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print

 (prĭnt)
n.
1.
a. A mark or impression made in or on a surface by pressure: the print of footsteps in the sand.
b. A fingerprint.
2.
a. A device or implement, such as a stamp, die, or seal, used to press markings onto or into a surface: fancy letters made by hand-carved prints.
b. Something formed or marked by such a device.
3.
a. Text, lettering, or other marks produced in ink from type as by a printing press or from digital fonts by an electronic printer: needed glasses to read the print.
b. Printed state or form: a short story that never got into print.
4. A printed publication or edition of a text; a printing: The first print of that book has sold out.
5. A design or picture transferred from an engraved plate, wood block, lithographic stone, or other medium: had prints of flowers hanging on the walls.
6. A photographic image transferred to paper or a similar surface.
7. A copy of a movie made on film or in a high resolution digital format, as for public exhibition.
8.
a. A fabric or garment with a dyed pattern that has been pressed onto it, usually by engraved rollers.
b. The pattern itself: a blouse with a paisley print.
v. print·ed, print·ing, prints
v.tr.
1. To press (a mark or design, for example) onto or into a surface: tracks that were printed in the snow.
2.
a. To make an impression on or in (a surface) with a device such as a stamp, seal, or die.
b. To press (something, such as a stamp) onto or into a surface to leave a marking.
3.
a. To produce by means of pressed type, an electronic printer, or similar means, on a paper surface: printed more copies of the ad.
b. To offer in printed form; publish: The publisher collected the essays and printed them as a book.
4.
a. To reproduce (a digital document or image) on a paper surface: printed the email.
b. To convert (a digital document) into a file format designed for publication.
5. To write (something) in characters similar to those commonly used in print.
6. To impress firmly in the mind or memory: an experience that will be printed in our hearts forever.
7. To produce a photographic image from (a negative, for example) by passing light through film onto a photosensitive surface, especially sensitized paper.
8. To produce (an electronic component) by mechanically transferring a circuit or circuit pattern onto a nonconductive surface.
9. To fabricate (an object) by means of a 3D printer.
v.intr.
1.
a. To work as a printer.
b. To produce something in printed form by means of a printing press or other reproduction process.
2. To write characters similar to those commonly used in print.
3. To produce or receive an impression, marking, or image: The negative printed poorly.
adj.
1. Published or reproduced by printing, especially in contrast to electronic publication: a print newsletter.
2. Relating to or involved in media based on printing, especially newspapers and magazines: a print journalist.
Idioms:
in print
1. In printed or published form: denials that were to be found in print.
2. Offered for sale by a publisher: books that are still in print.
out of print
No longer offered for sale by a publisher: books that are out of print.

[Middle English prent, print, from Old French priente, from feminine past participle of preindre, to press, alteration (on the model of the more common type of Old French verb having an infinitive ending in -ndre, such as peindre, to paint) of priembre, from Latin premere; see per- in Indo-European roots.]

print

(prɪnt)
vb
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) to reproduce (text, pictures, etc), esp in large numbers, by applying ink to paper or other material by one of various processes
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) to produce or reproduce (a manuscript, a book, data, etc) in print, as for publication
3. to write (letters, etc) in the style of printed matter
4. to mark or indent (a surface) by pressing (something) onto it
5. (Photography) to produce a photographic print from (a negative)
6. (tr) to implant or fix in the mind or memory
7. (tr) to make (a mark or indentation) by applying pressure
n
8. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printed matter such as newsprint
9. (Journalism & Publishing) a printed publication such as a newspaper or book
10. (Journalism & Publishing) in print
a. in printed or published form
b. (of a book, etc) offered for sale by the publisher
11. (Journalism & Publishing) out of print no longer available from a publisher
12. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a design or picture printed from an engraved plate, wood block, or other medium
13. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printed text, esp with regard to the typeface used: small print.
14. (Photography) a positive photographic image in colour or black and white produced, usually on paper, from a negative image on film. Compare slide13
15. (Textiles)
a. a fabric with a printed design
b. (as modifier): a print dress.
16.
a. a mark or indentation made by pressing something onto a surface
b. a stamp, die, etc, that makes such an impression
c. the surface subjected to such an impression
17. See fingerprint
[C13 priente, from Old French: something printed, from preindre to make an impression, from Latin premere to press]

print

(prɪnt)

