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  • Now he had to assume that the child might wait her op - portunity, melt down, ooze through a crack, and form into something so remarkable that no right-thinking person would suspect.

    Here There Are Monsters

  • When you come to NZ we'll do the "op"portunity shops and see what we come up with.

    Home...

  • Yew unnstanz gud, I has only had wun nawt sekkund portunity and I cooden think ob nuttin witty to say so I let it pass.

    Sloe death - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • They saw, he told them, that he was not the man he had been; and as he had been denied, and been brought to deny himself, the sa-tisfaction due to a gentleman, from a man whom he had never offended, he insisted on having the op-portunity given him of seeing me, and receiving my forgiveness, as what would consolidate his recon-ciliation with Sir Charles Grandison.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • An op-portunity offered in her sight, where a lady, insulted by a lover made despjerate by her just refusal of him, claimed and received my protection.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • Moth mused, as if thinking aloud-but her sly glance at Kyrt-ian alerted him that she was about to present him with an op-portunity for something.

    Elvenborn

  • He was intent only on recreating as much of the old comfort of the first Citadel in their new home as he could manage, and he had taken the op-portunity of a brief allusion to the old Citadel to air his usual grievance.

    Elvenborn

  • 'The way I look at it, we have a wonderful op - portunity to travel, to see something of the world, something beyond the borders of Leah.

    Ilse Witch

  • Gaining Sobchak's trust gave Putin the op-portunity of controlling an emotional politician.

    The Making of Mr. Putin

  • She would have spoken with him if she could have managed it, but Garth was there and several of Gavilan's companions as well, and there was no op - portunity.

    The Elf Queen of Shannara

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