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80 collocations for rearrange

At some interval between the time when he first saw her and the present, she had found time to rearrange her hair and make it smooth.

' Mentally rearranging her evening dress, Edith drove home thoughtfully.

"We are such old friends, remember," Mrs. Pendomer pleaded, and rearranged the pillows, soothingly, about her hostess; "and I want to talk to you quietly and sensibly.

At last came the day of the second examination, and the professor of botany, a fussy, conscientious man, rearranged all the tables in a long narrow laboratory to prevent copying, and put his demonstrator on a chair on a table (where he felt, he said, like a Hindoo god), to see all the cheating, and stuck a notice outside the door, "Door closed," for no earthly reason that any human being could discover.

Women who, while they talk, glance down and rearrange a flower or a piece of lace.

So Emma had rearranged the plain old-fashioned things, and adding a few more which could be spared as well as not, had fitted up a sitting-room and two bed-rooms with all that was needed for comfort.

A dozen times I tried to make my nest and settle down to work, and a dozen times, like a turning fastidious dog upon a hearth rug, I rearranged my chair and books and papers.

The impractical theorist coming into an old plant will start in at once to rearrange the order of things irrespective of both the group habit-action and the habit-action of each man.

After waiting a good hour the three Rovers rearranged the room, hanging up some of the bedding and rugs to dry near the window, which they left wide open.

With a strange disposition to put off the opening of the letter, he moved about his room, rearranged the books, lighted an extra lamp, and finally sat down in an arm-chair, and leaning both his arms on the table looked at the letter lying there so white, so still.

Stumble, flounder if you must, yea, rearrange your ideas even as you present them, but press resolutely ahead, comforting yourself with the assurance that in the heat and stress of circumstances a man rarely does his work precisely as he wishes.

XXIII Winning And Losing Seeming an immovable black line set as a frontier in peace, that Western front on your map which you bought early in the war in anticipation of rearranging the flags in keeping with each day's news was, in reality, a pulsating, changing line.

He rose to his feet and arranged and rearranged the pelts to please his fancy.

Having rearranged the loads and lightened them by leaving hid amongst the rocks a pack-saddle and sixty pounds weight of horse-shoes and nails, at 3.45 p.m. we commenced a retreat on our outward tracks of the 13th August, travelling to 7.15 p.m., when we encamped on a patch of tolerably good grass in the plain at the foot of a volcanic range, without any signs of water near us.

She was glad that no one was there to watch with quizzical eye as she rearranged the furniture; she was doubly glad that he could not watch her at the mirror.

Swift and active as was the brain, it fairly staggered under the task of instantly rearranging the world according to the new pattern: for the first certainty to leap into sight was that the pattern was utterly changed by the events of the morning.

You may arrange and rearrange curricula, abolish Greek, substitute "science"it will not matter a rap.

She rewrote the story in accordance with their notes and their anecdotes; but she rearranged the incidents, she condensed or amplified the letters, as she thought fitfor she was not writing a history, but 'l'รฉbauche d'un long roman.'

Jones calmly gathered himself up, rearranged his lasso, took his long stick, and proceeded to mount the piรฑon again.

After dining, and allowing the boat to drift while rearranging my provisions, I took my place, and, getting the proper bearings astern, bent on the oars.

Secondly, in rearranging the boundaries of States, one point, and one only, must be kept in mind: to give to all peoples suffering and protesting under alien rule the right to decide whether they will become an autonomous unit, or will join the political system of some other nation....

What forgiveness does is this: it rearranges the relations between the spirit of man and our Father, so that the sins of the past are no longer an obstacle to us in our speech with Him, our trust in Himour using the energies of God for the accomplishment of His purposes.

Her shoes were soaked and at every step the donkey splashed her new stockings, but she did not care; for she had discovered a motive in life and followed her quest open-eyed, aware that already she was rearranging her scale of values to suit her present condition.

She might not rearrange the different articles of furniture in the most artistic manner, but everything would be clean, and there would be nothing left crooked.

She rearranged the sprigs of burrage, made a fresh disposition of the baskets of fruit, whilst both the men watched her open-mouthed, agape at so much loveliness and grace.

The Congress of Vienna rearranged the division in 1815, and reconstituted the Russian portion as a kingdom, with the Czar as king; but discontent broke into rebellion, and led to the final repression of independence in 1832.

Yussuf was pottering about, still rearranging all the pots and furniture that I had scattered, but his big ears projected sidewise and suggested that he might have another motive.

As Rosabella retired from the piano, she busied herself with rearranging a bouquet she had taken from one of the vases.

But try to rearrange the parts and the mechanism is spoiled.

You needn't look in such a blue funk, Philip," he went on, his fingers mechanically rearranging his collar and tie, which Beatrice had disarranged.

Irresolutely, Dame Blanch plucked at her gown; then rearranged a fold of it, and with composure awaited the ensuing action, afraid at bottom, but not at all ill-pleased; and she looked downward.

AUNTIE takes a look at the coat: rearranges the flowers, humming, meanwhile, "The Church's One Foundation"; and then stands impatiently awaiting MANSON'S reappearance.

And so he set to work rearranging the little houses and figures, till he succeeded in giving quite a lifelike air to the crรจche, and Lady Elinor fairly danced with delight.

Adolphus whitewashed, according to promise; Pauline scrubbed, according to nature; they arranged and rearranged their little stock of furniture,set the loud-ticking day-clock on the mantel-shelf, and displayed around it the china cups, the flower-vase, and the little picture of their native town which Adolphus cut from a sheet of letter-paper some old friend had sent him, and framed with more tender feeling than skill.

Finally she rearranged the couch of skins and blankets, and, imparting to it in three clever shakes an entirely different character, lay down to pursue her reveries.

