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told me all about it."(Jane Austen - Pride and prejudice )
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word about it till now.
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he might be always flying about from one place to another, and never
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admiration for about half the evening, till his manners gave a disgust
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walking about the room, speaking occasionally to one of his own party.
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standing about by yourself in this stupid manner. You had much better
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seeing that you were about five times as pretty as every other woman
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of them, a sensible, intelligent young woman, about twenty-seven, was
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did--I heard something about it--but I hardly know what--something
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* "Nay, if you are serious about it, I shall consider the matter is
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not think about officers any more than we do. I remember the time when
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nonsensical to come at all! Why must she be scampering about the
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"I think she will. She is now about Miss Elizabeth Bennet's height, or
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home; neither did the apothecary, who arrived about the same time, think
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"No, she would go home. I fancy she was wanted about the mince-pies. For
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supposed about Mr. Bingley. We may as well wait, perhaps, till the
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turn about the room. I assure you it is very refreshing after sitting so
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are not puffed about with every attempt to move them. My temper
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"About a month ago I received this letter; and about a fortnight ago
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to do something or other about it.
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* "There is some sense in what he says about the girls, however, and if
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herself not at all offended; but he continued to apologise for about a
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put to an end by exclamations and inquiries about the other; of whom,
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nothing to me now. She is a handsome girl, about fifteen or sixteen,
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till he did, it was useless to quarrel about him.
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Your sister has been talking to me about him, and asking me a thousand
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sister's, "what you have learnt about Mr. Wickham. But perhaps you have
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the moment, he set about it in a very orderly manner, with all the
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Elizabeth's seeming really, with vexed and embarrassed looks, about to
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successful love; for Mrs. Bennet, having dawdled about in the vestibule
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brought to reason. I will speak to her about it directly. She is a very
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* "Speak to Lizzy about it yourself. Tell her that you insist upon her
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does not care about you.
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* "I never can be thankful, Mr. Bennet, for anything about the entail. How
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longer irritation than usual about Netherfield and its master, she could
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unconnected with his general powers. About ten or a dozen years ago,
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because, if he had at all cared about me, we must have met, long ago.
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* Mrs. Gardiner about this time reminded Elizabeth of her promise
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that could be worth hearing, and were listened to with about as much
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will we begin quarreling about its relative situation. Let our
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* About the middle of the next day, as she was in her room getting ready
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my situation in life has allowed me to acquire. About the court, such
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"Do not make yourself uneasy, my dear cousin, about your apparel. Lady
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* As the weather was fine, they had a pleasant walk of about half a
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* The entertainment of dining at Rosings was repeated about twice a week;
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who led the way, was about thirty, not handsome, but in person and
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is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the
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mean to be unhappy about him.
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then getting up, walked about the room. Elizabeth was surprised, but
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* "My excellent father died about five years ago; and his attachment to
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For about three years I heard little of him; but on the decease of the
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obliged to walk about the room, while Elizabeth tried to unite civility
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my news; it is about dear Wickham; too good for the waiter, is it not?
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three straws about her--who could about such a nasty little freckled
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chaperon you about to all the balls. Dear me! we had such a good piece
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with no one to speak to about what I felt, no Jane to comfort me and say
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present I will say nothing about it.
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flew about the house in restless ecstasy, calling for everyone's
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richly furnished," said she, "I should not care about it myself; but
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man about them, that he advanced but little. Whilst wandering on in this
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On the contrary, there is something pleasing about his mouth when he
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arrival at Lambton, these visitors came. They had been walking about the
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be off as soon as possible. "But what is to be done about Pemberley?"
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do as little, and think as little about it, as any father could do, in
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relate; but his lies about the whole Pemberley family are endless. From
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were. Every girl in or near Meryton was out of her senses about him for
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give any directions about her clothes till she has seen me, for she does
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the subject, by saying, "But tell me all and everything about it which
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their plans, and would not give his real opinion about it. He did not
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* Mrs. Gardiner went away in all the perplexity about Elizabeth and her
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you write for me. We will settle with your father about the money
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she made the most of the time by visiting about with her daughter, and
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were not by, when I told mamma and the others all about it. Are not you
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me! I quite forgot! I ought not to have said a word about it. I promised
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to his future situation, he could conjecture very little about it. He
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I do not speak it to be thanked, therefore say nothing about it), your
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us quarrel about the past. In future, I hope we shall be always of one
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that I care about it, though. He is nothing to us, you know, and I am
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mention a word about it. And so, is it quite certain he is coming?"
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think no more about him.
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One morning, about a week after Bingley's engagement with Jane had been
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and my eldest is somewhere about the grounds, walking with a young man
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* "Go, my dear," cried her mother, "and show her ladyship about the
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forgiveness! The rest of his letter is only about his dear Charlotte's
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introduced themselves I can hardly tell, but I believe in about half an
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anything about it, they found at last, on examining their watches, that
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* Her father was walking about the room, looking grave and anxious.
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lover to any of them. She began at length to recover, to fidget about in
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you look as if you did not care about me?"
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Any place would do, of about three or four hundred a year; but however,
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do not speak to Mr. Darcy about it, if you had rather not.
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crowd, 'would anybody believe as an informer'ud go about in a man's
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* He was about the middle height, but the thinness of his body, and the
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emptied his glass, which he had filled about two minutes before, and
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* 'I was about to observe, Sir,' he said, 'that though my apparel would
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at all about the matter.'
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of walking about the streets, and smoking a cigar afterwards. The fact
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any proposition, because he knew nothing about the matter. The officer
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questions on this point, Mr. Snodgrass was about to offer an historical
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profession. He was about to favour us with a little anecdote connected
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matters knows what a host of shabby, poverty-stricken men hang about the
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rose in bed, drew up his withered limbs, and rolled about in uncouth
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* He was apparently about to proceed to do so, when Lieutenant Tappleton,
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whisked their tails about in all directions; the dogs barked, the mob
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* Mr. Pickwick, we say, was completely exhausted, and about to give up the
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jokes about squeezing the ladies' sleeves, and a vast quantity of
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sometimes--I'm sure I cry about it for hours together--my dear brother
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* 'I'm sure aunt's talking about us,' whispered Miss Emily Wardle to her
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* 'Now, about Manor Farm,' said Mr. Pickwick. 'How shall we go?'
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* Mr. Winkle, thus instructed, climbed into his saddle, with about as
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it?' Mr. Snodgrass was about to reply, when he was interrupted by a
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confusion all about it. A red-headed man was working in the garden; and
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of a man's walking about all day with a dreadful horse that he can't get
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'What about the land?--Nothing the matter, is there?'
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'How should he know anything about it?'inquired the old lady
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was one old lady who always had about half a dozen cards to pay for, at
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made one old gentleman facetiously sly, about partnerships at cards and
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* 'You must excuse my talking about this old place, Mr. Pickwick,' resumed
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so does our little church with the ivy, about which, by the bye, our
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your pardon, but you were talking about the song of the Ivy.'
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'You must ask our friend opposite about that,' said the host knowingly,
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'You did make some notes, I think, about John Edmunds, did you not?'
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'The very thing I was about to ask,' said Mr. Snodgrass eagerly. ( Dickens The Pickwick papers )
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* 'The measure of the unhappy woman's misery and misfortune was about to
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looked very much like amateur stone-masons--were sprinkled about the
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'We are about to partake of a plain dinner at the Blue Lion, Sir; we
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plates; a great running about of three ponderous-headed waiters, and a
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and was about to leave the arbour. Mr. Tupman detained her, and drew her
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was that the bloated lad was about to do her some grievous bodily harm
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somewhere, talking about him. Ha, ha! capital notion that--funny. ( Dickens The Pickwick papers )
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his coat closer about him, coiled himself more snugly up into the corner
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not to be so easily daunted; and he laid about him with such hearty
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* They had travelled in this way about three miles, when Mr. Wardle, who
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horses' heads. About a hundred yards in advance was the other chaise,
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each with a pile of goods beneath its ample canopy, about the height of
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to anybody who cared about the matter, that the stable lay in that
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and he know'd nothing about parishes, he didn't.--"And what's the lady's
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The landlady was about to enter a very violent protest against this
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mysterious air about them both, as unusual as it was alarming. ( Dickens The Pickwick papers )
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* 'If this,' said Mr. Pickwick, looking about him--'if this were the place
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very dark. He walked about the room--it was very lonely. ( Dickens The Pickwick papers )
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from my sleep, and all is quiet about me, I see, standing still and
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busy crowds hurrying about the streets; or to the theatre, and heard the
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the dark shadows about me, and that silent figure in its old corner.
