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Sarah was standing on the porch again wiping her hands on her apron, looking away toward the fields.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
Round her neck depended from a black velvet band, strings of diamonds of great size and magnificence.
You would laugh if you should see the strings of eggs hanging across this pony's back—yes, eggs.
Shrieking inarticulate anathema, he rushed downstairs, the man in the green baize apron following at his heels.
The flues are subdivided into Diapasons, Flutes, and Strings, and we now proceed to consider each of these groups separately.
That evening old Liz filled her teapot, threw her apron over it, and descended to the court to visit Mrs Rampy.
A soiled bonnet cap, untidy strings, or torn gloves and collar will utterly spoil the prettiest costume.
Mrs Rampy broke down at this point and threw her apron over her head to conceal her feelings.
Mrs. Gum dusted a large old-fashioned oak chair with her apron; but he perched himself on one of its elbows.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
The old woman rubbed her own hand on her apron, an honor usually accorded only to the preacher, and held it out.

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