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The presence of the tall ghostly figure, moving slowly through the halls, he took as a reproach to himself.
When he learns the truth, he blinds himself in despair.
Chu is enjoying himself, his hands buried in his suit-pants pockets.
The researcher himself responded to the coverage of his work with a helpful clarification.
His book was to compensate for the negative aspects of himself he had disowned.
He surrounded himself with family and friends, watched numerous comedy films and sought out positive affirmations.
He first tried the technology on himself to correct his myopic eyesight.
Zamboni himself concluded that his findings should be subjected to more rigorous testing.
The author of this article contradicts himself, first saying thin people get cellulite then blaming it on diet and obesity.
Then the wolf went away to a shopkeeper and bought himself a great lump of chalk, ate this and made his voice soft with it.
Then he put on her clothes, dressed himself in her cap, laid himself in bed and drew the curtains.
He copped a few himself and was soon frolicking with his flock.
He rescued himself by quickly digging an igloo and warming himself inside it with a candle.
He is able to transform himself to anyone's likeness.
But gradually he checked himself and stopped the rod close to ten.
Then the door was opened for him, and he jumped in, and rested himself the whole night through upon his soft bed.
Maybe it's the result of spending so much of his childhood trying to make himself understood to doctors while gasping for air.
He refused to imbue his music with a patriotic mission or himself with any grand purpose, preferring art for art's sake.
By sheer imposition of the cult of himself, he had held his tribally fractious country together.
But he has since been portraying himself as prime minister in waiting.
But then the army began marching in the wrong direction, and its general shot himself in the foot.
After little more than two weeks the president partly reversed himself.
Each portrays himself as a decisive, frank and humane steward of the public finances.
The first year was awful because he put so much pressure on himself to do well, and he was writing so much.
Even formal scholarly writing came around some time ago to allowing a writer to speak for himself.
Waters, a publisher of books, has ironically found himself a flag-waver in a movement to re-privilege articles.
My husband has been pursuing this hobby for years and is, in fact, an instructor himself.
He spent his life teaching folks to write well even if its disputable if he managed to himself.
Someone who can praise himself in that manner ought to be writing ad copy, not serious scholarship.
He himself viewed his work and his calling in an extremely lofty light.
At the table, each guest is served or helps himself to both fish and soup, placing them in a large soup plate.
Often the editor was the emperor himself, who sat in the imperial box at the center of the long northern curve of the stadium.
Because the emperor himself was often the host of the games, everything had to run smoothly.
His intention was to earn more money and find a better court position for himself.
Around the same time, a cardinal had discovered himself in an old mirror we'd left leaning against a little shed outside.
Maybe, he thought, he'd pick up a little something for himself.
He'd forgotten an order, he explained while excusing himself from our table.
For himself, he declared that he could not get enough alone to write a letter to a friend.
In a chilling autobiography a former gang member portrays himself as the inevitable product of a hellish environment.
His elderly father insisted that he could manage by himself.
To begin this hazardous adventure he asked for but eight hundred dollars, and would think himself rich with a thousand.
Implicit in his answers was the idea that he would do the cutting himself and would listen to the captive scream.
He also spent much of his life subjecting himself deliberately to unpleasantness and danger.
However, the user must still decide how much insulin he needs and dose it out himself.
The video here shows a guy kicking over virtual vases and pushing around a virtual representation of himself.
He may even have fooled himself, as he would have avoided looking directly into the sun.
No suburban estate builder is going to be putting this in his development project and price himself out of the market.
The only other individual nearby was a dozen spaced tables away, by himself, standing upright.
It's not so much that he has hidden himself from the public as that he has put forward so many versions of himself.
He gives himself over not to mourning but to building a new, grounded life from many individual acts of observation and judgment.
So he felt a calling, or that is how he liked to explain himself.
At first, the lawyer tried to resign himself to solitude.
He started out as a photojournalist and with each project has pushed himself further into new territory.
Neutrino doesn't follow football, but he likes to amuse himself sometimes by trying to concoct a play that can't be stopped.
Miller has experimented with himself by trying to teach himself to wiggle one of his ears without moving the other one.
He made the gagging sound, and leaned over the side of the bed and let on he was emptying himself.
He calls himself an unusual symptoms investigator, his term for a doctor who picks up where other doctors fail.
So he decided to figure them out for himself and was surprised by the answers.
He also spent a lot of time picturing himself healthy and visualizing good strong blood cells destroying the cancer in his body.
He headed to the patient's room, introduced himself, and explained his discovery: sleeping sickness.
And he was letting me know that he realized this fact himself.
Soon, he taught himself programming to learn how to make little dots-representing trains and buses-scoot around the maps.
There's no spin, because he really can't explain himself.
He created a real sense of mystery about himself and constantly cloaked his past in new details.
He frequently envisages himself in the bullring as a picador or torero, as well as the bull.
And he himself laughed so much that there were moments when he couldn't read any further.
Rather, he must constantly pull himself together as a human being, and this compulsion encircling him redounds to his advantage.
Since all of this has gone on, he's handled himself well.
If the visitor will promise himself not to take this play seriously, he will probably have a rather amusing evening.
Soon after, he shot himself in the mouth with his hunting rifle.
Instead, he adroitly brought himself out of the closet, in a pair of speeches early in his national political career.
He used an engraving of himself in laborer's clothes as the frontispiece.

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