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    1. Although Menachem continued to laugh and joke, although he strained so hard to contrive new amusements, the sudden and utter futility of my life was all that I could comprehend

    2. All nations have endeavoured, to the best of their judgment, to render their taxes as equal as they could contrive ; as certain, as convenient to the contributor, both the time and the mode of payment, and in proportion to the revenue which they brought to the prince, as little burdensome to the people

    3. Forestall your opponent by seizing what he holds dear, and subtly contrive to time his arrival on the ground

    4. 50 And they all said, And where is the Lord's kindness with our fathers, with Abraham, Isaac, end Jacob, that the Lord has this day delivered us into the hands of the King of Egypt to contrive against use

    5. It would not be difficult to contrive a story about why degenerate communication is good, for this sort of evolutionary story-

    6. 50 And they all said And where is the Lord's kindness with our fathers with Abraham Isaac end Jacob that the Lord has this day delivered us into the hands of the King of Egypt to contrive against use

    7. 19 The king threatened them and charged them with taking bribes in order to contrive the escape of the Jews but was clearly convinced of the truth of what had been said

    8. This is a “safer,” round-about way you contrive to maintain contact with the denied hurt, without having to actually deal with it

    9. Some have acorns that contrive economies

    10. As his manhood reached the threshold of her maidenhood, her womanhood connived with him to contrive its crossing

    11. However, it is these minds which contrive mere accusations that grossly hinder or eliminate one's freedom of motion

    12. “And so I propose that you contrive the specifics for our next stage

    13. Barnes and explain her long absence, but that she did contrive it was evident from the harmonious picture I beheld when, half an hour later, I too went back to the house

    14. Vast files indicated that the raison d’être for a person’s disappearance dictated the methods he or she adopted to contrive it

    15. The station master would contrive to keep the platform corner screened whenever possible by luggage wagons, crates or other items so that people would not be able to easily see the ice block without paying a fee

    16. vastness of nowhere and would have to contrive a

    17. it becomes all the more tempting to contrive shortcuts in order to reach the desired objective

    18. contrive to justify the courses of action, bypassing restrictions can have direct consequences

    19. In that sacred name, which has been a thousand times desecrated, dungeons have been prepared, fires have been kindled for martyrs, and every device genius could contrive was made the tool of usurpation and diabolical power to suppress the liberty of thought, that the mind of men might be effectually bound in the fetters of espionage to serve the god of greed, and the Lucifer’s called priests and rulers

    20. which he called, a „facade request' which the Universe will automatically contrive to grant

    21. If you mention any giant in your book contrive that it shall be the giant Goliath, and with this alone, which will cost you almost nothing, you have a grand note, for you can put--The giant Golias or Goliath was a Philistine whom the shepherd David slew by a mighty stone-cast in the Terebinth valley, as is related in the Book of

    22. "See there! plague on it!" cried the housekeeper at this: "did not my heart tell the truth as to which foot my master went lame of? To bed with your worship at once, and we will contrive to cure you here without fetching that Hurgada

    23. distressed, my friend, but contrive to be present at this sacrifice, and if that cannot be prevented by my words, I have a dagger concealed which will prevent more deliberate violence, putting an end to my life and giving thee a first proof of the love I have borne and bear thee

    24. As hitherto thou hast always followed my advice wholly or in part, follow and observe this that I will give thee now, so that, without mistake, and with mature deliberation, thou mayest satisfy thyself as to what may seem the best course; pretend to absent thyself for two or three days as thou hast been wont to do on other occasions, and contrive to hide thyself in the closet; for the tapestries and other things there afford great facilities for thy concealment, and then thou wilt see with thine own eyes and I with mine what Camilla's purpose may be

    25. irremediable, and told Lothario to contrive that the next day Anselmo should conceal himself in the place he mentioned, for she hoped from his concealment to obtain the means of their enjoying themselves for the future without any apprehension; and without revealing her purpose to him entirely she charged him to be careful, as soon as Anselmo was concealed, to come to her when Leonela should call him, and to all she said to him to answer as he would have answered had he not known that Anselmo was listening

    26. "Very few," said Don Quixote; "but tell me, what verses are those which you have now in hand, and which your father tells me keep you somewhat restless and absorbed? If it be some gloss, I know something about glosses, and I should like to hear them; and if they are for a poetical tournament, contrive to carry off the second prize; for the first always goes by favour or personal standing, the second by simple justice; and so the third comes to be the second, and the first, reckoning in this way, will be third, in the same way as licentiate degrees are conferred at the universities; but, for all that, the title of first is a great

    27. three months, in the course of which he hoped his son would contrive to make

    28. I want to ask you two questions: the first is---How did you contrive to preserve the common sympathies of human nature when you resided here? I cannot recognise any sentiment which those around share with me

