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  • v. to call a place of service and order food, or whatever you may want, delivered to the location in which you are.


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  • I shall never be happy while the war lasts if he does, now in the prospect I recoil from thinking of him and ask myself if I am not cruel and unsisterly, my heart is in chaos, has been since yesterday morning, the pleasure of seeing things take their old familiar place in the house, of arranging furniture and bringing order out of confusion, which used to be so delightful to me, has now lost its charm.

    Diary, August 8, 1859-May 15, 1865.

  • He had been charmingly sarcastic in the hastiness and almost invariable erroneousness of man's very self-satisfied judgment of providence in all times; but there was a sort of grave authority that was very impressive as he admonished us that since God had loved His lower creation so well as to bring such beautiful order out of such ghastly confusion, He would bring out of all the moral disorder and disturbance a new heaven and a new earth for those whom Jesus died to redeem.

    Leaves from Juliana Horatia Ewing's "Canada Home"

  • Wulbrand, Count of Hallermund (1406-36), endeavoured to bring order out of confusion; his successor, Albert II von Hoya, as coadjutor and as bishop (1436-73), was involved in a long dispute with Osnabrück and the Duke of Brunswick.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • Dr. Rax frowned, his thoughts tumbling over themselves in an attempt to pull order out of the impossible-that was not a phrase a dynastic Egyptian would use.

    Blood Lines

  • Major Prentiss came up and snatched the general's order out of my hands.


  • Marcus Aurelius Cotta brought the tribunes of the soldiers into Arausio himself, plodding the five miles behind oxen because the pace and the kind of cart made it an easier journey; his fellows he left trying to organize some kind of order out of the chaos.

    The First Man in Rome

  • When they had the leisure they would drive the truck up to Bellingham-Miranda and Kevin were old enough to spell Bill at the wheel-and make order out of chaos, and play at turning the huge, roomy old house into a fortress.

    I Don’t Understand ?

  • But do him justice, Henry of Blois was trying his best to bring order out of chaos.

    The Devil's Novice

  • Instead of talking about presidential dictatorship, the themes harked back to Hamilton’s quest for leadership, and the Hoover proposals became a “monumental effort to bring order out of chaos” Harris, 1946; Emmerich, 1971: 87; Fesler, 1975: 101.

    Rediscovering Institutions

  • This dictionary makes order out of chaos, and although the language of the Felibres is justly said to be an artificial literary language, we have in this work along with the form adopted or created by the poet an orderly presentation of all the speech-forms of the langue d'oc as they really exist in the mouths of the people.

    Frederic Mistral


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