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to renew an image or thought in the mind

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Thou, bethink thee, art A guest for queens to social pageantries, With gages from a hundred brighter eyes Than tears even can make mine, to ply thy part Of chief musician.
No one can bethink his writings to be subliminal and no vitriolic attack on his genius will ever be able to knock him off his power pyramid.
Should I go to church And see the holy edifice of stone And not bethink me straight of dangerous rocks, Which touching but my gentle vessel's side, Would scatter all her spices on the stream, Enrobe the roaring waters with my silks-- And in a word, but even now worth this, And now worth nothing, (1.1.21-35) Salerio inverts the image of the Church, the traditional rock of security instituted by Christ and founded upon the flinty Peter; in this puffy new international economy, even its stability cannot calm thoughts of danger.
We must bethink ourselves and reflect upon the structure of human action.
Abstract: The purpose of this article is to characterize the socioeconomic profile of Nicaraguan housewives and bethink their monetary contribution to national production.
I will be assur'd I may; and that I may be assured, I will bethink me.
Bethink thee, Toby, of thy fault, Thy pledge and broken oath; And give me I ack my maiden's vow, And give me hack my troth.
Castrato): "And now bethink thee Eunuch"; "Stay, Stay,
The Security Council may be the first but not the only representative of the international community, as is implied by the ICISS report's warning: Concerned states "may not rule out other means to meet the gravity and urgency of that situation." (77) Thus, the international community is not the "neighborhood watch" but one is to bethink it as something like the police who can be summoned when preventative measures have failed.
'Bethink yourselves,' he argued, and by the mere realisation of the truth you will inevitably act differently.
Chertkov's mother wrote her begging that she "bethink herself" and tear out of her soul "that evil and insanely monstrous feeling which causes so much suffering not only to my son and your husband, but to all those around you and in contact with you." Sofia Andreyevna answered: "Yes, I am insanely jealous of Lev Nikolaevich and will not yield him up" (204-205).
Discriminations of the prosaic order had little to do with my first and all but sole vision of the American soldier in his multitude, and above all for that was markedly the colour of the whole thing--in his depression, his wasted melancholy almost; an effect that somehow corresponds for memory, I bethink myself, with the tender elegiac tone in which Walt Whitman was later on so admirably to commemorate him....
It is, rather, an Armageddon, the final battle of intellectual and literary history, in the sense that when it ends, if it can end, the parties will retire each to its own domain and never again bethink themselves of the other's existence.
(32) Merzeniecki willingly explains to the Old Believer the terrorist pledge to kill the government "until they bethink themselves" (42: 215) when asked for an explanation of the faith that so illumined the face of the slain youth.
OTHELLO: If you bethink yourself of any crime Unreconciled as yet to heaven and grace, Solicit for it straight [...