v.t.
1. to produce (a text, picture, etc.) by applying inked types, plates, blocks, or the like, to paper or other material either by direct pressure or indirectly by offsetting an image onto an intermediate cylinder.
2. to reproduce (a design or pattern) by engraving on a plate or block.
3. to publish in printed form.
4. to write in letters like those commonly used in print: Print your name at the top.
5. to indent or mark by pressing.
6. to produce (an indentation, mark, etc.), as by pressure.
7. to impress on the mind, memory, etc.
8. to apply with pressure so as to leave an indentation, mark, etc.
9. Photog. to produce a positive picture from (a negative) by the transmission of light.
v.i.
10. to produce printed material: to print in color.
11. to produce something in printed form.
12. to write in characters such as are used in print.
13. print out, Computers. to produce (data) in printed form; make a printout of.
n.
14. the state of being printed.
15. printed lettering, esp. with reference to style or size.
16. printed material.
18. a picture, design, or the like, printed from an engraved or otherwise prepared block, plate, etc.
19. an indentation, mark, etc., made by the pressure of one body or thing on another.
20. something with which an impression is made; a stamp or die.
22.
a. a design or pattern on cloth made by dyeing, weaving, or printing with engraved rollers, blocks of wood, stencils, etc.
b. a cloth so treated.
c. an article of apparel made of this cloth.
23. a photograph, esp. a positive made from a negative.
24. any reproduced image, as a blueprint.
25. a positive copy of a completed motion picture ready for showing; release print.
adj.
26. of or pertaining to newspapers and magazines: the print media.
Idioms:
1. in print,
a. in printed form; published.
b. (of a book or the like) still available for purchase from the publisher.
2. out of print, (of a book or the like) no longer available for purchase from the publisher.
[1250–1300; Middle English prent(e), print(e), prient(e) < Old French priente impression, print]

print

publish
1. 'print'

To print a book or newspaper means to produce many copies of it using machinery.

The book is printed on fine acid-free paper.
2. 'publish'

To publish a book or newspaper means to produce and distribute it for sale to the public.

Dr Johnson's dictionary was published in 1755.

print


Past participle: printed
Gerund: printing

Imperative
print
print
Present
I print
you print
he/she/it prints
we print
you print
they print
Preterite
I printed
you printed
he/she/it printed
we printed
you printed
they printed
Present Continuous
I am printing
you are printing
he/she/it is printing
we are printing
you are printing
they are printing
Present Perfect
I have printed
you have printed
he/she/it has printed
we have printed
you have printed
they have printed
Past Continuous
I was printing
you were printing
he/she/it was printing
we were printing
you were printing
they were printing
Past Perfect
I had printed
you had printed
he/she/it had printed
we had printed
you had printed
they had printed
Future
I will print
you will print
he/she/it will print
we will print
you will print
they will print
Future Perfect
I will have printed
you will have printed
he/she/it will have printed
we will have printed
you will have printed
they will have printed
Future Continuous
I will be printing
you will be printing
he/she/it will be printing
we will be printing
you will be printing
they will be printing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been printing
you have been printing
he/she/it has been printing
we have been printing
you have been printing
they have been printing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been printing
you will have been printing
he/she/it will have been printing
we will have been printing
you will have been printing
they will have been printing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been printing
you had been printing
he/she/it had been printing
we had been printing
you had been printing
they had been printing
Conditional
I would print
you would print
he/she/it would print
we would print
you would print
they would print
Past Conditional
I would have printed
you would have printed
he/she/it would have printed
we would have printed
you would have printed
they would have printed

