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Lexicographically close words:
ieme; iert; iest; ieune; iewels; iffen; igarape; ighly; ight; igitur
  1. She was next asked if she could swear to the cloth that had been used on that occasion.

  2. Then Pete said, "Well, if you're afraid of being dull why not come up and dine with us?

  3. Come, tell me all about it, and let me see if I can advise you.

  4. Now, if you will let me, I'll call the next man who says so a liar to his face, on your behalf.

  5. But if it had been paved with razor blades I believe I should have gone down it just as fast--for could I not hear the rattle of stones and the shouts of the men behind me.

  6. He is called The Unknown, if that tells you anything.

  7. Even if the stigma should remain upon my character, they could never convict me of connivance for want of evidence.

  8. In either case, when a year has elapsed, if you will let me know where you are I will join you.

  9. If I went back up the hill I should come face to face with them; while, if I jumped, I might break my neck and so end my flight for good and all.

  10. Oh, Sheilah, my own sweetheart, if only we could have foreseen then all the bitterness and agony of the rocky path that we were some day to tread, what would we not have done to ward off the fatal time?

  11. You must remember I was young, I was hot-headed, and as if that were not enough, I came of a race that were as vile-tempered as even the Tempter of Mankind could wish.

  12. Well, if I'd been told it by anybody else I'd not have believed it.

  13. But since you've struck me, I'd do it if you were her own blood brother.

  14. Will it really make you happy if I accept?

  15. Fancy, if the girl I am about to marry--whom I love better than my life--should hear of my part in this dreadful business?

  16. He had had to put a man in charge who was not quite up to the work, and then he went on to say that if I liked to have the post I was welcome to it.

  17. I shall have to tell them what I see, because if I did not there is my deacon.

  18. And I don't mind telling you, Mr. Razumov, that if he had not come with his tale to such a staunch and loyal Russian as you, he would have disappeared like a stone in the water.

  19. Even if I had given him the opportunity he would have been justified in taking me for a person not to be trusted.

  20. As if my heart could play traitor to my children,' she said.

  21. I should not be surprised if she were more dangerous than an Englishman would be willing to believe.

  22. It was as if she had been prepared for me by some mysterious fore-knowledge.

  23. This sally would have been insulting if his voice had not been practically extinct, dried up in his throat; and the rustling effort of his speech too painful to give real offence.

  24. And it is to be noted that if she confided in me it was clearly not with the expectation of receiving advice, for which, indeed she never asked.

  25. I did not care if all the house had been there to look at me.

  26. The recollection would have given me a shudder if I had not been lost in wonder at her force and her tranquillity.

  27. But the police came to inquire if the student Haldin ever received any correspondence at the University and took them away.

  28. There is a staircase in it, and even phantoms, but that does not matter if a man always serves something greater than himself--the idea.

  29. She moved no more than if she were such a figure; even her eyes, whose unwinking stare plunged into his own, though shining, were lifeless, as though they were as artificial as her teeth.

  30. The illusions of etiquette were necessary to Louis XV.

  31. At length, Iarbas, king of Mauritania, sought her hand in marriage, and threatened war if his offers were rejected.

  32. It is said, that when the foundations were dug, a horse’s head was found, which was thought to be a good omen, and a presage of the future warlike genius of the people.

  33. At other times, she attended to her letters, memorials, despatches, signed papers, etc.

  34. Doves were sacred to her, and in the temples of Syria there were statues of this goddess with a golden dove on her head.

  35. Our petite Reinette Escossaise,’ said Catherine de’ Medici, ‘has but to smile to turn the heads of all Frenchmen.

  36. Her essay, written in the style of Cicero, was a plea in behalf of the “capacity of females for the highest mental acquirements in literature and the fine arts.

  37. A portrait of Mary Stuart, formerly in the royal gallery at Fontainebleau, represents her in her fourteenth year.

  38. What matters it,” murmured the old soldier, regretfully; “he was at Fontenoy!

  39. They had made up their minds to possess the three hundred and fifty thousand dollars represented by the glittering gems.

  40. Hastily slipping off her gloves, she took the garment, but at that moment a rustling was heard at the door.

  41. But Maria Theresa was never so great as in the midst of apparently overwhelming adversity.

  42. Illustration: 402] With respect to exposure time, it is possible only to generalize and point out that each case will have its own individual aspects.

  43. Reliance is too often placed on visual inspection in establishing the identity of the deceased.

  44. Figure 330 is a plain arch as there is no upthrust (an upthrust must be an ending ridge), no backward looping turn, and no two ridges abutting upon each other at a sufficient angle.

