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Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
All along the highways and by-paths of our literature we encounter much that pertains to this "queen of plants."
These differences of interests will lead to disputes, ill blood, and finally to separation.
His nose was hooked and rather large, his eyes were blue, bright as steel, and set a trifle wide.
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I looked round to see where our help was most wanted, and was about to lead them forward, when I heard the voice of the Alcalde.
Sympathising with its desires, Benjy changed his posture, and managed just to touch the nose of his enemy.
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John was baptizing at a large pool called Ænon-by-Saleim,—probably allegorical, meaning “Fountain of Repose.”
The sewing-machine made a resounding clatter in the room; it was of a ponderous, by-gone make.
He walked first to one side, and then the other, rooting in the dirt with his funny, rubbery nose.
He was mounted on a spirited horse and his manner showed he was ready for any kind of an adventure, no matter where it might lead.

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