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  • O'BRIEN: It was very interesting to hear "Vival papa," "vival papa," randomly as the mass went by.

    CNN Transcript Apr 20, 2008

  • Sur - vival was all that counted for the moment, evasion of the black things and, more important, escape from the city.

    The Elf Queen of Shannara

  • He was not a Tracker and had no experience in wilderness sur - vival.

    The Elf Queen of Shannara

  • Garth and I know something of wilderness sur - vival, but we are almost as lost as the rest of you here on Morrowindl.

    The Elf Queen of Shannara

  • At first, terror had consumed him, and every blow he struck had been a matter of insuring his own personal sur - vival.

    Flint the King

  • Dung did not know, but breaking the long-held rule of his own sur - vival, he wadded together the bit of offal he had sneaked from behind the butcher's and, measuring the distance care - fully, while Russtif was watching the woman, his small eyes leering.

    Flight in Yiktor

  • Spencer saw the evolutionary process in terms of the struggle for existence and sur - vival of the fittest, and posited an individualistic ethics with absolute conceptions of justice whose emergence he anticipated as the outcome of social development.

    RIGHT AND GOOD

  • The Epicurean-Lucretian theory of the “minute swerving of the elements” enjoyed an unexpected re - vival in the twentieth century.

    INDETERMINACY IN PHYSICS

  • In the same period the Christian reconquest of most of the Iberian peninsula was accompanied by the re - vival of the tradition of the Visigothic kingdom and the concept of the unity of Spain.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • It may be generalized that primitive peoples learned those conservation practices that permitted their sur - vival, although the abstract idea of conservation was probably neither understood nor stated.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

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