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Lexicographically close words:
tives; tiyan; tland; tman; tmosis; toad; toadflax; toadied; toadies; toads
  1. By close inspection, the descending current of the water may also be observed, and the coloured and the colourless liquids be seen to pass each other in the narrow neck of the bulb without mixing.

  2. Lay a piece of wire-gauze upon the glass chimney of a common argand gas burner, when the flame will be enlarged to twice its former dimensions, and its light fully doubled.

  3. I longed for you to disappear and leave me in peace, yet all the time I thought of you more and more.

  4. I should like to tell you now, but I can't, I can't!

  5. After luncheon Charmion settled herself to write business letters, drawing a big screen round her writing-table, the better, as she informed me, to protect herself against my chatter.

  6. It is difficult to express--" "Please don't!

  7. When I came out she brought me over to London for a season, and I was presented; but that was my one and only visit to England in fifteen years.

  8. Being young and-- er--vain, she evidently felt it necessary to her peace of mind to follow the leader.

  9. My dear, isn't she--" Kathie waved her hands to express a superlative beyond the power of words.

  10. I should like to know, but probably I never shall.

  11. He never alluded to the subject again, neither did I.

  12. The dear old man was delighted to see me, and was eager to hear when Charmion and I were coming back to "Pastimes".

  13. I am sorry to appear discourteous, Mr Maplestone, but I have no choice.

  14. He is practically certain, but he did not trouble to bring it home.

  15. I shall tell the men to send in the books quarterly after this.

  16. Even if it hurt myself, I should have been loyal to another woman who had cared first!

  17. Our eyes met, and he turned aside, drawing in his lips to hide the smile, but the light danced in his eyes, and refused to be quenched.

  18. But, before this application, he had gone to the camp, and addressed himself to my Lord Stair, who was my particular friend and ally by my first marriage, desiring he would compel me to return to his house.

  19. They wouldn't be much help, true, but the best he could manage.

  20. But you should be able to feel the vibration from the rocket exhaust, as long as it's on.

  21. If there had been more behind the blow than shoulders and a fragment of a body, his jaw would have been broken.

  22. Direct, if you can; indirect if you have to.

  23. Cameron began to realize what they were up to.

  24. The strategy was simple, but it didn't follow that it was sound--a toaster for Jordan and one for Anti, if another could be found.

  25. The tentacles were withdrawn and presently reappeared with a small torch and began welding.

  26. It got to its feet and rushed toward Anti.

  27. But we can't make it with our small fuel reserve.

  28. In a matter of minutes he was in the control room.

  29. Leave word in gravity-generating for Vogel.

  30. Nona had either not understood all their instructions, or she hadn't been able to carry them out.

  31. He wrapped one arm around the pilot's throat and clamped it tight.

  32. They hadn't expected to be discovered so soon.

  33. Angrily he kicked at an anemic tuft of grass.

  34. And probably he would go right on wearing his summer underclothes, although I had already reminded him about changing.

  35. I bought a ticket for New York and checked my bag through.

  36. I guess I'll just stick around until Mr. McGill gets home and see if he won't buy me out.

  37. Andrew McGill, the author of those books every one reads, is my brother.

  38. Well," he said, "I dare say it was all an error, but anyway I did follow you.

  39. As a matter of fact, I sold only one, but I enjoyed myself none the less.

  40. Seems almost as though it was done a-purpose!

  41. We were still about three quarters of a mile from the place where I had camped overnight.

  42. He had seen this freight car of yours and put me on the track.

  43. You get out your basket of grub and I'll make a fire.

  44. But to me it symbolizes a state of mind, whereas New York is only a state of pocket.

  45. She hardly realized, I think, how much her story owes to your own delightful writings.

  46. He brought it to a close, he turned away; and now verily he knew how deeply he had been stirred.

  47. He listened as if there had been something to hear, but this attitude, while it lasted, was his own communication.

  48. You may still, after all, want to live here.

  49. He walked there on the crisp November nights, arrived regularly at the evening's end; it was as easy to do this after dining out as to take his way to a club or to his hotel.

