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  1. This surmise seemed to be.
  2. But there was no time for surmise.
  3. I can only surmise what had transpired.
  4. And I can only surmise at the dynamics.
  5. But another surmise occurred to the Agha.
  6. Therefore we can surmise that those that.
  7. You must love your big brother I surmise.
  8. Hath given me this: now gather, and surmise.
  9. He could only surmise that this must be the.
  10. And waits; and once in timeless sick surmise.
  11. I can only surmise that the planets rotation.
  12. It was evident then that my surmise had been correct.
  13. But whether I was right in this surmise, I don't know.
  14. Moreover, Jean Valjean began vaguely to surmise that he.
  15. Is Brahmanism wise or vainglorious? One can only surmise!.
  16. One could even surmise the machine was trying to look blushed.
  17. Not merely a surmise but a strong conviction may arise that this.
  18. He could only surmise that she was both upset by his arrangements.
  19. One of the Watchers, Fred replied evenly, I surmise that.
  20. It would be safe to surmise that, yes sir, the agent responded.
  21. Gossiping surmise, she saw, had put this mistaken idea into Una's mind.
  22. Typically, do you surmise he was there on business or pleasure?
  23. Here we must ordinarily enter into the field of surmise or of prophecy.
  24. By the looks of you Agent Johnson, would it be safe to surmise that.
  25. Cristal didn’t want to even surmise what they were saying to each other.
  26. Now they lash out at a helpless world, for no reason that our spies can surmise.
  27. Meadows, if I’m correct in my surmise that you’re referring to Kathy’s stalker.
  28. All I know is what I heard and what I can surmise by reading very grim Imperial faces.
  29. One mortal life is hard to surmise in a statement, let alone two hundred and fifty years.
  30. Then we can surmise that it is something that has been locked inside of his genetic coding.
  31. I never did surmise what caused the nose deal, and a doctor may not have diagnosed it either.
  32. We have now passed into the Bistritza, and if we are wrong in our surmise our chance is gone.
  33. It were perhaps vain to surmise exactly why it was, that as respecting Starbuck, Ahab thus acted.
  34. Gerrid could not surmise what they were currently being fed without an active AI to govern TIAR.
  35. Lorry was already out when he got back, and it was easy to surmise where the good old man was gone.
  36. It was a pretty good bet that her ankle was broken this time, was their collective, unspoken, surmise.
  37. The surmise was that it had been caused by falling on the rock that they found close by where he was found.
  38. First off, from what you’ve said, I surmise it would be an hour or more before your family could get here.
  39. They surmise that outer space is consistently overall filed with nothing and when this nothing is stretched.
  40. So troubling it was hard to even ask God for verification of what I was beginning to surmise within my spirit.
  41. I would surmise that you have taken very seriously this concept of reaching beyond patterned constraints?
  42. As you might surmise from the title of Ferriss’ book, there are too many created jobs and too much unnecessary work.
  43. In this case, I surmise that it increases adrenalin flow into the body at a geometric rate causing an Adrenergenic storm.
  44. A touch of red in nose and cheeks, with a slight tremor of his extended hand, recalled Holmes’ surmise as to his habits.
  45. A trader paying too much attention to the indicator’s line at this point might surmise that momentum had turned downward.
  46. It didn't seem a great leap to surmise that it was the smaller body that was seen falling from the asteroid in the null point.
  47. With his own knowledge possessing his whole soul, it seemed impossible that anybody in Sulaco should fail to jump at the right surmise.
  48. What else can we say about volatility? Looking again at Figure 20-2, we might surmise that volatility has some trending characteristics.
  49. The monkeys I dreamed about, I surmise, because they were shut up in the case at the German's; but Elena Ivanovna was a different story.
  50. So the tumult of gossip, surmise and deep suspicion which followed the announcement of his quiet wedding to Scarlett was not surprising.
  51. I questioned her about these sessions with our friendly doctor but there was no specific direction I could surmise from what she told me.
  52. Greeted by the door lock that only lent substance to his surmise, nevertheless he decided to knock at Lalitha’s door to ascertain the position.
  53. I surmise that the crater is roughly hemispherical and is composed of a material that is reflective of the power that you alone are able to use.
  54. My surmise was not finished, could not be, for I caught sight in the mirror of the red mark upon my forehead, and I knew that I was still unclean.
