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To be sure I had passed through what I may call a paroxysm of Alexander Smith, a poet deeply unknown to the present generation, but then acclaimed immortal by all the critics, and put with Shakespeare, who must be a good deal astonished from time to time in his Elysian quiet by the companionship thrust upon him.
Without even a thought for his own safety, or the possibility for escape which this rapid series of fortuitous circumstances had thrust upon him, Tarzan of the Apes answered the call of the woman in danger.
When he wanted dinners, no one gave them to him, and now that he could buy a hundred thousand dinners and was losing his appetite, dinners were thrust upon him right and left.
The next day it was a dog, even dirtier and more forlorn, perhaps, than was the kitten; and again Miss Polly, to her dumfounded amazement, found herself figuring as a kind protector and an angel of mercy--a role that Pollyanna so unhesitatingly thrust upon her as a matter of course, that the woman--who abhorred dogs even more than she did cats, if possible--found herself as before, powerless to remonstrate.
'Saying this, he compelled us so to square our positions that we might receive from the far-off fire a dull ray to show us the text of the lumber he thrust upon us.
She suggested assembling a team to assess economic conditions throughout the wider Arab region, a step the official said was necessary given the enormous challenges thrust upon many Arab states.
President Dr Arif Alvi on Thursday said Pakistan did not want war with India, but if it was thrust upon it then Pakistan would give a befitting response, which would have dangerous effects in the region.
ISLAMABAD -- President Dr Arif Alvi says Pakistan did not want war with India, but if it was thrust upon it then Pakistan would give a befitting response, which would have dangerous effects in the region.
ISLAMABAD -- President Dr Arif Alvi on Friday said that Pakistan does not want war with India, but if it was thrust upon it then Pakistan would give a befitting response, which would have dangerous effects in the region.
ISLAMABAD -- President Dr Arif Alvi has said that Pakistan did not want war with India, but if it was thrust upon it then Pakistan would give a befitting response, which would have dangerous effects in the region.
Woody (Tom Hanks) and the other toys have settled in well to life as Bonnie's toys.Woody feels that his main purpose in the world is to take care of his kid But he's about to have a new challenge thrust upon him.
As Shakespeare wrote in Twelfth Night (I once played Olivia in a middle school production, but I digress): "Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."