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Sabin said firmly, "is responsible for the existence of the third degree.
in spite of his recent disclaimer) be in some way responsible for it.
First," I suggested, "let us find those of your people who be responsible for the escape of Matai Shang and his followers.
I returned, however, with unabated vigour to my work--a more arduous task than anyone can imagine, who has not felt something like the misery of being charged with the care and direction of a set of mischievous, turbulent rebels, whom his utmost exertions cannot bind to their duty; while, at the same time, he is responsible for their conduct to a higher power, who exacts from him what cannot be achieved without the aid of the superior's more potent authority; which, either from indolence, or the fear of becoming unpopular with the said rebellious gang, the latter refuses to give.
On the other hand, there is evidence to show that the Iron Heel was responsible for the act.
Inform Mrs Finching, sir,' emphasising the name as if the innocent man were solely responsible for it, 'that she can come up.
Pontellier could not help wondering if there were not a little imagination responsible for its origin, for the rose tint had never faded from her friend's face.
This was to be a poignant retaliation upon the officer who had said "mule drivers," and later "mud diggers," for in all the wild graspings of his mind for a unit responsible for his sufferings and commo- tions he always seized upon the man who had dubbed him wrongly.
He is the satrap of that province in the autocratic realm of the ship, and more personally responsible for anything that may happen there.
The Miss Alans were duly offended, and wrote a dignified letter to Lucy, whom they held responsible for the failure.
Perhaps Zeena had failed to see the new doctor or had not liked his counsels: Ethan knew that in such cases the first person she met was likely to be held responsible for her grievance.
That boy isn't really responsible for what he says when he talks to Anne.

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