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Neither is it a very far-fetched inference that a man who inherits one article of such value is pretty well provided for in other respects.
The missletoe is dependent on the apple and a few other trees, but can only in a far-fetched sense be said to struggle with these trees, for if too many of these parasites grow on the same tree, it will languish and die.
But, indeed, you must not suppose, sir, that I am much taken up with these far-fetched considerations.
A far-fetched enough parallel," I observed coldly to Marlow.
Yet this may be a question having no answer "which is still worth asking," because the investigation shows that we can not argue historically from the dates in Plato; it would be useless therefore to waste time in inventing far-fetched reconcilements of them in order avoid chronological difficulties, such, for example, as the conjecture of C.
On which account they apply to the nose, as to the part whence blood may most easily be drawn; but this seems a far-fetched as well as ill-natured supposition.
In the midst of his anguish there flashed across his mind the recollection of having seen just this sort of situation in a moving picture, and of having thought it far-fetched.
The reasoning was close and intense, but the deductions appeared to me to be far-fetched and exaggerated.
When water is near and a weight is missing it is not a very far-fetched supposition that something has been sunk in the water.
Douglas's first wife, and it would surely not be too far-fetched an inference that the V.
The notion of a synthetic material that is alive sounds far-fetched.
The existence of reverse transcriptase had been hypothesized some years earlier, but the theory was considered far-fetched until June 1970, when Dr.