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theias; theie; theils; theim; theine; theire; theirn; theirs; theirsels; theirselves
  1. In short, in all that regards the table, the French are some centuries behind the English.

  2. The French gentleman is perpetually wiping his dirty fingers on a napkin spread out before him, and of which the beauties are not invisible to his neighbours on each side.

  3. Reynolds; this is really an inimitable copy, possessing all the richness of tint, and even the boldness and texture, of the original.

  4. The same gentleman has also proved that white bait are not the young of the shad, or mother of herrings; but that they are a well-marked and distinct species.

  5. They appear to be excellent physiognomists, for they read the countenance of the visiter readily, and are easily affronted with any contemptuous expressions.

  6. Deprived by death of the mother who might have taught her to restrain and regulate her ardent feelings, they acquired by neglect additional strength, and eventually concentrated into a passion deep and lasting as her existence.

  7. In vain the matron's tears subdued her flinty son!

  8. I hastened down to our small confined berth, and there I saw a sight that quickly brought me to myself.

  9. They differ in intellectual vigour; the perceptions of one are more acute than those of the other, and there is a corresponding coincidence in moral qualities.

  10. Waving her hand she danced down through the apple trees, singing: In their dress of yellow gold, In their petals white, I can see the fairy folk Gathered here to-night!

  11. At that moment the loud whirring of an automobile caught their attention.

  12. Patty, with her beauty and frank good nature, and Marjorie full of vitality and good spirits, are two lovable characters well worth knowing, and their adventures will stir the eager imaginations of young readers.

  13. Peter Hyde's corner and brought Nancy and Nonie, flushed by their play, back to the gathering under the trees.

  14. Their childish longing betrayed itself in the unwonted way their hands clung together, in the wistfulness of their faces.

  15. Flowering perennials had crept out from their old beds and had spread unchecked around among the giant trunks of the trees so that from hedge to hedge there was a riot of color.

  16. So while happy Nancy arranged flowers for the party the expected guests entrenched themselves behind their closed blinds, their righteous satisfaction tinged the very least bit by regret born of immense curiosity.

  17. Well, if she did have to go she would allow herself, just once, the sweet satisfaction of telling Miss Sabrina what she thought of the Leavitts and their sense of honor!

  18. And I will send Jonathan over to Judson's for a bunch of their lovely roses.

  19. On either side of him stepped the recently returned soldiers, their young-old faces turned straight ahead, their worn tunics attesting to other lines of march through other village streets.

  20. Close at their heels followed four staid Puritan men, broad white collars pinned over Sunday coats.

  21. Her eyes, as she levelled them upon Nancy, turned steely gray with cold little glints in their depths.

  22. Some of Pharaoh's servants entreated their master to let the children of Israel go.

  23. He had led them to believe that in a little while their troubles would be over, and that they would soon in the land of Canaan, surrounded by their wives and little ones, forget, the stripes and tears of Egypt.

  24. Indeed, the ability and propensity to chatter, is all they have left of their original gift of speech, of which they appear to have been deprived at the fall as a part of their punishment.

  25. He thought it far more important to tell the Jews their origin than to enlighten them as to their destiny.

  26. His first law, that the planets do not move in circles but in ellipses; his second law, that they describe equal spaces in equal times; his third law, that the squares of their periodic times are proportional to the cubes of their distances.

  27. And the people gathered them, and while the flesh was yet between their teeth the wrath of God being provoked against them, struck them with an exceeding great plague.

  28. For three hundred and fifty years he lived among his sons, and daughters, and their descendants.

  29. All these gods had gods for fathers and all their mothers were virgins.

  30. They laugh at the agony of unbelievers, mock at their tears, and of their sorrows make a jest.

  31. How did the animals get back to their respective countries?

  32. They were the rightful food of the sword, and their bodies were made for stripes and chains.

  33. Upon thy altars mothers do not sacrifice their babes, nor men their rights.

  34. When the Armada of Spain was wrecked and scattered by the storm, the English people believed that God had interposed in their behalf, and publicly gave thanks.

  35. We find that Jehovah, speaking to his chosen people, assured them that their bondmen and their bondmaids must be "of the heathen that were round about them.

  36. So, our fore-fathers in their Revolutionary struggle saw, or thought they saw, the hand of God, and most firmly believed that they achieved their independence by the interposition of the Most High.

