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  • Steamships first started to use the City Canal for laying-up, repairs and fitting-out from the end of 1814 with the arrival of “Margery”, a ship built on the Clyde that was to operate the first passenger service on the Thames from Wapping to Gravesend for a few months before she was sold and crossed the Channel to undertake similar duties on the Seine.

    Early Steam Ships and the City Canal

  • His motives, no doubt, were unworldly enough at first; a mere repaying to his account in the Recording Angel's book of the generosity which had been lavished on himself; a laying-up of treasure in heaven.

    The Red House Mystery

  • -- Perkins, I've got to go uptown for an hour; see if you can't pick up freight to pay laying-up expenses somehow.

    Romance of California Life

  • How editors can continue this tremendous labor, this exhausting consumption of brain fibre (for their work is creative, and not a mere mechanical laying-up of facts, like reporting), day after day and year after year, is incomprehensible.

    Roughing It

  • In this second use, currency is the exponent of accumulation: it renders the laying-up of store at the command of individuals unlimitedly possible; -- whereas, but for its intervention, all gathering would be confined within certain limits by the bulk of property, or by its decay, or the difficulty of its guardianship.

    The Crown of Wild Olive also Munera Pulveris; Pre-Raphaelitism; Aratra Pentelici; The Ethics of the Dust; Fiction, Fair and Foul; The Elements of Drawing

  • On November 23, a ceremonial parade was held at the Military Wing for laying-up the King's Colours of Indian Regiments, in which JSW cadets also took part.

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  • Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Japan's largest bulk shipping company are said to be considering laying-up and even scrapping vessels as revenues collapse.

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  • Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL), Japan's largest bulk shipping company is said to be considering laying-up and even scrapping vessels as revenues collapse.

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