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They walked about the garden paths with thoughts of their own concerns entirely uppermost, bringing their actions at every moment in jarring collision with the dim ghosts behind them, talking as though the time when Tess lived there were not one whit intenser in story than now.
He was a mighty beast, mightily muscled, and the urge that has made males fight since the dawn of life on earth filled him with the blood-lust and the thirst to slay; but not one whit less did it fill me with the same primal passions.
In this respect they were not one whit less human than we.
Bhaer paused, outtalked but not one whit convinced, Jo wanted to clap her hands and thank him.
They did not stir me any more, not one whit. But then in the days of Chaka the rivers ran blood --yes, we had to look at the water to see if it was clean before we drank.
"Argives," said he, "slacken not one whit in your onset; father Jove will be no helper of liars; the Trojans have been the first to break their oaths and to attack us; therefore they shall be devoured of vultures; we shall take their city and carry off their wives and children in our ships."
All the livelong day, there is a grinding of organs and clashing and clanging of little boxes of music; for Manchester Buildings is an eel-pot, which has no outlet but its awkward mouth--a case-bottle which has no thoroughfare, and a short and narrow neck--and in this respect it may be typical of the fate of some few among its more adventurous residents, who, after wriggling themselves into Parliament by violent efforts and contortions, find that it, too, is no thoroughfare for them; that, like Manchester Buildings, it leads to nothing beyond itself; and that they are fain at last to back out, no wiser, no richer, not one whit more famous, than they went in.
It cared not one whit for those who had pledged undying faith in them and had shown loyalty to them.
Trump -- the ultimate political narcissist -- cares not one whit for the political fortunes of the GOP.
Conservatives opposed to Pope Francis, who have never distinguished themselves in their concern for sex abuse victims, are doing their best to use the Pennsylvania grand jury report to advance an anti-Francis agenda, attacking those bishops who support the pope and applauding those who oppose him, and none of it, not one whit, has anything to do with protecting children.
He added: "The elites care not one whit about America's school system and schoolchildren.
But now that I'm in full possession of that knowledge, not one whit of which I can't divulge."
It showed that the defiant blood of Lapu-Lapu still courses in our veins, pulsating not one whit less proudly in the heart of such as Captain Jesus Villamor than in the hearts of Dagohoy, Diego Silang, Antonio Luna and Gregorio del Pilar.
But for Kierkegaard, objectivity "is not one whit better" than isolated subjectivity, since it falls back into the error of paganism, in which one becomes a self through the universal actualized in the state.
"This evidence I believe will be of not one whit of help to you," Larochelle said, addressing the trial judges.