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used in Change of Heart by Picoult

55 uses
  • It's a woman I haven't met, although apparently she's met me.
  • His clothes were filthy and he smelled of snow—although it wasn't the right season.
  • Defendant was young, although not under the age of 18.
  • Crash Vitale—who had something to say about everything, although no one usually bothered to listen—told us that the old death row cells were stacked with the thin, plastic slabs that pass for mattresses here.
  • I was an artist by vocation, and now by avocation—although it's been considerably more challenging to get my supplies in a place like this.
  • Although he kept telling me he'd get around to clearing out a spot for me in one of the old storage rooms, he tended to nap after lunch, and who was I to wake up a man in his seventies and tell him to get a move on?
  • Although nobody would officially give us the results of the lab testing, rumor had it that the liquid in question was definitely not tap water.
  • "I got hep C because of you," Calloway said, although he'd probably gotten it from the blade of the barber's razor, like the other inmates who'd contracted it in prison.
  • The expectation had been to raise funds for a new temple, but my father had overestimated the size of his rural New Hampshire congregation, and although he assured me that they were closing in on buying land somewhere, I didn't see it happening anytime soon.
  • Although her clientele was nondenominational, she'd garnered a word-of-mouth reputation among temple sisterhoods, and patrons came from as far away as New York and Connecticut and even Maryland to relax and rejuvenate.
  • My father says there's a God, although for me the jury is still out on that one.
  • M I CHAEL A priest has to say Mass every day, even if no one shows up, although this was rarely the case.
  • One night, when I was on duty, the inmates got intoxicated, and sure enough the pipes tested positive for alcohol residue one day, although the water source tested perfectly normal.
  • Some of the inmates have mentioned a bird being brought back to life, although I didn't witness that myself.
  • It was the same photo that had been used in the newspapers, although Claire would not have seen those, since I'd thrown them out immediately.
  • Although we were the same age, he looked like he'd aged a lifetime.
  • I heard, although he hadn't said it.
  • The Supreme Court had even had its doubts: although they still ruled that capital punishment was constitutional, they'd halted executions of two inmates on a narrower issue: whether the excessive pain caused by lethal injection was a civil rights infraction that could be argued in a lower court.
  • Although we draw blood every three months from AIDS patients, sometimes we'll get a guy who refuses to have his blood drawn—and again, what looks like sudden improvement is actually a slow turn for the better.
  • But although the New Testament is very clear about this coming to pass, it is a bit muddier on the details: the when, the why, the how.
  • "I'll get it," she called out, although we both knew she couldn't and wouldn't.
  • Although I'd hoped for this, my own heart still leapfrogged.
  • I had been stunned to learn that Shay believed he was innocent—although Warden Coyne told me that everyone in prison believed they were innocent, regardless of the conviction.
  • I palmed an old paperweight I'd made him in nursery school—a rock painted to look like a crab, although now it seemed to more closely resemble an amoeba, and then took down one of my baby photos, tucked in an acrylic frame.
  • Although I—like Maggie—thought that we were starting at a grave disadvantage if one of the participants was restrained and bolted to the floor like Hannibal Lecter, this was the best we were going to get.
  • They go to investigate, and although one sees an old, bald man, the other sees a young guy with a beard.
  • And although I'd started to tell Maggie that Shay and I had some history between us that he didn't know about—I had chickened out.
  • Whatever the excuse, that night when I cracked open Joel Bloom's book, it was as if I'd never seen the words before, and although I planned to only read the foreword by the scholar who'd compiled the texts—a man named Ian Fletcher—I found myself devouring the pages as if it were the latest Stephen King novel and not a collection of ancient gospels.
  • Although I knew it wasn't the right time, although I knew I was supposed to be here for Shay, instead of the other way around, I leaned closer, until my words could fall into the shell of his ear.
  • Although I knew it wasn't the right time, although I knew I was supposed to be here for Shay, instead of the other way around, I leaned closer, until my words could fall into the shell of his ear.
  • I hadn't showered since the stabbing, although the COs had given both Shay and me a fresh set of scrubs.
  • I was taken to the holding cell and found her still shaken by what had happened, although she would not tell me anything-except that Shay had been taken to the hospital.
  • Although this was arguably the most important case I would ever bring to court, and although—as my father pointed out—I hadn't been this motivated in my career in ages, there was an inherent paradox.
  • Although this was arguably the most important case I would ever bring to court, and although—as my father pointed out—I hadn't been this motivated in my career in ages, there was an inherent paradox.
  • She was holding Shay's hand, although I would have been hard-pressed to recognize the patient as the man I'd talked to just yesterday.
  • I was on an unofficial leave of absence from St. Catherine's, and although I had always known I'd feel adrift without God, I had underestimated how aimless I would feel without my church.
  • We had yet to go through the legal proceedings, anyway— and although I told myself I didn't want to get her hopes up until the judge ruled, another part of me realized that I just didn't want to have to tell her the truth.
  • Although the EMTs had gotten Claire's heart beating again by the time we reached the hospital, Dr. Wu had admitted her, with the unspoken agreement that this was her new home until a new heart arrived—or hers gave out.
  • Although I did not want his assistance—had not asked for his assistance—this one time, I was willing to put aside how I felt about God, because Claire could use all the help she could get.
  • When I did, no one answered, although I could hear strains of Mozart through the open windows.
  • Although, I imagined, it probably helped.
  • Not because I had such an inviolable work ethic (although technically I had sixteen other cases going at the same time as Shay's, my boss had given me his blessing to put them on the back burner of the largest metaphorical stove ever), but because I just needed to get away from the trial completely.
  • She gathered up the cards, although we were not finished with our game.
  • One of the officers turned to me—a nice one, but in that instant I could not grasp his name, although I had seen him every week for the past six years.
  • I was praying, although I couldn't remember to whom.
  • Although I didn't really care about sixteenth-century art, I'd gotten an A, trying to impress him—only to discover he had a live-in lover named Henry.
  • Although I don't presume to be the expert on the history of Christianity that Dr. Fletcher is, it seems to me a stretch to connect the belief system of an individual inmate in a New Hampshire state prison to a religious sect that's been dead for nearly two thousand years.
  • We all know that this trial wasn't about religion, although you found a lovely legal coatrack to hang your complaint on, Ms.
  • Although there had indeed already been a trapdoor in the chaplain's office, it proved too costly to decimate the cafeteria below it, which accommodated the drop.
  • Although I'd witnessed the passing of a dozen parishioners; although I'd stood beside the bed while they took their last breaths—this was different.
  • Although I'd witnessed the passing of a dozen parishioners; although I'd stood beside the bed while they took their last breaths—this was different.
  • Shay's execution was scheduled for ten a.m. Although death penalty sentences used to be carried out at midnight, it felt so cloak-and dagger that now they were staggered at all times of the day.
  • The family of the inmate was allowed to visit up to three hours prior to the execution, although this was not an issue, since Shay had told Grace not to come.
  • It was opaque, and we could not see what was happening behind it, although the fabric fluttered with movement and activity.
  • She liked it way better than bubble gum, although the root beer wasn't bad.

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