  50. But they appeared to know you had been at your club.

  51. It was mere vain egoism, and it was moreover, if she liked, a morbid obsession.

  52. The fact that there was nothing to see didn't militate for the worthy woman against what one might see, and she put it frankly to Miss Staverton that no lady could be expected to like, could she?

  53. But it was thus Miss Staverton took him up.

  54. What you feel--and what I feel for you--is that you'd have had power.

  55. That the plot was known to the Italian Legation is clear, for the Italian war correspondents had the information from the Legation and hurried to the spot the day before.

  56. Essad Pasha was the agent of the Italians, Serbs, and French, and intrigued, so soon as the Prince was appointed, to obtain power over him.

  57. Had the Society the right to circulate Albanian Testaments?

  58. All I was allowed to do was to send a man on foot with a telegram for the Minister for Foreign Affairs and await the reply.

  59. The sun and the moon, which figured prominently in it, probably appealed to the old pre-Christian nature-worship of the Slavs.

  60. Berlin had applied itself, above all, to calm the exasperation and desire for intervention at the Ballplatz," says Baron Beyens, Belgian Minister in Berlin.

  61. They at once started "propaganda," and had the impudence to say that the dialect of Struga was as pure Serb as that of Belgrade.

  62. The Young Turks would give no pledge to this effect, and foolishly tried to extort a tax to pay for the Bulgar rising of 1903.

  63. That is why you are so absurdly neurotic and you have never learnt to keep your temper.

  64. And sure enough the gendarmerie was withdrawn, and the Young Turk let loose to go as he pleased.

  65. His work in Bulgaria seems to have been effective for in June the Serb Minister to Sofia sent in a very important report to his Government: 1.

  66. His death during the Great War is a heavy loss to Albania.

  67. The unfortunate tribes of Hoti and Gruda been handed over to Montenegro and devastated.

  68. Draw the circle with a string pinned to the center, if a large compass is not at hand.

  69. Hold the flying-knot here, and fasten two cords to the loops on the crosspiece with two or three half-hitches, Plate 15.

  70. Coiled around once and a half, the coils must be separated enough to allow the string to slip between.

  71. The back end of the eye might well be filed somewhat slanting so as to slip under the hook better.

  72. The reason for having them so long is because it is difficult to make the groove nicely to the end of the board; and they are wide enough to try twice to make the groove.

  73. This surface is called the working-face, and should be marked with a pencil line near the edge to be planed next.

  74. Next, saw straight from the end of the rudder to this straight line; then saw the corners, and pare to the curves.

  75. They can be driven thru small, tight holes and bent on the under side to make them secure.

  76. Plane to these lines wherever possible, then use the spokeshave.

  77. The adjustments of a kite are so subtle that much patience is sometimes needed to make it fly.

  78. It is best, especially in holes and their pegs, to put glue on both surfaces of contact.

  79. A little notch, cut in the edge right to the line where the saw is to cut, will help a beginner to start accurately.

  80. From the lowest corner of the tongue, draw another line parallel to the first, and saw off.

  81. I wasn't sure at first,' said Franklin, groping his way.

  82. As the centre of watchfulness she gained the grace of self-confidence.

  83. She felt sorry for Mr. Kane, and her step lingered on her way to the house.

  84. It could be no question of evasion, however, when, in answer to a question of Althea's, she said that she hated Paris.

  85. Life unmakes them, I mean, unless you set yourself against it and ruin things that might be mended.

  86. He sounded these wisdoms next day when he asked her to walk with him to the village.

  87. I can imagine that it might; I've only been there once; very large and very indigestible I found it, and most depressing.

  88. She took refuge in her nearest feeling, that of scorn for Gerald.

  89. I see him just as you do, only I see so much more.

  90. He then took Lady Pickering back to the house, established her in a hammock, and set off to find Althea.

  91. Thank you; perhaps we both are fortunate.

  92. It is a question of right and wrong to me.

  93. We part upon the best terms, and I have promised to pay them a visit at Vienna on my next journey to Germany.

  94. The decision to fortify Paris had thrown the Stock Exchange into excitement; it is a measure which will be enormously expensive to carry out, and will rouse much apprehension.

