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Synonyms for collection

several things grouped together or considered as a whole

a publication containing a variety of works

request for a sum of money

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The object of the collection is to illustrate the natural inequality of man, and the failure of our artificial inequality to correspond with it.
It seems to me a sort of infernal collection for the upsetting of people's ideas," said Erskine.
It is, however, a collection of facts; and I will give no fanciful name to it.
Nature and the Carstairs Collection had come to grips at last.
Arthur had gone off suddenly to London, as he so often did, for bargains; and returned, late but radiant, having nearly secured a treasure that was an added splendour even to the family Collection.
This," he said, "was all that was left of the Carstairs Collection.
He not only sold the Collection bit by bit, but sank bit by bit to the basest ways of making money-- even to blackmailing his own family in a disguise.
Dobson's own original work are a sufficient guarantee of the taste and discrimination we may look for in a collection like this, in which the random lightnings of the first of the essayists are grouped under certain heads--"Character Sketches," "Tales and Incidents," "Manners and Fashions," and the like--so as to diminish, for the general reader, the scattered effect of short essays on a hundred various subjects, and give a connected, book-like character to the specimens.
A piece of matter, according to the definition that I propose, is, as a first approximation,* the collection of all those correlated particulars which would normally be regarded as its appearances or effects in different places.
According to the view that I am suggesting, a physical object or piece of matter is the collection of all those correlated particulars which would be regarded by common sense as its effects or appearances in different places.
Giving the child an encouraging look, intended to reassure her and let her know, that, although she stood in the presence of the original Jarley, she must not allow herself to be utterly overwhelmed and borne down, the lady of the caravan unfolded another scroll, whereon was the inscription, 'One hundred figures the full size of life,' and then another scroll, on which was written, 'The only stupendous collection of real wax-work in the world,' and then several smaller scrolls with such inscriptions as
How could such a collection be here, where you see everything except the inside of one little cupboard and a few boxes?
Patrick Florance from Tufts University presents some of the current issues related to building geospatial data collections within libraries.
The collections are open to the public, and -- with the exception of some extremely rare or delicate items -- can be handled.
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