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Put  v. t.  (past & past part. put; pres. part. putting)  
1.
To move in any direction; to impel; to thrust; to push; nearly obsolete, except with adverbs, as with by (to put by = to thrust aside; to divert); or with forth (to put forth = to thrust out). "His chief designs are... to put thee by from thy spiritual employment."
2.
To bring to a position or place; to place; to lay; to set; figuratively, to cause to be or exist in a specified relation, condition, or the like; to bring to a stated mental or moral condition; as, to put one in fear; to put a theory in practice; to put an enemy to fight. "This present dignity, In which that I have put you." "I will put enmity between thee and the woman." "He put no trust in his servants." "When God into the hands of their deliverer Puts invincible might." "In the mean time other measures were put in operation."
3.
To attach or attribute; to assign; as, to put a wrong construction on an act or expression.
4.
To lay down; to give up; to surrender. (Obs.) "No man hath more love than this, that a man put his life for his friends."
5.
To set before one for judgment, acceptance, or rejection; to bring to the attention; to offer; to state; to express; figuratively, to assume; to suppose; formerly sometimes followed by that introducing a proposition; as, to put a question; to put a case. "Let us now put that ye have leave." "Put the perception and you put the mind." "These verses, originally Greek, were put in Latin." "All this is ingeniously and ably put."
6.
To incite; to entice; to urge; to constrain; to oblige. "These wretches put us upon all mischief." "Put me not use the carnal weapon in my own defense." "Thank him who puts me, loath, to this revenge."
7.
To throw or cast with a pushing motion "overhand," the hand being raised from the shoulder; a practice in athletics; as, to put the shot or weight.
8.
(Mining) To convey coal in the mine, as from the working to the tramway.
Put case, formerly, an elliptical expression for, put or suppose the case to be. "Put case that the soul after departure from the body may live." To put about (Naut.), to turn, or change the course of, as a ship. To put away.
(a)
To renounce; to discard; to expel.
(b)
To divorce. To put back.
(a)
To push or thrust backwards; hence, to hinder; to delay.
(b)
To refuse; to deny. "Coming from thee, I could not put him back."
(c)
To set, as the hands of a clock, to an earlier hour.
(d)
To restore to the original place; to replace. To put by.
(a)
To turn, set, or thrust, aside. "Smiling put the question by."
(b)
To lay aside; to keep; to sore up; as, to put by money. To put down.
(a)
To lay down; to deposit; to set down.
(b)
To lower; to diminish; as, to put down prices.
(c)
To deprive of position or power; to put a stop to; to suppress; to abolish; to confute; as, to put down rebellion or traitors. "Mark, how a plain tale shall put you down." "Sugar hath put down the use of honey."
(d)
To subscribe; as, to put down one's name. To put forth.
(a)
To thrust out; to extend, as the hand; to cause to come or push out; as, a tree puts forth leaves.
(b)
To make manifest; to develop; also, to bring into action; to exert; as, to put forth strength.
(c)
To propose, as a question, a riddle, and the like.
(d)
To publish, as a book. To put forward.
(a)
To advance to a position of prominence or responsibility; to promote.
(b)
To cause to make progress; to aid.
(c)
To set, as the hands of a clock, to a later hour. To put in.
(a)
To introduce among others; to insert; sometimes, to introduce with difficulty; as, to put in a word while others are discoursing.
(b)
(Naut.) To conduct into a harbor, as a ship.
(c)
(Law) To place in due form before a court; to place among the records of a court.
(d)
(Med.) To restore, as a dislocated part, to its place. To put off.
(a)
To lay aside; to discard; as, to put off a robe; to put off mortality. "Put off thy shoes from off thy feet."
(b)
To turn aside; to elude; to disappoint; to frustrate; to baffle. "I hoped for a demonstration, but Themistius hoped to put me off with an harangue." "We might put him off with this answer."
(c)
To delay; to defer; to postpone; as, to put off repentance.
(d)
To get rid of; to dispose of; especially, to pass fraudulently; as, to put off a counterfeit note, or an ingenious theory.
(e)
To push from land; as, to put off a boat. To put on or To put upon.
(a)
To invest one's self with, as clothes; to assume. "Mercury... put on the shape of a man."
(b)
To impute (something) to; to charge upon; as, to put blame on or upon another.
(c)
To advance; to promote. (Obs.) "This came handsomely to put on the peace."
(d)
To impose; to inflict. "That which thou puttest on me, will I bear."
(e)
To apply; as, to put on workmen; to put on steam.
(f)
To deceive; to trick. "The stork found he was put upon."
(g)
To place upon, as a means or condition; as, he put him upon bread and water. "This caution will put them upon considering."
(h)
(Law) To rest upon; to submit to; as, a defendant puts himself on or upon the country. To put out.
(a)
To eject; as, to put out and intruder.
(b)
To put forth; to shoot, as a bud, or sprout.
(c)
To extinguish; as, to put out a candle, light, or fire.
(d)
To place at interest; to loan; as, to put out funds.
(e)
To provoke, as by insult; to displease; to vex; as, he was put out by my reply. (Colloq.)
(f)
To protrude; to stretch forth; as, to put out the hand.
(g)
To publish; to make public; as, to put out a pamphlet.
(h)
To confuse; to disconcert; to interrupt; as, to put one out in reading or speaking.
(i)
(Law) To open; as, to put out lights, that is, to open or cut windows.
(j)
(Med.) To place out of joint; to dislocate; as, to put out the ankle.
(k)
To cause to cease playing, or to prevent from playing longer in a certain inning, as in base ball.
(l)
to engage in sexual intercourse; used of women; as, she's got a great bod, but she doesn't put out. (Vulgar slang) To put over.
(a)
To place (some one) in authority over; as, to put a general over a division of an army.
(b)
To refer. "For the certain knowledge of that truth I put you o'er to heaven and to my mother."
(c)
To defer; to postpone; as, the court put over the cause to the next term.
(d)
To transfer (a person or thing) across; as, to put one over the river. To put the hand to or To put the hand unto.
(a)
To take hold of, as of an instrument of labor; as, to put the hand to the plow; hence, to engage in (any task or affair); as, to put one's hand to the work.
(b)
To take or seize, as in theft. "He hath not put his hand unto his neighbor's goods." To put through, to cause to go through all conditions or stages of a progress; hence, to push to completion; to accomplish; as, he put through a measure of legislation; he put through a railroad enterprise. (U.S.) To put to.
(a)
To add; to unite; as, to put one sum to another.
(b)
To refer to; to expose; as, to put the safety of the state to hazard. "That dares not put it to the touch."
(c)
To attach (something) to; to harness beasts to. To put to a stand, to stop; to arrest by obstacles or difficulties. To put to bed.
(a)
To undress and place in bed, as a child.
(b)
To deliver in, or to make ready for, childbirth. To put to death, to kill. To put together, to attach; to aggregate; to unite in one. To put this and that (or two and two) together, to draw an inference; to form a correct conclusion. To put to it, to distress; to press hard; to perplex; to give difficulty to. "O gentle lady, do not put me to 't." To put to rights, to arrange in proper order; to settle or compose rightly. To put to the sword, to kill with the sword; to slay. To put to trial, or To put on trial, to bring to a test; to try. To put trust in, to confide in; to repose confidence in. To put up.
(a)
To pass unavenged; to overlook; not to punish or resent; to put up with; as, to put up indignities. (Obs.) "Such national injuries are not to be put up."
(b)
To send forth or upward; as, to put up goods for sale.
(c)
To start from a cover, as game. "She has been frightened; she has been put up."
(d)
To hoard. "Himself never put up any of the rent."
(e)
To lay side or preserve; to pack away; to store; to pickle; as, to put up pork, beef, or fish.
(f)
To place out of sight, or away; to put in its proper place; as, put up that letter.
(g)
To incite; to instigate; followed by to; as, he put the lad up to mischief.
(h)
To raise; to erect; to build; as, to put up a tent, or a house.
(i)
To lodge; to entertain; as, to put up travelers. To put up a job, to arrange a plot. (Slang)
Synonyms: To place; set; lay; cause; produce; propose; state. Put, Lay, Place, Set. These words agree in the idea of fixing the position of some object, and are often used interchangeably. To put is the least definite, denoting merely to move to a place. To place has more particular reference to the precise location, as to put with care in a certain or proper place. To set or to lay may be used when there is special reference to the position of the object.






