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How could I (in the ordinary sense of the word) be in love with a woman whose face I had never seen?
They were not even crimes for the purpose of robbery--not, that is to say, for robbery in the ordinary sense of the word.
It was not a manorial home in the ordinary sense, with fields, and pastures, and a grumbling farmer, out of whom the owner had to squeeze an income for himself and his family by hook or by crook.
And indeed, Father Brown, for reasons best known to himself, had lingered much longer than politeness required; or even, in the ordinary sense, permitted.
And here it may be observed, that Nicholas was not, in the ordinary sense of the word, a young man of high spirit.
He is quite respectable, in the ordinary sense of that extraordinary word.
Pain-waves and loss of blood were playing tricks with my senses; now they were quite dull, and my leg alive and throbbing; now I had no leg at all, but more than all my ordinary senses in every other part of me.
Adebanwi reinstates a national - but not in any ordinary sense a nationalist--historiography in his analysis of Nigerian newspaper history.
His writing is both philosophical and theological, though on the theological side some of his more exuberant comments may seem strange to the ordinary Christian reader: thus we read that "Aquinas's doctrine gives us no warrant for saying there are three persons in God," and that if we do so "in the ordinary sense of person," "we are tritheists.
However intelligent and educated in the ordinary sense a man may be, he will not understand the Gospels without special indications and without special esoteric knowledge.
Synopsis: The Sanskrit word mandala means "whole circle" in the ordinary sense of the word.
David Blackburn is not a landscape artist, not an abstractionist in the ordinary sense.