1 There were dozens of war weddings in the County and there was little time for the sorrow of parting, for everyone was too busy and excited for either solemn thoughts or tears.
2 Behind her and her husband were the four Tarleton girls, their red locks indecorous notes in the solemn occasion, their russet eyes still looking like the eyes of vital young animals, spirited and dangerous.
3 He rose and went abruptly to the window and stood with his back to her, watching the solemn single file of ducks parade across the barnyard.
4 Her expensive frock of beaver-colored satin with rows, plasters, and pendants of solemn brown beads was intended for a woman twice her size.
5 He flipped into bed with a solemn back-somersault and a ludicrous kick of his heels as he tucked his legs under the blankets.
6 She was at Sunday morning service at the Baptist Church, in a solemn row with her husband, Hugh, Uncle Whittier, Aunt Bessie.
7 As spectators there assembled one youthful grocery clerk, stopping his Ford delivery wagon to stare from the seat, and one solemn small boy, tugging a smaller sister who had a careless nose.
8 She saw Main Street in the dusty prairie sunset, a line of frontier shanties with solemn lonely people waiting for her, solemn and lonely as an old man who has outlived his friends.
9 Before that time, she knew, a hundred generations of Carols will aspire and go down in tragedy devoid of palls and solemn chanting, the humdrum inevitable tragedy of struggle against inertia.
10 But poorly could I withstand them, much as in other moods I was almost ready to smile at the solemn whimsicalities of that outlandish prophet of the wharves.
11 'This is the priest, he brings you the Evangelists, said Don Sebastian, gravely, returning with a tall and solemn figure.
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12 Sometimes these tufts impart a rather brigandish expression to his otherwise solemn countenance.
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13 Silent, slow, and solemn; bowing over still further his chronically broken back, he toiled away, as if toil were life itself, and the heavy beating of his hammer the heavy beating of his heart.
14 I felt the old pull of the earth, the solemn magic that comes out of those fields at nightfall.
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15 Outside the circle of light in which she sat, the large dining-room looked solemn and shadowy.