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She is quite true, but not wise, and your left hand must not know what your right hand is doing.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
He came to the top of the stairs with a lamp in his hand, and wanted to know what the rumpus was about.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
It seems very strange that I shall actually know Liszt at last, after hearing of him so many years.
Kind of a reception-room in there—guess I know a reception-room from a hole in the wall.
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
The policemen looked dull and heavy, as if never again would any one be criminal, and as if they had come to know it.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
"I don't know whether I am going to like this or not--this coming to live in town," thought the little pig.
The pig family did not know when Squinty would be taken away from them, and all they could do was to wait.
It's an idle question, I know; wise men and musty philosophers say that regrets are foolish.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
They are unquestionably penitent now; but then, you know, they have the recollection of very recent suffering fresh upon them.

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