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"Upon my word, your grapes this year are divine," exclaimed the Judge entering, holding up a large bunch in his hand.
THE FALSE CHEVALIERWILLIAM DOUW LIGHTHALL
"This is our often abused but ever available 'cash,'" said Mr. Reid, holding up one of the crude bits of metal for Mallard to see.
THE RED MIRIOKANNA M. BARNES
For a little while they went along the avenue in silence, she holding up her dress, he swinging his gloves.
THE RAKE'S PROGRESSMARJORIE BOWEN
"The air is better than the mud," returned Hilda, holding up a boot, which had gathered part of the roadway to itself.
The Berlin figure is the flushed eccentric, holding up the cup he used in baptizing.
DONATELLODAVID LINDSAY, EARL OF CRAWFORD
Still they have hope; there may be something enclosed for them in that letter they saw him holding up.
Then, besides, if they had slain the hunter they would be shouting of victory and holding up a freshly taken scalp in evidence.
This strange young man was holding up to his view a perfectly strange anomaly which he called a woman.
BAMBIMARJORIE BENTON COOKE
And this was the brother whom he had been holding up to ridicule and accusing of meanness.
AMOS HUNTINGDONT.P. WILSON
“Mouchoir,” said Caroline, holding up an embroidered handkerchief.
NEWTON FORSTERCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT

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