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The Gorget (Fig. 30) is made in two halves, each composed of a single plate or, sometimes, of two or three horizontal lames.
ARMOUR & WEAPONSCHARLES JOHN FFOULKES
But alcohol does both; it lames the power of a whole nation and leads to the degeneration of the race, as does opium in China.
BRITISH SOCIALISMJ. ELLIS BARKER
"Thought expands but lames," said Goethe—unless it is constantly controlled by fact.
COLLEGE TEACHINGPAUL KLAPPER
It warps my political sympathies; it distorts my judgment; it obscures my eloquence, and it lames my logic!
Son tissu parait aussi lamelleux, et les lames semblent affecter une sorte de divergence.
Were it not for this wound, which lames me, I would spring upon you and crush the life from your miserable carcass.
A GALLANT GRENADIERF.S. BRERETON
Enviable stoicism that mislays the keepsake of some poor widow, or lames the old curate's cob, the fond companion of many rambles.
I think it more often lames than strengthens the memory and observation.
NOTES ON NURSINGFLORENCE NIGHTINGALE
Their art lames and cripples them with a thousand meticulous scruples.
SUSPENDED JUDGMENTSJOHN COWPER POWYS
It always lames me for a few hours, though, when I do anything to it.
ACROSS THE MESAJARVIS HALL

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