1 A crooked tree-branch crossed it, a branch of the apple-tree under which, on summer evenings, he had sometimes found Mattie sitting when he came up from the mill.
2 "No," she said, and managed a crooked smile.
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3 One foot in the shortened stirrup and the other leg crooked about the pommel in an approximation of a side saddle, she set out across the fields toward Mimosa, steeling herself to find it burned.
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4 There were bright tears on Melanie's lashes and understanding in her eyes, and before them, Cathleen's lips curved into the crooked smile of a brave child who tries not to cry.
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5 My pretty, there are penalties in the business world for crooked dealing.
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6 Terry is crooked as a dog's hind leg.
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7 I looked through the key-hole; but the door opening into an odd corner of the room, the key-hole prospect was but a crooked and sinister one.
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8 When she smiled, she showed two rows of strong, crooked yellow teeth.
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9 A thicket of brush skirted its foot, and it became necessary to proceed through a crooked and narrow path.
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10 His head fell forward on his crooked arm and his weighted lids went softly down over his eyes.
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11 Jean Valjean watched him hurrying across the garden as fast as his crooked leg would permit, casting a sidelong glance by the way on his melon patch.
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12 He was somewhat gouty, and when he was asleep, his aged fingers, stiffened with rheumatism, lay crooked up in the folds of his sheets.
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13 The old Rue Mondetour cut the three strokes of the N at the most crooked angles.
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14 Boulatruelle, accustomed to taking crooked courses, was on this occasion guilty of the fault of going straight.
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15 And he straightened up his crooked back.
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