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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.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
Before that time we always put rope-yarn between the lap of the boiler-plates to make the seams tight.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
This difficulty of making a tight and safe boiler, that puzzled Watt, was moonshine to Trevithick.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS 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
She carried a broken-lipped jug, and was on her way to the shop which was at least the second cause of all her woes.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
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.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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