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Lexicographically close words:
muzzer; muzzle; muzzled; muzzles; muzzling; myall; myalls; mycel; mycelia; mycelial
  1. But our great world--the rich people, were stupid, with no wish to be otherwise; they were not even curious about authors and artists.

  2. He brought Mrs. Mandel, and he brought that Beaton, and he brought that Boston fellow!

  3. He may let us guide the horse, but when he likes he can drive.

  4. Then you think Mr. Fulkerson has deceived you?

  5. You may be perfectly sure that he's delighted with the success of the magazine, and that he understands as well as you do that he owes it all to you.

  6. I'll bet anything that's where she met him.

  7. I won't go with Mr. Fulkerson," said Christine, serenely.

  8. Now, it wouldn't be that way in Boston, I reckon?

  9. Mela, "I've gone through enough with the piano.

  10. I don't believe a man's any better for having made money so easily and rapidly as Dryfoos has done, and I doubt if he's any wiser.

  11. The Dryfooses went late to Mrs. Horn's musicale, in spite of Mrs. Mandel's advice.

  12. At any rate, we hadn't got to the scolding yet.

  13. He must have undergone a moral deterioration, an atrophy of the generous instincts, and I don't see why it shouldn't have reached his mental make-up.

  14. It might have been there," Becton suggested.

  15. Mr. Fulkerson didn't hardly know as he could get you to leave.

  16. He came to New York because he couldn't help it--like the rest of us.

  17. I reckon my scolding will keep awhile yet," said the old man, dryly.

  18. She had her charm; the charm of wildness to which a certain wildness in himself responded; and there were times when his fancy contrived a common future for them, which would have a prosperity forced from the old fellow's love of the girl.

  19. Well, they're not likely to be in the future.

  20. Of course, she was very much attached to our old home.

  21. Well, the old gentleman given you boys your scolding?

  22. New York is full of people who don't know anybody.

  23. And why do you think you ought to go in this particular instance?

  24. But he took up much room on the seat, and every time he had to pull up his horses his left elbow ran into me, until "he guessed my ribs would be pretty-well bruised.

  25. Was so tired after my day in town that I breakfasted in bed; disgraceful!

  26. The heat is so great that I am afraid my ideas won't flow.

  27. I am said to have wasted my whole morning watching my two-days-old chickens, supposed to be the acme of intelligence and precocity.

  28. Now you go flirt with some my girls," she said, "and don't bother your old head about nothings!

  29. For all he was down and out, and trundled my things about the beach like a donkey, in knowledge and everything he was miles above me and I knew it--and he made it plain he knew it, too.

  30. By the time I started back to find Old Dibs I was worked up to quite a fever, and I'd keep looking over my shoulder expecting every minute to see one of them six ships in the pass.

  31. That girl of mine was regularly struck on Old Dibs, and, being a Tongan, was full of the Old Nick, and would have bit my ear off if I had lifted my hand to him.

  32. I had no idea that you were paying for me out of your own private purse, or that my ease and comfort were obtained at so heavy a cost to yourself.

  33. I took the liberty of warning Mr. Clemm against the Fijian, but he only threw back his head and told me most cutting to kindly mind my own business.

  34. Fortunately, my old girl had brought some hot coffee in a beer bottle, and this was just like pouring new life down his throat.

  35. To this day I don't know whether I ought to have paid or not, though if I hadn't it would have lightened my conscience of a frightful load.

  36. I saw they had begun on Tom first, and that decided me to take water with my formality.

  37. The day I resigned from the Council, being unable to stand it any longer, I was sitting in the front room, with my head in my hands, when Doc came in, and patted me on the back.

  38. If they considered what the war had already cost them, how much blood had been shed, they could not give up the struggle.

  39. We were informed on behalf of the British Government that this proposal could not be further altered, but must be accepted or rejected in its entirety by the Delegates of both Republics.

  40. The last speaker declared that the last word we had from our Deputation was that we must fight till the last man was dead and the last cartridge fired.

  41. I could adduce more arguments, but let me only say that the money obtained from there was to our detriment.

  42. But the question is whether we can to-day adopt that course and act accordingly.

  43. In the course of the last year we have lost 6,000 men either through death or capture.

  44. And under these circumstances it is a question whether all the mounted men would follow me.

  45. Our People, especially the women and daughters in the Concentration Camps, were deeply dismayed.

  46. There is another course which can be followed: to go on with the struggle.

  47. And that there are not any other matters?

  48. He had cattle for two months still, if he slaughtered everything.

  49. The end would be that we should all be dead or captured or shall have surrendered to the enemy.

  50. But I am convinced that if we do that, one district after the other will lay down their arms--will have to lay down their arms--and the war will thus terminate in a dishonourable manner.

  51. April number, an expression of regret, distress, and surprise, and a statement that precautions had been taken against any occurrence of a similar nature in future.

