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Poems by Collin and Carpani, the adapter of the text, were presented to him.

These reveal Shakespeare undisguisedly as an adapter of plays by other hands.

Sometimes he takes his adapter with him to see these French plays.

Burton, indeed, hailed the adapter of Omar Khayyam as a "fellow Sufi."

The hand of the adapter, the interpolator and the reviser is unmistakably present.

This we should of course expect from an adapter of existing 'prophecies.'

The prism and eye-piece are then rotated together in the adapter.

But Assyria itself had been equally an adapter and intermediary.

Don't try to slide the adapter into the opening from the top.

Did the adapter of the fifth book sign his work in this indirect fashion?

WORD ORIGIN

1801, agent noun from adapt. Electrical engineering sense from 1907.

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