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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.'
"Why do they want to make her sing? How can she sing?
Natasha, that winter, had for the first time begun to sing seriously, mainly because Denisov so delighted in her singing.
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.
I cared for someone once, and I used to sing him that song."
"Sing me one last song," he whispered; "I shall feel very lonely when you are gone."
Sing realized that the boat might contain friendly natives, but he had cruised these waters too many years to take chances.
"I don't mean the least harm, but really, now, do you think he can sing?"
But wilt thou not weep, wilt thou not weep forth thy purple melancholy, then wilt thou have to SING, O my soul!--Behold, I smile myself, who foretell thee this: