be possible

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By thus circumscribing the plan, it will be possible to have an excellent body of well-trained militia, ready to take the field whenever the defense of the State shall require it.
Nor, to generalize, would it ever be possible in the case of number that there should be a common boundary among the parts; they are always separate.
The parts of a line bear a relative position to each other, for each lies somewhere, and it would be possible to distinguish each, and to state the position of each on the plane and to explain to what sort of part among the rest each was contiguous.
And I know that every one will confess that it would be most praiseworthy in a prince to exhibit all the above qualities that are considered good; but because they can neither be entirely possessed nor observed, for human conditions do not permit it, it is necessary for him to be sufficiently prudent that he may know how to avoid the reproach of those vices which would lose him his state; and also to keep himself, if it be possible, from those which would not lose him it; but this not being possible, he may with less hesitation abandon himself to them.
I had a great mind to bring it home if I could, for I had often been musing whether it might not be possible to get a kid or two, and so raise a breed of tame goats, which might supply me when my powder and shot should be all spent.
By selecting for his illustrations one feature from one lady and another from another, Messer Firenzuola builds up an ideal of the Beautiful Woman, which, were she to be possible, would probably be as faultily faultless as the Perfect Woman, were she possible.
Whereas "dialectical reason legislates, it defines what the world (human or total) must be like for dialectical knowledge to be possible.
In about one-third of cases when the frontal sinus is opened intraoperatively, the passage of a probe will not be possible after healing.
Since 90% of Canadians live near the US border it would be possible for Canadians or Americans to buy an AM/FM radio station in an American border city such as Buffalo (for Ontario).
This article would not be possible without the close readings, suggestions, critiques, and general support offered by Mario Biagioli, Paula Findlen, Carlo Pedretti, Donald Preziosi, Kenneth Reinhard, Keith Topper, and Cecile Whiting.
Although it may not be possible to implement all of the suggestions - indeed, many of them are contradictory - TEI is committed to taking all appropriate action.
15mm in diameter, a lesion that would have to grow for another five to six years before mammography detection would be possible.