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In cross-section the burrows varied from round (three inches in diameter) to oval (three inches high and four inches wide).
Her eyes, for a moment, fixed themselves with a horrid conviction of a wide and nameless treachery.
The streets here are rather wide for an Italian city but would be deemed intolerably narrow in America.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
His nose was hooked and rather large, his eyes were blue, bright as steel, and set a trifle wide.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
As usual the dinner was recherché, for the Pandemonium chef enjoyed a world-wide reputation.
Then they all passed out through the great front door to the wide old veranda.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
The Café tender was asleep in his chair; the porter had gone off; the sentinel alone kept awake on his post.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
He showed his wisdom in giving the Pandemonium card-room a very wide berth for the rest of his days.
Finding him awake, he sat by his side and, with the earnestness of a nursery-maid, patted him off to slumber.
Wide and straight, well made and tree-lined throughout, it supplied the two great arteries of Indian life.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY

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