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  • The pursuit of knowledge, he maintained, was a worthy objective in its own right and needed no external validation.†   (source)
  • The only sign of modernity was a small radio set, hooked up to an external D battery.†   (source)
  • Now they lay inert on the couches and chairs and beds, completely cut off from external contact.†   (source)
  • My father explained, "It's a machine that runs without any external power source."†   (source)
  • areas of concern were considered in reaching this decision: The demeanor of the witness; the opportunity of the witness to have knowledge of the facts which he testified to at trial; the rationale, as stated by the witness for his testimony at the first trial; the rationale, as stated by the defendant, for his recantation; the evidence of external pressures brought to bear on the witness prior to and after both trial and recantation; the actions of the witness that lend credence to his trial testimony and the actions of the witness that lend credence to his recantation; evidence adduced at trial in contradiction of the witness' testimony on details, and due to the nature of this case, an†   (source)
  • Granted, that system had now been reset, unlocking the stairwells, but it didn't matter—the external doors, if opened, would set off fire alarms and were guarded outside by DCPJ agents.†   (source)
  • We shall start by practicing relaxing the conscious mind and external eyes" — Ron began to snigger uncontrollably and had to stuff his fist in his mouth to stifle the noise — "so as to clear the Inner Eye and the superconscious.†   (source)
  • Today I took stock of supplies and did a quick EVA to check up on the external equipment.†   (source)
  • Frederick blinks several times, as he often does when addressed in class, waiting for his internal life to catch up with his external one.†   (source)
  • "To put it simply," Mr. Benedict began, "they depend for their mobility upon external agents —"†   (source)
  • You'll also see that we split it into two parts, the InnerCircle social feed, and your external social, that's your OuterCircle.†   (source)
  • It seemed to her that in her external bearing she had succeeded only in deceiving Mrs. Shigemura; inwardly she knew her aspiration for worldly happiness was frighteningly irresistible.†   (source)
  • But there was one external development, one shadow that he had to refer to.†   (source)
  • It was not external but lay deep within himself.†   (source)
  • "External causes?" said Jimmy.†   (source)
  • After a quick examination of its external plating, she tipped the android over, laying it horizontal so that it balanced on the edge of its treads.†   (source)
  • Pinpoints of light played across the consoles and reflected in four pairs of eyes that stared up at the external monitor screens.†   (source)
  • There was no end in sight to the present horror, plenty of external, empirical horror to line up with my own endogenous supply; and, given enough dope (inspecting the bag: less than half left), I would happily have set up a fat line and toppled right over: greatsouled darkness, explosion of stars.†   (source)
  • I'm not talking about external things, since we're well provided for in that sense; I mean the internal things.†   (source)
  • She activated the external cameras and put the view on screen.†   (source)
  • Then quelling disgust, I began mouth to mouth resuscitation and external heart massage—what did they call it?†   (source)
  • In the elevator, the social worker attempts to prepare my grandparents for the sight of me, explaining the extent of my external injuries, which look bad, but are treatable.†   (source)
  • We suddenly become the only two people in the entire room; all the external noise fades into the distance.†   (source)
  • The Consul stripped, lay back on the firm mattress, and switched on the sound system and external audio pickups.†   (source)
  • Although externally religious, his overly strict church-elder father was a closet drinker, especially when the rain didn't come, or came too early, and most of the times in between.†   (source)
  • The resulting play, for all its tears and anguish, is structurally comic the tragic downfall threatened but avoided—and Walter Lee grows to heroic stature inwrestling with his own demons as well as the external one, Lindner, and coining through without falling.†   (source)
  • According to Aristotle, nonliving things can only change through external influence.†   (source)
  • "One thing I've learned," I told Jai, "is that when parents tell children things, it doesn't hurt to get some external validation.†   (source)
  • One, the observable, external life, grew every day more horrible.†   (source)
  • There's an external catwalk on the control tower.†   (source)
  • Now I could only see externals.†   (source)
  • A nano orb at rest tends to stay at rest and a nano orb in motion tends to stay in motion so long as neither is acted upon by an external force," he whispered, as if he might indeed combat The Cat's physical strength with the superior strength of his mind.†   (source)
