1 It was the consecrated formula, and he expected it to be followed, as usual, by her rising and going down to supper.
2 It was like a mathematical formula and no more difficult, for mathematics was the one subject that had come easy to Scarlett in her schooldays.
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3 Lily had such an air of always getting what she wanted that she was used to being appealed to as an intermediary, and, relieved of her vague apprehension, she took refuge in the conventional formula.
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4 The agent was most polite, and explained that that was the usual formula; that it was always arranged that the property should be merely rented.
5 He wondered how they could remember its formula in the midst of confusion.
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6 Their vague feminine formula for beloved ones doing brave deeds on the field of battle without risk of life would be destroyed.
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7 The other squires repeated nearly the same formula, and then stood to await the decision of the Disinherited Knight.
8 We drive ourselves with a formula, like a machine.
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9 This custom, the object of which is to break the thread of thought and to lead it back constantly to God, exists in many communities; the formula alone varies.
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10 The monastery is the product of the formula: Equality, Fraternity.
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11 I think he was swearing, but am not certain; however, he was pronouncing some formula which prevented him from replying to me directly.
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12 The formula which he wrote obediently on the sheet of paper, the coiling and uncoiling calculations of the professor, the spectre-like symbols of force and velocity fascinated and jaded Stephen's mind.
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13 Nevertheless, in the later days of the republic the Romans were wont to entrust this power to a consul instead of to a dictator, using the formula, Videat CONSUL ne quid respublica detrimenti capiat.
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