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- n. potato
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An obsolete form of pretty.
- n. A dialectal (Irish) corruption of potato.
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The chapter of the Purâna in which that sloka occurs at first declares concentration (Yoga) to be the remedy of all the afflictions of the Samsâra; thereupon explains the different stages of Yoga up to the so-called pratyâhâra (complete restraining of the senses from receiving external impressions); then, in order to teach the attainment of the 'perfect object' (subhâsraya) required for dhâranâ, declares that the highest Brahman, i. e.
Ai awlwayz misses teh nawt sekund praty. –comez layte wif toona adn anchoavy orr durrves adn big (big) bottuls uv tasty wite wyne (ai likes teh wynes tooo much)
Yis. ken yu sai 50? eeek! ai hurd dere wuz tu be a praty but aim nawt n bited.
Jus 1 mai dortur getz marid , nawt hab weding,but praty.
I don't think Kucinich has any millions, but your point is well taken -- those who don't like the praty could break away to another party, already there, or a new one ....
When Barny and Peter were in the "praty-field," Barny opened the trenches (I don't mean the potato trenches), but, in military parlance, he opened the trenches and laid siege to Peter Kelly, setting forth the extensive profits that had been realized at various "specs" that had been made by his neighbors in exporting potatoes.
"Why, you see, sir, it was in the regard of a little bit o 'business, an' if you'd come wid me and take a turn in the praty-field, I'll be behouldin 'to you, and maybe you'll hear somethin' that won't be displazin 'to you."
"Yea sewer," said a myry fellawe (for such as be myrie will make myrye jests) -- "even as good right as a pertre to yield peres, and praty pygys to eat them."'
My dear Hannah, vat praty, letil, nice Hecate you is! continued
You are de praty virgin of de moon, Miss Hannah, and it is not beesness, vat for, I vant you, but de pleasure, vich is de only sarioos beesness vat seenefees, of de life, Miss Hannah.
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