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2282 collocations for « thinks »

2282 collocations for « thinks »

  • I wanted very much to go, but W. thought he would be freer and have more time to think things over if I were not there.
  • Doctor, do you think a little of the real stuff would hurt me?
  • He then asked about my mother, and when he learned that she was dead he was greatly surprised and grieved; he thought a great deal of her, for she had treated him almost as one of her own children.
  • God does not think petty thoughts: He longs for grandeur for us all.
  • I would have been very willing to forego the taskas, indeed, I am inclined to think any man well mightfor of all the great, awe-inspiring rooms in this house, the cellars are the hugest and weirdest.
  • But if you will stop to think one moment of the difficulties of my position, you will see that it was not as easy as at first it appears.
  • He had thought the matter well over, and had a final talk with Freycinet, who would have liked to keep both W. and Leon Say, but it wasn't easy to manage the new element that Freycinet brought with him.
  • He had had but little schooling, and his master was one of those persons who thought the best way to get learning implanted in a boy's mind was by forcing it into him at the point of the ruler.
  • Do you see?' 'What a lot you seem to think of one little visit, Vincy!
  • "What will they do wi' me, think ye?" he asked.
  • If the arguments which have been brought forward are valid, probably no one, in view of the present state of opinion, will be inclined to think the time wasted which has been spent upon their elaboration.
  • " "Tush, man," he cried, "when did a Virginian think the worse of a man for his clothes?
  • He thought it his duty to guard with jealousy the temporal sovereignty of the Church, because he thought it essential to the safe-keeping and the apostleship of the faith.
  • He was certainly a very able man of business, and the wording of his "business" letters fully bears out the idea conveyed by his "business" signatureso to speakthat Dickens was fully aware of his own powers, and that, quite fairly, he did not omit to impress the fact upon other people when he thought fit.
  • He had been trying to think out a plan of action, and finding nothing better than to thrust a gun stupidly under Landis' nose and make him mark time, Donnegan went into Lebrun's place.
  • I can assure you that the person who did it will never trouble us again," and as Dave did not like to think evil of any one, he consented, and continued to think of Marian Stevens, when he thought of her at all, as a jolly girl.
  • Why, Master Sheriff, think you me a fool?
  • Our little school-marm, Alethea-Belle Buchanan, said (without any reason): "I reckon Mr. Spooner must have thought the world of his little one."
  • She never before had thought how guileless he was,how pitiful and solitary his life.
  • They thought her an egotista cold-hearted old woman, holding at arm's length any idea of the inevitable.
  • That this subject of early training is a vitally interesting one to thinking people cannot be denied.
  • Lisbon sugar is thought the best.
  • Fie, fie upon thee, hateful Elinor; I thought thou hadst been long since scarlet-dyed.
  • But, sir, as nothing has a more immediate tendency to the security of the nation than a proper establishment of our forces, and the regulation of their quarters is one of the most necessary and difficult parts of the establishment; it is requisite that we think no question of this kind too trivial for our consideration, since very dangerous disturbances have often been produced by petty disputes.
  • Connie had seen the lady walk up-stairs, and had thought no harm.
  • What if this is the great day of my life!" thought the Boy.
  • "And if you are going around getting yourself sick with worry, what sort of good time do you think the rest of us are going to have?" he burst out indignantly, and for the life of her Billie could not help smiling.
  • For the residence of this society, I cannot think any place more proper than Greenwich hospital, in which they may have thirty apartments fitted up for them, that they may make their observations in private, and meet, once a day, in the painted hall to compare them.
  • [308] 'I think a person who is terrified with the imagination of ghosts and spectres much more reasonable than one who, contrary to the reports of all historians, sacred and profane, ancient and modern, and to the traditions of all nations, thinks the appearance of spirits fabulous and groundless.'
  • "I thought a heap of my young mistress," he added, in evident apology for this display of what such men call weakness.
  • I should have thought a girl like Miss Townsend, who has passed examinations in Germany, and so forth, would have had more sense of her responsibilitymore tact.
  • Now a poor man has not vizard enough to mask his vices, nor ornament enough to set forth his virtues, but both are naked and unhandsome; and though no man is necessitated to more ill, yet no man's ill is less excused, but it is thought a kind of impudence in him to be vicious, and a presumption above his fortune.
  • Beth frowned at the news and then sat down to carefully think out the problem.
  • It was but a few months back Pen had longed for this watch, which he thought the most splendid and august time-piece in the world; and just before he went to college, Helen had taken it out of her trinket box and given it to Pen with a solemn and appropriate little speech respecting his father's virtues and the proper use of time.
  • To-day, sin is thought a somewhat brusque word, lacking in polish.
  • Therefore, my lord, your age is much to blame To think a taken poem lady's shame.
  • "A bright old lady, his mother, I should think.
  • From this time Hamlet affected a certain wildness and strangeness in his apparel, his speech, and behaviour, and did so excellently counterfeit the madman, that the king and queen were both deceived, and not thinking his grief for his father's death a sufficient cause to produce such a distemper, for they knew not of the appearance of the ghost, they concluded that his malady was love, and they thought they had found out the object.
  • Happy is he who suspects his friend of an injustice; but supremely blest, who thinks all his friends in a conspiracy to depress and undervalue him.
  • you think so?with method and regular habits."
  • There was a momentary pause in the discussion, and Bibbs, thinking this a suitable opportunity for the delivery of his speech, stepped forward, and took up his stand in the doorway.
  • Perhaps, in the destruction of the British dominions, it may be thought expedient to secure a more valuable and important country by a timely neutrality; but if we have any auxiliaries from thence, we must then necessarily obtain them upon cheaper terms.
  • Jack's heart went out to the lad, and he thought the chances about even that when the moment of trial came the boy's resolution would give way.
  • I was going to say I should never care to go back, but I know you wouldn't think the better of me for that."
  • "Think o' whom, Don?" "The young leddies."
  • A movement for objects which we ourselves have all taught them to think desirable objects.
  • and how much more eligible would she think death itself than such a discovered debasement!
  • There was no sign of either the gal or the boy; and I dropped into a chair and tried to think wot it all meant.
  • a stinking proud Flirt, who because she has a tawdry Petticoat, I warrant you, will think her self so much above us, when if she were set out in her own natural Colours, and her original Garments, wou'd be much below us in Beauty.
  • Them girls give yeou up so easy, 'cause they never loved yeou, an' yeou give them up 'cause you only thought abaout their looks an' money.
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