1 It reminded him that unforeseen factors operate in the evolution of immortality.
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2 But, first of all, I must keep you in touch with some of the other factors in the situation.
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3 These were all factors which had to be taken into consideration, and yet none of them got quite to the heart of the matter.
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4 "Doing business in the village with a party of factors," replied the lady as she conducted her guests to the drawing-room.
5 That a criminal was reared among male factors mitigates his fault in our eyes.
6 Puns are sometimes serious factors in politics; witness the Castratus ad castra, which made a general of the army of Narses; witness: Barbari et Barberini; witness: Tu es Petrus et super hanc petram, etc.
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7 Here the factor who had been walking on the barin's other side put in a word.
8 "Quite so, Constantine Thedorovitch," replied the factor.
9 But the assignment of these various meanings to the factor does not yield results which accord with the historic facts.
10 The spirit of an army is the factor which multiplied by the mass gives the resulting force.
11 Only then, expressing known historic facts by equations and comparing the relative significance of this factor, can we hope to define the unknown.
12 This equation does not give us the value of the unknown factor but gives us a ratio between two unknowns.
13 But for the trained reasoner to admit such intrusions into his own delicate and finely adjusted temperament was to introduce a distracting factor which might throw a doubt upon all his mental results.
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14 There is Mr. Frankland, of Lafter Hall, who is also an unknown factor, and there are one or two other neighbours.
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15 And yet this new factor must surely arrest his attention and renew his interest.
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