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King, him say him signed paper twice," he explained.
Oom Sam explained to the King that, owing to the sentiments of affection and admiration with which the white men regarded him, the three barrels should be made into four, whereupon his Majesty bluntly pronounced the audience at an end and waddled off into his Imperial abode.
Half of the kitchen was given up to a workbench, which was piled with clothing, and Ostrinski explained that he was a "pants finisher.
Ostrinski explained the organization of the party, the machinery by which the proletariat was educating itself.
Occasionally, perhaps, it is necessary to coin words, if no word exists by which a correlation can adequately be explained.
The former definition does indeed apply to all relatives, but the fact that a thing is explained with reference to something else does not make it essentially relative.
He is an exceedingly plausible fellow," Thomson explained, "and as you are just back from the Front, and brought dispatches, he might very possibly regard you as a likely victim.
just both sorts of vermouth and gin, and a dash of something to give it a flavour," Granet explained carelessly.
This fact might have been expected on my theory, for, as already explained, species occasionally arriving after long intervals in a new and isolated district, and having to compete with new associates, will be eminently liable to modification, and will often produce groups of modified descendants.
He's now general financial man for the Swift Company," Tom explained.
The Editor wanted that explained to him, and the Psychologist volunteered a wooden account of the `ingenious paradox and trick' we had witnessed that day week.
He explained his absence by saying that he had a headache and went out into the fresh air, but had gone no further than the oak grove.