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She walked away toward another door, which was masked with a curtain that she lifted.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
I called out several times, as loud as I could raise my voice, but all to no purpose.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
I seized the opportunity to watch what I supposed would be a most interesting interview, from behind a curtain.
They determined that an offensive war should be carried on against them, and voted to raise 90 men!
She thrust a bare, white arm from the curtain which shielded her open door, and received the cup from his hands.
The minister's eye kept steady to one point; to raise the country he governed, to the utmost pinnacle of earthly grandeur.
We haven't even seen a review of the piece; the footlights go up with a jump, and now the curtain rises.
The overture is over, the curtain is about to rise on the drama of Georgie's married life.
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.

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