  45. These problems will be considered separately.

  46. An inked impression in such an instance may show a pattern larger in area than a print made from the same finger when the person was alive.

  47. This insures immediate notification when the fugitive's fingerprints are next received.

  48. In figure 26, the bifurcation at E is closer to the core than the bifurcation at D.

  49. Each of these prints has three abrupt ending ridges but lacks a recurve; however, in figure 141 a delta is present in addition to the three abrupt ending ridges.

  50. Powders will not develop as many latent impressions as chemicals on paper or cardboard.

  51. The body was shipped to the father of the alleged deceased in another state where again it was "identified" by close friends.

  52. If the skin is in one piece, an effort should be made to secure prints just as though it were attached normally to the finger.

  53. Essentials of a loop - A sufficient recurve.

  54. If fingers are injured to the extent that it is impossible to secure inked impressions by special inking devices, the unprinted fingers are given classifications identical with the classifications of the fingers opposite.

  55. In this connection, they are likely to prevent restoration of the specimen to a legible condition.

  56. A solution of approximately 3 percent may be prepared by dissolving 4 ounces of silver nitrate in 1 gallon of distilled water.

  57. The unexposed films remain in the film pack adapter with the slide in and may be used later.

  58. The record has nothing to do with antediluvian peoples or with survivors of the Deluge other than the sons of Noah, if there were any such.

  59. By whomsoever reduced to writing and finally edited, it must, if genuine, have come down nearly in its present form from the time of the catastrophe which it relates.

  60. Even if these languages originated with them they may have spread to other peoples, as we know they replaced the old Turanian speech of Babylonia, just as the Arabic has extinguished other languages in Egypt itself.

  61. Hence if any men of this age lived near the borders of the ocean, their remains must now be inaccessible, and the relics which we find must be those of inland tribes or of those who were driven inland by the encroachments of the waters.

  62. We must bear in mind that there may have been more civilised races than those of the Cro-magnon type, and that the latter evince an artistic skill which if it had any scope for development may have led to great results.

  63. For if there is a spiritual world for the dead, there must be a Power to care for them there.

  64. It is evident that if this correlation be accepted as probable, it must modify many views now held as to the antiquity of man.

  65. The story relates to plain matters of fact, which, if they happened at all, any one might observe, and for the proof of which any ordinary testimony would be sufficient.

  66. Of course, even if interment proper had not been practised, there might have been cremation, as among the Tasmanians, or burial on stages or in huts, as among some American Indians.

  67. I considered that if I left the hotel without paying anything, people might laugh at my anger and suppose that I had a share in the swindle; I requested the landlord to bring me the account, intending to pay half of it.

  68. If I had left Padua two minutes sooner or later, the whole course of my life would have been altered, and my destiny, if destiny is truly shaped by fatal combinations, would have been very different.

  69. Laura added, "He has ordered some restoratives and a small quantity of light broth; if she can sleep, he answers for her life.

  70. One of us comes in turn to Venice once a week; I come every Wednesday, and this day week I shall be able to bring you an answer to the letter which, if you like, you can write now.

  71. You will then be at liberty either to sup with her, or to retire after an interview of a quarter of an hour, if you have any other engagements.

  72. At all events," she concluded, "I hope to find myself in a few months in a position which will scandalize the convent if they are obstinately bent upon keeping me here.

  73. Recollect that, if I did not suppose you endowed with a noble soul and a high mind, I could never have resolved on taking a step which might give you an unfavorable opinion of my character.

  74. But some unexpected mishap might have detained him, and I could not go and fetch her myself at her house, even if I had feared nothing else than to miss them on the road.

  75. She added that I could, if I liked, see her that same evening in her box, and that M.

  76. You must see your mistake by this time, and most likely you will take me for a fool now you see that I should believe myself a dupe if I accepted.

  77. He thinks I am engaged in some affair of gallantry and I have promised him a province if my absence is not discovered.

  78. But if happier days smile upon the Bright Dynasty she will refuse to live them.

  79. I swear to hold my head high against the threats of the future, to submit with resignation to cruel fate, and not even to move an eye-lash if the sword be lifted against me.

  80. Elizabeth stood by the table, taking up and putting down one book after another, as if the touch of them gave her fingers pain; and looking as if, as she said, she had lost everything.

