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  • Dean's mother had raised her only son alone after her husband's death, relying on life insurance proceeds and a series of part-time jobs.
  • Relying solely on his mortal senses, the Other unleashed a bolt of purple lightening.
  • Commodore Chauncey showed a preference for relying on his long guns, and a disinclination to come to close quarters.
  • His knowledge of Roman and foreign law, and the general width of his education, freed him from the danger of relying too exclusively upon narrow precedents, and afforded him a storehouse of principles and illustrations, while the grasp and acuteness of his intellect enabled him to put his judgments in a form which almost always commanded assent.
  • But the king and Cavour were terribly upset by this move, which meant peace without Venetia; Cavour hurried to the kings headquarters at Monzambano Armistice and in excited, almost disrespectful, language implored ~0ranca~ him not to agree to peace and to continue the war alone, relying on the Piedmontese army and a general Italian revolution.

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