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Fatigue he never knew, and on one occasion he was said to have spent thirteen days and nights in the saddle.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
He asked what time was usually spent in determining between right and wrong, and what degree of expense?
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
This tiny person spent little or none of his time in the tree-tops, but chose to stay near the ground.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
In the next year his mother returned to India with both her children, and the boy's next two years were spent at and near Bombay.
The year before they had spent part of the summer with their grandmother Pontellier in Iberville.
I shipped for a voyage to Japan and China, and spent several more years trying to penetrate the forbidden fastnesses of Tibet.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
The winter of 1897-98 was spent by Mr. Kipling and his family, accompanied by his father, in South Africa.
Instead of profiting by the advice of those able soldiers, Lannes and Ney, he spent his time quarrelling with them.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
What they would have said to the £150,000 spent on the present building can be better imagined than described.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
They used to give the most magnificent entertainments, and Liszt spent thirty thousand thalers a year.

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pulchritudinousadjective | [puhl-kri-tood-n-uhs, -tyood- ]SEE DEFINITION