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hold

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to be filled by

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to have the room or capacity for

to bring one's emotions under control

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Hold,'' said one who seemed to exercise some authority over the others; ``this bag which thou bearest, as I can feel through thy cloak, contains more coin than thou hast told us of.
They would contain various exceptions to powers not granted; and, on this very account, would afford a colorable pretext to claim more than were granted.
The same invasions of it may be effected under the State constitutions which contain those declarations through the means of taxation, as under the proposed Constitution, which has nothing of the kind.
The most considerable of the remaining objections is that the plan of the convention contains no bill of rights.
To the first I answer, that the Constitution proposed by the convention contains, as well as the constitution of this State, a number of such provisions.
The right hemisphere, "dedicated to the ladies," encloses smaller seas, whose significant names contain every incident of a feminine existence.
The dynamic elements in an emotion, if we are right in our analysis, contain, from our point of view, no ingredients beyond those contained in the processes considered in Lecture III.
It is clear that an emotion is essentially complex, and we have to inquire whether it ever contains any non-physiological material not reducible to sensations and images and their relations.
All these different products are afforded before the nut is formed, and while it is green it contains a delicious cooling water; with these nuts they store their gelves, and it is the only provision of water which is made in this country.
The nut burns with a fitful bluish flame, and the oil that it contains is exhausted in about ten minutes.
It's not a wart," returned Master Robert Mistricolle, "it is an egg which contains another demon exactly similar, who bears another little egg which contains another devil, and so on.
I have a whole bag of tricks," he said, "which contains a hundred ways of escaping my enemies.
of the former and contains nearly an equal volume of carbonic acid, produced by the combustion of the elements of the blood.
This volume contains, in the form of a Journal, a history of our voyage, and a sketch of those observations in Natural History and Geology, which I think will possess some interest for the general reader.
The sixth volume of the 'Geological Transactions' contains two papers of mine on the Erratic Boulders and Volcanic Phenomena of South America.