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I never could look on it in the light of a recreation to have my ears teased with measured noises," said Mr.
The latter third of the speech was marred by the resumption of fights and other recreations among certain of the bad boys, and by fidgetings and whis- perings that extended far and wide, washing even to the bases of isolated and incorruptible rocks like Sid and Mary.
Grimy sailors came down out of the foretop placidly announcing themselves as "a handful of private citizens of America, traveling simply for recreation and unostentatiously," etc.
The thought of his little brother became not only his recreation, but the object of his studies.
Man shall be trained for war, and woman for the recreation of the warrior: all else is folly.
In this time of weakness and depression he would have made it his medicine and support, his comforter, his recreation, and his friend, and thereby sunk deeper and deeper, and bound himself down for ever in the bathos whereinto he had fallen.
I am often asked how, in the midst of so much work, a large part of which is for the public, I can find time for any rest or recreation, and what kind of recreation or sports I am fond of.
Society has claims on us all; and I profess myself one of hose who consider intervals of recreation and amusement as desirable for everybody.