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Without her neural net, she might have been teary watching her daughter, still her baby, walk into her kindergarten classroom on the first day.
"No; but I guess she'll suspect it, though," returned Cordelia, with a teary smile.
THE SUNBRIDGE GIRLS AT SIX STAR RANCHELEANOR H. (ELEANOR HODGMAN) PORTER
The slipper landed on Jo's head and she responded by raising rather a teary face.
THE FOUR CORNERS ABROADAMY ELLA BLANCHARD
That new woman can't write an obituary, and her teary tales sound like they were carved with a cold chisel.
At the mention of this one woman stepped behind a tent screen and wept, wiping her teary face with a bird-skin.
NORTH-POLE VOYAGESZACHARIAH ATWELL MUDGE
Elsewhere in the house his teary-eyed sisters went softly and silently about their daily work.
She turned quickly, and with a shy, teary smile thrust her hand toward him.
I would dry their teary liesUp with lightning-flashes—Make your sobbing lips unsheatheAll the glitter of your teeth!
RILEY LOVE-LYRICSJAMES WHITCOMB RILEY
His picture had—With a little shudder Billy tossed aside these thoughts, and dug at her teary eyes with a determined hand.
MISS BILLY'S DECISIONELEANOR H. PORTER
There's a name on it but my eyes are so teary I can't make it out.
DANDELION COTTAGECARROLL WATSON RANKIN

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