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A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
She fixed her imploring eyes on the Virgin's face and on the saints; but all seemed to her to wear a forbidding look.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
At home Liszt doesn't wear his long abb's coat, but a short one, in which he looks much more artistic.
To travelers blessed with golden sunshine, the Rhine may wear a grander, nobler aspect, and to such I leave it.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
"I bought them boots to wear only when I go into genteel society," said one of the codfish tribe, to a wag, the other day.
The Swiss are freemen, and wear the fact unconsciously but palpably on their brows and beaming from their eyes.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
We are drawing near the chateau, and you might as well wear a cockade tricolor as let them hear that.
But his head was too hot to wear a thinking cap, and no story would come at his half-hearted call.
Why had he permitted her to wear the ring which he had given her so as to spite his sainted Aunt Philomène?
These adornments were of course for Sunday wear; no weekday clothes were worn on Sundays then.

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