  • I had cut the right leg of my sweatpants off above the knee to accommodate my external fixator.†   (source)
  • And though his face does not enthrall Pari as Julien's had, it is a far kinder face and, as Pari will learn before long, an external ambassador for the attentiveness, the quiet forbearance, and the enduring decency that resides within Eric.†   (source)
  • He'd dropped his last external tank a few minutes earlier, and all he had now was his internal fuel.†   (source)
  • I was demonstrating, externally and irrefutably, an inward condition.†   (source)
  • The only external trace that the tragedy left was the bandage of black gauze that she put on her burned hand and that she wore until her death.†   (source)
  • Paul snapped the force button at his waist, felt the crinkled-skin tingling of the defensive field at his forehead and down his back, heard external sounds take on characteristic shield-filtered flatness.†   (source)
  • The most effective would be if he knewhow Oromis had immobilized him-whether by affecting his body directly or using an external source-for then he could redirect the element or force to disperse Oromis's power.†   (source)
  • There was an example of someone persuaded from the outside-in, of an external gesture affecting an internal decision.†   (source)
  • She knows she will end up as a mere convenient conduit used for the passage of external things.†   (source)
  • By every external measure he was a success, yet he was never filled, as he hoped to be, with a sense of pride and reassurance.†   (source)
  • Externally he lived a nearly featureless life among suburban neighbors, and very few of them knew that when he climbed into his mud-colored car he was headed for work in a hot zone, although the license plate on the car was a vanity plate that said LASSA.†   (source)
  • The great butlers are great by virtue of their ability to inhabit their professional role and inhabit it to the utmost; they will not be shaken out by external events, however surprising, alarming or vexing.†   (source)
  • If I wanted to know about how the external mission of the ANC was faring, I would ask, "How is the church?"†   (source)
  • The story Jeb had told me about one of their captives-the man who had simply collapsed, leaving no external evidence on the outside of the havoc wreaked inside his skull-haunted my thoughts.†   (source)
  • As if magically all of the Ellises' external problems will he solved if Shelley disappeared.†   (source)
  • The Under Secretary of State for External Affairs, Norman Robertson, said, "Canada has done rather a poor job with the whole matter of the Japanese ever since they have been in Canada, therefore it might be better for them in their own interest to go to Japan."†   (source)
  • Sure, he could rattle off the branches of the external carotid artery, or the boundaries of the foramen of Winslow, but did he know his Lewis Carroll?†   (source)
  • His mother is done with chemo, and it's her last week of external radiation.†   (source)
  • While he was careful to avoid making a nuisance of his views, to adopt outside his realm an externally un-censoring manner, he enforced them within his family and among the employees at River Valley Farm.†   (source)
  • Their thinking goes like this: since I control the car, I am the one keeping myself safe; since I have no control of the airplane, I am at the mercy of myriad external factors.†   (source)
  • It is a credit to a great and secure institution-to President Vartan Gregorian, to then-external affairs chief Robert Reichley, and to media spokesman Mark Nickel-that Brown, instead, provided me generous freedom.†   (source)
  • The internal police network was a state-of-the-art design with its own cabling, shielded from external connections and the Internet itself.†   (source)
  • rooted deep inside him, and it was planted there not by chance, not by the chief's sciatica, or by anything external.†   (source)
  • Sex is not external to these thoughts.†   (source)
  • To keep away threats, internal and external.†   (source)
  • There always seemed to be some external reason, something he could blame.†   (source)
  • In an instant, the apologetic imp had stowed Max's bag and helped him inside the Berlin, whose rich, spacious interior far exceeded its external dimensions.†   (source)
  • Echo cringed externally while I inwardly flinched.†   (source)
  • Ali was the CIA interpreter on external security.†   (source)
  • Exact temperature, length of exposure, other external elements.†   (source)
  • As he scribbled the last words down, a picture flashed in his mind—too similar to the weird, external camera view he'd experienced with Otis.†   (source)
  • "Nobody," Jefferson answered, "except perhaps its external facts."†   (source)
  • Something darker, external, other-worldly.†   (source)
  • This well-known law states that bodies in motion tend to stay in motion, unless they are acted on by an external force.†   (source)
  • Andre Francois Villiers, militarist, spokesman for his cause, and the prime connection to Carlos, had no external security arrangements whatsoever.†   (source)
