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It seems like tens of thousands of them," said Tess; "holding public-meetings in their market-places, arguing, preaching, quarrelling, sobbing, groaning, praying, and cursing.
I believe if two women were cast together upon a desert island, they would spend each day arguing the respective merits of sea-shells and birds' eggs considered as trimmings, and would have a new fashion in fig-leaves every month.
The one thing that astonished him now was that he should have stood for five minutes arguing with her across the width of the room, when just touching her made everything so simple.
quite mistaken, as he soon found, in supposing the thing to have been abandoned by all authorities) published some ingenious letters to me at the time when that event was chronicled, arguing that spontaneous combustion could not possibly be.
If once we begin judging and arguing about everything, nothing sacred will be left
Without arguing this matter of my general reputation, accepting it at its current face value, let me add that I have indeed lived life in a very rough school and have seen more than the average man's share of inhumanity and cruelty, from the forecastle and the prison, the slum and the desert, the execution-chamber and the lazar-house, to the battlefield and the military hospital.
He was arguing for his life, and he knew it; but he was neither excited nor afraid.
Still less did he remark that he was arguing from the necessary imperfection of language against the most certain facts.
He is incapable of arguing, and is bewildered by Socrates to such a degree that he does not know what he is saying.
Herring, a lawyer and academic at Exeter College of Oxford in the UK, shows general readers 10 rules of successful arguing and the situations in life and work where arguments are most likely to occur.
But Rosen doesn't stop at arguing that nice justices finish first.
George Chin, director of student financial assistance at the City University of New York, agreed, arguing that IRS "data is skewed by tax shelters and ways to manipulate the tax system to make it appear like you have less money.