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A great deal; for there is certainly a danger of our getting unintentionally into a verbal opposition.
Why, we valiantly and pugnaciously insist upon the verbal truth, that different natures ought to have different pursuits, but we never considered at all what was the meaning of sameness or difference of nature, or why we distinguished them when we assigned different pursuits to different natures and the same to the same natures.
The verbal style of the ballads, like their spirit, is vigorous and simple, generally unpolished and sometimes rough, but often powerful with its terse dramatic suggestiveness.
The whole of the above discussion of vagueness and accuracy was occasioned by the attempt to interpret the word "this" when we judge in verbal memory that "this occurred." The word "this," in such a judgment, is a vague word, equally applicable to the present memory-image and to the past occurrence which is its prototype.
"Gee-up!', seemed quite sufficient by way of verbal direction: the lion at once broke into an easy canter, and we soon found ourselves in the depths of the forest.
"Devil take them!" he muttered, and after listening to the verbal instructions his father had sent and taking the correspondence and his father's letter, he returned to the nursery.
Every one of these minor firms claimed and received the privilege of drawing bills on Pizzituti, Turlington & Branca for amounts varying from four to six thousand pounds--on no better security than a verbal understanding that the money to pay the bills should be forwarded before they fell due.
'My good fellow, you have my promise, my word, my sealed bond (for a verbal pledge with me is quite as good), that I will always protect you so long as you deserve it.
Arthur nodded his free permission, since Flora shut out all verbal communication.
A mere verbal statement of the gross amount is all I shall--ha--all I shall require.'
The senior magistrate, who was the guest speaker at a forum hosted by the National Youth Movement for the West Philippine Sea and UP Institute for Maritime Affairs and Law of the Sea, said the President's recent confirmation of the verbal agreement only shows the Senate should finally intervene.
Nograles in a press briefing on Wednesday on the verbal agreement of President Rodrigo R.