1 The sailors, mostly poor devils, cringed, and some of them fawned before him; in obedience to his instructions, sometimes rendering him personal homage, as to a god.
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2 There's another rendering now; but still one text.
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3 packing, or rendering establishments engaged in the.
4 A strain of melancholy, however, blended with his triumph, rendering his voice, as usual, soft and musical.
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5 The dealers in the human article make scrupulous and systematic efforts to promote noisy mirth among them, as a means of drowning reflection, and rendering them insensible to their condition.
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6 The Saxon architect had exhausted his art in rendering the main keep defensible, and there was no other circumvallation than a rude barrier of palisades.
7 Olly, though without the tact to perceive when remarks were untimely, was saved by her very simplicity from rendering them offensive.
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8 Two columns were occupied with a highly sensational and flowery rendering of the whole incident.
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9 I nodded, pointed to the sun, and gave them such a vivid rendering of a thunderclap as startled them.
10 Yesterday, a convict belonging to the detachment on board of the Orion, on his return from rendering assistance to a sailor, fell into the sea and was drowned.
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11 No one had ever succeeded in rendering him drunk.
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12 This poor workingman had constituted himself the tutor of Justice, and she recompensed him by rendering him great.
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13 God's whole policy consists in rendering slopes less steep.
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14 This was not a very ceremonious way of rendering homage to a patron saint, but I believe Old Clem stood in that relation towards smiths.
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15 Through the closed doors came the sounds of the discreet staccato accompaniment of the orchestra, and a single female voice rendering distinctly a musical phrase.
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