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"Very unlike your noble and awe-spiring mitre, Lion of Egypt," answered Ombos.
STRANGE STORIESGRANT ALLEN
Then turning, fired with her favour, he let his shrill voice go spiring to heaven in her praise.
The tall clean shaft could not arrest those spiring movements, and the Serpent steadily ascended until he gained the fork.
MY DARK COMPANIONSHENRY M. STANLEY
Here and there a monolith of stone stood up out from the main cliff, spiring for a hundred feet or more.
RIMROCK TRAILJ. ALLAN DUNN
The tendency is to slender, spiring tops, while they are narrower below.
THE MAINE WOODSHENRY DAVID THOREAU
The San Lorenzo fort was now a spiring red flame of fire—a beacon to the ships at sea.
ON THE SPANISH MAINJOHN MASEFIELD
I was struck by this universal spiring upward of the forest evergreens.
THE MAINE WOODSHENRY DAVID THOREAU
Lovely starry night, the tall, spiring tree-tops relieved in jet black against the sky.
All the west was gold and red, with the towers of Church Rock spiring the horizon.
Round and up, and ever up it went, narrowing and spiring to the zenith.
LORE OF PROSERPINEMAURICE HEWLETT

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