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She skilfully manages the side-lights, and by this means produces strong effects.
She was holding the back of her chair with one hand; her loose sleeve had slipped almost to the shoulder of her uplifted arm.
In Spain he was regarded as the right arm of the ultra-clericals and a possible supporter of Carlism.
The garrison of the town and fortress was nearly three thousand strong.
The well-known "cock and bull" stories of small children are inspired by this love of strong effect.
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Those in whom the impulse is strong and dominant are perhaps those who in later years make the good society actors.
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In Luke it is said, “And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom.”
Between South and North, the probabilities of a serious, and no very distant rupture, are strong and manifest.
Grandmamma sits in her quaint arm-chair— Never was lady more sweet and fair!
Tobacco is a strong growing plant resisting heat and drought to a far (p. 018) greater extent than most plants.

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