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  • Officer Lets Drunken Driver Drive Away Rove Writes About His 'Mortifying' Dance Educators Divided Over New Reading Law Bennett Says It Will Work; Union Says There Isn't Enough Money UPDATED: 7: 01 pm EDT March 18, 2010

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  • Could "Mortifying Missteps by the Maverick" soon be giving "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" a run for its money?

    McCain's Mavericky Maverick Denial: The Videotape, Unlike the Senator, Doesn't Lie.

  • My Dad and his sister have the letters their parents wrote, and neither could read them -- Dad said it was like being between the sheets with them: Mortifying!

    The Czech version of Althouse + Meade.

  • Mortifying the flesh and holding all pleasures to be foolish if not impious, they deferred happiness to the realms beyond the skies.

    My Friends at Brook Farm

  • Mortifying them means restraining them and overcoming them so that they have less power to lead us into sin.

    Baltimore Catechism No. 3 (of 4)

  • Mortifying it might certainly seem for the members of a supreme court, like the General

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 55, No. 340, February, 1844

  • Mortifying as this is it is better, perhaps, to suffer it with a good grace and even with cheerfulness, if possible, rather than endure the wear and tear of the spirits which a brooding over the gross fraud occasions.

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  • Mortifying and horrible as the idea is, I must remind you, gentlemen, that even at that time, even under the reign of Robespierre, my learned friend, if he had then been attorney-general, might have been compelled by some most deplorable necessity to have come into this court to ask your verdict against the libelers of Barère and Collot d’Herbois.

    A Plea for Free Speech

  • Mortifying as it is to me to avow this, I began to get disenchanted, because I did not find among these people any thing of the sort which I had expected.

    What to Do?

  • Mortifying as this was to me, I felt that it was indispensable that I should once more remind them of benevolence, that is, of the point, that we were to observe and take notes of all those in destitute circumstances whom we should encounter in the course of our rounds.

    What to Do?

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