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  • The heady early days of Republican rule have given way to an atmosphere of suspicion and fear, as Communists accuse the POUM of "fifth-column" treachery.   (source)
  • It was Greater Appalachia's political reorientation from Democrat to Republican that redefined American politics after Nixon.   (source)
  • Simpson had spent eighteen years in the Senate, including ten as the Republican whip, the second-ranking senator in his party.   (source)
  • Lawton went on to defeat the Republican candidate in the general election.   (source)
  • But Mr. P isn't a Democratic-, Republican-, Christian-, or Devil-worshipping freak.   (source)
  • The Circle was a company popular on both sides of the aisle, known for its pragmatic positions on virtually every political issue, for its generous donations, and thus this left-of-center senator wouldn't get much support from her liberal colleagues—much less among the Republican ranks.   (source)
  • "I'm a Republican," Randy White told us.   (source)
  • For Alex, this meant that in the month between her nomination and her confirmation hearing, she had to do whatever she could to placate five Republican men before they put her through the wringer.   (source)
  • The Far Common was still empty, and I walked alone down the wide gravel paths among those most Republican, bankerish of trees, New England elms, toward the far side of the school.   (source)
  • But Mom's been depressed ever since her last boyfriend turned out to be a Republican.   (source)
  • He's active in the Republican party-yes, I said "Republican."   (source)
  • I heard about biological and chemical weapons; I heard that Saddam had learned his lesson in Desert Storm and was retrenching the Republican Guard around Baghdad, in the hope of making a bloody last stand.   (source)
  • It's like a Democratic presidential candidate marrying a Republican presidential candidate.   (source)
  • Boca Raton was a wealthy Republican bastion largely populated with recent arrivals from New Jersey and New York.   (source)
  • There were also Iranians and their Republican Guard, who fought—sometimes directly, though usually through proxies—to both kill Americans and to gain power in Iraqi politics.   (source)
  • You going to be a Republican or a Democrat?   (source)
  • If they didn't follow the madman, the Republican Guard would execute them.   (source)
  • I am not a political person, and as a Navy SEAL I am sworn to defend my country and carry out the wishes of my commander in chief, the president of the United States, whoever he may be, Republican or Democrat.   (source)
  • In the city's richest clubs, industrialists gathered to toast the fact that Carter Henry Harrison, whom they viewed as overly sympathetic to organized labor, had lost to Hempstead Washburne, a Republican.   (source)
  • He would be a Republican of the sort who would no more put a bumper sticker on his car than he would put a pair of pointy-toed Italian shoes on his feet; he must also be some sort of town official, and here on town business, because it was only on town business that a man like this and a reclusive woman like Annie Wilkes would have occasion to meet.   (source)
  • Uncle Ken said his daddy would've voted for our dog Dandy before he'd have voted for a Republican.   (source)
  • He had become a pro-business Republican.   (source)
  • I told you I wanted to be a Young Republican because I thought Michael J. Fox was cute.   (source)
  • Representative Chris Smith, a New Jersey Republican, led the fight against UNFPA.   (source)
  • He was neither a Democrat nor a Republican, liberal nor conservative, Baptist nor Catholic; he pulled for neither State nor Ole Miss.   (source)
  • As an educated man successful in his profession, as an eminent Republican and church leader-even though of the Methodist church-Mr. Clutter was entitled to rank among the local patricians, but just as he had never joined the Garden City Country Club, he had never sought to associate with the reigning coterie.   (source)
  • And he's a Republican!   (source)
  • "But I'll never be a Republican," she caught herself saying aloud.   (source)
  • When they sighted the Republican River, Gus was with him.   (source)
  • But she was flying pretty high on her medicine that night and might have told a lie, since she felt that another benefit of old age was that it gave you license to lie like a Republican.   (source)
  • In 1892, for instance, the Reverend Lyman Abbott of New York City pronounced that "at least one-tenth of the population ...belong to the dependent, that is, to the pauper and criminal class....In our great cities, poverty, ignorance, intemperance, and crime, the four great enemies of Republican institutions, thrive in frightfully overcrowded districts...."   (source)
