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  • But already a new group was starting up the rise, five or six Tassos, all identical, a line of them coming rapidly toward him.

    Second Variety | Philip Kindred Dick
  • "But not without spilling a little foolish noble blood, or some such red-coloured gear," said Chiffinch, starting up.

    Peveril of the Peak | Sir Walter Scott
  • "I am afraid to speak to him, and yet I must," Olga cried, starting up.

    The Devil | Joseph O'Brien
  • Lady Delacour opened her eyes: "Helena," cried she, starting up, "how came you by that key?"

  • "It isn't honorable to read things that aren't meant for you," said Val, starting up and displacing the blotter.

    The Open Question | Elizabeth Robins

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