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coldly planning to achieve selfish aims

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used of persons

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As she went along she began calculating what she would do with the money she would get for the milk.
These meditations were entirely employed on Mr Allworthy's fortune; for, first, he exercised much thought in calculating, as well as he could, the exact value of the whole: which calculations he often saw occasion to alter in his own favour: and, secondly and chiefly, he pleased himself with intended alterations in the house and gardens, and in projecting many other schemes, as well for the improvement of the estate as of the grandeur of the place: for this purpose he applied himself to the studies of architecture and gardening, and read over many books on both these subjects; for these sciences, indeed, employed his whole time, and formed his only amusement.
Nothing was wanting to enable him to enter upon the immediate execution of this plan, but the death of Mr Allworthy; in calculating which he had employed much of his own algebra, besides purchasing every book extant that treats of the value of lives, reversions, &c.
The point was that in the lodge that was being built the carpenter had spoiled the staircase, fitting it together without calculating the space it was to fill, so that the steps were all sloping when it was put in place.
answered Levin, calculating that Vassenka could hardly weigh less than seventeen stone.
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The true viscosity calculation in equation 9 is actually calculating the viscosity at the wall (refs.
2006-32, the Service offered alternative methods in calculating the deductible loss.
This uncertainty component could be eliminated through computation, by calculating g from the measured height for each weight.
Calculating properties of hadrons is a daunting proposition, even with a supercomputer.
One hundred and eighty-three divisions met the criterion of a minimum sample size of 10 for calculating prevalence rates.
Despite the critical nature of price levels to the key parties in settlement transactions, the most commonly used methods for calculating life settlement prices are remarkably unrefined.
Software products include DissoMaster, for calculating child or spousal support, Executioner, for calculating interest on unpaid support and attorneys fees, and Propertizer, for calculating asset division.
The four-page Application Note offers a concise primer on calculating a mailing breakeven point, and it explains marginal costs, calculating income from a mailing, mailing response rates, the worth of an order, and using the QuickFill calculator to figure out the results from all these factors.
The researchers have developed a method for calculating the fiber cross-sectional dimensions.