  81. Winnie drew a breath of patience and impatience, and went back to her seat.

  82. I was kindling the fire, mentally," said Winthrop.

  83. But you are wrong about me," said Winthrop; "I am neither one thing nor the other.

  84. I don't see but I shall have to sell the farm," said Mr. Landholm on this next visit of his son's.

  85. However for the time her objections were silenced; and she sat still, looking out upon the water, and thinking that with the first quiet opportunity she would begin the first chapter of Matthew.

  86. It seemed as if she would have spoken, but she did not, then, not in words.

  87. Meanwhile there is one thing that can be done everywhere.

  88. Her thanks reached only her pillow, in the shape of two or three hot tears; then she slept.

  89. The fire seemed to have thrown itself off in that last jet of flame.

  90. There isn't any person so pleasant as he to take his place, among all that come here.

  91. Winthrop hesitated slightly, and then came forth one of those same "no's," that Winnie knew by heart.

  92. Make your fate for yourself," said Winthrop.

  93. A more commanding view of the opposite shore, a new sight of the southern mountains, a deeper draught from nature's free cup, they gained as they went up higher and higher.

  94. At last the sun asked the water why it was that he never came to see him in his house, the water replied that the sun's house was not big enough, and that if he came with his people he would drive the sun out.

  95. Essido denied having done so, but the chiefs told him that if he were innocent he must prove it by drinking the bowl of Ekpawor medicine which was placed before him.

  96. Is there any one present who can tell me what my son would have become if he had lived?

  97. At first Ituen was frightened and refused to go, as he knew that if the King discovered him he would be killed.

  98. The slave girl knew of this Ju Ju, and thought if she could get her mistress to bathe, she would be taken by the Ju Ju, and she would then be able to take her place and marry Akpan.

  99. There could be no such fashion if fables had originated among civilised human beings.

  100. Ama Ukwa, a native of Old Town, who was rather poor, was jealous of the two brothers, and made up his mind if possible to bring about a quarrel between them, although he pretended to be friends with both.

  101. The chiefs, who had lost a lot of slaves, told her that if she could produce evidence against any members of the society they would destroy it at once.

  102. Again silence and then Margot said, "I think your aunt would let you play if you would ask her to.

  103. I want to speak with Jeanne, if you please.

  104. But Suzanne knew that if Jeanne stopped showing the clothes she made, her audience would cease to be interested.

  105. Margot could play from morning until night if she wanted to, except, of course, for school hours.

  106. She would not have listened to the children if she could have helped herself.

  107. Even if a new country isn't discovered, we'll find foreign children to talk about--maybe the children in Mars!

  108. Pierrot, you shall never come again if you do not behave!

  109. And even if she could have gone, she would never have left until her Paul had come back.

  110. And if she did not sell the clothes, she could not support Jeanne.

  111. And even if you do wear shabby clothes and your paint is dull, that does not matter.

  112. She could not sell them if I did not show them first.

  113. You must not mind, Pierrot, if they do not love you.

  114. In fact, Jeanne would not have cared one bit what she wore, if only she could have played.

  115. You must not mind if they throw you aside and clap for Guignol.

  116. My heart will be more at ease, if I can get my friend Graham to go down, than if you were attended by the first counsel in England.

  117. His duty to the captain, if not his friendship for me, should have prompted him to it; and the peculiarity of our situation required this act of kindness at his hands.

  118. Happy indeed should I have been if the master had stayed on board, which he probably would have done, if his reasons for wishing to do so had not been overheard by the man who was in the bread-room.

  119. Under this operation it acquires the consistence of a thick custard, and a large cocoa-nut shell full of it being set before him, he sips it as we should do a jelly if we had no spoon to take it from the glass.

  120. It is a pity to confine such beautiful curls, but, if it must be so, we can't help it.

  121. But won't it be funny if she gives us something, when Squire Marsh would not; at any rate, she'll not slam the door in our faces.

  122. Please, dear Father, to tell Mother all about it, and put away the box, if you choose not to give it to some one else.

  123. She asked him to come in and sit down, then inquired if he had travelled far, and set before him some bread and butter and cold water.

  124. At the end of another month, if you feel sure of yourself, come to me for your box.

  125. These baskets of fruit, if the good man had had his own way, would have remained there till they were all rotten like the heaps of windfalls which was the fruit he told the family, and the children especially, they might eat.

  126. You vould make a lot of money if you did.

  127. Although his lordship would haul down his colors mighty quick if once he saw you as I do now.

  128. Officer, I do not ask you to break your rules, but I would consider it an especial favor if you would let me see this woman for a moment--even if you do not permit me to speak to her.