  52. Miss Butler showed it to me at Shrewsbury in June or July, 1902, and I copied it.

  53. St. John's College has contributed 30 pounds towards the expenses of printing and publishing this catalogue.

  54. Sadler made this for the Pall Mall Gazette from the photograph which is reproduced in Ex Voto; the drawing was reproduced in an article, and a cutting from the Pall Mall with the reproduction is with the papers given to St. John's.

  55. He painted at home as well as at Heatherley's, and by way of a cheap model hung up a looking-glass near the window of his painting room and made many studies of his own head.

  56. If I remember right Miss Savage sent these to Butler and they are referred to in their correspondence, but perhaps not in any of the letters included in the Memoir.

  57. A collection of obituary notices of Butler.

  58. The white covering doth typify the joy of immortality: concerning which the Son exulteth, saying unto the Father, 'Thou hast put off my sackcloth, and girded me with gladness.

  59. But since with the more willingness, because with the more ease and boldness I do evolve (after my custom) points of logic rather than of theology; I began to doubt whether to withstand your admonition or the rather to write.

  60. Footnote 96] For to them is that saying of the Prophet, 'They have not known My ways: so I swear in my wrath, if they shall enter into My rest.

  61. Whence saith the Apostle, 'I keep under my body and bring it into subjection.

  62. For praise is not seemly in the mouth of a sinner; nay rather of the sinner saith God, 'What hast thou to do to set forth My ordinances, and take My covenant into thy mouth.

  63. Whence the Apostle admonishing his disciple Timothy, saith, "I put thee in remembrance that thou stir up the gift of God, which is in thee, by the laying on of my hands.

  64. Footnote 673] Concerning which saith the bridegroom in the Canticles: 'Thou art altogether fair, my love, and there is no spot in thee.

  65. Whence the Apostle, 'I keep under my body.

  66. We cannot define it as an entity in psycho-physical terms alone, however much the psycho-physical basis is essential to its functioning in the individual.

  67. From the physiologist's or psychologist's point of view we may seem to be making an unwarrantable abstraction in desiring to handle the subject of speech without constant and explicit reference to that basis.

  68. Nevertheless, I trust that enough has here been brought together to serve as a stimulus for the more fundamental study of a neglected field.

  69. And Ronny was able to imitate my handwriting.

  70. When we landed at Alexandria and I saw that blue sky and that coloured, gesticulating crowd, my heart leapt.

  71. I can't understand then what on earth I saw in the man who made my heart go pit-a-pat.

  72. You wouldn't wish me to resign when my work here is but half done.

  73. It breaks my heart to see the way certain things are done here now.

  74. I'm sure she wouldn't mind my telling you why she's so anxious Ronny should leave Egypt.

  75. It's torn my heart to see you so pale and wan.

  76. I take a violent fancy to someone, and I lose my head, but somehow it doesn't last.

  77. You're not going to make my fortune after all.

  78. What d'you say to trying what we can do, my dear?

  79. It seems very hard that my boy should be done out of such a splendid chance by Ronny.

  80. It's my business to know everything that goes on in Cairo.

  81. I took the letter in to my sister and sat on her bed and we talked it over.

  82. There, my dear, I told you he wouldn't want to be bothered with us.

  83. My heart was in my mouth, I was afraid you were going to tell him.

  84. If I allowed any doubt on that matter to enter my head I should surely be quite unworthy of your affection.

  85. Foolish curs, that run winking into the mouth of a Russian bear and have their heads crush'd like rotten apples!

  86. They bid us to the English dancing-schools, And teach lavoltas high, and swift corantos; Saying our grace is only in our heels, And that we are most lofty runaways.

  87. Gentlemen both, you will mistake each other.

  88. Therefore, great King, We yield our town and lives to thy soft mercy.

  89. My liege, here is a villain and a traitor, that, look your Grace, has struck the glove which your Majesty is take out of the helmet of Alencon.

  90. We shall see wilful adultery and murder committed.

  91. I do not desire he should answer for me; and yet I determine to fight lustily for him.

  92. A night is but small breath and little pause To answer matters of this consequence.

  93. Follow your spirit, and upon this charge Cry, "God for Harry!

  94. Touching our person seek we no revenge; But we our kingdom's safety must so tender, Whose ruin you have sought, that to her laws We do deliver you.

  95. Pray thee, go seek him, and bring him to my tent.

  96. I assure you, there is very excellent services committed at the bridge.

  97. Indeed, my lord, it is a most absolute and excellent horse.

  98. If they look repulsive, they'll be thought of as evil.

  99. He felt extraordinary symptoms like an extreme of agitation.

  100. By the time it was out of atmosphere it had velocity enough to coast to clear space and Calhoun cut the rockets altogether.

  101. One could imagine falling forty-two thousand miles, where one couldn't imagine falling a light-year.

  102. When she nodded again he said drearily; "And of course famine is the great-grandfather of health problems!

  103. They've made preparations to fight any imaginable contagion you could drop on them.

  104. Presently Calhoun found the word in a Sector dictionary, where words of only local usage were to be found.

  105. One--so Calhoun presently discovered--was working his way behind underbrush to a shelf from which he could shoot down at Calhoun.

