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Definitions

  • "'Shame on you all, to hit a helpless man!'"
    "'Shame on you all, to hit a helpless man!'"
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • All to In such phrases as “all to rent,” “all to break,” “all-to frozen,” etc., which are of frequent occurrence in our old authors, the all and the to have commonly been regarded as forming a compound adverb, equivalent in meaning to entirely completely altogether. But the sense of entireness lies wholly in the word allas it does in “all forlorn,” and similar expressions), and the to properly belongs to the following word, being a kind of intensive prefix (orig. meaning asunder and answering to the LG. ter-, HG. zer-). It is frequently to be met with in old books, used without the all. Thus Wyclif says, “The vail of the temple was to rent:” and of Judas, “He was hanged and to-burst the middle:” i. e., burst in two, or asunder.
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Additional illustrations & photos:

ALL HANDS TO THE PUMP ALL HANDS TO THE PUMP
"All three set to work shoulder to shoulder." "All three set to work shoulder to shoulder."
He Began to Dance All Around the Platform 037 He Began to Dance All Around the Platform 037
THERE'S AN END TO ALL THY BEAUTY' SAID THE SPITEFUL QUEEN THERE'S AN END TO ALL THY BEAUTY' SAID THE SPITEFUL QUEEN
All of Them Forced to Sea and Drowned--4-08-422 All of Them Forced to Sea and Drowned--4-08-422
You Can All Go to H—ll You Can All Go to H—ll
The giant bird did not seem to notice its burden at all The giant bird did not seem to notice its burden at all
THE FARMER STOPPED TO SEE WHAT ALL THE ROW WAS ABOUT THE FARMER STOPPED TO SEE WHAT ALL THE ROW WAS ABOUT

Quotations

  • Anthony Robbins
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    “Action is the foundational key to all success.”
  • Jean-Paul Sartre
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    “All human actions are equivalent... and all are on principle doomed to failure.”
  • Rita Warford
    Rita Warford
    “It's easy to work for somebody else; all you have to do is show up.”
  • Charles M. Schwab
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    “The hardest struggle of all is to be something different from what the average man is.”
  • Mark Twain
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    “Let us not be too particular; it is better to have old secondhand diamonds than none at all.”
  • Samuel Johnson
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    “To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition, the end to which every enterprise and labor tends, and of which every desire prompts the prosecution.”

Idioms

All dressed up and nowhere to go - You're prepared for something that isn't going to happen.
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All roads lead to Rome - This means that there can be many different ways of doing something.
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All things to all people - When we try to be all things to all people, we try to satifsy everyone, and often end up satisfying no one.
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To all intents and purposes - This means in all the most important ways.
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Usage

In literature:

It was a pleasure to them all to see Hester well provided with luxuries.
"Deerbrook" by Harriet Martineau
They carried in their heads ideals of the Christian man and woman, and they wanted to educate all to this model.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
Estelle had become all in all to him.
"Chatterbox, 1906" by Various
When they had done scolding, he invited them all to a grand entertainment.
"Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds" by Charles Mackay
If that is not enough we will leave the whole subject, amendments and all, to a General Convention.
"A Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the Secret Sessions of the Conference Convention" by Lucius Eugene Chittenden
To-day we may be all flame, to-morrow all ice.
"Expositions of Holy Scripture" by Alexander Maclaren
But let me beg of you all to go on with some experiments amongst yourselves.
"Robert Elsmere" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
I'm just going to be quiet and see it all, and then I will have it all to think about afterward.
"Allison Bain" by Margaret Murray Robertson
And Miss Edna raised us all to grown.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States from Interviews with Former Slaves, Arkansas Narratives, Part 4" by Work Projects Administration
But she gave him her hand, and offered no resistance at all to being led over to the table.
"The Goose Man" by Jacob Wassermann
You'll see, he'll tear t'other chap's case all to flitters!
"The Day of Judgment" by Joseph Hocking
Sir Roland has fought and won the hardest battle of all to-day.
"Children's Literature" by Charles Madison Curry
You and Polly shall have it all to yourselves this evening.
"Ralph the Heir" by Anthony Trollope
Its peculiar flavour, which somewhat resembles rhubarb, was not at all to the liking of Francois.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
I took no more; and Lady B and the Frenchmen had it all to themselves.
"The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete" by John Forster
All to his unspeakable joy.
"The Letters of Charles Dickens" by Charles Dickens
Before that, it had been Laura's birthday, and Tanqueray had taken them all to the play.
"The Creators" by May Sinclair
It would hardly be possible that he would leave it all to Miss Baker.
"The Bertrams" by Anthony Trollope
She had also to experience another grief in seeing Alfred marry again, marry Sophy, who was nothing at all to look at.
"Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen" by Hans Christian Andersen
You and I, father, are all in all to each other now.
"The Landleaguers" by Anthony Trollope
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In poetry:

