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He turned to the foot-swain who stood at his side: “ Fetch hither five horse-whips,” King Valdemar cried.
THE TALE OF BRYNILD, AND KING VALDEMAR AND HIS SISTERANONYMOUS
The more costly the musical ingredients, the greater the swain's devotion!
JANE JOURNEYS ONRUTH COMFORT MITCHELL
Half-past eight oclock was the time appointed by Mary to see her swain, and the constables took care to be as punctual as he.
THE CHRONICLES OF CRIME OR THE NEW NEWGATE CALENDAR. V. 1/2CAMDEN PELHAM
Before the House Mr. Swain spoke only under extraordinary emotion, and then he gained every ear.
RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
Mr. Swain had bought the dwelling from an aged man with a history, dead some nine years back.
RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
What must he do but drive her home to Green Street, where Mr. Swain then lived in a little cottage.
RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
He could scarce bide his time until Mr. Swain should have a coach and a seat in the country with the gentry.
RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
Of a Whig family in the old country, he had been drawn to that party in the new, and so, had made Mr. Swain's acquaintance.
RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
I stood by Mr. Carvel's chair, receiving the guests, and presently came Mr. Swain and Patty.
RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
Mr. Swain alone was silent and thoughtful, but I did not for an instant doubt that he would have done as much for me.
RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SWAIN

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  • swain
  • sweetheart
  • truelove
  • valentine
  • wooer
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