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deal box. They reached the town about one o'clock (their luggage they
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of about three minutes each, constantly referred to his watch, and
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commenced assailing that immortal gentleman about the back and legs,
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speak to you about something else. Sit down.'
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'To attend upon me; and travel about with me and these gentlemen here.'
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* 'Ask the landlady o' the White Hart about that, Sir,' replied Sam. ( Dickens The Pickwick papers )
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gammons him about his driving, and gets him into a reg'lar good humour,
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of; be particular about the children, my dear sir--it has always a great
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Tupman, Mr. Snodgrass, and about half a dozen of the committee besides. ( Dickens The Pickwick papers )
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which elicited another burst of mirth, of about a quarter of an hour's
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Turkey carpet, bearing about the same relative proportion to the size
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* 'Well, gents,' said a stout, hale personage of about forty, with
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* 'Ah! no mistake about that,' said a very red-faced man, behind a cigar. ( Dickens The Pickwick papers )
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'One winter's evening, about five o'clock, just as it began to grow
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to look on, nobody knew anything at all about the matter; and so Tom
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been an end of the matter; but there was something about this particular
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* 'In about half an hour, Tom woke up with a start, from a confused dream
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'"I know everything about you, Tom; everything. You're very poor, Tom."
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fellow, who ought to know better, talking about these things, is very
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* '"I know all about that, Tom," said the old gentleman. "I have seen it
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constitution. They got rheumatic about the legs and arms, and went into
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I have my doubts about it. Between ourselves, gentlemen, I rather think
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the prophetic Pott's anticipations about the gorgeousness of Eastern
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intelligible to the common people about them. Moreover, there was a band
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young ladies, of whom one might be about twenty, and the other a year
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occasions, was to stand about in doorways, and talk to the less
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as if he were about to sink into the ground without further notice. ( Dickens The Pickwick papers )
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washing himself, and thought no more about him. ( Dickens The Pickwick papers )
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to his eyes a pink checked pocket-handkerchief about six inches square. ( Dickens The Pickwick papers )
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cuffed and knocked him about to his heart's content. All this was very
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natural, and there's nothing at all to wonder at about it. ( Dickens The Pickwick papers )
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wear, inasmuch as he had no choice about the matter; but the putting of
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entreat him to say nothing about the serpent. ( Dickens The Pickwick papers )
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'When, Goodwin--when?' said Mrs. Pott, still undecided about the going
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back, or look sentimental about it; it can't be helped, old fellow. For
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'Making a point!' said Mr. Winkle, staring about him, as if he expected
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blue surtout, who, when he did condescend to walk about his property,
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'And remind me to have a board done about trespassers, and spring guns,
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be here directly, and we can converse about this matter, sir.'
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assert that I should have but one opinion about it.' Here Dodson drew
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'Then I know where they are, and that's all about it,' said Mr. Weller;
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to talk about anything else but the inns, and he has lived alone in them
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THEME, AND RELATES A STORY ABOUT A QUEER CLIENT
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appearance concluded the last chapter, 'aha! who was talking about the
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snuffing his candles and staring about him. "I can't make this out,"
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cannot help thinking there's something wrong about that closet." He made
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because you know nothing about it. They are funny, but not uncommon.'
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old women's stories about the place, and it certainly was very far from
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papers to put in it; and as to his clothes, he carried them about with
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'I shan't venture to say anything at all about it, seeing that I never
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THE OLD MAN'S TALE ABOUT THE QUEER CLIENT
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hang about the scene, and to impart to it a squalid and sickly hue. ( Dickens The Pickwick papers )
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shop down at our place, when I sees a little bill about it; "tickets
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* 'Curious circumstance about those initials, sir,' said Mr. Magnus.
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* 'Yes; I always am rather about these little matters,' said the stranger,
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say about their brothers), Mr. Peter Magnus took a view of Mr. Pickwick
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* 'Yes; you must have observed my anxiety about them to-day. I do not
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* 'Very,' said Mr. Magnus. 'Very. She lives about twenty miles from here,
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myself in this place, and wandering about these staircases, that I ever
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a broader smile than before, and was about to continue the process of
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boots, who was sitting up for the mail, was now about to retire to rest. ( Dickens The Pickwick papers )
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bed, and extended his hand, as if he were about to say something
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hasn't had half nor quarter your eddication--as hasn't slept about the
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* 'Well, it's no use talking about it now,' said Sam. 'It's over, and
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staring straight before him. The most extraordinary thing about the
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four collection of hymns, which I generally carry about with me, in a
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somewheres about eight o'clock.'
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enthusiastic cheers of the mob, and waving his hat about as if he were
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flying about in every direction; and that was all he could see, for the
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quarter of an hour, and sent about his business; and Grummer, Dubbley,
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* The consultation having lasted about ten minutes, Mr. Jinks retired to
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at his displaying such unwonted temerity; and was apparently about to
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'Yes. Therefore, I call upon you both--as I was about to say when I
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was about to offer a very indignant interruption, 'because if he be, I
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challenge, and saw Mr. Muzzle about to put it into execution, than she
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in his long black hair, tore therefrom about enough to make five or six
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Goswell Street, Sam, and arrange about it.'
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* 'Oh, there can't be any doubt about it,' rejoined Mrs. Sanders. ( Dickens The Pickwick papers )
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choice group of countrymen and hostlers lounging about the stable door
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Dutchman, and you're another, and that's all about it.'
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the heads of all the young ladies, about here. Lord bless their little
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quite as much pine-apple rum-and-water about him as he could comfortably
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too, and look about them also. Mr. Winkle, who sits at the extreme
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the hostler about the gray mare that hurt her off fore-leg last Tuesday;
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Mr. Pickwick about an old creetur like me. Nobody cares about me now,
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gowns with white bows in their caps, running about the house in a state
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However, there was no time to think more about the matter, for the
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severally and confidentially, invited somewhere about five-and-forty
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gold watch-chain hanging out, about a foot and a quarter, and a gold
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day of his life; so just you look about you, young feller, and take care
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remember that on that very night he told us the story about the goblins
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'The story about what?' said Mr. Pickwick. ( Dickens The Pickwick papers )
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hear how, and why, and all about it.'
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to his lips, and looked round. The bottom of the oldest grave about him
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before the fire, the children climbed about his knee, and the mother sat
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of those about them was diminished more than half; but content and
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* 'Gabriel murmured out something about its being very pretty, and looked
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the churchyard. There were a great many speculations about the sexton's
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shoulders, touched their foreheads, and murmured something about Gabriel
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qualities of both, had about him that sort of slovenly smartness, and
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related with much glee an agreeable anecdote, about the removal of a
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who knew rather less about skates than a Hindoo. At length, however,
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his feet about a yard and a quarter apart, amidst the gratified shouts
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colours to the old lady's mind, when anybody about her evinced the
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symptom of rheumatism about him; which proves, as Mr. Bob Sawyer very
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CHAPTER XXXI. WHICH IS ALL ABOUT THE LAW, AND SUNDRY GREAT AUTHORITIES
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* About half-past seven o'clock in the evening, some ten days or a
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said, 'Now, come; don't let's have no words about such a little matter
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away to 'Merriker; and that's all about it." "You're a idle willin,"
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'Well, my dear sir, and what's the news about your matter, eh? Anything
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more about our friends in Freeman's Court? They've not been sleeping, I
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know, and we won't dispute about terms; because of course you can't be
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There is a repose about Lant Street, in the Borough, which sheds a
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child, who wasn't hungry, was playing about the room, when suddenly
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commenced a long story about a great public character, whose name he
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'Oh, never mind; never mind. Pray don't disturb yourself about such
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young boy of about three feet high, or thereabouts, in a hairy cap and
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energy, 'if it hadn't been for this, I should ha' forgot all about it,
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'What's the last bulletin about mother-in-law?'