  55. From the moment I telephoned news of the catastrophe to West Egg village, every surmise about him, and every practical question, was referred to me.
  56. It was imputed to very reasonable weariness, and she was thanked and pitied; but she deserved their pity more than she hoped they would ever surmise.
  57. None of us can surmise how long the forces of the Demigod, Thoth and Titan, Tiamat have waited for this moment to strike at the residents of the Higher Planes.
  58. There, as they say and surmise, after inquiry and violation (that is still unestablished) she poured kerosene on herself, set fire to it and on the third day died.
  59. Colling guessed that some contained paintings, based on their flat shape, and it was easy to further surmise that the others contained sculpture or similar objects.
  60. There was the way of belief, a logical surmise about things that seemed to work to Man’s advantage long before any understanding of why could even be contemplated.
  61. The scientific explanation of the drug’s prescribing information was way over her head, but she was able to surmise that the drug was primarily used as an anti-inflammatory.
  62. His appearance was very intimidating for reasons that one could only surmise to be a result of his air of superiority and his quiet, unyielding eyes that blazed like cold fire.
  63. That there is something superior to his present existence that Man is able to sense without being able to measure is a surmise that he is not willing to remove from his attention.
  64. Wickland could only surmise that it must be some lover’s quarrel that was exacerbated by the fact that Janet had received a shock that her boss and former lover had been killed.
  65. Considering he is the only cat we’ve ever known who has run in fear of a dangling length of brightly colored yarn, we can only surmise that someone must have tried to hang him.
  66. Had someone noticed something was going on and mentioned it locally? These rural places were rife with gossip – anyone with a juicy bit of surmise would doubtless have passed it on.
  67. Unfortunately in the aisles of somewhere that had all the hallmarks of a supermarket save for the lack of anything to actually buy, we walked up and down despondently revising our hasty surmise.
  68. But when he replayed the sensor recording there was nothing visual or on any other frequency, although he could surmise they’d be able to circumvent the sensors by creating a temporal bubble.
  69. We may thus surmise that the new American aircraft we are starting to see now, including the XC-10, were initiated in late 1948 and are now in their fourth year of design, development and testing.
  70. I can only surmise as my own conjecture that Pyotr Stepanovitch may well have had affairs going on in other neighbourhoods as well as in our town, so that he really may have received such a warning.
  71. Statistical evidence does support the general belief that stocks do tend to pin at or near strike on expiration day, albeit not as frequently as the average observer or conspiracy theorist would surmise.
  72. However, as a matter of fact though, the preposterous surmise about him being in some description of a doldrums or other or mesmerised which was entirely due to a misconception of the shallowest character, was not the case at all.
  73. It seemed as though our host had taken a vow to squander all his vast fortune as rapidly as possible, and he did indeed succeed, not long ago, in justifying this surmise, that is, in making a clean sweep of it all to the last stick.
  74. We all knew that the affair had aroused great interest, that every one was burning with impatience for the trial to begin, that it had been a subject of talk, conjecture, exclamation and surmise for the last two months in local society.
  75. The surmise that its author provided herself with some historical backing for her portraiture of Lady Kitty and Geoffry Cliffe, in the characters of Lady Caroline Lamb and Lord Byron, by no means diminishes admiration of her creative powers.
  76. Man’s ingenious surmise which turned into a theory of evolution that included the vehicle of “natural selection” seems to have answered, to “science’s” satisfaction, how all life-forms have arisen from a relatively common environment.
  77. Religion is the platform upon which those things [have been, and] can be contemplated, where surmise can lead to a seemingly logical conclusion, the foundation of which lies far enough beyond current ability to verify as to seem without resolution.
  78. It was indeed well calculated to excite the feelings of the Western people particularly, who were not quite so tenderly attached to our red brethren as some modern philosophers; but it was destitute of any foundation, beyond mere surmise and suspicion.
  79. It had always seemed to Prince Andrew before that he was antipathetic to the Emperor and that the latter disliked his face and personality generally, and in the cold, repellent glance the Emperor gave him, he now found further confirmation of this surmise.
  80. So we can surmise that there are two types of energy, non-atom spiritual-energy that always was, and always existed, and that always will exist, and the energy of atoms in the form of structures and functions design, plan and pre-programming at the beginning of time.
