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  • The producer deemed her too old to play the role.
  • The chemical was deemed unsafe to use in children’s products.
  • Has the king deemed it safe?
    Kiera Cass  --  The One
  • He deemed it essential, it would seem, to know the man, before attempting to do him good.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter

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  • I deemed this knowledge of the utmost importance.
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • Of all these Thebans none so deems but thou.
    Sophocles  --  Antigone
  • I feared not the shadows of Men, powerless and frail as I deemed them.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Return of the King
  • But you who are strong and swift, see that you do not limp before the lame, deeming it kindness.
    Kahlil Gibran  --  The Prophet
  • Seabiscuit had been a very late foal, born at the end of May 1933, but in January 1935, half a year short of his actual birthday, he was deemed a two-year-old, officially eligible to race.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • In some cases, hiring additional police was considered a violation of the era’s liberal aesthetic; in others, it was simply deemed too expensive.
    Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner  --  Freakonomics

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  • Once the bikes were deemed secure, supplies were untied and divvied up.
    Nora Roberts  --  Blood Brothers
  • He was tested, tempered, and tried before he was deemed fit to rule.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • But, deeming that the punishment of their enemies was sweeter than any of these things, and that they could fall in no nobler cause, they determined at the hazard of their lives to be honorably avenged, and to leave the rest.
    Thucydides  --  Pericles’s Funeral Oration
  • It had become so common that it wasn’t even deemed newsworthy anymore it had become just a part of life.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • WICKED had taken his life and those of his friends and were using them for whatever purposes they deemed necessary.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure
  • I was supposed to feel privileged to he out on bond: I had stayed put even when it was clear I was going to be arrested, so I was deemed no flight risk.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • "Oh, so Dad has deemed that the remaining boys aren’t complete lunatics, so I’m focusing on dates this week," I answered, leaning forward.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Heir
  • They said it was to save what little resources we have, to be able to feed those people they deemed worthy to live.
    James Dashner  --  The Kill Order
  • Family portraits on the walls, heirlooms and mementos too large to carry easily, smashed furniture and open drawers and the thousand pieces of the occupants’ lives deemed worthless by looters were scattered in every room.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • The actual certificates of merit when someone had done something deemed special.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • Delicious’s outfit was deemed too "edgy"; Pom-Pom’s was too "sweet.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • At seventeen, he was deemed incapable of management and was left homeless.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • To deem us simply enemies is to lose the true flavor of our relationship.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • I still couldn’t imagine myself challenging him, or being insubordinate in any way, and yet the thought of accepting whatever punishment he deemed deserving for me, and especially for her, seemed equally impossible.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • She’d been Confined for trying to steal medicine after the Council had weighed against treating him; with limited medical supplies, they’d deemed his prospects too grim to be worth the resources.
    Kass Morgan  --  The 100
  • A word with the man who will soon be emperorů. should the fates deem it so.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • I wore what my dad deemed my "civilian" clothes.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • Much as the children longed for more answers, it had grown late, their eyes were heavy, and Mr. Benedict deemed they should rest tonight and leave further explanations for morning.
    Trenton Lee Stewart  --  The Mysterious Benedict Society
  • With that, everyone scattered, the Champions murmuring to their trainers about whatever competitor they deemed the biggest threat.
    Sarah J. Maas  --  Throne of Glass
  • Those ships will stay with us until deem it safe to release them.
    William Goldman  --  The Princess Bride
  • My toes and fingers were numb before I deemed it safe to enter.
    Gail Carson Levine  --  Ella Enchanted
  • I had retired to rest, though not to sleep [that night], when the great bell struck the alarm; but fires had been so frequent of late, and had been so speedily extinguished, that I did not deem it worthwhile to get up and look at it, or even to count the strokes of the bell to learn where it was.
    Jim Murphy  --  The Great Fire
  • In other words, assigned to the group deemed expendable.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • Out of the two dozen boxes she and Vivian have been through so far, only a short pile of musty books and some yellowed linen have been deemed too ruined to keep.
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train
  • (Perhaps for that reason in many states it is illegal to hunt from a canoe—deemed unfair—and the same law should apply to dog teams.
    Gary Paulsen  --  Woodsong
  • On the Army’s height-to-weight-to-age standards he would be deemed, at thirty-five, to be about ten pounds overweight.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • Cristian had lived in the state since the age of five but was now deemed to be an out-of-state student.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • We ate at Horn and Hardart’s amazing automat, at Nedick’s and Stouffer’s and—in a fling at what in those days I deemed haute cuisine—at a midtown Longchamps.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • The tiny sgian dhu, the sock dagger, was deemed acceptable, and I was provided with one of those, a wicked-looking, needle-sharp piece of black iron about three inches long, with a short hilt.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • This was not a good time to be asking banks for money for what they deemed a project of quixotic dimensions.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • BY THE TIME SHE’D RUBBED DOWN SPUD, PUT AWAY HER TACK, met the other staff on duty that day—Mick with his ready grin, whose oldest daughter turned out to be the waitress who’d served her dinner the night before—and helped feed and water the horses, Iona deemed it too late to visit Cong or the falconry school.
    Nora Roberts  --  Dark Witch
  • Winter has begun to withdraw by the time my foot is deemed usable.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • Their presence in the United States is deemed good or bad, depending on the perspective.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
  • She wore high heels and a peach sleeveless dress, but I didn’t deem it my place to advise her otherwise.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • They’ve got him in seclusion until he’s dried out, as he’s not deemed fit for public display.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • Prepare to hear of occurrences which are usually deemed marvellous.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • He dreamed of never-ending life for those he deemed worthy, and death or forced sterilization for everyone else.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • Just at Christmastime I was deemed worthy to partake of the holy and heavenly sacrament at the shrine of the saint.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • Who was the person deemed enough of a Zulu expert to create that entry?
    Randy Pausch  --  The Last Lecture
  • And yet not so many, nor so fair, as when Thangorodrim was broken, and the Elves deemed that evil was ended for ever, and it was not so.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Fellowship of the Ring
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