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Said of any piece of wood that is split rather than sawn.
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Either the existence of the same passion or interest in a majority at the same time must be prevented, or the majority, having such coexistent passion or interest, must be rendered, by their number and local situation, unable to concert and carry into effect schemes of oppression.
three quarts of double ale had rendered thee as free as thy master, ay, and freer too, if he be a Saxon like thyself.
His course of reflections upon these singular circumstances was, however, interrupted by the necessity for taking repose, which the fatigue of the preceding day, and the propriety of refreshing himself for the morrow's encounter, rendered alike indispensable.
Mentally, the reading rendered me dumb for the remainder of the day, not exactly with astonishment but with a sort of dismal wonder.
Before that estimable lady could recover herself, or offer the slightest retaliation, she was forced into a kneeling posture by a crowd of shouting tormentors, and compelled to swallow a spoonful of the odious mixture, rendered more than usually savoury by the immersion in the bowl of Master Wackford's head, whose ducking was intrusted to another rebel.
This adventurous and venerable patriarch was now seen making his last remove; placing the "endless river" between him and the multitude his own success had drawn around him, and seeking for the renewal of enjoyments which were rendered worthless in his eyes, when trammelled by the forms of human institutions.
Let us add that his deafness rendered him to some extent dumb.
By 'the several kinds in separate parts,' I mean, that some parts are rendered through the medium of verse alone, others again with the aid of song.
And at once, without leaving the church, thanks were rendered to the Creator for His help and for the victory.
But the telescope of the Rocky Mountains, before doing its duty to the Gun Club, rendered immense services to astronomy.
Have I had nothing more important to remember, in the great service you rendered me that day?
The word is strongly expressive in their language, but not easily rendered into English; it signifies, "to retire to his first mother.