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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
I presume the twenty-five or thirty miles at this end is unhealthy, even for natives, but it surely need not be so.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
She did not need a great cook-book; She knew how much and what it took To make things good and sweet and light.
On to Gaba Tepe just in time to see the opening, the climax and the end of the dreaded Turkish counter attack.
I pictured him as slim and young looking, smooth-faced, with golden curly hair, and big brown eyes.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
He wanted to tell her that if she called her father, it would mean the end of everything for them, but he withheld this.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Under the internal pressure his whiskers stood on end and his face grew red.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
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.
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

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