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Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
His nose was hooked and rather large, his eyes were blue, bright as steel, and set a trifle wide.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Sympathising with its desires, Benjy changed his posture, and managed just to touch the nose of his enemy.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
He walked first to one side, and then the other, rooting in the dirt with his funny, rubbery nose.
He shut his fist and hit Butterface a weak but well intended right-hander on the nose.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
The girl began to hum, as she powdered her nose with a white glove, lying in a powder box.
Then Squinty would toss the apple up in the air, off his nose, and catch it as it came down.
Smoking was called drinking tobacco, as the fashionable method was to "put it through the nose" or exhale it through the nostrils.
I have taken a violent dislike to more than one clever American man merely because he trailed his voice through his nose.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON

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