1 They are as jealous as a pair of professional beauties.
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2 On the edge of a jutting pinnacle, three or four hundred feet above him, there stood a creature somewhat resembling a sheep in appearance, but armed with a pair of gigantic horns.
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3 Mr. Hyde appeared to hesitate, and then, as if upon some sudden reflection, fronted about with an air of defiance; and the pair stared at each other pretty fixedly for a few seconds.
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4 With a rule and a pair of scales, and the multiplication table always in his pocket, sir, ready to weigh and measure any parcel of human nature, and tell you exactly what it comes to.
5 Mr. Bounderby sat looking at her, as, with the points of a stiff, sharp pair of scissors, she picked out holes for some inscrutable ornamental purpose, in a piece of cambric.
6 The Saracens produced from their baskets a quantity of charcoal, a pair of bellows, and a flask of oil.
7 Even the natural obstinacy of Cedric sunk beneath these obstacles, where he, remaining on the point of junction, had the task of dragging a reluctant pair up to it, one with each hand.
8 He had pulled off his boots, and put on a pair of slippers.
9 The world is all alike: kill off the human reality, a quid for every foreskin, two quid for each pair of balls.
10 He was no sooner strong enough to put his clothes on, properly, than Mr. Brownlow caused a complete new suit, and a new cap, and a new pair of shoes, to be provided for him.
11 'He should have tried mustachios and a pair of military trousers, my dear,' said the Jew.
12 'Here they are,' replied Barney, producing a pair of pistols.
13 'What he says is quite correct,' observed Blathers, nodding his head in a confirmatory way, and playing carelessly with the handcuffs, as if they were a pair of castanets.
14 I sold myself,' said Mr. Bumble, pursuing the same train of relection, 'for six teaspoons, a pair of sugar-tongs, and a milk-pot; with a small quantity of second-hand furniture, and twenty pound in money.
15 I know how listlessly and wearily each of that wretched pair dragged on their heavy chain through a world that was poisoned to them both.