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  • v  be about
  • v  leave slowly and hesitantly
  • s  having the characteristics of pitch or tar

  • The blacks did not tarry.
  • Her latest book, Taking Care of the Me in Mommy, suggests making time to "linger in the word and tarry in prayer.
  • In the brief encounter that ensues, it is the tarry stump who achieves warmth and dignity, the editor who is found (and left) wanting.
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  • My Amish Home: With passing years, wisdom comes (right?)
    Cast not away therefore your confidence, which hath great recompense of reward. For ye have need of patience, that, after ye have done the will of God, ye might receive the promise. For yet a little while, and he that shall come will come, and will not tarry.Hebrews 10:35-37 read more
    June 12, 2013 - IlliniHQ.com
    You can wait on the edge of your seat for someone in one of the cocktail bars to say, 'I could have had a V-8,' but you will tarry in vain. Everyone in this documentary is having such a great time that you wonder why anyone would stay home and watch TV when they could be going to a place where everybody knows your name. 'Hey Bartender' is Douglas Tirola's look at the current renaissance in ...
    June 10, 2013 - Arizona Reporter

  • John Updike in World Socialist Web Site
    Updike notes the "asphalt avenue......with its patched and repatched potholes and the tarry swales created by the constant weight of rushing cars and trucks.........."
  • Gordon Strachan in Telegraph.co.uk
    To be honest, I never really liked the pitch there,said Gordon Strachan, the Celtic manager. "It was always tarry black stuff underneath the grass and they used to have an ash track, so you would come off tar and step on to ash - not very...
  • Kingsley Amis in Wall Street Journal
    He lay sprawled, too wicked to move, spewed up like a broken spider-crab on the tarry shingle of the morning,Amis writes in "Lucky Jim," his first (and best) novel.

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