  81. One might surmise that the differences in Figure 23-8a between the S&P 500 frequency distribution and the true normal distribution are either unique to the S&P 500 or an aberration of the 10-year period in question, which admittedly included the financial crisis of 2008.
  82. Some, too, have baffled his analytical skill, and would be, as narratives, beginnings without an ending, while others have been but partially cleared up, and have their explanations founded rather upon conjecture and surmise than on that absolute logical proof which was so dear to him.
  83. They surmise that outer space is consistently overall filed with nothing and when this nothing is stretched to the limit, the nothing would resist in growing more nothing or become further nothing and the nothing would stop other nothing to enter outer space in the community represented by nothing.
  84. She arrived only five minutes before Pyotr Ilyitch, so that his story came, not as his own surmise and theory, but as the direct confirmation, by a witness, of the theory held by all, as to the identity of the criminal (a theory he had in the bottom of his heart refused to believe till that moment).
  85. However, after a bearish information cascade that fairly can be said to have lasted nearly three years, the contrarian trader could rightly surmise that it would take at least a year and probably several before bullish animal spirits could revive and once more manifest themselves in the stock market.
  86. When the supports attached to Tushin’s battery had been moved away in the middle of the action by someone’s order, the battery had continued firing and was only not captured by the French because the enemy could not surmise that anyone could have the effrontery to continue firing from four quite undefended guns.
  87. When the supports attached to Túshin’s battery had been moved away in the middle of the action by someone’s order, the battery had continued firing and was only not captured by the French because the enemy could not surmise that anyone could have the effrontery to continue firing from four quite undefended guns.
  88. Such a yell of welcome broke forth when his black beard first protruded round the corner that I began to suspect Tarp Henry was right in his surmise, and that this assemblage was there not merely for the sake of the lecture, but because it had got rumored abroad that the famous Professor would take part in the proceedings.
  89. I partly surmise also, that this wicked charge against whalers may be likewise imputed to the existence on the coast of Greenland, in former times, of a Dutch village called Schmerenburgh or Smeerenberg, which latter name is the one used by the learned Fogo Von Slack, in his great work on Smells, a text-book on that subject.
  90. They can tell you their story, but I surmise they have had much trouble, and their very presence here in your house testifies how earnestly they crave to know good people, and how willingly they will embrace the opportunity to show all the world -- and even the angels of heaven -- what brave and noble women they can become.
  91. The definition of energy in terms of sub-atomic and atom-energy legitimately allows us to surmise the genuine possibility that the Energy needed to initiate the Big Bang is manifestly different from sub-atomic and atom-energy that make up the world, but is nevertheless a form of energy that atom-energy transpires and births.
  92. I would surmise that to be Joseth Narr, recently made Colonel of the newly-formed Hilian Cavalry, and Commander of the Academy of Cavalry of the Hilian University of The Just Alliance, as your First Minister Sheramiv recently informed me when she formally requested my permission for the establishment of that facility within The Empire of Sming.
  93. He knocked some time before he was admitted, and his visit at first caused great perturbation; but Svidrigaïlov could be very fascinating when he liked, so that the first, and indeed very intelligent surmise of the sensible parents that Svidrigaïlov had probably had so much to drink that he did not know what he was doing vanished immediately.
  94. With the other, clear part of her reason, she must have seen through the insignificance of her ' hero,' for who will not agree now that that imhappy man, noble-hearted in his own way as he was, was at the same time an absolutely insignificant person ? This very haughtiness and OS it were antagonism towards us all, this constant suspiciousness that we were thinking difTercntly of him, made one surmise that in the secret recesses of her heart a very different judgment of her unhappy friend had perhaps been formed.
  95. If about a dozen genera of birds were to become extinct, who would have ventured to surmise that birds might have existed which used their wings solely as flappers, like the logger headed duck (Micropterus of Eyton); as fins in the water and as front legs on the land, like the penguin; as sails, like the ostrich; and functionally for no purpose, like the apteryx? Yet the structure of each of these birds is good for it, under the conditions of life to which it is exposed, for each has to live by a struggle: but it is not necessarily the best possible under all possible conditions.
