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want

English dialect a mole

want

[wänt]
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Many of them, however, said that, as they could remain only for two or three months, they wanted to enter a high class and get a diploma the first year if possible.
"He don't like them candles--says he wants a lamp."
She was convinced that John Hardy had concealed himself in the orchard beneath her window and she was determined to find him and tell him that she wanted him to come close to her, to hold her in his arms, to tell her of his thoughts and dreams and to listen while she told him her thoughts and dreams.
When the bride heard of this, she came and begged for the dress, and wanted to buy it, saying that it was not a dress for a serving-maid.
"He said you reminded him of something he wanted to forget?"
"No, no, that's tomorrow; and I particularly wanted to see Knightley today on that very account.Such a dreadful broiling morning!
A State, I said, arises, as I conceive, out of the needs of mankind; no one is self-sufficing, but all of us have many wants. Can any other origin of a State be imagined?
He thought of taking her in his arms, the thin, fragile body, and kissing her pale mouth: he wanted to pass his fingers down the slightly greenish cheeks.
"If I did not do exactly what he wanted he would get put out, and make me run round with that long rein in the training field till he had tired me out.
I wanted him there, and I wanted him visible, so I thought out a way to manage it; I composed the picture from two points of view; the spectator is to observe the man from bout where that flag is, and he must observe the tower itself from the ground.
The first ten or fifteen times I wanted my handkerchief I didn't seem to care; I got along, and said never mind, it isn't any matter, and dropped it out of my mind.
I had but to step to the corner and get all I wanted at Joe Vigy's.