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But the shadows are lengthening, the days come and go, and still my name has not appeared on the court calendar.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
In the leaping kangaroo and jerboa a shortening of the arms and lengthening of the legs appear.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
The Factor stood at the open door, watching the slowly gathering shadows lengthening upon the trees.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
More than once Coronado sickened of his seemingly hopeless and ever lengthening pilgrimage of sin.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
"We never knowed it war you," whined the other carefully lengthening the distance between the big man on the doorstep and himself.
THE SHEPHERD OF THE HILLSHAROLD BELL WRIGHT
He was perhaps thinking of the "lengthening chain" which he would have to drag at this new remove.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
It rose straight upwards as if it had grown out of the water; or like the lengthening out of a shadow.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
Diagram showing action of crico-thyroid muscle, stretching of the vocal cords, and lengthening of them.
VOICE PRODUCTION IN SINGING AND SPEAKINGWESLEY MILLS
The contrivance for lengthening and shortening the bucket band is an application of the "lazytongs" device, which is well known.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT NO. 299VARIOUS
I see her frocks lengthening, though they were never very short, and the games given reluctantly up.
MARGARET OGILVYJ. M. BARRIE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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