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  • n. Plural form of leam.


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  • As they herded Soldado back into the truck and allowed me to ride with them out to the ranch the foreman explained that a Spanish fighting bull had unusual intelligence: 'Once he fights a man with a cape and makes three or four passes hitting nothing but cloth, he leams that he will not find his enemy that way.


  • Almost everyone possesses them, and the brain leams to ignore them if the situation is not too extreme.

    The Human Brain

  • How he leams to know Christ and the alphabet is your concern, for remember that until he learns to read, he cannot know the Bible and God's redeeming word.


  • It fair startled me, and yet it was no more than the look of a woman who leams that her man and she have been close company with a secret for months, and she had never made its acquaintance.

    John Splendid The Tale of a Poor Gentleman, and the Little Wars of Lorn

  • And even the aitchless millionaire, though sometimes he goes to an elocutionist and leams a B.B.C. accent, seldom succeeds in disguising himself as completely as he would like to.

    The Road to Wigan Pier

  • a street but on to the plains of the sea, as I heard through the night its murmur to which I had before going to sleep entrusted my ship of dreams, I had the illusion that this life of promiscuity with the waves must effectively, without my knowledge, pervade me with the notion of their charm, like those lessons which one leams by heart while one is asleep.

    Within a Budding Grove

  • If every woman reading this book leams what she has to do to stay well, how she can determine if she’s at risk, and what to do if she becomes ill, she can beat the odds on women’s heart disease.

    Healing the Female Heart

  • All that one leams is the result, spoken through the lips of the Kaiser, spoken once and for all. "

    The Great Impersonation


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