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Behold a dumpy, comfortable British paterfamilias in a light flannel suit and a faded sun hat.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
This city stands upon almost two equal parts on each side the river that passes through.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
She did not need a great cook-book; She knew how much and what it took To make things good and sweet and light.
Mr. Jones swung round a large iron key he held in his hand, and light dawned upon him.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
When she arrived she made a regular entry into the city in a coach all gold and glass, drawn by eight superb plumed horses.
Distance, the uncertain light, and imagination, magnified it to a high wall; high as the wall of China.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
You see, I am the city undertaker, and the people are dying here so fast, that I can hardly supply the demand for coffins.
The faint candle-light glimmered on a ponderous gilded cornice, which had also sustained violence.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
Cheap as they are, they are a poorer speculation than even corner lots in a lithographic city of Nebraska or Oregon.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
The streets here are rather wide for an Italian city but would be deemed intolerably narrow in America.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY

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