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Just as the two elder ladies had finished their survey of the family prospects, and Lady Otway was nervously anticipating some general statement as to life and death from her sister-in-law, Cassandra burst into the room with the news that the carriage was at the door.
To embroil the confusion, and make it impossible to arrive at any general statement,--when we have insisted on the imperfection of individuals, our affections and our experience urge that every individual is entitled to honor, and a very generous treatment is sure to be repaid.
So I contented myself with making a general statement that he appeared to be improving very rapidly, that I would have a longer chat with him in the morning, and would then see what I could do in the direction of meeting his wishes.
Irwine in a general statement concerning the Church clergy in the surrounding district, whom he described as men given up to the lusts of the flesh and the pride of life; hunting and shooting, and adorning their own houses; asking what shall we eat, and what shall we drink, and wherewithal shall we be clothed?
I will not now go behind the general statement to explore the reason of this correspondency.
In a statement issued on Saturday stated that beyond general statement on control of terrorism in South Asia, Indian Prime Minister succeeded in including a strong reference to Mumbai issue.
It was a very general statement, so those grading the papers should accept all the answers given by students," Taliadoros said.
Ray said that the general statement which is valid is the one issued on 2 April by the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany and Iran after lengthy talks in Lausanne.
The following General Statement of Work is envisioned for the project and should be considered when responding to the RFP.
Dijsselbloem, who participated in the debate on the role of the Troika in the countries under memorandum carried out by the European Parliament, made a general statement and answered a series of questions by MEPs.
Murray Worthy of charity War on Want, said: All we have is a general statement of principles, with no detail and no deadlines.
The statement pointed out that"Saleh had given a general statement about the conditions in Iraq'sKurdistan Region," whilst Burns said that "Kurdistan Region is animproved and successful example, compared with other areas of Iraq, due to itsdevelopment and prosperity, achieved because of the stability and security inthe Region.