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I assure you, no matter how beautifully we play any piece, the minute Liszt plays it, you would scarcely recognize it!
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
I was busy loading the piece when an exclamation of surprise from one of the men made me look up.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Let the thought of self pass in, and the beauty of great action is gone, like the bloom from a soiled flower.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
There were two battalions, together about a thousand men; and they brought a field-piece with them.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
She got up and stood in front of the fire, having her hand on the chimney-piece and looking down at the blaze.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
He saw Gen. Braddock as he passed on to his defeat, and could give a succinct account of that sanguinary action.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
The wisdom of a scribe cometh by his time of leisure: and he that is less in action, shall receive wisdom.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Words are often everywhere as the minute-hands of the soul, more important than even the hour-hands of action.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
The action was at first a little confusing to Edna, but she soon lent herself readily to the Creole's gentle caress.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
With a groan, wrung from the very depths of his heart, he tossed the man a gold-piece; another to the woman.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
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WORDS RELATED TO PIECE OF ACTION

  • allowances
  • apportionments
  • assignments
  • bits
  • consignments
  • cuts
  • distributions
  • divisions
  • doles
  • drags
  • foods
  • helpings
  • measures
  • meeds
  • parts
  • piece of actions
  • portions
  • provender
  • provisions
  • quanta
  • quotas
  • shares
  • stores
  • supplies
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