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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

It was one of those long moments that makes a fellow draw his breath sharp when he thinks about it afterward.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
While you were admiring the long roll of the wave, a sudden spray would be dashed over you, and make you catch your breath!
If I could catch Laura's eye—but I suppose it would hardly be decent to go just yet.
Then Squinty would toss the apple up in the air, off his nose, and catch it as it came down.
But what if I catch the fish by using a hired boat and a hired net, or by buying worms as bait from some one who has dug them?
Cease ye therefore from the man, whose breath is in his nostrils, for he is reputed high.
He caught his breath, he paused, then stepped within on tiptoe, and the hush of four thousand years closed after him.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
He is on the violin what Liszt is on the piano, and is the only artist worthy to be mentioned in the same breath with him.
Having paused a few seconds to recover breath, he brushed his hat with his elbow, and declared himself ready.
Tom thought he felt the hot breath of his pursuer on his neck as he doubled actively round the corner.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE

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