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She sat straight up in bed, and jerked her hands to her head, and screamed long and terribly.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
This wasn't at all what he meant to say, and it sounded very ridiculous; but somehow the words wouldn't come straight.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
She had listened—she had listened intently, looking straight out of the window and without moving.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
It mounted straight as a plume for a little way, until it met the cool air of evening which was beginning to fall.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
This judicial bent of the child is a curious one and often develops a priggish fondness for setting others morally straight.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
One evening in the month of April, a slim, straight-backed girl stood in the veranda of a bungalow at Meerut.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The old dowager's voice toned down, and she pulled her black feathers straight upon her head.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
My two eyes haven't quite the same focal length and this often puts me out of the straight with a column of figures.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
I'd sacrifice myself willingly, if that would put things straight.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD

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