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location near or direction toward the left side

those who support varying degrees of social or political or economic change designed to promote the public welfare

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the hand that is on the left side of the body

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the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's left

a turn toward the side of the body that is on the north when the person is facing east

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being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the west when facing north

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intended for the left hand

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of or belonging to the political or intellectual left

toward or on the left

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To my relief, the paroxysm left her as suddenly as it had come.
On each side of the gate was a small window, not above six inches from the ground: into that on the left side, the king's smith conveyed four-score and eleven chains, like those that hang to a lady's watch in Europe, and almost as large, which were locked to my left leg with six-and-thirty padlocks.
Long stayed the messenger, and deeper grew his wonder that the Fairy could have left so fair a home, to toil in the dreary palace of his cruel master, and suffer cold and weariness, to give life and joy to the weak and sorrowing.
Neither did he know where in the pathless and illimitable forest to seek that smooth and lettered rock at the base of which the body lay: his remembrance of every portion of his travel thence was indistinct, and the latter part had left no impression upon his mind.
When he went off at half past nine he had supper given him, and this was the only consolation; for tea at five o'clock had left him with a healthy appetite, and the bread and cheese, the abundant cocoa which the firm provided, were welcome.
To be left here alone beside this awful jungle--never to hear a human voice or see a human face--in constant dread of savage beasts and more terribly savage men--a prey to solitude and hopelessness.
A morose soldier marching on the left turned his eyes on Bagration as he shouted, with an expression that seemed to say: "We know that ourselves
God had done so much, and yet I could not look confidently to Him for the little that was left to do.
That young man who has just left the room is in the pay of Germany.
Boxtel covered it with a slight coat of wax, and when he thus renewed the experiment, the obstacle which prevented the key from being turned a second time left its impression on the wax.
After some vain arguing and remonstrating, I contrived to quiet her scruples, by promising that an address should be left at Crickgelly, to which any second letter that might arrive from the doctor could be forwarded.
Following the impulse that urged him, he secured the Handbill in his pocketbook--snatched up the card which his patient had presented as her introduction--and instantly left the house.
who had been left in charge at the lodgings) had some startling information to communicate, derived from the courier's wife.
But for my mother's little income (settled on her at her marriage) we should both have been left helpless at the mercy of the world.
One Sunday morning in June, 1879, about two weeks after what has been related, May senior left the house immediately after breakfast, taking a spade.