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n. (context linguistics English) (abbreviation of American English English)

Usage examples of "ame".

Mlle Marie regarde etonnee, de son regard encore flottant, et songe dans sa petite ame confuse.

Le petit Jean lui-meme comprend beaucoup de choses des bois, des etangs et des montagnes, car sa petite ame est une ame rustique.

Il medite en son ame innocente les catastrophes qui frappent les grands et les forts.

Et voici que le chanoine Trevoux, trente ans apres sa belle mort, entre, coiffe de son tricorne, sa tabatiere a la main, dans mon ame surprise.

Le chanoine Trevoux quitta ce monde a quelque temps de la, laissant une histoire des saints de Bretagne qui atteste la purete de son ame et la simplicite de son esprit.

Elizabeth Ames knew that when the carriage door shut, when the last instructions were shouted out of the window, and when the frantically waving handkerchief disappeared in a cloud of dust, she would go inside, kick off her shoes, and succumb to the bliss of a cup of tea in the middle of the day.

Uncle Ames was forbidden by that same will to give them any, under threat of losing his own inheritance.

Uncle Ames was unable to aid them directly, there was nothing in the will that said he could not provide a roof, which he did, and promptly, too.

It was difficult for the old retainer to be serious about a person, even a doctor, who had been rescued from trees as a child and spanked on more than one occasion for disturbing the Ames beehives.

Miss Ames, I think that my father and Hippocrates would never have seen eye to eye on the matter of payment for hire.

Miss Ames, contrary to popular opinion, at least that which is noised about by physicians, being a doctor does not make me God.

Miss Ames is an excellent cook, so you could be in for a beatific experience.

Libby Ames to mind and cataloging her great beauty in his brain, storing away the facts in a calm, rational manner so he could recite them to Eustace in the future.

Libby Ames is just tall enough, and just shapely enough in all the appropriate places.

With any luck at all, you will never focus your glims upon Miss Ames, no matter how illustrious her fortune, or by virtue of whatever scheme your papa and her papa concocted so many years ago.