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yourself about that; I know you're a judge of these things. Order in
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all about it.'
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brings now, a flat bottle as holds about a pint and a half, and fills it
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regardless of all Sam's admonitory nudgings, stared about him in every
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suffocated, by the crowd of female devotees that hung about his neck,
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face, and somewhere about half of a big and very comical-looking wig. ( Dickens The Pickwick papers )
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expression. "Don't trouble yourself about the warming-pan." The
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warming-pan! Why, gentlemen, who DOES trouble himself about a
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is Mrs. Bardell so earnestly entreated not to agitate herself about this
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pattens in one hand, and a glass bottle that might hold about a quarter
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ninth, somewhere about that day six months. At this interesting point,
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'I was just about to say, that--'
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time. Had you ever any reason to suppose or believe that he was about to
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Pickwick ask the boy the question about the marbles, but upon her oath
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* 'Well; I suppose you went up to have a little talk about this trial--eh,
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* 'I went up to pay the rent; but we did get a-talkin' about the trial,'
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* 'Oh, you did get a-talking about the trial,' said Serjeant Buzfuz,
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what passed about the trial; will you have the goodness to tell us, Mr.
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'He, he, he! We'll soon see about that, Mr. Pickwick,' grinned Fogg. ( Dickens The Pickwick papers )
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finding that they were about twenty minutes too early, Mr. Pickwick
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stern-eyed man of about five-and-forty, who had a bald and glossy
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Pickwick. 'They have heard all about me.' 'You are the gentleman
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talk about best. ( Dickens The Pickwick papers )
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time forgotten all about the game. People came and looked on, too, which
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uncertain about the writer of a note--looked at the seal, and then at
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'I don't know much about that 'ere,' said Sam. 'I thought they'd a wery
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at all he seemed to have the makings of a very nice fellow about him,
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painful and disgusting detail on which he was about to enter, but as
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I was a boy about half as high as the brass-headed stick o' my wery
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prevailed upon to stop too. When the punch was about half gone, Sam
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* 'It's reg'larly understood about the knockin' down, is it, Sir?'
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looked about him for a decent shop in which he could apply afresh for
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got nothing to do but look about 'em, and calls me out, with horror and
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* About half-past twelve o'clock, when Mr. Winkle had been revelling some
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* 'No mistake about that 'ere, Sir,' replied another voice through the
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upon by nobody, and that's all about it.'
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we'll talk further about this in the morning.'
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* 'I quite forgot about the knockin' down,' said Sam, half turning back.
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that part of the country, and came to a shady by-place, about which
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neither; and here am I a-walkin' about like the wandering Jew--a
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lady's-maid too, told me all about it over the wash-house palin's before
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and it's my opinion he'll do it, miss. He's heerd all about you from the
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'Well, miss,' said Sam, 'he's heerd all about it from him; and it's the
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* 'It may seem wery strange talkin' to me about these here affairs, miss,'
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by the driver. They alighted, as had been agreed on, about a quarter of
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threw a very brilliant little tunnel of light before them, about a
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city were striking nine individually, and somewhere about nine hundred
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driver sat in the orthodox sporting style, on cushions piled about two
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enough; but with something of a flash and dog-fighting air about him,
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* The master himself was a man of about forty, with black hair, and
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manner, with plenty of articles of jewellery about him--all about three
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right boot, was a coarse, vulgar young man of about thirty, with a
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wouldn't give THAT for his chance of walking about the streets this time
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* 'You've got some spirit about you, you have,' said Price. 'You've seen
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on, was about to inquire whether he could not be accommodated with a
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have a chop here, at two. See about it, Sam, and tell them to be
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detained a few moments parlaying with the coachman about the fare and
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of the stream of people that were pouring in and out, looked about him
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* He was about to propound the question to Namby, who kept close beside
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* 'Why, I don't exactly know about perjury, my dear sir,' replied the
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* A clerk hurried in with a bundle of papers, and stared about him. ( Dickens The Pickwick papers )
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* 'Why, I don't rightly know about to-night,' replied the stout turnkey.
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never thought anything at all about it, as the observer's imagination
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was the same air about them all--a kind of listless, jail-bird, careless
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inoffendin' little creetur, and wos alvays a-bustlin' about for
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he did for a long time, always comin' back reg'lar about a quarter of
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time vent, or care nothin' at all about it, and he went on gettin'
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himself, by mathematical calculation, that the apartment was about equal
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with, in an imperfect state, occasionally about stable-yards and
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and a kind of boastful rascality, about the whole man, that was worth a
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the excitement was over, he began to feel rather cool about the legs. ( Dickens The Pickwick papers )
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any of those little things up with mine? Don't say anything about the
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* After groping about in the gallery for some time, attempting in the
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little grand-daughter--was hanging about him, endeavouring, with a
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what can be done, when I know all about the matter. Here, Job; where is
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wish that you should not be idling about a place like this, for years
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hear no more about it.' 'I am serious, and resolved, Sam,' said Mr.
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should think it would be his turn in about half an hour. I told my clerk
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werdicks and alleybis and that. Who said anything about the werdick?'
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* 'He's uncommon pale,' replied his father, ''cept about the nose,
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* 'Well,' said Sam, 'you've been a-prophecyin' avay about wot'll happen to
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doubled up as he lay in bed, looked about as long as he ought to have
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when you see these traits about him. He's only one fault--that little
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He had sat ruminating about the matter for some time, when the voice of
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'I don't know about that,' replied Roker, weighing the hat by the brim
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couldn't make more noise about it!'
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him. 'It might look personal here, if a man walked about with vitevash
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Mr. Weller, wiping his eyes. 'Don't let out nothin' about the unnat'ral
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and went to sleep about half-way. ( Dickens The Pickwick papers )
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through his, and leading him away, without saying another word about it. ( Dickens The Pickwick papers )
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will see how your health becomes, and think about it meanwhile. Make
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but there they all lounged, and loitered, and slunk about with as little
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which might hold about a couple of quarts, from beneath his bedstead,
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his leisure in lashing him about on the head, on the counter-irritation
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Which he did for about a quarter of an hour, when Mrs. Bardell announced
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* There was a certain degree of pride and importance about being wanted
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'Sad thing about these costs of our people's, ain't it,' said Jackson,
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young gentleman, his pupil, who had written a lively book about the law
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consideration, and the proof we can get together about the whole conduct
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'Don't say nothin' wotever about it, ma'am,' replied Sam. 'I only
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he reached the lodge steps. He turned here, to look about him, and his
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floor, got up, and looked about him. ( Dickens The Pickwick papers )
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was about to say, when he had been so alarmingly interrupted. ( Dickens The Pickwick papers )
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* 'Then it's you, is it, Sir, who have encouraged and brought about this
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lady, 'who has been skulking about my house, and endeavouring to entrap
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that way, of her own nephew, whom she remembered about five-and-twenty
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to them about a friend of mine of the name of Tom Smart. Perhaps you've
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man. 'I could tell you a story about that same uncle, gentlemen, that
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milestone. There he lay, stunned, and so cut about the face with some
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think about going, especially as drinking had set in at seven o'clock,
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minute, to look about him; and then, paying a compliment to the weather,
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veracity about numbers, didn't like to say--but there they stood, all
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thought about anything at all. ( Dickens The Pickwick papers )
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uncle had no weapon about him, but with great dexterity he snatched the
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and round in circles, at a slow trot of about five miles an hour. My
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* '"Well," said my uncle, as he looked about him, "a mail travelling at
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what was going on, he had been looking slily about for some missile or
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There was a philosophy and a strength of reasoning about this reply,
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* About a quarter of a mile off, in a quiet, substantial-looking street,
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and, shaking Mr. Winkle most affectionately by both hands for about five
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'till dinner-time;' which done, he sat down and gazed about him with a
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* 'No, sir,' replied Bob, With no remains of the clown about him, save and
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* 'Wot's the matter, Sir?' inquired Sam, looking vacantly about him. ( Dickens The Pickwick papers )
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in the affirmative from Sam, who knew as much about the matter as Pott
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* 'Why, I don't exactly know about that,' replied Bob Sawyer. 'I am--'
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* 'What reptile?' said Mr. Pickwick, looking about him for fear he should
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as wrote it wos a-tellin' all about the misfortun' in a proper vay,
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partly closed; of the knot of loungers that usually collected about the
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which he still retained on his head, was a hatband measuring about a
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dooties at home, and makin' them as is about her cheerful and happy,
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altogether; don't say nothin' at all about it; keep a good heart, my
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a-speakin' about you, jist now.'
