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Better a breeze—even a somewhat excessive breeze—than stagnant air.
Suppose that the cultivator goes every morning with a jar to carry off the stagnant water where it is productive of injury.
A piece of stagnant water, larger than a pond and less than a lake.
THE SAILOR'S WORD-BOOKWILLIAM HENRY SMYTH
The air, kept at almost constant temperature by the blanketing effect of the hot springs, was stagnant and heavy.
A WORLD IS BORNLEIGH DOUGLASS BRACKETT
It is very important to remove the stagnant water in them and to let the air in.
AGRICULTURE FOR BEGINNERSCHARLES WILLIAM BURKETT
The air which came up was stagnant but pure, dry and not cold.
LOOKING BACKWARDEDWARD BELLAMY
It forms in stagnant pools, and consists of a number of filaments interwoven through each other.
And how the hooking of a grayling must have stirred the stagnant blood and quickened the pulses of those austere souls!
FAVORITE FISH AND FISHINGJAMES ALEXANDER HENSHALL
The gates were closed; the night was dark and wet; the rain fell silently, among the stagnant weeds and nettles.
The day was bitterly cold, and the stagnant water struck a chill to his very bones.

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