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Definitions of Bain

  1. A bath; a bagnio.

Usage examples for Bain

  1. His fear of the factor from Lac Bain was gone. – Baree, Son of Kazan by James Oliver Curwood
  2. Bain said nothing until Cade had handed her the coffee and sat back down. – An Encounter in Atlanta by Ed Howdershelt
  3. Hotel de Bain, mi lor'. – The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer, Complete by Charles James Lever (1806-1872)
  4. " When we have a hedonistic calculus with its senior wranglers," says Mr. Bain, " we shall begin to know whether society admits of being properly reconstructed." – The Faith of the Millions (2nd series) by George Tyrrell
  5. 179. 78 For this speculation I am indebted to Mr. Alexander Bain. – A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive (Vol. 1 of 2) by John Stuart Mill
  6. For his character and habits generally, see Bain, Life of Jas. – Letters of David Ricardo to Thomas Robert Malthus, 1810-1823 by David Ricardo
  7. Avery came to the table and said, " Lieutenant Bain, we're going to need you in a few minutes." – An Encounter in Atlanta by Ed Howdershelt
  8. Yes, Mr. Bain must have seen Sincere closely and in a clear light when he took down this fine feature of his character, that he is at once candid and considerate- with a whole face of mingled expressiveness and strength. – Bunyan Characters First Series by Alexander Whyte
  9. While the men were engaged in this laborious duty, Mr Bain and I discovered a great many plum- trees laden with excellent fruit, of which we ate as many as we conveniently could, and then filling our caps and handkerchiefs, embarked with our prize. – Hudson Bay by R.M. Ballantyne
  10. Bain that the hift of the Dimocratic party do not ate mate of a Friday, I move yees, sir, that we make it a fish barbecue. – The Comstock Club by Charles Carroll Goodwin
  11. Even now, in this moment's excitement, it made Pierrot think of McTaggart, the Hudson's Bay Company's factor over at Lac Bain, and what he had said yesterday. – Baree, Son of Kazan by James Oliver Curwood
  12. With mankind selfishness, experience, and imitation probably add, as Mr. Bain has shewn, to the power of sympathy; for we are led by the hope of receiving good in return to perform acts of sympathetic kindness to others; and there can be no doubt that the feeling of sympathy is much strengthened by habit. – The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Vol. I (1st edition) by Charles Darwin
  13. And when he was in his bain the queen and Isoud, her daughter, roamed up and down in the chamber; and therewhiles Gouvernail and Hebes attended upon Tramtrist, and the queen beheld his sword thereas it lay upon his bed. – Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume I (of II) King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table by Thomas Malory
  14. She turned to face the factor from Lac Bain. – Baree, Son of Kazan by James Oliver Curwood
  15. When any thing is in the bain- marie, the water should not be allowed to boil fast enough either to upset the pans or get into them. – Hand-Book of Practical Cookery for Ladies and Professional Cooks by Pierre Blot
  16. Cover the ortolans with slices of bacon, and cook them in a bain- marie moistened with stock and lemon juice. – Dressed Game and Poultry à la Mode by Harriet A. de Salis
  17. This rule or canon is self- evident as soon as pointed out, and has been formulated by Professor Bain in his " Logic" when treating of Analogy, but not with sufficient precision; for, while recognising the elements of number and importance, he has overlooked that of definiteness. – A Candid Examination of Theism by George John Romanes
  18. Clapping his hat on one side of his head, and with such an insolent cant forward that it quite obscured his left eye, Pat rested his hands on his hips, and with one foot thrust out sidewise, he fixed his right eye on his employer with the expression of sardonic contemplation, and then delivered himself as follows: The takin' up a few minits o' yer toime is a moighty tirrible waste, but the sindin' of a human bain to the divil is no waste a' tall a' tall: that's the way ye rason, is it? – A Knight Of The Nineteenth Century by E. P. Roe
  19. " Nevaire mind her, Rob- bain," said Justine; " take him coolly." – Lady Maude's Mania by George Manville Fenn
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