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  • Sacrifice, without joy, becomes an iou, due and payable, in one form or another.

    Sacrifice vs. Joy **

  • Secretary Powell is in the region, as iou are aware, and will be talking with Pakistani leaders about some of these issues.

    CNN Transcript Mar 17, 2004

  • And from hence, they say, it comes that at this day, in the feast of Oschophoria, the herald is not crowned, but his staff, and all who are present at the libation cry out eleleu iou iou, the first of which confused sounds is commonly used by men in haste, or at a triumph, the other is proper to people in consternation or disorder of mind.

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • He said quietly, 'Please allow me to do this for iou.'

    The Tycoon's Mistress

  • The oldest name was doubtless _Marghas-iou_, meaning "the markets" in an early form of Cornish; and in a later form of Cornish we have _Marasion_, which meant the same thing.

    The Cornwall Coast

  • Perlin notes a pleasant custom at table: during the feast you hear more than a hundred times, "Drink iou" (he loves to air his English), that is to say, "Je m'en vois boyre a toy."

    For Whom Shakespeare Wrote

  • And then, says the artless Frenchman, still improving on his English, you should respond thus: "Bigod, sol drink iou agoud oin."

    Complete Essays

  • Pao cap de bious hillots, que maux de pipes bous tresbire: ares que de pergudes sont les mires bingt, et quouatre bagnelles, ta pla donnerien pics, trucs, et patacts, Sey degun de bous aulx, qui boille truquar ambe iou a bels embis.

    Gargantua and Pantagruel, Illustrated, Book 3

  • O blessed health! says Burton, t/iou art above all gold and treasure; [Ecclesiast.] tlie poor mans riches, the rich man's bliss, without thee there can be no happiness.

    Illustrations of Sterne, with other essays and verses

  • Bvhat is particularly deserving of your attention is, that Tosephus makes use of the exact words anjju. ¬£ia iou Tspwfa, igas, and wonders, made use of, both by our Lord, and

    Letter illustrative of the Gospel hsitory, and of the Epistles, as connected with it, in reply ...

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