  106. How are the folks," he asked, "Lucy and her father?

  107. I have always associated this city with the small article used as stoppers for bottles," said Chester.

  108. This telegram was delivered to Captain Brown's housekeeper, who sent it to the steamship company's office, where it was safely pigeon-holed.

  109. At the conclusion of his story he bowed his face into his hands for a moment.

  110. The good people were profuse with thanks when we paid them in good-sized silver.

  111. At any rate, they could be spelled alike.

  112. Mother did not say much to any of us, but I took it for granted that she had been abused among the 'terrible Mormons.

  113. It was made to commemorate the bravery of the Swiss guards who fought in the service of Louis XVI at the outbreak of the French Revolution.

  114. Anvers,'" read the minister from a post-card.

  115. What did Lincoln say about the common people?

  116. There was even a full-sized mounted charger on the topmost point of a seven-story building.

  117. The steamer sails for Dublin this evening.

  118. I understand she and you had a discussion on 'Mormonism' last evening, and she slept very little all night as a result.

  119. Out of the cloud, metal fragments soared glinting upward and arced back to earth, and on the ground, amid smoke and dust, a metal limb was briefly visible, flexing convulsively and growing still.

  120. Then she smiled, showing the sharp little white teeth again.

  121. Inside a minute, all the nearby scorpions had begun banging away at the structures some three miles distant.

  122. Arms akimbo, she looked scornfully down at the younger girl's tearful face.

  123. She was slender, not very tall, and her hair was jet-black, a striking frame for a startlingly pale face.

  124. They'd made it none too soon--only a minute or two had passed when the night once more buzzed with motor noise, and a column of foraging drones rolled up the trail and plunged at full speed into the mouth of the shaft.

  125. For my own part I cannot avoid suspecting that there must be some further cause, which gives rise to such a cycle of change in the action of the currents of the great and open ocean.

  126. His work on coral-reefs appeared in 1842, when my report on the subject was already in manuscript.

  127. The object of this volume is to describe from my own observation and the works of others, the principal kinds of coral-reefs, more especially those occurring in the open ocean, and to explain the origin of their peculiar forms.

  128. I had therefore only to verify and extend my views by a careful examination of living reefs.

  129. Before publishing my book, I thought long over the same view, but only as far as ordinary marine organisms are concerned, for at that time little was known of the multitude of minute oceanic organisms.

  130. As I have had to seek my information from all kinds of sources, and often from indirect ones, I do not venture to hope that the map is free from many errors.

  131. To do this was to form my theory of the formation of barrier-reefs and atolls.

  132. The three introductions, which my friend Professor Judd has kindly furnished, give critical and historical information which makes this edition of special value.

  133. These officers particularly refer to the lowness of the islets; but I chiefly ground my assertion respecting these two groups, and the Chagos group, from information communicated to me by Captain Moresby.

  134. A third cheap issue, at eighteenpence a novel, is now being published by the present proprietors, Messrs.

  135. Either for schools or for general reading, we know of no elementary work on Chemistry which in every respect pleases us so much as this.

  136. But as if to repress such vainglorious thoughts, there stood in the transept of the building, surrounded by and contrasting with the handiworks of man, one of the simplest productions of Nature.

  137. It was in 1840 that portraits were first taken by the Daguerreotype process in this country.

  138. Her father had been so near him in age, so constantly his companion, so entirely one in mind and temper, that he had been far more to him than his elder brother, and his death had been the one great sorrow of Uncle Geoffrey's life.

  139. Half a yard must do, I suppose; but then, how to describe it?

  140. Fred awoke the next morning much better, though greatly fallen back in his progress towards recovery, but his mother had during the night the worst fit of spasms from which she had ever suffered.

  141. I was forgetting my mother, and so selfish and untamed was I, that I was almost forgetting my poor babies!

  142. Henrietta blushed, laughed, and mentioned Lady Matilda St. Leger, a cousin of her aunt Geoffrey's of whom she had seen something in the last year.

  143. Not till some time after he had been settled in his chambers at the Temple.

  144. Greatly relieved at being sent out of sight of that senseless form, Willy required no second bidding, but rushed off at a pace which bade fare to bring him to the Hall in a very brief space.

  145. I deserve it," said she to herself, "and surely I ought to bear my share of the trouble my wilfulness has occasioned.

  146. Yes, but it would be false kindness to enter on a fresh discussion tonight, when you ought to be fast asleep.

  147. But," objected Queen Bee, "if one of the children is ill, do you think Aunt Roger will like to have us this morning?

  148. And do you think it was talking of Uncle and Aunt Geoffrey that brought it on?

  149. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "my" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.

    Some related collocations, pairs and triplets of words:
    myght have; myself again; myself and; myself have; myself that; myself will; mythical origin