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"You've made up for it by arriving early to-day, at any rate," said Viviette.

In arriving at this decision her mind traveled a number of devious roads.

Great was my surprise on arriving at the village to find no person there.

We went out without any accident, arriving in safety at Cape Henry.

Arriving in Boston on October 18, he lost no time in renting a studio.

But on arriving at the prison he met with an honour even greater.

On arriving at his room in the City, he found Melville waiting for him.

And,' said Mr Willet, arriving at his logical conclusion, 'is to be treated accordingly.'

Arriving there in due course, he alighted and pursued his way on foot.

He got into a panic, and motored back to the Trents', arriving there just before dinner.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1200, "reach land, reach the end of a journey by sea," from Anglo-French ariver, Old French ariver (11c.) "to come to land," from Vulgar Latin *arripare "to touch the shore," from Latin ad ripam "to the shore," from ad "to" (see ad-) + ripa "shore" (see riparian). The original notion is of coming ashore after a long voyage. Of journeys other than by sea, from late 14c. Sense of "to come to a position or state of mind" is from late 14c. Related: Arrived; arriving.

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