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The Count placed his hand on his brow as if to collect his thoughts.
Mrs Smith did not want to take blame to herself, and was most tender of throwing any on her husband; but Anne could collect that their income had never been equal to their style of living, and that from the first there had been a great deal of general and joint extravagance.
But the man spoke before his memories could collect themselves.
She dabbles in literature, likes to collect a few of us in her drawing-room, but mention a clergyman, a bishop even, nay, the Archbishop himself, and she gobbles like a turkey-cock.
November chill blaws loud wi' angry sugh;* The short'ning winter-day is near a close; The miry bests retreating frae the pleugh; The black'ning trains o' craws to their repose; The toil-worn Cotter Frae his labour goes, This night his weekly moil is at an end, Collects his spades, his mattocks, and his hoes, Hoping the morn in ease and rest to spend, And weary, o'er the moor, his course does hameward bend.
Munt, who collected new ideas as a squirrel collects nuts, and was especially attracted by those that are portable.
One way collects together the appearances commonly regarded as a given object from different places; this is, broadly speaking, the way of physics, leading to the construction of physical objects as sets of such appearances.
He is Mr Casby, by name, he is,' said Plornish, 'and Pancks, he collects the rents.
Again the impression passed away, as he heard the voices collect near the spot where the white man had so reluctantly abandoned his rifle.
Collect what force you can, for there's game afoot that must be hunted hard, and will turn to bay.
What is the power of laying and collecting taxes, but a LEGISLATIVE POWER, or a power of MAKING LAWS, to lay and collect taxes?
I would sooner collect life red devils than liddle monkeys.