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An enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion.  Synonyms: breadbasket, stomach, tummy.






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... an' gowd thoo nivver gav nean, Ivvery neet an' all; Thoo'll doan, doon tum'le towards Hell fleames, An' ...
— Yorkshire Dialect Poems • F.W. Moorman

... haustu uno siccare possunt, qui sic crassum illud et porosum corpus vino implent, ut per cutem humor erumpat (nam tum se satis inquiunt potasse, cum, positis quinque super mensam digitis, quod ipse aliquando vidi, totidem guttae excidunt) laudant; hos viros esse ...
— Notes & Queries, No. 53. Saturday, November 2, 1850 • Various

... the Pottowattamie encampment. At one time I was placed upon a horse without a saddle, but, finding the motion insupportable, I sprang off. Supported partly by my kind conductor, Black Partridge, and partly by another Indian, Pee-so-tum, who held dangling in his hand a scalp, which by the black ribbon around the queue I recognized as that of Captain Wells, I dragged my fainting steps to one of ...
— Wau-bun - The Early Day in the Northwest • Juliette Augusta Magill Kinzie

... strumpty-tumpty overnight Explaining ten to one was always fair. I'm the Prophet of the Utterly Absurd, Of the Patently Impossible and Vain — And when the Thing that Couldn't has occurred, Give me time to change my leg and go again. With my "Tumpa-tumpa-tumpa-tum-pa tump!" In the desert where the dung-fed camp-smoke curled There was never voice before us till I led our lonely chorus, I — the war-drum of the ...
— Verses 1889-1896 • Rudyard Kipling

... creatorem et datorem et conservatorem omnium profitentur. Eadem sententia est gratiarum actionis. Post convivium, dorsis invicem obversis ... choreas ducere et cantare fescenninos in honorem daemonis obscaenissimos, vel ad tympanum fistulamve sedentis alicujus in bifida arbore saltare ... tum suis amasiis daemonibus foedissime commisceri. Ultimo pulveribus (quos aliqui scribunt esse cineres hirci illis quem daemon assumpserat et quem adorant subito coram illius flamma absumpti) vel venenis aliis acceptis, saepe etiam cuique indicto nocendi penso, et pronunciato Pseudothei ...
— Among My Books - First Series • James Russell Lowell

... eaves drapper. But the sort of whilk we noo speak, are a waur sort a'thegither; for they come to the inside o' yer hoose, o' yer verra chaumer, an' hing oot their lang lugs to hear what ye carena to be hard save by a dooce frien' or twa ower a het tum'ler.' ...
— Robert Falconer • George MacDonald

... Quebecensem, Obsidentibus, pulsis, fusis ac penitus Devictis, Et iterum hocce supradicto anno obsidionem Minitantibus Hanc arcem cum adjectis munimentis In totius patriae tutelam populi salutem Nec non in perfidae, tum Deo, tum suo Regi Legitimo, gentis iterandum confusionem Sumptibus regies oedificari Curavit, ...
— Picturesque Quebec • James MacPherson Le Moine

... "Vos enim jam Albani tumuli atque luci vos, inquam, imploro alque tester vosque Albanorum obrutae arae, sacrorum populi Romani sociae et aequales, quas ille praeceps amentia caesis prostratisque sanctissimi lucis substructionum insanis molibus oppresserat: vestrae tum arae, vestrae religiones viguerunt, vestra vis valuit, quam ille (Clodius) omni scelere polluarat: tuque ex tuo edito monte, Latiaris sancte Jupiter, cujus ille lacus, nemora, finesque saepe omni nefario stupro et scelere macularat, aliquaudo ...
— The Ceremonies of the Holy-Week at Rome • Charles Michael Baggs

... to the ruddy colour of the planet, to which was doubtless due the transference to it of the name of the God of War. In his "Republic," enumerating the seven planets, Cicero speaks of the propitious and beneficent light of Jupiter: "Tum (fulgor) rutilis horribilisque terris, quem Martium dicitis" — "Then the red glow, horrible to the nations, which you say to be that of Mars." Boccaccio opens the "Theseida" by an ...
— The Canterbury Tales and Other Poems • Geoffrey Chaucer

... Bucolicorum Autores XXXVIII. quot quot uidelicet a Vergilij aetate ad nostra usque tempora, eo poematis genere usos, sedulo inquirentes nancisci in praesentia licuit: farrago quidem Eclogarum CLVI. mira cum elegantia tum uarietate referta, nuncque primum in studiosorum iuuenum gratiam atque usum collecta. Basel. ...
— Pastoral Poetry and Pastoral Drama - A Literary Inquiry, with Special Reference to the Pre-Restoration - Stage in England • Walter W. Greg

... but there was stuff in her and upon her to make several Queen Victorias. About the room, but chiefly, as Sabre thought, under his feet, fussed her six very small dogs. There were called Fee, Fo and Fum, which were brown toy Poms; and Tee, To, Tum, which were black toy Poms, and the six were the especial care and duty of Miss Bypass. Every day Miss Bypass, who was tall and pale and ugly, was to be seen striding about Penny Green and the Garden Home in process of exercising the ...
— If Winter Comes • A.S.M. Hutchinson

... of Az on the Persian Gulf. Temples and palaces were repaired or erected at Lagash and elsewhere, the town of Nin[a]—which probably gave [v.03 p.0103] its name to the later Nin[a] or Nineveh—was rebuilt, and canals and reservoirs were excavated. He was succeeded by his brother En-anna-tum I., under whom Gis-ukh once more became the dominant power. As En-anna-tum has the title only of high-priest, it is probable that he acknowledged Ur-lumma of Gis-ukh as his suzerain. His son and successor ...
— Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1 - "Austria, Lower" to "Bacon" • Various

