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- v. Present participle of harp.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to the harp.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of playing on the harp; notes or strains performed on the harp.
- n. Nautical: The fore parts of the wales, which encompass the bow and are fastened to the stem.
- n. In ship-building, the continuations of the ribands at both extremities of a ship, fixed to keep the cant-frames, etc., in position till the outside planking is worked.
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Also on this military subject, Wagner also brags on a long string of military units he has taught around the world, one such harping is on
I just didn't see the point in harping on the obvious.
This kind of trivial harping is exactly why nobody with half a brain takes “Progressives” seriously.
It may be that in harping in highest exultation how they had won to, and touched, the Path Ambrosial – the Amataŋ Padaŋ40 – Nibbana, they implied some state inconceivable to thought, inexpressible by language, while the one and the other are limited to concepts and terms of life; and yet a state which, while not in time or space, positively constitutes the sequel of the glorious and blissful days of this life's residuum.
I suppose the upside of this harping from the left is that’ll make Obama look more centrist than he really as he attempts to push his ambitious agenda.
I think you’re making a big mistake in harping on Guiliani’s foreign policy knowledge/abilities if you think it will affect the reason some folks like him for “national security” reasons.
Whence it comes to pass that they often become food to us; for, when they swim close by the ships, they are struck by a broad instrument full of barbed points, called a harping-iron, to which a rope is fastened, by which to pull the instrument and the fish on board.
A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels — Volume 09 Arranged in Systematic Order: Forming a Complete History of the Origin and Progress of Navigation, Discovery, and Commerce, by Sea and Land, from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time
HOLMES: And General, forgive us if we are wrong here, because you'd think as both kind of harping on this point, because it sounds like this is the same bureaucratic mess that seems to happened sometimes that slows things down when a crisis happens.
I am offended that you would suggest my comment is "harping," as I believe it is the first time I've expressed that opinion.
Even accepting your point arguendo that Greg has been "harping" on it since the election, it is more than fitting, because Lieberman brings up the possibility with regularity.
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