1 She could see for herself how quickly the town was rebuilding and anyone who could establish a lumber business now, when there was so little competition, would have a gold mine.
2 The latter had already planned to return to town after a farewell Sunday with her friends; and, with Gerty Farish's aid, had discovered a small private hotel where she might establish herself for the winter.
3 As a parent, Kennicott was moved to establish the first child-welfare week held in Gopher Prairie.
4 But I beat the thing down; and again marking the sleeper, jocularly hinted to Queequeg that perhaps we had best sit up with the body; telling him to establish himself accordingly.
5 Still, we can hypothesize, even if we cannot prove and establish.
6 In the course of these civilities, a few sentences were exchanged, that served to establish the appearance of an amicable intercourse between the parties.
7 The frequency of this has had the effect to establish among the slaves the maxim, that a still tongue makes a wise head.
8 He found that he could establish nothing.
9 The results of schools, founded for them by benevolent individuals in Cincinnati, fully establish this.
10 He had also a wish to establish himself in the good graces of the lady; for John was at least as licentious in his pleasures as profligate in his ambition.
11 Seriously, they didn't do anything about it, except establish the old free-masonry of male sensuality between them.
12 I hope we shall always think the acquaintance worth any trouble that might be taken to establish it.
13 I can establish a good private school for farmers' sons, and without stopping the school I can manage to pass examinations.
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14 Dr. Roylott then abandoned his attempts to establish himself in practice in London and took us to live with him in the old ancestral house at Stoke Moran.
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15 His first act was to establish himself as near to his ancestral home as he could, and his second was to cultivate a friendship with Sir Charles Baskerville and with the neighbours.
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