suggest itself

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The third and most incomprehensible thing is that people studying history deliberately avoid seeing that this flank march cannot be attributed to any one man, that no one ever foresaw it, and that in reality, like the retreat from Fili, it did not suggest itself to anyone in its entirety, but resulted- moment by moment, step by step, event by event- from an endless number of most diverse circumstances and was only seen in its entirety when it had been accomplished and belonged to the past.
Feeling, no doubt, that simplicity and plainness are the soul of elegance, Miss Brass wore no collar or kerchief except upon her head, which was invariably ornamented with a brown gauze scarf, like the wing of the fabled vampire, and which, twisted into any form that happened to suggest itself, formed an easy and graceful head-dress.
Suddenly the right phrase or the penetrating point of view would suggest itself, and she would drop her duster and write ecstatically for a few breathless moments; and then the mood would pass away, and the duster would be sought for, and the old books polished again.
It did not suggest itself to him to mention whether he thought the name pretty.
Sorry to destroy romance by fixing him with a local habitation, but he comes from the place, the name of which escapes me, but will suggest itself to everybody else here, where they make the wine.
Fortunately the idea did not suggest itself to the Indians.
SIMPLE as it may seem when once thought out, the common method of indexing maps by a conventional system of co-ordinates defining the positions of places upon them did not, it seems, suggest itself to geographers until some time after the printing of maps had come into vogue.
Though as it was a snowy Friday afternoon, another explanation did suggest itself.
But in the cold light of day one option does suggest itself to be the most favourable and that involves the expansion of existing facilities, whether these are at Coventry or Birmingham.
Thus far an opener selection process would suggest itself as preferable despite the undoubted value of this national showcase.
That is enough to suggest we may be in for a tight game, and while Newcastle look strong enough on the balance today to defy a three-point fixed odds handicap, a supremacy buy at six does not suggest itself as a hugely profitable avenue.