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Tressan was monstrous ill-at-ease, and his face lost a good deal of its habitual plethora of colour.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Then he closed the spring with a snap, and she let him pass the chain over her hand once more.
You know the fable about the dog who dropped his meat in the water, trying to snap at its reflection?
A fellow rudely clad—a hybrid between man-at-arms and lackey—lounged on a musket to confront them in the gateway.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
It was the only thing I needed to snap my last tie with England and brace me for the struggle in America.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
The only thing for you to do is to snap your fingers at everything, as we do out here, and see nothing in the future but success.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
He gave to every syllable the value of a rap and certain words he terminated with an audible snap of his teeth.
DOPESAX ROHMER
Dan's jaws came together with a snap and a dark scowl came over his face.
As the leader finished her remarks Mrs. Haight brought her teeth together with a snap and shot through them a little hiss.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
"It will be a brilliant snap, if you can actually accomplish it," was the red-bearded man's enthusiastic reply.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX

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