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remorse or repentance, looked about him, rubbed his hands, wept,
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looked about him again, and sighed grievously; with that, he walked
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and consult him about the matter.'
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You haven't got a pinch of snuff about you, have you?'
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and get a bottle of soda. Don't I look rather queer about the eyes, Mr.
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Perker's been about that business of yours, by the bye.'
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* There was a coolness about all this, which, to a gentleman of an
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knocking. Finding the door open, he stared about him with astonishment,
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'The ladies want you not to say anything to the old gentleman about the
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Miss Emily's very fond of him, and if you were to tell about it, the old
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The fat boy went into the next room; and, having been absent about a
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impression which had been hovering about his mind for half an hour, and
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so that I forgot to ask anythin' about it. I don't know as I should ha'
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your out o' door clothes on, and come to town about this bisness, than
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stand a-preachin' there about wot you don't understand nothin' on.'
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loitered about Portugal Street, a few days before. ( Dickens The Pickwick papers )
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* 'I see there's a notice up this morning about Boffer,' observed Mr.
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of a lonely old man, that those about him should form new and different
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'Say no more about it,' said Mr. Pickwick, locking the pocket-book in
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been having some conversation about you.'
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Gallery, or enjoying a walk about the pleasant neighbourhood on a fine
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but these clothes, however clerical, had about them something at once
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considerably worked up about Gallup's murder, and Stein's murder, and
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speech. This is what comes of trying to talk about deep things. . . .
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What's the good of words . . .? If you try to talk about a truth that's
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means. I mean that I thought and thought about how a man might come to
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When the scientist talks about a type, he never means himself, but
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exercise that I'd rather not have said anything about it. But I simply
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snobbery, and sneering, and talking about 'criminals,' as if they were
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dirty self-deception of talking about low types and deficient skulls;
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talking about them the other day, I fancy. He has been dealing with some
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you know anything about strange people in a strange street. That if a
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Justice Gwynne, the old judge who made such a row about spying during
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in fact, a priest; but there was something about it that reminded him of
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* "Something odd about that servant," he said. "Says his name is Green,
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looks like the very house of ill-luck. There's something about the
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clothes--the one outstanding feature about him was a wonderful head of
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Bolshevist spies, as he had about German spies. Anyhow, one coincidence,
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green dawn was breaking about the dark streets and gardens. Everything
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could only throw out suggestions about a Bolshevist conspiracy which
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with this stale tag about 'motive,' when every other fact in the case,
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Quincey says about Mr. Williams, that ghastly criminal who slaughtered
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I was thinking how little some kinds of people know about other kinds of
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don't know anything about English barristers; because they don't know
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eccentric to other poets. He thinks it odd that Orm should walk about in
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a poet would think nothing of walking about in the same backyard for ten
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manufacturer about the conditions of his factory; but nobody seems to
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did? You talk about a man having a jury of his peers. Why don't you have
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* "You may know more about the artistic temperament than I do," said
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* "Have you thought about the servant, Green?" asked Father Brown,
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thought about his queer story. He only went out for some trifle, a drink
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* "But what about the pot and the palm and the broken mirror?" cried
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documents about treasonable practices. But the leader of the legal
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something specially strange about the glass that hung at the end of that
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in a science about bad ones. Yet I think our general experience is that
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silenced by the discussion about a mystery nearer home. Such people are
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sometimes accused of gossip about their neighbours, but they are in that
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suburb will believe anything it is told in the papers about the
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will hardly remember the name of the criminal about whom he argued in
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sort of acid elegance about her, for her family had much more money than
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in a discussion about thieves. There was his daughter. Opal, who was
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* "Knows a bit about cars," conceded the monomaniac John. "He'll know a
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"That's a little what I feel about him. He knows a lot about motoring
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stays at home pottering about round old Smith's beehives. Says he's only
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the truth, I've ventured to warn her about them already myself. I hope
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house. The man was walking about in the garden, with his hands in his
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afraid I know very little about bees; sometimes I can hardly tell a bee
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* "Yes," replied Father Brown. "And what do you think about it?"(Chesterton The secret of father Brown )
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* "There's no need to be distressed about that," he said. "It often
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inquiries about the criminal plans of this man, Moonshine. That is why I
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to see about that necklace!"(Chesterton The secret of father Brown )
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bothered about what to do. Come round and see me to-morrow, and I may
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trade unionist's class loyalty. All his boasts about getting good
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but for a guess about the two beards."(Chesterton The secret of father Brown )
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disguise about his disguises. He didn't want the old disguise any more,
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something very strange about him; almost as strange as the grotesque
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interested in fishing, and had then added: "Talking about fishing, have
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* The peculiar thing about the goldfish was that they were made of gold.
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brought out something atmospherically Asiatic about his face and figure,
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* "Did anything happen about the paper?" he asked.(Chesterton The secret of father Brown )
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* "Oh, never mind about those just now, Jameson," said Smart rather
---------------
hurriedly. "Only something about my account; I'll see Mr. Smith about it
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but after fussing about a little longer and repeating some of his
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connected with the words of the Count de Lara, about a wisdom that could
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what I said about spiritual powers and material barriers."(Chesterton The secret of father Brown )
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Mr. Pinner's, especially about me. I rather think I am under suspicion."(Chesterton The secret of father Brown )
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that I forgot all about him."(Chesterton The secret of father Brown )
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If she had been a German, gone away to think quietly about metaphysics
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but said pantomimes paid better. That will give you about a measure of
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looks about as commonplace a cad as ever walked down Piccadilly. But he
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eye. As a matter of fact, I happen to know rather more about it than
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I shouldn't jump to conclusions. . . . And talking about theatrical
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* "Talking about my Italian friend," observed the priest, "I should rather
---------------
knows anything about it."(Chesterton The secret of father Brown )
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ain't dead, for I heard her moving about now and then. I dunno what
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* "Perhaps we think too much about the stranger," said Father Brown.
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kicking about the theatre for a long time, and anybody might have picked
---------------
the right things to say about him; they showed not only sympathy but
---------------
while she moved about slowly and sadly, they ran her many errands.(Chesterton The secret of father Brown )
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matter of fact, you were quite right about her, too. When they went in
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No need to poke about for thieving servants or even impecunious actors.
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thing about the case?"(Chesterton The secret of father Brown )
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enough to be wrong about her. But I knew the sort of person she was five
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* "Oh, come." cried Jarvis; "I'm sure her behaviour about the Italian was
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everybody here all about her refinements and subtleties and spiritual
---------------
play; but it falsifies the facts about that particular play. She can
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they may be too silly about her. But look at some other woman who is
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about the unworthiness of poor old Mandeville; but it was all about his
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said, she had confided in every man about her confounded intellectual
---------------
unfaithful, until the rumour about the secret meetings, which were
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There's another thing you've got to remember. You talk about these
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those highbrows often present to the highest! All about the Will to
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outstanding; something prominent and almost bulging about them was
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again, all in the course of about half an hour: as the two young men did
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sort hung about him at all times. Perhaps it was more marked because he
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fashioned grey whiskers and chin beard, which hung about him
---------------
you something rather special about him."(Chesterton The secret of father Brown )
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man, it was not much in his line. But, when she was about seventeen, the
---------------
truth about the odd intimacy burst upon her. All that introduction and
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* "What I hate about it all," Sybil was saying in a low voice, "is the
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accusations about in consequence."(Chesterton The secret of father Brown )
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nightmare; as if a man were walking about with his head stuck on the
---------------
traces of two trickles of water in the sand. Just about here the tide
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"The tobacconist! Why in the world didn't I remember that about the
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curious about his face?"(Chesterton The secret of father Brown )
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poor Vaudrey's misdemeanour. It was a rather curious story about an
---------------
row about it, of course, but many people thought Vaudrey had acted in a
---------------
odd about Sir Arthur's face."(Chesterton The secret of father Brown )
---------------
with your landlord about arrears of rent and so on; you came back into
---------------
last man really to kill a big strong man for a tiff about money. But he
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* "Oh, that!" he corrected hastily. "I wasn't thinking about that. I
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that other crime that I was thinking about. To begin with, about that
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* "You observe that two men, an older and a younger, go about together and
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story about throwing the man into the pig-sty. If he'd thrown him then
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an uncle. At the moment, however, he was blinking about at the groups in
---------------
of those men in the City who run about like schoolboys in and out of
---------------
seventy and presumably will obit some time or other; but what about the
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* And the solicitor, who had been stamping impatiently about the emptier
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* "You overwhelm me," said Father Brown. "Is it about this business your
---------------
* "Then tell us all about it."(Chesterton The secret of father Brown )
---------------
* 'I must apologize for everything I said about the Captain," he said to
---------------
own lips how it stood about the inheritance. Well, he couldn't say
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* Which was how it came about that a very elegant car, with an equally
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black bundle, and a lawyer who had the habit of running about on his
---------------
fashion. "If you have any doubt about your movements, I should be
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* "But," objected the lawyer, "if you want to find out about him, why
---------------
don't you go after him? Why should you hang about in this desolate hole
---------------
all people, about his whereabouts," said Sir John; "and I've just come
---------------
people are blackmailing him about it. For the third, I think I do know.
