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  1. To the pain and mend.
  2. Then he began to mend.
  3. Europe was on the mend.
  4. I would mend his wings.
  5. I shall have to mend it.
  6. Tender, but on the mend.
  7. It is never too late to mend.
  8. It will mend at the Willowbend.
  9. But still they cannot mend her.
  10. What you cannot mend to blows;.
  11. You have to stay behind and mend.
  12. Mend: To bring to a new condition.
  13. And he’s a bully on the mend.
  14. Maybe I can mend ’em for you.
  15. Once this heart can start to mend.
  16. Either way, you’re on the mend.
  17. My heart will mend, and in the end.
  18. And it was only on the start to mend.
  19. Talk: as if that would mend matters.
  20. What could she do but try and mend?
  21. Tomorrow will, I hope, mend all this.
  22. I hope you mend relations with her.
  23. My heart broken and on the mend again.
  24. Two hands touching and hoping to mend.
  25. I’m still sore , but I’ll mend.
  26. That don’t mend his arm and his ribs.
  27. In the meantime, we must mend our sails.
  28. But even so, it was clearly on the mend.
  29. I only stayed up because I had to mend.
  30. He said, What I did to you, I cannot mend.
  31. Please help me mend the gap in our relationship.
  32. I know in time that my heart will start to mend.
  33. She refused to eat, and her wing would not mend.
  34. Jilin said, Give it to me and I’ll mend it.
  35. Could you mend this for me? ¿ Podría usted (Fam.
  36. East–West relations appeared to be on the mend.
  37. It's not at all sure that it will mend so easily.
  38. I'm off to mend the washboards, said Johnny.
  39. But I thought I might try and mend things with Rio.
  40. He sat down, frowning, and began to mend the collar.
  41. This also gives his crate crushed hand time to mend.
  42. When my bike had a flat tyre he taught me to mend it.
  43. At last the fever abated and the boy commenced to mend.
  44. Rosemary might want to mend some of them? He shrugged.
  45. What’d you mean? I thought he was on the mend?
  46. His Blood save the soul, heal the sick, mend the heart.
  47. What now? Home he supposed, to try to mend some bridges.
  48. CHEAP STOCKS ON THE MEND WITH A NEW DEFINITION OF CHEAP.
  49. With so much merit to herald and so little ill to mend!.
  50. Broke her hip in the process and it didn't mend properly.
  51. Because you think this is the only way to mend things.
  52. It can mend itself, but the pieces need to be in the.
  53. They fed him and dried him and helped him to mend his boat.
  54. His blood can save your soul, heal the sick, mend the heart.
  55. Mend it, eh? I think we had best have a new line altogether.
  56. They went away, and they wondered how they might mend matters.
  57. The ribs are tender, but on the mend according to my doctors.
  58. I told you that we’ve figured out a way to mend the damage.
  59. I tried to mend boots, but I never got beyond a single pair.
  60. Cheap stocks on the mend strategy, 550–553, 557–558, 561.
  61. They are admirable Things and will wonderfully mend the World.
  62. The receptionist led me to a room filled with pets on the mend.
  63. This type of strategy essentially buys cheap stocks on the mend.
  64. And he could not manage to mend the breach in his wall of desire.
  65. I think we must start to mend again, before the fall wind comes.
  66. I have hardly had anything to mend with the welding torch either.
  67. Cleavers maybe? Dan’s bones would heal but how do you mend the.
  68. I expect you both to make an effort to mend relations between you.
  69. I'll mend it, where have you put it away?’ My boy made no answer.
  70. It's a symptom of the psychological trauma attempting to mend itself.
  71. I had some fusee chain made this morning, I can mend it while you wait.
  72. Well, words will not mend the matter, and it is time that we were doing.
  73. He decided to mend fences as best he could given the dire circumstances.
  74. Fortunately, his head wound was on the mend and he was feeling stronger.
  75. I remember the publicity! Are you hoping to mend it, or something?
  76. Being in a crowded environment was not to mend any tensions that the two.
  77. Bildad, thou used to be good at sharpening a lance, mend that pen, will ye.
  78. Don’t use sex as a tool to mend other, broken, areas of your relationship.
  79. And it’s too much to hope that you’ll mend your ways at this late date.
  80. Marianne continued to mend every day, and the brilliant cheerfulness of Mrs.
  81. He even used to mend toys, for an orphanage, when he was in Northern Ireland.
  82. But if aggression cannot mend their troubles, then often they begin to drift.
  83. If he were lucky, the bone would mend and he would still have use of his hand.
  84. Joyce had hoped, by coming clean to Sam it would mend the bridges between them.