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... addressing herself. She'd gone short on sleep lately—the only way, really, to get a few hours with Pete. Pete was an interne at General Hospital, and the kind of a homely grinning carrot-top a girl like Lorry could put into dreams as the center ...
— I'll Kill You Tomorrow • Helen Huber

... if they put him in one Pasty a new Oven must be made, with a mouth as wide as the gates of the ...
— Old English Plays, Vol. I - A Collection of Old English Plays • Various

... but she would require some help for its accomplishment, and in view of this she took her stand in the hall in front of the dining-room door in order to intercept the person she wanted. In a few minutes up came Sebastian from the kitchen with a tray of silver tea-things, which he had to put away in the dining-room cupboard. As he reached the top stairs Heidi went up to him and addressed him in the formal manner she had been ordered to ...
— Heidi • Johanna Spyri

... that the existing Conscription Bureau is a failure so far as Georgia, Alabama, etc. are concerned, and can never put the men in ...
— A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital • John Beauchamp Jones

... which the Master was famous. For this the listless, weary bearing, for this the cramp in the thigh. When Montgomery had sprung in so hotly he had exposed himself to such a blow as neither flesh nor blood could stand. Whizzing up from below with a rigid arm, which put the Master's eleven stone into its force, it struck him under the jaw; he whirled half round, and fell a helpless and half-paralysed mass. A vague groan and murmur, inarticulate, too excited for words, rose from the great audience. With open mouths ...
— The Green Flag • Arthur Conan Doyle

... of many a well-fought field. You bring with you marks of honor from Trenton and Monmouth, from Yorktown, Camden, Bennington, and Saratoga. VETERANS OF HALF A CENTURY! when in your youthful days you put every thing at hazard in your country's cause, good as that cause was, and sanguine as youth is, still your fondest hopes did not stretch onward to an hour like this! At a period to which you could not reasonably have expected to arrive, at a moment of ...
— The Great Speeches and Orations of Daniel Webster • Daniel Webster

... 'roun', she hed put on her bonnet, an' wuz ready. Ez she got in, she sey to me, 'Hev yo' brought him home?' an' we drove 'long, ...
— Short Stories for English Courses • Various (Rosa M. R. Mikels ed.)

... He was so conscientious, so deeply in earnest, so hard a worker himself, that he could endure nothing that seemed like playing or trifling with duty. Sometimes, too, things were harshly represented to him, on which a milder construction might have been put. One of those with whom he parted at this time afterward rejoined the Expedition, his pay being restored on Livingstone's intercession. Those who continued to enjoy his friendship were never weary of speaking of his delightful qualities as ...
— The Personal Life Of David Livingstone • William Garden Blaikie

... which promised to augment their own strength and to weaken that of the enemy. Still another term of waiting and suffering is requisite to change the habit of mind which has so long despised and maltreated the negro, before he will be put, in all respects, upon the footing of his own merit as a patriot and a soldier; and before all of his uses as the severest goad in the sides of the hostile South will ...
— Continental Monthly , Vol IV, Issue VI, December 1863 - Devoted to Literature and National Policy. • Various

... our departure this morning an assortment of iron materials, beads, looking-glasses, and other articles were put up in a conspicuous situation for the Esquimaux and the English Union was planted on the loftiest sandhill where it might be seen by any ships passing in the offing. Here also was deposited in a tin box a letter ...
— The Journey to the Polar Sea • John Franklin

... towards being of use was when some of our children had small-pox and were put up in a half-finished room which was being built. "It has walls and it has a roof, therefore it is suitable," was Yosepu's opinion; and he offered to nurse the children. One evening we heard a terrible noise; it was like ...
— Lotus Buds • Amy Carmichael

... 22, 1870. DEAR SIR,—Please do not publish the note I sent you the other day about "Hy. Slocum's" plagiarism entitled "Three Aces"—it is not important enough for such a long paragraph. Webb writes me that he has put in a paragraph about it, too—and I have requested him to suppress it. If you would simply state, in a line and a half under "Literary Notes," that you mistook one "Hy. Slocum" (no, it was one "Carl Byng," I perceive) "Carl Byng" for Mark Twain, and that it was ...
— Innocents abroad • Mark Twain

