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Poor Anastatia, as a hare nestles in its form, had almost shrunk beneath the bed-clothes.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
In the last few weeks his sane and normal self seemed to have shrunk within him.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
The dark, saturnine stranger had shrunk away into the background of his life, and no longer seemed of importance to him.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
Digby might have been flattered with the remark, but he would have rather shrunk from the career they proposed for him.
DIGBY HEATHCOTEW.H.G. KINGSTON
The figure of this man, who had once loomed so largely in his life, had gradually shrunk away into the background.
THE DOUBLE FOURE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
Susan, who had shrunk beneath Jaffery's protecting shadow, crept forward fascinated.
JAFFERYWILLIAM J. LOCKE
By a very natural feeling to be a veil to his beauty, Gilbert, who had shrunk away, now rushed in between.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
He shrunk from the thought of having any actor play his part—that was so precious and so full of meaning to him.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
The wretched attempt at playfulness actually frightened Elle, who shrunk again to the side of her friend.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
It has been our habit to talk things out between us frankly; but this is a truth from which we have shrunk instinctively.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR

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