  1. I was surmising it.
  2. We all chatted amongst ourselves surmising what had caused the explosion.
  3. Fanny's heart beat quick, and she felt quite unequal to surmising or soliciting anything more.
  4. And as she pictured his enamored face, she began surmising how she might have appeared to his eyes.
  5. Candy grinned widely surmising past is past, Byron did not argue, his face remained still and sullen.
  6. Then Newton’s surmising was one of corruption making that which all physics are based on fools thought.
  7. Seeing his predicament and surmising the reason for it, she enjoyed their engagement of hopeful anticipation.
  8. I must admit that this whole case is a rather unpleasant affair, Wickland commented, surmising about what the two had been conversing.
  9. You would be correct in surmising that the patterns in X would have been much more tradable, and that they probably offered better opportunity for most trend traders.
  10. These aren’t all to the same scale, of course, as there’s an extreme variety in size among them, and the view of the volcano is mostly a surmising based on it’s description and the appearance of similar peaks.
  11. Isn’t his carnal bother troubling his brotherly candor? What hypocrisy, worse still, is it his strategy to hide his designs on me? Am I indulging in his character assassination by merely surmising? But then, isn’t his want for me crystal clear to me.
  12. Knowing Ostafyev’s weak spot and surmising that after his brief, unavoidable absence he would probably be greedier than ever for tips, our hero made up his mind not to be sparing of them, and immediately darted up the steps, and then into the entry after him, called to him and, with a mysterious are, drew him aside into a convenient corner, behind a huge iron stove.
