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“Care had to be taken to not seize legislative communications that were privileged by law while searching for evidence of this crime, so it was a slightly more cumbersome and time consuming process,” Miovas said.
ALASKA’S “HIM TOO” MOMENT: WHEN POLITICIANS AND ALLIES COME WITH ACCUSATIONS OF THEIR OWNBY KYLE HOPKINS, ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS AND GREG KIM, KYUKOCTOBER 23, 2020PROPUBLICA
Look beyond the phenomena of uplifted mountain-masses, deep-scooped ocean basins, forest-laying tempests and land-consuming waves.
In Scotland we also missed much, but very little that we could have reached without consuming considerably more time.
And all the priests made prayer, while the sacrifice was consuming, Jonathan beginning, and the rest answering.
It was rather his consuming of vitality and lack of sleep that seemed to be wearing him down before their eyes.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
Five hundred wigwams were burning within the same narrow compass—consuming alike the bodies of the wounded and the dead.
A SHORT HISTORY OF RHODE ISLANDGEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE
Then a consuming anger flared in him,—anger against the past by which he was still shackled.
THE HIDDEN PLACESBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
That I've a consuming passion for you and that it's impossible.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
Dunham, left alone with Edna, asked the question which was consuming him.
THE OPENED SHUTTERSCLARA LOUISE BURNHAM
The action of fire in consuming fuel, and the action of chemicals in consuming metals, are similar actions.

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