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And to tell the truth, she couldn't help wishing he could see, so he could make the game livelier.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Behold a dumpy, comfortable British paterfamilias in a light flannel suit and a faded sun hat.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
She did not need a great cook-book; She knew how much and what it took To make things good and sweet and light.
Mr. Jones swung round a large iron key he held in his hand, and light dawned upon him.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Now this setting up of an orderly law-abiding self seems to me to imply that there are impulses which make for order.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Give a sweet savour, and a memorial of fine flour, and make a fat offering, and then give place to the physician.
Distance, the uncertain light, and imagination, magnified it to a high wall; high as the wall of China.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
Those in whom the impulse is strong and dominant are perhaps those who in later years make the good society actors.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
It is then we make him our friend, which sets us above the envy and contempt of wicked men.
Terror drives you on; fate coerces you; you can't help yourself, and my delight is to make the plunge terrible.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU

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