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She was holding the back of her chair with one hand; her loose sleeve had slipped almost to the shoulder of her uplifted arm.
As company after company appeared, we were able to form a pretty exact estimate of their numbers.
Their glances met, she holding him always at arm's length by that grip upon his shoulders, a grip that was firm and nervous.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Two many-branched candelabra, holding wax lights, brilliantly illuminate the game.
He was holding his big head high in the air, like a giraffe, and gazing proudly about him as he ran.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
No, Sir, said the other, nothing at all except the enjoyment of your good company: and so gave over importuning him.
I assured him I was well refreshed with his good entertainment and company, and as much in my senses as ever I was in my life.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
One of the little girls in pigtails was holding him, while Miss Anne administered the feeding-bottle.
Thomas goes on to contradict Aristotle, in holding quod nullum ens esset nisi corpus.
One Turkish Company, about a hundred strong, was making an ugly push within rifle shot of our ship.

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