... thought dat Mis' Mitchel wuz hard till I seed her whup Aunt Pidea. Aunt Pidea wuz a good soul an' she wuz good ter we youngins, an' we loved her. She got ter gittin' frantic do', an' she'd put on her dinner on de stove, den she'd go ter de woods an' run an' romp lak ...
— Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, North Carolina Narratives, Part 2 • Works Projects Administration

... hears are true, half the business people in the colonies must be more or less swindlers in small matters. I don't mean that they commit legal swindles, but merely what may be called dirty tricks. On the other hand, I know many business men in whose probity I could put full confidence. But you require to live in a place some time, and must probably buy your experience pretty dearly, before you find these out. And even they in many trades cannot help contamination. It is very difficult to mix thoroughly in business without dirtying ...
— Town Life in Australia - 1883 • R. E. N. (Richard) Twopeny

... relays the Catholic persecutions again broke out. In 1752 there was a considerable emigration in consequence of a new intendant having been appointed to Languedoc. The Catholics called upon him to put in force the powers of the law. New brooms sweep clean. The Intendant proceeded to carry out the law with such ferocity as to excite great terror throughout the province. Meetings were surrounded; prisoners taken and sent ...
— The Huguenots in France • Samuel Smiles

... be necessary for us to move on down the Pamunkey until a crossing is effected. I think it advisable therefore to change our base of supplies from Port Royal to the White House. I wish you would direct this change at once, and also direct Smith to put the railroad bridge there in condition for crossing troops and artillery and leave men ...
— Memoirs of Three Civil War Generals, Complete • U. S. Grant, W. T. Sherman, P. H. Sheridan

... with them at sea, was thenceforward to be distinguished by the name of Preservation Island. From thence the Colonial schooner had arrived with what remained of the property. As soon as she was unloaded, the property was put up to sale for the benefit of the underwriters; when the little effect of the governor's recommendation of patience was seen, by the most enormous prices being paid for every article. The money that should ...
— An Account of the English Colony in New South Wales, Vol. 2 • David Collins

... masonry of the walls. In an example of the more careful and laborious work of the ancient builders seen at Peasco Blanco, on the Chaco, the principal beams were covered with narrow boards, from 2 to 4 inches wide and about 1 inch thick, over which was put the usual covering of earth. The boards had the appearance of having been split out with wedges, the edges and faces having the characteristic fibrous appearance of torn or split wood. At Zui an instance occurs where split poles have been used for ...
— A Study of Pueblo Architecture: Tusayan and Cibola • Victor Mindeleff and Cosmos Mindeleff

... Mississippi." With such wholesale claims asserted on their part, it would require something more than modest assurance to dispute England's right to the Bay of Fundy. But my litigation with the Republic is respecting some of their claims to inventions, which they put forward in so barefaced a manner, that the unwary or the uninquiring—which two sections of the human family constitute the great majority—are constantly misled into a belief of their truth; and the citizens of the Republic would do well to remember, that ...
— Lands of the Slave and the Free - Cuba, The United States, and Canada • Henry A. Murray

... and to receive her commands relative to him was the object of my visit. I must now leave this place without having made any progress in her acquaintance, or in that of her niece. All this you will, I know, put to Caroline's account, and indeed you may, for the talk of her was the pleasure which I had promised myself by both ...
— George Selwyn: His Letters and His Life • E. S. Roscoe and Helen Clergue

... sorts of men, it straightway picks out for him the loveliest of unmarried women, and says, There would be a proper match! Not at all, say I: let that successful, well-shapen, discreet and able gentleman put up with something less than the best in the matrimonial department; and let the sweet woman go to make sunshine and a soft pillow for the poor devil whose legs are not models, whose efforts are often ...
— Scenes of Clerical Life • George Eliot

... acute political heads are guided through the steps of life with unerring directness. That would require a gift of prophecy which has been denied to man. For instance, who could have imagined that, not a month after he had received the letter, and turned it into mockery, and put off answering it, and in the end lost it, misfortunes of a gloomy cast should begin to thicken over Frank's career? His case may be briefly stated. His father, a small Morayshire laird with a large family, became recalcitrant ...
— The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. XIX (of 25) - The Ebb-Tide; Weir of Hermiston • Robert Louis Stevenson

... he put his hand on the driver's arm to have him slow down to prevent a wholesale pile-up in the busy intersection. He gasped with horror as he did so, for the fleeing car was now going crazy. It zigzagged ...
— The Mind Master • Arthur J. Burks

... should I be afraid? John! My own John! Mamma, he is my own." And she put out her arms to him, as though calling to him to come to her. Things were now very bad with John Eames,—so bad that he would have given a considerable lump out of Lord De Guest's legacy to be able to escape at once into the street. ...
— The Last Chronicle of Barset • Anthony Trollope

... Switzerland led Cooper to put in book form his notes on his visits to that small country of many interests and magnificent views. Under the name of "Sketches in Switzerland," it was published in 1836. The France and England part of his "Gleanings in Europe" went to print the next year. Concerning ...
— James Fenimore Cooper • Mary E. Phillips

... Diddulph's;—but she could not help herself. Had her aunt told her that she should never be allowed to receive a letter at all, she must have submitted till her mother had come to her relief. The letter which reached her now was put into her hands by her sister, but it had been given to Mrs. Trevelyan by Mrs. Outhouse. "Nora," said Mrs. Trevelyan, "here is a letter for you. I think it is ...
— He Knew He Was Right • Anthony Trollope

... else exists? A very sparse population of Indians, whose census no man knows, for it has never been taken; but it is a pretty safe guess to say there are not thirty thousand Indians all told in the north fur country. I put this guess tentatively and should be glad of information from any one in a position to guess closer. I have asked the Hudson's Bay Company and I have asked Revillons how many white hunters and traders ...
— The Canadian Commonwealth • Agnes C. Laut

... and work, if there be any of them, are poor; frequently even hunger gnaws at the stomach of the child and robs it of mind and pleasure for its work. As a supplement to this picture, the fact must be added that hundreds of thousands of children are put to all manner of work, domestic and industrial, that embitters their youth and disables them from fulfilling their educational task. Again, often do children have to overcome the resistance of narrow-minded parents when they try to ...
— Woman under socialism • August Bebel

