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"Buy something for your wife that-is-to-be," he said to his grand-nephew, as he handed him the folded paper.
Tressan was monstrous ill-at-ease, and his face lost a good deal of its habitual plethora of colour.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Everything showed a rapid flight; even the would-be dinner of the guerrillas was found half cooked.
A fellow rudely clad—a hybrid between man-at-arms and lackey—lounged on a musket to confront them in the gateway.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Next night at dinner I proposed Sir Alister's health, and we all drank to him and his "bride-to-be."
While a one-step was in full swing some would-be wag suddenly turned off all the lights.
And hand-painting it allus seemed to me, is really elocution in oils; for a be-yutiful picture is a silent talker.
The fun, when the school broke up for the term, was of the never-to-be-forgotten variety.
THE MYSTERY AT PUTNAM HALLARTHUR M. WINFIELD
He is a stranger to affectation—that dangerous rock to the would-be wit; he is natural, and is witty without trying to be a wit.
And the Seneschal, moved by that confident promise of evil, threw himself before the men-at-arms.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI

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