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1  He'll find no words to fit you.
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2  "Thoughts without words," her brother mused.
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3  "No," said Isa, as plainly as words could say it.
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4  The words were like the first peal of a chime of bells.
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5  It didn't matter what the words were; or who sang what.
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6  The villagers were singing, but half their words were blown away.
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7  "We haven't the words--we haven't the words," Mrs. Swithin protested.
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8  Her words peppered the audience as with a shower of hard little stones.
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9  For myself," Mrs. Manresa continued, "speaking plainly, I can't put two words together.
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10  --those were the first words that could be heard above the roar of laughter and applause.
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11  The words weren't worth writing in the book bound like an account book in case Giles suspected.
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12  Digging and delving, ploughing and sowing they were singing, but the wind blew their words away.
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13  Isa supplied the first words that came into her head by way of helping her husband out of his difficulty.
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14  The words made two rings, perfect rings, that floated them, herself and Haines, like two swans down stream.
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15  Every summer, for seven summers now, Isa had heard the same words; about the hammer and the nails; the pageant and the weather.
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16  I, he repeated, forgetting the words, and glaring at his Aunt Lucy who sat craned forward, her mouth gaping, and her bony little hands clapping.
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17  The nurses after breakfast were trundling the perambulator up and down the terrace; and as they trundled they were talking--not shaping pellets of information or handing ideas from one to another, but rolling words, like sweets on their tongues; which, as they thinned to transparency, gave off pink, green, and sweetness.
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