1 Miss Bart's immediate answer was to address a critical glance to the reflection of the countenance under discussion.
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2 When she was most ardently singing hymns or planning deviltry she yet seemed gently aloof and critical.
3 I need young critical things like you to punch me up.
4 But at this critical instant a sudden exclamation was heard that took every eye from the whale.
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5 But this critical act is not always unattended with the saddest and most fatal casualties.
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6 This was a critical time in Jurgis' life, and if he had been a weaker man he would have gone the way the rest did.
7 Each moment, however, pressed upon him a conviction of the critical situation in which he had suffered his invaluable trust to be involved through his own confidence.
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8 Further words were unnecessary; for Hawkeye, merely uttering the mandate to "follow," moved along the route by which they had just entered their present critical and even dangerous situation.
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9 Breathless with amazement, and heavily oppressed with the critical situation of his friend, Heyward recoiled before the look, trembling lest its meaning might, in some unknown manner, hasten the prisoner's fate.
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10 Frequently over this tumult could be heard the grim jokes of the critical veterans; but the retreating men apparently were not even conscious of the presence of an audience.
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11 He puckered his mouth with a critical air.
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12 They were like critical shepherds, struggling with sheep.
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13 As she was also so white as not to be known as of colored lineage, without a critical survey, and her child was white also, it was much easier for her to pass on unsuspected.
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14 It's true," said St. Clare, "that Eva is very delicate, that I always knew; and that she has grown so rapidly as to exhaust her strength; and that her situation is critical.
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15 The plot was for Snowball, at the critical moment, to give the signal for flight and leave the field to the enemy.