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sing

[L., singulorum]
Of each; used in writing prescriptions.
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When it was wound up, it could sing the piece the real bird sang, and moved its tail up and down, and glittered with silver and gold.
Now they must sing together; what a duet we shall have
A person appeared to him then in a dream and, calling him by name, said, 'Caedmon, sing some song to me.
He answered, 'I cannot sing; for that was the reason why I left the entertainment and retired to this place, because I cannot sing.
When Harris is at a party, and is asked to sing, he replies: "Well, I can only sing a COMIC song, you know;" and he says it in a tone that implies that his singing of THAT, however, is a thing that you ought to hear once, and then die.
He honestly imagines that he has given them a treat, and says he will sing another comic song after supper.
She seemed only to be asking: "Am I to sing again, or is that enough?
The princess asked Varenka to sing again, and Varenka sang another song, also smoothly, distinctly, and well, standing erect at the piano and beating time on it with her thin, dark-skinned hand.
In a few minutes they would be swarming the deck, for poor old Sing would be entirely helpless to repel them.
Running to the magazine she snatched up a feed-belt, and in another moment was on deck beside the astonished Sing.
I said I had been to the opera in Hanover, once, and in Mannheim once, and in Munich (through my authorized agent) once, and this large experience had nearly persuaded me that the Germans PREFERRED singers who couldn't sing.
Better still, however: sing unto me, sing, O my soul