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If the "Y" Beach lot press their advantage they may cut off the enemy troops on the toe of the Peninsula.
It contains above eighty thousand houses, and about six hundred thousand inhabitants.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
He didn't need to wait—as the birds did—until an angleworm stuck his head above ground.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
It is then we make him our friend, which sets us above the envy and contempt of wicked men.
We had now approached closely to the foot of the mountain-ranges, and their lofty summits were high above us in mid-air.
Above all, he was amazed to hear me talk of a mercenary standing army in the midst of peace and among a free people.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
When the whole hunt is hunting up, each single change is made between the whole hunt, and the next bell above it.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
He felt himself the meanest, vilest thing a-crawl upon this sinful earth, and she—dear God!
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
To place wit above sense is to place superfluity above utility.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU

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