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  • A pale grey light on the skirts of the flying tempest displayed the dawn. (10)
  • Afraid he bets on horses. (8)
  • All fell aside, and the combatants stood opposed on clear ground. (10)
  • All goes on regular, and then a thing like this happens. (8)
  • Aminta, noticed the box on the seat beside him. (10)
  • And he augured the worst when she sat down on a cushion footstool at his knee, and put her hand on his. (8)
  • Andrew, jumping on his legs. (10)
  • At Creil, as at Noyon, Saint Joseph seemed a favourite saint on the score of punctuality. (2)
  • At any rate that he put on the suit is quite certain. (10)
  • At least it is perfectly true that I do not look with the same eyes on my country. (10)
  • Beauchamp begged Jenny to play to him on the piano. (10)
  • Carinthia remarked on their having met nobody. (10)
  • Do you not perceive that Mama was brought here to-day on purpose to shame us and cast us out? (10)
  • Every man a kind of wolf waiting to pounce on her! (8)
  • Farina knelt by the body, and lifted the head on his breast. (10)
  • Fortune smiled on his strategy. (10)
  • From her loathing, as soon as her sensations had quickened to realize it, she was hurled on her weakness. (10)
  • Giles, surnamed the Bantam, on account of some forgotten sally of his youth or infancy, moved and looked elephantine. (10)
  • Golden lie the meadows: golden run the streams; red gold is on the pine-stems. (10)
  • Hath he not operated on my head, the head of me in old time? (10)
  • He came on sentences of writing, where men waiting to be suffocated had written down their feelings. (8)
  • He felt very giddy, and, after bandaging a nasty cut, lay down on his bed. (8)
  • He found his wife dressed, but fallen again on her bed, beside which her breakfast stood still untasted; her smile responded wanly to his brightness. (9)
  • He gave the old man a package of candy, and passed on. (9)
  • He had striven to rise on his elbow, and had dropped flat in his helplessness. (10)
  • He had suggested Ostend; or some point on the French coast; Kenby had thought of Schevleningen, and the doctor had said that would do admirably. (9)
  • He pushed his hat back and let the sun fall on his chin and cheek. (8)
  • He thought of an evil genius on whom this method should be tried in frozen Canadian earth. (2)
  • He tiptoed on and passed out into the dark passage; reached his room, undressed at once, and stood before a mirror in his night-shirt. (8)
  • He turned swiftly on her and put his hand over her mouth. (8)
  • He was favoured by the gallant lift of the brim on the near side, but she had overshadowed her eyes. (10)
  • Her eyes were fixed on Cecilia, and through her parted lips breath almost seemed to come. (8)
  • His nature was too prompt in responding to such a call on it for resolute warmth. (10)
  • How grandly and confidently they go sweeping on like long blue waves of ocean chasing one another to the cruel rocks! (7)
  • I chafed at the thought that one so young and lovely should meditate on human affairs at all. (10)
  • I go on my knees to you to beg you not to tell him a word. (10)
  • I know what I am about when I set my mind on a powerful example. (10)
  • If he put it to the men on the spot, with these strike-breakers up his sleeve, surely they must listen! (8)
  • In its lightness it was as a foam-bubble before the wind on the blue water, and bore them onward airily. (10)
  • In the mean time the sea-bathing went resolutely on with all its forms. (9)
  • Indeed, when the time draws on, I shall decidedly recommend their bringing the barouche-landau; it will be so very much preferable. (4)
  • My nerves are all on edge. (8)
  • My noble old Professor is a resolute truth-seeker: he raises a light to show you the ground you walk on. (10)
  • Never did I see such sedate, sweet lovering, so trusting on her part, so guardianlike on his. (8)
  • Next day she took Arthur after breakfast for a walk on the Downs and remained absent till ten minutes before the hour of dinner. (10)
  • Nothing was omitted, on his side, of civility, compliment, or kindness, that might assist the plan. (4)
  • Old Jolyon stood, still as death, his eyes fixed on the body. (8)
  • On Wednesday morning, he arose with the conviction that England was no place for him to dwell in. (10)
  • On arriving home he heard the click of billiard-balls, and through the window saw young Mont sprawling over the table. (8)
  • On either hand, meadows and orchards bordered, with a margin of sedge and water flowers, upon the river. (2)
  • On his face, feet foremost? (8)
  • On the night of their return, he went to bed full of compunction; but awoke full of anticipation. (8)
  • On the other hand, he foresaw the closest of personal reasons for hesitating to be in agreement with the lady wholly. (10)
  • On the whole he considered her wiser in her prescription for the malady besetting him than his uncle. (10)
  • Or is he to have another chance, to be still looked on as one who has gone a little astray, but who will come back? (8)
  • She had, therefore, three positive claims on him as a soldier and a man. (10)
  • She insists on his meeting her! (10)
  • She meant to avoid any such alteration of manners as might provoke a remonstrance on his side. (4)
  • She thought of the back streets she had looked out on from her bedroom window. (8)
  • Ten minutes later he was on horseback by the Fallow field gates, with the tidings shrieking through his frame. (10)
  • The General had unnerved her reliance on me. (10)
  • The General punctiliously avoided glancing at the windows during the passage past them, whether in his wild career or on foot. (10)
  • The Persian kitten, sleepy and disturbed on the bosom of her blouse, gazed up into her face. (8)
  • The beginning of light was mixing its grey hue into the darkness; she could just see her feet among the puddles on the road. (8)
  • The fervour she repressed in speech threw a glow over her face, like that on a frosty bare autumn sky after sunset. (10)
  • The gardener jerked his head towards a window on the ground floor. (8)
  • The life prayed for by one seemed a wisp of straw flung on this humming furnace. (10)
  • The other clasped the haft angrily, and with a resolute smack on it, settled it in the scabbard. (10)
  • The second on the particulars has been withdrawn. (8)
  • The shadows on the snow-fields deepened to purple below an irradiation of rose and pink and dazzling silver. (10)
  • The value of an event on a wet day in the country was most forcibly brought before her. (4)
  • The young man, snatching off his hat, passed on. (8)
  • They turned their heads, and beheld the hope of Raynham on horseback surveying the scene. (10)
  • They were at the commencement of their labours on this night of the expedition when they were fated to meet something greatly confusing them. (10)
  • They would cock it on Monday and be carrying the day after, if rain held off. (8)
  • We were asked on purpose to be introduced. (4)
  • Westover shut them in, the carriage rolled off, and he started on his homeward walk with a long sigh of relief. (9)
  • What on earth-how on earth! (8)
  • When she reached him on the dusty road, he slipped his hand within her arm. (8)
  • When you see all this wretchedness going on and feel you can do nothing, you have to shut your eyes to the whole thing. (8)
  • Words sprang to his lips, and kept on dying there. (8)

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