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1  We must be there before the curtain rises.
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2  But women never know when the curtain has fallen.
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3  The curtain went down on a titter and some groans.
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4  On the floor in front of it the torn curtain was lying.
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5  I looked out from behind the curtain and surveyed the house.
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6  Gradually white fingers creep through the curtains, and they appear to tremble.
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7  A few moments afterwards the footlights flared up and the curtain rose on the third act.
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8  As he drew the curtain aside, a hideous laugh broke from the painted lips of the woman who had taken his money.
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9  At the end of the hall hung a tattered green curtain that swayed and shook in the gusty wind which had followed him in from the street.
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10  A faded Flemish tapestry, a curtained picture, an old Italian cassone, and an almost empty book-case--that was all that it seemed to contain, besides a chair and a table.
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11  Dorian Gray lifted his golden head from the pillow, and with pallid face and tear-stained eyes, looked at him as he walked over to the deal painting-table that was set beneath the high curtained window.
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12  Finally his bell sounded, and Victor came in softly with a cup of tea, and a pile of letters, on a small tray of old Sevres china, and drew back the olive-satin curtains, with their shimmering blue lining, that hung in front of the three tall windows.
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13  Its curtains were of damask, with leafy wreaths and garlands, figured upon a gold and silver ground, and fringed along the edges with broideries of pearls, and it stood in a room hung with rows of the queen's devices in cut black velvet upon cloth of silver.
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14  Upon the walls of the lonely locked room where he had spent so much of his boyhood, he had hung with his own hands the terrible portrait whose changing features showed him the real degradation of his life, and in front of it had draped the purple-and-gold pall as a curtain.
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