... She is fair; a Beauty, some have said, who judge not by lines. Fair to me, Willoughby! She is my sky. There were applicants. In Italy she was besought of me. She has no history. You are the first heading of the chapter. With you she will have her one tale, as it should be. 'Mulier tum bene olet', you know. Most fragrant she that smells of naught. She goes to you from me, from me alone, from her father to her husband. 'Ut flos in septis secretus nascitur hortis.'" He murmured on the lines to, "'Sic virgo, dum . . .' I shall ...
— The Shaving of Shagpat • George Meredith

... understood that, and they began to grin and rub their "tum-tums," as they called a prominent part of their persons; but the next moment they had dragged their father to introduce him to Boss Dick and Boss Jack, smiling with delight on seeing their young masters shake ...
— Off to the Wilds - Being the Adventures of Two Brothers • George Manville Fenn

... is pure; your father is a drum, Your mother is a kettledrum, you scum! Your brother is a tambourine—tum, tum! And you—why, you 're a ...
— The Little Clay Cart - Mrcchakatika • (Attributed To) King Shudraka

... Huigenio Linschotenio, geographo, navarcho, itineratori seculi XVI., qui historiae naturalis, imprimis vero geographiae et rei nauticae progressui eximie profuit. Linschotenia Dampierae proxime habitu et plurimis cum floris, tum habitus characteribus, paracolla cuculliforme ab omnibus Goodeniacearum generibus ...
— Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia • Thomas Mitchell

... pp. 92 ff. There is no doubt that the veneration of time and its subdivisions (seasons, months, days, etc.) spread through the influence of astrology. Zeno had deified them; see Cicero, Nat. D., II, 63 ( von Arnim, fr. 165): "Astris hod idem (i. e. vim divinam) tribuit, tum annis, mensibus, annorumque mutationibus." In conformity with the materialism of the Stoics these subdivisions of time were conceived by him as bodies (von Arnim, loc. cit., II, fr. 665; cf. Zeller, Ph. Gr., IV, p. 316, p. 221). ...
— The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism • Franz Cumont

... a single square block adorned with inscriptions, or with cynocephali in high relief, adoring the sun. The point was cut as a pyramidion, and sometimes covered with bronze or gilt copper. Scenes of offerings to Ra Harmakhis, Hor, Tum, or Amen are engraved on the sides of the pyramidion and on the upper part of the prism. The four upright faces are generally decorated with only vertical lines of inscription in praise of the king ...
— Manual Of Egyptian Archaeology And Guide To The Study Of Antiquities In Egypt • Gaston Camille Charles Maspero

... it doesn't matter," said she. "Here is the cloak: when you want to go traveling on it, say 'Abracadabra, dum, dum, dum'; when you want to come back again, say 'Abracadabra, tum ...
— The Little Lame Prince - And: The Invisible Prince; Prince Cherry; The Prince With The Nose - The Frog-Prince; Clever Alice • Miss Mulock—Pseudonym of Maria Dinah Craik

... despair, Likewise go to, Yum-Yum the fair You must not woo. It will not do: I'm sorry for you, You very imperfect ablutioner! This very day From school Yum-Yum Will wend her way, And homeward come, With beat of drum And a rum-tum-tum, To wed the Lord High executioner! And the brass will crash, And the trumpets bray, And they'll cut a dash On their wedding day. She'll toddle away, as all aver, With the Lord High ...
— The Complete Plays of Gilbert and Sullivan - The 14 Gilbert And Sullivan Plays • William Schwenk Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan

... and TUM, Ye ghosts of gods Egyptian, If murmurs of our planet come To exiles in the precincts wan Where, fetish or Olympian, To help or harm no more ye list, Look down, if look ye may, and scan This monument ...
— Ballads in Blue China and Verses and Translations • Andrew Lang

... down the road a piece," she replied. "It's leg's broke. It tum'led an' fell. Yous'll have to ...
— Changing Winds - A Novel • St. John G. Ervine

... subject of my lectures, of which I have now given the outline, may be summed up in, the words of Cicero:—"Natura enim juris explicanda est nobis, eaque ab hominis repetenda natura; considerandae leges quibus civitates regi debeant; tum haec tractanda, quae composita sunt et descripta, jura et jussa populorum; in quibus."—Cic. de Leg. lib. ...
— A Discourse on the Study of the Law of Nature and Nations • James Mackintosh

... showman's bow and went behind the school-house. Soon a drum began to beat—tum, tum, tum. The parade was coming! First marched Showman Bob beating the drum. Behind him was Betty carrying a big American flag. On her shoulder was Arrow, the living airplane. Next came brave old Hero pulling a little cart. In the cart were Snowball, Fluff, and Muff and what was left ...
— Five Little Friends • Sherred Willcox Adams

... Cum ipsi se —— formarent, tum finitimi etiam, etc. Some of the editors of Livy have remarked on this passage, that cum when answering to tum may be joined to a subjunctive, as here; the fact however is, that cum here does not answer to tum at all; ...
— The History of Rome, Books 01 to 08 • Titus Livius

... My tum-tum is white, I try to do right: All are welcome to come To my hearth and my home. So call in and see me, white, red or black man: I'm de-late hyas of the ...
— Over the Rocky Mountains to Alaska • Charles Warren Stoddard

... pupils did was to sing a little song, and though I can't make up very nice ones, I'll do the best I can to give you an idea of it. This is how it went, to the tune, "Tum-Tum-Tum, Tiddle De-um!" ...
— Bully and Bawly No-Tail • Howard R. Garis

... him off." We have the direct statement of a contemporary, Christopher Scheurl, that he visited Colmar and Basle; and what is well nigh as good, for a visit to Venice. For Scheurl wrote in 1508: Qui quum nuper in Italiam rediset, tum a Venetis, tum a Bononiensibus artificibus, me saepe interprete ...
— Albert Durer • T. Sturge Moore

