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As Perker said this, he looked towards the door, with an evident desire to render the leave-taking as brief as possible.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
It was such a magnificent sum that Sol did not feel like taking the familiarity with it of mentioning it aloud.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
This may be done by taking the humming tone and bringing to bear upon it a strong pressure of energy.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
Now and then the boy who had bought Squinty, and who was taking him home, would look around at his pet in the slatted box.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
Mr. Collingwood, taking the key from his mother, locked the little door in the boarding, after them.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
His face flushed with annoyance, and taking off his soft hat he began to beat it impatiently against his leg as he walked.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Turn not away thy face from thy neighbour, and of taking away a portion and not restoring.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
“Well, mistakes is humant,” sighed Sol, taking advantage of that universal absolution.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
Many adults assume that a child can look at a landscape as they look at it, taking in the whole picturesque effect.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
He was guilty of the weakness of taking refuge in what is called, I believe, in legal phrase, a side-issue.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
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totemicadjective | [toh-tem-ik ]SEE DEFINITION