print

Strictly, any picture or design made from an inked surface, but also used for art images made by stencil and other processes. Loosely used for all kinds of mechanically produced reproductions of paintings.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.print - the text appearing in a book, newspaper, or other printed publication; "I want to see it in print"
black and white, written communication, written language - communication by means of written symbols (either printed or handwritten)
fine print, small print - material printed in small type; "he needed his glasses in order to read the fine print"
2.print - a picture or design printed from an engraving
contact print - a print made by exposing a photosensitive surface to direct contact with a photographic negative
copperplate - a print made from an engraved copperplate
engraving - a print made from an engraving
graphic art - the arts of drawing or painting or printmaking
heliogravure, photogravure, gravure - an intaglio print produced by gravure
linocut - a print that is made from a design carved in relief into a block of linoleum
lithograph - a print produced by lithography
mezzotint - print produced by an engraving that has been scraped to represent light or shade
overprint, surprint - something added by overprinting
serigraph, silk screen print, silkscreen - a print made using a stencil process in which an image or design is superimposed on a very fine mesh screen and printing ink is squeegeed onto the printing surface through the area of the screen that is not covered by the stencil
3.print - a visible indication made on a surfaceprint - a visible indication made on a surface; "some previous reader had covered the pages with dozens of marks"; "paw prints were everywhere"
fingerprint - a print made by an impression of the ridges in the skin of a finger; often used for biometric identification in criminal investigations
footmark, footprint, step - a mark of a foot or shoe on a surface; "the police made casts of the footprints in the soft earth outside the window"
trace - a visible mark (as a footprint) left by the passage of person or animal or vehicle
indicant, indication - something that serves to indicate or suggest; "an indication of foul play"; "indications of strain"; "symptoms are the prime indicants of disease"
mintmark - a mark on a coin that identifies the mint where it was produced
stroke - a mark made on a surface by a pen, pencil, or paintbrush; "she applied the paint in careful strokes"
hoof mark, hoof-mark, hoofprint - a visible impression on a surface made by the hoof of an animal
line - a mark that is long relative to its width; "He drew a line on the chart"
line - in games or sports; a mark indicating positions or bounds of the playing area
4.print - availability in printed form; "we've got to get that story into print"; "his book is no longer in print"
accessibility, availability, availableness, handiness - the quality of being at hand when needed
5.print - a copy of a movie on film (especially a particular version of it)
copy - a thing made to be similar or identical to another thing; "she made a copy of the designer dress"; "the clone was a copy of its ancestor"
6.print - a fabric with a dyed pattern pressed onto it (usually by engraved rollers)
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
7.print - a printed picture produced from a photographic negativeprint - a printed picture produced from a photographic negative
cutout - a photograph from which the background has been cut away
photo, photograph, pic, exposure, picture - a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material
proof - a trial photographic print from a negative
Verb1.print - put into print; "The newspaper published the news of the royal couple's divorce"; "These news should not be printed"
produce, create, make - create or manufacture a man-made product; "We produce more cars than we can sell"; "The company has been making toys for two centuries"
republish - publish again; "The scientist republished his results after he made some corrections"
gazette - publish in a gazette
2.print - write as if with print; not cursive
write - mark or trace on a surface; "The artist wrote Chinese characters on a big piece of white paper"; "Russian is written with the Cyrillic alphabet"
misprint - print incorrectly
3.print - make into a print; "print the negative"
reproduce - make a copy or equivalent of; "reproduce the painting"
lithograph - make by lithography
silkscreen - print by silkscreen
stencil - mark or print with a stencil
engrave, etch - carve or cut into a block used for printing or print from such a block; "engrave a letter"
etch - make an etching of; "He etched her image into the surface"
4.print - reproduce by printing
write - mark or trace on a surface; "The artist wrote Chinese characters on a big piece of white paper"; "Russian is written with the Cyrillic alphabet"
letter - set down or print with letters
typeset, set - set in type; "My book will be typeset nicely"; "set these words in italics"
prove - take a trial impression of
offset - produce by offset printing; "offset the conference proceedings"
overprint, print over - print (additional text or colors) onto an already imprinted paper
cyclostyle - print with an implement with small toothed wheels that cuts small holes in a stencil
boldface - print in boldface
italicise, italicize - print in italics

print

verb
1. run off, publish, copy, reproduce, issue, engrave, go to press, put to bed (informal) It costs far less to press a CD than to print a book.
2. publish, release, circulate, issue, disseminate a questionnaire printed in the magazine
3. mark, impress, stamp, imprint printed with a paisley pattern
4. record, impress, stamp, imprint, etch, engrave indelibly printed on his memory
noun
1. photograph, photo, snap a black and white print of the children
2. picture, plate, etching, engraving, lithograph, woodcut, linocut Hogarth's famous series of prints
3. copy, photo (informal), picture, reproduction, replica There was a huge print of `Dejeuner Sur l'Herbe' on the wall.
4. type, lettering, letters, characters, face, font (chiefly U.S.), fount, typeface columns of tiny print
5. mark, impression, fingerprint, footprint the unmistakable print of a bare foot in the mud
in print
6. published, printed, on the streets, on paper, in black and white, out the appearance of his poems in print
7. available, current, on the market, in the shops, on the shelves, obtainable The book has been in print for over 40 years.
out of print unavailable, unobtainable, no longer published, o.p. The book is now out of print, but can be found in libraries.

