1 Aunt Pittypat rose hastily and asked Scarlett to favor them with a piano selection and a song.
2 Then she hastily blundered into the opening bars of "Jacket of Gray" and stopped with a discord as she remembered how heartrending that selection was too.
3 The former, at Selden's approach, paused in the careful selection of a cigar from one of the silver boxes invitingly set out near the door.
4 Now, this plan of Queequeg's, or rather Yojo's, touching the selection of our craft; I did not like that plan at all.
5 That lady seemed at a loss to make a selection, but finally settled upon a stick of nougat, wondering if it were not too rich; whether it could possibly hurt her.
6 It was nearly two feet long, printed on calendered paper, with a selection of colors so bright that they shone even in the moonlight.
7 When the foresters had made their selection, and distributed their prizes, the scout announced that the hour had arrived when it was necessary to move.
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8 In the division of the baubles the cunning Huron discovered no less art than in their selection.
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9 I regarded the selection of myself as being somewhat remarkable.
10 I had no time for verification, no time for selection, no time for anything, for I had no time to spare.
11 It was not a fit school generally for my son,' said she; 'far from it; but there were particular circumstances to be considered at the time, of more importance even than that selection.
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12 Stepan Arkadyevitch liked dining, but still better he liked to give a dinner, small, but very choice, both as regards the food and drink and as regards the selection of guests.
13 Why, Connie, I should trust your natural instinct of decency and selection.
14 Fanny found herself obliged to yield, that she might not be accused of pride or indifference, or some other littleness; and having with modest reluctance given her consent, proceeded to make the selection.
15 After searching through it, he took out a selection of tools which he produced to lay beside him in orderly fashion.