1 It is a mistake to think that that little room has elastic walls and can distend to any extent.
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2 As year succeeded to year she grew taller and stronger, her cheek more rudy, and her step more elastic.
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3 Constance sat down with her back to a young pine-tree, that swayed against her with curious life, elastic, and powerful, rising up.
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4 His step was elastic, and his face betokened inward pleasantry, as he advanced to Mr. Bumble, and shook him cordially by the hand.
Oliver Twist By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER IV
5 As her once elastic walk had become deadened by time, so had her natural pride of life been hindered in its blooming by her necessities.
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6 It was pierced in the brim for a hat-securer, but the elastic was missing.
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7 In an instant I had caught him round the waist, and held him up while Holmes and Pycroft untied the elastic bands which had disappeared between the livid creases of skin.
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8 Aunt Bessie worked her lips as though they were an elastic band.
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9 That blubber is something of the consistence of firm, close-grained beef, but tougher, more elastic and compact, and ranges from eight or ten to twelve and fifteen inches in thickness.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 68. The Blanket.
10 The lower subdivided part, called the junk, is one immense honeycomb of oil, formed by the crossing and recrossing, into ten thousand infiltrated cells, of tough elastic white fibres throughout its whole extent.
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11 The elastic, light step of an Indian was gone, and in its place he was compelled to toil his tardy way over the ground, inch by inch.
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12 The thrill of his enthusiasm made him walk with an elastic step.
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13 But the elastic heart of youth cannot be compressed into one constrained shape long at a time.
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14 His thoughts were so elastic, his heart so tender; and involuntarily he picked one of the nearest flowers.
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15 Mine is so elastic, it never seems full now, and I used to be quite contented with my family.
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