Double


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DOUBLE. Twofold; as, double cost; double insurance; double plea.

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'Her port-wine, I believe?' said Double, tasting it as if he were in the Docks, with hours to spare.
(To the Boy:) Tell me, boy, do you assert that a double space comes from a double line?
SOCRATES: Therefore the double line, boy, has given a space, not twice, but four times as much.
SOCRATES: We have certainly, as would seem, assisted him in some degree to the discovery of the truth; and now he will wish to remedy his ignorance, but then he would have been ready to tell all the world again and again that the double space should have a double side.
And if this is the proper name, then you, Meno's slave, are prepared to affirm that the double space is the square of the diagonal?
The pay-envelope army that moves to work every morning in Telephonia would be a host of one hundred and ten thousand men and girls, mostly girls,--as many girls as would fill Vassar College a hundred times and more, or double the population of Nevada.
As to the suggestion of double taxation, the answer is plain.
He brought out a strong mule, and made it fast in the middle of the crowd--a she-mule never yet broken, but six years old--when it is hardest of all to break them: this was for the victor, and for the vanquished he offered a double cup.
They set him down in a swoon and then went to fetch the double cup.
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A three-member bench of the court headed by Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed and comprising Justice Faisal Arab and Justice Ijaz Ul Ahsan heard the bail plea filed by Double Shah.
Vernon Hills 5, Glenbrook South 1: In their first game of the day, the Cougars got 2-for-3 efforts from Jordyn Smith (3 stolen bases), Madison Johnson (double) and Lauren Ellis (RBI).