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Never from the first could I sleep, but used to weep many a chill, weary night away.
Such, then, are the different senses in which the term 'prior' is used.
Sometimes on Sundays, if they were drunk enough, they used to throw her a penny or two, into the mud, and Marie would silently pick up the money.
I keep remembering locoed horses I used to see on the range when I was a boy.
When the lesson was over, we used to go up to the watermelon patch behind the garden.
It has been used as a prison for political offenders for two or three hundred years, and its dungeon walls are scarred with the rudely carved names of many and many a captive who fretted his life away here and left no record of himself but these sad epitaphs wrought with his own hands.
In most cases the sewing-machine was not used, the clocks were so worthless that they did not keep correct time--and if they had, in nine cases out of ten there would have been no one in the family who could have told the time of day--while the organ, of course, was rarely used for want of a person who could play upon it.
It was always used in such connections as to make it an interesting word to me.
I used to run with them, and had great fun; we used to gallop all together round and round the field as hard as we could go.
How lovely she used to look with the morning sun turning her hair to golden mist, and dancing in the blue deeps of her eyes; and once when by chance she had forgotten to fasten her gown, I caught glimpses of a bosom that was like two happy handfuls of wonderful white cherries .
Well, I was brought up in luxury; the first I remember is, playing about, when I was a child, in splendid parlors,--when I was kept dressed up like a doll, and company and visitors used to praise me.
A Lion used to prowl about a field in which Four Oxen used to dwell.