·It is already possible to imagine a society in which the majority of the population, that is to say, its laborers, will have almost as much leisure as in earlier times was enjoyed by the aristocracy.
·The masses are more likely to replace an unchanging ritual by fashion which it will be in the economic interest of certain people to change as often as possible.
·Workers seldom commit acts of violence, because they can put their aggression into their work, be it physical like the work of a smith, or mental like the work of a scientist or an artist.
·They were often compelled to work twelve or fourteen hours a day.
·The police undertook detailed and comprehensive investigations into the case. (来源：英语麦当劳－英语杂志 http://www.EnglishCN.com)
·The device, though, would do much more than capture a lecture.
·It was a microcassette found in Kathleen Weinstein’s shirt pocket that not only led police to her alleged killer but also revealed the New Jersey teacher to be a woman of extraordinary courage and compassion.
·Grabbing Weinstein by the jaw, the attacker told her he had a gun and forced her into the Camry.
·It was there, police believe, that Weinstein was able to activate the recorder she kept in her bag.
·Her power of persuasion were to no avail.
·Weinstein’s body, with hands and feet bound, was discovered by a hiker in March.
·Given her fate, the name of the program has a heartbreaking resonance to it: Random Acts of Kindness.
·The operation fostered hope in the patient.
·We protested but to no avail.
·He was firmly convinced that risk accompanies decisions.
·The computer makes possible a marvellous leap in human proficiency.
·But the question persists and indeed grows whether the computer will make it easier or harder for human beings to know who they really are….
·There may be a tendency to mistake data for wisdom, just as there has always been a tendency to confuse logic with values, and intelligence with insight.
·To the extent, then, that man fail to distinguish between the intermediate operations of electronic intelligence and the ultimate responsibilities of human decision, the computer could prove a digression.
·It may promote undue confidence in concrete answers.
·…before we lose ourselves in celebrating the victory, we might reflect on the great advances in the human situation that have come about because men were challenged by error and would not stop thinking and exploring until they found better approaches for dealing with it.
·For the danger is not so much that man will be controlled by the computer as that he may imitate it.
·Even to speculate on it is a gain.
·If you persist in ignoring my instructions, I shall have to punish you.
·His ultimate goal is too distant and shadowy to obtain.
·Despite their differences, their love will conquer.
·It has taken him a long time to come to terms with the fact that he won't be able to go to college.