1 Suddenly and at the same moment, the ebullition ceased and the compound changed to a dark purple, which faded again more slowly to a watery green.
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2 That was not particularly well; for he remained in the greatest perplexity, and, as the hours went on, and no kind of explanation offered itself, his perplexity augmented at compound interest.
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3 'Hold your tongue, Beadle,' said the second old gentleman, when Mr. Bumble had given vent to this compound adjective.
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4 Almost the next minute she heard footsteps in the compound, and then on the veranda.
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5 I was a precocious actress in her eyes; she sincerely looked on me as a compound of virulent passions, mean spirit, and dangerous duplicity.
6 Though the word ambergris is but the French compound for grey amber, yet the two substances are quite distinct.
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7 I warn you that my friend is a compound personality and therefore it is difficult to blame him as an individual.
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8 Mostly it had been compounded out of vanity and complacent confidence in her own charms.
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9 A swimming nausea compounded of hunger, sleeplessness, exhaustion and stunning blows came on suddenly and she gripped the carved roses under her hand.
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10 There was a close stuffy smell in the room, compounded of the smoking fire, tobacco fumes, leather, damp woolen uniforms and unwashed bodies.
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11 The place had that peculiar sickening, unwholesome smell, compounded of mingled damp, dirt and decay, which one often notices in close old houses.
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12 Hyde had a song upon his lips as he compounded the draught, and as he drank it, pledged the dead man.
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13 Her sentiments towards him were compounded of all that was respectful, grateful, confiding, and tender.
14 Indeed, so fresh was his complexion that it seemed to have been compounded of blood and milk, while health danced in his every feature.
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15 That he is no hero compounded of virtues and perfections must be already clear.
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