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They were to be allowed to usher in the glorious day by the blowing of horns exactly at sunrise.

The Peterkin PapersLucretia P Hale

Mose was not an apt pupil, however, for he required a third lesson, and at the end of it Zanzibar was blowing heavily.

Old Man CurryCharles E. (Charles Emmett) Van Loan

All his life long he was blowing summonses before various Jerichos, some of which fell duly, but not all.

Familiar Studies of Men and BooksRobert Louis Stevenson

A light wind was blowing, and their clothes, hung on boughs, were beginning already to dry.

The Border WatchJoseph A. Altsheler

They got to the front door and the wind was blowing the rain right in at them.

BaartockLewis Roth

Then where is he, especially when it's blowing tricky blasts?

The wind was blowing into your face as you walked, or was it blowing from your back, sir?

Warren Commission (6 of 26): Hearings Vol. VI (of 15)The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

The roofs project far over the eaves, and are held down by rows of heavy stones to keep them from blowing off in wind-storms.

Glimpses of Three CoastsHelen Hunt Jackson

The remarks previously made about blowing quickly after removing the work from the flame apply here with especial force.

This must be done when the wind is favorable, and blowing from the buffaloes.

The Silent ReadersWilliam D. Lewis

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