  85. The locket was my saving grace and not only did it help to mend the broken part.
  86. Do you suppose I am glad of that? When it's in our hands, maybe we'll mend things.
  87. He goes to open the door and sees a Mend of his, a male black around his mid 30's.
  88. Because you won’t mend Shap! If he was fixed I’d be all over Yaf like a rash.
  89. I'm afraid this wooden shack lacks a hearth, but it's on the mend, I assure you.
  90. Still, it would be nice to get a response, just to confirm that she’s on the mend.
  91. Where in all hell is Arthur? I need him! I have to mend this bloody feud between us.
  92. Her dying wish was for her two children to mend their ties, but that day never came.
  93. She was like a wounded animal still on the mend and her attitude would be aggressive.
  94. She does her own hair, and I am teaching her to make buttonholes and mend her stockings.
  95. We, the Administrators, were going to mend the original splintering, the original error.
  96. Two months from now my ribs will have a chance to mend from the crushing they’ve taken.
  97. Arial came then to mend me, saying, My sweetheart, what have you done to yourself?
  98. If Frank wanted to mend fences, Peter was going to be at his side with a hammer and nails.
  99. She will mend, the maid muttered, focused on her careful wrapping of the cloth bandage.
  100. He thought us having children together would help mend the divide that had grown between us.
  1. All three of them required mending time.
  2. Zebedee their father, mending their nets.
  3. Lord’s Day, and so no mending to be done.
  4. The spiders in the wall are mending her shroud.
  5. She could feel her body mending itself, healing.
  6. I must—I must go upstairs and get out the mending.
  7. As best as I could tell Deshavi was mending up well.
  8. She carefully tucked the mending into a corner of the chair.
  9. And all the day long she has been washing, cleaning, mending.
  10. Sam knew it was mending and he had feeling in his wrist and hand.
  11. Her heart desired mending, yet she was content to leave it broken.
  12. Are you up for a walk out to the walls? I’ve some mending to do.
  13. Laurence's ear in some mysterious way, he set about mending matters.
  14. Though my soul has been slowly mending over the past six years, it will.
  15. Examination showed the vocal chords were mending, but it would be a few.
  16. When they went into the room, Peter's mother was alone at the table mending.
  17. But I told a man mending a hedge that it was Thornton Lacey, and he agreed to it.
  18. She worked with half-hearted interest on the mending, watching the minutes tick by.
  19. A miller and his wife are sitting down, one mending clothes, the other spinning flax.
  20. The merriment was therapeutic, mending all the brokenness his insides had accumulated.
  21. Recreation with the community included spinning yarn and doing mending as they chatted.
  22. Ken returned her kiss but didn’t hold on to her, not wanting to hurt her mending ribs.
  23. And whenever she found mending, she felt that Carreen was shirking her share of the burdens.
  24. Rodolphe, a cigar between his lips, was mending with his penknife one of the two broken bridles.
  25. And mending the highroads is an impossibility; and as soon as they put up bridges they're stolen.
  26. A sign said it was for the upkeep of All Hallows and a picture showed carpenters mending the roof.
  27. And mending the highroads is an impossibility; and as soon as they put up bridges they’re stolen.
  28. After breakfast, Rosie sat at her treadle sewing machine mending the children's clothing for school.
  29. Kay moved to sit in front of the fireplace, a mending project for Molly lying neglected in her lap.
  30. Chouev was working at something all day, mending his clothes, or reading the Gospel and the Psalter.
  31. Zarubkin had never given him a really decent order—just a few things for the house and some mending.
  32. It was a warm morning and Melanie sat on the vine-shaded porch, her mending basket piled high with socks.
  33. Of course that would include washing, and if his clothes needed a little mending she would do it for him.
  34. This mending comes through learning or training; a man can learn only in the direction for what he is born.
  35. Neither he nor Reno had any idea that it had been the presence of Phoenix that had allowed that temporary mending.
  36. I just wonder if mending fences with Sylvia is going to include Mike, because I’m not so sure that I want it to.
  37. There would, then, have to be some mending done for Fritzing, and Annalise would certainly not be the one to do it.
  38. The auric field of the spirit is cleansed here and such a rejuvenation process is akin to mending of one’s spiritual skin.
