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Whatever you do, don't write a word to that Carr friend of yours; he's as sharp as a two-edged sword.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
I queried; and as I asked the question I noticed for the first time the gilt bars on his coat sleeve.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Marcus and Farringdon's pure badger, two shillings—gilt-edged badger half-a-crown.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
Chumru edged nearer his master while their new acquaintance walked towards the ekka.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
It was all crimson and white, with a fur-edged velvet cap that it really took courage to wear, and fur-topped boots.
With twenty-five dollars in his hand, Henry felt like a millionaire as he edged through the crowd to the gate.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
Frank edged away and glanced at the speaker, whom he recognized instantly as a subadar in his own old regiment.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Never use the gilt edged, or fancy bordered paper; it looks vulgar, and is in bad taste.
Gwynne pressed the little gilt nob, and as the lid flew up Isabel cried out, with delight.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Here she found the coffin deposited on the table, its great black pall of velvet, silver-edged, sweeping down to the floor.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI

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