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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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If the part is trifling she will have more credit in making something of it; and if she is so desperately bent against everything humorous, let her take Cottager's speeches instead of Cottager's wife's, and so change the parts all through; he is solemn and pathetic enough, I am sure.
We must not allow her to accept the part. She must not be left to her own complaisance.
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.
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. Feeling, therefore, some curiosity to know how long the combing and the studying had gone on together, she ventured on putting the question, first to the mistress; and (receiving no answer in that quarter) secondly to the maid.
"I have conceived the part of Lucy," she observed, with the demurest gravity.
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.