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A hot burning stinging tingling blow like the loud crack of a broken stick made his trembling hand crumple together like a leaf in the fire: and at the sound and the pain scalding tears were driven into his eyes.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Once upon a time I taught school in the hills of Tennessee, where the broad dark vale of the Mississippi begins to roll and crumple to greet the Alleghanies.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context
A little lamp with a white china shade stood upon the table and its light fell over a photograph which was enclosed in a frame of crumpled horn.
He crumpled the paper up and said nothing to his daughter, but the incident struck a chill into his heart.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
The young man took from his waistcoat a crumpled envelope, and turning to the table he shook out upon it five little dried orange pips.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
The shirt worn since the morning was crumpled and out of the question with the fashionable open waistcoat.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He wore an unfastened cloak, wide breeches hanging down in creases, and a crumpled shako on the back of his head.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Her black eyes looked at the crowd without seeking anyone, and her delicate arm, bare to above the elbow, lay on the velvet edge of the box, while, evidently unconsciously, she opened and closed her hand in time to the music, crumpling her program.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context