  37. It does not answer well with spirits above proof, because the variation in their boiling points are so slight as not to be easily observed with accuracy.

  38. A first introduction to the study of the locomotive engine, their designs, construction and erection, with a short catechism, and 26 illustrations.

  39. If possible, advantage should be taken of the natural slope of the ground so that the trucks bringing beets from the silo to the washer and carrying the spent beets away may roll downward by their own weight.

  40. In the case of one column the first runnings or fore-shot would be found in the upper portion of the column to which they would have risen by reason of their degree of volatility.

  41. The principle of their operation is exactly the same as the more modern forms now to be described.

  42. Brakes and their use in ascertaining the power of gas engines.

  43. Squier Manufacturing Company, Buffalo, New York, for their kindness in allowing illustrations to be given of modern American distilling apparatus.

  44. Illustrated interviews with prominent model engineers, describing their workshops, their methods of working; and some of their models.

  45. With a little practice this test enables one to distinguish by their flavor the primal origin of alcohols and to judge of their purity.

  46. The vapors give their heat to the beer and are thus cooled, the low wines being condensed and flowing back onto the uppermost rectifying plate, while the highly vaporized portions pass out to the condenser.

  47. Primitive, as it is, however, those small plants in certain sections of the country make money for their proprietors and serve a large number of customers.

  48. When children are born, no one must go out or in, or open the door without bringing fire with him, that the trolls may not find their way in and exchange the child; and no one entering must say a word before he has touched the fire.

  49. These adventurers were associated in a regular guild, and had like other vagrant tradesmen, their lodgings and hospitals in the cities.

  50. Professors draped in stiff mantles and wearing the scholastic cap on their supremely wise foreheads, wend their way to the temples of knowledge at the portals of which flocks of students wait.

  51. The universe is a vast lyre whose strings, struck no matter where, are sure to vibrate throughout their length.

  52. A fire had been rebuilt in the grate, and cult members, released from their rooms, were being herded into the chamber.

  53. Before Penny or Louise could answer, the car door closed firmly in their faces.

  54. Evidently the two were coming closer, for their argument was waxing louder.

  55. To their surprise, it stood slightly ajar as if in invitation for them to enter.

  56. Jay Highland and his companion, well aware of their danger, began to run.

  57. Digging in their poles, they flashed off down the hillside.

  58. Like a powerful magnet, the old stone building drew their gaze.

  59. Touring over the slopes, they discarded first their mittens, then their jackets.

  60. Quickly they stowed their skis and poles in the rear and then Penny started the motor which popped and sputtered in the frosty air.

  61. To pull the sled through the drifts to the cabin, took the last of their strength.

  62. To attract attention to their plight, they again pounded on the oaken panel.

  63. Penny and Louise gave up trying to figure out their strange passenger.

  64. The first edition had rolled from the presses, and reporters, their feet on the desks, were relaxing for a few minutes.

  65. In a life after this, or their happening in it?

  66. None of the dead were assumed to be worthier of remembrance than another; they all rested at regular intervals, with their tablets on their breasts, like shields, in their sleep after the battle of life.

  67. Seaward, he glanced at the fishing-boats lying motionless in the offing, and the coastwise steamer that runs between Nice and Genoa trailing a thin plume of smoke between him and their white sails.

  68. They had their little laugh at my expense, and then Newton took up his tale again.

  69. Whether the Bells found the spectacle of depravity at Monte Carlo more attractive than the smiling face of nature at San Remo or not, they did not return, but sent for their baggage from their hotel, and were not seen again by the Geralds.

  70. She returned their greeting, and shared, in her quieter way, their raptures at their encounter.

  71. The lieutenant returned the bow with interest, and his eyes did not leave their party as long as they remained.

  72. There is nothing more interesting than the way children join in hypnotizing themselves with the illusions which their parents think they have created without their help.

  73. Themis Aurea, The Daws of the Fraternity of the Rosie Cross; in which the occult secrets of their Philosophical Notions are brought to light: written by Count Mayerus, and now Englisht by T.

  74. All objects of the inclinations have only a conditional worth, for if the inclinations and the wants founded on them did not exist, then their object would be without value.

  75. What a striking destiny some nations have, in alone possessing the right to cause the acceptance of their heroes, as though for that were necessary a quite peculiar degree of authority, seriousness, and faith!

