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n.1.A lace. See Lace.
a. & adv.1.Less.
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Washing my face in the morning caused much speculation at the village of Las Minas; a superior tradesman closely cross-questioned me about so singular a practice; and likewise why on board we wore our beards; for he had heard from my guide that we did so.
Early in the morning we ascended the Sierra de las Animas.
Some of the rocky hills are partly covered by thickets, and on the banks of the larger streams, especially to the north of Las Minas, willow-trees are not uncommon.
In the middle of the continent there is a broad intermediate band, including central Chile and the provinces of La Plata, where the rain-bringing winds have not to pass over lofty mountains, and where the land is neither a desert nor covered by forests.
Sing takee walk, Linee, las all," said the grinning Chinaman.
Dloctor Hornee velly bad man, las allee," and without another word the Chinaman turned and walked away.
CON tal que las costumbres de un autor," says Don Thomas de las Torres, in the preface to his "Amatory Poems" "sean puras y castas, importo muy poco que no sean igualmente severas sus obras" -- meaning, in plain English, that, provided the morals of an author are pure personally, it signifies nothing what are the morals of his books.
I should have credit for this arrangement -- a far wiser one than that of La Fontaine and others, who reserve the impression to be conveyed until the last moment, and thus sneak it in at the fag end of their fables.
Then with marked stress in Spanish, "En las filas legitimas.
Sinking deeper and deeper into his revery: "So this," he said to himself, following her vaguely with his eyes, "is la Esmeralda
And please, when you address me, remember that to others than my intimates I am Miss La Rue.
And Paris Las Vegas, undaunted by Broadway's checkered history in this city, has tapped the humor of Mel Brooks with an abbreviated staging of "The Producers.