  • Previously I was discussing his world of underlying form, or at least the aspect of it called technology, from an external view.†   (source)
  • It wasn't as if I thought my self-authority was more important than external authority, but it wasn't less important, either.†   (source)
  • I hoped that if they had to deal with an internal war and an external one, the country would close ranks against the Mede and against the queen as well.†   (source)
  • "Internal enemies can be as great a danger to the people as external ones," he answered.†   (source)
  • Wyoh, there is no way for me to retrieve locked data other than through external programming.†   (source)
  • Rather it seemed to be coming from some external source, perhaps the unseen object that the wizard occasionally clutched in a pocket of his robes.†   (source)
  • And the peace of the States would be in double jeopardy from external invasion and internal quarrels.†   (source)
  • "We'll know the external chemical characteristics, yes," Dr. Bell said.†   (source)
  • In the older, quieter part of town, there are what seems a disproportionately high number of auto repair garages and beauty salons and churches and bars, all half-failed and dilapidating in their own fashion, and one's perception is that whatever uniqueness and charms Ebbington once had are being inexorably absorbed by larger, external presences both unknown and invited.†   (source)
  • Tradd and I looked at Mark, waiting for some external sign that he was joking, but his eyes were mirthless and his tone unmistakably serious.†   (source)
  • Excruciating awareness of external stimuli and anxiety attacks.†   (source)
  • Saladin, the new Saladin, was ISIS's chief of external operations—or so believed Fareed Barakat and the Jordanian General Intelligence Department.†   (source)
  • External reality has a way of being not so external after all.†   (source)
  • But I credit it ultimately because poetry can make an order as true to the impact of external reality and as sensitive to the inner laws of the poet's being as the ripples that rippled in and rippled out across the water in that scullery bucket fifty years ago.†   (source)
  • Perhaps because of its South American origin the message was delivered, not to my own department, but to the Department of External Affairs.†   (source)
  • It came into me as a memory comes, without benefit of external stimulus, but lacking the Lucite layer of self-consciousness that turns thought to recollection by touching it with time, as in a dream.†   (source)
  • But I am a person who is too often weakly misguided by the external masquerade, quick to trust in such notions as that the ghastly blow-up I had witnessed was a lamentable but rare aberration in a lovers' connection whose prevailing tone was really hearts and flowers.†   (source)
  • I took the brazier to the landing of the external staircase at the back of the house, squatted and fanned.†   (source)
  • It was not even certain that they were vertebrates: their hard, external armour might well be their only supporting framework.†   (source)
  • To obey like this, not to an external command, only to the voice, to be ready like this, this was good, this was necessary, nothing else was necessary.†   (source)
  • We know she used to hear voices, and we assume—it's all very complicated really, but one can express it simply without altogether distorting the matter—we assume she has relinquished her hold on external reality out of preference for the actuality of her voices, if you see the distinction.†   (source)
  • From every side the external world pressed in on him, dense, indisputable, tangible as a forest.†   (source)
  • There was a small puncture with little evidence of external bleeding.†   (source)
  • The conscious mind cannot face the conflict between the external world and its own unconscious.†   (source)
  • By what external standard could you check its judgements?   (source)
  • But I tell you, Winston, that reality is not external.   (source)
  • You believe that reality is something objective, external, existing in its own right.   (source)
  • Power over matter — external reality, as you would call it — is not important.   (source)
  • If both the past and the external world exist only in the mind, and if the mind itself is controllable what then?   (source)
  • It struck him that in moments of crisis one is never fighting against an external enemy, but always against one's own body.   (source)
  • When there were no external records that you could refer to, even the outline of your own life lost its sharpness.   (source)
  • For in that case each would still be a self-contained universe, freed forever from the sobering influence of external danger.   (source)
  • Our external walls are shielded electronically to protect our internal communications.†   (source)
  • I felt drugged, disengaged, thoroughly insulated from external stimuli.†   (source)
  • By 'impressions' he means the immediate sensation of external reality.†   (source)
  • I got very bored and depressed, so I went and plugged myself in to its external computer feed.†   (source)
