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Then there was Wee Wo,—he was a little Chinese chap, and we used to send him down the chimneys to open front doors for us.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
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")
He held it, but it was without pressure; without recognizance of the delight with which he once grasped it.
I take the Extream Bells, and set down the six Changes on them thus.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
The aged woman made no reply; her eyes still studied Ramona's face, and she still held her hand.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
His wife stood smiling and waving, the boys shouting, as he disappeared in the old rockaway down the sandy road.
So he bore down on the solemn declaration that she stood face to face with a prison term for perjury.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?
The two women had no intention of bathing; they had just strolled down to the beach for a walk and to be alone and near the water.
Mr. Jones swung round a large iron key he held in his hand, and light dawned upon him.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD

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perdureverb (used without object) | [per-door, -dyoor ]SEE DEFINITION
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