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- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of tremble.
- n. Plural form of tremble.
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- n. disease of livestock and especially cattle poisoned by eating certain kinds of snakeroot
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It has often been remarked by strangers that this island trembles, which is undoubtedly true, but the impression is heightened by imagination.
"Ah," said the Abbot to himself, "if his hand trembles, that is another matter."
It is however no laughing matter with me; thy beauty kills me daily, and I shall think of nothing but thy charms, till the last word trembles on my tongue, and that will be thy name, my love -- the name of my
The fword trembles by the fide of Gauf, and longs to glitter in his hand ..
-- He trembles, that is, he exerts alternately all the muscles of his body, to enfranchise himself from the oppression about his bosom, and begins to breathe with frequent and short respirations; at the same time the cold contracts his red skin, gradually turning it pale; the contents of the bladder and of the bowels are evacuated: and from the experience of these first disagreeable sensations the passion of fear is excited, which is no other than the expectation of disagreeable sensations.
Emperor's favorite, but such as trembles at a raven's croak and piper's din, a fever's touch or a thousand things of like sort!
He judged others by Buck's standard, and the bare thought of finding himself alone and a prisoner, in the power of those he would have injured, seemed to give him a case of the "trembles," as
I had to write her thanks, and got in a violent fit of the "trembles" at the idea of writing to a stranger.
I say not at the mercy of the Emperor or Emperors favourite, but such as trembles at a ravens croak and pipers din, a fevers touch or a thousand things of like sort!
He gently trembles them, and his fingers vibrate her scalp.
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