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So strange and uncharacteristic was Tom's conduct that people noticed it, and turned to look after him when he passed on; and when he glanced back--as he could not help doing, in spite of his best resistance--and caught that puzzled expression in a person's face, it gave him a sick feeling, and he took himself out of view as quickly as he could.
Her strong character and aggressive and commanding ways compelled Tom's admiration in spite of the fact that he got more illustrations of them than he needed for his comfort.
And yet this Christmas day, in spite of Tom's fresh delight in home, was not, he thought, somehow or other, quite so happy as it had always been before.
Moss made strong efforts to keep his eyes wide open, in spite of the sleepiness which an unusually good dinner produced in his hard-worked frame.
So I am content to tell my simple story, without trying to make things seem better than they were; dreading nothing, indeed, but falsity, which, in spite of one's best efforts, there is reason to dread.
3% respectively, in spite of a 2% decline in industrial activity as a result of a 14% drop in oil and gas extraction.
In his statement, Arbab said in spite of making efforts for provincial rights and brining positive change in KP, Imran was spreading a message of disintegration to materialize his dream of becoming prime minister through confrontational politics.
7%) and in spite of the downturn in the agri-food industry (- 0.
The last I saw, this is still the United States of America, where one can be free to do what they want to make a living, in spite of what liberal columnists want and think.
He added: "Dozens of protesters are still present in the sit-ins squares, in spite of attempts by tribal elders and clerics to negotiate with them to move their tents somewhere else or find a solution that satisfies all parties.
The education personnel is not part of such practices, and in spite of my respect for the demonstrators, I do not agree with sit-ins.
The National Coalition states the Egyptian people have affirmed that they lead their revolution, in spite of the terrorism practiced against their freedom by the bloody coup, not to mention the criminal media campaigns by government media, and by private media owned by Mubarak regime businessmen," read the press statement.