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Allies

Ally

1. To unite, or form a connection between, as between families by marriage, or between princes and states by treaty, league, or confederacy; often followed by to or with. O chief! In blood, and now in arms allied. (Pope)

2. To connect or form a relation between by similitude, resemblance, friendship, or love. These three did love each other dearly well, And with so firm affection were allied. (Spenser) The virtue nearest to our vice allied. (Pope)

ally is generally used in the passive form or reflexively.

Origin: oe. Alien, OF. Alier, f. Alier, fr. L. Alligare to bind to; ad _ ligare to bind. Cf. Alligate, alloy, Allay, ligament.


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... own affairs. The thousand of years of human history demonstrates that so clearly that I regard it as a fact. Yes I believe we are indeed partial allies.

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... the evidence seems to favour a Darwinian process for the production of new species. (20 words) Believe it or not, but we may actually be partial allies. I'm a relative hardliner when it comes to absolutes, such as claims of absolute truth. I'm generally a Dawkins fan but cringe a little when ...

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... races throughout the world. At the same time the anthropomorphous apes . . . will no doubt be exterminated. The break between man and his nearest allies will then be wider, for it will intervene between man in a more civilized state, as we may hope, even than the Caucasian, and some ape as low ...

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... good Marine Corps and the ability to project military power on a global scale, which would require either a world-wide basing network or obliging allies. I've read that the US government wants to form closer ties with India and play them as a counter to the rising power of China. Not sure, though, ...

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Reconciling Faith with Evolution

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Tue Sep 25, 2007 6:22 pm
 
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