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synonyms for harps on

  • dwell on
  • nag
  • bother
  • disturb
  • dwell upon
  • harp upon
  • pester
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I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
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Besides the districts mentioned, tobacco is grown largely in that of Frankfort-on-the Oder.
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Now see the confusion, the shame, and the fear that followed those harps and timbrels and trumpets.
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Madame Malmaison had always been a little proud of the beauty and grace and sweetness of her fitter-on.
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And I will make the multitude of thy songs to cease, and the sound of thy harps shall be heard no more.
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Berwick-on-Tweed lies partly in England and partly in Scotland, the river which runs through it forming the boundary line.
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Louis the Goon Engel was a mere walk-on in the piece, a spear-carrier doomed to death.
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From Kingston-on-Thames, the perfectly kept road closely follows the river.
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Do not think of by-standers and lookers-on; think only of the individual to whom you are addressing yourself.
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