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Dost think I can let thee go into a danger I do not partake?

Each day it is spread, and each year there are more Bears to partake of it.

What if Benedetta, what if Dario should partake of that fruit?

Partake then, my Imogen, in those refreshments we have prepared for your gratification.

If you are hungry, come in and partake of the liberal plenty the castle affords.

They tend to partake of the methods of pictorial caricature.

She lays the tray before her son and invites me to partake of the repast.

Then we will begin at the beginning:—If one is, can one be, and not partake of being?

Then the one will partake of figure, either rectilinear or round, or a union of the two?

Again, the not-one cannot partake of the one; otherwise it would not have been not-one, but would have been in some way one.

WORD ORIGIN

1560s, back-formation from Middle English part-taking (late 14c.), or part-taker (c.1400), both translations of Latin particeps "participant" (n.), also "sharing, partaking" (see participation). Related: Partook; partaking.

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