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Grandmamma sits in her quaint arm-chair— Never was lady more sweet and fair!
See the ease and grace of the lady in the sacque, who sits on the bank there, under the myrtles, with the guitar on her lap!
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
He is very silent—he sometimes sits for ten minutes without speaking; I assure you it is n't amusing.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
But the novel disappeared under the clothes with amazing celerity as the voice of her sister-in-law demanded admission.
Her sister-in-law pointed out to her that old Mr. Warrender had been very attentive lately.
The Mugnaia now returns to the box in which she sits in royal state, the observed of all observers.

WORD OF THE DAY

Parnassianadjective | [pahr-nas-ee-uhn ]SEE DEFINITION
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