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  • Inured to criticism, incapable of self reflection, bearing baggage that is truly world class, Sarah Palin and Newt Gingrich have important roles to play if we hope to be spared a second term of Barack Obama.

    Why The GOP Needs Palin And Gingrich

  • Inured to Lawrence's wild changes of mood, Brett was not unduly concerned.

    Lawrence, a letter and me

  • Inured to the sight, most New Yorkers walk by without a glance.

    New York: 'The Wind Will Rattle Your Bones'

  • Inured to the sight of young blonde lovelies being tortured, abused and murdered on film, it is oddly upsetting for once to see a toothless old woman bound and tortured on ludicrous charges.

    'Swedish' Witchcraft Docudrama

  • Inured now for so long a time to rooms with bare boards, black benches, desks, and stoves, the blue saloon seemed to me gorgeous.

    Villette

  • Inured as I was to sick beds and death, this suspense grew and grew upon me.

    Dracula

  • Inured by long experience, likewise aware there would be no escape, he replied with commendable evenness.

    The Perfect Lover

  • Inured to their presence, the grizzled quar'termaster swung Morra's bow into the wind and steadied the helm.

    Stormwarden

  • Inured to hardship, Taen drew upon the resilience of spirit which had seen her through Tathagres 'threats and the horrors of the Crow's pes'tilent hold.

    Stormwarden

  • Inured to loss as were her fisherman forebears, she locked sorrow and grief in an iron heart.

    Shadowfane

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