1 This was a hearty, healthy, dapper, red-faced gentleman, with a shock of hair prematurely white, and a boisterous and decided manner.
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2 The wind began to get boisterous.
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3 The latter part of this speech, was hailed by a boisterous shout from all the hopeful pupils of the merry old gentleman.
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4 Oliver walked into the window-recess to which Mr. Maylie beckoned him; much surprised at the mixture of sadness and boisterous spirits, which his whole behaviour displayed.
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5 It was one of those not infrequent days of an English June which are as wet and boisterous as November.
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6 He was kind to her also in his bluff, boisterous fashion, and on the whole they seemed to be a happy couple.
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7 It was a bleak and boisterous night and the wind whistled shrilly down the long street.
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8 For my mind was made up to sail in no other than a Nantucket craft, because there was a fine, boisterous something about everything connected with that famous old island, which amazingly pleased me.
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9 Delight is to him, whom all the waves of the billows of the seas of the boisterous mob can never shake from this sure Keel of the Ages.
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10 And this is their utterance; merry and boisterous, or mournful and wailing, or passionate and rebellious, this music is their music, music of home.
11 There are boisterous couples, who tear wildly about the room, knocking every one out of their way.
12 He was a boisterous, pallid, nimble, wide-awake, jeering, lad, with a vivacious but sickly air.
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13 when Orion rising on us through the cloudrack with sudden surf bore us on blind shoals, and scattered us afar with his boisterous gales and whelming brine over waves and trackless reefs.
14 He was loud and boisterous, always laughing and singing, and never able to work consecutively at anything.
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15 "Plenty of gas," said Tom boisterously.
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