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bring

to institute proceedings, charges or to put evidence before a tribunal.
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My messenger brought back a polite answer, inviting me to visit him at an early hour in the afternoon.
I was plodding up the slope, turning these thoughts over in my mind, and had reached a point which may have been half-way to home, when my mind was brought back to my own position by a strange noise behind me.
The touch of my fingers on these keys brought back my reason with the suddenness of thought.
What had he brought back from this long and weary journey?
The adventures of his rogue of a hero, who began life as the servant and accomplice of a blind beggar, and then adventured on through a most diverting career of knavery, brought back the atmosphere of Don Quixote, and all the landscape of that dear wonder- world of Spain, where I had lived so much, and I followed him with all the old delight.
he thought, recalling the service of the day before and the holy icon with its black face and gilt frame, and the tapers which he sold to be set before that icon and which were almost immediately brought back to him scarcely burnt at all, and which he put away in the store-chest.
Nor did his misfortunes end with the voyage; for the ship was cast ashore on an island of the South Pacific, and it was six years afterward when the survivors were taken off by a venturesome trading schooner and brought back to San Francisco.
The report brought back was, that the wound was certainly mortal, and there were no hopes of life.
The uncharitable were apt to surmise that he had, in the interim, been well used up in a buffalo hunt; but those accustomed to Indian morality in the matter of horseflesh, considered it a singular evidence of honesty that he should be brought back at all.
The prisoner who was brought back this morning by M.
When we ran away from it (we ran away four times in six years, to be soon brought back and cruelly punished), the flight was always of her planning and leading.
Koku was an immense man, a veritable giant, one of two whom Tom had brought back with him after an exciting trip to a strange land.