... emotions. The two great obstacles to the exercise of the right emotions are fear and pity. Toys are great aids in overcoming these tendencies. Through dramatic play with toys, children exercise their own imaginations and put action into their own lives; and gradually fear and pity are overcome through the confidence ...
— Parent and Child Vol. III., Child Study and Training • Mosiah Hall

... "But, darling," put in Madame Piriac, who had been standing before the dressing-table trying on a hat. "But, darling, it is very serious, this matter. ...
— The Lion's Share • E. Arnold Bennett

... be the finish of the fall sports, but with winter so near at hand, and that vast field being put in order for flooding, it might readily be guessed the boys and girls of Scranton were in line for considerable more fun while Jack Frost held sway over his frozen dominions. That this supposition proved to be a correct one ...
— The Chums of Scranton High on the Cinder Path • Donald Ferguson

... ready to go, but suddenly came back to put out one of the two lamps, muttering the while that such late prayers spelt ruination in oil. Then, at last, she did go off, after passing her sleeve brushwise over the cloth of the high altar, which seemed to her grey with dust. Abbe Mouret, his eyes uplifted, his arms tightly ...
— Abbe Mouret's Transgression - La Faute De L'abbe Mouret • Emile Zola

... the sights, and when he came home he couldn't find his father's old silver watch that don't keep time and he thinks so much of, and couldn't remember what he did with it three or four days ago when he saw it last, and when I suggested that it probably wasn't lost but stolen, it put him in a regular passion, and he said I was a fool—which convinced me, without any trouble, that that was just what he was afraid had happened, himself, but did not want to believe it, because lost things stand a better chance of being ...
— Innocents abroad • Mark Twain

... my head appeared to have grown considerably. I wondered idly for the moment whether I had not made a mistake and put on Minikin's; if so, I should be glad to exchange back for my own. This thing I had got was a top-heavy affair, and was ...
— Paul Kelver • Jerome Klapka, AKA Jerome K. Jerome

... "That's well put, Morrison; though you might just as well get it out of your head now as later that the Manchester fellows will ever let any crowd come in here and take that dandy flag away. Why, our fellows ...
— The Banner Boy Scouts - Or, The Struggle for Leadership • George A. Warren

... say that; it's a bad thing to hate what we must put up with. You never heard, did you, as Bellamy had a sister a good bit older than myself? She was a tartar, and no mistake. She lived with Bellamy and kept house for him, and when we married, Bellamy said she must stay with us. She used to put on him as you never saw, but he, ...
— Catharine Furze • Mark Rutherford

... She immediately put out her hand to Diodoros, who was walking at her side, and with his help slipped down from her seat. Then she whispered her fears to him, and begged him to quit the party and conduct ...
— Uarda • Georg Ebers

... badly, your highness; pray look yourself. She can be put to the embroideries—not to the ground, but to the trimmings. This is for the toilet ...
— The Little Russian Servant • Henri Greville

... he could never recover his peace, but must suffer constant pangs. It was only away from her, and yet under the same roof with Joanna and her daughter, that he could ever hope to be a contented and happy man; but he dared not put ...
— Uarda • Georg Ebers

... flexion and extension. Such was the origin of legs and arms. In the next place, the gods gave a forward motion to the human body, because the front part of man was the more honourable and had authority. And they put in a face in which they inserted organs to minister in all things to the providence of the soul. They first contrived the eyes, into which they conveyed a light akin to the light of day, making it flow through the pupils. When the light of the eye is surrounded by the ...
— Timaeus • Plato

... survives, by Anders Soffrinson Vedel, dates from 1575, some sixty years after the first edition. In such passages as I have examined it is vigorous, but very free, and more like a paraphrase than a translation, Saxo's verses being put into loose prose. Yet it has had a long life, having been modified by Vedel's grandson, John Laverentzen, in 1715, and reissued in 1851. The present version has been much helped by the translation of Seier Schousbolle, ...
— The Danish History, Books I-IX • Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned")

... the birthday cake first," said Ruth, as Mr. Shirley looked somewhat apprehensively in its direction. "You see I made it myself, and I thought I couldn't possibly wait all through dinner for it to be put on, so I told Mary we'd make it a sort of glorified supper, and we could have the cake to look at while we were eating ...
— Glenloch Girls • Grace M. Remick

... down, and his only daughter Elspie had firmly asserted her determination to remain and die with him, Fergus McKay and Daniel Davidson felt themselves to be put upon their mettle—called on to face a difficulty of the most appalling nature. To remain on the snow-clad prairie without food or shelter would be death to all, for there was no living creature there to be shot or trapped. On the other hand, to travel a hundred miles ...
— The Buffalo Runners - A Tale of the Red River Plains • R.M. Ballantyne

... flat with four stones; and, drawing his scalping-knife from its sheath, he traced with its point the roads, ravines, groves, and streams. Brock intently followed the blade of Tecumseh, beneath whose hand a fine military map rapidly took shape. Was ever before Indian scalping-knife put to so good a use! This unexpected skill surprised and delighted Brock. When the map was completed, clear in outline, intelligent in detail, any misgivings he may have had vanished. In the face of all opposition and dissent Brock resolved to attempt the capture of Detroit. Thanking Tecumseh for ...
— Tecumseh - A Chronicle of the Last Great Leader of His People; Vol. - 17 of Chronicles of Canada • Ethel T. Raymond

... ne'er have put up with a little less of it? Or was his will so much dearer to him than ...
— The White Lady of Hazelwood - A Tale of the Fourteenth Century • Emily Sarah Holt

... believe that means had previously been found of acquainting them with the plans of their friends outside, but this hypothesis is not necessary to explain the coolness and sang froid with which they listened to the proceedings before the magistrate. Hardly had the prisoners been put forward, when the Chief Inspector of the Manchester Detective Force interposed. They were both, he said, connected with the Fenian rising, and warrants were out against them for treason-felony. "Williams," he added, with a triumphant air, "is Colonel Kelly, and Whyte, his confederate, ...
— The Dock and the Scaffold • Unknown

... than we are now doing," he answered; "and as soon as we get a breeze to carry us out of the harbour, we'll put as wide a distance as we ...
— The Cruise of the Dainty - Rovings in the Pacific • William H. G. Kingston

... Bertha saw Maurice Trevor off to London. When she had done so, she went slowly in the direction of the sands. She had induced Mrs. Aylmer to put off her drive until the afternoon. Bertha was now very anxious ...
— The Time of Roses • L. T. Meade