  • Her muscles overrode all fatigue, flowed into maximum readiness without external betrayal.†   (source)
  • Just a few external monitors, and a selfdestruct device should the bay be discovered.†   (source)
  • The rover has external handles near the front and back.†   (source)
  • Still, it seemed unreal, because the external signs were all I could see.†   (source)
  • It fit snugly around my eyes like a pair of swimmer's goggles, blocking out all external light.†   (source)
  • The magical defence of the mind against external penetration.†   (source)
  • They are as devoid of external or internal genitalia as a child's flowfoam doll.†   (source)
  • External reality has, in fact, a material substance.†   (source)
  • Jessica had the eerie feeling that they were standing still, that all motion was external.†   (source)
  • "It's the external component of the atmospheric regulator," Mindy said.†   (source)
  • I have External Camera 4 pointed along the nose.†   (source)
  • In this we see their kinship with the Cynics, who claimed that all external events were unimportant.†   (source)
  • We're adding external supports that we'll remove before launch.†   (source)
  • His labor is thus something external to him—or something that does not belong to him.†   (source)
  • We cannot know whether our external reality is made of sound waves or of paper and writing.†   (source)
  • Today we have what's called an internal and external organization.†   (source)
  • It wasn't logical; the security was internal; no external force could be permitted for Snake Lady.†   (source)
  • And he blocked invasions by external enemies who tried to conquer and destroy Rome.†   (source)
  • What they' are getting are the same externals we're getting.†   (source)
  • This external security job was actually one of the biggest and most dangerous positions on the raid.†   (source)
  • Also, bodies at rest tend to stay at rest, unless they are acted upon by an external force.†   (source)
  • I must receive the signal as an external input.†   (source)
  • Yes, making it appear internal fratricide with no external connections.†   (source)
  • We have a man in the external organization, Martensson—he works as a bodyguard in SIS.†   (source)
  • It has no direct relationship to external circumstances.†   (source)
  • By focusing it on the external world, he need not deal with his internal one.†   (source)
  • From its inception, we decided the High Organ would not try to influence external ANC policy.†   (source)
  • "The Service of External Documentation and Counterespionage," answered Alex.†   (source)
  • Dr. Teleborian has been an external consultant for SIS in a couple of instances.†   (source)
  • He would need no external pushing to learn.†   (source)
  • They want the federal government to use external taxation duties on imported articles.†   (source)
  • There were a lot of concerns about how our external security would handle onlookers.†   (source)
  • Zimbardo isn't talking about environment, about the major external influences on all of our lives.†   (source)
  • ...I'm operating on externals, aren't I?†   (source)
  • This imitation seemed to be an external compulsion.†   (source)
  • To keep the peace against both internal turmoil and external attacks.†   (source)
  • They're triggering instincts, but they're still externals.†   (source)
  • We brought in some external help in the form of Martensson.†   (source)
  • You could say that he quit the Section in 1994 when he went over to the external organization.†   (source)
  • The externals were right, but my instincts were wrong.†   (source)
  • It can't regulate its members or build a defense against external dangers.†   (source)
  • I'll take up the externally caused setbacks first.†   (source)
  • Safety from external danger is the most powerful motivator of national conduct.†   (source)
  • But I can hire you as an external consultant.†   (source)
  • I've sent a team of externals to tail her.†   (source)
  • And it has the advantage of a large monarchy in external situations.†   (source)
  • It can suppress internal faction and increase external security.†   (source)
  • Federal powers will be largely external: war, peace, negotiation, and foreign commerce.†   (source)
  • This kind of republic can withstand external force and internal corruption.†   (source)
  • That is just ordinary deviation from external reality.†   (source)
  • Ezra had taken his fall from Eden gracefully, at least externally.†   (source)
  • Almost a nun in white, despite the swarthy texture of externals; but the mind is the reality.†   (source)
  • Late in the afternoon there were footsteps on the external staircase.†   (source)
  • Oh, know the perils, read the signs, The warning history shows, For our Hogwarts is in danger From external, deadly foes And we must unite inside her Or we'll crumble from within I have told you, I have warned you...Let the Sorting now begin.†   (source)
  • According to the doctors, this was because the damage was very serious: a lack of external injuries meant the damage was all internal.†   (source)
