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11) break. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...interval, as from work or duty: intermission, recess, respite, rest1, time-out. Informal : breather. See CONTINUE. 5. A usually narrow partial opening caused by splitting...

12) 21915. Faulkner, William. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...say you don't like to be rated. You like to get in front, open up a lead, take a little breather in the back stretch, and, then, come home free.Philip Marlowe: You...

13) 686. Exertion. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...work; harvest time. EXERCISE, exercitation, practice, play, gymnastics, field sports; breather [colloq.], racing, running, jumping, riding &c. LABOR, work, toil,...

14) 261. Prayer for Pain by John G. Neihardt. Monroe, Harriet, ed. 1917. The New Poetry: An Anthology
...blue steel we clash— Lay on, and I shall dare! But Thou of deeps the awful Deep, Thou Breather in the clay, 10 Grant this my only prayer—Oh, keep My soul from turning...

15) Act III. Scene III. Antony and Cleopatra. Craig, W.J., ed. 1914. The Oxford Shakespeare
...and her station are as one; 32 She shows a body rather than a life, A statue than a breather. Cleo. Is this certain? Mess. Or I have no observance. 36 Char. Three...

16) Act IV. Scene IV. Measure for Measure. Craig, W.J., ed. 1914. The Oxford Shakespeare
...bears so credent bulk, 20 That no particular scandal once can touch: But it confounds the breather. He should have liv d, Save that his riotous youth, with dangerous...

17) 121. Chanting the Square Deific by Walt Whitman. Nicholson & Lee, eds. 1917. The Oxford Book of English Mystical Verse
...real as any, Nor time nor change shall ever change me or my words. 35 Santa Spirita, breather, life, Beyond the light, lighter than light, Beyond the flames of hell,...

18) 198. Chanting the Square Deific. Whitman, Walt. 1900. Leaves of Grass
...as any, 35 Nor time, nor change, shall ever change me or my words. 4 Santa SPIRITA, breather, life, Beyond the light, lighter than light, Beyond the flames of hell—joyous,...

19) Act III. Scene II. As You Like It. Craig, W.J., ed. 1914. The Oxford Shakespeare
...two will rail against our mistress the world, and all our misery. Orl. I will chide no breather in the world but myself, against whom I know most faults. Jaq. The...

20) 32. Endymion: Book I. Keats, John. 1884. Poetical Works
...bleating: Winder of the horn, When snouted wild-boars routing tender corn Anger our huntsman: Breather round our farms, To keep off mildews, and all weather harms:...

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