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to give grounds for believing in the existence or presence of

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IF The wind is howling in from the steppes one moment, there is a torrential downpour the next and then the sun comes out to betoken the pleasures of summer to come it can only be the Rowley Mile in april.
The copse-down heralds betoken truths?), such tiny monuments and indecipherable markings, a docent wind if such is possible, these are the transistor radios of these particular, swerving dead.
But do the enduring troubles in the largest Arab state betoken looming collapse or the inevitable churn of liberty being birthed?
This explanation trumps the possibility that John's reactions betoken his instinctive loathing of a life-cheapening moral disorder--incidentally an idea, like many of Huxley's, that clearly owes much to Lawrence.
They reasoned instead that living things were only chemical machines." In the novel's first half, the chapter headings are chemical elements, as in Primo Levi's "The Periodic Table." These elements betoken drudgery or, in the case of uranium, destruction.
Nevertheless, when Berners-Lee says that Facebook, LinkedIn, and other social networking sites betoken threats to its future, respect is due.
Burgoyne's introduction remains unchanged from the 1997 edition, so its caution about "armed militias in the United States" that betoken an escalating "white ethnic nationalism" (11) is clearly out of date--unless, of course, he means to refer to the Tea Parties of 2010.
They usually betoken some sort of tragedy that is about to be taken out of their hands and placed in the care of the emergency services and then the bureaucratic authorities, who run our lives.
[He is] in a garb, half sailor's, half workingman's, with no superfluous appendage of coat or waistcoat, a 'wideawake' perched jauntily on his head, one hand in his pocket and the other on his hip, with a certain air of mild defiance, and an expression of pensive insolence in his face which seems to betoken a consciousness of his mission as the 'coming man.'"
This hope, however, is supported by a very slender reed indeed, the probably fatuous expectation that the market rally will continue and betoken a smooth transition back into robust economic growth.
But except when being interrogated by the terrier-like Sir Roderic Lyne, Blair gave an assured, well-rehearsed performance.We got all the familiar Blair mannerisms:The thumb and forefinger pressed together to underscore a point, the palms extended outwards to betoken moral certainty in the face of external pressure, even the occasional wry smile as when he claimed: AoI was never short of people challenging me.AoIt was a clever, lawyerly, almost Ciceronian performance in which Blair trotted out all the usual arguments and gave a display of his question-dodging skill.
With the fate of supposed witch Anne Boleyn hanging over her Catherine worries that her sexual desires may betoken evil in herself.
Grossinger's chronicles of his experiences and observations often betoken little more than one semi-insider fan's sojourn, as exemplified by the endless self-references in the text.
At worst, it would betoken a collapse of the precarious global quasi-equilibrium: with leverage so high, risk premiums currently so low, and asset markets so overvalued, this would threaten to bring a repeat of certain early- 1930s developments.
xxxix), too numerous for comfort, betoken carelessness, and shake the reader's confidence.