Wish sentence examples

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

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  • I wish I could remember something of that time.

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  • I wish I could remember why.

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  • I wish I had known.

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

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

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

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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 Quinn were alive," he said.

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  • I wish you had said something earlier.

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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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  • "Do you wish to buy any baskets?" he asked.

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  • I do not wish you to feel pain otherwise.

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  • I wish we had never come here.

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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 she could have seen this.

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  • I wish I could see your little sister.

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

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

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

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

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  • I wish you would go and fetch my satchel, two lanterns, and a can of kerosene oil that is under the seat.

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

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  • I wish Mr. Giddon had not.

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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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  • Good-bye, Matrena, wish me luck!

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

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  • I wish you could stay.

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  • "I should wish for nothing else, nothing, if only I were there," thought Rostov.

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

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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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  • How I wish I had eyes to see them!

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  • I wish I could explore the woods.

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  • I wish they would come sooner.

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  • I wish to meet our Sorcerer.

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  • Ah, my love, your wish is my command.

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  • I cannot, I do not wish to die.

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  • Travel the way you wish to go.

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

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

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  • The depth of Claire's betrayal made him wish he could kill her again a thousand times over!

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  • Couldn't you wish me in some safer place than Oz.

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  • "I wish you good luck and success, gentlemen!" he added and went out after shaking hands with Dolgorukov and Bilibin.

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

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  • I wish that was all she wanted.

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  • "I wish I had that whistle," he said.

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

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  • "You have everything you wish for," said the Princess.

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  • "But we do not wish to intrude, I assure you," the Wizard hastened to say.

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  • "But I assure you, my good people, that I do not wish to rule the Emerald City," he added, earnestly.

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  • I only wish you could have seen and heard him!

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  • I do not wish to be any more busy with my hands than is necessary.

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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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  • It's not a decision or a wish any more.

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  • A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority.

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  • I wish it to be so with all who live in my home.

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  • I wish you had told me.

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  • "But I wish it," he said.

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  • I wish she'd call.

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

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

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

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

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  • "The highest wisdom and truth are like the purest liquid we may wish to imbibe," he said.

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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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  • I wish for your good.

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

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

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

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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 sorely wish I could keep them longer but on the road, it's difficult.

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  • She'd felt that level of desperation before and didn't wish it upon the woman meant to be with Gabriel.

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

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  • I wish to see the battle.

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

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  • All genetic conditions that one would reasonably wish to alter would also be altered.

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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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  • But I just wish to say, to avoid misunderstandings, that you are quite mistaken if you reckon me or my mother among such people.

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  • How I wish I could see my own donkey and my dear Lioness!

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  • I wish to write about things I do not understand.

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

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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 only wish I could spare my brother the first moments.

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

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  • "I wish the school year was just starting instead of ending this week," she said as she shoveled down oatmeal, topped with honey.

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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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  • Don't you wish to serve me?

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

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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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  • I sure wish I had said something to you earlier, Sherlock.

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  • I wish it were more concrete.

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  • "As you wish, Father," she whispered.

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  • I wish we could do something about that situation.

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  • All I need do is to wish you with me, and there you'll be--safe in the royal palace!

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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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  • Then, I intend to travel the way I wish to go--do you understand?

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  • I wish it were not such a bother to move, especially as we have to do it so often!...

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  • I wish the Wrentham woods were round the corner!

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  • Perhaps I don't understand things, but Austria never has wished, and does not wish, for war.

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  • Do you wish or not to be Prince Anatole Kuragin's wife?

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  • They all had but one wish: to advance as soon as possible against the enemy under the Emperor's command.

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  • Pierre could not and did not wish to break this silence.

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  • He explained his wish to be present at the battle and to see the position.

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

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  • But he did not wish the little girl to think him a coward, so he advanced slowly to the edge of the roof.

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  • He knew that she did not wish him to go.

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  • But what has the bomb to do with what I wish you to write?

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  • So my little heart leaped high with eager excitement when I knew that my wish was at last to be realized.

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  • Hm.... If you wish to kill him, to kill him outright, you can see him...

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  • And now, when one wants to smooth the thing over, some conceit prevents your apologizing, and you wish to make the whole affair public.

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  • "Yes, I do wish it," said he.

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  • He declared that he did not wish to remember her existence and warned her not to dare to let him see her.

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

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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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  • 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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  • I only wish it for your sake.

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

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  • We have a grooved board which we put between the pages when we wish to write.

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

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

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

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  • Let those who wish any corn bring money and buy it.

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  • "Oh, I wish I could be a sailor!" he said.

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  • I wish you could be here to play three little squirrels, and two gentle doves, and to make a pretty nest for a dear little robin.

