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So gradual were the changes, however, that Adrienne did not note them, and accustomed as she had been to the existence, the presence, the love of this one being, and of this being only, to her the final separation scarce seemed within the bounds of possibility.
He was accustomed, therefore, to the familiarity which prevails between that class and their superiors, and the gossipings which take place among them when seated round a fire at their encampments.
Osborne pulled frantically at the cord by which he was accustomed to summon the butler when he wanted wine--and almost black in the face, ordered that functionary to call a coach for Captain Osborne.
Washington, Jan 2 ( ANI ): Joaquin Phoenix has confessed that he feels terrified when fans approach him, as he is not accustomed to the celebrity-life.
We become accustomed to being tired when we first wake up in the morning, we get accustomed to having coffee, it becomes normal to be ravenous by 10am despite having a considerable amount of calories at breakfast, it even becomes normal to see urine that looks the same colour as most popular lagers when we go to the loo.
These changes have produced a generation of young Americans who are not only less accustomed to peace, but also more accustomed to ceding power to government.
However, he of course doesn't speak the Queen's English to which you are so accustomed and his coarse language has hurt your very sensitive ears which I am sure are not accustomed to such crass language.
Where an employee is directed to report for duty to a place of work other than the employee's accustomed place of work, the employee shall travel to and from the alternative place of work in the employer's time for those periods in excess of time normally taken to travel to and from the accustomed place of work.
Summary: Colin Firth has admitted he would like to try some riskier acting roles rather than the more suited ones he has become accustomed to.
Over recent years, most Muslim women and girls in this predominantely Muslim girls have been accustomed to appearing in public wearing the Islamic headdress.
Summary: In a spartan six-story building on a muddy side street in Algiers, Nadia Derafa and Mohamed el Aasar have grown accustomed to working late into the night.
According to the Times, federal officials "had become accustomed in recent years to having any mention of a link between climate trends and human activities played down or trimmed when drafts of documents went to the Commerce Department and the White House for approval.