1 She could see the great open door.
2 That's the great thing, dressing up.
3 "Play out the play," great Eliza commanded.
4 She splashed into the fine mesh like a great stone into the lily pool.
5 For the ruff had become unpinned and great Eliza had forgotten her lines.
6 And the human figure was seen to great advantage against a background of sky.
7 The Barn to which Lucy had nailed her placard was a great building in the farmyard.
8 The terrace was broad enough to take the entire shadow of one of the great trees laid flat.
9 A great harvest the mind had reaped; but for all this, compared with his son, he did not care one damn.
10 Only a few great names--Babylon, Nineveh, Clytemnestra, Agamemnon, Troy--floated across the open space.
11 But, then, as a small child in a perambulator, a great cart-horse had brushed within an inch of her face.
12 She would be in and out twenty times, and finally bring them lemonade in a great jug and a plate of sandwiches.
13 But the breeze blew the great sheet out; and over the edge he surveyed the landscape--flowing fields, heath and woods.
14 A length of yellow brocade was visible half-way up; and, as one reached the top, a small powdered face, a great head-dress slung with pearls, came into view; an ancestress of sorts.
15 Then Mrs. Sands took an egg from the brown basket full of eggs; some with yellow fluff sticking to the shells; then a pinch of flour to coat those semi-transparent slips; and a crust from the great earthenware crock full of crusts.
16 Folded in this triple melody, the audience sat gazing; and beheld gently and approvingly without interrogation, for it seemed inevitable, a box tree in a green tub take the place of the ladies' dressing-room; while on what seemed to be a wall, was hung a great clock face; the hands pointing to three minutes to the hour; which was seven.
17 Then the great lady in the bath chair, the lady whose marriage with the local peer had obliterated in his trashy title a name that had been a name when there were brambles and briars where the Church now stood--so indigenous was she that even her body, crippled by arthritis, resembled an uncouth, nocturnal animal, now nearly extinct--clapped and laughed loud--the sudden laughter of a startled jay.
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