- until it was time to open the presents, the children had to bate their curiosity.
- in a word, mrs. bate put a good face against fortune, and kept up appearances in the most virtuous manner.
- my good master bates dying in two years after, and i having few friends, my business began to fail.
- i picked up the receiver between two sticky fingers and was dismayed when i recognized the voice of mrs. bates.
- mr . bates, i don't understand this " f"