LOTH


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LOTHLiturgy of the Hours (liturgical form)
LOTHLanguage of Thought Hypothesis
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He brought Briseis from the tent and gave her over to the heralds, who took her with them to the ships of the Achaeans--and the woman was loth to go.
Astor should he be able to carry his scheme into effect; but they anticipated a monopoly of the trade beyond the mountains by their establishments in New Caledonia, and were loth to share it with an individual who had already proved a formidable competitor in the Atlantic trade.
the wave" - Ula Degusi is the Turkish appellation; but, on its own shores, it is called Bahar Loth, or Almotanah.
The waggon had drawn up under the churchyard wall, in a spot screened from view, and the driver, nothing loth, soon hauled down the poor heap of household goods.
But the hired man, though seldom loth to accept a meal not included in his wages, opened his stiff jaws to answer slowly: "I'm obliged to you, but I guess I'll go along back.
The dandy's toe strayed privily to feel out the butts of the Sniders under the green leaves, and Ishikola was loth to depart.
The wisest, unexperienced, will be ever Timorous, and loth, with novice modesty (As he who, seeking asses, found a kingdom) Irresolute, unhardy, unadventrous.
There are reasons why he would be loth to refuse me.
She wrote on her slate, 'We are loth to own it when they up with their fists and beat us--ain't we?
Nothing loth, Fatty cleared his throat for the recital and cast about in his mind for the best way to begin.
But I am not at all satisfied with this theory, and should be loth to apply it to breeds so distinct as the heavy Belgian cart-horse, Welch ponies, cobs, the lanky Kattywar race, &c.
And these are not the only evils, I said--there are several lesser ones: In such a state of society the master fears and flatters his scholars, and the scholars despise their masters and tutors; young and old are all alike; and the young man is on a level with the old, and is ready to compete with him in word or deed; and old men condescend to the young and are full of pleasantry and gaiety; they are loth to be thought morose and authoritative, and therefore they adopt the manners of the young.