hide away


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w>hide away

visich verstecken, sich verbergen
vt sepverstecken
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491 d: And the author of "The Astronomy", which is attributed forsooth to Hesiod, always calls them (the Pleiades) Peleiades: `but mortals call them Peleiades'; and again, `the stormy Peleiades go down'; and again, `then the Peleiades hide away.
I know not what thy foul work may be, but foul it is I know from the secrecy which you have demanded, an' I dare say there will be some who would pay well to learn the whereabouts of the old woman and the child, thy sister and her son you tell me they be, who you are so anxious to hide away in old Til's garret.
The son of the executed Matthew Maule, while building this house, took the opportunity to construct that recess, and hide away the Indian deed, on which depended the immense land-claim of the Pyncheons.
It was a wicked thing to do, and, moreover, the worst of omens, but there is little honour among women when they learn that which others wish to hide away from them, nor, indeed, do they then weight omens.
But a man cannot hide away the cravings of a hungry belly; this is an enemy which gives much trouble to all men; it is because of this that ships are fitted out to sail the seas, and to make war upon other people.
You hide away mighty well so long as I am on the premises, I know; but I had a hope that you peeped out a little at other times.
Polly threw the warm garment over her arm, feeling a thrill of gratitude that it was to wrap a living girl in, and not to hide away a young heart that had grown cold too soon.
They conceal something; they exaggerate chances of good luck; hide away the real state of affairs; say that things are flourishing when they are hopeless, keep a smiling face (a dreary smile it is) upon the verge of bankruptcy--are ready to lay hold of any pretext for delay or of any money, so as to stave off the inevitable ruin a few days longer.
Will Ahmed finally man-up and face this scandal, or will he continue to keep his phone switched off and hide away from his troubles?
com)-- An innovative new product designed to address a common health-related concern, the Hide Away Smoke Room, has been developed by Arthur Wilson of Memphis, Tennessee.
We can't hide away from the fact that we have to take our medicine now, take the criticism that comes our way.
Not all players are as strong as Jordi, and others would maybe have tried to hide away in the first half.