  39. She was one of those people who are infatuated with patent medicines and all new-fangled methods of producing health or mending it.
  40. Finally he replaced the three detached shards that he had put in the bowl of wine, fitting them together as if he were mending a broken jar.
  41. Frankie's stockings were all broken and beyond mending, so it was positively necessary to buy him another pair for fivepence three-farthings.
  42. When he was able to totter about the house, he turned his hands to weaving baskets of split oak and mending the furniture ruined by the Yankees.
  43. Swann stood his watch with Brenneman, partly to assure no unwanted Saxon attentions bothered her, partly in the hope of mending fences—a mistake.
  44. His surprise that all the siblings had come was thoughtfully explained by the considerable amount of time his father had spent mending old wounds.
  45. And without divine help, said Adeimantus, they will go on for ever making and mending their laws and their lives in the hope of attaining perfection.
  46. You are making excellent progress and I am quite pleased with the way you are mending you are right on track, and he then went to examine Archie.
  47. Perhaps the children had had next to nothing to eat, and would have been in rags if the mother had not worked like a slave washing and mending their clothes.
  48. She found that the medicine did really diminish, but it did not occur to her that the boy was mending the health of a crack in the sitting-room floor with it.
  49. The facts are these: Her brothers are under enchantment, and she has agreed to undo it––a task involving the mending of spirits over a period of five years.
  50. The stonework is somehow mending itself, but how can that be possible without the hard work of servants he no longer has, or without the direct power of the mind-cane?
  51. Sister was two hours curling my hair, and pomading it, washing me and mending my trousers, for I tore them yesterday, playing with Sashka in the street, we were snowballing.
  52. You would have thought Amory had requested the meeting himself, for the purpose of mending, with these arcane instruments, whatever had been breached between himself and Regan.
  53. The ragged red and purple suture line was mending unevenly, stretching the surrounding skin in tented pockets, and it took on more and more the effect of a freak as time went by.
  54. Going on a little further from there He saw two other brothers James the son of Zebedee and John his brother who were also in the boat with Zebedee their father mending their nets.
  55. The student spoke about her with a peculiar relish and was continually laughing and the officer listened with great interest and asked him to send Lizaveta to do some mending for him.
  56. Each of the beds was canopied as a substitute for mending the roof, and Gay’s bed was kept just as it was when he went away—patchwork quilt turned down to reveal a gray tennis-flannel sheet.
  57. She came to him presently on the veranda, fresh and rested and full of fondness for him in his generosity, and found him squatting on the floor mending a bridle with palm, needle, and waxed thread.
  58. Olin was ever happy to have the matrons about as they instilled good habits into the boys, as well as performing the tasks of mending, washing and drying clothes, cooking, and other beneficial services.
  59. He’s always made a big fuss of Donald when they’ve met, and when he was in Northern Ireland he spent all of his spare time mending old toys which the Army sent to a children’s home every Christmas.
  60. They both, it seems, had been overtaken by the rain and for all their mending their pace had taken water, as might be observed by Mr Mulligan's smallclothes of a hodden grey which was now somewhat piebald.
  61. Zillah received me, and saying, 'the lad was mending nicely,' showed me into a small, tidy, carpeted apartment, where, to my inexpressible joy, I beheld Linton laid on a little sofa, reading one of my books.
  62. All our arguing with him would not avail; let him be, I say: and Heaven have mercy on us all—Presbyterians and Pagans alike—for we are all somehow dreadfully cracked about the head, and sadly need mending.
  63. Zillah received me, and saying the lad was mending nicely, showed me into a small, tidy, carpeted apartment, where, to my inexpressible joy, I beheld Linton laid on a little sofa, reading one of my books.
  64. Yesterday I had an egg for breakfast--it gave me one of Pater's 'exquisite moments'--and a heavenly bowl of coffee with milk in it, and the effect was to send me out singing into the garden and to start me mending the fence.
  65. As for Mary, she had not much time to do anything but sew, almost the only relaxation she knew being when she took the work home, and on Sunday, which she usually devoted to a general clean-up of the room, and to mending the children's clothes.
  66. The explosions shattered roofs and walls, and men who’d been huddled around fireplaces, or mending worn equipment, or asleep in their blankets under heaps of straw stumbled to their feet as the arctic cold swept in on the heels of destruction.
  67. There was no one in the fields at this time of year, but in a yard of beaten earth in front of the monastery he saw a handful of monks working: one shoeing a horse, another mending a plough, and a small group turning the lever of a cider press.
