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He hesitated, shifting from one foot to the other almost like a great boy.
From his rosy turban depended a tremulous aigrette of brilliants,73 blazing with a thousand shifting tints.
ALROYBENJAMIN DISRAELI
How helplessly one wades in the shifting, unstable footing—tumbling over with a touch, like a house built of cards!
THE RECTORY CHILDRENMRS MOLESWORTH
He had been indulging the habit during these last weeks of shifting responsibility from himself for what he had become.
CORPORAL CAMERONRALPH CONNOR
This, from its weight, serves to keep the anti-macassar from shifting, and is finished with a handsome fringe.
There were big blue marks under his shifting gray eyes and his hair hung ragged and singed about his ears.
TALES OF THE MALAYAN COASTROUNSEVELLE WILDMAN
Shifting the barrow from my hand to his, he told me a funny story about the first wheelbarrow he had ever seen.
Not one, but several shadows were shifting there among the trees.
Harry Junior was peering into the shifting crystal depths with a somewhat strained expression.
TEETHING RINGJAMES CAUSEY
It was probable that I should be shifting from place to place in Australia, and Ellen might have occasion to remove.
THE BETRAYAL OF JOHN FORDHAMB.L. (BENJAMIN LEOPOLD) FARJEON

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