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It was unlikely that the doctor should fear death; and yet that was what Utterson was tempted to suspect.
As she had heard no carriage, she thought it not unlikely to be Lady Catherine, and under that apprehension was putting away her half-finished letter that she might escape all impertinent questions, when the door opened, and, to her very great surprise, Mr.
With that queer idea of his to keep his whereabouts secret, it was unlikely that, on leaving, he had said where he was going.
But, however, even if I should stumble on such a family again, which is quite unlikely, I have all this experience to begin with, and I should manage better another time; and the end and aim of this preamble is, let me try again.
He saw that it was not at all unlikely that he was already a married man; and he saw too what the girl now acknowledged, that they might never wed until the mystery of his past had been cleared away.
4, 2016, 70% said it was unlikely that the cost of health care would improve under the Trump administration, 69% said it was unlikely that access to care would improve, and 60% said it was unlikely that the quality of health care would improve, InCrowd reported.
4, 2016, 70% said it was unlikely that the cost of health care would improve under the incoming Trump administration, 69% said it was unlikely that access to care would improve, and 60% said it was unlikely that the quality of health care would improve, InCrowd reported.
The Federal Reserve Board is unlikely to raise interest rates when it meets this week, exacerbating problems for some credit unions, NAFCU Chief Economist Curt Long predicted Monday.
M2 EQUITYBITES-January 14, 2016-HMRC unlikely to take action against HSBC over Swiss tax dodge allegations
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-January 14, 2016-HMRC unlikely to take action against HSBC over Swiss tax dodge allegations
ANDY Murray admits he is unlikely to team up with brother Jamie in an all-sibling Davis Cup doubles contest against the Bryan twins.
It's unlikely the flowers will ever have enough sun to change to fruit and even less likely go on to make dates