1 He was forced to acknowledge with consternation that this apparent door was simply the wooden decoration of a building against which it was placed.
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2 A large crucifix fastened to the wall completed the decoration of this refectory, whose only door, as we think we have mentioned, opened on the garden.
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3 The Attorney for the Crown had him warned that the authorities would prosecute him for "illegal" wearing of this decoration.
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4 The sole decoration of the four rooms on the ground floor, which composed his lodgings, consisted of framed herbariums, and engravings of the old masters.
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5 The animals decided unanimously to create a military decoration, "Animal Hero, First Class," which was conferred there and then on Snowball and Boxer.
6 It was announced that the battle would be called the Battle of the Windmill, and that Napoleon had created a new decoration, the Order of the Green Banner, which he had conferred upon himself.
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7 My pockets had always puzzled Weena, but at the last she had concluded that they were an eccentric kind of vase for floral decoration.
8 Except for that small expenditure in the decoration of her infant, Hester bestowed all her superfluous means in charity, on wretches less miserable than herself, and who not unfrequently insulted the hand that fed them.
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9 As the last touch to her mermaid's garb, Pearl took some eel-grass and imitated, as best she could, on her own bosom the decoration with which she was so familiar on her mother's.
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10 This shadow play slowly surrounded the head like a decoration or lofty distinction.
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11 They were so narrow they seemed to be there as decoration on the column rather than for anyone to use.
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12 The new decoration of the Premises contributed much to the magnificence of the spectacle.
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13 Under the masonic aprons and insignia he saw the uniforms and decorations at which they aimed in ordinary life.
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14 He narrated that episode so persistently and with so important an air that everyone believed in the merit and usefulness of his deed, and he had obtained two decorations for Austerlitz.
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15 A large crowd of militiamen and domestics were moving toward her, and in their midst several men were supporting by the armpits and dragging along a little old man in a uniform and decorations.
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