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A little boy aged two years and four months was deprived of a pencil from Thursday to Sunday for scribbling on the wall-paper.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
And sure enough when Sunday came, and the pencil was restored to him, he promptly showed nurse his picture.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
We are so many around here that you'll have to get paper and pencil and mark us down to keep track of how many.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
But the novel disappeared under the clothes with amazing celerity as the voice of her sister-in-law demanded admission.
Her sister-in-law pointed out to her that old Mr. Warrender had been very attentive lately.
He had written his name with pencil upon a leaf which he tore from his pocket-book, and sent it to the Marchioness.

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