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I too want to have experiences, to live where life's beat is most intense.

The oddest part of these experiences is that the dirtier the inn the better the fare.

Humility, like the artistic, acceptance of all experiences, is merely a mode of manifestation.

History records the experiences of but one man who has seen a flame in the open.

Then, again, his account of his experiences might be still more instructive.

John groped vainly in mental depths for other experiences likely to illuminate this.

Dan's experiences with girls up to this time had been limited.

About every other method of acquiring the Christian experiences there is a "perhaps."

They had all been describing their individual pursuits and experiences of the morning.

From these experiences he became suspicious of all children.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "observation as the source of knowledge; actual observation; an event which has affected one," from Old French esperience (13c.) "experiment, proof, experience," from Latin experientia "knowledge gained by repeated trials," from experientem (nominative experiens), present participle of experiri "to try, test," from ex- "out of" (see ex-) + peritus "experienced, tested," from PIE root *per- "to lead, pass over" (see peril). Meaning "state of having done something and gotten handy at it" is from late 15c.

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