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in the nature of things

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  • "But you must understand that Arthur Paget was alive when I made that will, and that in the nature of things I expected him to be alive when Jean inherited from me, and I expected that he would be there to guide her in matters of business.

    A Town Like Alice

  • And in the nature of things these offices of state were revokable and dependent upon the will of Government.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • By principial nature I mean that which exists in the nature of things positively, and not as the effect of any antecedent nature.

    The New Organon

  • It is not like the affair of an old hat cock’d — and a cock’d old hat, about which your reverences have so often been at odds with one another — but there is a difference here in the nature of things —

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

  • It was not in the nature of things for a mush-plate to up-end itself on the table, even if a man or so had been killed.

    THE UNEXPECTED

  • It ain't in the nature of things for the water furtherest away from the air to freeze first. '

    The Men of Forty Mile

  • The gentleman cannot in the nature of things do an ungentle, an ungentlemanly thing.

    The Greatest Thing in the World And Other Addresses

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