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  • In college I should wish to continue most, if not all of these subjects.

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  • The Sunday-school was in session when we arrived, and I wish you could have seen the sensation Helen's entrance caused.

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  • I want nothing, wish for nothing; teach me what to do and how to use my will!

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  • What is it you wish, Colonel?

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  • "You may buy something, if you wish," said his mother.

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  • Now there is one more fact, which I wish to state very plainly, in regard to what Mr. Gilman wrote to you.

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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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  • I wish the same for you.

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

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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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  • "I wish he'd hurry," Betsy said.

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

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  • I wish I'd never started it!

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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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  • "Wish you had good news for me," he said to the Guardian standing beside him.

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

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  • "Wish I had an axe," said Zeb, who by now had unhitched the horse.

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  • "I wish we had some of those loose wings," he said.

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  • "I wish to get a fowl for to-morrow's dinner," he said.

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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 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 have already told you, Papa," said his son, "that if you don't wish to let me go, I'll stay.

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  • He has, no doubt, forgotten it and will wish to destroy 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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  • Mamma does not wish it.

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  • "I wish you courage and success," and, pressing Pierre's hand, he went out.

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  • "No," said Prince Andrew, "my father did not wish me to take advantage of the privilege.

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

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

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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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  • Her correspondence in cipher from thence with her English agents abroad, intercepted by Walsingham and deciphered by his secretary, gave eager encouragement to the design for a Spanish invasion of England Under the prince of Parma, - an enterprise in which she would do her utmost to make her son take part, and in case of his refusal would induce the Catholic nobles of Scotland to betray him into the hands of Philip, from whose tutelage he should be released only on her demand, or if after her death he should wish to return, nor then unless he had become a Catholic. But even these patriotic and maternal schemes to consign her child and re-consign the kingdom to the keeping of the Inquisition, incarnate in the widower of Mary Tudor, were superseded by the attraction of a conspiracy against the throne and life of Elizabeth.

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  • It must be a beautiful and happy place; and I wish to know all about it.

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  • My Dear Miss Riley:--I wish you were here in the warm, sunny south today.

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  • I do not wish to split hairs, to make fine distinctions, or set myself up as better than my neighbors.

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  • I wish you many happy returns of your name day, said the visitor.

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  • If he had an extra couple of hundred, I wish he'd put it toward his bill.

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  • And he had only one wish-- that the frightful thing that had to happen should happen quickly.

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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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  • "I wish the whole business would just go away," she muttered.

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

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

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

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  • host, she did not wish her people to suffer the afflictions of so many other kingdoms.

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

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  • I wish I hadn't taken Ed.

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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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  • It is his wish that his brother raise Alfonso.

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  • Your father had a reason for his wish.

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

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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 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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  • 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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  • Moreover, when the belief pr inference is uncertain, need even in the shape of desire is not in itself a foundation of belief in the thing desired: to need a dinner is not to believe in getting it; and, as Aristotle said, " there is a wish for impossibilities."

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • wish to destroy a body which, with its privileged position and international financial and military organization, constituted a possible menace to the state.

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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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  • But the evidence tends to show that at first at least they had no wish for this honor, and would have preferred their ruler to devote himself entirely to his own people.

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  • At last, after an expedition against the Poles, Otto was able to fulfil the wish of his heart; he went to Italy in 980 and never ~ returned to Germany.

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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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  • indicated a wish to be compensated with the left bank of the Rhine.

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

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  • Go if you wish.

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  • If you wish to go, go.

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  • She'd gotten her wish.

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  • He 1 In accordance with his own wish he was buried in a small graveyard rather than in one of the regular city cemeteries, and on his tombstone is the following epitaph written by himself: "I repose in this quiet and secluded spot, not from any natural preference for solitude, but, finding other cemeteries limited as to race by charter rules, I have chosen this, that I might illustrate in my death the principles I advocated through a long life - Equality of man before his Creator."

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  • He addressed her in an ode of which a fragment is preserved: "Violetweaving (or dark-haired), pure, sweet-smiling Sappho, I wish to say somewhat, but shame hinders me"; and she answered in another ode: "Hadst thou had desire of aught good or fair, shame would not have touched thine eyes, but thou wouldst have spoken thereof openly."

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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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  • You may do that tomorrow if you wish.

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  • You may do as you wish.

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  • We can run another test, if you wish.

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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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  • "I can do as I wish," Deidre snapped in response.

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  • "I wish you could've told me this long ago," she said.

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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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  • 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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  • Alright. Wish me luck.

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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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  • Kinda wish I was, though.

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

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  • Wish I had your faith.

