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  • I do not want heroic efforts made to prolong my life, and I do not want life-sustaining treatments to be providedor continued if: (1) I am irrever sible coma or persistant vegetative state, or (2) if I am terminally ill and the use of life-sustaining procedures would serve only to artificially delay the moment of my death, (3) under any other circumstances where the burdens of the treatment outweigh the expected benifits.

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  • Two championship coaches recently launched attacks on sports agents for allegedly defiling this house of worship by giving college players what the National Collegiate Athletic Association calls "impermis sible benefits" -- benefits that make those players pros and not amateurs.

    A pro agent's case for paying college football players

  • Federal law explicitly makes the oil company the respon sible party in the event of a major spill.

    White House Aims to Crack the Whip

  • Of course she should not let appearances interfere with sen - sible choosing-yet it did seem sensible to her.

    Here There Are Monsters

  • "Then canst thou labor to merge the frames, an it be pos - sible?"

    Here There Are Monsters

  • The boy's great progress had been pos - sible without attracting the notice of the Adepts because they were not watching him; they assumed he was too young to practice great magic.

    Here There Are Monsters

  • But the paneled room folded itself through a dozen impos - sible angles, tumbling away into cyberspace like an origami crane.

    Wonder Woman and the Lasso of Truth

  • Not only was he resp­on­sible for the funding of numerous galleries, but his methods of dealing in artworks largely defined the way that the art market oper­ates today.

    Joseph Duveen, art dealer extraordinaire

  • The moderate suffragettes chose as their stores Derry and Thom, or Swan and Edgar, or Burberry, shops that provided sen­sible coats and skirts, silk blouses and serv­iceable overcoats at moderate prices.

    Selfridge's, Suffragettes and Fashion

  • He demanded "all-party talks as soon as pos-sible," adding: "All these other matters, like elections, should be part of that dialogue ... not preconditions to talks."

    Man In The Middle

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  • SIBLE (noun) = the study of science with Biblical integration, "Science + Bible = SIBLE"

    February 21, 2011