.

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  • I do not wish to flatter my townsmen, nor to be flattered by them, for that will not advance either of us.

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  • The princess is too kind to wish to deprive me of the pleasure of spending the evening with you.

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  • Don't you wish to serve me?

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  • He has, no doubt, forgotten it and will wish to destroy it.

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  • Denisov sat gloomily biting his mustache and listening to the conversation, evidently with no wish to take part in it.

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  • The adjutant by his elaborate courtesy appeared to wish to ward off any attempt at familiarity on the part of the Russian messenger.

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  • So, my dear boy, you wish to serve the Tsar and the country?

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  • Mamma does not wish it.

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  • He did not like to agree with him in everything and felt a wish to contradict.

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  • But Kutuzov evidently did not wish to enter that room till he was disengaged.

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  • I wish to see the battle.

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  • Kutuzov's wish was to attack next day, and the whole army desired to do so.

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  • I do not wish to utilize the fortunes of war to humiliate an honored monarch.

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  • Conceal nothing from me, I wish to know absolutely how things are.

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  • And so, as they had the power and wish to inculpate him, this expedient of an inquiry and trial seemed unnecessary.

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  • Contrary to the Emperor's wish Kutuzov detained the greater part of the army at Vilna.

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  • I too should wish nothing but to relive it all from the beginning.

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  • Well, then, I'll go if you wish it.

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  • You can order rodizio style, where skewers of everything are brought to the table and sliced onto your plate for as long as you wish, or a la carte.

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  • I wish the circumstances were different.

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  • I only wish to save mine.

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  • I wish I'd been involved in the latest war to protect my kind.

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  • I wouldn't wish my upbringing on anyone else.

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  • But I can do what I wish to you.

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  • He was left in the hands of reactionary boyars and priests, who encouraged him to hate his father and wish for the death of the tsar-antichrist.

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  • Descartes was not disposed to be a martyr; he had a sincere respect for the church, and had no wish to begin an open conflict with established doctrines.

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  • Amongst the elements of our thought there are some which we can make and unmake at our pleasure; there are others which come and go without our wish; there is also a third class which is of the very essence of our thinking, and which dominates our conceptions.

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  • He adds that he has appended it to the Rabdologia, in addition to the promptuary, because he did not wish to bury it in silence nor to publish so small a matter by itself.

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  • But if the parents wish him to be taught in a private school they must give notice to the mayor of the commune of their intention and the school chosen.

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  • In a letter to the city, possibly written by Cromwell himself, the officers repudiated any wish to alter the civil government or upset the establishment of Presbyterianism, but demanded religious toleration.

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  • A revolt within the city soon afterwards resulted in the abdication of the reigning emperor Maurice, and in the elevation of Phocas to the throne, which seems to have been accomplished by one of the circus factions against the wish of the troops.

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  • The societies require government recognition if they wish to enjoy legal rights.

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  • At the end of May the pope, in an allocution to the cardinals, had spoken of Italy in terms of unusual cordiality, and had expressed a wish for peace.

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  • We do not wish to find our way to a being who " must be."

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  • Identity of the Food of Animals and Plants.rt is evidently to the actual seats of consumption of food, and of consequent nutrition and increase of living substance, that we should turn when we wish to inquire what are the nutritive materials of plants.

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  • The verbal employment of vocatives and of the second person may have little or no personifying force, serving primarily but to make the speaker's wish and idea intelligible to himself.

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  • Here it is joined by the Kara Su (Teleboas), which, rising near Lake Van, runs past Wish and waters the plain.

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  • Nor can real evil exist, for since God is all-powerful, and since he does not wish evil, evil must be non-existent.

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  • In response the Moravians, at the General Synod (1909), welcomed the offer, but also declared their wish (a) to preserve their independence as a "Protestant Episcopal Church"; (b) to co-operate freely as heretofore with other Evangelical Churches.

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  • At the election of 1904 an amendment was adopted which provides that whenever 10% of the voters of the state, as shown by the votes of the last preceding election, express a wish that any law or resolution of the legislature shall be submitted to the people, the Act or Resolve shall be voted on at the next election of the state or county officers, and if a majority of the voters approve the measure it shall stand; otherwise, it shall become void.

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  • The wish to meet people of the different sections of the country and to explain his position upon the questions of the day led the President to begin (14th September 1909), a tour which included the Pacific coast, the South-west, the Mississippi Valley and the South Atlantic states, and during which he travelled 13,000 miles and made 266 speeches.

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  • Thus if we wish to ascertain the thermal effect of the action Mg+CaO =MgO+Ca, we may write, knowing the heats of formation of CaO and Mg0 to be 131000 and 146000 respectively, 0-131000 = 0-146000+x x =15000 cal.

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  • Josephus set himself to make an army of the inhabitants of Galilee, many of whom had no wish to fight, and to strengthen the strongholds.

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  • While Scotland and England were preparing for the " First Bishops' War," Henderson drew up two papers, entitled respectively The Remonstrance of the Nobility and Instructions for Defensive Arms. The first of these documents he published himself; the second was published against his wish by John Corbet (1603-1641), a deposed minister.

