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Next from the large casket Mrs. Sin took another smaller casket and a very long, tapering silver bodkin.
DOPESAX ROHMER
Her hands were sinuous as serpents, the fingers tapering, the nails very long like the Chinese.
She bends over him, she draws forth a knife, slender, tapering to a point almost like a needle.
The caudal appendage of the juvenile and female is made up of three small joints tapering to a blunt end.
Cephalothorax suboval, upper margin strongly concave at the sides and tapering to a point at the median line.
There were the prints of his paws, and of his long tapering tail, and I could do nothing but gaze at his great proportions.
MASS' GEORGEGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
The finest fingers of the tapering kind I have ever seen, were those of a distinguished chemist of the last generation.
THERE AND BACKGEORGE MACDONALD
Stem: Solid, generally (often slightly) tapering towards base; paler than pileus or gills.
The egg is large, tapering very much at one end and resembling a pear in shape.
Her limbs surpassed any model I had ever beheld, round and tapering, smooth and white as ivory.
WILD WESTERN SCENESJOHN BEAUCHAMP JONES

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