1 It was the clank of the levers and the swish of the leaking cylinder.
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2 He had picked from a drawer a little tarnished cylinder, and, undoing the tape, he handed me a short note scrawled upon a half-sheet of slate-grey paper.
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3 Across the centre of it was lying a little cylinder of blue-grey paper.
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4 Then, with a cry of satisfaction, he bent forward and picked up a little brazen cylinder.
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5 He came out of the pawn-office joyfully, making a little cylinder, of the coins between his thumb and fingers.
6 She's no use: I've got all the records I want of the Lisson Grove lingo; and I'm not going to waste another cylinder on it.
7 It is hooped round with a hollow cylinder of adamant, four feet yards in diameter, placed horizontally, and supported by eight adamantine feet, each six yards high.
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8 On leaning over, the eye is lost in a deep cylinder of brick which is filled with a heaped-up mass of shadows.
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9 I think that the cylinders which you gave me contained more than you intended me to know; but I can see that there are in your record many lights to this dark mystery.
10 All the manuscript had been burned, and the blue flames were flickering amongst the white ashes; the cylinders of your phonograph too were thrown on the fire, and the wax had helped the flames.
11 But I had not much time to give him, because I was helping the engine-driver to take to pieces the leaky cylinders, to straighten a bent connecting-rod, and in other such matters.
12 The servants cut our bread into cones, cylinders, parallelograms, and several other mathematical figures.
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13 Guess the cylinders are jam-cram-full of carbon again.
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