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  • Did young Pocahontas really intercede to prevent the execution of Captain John Smith This romantic tale is conspicuously absent from Smith's initial accounts of his captivity under Powhatan 'Arriving at Werawocomoco, their Emperour Powhatan proudly lying uppon a Bedstead a foote high upon tenne or twelve Mattes... and with such grave and majesticall countenance, as drave me into admiration to see such a state in a naked salvage, he kindly welcomed me with good wordes, and great Platters of sundrie victuals, assuring me his friendship, and my libertie within foure days... In describing to him the territories of Europe, which was subject to our Great King whose subject I was, the innumerabl e multitude of his ships, I gave him to understand the noyse of Trumpets, and terrible manner of fighting were under captain Newport my father... At his greatnesse hee admired, and not a little feared... And thus having with all the kindnes hee could devise, sought to content me he sent me home...'
    (John Smith)
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  • We are voluntarily doing this, there has been no pressure to do this. We want to change some previous policies and procedures and management changes. We will also be putting our entire staff through a training program to teach them how to intercede in disputes between patrons.
    (Michael Ward)
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  • You know, I'm a Christian and I believe that God has a plan and a purpose for each one of our lives and that he can intercede in all kinds of situations and we need to have a little faith in many things.
    (Sharron Angle)
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  • The (Colombian) government authorized the French government to intercede on behalf of the people who have been kidnapped,
    (Sabas Pretelt)
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  • I see from the papers that my name has been sent in for Brigadier General. This is certainly very complimentary to me, particularly as I have never asked a friend to intercede in my behalf. Hearing that I was likely to be promoted, the officers, with
    (Ulysses Grant)
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  • Those who join the Carmelite Order are not lost to their near and dear ones, but have been won for them, because it is our vocation to intercede to God for everyone.
    (Edith Stein)
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  • and demanding that he do more to intercede with these children.
    (Gerard Butler)
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  • But this does not exempt the sane from a feeling of alarm when a madman who has composed a sublime poem, after explaining to them in the most logical fashion that he has been shut up by mistake through his wife's machinations, imploring them to intercede for him with the governor of the asylum, complaining of the promiscuous company that is forced upon him, concludes as follows 'You see that man in the courtyard, who I'm obliged to put up with he thinks he's Jesus Christ. That should give you an idea of the sort of lunatics I've been shut up with he can't be Jesus Christ, because I'm Jesus Christ' A moment earlier, you were on the point of going to assure the psychiatrist that a mistake had been made. On hearing these words, even if you bear in mind the admirable poem at which this same man is working every day, you shrink from him....
    (Marcel Proust)
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