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Yes, but we are not to conform to nature; I wish these girls to be the children of Grace: and why that abundance?
Don't presume to imagine yourselves his superior because he does not conform to your pygmy standard of life.
She had always been straining to make the outward world conform to her inward dreams, and now life had grown all at once rich and sweet, wide and full.
And while I do not choose now to specify particular acts of Congress as proper to be enforced, I do suggest that it will be much safer for all, both in official and private stations, to conform to and abide by all those acts which stand unrepealed, than to violate any of them, trusting to find impunity in having them held to be unConstitutional.
Only I warn you, that when I reside in a country, I conform to all its code, and I have no wish to put myself within the compass of the French laws for your sake.
I would conform to any regulations, any restrictions if they would only let me enjoy the garden.
You have no right,' said Mrs Clennam, always intent on Blandois, however directly she addressed her son, 'to speak to the prejudice of any gentleman (least of all a gentleman from another country), because he does not conform to your standard, or square his behaviour by your rules.
Abu Faour also named the institutions which were revealed selling food items that do not conform to food safety criteria, out of his sense of responsibility towards citizens' safety rather than defamation purposes.
However, the book-conformity requirement need not be satisfied for the short period if the corporation is not required to issue financial statements for it, provided the corporation's financial statements already conform to the requested year or it is concurrently changing its financial accounting year.
240 26-0-1 Amended to conform to creation of [section] 39.
California does not conform to these federal provisions for personal income tax purposes:
The court also noted the attachment did not conform to the substance of form 8332 as it had not specified the children's names, the year the exemptions were released or Dundra's Social Security number.