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She herself had worn them in her youth, and they were the proper bonnets for "growing girls."
That it is a reasonable and proper thing to ask our statesmen and politicians: what is going to happen to the world?
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
In pursuing his alchemical researches, he discovered Prussian blue, and the animal oil which bears his name.
Elyon is the name of an ancient Phœnician god, slain by his son El, no doubt the “first-born of death” in Job xviii.
And this summer it seemed to her that she never would be able to take proper care of her nestful of children.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
"It is ill-fated;" and Alessandro blamed himself for having forgotten her only association with the name.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
"Garnache," came the other's crisp, metallic voice, and the name had a sound as of an oath on his lips.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Seen thus poverty became rather a blessing than a curse, or at least a dispensation prescribing the proper lot of man.
Children, and the building of a city shall establish a name, but a blameless wife shall be counted above them both.
To give him a party name, he became an anti-clerical, strictly in a political and lawful sense.

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