1 It was in the early morning stillness, when his muscles were swinging to their familiar task and his lungs expanding with long draughts of mountain air, that Ethan did his clearest thinking.
2 "Yas'm," said Prissy, expanding with importance.
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3 The expanding forces of life within her choked the desire for reforming.
4 In all directions expanding in vast irregular circles, and aimlessly swimming hither and thither, by their short thick spoutings, they plainly betrayed their distraction of panic.
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5 All these eyes, expanding and narrowing, some adapted to light, others to darkness, looked from different angles and edges.
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6 "Now, hearken to me," she said, her delicate voice expanding into firmness by a force which was other than physical.
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7 His head had been horribly mutilated by an expanding revolver bullet, but no weapon of any sort was to be found in the room.
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8 Nothing is so delightful and so august as all these fresh, expanding young souls.
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9 This young soul which was expanding passed from a prude to a vulgar pedant.
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10 It was an exquisite candor expanding and becoming transfigured in the light.
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11 Day after day she looked fearfully into the child's expanding nature, ever dreading to detect some dark and wild peculiarity that should correspond with the guiltiness to which she owed her being.
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12 I like a favorable reception; it expands the countenance, and those around me do not then appear so ugly.
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13 The compact round body of its root expands into two broad, firm, flat palms or flukes, gradually shoaling away to less than an inch in thickness.
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14 Within the bosom of the earth, it is a sort of mysterious polyp with a thousand antennae, which expands below as the city expands above.
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15 But amid his utterance a quick shudder overruns his limbs; his eyes are fixed in horror; so thickly hiss the snakes of the Fury, so vast her form expands.