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bathe

verb To wash by immersion; to subject to a bath.
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There is a lake down there below us, and anyone who bathes in it, though he were at death's door, becomes sound and well on the spot, and those who wash their eyes with the dew on this hill become as sharp-sighted as the eagle, even if they have been blind from their youth.
Well--I bemoan it not; for if the fountain gushed at my very doorstep, I would not stoop to bathe my lips in it--no, though its delirium were for years instead of moments.
As a horse, stabled and fed, breaks loose and gallops gloriously over the plain to the place where he is wont to bathe in the fair-flowing river--he holds his head high, and his mane streams upon his shoulders as he exults in his strength and flies like the wind to the haunts and feeding ground of the mares--even so went forth Paris from high Pergamus, gleaming like sunlight in his armour, and he laughed aloud as he sped swiftly on his way.
The old Mugger knows, for he sees the men carry gifts back and forth; and she, too, comes down to the Ghaut to bathe before her wedding, and--he is there.
Is it with this lotion that you intend to bathe my cheek?
Their warm, yet delicate and ethereal imagination will be appreciated by all, but by none so thoroughly as by him who has himself arisen from sweet dreams of one beloved to bathe in the aromatic air of a southern midsummer night.
Very glad to see you, and that you are taking George for a bathe.
The children go down to bathe before breakfast, and they can give you a call on their way back.
I notice that people always make gigantic arrangements for bathing when they are going anywhere near the water, but that they don't bathe much when they are there.
It was all one, part of his own fate in the world as it was part of Henderson's fate to bathe him every so often.
Lie down and let me bathe them, there's a dear boy; then there will be no harm done.
They could not bathe without their appliances, though the morning sun was calling and the last mists were rising from the dimpling stream.