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The bride elect rushes up to him, and so they both step down to the foot-lights.
PHYSIOLOGY OF THE OPERAJOHN H. SWABY (AKA "SCRICI")
Aristide washed and powdered Jean himself, the landlord lounging by, pipe in mouth, administering suggestions.
Sol got up, slowly; took a backward step into the yard; filled his lungs, opened his mouth, made his eyes round.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
I find myself chained to the foot of a woman, my noble Cornelia would despise!
We had now approached closely to the foot of the mountain-ranges, and their lofty summits were high above us in mid-air.
But such a thing had, nevertheless, come quite glibly out of her mouth, and she knew not why.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Miss Smith immediately rises from the table, puts up her dear little mouth to her papa to be kissed.
PHYSIOLOGY OF THE OPERAJOHN H. SWABY (AKA "SCRICI")
The word of the law shall be fulfilled without a lie, and wisdom shall be made plain in the mouth of the faithful.
Here the speaker, putting her hand before her mouth, coughed again, and looked affectionately at the elder Mr. Weller.
We see the whole land, even if but at a distance, instead of being limited merely to the spot where our foot treads.

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