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For if he does not know definitely that than which it is more beautiful, he can no longer claim to know definitely that it is more beautiful than something else which is less beautiful: for it might be that nothing was less beautiful.
That helpful friend had surely the first claim to know why she had failed to keep her engagement with Sir Jervis Redwood.
But I must at least claim to know the worst that he has told you.
I am no chicken, but I cannot claim to know as much of war as the squire of Sir Walter Manny.
Moreover, I will give you a splendid staff of riches and wealth: it is of gold, with three branches, and will keep you scatheless, accomplishing every task, whether of words or deeds that are good, which I claim to know through the utterance of Zeus.
I prayed for you, too, in spite of your insolence and impudence, also for your fellows, as it seems that you claim to know how I pray.
If my signature pledges me to anything," she said, "surely I have some claim to know what that pledge is?
There are some upon this earth of yours,' returned the Spirit,' who lay claim to know us, and who do their deeds of passion, pride, ill-will, hatred, envy, bigotry, and selfishness in our name, who are as strange to us and all out kith and kin, as if they had never lived.
Well," said Newman, "I have certainly a claim to know the facts.
Of course, between the metal screams and the fact that the singing is in German, I can't really claim to know that the song is about the popular online game.
It is our regret that some women in Saudi Arabia are better able to understand their rights and the true values of Islam than the most brilliant religious scholars who claim to know right and wrong," said Hammoud.
I can't claim to know the answers, but I doubt they justify it.