  • A Republican congressman from California interrupted Mortenson in midsentence, challenging him.   (source)
  • Durbin and the Republican senator Orrin Hatch believed that America was squandering an extraordinary resource by overlooking the talents of people like Oscar.   (source)
  • Until comparatively recently in its history, Maycomb County was so cut off from the rest of the nation that some of its citizens, unaware of the South's political predilections over the past ninety years, still voted Republican.   (source)
  • Of course it does, but I don't think it matters if a Republican or a Democrat gave the order.   (source)
  • Roosevelt was elected to a fourth term in the fall of 1944 without the help of Rass, which went solidly Republican as usual.   (source)
  • He is said to be linked with the Japanese Red Army, the Organization for the Armed Arab Struggle, the West German Baader-Meinhof gang, the Quebec Liberation Front, the Turkish Popular Liberation Front, separatists in France and Spain, and the Provisional wing of the Irish Republican Army.   (source)
  • He began showing up at the barn in neat gray suits, dark vests, whipcord trousers, wing tips, and on race days a restrained Republican tie.   (source)
  • The college president was not only a personal enemy, he was a Democrat, and the governor was no ordinary Republican.   (source)
  • He was just a puppy when Papa took me to Atlanta to hear the president speak; I named him Theodore Roosevelt when I got home that day; then shortened it to T.R. so folks wouldn't think my dog was a Republican.   (source)
  • Several noted supporters, including Walter Cronkite and Linda Chavez, an influential Hispanic Republican, resigned in protest.   (source)
  • The guy was saying they were only being silenced at Republican events.   (source)
  • Everyone did, even the attorney Giuliani, egalitarian and republican, perhaps because he knew that old cats and dying empires viciously insist upon decorum.   (source)
  • First, he becomes a Republican, attempts to join with old comrade Grant in rebuilding the South.   (source)
  • They wanted us to vote —and vote Republican.   (source)
  • He told me it was the Republican National Convention.   (source)
  • Republican Government Improved   (source)
  • The victim also had a cousin who lived in Carter County and was active in the Republican women's group over there, and she'd been calling.   (source)
  • He waited for his country and the Republican party to call him from his South Carolina plantation, but both decided to call Dwight David Eisenhower instead.   (source)
  • Because, said northern soldiers almost as if in echo of Abraham Lincoln, once admit that a state can secede at will, and republican government by majority rule would come to an end.   (source)
  • The woman, who worked as an aide to a prominent Republican senator, knew none of this, of course.   (source)
  • My family was Republican.   (source)
  • No, I'm not a Republican.   (source)
  • He had won the Republican nomination for the presidency in the spring.   (source)
  • "Metzger," Oedipa whispered, embarrassed, "I'm a Young Republican."   (source)
  • During the Miami Republican Convention of 1968, because the media had black reporters who could get into the black area even in crisis times, this whole nation saw the making of a riot unfold before them on TV screens.   (source)
  • It had no more emotional content than such labels as republican or methodist, conservative or liberal.   (source)
  • ...scorned all their Upstate Republican opinions,   (source)
  • I said I was a Republican but he had to ask me what that meant!   (source)
  • The broad principles of that bill will be in the hands of the Democratic and Republican leaders tomorrow.   (source)
  • In April, Animal Farm was proclaimed a Republic, and it became necessary to elect a President.   (source)
    republic = a country with a system of government in which a majority of citizens elect representatives to make laws
  • I have heard that you are an excellent guerilla leader, that you are loyal to the republic...   (source)
    republic = a system of government in which a majority of citizens elect representatives to make laws
  • He's representing the People's Republic of China.†   (source)
  • One time, during a political study session, I announced that China should cease to be a separate country and join the USSR as a member republic.†   (source)
  • Attempting to break the silence, the lad remarked on the upcoming conference to unify the Soviet republics—a reasonable gambit given her apparent intensity.†   (source)
