1 The whole train of thought did not occupy a second.
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2 It is for you to occupy it all, if you think proper.
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3 The robbery at the Bank had not languished before, and did not cease to occupy a front place in the attention of the principal of that establishment now.
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4 Meanwhile, spectators of every description thronged forward to occupy their respective stations, and not without many quarrels concerning those which they were entitled to hold.
5 It is thus," said Prince John, "that we set the dutiful example of loyalty to the Queen of Love and Beauty, and are ourselves her guide to the throne which she must this day occupy.
6 Their spirits were in general exhausted; and to determine whether the day had afforded most pleasure or pain, might occupy the meditations of almost all.
7 Julia's elopement could affect her comparatively but little; she was amazed and shocked; but it could not occupy her, could not dwell on her mind.
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8 Although Oliver had enough to occupy his attention in keeping sight of his leader, he could not help bestowing a few hasty glances on either side of the way, as he passed along.
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9 Assured of his qualifications, Mr. Bumble left the building with a light heart, and bright visions of his future promotion: which served to occupy his mind until he reached the shop of the undertaker.
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10 The circumstance did not dwell in his recollection long, however: for when he reached the cottage, there was enough to occupy his mind, and to drive all considerations of self completely from his memory.
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11 He left alone creeds and systems of philosophy, finding enough and more than enough to occupy his tongue in the opinions and actions common to all good men.
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12 I am no antiquarian, but I could imagine that they were some unwarlike and harried race who were forced to accept that which none other would occupy.
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13 This northern air is invigorating and pleasant, so I propose to spend a few days upon your moors, and to occupy my mind as best I may.
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14 I could only think of the bourne of my travels and the work which was to occupy me whilst they endured.
15 Hester Prynne did not now occupy precisely the same position in which we beheld her during the earlier periods of her ignominy.
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