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spent

(of a fish) exhausted by spawning
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"She spends all her pennies on beggars and omnibus rides, and she is perfectly happy."
"You see," she went on, "I decided to spend so much upon these horses only because I can easily sell them again.
The condition with which alone we have here to concern ourselves was one which provided that each of the two lovers, hereafter to be called the husband of the one part and the wife of the other part, solemnly bound themselves to spend one calendar month of each year out of each other's society, with full and free liberty to spend it wheresoever, with whomsoever, and howsoever they pleased; and that this condition was rigidly to be maintained, whatever immediate effort it might cost, as the parties thereto believed that so would their love the more likely maintain an enduring tenderness and an unwearied freshness.
Philip wrote back that he would like nothing better, only he had already an engagement to spend Christmas with friends in the country, and he did not see how he could break it.
Ah that I should have to spend such days as this one has been.
At the end of my second year at Hampton, by the help of some money sent me by my mother and brother John, supplemented by a small gift from one of the teachers at Hampton, I was enabled to return to my home in Malden, West Virginia, to spend my vacation.
When I had gotten within a mile or so of my home I was so completely tired out that I could not walk any farther, and I went into an old, abandoned house to spend the remainder of the night.
Sophia hath already produced him two fine children, a boy and a girl, of whom the old gentleman is so fond, that he spends much of his time in the nursery, where he declares the tattling of his little grand-daughter, who is above a year and a half old, is sweeter music than the finest cry of dogs in England.
Release date- 15082019 - Countries that spend more on social provision such as care for the elderly and unemployment support also tend to spend more on health care, according to a new study from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and Harvard University.
ISLAMABAD -- According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup and Gilani Pakistan, 1 in 3 Pakistanis think that they spend very little time with their parents.
According to the regulations, Presidential candidates were limited to spending Ksh5.25 billion ($51.8 million) while those contesting for the governor/senator/women representative seats were be allowed to spend up to Sh433 million ($4.3 million).
How much money did you spend or charge yesterday on all other types of purchases you may have made, such as at a store, restaurant, gas station, online or elsewhere?"