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  • v. intransitive: To strike a surface and be deflected


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  • We know with what a piercing strength the first glimpses of a coming sorrow shoot in upon us: how they chequer our whole life, and overshadow all things; how sad thoughts glance off from all we do, or say, or listen to; how the mind converts every thing into its own feeling and master-thought.

    Sermons. [Vol. I.]


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