1 And the behaviour of the cat was somewhat peculiar.
2 But just at this moment Napoleon stood up and, casting a peculiar sidelong look at Snowball, uttered a high-pitched whimper of a kind no one had ever heard him utter before.
3 She looked at him again, and smiled in her peculiar manner.
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4 On the right shoulder of the mantle there was cut, in white cloth, a cross of a peculiar form.
5 To each of these chairs was added a footstool, curiously carved and inlaid with ivory, which mark of distinction was peculiar to them.
6 He wore a high square yellow cap of a peculiar fashion, assigned to his nation to distinguish them from Christians, and which he doffed with great humility at the door of the hall.
7 While indulging themselves in the pleasures of the table, they aimed at delicacy, but avoided excess, and were apt to attribute gluttony and drunkenness to the vanquished Saxons, as vices peculiar to their inferior station.
8 These, and many more arguments, some adapted to the peculiar circumstances of those whom he addressed, had the expected weight with the nobles of Prince John's faction.
9 I must have something that I can term exclusively my own by this foray of ours, and I have fixed on the lovely Jewess as my peculiar prize.
10 To this, however, Rebecca opposed many reasons, of which we shall only mention two that had peculiar weight with Isaac.
11 Cedric, ere they departed, expressed his peculiar gratitude to the Black Champion, and earnestly entreated him to accompany him to Rotherwood.
12 The mode of entering the great tower of Coningsburgh Castle is very peculiar, and partakes of the rude simplicity of the early times in which it was erected.
13 Therefore the peculiar soft assurance of a girl like Constance Reid fascinated him.
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14 The observation was extraordinary and peculiar.
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15 So when he stared at Connie in his peculiar way, giving her his peculiar, precise information, she felt all the background of his mind filling up with mist, with nothingness.
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