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She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
No law of that country must exceed in words the number of letters in their alphabet, which consists only in two-and-twenty.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
Sometimes dumb-bells, compact sheaves of fine needles, and irregular rhizome forms are seen (Fig. 40).
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Mr. Spurrell came down to see a horse, and we shall be very glad to have the benefit of his opinion by-and-by.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
They were eaten too quickly, in long gulps of four-and-twenty hours at a time.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Who could have believed that only a fortnight ago these same figures were clean as new pins; smart and well-liking!
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
The latter-named proportions may in some measure account for "what becomes of the pins?"
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
May it please your Transparent Highness, I've found out how the needles get into the haystacks.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
While she flitted into the next room to fetch a stamp, Mrs. Haughstone, her needles arrested in mid-air, looked steadily at Tom.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD

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