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Lofty houses, gay in tawdry colors and picturesque in their dishevelment, looked down on a crowd as varied as any on earth.
THE GREAT MOGULLOUIS TRACY
Her dishevelment, and the heavy brass fireplace poker on the rug beside the couch, told him the story at once.
Possibly its untidy dishevelment touched a fellow-feeling and appealed to her reckless mood.
She half sat up, a frail, exhausted little figure, whose grace was strangely appealing through all her sandy dishevelment.
THE PALACE OF DARKENED WINDOWSMARY HASTINGS BRADLEY
Selwyn closed the door and seated himself, apparently not noticing Gerald's dishevelment.
THE YOUNGER SETROBERT W. CHAMBERS
It is impossible to believe that there is no remedy for its unevenness and dishevelment, or that the remedy is a secret.
PAX VOBISCUMHENRY DRUMMOND
Flung back upon his former dishevelment of mind from so great and calm a height, the crash must necessarily be terrible.
Something in the spiritless droop of her shoulders and the soft dishevelment of her fair hair suggested weariness—sleep, perhaps.
AN ALABASTER BOXMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN AND FLORENCE MORSE KINGSLEY
The result was never very bloody, but the complete dishevelment of both victor and vanquished was extraordinary.
WHILOMVILLE STORIESSTEPHEN CRANE
Her hair and garments stuck out from her in wild dishevelment, but she was not dirty.
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