  68. And with the women taking care of the household duties, we men set to building, fixing, mending, working with the new recruits, myself taking them through everything from ground-up, taking them out on fine days to learn the lay of the land and find their way around.
  69. The familiar details came out: the stag's horns, the bookshelves, the looking-glass, the stove with its ventilator, which had long wanted mending, his father's sofa, a large table, on the table an open book, a broken ash tray, a manuscript book with his handwriting.
  70. Bhaer considered her the most beautiful woman living, and she found him morèJove-like than ever, though his hat-brim was quite limp with the little rills trickling thence upon his shoulders (for he held the umbrella all over Jo), and every finger of his gloves needed mending.
  71. Oh, I had such _hope_ that I was better! Shall I ever get quite well again? Won't it at best, after every effort, every perseverance in struggle, be just a more or less skilful mending, a more or less successful putting together of broken bits? I thought I had been growing whole.
  72. Conrad also informed her in a tone of voice which brooked no argument, that he wanted to see her again, at the end of the two weeks, so he could re-examine her ankle, assess how it was mending, and then replace the temporary cast he’d just put on her leg, with a permanent walking one.
  73. Twilight was falling when the children who were coming out of school beheld this traveller enter Tinques; it is true that the days were still short; he did not halt at Tinques; as he emerged from the village, a laborer, who was mending the road with stones, raised his head and said to him:—.
  74. Soldiers scattered over the whole place were dragging logs and brushwood and were building shelters with merry chatter and laughter; around the fires sat others, dressed and undressed, drying their shirts and leg bands or mending boots or overcoats and crowding round the boilers and porridge cookers.
  75. Neither Florentino nor Fermina was aware of how well they understood each other: she helped him to take his enemas, she got up before he did to brush the false teeth he kept in a glass while he slept, and she solved the problem of her misplaced spectacles, for she could use his for reading and mending.
  76. The firm, uniform, rhythmic flight, from the obtuse hillsides mending the bluish summits, thinly at first, then extending, energetically, the fabulous ailerons allowing him to glide on the tiny greenish heads of the trees and the transparent threads of the rivers, similar to the hair of a woman lifted to the wind.
  77. But the fact of only one of the two handkerchiefs being there nearly put him off the track, so much and so long did he marvel where its fellow could be; also the sight of his extra pair of socks reminded him of the urgent need they were in of mending, and he broke off his search for the note-book to hold each up in turn to me and eloquently lament.
  78. The Mole and the Water Rat had been up since dawn, very busy on matters connected with boats and the opening of the boating season; painting and varnishing, mending paddles, repairing cushions, hunting for missing boat-hooks, and so on; and were finishing breakfast in their little parlour and eagerly discussing their plans for the day, when a heavy knock sounded at the door.
  79. And he was so exact and punctual in his ways that he seemed like a clock you wound up at regular intervals and knew would then go on by itself; and his clothes, naturally, were all new and needed little mending; and she still had Ilse, who did not marry till a year later; and she had persuaded herself, for one must needs persuade oneself of something, that after this next baby there would be a pause.
  80. Cole and Emily were gone out for the day, and only Louisa and I (not to mention the house-maid) were left in charge of the house, whilst we were loitering away the time, in looking through the shop windows, the son of a poor woman, who earned very hard bread indeed by mending of stockings, in a stall in the neighbourhood, offered us some nosegays, ranged round a small basket; by selling of which the poor boy eked out his mother's maintenance of them both:.
  81. Vicki and I have been mending a boy's sled we found in the lumber room of their house, I suppose the sled used in his happier days by the _Assessor_ now chained to a desk in Berlin, and with this we are going out after coffee this afternoon when the sky turns pale green and stars come out and blink at us, to the top of the road where it joins the forest, dragging the sled up as best we can over the frozen snow, and then, tightly clutching each other, and I expect not altogether in silence, we intend to career down again as far as the thing will career, flashing, we hope, past her mother's gate at a speed that will prevent all interference.
  82. He got himself dressed at last, and then, slowly, for he was sorely bruised and could not go fast, he proceeded to the stable, followed by all who were present, and going up to Dapple embraced him and gave him a loving kiss on the forehead, and said to him, not without tears in his eyes, "Come along, comrade and friend and partner of my toils and sorrows; when I was with you and had no cares to trouble me except mending your harness and feeding your little carcass, happy were my hours, my days, and my years; but since I left you, and mounted the towers of ambition and pride, a thousand miseries, a thousand troubles, and four thousand anxieties have entered into my soul;" and all the while he was speaking in this strain he was fixing the pack-saddle on the ass, without a word from anyone.
