1 From that glass door the pale-faced man went to the count's bedroom and raised with a constricted hand the curtain of a window overlooking the court-yard.
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2 But his heart was racing, his stomach was constricted.
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3 What my sensations were no language can describe; but just as they all rose, stifling my breath and constricting my throat, a girl came up and passed me: in passing, she lifted her eyes.
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4 Not yet," she said, as gently as the constriction of her throat would permit, "but we will be, soon.
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5 "We've come a long way since those days, Ashley," she said, trying to steady her voice, trying to fight the constriction in her throat.
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6 Her body ached with fatigue, and with the constriction of her attitude in Gerty's bed.
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7 His chest heaved once, as if his large heart, weary of despotic constriction, had expanded, despite the will, and made a vigorous bound for the attainment of liberty.
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8 In exchange for his silence Athos drank enough for four, and without appearing to be otherwise affected by wine than by a more marked constriction of the brow and by a deeper sadness.
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