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She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.
He thrust the Cardinal's mantle into it, and stood over the smouldering cloth, till the whole was consumed to ashes.
No law of that country must exceed in words the number of letters in their alphabet, which consists only in two-and-twenty.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
The Seneschal stood with blanched face and gaping mouth, his fire all turned to ashes before the passion of this gaunt man.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Mr. Spurrell came down to see a horse, and we shall be very glad to have the benefit of his opinion by-and-by.
Bridgewater, Mass., invaded by the Indian enemy, and 17 buildings laid in ashes.
They were eaten too quickly, in long gulps of four-and-twenty hours at a time.
He stirred the smoldering ashes till the broiled fowl began to sizzle afresh.
He walked over to the table and mixed two tumblers of whiskey-and-soda, wondering why he had not thought of it before.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
He paused, then mixed and drank another whiskey-and-soda, lit a cigarette, and resumed.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON

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