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A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Louis turned at the exclamation, and looked on the faithful servant; but no tear was in his eye, no sound on his lip.
By what word is the relation between “pendulum” and “a smile and tear” described?
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
In the tear-stained story of humanity there has never been aught to surpass the thrilling record of Cawnpore.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
In a short time you will be able, in the language of Dr. Johnson, “to tear out the heart of any book.”
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
The horizon, however, was lowering and hazy, and the sun had not force enough to tear the murky veil asunder.
"I was playin' sock-ball," snuffled the boy, and a solitary tear rolled down his snub nose.
I will drop his photograph into the fire, and tear the fly-leaf out of the Mrs. Browning he gave me.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
His expression said plainly that he would tear in a thousand pieces anything that dared to injure a hair of her head.
Yet hardly one tear was shed by the young things who stood as close as they could round the grave.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE

WORDS RELATED TO TEAR OFF

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