  • With the Soviet Union having reunified Slovakia with the Czech Republic and creating Czechoslovakia under their influence, Lale's business was, according to him, the only one not immediately nationalized by the communist rulers.†   (source)
  • Both at the mercy of the Republic.†   (source)
  • You are official guests of the People's Republic of China.†   (source)
  • Republic.†   (source)
  • Parisians on weekend holidays would drink aperitifs here, and before them the occasional emissary from the republic—ministers and vice ministers and abbots and admirals—and in the centuries before them, windburned corsairs: killers, plunderers, raiders, seamen.†   (source)
  • The very first one read: The territories of the Naxcivan Autonomous Republic and the Nagorno-Karabakh region are disputed by what two countries?†   (source)
  • One of the American Republic reps guffawed.†   (source)
  • From there, it would only be a short plane trip to Prague, capital of the Czech Republic.†   (source)
  • As the days passed, it became clear that Schindler really did plan to move his factory to Briinnlitz, a town in the Sudetenland of the former Czechoslovakia (now the Czech Republic) near his birthplace.†   (source)
  • He was from Czech Republic, no more 'Terry White' than I am!†   (source)
  • Single mothers from a smattering of Caribbean countries — the West Indies, Jamaica, the Dominican Republic — headed to New York City, New England, and Florida to work as nannies and in nursing homes.†   (source)
  • A Mobile Republic.†   (source)
  • But take a look again at that roster for the Czech Republic soccer team.†   (source)
  • Chiefs of Staff were there, and a couple of popes, and a first lieutenant named Jimmy Cross, and the last surviving veteran of the American Civil War, and Jane Fonda dressed up as Barbarella, and an old man sprawled beside a pigpen, and my grandfather, and Gary Cooper, and a kind-faced woman carrying an umbrella and a copy of Plato's Republic, and a million ferocious citizens waving flags of all shapes and colors-people in hard hats, people in headbands-they were all whooping and chanting and urging me toward one shore or the other.†   (source)
  • Destroyed in the lndo-Soviet Muslim Republic Limited Exchange.†   (source)
  • In the 1960s and 1970s, the Black Panthers, the Brown Berets, the American Indian Movement, the Young Lords, the Weathermen, Puerto Rican liberation groups, the Chicano Liberation Front—and more recently MOVE, the Republic of New Africa, FALN, the Black Liberation Army—every major organized expression for justice and liberation was targeted, its leaders killed or jailed, its forces scattered.†   (source)
  • The neoclassical architecture is meticulously designed to echo the grandeur of ancient Rome, whose ideals were the inspiration for America's founders in establishing the laws and culture of the new republic.†   (source)
  • This is not to say that all citizens of this great republic are Christians, any more than that they are all great republicans.†   (source)
  • The Philosophic State The Myth of the Cave is found in Plato's dialogue the Republic.†   (source)
  • So will the Houston Ballet and their planned tour to the People's Republic of China.†   (source)
  • Former President of the Temporary Republic of Kenai and Kodiak?†   (source)
  • A tranquil Republic?†   (source)
  • She was translating the Battle Hymn of the Republic into Arabic, actually.†   (source)
  • For I wanted to immerse my readers in an epoch in the life of the Dominican Republic that I believe can only finally be understood by fiction, only finally be redeemed by the imagination.†   (source)
  • He declared it separate from the Republic of Congo.†   (source)
  • Party General Secretary and President of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics Andre Narmonov shifted his gaze to Padorin.†   (source)
  • It was a loud, tuneful sort of hum, somewhere between "Happy Birthday" and "The Battle Hymn of the Republic."†   (source)
  • He refused the Order of Merit, which the President of the Republic awarded him.†   (source)
  • I spent most of my time at home watching SpongeBob reruns and playing Knights of the Old Republic.†   (source)
  • Those complaints came out the same year that the old Ching Dynasty fell down and the new Republic sprang up.†   (source)
  • When I got to school the next morning, I headed straight to Mr. Greene's office to find out if they'd gotten a copy of the Yakima Herald-Republic yet.†   (source)
  • This country's a genuine republic.†   (source)
  • Favorite Song/Artists
    Kelly Clarkson: Behind These Hazel Eyes, Miss
    Independent, Walk Away
    3 Doors Down: Superman Kryptonite, Close to Home
    KT Tunstal: Black Horse & the Cherry Tree
    Maroon 9
    Matchbox 20
    Dido: White Flag
    Green Day: Boulevard of Broken Dreams
    One Republic