    29. Dean's cruel cautions; but be generous, and contrive to see him

    30. You must contrive for your future rulers another and a better life than that of a ruler, and then you may have a well-ordered State; for only in the State which offers this, will they rule who are truly rich, not in silver and gold, but in virtue and wisdom, which are the true blessings of life

    31. As soon as these dire magicians and tyrant-makers find that they are losing their hold on him, they contrive to implant in him a master passion, to be lord over his idle and spendthrift lusts--a sort of monstrous winged drone--that is the only image which will adequately describe him

    32. "I suppose one could contrive some sort of, I don't know, some sort of a thing that could preserve one against the cold," said the little man thoughtfully

    33. "And with what did you contrive to make that?" inquired Dantes

    34. The delighted builder then offered his services in providing a suitable crew for the little vessel, but this Dantes declined with many thanks, saying he was accustomed to cruise about quite alone, and his principal pleasure consisted in managing his yacht himself; the only thing the builder could oblige him in would be to contrive a sort of secret closet in the cabin at his bed's head, the closet to contain three divisions, so constructed as to be concealed from all but himself

    35. Without this ability, unsavory characters would contrive all kinds of nefarious plans to capture a seat

    36. It had taken Mrs Linden many hours of hard work to contrive these garments; in fact, more time than the things were worth, for although they looked all right - especially Elsie's - the stuff was so old that it would not wear very long: but this was the only way in which she could get clothes for the children at all: she certainly could not afford to buy them any

    37. those thirty thousand francs without your assistance, and I will contrive it

    38. It would have been impossible to guess that this bright and sunny apparition owed its existence to the shape of gloomy gray; or that a fancy, at once so gorgeous and so delicate as must have been requisite to contrive the child's apparel, was the same that had achieved a task perhaps more difficult, in imparting so distinct a peculiarity to Hester's simple robe

    39. Nuns and monks were not supposed to talk to one another casually, so she had to contrive a pretext

    40. {294} Now, when they were over the stile, they began to contrive with themselves what they should do at that stile to prevent those that should come after from falling into the hands of Giant Despair

    41. Now, on the contrary, she was perforce decked out in a way so inconsistent with her age and her figure, that her one anxiety was to contrive that the contrast between these

    42. We are oppressed at being men--men with a real individual body and blood, we are ashamed of it, we think it a disgrace and try to contrive to be some sort of impossible generalised man

    43. Soon we shall contrive to be born somehow from an idea

    44. "I was at the performance and no one in the world but Erik could contrive an abduction like that!

    45. Brooke, instead of wishing him, as before, to come to the Grange oftener than was quite agreeable to himself, seemed now to contrive that he should go there as little as possible

    46. Tower can contrive, and never be released, unless maybe when he is changed

    47. we contrive to get hold of the rich pastor's silver and gold?" "I could tell you that," cried Thumbling, interrupting them

    48. Dean’s cruel cautions; but be generous, and contrive to see him

    49. Then he bid us go upstairs, through the kitchen, to Zillah’s chamber; and I whispered my companion to obey: perhaps we might contrive to get through the window there, or into a garret, and out by its skylight

    50. "Now that you are here, how are you going to contrive to

    1. “This is an impressive and at the same time pleasantly inviting gateway you have contrived for your entrance,” remarked Mandy candidly

    2. Four girls and two boys proudly walked to the front of the contrived stage in the Council Chambers, converted to a makeshift auditorium for the event

    3. Marguerite Beauchamp – that the Lord had contrived

    4. Alan split the roll with her and then went back down to his knitting machine project and Desa went back to trying to re-write the lyrics for part four of VallosHallow so the rhyme wouldn't sound so contrived

    5. ‘The Lord seems to have contrived to place them in

    6. It was a capital which those projectors had very artfully contrived to draw from those banks, not only without their knowledge or deliberate consent, but for some time, perhaps, without their having the most distant suspicion that they had really advanced it

    7. Of all the expedients that can well be contrived to stunt the natural growth of a new colony, that of an exclusive company is undoubtedly the most effectual

    8. Monty had spent his whole career balancing up his brilliant insight with contrived dumbness

    9. In order to increase their payment, the attorneys and clerks have contrived to multiply words beyond all necessity, to the corruption of the law language of, I believe, every court of justice in Europe

    10. But whether the administration of justice be so contrived as to defray its own expense, or whether the judges be maintained by fixed salaries paid to them from some other fund, it does not seen necessary that the person or persons entrusted with the executive power should be charged with the management of that fund, or with the payment of those salaries

    11. The discipline of colleges and universities is in general contrived, not for the benefit of the students, but for the interest, or, more properly speaking, for the ease of the masters

    12. Every tax ought to be so contrived, as both to take out and to keep out of the pockets of the people as little as possible, over and above what it brings into the public treasury of the state

