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"So that is Jim Poindexter, the bloody villain," muttered the boy between his set teeth, and nervously fingering his revolver.
She has about as much intention of eloping with him as a little girl might have of eloping with a pasteboard Jim Crow.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
If you were to have a frank explanation with her, Blanche would very soon throw Jim Crow out of the window.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
He wrote the fine poem of “Little Jim,” which everyone knew, and which almost every boy and girl could recite.
There's a little one inside—so narrow and twisted, Jim, that even I can hardly walk straight up it but have to go sidewise.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
For a moment the group in the kitchen at Skyrie were dismayed by Jim Barlow's sudden departure and the escape of the dogs.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
Now as he rose to go outdoors with Dorothy he remembered the letter Jim Barlow had brought him.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
He isn't half as nice as Jim Barlow, for all he's so much better looking and richer.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
For a moment Mrs. Chester did not answer; then she looked up and, as if in reply to her own perplexity, beheld Jim Barlow.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
This didn't seem like the old, subservient Jim she was familiar with and she disliked his plainness of speech.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND

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