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At night, I sat a long time on the deck, listening to the sea songs with which the crew beguile the evening watch.
All day long I sully sheet after sheet of paper and beguile the tedious hours with the half-faded recollections of my childhood.
MARGUERITEANATOLE FRANCE
Seeing her come back to life I gave her more flowers and sang to her, endeavouring to beguile her.
MARGUERITEANATOLE FRANCE
He replied, "Let no man beguile you of your reward in a voluntary humility and worshipping of angels."
Beside the provisions lay the flute, whose notes had lately been called forth by the lonely watcher to beguile a tedious hour.
The Circassians also beguile the way on their journeys with riding songs.
LIFE OF SCHAMYLJOHN MILTON MACKIE
No party had been alluring enough to beguile her from her books.
Zeus reflects on his promise, and sends a false Dream to beguile Agamemnon, promising that now he shall take Troy.
And the weary hunters beguile the long silence of a desert night with the mirth and wonders of a tale.
THE SCIENCE OF FAIRY TALESEDWIN SIDNEY HARTLAND
I can only indicate these considerations to the reader; their development would beguile us too far from our prescribed path.
THE DESERT WORLDARTHUR MANGIN

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