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    1. ‘After the birth I just could not carry on pretending that our marriage was anything but a sham … so I told him the whole story

    2. To her, the art school system was a sham, 'Well I for one can't see the king's new clothes'

    3. Eventually, I also learned that he and Karen occupied separate rooms (at her request) and that their marriage was something of a sham

    4. think I realise that this investigation is a sham – meant to

    5. The discipline of the college, at the same time, may enable him to force all his pupils to the most regular attendance upon his sham lecture, and to maintain the most decent and respectful behaviour during the whole time of the performance

    6. False imprisonment and torture of five Virgin Island independence activists convicted of the murder of eight tourists in a sham trial in the 1970s

    7. All five were tortured by police and then convicted in sham trials, which included jury members threatened by police

    8. I have a sudden, horrifying thought: What if she only married him because she was supposed to, as part of her mission in the city? What if their entire relationship was a sham?

    9. When it seeped out in the cafeteria that some kid posing as “Uncle Sham” was giving a speech outside, the word spread

    10. “I want you!” Uncle Sham shouted, pointing to the small group as he balanced himself on a wooden crate

    11. “The take down was all a sham

    12. The investigation into Mary Steinhauser’s death was nothing but a sham!

    13. Then again would a proper police force have seen through the sham?

    14. is nothing more than a sham

    15. The confident posture he had struck for the benefit of his young and inexperienced troops seemed to him like a sham that any moment might be revealed, to the detriment of all

    16. “Market exchange” was a sham, because the central authority fixed all wages, prices, and interest rates

    17. Even if he surrendered engineering now, which was tempting, and admitted the whole message from Intel Wing was a sham, he couldn't avoid consequences

    18. for they all knew politics was a sham and that the

    19. When there was a lot of pressure on the British, they created sham legislative governments made up Indians who had no power to do anything

    20. Sham governments without any power were created to keep educated Indians happy and also promote divisions in the society on the basis of religion and caste

    21. If you ask me it was a sham

    22. ignorance then civilisation itself is a sham,” Howard stated

    23. tell the truth that these so-called miracles are a sham

    24. The spokesman then paraded his whole company before us, knowing the results of the epidemic before us, and even knowing it was a sham I still quickly moved out of reach as one of them tried to touch me, regaining some measure of composure, I looked at Coatl and could see he was totally mesmerised by the performance we were witnessing

    25. ‘Why then’, she asked, ‘did the British not allow them a place in the victory parade? ‘And why did you fail to get Churchill to acknowledge Stalin’s guilt over Katyn and his own over Teheran and Yalta? The Alliance with Britain was a hollow sham

    26. The rest were sham religions, and anyone supporting them, were less than

    27. The Grand Inquisitor, in a sham of a trial, had found him guilty last week of witchcraft and heresy

    28. five minutes the sham was complete and Lill declared the trial to be over

    29. With all its sham, drudgery and broken dreams, it is still a beautiful

    30. With sham indifference I said, ‘Why should he want to come? He’s not

    31. This sham of a religion provided cultic certainty for the weak minded and

    32. But we know that rationality is a sham

    33. one sham in his life was more than enough

    34. How was it that days filled with love and joy and laughter, days that should be treasured in your memory forever, could, with the right circumstances—or were they the wrong ones?—and the fading of time, appear from the present to be nothing more than a mirage, or worse, a complete sham, only to be remembered not as fondly as they ought to be, but instead with a poisonous resentment lingering underneath

    35. [27] Al Sham state (Greater Syria), which was comprised of Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and Palestine

    36. 5 hours in either morning or evening, or with a sham negative

    37. After that, whenever Djemal Pasha met Officer Mohammad Amin, he always took the initiative to greet him with a smile, saying, ‘Hello Abu Sham

    38. ’ And he began to recount what had happened when the prefect of the Sham [53] countries, Djemal Pasha (known as ‘the Assassin’ for his terrible deeds), had entrusted him with a high-level assignment…

    39. Yes, she wept and so too did the wife of the Pasha, the ruler of the state of Sham

    40. That grave old gentleman had been sitting on a chair in front of the door of his house reading the Holy Qur’an after the noon prayer – which was a custom of the people of Sham [76]in the past

    41. That era was witness to great honour due to the humane, illustrious performances and sacrifices of a certain Arab officer who outshone all his peers amongst the ruling Turkish officers in the state of Sham

    42. level of prestige with the high commander of Sham’s Armies and the other authorities; he gained too, the deep affection of his compatriots because of his unparalleled readiness to help them, and eventually his awesome reputation spread to every corner of the state of Sham

