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Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
On a shelf near one of these windows stood the little Madonna, again wreathed with vines as in San Pasquale.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The walls were painted blue, the skirting almost a third of the height, and so wide at the top as to form a narrow shelf.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
On a shelf above the divan, however, were many books, and Gwynne ran his eye over them.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Kerry crossed the room, laid his oilskin and cane upon a chair, and from the shelf where it reposed took a squat volume.
DOPESAX ROHMER
Moodily he stood there, one hand on the high mantel shelf, one foot upon an andiron, his eyes upon the flames.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
I cant let you increase your indebtedness, and his pudgy hand lifted the basket and put it on the shelf behind him.

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