1 That was a neat way of smoothing a man's vanity and yet keeping him on the string, and Charles rose to it as though such bait were new and he the first to swallow it.
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2 She felt that at any moment she would actually hear them break with the same pinging sound a banjo string makes when it snaps.
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3 There was the faintest gleam of triumph in Rhett's eyes as he bent to tie Bonnie's shoe string.
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4 While she spoke she had loosened the string from the parcel in her hand, and now she drew forth a letter which she laid on the table between Miss Bart and herself.
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5 But she exclaimed over the lakes: dark water reflecting wooded bluffs, a flight of ducks, a fisherman in shirt sleeves and a wide straw hat, holding up a string of croppies.
6 But the frock had an original back, very low, with a central triangular section from the waist to a string of jet beads at the neck.
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7 But the predestinated mate coming still closer to him, where the Lakeman stood fixed, now shook the heavy hammer within an inch of his teeth; meanwhile repeating a string of insufferable maledictions.
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8 I took a long piece of string from my pocket, and she lifted his head with the spade while I tied a noose around it.
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9 The crabs hung on the branches as thick as beads on a string, purple-red, with a thin silvery glaze over them.
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10 "The guv'ner" had made threats to disinherit another of his children also, sister Gwendolen, who had married an Italian marquis with a string of titles and a dueling record.
11 And he could string oaths with the facility of a maiden who strings beads.
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12 Sublime is the dominion of the mind over the body, that, for a time, can make flesh and nerve impregnable, and string the sinews like steel, so that the weak become so mighty.
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13 St. Clare had touched the right string.
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14 Cassy, therefore, with woman's tact, touched the only string that could be made to vibrate.
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15 There was need of paraffin oil, nails, string, dog biscuits, and iron for the horses' shoes, none of which could be produced on the farm.