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1) 42152. Nietzsche, Friedrich. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...as with deep wells, it takes a long time for anything that falls into them to hit bottom. Onlookers, who almost never wait long enough, readily suppose that such...

2) gaggle. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...or group: A gaggle of photographers huddled on the sidewalk beside a swelling crowd of onlookers (Gioia Diliberto). Middle English gagel, from gagelen, to cackle,...

3) knot 1. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...bond, especially a marriage bond. 4. A tight cluster of persons or things: a knot of onlookers. 5. A feeling of tightness: a knot of fear in my stomach. 6. A complex...

4) daze. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...that benumbed the audience; stunned by his sudden death; a display that stupefied all onlookers....

5) §2. The Theatre in the Eighteenth Century and its Audiences. XII. The Georgian Drama. Vol. 11. The Period of the French Revolution. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...the auditorium, the business of the play had no longer the advantage of taking place among onlookers. Before 1765, Drury lane was chiefly illuminated by chandeliers,...

6) §17. Randolph s "Amyntas". XIII. Masque and Pastoral. Vol. 6. The Drama to 1642, Part Two. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...the force of the writing, and a touch of dramatic reality in the sketch of the puritan onlookers, are remarkable. In Amyntas, Randolph s muse is strangely subdued...

7) manakin. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...or more males cooperate to perform a complex series of acrobatics in order to attract female onlookers. Gould's manakin, Manacus vitellinus, clears an area of the...

8) §2. "Laon and Cythna". III. Shelley. Vol. 12. The Romantic Revival. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...tortures and, finally, death at the stake are inflicted upon Laon and Cythna; we seem to be onlookers at a visionary spectacle in which hate is impotent and pain...

9) Roosevelt, Theodore. 1919. Theodore Roosevelt's Letters to His Children: Quentin's Sixth Birthday.
...with Ethel, Archie, Mother, Aunt Emily, myself, Mame and Georgette as admiring guests and onlookers. 4...

10) XXI. Cellini, Benvenuto. 1909-14. Autobiography. The Harvard Classics
...and emptied it like a mill hopper. 2 My coin was twice as much as his; which caused the onlookers, who had fixed their eyes on me with some derision, to turn round...

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