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None of the authors whom I read at all displaced him in my devotion, and I could not have believed that any other poet would ever be so much to me.
A single moment's vigilance relaxed, a blanket displaced, a dose of brandy forgotten, and Trent might have walked this life a multi-millionaire, a peer, a little god amongst his fellows, freed for ever from all anxiety.
Disgust had been displaced by wrath, and her mood was clearly vengeful.
So frightful was the speed with which we displaced the water, that a wave rose up on either side our bow and foamed aft in a series of three stiff, up-standing waves, while astern a great crested billow pursued us hungrily, as though at each moment it would fall aboard and destroy us.
The displaced lids and open doors showed heaps of sullen grey ashes.
It was a crunching of heavy feet, punctuated now and again by the clattering of a displaced stone.
Furthermore, little children went to work on the machine- looms, at lower wages, and displaced the men.
In Yorkshire, it is historically known that the ancient black cattle were displaced by the long-horns, and that these 'were swept away by the short-horns' (I quote the words of an agricultural writer) 'as if by some murderous pestilence.
The collaborator whose part Jonson has characteristically displaced in the final form of the play may have been Shakspere.
But before I was half-way down, a sentiment of strong sympathy for her I had left behind me had displaced all other feelings, and seemed imperatively to draw me back: I began to think, 'Why am I hurrying so fast in this direction?
There was nothing moveable within it, but a clumsy table which could not be displaced without noise, and a heavy chair.
According to officials, eighty billion rupees will be incurred on the rehabilitation of displaced persons over the next three years.