Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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Phim sticks to it, too; tells me my peg is downright encouragement to the bacteria.

You do like I tells yer, or yer'll git yer eggercation wid a brick.

Grievously disordered they appear to be, as Hannah tells me.

He tells me of the patterns bespoken which my mother mentioned to me.'

Mrs. Elwood tells me that she informed the caretaker yesterday of our coming.

For still, as she tells me, he speaks kind and praiseful things of me.

So the letter ran; and that tells volumes to the initiated about young Haskell.

It is Lady Macbeth who plays this part; she tells Macbeth to "get some water,"

Milly tells me you've never been in the city before; that you are studying at Barnard.

She will be down as soon as Katy tells her you're here, no doubt.