Thesaurus / possess

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All the honours which a physician can possess I either enjoy, or have refused when they were offered to me.

Jerome CardanWilliam George Waters

No one of the members of these four classes is known to possess vibratile cilia.

Marvels of Pond-lifeHenry J. Slack

No man should allow himself to recommend another for qualities which he knows he does not possess.

The senses are the only channels to the external world which we possess, and love must come through these channels or not at all.

So often I borrow trouble and cannot use it, when the peace that I possess is all that I need.

Leaves of LifeMargaret Bird Steinmetz

Nor was any mistress ever so beautiful and divine as this one, appointed to possess and be adored by us.

A PessimistRobert Timsol

To bring Torella to my feet—to possess my Juliet in spite of him—all this my wealth could easily achieve.

I would give all I possess, my hope of future happiness even, if I could prove that Jimmie died from angina pectoris.

The Red SealNatalie Sumner Lincoln

Hildebrand, it is true, did not possess the one, but he was soon to forget his uneasiness in the bustle of the other.

HildebrandAnonymous

Mr. Charles Butler and Mr. Ingram Bywater possess a number of interesting and rare books.

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