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All is prepared—the table and the feast— With due appurtenance of clothes and cushions.

I don't think it will, mind, but it's best to be prepared, so give me the key.

He was prepared to talk all night on the subject of Toddles.

"Give this to Mr. Ware," she said to the stable boy as she prepared to get into the dog-cart.

This etext was prepared from the original 1821 edition and the 1948 edition.

Could this be all the obstruction I was prepared to open a pass through?

What my inner self may be I am not prepared to say, but I know that it is there, as everyone else knows that it is in him.

As long as a majority was prepared, it was wasting money to conciliate any body else.

When an eggplant is prepared in this way, it will appear as in Fig. 16.

They may then be cut up as desired for the recipe to be prepared.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., a back formation from preparation and in part from Middle French preparer (14c.), from Latin praeparare "make ready beforehand" (see preparation). Related: Prepared; preparing. Be prepared as the Boy Scouts' motto is attested from 1911.

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