... deputy, necessary for the validity of any act connected with the process of beatification or canonization (see CANONISATION). The phrase, "devil's advocate,'' has by an easy transference come to be used of any one who puts himself up, or is put up, for the sake of promoting debate, to argue a case in which he ...
— Project Gutenberg Encyclopedia

... the successive instalments on it, will be worth $200, and he must offer suitable security for his loan, usually the lot on which he is to build. The money is not lent to him at regular rates of interest, as in the case of a savings bank or other financial institution, but is put up at auction usually in open meeting at the time of the payment of dues, and is awarded to the member bidding the highest premium. To secure the $1000 borrowed, the member gives the association a mortgage ...
— Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 - "Brescia" to "Bulgaria" • Various

... Caelum and Tellus, and father of the Sun, who is thence called, by Pindar, Hyperionides. But Hyperion is put by Homer in the same manner as here, for ...
— Poetical Works of Akenside - [Edited by George Gilfillan] • Mark Akenside

... screw-driver, but he helped fasten up the board before he took it, and wondered what the old man had cut away the laths for. The board was put up, and the money was safe; but the miser hardly dared to go out of sight ...
— Freaks of Fortune - or, Half Round the World • Oliver Optic

... this reasonable step toward satisfaction and friendship between the two nations, the orders were, at a moment when least to have been expected, put into more rigorous execution; and it was communicated through the British envoy just arrived that whilst the revocation of the edicts of France, as officially made known to the British Government, was denied to have taken place, it was an indispensable ...
— Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present • Various

... where rude hands have been laid upon them. Nothing—Stop, though, one moment. That stone is smooth and polished, as if it had been somewhat worn by the pressure of human feet. There is one twig broken among the stems of that clump of shrubs. He put his foot upon the stone and took hold of the close-clinging shrub. In this way he turned a sharp angle of the rock and found himself on a natural platform, which lay in front of one of the wider fissures,—whether ...
— The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table • Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)

... swallowed—"I didn't know it was there." And then quickly, "You can't prove I put it there. You can't prove you didn't just now bring it ...
— Space Prison • Tom Godwin

... truth is, the "Father of his Country" was all his life a poor speller. He was always sensitive over what he called his "defective education." His more formal letters and his state papers were in many instances put into shape by his aids or his secretaries, or by others associated ...
— Hero Stories from American History - For Elementary Schools • Albert F. Blaisdell

... and love God as not deceitfully to belie, betray, slander, nor raise injurious reports against our neighbor, but apologize for him, speak well of him, and put the most charitable construction ...
— An Explanation of Luther's Small Catechism • Joseph Stump

... their bodyes were hurt afflicted pined consumed wasted & tormented contrary to the forme of the statute in that case made and provided To which Indictmts the said Bridgett Bishop pleaded not guilty and for Tryall thereof put herselfe upon God and her Country ——[B] she was found guilty of the ffelonyes and Witchcrafts whereof she stood Indicted and sentence of death accordingly passed agt her as the Law directs execution whereof yet remaines ...
— The Witchcraft Delusion In Colonial Connecticut (1647-1697) • John M. Taylor

... of his thought, or, what was much the same thing, that he seldom gave the whole of his attention to the matter outwardly calling for it. He was a man of profound mental absences; he could make replies, even put queries, and all the while be brooding intensely upon a wholly different subject. Mrs. Waltham did not altogether relish it; she was in the habit of being heard with deference; but, to be sure, a clergyman only talked of worldly ...
— Demos • George Gissing

... barred their way. But while, his eye chiefly on Clare, he "straddled" like Apollyon, but not "quite over the whole breadth of the way," Mary slipped past him. The young brute darted after the child. Clare put down his head, as he had seen the rams do, and as Simpson, who ill deserved the name of the generous Jewish Hercules, was on the point of laying hold of her, caught him in the flank, butted him into the ditch, and fell on the top ...
— A Rough Shaking • George MacDonald

... uttered the exclamation, with a long sigh of satisfaction and relief. Then he put his hand to his forehead, and brought it away with a little ...
— The Moving Picture Boys at Panama - Stirring Adventures Along the Great Canal • Victor Appleton

... were passed over as sound, whether they were so, or not. They did not appear to be diseased. The cattle that were passed from Mr. Stoddard through Mr. Olmstead to Mr. Doane, were loaned by Mr. D. to go to a moving of a building from Oakham to New Braintree. They were put in with twenty-two yoke of cattle, and employed a day and a half. It has since been proved that the whole of these cattle took the contagion. They belonged to eleven different herds, and of course, each of these herds formed a focus from which the disease spread. Now, in these two ...
— Cattle and Their Diseases • Robert Jennings

... He put down his pipe, though it was only half-smoked, but remained quietly seated in the one spot. For what else could he do? This was not something which he could ward off—something he could run away ...
— The Emperor of Portugalia • Selma Lagerlof

... themselves fully. He complains of the excessive zeal of the bishop and clergy which led them to interfere in matters of police, thus trespassing upon the province of the civil magistrate. He went on to say that too strict a moral discipline of confessors and spiritual directors put a constraint on consciences, and that, in order to counterbalance the excessive claims to obedience of the clergy then in charge, other priests should be sent to Canada with full powers for administration of the ...
— The Great Intendant - A Chronicle of Jean Talon in Canada 1665-1672 • Thomas Chapais

... Walden goes," answered Mrs. Spruce promptly-"Then as don't stops away. Sir Morton Pippitt used allus to attend 'ere reg'ler when the buildin' was nowt but ruin, an' 'e 'ad a tin roof put over it,-'e was that proud o' the tin roof you'd a' thought 'twas made o' pure gold, an' he was just wild when Mr. Walden pulled it all off an' built up the walls an' roof again as they should be all at 'is own expense, an' he went away from the place for sheer spite like, an' stayed abroad ...
— God's Good Man • Marie Corelli

... me in the stocks. Well, I call it abusing them, to suppose they would do any such thing—stocks, indeed!—there are no stocks in all the land. Put me in the stocks? why, the President will come down to the quay, and ask me to dinner, as soon as he hears what I have said about ...
— Lavengro - The Scholar, The Gypsy, The Priest • George Borrow

