Dictionary of Idiomatic English Phrases

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T. Nelson and Sons, 1891 - English language - 384 pages
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Page 59 - head was of fine gold, his breast and his arms of silver, his belly and his thighs of brass, his legs of iron, his feet part of iron and part of clay.
Page 173 - ifwedo, We've got the ships, we've got the men, we've got the money too.” Some one whose pulses this lyrical outburst of national pride failed to stir called the party of
Page 194 - airs, Married to Immortal verse; Such as the melting soul may pierce, In notes with many a winding bout Of linked sweetness long drawn
Page 172 - Hanun took David's servants, and shaved off the one half of their beards When they told it unto David, he sent to meet them, because the men were greatly ashamed: and the king said, Tarry at Jericho until your beards be grown, and then return
Page 153 - P. I wind about, and in and out, With. here a blossom sailing, And here and there a lusty trout, And here and there a
Page 64 - To my shame I confess It, my only design was to keep the license, and let the squire know that I could prove It upon him whenever I thought proper, and so make him come down when I wanted
Page 169 - C. Let me tell you, Cassius, you yourself Are much condemned to have an Itching palm; To sell and mart your offices for gold To
Page 153 - Never mind our son,” cried my wife. “Depend upon It, he knows what he Is about. I'll warrant, we'll never see him sell his hens of a rainy day. I have seen
Page 266 - Unfaith In aught is want of faith In all; It is the little rift within the lute, That by-and-by will make the music mute, And ever widening, slowly silence all.
Page 7 - So three doors off the chaise was stayed, Where they did all get in: Six precious souls, and all agog To dash through thick and

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