  76. Come upon them when they are going to their lesson, and you heare nothing but whipping and brawling, both of children tormented, and masters besotted with anger and chafing.

  77. Permit me therefore to crave your indulgence if the following researches should remove their object from the sphere of sense while endeavouring to draw it towards the understanding.

  78. And although, no doubt, common men do not conceive it in such an abstract and universal form, yet they always have it really before their eyes, and use it as the standard of their decision.

  79. For we see not only individual subjects, but whole classes of men, uphold their capacities only in part, while the rest of their faculties scarcely show a germ of activity, as in the case of the stunted growth of plants.

  80. But what interests us more here is to know that the prime foundation of morality laid down by all these principles is nothing but heteronomy of the will, and for this reason they must necessarily miss their aim.

  81. Far from changing them, and taking away some of their qualities, Christianity finished and perfected them.

  82. If the scholars were to be satisfied with the "that makes," they would never learn to calculate, and would frustrate the intention with which their good master gave them a guiding clue in their work.

  83. He had a conference with one of their ministers which, from the account he gives of it, must have degenerated into something like a wrangle.

  84. Himself a convert, and a man of large views and great sympathies, no one was better able to enter into the scruples and difficulties of religious Protestants on their first contact with Catholic doctrines and Catholic worship.

  85. He had a matchless power of laying bare the wants of the human heart, and an equal facility of pointing out the light and strength of Catholicity for their supply.

  86. Who shall so touch the springs of men's hearts and reach their minds as to lead them to the desire of united action, and organize them so as to bring forth great results?

  87. The paroxysms of angina pectoris became more frequent and daily left their victim less able to rally.

  88. Having laid down in broad terms the fundamental doctrine of the supernatural life, it is proper to say a word of the natural virtues and of their relation to the supernatural.

  89. Scarcely a city of any size in the United States and Canada but knew the Paulists and thanked God for their missions.

  90. They wear no surplice or stole while preaching, the only insignia of their office being a crucifix on their breasts.

  91. They knew better what He said than why He said it, and that defect obscured His meaning and mystified their understandings.

  92. The wings which, when a child, bore me wherever I desired, have lost their strength.

  93. The people shall see and hear that we respect their opposition, that we are just and friendly.

  94. The colour had faded from most of the grave, anxious faces, and their timid glances shunned one another.

  95. The courtiers around the throne straightened their bowed figures, the pages forgot their fatigue, and all joined in the Greek salutation of welcome, and the "Life!

  96. My father said that the blood of Physkon and other degenerate ancestors, who had not learned to control their passions, was asserting itself in her also.

  97. I heard after wards that she was very glad to know that they were in charge of persons who filled their minds with other thoughts than the desire to rule.

  98. They had started several hours ago, and she awaited their return with increasing impatience.

  99. And how beautiful was the scene when the girls strewed the contents of their little baskets on the ground before her, and the boys, with many a ringing shout and loving wish, offered the bouquets to her and the twins!

  100. We must submit if the superior might of Rome renders Egypt a province of the republic, but we can preserve to our city and her council the lion's share of their freedom.

  101. I wish to examine all their plans and charts of the eastern frontier, especially the river channels and canals in the Delta.

  102. Now they rejoiced with Dion, and wanted to send at once for their host and future son-in-law, who was in the city attending a meeting of the Ephebi, although he had ceased some time ago to be a member of their company.

  103. This she was sometimes permitted to do when the friends put down their heavy burden.

  104. They all knew that, from early youth, she had honoured and shared their labours.

  105. The desire of peace, openly manifested by this country, accounts for their allowing such passage, which has for some time been permitted in return for the passage through Denmark being allowed to Swedish officers.

  106. We are sorry to record that some of the Danish officers violated their parole and treacherously rose on their protectors, after medical aid had been afforded them under the sacred sanction of a flag-of-truce!

  107. There was no alternative therefore but to apply to England for protection against their inveterate enemies the Russians, who had already possessed themselves of all Finland, and were preparing for the invasion of Sweden.

  108. I think it right to mention, in confidence, that I shall not have more than six sail of the line of battleships with me, until I can be joined by those that may be on their way from England.

  109. Stewart, of the Sheldrake, chased and took several of their gun-boats employed on that expedition.

  110. On the 14th September, the frigate having anchored as near as the tide would admit, and the other ships taking their stations, the bombardment began on the harbour of Granville, and lasted from eleven till five in the afternoon.

