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  1. Yet, so far from laboring to know the forbidden tree of worldly pleasures and its various fruits, man gives himself up to a careless and thoughtless state of life, and yields to the lust of the flesh, not considering that this lust is really the forbidden tree. – Johann Arndt
  2. We are increasing our efforts to attract the right kind of foreign investors through our various agencies. – Hassanal Bolkiah
  3. To him who in the love of Nature holds Communion with her visible forms, she speaks A various language. – William C. Bryant
  4. You then get into a period a few years ago, where a lot of external factors that we didn't have anything to do with did hit, and some of them at the same time... devaluations, weak economies, you name it, in various parts of the world. – Jim Cantalupo
  5. Some of them, in accepting the proposed plan of government, coupled their acceptance with a recommendation of various additions to the Constitution, which they deemed essential to the preservation of the rights of the States, or of the People. – Caleb Cushing
  6. For while the subjects of poetry are few and recurrent, the moods of man are infinitely various and unstable. It is the same in all arts. – John Drinkwater
  7. The foundations of democratic transition should be laid in accordance with a sincere and committed strategy that is supported by various policy tools, and implemented wisely. – Recep Tayyip Erdogan
  8. As the true object of education is not to render the pupil the mere copy of his preceptor, it is rather to be rejoiced in, than lamented, that various reading should lead him into new trains of thinking. – William Godwin
  9. In the past there were various suggestions in the framework of financial and other agreements to benefit with Iran. But Iran interpreted those suggestions in a mistaken way and deceived the international community. – Moshe Katsav
  10. My interest in economics has always been in the whole corpus of economic theory, the interrelationships between the various fields of theory and their relevance for the formulation of economic policy. – James Meade
  11. It is only through contact and comparison that the relative value or worthlessness of the various cultural elements can be clearly and critically seen and understood. – Hu Shih
  12. I don't want to express alienation. It isn't what I feel. I'm interested in various kinds of passionate engagement. All my work says be serious, be passionate, wake up. – Susan Sontag
  13. Finally, fighting for gay rights, speaking out in various places and making friends, men and women, was great. – George Weinberg
  14. Various are the pleas and arguments which men of corrupt minds frequently urge against yielding obedience to the just and holy commands of God. – George Whitefield

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  1. He was resident for a while in various places. – The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner by Charles Dudley Warner
  2. The rest escaped by various means. – Tacitus: The Histories, Volumes I and II by Caius Cornelius Tacitus
  3. I made no remark, though I was thinking all the time of various plans. – Adventures in the Far West by W.H.G. Kingston
  4. They guessed that she would take the little boat that touched at the various points along the lake shore. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  5. He had made much money in various ways. – The Life of John of Barneveld, 1609-15, Volume I. by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009
  6. To make a success of the game, the distance should be considerable between the various couples. – Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium by Jessie H. Bancroft
  7. I have purposely neglected, in discussing the various plans of treatment, certain measures to be adopted with the object of opposing the spread of the contagion. – On the cattle plague: or, Contagious typhus in horned cattle. Its history, origin, description, and treatment by Honoré Bourguignon
  8. In self- preservation stockmen of various sections were making it difficult for the homesteader, and it was certain that colonies of them would not be welcomed with open arms. – Land of the Burnt Thigh by Edith Eudora Kohl
  9. I got thinking about various things, in the lives of people about me, and in my own life, and, after a while, I found that my thoughts would not let me alone. – Heart and Soul by Victor Mapes (AKA Maveric Post)
  10. What the land was like, and what they thought of it, we know from letters written in England by various persons after their return. – The Dawn of Canadian History: A Chronicle of Aboriginal Canada by Stephen Leacock
  11. They began without her, however; the various dishes were carried away, the meal was nearly ended- still she had not returned. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  12. He went to various parts of the window, as if endeavouring to look inside. – The Orange-Yellow Diamond by J. S. Fletcher
  13. To- day I have been excited by various feelings; the opening of mother's will; hearing all about her death, etc. – The Love Affairs of Great Musicians, Volume 2 by Rupert Hughes
  14. You suppose that its various parts touch. – Editorials-from-the-Hearst-Newspapers by Brisbane, Arthur
  15. There are various legends on this subject. – Modern Mythology by Andrew Lang
  16. I had watched it myself at various times and with curious results. – The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference by Emile Joseph Dillon
  17. Now that this is ridiculous will be evident if we only give up the use of various names, such as pleasant and painful and good and evil. – The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to prose. Volume I (of X) - Greece by Various
  18. None of them had served before, having been but a few months taken from their homes in various parts of France. – Bonnie Prince Charlie A Tale of Fontenoy and Culloden by G. A. Henty
  19. Eaymond Benyon remarked to her that she had evidently turned the corner and was going to get well, and this gave her a chance to say various things that were on her mind. – Georgina's Reasons by Henry James
  20. It suits us better for various reasons to sell it to these people. – Gossamer 1915 by George A. Birmingham

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