... Papias; but in the text he points out the great caution with which these quotations from "the presbyters" should be used. He says, "Sed in usu horum testimoniorum faciendo cautissime versandum est, tum quod, nisi omnia, certe pleraque ab Irenaeo memoriter repetuntur, tum quia hic illic incertissimum est, utrum ipse loquatur Irenaeus an presbyterorum verba recitet." Meyer, [5:3] who refers to the passage, remarks that it is doubtful whether these presbyters, whom he does not connect with Papias, ...
— A Reply to Dr. Lightfoot's Essays • Walter R. Cassels

... quo fine se tetigerint; an tunc quosdam motus in corpore experti fuerint, et per quantum temporis spatium; an cessantibus tactibus nihil insolitum et turpe acciderit; an non longe majorem in corpore voluptatem perceperint in fine tactuum quam in eorum principio; an tum in fine quando magnam delectationem carnalem senserunt, omnes motus corporis cessaverint; an ...
— The Priest, The Woman And The Confessional • Father Chiniquy

... maddening habit of italicizing a word or two in every sentence. Even these stern and desperate encounters, fit sports for the men of Albuera and Waterloo, become dull and vulgar, in that dreadful jargon. You have to tum to Hazlitt's account of the encounter between the Gasman and the Bristol Bull, to feel the savage strength of it all. It is a hardened reader who does not wince even in print before that frightful right-hander which felled the giant, and left him in "red ruin" ...
— Through the Magic Door • Arthur Conan Doyle

... the opinion that the Lum Tum Lumber Co. of Walla Walla, Wash., would make a good college yell; but the Wishkah Boom Co. of Wishkah, ...
— The So-called Human Race • Bert Leston Taylor

... tum home after dinner," said she, when that meal seemed near at hand. And Uncle Moses never had the ...
— When Ghost Meets Ghost • William Frend De Morgan

... over his head, concealing most of his face. In this constrained attitude he hopped about the clear space in front of the audience with a good deal of dexterity, talking baby-talk in a shrill falsetto. "Howdy, pappa! Howdy, mamma! Itty Tudie tum adin!" ...
— The Bread-winners - A Social Study • John Hay

... quaestionem, quantum nostrae mentis igniculum lux diuina dignata est, formatam rationibus litterisque mandatam offerendam uobis communicandamque curaui tam uestri cupidus iudicii quam nostri studiosus inuenti. Qua in re quid mihi sit animi quotiens stilo cogitata commendo, tum ex ipsa materiae difficultate tum ex eo quod raris id est uobis tantum conloquor, intellegi potest. Neque enim famae iactatione et inanibus uulgi clamoribus excitamur; sed si quis est fructus exterior, hic non potest aliam nisi materiae similem sperare sententiam. Quocumque ...
— The Theological Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy • Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius

... beds i' the kitchen? Ay, weel, they're a fell spoiled crew, T'nowhead's litlins, an' no that aisy to manage. Th' ither lasses Lisbeth's haen had a michty trouble wi' them. When they war i' the middle o' their reddin' up the bairns wid come tum'lin' aboot the floor, but, sal, I assure ye, Bell didna fash lang wi' them. Did ...
— Stories by English Authors: Scotland • Various

... etiamtum vita hominum sine cupiditate agitabatur, sua cuique satis placebant. Postea vero quam[13] in Asia Cyrus, in Graecia Lacedaemonii et Athenienses coepere urbes atque nationes subigere; libidinem dominandi causam belli habere, maximam gloriam in maximo imperio putare, tum demum periculo atque negotiis compertum est in bello plurimum ingenium posse. Quodsi[14] regum atque imperatorum animi virtus[15] in pace ita ut in bello valeret, aequabilius atque constantius sese res humanae haberent, ...
— De Bello Catilinario et Jugurthino • Caius Sallustii Crispi (Sallustius)

... Dame To swear by HERCULES's Name. The old Romans had particular oaths for men and women to swear by, and therefore Macrobius says, Viri per Castorum non jurabant antiquitus, nec Mulieres per Herculem; AEdepol autem juramentum erat tum mulieribus, quam viris commune, &c. [Men did not swear by Castor in ancient times, nor women by Hercules; however women swore by AEdepol as much as ...
— Hudibras • Samuel Butler

... candour, and are offered with submission. If in any thing they are erroneous, there are those who can detect their faults. In the language of an ancient master, the earnest and assiduous Despauter, I invite the correction of the candid: "Nos quoque, quantumcunque diligentes, cum a candidis tum a lividis carpemur: a candidis interdum juste; quos oro, ut de erratis omnibus amice me admoneant—erro nonnunquam quia ...
— The Grammar of English Grammars • Goold Brown

... to be a composer. Glorious! The Pastoral. Beethoven; he's the best of them. Don't you think? Tum, tay, ...
— Ann Veronica • H. G. Wells

... exhausted, had made itself felt with full power again in a painful vomiting, which seemed to shake his body asunder, with great consequent prostration. From that time the distress increased rapidly downwards. Omnia tum vero vitai claustra lababant; and soon the cold was mounting with sure pace from the dead feet ...
— Marius the Epicurean, Volume One • Walter Horatio Pater

... Thee! I want a wax dolly, a tea-set and ring, And an ebony work-box that shuts with a spring. Bless papa, dear Jesus, and cause him to see That Santa Claus loves us far better than he; Don't let him get fretful and angry again At dear brother Willie, and Annie, Amen!" "Peas Desus 'et Santa Taus tum down to-night, And bing us some pesents before it is 'ight; I want he should div me a nice ittle sed, With bight, shiny unners, and all painted yed; A box full of tandy, a book and a toy— Amen—and then Desus, I'll ...
— Poems Teachers Ask For, Book Two • Various

... communis totius Ecclesiae vestrae Religicae voluntatis restes suisse interpretaremur, effecit benevolentia vestra tot tantisque officiis nobis spectata: Quam sententiam nobis confirmarunt ea quae copiose clarissimus Eques D. Archibadus Jonsto nus Varistonus in soro supremo Judex, a reliquis tum Ordinum cum Ecclesiae hujus Regni Delegate Londine nonita pridem remissus, in hac ipsa Synodo Nationali de eximio vestro erga nos syudio commemoravit: Praefertim quanta fid, quam solicita diligentia nofsram, vel Domini potius nostri Jesu ...
— The Acts Of The General Assemblies of the Church of Scotland