  111. This state of stupor continued several hours; some days, indeed, elapsed before many of them regained their usual strength and spirits.

  112. It has therefore been justly said, that "if the British gained honour by their victory, the Danes lost none by their defeat.

  113. With what advantage would they not go to their quarters, after having been well practised and exercised as artillery-men; and how soon would not the rest of the ship's company become also expert gunners in emulating their example.

  114. File clerks and receptionists stopped their work to gape at the four bedizened walkers and their plainly dressed satellites.

  115. Maybe, if he knew how Westinghouse had found their imbecile-telepath, he'd have some kind of clue that would enable him to find one, too.

  116. But they'd already realized that it didn't make any difference; their thoughts were an open book, anyway.

  117. Dowson," she said, "let me assure you that these costumes have their purpose.

  118. They were reading the book mechanically, noting the words and sense, but simply shuttling the material directly into their memories without actually thinking about it.

  119. The actual thinking portions of their minds were concentrating on aspects of Project Isle.

  120. There was a chorus of groans and squeals, and they were on their way once more.

  121. All the things people do toward their superiors," the Queen said, "are done for social reasons.

  122. That was while Will and that Anne of his were having one of their arguments, of course.

  123. His face had been perfectly blank, and he looked just like the head of the FBI people were accustomed to seeing on their TV and newsreel screens.

  124. Their belief in us-- Just as you did that first day we met.

  125. Between them was their prisoner, a boy with a vacuous face, clad in a strait jacket that seemed to make no difference at all to him.

  126. Malone could see why progress was their most difficult commodity.

  127. He let the psychiatrists take over directly, and simply avoided their sessions.

  128. They've only got cowboy stuff and bullfighters' costumes and Mexican stuff--you know, for their Helldorado Week here.

  129. Their wings are cut and they cannot fly, Cannot fly, cannot fly; Their wings are cut and they cannot fly, On Christmas-day in the morning.

  130. William and Mary, George and Anne, Four such children had never a man: They put their father to flight and shame, And call'd their brother a shocking bad name.

  131. The fox and his wife they had a great strife, They never eat mustard in all their whole life; They eat their meat without fork or knife, And loved to be picking a bone, e-ho!

  132. Around the green gravel the grass grows green, And all the pretty maids are plain to be seen; Wash them with milk, and clothe them with silk, And write their names with a pen and ink.

  133. Indeed, there are so many spurious editions of this piece upon one account or other, that I wou'd advise my readers to be very cautious in their choice.

  134. They kick up their heels, and there they lie, What the pize ails 'em now?

  135. Eighty-eight wor Kirby feight, When nivver a man was slain; They yatt their meaat, an drank ther drink An sae com merrily heaam agayn.

  136. Then my lord brought his wife and child To their home and parent's face, Who fell down and thanks returned To God, for his mercy and grace.

  137. Good Queen Bess was a glorious dame, When bonny King Jemmy from Scotland came; We'll pepper their bodies, Their peaceable noddies, And give them a crack of the crown!

  138. A formula for making young children submit to the operation of having their hands washed.

  139. The last party, moving backwards and forwards, with their arms entwined, approach and recede from the mother party, which is stationary, singing to a very sweet air.

  140. This is part of a little work called 'Authentic Memoirs of the little Man and the little Maid, with some interesting particulars of their lives,' which I suspect is more modern than the following.

  141. The interior of their ears was almost like orange-peel.

  142. It is our duty, therefore, to give their food a proper balance of elements as far as possible; and in thus conforming to the laws of nature, we shall find both the greatest economy and the greatest profit.

  143. They are uniformly red, of fair size, have a sprightly appearance, and reproduce their like more certainly than any other breed that we know.

  144. These veins carry off the blood after it has passed through the udder and performed its part in elaborating milk, and their size indicates the amount of blood employed, and by inference the amount of milk secreted.

  145. In the latest edition of his book on the Cattle of America, he says: "I never saw a more uniform herd of cows, in their general appearance and excellence, which latter quality they daily prove in the milk they produce.

  146. Their great rivals in this line are the Shorthorns.

  147. Their herd has been widely exhibited and awarded more prizes than any herd in this country.

  148. They were scattered to the four corners of the Eastern Continent, and their descendants now constitute the progressive nations of the earth.

