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Her black eyelashes were long, and under their protecting shadow she swept a glance at the card above the young man's plate.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Yet it is liable for ordinary negligence in protecting passengers from loss by theft.
This, while protecting the dress perfectly, can be taken off at a moment's notice if callers are announced.
It may be considered as the continuation of the lease, and thereby protecting all the interests created under it.
Unlike Pompeii, it was not covered by protecting ashes, but laid openly exposed to the weather.
He displayed great courage and address in protecting the colony from incursions of the Spaniards.
It was not far from the shadow of the cabin to the protecting darkness of the shanty and Gale covered it quickly.
The rewards of protecting the lawful trade were likely to be comparatively small.
Susan, who had shrunk beneath Jaffery's protecting shadow, crept forward fascinated.
JAFFERYWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Oh, no, Andre had not yet the right to bring out from its protecting case the portrait of his little friend.
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET

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