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"It's always the way with them," sighed Miss Grains, who suffered from a complication of romantic tendency and very tight stays.
His boyish suspenders had been put away in favor of a belt, which was tight-drawn about his slim waist.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
She took to staring out across the grounds again, and one hand drew up slowly till it was doubled into a tight-shut little fist.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
It is a very simple plan, and will be perfectly tight; it is by restoring an equilibrium on both sides of the piston.
Before that time we always put rope-yarn between the lap of the boiler-plates to make the seams tight.
This difficulty of making a tight and safe boiler, that puzzled Watt, was moonshine to Trevithick.
I asked sharply, and MacRae flung the same query over one shoulder as he fumbled at the tight-drawn latigo-knot.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
I haven't heard you call anybody 'Mis',' for Mrs., in ever so long, and most of the time you keep tight hold of your g's.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
She sat on the sofa, clad in an ample white peignoir, holding a handkerchief tight in her hand with a nervous clutch.
It was rather a tight squeeze for his broad shoulders, getting through the opening, but he managed it.

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