Confused Words: bough vs bow
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1. He included us all in a sweeping and stalked out of the room.
2. The damaged was left to break up on the rocks.
3. The ribs were hung with trophies; the vertebrae were carved with Arsacidean annals, in strange hieroglyphics; in the skull, the priests kept up an unextinguished aromatic flame, so that the mystic head again sent forth its vapoury spout; while, suspended from a , the terrific lower jaw vibrated over all the devotees, like the hair-hung sword that so affrighted Damocles.
4. 'It says "-wough!"' cried a Daisy: 'that's why its branches are called s!'
5. ``Thank you,''said Albert, with a cold and formal .
6. ``Cedant arma togae,''said Villefort with a .
7. and the waiters took it away so quickly that Alice couldn't return its .
8. As he was clinging to a branch, however, half-way up in his struggle to reach the top, the , such was his ill-luck and hard fate, gave way, and caught in his fall by a broken limb of the oak, he hung suspended in the air unable to reach the ground.
9. Water to fill Beech Reservoir (Sutton and East Surrey Water Company) is pumped from a point just upstream of Penshurst. Watermills.
10. your neck and spread, for the pet child of calamity's a coming!'
11. 'Ma'am,' returned Mr. Micawber, with a , 'you are very obliging: and what are you doing, Copperfield?
12. I pulled off my hat, and made a low towards the farmer.
13. If I can to her once in the day (I know her to to, knowing Mr. Larkins), I am happier.
14. For all that, he was much grieved at the loss of his lance, and saying so to his squire, he added, "I remember having read how a Spanish knight, Diego Perez de Vargas by name, having broken his sword in battle, tore from an oak a ponderous or branch, and with it did such things that day, and pounded so many Moors, that he got the surname of Machuca, and he and his descendants from that day forth were called Vargas y Machuca.
15. A bird sits on the next , life everlasting grows under the table, and blackberry vines run round its legs; pine cones, chestnut burs, and strawberry leaves are strewn about.
16. ``Thanks for the comparison,''said Albert, with a .
17. The former village was named after the River that flows through the province.
18. For decades it was assumed that the Sun had a shock.
19. And then, with a slight , turned again into the plantation, and was soon out of sight.
20. When I approached carelessly and alarmed them, they made a sudden splash and rippling with their tails, as if one had struck the water with a brushy , and instantly took refuge in the depths.
21. The history of the cottage is referred to in William's 1806 poem, "The Waggoner", in which the protagonist passes by "Where once the Dove and Olive- offered a greeting of good ale to all who entered Grasmere Vale".
22. Densities of Hose's langurs positively correlate with tree height, height of the first , tree diameter, and canopy cover, and negatively with vegetation cover at low and ground level.
23. your neck and spread, for the kingdom of sorrow's a coming!
24. "He doesn't look a credit to the Street cells, does he?"
25. and he divided a between me and Traddles, with a glance at the latter.
26. I made my gentleman a distant , and Peggotty barely recognized him.
27. It is on Road in , east London, about 300 metres from Church DLR station and is in fare zone 2.
28. Folklorist Sir James Frazer cited many examples in "The Golden ".
29. There too the turtle doves sat over the spring, or fluttered from to of the soft white pines over my head; or the red squirrel, coursing down the nearest , was particularly familiar and inquisitive.
30. ``I am going,''said Albert, as he made his parting .
31. The property had been by Gaynesford from Sir John Gage in 1550.
32. At that the squat substantial-looking mass swayed like a shaken by the wind.
33. The is the foremost part of the hull.
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