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  • A story was direct and simple, allowing nothing to come between herself and her reader—no intermediaries with their private ambitions or incompetence, no pressures of time, no limits on resources.†   (source)
  • That first time, we still had stitches to worry about, and anyway, after all the years of knowing each other and not having sex, it was like we needed some intermediary stage before we could get into it in a full-blown way.†   (source)
  • When he needed anything he used Kochu Maria or Baby Kochamma as intermediaries.†   (source)
  • Protestants practice confession, too, though a little less formally, often confiding in God without an intermediary.†   (source)
  • He would learn when a shipment of cannonball spiders was leaving a factory, and then, using a reprogrammed Glass Eye as intermediary to protect his identity, he would sell this information to certain unsavory individuals.†   (source)
  • His information was conveyed through a series of intermediaries to the chief of the CIA's Moscow station.†   (source)
  • Others so that God would not take the disdain for His intermediary as a personal insult.†   (source)
  • Many people make somewhat similar estimates, and are surprised to learn that only five intermediaries will — on average — suffice.†   (source)
  • His wife, Nfvea, preferred to deal with God without benefit of intermediaries.†   (source)
  • IN THE WAKE of the Soweto student uprising, I learned that Winnie, along with my old friend and physician, Dr. Nthato Motlana, had become involved with the Black Parents Association, an organization of concerned local professionals and church leaders who acted as a guiding hand and intermediary for the students.†   (source)
  • The longer he looked at the pleasing gray-haired man with the admirable index finger, the more he saw him as a secret messenger, an angelic intermediary between him and his goddess.†   (source)
  • He knows the peril to the race when our dead father, who goes as intermediary, waits and waits and knows he is betrayed.†   (source)
  • Intermediaries.†   (source)
  • Through an intermediary, I'd guess.†   (source)
  • So he listened at these meetings and remembered; and when he got to his lodgings he penned out notes and then slipped them through an intermediary to the American ambassador.†   (source)
  • It was Mudd's hope that George would act as an intermediary, alerting the police to the fact that his Good Samaritan cousin might just have "accidentally" aided the men who killed Lincoln.†   (source)
  • Toward the end of 1959, Mundt informed his London masters that he had found within the Praesidium a man who would act as intermediary between them and Mundt.†   (source)
  • "I admire your perspicacity as well as your caution," said the Jackal's intermediary.   (source)
    intermediary = someone who acts as a link between two others who don't talk directly
  • All my client asks is for me to be the only intermediary.   (source)
  • Therefore, if there was anything in the room that could shed light on Carlos' intermediary-or on the assassin's operation-it had to be found quickly.   (source)
  • Seven and a half months ago we received a tip about a man who ran a restaurant called the Drei Alpenhauser; it was reported that he was an intermediary between Cain and Chernak.   (source)
  • Through intermediaries.   (source)
    intermediaries = people who act as links between others who don't talk directly
  • Through intermediaries he went on the closed international market and sold to the highest bidder.'†   (source)
  • 'My friend Gamma,' interrupted d'Anjou, 'is the perfect intermediary.†   (source)
  • Holabird moved quickly, trying to work as an intermediary for the Spanish.†   (source)
  • You knew nothing concrete that you could have divulged, no intermediary who pointed to Washington.†   (source)
  • Two days later, however, when he did not dare return but sent an intermediary to arrange the terms of the separation, she understood that she was going to need more patience than she had foreseen because he seemed ready to sacrifice himself for the sake of appearances.†   (source)
  • Rebeca got her health back just as soon as she heard of the agreement, and she wrote her fiance a jubilant letter that she submitted to her parents' approval and put into the mail without the use of any intermediaries.†   (source)
  • It had been something so unexpected for them both that they wanted to resolve it not with shouts, tears, and intermediaries, as was the custom in the Caribbean, but with the wisdom of the nations of Europe, and there was so much vacillation as to whether their loyalties lay here or over there that they ended up mired in a puerile situation that did not belong anywhere.†   (source)
  • What they could do, though, was start an epidemic in which their own ad campaign played the role of translator, serving as an intermediary between the Innovators and everyone else.†   (source)
  • It said that during one of the many civil wars of the last century, Lorenzo Daza had been the intermediary between the government of the Liberal President Aquileo Parra and one Joseph T. K. Korzeniowski, a native of Poland and a member of the crew of the merchant ship Saint Antoine, sailing under the French flag, who had spent several months here trying to conclude a complicated arms deal.†   (source)
  • I was also the one who made almost all the contacts with the high command of the military, who was the intermediary with the gringos, and who used my own name and money to buy arms.†   (source)
  • Lois Weisberg, the Connector, belongs to many different worlds — politics, drama, environmentalism, music, law, medicine, and on and on — and one of the key things she does is to play the intermediary between different social worlds.†   (source)
  • The parasite faces nature through an intermediary.†   (source)
  • Dinners at night were eaten in silence, and if either of them required anything of the other, David or his mother were impressed as intermediaries.†   (source)
  • " But this was one game in which I wasn't going to play intermediary, and when Simon asked me eagerly about their leaving I said casually, "Oh, they just didn't have the time to stay.†   (source)
  • Its enormous headlines, glaring pictures and oversimplified text hit the senses and entered men's consciousness without any necessity for an intermediary process of reason, like food shot through the rectum, requiring no digestion.†   (source)
  • The presence of the secretary as an intermediary was, he judged, essential in this case.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • How much we love him—as at that moment I loved Francoise—the good-natured intermediary who by a single word has made supportable, human, almost propitious the inconceivable, infernal scene of gaiety in the thick of which we had been imagining swarms of enemies, perverse and seductive, beguiling away from us, even making laugh at us, the woman whom we love.†   (source)
  • It's very clever of O. G. The problem which he had to solve was this: how to do away with any dangerous intermediary between the man who gives the twenty-thousand francs and the man who receives it.†   (source)
  • men capable of setting it on foot; and a new network of workmen's associations grew up very speedily, whose avowed single object was the tiding over of the ship of the community into a simple condition of Communism; and as they practically undertook also the management of the ordinary labour-war, they soon became the mouthpiece and intermediary of the whole of the working classes; and the manufacturing profit-grinders now found themselves powerless before this combination; unless their committee, Parliament, plucked up courage to begin the civil war again, and to shoot right and left, they were bound to yield to the demands of the men whom they employed, and pay higher and highe†   (source)
  • A certain Aug—, chief of the Society aid for tailors, Rue Mondetour, had the reputation of serving as intermediary central between the leaders and the Faubourg Saint-Antoine.†   (source)
  • And all the reflections which that strange spectacle would awaken in us to-day; that horrible cell, a sort of intermediary link between a house and the tomb, the cemetery and the city; that living being cut off from the human community, and thenceforth reckoned among the dead; that lamp consuming its last drop of oil in the darkness; that remnant of life flickering in the grave; that breath, that voice, that eternal prayer in a box of stone; that face forever turne†   (source)
  • Comrades, we shall overthrow the government as true as there are fifteen intermediary acids between margaric acid and formic acid; however, that is a matter of perfect indifference to me.†   (source)
  • When this notice was conveyed to him through an officious intermediary, Pontmercy retorted with a bitter smile: "I do not know whether I no longer understand French, or whether you no longer speak it; but the fact is that I do not understand."†   (source)
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