  83. Where there's no ill, no grief, but sleep has mending,.
  1. I should have mended the.
  2. Now he is mended! Look at.
  3. All seemed to be mended then.
  4. Why, you took it to be mended.
  5. She mended a shirt for you, too.
  6. Flesh mended and bruises lightened.
  7. He mended the fire again, noiselessly.
  8. Not only alive but mended of my injuries.
  9. He baked, cooked, sewed, planed, and mended boots.
  10. He had been mended before, when the voice spoke to them.
  11. We had mended one break when shells dropped all round us.
  12. Where gates stand for ever shut, till the world is mended.
  13. James reached his newly mended arm up and touched her face.
  14. Cars pulled up beside the road, engine heads off, tires mended.
  15. They were so old and had such carefully mended and pressed looks.
  16. I’m pretty sure your heart is made of silly putty and easily mended.
  17. Vexed with having such a bad haul, when he had mended his nets, which the.
  18. He always sang when he mended boots because of the jolly sound of hammering.
  19. Lynde had mended them beautifully and never said a word to Marilla about them.
  20. It was mended in many different places with pieces that scarcely hung together.
  21. Whether from lack of time or from indifference, she no longer mended her linen.
  22. She looked down at her dress, spreading its mended folds wide between her hands.
  23. He mended her toys, made her puppets from cardboard, or sewed up half-torn dolls.
  24. I wish we could get the bell mended; but Betsey is a very handy little messenger.
  25. As I watched, his shirt mended itself as did the small cuts on his lip and cheek.
  26. The burned out roof had been mended, and the walls were painted a sparkling white.
  27. Now and again it cracked down the middle, all light; and then the crack was mended.
  28. I was put into jail as I was going to the shoemaker's to get a shoe which was mended.
  29. To Jo I leave my breastpin, the one mended with sealing wax, also my bronze inkstand--.
  30. Sometimes, in the evening, he cobbled the boots or mended the kettle or his pit-bottle.
  31. Anne looked like she was about to pout, but the need for her hair to be mended combined.
  32. Smith had had his mended by plastic surgery during the war after he crashed his Spitfire.
  33. More tears were shed, bridges were spanned, hearts were mended, and the hour was soon over.
  34. There wasn’t a nice dress in Tara or a dress which hadn’t been turned twice and mended.
  35. And next there was a huge tent, ragged, torn in strips and the tears mended with pieces of wire.
  36. His wounds slowly mended, his breathing became more normal, and his hair was growing longer again.
  37. Nevertheless, at the end of the third year, it was not rare to see them mended with ordinary linen.
  38. He has broken himself so often that he is mended in a hundred places, and doesn't look at all pretty.
  39. The man mended the umbrella, while she went into the house to pay her call, and when she returned, she.
  40. But then he had met Takina, fallen in lust with her, and had mended his ways (and abandoned his duties).
  41. Baldazar was taken to the animal hospital where doctors patched up his beak and mended his torn feathers.
  42. He put everything in order, mended his kaftan, cleaned and polished his brass plate until it fairly shone.
  43. A small smile crept out at the corners of her mouth and I relaxed at the knowledge that my caused hurt had been mended.
  44. The grandfather soon had mended the cottage; often he would take down big loads of timber, which he used to good purpose.
  45. Mose mended the uniform and I thought he did very well, considering that he’d never had a needle in his hand before the war.
  46. If he attempts to sell them much dearer, he is likely to have so few customers, that his circumstances will not be much mended.
  47. As a matter of fact, it’s already being mended, as you put it, but I’m not actually going to work on that project, anyway.
  48. All he got was the twenty kopeks for the boots he had mended, and a peasant gave him a pair of felt boots to patch with leather.
  49. This inner path is fixed one in its major contours but it is always open to be mended by external conditions in its minor details.
  50. Whatever damage Roleston and his wife had done to it might have been mended, but Doc, in his rage, had kicked any fixing out of it.
  51. The image seen by the people of the Kingdom was that of James touching the Lady’s face with his mended arm, wiping away the tear.
  52. Feeling that she had not mended matters much, Amy took the offered third of a seat, shook her hair over her face, and accepted an oar.
