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the total offspring of an individual male; refers usually to a stallion.
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There is one thing to be said of it,' Louisa repeated in her former curious tone; 'it will be getting away from home.
The clerk who generally went happened to be ill, and a press of work prevented any of the others from getting away.
Her mother ran to her, eager to seize the poorest excuse for getting away from me.
Nicholas briefly said that he feared it would be so, although he could not yet speak with any degree of certainty; and getting away as soon as he could, went home to con Newman's letter once more, and speculate upon it afresh.
I wanted to be getting away before the old man got back, but of course I didn't let on.
We are always getting away from the present movement.
Getting away from that house may be hard, but it is nothing to the misery that we all went through getting you into it.
I can much more readily enter into the temptation of getting away from Miss Bates, than I can believe in the triumph of Miss Fairfax's mind over Mrs.
There's no getting away from them rings he wears," Daughtry overheard Simon Nishikanta that evening telling Grimshaw in the dark on the weather poop.
When she had formed her plan of going to Windsor, she had not foreseen any difficulties except that of getting away, and after she had overcome this by proposing the visit to Dinah, her thoughts flew to the meeting with Arthur and the question how he would behave to her--not resting on any probable incidents of the journey.
I am getting away, though, I fear, from my "furnished apartments," and I hardly know how to get back.