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  • All around there were bare hill-tops, some near, some far away, as the perspective closed or opened, but none apparently much higher than the rest. (2)
  • Anybody but a literary man would. (9)
  • At last I mustered strength to rise; but alas! (6)
  • At least, in tone it bordered on a fall; but the woman did not feel it so. (10)
  • Beauchamp found him sauntering on the pavement, and would have dismissed him but for an agreeable diversion that occurred at that moment. (10)
  • But Clotilde had coughed in the damp morning air, and it would, he urged, be dangerous for her to be exposed to it. (10)
  • But I know you will like her when you come to know her. (9)
  • But I shut my heart to all such misgivings and went on reading him much more than I read any other German author. (9)
  • But I think you ought to hear me out. (9)
  • But Manton was dumb; she spied no one on the pavement who signalled to stop them. (10)
  • But from that strange notion he. (8)
  • But he said nothing; he dared not even look at her, for fear his eyes should show his feeling. (8)
  • But he, though not blind, was keenly wounded. (10)
  • But her mind was so busily engaged, that she did not always know when she was silent. (4)
  • But how mournfully changed he was! (10)
  • But how was it to be conveyed? (10)
  • But if he wrote to his father, no wonder he was concise. (4)
  • But in the grey, dusty railway-carriage when she had left him, he was like a man drugged, staring at where she had sat opposite. (8)
  • But it came no more; and lighting his pipe, he lay there wondering at its fervid, fantastic realism. (8)
  • But it was not a merely selfish caution, under which she acted, in putting an end to it. (4)
  • But it was too bad he had just got there with that blizzard. (9)
  • But many weeks were to pass before she recovered; a severe relapse again endangered her life. (5)
  • But many years had intervened. (10)
  • But once there in the tide, he fell huddled forward, motionless above his oars. (8)
  • But she had come to imagine that there was no avoidance of this deed of personal humiliation. (10)
  • But she had forgotten the Tiddler mine. (10)
  • But she is a curious study. (9)
  • But she showed nothing, having lowered the lids of her eyes. (8)
  • But surely what your Grandmama has done is quite right. (10)
  • But the lady was not her bride. (10)
  • But the old vixen has shown her hand, so now he must fight. (10)
  • But the unsociety people seem to be afraid of one another. (9)
  • But there are no proper Englishmen nowadays. (8)
  • But these measures are each too violent to be adopted without some deliberation; at present my thoughts are fluctuating between various schemes. (4)
  • But we visited the church. (2)
  • But what made you let her? (8)
  • But what would they be worth, if these maniacs once began to milk capital? (8)
  • But when he began to scold me I lost my temper, and I gave him a few wholesome truths in the guise of taunts. (9)
  • Fleming took this second gulp almost contemptuously, but still kindly. (10)
  • Fleming; but Anthony had darkened his golden horizon for him, and was no longer an attractive object to his vision. (10)
  • For, in his view, he was the Company; and its Board did but exist to chequer his importance. (8)
  • From time to time she dropped a word or two; but for the most she was silent, and he did not attempt to lead. (9)
  • He could not see the hands, but he set the repeater going. (8)
  • He did not, indeed, make one impression upon me, but a thousand impressions, which I should seek in vain to embody in a single presentment. (9)
  • He felt sorry, but why he did not know. (8)
  • He had always had a special protective feeling for Audrey Noel, a feeling which with but little encouragement might have become something warmer. (8)
  • He had finished now, and was but staring into the fire. (8)
  • He recounted the scene of the meeting with her, pictured it in effective colours, but his companion gave no response, nor a nod. (10)
  • He rose; he was about to speak, but yawned instead. (10)
  • He stole a look; but she was gone again, swaying and sniffing at the flowers. (8)
  • He was sure that she could be singing it for no one but for him. (10)
  • I recognize the truth of this without pretending to have been changed in anything but my point of view of it. (9)
  • I say, this morning I beat a retreat, but apparently she . (10)
  • I tried to get hold of it, but the poor thing was beside itself with fear. (8)
  • In short, Catherine, everything has gone wrong, but it is now all happily settled. (4)
  • Laughter, let it be but genuine, is of a common nationality, indeed a common fireside; and profound disagreement is not easy after it. (10)
  • Mash said, she never gave meals, but a cup of coffee and an egg or two, yes. (9)
  • Matter that is not nourishing to brains can help to constitute nothing but the bodies which are pitched on rubbish heaps. (10)
  • Maynard to pieces; but no one cares to make unkind remarks before a whole company of people. (9)
  • Modesty, and all that, is very well in its way, but really a little common honesty is sometimes quite as becoming. (4)
  • Not chivalry was moving him, but love! (8)
  • Nothing but a thorough change of sentiment could account for it. (4)
  • Often, for hours together, these two will be alone in the close, for it lies out of the way of all but legal traffic. (2)
  • Passion has likewise its panting intervals, but does nothing so preposterous. (10)
  • Richling; but the moment never came when she could voluntarily confide in her, though she was a great deal with her that winter. (9)
  • Robert is in readiness, sir; but I could swear he knows nothing about it. (8)
  • She did not resist, but made not the faintest return to his caresses. (8)
  • She had not spoken, but he had seen her lips part, her breast rise and fall. (8)
  • Some one tried to drag him down by the coat-tails, but he shook him off, and went on. (8)
  • Space seemed to have taken on a new dimension; areas to have not only length and breadth, but thickness. (7)
  • Sympathy we need, of course, and encouragement; but I am not sure that the lack of these is not a very good thing, too. (9)
  • The thing did not really happen in my case, but I was alone in the house, and it might very easily have happened. (9)
  • The wrist reddened, and became transparent with heat, but he felt no pain, only that his whole arm was thrice its natural weight. (10)
  • There appeared to be nothing in it but a huge piece of tarpaulin, which depended, bulging, from the topmost bunk. (8)
  • There was nothing but the white board above the garden-gate to speak of the history lying in her heart. (10)
  • There were but few who could be so classed; and it was not all of them that were attainable. (4)
  • They were all willing enough to have Evan there, but the Major refused. (10)
  • We can all recall by name many characters out of comedies and farces; but how many characters out of short stories can we recall? (9)
  • Ye may break the body, but ye cannot break the spirit. (8)
  • Yes, but in England you live the higher moral life. (10)

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