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    I'm on the verge of tears by the time we arrive at Pastels since I'm positive we won't get seated but the table is good, and relief that is almost tidal in scope washes over me in an awesome wave.

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    I'm not a frustrated concert composer, and the concert pieces I've done have been a small part of my work. What I've sought there is instruction, variation from the demands of film and relief from its restrictions.

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    In my judgment, we have to avoid, at all costs, tax increases. That would be the worst possible thing to do and will make a bad economy even worse. Beyond that, targeted tax relief should be expanded upon.

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    In Genesis, it says that it is not good for a man to be alone; but sometimes it is a great relief.

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    I passionately disagreed with Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson's plan to bail out the banks by using a public fund called the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) to help banks take toxic assets off their balance sheets. I argued that it would be much better to put the money where the hole was and replenish the equity of the banks themselves.

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    In terms of, like, instant relief, canceling plans is like heroin.

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    I think the notion of understanding each other is a relief. It's not a thing you get with everyone you hang out with.

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    I tend to be a pretty spacey and scattered person, so anything that makes me feel "grounded" comes as a welcome relief.

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    I think there was an overemphasis in the early stage on militarization rather than directly providing relief. I don't think it has any long-term significance.

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    It's quite nice coming off doing a dark, upsetting scene. It's a relief that that's over with, and then you can get back to happy old Sophie.

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    It is from your hands that Our Lord, in the person of the sick, seeks relief.

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    It is wonderful to hear of the relief efforts that are finally coming to New Orleans and the rest of the region, but as well all know, it is simply not going to be enough.

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    It's amazing how relaxing it is not to claim you know more than you do. I'm surprised that those who claim to speak in the name of god don't take more advantage of this relief.

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    It's just a relief, really. I'm scared to die, but I want to die.

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    It rained in the Middle West. Farmers are learning that the relief they get from the sky beats what they get from Washington.

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    It's a hell of a relief. Especially for a dude like me who is so hands on and I like to pretty much all the way hip-hop. So it's difficult when you're dealing with the majors.

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    It's sad, but a relief as well, to know that two things so closely bound together can separate with so little violence.

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    I was so worried that you wouldn’t want to know me once you found out.” I signed, relief flooding through me. “Are you kidding me?” Xavier reached out and curled a lock of my hair around his finger. “Surely I’ve got to be the luckiest guy in the world.” “How do you figure that?” “Isn’t it obvious? I’ve got my own little piece of Heaven right here.

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    It was a big relief off my shoulder.

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    It wasn't awful to be dead. The stillness would almost be a relief. She wouldn't want pain, she wouldn't want to be wounded or mutilated. She could never shoot herself or jump off a building. But being dead wasn't unthinkable.

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    I've realised that I am who I am and that is it. Like it or lump it. I'm not around to please anyone any more, and it's a huge relief.

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    I was caught in a private cycle of sadness and the only conceivable relief I could find was in the telling.

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    It would positively be a relief to me to dig Shakespeare up and throw stones at him.

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    I’ve met nearly every woman in this room, and I can’t think of one who would make a better friend. I’d be glad to have you stay." My relief was inexpressible. "Do you think," Maxon asked, "That I could still call you ‘my dear’?" "Not a chance." I whispered.

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    I was just in Las Vegas, where prostitution is legal. Which is a relief because I live in Los Angeles, where it is mandatory.

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    Just read the farm relief bill. It's just a political version of Einstein's last theory. If a farmer could understand it, he certainly would know more than to farm. He would be a professor at Harvard.

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    Just as we would have no need of the farmer's labor and toil if we were living amid the delights of paradise, so also we would not require the medical art for relief if we were immune to disease, as was the case, by God's gift, at the time of Creation before the Fall.

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    Legal reform has significant dangers: changing only the window-dressing of harmful systems but leaving the violence of the systems in tact, failing to provide actual relief for those facing the worst conditions, and legitimizing or expanding systems of harm.

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    Knowledge is a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate.

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    Learning is not virtue but the means to bring us an acquaintance with it. Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful. Let these be your motives to action through life, the relief of the distressed, the detection of frauds, the defeat of oppression, and diffusion of happiness.

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    Lena knew she had spent too much of her life in a state of passive dread, just waiting for something bad to happen. In a life like that, relief was as close as you got to happiness.

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    My brief flash of relief and confidence melted away. Good thing it did, too. I'm sure the world would come to an end if I were allowed to feel a sense of relief and well-being for any length of time.

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    many of the guests will eventually leave the table to watch football on television, which would be a rudeness at any other occasion but is a relief at Thanksgiving and probably the only way to get those people to budge.

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    (Mike) Schmitty provided what the relief pitchers need most, home runs and great defense. He's the best third baseman that I ever played with, and maybe of all-time. Obvious Hall of Famer, even then. He retired while on top of his game. I thought for sure he was going to hit 600 home runs.

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    Relief of distress or compassion shown to victims of misfortune. A blessing that is an act of Divine compassion.

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    My environment can give me relief from sin and tension, only the Lord can cure it.

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    My parents didn't really restrict my movement, so I got involved in the underground music scene and the activism scene; I was doing some volunteering in food relief. I spent a lot of time throughout the city in poor areas, even though my family lived in a wealthy area.

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    One fact stands out in bold relief in the history of man's attempts for betterment. That is that when compulsion is used, only resentment is aroused, and the end is not gained. Only through moral suasion and appeal to man's reason can a movement succeed.

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    Originally, I came from Texas, and we lived on - I guess you'd call it welfare, what we called relief.

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    People want to know that they're going to get tax relief and Donald Trump has promised that.

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    Practically everything from hairstyles to lifestyles is endorsed as some sort of drug to be taken Now for Instant Relief.

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    Reflection must be reserved for solitary hours; whenever she was alone, she gave way to it as the greatest relief; and not a day went by without a solitary walk, in which she might indulge in all the delight of unpleasant recollections.

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    Regaining favor with your worst enemy is a satisfactory but short lived relief.

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    Risk always brings its own rewards: the exhilaration of breaking through, of getting to the other side; the relief of a conflict healed; the clarity when a paradox dissolves.

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    Rising sea levels, severe draughts, the melting of the polar caps, the more frequent and devastating natural disasters all raise demand for humanitarian assistance and disaster relief.

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    She felt some measure of relief knowing that in the very least, on the open road she would have some time to think.

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    Simple truths are a relief from grand speculations.

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    Never did a prisoner, released from his chains, feel such relief as I shall on shaking off the shackles of power.

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    Nothing relieves and ventilates the mind like a resolution.

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    Once the premise is accepted that poverty is never the fault of the poor but the fault of 'society,' or of 'the capitalist system, then there is no definable limit to be set on relief, and the politicians who want to be elected or reelected will compete with each other in proposing new 'welfare' programs to fill some hitherto 'unmet need.'

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