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  • In any case, the repository for the me was the local temple, which was a database of me, controlled by a priest/king called an en.†   (source)
  • From then onwards he became the repository of all her womanly feelings.†   (source)
  • But he could not find the slightest hint that she was in fact the repository of the other half of his secret.†   (source)
  • I will always believe that her love of teaching came not so much from her liking for students but from her desire to make sure that some of the things she knew would find repositories so that they could be shared again.†   (source)
  • Later, after the Riders established themselves on the island of Vroengard and therein built a repository for the Eldunari, wild dragons and paired dragons both entrusted their hearts to the Riders for safekeeping .†   (source)
  • In Japan, sumo is not only the national sport but also a repository of the country's religious, military, and historical emotion.†   (source)
  • But (a) summers were for smart-kid camp so that he could further his learning and (b) a real job would distract him from his real work, which was becoming an ever-larger repository of knowledge, and (c) Colin didn't really have any marketable skills.†   (source)
  • Over those years, he has trusted me as a repository of his memories, fears, hopes, and most intimate feelings.†   (source)
  • No secrets are kept from me, for I am the repository of all secrets!†   (source)
  • With its many occultish-looking folds, it also served as the repository for the paraphernalia of a very heavy cigarette smoker and an amateur handyman; two oversized pockets had been added at the hips, and they usually contained two or three packs of cigarettes, several match folders, a screwdriver, a claw-end hammer, a Boy Scout knife that had once belonged to one of her sons, and an enamel faucet handle or two, plus an assortment of screws, nails, hinges, and ball-bearing casters—all…†   (source)
  • Canada certainly was a repository for the dregs of French society, Frederic thought for the thousandth time.†   (source)
  • She was a kind of repository of history and island lore.†   (source)
  • His slight strangeness set him apart and made him safe as a repository.†   (source)
  • On the last morning of his stay, after breakfast, Moira found him standing at the door of a small outside room beside the laundry, now used as a repository for luggage, ironing boards, gum boots, and junk of every description.†   (source)
  • The people are a repository of common sense, which dull though it is, is a barrier to the mad schemes, whether of social engineering or foreign adventures, hatched by specialists and intellectuals.   (source)
  • What is perceived as being known is only a small part of what may be stored in this dark repository.†   (source)
  • As an early repository for Thomas Jefferson's personal collection of books on science and philosophy, the library stood as a symbol of America's commitment to the dissemination of knowledge.†   (source)
  • The stones have no magic of their own, but you may use them as repositories for your power and draw upon that reserve when in need.†   (source)
  • It's the one I remember from our Toronto house; I still think of it as mysterious, the repository of treasure.†   (source)
  • In the country the repository of art and science was the school, and the schoolteacher shielded and carried the torch of learning and of beauty.†   (source)
  • I soon decided that any human that had not been entombed on Yamacraw since birth had a vast repository of experience to share in my classroom.†   (source)
  • This mountain and its ravines had been the seat of old religious ceremonies, honeycombed with noiseless Indian life, the repository of Indian secrets, for many centuries, the Padre remarked.†   (source)
  • Since this bottom couldn't be reached by man (the windows being too small to admit the passage of a body), it served as a fearful repository for things that people wanted to put out of their lives.†   (source)
  • During the turbulent time of hunger and crime after the bombing, thieves had broken into two fortlike storage repositories next to his mother's house and taken many valued heirlooms, including a lacquer box given to the doctor's grandfather by the Emperor, an ancient case for writing brushes and ink blocks. and a classic painting of a tiger, alone worth ten million yen, or more than twenty-five thousand dollars.†   (source)
  • "The sacred rites of closing the eyes, of composing the limbs, and of preparing for burial the lifeless repository of the departed soul is our holy mission; it is for us, the living, to pour balm upon the broken heart of Grief, to soothe the widow's ache, to brush away the orphan's tears; it is for us, the living, to highly resolve that—"†   (source)
  • He had not only promised to return to her, but he was the repository of all the last messages of their only son; now dead or at least translated.†   (source)
  • Mythology has been interpreted by the modern intellect as a primitive, fumbling effort to explain the world of nature (Frazer); as a production of poetical fantasy from prehistoric times, misunderstood by succeeding ages (Muller); as a repository of allegorical instruction, to shape the individual to his group (Durkheim); as a group dream, symptomatic of archetypal urges within the depths of the human psyche (Jung); as the traditional vehicle of man's profoundest metaphysical insights…†   (source)
