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Pericles went to seek his son, and found him reclining on the couch where he had left him.

I found him crowned with garlands; for he had been offering sacrifices in the hall.

I found the people corrupted; and I must humour their disease.

He would not adopt a nameless orphan, found with a poor goatherd of Phelle.

This cop that found me in a hallway, he says I must have been give a dose of Peter.

It was thus Billy Brue found him at the end of his second day's search.

They arrived at the gate without question or hindrance; but found it fastened.

Here, perchance, may be found a clue in symbol to the family strife.

He'd just taken it off the ticker when we found him in Fouts's place there.

Here, perhaps, may be found the symbolic clue to the strife's cause.

WORD ORIGIN

"establish," late 13c., from Old French founder (12c., Modern French fonder), from Latin fundare "to lay the bottom or foundation of something," from fundus "bottom, foundation" (see fund (n.)). Related: Founded; founding. Phrase founding fathers with reference to the creators of the American republic is attested from 1916.

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