... utriusque Academiae virorum insignium, sacrosanctae theologiae professorum, verba facere. Promitto me catholicae Ecclesiae fidem invictis rationibus et sacrarum Scripturarum, Conciliorum, Patrum atque historiarum auctoritate, ac denique ex ipsa tum naturali, tum morali philosophia efficaciter demonstraturum et defensurum. Tertium, ut audiar ab utriusque iuris, sive canonici, sive civilis, peritis, quibus eamdem fidei veritatem, legum, quae etiamnum vigent, testimonio ...
— Ten Reasons Proposed to His Adversaries for Disputation in the Name • Edmund Campion

... which might be, and (if they were removed) should be spent more profitably for godly edifying. That which is said of the ceremonies which crept into the ancient church, agreeth well to them.(319) Ista ceremoniarum accumulatio, tum ipsos doctores, tum etiam ipsos auditores, a studio docendi atque discendi verbum Dei abstraxit, atque impedivit necessarias et ...
— The Works of Mr. George Gillespie (Vol. 1 of 2) • George Gillespie

... wonder if any living man has heard a greater variety than I? What a lot of them! I have heard them calling a jehad in the Sudan. Tumpi-tum-tump! tumpitum-tump! Makes a white man's hair stand up when he hears it in the night. I don't know what it is, but the sound drives the Oriental mad. And that reminds me—I've had them in mind all ...
— The Drums Of Jeopardy • Harold MacGrath

... ante eum pericula duellorum. Juvenes Teutonici omnes ineunt pro duellis, ut habeo auditum. Pater (crudelis!) fecit extreme leve hujus periculi. "Si redeam sine naso, quid tum?" dixi. "Erit propria poena," Gubernator sarcastice respondit, "pro negligente NASONEM ad scholam." Ille, percipis, "ridet ad cicatrices, quia nunquam sensit vulnus." Laudat Caput-Magistros Marlburienses et Harrovienses et Winchesterenses pro expellendo Graecum de Intranti Examinatione ...
— Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 93, August 13, 1887 • Various

... potuissent? Qui igitur primi virtute & consilio praestanti extiterunt, ii perspecto genere humanae docilitatis atque ingenii, dissipatos unum in locum congregarunt, eosque ex feritate illa ad justitiam ac mansuetudinem transduxerunt. Tum res ad communem utilitatem, quas publicas appellamus, tum conventicula hominum, quae postea civitates nominatae sunt, tum domicilia conjuncta, quas urbes dicamus, invento & divino & humano jure moenibus sepserunt. Atque inter hanc vitam, perpolitam ...
— An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals • David Hume

... 1.tum Deus sapere et posse mihi donat, sic salvabo ego 2. Deus savir et podir me dunat, si salvarai io 3. Deu saveir et poir me donne, si salvarai je 4. Dieu savair et podair m'duna, shi salvaro ei 5. Deus savir et podir ...
— Account of the Romansh Language - In a Letter to Sir John Pringle, Bart. P. R. S. • Joseph Planta, Esq. F. R. S.

... little swallows in a nest under the eaves. Ah, what was there in the memory of new-mown hay to fill her with this sharp sweet pain? She awoke from her dream to a consciousness that the gentleman beside her was saying that it was sufficiently clear to every enlightened understanding that unless tum tum tum tum measures were instantly adopted mum mum mum mum would be the ...
— An Algonquin Maiden - A Romance of the Early Days of Upper Canada • G. Mercer Adam

... ever did, old sport, I should give it ye there—right there in the tum-tum, see? Now chase off, an' see ye get them addresses right. S'long, Larry boy, be good now!" When the boy had scudded away, Soapy opened the paper and scanned the words of M'Ginnis's telegram and, being alone, smiled as he glanced ...
— The Definite Object - A Romance of New York • Jeffery Farnol

... q' nil certius morte nec incertius hora mortis. Et quia tempus p'ic'losum est vt nulli lat'e possit Jus meu'. et cu'ctis notu' fiat. Dico Ego Bernardus deu troy p'd'cs cor' vob' om'ib'. q' in p'ic'lo Ai'e mee et p' sac^{m} corpus ih'u x'p'i q'd hic cor' om'ib' est sac^{a}tum et intendo Recip'e p' saluato'e mee Ai'e pecat^{i}cis. q' die belli de poitiers Ego cepi Rege' francie. et se m^{i} Reddidit Rex p'd'cs et meus ver' p^{i}sionarius est et null' ali' ius habet in eo p'ter me de Jure u'l Rato'ne. Et querelam q^{a}m cora' d'no n'ro Rege Anglie. ...
— A Chronicle of London from 1089 to 1483 • Anonymous

... saluted Miss Mayton, and told Toddie to give the bouquet to the lady. This he succeeded in doing, but as Miss Mayton thanked him and stooped to kiss him he wriggled off the piazza like a little eel, shouted, "Tum on!" to his brother, and a moment later my nephews were following the "cutter-grass" at a respectful distance ...
— Helen's Babies • John Habberton

... Itaq{ue}, concupiscentia illectus oculorum, litteras suas Bullatas sacras misit ad Cistercienses in Anglia Abbates, quoru{m} orationibus se devot commendabat, vt ipsi hec aurifrisia speciosissima ad suum ornandu{m} choru{m} compararent. Hoc Londoniensibus placuit, quia ea tum venalia habebant, tantiq{ue} quanti placuit vendiderunt." In whiche discourse you not onlye see that orefryes was a weued clothe of golde and not goldsmythe worke, and that Englande had before and since the conqueste the arte to compose suche kynde of delicate Cloothe ...
— Animaduersions uppon the annotacions and corrections of some imperfections of impressiones of Chaucer's workes - 1865 edition • Francis Thynne

