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Beginners must be warned against mistaking the edges of cells, or particles which have retained the red stain, for bacilli.
Under the internal pressure his whiskers stood on end and his face grew red.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
“You appear to feel it so,” rejoined Mr. Pickwick, smiling at the clerk, who was literally red-hot.
Ripperda's eye fell upon the mantle,—it was discoloured a dark red in many places, he nodded his head, and the man withdrew.
He turned to the gentle accents of his sweet Alice, breathed in a letter which had been wet with her grateful tears.
C was a Captain, all covered with lace; D was a drunkard, and had a red face.
Hoosier hurried on board the boat, and followed Dick's instructions to the letter.
A letter from Fajardo to the king (December 10, 1621) concerns various matters of administration and business.
How little did he divine that the letter of the doctor was called forth by a communication from the countess-dowager.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
With this letter is another by the same writer, dated July 30, 1622—a postscript to a duplicate of the preceding letter.

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perdureverb (used without object) | [per-door, -dyoor ]SEE DEFINITION
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