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It was a decayed house of superb proportions, but of a fashion long passed away.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
As long as may be necessary, Sam,” replied Mr. Pickwick, “you have my full permission to remain.
Ages back—let musty geologists tell us how long ago—'twas a lake, larger than the Lake of Geneva.
I hate to be long at my toilette at any time; but to delay much in such a matter while travelling is folly.
Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?
She sat straight up in bed, and jerked her hands to her head, and screamed long and terribly.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
A few, very few, little dots had run back over that green patch—the others had passed down into the world of darkness.
A leather swordbelt, gold-embroidered at the edges, carried a long steel-halted rapier in a leather scabbard chaped with steel.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
He grew very restless, for it was a long time before Grandfather Mole appeared.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY

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