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part

(Place), noun area, division, locale, location, premises, purlieus, quarter, room, section, site, spot
Associated concepts: part in a courthouse

part

(Portion), noun allocation, allowance, amount, bit, chip, chunk, collop, component, constituent, cutting, detachment, detail, division, excerpt, factor, fraction, helping, ingredient, interest, lump, measure, percentage, piece, quantity, section, segment, serving, share, slab, slice, subdivision, subgroup
Associated concepts: principal part

part

(Role), noun burden, character, charge, chore, concern, function, impersonation, job, mimesis, partes, performance, portrayal, province, realm, representation, responsibility, task, undertaking

part

(Leave), verb be gone, break away, defect, depart, escape, evacuate, get away from, go, go away, go forth, march off, migrate, move away, move out, quit, remove, retreat, separate oneself from, set off, set out, take leave, take one's departure, tear oneself away, withdraw

part

(Separate), verb be severed, be sundered, break, carve, compartmentalize, cut in two, detach, disconnect, disengage, disentangle, disjoin, dissever, dissociate, dissolve, disunite, divide, dividere, fissure, halve, isolate, keep apart, parcel, partiri, portion, section, separare, sever, sort out, split, stand between, subdivide, sunder, tear assunder, undo, unloose
See also: alienate, alight, aspect, assignment, bifurcate, break, chapter, characteristic, circuit, component, constituent, courtroom, depart, department, detach, detail, dichotomize, disband, discontinue, disengage, disjoint, disperse, dissociate, dissolve, divide, division, divorce, element, eliminate, equity, estrange, evacuate, excerpt, factor, feature, ingredient, interest, isolate, item, leave, lot, luxate, member, moiety, organ, ownership, phase, proportion, province, quit, ration, region, remove, retire, retreat, role, section, segment, separate, sever, share, split, subdivision, task, title, unit, vicinity
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Yates's help, to ascertain what scenery would be necessary--while Maria and Henry Crawford conversed together in an under-voice, and the declaration with which she began of, "I am sure I would give up the part to Julia most willingly, but that though I shall probably do it very ill, I feel persuaded she would do it worse," was doubtless receiving all the compliments it called for.
Pangloss for himself; and very earnestly, but very unsuccessfully, trying to persuade the others that there were some fine tragic parts in the rest of the dramatis personae.
The repentance of her lover at the Bath, and how brought by the just alarm of his fit of sickness to abandon her; the just caution given there against even the lawful intimacies of the dearest friends, and how unable they are to preserve the most solemn resolutions of virtue without divine assistance; these are parts which, to a just discernment, will appear to have more real beauty in them all the amorous chain of story which introduces it.
Her application to a sober life and industrious management at last in Virginia, with her transported spouse, is a story fruitful of instruction to all the unfortunate creatures who are obliged to seek their re-establishment abroad, whether by the misery of transportation or other disaster; letting them know that diligence and application have their due encouragement, even in the remotest parts of the world, and that no case can be so low, so despicable, or so empty of prospect, but that an unwearied industry will go a great way to deliver us from it, will in time raise the meanest creature to appear again the world, and give him a new case for his life.
There sat Magdalen, in an arm-chair before the long looking-glass, with all her hair let down over her shoulders; absorbed in the study of her part and comfortably arrayed in her morning wrapper, until it was time to dress for dinner.
Intimately as Miss Garth was acquainted with this peculiarity in her pupil, she now saw it asserting itself for the first time, in association with mental exertion of any kind on Magdalen's part.
I suspect, also, that some of the cases of compensation which have been advanced, and likewise some other facts, may be merged under a more general principle, namely, that natural selection is continually trying to economise in every part of the organisation.
Effects of external conditions -- Use and disuse, combined with natural selection; organs of flight and of vision -- Acclimatisation -- Correlation of growth -- Compensation and economy of growth -- False correlations -- Multiple, rudimentary, and lowly organised structures variable -- Parts developed in an unusual manner are highly variable: specific characters more variable than generic: secondary sexual characters variable -- Species of the same genus vary in an analogous manner -- Reversions to long lost characters -- Summary.
I afterwards scraped some off the paper, and found that it consisted of groups of little spheres in colourless cases, each of the thousandth part of an inch in diameter.
At first it appears rather surprising, that the trade-wind along the northern parts of Chile and on the coast of Peru, should blow in so very southerly a direction as it does; but when we reflect that the Cordillera, running in a north and south line, intercepts, like a great wall, the entire depth of the lower atmospheric current, we can easily see that the trade-wind must be drawn northward, following the line of mountains, towards the equatorial regions, and thus lose part of that easterly movement which it otherwise would have gained from the earth's rotation.
In England by the end of the fifteenth century they had been for the most part replaced by a kindred species which had long been growing up beside them, namely the Morality Plays.
The Morality Play probably arose in part from the desire of religious writers to teach the principles of Christian living in a more direct and compact fashion than was possible through the Bible stories of the Mysteries.