  149. Great milkers and great butter makers are not uncommon among them; but there is such a mixture of blood in their veins that there is no guarantee of their producing their like.

  150. In some cases, however, butter makers have customers who want a buttermilk flavor in their butter.

  151. It will also cultivate a willingness to come home at milking time and take their respective places in the stanchions.

  152. Now there were two female heiresses or their issue present as against Philip of Valois.

  153. The line was never pierced; the English fight was wholly defensive, and a defensive maintained at range against troops which disposed, after the first rout of the Genoese, of no missiles upon their side.

  154. It was, as we shall see, irresolute for many days, and irregular throughout, while the retreat was a hurried one upon all but one day of which the troops were pressed to their uttermost.

  155. We can even establish with some accuracy the direction of the wind, knowing how the armies marched, how the sun stood relative to the advancing force, and their impression of the storm that broke upon them.

  156. Immediately before it were deployed the trained mercenaries, including the Italian cross-bowmen under their own leaders, Dorio and Grimaldi.

  157. Against these on the offensive you may set, at the very least, quite four times their number of fully mounted armoured men and probably six times their number, or even more.

  158. To turn and meet his pursuers (who were evidently in contact with him through their scouts) would have meant, so long as he was on this side of the Somme, no chance of retreat in case of defeat.

  159. They could not see why it was not just as sensible a thing to make and sell good bread as to paint scarfs or embroider tidies, and mother, after she heard of their proposal, quite agreed with them.

  160. They were once very well off and lived in state, and from far and near gay parties were drawn at Easter and Christmas to dance under their roof.

  161. Breakfast next morning was scarcely over when they made their start.

  162. The young girl went into the parlor, where the amber light from the west was beginning to fall upon the old Wainwright portraits, the candelabra with their prisms pendent, and the faded cushions and rugs.

  163. You hear the church bells, and their sound is soft and clear as they break the golden silence.

  164. Sometimes the old knight said that the Hippogrif was dead, but I have known people to shut their eyes and climb on his back, and cling to his mane, and go flying over the ocean and the hills clear through to the other end of the world.

  165. I am not sure he would offer even their mother a bite.

  166. The climax of their enjoyment was reached on the very last day of their visit.

  167. They were to take turns in carrying the bag, and upon returning to their home were always to take it at once to the study of their father, Rev.

  168. So he rode on with the beautiful princess, and their way led them through the village where his two brothers had stayed.

  169. And now the Mayor was on the rack, And the wretched Council's bosoms beat, As the Piper turned from the High Street To where the Weser rolled its waters Right in the way of their sons and daughters!

  170. The numerous tombs in the neighbourhood of Jerusalem are rock-hewn, clearly betraying their Egyptian origin; they are provided with numerous hollows for the reception of the bodies.

  171. Krishna and Apollo are thus identical in their actions.

  172. During the sixth period, after Kyrus had freed the Jews and permitted them to return to their native country, their national position improved.

  173. In their columns we recognise the very plant which must have suggested the forms.

  174. Their cement for coating walls is like ours; the stucco flat coloured, and the colours mixed with the plaster before laying on.

  175. The house of the king's children was under a governor, who was responsible for their health and education.

  176. They turned their elfs and sprites, their kobolds and gnomes, their spirits of air, water, and fire, into so many evil spirits.

  177. Their anthropomorphism had in it something gloomy.

  178. All beings take their origin in Him and return to Him.

  179. Greek poetry and philosophy had the same basis of reality as their mythology.

  180. And the nations of them which are saved shall walk in the light of it: and the kings of the earth do bring their glory and honor into it.

  181. Some evidently were disgusted that their popular pastor would so demean himself.

  182. Dreamily, yet joyously, she repeated the words many times, trying to comprehend their fathomless depths.

  183. The last half mile of their walk seemed almost interminable both to Rosa and grandpa.

  184. There in the privacy of their carriage they gave themselves anew to the work of the Lord, pledging never again to let a known opportunity to speak to a needy soul pass by.

  185. And their sins and iniquities will I remember no more.

  186. Many have taken the first step, giving into His keeping their souls for eternity, but will you not now, while beholding Him hanging on yonder cross for you, give Him your lives as well?

  187. Ere He came to earth, an angel of the Lord appeared and said His name should be called Jesus, for He should save His people from their sins.

  188. His eyes were shining, and every few minutes he would sing snatches of his one song, while assisting her in the preparation of their light breakfast.