    5 for Fighting
    Jason Mraz: The Remedy†   (source)
  • I come from the Dominican Republic.†   (source)
  • A small Jewish republic ...A Jewish Council was appointed, as well as a Jewish police force, a welfare agency, a labor committee, a health agency—a whole governmental apparatus.†   (source)
  • The white celebration of Republic Day was drowned out by our protest.†   (source)
  • By giving his fellow Romans time to finish their defenses, he'd saved the Republic.†   (source)
  • Another of Mr. Moritz's fans, Leon Wieseltier, speaking on the telephone this morning from the offices of the New Republic in Washington, D.C., called Mr. Moritz "one of the most important and undervalued writers of the late twentieth century.†   (source)
  • When Diaz was at last made to flee and a free election was held Francisco became the first president of this republic ever to be placed in office by popular vote.†   (source)
  • No. I'd never seen kids with crescent moon outlines hanging around the Philbrook or Utica's Gap or Banana Republic or Starbucks.†   (source)
  • I got some information when I was in the Czech Republic.†   (source)
  • It comes from Plato's Republic.†   (source)
  • His family emigrated from a rural section of the Dominican Republic to a neighborhood on the edge of Harlem, and Franklin was tapped as a sixth grader into Prep for Prep.†   (source)
  • He felt like the president of the republic standing before four prisoners condemned to death and empowered to pardon only one of them.†   (source)
  • He said this straight-faced, how Gorbachev was basically conveying the news that the USSR faced turmoil from the republics.†   (source)
  • Forty voices strong we would line up at assemblies or at talent shows in the firebreak and sing out in unison all the favorites school kids used to learn: Beautiful Dreamer, Down by the Old Mill Stream, Shine On Harvest Moon, Battle Hymn of the Republic.†   (source)
  • She was appalled when a subscription to The New Republic showed up for me at mail call.†   (source)
  • I had just taken one more small step toward escaping the Islamic Republic of iran.†   (source)
  • Ti Jean points out a blinking red light far away, a radio tower across the border in the Dominican Republic.†   (source)
  • The further we enter into the field of independence, our prospects will expand and brighten, and a complete Republic will soon complete our happiness.†   (source)
  • Still, they had value to the Republic project: value as feature-story fodder.†   (source)
  • His head ached, and his new white Banana Republic T-shirt was soaked with blood.†   (source)
  • Recently, the People's Republic of China reversed its previous stance and now considers nu shu to be an important element of the Chinese people's revolutionary struggle against oppression.†   (source)
  • The largest says that in the twenty-third year of the National Republic, the To Keung School of Midwifery, where she has had two years of instruction and Hospital Practice, awards its Diploma to my mother, who has shown through oral and written examination her Proficiency in Midwifery, Pediatrics, Gynecology, "Medecine,"†   (source)
  • Those urges to belong, divergent as they are, can live together more easily if we, Britain and the Irish Republic, can live closer together too.†   (source)
  • At twenty-seven, he became editor of The New Republic, a position he held for five years.†   (source)
  • He was one of the founders of Hacker Republic.†   (source)
  • Prof let them roar, then led them in "Battle Hymn of the Republic," Simon's version.†   (source)
  • As a guardian of the South-east, there is the imposing Madre Sierra that conserves in each extreme two beautiful canyons: the Huajuco, which can be seen from the Gulf of Mexico, and the Huasteca, which is lost in the search for the center of the republic.†   (source)
  • We need more and better classes to impart the knowledge of government, history, law and current events that students need to understand and participate in a democratic republic.†   (source)
  • Fred Astaire's sister, Adele, got married and the i3th President of the French Republic was shot to death by a Russian.†   (source)
  • Most of those were Vermonters and people from the People's Republic of Massachusetts looking for somewhere cheaper to live.†   (source)
  • The German Democratic Republic.†   (source)
  • The struggle that ensued had been brief enough; it was over by May, 1923, some seven months before Yeats sailed to Stockholm, but it was bloody, savage and intimate, and for generations to come it would dictate the terms of politics within the twenty-six independent counties of Ireland, that part of the island known first of all as the Irish Free State and then subsequently as the Republic of Ireland.†   (source)
