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1  Soon the lawns were floating with little moving islands of coloured dresses.
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2  The words made two rings, perfect rings, that floated them, herself and Haines, like two swans down stream.
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3  As if the play had jerked the ball out of the cup; as if what I call myself was still floating unattached, and didn't settle.
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4  The building of a car factory and of an aerodrome in the neighbourhood had attracted a number of unattached floating residents.
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5  There had always been lilies there, self-sown from wind-dropped seed, floating red and white on the green plates of their leaves.
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6  Isolated on a green island, hedged about with snowdrops, laid with a counterpane of puckered silk, the innocent island floated under her window.
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7  Ah, but she was not merely a twitcher of individual strings; she was one who seethes wandering bodies and floating voices in a cauldron, and makes rise up from its amorphous mass a recreated world.
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8  In the summer there were always butterflies; fritillaries darting through; Red Admirals feasting and floating; cabbage whites, unambitiously fluttering round a bush, like muslin milkmaids, content to spend a life there.
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9  And then a breeze blew and all the muslin blinds fluttered out, as if some majestic goddess, rising from her throne among her peers, had tossed her amber-coloured raiment, and the other gods, seeing her rise and go, laughed, and their laughter floated her on.
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