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  • By early evening all the sky to the north had darkened and the spare terrain they trod had turned a neuter gray as far as eye could see.†   (source)
  • It was important for me to remain neutral, neuter.†   (source)
  • Neutered, sexless, impersonalized.†   (source)
  • "Well, for one thing, he's been neutered."†   (source)
  • "I heard you, but this neuters the hotel," he said breathlessly.†   (source)
  • Male and female Glatun were nonsentient parasites that existed within a brood pouch on the Glatun sentient neuters.†   (source)
  • Most Jewish males I have observed are contemptibly neuter.†   (source)
  • Hard work and bad food appeared to have neutered her, worn away her feminine characteristics, and left her almost bald.†   (source)
  • As Dr. Jay had predicted, neutering had not diminished Marley's exuberance one bit.†   (source)
  • The animal shelter the cats were at spayed and neutered them for us and gave them all their shots.†   (source)
  • Tyler had been trying to pin down what Granadica, neuter though it was, sounded like.†   (source)
  • The broken-down town, in which I had felt neutered, became the place where it had all come to me.†   (source)
  • Neutered?†   (source)
  • This boy's not for neutering.†   (source)
  • Vivaldo watched the screen, seeing two ancient, flabby men throwing each other around on a piece of canvas; from time to time a sensually grinning blonde advertised soap—but her grin was far less sensual than the wrestling match—and a strong-jawed neuter in a crew cut puffed rapaciously, with unnerving pleasure, on a cigarette.†   (source)
  • Beyond being neutered.†   (source)
  • "Neutered?" she whispered.†   (source)
  • He came out of a panelled door in one of those tightfitting European suits that exaggerate the shoulders and hug the waist, the rear panels of the jacket flowing like a peacock's tail — the product of designers determined to be chic at the price of neutering the male image.†   (source)
  • If a neuter, it would he raised to a certain size, released from the pouch, then raised to adulthood by its "parent" neuter.†   (source)
  • If it was male or female it would stay there, more or less turned off, until a ceremony where it would be transferred to a young neuter.†   (source)
  • At the time I was not so much politically innocent as a political neuter, a castrato, and I read the Post not for its liberal editorials or for Max Lerner's columns—all of which bored me—but for its breezy big-city journalistic style and its alluring reports on the haut monde, notably those of Leonard Lyons.†   (source)
  • A call so hard, to what is so hard, that it makes the soul neuter.†   (source)
  • These are beings of the great neuter species: impotent men, parasites, cyphers, who have a little land, a little folly, a little wit; who would be rustics in a drawing-room, and who think themselves gentlemen in the dram-shop; who say, "My fields, my peasants, my woods"; who hiss actresses at the theatre to prove that they are persons of taste; quarrel with the officers of the garrison to prove that they are men of war; hunt, smoke, yawn, drink, smell of tobacco, play billiards, stare…†   (source)
  • 'Verb neuter, not to care.†   (source)
  • How the dative pronoun got itself [Pg225] fastened upon /self/ in the third person masculine and neuter is one of the mysteries of language, but there it is, and so, against all logic, history and grammatical regularity, /himself/, /themselves/ and /itself/ (not /its-self/) are in favor today.†   (source)
  • Probably neuter.†   (source)
  • …Gender/ /Nominative/ he they /Possessive Conjoint/ his their /Possessive Absolute/ hisn theirn /Objective/ him them /Feminine Gender/ /Nominative/ she they /Possessive Conjoint/ her their /Possessive Absolute/ hern theirn /Objective/ her them /Neuter Gender/ /Nominative/ it they /Possessive Conjoint/ its theirn /Possessive Absolute/ its their /Objective/ it them These inflections, as we shall see, are often disregarded in use, but nevertheless it is profitable to glance at them as they…†   (source)
  • Less the reminders of properties told my words, And more the reminders they of life untold, and of freedom and extrication, And make short account of neuters and geldings, and favor men and women fully equipt, And beat the gong of revolt, and stop with fugitives and them that plot and conspire.†   (source)
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