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  • Hetty would have been glad to hear that she should never see a child again; they were worse than the nasty little lambs that the shepherd was always bringing in to be taken special care of in lambing time; for the lambs WERE got rid of sooner or later.

    Adam Bede

  • But whosoever thou art, that wilt be assured in thy heart that thou art one of Christ's elect sheep, thou must have a special care and conscience (if possibly thou canst) to hear God's word preached.

    The Practice of Piety: Directing a Christian How to Walk, that He May Please God.

  • Back in his laboratory, he took off his uniform coat, lay - ing it on the table with special care for the five mosquitoes, cap - tive in test tubes, that he had brought from Sherwood's room.

    Manuscript Draft: Walter Reed: Doctor in Uniform, by Laura Wood, [19 -- ]

  • In 1539, Paul III, in a special Bull, bequeathed Galatino's works, about thirty in number, to the convent of Ara Coeli and enjoined that special care be taken of them.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • They who come to visit ihe sick, must have a special care not to stand dumb and staring in the sick person's face to disquiet him, nor yet to speak idly and ask unprofitable questions, as most do.

    The Practice of Piety: Directing a Christian How to Walk, that He May Please God.

  • The podia took special care with this first successful firing.

    Tides Of Light

  • Abhor the frothy wit of a filthy nature, whose brains having once conceived an odd scoff, his mind travails till he be delivered of it; yea, he had rather lose bis best friend, than his worst jest; but if thou be disposed to be merry, have a special care to three things

    The Practice of Piety: Directing a Christian How to Walk, that He May Please God.

  • This was a proven policy to build goodwill among the inhabitants of hostile territory, but Alexander cleverly added that they should take special care not to damage the estates belonging to the Greek-born Persian general Memnon of Rhodes.

    Alexander the Great

  • Clarrie has been taking special care of Mr. Lugg — what a charming man! — with a little something I saved.

    More Work for the Undertaker

  • Mr. Washington Matthews Assistant-Surgeon in the United States Army, also observed with special care (after having seen my queries, as printed in the ` Smithsonian Report ') some of the wildest tribes in the Western parts of the United States, namely, the Tetons, Grosventres, Mandans, and Assinaboines; and his answers have proved of the highest value.

    The expression of the emotions in man and animals

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