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The flower lore of American children is nearly all of English derivation; but children invent as well as copy.
OLD-TIME GARDENSALICE MORSE EARLE
The derivation of the word Sabbath in this connexion is quite unknown.
Moreover, the information available will not always justify the derivation of a specific task.
SOUND MILITARY DECISIONU.S. NAVAL WAR COLLEGE
Another rule for laying the accent of words arises from derivation.
There is, moreover, ample evidence in favour of the derivation from the isle Cyprus.
The corpulency of the fish to which the same term is given explains its derivation.
THE LOG OF THE SUNWILLIAM BEEBE
Neither bears any trace of derivation from the Sanskrit alphabet.
The dictionary meaning is just open ground reserved for the chase, and the derivation is given as foras: out of doors.
THE NEW FORESTELIZABETH GODFREY
There are, however, very few either words or roots of words which can be proved to have that derivation.
His method is hence inductive,--the derivation of certain principles from a sum of given facts and phenomena.

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