1 Nature, spring, youth, love for her father, the gayety of the birds and flowers, caused something almost resembling forgetfulness to filter gradually, drop by drop, into that soul, which was so virgin and so young.
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2 A sign that theft and pillage are beginning to filter into doctrines and sophisms, in such a way as to lose somewhat of their ugliness, while communicating much of it to sophisms and doctrines.
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3 It was that first, redoubtable moment of inundation, when the stream rises to the level of the levee and when the water begins to filter through the fissures of dike.
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4 The Saint-Barthelemys filter through there, drop by drop, between the paving-stones.
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5 Pearls fell drop by drop, as subterranean waters filter in their caves.
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6 But the meshes of her brain were too wide, too coarse, to filter such small differences.
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7 Entering a large, dark hall which reeked like a tomb, he passed into an equally dark parlour that was lighted only by such rays as contrived to filter through a crack under the door.
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8 As I passed the Methodist Church, I saw three white figures ahead of me, pacing up and down under the arching maple trees, where the moonlight filtered through the lush June foliage.
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9 She caught sight of a little green table, blotched with the checkered sunlight that filtered through the quivering leaves overhead.
10 The woods filtered men and the fields became dotted.
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11 The air was cold in the bright sun that filtered through the freshly washed leaves.
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12 Beyond that was blue, pure blue, black blue; blue that had never filtered down; that had escaped registration.
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13 If a giant had filtered this cesspool, he would have had the riches of centuries in his lair.
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14 The pause was filled up by the intonation of a pollard thorn a little way to windward, the breezes filtering through its unyielding twigs as through a strainer.
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15 From this silence there arises a certain mysterious plenitude which filters into thought and there congeals into bronze.
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