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I would have liked to make a rough tally, pace a perimeter, jot notes, but the slanting light and chill in the air insisted otherwise.
Jenkins, who would go on to lead the Gun Trace Task Force, pleaded guilty to civil rights violations for participating in the coverup, though he insists he did not plant the drugs.Baltimore approves more than $10 million in new police settlements|Justin Fenton|November 18, 2020|Washington Post
For his first act of camaraderie, Besso handed Einstein two books, insisting that he read them.When Einstein Tilted at Windmills - Issue 93: Forerunners|Amanda Gefter|November 18, 2020|Nautilus
They insisted that their actions helped limit the spread of election misinformation.Senators attack Facebook and Twitter over labeling election misinformation|Danielle Abril|November 17, 2020|Fortune
Drugstores have long insisted that patients prefer to talk to their pharmacist at the counter, an experience Amazon will try to recreate digitally.Amazon Pharmacy is live: Shoppers can now order prescriptions directly through the tech giant|Rachel Schallom|November 17, 2020|Fortune
Any plans to grow her exercise movement must, she insists, remain “completely organic.”How Taryn Toomey’s ‘The Class’ Became New York’s Latest Fitness Craze|Lizzie Crocker|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Denied parole nine straight times, he insists he is innocent of the crime for which he was convicted.His First Day Out Of Jail After 40 Years: Adjusting To Life Outside|Justin Rohrlich|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A fire that he insists is only picking up pace, according to top-secret intelligence briefings.
She insists, however, that she considers herself separate from victims of chronic abuse.
She must leave the banlieue, just as she insists to the school counselor, that she must go to high school.
He insists on my going round the French trenches and sent a capitaine de la Fontaine along with me.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
Suppose A claims a right of way over B's land and insists on using it.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
He offers a special wagon train for the purpose, and insists that I shall accompany it.Overland|John William De Forest
He still insists that he remembers nothing of how the two almost fatal incidents in his life came about.
He throws out these materials and insists on his wife getting others at another grocery store.