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  • Certainly the extremely discreet rela - tionship with Villarceaux did not prevent the doors of Parisian high society from opening wide to her.

    Louis XIV's Secret Wife

  • Because of problems with past management, we don't have a one-to-one rela - tionship with anyone in Burbank, and the record company doesn't care about us.

    ɘloЯ

  • If someone can hear your truth and relate to it, you have the beginning of a connection, a beginning of a relate-tionship.

    Margaret Ruth: Authentic, Satisfying People Connections Need Only Three Things

  • The whole sequence of events is seen mainly through the eyes of Elizabeth's son, John (Coetzee's own first name, it is worth noting), who hap-pens to be a teacher of physics and astronomy at Appleton College but has previously concealed his rela-tionship to his famous mother, and who is throughout her visit divided between filial loyalty and discomfort at the way her extreme opinions get up the noses of his colleagues and his wife.

    Disturbing the Peace

  • Predictably, Liam O'Blythe was there as well; and it occurred to everyone there, Liam included, how similar the man and his relationship to Prince Midalis was to that of Brother Haney and his rela - tionship to Abbot Agronguerre.

    Mortalis

  • So his thoughts leaped through the arcane loops and high-level imperial politics as he considered that Hith placed high value on both Jim Endicott and Alba's tionship with Earth.

    In Alien Hands

  • Jake understands Roland's troubled rela-tionship with his mother and father better than Eddie or Susannah ever could, because Jake's own parents are peculiarly like them: Elmer Cham-bers is a gunslinger for the Network, and Megan Chambers has a long history of sleeping with sick friends.

    Wizard and Glass

  • "And do you have any special requirements, Rill, to cement our rela - tionship?"

    Nerilka's Story

  • Closely related to the confusion of tongues was the problem of China's antiquity and history, and its rela - tionship to orthodox Christian and Western beliefs in monogenesis.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • As mankind develops, however, into a life less migratory, more sedentary, the process of becoming rooted in the soil (Einwurzelung) begins, and the higher the devel - opment the greater and deeper is this binding rela - tionship.

    ENVIRONMENT AND CULTURE

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