1 Hairpins slipped out of her fingers and tinkled to the floor and when she tried to give her hair its customary hundred strokes, she banged the back of the brush hurtingly against her temple.
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2 And then, without at all alluding to the shovel, he pointed to three lads as the customary sweepers; who, not being billeted at the pumps, had done little or nothing all day.
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3 It is customary to have two harpoons reposing in the crotch, respectively called the first and second irons.
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4 Whether this whale belonged to the pod in advance, seemed questionable; for it is not customary for such venerable leviathans to be at all social.
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5 As is customary in those cases, the boats at once separated, each making for some one lone whale on the outskirts of the shoal.
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6 Conviction gradually wrought its influence, and toward the close of Hawkeye's speech, his sentences were accompanied by the customary exclamation of commendation.
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7 They, therefore, approached the passage with the customary silence of their guarded habits.
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8 The figure of the bear appeared in the door, where it sat, rolling from side to side in its customary restlessness.
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9 That subtle savage had recovered his artifice and self-command, and now proceeded toward his object with his customary caution and skill.
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10 The ceremony of covering the remains, and concealing the marks of the fresh earth, by leaves and other natural and customary objects, was conducted with the same simple and silent forms.
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11 Snobs they were; long enough stationed that is in that one corner of the world to have taken indelibly the print of some three hundred years of customary behaviour.
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12 One fact mitigated the horror; his forefinger, raised in the customary manner, was stained with tobacco juice.
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13 It offended him both as a lawyer and as a lover of the sane and customary sides of life, to whom the fanciful was the immodest.
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14 He waited in his customary manner by walking round the enclosure and idling by the pool, for Wildeve was never asked into the house by his proud though condescending mistress.
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15 The customary expedient of provincial girls and men in such circumstances is churchgoing.
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