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The resemblance was not lessened by the accidental circumstance, that the mature Jerry bit and spat out straw, while the twinkling eyes of the youthful Jerry were as restlessly watchful of him as of everything else in Fleet-street.
Also, though they had changed masters, yet their burden was not lessened, for, as Chaka slew, so Dingaan slew also, and as Chaka oppressed, so did Dingaan oppress.
I intended demanding her release on the grounds that she was in no way guilty of the theft, and that my failure to recover the document had not lessened the value of the good faith I had had in offering to do so.
The instant, however, that I had stepped over the threshold, he moved impulsively forward, and holding out his hand grasped mine with a strength which made me wince, an effect which was not lessened by the fact that it seemed cold as ice, more like the hand of a dead than a living man.
He was a good officer, but a man for whom I had conceived a rather unreasoning aversion almost at the first moment of meeting him, an aversion which was not lessened by the knowledge which I subsequently gained that he looked upon my rapid promotion with jealousy.
A laugh went up at my appearance,--a laugh that was not lessened or softened by the dead man stretched and grinning on the deck before us; a laugh that was as rough and harsh and frank as the sea itself; that arose out of coarse feelings and blunted sensibilities, from natures that knew neither courtesy nor gentleness.
Of necessity this is a survey because the focus in not just on Britain but on the whole of Catholic Europe but its value is not lessened for that reason.
SIMON GRAYSON insists his acrimonious departure from Blackpool has not lessened his affection for the club.
Victories in both the Euro 2012 qualifiers so far have not lessened Gerrard's World Cup exit pain.
Detective Chief Inspector Paul Keasey said: "Although developments in car technology have made it increasingly difficult for offenders to steal cars, the appeal of cars to thieves has not lessened.
This anger is not lessened by the fact that many British people realise they themselves are partly responsible for the financial difficulties of the country.
It's more than a year since she died but the pain has not lessened.