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So with a fearful growl, and a bark that might have frightened a lion, Bravo made a leap and a spring after poor little Downy.
THE NURSERY, JULY 1873, VOL. XIV. NO. 1VARIOUS
The nests are composed of the downy mosses of plants fastened together with the fibres of flax.
IN THE WILDS OF FLORIDAW.H.G. KINGSTON
Downy dainty pompons of smoke burst out in the heavens below it and above it and all about it.
THE GLORY OF THE COMINGIRVIN S. COBB
The breast feathers of the turkey and the downy feathers of the eagle are attached to the sticks.
THE MOUNTAIN CHANT, A NAVAJO CEREMONYWASHINGTON MATTHEWS
Every downy-faced youth among the whites expected him to salute him as a king: he, the descendant of kings.
FORGING THE BLADESBERTRAM MITFORD
This lovely flower spread wide her soft, fragrant petals as a downy couch for the tired fairy.
'ROUND THE YEAR IN MYTH AND SONGFLORENCE HOLBROOK
Surface dry, downy, or even quite scaly, varying in color from creamy white to light brown.
OUR EDIBLE TOADSTOOLS AND MUSHROOMS AND HOW TO DISTINGUISH THEMWILLIAM HAMILTON GIBSON
It came from the grass, from the trees—the long tasselled branches of downy honey-sweet, white blossoms that hung from them.
THE PIONEERSKATHARINE SUSANNAH PRICHARD
I dont see my pet Circassian walnut set or my dear comfy old window seat, with about a thousand, more or less, nice downy pillows.
MARJORIE DEAN COLLEGE FRESHMANPAULINE LESTER
Nancy put down the cup, and, bending forward, kissed Frulein's downy cheek.
THE DEVOURERSANNIE VIVANTI CHARTRES

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