... have had familiarly before me a masterpiece of the great Daumier, say, or Henri Monnier, or any other then contemporary projector of Monsieur Prudhomme, the timorous Philistine in a world of dangers, with whom I was later on to make acquaintance? I put myself the question, of scant importance though it may seem; but there is a reflection perhaps more timely than any answer to it. I catch myself in the act of seeing poor anonymous "Dear," as cousin Helen confined herself, her life long, to calling him, in the light of an image arrested ...
— A Small Boy and Others • Henry James

... their smock they put on the pretty kirtle or vasquin of pure silk camlet: above that went the taffety or tabby farthingale, of white, red, tawny, grey, or of any other colour. Above this taffety petticoat they had another of cloth of tissue or brocade, embroidered with fine ...
— Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete. • Francois Rabelais

... hatches for more than five minutes at a time, so they took turns in running up for air and a fresh supply of water. Gradually the flooding they gave the place told in its atmosphere, and by noon they had put it into decent shape again. Hardly had Jeremy come on deck, weary and sickened with this task, when Captain Bonnet called to him from the companion. He made his way aft and entered the cabin. Bonnet had just resumed his place at the broad table. Opposite him and facing Jeremy was the big slouched ...
— The Black Buccaneer • Stephen W. Meader

... the majority of the North Italian cities. It was then his true policy to balance Venice against Rome, to assume the protectorate of the minor states, and to keep all dangerous rivals out of Italy. Instead of acting thus, he put Romagna into the hands of the Pope and divided Naples with the King of Spain. 'Louis indeed,' concludes Machiavelli, 'was guilty of five capital errors: he destroyed the hopes of his numerous and weak allies; ...
— Renaissance in Italy, Volume 1 (of 7) • John Addington Symonds

... ominous term "Faranj" [20]; and although there was no danger, it was deemed advisable to make an impression without delay. Presently they began to deride our weapons: the Hammal requested them to put up one of their shields as a mark; they laughed aloud but shirked compliance. At last a large brown, bare-necked vulture settled on the ground at twenty paces' distance. The Somal hate the "Gurgur", because ...
— First footsteps in East Africa • Richard F. Burton

... warned not to venture out alone; but one night as some of the watchdogs were with the workmen in their lodgings, and allowed themselves to be caressed, their apparent docility encouraged one of these men to attempt the imprudence of venturing out. Believing that the surest way to avoid danger was to put himself under the protection of one of those powerful animals, he took one of them with him, and in a very friendly manner they passed out of the door together; but no sooner had they reached the outside, than the dog sprang upon his unfortunate companion and threw him down. The cries of the ...
— The Private Life of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete • Constant

... was a simple sort of feller. Deafies are like that. Ever noticed? Not that Jerry was a real deafy. His hearing was a bit off, but he could foller you if you spoke to him nice and clear. Well, I was saying, he was kind of simple. Liked to put in his days pottering about the little garden he'd made for himself, looking after his flowers and his fowls, and sit of an evening listening to Gentleman 'olding forth on Life. He was a philosopher, Gentleman was. ...
— The Man Upstairs and Other Stories • P. G. Wodehouse

... company. We told him that we saw no reason for that; we were the minority, and if Friends were against the measure, and outvoted us, we must and should, agreeably to the usage of all societies, submit. When the hour for business arriv'd it was mov'd to put the vote; he allow'd we might then do it by the rules, but, as he could assure us that a number of members intended to be present for the purpose of opposing it, it would be but candid to allow a little ...
— Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin • Benjamin Franklin

... we know in part, and we prophesy in part. But when that which is perfect is come, then that which is in part shall be done away. When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things; For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face; now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known. And now abideth faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest ...
— In His Image • William Jennings Bryan

... had not been dispelled as the days went on; on the contrary, it had been deepened. Several more times Sahwah had seen her slipping out of the house at dead of night and an incident had occurred several days before which Sahwah was not able to put out ...
— The Camp Fire Girls Do Their Bit - Or, Over the Top with the Winnebagos • Hildegard G. Frey

... become convinced of the Folly of the proposition, perhaps he will resort to the same subterfuge that I have found others of his Party resort to, which is to agitate and agitate until he can change the Supreme Court and put other men in the places ...
— The Great Conspiracy, Complete • John Alexander Logan

... note (1) on p. 259 I referred to Bunsen, Bleek, Boehringer, Cureton, Ewald, Lipsius, Milman, Ritschl, and Weiss, and Dr. Lightfoot proceeds to analyse my statements as follows: and I at once put his explanation and my text in parallel columns, italicising parts of both to call more immediate attention to ...
— A Reply to Dr. Lightfoot's Essays • Walter R. Cassels

... once. The boy is still under the care of a governess. On the twelfth of December he will be ten years of age. The woman is to go and a man takes her place. I think I can put you in. Will ...
— Paradise Garden - The Satirical Narrative of a Great Experiment • George Gibbs

... of regelation been put to the proof?" asked Lewis, with a degree of interest in glaciers which ...
— Rivers of Ice • R.M. Ballantyne

... to remind the reader how little of our present moral code is ruled by law. We have in England, it is true, certain laws prescribing the conditions of the marriage contract, penalties of a quite ferocious kind to prevent bigamy, and a few quite trivial disabilities put upon those illegitimately born. But there is no legal compulsion upon any one to marry now, and far less legal restriction upon irregular and careless parentage than would be put in any scientifically organized Socialism. ...
— New Worlds For Old - A Plain Account of Modern Socialism • Herbert George Wells

... Gray, and in fifteen days the entire province submitted. By the treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle, Franche-Comte again reverted to Spain, and again had to be conquered. On the declaration of war against France by Spain, the German Empire, Holland, and Lorraine, it put itself on the defensive. The armies of Louis XIV. overran the country. Besancon capitulated, and the King celebrated a Te Deum of victory in the Cathedral of ...
— Holidays in Eastern France • Matilda Betham-Edwards

... indescribable power, as if the life of which he had been robbed had flowed into his work. When he had done, he tied up the MS. in his usual prosaic fashion, just as if it had been a bundle of clothes, and put it ...
— Derrick Vaughan—Novelist • Edna Lyall

