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Je vis M. le Baron d'Holbach environn d'une vieille femme et de deux villageois, l'un vieux comme elle et l'autre jeune.
BARON D'HOLBACHMAX PEARSON CUSHING
The controversy of the vis viva was what was the proper definition of the measure of force.
In the debate of the vis viva, it was assumed that in the mutual action of bodies the whole effect of the force is unchanged.
But in this instance, that which the author calls in another passage of his work, the vis Lucilii, fell upon the hard rock.
My fair vis-a-vis looked me now full in the face and smiled, so that a dimple in her right cheek was plainly visible.
THE WAY OF A MANEMERSON HOUGH
Isaac showed off, all right, with his 'Bipets are sings vis two lex!'
PATCHWORKANNA BALMER MYERS
The patriarchal oaks and elms were still bowing gracefully each to its vis a vis.
THE BROKEN SWORDDENNISON WORTHINGTON
The incapacity of any substance to change its place has been termed, though improperly, the vis inerti of matter.
Two couples were seated vis-a-vis, the men apparently making fun of a "pony" coat one of the girls was wearing.
I was once talking with a very eminent physician about the vis medicatrix naturæ.

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