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Sol laughed out of his whiskers, with a big, loose-rolling sound, and sat on the porch without waiting to be asked.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
She was holding the back of her chair with one hand; her loose sleeve had slipped almost to the shoulder of her uplifted arm.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The tears came so fast to Mrs. Pontellier's eyes that the damp sleeve of her peignoir no longer served to dry them.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
There are a number of bacilli, called acid-fast bacilli, which stain in the same way as the tubercle bacillus.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
You see, they always butter their chairs so that they won't stick fast when they sit down.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
You see, I am the city undertaker, and the people are dying here so fast, that I can hardly supply the demand for coffins.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
And since he was a very fast runner—for short distances—he met Grandfather Mole just as the old chap was crawling up the bank.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
"I call you," the policeman said, and stripping the saddle and bridle from his sweaty horse, turned him loose to graze.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
We make fast the doors of our lighted houses against the indigent and the hungry.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK

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