  53. The worry for Johan beat like a pulse in her throat, but there was nothing she could do about it until the mind-circle had been mended.
  54. She couldn't give him back his vigour and wholeness, but she could and would give him the means of having himself cared for and mended.
  55. But he was pleased, nevertheless, and when he glanced at the trousers that Ustinia had mended for him, he would shake his head and smile.
  56. Gania darted a terrible glance of wrath at her for this, but Nina Alexandrovna mended matters a little when Gania introduced her at last.
  57. Suddenly, the European masters didn’t seem so big any more, and once that sort of image has been broken, it can never be entirely mended.
  58. Items that are cracked could in most elementary cases be mended or repaired, scraped or altered as in every mistake incurred by anyone of us.
  59. They said that a Polish princess having heard him sing one night on the beach at Biarritz, where he mended boats, had fallen in love with him.
  60. Scarlett, I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new.
  61. He waited for the day when his heart would be mended, and the day when he would return and retake the earth, and punish the humans who had raped it.
  62. He wears tattered clothes in different colors—a black T-shirt with a torn Abnegation jacket over it, blue jeans mended with red thread, brown boots.
  63. I got away from him, without knowing how I did it, and mended the fire in the room where we had been together, and sat down by it, afraid to go to bed.
  64. However, I was released the next day, obtained my mended shoe, and returned to the woods in season to get my dinner of huckleberries on Fair Haven Hill.
  65. Suddenly a young convict left the others, and came up to him, carrying in his hand an old pair of summer trousers, dirty, torn, and mended with old rags.
  66. Then its seams mended together, simply shedding the stitches, which floated limply upward onto the surface of the water like a child’s discarded shoelaces.
  67. And in answer to your question, the mind-circle can be mended so far as to see what is happening, but our ability to send our strength to those we see is limited.
  68. The rear rack, however, which we had been temporarily mended with string after the last crash, was once again no more than a surly collection of uncooperative metal.
  69. The sheer rage had mended what all of the care in the world had been unable, releasing the will and ability that Minerva had sealed off until the time had been right.
  70. He boiled my tea-urn, ran right and left to perform various commissions for me, got me all kinds of things, mended my clothes, and greased my boots four times a month.
  71. They ate, talked, played and read aloud, cooked, cleaned, washed and mended, paced, hummed, sang and told stories always with the twins in someone's arms, lap, or perched on a hip.
  72. The poor people to whom they were given could not afford to have them mended before using them, and the result was that the boots generally began to fall to pieces after a few days' wear.
  73. The dull-gold damask draperies which had covered the arching French windows at the back of the room were missing, and only the remnants of the lace curtains remained, clean but obviously mended.
  74. Denisov, who was living luxuriously because the soldiers of his squadron liked him, had also a board in the roof at the farther end, with a piece of (broken but mended) glass in it for a window.
  75. Denísov, who was living luxuriously because the soldiers of his squadron liked him, had also a board in the roof at the farther end, with a piece of (broken but mended) glass in it for a window.
  76. Beth opened her lips to say something, but could only point to the pile of nicely mended hose which lay on Mother's table, showing that even in her last hurried moments she had thought and worked for them.
  77. You look like the ragpicker’s child, he observed, his eyes taking in the mended lavender calico, streaked with perspiration and splotched here and there with water which had slopped from the basin.
  78. This was, of course, a load of old bollocks, but it was the Thai way and, although many men fall for this, nobody ever really gets hurt, a few broken hearts, but these are soon mended in this carefree land.
  79. Besides these Dervishes, were other three who had rushed into another sect, which mended matters with a jargon about "the Centre of Truth:" holding that Man had got out of the Centre of Truth--which did not need much.
  80. Naturally, Papa was anything but pleased at what had happened; yet, on seeing my passionate grief, he comforted me by saying that, though it was a bad business, it might yet be mended by my transferring to another faculty.
  81. His clothes had been cleaned and mended, and now he stood by the dais where the High Priest sat, beautiful women in red robes at his feet, while the rest of the warrior clan encircled them, waiting for their queen to arrive.
  82. This increase of the quantity of those metals, however, has not, it seems, increased that annual produce, has neither improved the manufactures and agriculture of the country, nor mended the circumstances of its inhabitants.
  83. One of the chief difficulties was that the process of cultivating the land was in full swing, that it was impossible to stop everything and begin it all again from the beginning, and the machine had to be mended while in motion.
