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They either have a tendency to hyperbolize and make life much more glamorous and titillating than it is, or the other way.Coffee Talk with Ethan Hawke: On ‘Boyhood,’ Jennifer Lawrence, and Bill Clinton’s Urinal Exchange | Marlow Stern | December 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But I do think if you look at history and you do believe that history has a tendency to do what?Pro-Palestinian Group Lectured On Skirting Terror Laws | Shane Harris | December 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In New York, district attorneys have a tendency to grow moss-bound in their roles.Meet Dan Donovan, the Prosecutor Who Let Eric Garner’s Killer Walk | David Freedlander | December 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Despite his tendency to speak frankly on political issues, he insists that neither he nor his group are politically active.
The Lizzie Borden Bed & Breakfast has a tendency to lose its guests in the middle of the night.Would You Stay in Lizzie Borden’s Ax-Murder House? | Nina Strochlic | October 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Many British Ferns evidence a marked tendency to “sport,” and this is a fact which the beginner should always bear in mind.How to Know the Ferns | S. Leonard Bastin
There is still a general tendency in universities on both sides of the Atlantic to treat propaganda as infection.The Salvaging Of Civilisation | H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
"It's always the way with them," sighed Miss Grains, who suffered from a complication of romantic tendency and very tight stays.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3) | Charles James Wills
With less intelligent children traces of this tendency to take pictorial representation for reality may appear as late as four.Children's Ways | James Sully
This tendency to take art-representations for realities reappears even in the mental attitude of a child towards his stories.Children's Ways | James Sully
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