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He had the sun-scorched look of a traveller who has just crossed the Atlantic, and he smiled at Bernard with his honest eyes.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
She has just ridden in from the Bois de Boulogne, and has scorched half the way back to meet her “officier” in pale blue.
THE REAL LATIN QUARTERF. BERKELEY SMITH
His mouth dried up, his fingers scorched with fever, and his eye ceased to see from his staring too hard.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
Then, he carefully unfastened the scorched cloth which formed that bag and examined its contents.
STAR BORNANDRE NORTON
The grass and shrubs were scorched, withered, and powdered with dust, which rose in clouds behind every passing wagon.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
She looked pensively at her scorched finger-tip, and, pursing up her red lips, blew a gentle breath to cool it.
IN SEARCH OF THE UNKNOWNROBERT W. CHAMBERS
By the end of that time his tongue was making sounds like a muffled castanet, and his resolution was scorched out of him.
AVERAGE JONESSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
Besides, it was unavoidably scorched in the preparation; but the mixed pepper and salt sprinkled over it improved the flavor.
TWO BOYS IN WYOMINGEDWARD S. ELLIS
But he must have been burned some before he jumped, for he sent me a bit of his parachute, and the silk is badly scorched.
THE FLYING REPORTERLEWIS E. (LEWIS EDWIN) THEISS
Will the nation that was so sharply taught dread the fire like the burned child, or return to the flame as the scorched moth does?

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