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Bode

 

a river in the German Democratic Republic; left tributary of the Saale (Elbe basin). Length, 160 km; basin area, 3,300 sq km. Rises in two streams on the eastern slopes of the Hartz, flowing in a picturesque narrow valley. Reservoirs and hydroelectric power plants are located in its upper reaches. The cities of Thale, Oschersleben, and Strasfurt are located on the river.

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So long as this man was at enmity with Agamemnon the Achaeans were easier to deal with, and I would have gladly camped by the ships in the hope of taking them; but now I go in great fear of the fleet son of Peleus; he is so daring that he will never bide here on the plain whereon the Trojans and Achaeans fight with equal valour, but he will try to storm our city and carry off our women.
One has hair cropped to his skull, but a scarf to hide his neck; the other has low shirt-collars, but long hair to bide his skull.
I have been waiting for 'ee to bide and keep house while I go fetch him.
The flower of courtesy does not very well bide handling, but if we dare to open another leaf and explore what parts go to its conformation, we shall find also an intellectual quality.
Some day he would overhaul his quarry--he could bide his time in peace until that day dawned.
If possible, he would harm the whole of England if he could, but he would bide his time.
When I had lived out the first agony, I could rely on myself--I could be patient, and bide my time.
He turned his face to the wall as if resolved to grimly bide his time.
He would bide with him for a time and do what he might to serve him.
Bide till I coom back; on'y bide till I coom back, and ecod we'll make a day of it.
Bide here quiet, there's a good lad; just you bide here quiet a bittie, and ye'll find that we agree.
Merlin, in his malice, has woven a spell about this dungeon, and there bides not the man in these king- doms that would be desperate enough to essay to cross its lines with you