    13. contrived applications may tickle our ears but they will

    14. By means of it, pieces are issued from the mint, of the same denomination, and, as nearly as could be contrived, of the same weight, bulk, and appearance, with pieces which had been current before of much greater value

    15. these artificially contrived results should be considered statistically flawed as well

    16. In another manner, consistent with their socialistic agenda, America‘s growing entitlement mentality impressed by soaring economic expectations (Material Status) and artificially contrived victimhood (Historical ―Grievances‖) provided further ―cause‖ for government spending that ultimately achieved a remarkably high social rate of return on its ―investment‖

    17. He had been found barricaded in his residence and, when they approached, attempted escape on horseback but, as the valley he fled into was surrounded by jungle with the highway its only outlet, it was poorly contrived

    18. With this, Colling knew that continuing to rely on their contrived identities was not going to work, and his mind darted about, trying to decide what to do

    19. I always thought that such approaches, lumping alien spaceship landings in with that, were too contrived

    20. Bob started talking again with his contrived happy shell, I could hear it through the phone, “You don’t have to come meet me at the hospital

    21. She cleared her throat and speciously threw on a more permanently contrived smile to counteract her teary eyed face, “Hi Bob” she said

    22. ” I wish you could have heard the voice he used when he had said it; he used this very contrived playful tough guy voice while he powerfully slammed his hands together and making his mouth huge, “Anybody … we’ll mess anybody up

    23. Presumably, the library of experience was unveiled more or less at once, instead of the orderly retrieval that accompanied rational thought or the magical selection that contrived the imagination

    24. Yet she had certainly contrived to do a little mischief with the best of intentions

    25. Meredith returned home the next afternoon, but before his coming Faith contrived to scandalize Glen St

    26. Without mentioning money, they contrived to instil into Mr

    27. One of our members, who ironically now holds an important position on the Whitechapel Vigilance Committee, has contrived to send a kidney to himself in the post, to add to the speculation about the killer

    28. changing at their pity, they led him to the fire: 25 then with their wickedly contrived instruments they burnt him on the fire, and

    29. The material and ramifications of this section have been very deep, and I have contrived

    30. ” This matter of fact approach was due to a faith in the unseen and the laws of nature that were not contrived by man

    31. ” Lifting her eyes to Rachel’s face, Jesse was prepared for the smug smile but not the mimed kiss or the contrived sympathy when she said, “Poor, Jesse

    32. They will use any given (or contrived) crisis as a reason to transfer power to the central government

    33. thought about how my doing so could be contrived as stirring shit

    34. 23 you spear bearers of the tyrant why do you linger? 24 Beholding him so high-minded against misery and not changing at their pity they led him to the fire: 25 then with their wickedly contrived instruments they burnt him on the fire and poured stinking fluids down into his nostrils

    35. When you saw a thief you went to be with him and have cast in your portion with the adulterers; Your mouth has abounded with evil and your tongue has contrived deceit

    36. similar way, all other institutions were contrived: the idea of contracts was invented, as was that of

    37. contrived rather than naturally occurring

    38. thousand times before, but the contrived deceit, planned out in her

    39. contrived smile, wondering how many other ladies he'd held on this

    40. You think this is all contrived but it

    41. As it was, they contrived to enjoy much of the experience of farm life as they now had three cows, four sheep, a flock of chickens, a donkey, and a dog, in addition to the doves

    42. In the meantime, he contrived the material transfer between Ocean and Atlantic ‘on paper’ backed by dubious C

    43. He theorized that the corrupt, by waylaying the children of the poor at school, contrived to nip in the bud the challenge of the have-nots

    44. The Museum of Hoaxes: A Collection of Pranks, Stunts, Deceptions, and Other Wonderful Stories Contrived for the Public from the Middle Ages to the New Millennium, E

    45. In this time period, white false teachers contrived and passed on to black theologians untrue doctrine

    46. brainstorm contrived by misguided mystics

    47. contrived many years after the event and they also

    48. Lord Ashburn bit his lip, realizing the plot Underwood had contrived

    49. How contrived and sappy

    50. clubs, the combination seemed contrived and awkward

    1. Christianity still contrives to move the minds of reflective men with mighty moral emotions

    2. is embodied in God, whereas the second contrives illusion (maya) by vir-

    3. Danglars (I do not know by what means that man contrives to obtain intelligence as soon as we do) made a million!"

    4. Erik had very original ideas on the subject of architecture and thought out a palace much as a conjuror contrives a trick-casket

    5. Chance forms the characters of the rulers of France, who submit to him; chance forms the character of Paul I of Russia who recognizes his government; chance contrives a plot against him which not only fails to harm him but confirms his power

