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L'on sait que Cyneas etoit un confident du Roy Pyrrhus, qui lui conseilla de se reposer [et de se rejouir] d'abord, puisqu'aussi bien c'estoit son but, (comme il le confessoit) quand il auroit vaincu la Sicile, la Calabre, Rome et Carthage".
Those who are most confident about reaching their profit targets plan different cost-management measures, taking a long-term approach to riding out the storm, while those pessimistic about hitting their profit targets are more likely to take short-term cost-cutting measures.
Il s'appliquait desormais a lire les Ecritures divines ; ayant pris pour confidents les pretres de Dieu, il estimait qu'il convenait d'honorer par tous les rites qui convenaient le Dieu qu'il avait vu >> (8).
Le risque suicidaire chez l'adolescent depend principalement de facteurs qui l'affectent dans differents domaines de sa vie: un trouble mental comme la depression, des traits de personnalite tels que l'agressivite et l'impulsivite, l'abus de drogues, mais aussi l'absence de confidents ou une mauvaise integration dans des reseaux sociaux comme celui de la famille (Lacourse, 1999).
Mathematical definitions of these confidents are presented in Table 4.
As a result of the inaccessibility (due to the high costs) or unavailability (due to the lack of relevant expertise/experience) of adequate legal counsel, many athletes put their trust in confidents who may be their parent, teammate or spouse, or someone who profiles himself as an anti-doping expert.
Zulfiqar Mirza, one of President Zardari's confidents, called the PAC a 'sister organization', at a public meeting at Malir, Karachi, on 6 March 2011, and this led to a PPP-MQM spat, with the latter finally pressurizing Zardari to restrain Mirza MQM's boycott of the National and Sindh Assembly.
C'etait la premiere fois que (Donissan) entendait, voyait, touchait celui-la qui fut le tres ignominieux associe de sa vie douloureuse, et, si nous en croyons quelques-uns qui furent les confidents ou les temoins d'une certaine epreuve secrete, que de fois devra-t-il l'entendre encore, jusqu'au definitif elargissement
Carlo Colombara demonstrated his long career experience as Oroveso, while Maria Jose Suarez and Jon Plazaola were satisfactory as the faithful confidents Clotilda and Flavio.
After all, even just a few pessimistic voices harping on about what "could go wrong" can prevent all but the most hardened confidents from being able to see past the problems and into the opportunities and rewards that might arise if "things go right".
La Rancune, an actor of the second rank, also played confidents, ambassadors, kidnappers, and assassins.
Possibilities: One; the President authored the memo with the help of his confidents and authorized HH to deliver it to Mullen.