1 On the other letter he read Gus Trenor's name; and the flap of the envelope was still ungummed.
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2 She wanted to laugh at the gratified importance in Raymie's half-shut eyes; she wanted to weep over the meek ambitiousness which clouded like an aura his pale face, flap ears, and sandy pompadour.
3 His coat was wrinkled; his trousers would flap at the knees when he arose.
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4 From hand to hand, the buckets went in the deepest silence, only broken by the occasional flap of a sail, and the steady hum of the unceasingly advancing keel.
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5 Misfortune seemed to settle like an evil bird on the roof of the log house, and to flap its wings there, warning human beings away.
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6 The flap of his cartridge box bobbed wildly, and his canteen, by its slender cord, swung out behind.
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7 As the flap of the blue jacket fell away from the body, he could see that the side looked as if it had been chewed by wolves.
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8 He would perch on a stump, flap his black wings, and talk by the hour to anyone who would listen.
9 Giles slit the flap of an apparently business document.
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10 I took up the envelope and saw scrawled in red ink upon the inner flap, just above the gum, the letter K three times repeated.
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11 He didn't hear me call, nor see me flap my parasol in front, and there we were, quite helpless, rattling away, and whirling around corners at a breakneck pace.
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12 A dusky tumult would flap its wings from one house to another.
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13 Between those fingers the flap of skin connecting them reached up almost as far as the top joint of the little finger.
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14 She flapped the reins and urged the horse forward.
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15 Then Cathleen flapped the bridle reins sharply and the old mule moved off.
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