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Anybody may cram their poor heads; but who will brighten their grave faces?
Yet that is considered an excellent school, I find, and I dare say it would be if the benighted lady did not think it necessary to cram her pupils like Thanks-giving turkeys, instead of feeding them in a natural and wholesome way.
And I paid back the borrowed money, and gritted my teeth, and started to cram by myself.
If a patient has eaten nothing for two or three days, they think he is at death's door, and they cram him with soup or wine or something.
His determination to cram down their throats, or put "bodily into their souls" his own words, elicits a cry of horror from Socrates.
The variety of matter, indeed, which I shall be obliged to cram into this book, will afford no room for any of those ludicrous observations which I have elsewhere made, and which may sometimes, perhaps, have prevented thee from taking a nap when it was beginning to steal upon thee.
This was another of her ways of forming a mind--to cram all articles of difficulty into cupboards, lock them up, and say they had no existence.
I'd open one of those doors, and I'd cram 'em all in, and then I'd lock the door and through the keyhole I'd blow in pepper.
During his assembly to the Cram House he told us that he'd been academic at school and that Geography had been his best lesson.
But Cram, former world 1500m champion turned BBC commentator, reckons the youngster merits individual selection for next month's Europeans.
The world-champion athlete and commentator, who hails from Jarrow, was at Slaley Hall for the 11th Steve Cram Celebrity Golf Day in aid of children's charity COCO.
Cram, 53, is the latest high-profile addition to the programme under head of endurance Barry Fudge.