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At the middle altar was the mandarin, piously engaged in prayer, while two stood beside him, fanning him with large fans.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
On the eastern fluttered gauzy veils, feathery fans, blazing brocade of Mosul, and kerchiefs of Kufa.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
Our train pulled out at five o'clock sharp with much yelling and waving of handkerchiefs and fans.
WAYS OF WAR AND PEACEDELIA AUSTRIAN
There was a couple of big wild-turkey-wing fans spread out behind those things.
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
They were arranged for working under natural draft, assisted by fans, which blew air into the open stokehold.
LOSS OF THE STEAMSHIP 'TITANIC'BRITISH GOVERNMENT
In the limited light his ten fingers were fans, and it was then that he understood the reason for such a move.
STAR BORNANDRE NORTON
"Good-morning," said a low voice from the door as I stood encouraging the camp-fire with splinter wood and dead palmetto fans.
IN SEARCH OF THE UNKNOWNROBERT W. CHAMBERS
There were no curtains or ventilator-fans, the room was very hot, and the glaring sunshine emphasized its ugliness.
THE GIRL FROM KELLER'SHAROLD BINDLOSS
In the morning, very early, the monks wander forth, dressed in yellow robes and carrying begging-bowls and fans.
ROUND THE WONDERFUL WORLDG. E. MITTON
A man should be like the fans of a windmill; he should go about a good deal, and not stop long—in the country.
THE FIEND'S DELIGHTDOD GRILE

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