“And when he had drunk, not too much but just enough for the perfect poise of exaltation, his brain alit with unsung song and the devil in him aroused and rampant, his soul found its supreme utterance in the bearding of Diable.”
“What is likened to an eagle that is "alit" on a crag?”
“Ai received a confirming nod and she raised her head up, her eyes alit at the idea.”
“Which means I've been doing these livebloggy thingies for nearly three years (it took a few weeks before we alit on the idea of me doing this fast-typing thing on Sunday mornings).”
“A few stops later, Abby alit at Copley to switch trains.”
“The night was still young as I alit on the far side of the high wall surrounding my manor.”
“As I alit on the far bank, stumbling just a little, I told myself that she had enough of Henry in her to make the right choice.”
“I hadn't tried to hide it or fob off an excuse in time, and now he had alit in the seat in front of me.”
“In one sentence near the end of his speech he alit upon a formulation on which one could have balanced the entire war between the wets and the drys.”
“But Cannon soon alit upon a single instrument that would make use of the huge dry majorities in Congress, demonstrate the wrathful intent of the dry vanguard, whip the federal judicial system into line, and not cost any meaningful money.”
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I imagine most of these will be Anglo-Saxon, not likely to crop up in the average day's conversation, and thus excellent for Scrabble. ("most" is too common, likewise "will" and even "crop", in an...
There are 17576 different sequences of three letters (26 x 26 x 26). How many of them occur in words? General rules of engagement: mononyms only, lower case preferred to upper case, short preferred...
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