  84. He had been more her contemporary than Scarlett’s and house, for he brought her little presents and harmless gossip, jokes and stories, read the paper to her at night and explained topics of the day to her while she mended his socks.
  85. The room on the ground-floor, the only one in the dwelling, had at its farther end, against the wall, a large bed without curtains, while a kneading-trough took up the side by the window, one pane of which was mended with a piece of blue paper.
  86. How’s Charlie are his wounds mended yet I expected him to be back home by now? Tears started to fall from Beth’s eyes and to catch in her lashes before shedding down her cheeks a small sob like a sigh escaped her lips as she replied.
  87. The postilions, with a thousand gossamer gnats circling about them in lieu of the Furies, quietly mended the points to the lashes of their whips; the valet walked by the horses; the courier was audible, trotting on ahead into the dun distance.
  88. The underground pipelines of the city above were broken apart by the destruction of the past wars and harvests, but were mended by the people living here to flow their water from the walls like streams and waterfalls from the ceiling of the cave.
  89. Jim Tarleton, completely disguised by a bushy beard, came out of the overseer’s dresses streamed out behind him, tripping over the dozen black and tan hounds which house to welcome and kiss the girls and his four red-haired daughters in mended.
  90. José Arcadio restored Meme’s bedroom and had the velvet curtains cleaned and mended along with the damask on the canopy of the viceregal bed, and he put to use once more the abandoned bathroom where the cement pool was blackened by a fibrous and rough coating.
  91. Indeed, a jolly little clown came walking toward them, and Dorothy could see that in spite of his pretty clothes of red and yellow and green he was completely covered with cracks, running every which way and showing plainly that he had been mended in many places.
  92. When the ships had been careened and scraped, all the sails mended, the cannons scoured and tested, the holds filled with foodstuffs, then Henry Morgan called a meeting of his captains for the purpose of signing solemn articles and dividing the fleet into commands.
  93. On the wall by the window there were pegs on which hung broken harness in process of being mended; strips of new leather; and under the window itself a little bench for leatherworking tools, curved knives and needles and balls of linen thread, and a small hand riveter.
  94. On the wall by the window there were pegs on which hung broken harness in process of being mended; strips of new leather; and under the window itself a little bench for leather-working tools, curved knives and needles and balls of linen thread, and a small hand riveter.
  95. And yet, despite your lack of contributions, you nevertheless remain capable of enjoying the benefits that we provide: your streets are illuminated, your roads are mended, your refuse is hauled away and there is even a constable to keep you safe while you and your family lie abed.
  96. He was still more puzzled and worried when, on the very day week after the birth, Ilse came to him and said that Frau Pastor was shaking her bed about and that she feared if she did not soon stop the bed, which was enfeebled as Herr Pastor knew by having two mended legs among its four, might break.
  97. Then, when they discovered what the numbers against the square, 3--4, meant, the horror was swept away in indignation, for it was the hour in the afternoon in which they usually mended or knitted and gossiped together, and it appeared that the Frau Pastor intended to come and sit with them during this hour and read aloud.
  98. They were probably not unlike that stunted breed which was common all over Scotland thirty or forty years ago, and which is now so much mended through the greater part of the low country, not so much by a change of the breed, though that expedient has been employed in some places, as by a more plentiful method of feeding them.
  99. And, O ma’am! I wish the woollen stockings were better looked to!—when I was here last, I went into the kitchen-garden and examined the clothes drying on the line; there was a quantity of black hose in a very bad state of repair: from the size of the holes in them I was sure they had not been well mended from time to time.
  100. When I was let out the next morning, I proceeded to finish my errand, and, having put on my mended shoe, joined a huckleberry party, who were impatient to put themselves under my conduct; and in half an hour—for the horse was soon tackled—was in the midst of a huckleberry field, on one of our highest hills, two miles off, and then the State was nowhere to be seen.
  1. It mends the bond of friendship.
  2. Calkers: One who mends the seams on a vessel.
  3. We had invited a lot of Mends there and got the surprise party started.
  4. She waits on us all, mends and washes, sweeps the floor, puts mamma to bed.
  5. Forgive me and have pity on my folly, and remember I know but little, and, if I talk much, it's more from infirmity than malice; but he who sins and mends commends himself to God.
  6. He mends matters but little be saying, sinners are not to be the judges of what a sinner deserves, because, says he, we do not argue that way in the affairs of the world, in the courts of justice, and family discipline.

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