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1) 10914. Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.), Jimmy. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.) (b. 1924), U.S. president. "My First Try for Votes," in Always a Reckoning and Other Poems, p. 67, New York: Times Books (1995)....

2) confounded. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. Confused; befuddled: A crowd of confounded bystanders stared at the appalling wreckage. 2. Used as an intensive: a confounded fool. conˇfoundedˇly -ADVERBconˇfoundedˇness...

3) 19773. Emerson, Ralph Waldo. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...The torments of martyrdom are probably most keenly felt by the bystanders. ATTRIBUTION:Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Courage,"...

4) Spring Gardens (London). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...So called from a playfully contrived waterwork, which, on being unguardedly pressed by the foot, sprinkled the bystanders with water. (James I., etc.) 1...

5) 72. Went up a year this evening! Part Four: Time and Eternity. Dickinson, Emily. 1924. Complete Poems
...The bystanders will tell! Cheerful, as to the village, 5 Tranquil, as to repose, Chastened, as to the chapel, This humble tourist rose. Did not talk of returning,...

6) shill. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Slang One who poses as a satisfied customer or an enthusiastic gambler to dupe bystanders into participating in a swindle. Inflected forms: shilled, shillˇing, shills...

7) throng, thronged. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...The verb is both transitive, as in The students thronged the square, and intransitive, when it frequently combines with the prepositions to or toward(s), as in The...

8) 28375. Hoagland, Edward. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...an aperture through which wounds drain. The scapegoat of olden times, driven off for the bystanders' sins, has become a tender thing, a running injury. There, running...

9) IV. c. Latona and the Rustics. Vols. I & II: Stories of Gods and Heroes. Bulfinch, Thomas. 1913. Age of Fable
...Some countrymen of Lycia once insulted the goddess Latona, but not with impunity. When I was young, my father, who had grown too old for active labors, sent me to...

10) donnybrook. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...Irish fair so renowned for its drunken brawling) is a free-for-all rough-and-tumble fight, often alcohol-aided. The word is considered Standard by most people, although...

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