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Certainly my instinct is to identify with the police, no matter the circumstance.A Veteran’s View: NYC Cold War Between Cops and City Hall|Matt Gallagher|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The union does not under any circumstance condone violence of any kind, including against police officers.The High-Priced Union Rep Charged With Attacking a Cop|Jacob Siegel|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If a product is beautiful, why do you need all that pomp and circumstance?The Hot Designer Who Hates Fashion: VK Nagrani Triumphs His Own Way|Tom Teodorczuk|December 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Instead, there was a high school band striking up the Elgar march “Pomp and Circumstance.”
But Paul Newman—who now, finally, is none of these people—is clearly at home with his current circumstance: as no one but himself.
Which latter circumstance he begged Mr. Perker to note, with a glowing countenance and many marks of indignation.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
A similar circumstance has occurred on the seashore at Hoy Lake, Cheshire, where several "fairy pipes" have been found.
This circumstance had made her feel a deeper interest in Gilbert, and had quickened her friendship into love.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
Her money-bags had been filled in Manchester, and from time to time in her history you are reminded of this circumstance.
If you wish, I will send a copy of the certificate of the duty done by this engine, which states very minutely every circumstance.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick