from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of draining out.


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  • Weak men would be rendered nervous by the flattery of a woman's worship; or they would be for returning it, at least partially, as though it could be bandied to and fro without emulgence of the poetry; or they would be pitiful, and quite spoil the thing.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith


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