  1. For the age I surmised.
  2. A faint hope, she surmised.
  3. I have surmised that due to Dr.
  4. He surmised that he had about 13.
  5. Vinny surmised it might stand for.
  6. Blake surmised this was kelly Evans.
  7. You might have surmised that you were.
  8. They could be busy, Avi surmised.
  9. Some were obvious, others he surmised.
  10. As you surmised, it’s the home of the.
  11. He surmised that the woman in the parking.
  12. She surmised that he probably had kids maybe.
  13. I surmised that if you had a beacon to focus.
  14. She surmised that the room was empty, but that.
  15. As you may have surmised, he is also my brother.
  16. Greg surmised it must have broken up in mid-air.
  17. A recent holiday in a sunny country, she surmised.
  18. Matthew surmised that he had probably bullied him.
  19. Blake surmised hundreds more wished to attend but.
  20. Thomas surmised that this was a test to see if they.
  21. As Selma had surmised the news had pre-empted all other.
  22. Chances are, the Pegasus surmised, that they have set a.
  23. She surmised Bruce, as an unattached, attractive, even.
  24. Without them, I surmised, she would be even more petite.
  25. They had surmised that the kidnapper might just blend in.
  26. Xavier surmised there was a south-easterly wind running.
  27. He surmised that it would be fairly easy to enter Poland.
  28. From this Alan surmised that native wildlife did not age.
  29. Slow and steady Samara surmised the floor of the pit was.
  30. She correctly surmised that he was lying through his teeth.
  31. She surmised that he obtained the address from their mother.
  32. Jake The Snake surmised that the white rubber ball was his.
  33. They had a fifth man coming and going, surmised Clive.
  34. All of that unloading of boxes in the compound, he surmised.
  35. Vinny surmised it was probably hard for him to see with the.
  36. But you don’t think that’s what it is, Avi surmised.
  37. He surmised the materials to make it couldn’t have costed.
  38. They must have built this place over the years he surmised.
  39. The workers looked around at each other, surmised looks on their.
  40. Merthin came with them, and Ralph surmised that this was goodbye.
  41. He surmised the movie was orchestrated in a way to make one feel.
  42. All that Marius had caught a glimpse of and had surmised was real.
  43. He had broken his neck, some surmised, from a misstep in the dark.
  44. Surely, I surmised, a member of the clergy would be familiar with.
  45. Kat surmised little progress was being made with the Dry Creek law.
  46. Philippe, as a doctor, already surmised that his daughter had amnesia.
  47. I would say that they surmised that their time on the island had ended.
  48. Police surmised that the motorcycle had been going ninety miles an hour.
  49. Sotillo, as Nostromo had surmised, was in command on board the transport.
  50. But how she lived at home and what went on there, could only be surmised.
  51. A man who has not been laid in a while, she surmised with an inner smile.
  52. She must have thought she was running away with Reave! surmised Hubris.
  53. This little girl, I surmised, could have easily been hired to frighten me.
  54. He didn’t respond and she surmised he couldn’t hear her over the storm.
  55. After gaining some calmness, he surmised, Graisse must have followed her.
  56. They didn’t need the upkeep of the large house they lived in, they surmised.
  57. They reached the top of the hill, where they found a wood, as Jilin had surmised.
  58. As I’m sure you've surmised by now, in my culture, not only is the spoken word.
  59. The man didn’t look frightened, he looked serene; a drug overdose, he surmised.
  60. Vera surmised some naïve camper must have wandered between a mother and her cubs.
  61. I surmised that the Arab princess, Raymonds employer, originated from a tribe of.
  62. Since they had just had their dinner, I surmised that they had gone to the casino.
  63. The great Buddha has surmised that life as a human being is fraught with suffering.
  64. It is quizzical considering that they’re former adversaries, surmised Yaksha.
  65. Firstly as they had surmised, it was because it was fully occupied by sitting tenants.
  66. I surmised that she respected me more as an adult because I was acting more like one.
  67. This was a bear attack or maybe mountain lion, she surmised, sounding confident.
  68. As surmised, it was a private runabout, again, not much in the way of engine power.
  69. I surmised that her affair with Hassan had cooled off because, after all, thats life.
  70. While my involvement could be surmised, the masks have allowed us all some deniability.
  71. Had he heard me in the elevator or just surmised my smart comment? Probably the latter.
  72. He also surmised that the bullet used was of a hollow-‐point design due.
  73. She surmised that while one was her own, she had sleepily grabbed another that lay nearby.
  74. She surmised that if their magic did not affect them the first time it was unlikely to now.
  75. What had happened at Media Vision was beyond anything the short sellers could have surmised.
  76. Bridget surmised that it had Dadda’s stamp all over it, he being old fashioned in his ways.
  77. Thus the first stage of the affair might be surmised without any great breach of probability.
  78. What had he been intending to do in that region of Montfermeil? It could not even be surmised.
  79. He has to have the loudest vehicle on the planet, Judge surmised through a bite of bacon.
  80. An open bottle of clear liquid that Colling surmised was vodka stood in the center of the table.
  81. He noted that the Volvo was also gone and surmised they all had gone to the showers and washrooms.
  82. Matters got worse when Mattson, who was away from the scene, surmised this could occur at any time.
  83. O’Neil wanted no part of it as he surmised, Maybe Janus or someone big is dumping their stock.
  84. As you correctly surmised, Monsieur Puree, I carried a rucksack, with a fresh pair of shoes inside.
  85. In any case, things were different now: a shift to more computer oriented feedback, it was surmised.
  86. So I surmised that these challenges were preparing me for this, and again I gained a sense of peace.
  87. One theoretician surmised that information can never be truly lost, even after temporal eradication.
  88. Jhordel where he had earlier parted company with her, and surmised from the look of her that she’d.
  89. Linda surmised it was so you could put a light IN the cabinet and you could then see what was inside.
  90. And that’s when Loren or John can use his rebel tech and infiltrate Central Command, I surmised.
  91. He was Pierre’s real father and when he returned he would not spend any time with Nicole, she surmised.
  92. They all seemed to be within the same age bracket (late teens I surmised) and were lowly, as I have said.
  93. I had surmised something like that had been the case from what Chantry had said about a mysterious suicide.
  94. The feedback through the TIAR interface had reduced, the Tech surmised, to the level of simple biofunctions.
  95. It was surmised that because of the positioning of the bones and antlered skull, the stag had been sacrificed.
  96. The doctors surmised it was a stroke but Maria told me it didn’t look that way to her, Laura repeated back.
  97. They had followed him, perhaps surmised that I was on the other end of that line, and he paid the ultimate price.
  98. Given that we were held in an old office block we surmised that this must be in or close to a major town or city.
  99. She’s probably continuing her patrol of the harbour, Rheus surmised, Still, it was nice of her to visit.
  100. He surmised that people in Europe and Russia needed food and aid but didn’t receive it from the treaty or League.
  1. How convenient, surmises Roger.
  2. You want to Read again? he surmises.
  3. His heart beat, and he racked his brain with surmises.
  4. But you cannot prove either of these surmises to be correct.
  5. For it all prove to him how right he was at the first in his surmises.
  6. Many of these at first glance seemed at variance with centuries’ old surmises.
  7. Lots of thoughts, surmises, hints of caution, and so on, crowded his head to distraction.
  8. It is not possible but that you must have had some thoughts on the subject, some surmises as to what might be.
  9. He surmises so because during his stay in China he made some errors that are not accepted in Communist countries.
  10. Looking back at the photograph, Jong surmises that her mellow expression means she was likely drunk for the first time.
