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We desiderate such periods of relaxation and repose in Macaulay.
Haller has at length explained what he would desiderate in our confession.
LETTERS OF JOHN CALVIN, VOLUME II (OF 4)JULES BONNET
We (they observe) need not deny a designer of the world, but we desiderate evidence of his actual workmanship.
THE PHILOSOPHY OF NATURAL THEOLOGYWILLIAM JACKSON
It is the authoritative sentence of the Church then on this difficult subject that we desiderate.
Some may desiderate longer notices of German theories concerning the origin and character of the Acts.
Far be it from the present writer to regret or desiderate the adorably candid creature who so soon smirches her whiteness.
A HISTORY OF THE FRENCH NOVEL, VOL. 2GEORGE SAINTSBURY
We should desiderate a closer approach, and not rest till we had found it.
THE MEANING OF TRUTHWILLIAM JAMES
Swinburne's first drafts offer none of the attractions which collectors of autographs commonly desiderate.
ASPECTS AND IMPRESSIONSEDMUND GOSSE
And tenderness, too—but does that appear a mawkish thing to desiderate in life?
MODERN ESSAYSJOHN MACY
That the oneness requires425 proof is prima facie evidence that it is a value, a desiderate, not an existence.
CREATIVE INTELLIGENCEJOHN DEWEY, ADDISON W. MOORE, HAROLD CHAPMAN BROWN, GEORGE H. MEAD, BOYD H. BODE, HENRY WALDGRAVE, STUART JAMES, HAYDEN TUFTS, HORACE M. KALLEN
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