possess

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The misfortune was that this was the only thing they cared to possess.

In painting, we believe we possess a school second to none of modern art.

If our whole horizon of truth were not broadened, we could not possess this command.

There are some papers and some money I must possess myself of.

It is tragic how few people ever ‘possess their souls’ before they die.

For all that, I know very well what a treasure I possess in Andrew the carpenter.

Faith is the soul's eyesight; and when we possess it the world is never dark nor lonely.

I daresay your wife'll have a child just about the time you've spent every ha'penny you possess.

I possess his secret; I could give him up to the king's wrath; I could bring him to the death.

Love wants to possess the beloved object—and to make her happy.

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