“I use the term reluctantly but truly -- it is rebellion! rebellion against the noblest government man ever framed for his own benefit and for the benefit of the world.”
“As much as the word reluctantly rubs me the wrong way, I still haven't heard this: Sorry.”
“But that doesn't stop our political "journalists" (I use the term reluctantly in this case) pretending surprise, and that a left-wing blog must have learned it from a leak, rather than just bouncing the same common wisdom round the blogosphere.”
“He looked puzzled, wary, at this apparent change of topic, but he said, drawing out the word reluctantly, “Yes.””
“Salvation rose reluctantly from the dark depths of my memory and I heard my voice, calm and relaxed, gently beguiling in a swinish way.”
“Of course, both Elizabeth and her brother John (Richard Carlson) insist on accompanying the group into the jungle, and despite misgivings, Quartermain reluctantly agrees.”
“Some novels are so intensely charged with emotion and beauty that the reader, emerging reluctantly from the last pages, feels flayed – as if a layer of skin has been delicately stripped off.”
“In fact, two of the most important of the former Soviet states, Ukraine and Georgia, have shown themselves particularly independent minded, have withstood the bullying and have received Western support – reluctantly from the EU and most of its members and more enthusiastically from the United States.”
“If the announcements of the Moscow radio mean what they say, the present monetary difficulties have forced the Russian government to go much further than the N.E.P. which Lenin reluctantly adopted for a brief period in the early phase of Soviet history.”
“Another idea that has formed itself reluctantly is the fact that the influence which has produced all the good things on this continent has not been so much Democracy as we think it has.”
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