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    1. The saying 'be careful what you wish for' was never more apt than for ‘tattoo witchcraft' as she liked to call it

    2. This is a qualification as found in 1 Timothy 3:2, referring to one who is apt and skillful in teaching

    3. The train was his library, his office and his dormitory, an apt setting for his transition away from the village life he'd known

    4. Belle conceded with a sigh of resignation that those were apt descriptors

    5. He is apt to denominate, however, his whole gain, profit, and thus confounds rent with profit, at least in common language

    6. Workmen, on the contrary, when they are liberally paid by the piece, are very apt to overwork themselves, and to ruin their health and constitution in a few years

    7. When profit diminishes, merchants are very apt to complain that trade decays, though the diminution of profit is the natural effect of its prosperity, or of a greater stock being employed in it than before

    8. } purchased a surmullet at the price of eight thousand sestertii, equal to about sixty-six pounds thirteen shillings and fourpence of our present money ; the extravagance of those prices, how much soever it may surprise us, is apt, notwithstanding, to appear to us about one third less than it really was

    9. Their real price, the quantity of labour and subsistence which was given away for them, was about one-third more than their nominal price is apt to express to us in the present times

    10. imagine a more apt partner for his old friend, and left with

    11. To borrow or to lend for such a purpose, therefore, is, in all cases, where gross usury is out of the question, contrary to the interest of both parties; and though it no doubt happens sometimes, that people do both the one and the other, yet, from the regard that all men have for their own interest, we may be assured, that it cannot happen so very frequently as we are sometimes apt to imagine

    12. And, given his time in the Legion, he was apt to have to heard bits of conversations here and there, as Rikke had

    13. In countries where a rich man can spend his revenue in no other way than by maintaining as many people as it can maintain, he is apt to run out, and his benevolence, it seems, is seldom so violent as to attempt to maintain more than he can afford

    14. Money, in common language, as I have already observed, frequently signifies wealth ; and this ambiguity of expression has rendered this popular notion so familiar to us, that even they who are convinced of its absurdity, are very apt to forget their own principles, and, in the course of their reasonings, to take it for granted as a certain and undeniable truth

    15. skills that are apt for any situation

    16. For a few seconds she thought he was going to leave but he agreeably surprised her by throwing himself on top of her and pumping his cock wildly at her body, much in the manner that all young boys are apt to do until they are experienced at sex

    17. It is an inverse relationship where, the more affectionate the animal, the less apt we are to eat it

    18. Should a slave propose any improvement of this kind, his master would be very apt to consider the proposal as the suggestion of laziness, and of a desire to save his own labour at the master's expense

    19. Like the stewards of a rich man, they are apt to consider attention to small matters as not for their master's honour, and very easily give themselves a dispensation from having it

    20. From the insolence of office, too, they are frequently indifferent how they exercise it, and are very apt to censure or deprive him of his office wantonly and without any just cause

    21. They are more disposed to examine, and more capable of seeing through, the interested complaints of faction and sedition; and they are, upon that account, less apt to be misled into any wanton or unnecessary opposition to the measures of government

    22. The clergy of an established and well endowed religion frequently become men of learning and elegance, who possess all the virtues of gentlemen, or which can recommend them to the esteem of gentlemen; but they are apt gradually to lose the qualities, both good and bad, which gave them authority and influence with the inferior ranks of people, and which had perhaps been the original causes of the success and establishment of their religion

    23. Such a clergy, however, while they pay their court in this manner to the higher ranks of life, are very apt to neglect altogether the means of maintaining their influence and authority with the lower

    24. Their patrons even frequently complain of the independency of their spirit, which they are apt to construe into ingratitude for past favours, but which, at worse, perhaps, is seldom anymore than that indifference which naturally arises from the consciousness that no further favours of the kind are ever to be expected

    25. If any service is very much underpaid, it is very apt to suffer by the meanness and incapacity of the greater part of those who are employed in it

    26. If it is very much overpaid, it is apt to suffer, perhaps still more, by their negligence and idleness

    27. perhaps, natural to monarchies ; and, in time of war, has constantly acted with all the thoughtless extravagance that democracies are apt to fall into, could be safely trusted with the management of such a project, must at least be a good deal more doubtful

    28. He would be apt to abandon the country in which he was exposed to a vexatious inquisition, in order to be assessed to a burdensome tax ; and would remove his stock to some other country, where he could either carry on his business, or enjoy his fortune more at his ease

    29. But these I have likewise endeavoured to show, in the same book, are expenses by which people are not very apt to ruin themselves

    30. hospitality, constantly exercised by the great landholders, may not, to us in the present times, seem consistent with that order which we are apt to consider as inseparably connected with good economy; yet we must certainly allow them to have been at least so far frugal, as not commonly to have spent their whole income

    31. The government of such a state is very apt to repose itself upon this ability and willingness of its subjects to lend it their money on extraordinary occasions

    32. So sudden and so great a bankruptcy, we should in the present times be apt to imagine, must have occasioned a very violent popular clamour

    33. Government supporters where apt to point out the fact that if his news channel had existed in an Eastern Alliance country such as Russia or China, anti regime comments would’ve ensured its closure and his arrest

    34. ‘What you are about to see,’ came a voice that would be apt for a British news reader, ‘is a true account of someone who dared to find the truth

    35. Have I become too much of a purist, or isn"t the concept apt, compared with the people who shout from the rooftops, telling the world of their achievements? Oh yes, the concept is surely apt, most especially when this country is 142

    36. Toinette pouted as she was apt to do when reproved

    37. The children were apt to creep

    38. more rigid one is in life in one’s thinking and being resistant, the more one is apt to break

    39. It was certainly not an apt time but he felt somewhat proud, and suddenly all too grown up and a bit older than he thought possible

    40. There was only limited lighting, and certain “bad elements” were apt to be encountered

    41. but at home, afterwards, those who think are apt to

    42. More often than, in this country especially, we are apt

    43. So we are apt to think that if we had but been born in

    44. He thought the most apt thing to do, was greet it

    45. Hilderich knew that unfortunately he was not very apt in that department either so he felt he was unable to help and comfort her in some meaningful way

    46. authenticating his statements with apt quotations

    47. 16 And all the men of might, even seven thousand, and craftsmen and smiths a thousand, all that were strong and apt for war, even

    48. throughout the genealogy of those who were apt to the war and to battle was twenty and six thousand men

    49. An apt example of the need for historical perspective was President Truman’s decision to use the atomic bomb on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945 to end World War II

    50. She was more apt to donate time to some organization than get shot at

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    apposite apt pertinent disposed given minded tending clever liable adroit competent adept bright able talented gifted proficient inclined prone likely probable appropriate consistent apropos suitable fitting opportune well-suited befitting