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  • Expending this energy to the point of exhaustion, giving more than you are taking in, or tying the use of your energy to your value or a sense of obligation are all unsustainable patterns that will deplete your life force.

    Wild Feminine

  • Expending his precious altitude with exquisite finesse, he got back the fifty to seventy-five miles he needed.

    Whirlwind

  • Expending resources now for the benefit of the future is the basic idea behind investment.

    Jeffrey Feldman: The One Word Obama Now Owns More Than Any Other

  • Expending your energy and stressing out while chasing money down becomes futile.

    7 Tips to Make Sure You Get Paid by Clients

  • Expending effort and time to dialogue with such people only proves the old adage about fools and those who argue with them.

    In which commentary becomes copy-and-paste

  • Expending what little moral capital his hunger strike signature saturated shirt still exerted, he spoke up for the soldier.

    THE NIGHT OF NO MOON

  • Expending much energy and great fright defending myself from “a backpack,” so to speak.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: What I Learned from the Cat

  • Expending both more money and more fuel in the process...

    So, yeah, that's a reasonable reaction.

  • Expending so much energy on school prayer, "intelligent design" and gay marriage in the face of genocide and slave trading in the Third World is the moral equivalent of trying to enforce vegetarianism when most of the world doesn't have enough food to begin with.

    Letters to the Magazine

  • Expending larger incomes so that opportunity for gainful work may be abundant, provided, however, that this work is applied to producing really useful goods, ought to be considered, as We deduce from the principles of the Angelic Doctor

    Archive 2007-08-01

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