... tum simulacra Deorum, Romulusque et Remus cum altrice belua vi fulminis icti conciderunt."—Cic., De Divinat., ii. 20. "Tactus est etiam ille qui hanc urbem condidit Romulus: quem inauratum in Capitolio parvum atque lactentem uberibus lupinis inhiantem fuisse meministis."—In ...
— The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 2 • George Gordon Byron

... by a high enclosing wall with lofty, carefully-closed portals, which were only opened when a chorus of priests came out to sing a pious hymn, in the morning to Horus the rising god, and in the evening to Tum the ...
— Uarda • Georg Ebers

... cautiously answered Tom. 'The river is smooth enough to-day, but I should not care to be in his boat when he gets in the whirl of the bridges; that tub will spin round like a tee-to-tum.' ...
— Chatterbox, 1906 • Various

... had to be said to everybody, and with a final warm embrace for Miles, little Fay called to him "Tum and ...
— Jan and Her Job • L. Allen Harker

... the eastward. On the mound was erected a truncated obelisk, the stone emblem of the Sun-god. The worshippers in the court below looked towards the Sun's stone erected upon its mound in the west, the quarter of the sun's setting; for the Sun-god of Heliopolis was primarily the setting sun, Tum-Ra, not Ra Harmachis, the rising sun, whose emblem is the Great Sphinx at Giza, which looks towards the east. The sacred emblem of the Heliopolitan Sun-god reminds us forcibly of the Semitic bethels or baetyli, the sacred stones of Palestine, and may give yet another hint of the Semitic ...
— History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, And Assyria In The Light Of Recent Discovery • L.W. King and H.R. Hall

... of progress and of spiritualization greet us on every hand. Drug-systems are quitting their hold on matter and so letting in matter's higher stra- 158:27 tum, mortal mind. Homoeopathy, a step in advance of allopathy, is doing this. Matter is going out of medicine; and mortal mind, of a higher attenuation 158:30 than the ...
— Science and Health With Key to the Scriptures • Mary Baker Eddy

... [723]Tum vicina astris Ericino in vertice sedes Fundatur Veneri Idaliae: tumuloque Sacerdos, Et lucus, ...
— A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume I. • Jacob Bryant

... Fol. 356^a: Hereneus lugdunensis episcopus: item Iustinus ex philosopho martyr: item cum diuo Hieronymo Eusebius caesariensis: serio posteritatem adiurarunt: ut eorum descripturi opera conferrent diligenter exemplaria: et sollerti studio emendarent. Idem ego tum in caeteris libris omnibus tum maxime in Plynio ut fiat; uehementer obsecro: obtestor: atque adiuro: ne ad priora menda: et tenebras inextricabiles tanti sudoris opus relabatur. Instauratum ...
— Catalogue of the William Loring Andrews Collection of Early Books in the Library of Yale University • Anonymous

... apurpose so's they'd tip up when you go to pour anything.... Why, I guess we can. Move over a little, Charley. Can you squeeze in? That's all right. Pretty thick around here, isn't it? There's the band starting up. About time, I think. Teedle-eedle umtum, teedle-eedle, um-tum. "Hiawatha," of course. What other tune is there on earth? I've got so I know ...
— Back Home • Eugene Wood

... post ephippium discidisse, dimidiatumque reliquisse, atque se media parte equi ad forum usque oppidi equitasse, et caedem non modicam peregisse. Sed cum retrocedere vellet multitudine hostium obrutus, tum demum equum cecidisse ...
— The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen • Rudolph Erich Raspe

... say you, critic, now you have become An author and maternal?—in this trap (To quote you) of poor hollow folk who rap On instruments as like as drum to drum. You snarled tut-tut for welcome to tum-tum, So like the nose fly-teased in its noon's nap. You scratched an insect-slaughtering thunder-clap With that between the fingers and the thumb. It seemeth mad to quit the Olympian couch, Which bade our public gobble or reject. O ...
— The Shaving of Shagpat • George Meredith

... for the most part on race-courses. A little tee-to-tum, marked with dice faces, can be manipulated so as to fall high or low, according to the betting, irrespective of the person who holds it, so long as he does not know the secret. There is a board with a dial face and a pointer on a print. The luckless "punters" cannot tell that it ...
— Scotland Yard - The methods and organisation of the Metropolitan Police • George Dilnot

... boats to the water's edge when the Governor suddenly stood erect. The monotonous tum tum of a gasoline engine was borne to them out of ...
— Blacksheep! Blacksheep! • Meredith Nicholson

... lamellae sunt excusae, fuisse mobiles, cum nonnullae literae inversae evidenter testantur, tum omnium expertissimorum typographorum reique typographicae peritissimorum arbitrum, qui has lacinias contemplati sunt, unanima et constans affirmavit sententia. Quin et fusos eos esse perhibuerunt plurimi, et in his Koningius, magno quamvis studio negaverat typorum ligneorum mobilium ...
— Notes and Queries, Number 210, November 5, 1853 • Various

... Brutus was then absent from Borne—Nam tum Brutus ab Roma, aberat. From this remark, say Zanchius and Omnibonus, it is evident that Brutus was not privy to the conspiracy. "What sort of woman Sempronia was, has been told in c. 25. Some have thought that she was the wife of Decimus ...
— Conspiracy of Catiline and The Jurgurthine War • Sallust

... there is a splendid skin to be purchased if you are so minded. I have eaten a bit of the steak, though I confess I did not sit down to the feast with any pleasurable anticipation, as the men said that they found the remains of a recently devoured seal in Bruin's "tum." I had an agreeable surprise. The meat was fibrous and a little tough, but it was quite good—a vast improvement on the sea-birds which are so highly valued in the ...
— Le Petit Nord - or, Annals of a Labrador Harbour • Anne Elizabeth Caldwell (MacClanahan) Grenfell and Katie Spalding

