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visit

in international law, the right of an officer of a belligerent state to stop and search neutral ships in war to verify their nationality and ascertain whether they carry contraband.
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These successive statements were received with the proper expressions of amusement, incredulity and gratitude; and the visit was breaking up in a vein of mild pleasantry when the door opened to admit the Countess Olenska, who entered in bonnet and mantle followed by the unexpected figure of Julius Beaufort.
The day was fixed for exactly a week after Evgenie's visit to the prince.
I shall write to your wife to propose the day for my visit.
All that saved him was the accidental presence of Jack Clayton, who had been permitted to visit the animal in the dressing room reserved for him at the music hall, and had immediately interfered when he saw that the savage beast meant serious mischief.
You do not understand," continued the inspector; "I am sent here by government to visit the prison, and hear the requests of the prisoners.
cried D'Artagnan, "the cardinal is about to visit the Comte de la Fere?
As this man afterwards exerted much influence in awaking the attention of his fellow savages to Christianity, it might seem that in this first visit of the messengers of the gospel he was singled out by a special call to work in the cause.
The passages from Sketches from Memory show that Hawthorne had visited the mountains in one of his occasional rambles from home, but there are no entries in his Note Books which give accounts of such a visit.
Augusta, the sister of Edward was on a visit to her when we arrived.
I have long had a curiosity to visit that old mansion," remarked I.
Her usefulness to little Charles would always give some sweetness to the memory of her two months' visit there, but he was gaining strength apace, and she had nothing else to stay for.
Dear Mother--I am off in a day or two to visit some new country; I haven't yet decided which.