---------------
have known it from the first when something bothered me about that suit
---------------
notion of what all this nightmare is about. What about you and your cat
---------------
"Well," asked the other impatiently, "and what about it?"(Chesterton The secret of father Brown )
---------------
walk a good deal, pottering about in country lanes. But an old man can't
---------------
understand now why he was so very polite about getting you to come up
---------------
something about that theory that he liked in a way that is more--well,
---------------
eager and almost fierce about her smile. Her dress was bizarre for the
---------------
mesmerism before we talk about magic. Remarkable psychological powers
---------------
even his fortune-telling isn't vulgar stuff about coming into a
---------------
fortune. He tells you great spiritual truths about yourself, about your
---------------
going about showing up adepts, as he calls it. He only came down here in
---------------
But now I know something about their wonderful spiritual powers, I'm
---------------
lady was just about to continue her little argument with the little
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* "I have heard something about it," answered the priest, with a faint
---------------
staring at the ceiling, told them a long tale about the legendary
---------------
square was linked together all along by a low wall, about waist high,
---------------
in which he is talking about it. I wish you'd come inside and see what
---------------
of power. He seemed rather amused at their suggestions about trivial
---------------
laws of time and space; about which your latest science is a thousand
---------------
explanation of all those Indian stories about the mango plant and the
---------------
By Lady Mounteagle's testimony, he not only went about showing up
---------------
The point about private property wouldn't occur primarily to him at all.
---------------
* But there was something about its stillness, like that of a statue, that
---------------
* "Gee!" said Sir John Cockspur. "I've heard all about that bird, anyhow;
---------------
seem to be all sorts of weird stories about why he hides himself like
---------------
joke about this, anyhow."(Chesterton The secret of father Brown )
---------------
"Well, I don't profess to know much about those things, but I think
---------------
much like to know the truth about the cruel superstition that hung over
---------------
grateful, for we may have to do something about it. If it were only
---------------
* "But what will you say about it?" asked Mallow anxiously.(Chesterton The secret of father Brown )
---------------
* "The first thing I should say about it," said Father Brown, "is that, as
---------------
me he used a phrase about forgiving everything except the rudeness to
---------------
you about a private matter, but only in the hope of keeping it private.
---------------
"I have heard the story Mallow was told yesterday, about Marne retiring
---------------
* The general got to his feet and began to walk or stamp about the room.(Chesterton The secret of father Brown )
---------------
* "I wish you would tell me more about it," said Father Brown
---------------
second proves very little about what he thought of the quarrel. They
---------------
And queerly enough, while I'd been worrying about him up to that moment,
---------------
* "It's about all the Christian charity you'll ever get out of these
---------------
there was something wild about the blanched hair and something in the
---------------
stone flight. Then she faced about and began to descend, all bowed and
---------------
into a monastery, but certainly not to hang about in a mediaeval castle.
---------------
something to-day about Christian charity. You seemed to me to give it
---------------
day; or by the lectures you read me about pardon for every sinner. For
---------------
killed the old judge who saw red about red revolutionaries. But that
---------------
the sort of man who brags about having 'shown up' sham magicians or poor
---------------
talked in that calm way about being a murderer? Was it possible that the
---------------
it, it just gives us a theatrical thrill to talk about thieves and
---------------
* "There is nothing mystical, or metaphorical, or vicarious about my
---------------
all about their way of reprehending it? Have I not heard the sermons of
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aalae
= arizona association for learning about the environment , aalae ,
---------------
abt
= about , circa , all'incirca , abort , abt ,
---------------
abuzz about
= tutto un fermento per ,
---------------
adamant about
= saldo su , duro su , inflessibile su , deciso su , categorico su , irremovibile su ,
---------------
agree about
= mettersi d'accordo su , accordarsi su ,
---------------
agree about the price
= accordarsi sul prezzo ,
---------------
agree about the value
= accordarsi sul valore ,
---------------
agreed about
= messosi d'accordo su , accordatosi su ,
---------------
agreed about the price
= accordatosi sul prezzo ,
---------------
agreed about the value
= accordatosi sul valore ,
---------------
agreeing about
= mettendosi d'accordo su , accordandosi su ,
---------------
agreeing about the price
= accordandosi sul prezzo ,
---------------
agreeing about the value
= accordandosi sul valore ,
---------------
agrees about
= si mette d'accordo su , si accorda su ,
---------------
agrees about the price
= si accorda sul prezzo ,
---------------
agrees about the value
= si accorda sul valore ,
---------------
all one's wits about one
= la propria presenza di spirito ,
---------------
ambivalent about
= indeciso su , ambivalente su ,
---------------
and be quick about it
= e fai alla svelta! ,
---------------
angry about
= arrabbiato per , in collera per ,
---------------
anxious about
= in pensiero per , in ansia per ,
---------------
apologetic about
= nell'atto di scusarsi di ,
---------------
are you fussy about what time we eat
= ci tieni a mangiare a un'ora precisa? ,
---------------
arse about
= grattarsi la pancia , far flanella , gingillarsi , oziare , fare il fesso , perdere tempo stupidamente ,
---------------
arse about face
= a testa in gi ,
---------------
arsed about
= grattatosi la pancia , fatto flanella , gingillatosi , oziato , fatto il fesso , perso tempo stupidamente ,
---------------
arses about
= si gratta la pancia , fa flanella , si gingilla , ozia , fa il fesso , perde tempo stupidamente ,
---------------
arsing about
= grattandosi la pancia , facendo flanella , gingillandosi , oziando , facendo il fesso , perdendo tempo stupidamente ,
---------------
ask about
= informarsi di ,
---------------
ask opinion about
= chiedere l'opionione su ,
---------------
asked about
= informatosi di ,
---------------
asked opinion about
= chiesto l'opionione su ,
---------------
asking about
= informandosi di ,
---------------
asking opinion about
= chiedendo l'opionione su ,
---------------
asks about
= si informa di ,
---------------
asks opinion about
= chiede l'opionione su ,
---------------
ass about
= grattarsi la pancia , far flanella , gingillarsi , oziare , fare il fesso , perdere tempo stupidamente ,
---------------
assed about
= grattatosi la pancia , fatto flanella , gingillatosi , oziato , fatto il fesso , perso tempo stupidamente ,
---------------
asses about
= si gratta la pancia , fa flanella , si gingilla , ozia , fa il fesso , perde tempo stupidamente ,
---------------
assing about
= grattandosi la pancia , facendo flanella , gingillandosi , oziato , facendo il fesso , perdendo tempo stupidamente ,
---------------
babble on about
= blaterare di ,
---------------
babbled on about
= blaterato di ,
---------------
babbles on about
= blatera di ,
---------------
babbling on about
= blaterando di ,
---------------
bandied about
= fatto circolare , messo in giro ,
---------------
bandies about
= fa circolare , mette in giro ,
---------------
bandy about
= fare circolare , mettere in giro ,
---------------
bandying about
= facendo circolare , mettendo in giro ,
---------------
bang about
= muoversi rumorosamente , strapazzare , maltrattare ,
---------------
bang on about
= parlare di continuo ,
---------------
banged about
= mossosi rumorosamente , strapazzato , maltrattato ,
---------------
banged on about
= parlato di continuo ,
---------------
banging about
= muovendosi rumorosamente , strapazzando , maltrattando ,
---------------
banging on about
= parlando di continuo ,
---------------
bangs about
= si muove rumorosamente , strapazza , maltratta ,
---------------
bangs on about
= parla di continuo ,
---------------
bash about
= malmenare , maltrattare ,
---------------
bashed about
= malmenato , maltrattato ,
---------------
bashes about
= malmena , maltratta ,
---------------
bashing about
= malmenando , maltrattando ,
---------------
battle about
= ingaggiare battaglia su , lottare su , discutere animatamente su ,
---------------
battled about
