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    1. should not come as an alternative and pretence to

    2. In fact, although even then he already had the easy confidence with women that made them fall for him today, still this girl had made him feel so vulnerable, so stripped bare of pretence that he had never been able to speak to her

    3. They made no pretence at carrying me

    4. The pretence of the hood was forgotten

    5. The husband’s heart wasn’t really in it and he knew he would get no peace if he kept up his pretence of worry for the little girl’s soul

    6. What then? Notwithstanding, every way, whether in pretence, or in truth, Christ is

    7. She alone could be sure that the van was still where it had been left, though fleetingly she had been carried along with the pretence she was enacting

    8. But they couldn’t keep up the pretence

    9. all pretence of stealth now abandoned

    10. In a country, too, where, though the rich, or the owners of large capitals, enjoy a good deal of security, the poor, or the owners of small capitals, enjoy scarce any, but are liable, under the pretence of justice, to be pillaged and plundered at any time by the inferior mandarins, the quantity of stock employed in all the different branches of business transacted within it, can never be equal to what the nature and extent of that business might admit

    11. The pretence that corporations are necessary for the better government of the trade, is without

    12. The pretence of this order was the scarcity of corn and pasture, and the superabundance of wine

    13. The pretence for raising the denomination of the coin was to prevent the exportation of gold and silver, by making equal quantities of those metals pass for greater sums in the colony than they did in the mother country

    14. It had always been her mission to get him alone on some or other pretence, hoping for a quickie

    15. The plentiful supply of the home market was not the direct object of those statutes; but, under the pretence of encouraging agriculture, to raise the money price of corn as high as possible, and thereby to occasion, as much as possible, a constant dearth in the home market

    16. The pretence was, to prevent a scarcity of provisions; but the real reason, to give the chief an opportunity of selling at a better price a large quantity of opium which he happened then to have upon hand

    17. In such circumstances, to prohibit the servants of the company from trading upon their own account, can have scarce any other effect than to enable its superior servants, under pretence of executing their master's order, to oppress such of the inferior ones as have had the misfortune to fall under their displeasure

    18. But when, from different causes, chiefly from the continually increasing expense of defending the nation against the invasion of other nations, the private estate of the sovereign had become altogether insufficient for defraying the expense of the sovereignty; and when it had become necessary that the people should, for their own security, contribute towards this expense by taxes of different kinds; it seems to have been very commonly stipulated, that no present for the administration of justice should, under any pretence, be accepted either by the sovereign, or by his bailiffs and substitutes, the judges

    19. The disorders in the government of Indostan have been supposed to render a like precaution necessary, even among that mild and gentle people; and it was under pretence of securing their persons and property from violence, that both the English and French East India companies were allowed to erect the first forts which they possessed in that country

    20. The protection of the Mediterranean trade was the original purpose or pretence of the garrisons of Gibraltar and Minorca ; and the maintenance and government of those garrisons have always been, very properly, committed, not to the Turkey company, but to the executive power

    21. Yet to my perception it was never more than a pathetic pretence

    22. ‘A pathetic pretence perhaps,’ he said, ‘but it works as a disguise

    23. Some of the servants of the East India company, under pretence of restoring the public revenue to its proper value, have, in some provinces, exchanged this modus for a payment in kind

    24. " Halon kept up the pretence

    25. Frank rode with the punches, not sure how much longer he could keep up the pretence without really getting hurt

    26. She had left a note to say this life was not for her as neither of them could be happy living a life of pretence

    27. no touch of pretence or affectation, is a saint of the

    28. pretence and the sensational appeal, so it is always

    29. have a printer and I had a clipboard? Let’s have some quiet around here now, you were never in the Army too, so drop the pretence

    30. pretence; 18 for it were irrational, if having lived up to old age in all truth, and having scrupulously guarded our character for it, we

    31. “Come now Mallika, do you not think that it is time you let your pretence down?”

    32. However some kindly men had fostered my passion, throwing books my way wrapped in ragged cloth, under the pretence of charity to a poor beggar child

    33. For it has already been shown, that nothing the sovereign representative can do to a subject, on what pretence soever, can properly be called injustice; or injury; because every subject is author of every act the sovereign doth; so that he never wanteth right to any thing, otherwise, than as he himself is the subject of God, and bound thereby to observe the laws of nature

    34. 16 And Eleazar as though the advice more painfully tortured him cried out 17 Let not us who are children of Abraham be so evil advised as by giving way to make use of an unbecoming pretence; 18 for it were irrational if having lived up to old age in all truth and having scrupulously guarded our character for it we should now turn back 19 and ourselves should become a pattern of impiety to the young as being an example of pollution eating

    35. It is not long of course before the scribe is indulging his vanity by gazing at the reflection of his face in the stream, under the pretence of washing