... 124.] which, so far as possible, provided for the complete independence of his new corporation. There was no episcopal visitation, and no interference with the election of the abbot. The monks were put directly under the protection of the pope, who was made their sole superior. John XI confirmed this charter by his bull of 932, and authorized the affiliation of all converts who wished to share in the reform. [Footnote: ...
— The Emancipation of Massachusetts • Brooks Adams

... of two men, one write one part of a book, and the other write the other, it would not be a proper form of speech to say: "We wrote this book," but the figure of synecdoche in which the whole is put for ...
— Summa Theologica, Part III (Tertia Pars) - From the Complete American Edition • Thomas Aquinas

... man, Hannah?" Nancy would ask, sighing. "You'll have to give him all those things; the boys' white coats are absolutely no good to them until they're cleaned, and Mr. Bradley really needs the vests. And put in my blue waist, and all those gloves, and the lace waist, too—no ...
— Undertow • Kathleen Norris

... one way to meet this strain of the coming century, and that is by the education of the blacks. The task is great, but if the American people will awake to its urgency and put forth the needed effort, the crisis may be averted. We call upon all Christian people, and upon all patriots, to begin this new century with the purpose to increase their contributions for this great object. We ...
— American Missionary, Volume 43, No. 5, May, 1889 • Various

... considering that none of us can quite set ourselves above public opinion, wouldn't a trifling concession to that opinion be—Come, sir,' said Rugg, 'I will put it on the lowest ground of ...
— Little Dorrit • Charles Dickens

... his hands, he took something from his coat-pocket, and looked at it, shaking his head; at this time he was standing with his back turned toward the boy, so that he could not see what this object might be. The man, however, put it into his breast, and then began to search hurriedly, as it seemed, for some hiding place for it. After looking at the pavement, and poking at the chinks of the wall, he suddenly went to the window, ...
— The Evil Guest • J. Sheridan Le Fanu

... his feet, his face streaming with blood; and he was just about making a rush at me like a mad bull at a gate, while I put myself in a posture of defence in proper pugilistic fashion, when an interruption, though but of a temporary character, came to ...
— Young Tom Bowling - The Boys of the British Navy • J.C. Hutcheson

... just wakened and risen from the sofa rejoicing, like a dwarf, "to run my course." I was put to sleep, not by magnetism, but by the agreeable buzz of dear Pakenham's voice reading out a man's peregrinations from Egypt to Australia—"the way was long, the road was dark," and the reader declares I was asleep before we got ...
— The Life and Letters of Maria Edgeworth, Vol. 2 • Maria Edgeworth

... So Omrah was put into the wagon, with Begum to amuse him, and our travelers took their departure from ...
— The Mission • Frederick Marryat

... priest), and the man who soaring through the welkin lost his son." (Daedalus, the typical mechanician.) But stellar influence always controlled by man's free will is often ignored, especially when we put into the sanctuary one who should be on the battle field and when we gave a throne to him whose right place ...
— Dante: "The Central Man of All the World" • John T. Slattery

... both knowledge and intuition. Colonel Winchester on his long and daring scout had learned that the Confederate forces in the South were scattered and their leaders in doubt. Grant, taking a daring offensive and hiding his movements, had put them on the defensive, and there were so many points to defend that they did not know which to choose. Joe Johnston, just recovered from his wound at Fair Oaks the year before, and a general of the first rank, was coming, but ...
— The Rock of Chickamauga • Joseph A. Altsheler

... common for masters to say to the overseers or drivers, "put it on to them," "don't spare that fellow," "give that scoundrel one hundred lashes," &c. Whipping the women when in delicate circumstances, as they sometimes do, without any regard to their entreaties or the entreaties of their ...
— The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus • American Anti-Slavery Society

... wild plan: of course, ere I could reach My army, Conway ruined it. I drew The wrecks together, raised all heaven and earth, And would have fought the Scots: the King at once Made truce with them. Then, Lucy, then, dear child, God put it in my mind to love, serve, die For Charles, but never to obey him more! While he endured their insolence at Ripon I fell on them at Durham. But you'll tell The King I waited? All the anteroom Is ...
— Browning's England - A Study in English Influences in Browning • Helen Archibald Clarke

... the right—where we was—and Norah's thimble for La Haye Sainte. There it is, all right, sir; and here were our guns, and here behind the reserves and the Belgians. Ach, them Belgians!" He spat furiously into the fire. "Then here's the French, where my pipe lies; and over here, where I put my baccy pouch, was the Proosians a-comin' up on our left flank. Jimini, but it was a glad sight to see ...
— Round the Red Lamp - Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life • Arthur Conan Doyle

... agreement on general and complete disarmament under strict international control in accordance with the objectives of the United Nations; to put an end to the armaments race and eliminate incentives for the production and testing of all kinds of weapons, including ...
— The 2008 CIA World Factbook • United States. Central Intelligence Agency.

... offended. She willed each bark and crew which to that bay For shelter from the angry tempest wended, They should, without remorse, burn, sack, and slay, Nor mercy be to any one extended. Such was the lady's motion, such the course Adopted; and the statute put in force. ...
— Orlando Furioso • Lodovico Ariosto

... Steel, if she wanted a servant for threshing of victuals. She said, They did, and asked what his wages were a-day and a-week. He said, The common rate was a common rule. To which she assented. At night he was put to bed in the barn with the servant lad, and that night he spent in prayer and groaning. To-morrow he threshed with the lad, and the next night he spent in the same way. The second day the lad said to his mistress, This man sleeps none, but ...
— Biographia Scoticana (Scots Worthies) • John Howie

... put on a half shirt first this summer, it being very hot; and yet so ill-tempered I am grown, that I am afeard I shall catch cold, while all the world is ready to melt away. To the office all the morning, at noon to dinner at home, then to my office till the evening, then out about ...
— Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete • Samuel Pepys

... Spare me, woman. I've heard that old story often enough. What do you suppose all that fighting was for, if it wasn't to put an end to quarrelling for all time? If the old King was alive now, he'd sit in his palace and drink his ale and listen to music, and when he saw the young men giving kisses to the young women under the trees he'd be glad enough. But you still go cawing ...
— King Arthur's Socks and Other Village Plays • Floyd Dell

... that you have got a new master over you." And therewith he turned away; but of those others who heard the tale there were more than one or two who praised it much, and deemed it marvellous as might well be that a child should have faced and slain those three monsters who had put two stout men to flight. And one man made up this stave, which was presently sung all about the Eastern Mote, and went over the water with the ...
— The Sundering Flood • William Morris

