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consignment

1. a shipment of goods consigned
2. on consignment for payment by the consignee after sale
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So that, Senor Ambrosia while you consign your friend's body to the earth, you should not consign his writings to oblivion, for if he gave the order in bitterness of heart, it is not right that you should irrationally obey it.
The discarded clothing of the Prince he wrapped about a huge stone torn from the disintegrating masonry of the river wall, and consigned the bundle to the voiceless river.
But Michael was not received by Harris Collins, who, at the moment, sat in his private office, Harry Del Mar's last telegram on his desk, writing a memorandum to his secretary to query the railroad and the express companies for the whereabouts of a dog, crated and shipped by one, Harry Del Mar, from Seattle and consigned to Cedarwild.
The Major rose and took the book out of the Italian cabinet, to which he had consigned it for safe-keeping.
'I say,' resumed the secretary, in a slow, impressive way; 'we can't tell what may come to pass; and if we should be obliged, against our wills, to have recourse to violence, my lord (who has suffered terribly to-day, as far as words can go) consigns to you two--bearing in mind my recommendation of you both, as good staunch men, beyond all doubt and suspicion--the pleasant task of punishing this Haredale.
This cargo was consigned to a Whitby solicitor, Mr.
Next day Amy was rather late at school, but could not resist the temptation of displaying, with pardonable pride, a moist brown-paper parcel, before she consigned it to the inmost recesses of her desk.
In a New Statesman blog, MP Mr Woodcock tore into the former leader and said: "If those who seek to take his place think the route to victory is Continuity Miliband with a different accent or gender they will consign Labour to another defeat."
He wrote: "If those who seek to take his place think the route to victory is Continuity Miliband with a different accent or gender, or with a higher level of emotional connection, they will consign Labour to another defeat."
The duo also consign a half-sister to Avenir Certain by Rock Of Gibraltar.
To consign to the sale, contact David Rogers Jones in the Colwyn Bay saleroom, telephone 01492 532176, or Ben Rogers Jones in Cardiff, telephone 02920 708125 or email info@rogersjones.co.uk.
WINDSOR: 6.00 Golden Compass, 6.30 Grass Green, 7.00 First Sargeant, 7.30 Angelito, 8.00 Consign, 8.30 Snow Powder, 9.00 Silver Dixie.

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