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The tops of the hills were laden with thunder-clouds, and the turbid atmosphere laboured with the stifling Sirocco.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
This tiny person spent little or none of his time in the tree-tops, but chose to stay near the ground.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
He shall pour frost as salt upon the earth: and when it freezeth, it shall become like the tops of thistles.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Here and there are left a few plants without having their tops broken off, in order that they may afford seeds for another year.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
"I couldn't pay anybody anything—unless it was clover-tops," he explained.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Fancy silk buttons, with worked figured tops, were patented by Wm. Elliott, in 1837.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
Against the blue background of the sky, green hill-tops trace an undulant line.
BASTIEN LEPAGEFR. CRASTRE
In this way he can reach up to the tops of the tallest trees and cut off the cocoanuts; when thud!
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
I am qualifying for the position of district leader hereabouts, although I'm not announcing it from the house-tops.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Edna sat at the window, which looked out over the house-tops and across the river.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN

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