    6. Chance contrives that though he directs all his efforts to prepare an expedition against England (which would inevitably have ruined him) he never carries out that intention, but unexpectedly falls upon Mack and the Austrians, who the victory at Austerlitz; and by chance all men, not only the French but all Europe- except England which does not take part in the events about to happen- despite their former horror and detestation of his crimes, now recognize his authority, the title he has given himself, and his ideal of grandeur and glory, which seems excellent and reasonable to them all

    7. He always contrives to be sick at the least cross! I gave a few sentences of commendation to Heathcliff, and he, either for a headache or a pang of envy, began to cry: so I got up and left him

    8. But how she contrives it without reflecting on the character of her own father, who had himself two wives, I know not

    9. Chance contrives that though he directs all his efforts to prepare an expedition against England (which would inevitably have ruined him) he never carries out that intention, but unexpectedly falls upon Mack and the Austrians, who surrender without a battle

    10. While there are many men in the Government employ of the best intentions, there is always a "wicked partner" who contrives, somehow, to rob the Indian

    1. From shopkeepers, trades men, and attorneys, they are become statesmen and legislators, and are employed in contriving a new form of government for an extensive empire, which, they flatter themselves, will become, and which, indeed, seems very likely to become, one of the greatest and most formidable that ever was in the world

    2. This analysis will not deter others from contriving ideal worlds that establish the appearance

    3. 22 Nor did they employ the night in sleep so much as in contriving cruel mockeries for those deemed miserable

    4. Josh’s constant, convincing verbal dances had looked like effort and commitment, but his lack of performance revealed the focus of his efforts to be on contriving verbal dances

    5. Today that planning might be for retirement, saving for education, or perfecting a craft, but it might also include historical achievements, or contriving political or economic conquest

    6. You don’t have to be Einstein to figure out what she was contriving in the minds of my sons; that I had hit their mother and she had retaliated in defense by hitting me

    7. "As to references in the margin to the books and authors from whom you take the aphorisms and sayings you put into your story, it is only contriving to fit in nicely any sentences or scraps of Latin you may happen to have by heart, or at any rate that will not give you much trouble to look up; so as, when you speak of freedom and captivity, to insert

    8. unexpected event, but recovering presence of mind, those on horseback seized their swords, and those on foot their javelins, and attacked Don Quixote, who was waiting for them with great calmness; and no doubt it would have gone badly with him if the galley slaves, seeing the chance before them of liberating themselves, had not effected it by contriving to break the chain on which they were strung

    9. -how much expense in money and trained thinking, what learned contriving, to avert that disaster?

    10. She saw them in an instant in their parsonage-house; saw in Lucy, the active, contriving manager, uniting at once a desire of smart appearance with the utmost frugality, and ashamed to be suspected of half her economical practices;-- pursuing her own interest in every thought, courting the favour of Colonel Brandon, of Mrs

    11. Their mother was not so skilful at contriving new clothes out of old

    12. 'While you were riding about the country in expensive motor-cars, and galloping proudly on blood-horses, and breakfasting on the fat of the land, those two poor devoted animals have been camping out in the open, in every sort of weather, living very rough by day and lying very hard by night; watching over your house, patrolling your boundaries, keeping a constant eye on the stoats and the weasels, scheming and planning and contriving how to get your property back for you

    13. For not in doing or contriving, nor in choosing between this course and another, can I avail;

    14. “Others are afraid his stirring up trouble inside the Empire will undermine the Delgaos’ death grip on the Fangèd Throne,” Falk said, actually contriving to sound bored and feeling indecently proud of the fact

    15. As far as walking, talking, and contriving reached, she was thoroughly benevolent, and nobody knew better how to dictate liberality to others; but her love of money was equal to her love of directing, and she knew quite as well how to save her own as to spend that of her friends

    16. Grant, instead of contriving to gratify him at little expense, gave her cook as high wages as they did at Mansfield Park, and was scarcely ever seen in her offices

    17. Norris was too busy in contriving and directing the general little matters of the company, superintending their various dresses with economical expedient, for which nobody thanked her, and saving, with delighted integrity, half a crown here and there to the absent Sir Thomas, to have leisure for watching the behaviour, or guarding the happiness of his daughters

    18. His mind, now disengaged from the cares which had pressed on him at first, was at leisure to find the Grants and their young inmates really worth visiting; and though infinitely above scheming or contriving for any the most advantageous matrimonial establishment that could be among the apparent possibilities of any one most dear to him, and disdaining even as a littleness the being quick-sighted on such points, he could not avoid perceiving, in a grand and careless way, that Mr

    19. At this very moment he is wild to see you, and occupied only in contriving the means for doing so, and for making his pleasure conduce to yours

    20. Maria was her first favourite, the dearest of all; the match had been her own contriving, as she had been wont with such pride of heart to feel and say, and this conclusion of it almost overpowered her

    21. Still he thought of his work; but the burden of his thought was, that though this kept running in his head, and he found himself planning and contriving it against his will, yet it concerned him very little

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