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Sweden excluded British goods, conformably to the continental system established by Bonaparte.
On a shelf near one of these windows stood the little Madonna, again wreathed with vines as in San Pasquale.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
It has long been the custom for advertisers in the continental journals to typify their wares.
The walls were painted blue, the skirting almost a third of the height, and so wide at the top as to form a narrow shelf.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
After 1815 the continental visits were resumed, and the practice of smoking began steadily to increase.
On a shelf above the divan, however, were many books, and Gwynne ran his eye over them.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Kerry crossed the room, laid his oilskin and cane upon a chair, and from the shelf where it reposed took a squat volume.
DOPESAX ROHMER
I have seen the retreats of continental armies in my time; they are always a scene of horrors.
His duties were to enforce the continental system and to keep a stern eye on Prussia.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Moodily he stood there, one hand on the high mantel shelf, one foot upon an andiron, his eyes upon the flames.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI

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