  129. And it is quite possible that this hope might have been realized had it not been for one of those unfortunate and greatly to be regretted concurrences which so often precede if they do not precipitate many of life's catastrophes.

  130. Her father has shut his door against her, and would step across her body if he found it on the sidewalk rather than recognize her.

  131. And if you do not mind, I will ask you to go into the sitting-room where we shall not be disturbed.

  132. I shall come in once in a while to see you and, if you are willing, to talk to you.

  133. You'd 'a' been out of here last week if my husband hadn't been laid up with a lame foot.

  134. Chapter V If O'Day's presence was a welcome addition to Kitty's household, it was nothing compared to the effect produced at Kling's.

  135. He was accustomed to halting confessions, and ready with a prompting word if the sinner faltered.

  136. Jane Hoggson couldn't 'belong' if she was to be born all over again.

  137. Then you would know it again if you saw it?

  138. I had but a few pounds left after paying my passage and there was no one from whom I could borrow, even if I had been so disposed; so work of some kind was necessary.

  139. It is wrapped up in a little bit of a protest--but you needn't take that very seriously.

  140. Stahl replied that he had not, and that he had no means to employ one.

  141. Whether the Triple Entente was content with blandishments alone history will show later.

  142. On July 29 Count Berchtold stated to the Duke of Avarna that he was not inclined to enter into any engagement concerning the eventual conduct of Austria in the case of a conflict with Serbia.

  143. Latin joins with Saxon; the Frank is the ally of the Slav; while in the opposing ranks Teuton and Turk fight side by side.

  144. He replied in German: "I told the Grand Jury all I have to say.

  145. Germany's Press Opinion Editorial comment of the German newspapers on President Wilson's note of June 9 was reported by THE TIMES staff correspondent in Berlin on June 12 as being "surprisingly restrained and optimistic.

  146. But these generalities are so differently interpreted as not to convey a definite idea.

  147. Happily for our nation, we have in the White House at this time a President who believes in setting the Old World an example instead of following the bad example which it has set in this matter.

  148. There has been a good deal of ignorance on the same subject in this country.

  149. And this slaying was obviously "worthy of praise"; for it gave us a model for all our own struggle with evil.

  150. And so we seem to ourselves to be dealing mainly with anecdotes and with accidents.

  151. Reason, from this point of view, is the power to see widely and steadily and connectedly.

  152. Thereafter, we shall be free to devote ourselves to the consideration of a source of religious insight as omnipresent as it is variously interpreted by those who, throughout all the religious world, daily appeal to its guidance.

  153. In modern times, and especially since Kant, philosophy has been led to see the older doctrines of the human reason, and of its knowledge of the divine, from various decidedly novel points of view.

  154. General bearing of this doctrine upon the religious interest, and upon the history of religion 120 II.

  155. If you know yourself fit for her, and feel reasonably sure you can take care of her, you have a right to trust the future.

  156. For whoever is to comprehend the unities of life must first live.

  157. But he knows what the goal is, and it is better to die striving for the goal than to live idly gazing up into heaven.

  158. I come before you as a philosophical inquirer addressing a general audience of thoughtful people.

  159. Granted integral membership in a body politic, education is a necessity.

  160. Individualism in religion, Protestantism in the widest sense: I mean by this, cultivation of the individual conscience as against authority.

  161. This notion arises from a misapprehension both of the nature of woman and of the significance of dress.

  162. I will call no names, because that would be to indict the public taste.

  163. Let it be common, and what distinction will there be in it?

  164. Why cannot we get a law regulating the profession which is of most vital interest to all of us, excluding ignorance and quackery?

  165. And there is also something of order and discipline in the uniforming of a community set apart for an unworldly purpose.

  166. Scarcely less important than promptly seizing and printing the news is the attractive arrangement of it, its effective presentation to the eye.

  167. All this can be easily arranged, whether we are to have a dual government of sexes or a mixed House and Senate.

  168. This is high praise, but by no means the highest, and when we reflect we see how immeasurably inferior, in fiction, the analytic method is to the dramatic.

  169. The majority of mankind live largely in the imagination, the office or use of which is to lift them in spirit out of the bare physical conditions in which the majority exist.

  170. The scholar who is cultured by books, reflection, travel, by a refined society, consorts with his kind, and more and more removes himself from the sympathies of common life.

  171. Why do you never come to see me but you bring me something?

  172. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "if" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.
    Other words:
    case; provided; supposing