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  • Lavrov said that Vike-Freiberga was never going to be SG, and no one said anything negative about Ban.

    Surrender is not an Option

  • Two young contrabands, as we have learned to call them, were seated together, when one said to the other, “Jim, do you know 'rithmetic?”

    The Every-day Life of Abraham Lincoln

  • The brothers Decidius Saxa bristled, as did Barbatius and a few others, but no one said a word as the delighted Dellius shed his toga on the floor and sat on the back of the couch that formed the bottom of the U.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • Every one said that after Paisiello's music on the same subject it was nothing, when it was suggested that Paisiello's should be revived.

    The Great Italian and French Composers

  • Respecting the Orders in Council, when some one said unless they were repealed war with America must be the consequence, he replied that, 'if the people would but support the Ministry in those measures for a short time, America would be compelled to submit, for she was not able to go to war.'

    Letters and Journals 01

  • Well, when Doc was about twenty-five, he fell in love with a mighty sweet young girl, Leila Hardin, who every one said was too frivolous for him.

    Old Gorgon Graham

  • No one said a word, for Elnora's question, the reply, and her answer, had been repeated.

    A Girl of the Limberlost

  • Damnation, Rydstrom, whered you get her? one said as he shot to his feet off a stool.

    Kiss of a Demon King

  • For a day or two after this not any one said much to me, until one Hempsted Miner, of Stonington, asked me if I would live with him.

    Life and Adventures of Venture

  • When some one said in his presence that a conge d'elire might be considered as only a strong recommendation: “Sir,” replied Johnson, “it is such a recommendation as if I should throw you out of a two-pair of stairs window, and recommend you to fall soft.”

    Samuel Johnson

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