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SISTERSwedish Institute for Studies in Education and Research
SISTERSymbolic Interactionist Simulation of Trade and Emergent Roles (Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation)
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When this spirited young man and his sister had begun systematically to produce the family skeleton for the overawing of the College, this narrative cannot precisely state.
Alice speaks truly, father," said the elder sister, somewhat proudly.
My sister, who is more than ten years my junior, was left to the guardianship of my mother's nephew, Colonel Fitzwilliam, and myself.
Then I would hear - it was a common experience of the night - my sister soothing her lovingly, and turning up the light to show her where she was, helping her to the window to let her see that it was no night of snow, even humouring her by going downstairs, and opening the outer door, and calling into the darkness, 'Is anybody there?
There was a strong assumption of superiority in this Puritanic toleration, hardly less trying to the blond flesh of an unenthusiastic sister than a Puritanic persecution.
Elinor's thoughts were full of what might be passing in Berkeley Street during their absence; but a moment's glance at her sister when they returned was enough to inform her, that Willoughby had paid no second visit there.
And this is said to me by my own sister, who imagines that.
The occasion was the return of the three sisters from the Committee meeting of the Sacred Concerts' Society.
Oh dear, there's no fear but what they'll be all here in time, sister," said Mrs.
Now, perhaps you'll mention what's the matter," said my sister, out of breath, "you staring great stuck pig.
Dinarzade replied that she would do with pleasure what her sister wished.
He could allow his sister to be the best judge of her own happiness, but he was not pleased that her happiness should centre in a large income; nor could he refrain from often saying to himself, in Mr.
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