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1  The clothes were strewn on the grass.
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2  The boys wanted the big parts; the girls wanted the fine clothes.
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3  And she laid about her energetically, flinging clothes on the grass.
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4  Each still acted the unacted part conferred on them by their clothes.
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5  The room smelt warm and sweet; of clothes drying; of milk; of biscuits and warm water.
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6  "How lovely the clothes were," said someone, casting a last look at Flavinda disappearing.
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7  I've kept her close as a weevil, Sir Spaniel, wrapped in the sere cloths of her virginity.
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8  Then one of the troopers removed part of her clothing, and she screamed and hit him about the face.
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9  A painted cloth must convey--what the Times and Telegraph both said in their leaders that very morning.
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10  Red Admirals gluttonously absorbed richness from dish cloths, cabbage whites drank icy coolness from silver paper.
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11  Cardboard crowns, swords made of silver paper, turbans that were sixpenny dish cloths, lay on the grass or were flung on the bushes.
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12  Swathed in conventions, they couldn't see, as she could, that a dish cloth wound round a head in the open looked much richer than real silk.
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13  Sixpenny brooches glared like cats' eyes and tigers' eyes; pearls looked down; her cape was made of cloth of silver--in fact swabs used to scour saucepans.
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14  As Mrs. Parker made her contribution--half a crown as it happened--she appealed to Mr. Streatfield to exorcize this evil, to extend the protection of his cloth.
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15  She never came out of a shop, for example, with the clothes she admired; nor did her figure, seen against the dark roll of trousering in a shop window, please her.
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16  And turning, she strode to the actors, undressing, down in the hollow, where butterflies feasted upon swords of silver paper; where the dish cloths in the shadow made pools of yellow.
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