... O thou Sun; 2 Horus of the horizon give me (help); 3 Thou art he that giveth (help); 4 there is no help without thee, 5 excepting thou (givest it). 6 Come to me Tum,(521) hear me thou great god. 7 My heart goeth forth toward An(522) 8 Let my desires be fulfilled, 9 let my heart be joyful, my inmost heart in gladness. 10 Hear my vows, my humble supplications every day, ...
— Egyptian Literature

... all work, however, and its social conditions are very attractive. From the time when his "tum-tum"[2] arrives at the close of office-hours and the "Sahib" bowls merrily homewards, a new life begins. Town becomes deserted, and the suburbs awake to offer amusement ...
— Burma - Peeps at Many Lands • R.Talbot Kelly

... loafs, pouts, weeps, talks back, lies in wait, dreams, eats, drinks, sleeps and yawns. She rides in a coach in a red jacket, plays golf in a secondary sexual sweater, dawdles on a hotel veranda, and can tum-tum on a piano, but you never hear of her doing a useful thing or saying a wise one. She plays bridge whist, for "keeps" when she wins, and "owes" when she loses, and her picture in flattering half-tone often adorns a page ...
— Love, Life & Work • Elbert Hubbard

... Orcus Eumenidesque satae: tum partu terra nefando, Coeumque, lapetumque creat, saevumque Typhaea, ...
— The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction - Volume XIII, No. 370, Saturday, May 16, 1829. • Various

... savages came up, Winnemeg and Wa-ban-see, two of their number, and both his friends, used all their endeavors in order to save him; they had disengaged him already from his horse, and were supporting him along, when Pee-so-tum, a Pottawatomie Indian, drawing his scalping-knife, stabbed him in the back, and thus inflicted a mortal wound. After struggling for a moment he fell, and breathed his last in the arms of his friends, a victim for those he had sought to ...
— Heroes and Hunters of the West • Anonymous

... Tum vero ingenti pressus formidine mentem Intremuit juvenis, rupitque has pectore voces: "Cedo equidem, victusque abeo: tu, maxime rerum, Suffice consilia, atque errantes dirige gressus. Immanes fugere animi, et qua ducis eundum est. Sit modo fas ...
— Gustavus Vasa - and other poems • W. S. Walker

... Gregory argumentis tum externis, tum internis demonstrat:—1. Libellum—primitus tractatum fuisse ethicae scholasticum, a magistro novitiorum elaboratum. 2. Eundem, tempore inter annum 1220 et 1240 interjecto, suppresso nomine conscriptum esse a Joanne Gerson, monacho Benedictino, antea in Athenaeo Vercellensi ...
— Notes and Queries, Number 234, April 22, 1854 • Various

... as an epithet exactly, but to express the frequency of the bird's appearance. "Night, her solemn bird," means the customary attendant of the night: solemn being used in the classical sense, and derived front soles. So Virgil, "Solemnes tum forte dapes et tristia dona ante urbem in ...
— Notes and Queries, Number 196, July 30, 1853 • Various

... heigho! Tum tum te tay, heigho! Oh, tiddly umpty humpty umty do, When life was gay—dear ...
— The Keepers of the King's Peace • Edgar Wallace

... with an effect not a whit less ridiculous to superior people who decline to take it good-humoredly. Even the complaisance of good Wagnerites is occasionally rather overstrained by the way in which Brynhild's allusions to her charger Grani elicit from the band a little rum-ti-tum triplet which by itself is in no way suggestive of a horse, although a continuous rush of such triplets makes a very exciting ...
— The Perfect Wagnerite - A Commentary on the Niblung's Ring • George Bernard Shaw

... "Tum on, Saty." As usual, Satan dropped to his haunches, but what was unusual, he failed to bark. Now Dinnie had got a new ball for Satan only that morning, ...
— Short Stories for English Courses • Various (Rosa M. R. Mikels ed.)

... septentrionalis tractur Armoricanus et Nervicus, versus littora, coe temperato sed sole raro utentia, Vitem fere non tolerant. Egent enim stirpes non solum caloris stimulo, sed et lucis, quae magis intensa locis excelsis quam planis, duplici modo plantas movet, vi sua tum propria, tum calorem in superficie earum excitante." — Humboldt, 'De Distributione Geographica Plantarum', 1817, ...
— COSMOS: A Sketch of the Physical Description of the Universe, Vol. 1 • Alexander von Humboldt

... spread de winder, an' she frown an' frown, How de pickaninnies come a-tum-blin' down! Den she say: "Ef you-all keeps a-peepin' in, How I'se gwine to whup you, my! 't 'ill be a sin! Need n' come a-sniffin' an' a-nosin' hyeah, 'Ca'se I knows my business, nevah feah." Won't somebody tell us—how I wish dey would!— Whut is mammy cookin' ...
— The Complete Poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar • Paul Laurence Dunbar

... representation; "but it will hardly run to it. Anyway, it costs nothing to turn the lamp down—saves a bit in fact, and gives an effect. Then outside, in the distance at first you understand, you begin to work up the sound of the advancing mob—rattles, shouts, tum-tums, groans, tin plates and all that one mortal man can do with ...
— The Mirror of Kong Ho • Ernest Bramah

... in the dim room, but Joyce's heart was still beating hard. Would Leon be as pleased as they? She hoped they would tell him in just the right way, he was so proud, and on the dainty "tinkle-tinkle-tum" of the stringed instrument her thoughts floated outward over the broad sea, to find ...
— Joyce's Investments - A Story for Girls • Fannie E. Newberry

... I saw an effect. To the west I turned for the cause. The sunset light was returning. Horus would not permit Tum to reign even for a few brief moments, and Khuns, the sacred god of the moon, would be witness of a conflict in that lovely western region of the ocean of the sky where the bark of the sun had floated away beneath the mountain rim upon the red-and-orange ...
— The Spell of Egypt • Robert Hichens

