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Presently a ray of inspiration dispelled the cloud from the features of the battered man.THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
It was there also that she ate, keeping her belongings in a rare old buffet, dingy and battered from a hundred years of use.THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The place must be battered until a breach was made, and stormed à la Turque.BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
But as no junk-man came, and as no one could be found to care for its now sadly battered hulk, its good riddance became a problem.THE REAL LATIN QUARTERF. BERKELEY SMITH
He heard voices above, and looking up he saw the glare of light through the opening he had battered.ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
He pushed his battered felt hat further back on his head in a gesture of disgust.HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
On the 20th the gates of the palace were battered in and the British flag was hoisted from its topmost turret.THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
It was a rather battered jackknife, and Scattergood noticed that one blade had been broken off.SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
Broken furniture still stood in the roofless rooms, and in front of a battered bureau Henri paused.THE AMAZING INTERLUDEMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
In the meanwhile Weston stood still, with the rain on his face and his battered hat in his hand.THE GOLD TRAILHAROLD BINDLOSS

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