  189. Their one friend, the policeman, saw them coming and met them a short distance from their destination.

  190. Their hearts, notwithstanding all outward difficulties and the disappointments of the preceding day, were buoyant with hope as they started out once more upon their pilgrimage.

  191. Many were carried back to the scenes of their childhood, where, gathered around the family altar, were the dear ones long since singing in paradise.

  192. Pears like the man said somethin' about their not gittin' hungry no more, nor thirsty.

  193. Early the next morning Rosa and grandpa were up, eagerly preparing for the events of the day, their every motion evidencing a subdued excitement, while joy beamed from their eyes.

  194. They know how to fight and they astonish us by their marvelous powers of organization and their coolness.

  195. First, it must be firmly postulated that civilized nations cannot have their political constitutions imposed on them from without if the object of the arrangement is peace and stability.

  196. Furious inhabitants having treacherously fallen upon them in their quarters, our troops with aching hearts were obliged to fire a part of the town as a punishment.

  197. The majority of them, comparatively poor people, with all their belongings around them, were unable to get away.

  198. That they are a standing temptation to thieves is surely no reason for their destruction.

  199. I study their theology, their sociology, economics, history, and their classics.

  200. In every war each side, according to the other, is supposed to take a fiendish pleasure in firing upon hospitals--containing always a proportion of their own wounded.

  201. Herewith are presented the text of their defense of England and their autograph signatures in facsimile.

  202. Their knops and their branches were of the same: all of it was one beaten work of pure gold.

  203. Then they cry unto the LORD in their trouble, and he bringeth them out of their distresses.

  204. But Amaziah would not hear; for it came of God, that he might deliver them into the hand of their enemies, because they sought after the gods of Edom.

  205. Their inward thought is, that their houses shall continue for ever, and their dwelling places to all generations; they call their lands after their own names.

  206. For the sin of their mouth and the words of their lips let them even be taken in their pride: and for cursing and lying which they speak.

  207. I will scatter them also among the heathen, whom neither they nor their fathers have known: and I will send a sword after them, till I have consumed them.

  208. Though I have bound and strengthened their arms, yet do they imagine mischief against me.

  209. But the nations that bring their neck under the yoke of the king of Babylon, and serve him, those will I let remain still in their own land, saith the LORD; and they shall till it, and dwell therein.

  210. Thus were their faces: and their wings were stretched upward; two wings of every one were joined one to another, and two covered their bodies.

  211. As these men glanced around with fiery eyes the quick look of relief that shot across their faces told of ungrounded fears.

  212. They are in such a hurry to get rich that they'll leave their grandchildren only a desert.

  213. Dick's cue was to scare them, or at least to have some fun at their expense.

  214. His companions, Bud and Bill, as Buell had called them, were sitting at a table, and as Jim Williams walked into the center of the room they slowly and gradually rose to their feet.

  215. It was then that I realized that Dick and Hiram had been caught by one of these offshoots of the fire, and had been compelled to turn away to save their lives.

  216. I spent the good part of an hour listening to their serenade.

  217. He kept up his talk about the townspeople and their attitude toward Easterners until we arrived at a kind of stock-yard full of shaggy little ponies.

  218. Herky and Bill and Bud jerked their arms down and extended their hands out behind.

  219. They were much alike, all sunburned and loud-voiced, and it looked as though they had all bought their high boots and wide hats at the same shop.

  220. I showed father a giant, bushy chestnut which was dominating all the trees around it, and told him how it retarded their growth.

  221. I do not know whether it was their length or their treeless monotony, but I grew tired looking at them.

  222. It was strange to see Herky and Bud flash up their arms without turning.

  223. When they winded or saw me they would stand erect, shoot up their long cars, and then leisurely lope away.

  224. Bud and Bill were lying with their backs to it almost close enough to scorch.

  225. Presently the men finished their meat and went outside, leaving me alone with the cook.

  226. They proved to me that trees isolated from their fellows fare as poorly as trees overcrowded.

  227. The bridegroom makes no considerable gifts to the parents of the bride, though he is generally expected to become a member of their household for the first few years of his married life.

  228. The order was obeyed; fines, pledges, and compensations to relatives of their victims were paid in; and the principal men were ordered to reside for a year in the neighbourhood of Sibu Fort and afterwards to return to their native districts.