How am I going to know if sheif she" Dan rearranged the blanket tent.

Pelletan, his face livid, clutching blindly at the wall for support, stumbled forth into the hall, along the corridor, down the stair, until at last he found Tellier, his face purple, rearranging his cravat before a mirror in the hotel office.

Once more the laundress dropped her glasses and began frantically rearranging the handkerchiefs.

[As he is stroking his hair and rearranging his tie he talks in pantomime at himself in the glass.

Started from the depot rather late owing to weighing biscuit, &c., and rearranging matters.

He was quite busy at the moment rearranging his disturbed papers and blowing the dust and grit off them.

Beaumaroy knelt down by the fire, rearranged the logs of wood which were smouldering there, and put on a couple more.

He did not study declamation on the stage, but in real life, where unpremeditated inflections spring directly from feeling; then, fortified by innumerable observations, he rearranged grammar and rhetoric from this special point of view, and has obtained results as simple in their principles as they are fertile in their application.

" "It will be long," adds Mr. Hunter in his description, "before I forget the face of a little boy of six years, with his hands stretched forward to rearrange a bit of machinery, his pallid face and spare form already showing the physical effects of labour.

" At New York he rearranged their steamer accommodations.

Though my canvas jacket served to protect part of that body which it was at the same time racking, I was seldom comfortably warm; for, once uncovered, my arms being pinioned, I had no way of rearranging the blankets.

The greatest joy in life is to be found in arranging and rearranging a library, and I seem to be in for joy enough to kill.

He knew that Miss Townsend was thirty-two, but suspected Goldthorpe of admiring flappers, and so, with a subconscious desire to impress him, rearranged the lady's age.

Meantime I return to Rigon's hut to rearrange my toga as King Caesar did when the assassins fell upon him, and to encounter with due decorum whatever Dame Luck may prefer.

" Juanita turned on her heel, but did not approach him or seek to rearrange the sheets.

He could not punish the mare for her impudence; besides, he needed time to rearrange his thoughts.

Having thought some time on this subject, Ralph sat upright, and rearranged his reflections.

As an officer one feels one's responsibilities on these public occasions, and I felt I ought to intervene and to do something to rearrange the general position.

" Jim rearranged Bennington's coverings and lit a pipe.

Beyond it, within the shop, surrounded by countless spotlessly polished bottles, his features reflected in a flashing mirror, stood an old man, bending over a mahogany counter, while with delicate fingers he rearranged a line of gallipots in a glass-covered case.

It would become possible for Parliament to get rid of a minister without getting rid of a ministry, and to express its disapproval oflet us saysome foolish project for rearranging the local government of Ireland without opening the door upon a vista of fantastical fiscal adventures.

Afterwards, food, the routine of his existence, the accidents of experience, education, disease and misfortune, in short, environment, modify him because they modify his ductless glands and his vegetative apparatus, as well as his brain, depressing some parts, and stimulating others, and so rearranging the system.

He rearranged the manual so that every movement formed the logical groundwork of the succeeding one.

Patcha sits up in bed, rearranges the bedclothes, then places his hand under his chin, and wrinkles his brow.

There was something free and adventurous in going from house to house, authoritatively rearranging the affairs of the disarranged.

Yes," added Mrs. Pendomer, meditatively, "we derive much the same pleasure from them a cripple does from rearranging the athletic medals he once won, or a starving man from thinking of the many excellent dinners he has eaten; but we can't and we wouldn't part with them, nevertheless.

I have rearranged his account in such a way as to make it consecutive, but otherwise it stands as originally published.

" Martha rearranged the vessels and cutlery upon the tray, with quick, expert movements of the wrists.

While the scout rearranged his disguise, Duncan, searching the cave, in another compartment discovered Alice.

"Private?" sniffed Miss Pelham, involuntarily rearranging her hat.

Here, too, we saw some of the playhouses of the greater bowerbird (Chlamydera nuchalis) and had the pleasure of witnessing the male bird playing his strange antics as he flew up to the spot and alighted with a dead shell in his mouth, laid it down, ran through the bower, returned, picked up the shell, and rearranged the heap among which it was placed, flew off again and soon returned with anotherand so on.

" Mrs. Saumarez turned to rearrange a bowl of roses.

A new idea, inconsistent with some of the beliefs which he holds, means the necessity of rearranging his mind; and this process is laborious, requiring a painful expenditure of brain-energy.

As it was, we should have been driven from the field if General Johnston had not come up in time and rearranged the Confederate lilies.

Fogerty, seated securely between the two burly fellows, managed to straighten up and rearrange his clothing.

He rearranged the teacups, and, going to the kitchen, returned in a few minutes with a pot of tea.

"To remake the map of Europe, and to rearrange the peoples in accordance with the special mission assigned to each of them by geographical, ethnical and historical conditionsthis is the first essential step for all.

I did not consider it advisable to carry out this alteration during the war, and it was also difficult under the hour to hour stress of war to rearrange all the duties of the Naval Staff in the manner most convenient to the conduct of Staff business, although its desirability was recognized during 1917.

She had finished before Sor Teresa returned and without thinking of what she was doing, had rearranged the tray after the manner of the refectory.

And Diana went to the looking-glass and rearranged the spray of golden-rod in her hair and nodded at herself defiantly, and then turned to help get on the supper.

A yawning eunuch rearranged the bowknot of his girdle.

It was plain that a stronger material was needed and Kit sent some men to a roadmaker's quarry at the bottom of the fell while he rearranged some harness.

"Get in with me; and your dog may come too," she said as she rearranged the heavy fur robes to make room.

"You thought a good deal of her, didn't you, Clem?" He studied a moment as he rearranged the roses in the bowl on the table, seeking a way to let me understand.

But he said nothing of his forebodings and helped her quietly to rearrange the small pack.