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She lifted the dress, and the beautiful pearl ornaments, and held them up to the light.
THE FATAL GLOVECLARA AUGUSTA JONES TRASK
Fenton led the way into the smoking-room, selected a couple of chairs in the further corner, then held out his cigar case.
PEOPLE OF POSITIONSTANLEY PORTAL HYATT
Bryce clipped a cigar and held a lighted match while his father "smoked up."
As Faith beheld it she uttered a cry of joy and held out both hands toward him impulsively.
FOR GOLD OR SOUL?LURANA W. SHELDON
Nor did those who held the muskets help in the matter, for they too were taken with a panic.
ROGER THE BOLDF. S. BRERETON
She was trying to remember all she knew of the courts of the island—where they were held, and on what days.
THE MANXMANHALL CAINE
Yet how could he have held the pistol to her head, saying, "No marriage, no elopement."
In the city itself there were thirty-two “mansuræ” or mansions, held by the clergy, rendering 35s.
But I think that within an hour or two it will be held by Texans.
THE TEXAN STARJOSEPH A. ALTSHELER
I held up my precious book before him; I rapped the open page impressively with my forefinger.
THE MOONSTONEWILKIE COLLINS

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