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  • When I entered the station, I hurried past the other people to the wicket, and asked for ( "petis") a ticket to B----.

    A Complete Grammar of Esperanto

  • I made the potato petis and baked them instead of shallow frying them in all that oil.

    Ragda-Patties Night....

  • [3972] Magna petis Phaeton et quae non viribus istis, &c., as James and John, the sons of Zebedee, did ask they knew not what: nescis temerarie nescis; thou dost, as another Suffenus, overween thyself; thou art wise in thine own conceit, but in other more mature judgment altogether unfit to manage such a business.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • He has around 300 trees which yield him 800 petis throughout the season.

    A slice of Konkan in Mumbai

  • He has around 300 trees which yield him 800 petis throughout the season.

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • [110] Quod petis, id sane est invisum acidumque duobus.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • And it all came together to a finish with a plate of petis fours.

    Truffles

  • Add 2 tins petis pois which are funny little baby peas you get at the supermarket.

    tiny little bits

  • Add 2 tins petis pois which are funny little baby peas you get at the supermarket.

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • She called us mes petis chinois because, just like the Chinese, we were unable to pronounce the letter r, but after some time she became so used to it that she began to pronounce her own name as Mme. Zimmelmann.

    The War with the Newts

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