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Some peculiar lines between these contracted brows gave a character of ferocity to this forbidding and sensual face.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
At times the creek was as wide as an ordinary river, at others so contracted that one could gather grass on either side.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
The steward, a young mulatto, had contracted the bad habit of indulging too much in liquor.
The lands thus acquired are not liable for any debts contracted prior to the issuing of the patent.
Weirmarsh's brows contracted slightly, and he shot an evil glance at the man before him—the man who was his victim.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
William Smith, of Pyrton in this parish, contracted this disease when he lived with a neighbouring Farmer in the year 1780.
They had been friends since they were boys of eighteen in Europe, and Howard had nursed him through a fever contracted in Rome.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
It is a disgusting habit, and one not easily cured if once contracted, to make any noise with the lips when eating.
Barbour says it was the development of a severe cold, a benumbment contracted in the hardships of his early wanderings.
The faces are rather square, with very high cheek-bones, and low contracted foreheads.

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