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But Mrs. Dodd, the present vicar's wife, retained the precious prerogative of choosing the book to be read at the monthly Dorcas.
Take care of a good name: for this shall continue with thee, more than a thousand treasures precious and great.
I am not fool enough to put my precious Naps in jeopardy, just when I am so deucedly in want of them, too.
What is, then, this precious drink I read of in my Shakespeare—so precious, that your lordship will not trust him to his butler?
In the metal of the tenor several coins are visible, one being a Spanish dollar of 1742.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
The metal is then removed, and washed successively with very dilute sodium hydroxid solution, alcohol, and ether.
Her smile was strangely distant, strangely precious: she was love and tenderness incarnate; her little hands held both of his.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
And instead of taking care of this precious heirloom, he goes and locks it away in a safe.
For his mind flung itself with violence upon two sentences: he was 'beautiful and precious'; she longed for him to 'comfort' her.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
As against the pain she inflicted, he had been generous, long-suffering— therefore his conduct was 'beautiful and precious.'
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD

WORDS RELATED TO PRECIOUS METAL

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vibrissanoun | [vahy-bris-uh ]SEE DEFINITION
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