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At last the mock bull amiably presented himself to be killed and the victorious toreador retired amid great applause.
THE FOUR CORNERS ABROADAMY ELLA BLANCHARD
Winn set himself against him with the dogged fury of a bull against a toreador.
THE DARK TOWERPHYLLIS BOTTOME
When Frederick and his friends entered, a woman and a slim toreador were dancing.
ATLANTISGERHART HAUPTMANN
A little nod of Consuelo's round black-and-red toreador hat or a kiss tossed from her riding-whip was reward enough!
But when I looked again, she had a hairpin between her white teeth and was carefully adjusting her toreador hat.
I know some of the music—of course, the Toreador song; but I have never heard the whole opera.
A BOOK OF GHOSTSSABINE BARING-GOULD
I eluded him easily, and then for fully ten minutes I taunted and baited him this way, as a skillful toreador taunts his bull.
THE FIRE PEOPLERAY CUMMINGS
Then, as the toreador dodges the mad onslaught of the maddened bull, he leaped aside and the sword struck the ground.
THE GHOST BREAKERCHARLES GODDARD
Browne started the Toreador's song, and all began to beat upon the tables with their spoons in rhythmical clamor.
He felt that he could play toreador with neatness and despatch provided he could foresee the charge.

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