be converted

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Smooth-it-away, "is the famous Slough of Despond--a disgrace to all the neighborhood; and the greater that it might so easily be converted into firm ground.
Levin would have been glad indeed to be converted, but could not make out what the point was, and retreating a few steps from the speakers, he explained to Stepan Arkadyevitch his inability to understand why the marshal of the province should be asked to stand.
Here be it said, that many tattooed savages sailing in Nantucket ships at last come to be converted into the churches.
And the idea of good (Republic) may without violence be converted into the Supreme Being, who 'because He was good' created all things (Tim.
At her own home, both at Southdown and at Trottermore Castle, this tall and awful missionary of the truth rode about the country in her barouche with outriders, launched packets of tracts among the cottagers and tenants, and would order Gaffer Jones to be converted, as she would order Goody Hicks to take a James's powder, without appeal, resistance, or benefit of clergy.
Truly,'' said Wamba, without stirring from the spot, ``I have consulted my legs upon this matter, and they are altogether of opinion, that to carry my gay garments through these sloughs, would be an act of unfriendship to my sovereign person and royal wardrobe; wherefore, Gurth, I advise thee to call off Fangs, and leave the herd to their destiny, which, whether they meet with bands of travelling soldiers, or of outlaws, or of wandering pilgrims, can be little else than to be converted into Normans before morning, to thy no small ease and comfort.
From the moment when labour can no longer be converted into capital, money, or rent, into a social power capable of being monopolised, i.
Something about inside baseball, or a new submarine that can be converted into an airship on short notice?
The first unmarked word we come to, SI, is safe; the only replies to it, SO and TI, can each be converted to the safe word TO.
Following an edict from Rome, all churches throughout the world ended Sunday services with a supplication to God for that godless country, Russia, to be converted.
If any significant effort is to be spent in upgrading a calender with sleeve bearings, the effort should be spent on one with full circle bronze bearings, or which can be converted to full circle bearings.