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TABLES. A synopsis in which many particulars are brought together in a general view; as genealogical tables, which are composed of the names of persons belonging to a family. 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 1963-4. Vide Law of the Twelve Tables.

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And when the lamps are lighted, it's like looking at a picture to see the fire, and you all around the table with your mother.
A fellow can't live on books," said Laurie, shaking his head as he perched on a table opposite.
In the opposite corner are two tables, filling a third of the room and laden with dishes and cold viands, which a few of the hungrier guests are already munching.
Before the feast has been five minutes under way, Tamoszius Kuszleika has risen in his excitement; a minute or two more and you see that he is beginning to edge over toward the tables.
Two times in every month there is fresh meat upon my table.
Everything was ready now; students stood crowded together in the foreground, and others stood behind them on chairs and tables.
Four tall girls arose from different tables, and going round, gathered the books and removed them.
it was beautiful - a splendid place carpeted with crimson, and crimson-covered chairs and tables, and a pure white ceiling bordered by gold, a shower of glass-drops hanging in silver chains from the centre, and shimmering with little soft tapers.
The splendid costumes of those at the three tables made a gorgeous and glittering display that no one present was ever likely to forget; perhaps there has never been in any part of the world at any time another assemblage of such wonderful people as that which gathered this evening to honor the birthday of the Ruler of Oz.
We suspect Miss Hepzibah, moreover, of taking a step upward into a chair, in order to give heedful regard to her appearance on all sides, and at full length, in the oval, dingy-framed toilet-glass, that hangs above her table.
Wilson sat down to a table, and began nervously chewing the handle of his umbrella.
Tom poured the mass of yellow coin upon the table and said: