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With this particularly plain and straightforward declaration, which he made with all the vehemence that his indignant and excited feelings could bring to bear upon it, Nicholas waiting to hear no more, retreated.
Now, if we allow for two days less for the ship's voyage, owing to such weather influences as we know that the Count can bring to bear, and if we allow a whole day and night for any delays which may occur to us, then we have a margin of nearly two weeks.
In the shadow of the night made more cruelly sombre for her by the very shadow of death he must have appeared too strange, too remote, too unknown to impress himself on her thought as a living force--such a force as a man can bring to bear on a woman's destiny.
So this small, very elite group, is intended to bring to bear all that the United States can bring to bear, in the way of intelligence, air power and so forth, to help these motivated, capable local forces," Carter told ABC News.
But we have reason for optimism that he will take a fresh look at how the attorney general's office manages various aspects of the condo market and bring to bear his experience in real estate and innate wisdom.
Bolster your confidence and diminish feelings of powerlessness by identifying the choices you have and the potency you bring to bear on the negotiations.
The plan is also a testament to the difference that a little pressure, correctly applied, can bring to bear.
VanLoh commented, "In addition to truly being a value-added partner to the management teams we back, many of the energy industry's highest caliber CEO's seek out Quantum because there is no other private equity firm that possesses the combination of technical, operational and financial talent that Quantum can bring to bear in helping them successfully build their businesses.