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  • As you wish, mistress.

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  • "As you wish," Sasha said in a voice so calm it drew the gazes of everyone in the room.

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  • I thought you might wish to greet her.

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

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • "Wish me luck with Miss Worthington," he added as he left, slightly hobbled from his day on the slopes.

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  • "I wish I'd started that young," one of the climbers said as he and two of the others began tossing their gear into the back of a pickup truck.

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  • I sure wish this young lady wrote a date on her writings.

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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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  • "I'm sorry to see you leave," Dean answered, "but I wish you'd spoken to us before making arrangements with someone else."

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

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  • "I wish I could be there with you," he answered.

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

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

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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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  • "I wish there was another way," Kris said.

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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 mine had as few scratches.

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  • "I've been working since 4:00," he called over his shoulder, "I really wish she'd wait until Monday.

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

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

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  • "I wish he'd stay home," he finally said.

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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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  • 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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  • It may be difficult to reconcile the two declarations made by him at different times: "I do not wish to join a schismatic society; I am isolated," and "As for myself, I consider that I belong by conviction to the Old Catholic community."

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  • provided that once in twenty years, beginning with 1887, the wish of the people in regard to calling a convention for altering the constitution shall be ascertained by a poll.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Respect for them is due to two main reasons: (a) the kinsmen of the dead desire to preserve the goodwill of their dead relatives; (b) they wish at the same time to secure that their kinsmen are not molested and caused to undergo unnecessary suffering.

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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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  • 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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  • At the present day, despite the earnest wish of the council of Trent (Sess.

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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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  • - The two governments respectively promise not to increase their maritime armaments during five years, unless the one who shall wish to increase them shall give the other eighteen months' notice in advance.

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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 we wish to live together," said he, " you must be content to be contributories together.

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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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  • 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 ambitions of Prussia were notorious, and Austria had no wish to see her rival still further strengthened by ~ the annexation of the duchies.

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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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  • 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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  • I wish I had known you were coming.

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  • I just wish I could go home.

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  • I wish I had known you were feeling that way.

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  • I wish you would make an effort to be available on your cell phone when we're apart.

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  • Sweetheart, I wish you wouldn't hide things from me that way.

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  • I wish I had a camera.

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  • I wish I could talk to Alex about my baby.

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  • I wish I could hear him laugh, see that adoring look in his eyes again.

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  • For the record, I don't have your gifted tongue and wish I did.

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  • Under a constitutional amendment, adopted by popular vote on the 8th of November 1898, 5% of the legal voters of the state may require the legislature to submit to popular vote at the next general election measures which they wish enacted into law, or measures already passed by the legislature which have not 'yet gone into force.

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  • Having finished the verse of the 34th Psalm where it is written, "They who seek the Lord shall want no manner of thing that is good," he said, "Here I must stop: - what follows let Baithen write"; indicating, as was believed, his wish that his cousin Baithen should succeed him as abbot.

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  • The eastern front, which was the entrance of the House of Lords, is, by their special wish, of the Corinthian order, made conformable with the rest of the building not without difficulty to the architect.

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  • Robert was a man of learning, devoted to literature, and a generous patron of literary men: he befriended the poet Petrarch, who admired the king so greatly as to express the wish to see him lord of all Italy; while Boccaccio celebrated the virtues and charms of Robert's natural daughter Maria, under the name of Fiammetta.

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  • had no intention or wish to provoke a great European war.

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  • He entered the Society of Jesus at Rouen in 1624, and in 1636 was ordained and sent, by his own wish, to the Huron mission.

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  • In this process the silk waste is put into strong, open-meshed cotton bags, made to hold (in accordance with the wish of individual spinners) from i lb to 5 lb in weight.

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  • Hewas buried in Coniston churchyard by his own express wish, the family refusing.the offer of a grave in Westminster Abbey.

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  • Most girls wanted to be a princess at some point in their youth, though she couldn't specifically remember that wish.

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

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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 just wish it could happen more often.

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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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  • "Yeah, I wish I had my portable lab set with me," Ully agreed.

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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 got my wish," she murmured.

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  • "Damian," Jonny said, turning to the White God, "I will not object if you wish to turn her over to them."

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  • I wish you'd give my decisions due respect – even if they conflict with your opinion.

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  • As five O'clock approached, she was beginning to wish she hadn't told Keaton that she would go with him.

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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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  • " Character," says George Sand, " is in a great measure hereditary: if my readers wish to know me they must know my father."

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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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  • to demonstrate that military government had given place to civil; for he approached his task in the same spirit that had prompted his declaration to the Little Parliament of his wish "to divest the sword of all power in the Civil administration."

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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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  • 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