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  • Dagobert had at first consented to the dying Godfrey's wish that Baldwin should be his successor; but when Godfrey died he saw an opportunity too precious to be missed, and opposed Baldwin, counting on the support of Bohemund, to whom he sent an appeal for assistance.

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  • This is a strong instance of how the wish may be father to the thought even in a fairly critical mind.

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  • As a ruler he showed legislative capacity, and a very commendable wish to provide his kingdoms with a code of laws and a consistent judicial system.

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  • If we wish to know what Wagner means, we must fight our way through his drama to his music; and we must not expect to find that each phrase in the mouth of the actor corresponds word for note with the music. That sort of correspondence Wagner leaves to his imitators; and his views on " Leit-motifhunting," as expressed in his prose writings and conversation, are contemptuously tolerant.

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  • But, whatever our doubts, we may safely regard Parsifal as a work which, like Beethoven's last fugues, invites attack rather from those critics who demand what flatters their own vanity than from those who wish to be inspired by what they could never have foreseen for themselves.

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  • The wish of Toussaint was that San Domingo should enjoy a practical independence whilst recognizing the sovereignty and exclusive commercial rights of France.

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  • This postponement of abolition was dictated by the wish to introduce a fresh stock of slaves into Haiti, if that island should be recovered.

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  • The government interpreted the application as implying a wish for the abolition of serfdom, and issued a rescript authorizing the formation of committees to prepare definite proposals for a gradual emancipation.

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  • Now the wish to become manifest and known, and hence the idea of creation, is co-eternal with the inscrutable Deity, and the first manifestation of this primordial will is called the first Sephirah or emanation.

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  • It was no doubt natural that Austrian statesmen should wish to end the anomalous situation created by the treaty of Berlin, by incorporating Bosnia and Herzegovina into the Dual Monarchy.

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  • As regards the first of these, it is curious to observe that the budget decree of 1880 stringently limited the peace strength of the Ottoman army to 100,000 men, " including officers and generals," in order to put a stop to the rapidly increasing military expenditure; but this was merely the expression of a pious wish, at a time when European financial good will was indispensable, that expenditure might be kept down.

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  • It was now again Wellesley's wish to advance and seize Torres Vedras; but Sir Hew Dalrymple, having at this moment assumed command, decided otherwise.

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  • The tenth canon tolerates the marriages of deacons who previous to ordination had reserved the right to take a wife; the thirteenth forbids chorepiscopi to ordain presbyters or deacons; the eighteenth safeguards the right of the people in objecting to the appointment of a bishop whom they do not wish.

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  • Jackson in December 1829 had already made known his own wish that Van Buren should receive the nomination.

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  • If we wish merely to enumerate those whose partitions contain the figure 0, and do not therefore contain any power of a as a factor, we have the generator ze 1-z2.1-z3.1-z4....1-z0.

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  • Conscience is the best of casuists; it is only when men wish to cheat it that they fly to logical quibbles."

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  • It was, however, no doubt at his wish that his chaplain wrote the Life of Julian the Apostate, in reply to Dr Hickes's sermons, in which the lawfulness of resistance in extreme cases was defended.

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  • Euler's eulogium was enhanced by his desire to quit Berlin, d'Alembert's by his dread of a royal command to repair thither; and the result was that an invitation, conveying the wish of the "greatest king in Europe" to have the "greatest mathematician" at his court, was sent to Turin.

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  • When Odysseus reached the country of the Lotophagi, many of his sailors after eating the lotus lost all wish to return home.

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  • Suppose, for instance, that we wish to know how much will be left out of ios.

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  • Any obscurity that may hang over Huygens's principle is due mainly to the indefiniteness of thought and expression which we must be content to put up with if we wish to avoid pledging ourselves as to the character of the vibrations.

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  • In the application to sound, where we know what we are dealing with, the matter is simple enough in principle, although mathematical difficulties would often stand in the way of the calculations we might wish to make.

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  • By the wish of ZEthelweard he also began a paraphrase 3 of parts of the Old Testament, but under protest, for the stories related in it were not, he thought, suitable for simple minds.

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  • It is doubtful whether his last and fatal visit to Paris was due to his own wish or to the instigation of his niece, Madame Denis; but this lady - a woman of disagreeable temper, especially to her inferiors - appears to have been rather hardly treated by Voltaire's earlier, and sometimes by his later, biographers.

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  • He began a "History of his Native District of Northern Wiltshire," but, feeling that he was too old to finish it as he would wish, he made over his material, about 1695, to Thomas Tanner, afterwards bishop of St Asaph.

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  • Some copies, however, were saved by the efforts of Cordus's daughter Marcia, and after the death of Tiberius the work was published at the express wish of Caligula.

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  • In Palma the old people were at their own wish left to die alone.

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  • Some brassfounders break from a single ingot the quantity of zinc required to produce the amount of brass they wish to compound in one crucible, but when perfect uniformity is desired the importance of remelting the zinc on a large scale cannot be too strongly emphasized.

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