... dreadful fate put a sudden stop to the pleasures of Kenilworth. Leicester retired from court, and for a considerable time abandoned himself to his remorse. But as Varney in his last declaration had been studious to spare ...
— The World's Greatest Books, Vol VII • Various

... lord," said Mr. Gresley; "the truth is, we are all somewhat upset this morning. Hester would have saved us much uneasiness, I may say anxiety, if she had mentioned to us yesterday evening that she was going back to you. No doubt she overtook your carriage, which put up at the inn ...
— Red Pottage • Mary Cholmondeley

... Frank put on his coat and went down the lane with a lantern. He came back presently and sat down by the fire ...
— Chicken Little Jane on the Big John • Lily Munsell Ritchie

... my arrival, I put on the clothes of a common laborer, and went upon the wharves in search of work. On my way down Union street I saw a large pile of coal in front of the house of Rev. Ephraim Peabody, the Unitarian minister. I went to the kitchen door and asked the privilege of bringing in and putting away this ...
— Collected Articles of Frederick Douglass • Frederick Douglass

... good man too! There is scarcely any one hereabouts that does not put his name in their prayers, ...
— The Country Doctor • Honore de Balzac

... who it is. To-morrow I shall call out his name before the school committee, and present him the prize. I want you to do as well as you can to-morrow. I want you to do yourselves credit, and to do me credit, for I do not want to be ashamed of you. Peter Shelby, put back that knife into your pocket, and keep it there till I call ...
— Bound to Rise • Horatio Alger

... pantry and new furniture, yet what would all these be to a dead thing? The fireplace would be the spot around which all the cabin life would congregate—around which every strange experience would be put into words. "Yes, I'll help cut the logs and pack in the lumber and build the furniture, but first of all let me see the rugged stone chimney with a fire quietly burning on a great, wide, friendly hearth to cheer me as ...
— Buffalo Roost • F. H. Cheley

... fight!" he cried. "Good God, Marge—if only I had my own rifle now!" He thrust a hand into his pocket and drew forth the cartridges she had given him. "Thirty-twos! And only eleven of them! It's got to be a short range for us. We can't put up a running fight for they'd keep out of range of this little pea-shooter and fill me as full ...
— The Courage of Marge O'Doone • James Oliver Curwood

... of girl I admire," he declared. "I've been watching you—more than you have any idea of. You're adaptable. Put you down any place, and you take hold. For instance, it's a marvellous thing to me how you've handled all the ...
— The Crossing • Winston Churchill

... Randal was greatly put out in his fence by these rude thrusts. For indeed he had a double purpose to serve,—first, thoroughly to know if Frank's marriage with a woman like Madame di Negra would irritate the squire sufficiently ...
— My Novel, Complete • Edward Bulwer-Lytton

... repeated Rose. "Is this language to a free and noble maiden?—Sweet lady, give me once but the least hint that you wish it, and their 'must go' shall be put to the trial. I will call from the casement on the Norman cavaliers, and tell them we have fallen, into a den of witches, instead ...
— The Betrothed • Sir Walter Scott

... ventured to put his hand softly on Hofer's arm. "Awake, dear commander-in-chief," he said in a low voice, "awake from your grief. These gentlemen here are waiting for an answer. Tell them what you think—" "What I think?" cried Hofer, ...
— Andreas Hofer • Lousia Muhlbach

... Andrew Johnson would mark either the lowest tide-mud of degradation to which the Republic could sink, or its end. In this trial our system would be put to its severest strain. If a partisan majority in Congress could remove the Executive and defy the Supreme Court, stability to civic institutions was at an end, and the breath of a mob would become the sole standard ...
— The Clansman - An Historical Romance of the Ku Klux Klan • Thomas Dixon

... some Sabbath morning. They never come to this stronghold; they could not have breathed freely where all became stone as soon as spoken, where divine youth found no horizon for its all-promising glance, but every thought put on, before it dared issue to the day in action, its ...
— Memoirs of Margaret Fuller Ossoli, Vol. I • Margaret Fuller Ossoli

... outside and soon the banging of steel doors as more prisoners were put into cells. And little by little, through it all, I made out a low, ...
— The Harbor • Ernest Poole

... "We are going to put you ashore here, Hunston; not that you have any right to expect the least consideration at our hands, but we do not wish to have it on our consciences that you have been badly treated by us. You will be left ...
— Jack Harkaway and his son's Escape From the Brigand's of Greece • Bracebridge Hemyng

... and I will explain?" said a pleasant, though unknown voice. "'Twas to Garthowen I was going, but when I reached there every light was put out, so I wouldn't wake the old man from his first sleep, and I have come on here to see can you let me sleep here to-night? ...
— Garthowen - A Story of a Welsh Homestead • Allen Raine

... good whipcord. Ben took his parcel to a table, and, after breaking off the sealing wax, began carefully to examine the knot, and then to untie it. Hal stood still exactly in the spot where the parcel was put into his hands, and tried first at one corner, and then at another, to pull the string off by force: "I wish these people wouldn't tie up their parcels so tight, as if they were never to be undone," cried he, as he tugged at the cord; and he pulled the ...
— Children's Literature - A Textbook of Sources for Teachers and Teacher-Training Classes • Charles Madison Curry

... The Taphians, however, remained invincible until Comaetho, the king's daughter, out of love for Amphitryon cut off her father's golden hair, the possession of which rendered him immortal. Having defeated the enemy, Amphitryon put Comaetho to death and handed over the kingdom of the Taphians to Cephalus. On his return to Thebes he married Alcmene, who gave birth to twin sons, Iphicles being the son of Amphitryon, Heracles of Zeus, who had visited her during Amphitryon's absence. He fell in battle against ...
— Project Gutenberg Encyclopedia

... pail for a moment," said the boy drawing it gently from her hand. "Now I will peep inside. What harm can it do? See, I will lift the cover ever so gently." He put his eye to the crack, when suddenly the cover slipped from his hand and rolled away upon the bank. A great swarm of angry, buzzing creatures flew into his face. He struck at them with his hands, but it was of no use. They stung and stung him. "Alice! Alice!" he cried, "oh, I am stung! I am stung!" ...
— A Kindergarten Story Book • Jane L. Hoxie



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