1 He is an experienced hand at the work, as he has had for years a launch of his own on the Thames, and another on the Norfolk Broads.
2 We must push on; we shall never feel happy till we get the launch in sight again.
3 Godalming is an amateur fitter himself, and evidently it was he who put the launch in trim again.
4 Hither they launch forth, and hide on the solitary shore: we fancied they were gone, and had run down the wind for Mycenae.
5 Thereupon, so soon as ocean may be trusted, and the winds leave the seas in quiet, and the soft whispering south wind calls seaward, my comrades launch their ships and crowd the shores.
6 Thou canst set brothers once united in armed conflict, and overturn families with hatreds; thou canst launch into houses thy whips and deadly brands; thine are a thousand names, a thousand devices of injury.
7 The youth wished to launch a joke--a quotation from newspapers.
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8 Thus did Grantaire, more than intoxicated, launch into speech, catching at the dish-washer in her passage, from his corner in the back room of the Cafe Musain.
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9 While Gerald launched forth on his news, Mammy set the plates before her mistress, golden-topped biscuits, breast of fried chicken and a yellow yam open and steaming, with melted butter dripping from it.
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10 But she was heartily bored, even as she had been the day when Grandma launched on her memories of the Creek uprising.
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11 Dr. Kennicott launched into a heavy, "Oh, these Dutch farmers don't want sympathy."
12 Already we are boldly launched upon the deep; but soon we shall be lost in its unshored, harbourless immensities.
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13 They now followed the bed of the little stream to the lake, into which they immediately launched their canoe again.
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14 The vessels were to be launched in the July of that year, and in failure thereof, Mr. Gardner was to lose a considerable sum; so that when I entered, all was hurry.
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15 The loud soldier launched then into the subject of the anticipated fight.
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