= ingaggiato battaglia su , lottato su , discusso animatamente su ,
---------------
battles about
= ingaggia battaglia su , lotta su , discute animatamente su ,
---------------
battling about
= ingaggiando battaglia su , lottando su , discutendo animatamente su ,
---------------
be going about
= circolare , correre ,
---------------
be quick about it
= fai alla svelta! ,
---------------
be quite honest about it
= per essere sincero , per dire la verit ,
---------------
be slippy about it
= sbrigati! spicciati! ,
---------------
beat about
= perlustrare , bordeggiare , guadagnare al vento , perlustrato , bordeggiato , guadagnato al vento ,
---------------
beat about for
= dibattersi per , agitarsi per , cercare affannosamente , dibattutosi per , agitatosi per , cercato affannosamente ,
---------------
beat about the bush
= menare il can per l'aia , tergiversare , menato il can per l'aia , tergiversato ,
---------------
beaten about
= perlustrato , bordeggiato , guadagnato al vento ,
---------------
beaten about for
= dibattutosi per , agitatosi per , cercato affannosamente ,
---------------
beaten about the bush
= menato il can per l'aia , tergiversato ,
---------------
beaten about the head
= picchiato sulla testa ,
---------------
beating about
= perlustrando , bordeggiando , guadagnando al vento ,
---------------
beating about for
= dibattendosi per , agitandosi per , cercando affannosamente ,
---------------
beating about the bush
= menando il can per l'aia , tergiversando ,
---------------
beats about
= perlustra , bordeggia , guadagna al vento ,
---------------
beats about for
= si dibatte per , si agita per , cerca affannosamente ,
---------------
beats about the bush
= mena il can per l'aia , tergiversa ,
---------------
beef on about
= lamentarsi di , lagnarsi di ,
---------------
beefed on about
= lamentatosi di , lagnatosi di ,
---------------
beefing on about
= lamentandosi di , lagnandosi di ,
---------------
beefs on about
= si lamenta di , si lagna di ,
---------------
been going about
= circolato , corso ,
---------------
being going about
= circolando , correndo ,
---------------
bellyache about
= lagnarsi di , lamentarsi di ,
---------------
bellyached about
= lagnatosi di , lamentatosi di ,
---------------
bellyaches about
= si lagna di , si lamenta di ,
---------------
bellyaching about
= lagnandosi di , lamentandosi di ,
---------------
best thing about
= il lato migliore di ,
---------------
blab about
= blaterare su , cianciare su ,
---------------
blabbed about
= blaterato su , cianciato su ,
---------------
blabbing about
= blaterando su , cianciando su ,
---------------
blabs about
= blatera su , ciancia su ,
---------------
blew about
= fatto volare qua e l ,
---------------
blow about
= far volare qua e l ,
---------------
blowing about
= facendo volare qua e l ,
---------------
blown about
= fatto volare qua e l ,
---------------
blows about
= fa volare qua e l ,
---------------
boss about
= tenere in pugno ,
---------------
bossed about
= tenuto in pugno ,
---------------
bosses about
= tiene in pugno ,
---------------
bossing about
= tenendo in pugno ,
---------------
brace about
= bracciare per virare di bordo ,
---------------
braced about
= bracciato per virare di bordo ,
---------------
bracing about
= bracciando per virare di bordo ,
---------------
bring a ship about
= virare di bordo ,
---------------
bring about
= causare , fare accadere , determinare , essere la causa di , invertire la rotta di ,
---------------
bringing a ship about
= virando di bordo ,
---------------
bringing about
= causando , facendo accadere , determinando , essendo la causa di , invertendo la rotta di ,
---------------
brings a ship about
= vira di bordo ,
---------------
brings about
= causa , fa accadere , determina , la causa di , inverte la rotta di ,
---------------
brought a ship about
= virato di bordo ,
---------------
brought about
= causato , fatto accadere , determinato , stato la causa di , invertito la rotta di ,
---------------
bruit about
= propalare ,
---------------
bruited about
= propalato ,
---------------
bruiting about
= propalando ,
---------------
bruits about
= propala ,
---------------
bullets rained about him
= le pallottole gli cadevano attorno ,
---------------
burble about
= chiacchierare di ,
---------------
burbled about
= chiacchierato di ,
---------------
burbles about
= chiacchiera di ,
---------------
burbling about
= chiacchierando di ,
---------------
business is about profit
= negli affari ci che conta il profitto ,
---------------
bustle about
= andare su e gi , agitarsi , affaccendarsi ,
---------------
bustled about
= andato su e gi , agitatosi , affaccendatosi ,
---------------
bustles about
= va su e gi , si agita , si affaccenda ,
---------------
bustling about
= andando su e gi , agitandosi , affaccendandosi ,
---------------
buzz about
= correre qua e l , agitarsi ,
---------------
buzzed about
= corso qua e l , agitatosi ,
---------------
buzzes about
= corre qua e l , si agita ,
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buzzing about
= correndo qua e l , agitandosi ,
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came about
= accaduto, successo, fatto dietro front, virato di bordo , mutato direzione ,
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career about
= scorrazzare, andare di gran carriera ,
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careered about
= scorrazzato, andato di gran carriera ,
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careering about
= scorrazzando, andando di gran carriera ,
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careers about
= scorrazza, va di gran carriera ,
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carp about
= lagnarsi di , lamentarsi di ,
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carped about
= lagnatosi di , lamentatosi di ,
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carping about
= lagnandosi di , lamentandosi di ,
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carps about
= si lagna di , si lamenta di ,
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carried about
= portato in giro, portato addosso ,
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carries about
= porta in giro, porta addosso ,
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carry about
= portare in giro, portare addosso ,
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carrying about
= portando in giro, portando addosso ,
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cart about
= scarrozzare ,
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carted about
= scarrozzato ,
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carting about
= scarrozzando ,
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carts about
= scarrozza ,
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cast about
= guardarsi attorno ,
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cast about for
= guardarsi attorno in cerca di ,
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cast about for a solution
= cercare una soluzione ,
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cast about to do
= cercare il modo di fare ,
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casted about
= guardatosi attorno ,
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casted about for
= guardatosi attorno in cerca di ,
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casted about for a solution
= cercato una soluzione ,
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casted about to do
= cercato il modo di fare ,
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casting about
= guardandosi attorno ,
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casting about for
= guardandosi attorno in cerca di ,
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casting about for a solution
= cercando una soluzione ,
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casting about to do
= cercando il modo di fare ,
---------------
casts about
= si guarda attorno ,
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casts about for
= si guarda attorno in cerca di ,
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casts about for a solution
= cerca una soluzione ,
---------------
casts about to do
= cerca il modo di fare ,
---------------
cavil about
= cavillare su ,
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cavilled about
= cavillato su ,
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cavilling about
= cavillando su ,
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cavils about
= cavilla su ,
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change about
= fare un voltafaccia, mutar parere continuamente ,
---------------
changed about
= fatto un voltafaccia, mutato parere continuamente ,
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changes about
= fa un voltafaccia, muta parere continuamente ,
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changing about
