1 Into this hole, the end of the second alternating great tackle is then hooked so as to retain a hold upon the blubber, in order to prepare for what follows.
2 They liked to prepare rich, hearty food and to see people eat it; to make up soft white beds and to see youngsters asleep in them.
3 Once or twice she took a quiet dinner there alone, having instructed Celestine beforehand to prepare no dinner at home.
4 After this there is beer for every one, the musicians included, and the revelers take a long breath and prepare for the great event of the evening, which is the acziavimas.
5 Here were crops that men had worked for three or four months to prepare, and of which they would lose nearly all unless they could find others to help them for a week or two.
6 So Jurgis went on meditating; until finally, when he had been an hour or two in the hall, there began to prepare itself a repetition of the dismal catastrophe of the night before.
7 That which at first was only rumor, soon became certainty, as orders passed from the quarters of the commander-in-chief to the several corps he had selected for this service, to prepare for their speedy departure.
8 When the appetites of the whole were appeased, the squaws removed the trenchers and gourds, and the two parties began to prepare themselves for a subtle trial of their wits.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 28
9 I began, with the commencement of the year, to prepare myself for a final struggle, which should decide my fate one way or the other.
10 I now had three weeks during which to prepare for my journey.
11 We now began to feel a degree of safety, and to prepare ourselves for the duties and responsibilities of a life of freedom.
12 The boat now began, with heavy groans, like some vast, tired monster, to prepare to push up among the multiplied steamers at the levee.
13 The party of horsemen came up to the fence, and, with mingled shouts and oaths, were dismounting, to prepare to follow them.
14 No alarm takes place, till this chap, Bitzer, turns out this morning, and begins to open and prepare the offices for business.
15 "Front-de-Boeuf must prepare to restore his fief of Ivanhoe," said De Bracy, who, having discharged his part honourably in the tournament, had laid his shield and helmet aside, and again mingled with the Prince's retinue.