  229. Then the men breakfast in their rooms, and not until they are satisfied do the women and children sit down to their meal.

  230. If so, they would probably get their heads broken, or perhaps lose them.

  231. At an earlier age the children have picked up a number of songs and spontaneously sing them in groups, but now they begin to develop their powers of musical.

  232. After seeing "Isit" on their left, they like to see him again on their right side.

  233. The simplest precaution would have kept him safe, but he had allowed the soft-moccasined red men to slip up on him without placing the slightest difficulty in their path.

  234. But as they still wore their light summer suits of Eastern cut and make, their generally "different" look from the members of the Mesaville Hotel Loungers' Association was quite sufficient to excite the attention of the latter.

  235. The redskins knew that any one cunning enough to have devised such a trick would not have stood still while they were chasing a will-o'-the-wisp in the opposite direction to their desired quarry.

  236. The cattle were trying, according to their instinct, to reunite.

  237. Such, however, was evidently not their intention, for they led him round to the farther side of the glowing coals, past the rows of seated Indians and squaws, who growled and spat at him as he passed.

  238. But the lads, who are, after all, typical of most young Americans of their type, are resourceful enough to overcome every one of their dangers and difficulties.

  239. The herd moved easily and steadily over their feeding places, displaying no symptoms of alarm as they cropped the half-dry grass.

  240. All that day they retraced their steps, and at night made camp not far from the entrance to the tunnel.

  241. In further discussion of their plans the three worthies spent the next hour or so.

  242. He knew, also, that even though they did seem unconscious of everything, their little black eyes were alert and awake to the slightest move on his part.

  243. Rob, as soon as the beat of their ponies' hoofs had grown faint, had chuckled to himself at their mistake, and silently as possible resumed his journey.

  244. From these dens, as usual, there came the same blasts of foolish talk and loud laughter, as their swing doors opened and closed.

  245. They tried to buckle on spurs and saddle and bridle their wild little horses all at the same time.

  246. Rob had enjoined perfect silence among the Boy Scouts of the Ranger Patrol, and the boys, composed, lay like veterans to their arms behind their shelter.

  247. Now such synthetic propositions are only possible in this way: that the two cognitions are connected together by their union with a third in which they are both to be found.

  248. The question then is this: "Is it a necessary law for all rational beings that they should always judge of their actions by maxims of which they can themselves will that they should serve as universal laws?

  249. And although, no doubt, common men do not conceive it in such an abstract and universal form, yet they always have it really before their eyes and use it as the standard of their decision.

  250. Fourthly, as regards meritorious duties towards others: The natural end which all men have is their own happiness.

  251. In a plain the Central Eskimos carry guns on their shoulders, two men going together, so as to resemble the antlers of a deer.

  252. It is to their interest to counterfeit well, for if suspected of being malevolent, they were put to death or outlawed, like criminals to-day.

  253. Others ascribe the origin of lycanthropy to primitive Totemism, in which the totem is an animal revered by the members of a tribe and supposed to be hostile to their enemies.

  254. So at least the large animals were to early man a constant cause of fear and source of danger; yet it was necessary to have their flesh for food and their skins for clothing.

  255. Some could be lured by baits, others more easily by their kind.

  256. They trembled and their limbs jerked, they made their jaws work and foamed at the mouth, often trying to bite other people.

  257. And page 459: The Abipones of Paraguay credit their medicine-men with power to put on the form of a tiger.

  258. Then the children retained their human form (like Sigmund and Sinfjoetli in the Voelsungasaga).

  259. They employ naturally various artifices to help along their cause, since it yields such returns.

  260. Pliny informs us how the Romans kept the wolf out of their fields, see Grimm, Teutonic Mythology, III.

  261. They usually assemble in troops or packs, except in summer, and by their combined and persevering efforts are able to overpower and kill even such great animals as the American bison.

  262. They are not likely to be discovered to be only sham animals, since their roaming and plundering is done in the night; in the daytime they of course conceal the animal skins (see Andree, p.

  263. Such tales show very clearly how greatly the buffalo were dreaded in ancient times, and such fear could hardly have arisen save as the result of actual experience of their power to inflict injury and death.

  264. They are reported to act like other folk by day, at night though to assume the ways of wolves, kill their enemies and suck their blood, roaming about with other wolves till morning.

  265. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "their" 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:
    their father; their lands; their respective