  95. The King greatly wished his ambassadors to call upon Queen Christina in a body; many of them felt scruples upon the point, but at length they decided to go, regarding her as nothing more than the widow of Ferdinand VII.

  96. We hastened to follow the King and to traverse the most beautiful parts of the forest.

  97. She will even leave her daughter's room to discuss public affairs with her visitors, and asks me to dinner to-morrow to distract her thoughts, as she says, and not to be left alone in her anxiety!

  98. He adds in his letter that he is certain that the Government have received an answer similar to that which he communicates to me.

  99. The King was very feverish last night; he can hardly speak, and seems to have lost all interest.

  100. I stay with them for a time, and then return to my room, and finally go back to them at eight o'clock for tea.

  101. Chantelauze and de Peyronnet, insolently refused to permit a visit from the doctors; while the others, MM.

  102. Thiers gave assurances the other day that the English Ministry was ready to leave Spain to its destiny.

  103. Many workmen come to see them, and several landowners wish to imitate them; it is really an admirable invention.

  104. Supplies in readiness, communications waiting to be held, railways ready for capture.

  105. He was supposed to be intolerant of mediocrity; and also he used to offend quite honest, simple-minded people by treating their beliefs very cavalierly.

  106. I have been getting out of spirits up here, and I wanted to be near you.

  107. Lewis answered without hesitation, as one to whom the country was as well known as his own name.

  108. He is the sort of man you'd turn round to look at if you once passed him in the street; and if you once saw him smile you'd begin to like him.

  109. But as it is, he is out of harmony with his times; life is too easy and mannered; the field for a man's courage is in petty and recondite things, and Lewie is not fitted to understand it.

  110. It would have been as easy for Marker to send the note to Thwaite, whom he had long known.

  111. He had fondly imagined himself going to a certainty of toil and danger; to his vexation this certainty seemed to be changing into the most conventional of visits to the most normal of places.

  112. Tam executed a doglike gambol on the turf, and proceeded to course up the burn ahead of the party, a vision of twinkling bare legs and ill-fitting Sunday clothes.

  113. I want to be normal, aggressively normal, to court the suffrages of Gledsmuir.

  114. Two shots, the six chambers of his pistol, and then he would be ground to powder.

  115. I have wanted to speak to you for long, Alice.

  116. He got everything he wanted, but then he got them easily and had a lot of time for other things, whereas most of us had not a moment to spare.

  117. We use them for sending up odds and ends to the garrisons.

  118. He recognized her at once, but he, too, seemed to lose for a moment his flow of greetings.

  119. The inevitable result of its permanent adoption will be that the important local legislative functions will become a mere administrative board with discretionary power as in the case of Washington, D.

  120. It is impossible to prove the issues until we have found them, but equally impossible to show the audience what the issues are until we have shown what the thing is which we wish those issues to support.

  121. In fact, any such an attempt could result only in disaster to the commissioner himself.

  122. This principle is being emphasized by the leading scholars of political science, as illustrated by the program of the National Municipal League.

  123. If so, then why not make it still more definite and establish one-man power?

  124. Football, as defined in the dictionary, differs considerably from the game with which every American boy is familiar.

  125. Paying the president and buying uniforms are details of this more fundamental reason.

  126. To this method," your friend continues, "has been given the name of the honor system.

  127. The second is to show that his argument, even though it is not destroyed by yours, is faulty in itself, and therefore useless.

  128. And the gentlemen have deplored state interference.

  129. He supports this with claims which are introduced as follows: "First, the people of the colonies are descendants of Englishmen.

  130. And in explaining or defining these terms, there are certain things that you must do.

  131. It is a significant fact, that during the last quarter of a century, the tendency in municipal organization has been toward concentration of powers.

  132. I leane not on coniectures, but loue to set downe that I know to be true, and leaue these things to them that loue to diuine.