... reference in any other book except Exodus. Only four or five years ago a Genovese explorer unearthed, near the route of the Suez Canal, this very city; found several ruined monuments with the name of the city plainly inscribed on them, "Pi Tum," and excavating still further uncovered a ruin of which the following is Mr. Rawlinson's description: "The town is altogether a square, inclosed by a brick wall twenty-two feet thick, and measuring six hundred and fifty feet along each side. Nearly the whole of the space is occupied ...
— Who Wrote the Bible? • Washington Gladden

... both in peace and war—though why should that be called little which is great enough for virtue?' ('Statura, fateor non sum procera, sed quae mediocri tamen quam parvae propior sit; sed quid si parva, qua et summi saepe tum pace turn bello viri fuere—quanquam parva cur dicitur, quae ad virtutem satis magna est?') This is precise enough; but we have Aubrey's words to the same effect. 'He was scarce so tall as I am,' says Aubrey; to which, to make it ...
— Harvard Classics Volume 28 - Essays English and American • Various

... prater caeeteros insignirentur; cumque vir doctissimus Samuel Johnson e Collegia Pembrochiensi, scriptis suis popularium mores informantibus dudum literato orbi innotuerit; quin et linguae patricae tum ornandae tum stabiliendae (Lexicon scilicet Anglicanum summo studio, summo a se judicio congestum propediem editurus) etiam nunc utilissimam impendat operam; Nos igitur Cancellarius, Magistri, et Scholares antedicti, ne virum ...
— Life Of Johnson, Vol. 1 • Boswell, Edited by Birkbeck Hill

... me also they said these things." It was a jemindar of the 129th who spoke. "Yes, a German sahib called to me in Hindustani, 'Ham dost hein—Hamari pas ao—Ham tum Ko Nahn Marenge.'" Which being translated is, "We are friends, come to us, we ...
— Leaves from a Field Note-Book • J. H. Morgan

... alteration was rendered necessary by the serious damage which, to our great sorrow, we found the books had suffered—a damage which was increasing daily—partly from the sloping form of the desks, partly from the inconvenient weight of the chains (tum ex declivi pluteorum fabrica, tum ex inepta ...
— The Care of Books • John Willis Clark

... qui, qui, qui—(here he received a most severe lash from the cowskin bearer)—is in silly," roared the boy, as if the continuation had been expelled from his mouth by the application of external force in an opposite direction—"sancty fisheter nom tum, adveny regnum tum, fi notun tas, ta, ti, tu, terror," roared the poor fellow, as he saw the lash ...
— Frank Mildmay • Captain Frederick Marryat

... aridis lignis calefactum comotum ferula dum coquitur. Si efferuere c{oe}perit uini rore compescitur preter quod subtracto igni in se redit. cum perfrixerit rursus accenditur Hoc secundo ac tertio fiet ac tum demum remotum a foco postridie despumatur cum piperis unciis iiii. iam triti masticis scrupulo. iii. folii & croci dragmae singulae. dactilorum ossibus torridis quinque hisdem dactilis uino mollitis ...
— Cooking and Dining in Imperial Rome • Apicius

... kah kah keh mun ne too shong qua sheh kah nah ka mun ne toogk shoo ne yah kah ke nick nah koo shah tah be schooch kah ke nah nah too way tah que shin kah shah kance neen ah windt ta pain tungk kah sah meh ne se tum ta pwa tungk kah moo keede ning ke che tain ta seh kah we kah noo se non wah ne toodt ka ka keh nowh ah quay wah wah noon ka koo weene oo che pway wa koo nain ka ke quait oo ke mah wa wa neh ke me wun oo me ...
— Sketch of Grammar of the Chippeway Languages - To Which is Added a Vocabulary of some of the Most Common Words • John Summerfield

... royal husband Philadelphus to the eastern frontier. There the latter expected to name the city to be newly founded "Arsinoe" for her, and-to show his esteem for the priesthood—to consecrate in person the new Temple of Tum in the city of ...
— Uarda • Georg Ebers

... this stand the party met Indians who traded with tribes living near the great falls of the Columbia. That place they designated as "Tum-tum," a word that signifies the throbbing of the heart. One of these Indians had a sailor's jacket, and others had a blue blanket and a scarlet blanket. These articles had found their way up the river from ...
— First Across the Continent • Noah Brooks

... Arel[a]tum, or Arelas, a city of Gaul, Arles. Caesar orders twelve galleys to be built there, C. ...
— "De Bello Gallico" and Other Commentaries • Caius Julius Caesar

... Livy, II, 41; "Tum primum lex agraria promulgata est nunquam deinde usque ad hanc memoriam sine ...
— Public Lands and Agrarian Laws of the Roman Republic • Andrew Stephenson

... Company's boats may be expected, or when certain sledges of meat may come to the Fort. Another man is sick and the medicine-man is summoned, and a drum is beaten during the night with solemn monotonous 'tum, tum, tum', and certain confidential communications take place between the Doctor and his patient, during which the sick man is supposed to divulge every secret he may possess, and on the perfect sincerity of his ...
— Owindia • Charlotte Selina Bompas

... Peterkin, licking his lips, as we took our station beside the cliff. "I feel quite a tender affection for young pigs in my heart. Perhaps it would be more correct to say in my tum—" ...
— The Coral Island • R.M. Ballantyne

... wide open, venting his mirth, the while, in painful shrieks. Skipper Tommy was himself again—freed o' the nets o' women—restored to us and to his own good humour—once again boon comrade of the twins and me! He jumped from his chair; and with a "Tra-la-la!" and a merry "Hi-tum-ti-iddle-dee-um!" he fell into a fantastic dance, thumping the boards with his stockinged feet, advancing and retreating with a flourish, bowing and balancing to an imaginary partner, all in a fashion so excruciatingly exaggerated that the twins screamed, "Don't, father!" ...
— Doctor Luke of the Labrador • Norman Duncan

