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mare

(mâr)
n.
An adult female horse or the adult female of other equine species.

mare

1. a female horse, 4 years or older.
2. in Great Britain, also applied to a female donkey (jenny).

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Q. my husband suffers from night mares ... is there any kind of treatment that can help him a bit?

A. Although usually no treatment is needed for nightmares, there are several medications that can be used to suppress the kind of sleep that generates nightmares (REM sleep, read more here: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003209.htm ). Among them are the tricyclic antidepre4ssants and benzodiazepines. These medications require prescription so consulting a doctor may be wise.

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I fetched as much as I could carry," replied Anna Maria.
Anna Maria was about to argue the point, when all at once there began to be other sounds up above--the rasping noise of a saw; and the noise of a little dog, scratching and yelping!
But, notwithstanding the intimation of Maria Osgood, none of their friends in the least suspected any other feeling to exist between the youthful pair than the natural and very obvious one of disinterested esteem.
You will be the envy of all the mothers in town," continued Maria, "and deservedly so.
To Catherine's simple feelings, this odd sort of reserve seemed neither kindly meant, nor consistently supported; and its unkindness she would hardly have forborne pointing out, had its inconsistency been less their friend; but Anne and Maria soon set her heart at ease by the sagacity of their "I know what"; and the evening was spent in a sort of war of wit, a display of family ingenuity, on one side in the mystery of an affected secret, on the other of undefined discovery, all equally acute.
Maria de los Mercedes, Maria del Pilar, Maria de la Concepcion, Maria del Rosario.
He was a good uncle to you, Maria," said Miss Patty, with evident emotion.
Both Maria and Martin drank the sour new wine on empty stomachs, and it went swiftly to their heads.
Since then he has n't mentioned Maria, so I was sure there was something serious going on, and being in Tom's confidence, he kept quiet.
said Maria Valenzuela; and she looked at him as only Maria Valenzuela could look, her eyes warm with the promise.
What an innocent it is, that pet of yours," Miss Maria would then say to Miss Jane, upon the Captain's departure.
A prettier foot, a gayer heart, a more dimpled face, or a smarter form, never bounded so lightly over the earth they graced, as did those of Maria Lobbs, the old saddler's daughter.