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Under the one-sixth they appear as slender, highly refractive fibers with double contour and, often, curled or split ends.
Eggs and nestlings were found lying on the bare soil at the inner ends of the burrows; no nesting material was found.
The inner ends of the burrows were enlarged with a depression in the floor, where the eggs were laid.
The cantonment was split into two sections by an irregular ravine, or nullah, running east and west.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
It laid its hold upon agriculture, sowing and reaping the grain and transporting it to the ends of the earth.
The atmosphere seemed drawn taut before him as though it must any instant split open upon a sound of crying.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
They are usually shorter and more irregular in outline, and more frequently have irregularly broken ends.
The young Englishman's hair, pale in color and very smooth, was worn longer than the fashion, the ends lilting.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
The Griffin carried off one sheep a day from a German village, till a man came with a "falchion" and split the Griffin open.
If the fever ends by crisis, the crisis is accompanied by a rapid and striking increase.

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