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You would not think it too much to set the whole province in flames so that you could have your way with this wretched child.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
She took the fan from Madame Ratignolle and began to fan both herself and her companion.
At length only four or five flames remained, feebly wavering in their pools of melted wax.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
She bathed Madame Ratignolle's face with cologne, while Robert plied the fan with unnecessary vigor.
Rarely, sodium urate occurs in crystalline form—slender prisms, arranged in fan- or sheaf-like structures (Fig. 32).
She opened a large black fan and moved it slowly while looking intently at her son's bent profile.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR

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