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Decoud, with his back to the table, began to button up his coat.

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

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

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

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

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.

Not only was he relieved from the great heat, but was even obliged to button up his coat to keep himself warm.

But nobody did ask you, darling, so in future when your betters are conversing, be good enough to button up that lip of yours!

On entering, Tallyho was reminded by his Cousin to button up his toggery, keep his ogles in action, and be awake.

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

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