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  • I presume that only Desmond was given the abilitie to see some future events.

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  • By the way, after going a tad over the top yesterday, I decided I'll resist jumping to conclusions on Eric and Greg's intentions and abilitie.

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  • The trick of the Batman films and even Spiderman was the fact that their abilitie are limited to a certain extent and thats the same reason why Bond is much more interesting now because he has to depend on his will and determination to get himself out of tough situations and not gadgets.

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  • Trust me, good Master, you shall not sow your seed in barren ground, for I hope to return you an increase answerable to your hopes; but however, you shal find me obedient, and thankful, and serviceable to my best abilitie.

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  • He then reveals his abilitie to her and we leave them with him telling her to pick a number between one and a million.

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  • And who maketh any doubt, that if those sleights and trickes, whereof this dayes argument may give us occasion to speake, should afterwardes be put in execution by men: would it not minister just reason, of punishing themselves for beguiling you, knowing, that (if you please) you have the like abilitie in your owne power?

    The Decameron

  • Notwithstanding, to our abilitie, we will honour him with some part of those things which haue bene, by the goodnes of God and the fauour of the Pope, bestowed vpon vs for our sustenance.

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  • To the same purpose also, we our selues admonished them, and to our abilitie, induced as well the duke as the bishops and others thereunto.

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  • Asse: evermore when John de Barolo came to Tresanti, he would bring him to his poore abiding, with all his uttermost abilitie of entertainement, in due acknowledgement of the courtesie he afforded to him at Barletta.

    The Decameron

  • True it is, that he was very farre entred into yeares, but yong and lustie in his own proud conceite, presuming strangely beyond his capacity, and thinking as well of his abilitie, as the youthfullest gallant in the World could doe.

    The Decameron

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