ta'en


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ta'en

(teɪn)
vb
a poetic contraction of taken
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Mirrors her charms upon the silver shoal; And I have ta'en the lute, my only friend: The vibrant chords beneath my fingers blend; They sob awhile, then as they slip control
Fear no more the heat o' the sun, Nor the furious winter's rages; Thou thy worldly task hast done, Home art gone, and ta'en thy wages: Golden lads and girls all must, As chimney-sweepers, come to dust.
One pot hopes that " 'Surely not in vain / 'My substance from the common Earth was ta'en,"' for a prospective return "'to common Earth again'" (st.
Since my dear soul was mistress of her choice, And could of men distinguish her election, Sh'ath seal'd thee for herself; for thou hast been As one, in suffering all, that suffers nothing, A man that Fortune's buffets and rewards Hast ta'en with equal thanks; and blest are those Whose blood and judgment are so well commeddled That they are not a pipe for Fortune's finger To sound what stop she please.
Upon the conclusion of battle, Lucy parleys with the French to 'know what prisoners thou hast ta'en, / And to survey the bodies of the dead' (4.
28 ten thousand french have ta'en the sacrament R3 1.
Have I not ta'en you from selling tripes in Eastcheap, and set you in my shop, and made you hail-fellow with Simon Eyre the shoemaker?
But he shouted like anythink when Doctor Fraser examined him I'th' lamp cabin--an' cossed an' swore, an' said as 'e wor gon' to be ta'en whoam--'e worn't goin' ter th' 'ospital.
Fear no more the heat o' th'sun, Nor the furious winter's rages, Thou thy worldly task has done, Home art gone, and ta'en thy wages.
If Hamlet from himself be ta'en away, And when he's not himself does wrong Laertes, Then Hamlet does it not, Hamlet denies it.
But most useful of all is the defense that should have been offered to angry Senators by those CEOs who hosted decadent parties at faraway watering holes while their companies borrowed and burned: "No profit grows where is no pleasure ta'en.
Stirring somewhere in her mind must also be the recollection that Antonio's recent mistaking of her for Sebastian had made her entertain the possibility of Sebastian's survival: "Prove true, imagination, O, prove true, / That I, dear brother, be now ta'en for you" (3.