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Sentences Containing 'accord'

Decidedly not; once received a kick on the top of a staircase, and fell downstairs of his own accord.
The method of improvement proposed by the commission is at once in accord with the results of engineering experience and with observations of nature where meeting our wants.
To you, perhaps, they will accord the time they have refused to me.
``He will very probably come of his own accord,''said Morcerf.
``May I hope, sir,''said Madame de Villefort,``that your intentions accord with my request?''
Morcerf appreciated the advice of Monte Cristo to let things die away of their own accord.
If, upon any public exigency, it should become necessary to export the coin, the greater part of it would soon return again, of its own accord.
They are the only one of the three orders whose revenue costs them neither labour nor care, but comes to them, as it were, of its own accord, and independent of any plan or project of their own.
It ought neither to force nor to allure into either of those two channels a greater share of the capital of the country, than what would naturally flow into them of its own accord.
In this manner have grown up naturally, and, as it were, of their own accord, the manufactures of Leeds, Halifax, Sheffield, Birmingham, and Wolverhampton.
It can only divert a part of it into a direction into which it might not otherwise have gone; and it is by no means certain that this artificial direction is likely to be more advantageous to the society, than that into which it would have gone of its own accord.
Such drawbacks cannot force into this trade a greater share of the capital of the country than what would have gone to it of its own accord, had there been no duties upon importation; they only prevent its being excluded altogether by those duties.
You really encourage those manufactures, and direct towards them a greater quantity of the industry of the country than what would properly go to them of its own accord.
Such, in reality, is the absurd confidence which almost all men have in their own good fortune, that wherever there is the least probability of success, too great a share of it is apt to go to them of its own accord.
Have they directed the course of education towards objects more useful, both to the individual and to the public, than those to which it would naturally have gone of its own accord?
The highest good of man is consciously to work with God for the common good, and this is the sense in which the Stoic tried to live in accord with nature.
Neither would he be praiseworthy that can live without them; or he good, (if these were good indeed) who of his own accord doth deprive himself of any of them.
I further believe that these slow, intermittent results accord well with what geology tells us of the rate and manner at which the inhabitants of the world have changed.
This view removes many difficulties, but it does not accord with all the facts in regard to the productions of islands.
If it don't act well, or don't quite accord with our mutual convenience, he can easily go to the right-about.
Mr. jorkins and old Tiffey shook their heads with one accord.
I was charmed by her presently asking me, of her own accord, to give her that cookery-book I had once spoken of, and to show her how to keep accounts as I had once promised I would.
'If she had left of her own accord, she might; not as It was, sir.'
Klein was opposed to the Kyoto Accord, since Alberta was a major producer of oil and natural gas, and he felt that environmental measures would hurt the economy.
In this period, he achieved prominence as Japan's negotiator during deliberations which led to the agreement which is known as the Plaza Accord in New York.
Millicent Osborne took him aside and urged him to speak gently, to let her stay there until she came out of her own accord".
It was agreed that the Aragonese monarch could not sign a separate peace accord with the Emir of Granada.
She successfully rejoined society through a peace accord that permitted rebels to disarm and suffer no retaliation from the Government.
The Macedonian parliament adopted the constitutional changes outlined in the accord in November 2001.
The Copenhagen Accord that emerged was the first international agreement to recommend that financial resources be raised to support REDD+.
This definition brings the observed positions of the celestial bodies into accord with Newtonian dynamical theories of their motion.
The first game took place between the banks of the River Dee at the Bon Accord Festival in Aberdeen, Scotland.
In New Zealand it is listed on the National Pest Plant Accord which prevents it from being propagated, distributed or sold.
All members of my political team share this view and, of their own accord, have also decided not to vote."
Since the Dayton Accord in 1996, the airport has welcomed a thriving commercial flight business.
Unlike many other usual demonic figures and depictions in Mesopotamian lore, Lamashtu was said to act in malevolence of her own accord, rather than at the gods' instructions.
In the intervening years, the failures of the Meech Lake Accord and Charlottetown Accord had revived support for sovereignty, which had been written off as a dead issue for much of the 1980s.
Lajord is too small to be enumerated on its own accord, and is a part of the administrative district of rural municipality Lajord No.
It was further agreed that the Aragonese monarch, James II, could not sign a separate peace accord with the Emir of Granada.
Yet, according to Birrell: These aggregate growth priorities do not accord with the interests of Australian residents.
The signing of the Indo-Sri Lanka Peace Accord eased these concerns.
Part of the controversial Kampala Accord's conditions, the agreement saw the mandates of the President, the Parliament Speaker and Deputies extended until August 2012.
He is subsequently taught all secrets and mysteries and, with all the angels at his back, fulfils of his own accord whatever comes out of the mouth of God, executing His decrees.
These studies were conducted in accord with regulatory requirements put forth by the U.S. EPA or other international agencies.
Among other models, it encompassed the rebadging of the Honda Accord sedan as the Isuzu Aska.
This lasted for two generations - thus the third generation Aska was the fifth generation Accord and the fourth was the sixth generation Accord sedan.
This conclusion is in accord with the 1981 and 1991 AASHTO Guides and the California Highway Design Manual".
An Embassy official, commenting in the cable, said of the accord "another piece falls into place...
This accord... may well form the frame of reference and code of conduct for a transitional government."
An accord was negotiated under which President de Menezes was returned to office.

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