... tedious address, which has, I know not how, already run itself into so much of pedantry, with an excuse of Tully's, which he sent with his books "De Finibus," to his friend Brutus: De ipsis rebus autem, saepenumero, Brute, vereor ne reprehendar, cum haec ad te scribam, qui tum in poesi, (I change it from philosophia) tum in optimo genere poeseos tantum processeris. Quod si facerem quasi te erudiens, jure reprehenderer. Sed ab eo plurimum absum: Nec, ut ea cognoscas quae tibi notissima sunt, ad te mitto; sed quia facillime in nomine tuo acquiesco, et quia te habeo ...
— The Works of John Dryden, Volume 5 (of 18) - Amboyna; The state of Innocence; Aureng-Zebe; All for Love • John Dryden

... so rapidly, that even Mien-yaun's anxiety, great as it was, could hardly keep pace with the swift hours. The morning of the New Year came. For the first time in his life, the dictator of fashion lost his mind. His head whirled like a tee-to-tum, and his pulses beat sharp and irregular as the detonations of a bundle of crackers. He was obliged to resign himself to fate and his valet, and felt compelled to have recourse to many cups of tea to calm his fevered senses. At length it ...
— Atlantic Monthly, Volume 3, No. 20, June, 1859 • Various

... time I find the usual words of the acts then to have been edictum, (edict,) constitutio, (statute,) little mention being made of the commons, yet I further find that, tum demum Leges vim et vigorem habuerunt, cum fuerunt non modo institutae sed firmatae approbatione communitatis." (The laws had force and vigor only when they were not only enacted, but confirmed by ...
— An Essay on the Trial By Jury • Lysander Spooner

... communem studiosorum utilitatem, sua impensa, Vitas Illustrium Pictorum et Sculptorum Georgii Vasarii demum auctas et suis imaginibus exornatas, Statuta Equitum Melitensium in Italicam linguam translata, Receptariumque Novum pro Aromatariis, aliaque opera tum Latina, tum Italica, saneque utilia et necessaria, imprimi facere intendat, dubitetque ne hujusmodi opera postmodum ab aliis sine ejus licentia et in ejus grave praejudicium imprimantur; nos propterea, illius indemnitati ...
— Lives of the Most Eminent Painters Sculptors and Architects - Volume 1, Cimabue to Agnolo Gaddi • Giorgio Vasari

... "Cum ob corporis formam (erat enim procerae staturae) tum ob singularem in re bellica industriam." Clement Adams' account—Hakluyt, ...
— The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II • A.E. Nordenskieold

... hat to bow with, A pair of fists to beat with, A rage to have a row with. No joy it brings To have indeed A lot of things One does not need. Observe my doleful plight. For here am I without a crumb To satisfy a raging tum— O ...
— The Magic Pudding • Norman Lindsay

... adhibuerat idem rex duobus suis fratribus utriuis,[14] Dominis videlicet Jaspere[15] et Edmundo, dum pueri et juvenes erant: quibus pro tunc actissimam[16] & securissimam providebat custodiam, eos ponens sub tutela virtuosorum et honestissimorum sacerdotum, tum ad erudiendum, tum ad virtuose vivendum, et conversandum, ne scilicet indomitae adolescentulationes succrescerent, si omnino suppressore carerent. Non minorem iterum diligentiam adhibere solebat rex iste, ut dicitur, circa alios sibi attinentes, ut vitia declinarent vel vitarent simul ...
— Henry the Sixth - A Reprint of John Blacman's Memoir with Translation and Notes • John Blacman

... stabulis armenta; neque ullae Aut herbae campo apparent, aut arbore frondes: Sed jacet aggeribus niveis informis, et alto Terra gelu late, septemque assurgit in ulnas; Semper hiems, semper spirantes frigora Cauri. Tum Sol pallentes haud unquam discutit umbras; Nec cum invectus equis altum petit aethera, nec cum Praecipitem Oceani rubro lavit aequore currum. Concrescunt subitae currenti in flumine crustae; Undaque jam tergo ferratos sustinet orbes, Puppibus illa prius patulis, nunc hospita ...
— The Discovery of America Vol. 1 (of 2) - with some account of Ancient America and the Spanish Conquest • John Fiske

... matris terrai." Mitford adds the pathetic sentence of Pliny, Hist. Nat. ii. 63: "Nam terra novissime complexa gremio jam a reliqua natura abnegatos, tum maxime, ...
— Select Poems of Thomas Gray • Thomas Gray

... for several weeks. After the greetings were over, the dancers arranged themselves in opposite lines, men on one side, women on the other, and swayed their bodies while the drum kept up its unceasing tum-tum-tum. ...
— Kalitan, Our Little Alaskan Cousin • Mary F. Nixon-Roulet

... lacrymans ex corde desolato, Et propter pulchritudinem ad mortem vulnerato. Mollitur tum puellula, amorem et agnovit, Beatumque homunculum ...
— Chenodia - The Classic Mother Goose • Jacob Bigelow

... seized TUM by TUS throat; but TU at the same moment caught HIM by HIS hair. A fellow could write hurricanes with an inflection like that! Yet there ...
— Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson - Volume 2 • Robert Louis Stevenson

... revocate decus, revocate triumphos! Continuo Palinurus ubi 'iam pergite' dixit Erectum librate caput; nec pandere crura Parcite, nec solidis firmi considere transtris! Ast ubi contactas iam palmula senserit undas, Compressa incipiat iam tum mihi crura phaselus Accipere, et faciles iter accelerare per undas. "Incipiente ictu qui vim non prompserit omnem Dique hominesque odere; hic, pondus inutile cymbae, Tardat iter; comites necat; hunc tu, nauta, caveto! Nec minus, incepto quoties ratis ...
— Sagittulae, Random Verses • E. W. Bowling

... fretful and angry again, At dear brother Willie and Annie. Amen." "Dear Desus, 'et Santa Taus tum down to night And bring us some ...
— Cole's Funny Picture Book No. 1 • Edward William Cole



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