SPOIL


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SPOILStored Procedure Object Interface Layer
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"If water spoils pumpkins," observed Jack, with a deep sigh, "then my days are numbered."
"I've never noticed that water spoils pumpkins," returned Tip; "unless the water happens to be boiling.
Noble Cedric,'' he said, turning to the Saxon, ``that spoil is divided into two portions; do thou make choice of that which best suits thee, to recompense thy people who were partakers with us in this adventure.''
``Nay, but,'' said the chief Outlaw, ``we did but half the work at most take of the spoil what may reward your own neighbours and followers.''
At this point they came in sight of thirty forty windmills that there are on plain, and as soon as Don Quixote saw them he said to his squire, "Fortune is arranging matters for us better than we could have shaped our desires ourselves, for look there, friend Sancho Panza, where thirty or more monstrous giants present themselves, all of whom I mean to engage in battle and slay, and with whose spoils we shall begin to make our fortunes; for this is righteous warfare, and it is God's good service to sweep so evil a breed from off the face of the earth."
But it spoils all, that at this point and crisis the author of the history leaves this battle impending, giving as excuse that he could find nothing more written about these achievements of Don Quixote than what has been already set forth.
I have spoiled...I've been the cause of that ball being a torture to her instead of a pleasure.
"Why, your bow is quite spoiled," said the old poet.
If in Halpin's youth his mother had "spoiled" him, he had assuredly done his part toward being spoiled.
Fragment #4 -- Scholiast on Euripedes, Troades 31: For the followers of Acamus and Demophon took no share -- it is said -- of the spoils, but only Aethra, for whose sake, indeed, they came to Ilium with Menestheus to lead them.
She was a weak and passionate woman, and sometimes she petted and spoiled her little boy, sometimes she treated him cruelly, calling him "a lame brat," than which nothing could hurt him more, for poor little George was born lame, and all his life long he felt sore and angry about it.
SEVERAL Political Entities were dividing the spoils.