Offers possible answers to the armchair philosopher's favorite question: "Why?"
Answers are from Project Gutenberg.CW: Questionable gender/racial attitudes.
because we had nothing else to do.
because of its intensely spiritual work; the other, because of her love for nursing, and the boundless possibilities for good there might be in training nurses.
because it illustrates his personal history and throws light on many of the sonnets.
because I am afraid for him.
because such trifling drawbacks irritated him, and spoilt his pleasure.
because they say they are good for a cold, and I thinke that kill'd her; for to try if she were alive or no I did but even now tye a Crust to a packe-threed on a pinne, but shee leapt not at it; so that I am sure shee's worms meate by this.
because children learn by imitation and the pleasure in imitation is universal.
because every lesson had to be studied by the teacher, and in a different way from what was thought good enough in the old days.
because he knows her, while others do not, an object of loathing?
because the theory of their government required a seeming agent in the imposing ceremonies that formed part of their specious system, and in their intercourse with other states.
because in it is a spirit of unity and harmony.
because the sun was shining, but because he felt good.
because if I did fancy it, that would be a certain sign I didn't know it.
because of the bugbear of professional courtesy, voiced his opinion that Patricia had not received the most adroit medical treatment at the time of little Roger's birth.
because my mother had given it me--Aileen Mavourneen.
because she was accustomed to pick them up country where she came from.
because more rolling.
because I was too indolent to stand against it.
because of his wonderfully quick trips, was persuaded to make the dash for freedom.
because he could not but acknowledge the majesty of Nature, fell into childish exultation at his acquired and still-increasing dominion over her elements.
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