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Can a Tartar be said to cook, when he only readies his steak by riding on it?

He 'readies up the broads,' as he terms it, by cutting all the high cards convex, and the low ones concave.

The fact that he was not so billed made him realise what a small part of any secret ever readies the general ear.

But meanwhile he gains no real strength, he readies no new height of contemplation.

A gale of wind, accompanied with heavy rain, often readies its climax just about the dawn.