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Its breath was too powerful for any one breast to respire it solely.

Man is divinely prescient of his infinity of mind as soon as he begins to meditate and respire.

Transcendentalism in New EnglandOctavius Brooks Frothingham

By these tubular horns, which Reaumur compares to asses' ears, they respire, and are suspended at the surface.

Do you not remember that you ceased to respire, and were not conscious of the fact?

With what eagerness did I run every morning at sunrise to respire the perfumed air in the peristyle!

When in a torpid state they do not appear to respire, or to have the smallest degree of feeling.

Buffon's Natural History. Volume VIII (of 10)Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon

At their birth they respire by means of gills, and consequently resemble fishes.

Reptiles and BirdsLouis Figuier

In a certain river leeches are bred seven cubits in length, with gills, pierced through with holes, through which they respire.

He laughed, and seemed to respire more air into his broad chest.

Cinq Mars, CompleteAlfred de Vigny

Those quiescent pup that during that state remain submerged, respire air.

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