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There is much swishing of dresses: the good ladies of the tracts are being seated.
It makes me drowsy—feeling of green fields, little swishing brooks, and multitudes of silver leaves sweeping the skies.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
His ordinary clothes were stained with soup and rank with tobacco smoke, but over them he wore a full and swishing gown of silk.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
Then there came a rush of something, perhaps of air, like the soft swishing of spruce branches swinging aside.
And through all the purring and humming and rustling came the long low swishing sound of a big river.
He doesn't want to jump into the ring till he has a big swishing knock-down argument in his fist.
Jarrow made no reply, but stepped off the forecastle head with a noise of wet, swishing oilskins, and fumbled for a minute.
ISLE O' DREAMSFREDERICK F. MOORE
Here, coming when the night is on, he lies down, and the wind swishing in the sage—brush puts him to sleep.
The silken curtains weighted with gold fell together with a swishing sound behind him.
"UNTO CAESAR"BARONESS EMMUSKA ORCZY
Then a storm of balls came swishing out over the open, and were followed by the appearance of the enemy.
THE HERO OF PANAMAF. S. BRERETON

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