= facendo un voltafaccia, mutando parere continuamente ,
---------------
chary about one's food
= schizzinoso nel mangiare ,
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chop about
= cambiare improvvisamente ,
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chop about round
= cambiare improvvisamente ,
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chopped about
= cambiato improvvisamente ,
---------------
chopped about round
= cambiato improvvisamente ,
---------------
chopping about
= cambiando improvvisamente ,
---------------
chopping about round
= cambiando improvvisamente ,
---------------
chops about
= cambia improvvisamente ,
---------------
chops about round
= cambia improvvisamente ,
---------------
close about
= circondare, avvolgere, calare ,
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closed about
= circondato, avvolto, calato ,
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closes about
= circonda, avvolge, cala ,
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closing about
= circondando, avvolgendo, calando ,
---------------
come about
= accadere, succedere, fare dietro front, virare di bordo , mutare direzione ,
---------------
comes about
= accade, succede, fa dietro front, vira di bordo , muta direzione ,
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coming about
= accadendo, succedendo, facendo dietro front, virando di bordo , mutando direzione ,
---------------
concern oneself about
= occuparsi di, interessarsi di, preoccuparsi di ,
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concerned about
= preoccupato per ,
---------------
concerned oneself about
= occupatosi di, interessatosi di, preoccupatosi di ,
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concerning oneself about
= occupandosi di, interessandosi di, preoccupandosi di ,
---------------
concerns oneself about
= si occupa di, si interessa di, si preoccupa di ,
---------------
crazed about
= matto per ,
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create about nothing
= fare tragedie per un nonnulla ,
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created about nothing
= fatto tragedie per un nonnulla ,
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creates about nothing
= fa tragedie per un nonnulla ,
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creating about nothing
= facendo tragedie per un nonnulla ,
---------------
cut about
= guastare, sciupare, sfregiare, mutilare, guastato, sciupato, sfregiato, mutilato ,
---------------
cuts about
= guasta, sciupa, sfregia, mutila ,
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cutting about
= guastando, sciupando, sfregiando, mutilando ,
---------------
darkness is closing about us
= le tenebre vanno calando su di noi ,
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day about
= a giorni alterni ,
---------------
did you hear about the reception
= hai saputo del ricevimento? hai sentito del ricevimento? ,
---------------
discuss at lenght about
= discutere per esteso di ,
---------------
discussed at lenght about
= discusso per esteso di ,
---------------
discusses at lenght about
= discute per esteso di ,
---------------
discussing at lenght about
= discutendo per esteso di ,
---------------
display ambivalence about
= mostrare sentimenti contrastanti riguardo a ,
---------------
displayed ambivalence about
= mostrato sentimenti contrastanti riguardo a ,
---------------
displaying ambivalence about
= mostrando sentimenti contrastanti riguardo a ,
---------------
displays ambivalence about
= mostra sentimenti contrastanti riguardo a ,
---------------
don't be so all-fired sure about it
= non esserne cos sicuro ,
---------------
don't blab about it to anyone
= non andare a spiattellarlo in giro ,
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don't breathe a word about it
= non farne parola ad alcuno! non fiatare! ,
---------------
don't forget about it
= non te ne scordare ,
---------------
don't go about with that crowd
= non andare in giro con quella combriccola ,
---------------
don't grumble about everything
= non lagnarti d'ogni cosa! ,
---------------
don't leave your things lying about
= non lasciare le tue cose in giro ,
---------------
don't make so much disturbance about
= non metterti in agitazione per ,
---------------
don't make so much disturbance about a little thing
= non metterti in agitazione per un nonnulla ,
---------------
don't mention a word about it
= non farne parola ad alcuno! non fiatare! ,
---------------
don't say a word about it
= non farne parola a nessuno! ,
---------------
don't trouble about a reply
= non importa che tu risponda ,
---------------
don't trouble about it
= non preoccuparti! non prendertela! ,
---------------
don't worry about little things
= non preoccuparti delle piccole cose ,
---------------
dot about
= spargere a chiazze, spargere a puntolini ,
---------------
dots about
= sparge a chiazze, sparge a puntolini ,
---------------
dotted about
= sparso a chiazze, sparso a puntolini ,
---------------
dotting about
= spargendo a chiazze, spargendo a puntolini ,
---------------
doubtful about ehat to do
= dubbioso sul da farsi ,
---------------
enthusiastic about
= entusiasta di ,
---------------
face about
= fare dietro front, fare un voltafaccia ,
---------------
faced about
= fatto dietro front, fatto un voltafaccia ,
---------------
faces about
= fa dietro front, fa un voltafaccia ,
---------------
facing about
= facendo dietro front, facendo un voltafaccia ,
---------------
fastidious about cleanness of the person
= pignolo in fatto di pulizia personale ,
---------------
fastidious about one's food
= schizzinoso per il mangiare ,
---------------
feel apprehensive about
= provare apprensione per ,
---------------
feel easy about the future
= essere tranquillo riguardo il futuro ,
---------------
feeling apprehensive about
= provando apprensione per ,
---------------
feeling easy about the future
= essendo tranquillo riguardo il futuro ,
---------------
feels apprehensive about
= prova apprensione per ,
---------------
feels easy about the future
= tranquillo riguardo il futuro ,
---------------
felt apprehensive about
= provato apprensione per ,
---------------
felt easy about the future
= stato tranquillo riguardo il futuro ,
---------------
finical about one's food
= scizzinoso nel mangiare ,
---------------
full of enthusiasm about
= pieno d'entusiasmo per ,
---------------
fussy about one's food
= molto esigente quanto al cibo ,
---------------
gad about
= gironzolare, bighellonare, vagabondare, vagare, viaggiare ,
---------------
gadded about
= gironzolato, bighellonato, vagabondato, vagato, viaggiato ,
---------------
gadding about
= gironzolando, bighellonando, vagabondando, vagando, viaggiando ,
---------------
gads about
= gironzola, bighellona, vagabonda, vaga, viaggia ,
---------------
genned about
= al corrente di,
---------------
go about
= virare di bordo,
---------------
go about your business
= va per i fatti tuoi,
---------------
go crackers about
= andare pazzo per ,
---------------
goes about
= vira di bordo,
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goes crackers about
= va pazzo per ,
---------------
going about
= virando di bordo,
---------------
going crackers about
= andando pazzo per ,
---------------
gone about
= virato di bordo,
---------------
gone crackers about
= andato pazzo per ,
---------------
had a bee in one's bonnet about
= avuto un'idea fissa per, stato fissato per,
---------------
had a bitch about
= sparlato alle spalle di,
---------------
has a bee in one's bonnet about
= ha un'idea fissa per, fissato per,
---------------
has a bitch about
= sparla alle spalle di,
---------------
have a bee in one's bonnet about
= avere un'idea fissa per, essere fissato per,
---------------
have a bitch about
= sparlare alle spalle di,
---------------
having a bee in one's bonnet about
= avendo un'idea fissa per, essendo fissato per,
---------------
having a bitch about
= sparlando alle spalle di,
---------------
he asked all about you
= ha chiesto di te,
---------------
he knows what he's about
= sa il fatto suo,
---------------
he's forgotten all about us
= si completamente dimenticato di noi!,
---------------
how about going
= che ne diresti di andare,
---------------
how about going to town
= che ne diresti di andare in citt?,
---------------
how about it
= che ne dici?,
---------------
how about some tea
= che ne diresti di un t?,
---------------
how about you
= e tu?,
---------------
keep in the dark about
= tenere all'oscuro di ,
---------------
keeping in the dark about
= tenendo all'oscuro di ,
---------------
keeps in the dark about
= tiene all'oscuro di ,
---------------
kept in the dark about
= tenuto all'oscuro di ,
---------------
knew what one is about
= saputo che cosa si fa,
---------------
knew zip about
= saputo niente di niente di ,
---------------
know what one is about
= sapere che cosa si fa,
---------------
know zip about
= sapere niente di niente di ,
---------------
knowing what one is about
