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  • verb Present participle of inclose.


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  • Notwithstanding the vast extent of land now owned by private individuals or large monopolies, the injury to the masses is not felt in inclosing from them vast tracts of land so much as from shutting them out from more bountiful portions of nature – such as rich oil or mineral lands, or giving them no share in the valuable trading sites in every large city which their presence has helped to create.

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  • I wrote the above yesterday afternoon, and in the morning came a letter from Austin inclosing the above sum (all but 16s for a stamp) He says

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  • There was a valley of fifteen thousand acres on Nuka-hiva, half inclosing a perfect anchorage, which he fell in love with and bought for twelve hundred Chili dollars.

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  • One day Scanlan, who was McMurdo's fellow boarder, re - ceived a note from McGinty inclosing one from Evans Pott, which informed him that he was sending over two good men Lawler and Andrews, who had instructions to act in the neighbourhood; though it was best for the cause that no particu - lars as to their objects should be given.


  • "We have a boundless curiosity," said science writer Richard Preston inclosing this morning's session.

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  • Supper, inclosing a glorification of angels, with harps.

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  • There was erected within it a strong palisade, inclosing on three sides a space of one hundred and fifty yards in length and seventy-four yards in width.

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  • Supper, inclosing a glorification of angels, with harps.

    The Grave

  • But here ended the liberality of nature, which, in not sullying this fair workmanship by inclosing in it what was bad, contentedly left it vacant of whatever was noble and desirable.


  • Godeschal, telling him what had happened to Oscar and inclosing a bank bill for five hundred francs to repair his loss.

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