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  • I am already, my dear Lucy, quite contrary to my own expectation, enabled to obey the third gene-ral injunction laid upon me at parting, by you, and all my dear friends; since a gentleman, not incon-siderable in his family or fortune, has already beheld your Harriet with partiality.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • To this she made no reply whatever, and they walked along the lane for a con siderable way in silence.

    The Claverings

  • Europe, Australia, New Zealand and a large number of emerging market economies in Asia and Latin America, had come under con - siderable pressure, he said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Tricia had followed the story with, for various reasons, con - siderable interest.

    Mostly Harmless

  • Certainly it possessed con - siderable self-will, backed by the phenomenal resources of the Computer memory banks and the experience of ana - lyzing many thousands of Games.


  • This was the thesis which, without proof but with con - siderable arm-waving, Dr Carlisle Perera had been preach - ing for years.

    Rendezvous with Rama

  • David Hume provided a teleological, utilitarian approach to the relative limits of obedience and diso - bedience to civil magistrates and adopted “with con - siderable vehemence” a libertarian position in his


  • Without going into its philosophical implications this reversal has had a con - siderable scientific bearing.


  • That this should be so was first pointed out by Gamow himself, who argued that there must have been a con - siderable amount of very hot black body radiation present in this initial phase of the universe and most of it must still be around, but in a very much red-shifted form.


  • A few ideas appear, however, with con - siderable regularity and consistency.



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