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The papers were vying with one another in devising effectual, if somewhat informal, means of dealing with the "red menace."

Vying with the maples along the roadside the Osmundas wear deep orange.

How to Know the FernsFrances Theodora Parsons

But to-night its every lineament filled his soul, vying with the memories of his mother in its vividness and power.

The Sword of DamoclesAnna Katharine Green

Several of the arrows found their marks in the poor animals, and they were now vying with the foremost savages in making speed.

He and Ashe fell upon the writer, vying with each other in anecdotes that left him presently close-plucked and bare.

I slept soundly, vying in the profundity of slumber with the immortal seven, till late in the morning.

The Captive in PatagoniaBenjamin Franklin Bourne

The twin elements of destruction, water and fire, were vying in the work of annihilation.

The Portal of DreamsCharles Neville Buck

They are beautiful women in beautiful gowns, vying with each other for the approbation of the crowd.

In Vanity FairEleanor Hoyt Brainerd

They were vying with each other for him, while two society beauties exerted their rival charms.

Having got the better of their fears, vying with each other, they swim towards him, and the insolent mob leap upon the Log.

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