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He thrust his tiny tuft of beard between his teeth—a trick he had when perplexed or thoughtful.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Jean grinned and dribbled self-consciously, and showed his two little teeth to the proudest father in the world.
"So that is Jim Poindexter, the bloody villain," muttered the boy between his set teeth, and nervously fingering his revolver.
Our beloved Queen had drawn the teeth of the Turkish counter-attack on our extreme left.
They would never connive at this second sowing of the dragon's teeth of Cadmus.
The teeth of beasts, and scorpions, and serpents, and the sword taking vengeance upon the ungodly unto destruction.
The rest is done by cutting away two upper and four under-teeth, and substituting false ones at the desired angle.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
He was sure that I was really there, and the gleam of white teeth showed a broadening dog-smile.
"Don Alvar de Mendoce, for example," muttered Alphonse, between his teeth.
There appears a rude attempt to picture the mouth cavity and to show those interesting accessories, the teeth.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY

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