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A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side.
If you are a good person, you will probably be a good father. Try not to worry too much. If you don't feel apprehensive just before your first child arrives, you are abnormal. Though catastrophe doesn't come as often in childbirth as it did a few generations ago, we naturally fear it.
Persons who have been homeless carry within them a certain philosophy of life which makes them apprehensive about ownership.
Like most people - unless they're very practised at it or have no warm blood at all in their veins - I feel a little apprehensive about the red carpet. It's always a bit bewildering when people are taking pictures and asking questions before the ceremony.
I was apprehensive. I feared every time I talked about poetry, it would be filtered through the lens of race, sex, and age.
My disorder has been attended with several symptoms of a consumption; and I have been at times apprehensive that my great change was at hand: yet blessed be God, I have never been affrighted; but, on the contrary, at times much delighted with a view of its approach.
When I started this project, I was a young architect. I was very apprehensive about any changes to the design. Whether I wanted to or not, I learned that you can accept some changes to its form without compromising its intent. But it's a leap of faith that I didn't want to make initially - to put it mildly.
I remember actually liking a girl in high school who was kind of an outcast and weird, and people made fun of her. I remember hanging out with her, but I was apprehensive about telling anyone I really liked her.
If children live with hostility, they learn to fight. If they live with fear, they learn to be apprehensive. If they live with criticism, they learn to condemn.
Every generation looks at literature through the lens of their own experience, but with the Bible, everyone gets apprehensive and thinks it'll be too stuffy.
I was apprehensive about bringing off this Homer.
The health-care law, irrespective of how people feel about the aims of it - and obviously I don't agree with Obamacare - but the worry that some businesses have about how the law will impact their bottom line has made people more apprehensive about expanding and growing their business in the 21st century.
Sometimes the only way to make palatable that which is appalling and apprehensive is to season it with some humor.
You always get apprehensive before you do shoots.
I moved to New York first and was really apprehensive about moving to L.A., but I really, really like it.
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