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While this scene was enacting, a similar one was taking place on board the Dove.

I saw that he was now enacting a different rôle—that of marker for the marksmen.

Did the poor mocked-at heart divine what might be then enacting?

The enacting stile of the laws of the United States shall be.

She was Maria, who had been housemaid there during the enacting of that tragedy.

While this scene was enacting, the English Justiciars were in session in the Castle.

But go back, my dear Talboys, to the first enacting of the Play.

The difficulty is really not in enacting laws for it, but to keep them in vigor.

She is enacting this melodrama on your breast: she may enact the next on another man's.

All this time a different scene was enacting at the other end of the table.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from en- (1) "make, put in" + act. Related: Enacted; enacting.

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