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Isnt it realer than painting pretty pictures—simpering, sugary women—the same old thing again and again?
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
There is nothing insipid or affected, nothing of that simpering affability that his successors brought into vogue.
An overdressed, overperfumed matron brushed down the steps, and gushingly pushed her simpering daughter at him.
MOUNTAINCLEMENT WOOD
It's too deliciously cosy to be spoiled by women simpering and rustling and men lounging and clattering in.
THE BEAUTYMRS. WILSON WOODROW
The Captain, addressing her in a simpering, loverlike voice, had importuned her to change her cabin.
This was for some of them not easy at once to believe, for the dog's expression was one of simpering amiability.
THE WRONG TWINHARRY LEON WILSON
At the side of the altar was seated large and important the modern, simpering, black-gowned Anthony of Padua, nursing a boy-child.
SEA AND SARDINIAD. H. LAWRENCE
He led her to the picture gallery where his simpering or frowning ancestors looked down in painted disapproval.
PTOMAINE STREETCAROLYN WELLS
There is the smiling, simpering girl who comes forward gorgeously arrayed in light blue satin.
"Whatever you do, I beg, don't let those simpering Mason girls get ahead of you," suggested Grace.
RUTLEDGEMIRIAM COLES HARRIS

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