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One little girl attempted to smell at the trees in a drawing and pretended to feed some pictorial dogs.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Under the pressing circumstances the military authorities pretended to be doing something there, and sent up a commission.
The three fingers shot up at once and waved at me, but I pretended not to see them and turned to my guest.
At the island of Cebu, Magellan made friends with the king, who was baptised by the priests, and pretended to become a Christian.
One or two ast him square, I b'lieve, but he either pretended not to hear 'em, or got out of it somehow.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
To do what unqualified rulers command, is one thing; to do that from a regard to their pretended authority may be another.
The news of this pretended mutiny spread rapidly, and great crowds came rushing down to see the affair.
Nor could it be pretended that William had bestowed his favours less judiciously than Charles and James.
He remembered that the window was nailed down, as it had remained since mademoiselle's pretended attempt at flight.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
We believe it to be anti-Christian in its character, and misanthropic in its pretended sympathies.

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