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She had written to me twice or thrice before, from the different stages of her bridal tour, always in good spirits, and professing to be very happy.
It were indeed a sad commentary upon the sincerity of our loyalty professing lieges who turned their arms against our royal person, 'to save him from the treachery of his false advisers,' that they called upon a cutthroat outlaw with a price upon his head to aid them in their 'righteous cause'.
Next day he applied both for furlough and his discharge, and professing to be ill, so as to see no one, he went away to the country.
     And there are hens, professing to have made
But Rose was wide-awake, and escaped all his snares, professing great contempt for such foolish customs.
SOCRATES: And is there anything else of which the professors are affirmed not only not to be teachers of others, but to be ignorant themselves, and bad at the knowledge of that which they are professing to teach?
Judge Witberg interfered, professing no knowledge of any two cases being lumped together.
The very general toleration of foreign religions, the regard paid to the means of education, the freedom of the press, the facilities offered to all foreigners, and especially, as I am bound to add, to every one professing the humblest pretensions to science, should be recollected with gratitude by those who have visited Spanish South America.
Notwithstanding his special acuteness and ability, he is unable to take a fact out of its merely political relations, and behold it as it lies absolutely to be disposed of by the intellect -- what, for instance, it behooves a man to do here in America to-day with regard to slavery, but ventures, or is driven, to make some such desperate answer as the following, while professing to speak absolutely, and as a private man -- from which what new and singular code of social duties might be inferred?
A MAN yesterday denied he addressed meetings on behalf of and belonging to or professing to belong to the IRA.
Considering that the authorities have no plans of conducting a census soon, the paper wonders on its front page why so many initiatives have recently appeared for recounting Macedonians professing Islam, Albanians professing Eastern Christianity or descendents of Turks that left Macedonia in the 1950s but who wish to apply now for Macedonian citizenships.
The report, "New Sisters and Brothers Professing Perpetual Vows in Religious Life" is based on a survey conducted by the Georgetown University-based Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate and commissioned by the U.