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I thought I might as well keep them to myself as have them swallowed up alive too; so I kept them in a box, looking over them when I felt in the humour.
Only promise me, that, if it's the poor thing that's kept here secretly, you'll let me take charge of her and be her nurse.
But as variations manifestly useful or pleasing to man appear only occasionally, the chance of their appearance will be much increased by a large number of individuals being kept; and hence this comes to be of the highest importance to success.
Pigeons can be mated for life, and this is a great convenience to the fancier, for thus many races may be kept true, though mingled in the same aviary; and this circumstance must have largely favoured the improvement and formation of new breeds.
The same whirlwinds of snow circled about, covering the dead Vasili Andreevich's fur coat, the shivering Mukhorty, the sledge, now scarcely to be seen, and Nikita lying at the bottom of it, kept warm beneath his dead master.
We say: KEEP For some reason, people in the Examiner office kept forgetting Pritchard on our quiz of Town players to appear in the Premier League.
4 : to continue doing something <Snow kept falling.>
The head remains calm and the weight kept back until the swing begins or the baseball reaches the release point.
* I wish I'd kept a studio scrapbook through the years.
The instructions to form 1040, under "How Long Should Records Be Kept?" in the "General Information" section, state that "tax returns, worksheets and forms should be kept for three years, but records relating to property should be kept longer insofar as they are relevant for determining basis." IRS Publication 552, Recordkeeping for Individuals, also says "everybody should keep" basis records for their homes.
In some cases, these solutions have become common practice, such as maintaining a notebook that is kept on one's person.
Rome, however, always kept Easter on the Sunday after the 14th day of Nisan.
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There were many moments I regretted the decision to take on the project--but I kept looking toward Madam Walker for inspiration, reminding myself that if she could accomplish all that she had, I could finish the comparatively minor challenge of completing a single novel.
Then there was that girl that kept doing headstands on the speakers at Art's Bar.