  • Together, let us maintain and develop the ties between the Federal Republic and the Western sectors of Berlin, which is permitted by the 1971 agreement.†   (source)
  • The Degas was instantly familiar, but from where precisely I could not tell—until all of a sudden I recalled it from the philatelic period of my late childhood, reproduced on a postage stamp of the Republic of France.†   (source)
  • The problems, the issues, the very narrative, especially of those extraordinarily troubled years of the later Republic—you might say the German genius discovered it all.†   (source)
  • The republic lasted two weeks.†   (source)
  • He went back to The New Republic.†   (source)
  • To our sister republics south of our border, we offer a special pledge — to convert our good words into good deeds in a new alliance for progress — to assist free men and free governments in casting off the chains of poverty.†   (source)
  • Once a Republican had slept there.   (source)
  • Lincoln was a Republican.   (source)
  • Sugar-Boy can have him a pistol range in the back hall and a brace of Republican Congressmen to be caddy for him and set up the tin cans, and you can bring your girls right in the big front door, and there's gonna be a member of the Cabinet to hold their coats and pick up hair pins after 'em.   (source)
  • You can ignore that, but it becomes serious when one of our oldest customers, a mild little old lady from Connecticut and a Republican for three generations, calls us to say that perhaps maybe she should cancel her charge account, because somebody told her that Wynand is a dictator.   (source)
  • They were the race, now represented by the Irish Republican Army rather than by the Scots Nationalists, who had always murdered landlords and blamed them for being murdered—the race which could make a national hero of a man like Lynchahaun, because he bit off a woman's nose and she a Gall—the race which had been expelled by the volcano of history into the far quarters of the globe, where, with a venomous sense of grievance and inferiority, they even nowadays proclaim their ancient megalomania.   (source)
  • The restaurant was the one in which Tambow, the Republican vote-getter, played cards.   (source)
  • Here was the answer to the Republican problem.   (source)
  • And I'm a Republican!   (source)
  • Who you rootin' for for Republican candidate, Mr. Babbitt?   (source)
  • He wanted his son to be a great and far-seeing statesman and a member of the Republican or Democratic party.   (source)
  • To which Belknap replied: "The Republican candidate for county judge in this county, I believe!"   (source)
  • The same themes are mechanically varied in a hundred different works, and yet nothing new is produced: Statius, mandarin verse, Roman sculpture, Beaux-Arts painting, neo-republican architecture.   (source)
  • Speech, discourse—those are nice republican things, I admit.   (source)
  • He was extremely tall, even for a Navajo, with a face like a Roman general's of Republican times.   (source)
  • Louisa and I are very fond of our cousin—but it's hopeless to expect people who are accustomed to the European courts to trouble themselves about our little republican distinctions.   (source)
  • Marguerite St. Just's brother is a noted republican.   (source)
  • Don't you know you're a Republican?   (source)
  • The famous hunting grounds along the Platte and Republican Rivers would be barren.   (source)
  • Tom Willard had a passion for village politics and for years had been the leading Democrat in a strongly Republican community.   (source)
  • For the poor old man was a violent Democrat in days when you might travel the world over without finding anything but a Republican.   (source)
  • He had made a very considerable fortune in the States, and his reason for leaving them was his aversion to the negroes, and his dislike of the Republican policy in extending the franchise to them.   (source)
  • To give arms to all men who offer an honest price for them, without respect of persons or principles: to aristocrat and republican, to Nihilist and Tsar, to Capitalist and Socialist, to Protestant and Catholic, to burglar and policeman, to black man white man and yellow man, to all sorts and conditions, all nationalities, all faiths, all follies, all causes and all crimes.   (source)
  • Heavily compromised, he managed to make his escape, and at first found a refuge with a poor republican watchmaker in Trieste.   (source)
  • And finally, now, to-day, when we are awakening to the fact that the perpetuity of republican institutions on this continent depends on the purification of the ballot, the civic training of voters, and the raising of voting to the plane of a solemn duty which a patriotic citizen neglects to his peril and to the peril of his children's children,—in this day, when we are striving for a renaissance of civic virtue, what are we going to say to the black voter of the South?   (source)
