from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. to be intimate or familiar (with him).
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There used to be great friendship between them and the people of Thror; and they often brought us secret news, and were rewarded with such bright things as they coveted to hide in their dwellings.
He passed over the “Fall” with a light hand; he made man superior to the angels; he encouraged his fellow creatures to be great and good by dwelling upon their nobler not their meaner side; he acknowledged, even in this world, the perfectability of mankind, including womankind, and in proposing the loftiest ideal he acted unconsciously upon the grand dictum of chivalry — Honneur oblige. 328 His prophets were mostly faultless men; and, if the “Pure of Allah” sinned, he “sinned against himself.”
Tugboats have learned over their lifetime to be great communicators.
He is generally admitted to be great in small, lyrical forms, but it is insufficient to regard him merely as a miniaturist.
All my friends at Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing have continued to be great supporters.
They abhor detail and indulge the broad view, while others thrive on detail, tend to it, and may be unlikely to be great generalizers, conceptualizers, and visionaries.