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  • n. Plural form of searching.


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  • It was when strangers came, or summer boarders, or when the oldest girls grew up that my sharp senses noted little hesitancies in public and searchings for possible public opinion.


  • They were travelling for a dream and could give all, and must go on in their searchings and their unease, and the bonfire burned on in every edge of sight, whilst new searchers dug in the ashes and in the ground under the ashes, and it is dream that is happiness for those journeying.

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  • In fact, it immediately after continues: "Likewise, other religions to be found everywhere strive variously to answer the restless searchings of the human heart by proposing 'ways,' which consist of teachings, rules of life and sacred ceremonies."


  • The federal appeals court in California ruled that when his boss reviewed those texts, that violated the fourth amendment, which protects from unreasonable searchings.

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  • December 4th, 2008 at 5: 50 am new foundland lawsuit personal injury direct loans cash advancement says: new foundland lawsuit personal injury direct loans cash advancement … octagonal outfits peel: searchings?

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  • THERE WERE TERRORS and commotions at night—house searchings, confiscations, arrests.

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  • For the divisions of Reuben there were great searchings of heart.

    The Lost Jewish Culture

  • Guitar string searchings, almost tunings, arrive at the right chord, then give way to a chiming, striving rhythm as Barrett describes his own stance in a desolate yet also fantastic landscape:

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  • In you're searchings of the primaries, don't overlook Herodas' Mimes and Lucian's Dialogues of the Hetairai.

    "Homosexual" relationships in antiquity

  • I sat with him listening (not for the first time) to these heart-searchings till I grew thoroughly sleepy, and then I left him and turned in on board my ship.

    Falk, by Joseph Conrad


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