  11. Then the horrid recollection of the scene with his wife came to him; their surmises and their suspicions, which became a certainty.
  12. I kept feeling that she would at once read in my eyes all the reflections, the doubts, the surmises, that had arisen in my mind since the previous day.
  13. Prince Andrew, listening to this polyglot talk and to these surmises, plans, refutations, and shouts, felt nothing but amazement at what they were saying.
  14. At all events, she had been unable to obtain any definite news from the Epanchin girls—the most she could get out of them being hints and surmises, and so on.
  15. But he had just heard something from Standish which, while it justified these surmises about Will, offered a means of nullifying all danger with regard to Dorothea.
  16. These surmises, which so closely resembled proofs, whirled suddenly, like a handful of dust caught up by an unexpected gust of wind, through Jean Valjean's mournful brain.
  17. The thought of her lay like a stone on her heart, a nightmare, she was tortured by strange misgivings and surmises, and all this at the same time as she dreamed of Count K.
  18. Who needs it most? And perhaps they are both impostors? In the old days he had been unable to find a way out of all these surmises and had given to all who asked as long as he had anything to give.
  19. Who needs it most? And perhaps they are both impostors?’ In the old days he had been unable to find a way out of all these surmises and had given to all who asked as long as he had anything to give.
  20. Just the same is done by a concourse of people, allowing those who do not take a direct part in the activity to devise considerations, justifications, and surmises concerning their collective activity.
  21. Thus, information about the leader is gathered from open sources, formal and informal, by deduction, induction and inference, through contextual surmises, historical puzzle-work and indirect associations.
  22. On the whole his surmises, in addition to what he knew of the fact, increased his friendliness and tolerance towards Ladislaw, and made him understand the vacillation which kept him at Middlemarch after he had said that he should go away.
  23. And now as she made surmises as to who people were, what were their relations to one another, and what they were like, Kitty endowed them with the most marvelous and noble characters, and found confirmation of her idea in her observations.
  24. The triumphant sense of security, of deliverance from overwhelming danger, that was what filled his whole soul that moment without thought for the future, without analysis, without suppositions or surmises, without doubts and without questioning.
  25. She felt certain that her surmises were correct; that Kitty's misery, her inconsolable misery, was due precisely to the fact that Levin had made her an offer and she had refused him, and Vronsky had deceived her, and that she was fully prepared to love Levin and to detest Vronsky.
  26. To them the words of Miloradovich seem very interesting, and so do their surmises and the rewards this or that general received; but the question of those fifty thousand men who were left in hospitals and in graves does not even interest them, for it does not come within the range of their investigation.
  27. Cadwallader's painfully graphic report of gossip—her effort, nay, her strongest impulsive prompting, had been towards the vindication of Will from any sullying surmises; and when, in her meeting with him afterwards, she had at first interpreted his words as a probable allusion to a feeling towards Mrs.
  28. To them the words of Milorádovich seem very interesting, and so do their surmises and the rewards this or that general received; but the question of those fifty thousand men who were left in hospitals and in graves does not even interest them, for it does not come within the range of their investigation.
  29. As soon as he had seen a visitor off he returned to one of those who were still in the drawing room, drew a chair toward him or her, and jauntily spreading out his legs and putting his hands on his knees with the air of a man who enjoys life and knows how to live, he swayed to and fro with dignity, offered surmises about the weather, or touched on questions of health, sometimes in Russian and sometimes in very bad but self-confident French; then again, like a man weary but unflinching in the fulfillment of duty, he rose to see.
  30. As soon as he had seen a visitor off he returned to one of those who were still in the drawing room, drew a chair toward him or her, and jauntily spreading out his legs and putting his hands on his knees with the air of a man who enjoys life and knows how to live, he swayed to and fro with dignity, offered surmises about the weather, or touched on questions of health, sometimes in Russian and sometimes in very bad but self-confident French; then again, like a man weary but unflinching in the fulfillment of duty, he rose to see some visitors off and, stroking his scanty gray hairs over his bald patch, also asked them to dinner.

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