For you,
I wish all the colors of life.
All happiness you can smile to
All songs you can thrill.
"Time" by Carlos Drummond de Andrade
And Jack Canuck's unselfish,
He lets the honors go
All to his British brother,
When war time bugles blow.
"Jack Canuck" by Abner Cosens
Set a man to watch all nigh,
Watch all night, watch all night,
Set a man to watch all night,
My fair Lady.
"London Bridge is Falling Down" by Anonymous British
I never look out
Nor attend to the blast;
For all to be seen
Is the leaves falling fast:
Falling, falling!
"Old Song" by Edward FitzGerald
Syth then it must be thus
And this is all to ill,
I yeelde me captiue to my curse,
My harde fate to fulfill.
"A Fancy" by Edward Dyer
But the spite on't is, no praise
Is due at all to me:
Love with me had made no stays
Had it any been but she.
"The Constant Lover" by John Suckling

In news:

Dozens of bikers took a long ride across El Paso all to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Holland's Community Energy Plan (CEP) is steeped in environmental socialism, autocratic market manipulation and false assumptions — all to be funded on the backs of taxpayers.
Estonia 's President Wants Y'all to Chill.
Down 24-15, but not dead, these cardiac Indians fought off match point after match point (10 in all) to win game 4, and then whipped the undefeated Navigators in game 5.
Thinking that it was all to fast and the fly too small for the audience to have seen, I elected not to spit him out on camera.
Not all societies do, and that can lead us all to grief.
Burke Junction, 3300 Coach Lane in Cameron Park, invites one and all to celebrate Halloween during the month of October.
See, these dogs did it all to themselves.
While Frank Kermode has every right to describe the book he would like to have written about decadence, he has no right at all to reproach me for not having written it for him.
This, all to benefit a foundation that was created as one little girl's dying wish.
But that was all to the good.
Before I start, I'd like you all to do something for me.
But even if your job entails nothing at all to do with mining, there's a good chance MINExpo still has plenty to offer.
The "open letter," written ostensibly to a specific audience but published for all to read, has a long and worthy heritage.
BLUEWELL — Residents will be able to pick up holiday cards with a local theme all to benefit beautification efforts in the Bluewell and Brushfork area.
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In science:

It is also quite possible that our models have no relationship at all to the tensionless string theories.
A class of six-dimensional conformal field theories
The random field model is obtained if one chooses the hi at random with zero average value, and has the Jij unfrustrated (so we could set them all to equal unity).
Computer Science in Physics
Nevertheless, in order to link these two positions to what is discussed in §1, we need first of all to start by carefully analysing the meaning behind some terms used in this debate.
The Apparent Fractal Conjecture: Scaling Features in Standard Cosmologies
It should be noted that this has no reference at all to varying profile ‘shape’ (or equivalently ‘concentration’, according to the mathematical definition given in Trujillo et al. 2001, their equation 5 and 6).
Evidence for an outer disk in the Prototype `Compact Elliptical' Galaxy M32
In fact, for nonscaling systems, there seems to be no way at all to compute the integral (7) because, apart from the fact that the classical quantities can always be calculated in a finite energy interval only, the integral can in general not even be expected to converge.
Semiclassical quantization with bifurcating orbits
It is important to stress that even if ribbon graphs can be thought of as arising from Regge polytopes (with variable connectivity), the morphism (37) only involves the ribbon graph structure and the theory can be (and actually is) developed with no reference at all to a particular underlying triangulation.
The modular geometry of Random Regge Triangulations
There is not even a serious proposal for what the dynamics of the fundamental “M-theory” is supposed to be or any reason at all to believe that its dynamics would produce a vacuum state with the desired properties.
Quantum Field Theory and Representation Theory: A Sketch
Proof: The following references are all to section 9.
Infinite dimensional representations of canonical algebras
First of all to unravel the meaning and the role of the two ingredients in the relationship between two different Galilean frames of reference.
Eppur, si muove !
This yields a pool of vertices with definite colored degrees and a pool of edges with definite color pairs, all to be considered distinguishable.
Random Graphs with Hidden Color
In the variational principle Γλ µν , gµν , the measure fields scalars ϕa and the scalar field φ are all to be treated as independent variables.
Scale Symmetry Breaking from the Dynamics of Maximal Rank Gauge Field Strengths
In the cases when one needs, after all, to have corresponding elements of E , a good choice could be the quasiequilibrium manifold corresponding to Π.
Geometry of irreversibility: The film of nonequilibrium states
It is this repeatability of the experiment that allows us to map out all the different ways the environment influences the system through the construction of the ensemble distribution function that captures all the available information, features common to all the experiments in the ensemble.
From Knowledge, Knowability and the Search for Objective Randomness to a New Vision of Complexity
Now checking the proof of [ABY, Theorem 2.63], one can see that the irreducibility of G (or its root system R) is not used at all to prove that G σ satisfies GR1-GR4.
Generalized reductive Lie algberas
It follows by inspection that a, b, c and ˚ϕ have all to be zero.
KIDs are non-generic
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