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The essence of freedom is that each of us shares in the shaping of his own destiny.

It is these hands that are shaping for Ferdinand of Spain the keys of Granada.

But it had been shaping itself to something more definite than thought.

The crooked knives he makes, too, from old files, shaping and tempering them.

I only wish that I had known the way that affairs were shaping themselves.

Where, indeed, would the journey that he was shaping in his intention that minute carry him?

The logic of the thing was shaping up hazily, but unmistakably.

I was trebly pleased—at Jim's shaping so well, at the tone of the letter, at my own cleverness.

And yet it was by this heroic method that Providence was shaping his future.

"In the days of the Revolution, my ancestors did their deeds, instead of shaping them," said the invalid.

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