parcel


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a piece of land

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parcel out: to give out in portions or shares

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Two out of the collection of parcels in her arms fell from them on the stairs.
Wragge, turning deadly pale, and letting her whole remaining collection of parcels fall about her in a little cascade of commodities.
Wragge, standing petrified in her own magic circle of linen-drapers' parcels.
Wragge by reiterated assurances that one appearance (according to all the laws and regulations of ghosts) meant nothing unless it was immediately followed by two more -- after patiently leading back her attention to the parcels dropped on the floor and on the stairs -- and after promising to keep the door of communication ajar between the two rooms if Mrs.
Wragge was still occupied in sorting her parcels on her narrow little bed.
I went back to that sweet-shop and asked if I'd left a parcel, and gave them a particular address if it turned up.
Flambeau tore a brown-paper parcel out of his inner pocket and rent it in pieces.
He explained with a moon-calf simplicity to everybody in the carriage that he had to be careful, because he had something made of real silver "with blue stones" in one of his brown-paper parcels.
It was his friend of the Harwich train, the stumpy little cure of Essex whom he had warned about his brown paper parcels.
Here's the clothes-basket for the small parcels, John, if you've got any there--where are you, John?
Next moment she was down upon her knees before the basket, speaking in a sprightly voice, and busy with the parcels.
Even this, his usual sentiment at meal times, one of his innocent delusions (for his appetite was always obstinate, and flatly contradicted him), awoke no smile in the face of his little wife, who stood among the parcels, pushing the cake-box slowly from her with her foot, and never once looked, though her eyes were cast down too, upon the dainty shoe she generally was so mindful of.
Suit me excellently,' said the stranger, 'five precisely--till then--care of yourselves;' and lifting the pinched-up hat a few inches from his head, and carelessly replacing it very much on one side, the stranger, with half the brown paper parcel sticking out of his pocket, walked briskly up the yard, and turned into the High Street.
He had divested himself of his brown paper parcel, but had made no alteration in his attire, and was, if possible, more loquacious than ever.
In a single state, if the persons intrusted with supreme power become usurpers, the different parcels, subdivisions, or districts of which it consists, having no distinct government in each, can take no regular measures for defense.