print

noun
1. The visible effect made on a surface by pressure:
2. A visible sign or mark of the passage of someone or something:
Translations
يَطْبَعيَطْبَع صورَة فوتوغرافِيَّهيَطْبَع على القِماشيَكْتُب إسْمَه بِحُروف كَبيرَهيَكْتَبُ... بِحُرُوفٍ مُنْفَصِلَة
tisknoutpsát tiskacím písmemtiskreprodukcestopa
tryktrykkeudgiveaftrykfremkalde
painaapainettu tekstitekstatatulostaa
ispisatiotisakotisnuti
nyomtatnyomtatott betűkkel írnyomtatottan írpapírképpapírképet készít
prentaprentletureftirprentunfar, markframkalla
印刷する印刷物活字体で書く
인쇄하다활자
išparduotasišspausdintimargintiparašyti didžiosiomis raidėmisraštuoti
apdrukātdrukadrukātfotokopijaiespiest
písať tlačeným písmom
fotografijagrafični odtisnatisnitiodtistisk
textatrycktrycka
เขียนด้วยตัวพิมพ์พิมพ์สิ่งพิมพ์
baskıbasmakfotoğrafizkalıp baskıyla basmak
bản ininin ấn

print

[prɪnt]
A. N
1. (Typ) (= letters) → letra f; (= printed matter) → texto m impreso
I can't read this print, it's too smallno puedo leer esta letra, es demasiado pequeña
columns of tiny printcolumnas fpl de letra pequeña or menuda
it presents the reader with solid masses of printenfrenta al lector con largos párrafos de texto (impreso) ininterrumpido
in bold printen negrita
the fine printla letra pequeña or menuda
to be in print (= be published) → estar publicado; (= be available) → estar a la venta
to appear in print [work] → publicarse
the first time the term appeared in print was in 1530la primera vez que apareció el término en una publicación fue en 1530
to get into printpublicarse
in large printcon letra grande
to be out of printestar agotado
to go out of printagotarse
to rush into printlanzarse a publicar
in small printcon letra pequeña or menuda
read the small print before you signlea la letra pequeña or menuda antes de firmar
2. (= mark, imprint) [of foot, finger, tyre] → huella f, marca f; (= fingerprint) → huella f digital, huella f dactilar
to take sb's printstomar las huellas digitales or dactilares a algn
3. (= fabric) → estampado m
a cotton printun estampado de algodón
see also floral B
4. (Art) (= etching, woodcut, lithograph) → grabado m; (= reproduction) → reproducción f
5. (Phot, Cine) → copia f
see also contact C
B. VT
1. (= set in print) [+ letters, text] → imprimir; [+ money] → emitir
they printed 300 copieshicieron una tirada de 300 ejemplares
printed in Englandimpreso en Inglaterra
printed byimpreso por
to print sth on or onto sthestampar algo en algo
2. (= write in block letters) → escribir con or en letra de imprenta, escribir con or en letra de molde
print it in block capitalsescríbalo con or en mayúsculas
3. (Phot) [+ negative] → imprimir; [+ photo] → sacar una copia de; [+ copy] → sacar
4. (fig) → grabar
her face was printed in my mindsu cara se me había quedado grabada en la mente
C. VI [person] → escribir con or en letra de imprenta, escribir con or en letra de molde; [machine] → imprimir; [negative] → salir
the book is printing nowel libro está en la imprenta en este momento
D. CPD print dress Nvestido m estampado
print journalist Nperiodista mf de prensa escrita
print media NPLmedios mpl de comunicación impresos
print reporter N (US) = print journalist print run Ntirada f
print shop N (Typ) → imprenta f; (= art shop) → tienda f de grabados
print union Nsindicato m de tipógrafos
print worker Ntipógrafo/a m/f
print off VT + ADVimprimir
print out VT + ADV (Comput) → imprimir