  • The frontispiece reproduced the photograph of a young man in Grenadier uniform, and I saw plainly revealed there the origin of that grim mask which, in Brideshead, overlaid the gracious features of his father's family; this was a man of the woods and caves, a hunter, a judge of the tribal council, the repository of the harsh traditions of a people at war with their environment.†   (source)
  • I went; sought the repository he had mentioned, found the articles named, and returned with them.†   (source)
  • I found a tremendous blank, in the place of that smiling repository of my confidence.†   (source)
  • While they uncovered the sheaves he stood apathetic beside his portable repository of force, round whose hot blackness the morning air quivered.†   (source)
  • Fanny opening her reticule, as they surveyed these things, produced from that repository a shilling and handed it to Uncle.†   (source)
  • The man of the Fancy Repository and Brompton Emporium of Fine Arts (of whom she bought the screens, vainly hoping that he would repurchase them when ornamented by her hand) can hardly hide the sneer with which he examines these feeble works of art.†   (source)
  • Mr. Tulkinghorn is always the same speechless repository of noble confidences, so oddly but of place and yet so perfectly at home.†   (source)
  • She looked a good deal older, but her eye was as bright as ever and her head as erect; her thin lips seemed a repository of latent meanings.†   (source)
  • Tiffey and myself, Mr. Copperfield, are about to examine the desks, the drawers, and other such repositories of the deceased, with the view of sealing up his private papers, and searching for a Will.†   (source)
  • …card in her neatest hand, and after long thought and labour of composition, in which the public is informed that "A Lady who has some time at her disposal, wishes to undertake the education of some little girls, whom she would instruct in English, in French, in Geography, in History, and in Music—address A. O., at Mr. Brown's"; and she confides the card to the gentleman of the Fine Art Repository, who consents to allow it to lie upon the counter, where it grows dingy and fly-blown.†   (source)
  • The diamonds, which had created Rawdon's admiration, never went back to Mr. Polonius, of Coventry Street, and that gentleman never applied for their restoration, but they retired into a little private repository, in an old desk, which Amelia Sedley had given her years and years ago, and in which Becky kept a number of useful and, perhaps, valuable things, about which her husband knew nothing.†   (source)
  • In fact, the two perspectives are finally inseparable: serving as a repository of the past in an unlettered culture, the singer of epic aspired to be traditional, to retell the oldest stories without obvious novelty or idiosyncrasy; yet these same traditions were so profuse and so many-sided in their meanings that only the strongest poetic vision could have wrought from them the definitive shaping that is The Iliad.†   (source)
  • The chest was the repository of the surgical side of Beaton's practice.†   (source)
  • The herb garden, valuable repository of healing and flavors that it was, was cradled in an inner courtyard, large enough to allow for sun, but sheltered from spring winds, with its own wellhead.†   (source)
  • the common sink and repository of all heterogeneous and unknown corruptions.†   (source)
  • His marital breast is the repository of secrets which decorum is reluctant to adduce.†   (source)
  • He fumbled out a picture postcard from his inside pocket which seemed to be in its way a species of repository and pushed it along the table.†   (source)
  • …trussmakers, chimneysweeps, lard refiners, tabinet and poplin weavers, farriers, Italian warehousemen, church decorators, bootjack manufacturers, undertakers, silk mercers, lapidaries, salesmasters, corkcutters, assessors of fire losses, dyers and cleaners, export bottlers, fellmongers, ticketwriters, heraldic seal engravers, horse repository hands, bullion brokers, cricket and archery outfitters, riddlemakers, egg and potato factors, hosiers and glovers, plumbing contractors.†   (source)
  • …stamps (7 schilling, mauve, imperforate, Hamburg, 1866: 4 pence, rose, blue paper, perforate, Great Britain, 1855: 1 franc, stone, official, rouletted, diagonal surcharge, Luxemburg, 1878), antique dynastical ring, unique relic) in unusual repositories or by unusual means: from the air (dropped by an eagle in flight), by fire (amid the carbonised remains of an incendiated edifice), in the sea (amid flotsam, jetsam, lagan and derelict), on earth (in the gizzard of a comestible fowl).†   (source)
  • Various were the conjectures which Jones entertained on this step of Lady Bellaston; who, in reality, had little farther design than to secure within her own house the repository of a secret, which she chose should make no farther progress than it had made already; but mostly, she desired to keep it from the ears of Sophia; for though that young lady was almost the only one who would never have repeated it again, her ladyship could not persuade herself of this; since, as she now hated…†   (source)
  • …as a great number of his tenants; that about seven years ago, a club of those projectors came to him with proposals to destroy this mill, and build another on the side of that mountain, on the long ridge whereof a long canal must be cut, for a repository of water, to be conveyed up by pipes and engines to supply the mill, because the wind and air upon a height agitated the water, and thereby made it fitter for motion, and because the water, descending down a declivity, would turn the…†   (source)
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