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  • A half-moon was over the lake. (10)
  • A shadow was over the house, and the inhabitants moved about their domestic occupations silent as things that feel the thunder-cloud. (10)
  • A top hat and modern collar did not improve the likeness, but it was there still. (8)
  • Bare-headed the combatants engaged, and the headpiece was the chief point of attack. (10)
  • Bellew was seated on the sofa in her little drawing-room whistling to a canary in the open window. (8)
  • Bosengate was not sorry for the excuse to get out again. (8)
  • But was she not a shameless traitor? (10)
  • But the gray column of Confederates toiling up the mountain road was singularly tempting. (1)
  • But who else was there to employ? (4)
  • Chump was this morning very late. (10)
  • Gower wrote in a language transparent of the act, addressed to a reader whose memory was to be impregnated. (10)
  • Grosvenor Green herself, who was occupying it so as to be able to show it effectively, he took it. (9)
  • He was already winning his way, apparently without effort, to be the popular man of that neighbourhood. (10)
  • He was generous, Diana, said she saw fine qualities in him. (10)
  • He was glad that the fashion suffered him to spare in that direction, for he was obliged to look somewhat carefully after the out- goes. (9)
  • He was made for the post of secretary! (10)
  • He being slighted, she necessarily was shadowed. (10)
  • He suffered terribly in their loss, and he was not fool enough to try ignoring his grief. (9)
  • Her arm was pressed by a hand. (10)
  • Her brother asked her in dismay if she was tired. (10)
  • Her hand was reached out to me; Temple she patted on the shoulder. (10)
  • His impulse was to turn back, the problem, how to speak to her, not being settled within him. (10)
  • His look was rather grave. (10)
  • I was a useless dog. (10)
  • I was in great hopes that one of you would have got a husband before you came back. (4)
  • I was just coming for a book to read myself asleep with. (9)
  • I was suffered to run my eyes over it, and was ashamed. (10)
  • I see that I was really a selfish suicide, because I feel I have power to do some good, and belong to the army. (10)
  • I should miss them dreadfully if I was to lose them. (8)
  • In the conservatory Juliana was awaiting him. (10)
  • It was beyond argument. (8)
  • Jennings was a widow with an ample jointure. (4)
  • Merthyr saw that it was not vanity, but honour; for Carlo stood pledged to lead a forlorn enterprise, the ripeness of his own scheming. (10)
  • My sole dependence was on you; and I am sure nobody else will believe me, if you do not. (4)
  • No Scientific Humanist was by to study the natural development, and guide him. (10)
  • On the whole, this was a man whom one would be likely to observe and be observed by. (1)
  • Only Winton, and perhaps Betty, could tell she was not happy. (8)
  • Our situation, you will own, was unexampled: or mine was. (10)
  • Peridon was a more welcome sample of the islanders, despite an inferior pretension to accent. (10)
  • Pole was talking to Tracy Runningbrook at the gate. (10)
  • Pressure was put on her to engage herself, and she did so liberally, throwing the burden of deceitfulness on the extraordinary pressure. (10)
  • She was incapable of seeing, what the young lord acutely felt, that he had stooped very much in helping to bring about such a scene. (10)
  • She knew it was unusual. (8)
  • She knew that Dahlia was unconscious of her imprisonment, and had less compunction in counting the minutes of her absence. (10)
  • She stared, coloured, doubted, and was silent. (4)
  • Shelton took a liking to him, partly from a fellow-feeling, and partly because of the gentle smile with which he was looking at his wife. (8)
  • Sir Franks found the passage, and that her ladyship was right, which it did not move her countenance to hear. (10)
  • So her consent was the seal of the voyage. (10)
  • That, he had to admit, was true. (10)
  • The catastrophe was one to weep over, the dilemma a trial of the strongest intelligences. (10)
  • The petition was immediately granted. (10)
  • The season was full, the room crowded, and the two ladies squeezed in as well as they could. (4)
  • The sky was covered with soft, high clouds, through which shone little gleams of blue. (8)
  • The tourists were better fitted for the next occasion of sentiment, which was at the Hotel Dieu whither they went after returning from the battlefield. (9)
  • The vinery was of their own designing, and of extraordinary interest. (8)
  • The woman came, and went forth, and Rinaldo did not look at her until his resolve was firm. (10)
  • Their number was never alike two days running, which made them attractive to one for whom novelty was the salt of life. (8)
  • Then Lucy, whose heart was full to her, came and kissed her, and Berry bumped down and regularly cried. (10)
  • There was about the whole business that which English people especially resent. (8)
  • There was his steamer. (8)
  • There was something about her insidiously seductive. (8)
  • There was something revolting in having to plead like this; plead that she should warm his eyes with her beauty. (8)
  • There was, besides, the conflict with his redoubtable sister. (10)
  • Thereupon came one of the most singular sensations he had ever known: he felt that he was unable to see the way to please her. (10)
  • These misgivings flitted over the surface of thought that more profoundly was occupied with a question of other things. (9)
  • Thither he was drawn. (10)
  • Those two happy winters in Columbus, when I was finding opportunity and recognition, were the heydey of life for me. (9)
  • Unhappily, the street was of no length, and she soon came to the end of it. (10)
  • Very likely they responded more with their hearts than with their souls, but they were aware that this was not his fault. (9)
  • Was it because he was dreadful enough for both, all the time, without doing anything? (9)
  • While he was so dull, it was no wonder that Harriet should be dull likewise; and they were both insufferable. (4)

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