    43. ‘Of course, the same cannot be said of the rest of al- Sham

    44. He recited the first chapter of the Qur’an, the Opening (al-Fatiha Surah) for the sheikh’s soul according to the custom of the people of Sham

    45. [66]- The state of Sham was Greater Syria and comprised: Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and Palestine

    46. [80]- The state of Sham, Greater Syria, was comprised of Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and Palestine

    47. [91]- Al Sham state (Greater Syria), which was comprised of Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and Palestine

    48. This is really nothing but a sham that is practiced on naive people

    49. “I’ve brokered plenty of armament purchases where the origin of the funds was buried in a sham of fronts, as was as the ultimate recipient of the purchase

    50. As Steve Salerno writes in SHAM: How the Self-

    1. He often put his band to his head, pulled down the comers of his mouth, and shammed pains he did not feel

    2. “It was just through my simplicity, and I never have shammed a fit on purpose in my life

    3. “But I shall be told that he shammed illness on purpose that he might not be suspected and that he told the prisoner of the money and the signals to tempt him to commit the murder, and when he had murdered him and had gone away with the money, making a noise, most likely, and waking people, Smerdyakov got up, am I to believe, and went in—what for? To murder his master a second time and carry off the money that had already been stolen? Gentlemen, are you laughing? I am ashamed to put forward such suggestions, but, incredible as it seems, that's just what the prisoner alleges

    1. Doctor Herzenstube and Varvinsky, the doctor he met in the hospital, confidently asserted in reply to Ivan's persistent questions, that Smerdyakov's epileptic attack was unmistakably genuine, and were surprised indeed at Ivan asking whether he might not have been shamming on the day of the catastrophe

    2. “Listen, my good fellow; what was that you babbled, as I was leaving the hospital, that if I said nothing about your faculty of shamming fits, you wouldn't tell the investigating lawyer all our conversation at the gate? What do you mean by all? What could you mean by it? Were you threatening me? Have I entered into some sort of compact with you? Do you suppose I am afraid of you?”

    3. “Stay! And were you shamming all along, afterwards, and in the hospital?”

    4. And in this perfectly natural occurrence people try to detect a suspicion, a hint that he was shamming an attack on purpose

    5. One commits the murder and takes all the trouble while his accomplice lies on one side shamming a fit, apparently to arouse suspicion in every one, alarm in his master and alarm in Grigory

    6. “But perhaps it was not a case of active complicity on Smerdyakov's part, but only of passive acquiescence; perhaps Smerdyakov was intimidated and agreed not to prevent the murder, and foreseeing that he would be blamed for letting his master be murdered, without screaming for help or resisting, he may have obtained permission from Dmitri Karamazov to get out of the way by shamming a fit—‘you may murder him as you like; it's nothing to me

    7. Can man make this effort?—According to the existing hypocritical theory, man is not free to change his life—He is not free in his acts, but is always free to acknowledge or disregard certain truths already known to him—The recognition of truth is the cause of action—The cause of the apparent insolvability of the question of man's freedom—It lies only in the acknowledgment of the truth revealed unto him—No other freedom exists—The acknowledgment of the truth gives freedom, and points the way in which a man, willingly or unwillingly, must walk—The recognition of truth and of true freedom allows man to become a participant of the work of God, to be not the slave but a creator of life—Men have but to forego the attempt to improve the external conditions of life, and direct all their energies toward the recognition and profession of the truth that is known to them, and the present painful system of life will vanish forthwith, and that portion of the Kingdom of God which is accessible to men would be established—One has only to cease lying and shamming to accomplish this—But what awaits us in the future?—What will happen to mankind when they begin to obey the dictates of their conscience, and how will they exist without the customary conditions of civilization?—Nothing truly good and beneficial can perish because of the realization of the truth, but will only increase in strength when freed from the admixture of falsehood and hypocrisy

    8. She was not shamming, she was really sick

    1. They have lost all shams

    2. The evil lie of motivation and belief has got to be one of the greatest shams in the history

    3. Jerusalem is the Jewish and Christian city replaced by the Kaaba; the worship of the sun and moon identified by Arab paganists is attend by the Islamic religion, in the form of proper names to people example: Hilal (a crescent), shams (sun) which was the Goddess of several tribes honored

    4. The man with a large bank account finds it unnecessary to load his pockets down with gold; so with the man who has found the true source of power: He is no longer interested in its shams or pretensions

    5. This is why most of their marriages fail, or they are total shams

    6. course in Geology at Ein Shams University a few years back and after knocking about in a few government jobs, I settled down as a researcher at the National Research Institute

    7. It was the one place where Nancy Warren felt that she could be perfectly honest with her own soul, where all shams and insincerities could safely be laid aside without fear of that arch-tyrant of a small town, Mrs

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