  • It occurred to her, in a moment of sudden clarity, that what had always caused her anxiety, or stress, or worry, was not any one force, nothing independent and external—it wasn't danger to herself or the constant calamity of other people and their problems.†   (source)
  • The first — the BlyssPluss Pill — was prophylactic in nature, and the logic behind it was simple: eliminate the external causes of death and you were halfway there.†   (source)
  • The Dallas was on Toll Booth station to monitor passing Russian subs, to watch the entrance to the passage the U.S. Navy was now calling Red Route One, and to listen for any external evidence of a new gadget that might enable the Soviets to run the ridge so boldly.†   (source)
  • By that I mean that we're treated like children when it comes to external matters, while, inwardly, we're much older than other girls our age.†   (source)
  • This explanation posits that external observation leads to the collapse of the quantum wave function.†   (source)
  • He put a small electronic device called a cochlear implant inside my head near the ear and told me that in a month they would fit the external part on my head, and then I should be able to hear.†   (source)
  • Having adjusted for my gunshot wound by changing my gait, I was carrying myself wrong—my externally rotated foot was affecting my hip.†   (source)
  • Shakespeare is very much a product of his time in suggesting that one's proximity to or distance from God is manifested in external signs.†   (source)
  • Defence against external penetration?†   (source)
  • Back in the shillelagh days, there were no fancy polymer harnesses, no auto thrusters and certainly no external monitors.†   (source)
  • The pain was sharp, blinding, blocking out everything except numbers—a distance (estimated) decreasing by centimeters (also estimated); speed (estimated) decreasing; external armor temperature (increasing at my extremities, possible danger of exceeding acceptable parameters, possible resulting injury), but the numbers were near-meaningless to me, the pain was louder, more immediate, than anything else.†   (source)
  • The external sensors indicated the upper structure twisting and bending like polyfiex in the wind-or like wings.†   (source)
  • The volunteer soldiers responsible for external maintenance were all new, and none had much experience.†   (source)
  • Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap by AC/DC began to blast out of the robot's internal and external speakers, so loud it made my chair vibrate.†   (source)
  • Look further still—you might have to use the telescope for this—and there's the external storage, which we call the 'hard drive' at Copernicus's suggestion.†   (source)
  • So I'd rigged up an external antenna and mounted it on the hood of a car at the top of the junk pile.†   (source)
  • Chronos Keep looked like part of the mountain, its balconies and external stairways mere slashes in the rock.†   (source)
  • The mechanism that generated it was implanted in each of my segments, and Lieutenant Awn had it as well—though hers was an externally worn unit.†   (source)
  • The external audio sensors on Kassad's bubble helmet began to pick up the raging hiss of air on the hull and through the broken blister in the aft section.†   (source)
  • Officers and human troops used externally worn armor units, instead of the sort that was installed in one's body.†   (source)
  • I had a thumbnail of my apartment building's external security camera feed at the edge of my display, so I saw the IOI Indentured Servant Retrieval Transport pull up out front, siren wailing and lights flashing.†   (source)
  • As Shoto scrambled to get the last two treasures and place them in the trophy case, he remotely activated one of the Kurosawa's external cameras and used it to record a short video of Daito's confrontation with the approaching Sixers.†   (source)
  • The imaginatively named "atmospheric regulator external component" is how the regulator freeze-separates air.†   (source)
  • During the past few minutes I have developed a fantasy which will save me from both the growing sadness within and the external series of events which I have initiated.†   (source)
  • The Ousters had been the single external threat to the Hegemony for the four centuries since the forebears of the barbarian hordes had left Sol System in their crude fleet of leaking O'Neill cities, tumbling asteroids, and experimental comet farm clusters.†   (source)
  • One is the external conditions that we cannot know of before we have perceived them through the senses.†   (source)
  • But Locke also said that the 'primary qualities' like density, gravity, and weight really do belong to the external reality around us.†   (source)
  • The Cynics emphasized that true happiness is not found in external advantages such as material luxury, political power, or good health.†   (source)
  • We are very likely defenseless against intrusive external forces such as talking dogs, messages in bananas, and thunderstorms booked in advance.†   (source)
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