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None other would dare to show herself unveiled to a stranger, and a white man at that.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
I shall show how it is possible thus to prolong life to the term set by God.
A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Not only do children thus of themselves extend the scope of our commands, they show a disposition to make rules for themselves.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
He called upon the Order to show their title-deeds, but was met with a contemptuous refusal.
If any one has lost his temper, as well as his money, he takes good care not to show it; to do so here would be indeed bad form.
The place was used as a lock-up for some time after the incorporation, and the old irons were kept on show for years.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
In both conditions chemic tests will show hemoglobin, but in the latter the microscope will reveal the presence of red corpuscles.
I have tried to show that, given organization, given the will for it, such a world-wide education is possible.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
The menace of a thunder-cloud approached as in his childhood's dream; disaster lurked behind the quiet outer show.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD

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