1 They not only admired her extravagantly, her high-spiritedness, her figure, her tiny hands and feet, her white skin, but they said so frequently, petting, hugging and kissing her to emphasize their loving words.
2 This fleeting glimpse of her past served to emphasize the sense of aimlessness with which Lily at length turned toward home.
3 Occasionally he would cease to remember it, and be about to emphasize an oath with a sweeping gesture.
4 But the point I have insisted upon and now emphasize again, is that the best opinion of the South to-day is not the ruling opinion.
5 On the other hand, in the North the tendency is to emphasize the radicalism of the Negro.
6 By and by, out of the stillness, little, scarcely perceptible noises began to emphasize themselves.
7 Let us here emphasize one detail, he was not won over and was but little softened by all the solicitude and tenderness of his grandfather.
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8 Mrs. Trenor's words were moreover emphasized for her hearer by anxieties which she herself could scarcely guess.
9 Their appearance confirmed the impression that the show had been staged regardless of expense, and emphasized its resemblance to one of those "costume-plays" in which the protagonists walk through the passions without displacing a drapery.
10 The sudden and brief flare of the match emphasized the darkness for a while.
11 This din of musketry on the right, growing like a released genie of sound, expressed and emphasized the army's plight.
12 This is the direct heritage of the South from the wasteful economies of the slave regime; but it was emphasized and brought to a crisis by the Emancipation of the slaves.
13 In the great city churches the same tendency is noticeable and in many respects emphasized.
14 Deep down below the slavery and servitude of the Negro people he saw their fatal weaknesses, which long years of mistreatment had emphasized.
15 About the time that we succeeded in burning our first kiln of bricks we began facing in an emphasized form the objection of the students to being taught to work.
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