print

[ˈprɪnt]
n
(= letters) → caractères mpl
in small print → en petits caractères
high quality print → haute qualité d'impression
Laser printers are popular because of their high quality print → Les imprimantes laser sont populaires à cause de leur haute qualité d'impression.
to appear in print (= be published) [text, writer] → être publié(e)
Many of these poets appeared in print only long after their deaths → Beaucoup de ces poètes n'ont été publiés que longtemps après leur mort.
to get into print [text, writer] → être publié(e)
to be in print (= available) [book] → être disponible en librairie
to be out of print [book] → être épuisé(e)
(= printed fabric) → imprimé m
(= engraving) → gravure f
a framed print → une gravure encadrée
(= photo) → épreuve f
colour prints → des épreuves couleur
(= mark) [animal, fingers, feet] → empreinte f
adj [dress, apron] → imprimé(e)
vt
(using a machine)imprimer
to print on sth [+ paper, fabric] → imprimer sur qch
to be printed [publication] → être imprimé(e); [word, number, motif] → être imprimé(e)
to be printed on sth [word, number, motif] → être imprimé(e) sur qch; [publication] → être imprimé(e)
to be printed with a pattern → comporter un motif imprimé
(= publish) → publier
(= write in capitals) → écrire en majuscules
vi
[person] → écrire en majuscules
[machine] → imprimer
print out
vt sepimprimer

print

n
(= typeface, characters)Schrift f; (= printed matter)Gedruckte(s) nt; out of printvergriffen; in printgedruckt; to be in print againwieder erhältlich sein; to see something in cold printetw schwarz auf weiß sehen; he’ll never get into printer wird nie etwas veröffentlichen; don’t let that get into printdas darf nicht erscheinen; in large or big printin Großdruck ? also small print
(= picture)Druck m
(Phot) → Abzug m, → Kopie f; (of cinema film)Kopie f
(= fabric)bedruckter Stoff; (= cotton print)Kattun m; (= dress)bedrucktes Kleid; (of cotton)Kattunkleid nt
(= impression: of foot, hand etc) → Abdruck m; a thumb/paw printein Daumen-/Pfotenabdruck m; to take somebody’s prints (police) → von jdm Fingerabdrücke machen or nehmen
vt
book, design, moneydrucken; (Comput) → (aus)drucken; fabricbedrucken; print to file (Comput) → Ausdruck in Datei
(= publish) story, pictureveröffentlichen
(= write in block letters)in Druckschrift schreiben; to print something in large lettersetw in Großbuchstaben schreiben
(Phot) → abziehen
hoof marks printed in the sandHufabdrücke plim Sand
vi
(printer, printing machine)drucken; ready to print (book)druckfertig; machinedruckbereit; the book is printing nowdas Buch ist gerade im Druck
(= write in block letters)in Druckschrift schreiben

print

:
print area
n (Comput) → Druckbereich m
print drum
n (Comput) → Drucktrommel f

print

:
print job
n (Comput) → Druckauftrag m
print journalist
nJournalist(in) m(f)in den Printmedien
print list
n (Comput) → Druckliste f
printmaker
n (= artist)Grafiker(in) m(f); (= manufacturer)Druckhersteller(in) m(f)
printmaking
nGrafik f
print media
plPrint- or Druckmedien pl
print menu
n (Comput) → Druckmenü nt
print-out
n (Comput) → Ausdruck m
print preview
n (Comput) → Druckvorschau f
print quality
n (Comput) → Druckqualität f
print queue
n (Comput) → Druckerwarteschlange f
print range
n (Comput) → Druckbereich m
print run
nAuflage f
print seller
nGrafikhändler(in) m(f)
print shop
nGrafikhandlung f; (in printing works) → Druckmaschinensaal m
print speed
n (Comput) → Druckgeschwindigkeit f
print-through paper
n (Comput) → Durchschlagpapier nt
printwheel
n (Comput) → Typenrad nt

print

[prɪnt]
1. n
a. (mark, imprint, of foot, tyre, finger) → impronta
b. (typeface, characters) → caratteri mpl; (printed matter) → stampa
that book is in/out of print → quel libro è disponibile/esaurito
to see o.s. in print → vedere il proprio nome stampato
in small/large print → stampato/a a caratteri piccoli/grandi
c. (fabric) → (tessuto) stampato
d. (Art) → stampa (Phot) → fotografia
2. vt
a. (Typ, Textiles, Phot) → stampare (fig) (on memory) → imprimere
b. (publish) → pubblicare, stampare
c. (write in block letters) → scrivere in stampatello
print out vt + adv (Comput) → stampare

