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But when cities or countries are accustomed to live under a prince, and his family is exterminated, they, being on the one hand accustomed to obey and on the other hand not having the old prince, cannot agree in making one from amongst themselves, and they do not know how to govern themselves.
Money, my dear; money will do anything--except making one learn one's lessons."
"Love's an odd thing, isn't it, making one's heart beat."
The matron soon made her appearance; and the polite Frenchman, making one of his best bows, and playing gracefully with the aiguillettes that danced upon his breast, proceeded in courteous accents to deliver his mission.
He did not awaken anybody, he placed his portmanteau under his arm, descended the stairs without making one of them creak and without disturbing one of the sonorous snorings in every story from the garret to the cellar, then, having saddled his horse, shut the stable and house doors, he set off, at a foot-pace, on his expedition to Bretagne.
In a response to the communique of Bhavna Shinde of Forum for Hindu Awakening, FRA wrote: Thank you very much for drawing our attention to the Maltese Criminal Code, which you report as making one liable to imprisonment up to 6 months for publicly vilifying "Roman Catholic Apostolic Religion", while committing such an act against "any cult tolerated by law" makes one liable to imprisonment only up to 3 months.
The 53-year-old Spaniard was making one of his first appearances since surviving four operations and chemotherapy for a brain tumour.
"Internet Dating Is Not Like Ordering a Pizza" is a dating manual targeted at making one's way into the frenzy that is online dating, and how to deal with the frustrations that resemble real world dating.
"All beauty," he observed, "is a making one of opposites, and the making one of opposites is what we are going after in ourselves," He also noted (and here the clear, compassionate, humanistic implications of his philosophy shine forth): "The resolution of conflict in self is like the making one of opposites in art." As Bates implies throughout her article, the need for art is a deep and inexpugnable aspect of human life everywhere, and in every century.
by Chris Roerden (40 years experience as an editor in niche publishing) is a no-nonsense guide to improving one's professional writing skills, making one's manuscript more publishable and not subject to common rejection flaws, and learn from the experience of over 140 published writers.
A Wisconsin team describes the efficient use of fructose toward making one starting material.
Clay and his companions, along with others they meet, experience heartbreak and triumph, and even hoped-for salvation, in the final tantalizing scene, with Clay making one final desperate attempt to bring his beloved phone-crazed son out of his trance-like state.