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A small boy of three years and nine months on receiving from his nurse the familiar order, "Come here!"
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
My No. 4239 addressed to Maxwell and repeated to you was sent before receiving your telegram under reply.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Each day he was sending serenely confident telegrams to Calcutta and receiving equally reassuring ones from a fatuous Viceroy.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The first curtsey I remember receiving, except of course in the stately ceremonies of the dance.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
He consented to the trial, receiving Planner's solemn promise that, in the event of failure, it should be the last.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
He seldom got up till late in the day, dictating his letters and receiving his ministers in bed.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
The Ashmolean museum, at Oxford, England, founded for the purpose of receiving the antiquary's "twelve cartloads of rarities."
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Mrs. Pontellier, attired in a handsome reception gown, remained in the drawing-room the entire afternoon receiving her visitors.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Reasonable facilities for receiving and forwarding traffic The subject of undue preference, which was forbiddenp.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Receiving small encouragement in England, he applied to sugar-cane planters to give his engines a trial in the West Indies.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK

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