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She was a homely woman, with a small weazened face and body and eyes that glowed.
Even Tim, so fine and big, had in this homely, lanky man a rival well worth watching.
She felt very sorrowful as she smoothed the homely garments, and placed them in a small leathern trunk.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
The homely but substantial dinner was smoking on the table, and Joe's wife was already in her place at the head of the board.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
Keep her there; for nature plainly intended her for a homely woman—Didst ever quarrel with her before marriage?
He loved his modest country cottage, and he loved those quiet, homely Dorsetshire folk around him.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
One thing troubles me: there is no one in Moscow with whom I can enter into really intimate, familiar, and homely relations.
That daily work of homely mercy, hoping for nothing again, was surely the true way of doing service.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
Among these earlier poems are found some cleverly told, homely tales, with a pointed moral.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
High company; among others the Duchess of Albemarle, who is ever a plain homely dowdy.

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