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When he had finished, she took them from his hand, and turning them round in agitated silence, examined their seals and writing.
There was a great comparing of papers, and turning over of leaves, by Fogg and Perker, after this statement of profit and loss.
Of silence before them that salute thee: of looking upon a harlot: and of turning away thy face from thy kinsman.
Further enlightenment (as with men) comes through grace as soon as they become beati through turning to good.
He sang the words with an odd, emphatic slowness, turning to look at Lettice between the phrases.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The south tunnel in New Street was blocked April 18, 1877, by a locomotive turning over.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
Mrs. Kaye, without turning her head, murmured something indistinctly, and lit another cigarette.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Our hero smiled as he waved his hand to his companions, and, turning away, was soon lost to sight among the bushes.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Turning the position, the French swept down on Portugal, while the English hurriedly fell back before them.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Turning away he caught the eyes of his wife riveted on them; she had evidently seen the meeting, and her colour was high.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD

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