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And he had hoped so cheerfully all the time to do something.

Did he tell you how to make a lovely asparagus short-cake or something?

"Looks as if there were something doing there," said Percival, as they drove off the wharf.

He decided, too, that he could think better with something mechanical to occupy his hands.

If you think it is I'll tell you something that isn't: Avice practically refused him.

"He will look for me, and seem bewildered, as if something were lost," replied Philothea.

"When we are in Athens, I will show you something more beautiful than these," said Pericles.

Or, if I'd only got tied up in some way for a few weeks—something I could tide over.

If the worst came, he could go West with the family and learn how to do something.

"I've got something to do pretty quick," thought Robert, with satisfaction.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English sum þinge; see some + thing. Hyphenated from c.1300; one word from 17c. Formerly common as an adverb (e.g. something like). Meaning "some liquor, food, etc." is from 1570s. Meaning "a thing worthy of consideration" is from 1580s; emphatic form something else is from 1909. Phrase something for nothing is from 1869. To make something of is from 1778.

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