    36. 23:2-31 The Scribes and the Pharisees sit on Moses’ seat therefore everything whatever they bid you observe that observe and do but do nothing like their works because they say and do not do it because they bind heavy burdens and too difficult to be carried and lay them on men’s shoulders but they themselves will not carry any of those things with one of their fingers but all their works they do to be seen by men; they make their phylacteries broad and enlarge the borders of their garment and love the uppermost rooms at feasts and the best seats in the synagogues and greetings in the Markets and love to be called: “Rabbi Rabbi” by men; but do not be called Rabbi because only one is your Master even Christ and you are all brothers anyway; and call no man on the Earth your father because only one is your Father who is in Heaven; neither be called masters because the one is your Master even the Christ but he who is greatest among you shall be your servant and whoever shall exalt himself shall be degraded; and he who shall humble himself shall be exalted; but disaster to you Scribes and Pharisees hypocrites! Because you block the Kingdom of Heaven for men because you neither go in yourselves nor do you allow those who are entering to enter inside; disaster to you Scribes and Pharisees hypocrites! Because you devour widows’ houses and make long prayers as a pretence therefore you shall receive the greater damnation; disaster to you Scribes and Pharisees hypocrites! Because you cross land and sea to make one proselyte and when he is made you make him twice more the child of Hell than you yourselves; disaster to you you blind guides who say: Whoever shall swear by the temple it is nothing but whoever shall swear by the gold of the temple is a debtor! You fools and blind ones because which is greater the gold or the temple that sanctifies the gold? and you say: Whoever shall swear by the altar it is nothing but whoever swears by the gift that is upon it he is guilty; You fools and blind ones because; which is greater the gift or the altar that sanctifies the gift? Therefore whoever shall swear by the altar swears by it and by all things on it and whoever shall swear by the temple swears by it and by him who dwells in it and he who shall swear by Heaven swears by the throne of God and by Him who sits on it; disaster to you Scribes and Pharisees hypocrites! Because you pay the tithes of mint and anise and cumin and have omitted the weightier matters of the law judgment mercy and faith; this you ought to have done and not left the other undone; you blind guides who strain out a gnat and swallow a camel; disaster to you Scribes and Pharisees hypocrites! Because you make the outside of the cup and of the plate clean but inside they are full of extortion and excess; blind Pharisee first clean that which is inside the cup and plate so that the outside of it may be clean also; Disaster to you Scribes and Pharisees hypocrites! Because you are like whitened tombs which indeed appear beautiful outwardly but are full of dead men’s bones and all the uncleanness inside; even so you also appear to men righteous outwardly but inside you are full of hypocrisy and iniquity; disaster to you Scribes and Pharisees hypocrites! Because you build the tombs of the prophets and decorate the grave sites of the righteous and you say: If we had been in the days of our fathers we would not have been partakers with them in the blood of the prophets; therefore you are witnesses against yourselves that you are all the children of those who killed the prophets; Fulfil the stature of your fathers you serpents you generation of vipers; how can you escape the damnation of Hell? So note that I send you prophets and wise men and Scribes; and some of them you shall kill and crucify and some of them you shall beat in your synagogues and persecute from city to city so that on you may come all the righteous bloodshed on the Earth from the blood of righteous Abel until the blood of Zacharias son of Barachias whom you all killed between the temple and the altar; Truly I say to you all these things shall come on this generation

    37. that it was actually a fact, as the pretence for the expedition

    38. ’ The guard nodded his understanding; Barrad collected his horse and started to ride out of the camp stopping at a perimeter barricade to keep up the pretence of checking on the men

    39. Both of the men immediately jumped to her aid (which greatly cheered her up as she could not maintain the pretence of the stuck vest much longer) and with one strong tug with both men pulling it the shirt fell into place

    40. started taking plants off of people—under the pretence of offering to water them at his own

    41. Industrial designers have incorporated such pretence into the consumer products they design, in

    42. benefits when they are not, and who then apply for them under this pretence and actually receive

    43. " I was becoming agitated, remembering the years of pretence

    44. They also made no pretence as to who his successor would be

    45. Finally they learned about Guapo‘s escape, Desolé‘s pretence that he was with Mr

    46. Years of self-effacement and pretence had left their mark

    47. Images of the masses filled his mind, people hiding behind bolted doors, eating up the pictures of war brought to them by their televisions, machines that fed a hungry, growing fear with mouthfuls of indignation, wrapped in the warm comfortable pretence that they were on the right side

    48. He had to leave the room in pretence of going to the toilet to hide his tears and the fear and anger that had build up in him

    49. same and he, like everyone else would have to continue living in pretence that everything was normal

    50. No-one can argue with these pictures, no-one can say the French just wanted to disgrace the Germans by pretence when the BBC has recorded the whole thing

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