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English citations of strip

  • (English verb)
    • Nay what is it in yourself that you are proudest of (...)? Speak now, is it the bare Bobus stript of his very name and shirt, and turned loose upon society, that you admire and thank Heaven for; or Bobus with his cash-accounts and larders dropping fatness
      1843 Thomas Carlyle, Past and Present, book 1, ch. 5, Aristocracy of Talent
    • Readers who please to go along with us into this poor Jocelini Chronica shall wander inconveniently enough, as in wintry twilight, through some poor stript hazel-grove, rustling with foolish noises
      1843 Thomas Carlyle, Past and Present, book 2, ch. 2, St. Edmundsbury