= sapendo che cosa si fa,
---------------
knowing zip about
= sapendo niente di niente di ,
---------------
known what one is about
= saputo che cosa si fa,
---------------
known zip about
= saputo niente di niente di ,
---------------
knows what one is about
= sa che cosa si fa,
---------------
knows zip about
= sa niente di niente di ,
---------------
just about ready
= quasi pronto,
---------------
i am doubtful about what to do
= sono dubbioso sul da farsi,
---------------
i am in earnest about
= dico proprio sul serio su, faccio proprio sul serio su,
---------------
i am in earnest about this
= dico proprio sul serio su questo punto, faccio proprio sul serio su questo punto,
---------------
i am nice about my food
= sono di gusti difficili nel mangiare,
---------------
i don't know a bean
= about it
= = non ne so assolutamente niente, non ne so un tubo,
---------------
i don't know beans about it
= non ne so assolutamente niente, non ne so un tubo,
---------------
i don't understand anything about it
= non ci capisco nulla, non mi ci raccapezzo,
---------------
i feel bad about leaving you on your own
= mi dispiace di lasciarti solo,
---------------
i have no doubt about
= non ho dubbi su,
---------------
i'm not about to
= non ho intenzione di ,
---------------
i'm ringing about my results
= telefono per i miei risultati,
---------------
i've had about as much as i can take
= ne ho abbastanza! non ne posso pi!,
---------------
i've had just about enough of
= ne ho proprio abbastanza di !,
---------------
if you knew anything at all about
= se avessi la pur minima conoscenza di,
---------------
in a dither about
= agitatissimo per ,
---------------
in a puzzle about
= in dubbio circa ,
---------------
in a rave about
= andare pazzo per,
---------------
it's about my son's report
= riguarda la pagella di mio figlio,
---------------
it's about time
= sarebbe ora,
---------------
it's about time that
= sarebbe ora che,
---------------
it's all about
= si tratta di,
---------------
let's forget about it
= dimentichiamo tutto,
---------------
long about doing
= lento a fare ,
---------------
long about it
= comodo ,
---------------
mad about
= pazzo per,
---------------
mad about somebody
= pazzo per qualcuno,
---------------
mad about something
= pazzo per qualcosa, furibondo per qualcosa, infuriato per qualcosa,
---------------
made a big stink about
= fatto un affare di stato,
---------------
made no bones about
= non esitato di fronte a , non pensatoci su due volte riguardo a, non fatto mistero di,
---------------
made oneself confortable about
= messosi l'animo in pace su ,
---------------
make a big stink about
= fare un affare di stato,
---------------
make no bones about
= non esitare di fronte a , non pensarci su due volte riguardo a, non far mistero di,
---------------
make oneself confortable about
= mettersi l'animo in pace su ,
---------------
makes a big stink about
= fa un affare di stato,
---------------
makes no bones about
= non esita di fronte a , non ci pensa su due volte riguardo a, non fa mistero di,
---------------
makes oneself confortable about
= si mette l'animo in pace su ,
---------------
making a big stink about
= facendo un affare di stato,
---------------
making no bones about
= non esitando di fronte a , non pensandoci su due volte riguardo a, non facendo mistero di,
---------------
making oneself confortable about
= mettendosi l'animo in pace su ,
---------------
may i ask what it's about
= potrei sapere di che cosa si tratta?,
---------------
mind what you're about
= fai attnzione a quello che fai!,
---------------
money about me
= denaro con me,
---------------
much ado about nothing
= molto rumore per nulla,
---------------
naws
= negotiate about window size, naws,
---------------
not another programme about
= basta programmi su,
---------------
one of the best things about
= uno degli aspetti migliori di,
---------------
one of the best things about doing
= uno degli aspetti migliori di fare,
---------------
one's wits about one
= la propria presenza di spirito,
---------------
order about
= dare ordini a destra e a sinistra,
---------------
ordered about
= dato ordini a destra e a sinistra,
---------------
orderer about
= chi d ordini a destra e a sinistra,
---------------
orderers about
= chi d ordini a destra e a sinistra,
---------------
ordering about
= dando ordini a destra e a sinistra,
---------------
orders about
= d ordini a destra e a sinistra,
---------------
out and about
= ristabilito e gi al lavoro, ristabilito e in grado di uscire, di nuovo in piedi,
---------------
play about
= gingillarsi,
---------------
played about
= gingillatosi,
---------------
playing about
= gingillandosi,
---------------
plays about
= si gingilla,
---------------
potty about
= pazzo per,
---------------
put about
= adirato, turbato, seccato,
---------------
quite explicit about
= molto franco su ,
---------------
quite umblushing about
= senza vergogna per ,
---------------
ran about the streets
= corso per le strade,
---------------
run about the streets
= correre per le strade,
---------------
runing about the streets
= correndo per le strade,
---------------
runs about the streets
= corre per le strade,
---------------
self-conscious about one's appearance
= imbarazzato per il proprio aspetto ,
---------------
sent about one's business
= mandato fuori dai piedi ,
---------------
she asked all about you
= ha chiesto di te ,
---------------
she's forgotten all about us
= si completamente dimenticata di noi! ,
---------------
sick about
= dispiaciuto a causa di , amareggiato a causa di ,
---------------
silent about
= non toccato , passato sotto silenzio ,
---------------
skitter about
= correre velocemente , muoversi in modo agitato ,
---------------
skittered about
= corso velocemente , mossosi in modo agitato ,
---------------
skittering about
= correndo velocemente , muovendosi in modo agitato ,
---------------
skitters about
= corre velocemente , si muove in modo agitato ,
---------------
sold about
= essere convinto di , essere entusiasta di ,
---------------
somewhere about
= nei dintorni , nei paraggi , da queste parti ,
---------------
sticky about something
= restio a dare qualcosa ,
---------------
stop arsing about
= piantala di fare il fesso! ,
---------------
stop arsing about lads
= finitela di grattarvi i coglioni ,
---------------
strewn about the floor
= sparpagliato sul pavimento , sparpagliati sul pavimento ,
---------------
teaching is all about communication
= insegnare vuol dire comunicare ,
---------------
tell about the birds and the bees
= spiegare come nascono i bambini ,
---------------
tell me all about it
= raccontami tutto! ,
---------------
telling about the birds and the bees
= spiegando come nascono i bambini ,
---------------
tells about the birds and the bees
= spiega come nascono i bambini ,
---------------
that's about it
= tutto , le cose stanno pi o meno cos ,
---------------
that's what life is all about
= cos la vita ,
---------------
the best thing about
= il lato migliore di ,
---------------
the best things about
= i lati migliori di ,
---------------
the consequences don't bear thinking about
= meglio non pensare alle conseguenze ,
---------------
the less said about that the better
= meno se ne parla , meglio ,
---------------
the news is going about that
= corre voce che ,
---------------
the other way about
= al contrario ,
---------------
there are few people about
= c' poca gente in giro ,
---------------
there is a lot of argument about this
= si discute molto di questo ,
---------------
there is a lot of argument about this at the moment
= si discute molto di questo adesso ,
---------------
there is something strange about him
= c' qualcosa di strano in lui ,
---------------
there was no-one about
= non c'era nessuno in giro ,
---------------
there's a lot of it about
= ce n' in giro molto , ne circola molto ,
---------------
told about the birds and the bees
= spiegato come nascono i bambini ,
---------------
troubled about
= preoccupato per ,
---------------
troubled about money matters
= preso dalle preoccupazioni finanziarie ,
---------------
turn about
= invertire la rotta ,
---------------
turn and turn about
= uno dopo l'altro , a turno ,
---------------
turned about
= invertito la rotta ,
---------------
turning about
= invertendo la rotta ,
---------------
turns about
= inverte la rotta ,
---------------
up and about
= di nuovo in piedi , gi in piedi e in moto , in piedi ,
---------------
very sticky about
= molto pignolo su ,
---------------
about turn: Verbo non trovato.
         I motivi possono essere:

          I - Il vocabolo non e' stato ancora inserito nell'archivio.

          II - Non e' stato digitato correttamente:
                    Ricorda: Per i verbi devi cercare l'INFINITO PRESENTE o la
                    PRIMA PERSONA dell'INDICATIVO PRESENTE ( es. amare, amo.).

          III - Per un errore di programmazione.
              In tal caso ci scusiamo e ti preghiamo di comunicarcelo.