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- v. Past participle of strow
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- p. p. of strow.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A past participle of strow.
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In vain with lavish kindness the gifts of God are strown;
I will vex the broad Aegean sea; and the beach of Myconus and the reefs round Delos, Scyros and Lemnos too, and the cliffs of Caphareus shall be strown with many a corpse.
Had we wist of thy coming, thy way had been strown, i.
So the Caliph dismounted and entering, with his courtiers, saw a high-builded saloon, spacious and boon, with couches on daïs and carpets and divans strown in place.
Quoth Ali bin Bakkar, It was bruited abroad that I was ill and my comrades heard the report; and I have no strength to rise and walk so as to give him the lie who noised abroad my sickness, but continue lying strown here as thou seest.
Ali bin Bakkar, from the moment Shams al-Nahar left him, he lay strown on the ground for stress of love and desire; and, when he revived, he fell to gazing upon these things that had not their like and saying to Abu al-Hasan, O my brother, I fear lest the Caliph see us or come to know of our case; but the most of my fear is for thee.
And our eyelids had strown for thy feet to betread.
The servants hastened to admit him and walked before him till they had brought him to their master, whom he found strown upon his bed.
Minister, He is the son of Sultan Shahriman and he is sore sick and lieth strown on his couch restless alway, eating not nor drinking neither sleeping night or day; indeed he is nigh upon death and we have lost hope of his living and are certain that he is dying.
On what were chambers, arch crushed, column strown
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