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Squinty could look out, but the slats were as close together as those in a chicken coop, and the little pig could not get out.SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
On the upper part of the stem the whorls are very close together, but they are more widely separated at the lower portion.HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
All along the highways and by-paths of our literature we encounter much that pertains to this "queen of plants."TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
It was close upon twelve o'clock, and the "Rooms" had been open to the public for two hours.ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
In the close relation and affection of these last days, the sense of alienation and antagonism faded from both their hearts.RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
He passed the latter part of his life in poverty, and towards the close of it, was confined in a madhouse.THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
John was baptizing at a large pool called Ænon-by-Saleim,—probably allegorical, meaning “Fountain of Repose.”SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
“The British Raj is doomed,” she muttered, lowering her voice, and bringing her magnificent eyes close to his.THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Now, he chose a small table in a corner of the balcony, close to the glass screen.ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
The two were standing together before the fire; Bernard watched Mrs. Vivian close the door softly behind her.CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES

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