In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- There was something else which she would fain have said, and she stabbed with her finger into the air in the direction of the Doctor's [i.e. her stepfather's room], but a fresh convulsion seized her and choked her words.
- ‘Depend upon it that, rude and careless as I am, I would fain practice the yoga faithfully,’ he writes.
- And I fain would think that this world of ours is a good world after all.
- With such a comrade, such a friend, I fain would walk till journeys end,
- I would fain be friends with you, for their sake.
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