  133. The faults therefore of the disordered tree, I find to be fiue: {SN: Faults are fiue, and their remedies.

  134. But about this must you bestow much paines and more cost, to haue them handsome, high and durable.

  135. A low ground is good to auoide the danger of winds, both for shaking downe your vnripe fruite.

  136. Young Heifers bring not forth the Calues so faire, neither are they so plentifull to milke, as when they become to be old Kine.

  137. Whom we leaue to themselues, & their followers; & ending this secret we come in the next Chapter to a point of knowledge most requisite in an Arborist, as well for all other woods as for an Orchard.

  138. If your graffe or stocke, or both perish, you haue another in the same place, of better strength to worke vpon.

  139. Then something took place which bade fair to put an end to my activities for the duration of the war, and which calamity was averted in what I cannot help describing now as a miraculous way.

  140. I did not want to come here, but something, I don't know what it was, made me.

  141. But we are not faced with that alternative.

  142. Why, think of the kindness and loving service shown to the returning soldiers!

  143. By this time London was at its busiest, crowds surged everywhere.

  144. Aren't we seeking to win this war of God at the price of our own manhood?

  145. In a way, our experiences were interesting beyond words, and while there was much which made one rejoice, there was also much to sadden.

  146. I looked across the dining-hall as he spoke, and saw, sitting not far away from us, a party which instantly attracted my attention.

  147. Still, as you say, it would not be fair to submit her to a suspicion of danger.

  148. Granville has spoken so much about you, that I feel as though you were an old friend.

  149. There seemed no reason why I should be disturbed at this, but I was.

  150. Our conversation came abruptly to an end at that moment, caused by the entrance of my orderly, who told me that a gentleman wished to see me.

  151. I am sure,' said the chairman, 'that in spite of the fact that it is growing late, we shall be glad to hear a few words from a soldier just back from the front.

  152. I mean to go everywhere, and I don't want to interfere with your liberty in any way.

  153. It is not nearly as bad as it used to be,' I replied; 'it has become almost normal.

  154. Ow menni time you employ to go since Coire at here?

  155. Cute Rustic (likewise anxious to make a bag).

  156. I can't afford to let you go without having a good talk with you.

  157. To think that I should meet the one man of all others whom I have been literally longing to see.

  158. The villagers come flocking in From all the country through, To hear Your Lordship speak his mind And tell them what to do.

  159. And the annoying part of it was that every lump which he crammed down my throat contained an inferential compliment to himself, which I was forced either to accept, or in declining it to appear a churl.

  160. It really is extremely hard, To know thee nothing but a name.

  161. We didn't come here for an elevator ride," said Sandy.

  162. A needle on that dial pointed just past the figure "30.

  163. Scientific discoveries were published then as a matter of course.

  164. Which is interesting," observed Holmes, "but irrelevant.

  165. He dismissed this newest mystery with an almost violent effort of his will.

  166. It began with a re-transmission of part of the message Earth had received.

  167. Burke had to pay him a thousand dollars to get him to believe.

  168. It should be as sensitive as this transmitter is powerful.

  169. If it were an offer of communication, it should be short and simple.

  170. There was an uncomfortable possibility that the transmitter might not be signaling Earth, after all, but a fellow mystery of space--an associate or a sister-ship.

  171. He was someone else who happened to be the pointer, the aimer, of the weapon he sat astride.

  172. Once he called Sandy to give her an order to be filled locally.

  173. Then said abruptly, "You didn't ask why Pam feels creepy, or where.

  174. He had a destination, to be sure, but he did not really believe that he would ever reach it, nor did he imagine he would ever return.

  175. Publicly, of course, the shock of such an about-face by the national government was extreme.

  176. I suspect that it accounts for the absence of signs and symbols.

  177. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "to" 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:
    toasted cheese; tobacco smoke; tomorrow morning; tone process; tone production; tons gross; too far; too great; too late; took him; took occasion; took passage; took pity; took position; took their; took them; topped hill; total abstainer; total eclipse; tourist industry; tout ensemble; tout est; toward evening; towards heaven; tower hatch; town yesterday