  • The last Sioux were disappearing in the south, along the banks of Republican River.   (source)
  • In the days of Republican Rome—how far back I cannot tell—they were famous, some as soldiers, some as civilians.   (source)
  • In those days in New York there were still a few altar-fires flickering in the temple of Republican simplicity, and Dr. Sloper would have been glad to see his daughter present herself, with a classic grace, as a priestess of this mild faith.   (source)
  • In America, as everyone knows, girls early sign the declaration of independence, and enjoy their freedom with republican zest, but the young matrons usually abdicate with the first heir to the throne and go into a seclusion almost as close as a French nunnery, though by no means as quiet.   (source)
  • How unlike alas the hangdog look of a republican official, who, as the servant of the people, feels himself less than the least, and below the lowest of his masters.   (source)
  • I saw plainly how you would look; and heard your impetuous republican answers, and your haughty disavowal of any necessity on your part to augment your wealth, or elevate your standing, by marrying either a purse or a coronet.   (source)
  • * The Illuminati sought to substitute republican for monarchical institutions.   (source)
  • To go and become a Republican!   (source)
  • What are the sinews and souls of Russian serfs and Republican slaves but Fast-Fish, whereof possession is the whole of the law?   (source)
  • At the Bois de Boulogne, ennui and hunger attacked me at once,—two enemies who rarely accompany each other, and who are yet leagued against me, a sort of Carlo-republican alliance.   (source)
  • She is a Republican in principle, and despises everything like rank or title.   (source)
  • That's one of your red republican humbugs, Augustine!   (source)
  • And it is a downright mockery to talk to women of their enjoyment of the blessings of liberty while they are denied the use of the only means of securing them provided by this democratic-republican government — the ballot.   (source)
  • The republican institutions of our country have produced simpler and happier manners than those which prevail in the great monarchies that surround it.   (source)
  • Already, before these words are written, her Convention has undoubtedly ratified the acceptance, by her Congress, of our proffered invitation into the Union; and made the requisite changes in her already republican form of constitution to adapt it to its future federal relations.   (source)
  • A constitution, which should be republican in its head and ultra-monarchical in all its other parts, has ever appeared to me to be a short-lived monster.   (source)
  • Hence, likewise, they will avoid the necessity of those overgrown military establishments which, under any form of government, are inauspicious to liberty, and which are to be regarded as particularly hostile to republican liberty.   (source)
  • For it is the republican and not the monarchical part of the constitution of England which Englishmen glory in, viz.   (source)
  • The Republic of the Animals which Major had foretold, when the green fields of England should be untrodden by human feet, was still believed in.   (source)
  • The flag was green, Snowball explained, to represent the green fields of England, while the hoof and horn signified the future Republic of the Animals which would arise when the human race had been finally overthrown.   (source)
  • He had now struck the core of the Republican problem in the Northwest: how to.   (source)
  • They don't shoot you for being a Republican there.   (source)
  • And soon, my love, we will have some of our good Republican friends behind the bars.   (source)
  • Opposing him was a Republican named Bullock.   (source)
  • "All the same it is a good thing to have a grandfather who was a Republican," the woman said.   (source)
  • "My father was a Republican all his life," Maria said.   (source)
  • Just as soon as you can vote the Republican ticket, you are going to have the white man's property.   (source)
  • My father was also a Republican all his life.   (source)
  • But for those Georgians who had turned Republican for personal gain, there was no excuse.   (source)
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  • I am Plato's Republic.   (source)
    republic = an influential work in philosophy regarding political theory
  • Would you like, some day, Montag, to read Plato's Republic?   (source)
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