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He prepared a glossary of provincial and archological words, intended for a supplement to Johnson's Dictionary.
I assure you, no matter how beautifully we play any piece, the minute Liszt plays it, you would scarcely recognize it!
But I hope at least to play to him a few times, and what is more important, to hear him play repeatedly.
This wasn't at all what he meant to say, and it sounded very ridiculous; but somehow the words wouldn't come straight.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
On the morning after Ramona's disappearance, words had been spoken by each which neither would ever forget.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
To fill up the time till Liszt came, our hostess made us play, one after the other, beginning with the latest arrival.
Again the sallow fingers began to play with the book-covers, passing from one to another, but always slowly and gently.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
She kept her eyes fixed steadily on his, saying what followed gently, calmly, yet as though another woman spoke the words.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The Senora Moreno's heart broke within her, when those words passed her lips to her adored Felipe.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Her attachment to impressionism leads this artist to many experiments in color—or, as one critic wrote, "to play with color."

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ubietynoun | [yoo-bahy-i-tee ]SEE DEFINITION