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Mrs. Wurzel was quite right; they had been supplied, regardless of cost, from Messrs. Rochet and Stole's well-known establishment.
She herself had worn them in her youth, and they were the proper bonnets for "growing girls."
The big room at King's Warren Parsonage was already fairly well filled.
The country is well inhabited, for it contains fifty-one cities, near a hundred walled towns, and a great number of villages.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
Before he could finish the sentence the Hole-keeper said snappishly, "Well, drop out again—quick!"
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
Old Mrs. Wurzel and the buxom but not too well-favoured heiress of the house of Grains were at the head of the table.
They ranged from moving trunks to cleaning cisterns, and, by grace of all of them, Sim was doing very well.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
Now first we shall want our pupil to understand, speak, read and write the mother tongue well.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
The well-worn aphorism of the Frenchman, “History repeats itself,” was about to assert itself.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
All our people were well mounted, and armed with rifles, pistols, and bowie-knives.

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