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badminton played with two players on each side

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tennis played with two players on each side

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All here,' said Double, tying up his throat with sleepy carefulness in a shawl.
said Double, tasting it as if he were in the Docks, with hours to spare.
SOCRATES: He only guesses that because the square is double, the line is double.
To the Boy:) Tell me, boy, do you assert that a double space comes from a double line?
Like the Odyssey, it has a double thread of plot, and also an opposite catastrophe for the good and for the bad.
They did not for years discover that two telephone companies in one city means either half service or double cost, just as two fire departments or two post offices would.
The pay-envelope army that moves to work every morning in Telephonia would be a host of one hundred and ten thousand men and girls, mostly girls,--as many girls as would fill Vassar College a hundred times and more, or double the population of Nevada.
As to the first point, there are two cases in which there can be no room for double sets of officers: one, where the right of imposing the tax is exclusively vested in the Union, which applies to the duties on imports; the other, where the object has not fallen under any State regulation or provision, which may be applicable to a variety of objects.
As to the suggestion of double taxation, the answer is plain.
It's never done a flip in its life, much less a double flip.
Ah, friends, do ye divine also my heart's double will?
We have been moving chests of drawers over his head, we have knocked double knocks at the street-door, we have made the servant-girl fall down stairs several times (she's a light weight, and it don't hurt her much,) but nothing wakes him.
We have been distracted with fears that you were dead, Sir,' said Dick, gently sliding to the ground, 'and the short and the long of it is, that we cannot allow single gentlemen to come into this establishment and sleep like double gentlemen without paying extra for it.
She often pondered how she might obtain two eggs daily instead of one, and at last, to gain her purpose, determined to give the Hen a double allowance of barley.
All night long did they blow hard and beat upon the fire, and all night long did Achilles grasp his double cup, drawing wine from a mixing-bowl of gold, and calling upon the spirit of dead Patroclus as he poured it upon the ground until the earth was drenched.