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Definitions

  • Tried to Explain That he Had Been Buncoed 148
    Tried to Explain That he Had Been Buncoed 148
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv to that to that "with all the appurtenances fitting thereto"
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She would build a monument that would tower up to the skies She would build a monument that would tower up to the skies
Wall, Josiah and me, we went to that funeral Wall, Josiah and me, we went to that funeral
I took it as bein' a compliment to my sect the way that fountain wuz laid out I took it as bein' a compliment to my sect the way that fountain wuz laid out
"I'm a-goin' to buy that little picter, and I want to know if I can take it home now?" "I'm a-goin' to buy that little picter, and I want to know if I can take it home now?"
Come to pry into things, and look about and find out, that wuzn't a real ship Come to pry into things, and look about and find out, that wuzn't a real ship
"I'll give him a pull that will be apt to teach him his own place." "I'll give him a pull that will be apt to teach him his own place."
One of the intriguing mysteries of Jamestown is how the left leg and left half of a human pelvis came to be thrown with other refuse into a well behind the row house. The logical inference is that a rebel or criminal had been hanged, drawn, and quartered One of the intriguing mysteries of Jamestown is how the left leg and left half of a human pelvis came to be thrown...
Brass weights and a piece of scrap brass unearthed at Jamestown. Records indicate that many metalworkers emigrated to Virginia during the 17th century Brass weights and a piece of scrap brass unearthed at Jamestown. Records indicate that many metalworkers emigrated to...

Quotations

  • Pablo Picasso
    Pablo%20Picasso
    “I am always doing things I can't do, that's how I get to do them.”
  • John Keats
    John%20Keats
    “Beauty is truth, truth beauty -- that is all ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.”
  • Professor Blackie
    Professor Blackie
    “Read nothing that you do not care to remember, and remember nothing you do not mean to use.”
  • Edgar Watson Howe
    Edgar%20Watson%20Howe
    “The little trouble in the world that is not due to love is due to friendship.”
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    “He that does good to another does good also to himself.”
  • Epictetus
    Epictetus
    “It is impossible to begin to learn that which one thinks one already knows.”

Idioms

Cross that bridge when you come to it - If you will cross that bridge when you come to it, you will deal with a problem when it arises, but not until that point
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I'll cross that road when I come to it - I'll think about something just when it happens, not in advance.
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What does that have to do with the price of tea in China? - This idiom is often used when someone says something irrelevant to the topic being discussed.
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Usage

In literature:

As to that there was no doubt.
"Kept in the Dark" by Anthony Trollope
Having seen to that I think that I have a right to please myself in this matter.
"Orley Farm" by Anthony Trollope
But I have about come to the conclusion that I should have seen to that long ago.
"Janet's Love and Service" by Margaret M Robertson
But as to that I was very certain that the good sister would see to it.
"Chance" by Joseph Conrad
Mr. Quayle looked over his shoulder and registered a conviction that his father did not belong to that active, parental moiety.
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet
It was very well indeed that her answer to Mr Maguire had been postponed to that Monday.
"Miss Mackenzie" by Anthony Trollope
But you want to speak to that gentleman; so I will wish you good morning.
"Deerbrook" by Harriet Martineau
She had a good while to wait before it came to that with Allison.
"Allison Bain" by Margaret Murray Robertson
Then I couldn't take him to that place.
"Nobody's Boy" by Hector Malot
And then it came to pass that he was prepared to admit Ralph as a suitor to his child should Ralph renew his request to that effect.
"Ralph the Heir" by Anthony Trollope
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In poetry:

By memory backwards borne,
Peraps his thoughts did stray
To that old place where he was born,
Upon the first of May.
"Lines On A Late Hospicious Ewent," by William Makepeace Thackeray
Gazing home,
As the slow bark cleaves the foam,
Gazing home;
Seems the haven far before
Nought to that remember'd shore.
"Wishes" by Menella Bute Smedley
We said that our precious mother,
Had gone to that land so fair,
To dwell with beautiful angels,
And to be forever there.
"Jamie's Puzzle" by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
Scorn not what thou wast, brother,--
Trust not what thou art;
Watch thy coward heart;
Look to that thou hast, brother;
Nothing is within thy power,
But the swiftly passing hour.
"A Maxim Of Peace" by Martin Farquhar Tupper
Ah! happy indeed, if a merciful hand
In pity would waft them to that distant shore,
Where the tide of eternity rolling between,
The blight of remembrance could reach them no more.
"On Seeing A Butterfly Some Miles Out At Sea" by Caroline Fry
Sought him and found him, working bitter sorrow;
Found him and claimed him, chose him for his own;
Bound him in darkness, till the glorious morrow
Unsealed his eyes to that he had not known.
"Paul" by John Oxenham

In news:

PAT LaFONTAINE has been to that murky corner of the universe where Troy Aikman seems to be spending more of his time.
So recently I heard of this party that my friend went to that I just thought was the most interesting idea for a party ever.
Investigators Liken Anthrax in Leahy Letter to That Sent to Daschle.
US wool producers and others around the world have seen a softer wool market this year compared to last and, unfortunately, forecasters don?t see an end to that trend in the near future.
That was when the New York electronic duo played to the biggest crowd up to that point in their career.
The $64,000 question of this case is whether or not sexual orientation is going to be added to that list.
Wildlife require habitat that is specific to that species.
Barack Obama has never claimed to be pro-life, and his actions speak to that fact.
In 1967, a TV interviewer asked George Romney to explain why he supported the Vietnam War after a trip to that country in 1965 but opposed it two years later when he was running for president.
Add to that the fact that my friend and sports guru, Frank Gambino, had just returned from Lexington, Kentucky and I knew the information from our conversation had to be shared.
Prior to that, he served as the director of the Office of Homeland Security that was established after the Sept 11 attacks.
Don't know what to wear to that New Year's Eve bash.
The commercial/heavy-duty space is a very big piece of our business and DEF fits extremely well into the other products that we service to that segment so we knew that we had to develop a strategy.
The Census Bureau notes that for every 100 women who live to be at least 100 years old, there are 20.7 men who have made it to that age.
To that end, we wish to point out that Overlook Hospital has operated a home-based hospice program for over 10 years.
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In science:

All that remains to prove is that if c is chosen from ν and F is monotone Lipschitz (i.e., F (c2) − F (c1) ≤ c2 − c1) then the ν -variance of the random variable F (c) is less than or equal to that of c.
Random Surfaces
To establish the limiting distribution of T01 , we may use an identical argument to that given in Step 6 to prove that Jn (h) D→ J0 (h) [which is the more straightforward part of showing that Kn (h) D→ K0 (h)].
Estimation of fractal dimension for a class of Non-Gaussian stationary processes and fields
We notice that relationship (7.38) combines two null cones related to propagation of gravitational field from the isolated system and to that of an electromagnetic wave from the source of light to observer.
General Relativistic Theory of Light Propagation in the Field of Radiative Gravitational Multipoles
Theoretical calculations show that fullerenes having a diameter smaller than that of C60 , such as C28 and C20 , are able to exhibit a higher value of Tc relative to that of C60 .
Route to Room-Temperature Superconductivity from a Practical Point of View
Theorem 3.1 can be used in a straightforward manner to obtain a result similar to that of , but applied to variables that are t-wise independent.
t-Wise Independence with Local Dependencies
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