1 Because your palate his not yet been attuned to the sublimity of the substances it flavors.
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2 Though the word ambergris is but the French compound for grey amber, yet the two substances are quite distinct.
3 These tales and rumours took substance and shape, and were corroborated and re-corroborated, until they resolved themselves into a definite name.
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4 It was a daylight bird, chuckling over the substance and succulence of the day, over worms, snails, grit, even in sleep.
5 The floor was composed of earth mixed with lime, trodden into a hard substance, such as is often employed in flooring our modern barns.
6 No substance to her or anything.
7 Her body was going meaningless, going dull and opaque, so much insignificant substance.
8 This, as well as I understand, is to be the substance of my information.
9 Their substance was great anger at the folly of each.
10 I have told you the substance of all that she said.
11 Mr. Bolter put his hand to his neckerchief, as if he felt it inconveniently tight; and murmured an assent, qualified in tone but not in substance.
12 This is a painful task,' said he, 'but these declarations, which have been signed in London before many gentlemen, must be in substance repeated here.
13 The groundwork of the face was hopefulness; but over it now I ay like a foreign substance a film of anxiety and grief.
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14 He was permeated with its scenes, with its substance, and with its odours.
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15 The superstratum of timidity which often overlies those who are daring and defiant at heart had been passed through, and the mettlesome substance of the woman was reached.
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