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sing

[L., singulorum]
Of each; used in writing prescriptions.
References in classic literature ?
'Little Nightingale,' called out the little kitchenmaid, 'our Gracious Emperor wants you to sing before him!'
Serve `em all jolly well right, and I'd go and sing comic songs on the ruins."
He could not sing, and although he loved to listen to the songs of others, "whenever he saw the harp come near him," we are told, "he arose out of shame from the feast and went home to his house." Away from the bright firelight out into the lonely dark he crept with bent head and lagging steps.
Natasha was preparing to sing. Denisov was looking at her with enraptured eyes.
"Villa Kennan the Thrush-throated Songstress, and Sing Song Silly the Irish-Terrier Tenor," her husband pictured the head-lines for her.
She could not accompany herself, but she could sing music at sight very well.
You must sing to me with your breast against a thorn.
The girl shuddered, and crouching close behind Sing hurried below.
He not obliged to sing now, only twice every year; but if he not sing twice each year they take him his pension away."
O my soul, now have I given thee all, and even my last possession, and all my hands have become empty by thee:--THAT I BADE THEE SING, behold, that was my last thing to give!
Kwaque, on stolen occasions when Steward was not around, would get out his Jews' harp and by the sheer compellingness of the primitive instrument make Michael sing with him the barbaric and devil-devil rhythms of King William Island.
Then he touched all the other birds with the flower, so that they all took their old forms again; and he took Jorinda home, where they were married, and lived happily together many years: and so did a good many other lads, whose maidens had been forced to sing in the old fairy's cages by themselves, much longer than they liked.