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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of breathe in.


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  • Have her lie down, place her hands (or, for younger children, a stuffed an-imal) on her belly, and watch the hands (or animal) move up and down as she breathes in through her nose and slowly exhales through her mouth.

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  • Traine remarks with justice: "Anyone who reads the teachings of the Gnostics breathes in an atmosphere of fever and fancies himself in a hospital, amongst delirious patients, who are lost in gazing at their own teeming thought and who fix their lustrous eyes on empty space" (Essais de crit. et d'histoire, Paris,

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI


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