Laid up sentence examples

  • Here her character was shaped; here she imbibed that passionate love of country scenes and country life which neither absence, politics nor dissipation could uproot; here she learnt to understand the ways and thoughts of the peasants, and laid up that rich store of scenes and characters which a marvellously retentive memory enabled her to draw upon at will.

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  • The paper cables consist of a number of wires, each enveloped in a loose covering of well-dried paper, and loosely laid up together with a slight spiral " lay " in a bundle, the whole being enclosed in a stout lead pipe.

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  • When the tuber of a potato begins to germinate the shoots which it puts out derive their food from the accumulated store of nutritive material which has been laid up in the cells of the tuber.

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  • The next important development in rail design originated in America, which, for the few lines that had been laid up to 1830, remained content with wooden bars faced with iron.

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  • The recommendation was not acted on, but Zumalacarregui knew of it, and laid up the offence in his mind.

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  • Shortly afterwards he accompanied Lord Hopton, general of the king's troops in the west, in his march; and, being laid up with illness at Arundel Castle, he was there taken prisoner by the parliamentary forces under Sir William Waller.

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  • Euergetes (247-222) largely increased the library by seizing on the original editions of the dramatists laid up in the Athenian archives, and by compelling all travellers who arrived in Alexandria to leave a copy of any work they possessed.

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  • On the uplands structures were of stone laid up in a dozen ways.

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  • A brilliant examination for the degree of bachelor procured him, in 1588, admittance on the foundation to the university of Tubingen, where he laid up a copious store of classical erudition, and imbibed Copernican principles from the private instructions of his teacher and life-long friend, Michael Maestlin.

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  • p. 153) that the Constitutum may have been originally a mere pious romance, recognized as such by its author and his contemporaries, and laid up in the papal archives until its origin was forgotten, is wholly inconsistent with the unquestioned results of the critical analysis of the text.

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  • After this, supposing the work to have occupied most of the summer, the whole may be laid up in ridges, to expose as great a surface as possible to the action of the winter's frost.

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  • It should be laid up in ridges of good loamy soil in alternate layers to form a compost, which becomes a valuable stimulant for any very choice subjects if cautiously used.

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  • In the winter the largest boats are laid up and the remainder take to line-fishing.

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  • This mixture may be rammed in place, or baked blocks of it may be laid up like a masonry wall.

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  • That expense, indeed, he had the means of defraying; for he had laid up about two thousand pounds, the fruit of labours which had made the fortune of several publishers.

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  • D'Abreu, sailing in a southeasterly direction from the Straits of Malacca, skirted the southern coast of Borneo and laid up his ships at Amboyna, a small island near the south-western extremity of Ceram.

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  • A considerable sum of money had been laid up by Sir Nicholas for the purchase of an estate for his youngest son, the only 'one otherwise unprovided for.

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  • Agriculture is spreading but slowly among them; they still prefer to plunder the stores of bulbs of Lilium Martagon, Paeonia, and Erythronium Dens canis laid up by the steppe mouse (Mus socialis).

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  • Both Plato and Aristotle devoted much thought to the discussion as to which is most truly real, the finite objects of sense, or the universal idea of each thing laid up in the mind of God; what is the nature of that unity which lies behind the multiplicity and difference of perceived objects ?

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  • He maintained that ideas are really existent and are laid up for ever in the mind of God.

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  • awakeack up Rig which has been laid up near Newnham on Severn for the past 18 months has suddenly awoken the local Council.

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  • On 11th December she was laid up at Kames Bay, Isle of Bute pending disposal.

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  • Thatched cottages, ponds, sea estuary with boats laid up in the brief sunshine made an idyllic scene.

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  • steally, the original wheel was stolen when the Arctic Corsair was broken into when laid up in Hull Albert Dock.

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  • underlay laid up the face of the duct.

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  • These pairs are laid up symmetrically into cables, each layer being protected with an additional covering of paper and all adjacent layers revolving with an opposite twist.

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  • When chestnuts were ripe I laid up half a bushel for winter.

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  • After his liberation he reached Orel, and on the third day there, when preparing to go to Kiev, he fell ill and was laid up for three months.

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  • The sad sight of the laid up Hargreaves pusher tugs at Castleford.

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  • Sadly, the original wheel was stolen when the Arctic Corsair was broken into when laid up in Hull Albert Dock.

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  • They can be sealed using lapped sections of underlay laid up the face of the duct.

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