print

(print) noun
1. a mark made by pressure. a footprint; a fingerprint.
2. printed lettering. I can't read the print in this book.
3. a photograph made from a negative. I entered three prints for the photographic competition.
4. a printed reproduction of a painting or drawing.
verb
1. to mark (letters etc) on paper (by using a printing press etc). The invitations will be printed on white paper.
2. to publish (a book, article etc) in printed form. His new novel will be printed next month.
3. to produce (a photographic image) on paper. He develops and prints his own photographs.
4. to mark designs on (cloth etc). When the cloth has been woven, it is dyed and printed.
5. to write, using capital letters. Please print your name and address.
ˈprinter noun
1. a machine that prints texts from a computer.
2. a person who prints books, newspapers etc.
ˈprinting noun
the work of a printer.
ˈprinting-press noun
(also press) a machine for printing.
ˈprint-out noun
the printed information given by a computer.
in / out of print
(of books) available/unavailable to be bought from the publisher. That book has been out of print for years.

print

طَبْع, يَطْبَع, يَكْتَبُ... بِحُرُوفٍ مُنْفَصِلَة psát tiskacím písmem, tisk, tisknout skrive med blokbogstaver, tryk, trykke Druck, drucken, etw. in Druckschrift schreiben εκτυπώνω, έντυπο, τυπώνω escribir con letra de imprenta, impresión, imprimir painaa, painettu teksti, tekstata caractères, écrire en lettres d'imprimerie, imprimer ispisati, otisak, otisnuti stampa, stampare 印刷する, 印刷物, 活字体で書く 인쇄하다, 활자 afdrukken, gedrukte tekst, met blokletters schrijven skrive ut, trykk, trykke druk, pisać drukowanymi literami, wydrukować impressão, imprimir печатать, писать печатными буквами, содержимое распечатанного документа texta, tryck, trycka เขียนด้วยตัวพิมพ์, พิมพ์, สิ่งพิมพ์ baskı, basmak, yazılmak bản in, in, in ấn 印刷, 印刷物, 用印刷体书写

print

n. impresión, marca.
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It was only half a dozen little fairy tales, but Jo had worked over them patiently, putting her whole heart into her work, hoping to make something good enough to print.
Again Doctor Parcival began his tale: "Well, anyway there I was, a reporter on a paper just as you are here, running about and getting little items to print.
If the editor refused to print it, I was to tell him that he would be answerable to Ordinsky `in person.
Do the Maquas dare to leave the print of their moccasins in these woods?
There were many rumors, some of which have vaguely drifted down to the present time, how that appearances indicated violence; that there were the marks of fingers on his throat, and the print of a bloody hand on his plaited ruff; and that his peaked beard was dishevelled, as if it had been fiercely clutched and pulled.
We have thrown all the light we could acquire upon the portent, and would gladly, now that it has done its office, erase its deep print out of our own brain, where long meditation has fixed it in very undesirable distinctness.
But not alone has this Leviathan left his pre-adamite traces in the stereotype plates of nature, and in limestone and marl bequeathed his ancient bust; but upon Egyptian tablets, whose antiquity seems to claim for them an almost fossiliferous character, we find the unmistakable print of his fin.
Will their wealth be spent for the purpose--will they build colleges and churches to teach you, will they print papers to herald your progress, and organize political parties to guide and carry on the struggle?
There were ruined castles on the overhanging cliffs and crags all the way; these were said to have their legends, like those on the Rhine, and what was better still, they had never been in print.
He set up a little piece of poetry, which he made, himself, out of his own head -- three verses -- kind of sweet and saddish -- the name of it was, "Yes, crush, cold world, this breaking heart" -- and he left that all set up and ready to print in the paper, and didn't charge nothing for it.
That tailor Billings, from Tennessee, wrote poetry that Homer and Shakespeare couldn't begin to come up to; but nobody would print it, nobody read it but his neighbors, an ignorant lot, and they laughed at it.
But nemmine, I's gwine to happen aroun' dah one o' dese days en let on dat I reckon he wants to print a chillen's fingers ag'in; en if HE don't notice dey's changed, I bound dey ain't nobody gwine to notice it, en den I's safe, sho'.