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Unheeding this remonstrance, and accustomed only to act upon the immediate impulse of his own wishes, Brian de Bois-Guilbert kept his eyes riveted on the Saxon beauty, more striking perhaps to his imagination, because differing widely from those of the Eastern sultanas.
His first astounding act upon coming amongst us was to present a pair of horses, worth 32,000 francs, to Madame Danglars; his second, the almost miraculous preservation of Madame de Villefort's life; now it seems that he has carried off the prize awarded by the Jockey Club.
While I make no recommendation of amendments, I fully recognize the rightful authority of the people over the whole subject, to be exercised in either of the modes prescribed in the instrument itself; and I should, under existing circumstances, favor rather than oppose a fair opportunity being afforded the people to act upon it.
Nobody; the incident that you have in mind was caused by my folly in leaving a machine in action with nothing to act upon, while I undertook the interminable task of enlightening your understanding.
With you, it is not, How is such a one likely to be influenced, What is the inducement most likely to act upon such a person's feelings, age, situation, and probable habits of life considered -- but, How should I be influenced, What would be my inducement in acting so and so?
Snati noticed that his master was at a loss, and said to him that he should not disregard what the King had asked him to do; but he would have to act upon his advice, otherwise he would get into great difficulties.
You're going to act upon that bill of sale at Lammle's, are you?
Then he said it was ended, and I let him down upon his pillows and he gave me the paper and told me to fold it, and hide it, and give it to those who would act upon it.
They're a very good natur'd people, my people, but they're accuthtomed to be quick in their movementh; and if you don't act upon my advithe, I'm damned if I don't believe they'll pith you out o' winder.
Count six - attempt to get a child under age 14 to commit a lewd act upon Jackson between February 20 and March 12, 2003.
ATLANTA -- Sixth graph, first sentence of release should read: "Ross EPM provides industry leaders like Triangle Brick greater visibility into their business to act upon key performance indicators as they occur," said Eric Musser, president of CDC Software (sted .
Ms Rehman called upon the Muslim Ummah to strictly act upon the teachings of Islam and the Seerat un nabi (PBUH) if they wanted to get rid of their problems which the Muslim Ummah was confronting at presently.
Ehlers is charged in an aggravated forcible lewd act upon a child, an attempted lewd act on a child and false imprisonment by violence, said Sandi Gibbons, spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.
The joint research will involve the development of small molecule drugs which act upon the neuropeptide Y (NPY) receptors.