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to prepare (food) for storage and future use

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Once, long ago, if thou canst believe, a Sahib looked on me with favour.
But for one little moment - thou canst overtake the dooli in ten strides - if thou wast a Sahib, shall I show thee what thou wouldst do?
Go, Will Scarlet," said Robin, "thou art the strongest man here-- bring a sword straightway, and cut this box open, if thou canst.
One third of it thou canst well spare to us for thy entertainment and that of thy train, for thou art very rich; one third of it thou canst better spare for charity, for, Bishop, I hear that thou art a hard master to those beneath thee and a close hoarder of gains that thou couldst better and with more credit to thyself give to charity than spend upon thy own likings.
Yet what thou canst attain, which best may serve To glorify the Maker, and infer Thee also happier, shall not be withheld Thy hearing, such commission from above I have received, to answer thy desire Of knowledge within bounds; beyond abstain To ask, nor let thine own inventions hope Things not revealed, which th' invisible King Only omniscient, hath suppressed in night, To none communicable in earth or Heaven: Enough is left besides to search and know.
To him of whom thou canst not rid thyself by the Quran and tradition the best reply is if thou dost not reply anything.
Shakespeare said, "to thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night follows the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.
I heard, thou letst the Wine run tumbling downe Thy rotten wind-pipe, like a drunken Clowne: But yet thy Lion drunke could not defend thee, For 'twas thy Ape drunke made some men co[m]mend thee: For that daies censure thou canst not escape, Which sayes, That all thy actions played the Ape.
no more in vain research persist: My veil thou canst not move--Go; bid all worlds exist.
In a nice touch, the justice quoted from the Book of John, "The wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth.
ii--Verse 64 of surat al-Isra ': "Lead to destruction those whom thou canst among them, with thy (seductive) voice; make assault on them with thy cavalry and thy infantry; mutually share with them wealth and children; and make promises to them.
As Polonius said to son Laertes: "To thine own self be true, and it must follow as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.
The poem's final stanza, with its unrhymed middle line, emphasizes the way in which this choice may guard her against the possibility of fallenness that accompanies her past participation in an erotic triangle: "it may make less that care / Centered in self thou canst not wholly quell, / If others' not thine own its place shall share" (ll.
A selection of this material (titled Canst Thou Draw Out Leviathan with a (Hook?
And yet thou canst not know, And yet thou canst not see; Wisdom and sight are slow In poor humanity.