surely


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My heart stood still within me as it flashed across me that the beast, whatever it was, must surely be after ME.
His ferocious cry and the horrible energy of his pursuit both assured me that this was surely one of the great flesh-eating dinosaurs, the most terrible beasts which have ever walked this earth.
Yes, there was a fellow driving off from a tee, and that other group upon the green were surely putting for the hole.
Surely you have learned something from what we have undergone.
The Spirits surely will not harm me, when I tell them why I am come; and if I win the flame, I shall be the happiest Spirit in the sea, for my promise will be kept, and the poor mother happy once again.
The Fire-Spirits surely must be there, and I must stay no longer here," said Ripple.
Surely it is not possible to feel otherwise, any more than it would be possible for a man with cataract to regret the painful process by which his dim blurred sight of men as trees walking had been exchanged for clear outline and effulgent day.
No, dear," I had answered; "if you can believe in God, surely I can
Yes, Polemarchus, but surely not in the use of money; for you do not want a just man to be your counsellor the purchase or sale of a horse; a man who is knowing about horses would be better for that, would he not?
No one is perfect, and surely it is wiser to discover the imperfections before wedlock.
Your native shrewdness, my dear Watson, that innate cunning which is the delight of your friends, would surely prevent you from inclosing cipher and message in the same envelope.
Cease, then, this brawling, and do not draw your sword; rail at him if you will, and your railing will not be vain, for I tell you--and it shall surely be--that you shall hereafter receive gifts three times as splendid by reason of this present insult.