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"I think there's a dinner going on," said Bosworth, beginning to button up his coat.

The AlternativeGeorge Barr McCutcheon

At this moment she is striving in vain to button up one of Chubby's gloves.

LippaBeatrice Egerton

Button up all the way, if you please, for a doctor's essay; if-you-please.

Let us button up our coats, as it is a sharp October day, and watch the passengers go on board.

She had now begun to button up her ulster, as though preliminary to resuming her deck promenade.

The Crimson TideRobert W. Chambers

She began to button up her coat again with sure, thin fingers.

MotherMaksim Gorky

So saying, she began to button up Waldron's jacket in front, giving it a pull this way and that to make it set better.

Rollo in ScotlandJacob Abbott

Nervously I used the right hand to button up my coat, and then put it out of mischief in my pocket.

Tell EnglandErnest Raymond

And before Polly knew it, her other arm was in its sleeve, and he was trying to button up her coat.

Ben PepperMargaret Sidney

I took it quickly out and unbuttoned one coat-button: then, for lack of something to do with the hand, did the button up again.

Tell EnglandErnest Raymond
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