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But this letter shall not devolve into self-pity.
Words devolve into letters, letters into unintelligible bumps.
I’m hoping this won’t devolve into a fight, but if it does, be ready.
If he sends someone in his place, the fear would logically devolve on that person.
Such is the (inevitable) outcome that follows whenever (narrow-minded) ideas devolve into (esoteric) self-centeredness.
As for the uniform, it was to devolve either to Woloda or to myself, according as the one or the other of us should first become an officer.
I complimented the couple on the boat, and before the conversation could devolve into chitchat, I said that I’d be going and gave Chandler my card.

A nation‘s autonomy, whatever its global standing, should be respected within reasonable limits or otherwise it will ultimately devolve into a ―kept‖ nation, autonomous in name only.
EvE, if the web is severed or censored, will your, will our mind decease, devolve, or desist in the digital winter that would ensue? I asked the EvE not here but somewhere, and therewhere knew she was asking herself.
The (point) being that although Evil is the purest expression of Bad; that is to say, its ultimate corruption, none of the examples cited above are proper examples of Evil but examples of human failings that, carried to an extreme, however, may devolve to Evil if not properly tended to.
Without money, most people believe that society's heart would cease to beat, and assume that if one were to eliminate fiscal incentive and debt responsibility, the civilized world would devolve into an anarchic battle royal, everyone for themselves, winner-take-all apocalyptic nightmare.
And if the House of Representatives shall not choose a President whenever the right of choice shall devolve upon them, before the fourth day of March next following, then the Vice-President shall act as President, as in case of the death or other constitutional disability of the President.
Are you, by this phraseology, about to devolve upon the President a discretionary power, holding the scale of national honor in one hand, and the injury and atonement in the other, to decide which nation shall be thus favored, when it is conceded on all hands that the admission of the armed vessels of one nation and the exclusion of those of the other, is an act ipso facto of hostility?
The writing on the wall written by the fingers of undead unseen things, thousands of years before writing was ever invented stares out at you from 75,000 yr-old rock paintings: the oldest form of abstraction on earth: it took thousands of years of their evil to get humans to devolve and regress and be poisoned to the point when later generations of living humans normalized this evil known as abstract writing.
A society, however well-intentioned, ceases to be ―tolerant,‖ once that society allows itself to devolve into a sociopolitical checklist dedicated to the advancement of ―appropriate‖ behavior and verbal expressions dictated by idiosyncratic designs rather than common sense lest its members be perceived as offending artificially constructed practices that have inexplicably seeped their way into the conventional mainstream.
And the appraisement of art in general will devolve, not, as is now the case, on a separate class of rich people, but on the whole people; so that for a work to be esteemed good, and to be approved of and diffused, it will have to satisfy the demands, not of a few people living in identical and often unnatural conditions, but it will have to satisfy the demands of all those great masses of people who are situated in the natural conditions of laborious life.
In Case of the Removal of the President from Office, or of his Death, Resignation, or Inability to discharge the Powers and Duties of the said Office, the Same shall devolve on the Vice President, and the Congress may by Law provide for the Case of Removal, Death, Resignation or Inability, both of the President and Vice President, declaring what Officer shall then act as President, and such Officer shall act accordingly, until the Disability be removed, or a President shall be elected.

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