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It ended on a complaint that she was 'tired rather and spending my time at full length on a deck-chair in the garden.'
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
However, on reaching Spain, the magic of the Emperor's personality soon restored the vigour and prestige of the French arms.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
One would not have wanted her white neck a mite less full or her beautiful arms more slender.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
These sections also have vibrations of their own which are of shorter length and more rapid motion.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
Besides this fundamental or primary vibration, the movement divides itself into segments, or sections, of the entire length.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
The two little Pontelliers were with him, and he carried Madame Ratignolle's little girl in his arms.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
He stood, with the air of a hero, both arms extended towards the amazed pair of lovers.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
At length only four or five flames remained, feebly wavering in their pools of melted wax.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
She threw out her arms as if swimming when she walked, beating the tall grass as one strikes out in the water.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The experience of the Jesuit fathers at Port Royal is related at length, from their own point of view.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS

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