1 Leaning forward, he touched the farther end of the strip of brown stuff that she was hemming.
2 She sat silent, her hands clasped on her work, and it seemed to him that a warm current flowed toward him along the strip of stuff that still lay unrolled between them.
3 On its back was pasted a strip of coarse brown wrapping paper, inscribed in pale homemade ink.
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4 Her hands were chilled and she paused to rub them together and to scuff her feet deeper into the strip of old quilting wrapped about them.
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5 But in most creatures, nay in man himself, very often the brow is but a mere strip of alpine land lying along the snow line.
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6 North of the house, inside the ploughed fire-breaks, grew a thick-set strip of box-elder trees, low and bushy, their leaves already turning yellow.
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7 I was wondering whether that particular rocky strip of New England coast about which he had so often told me was Cleric's patria.
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8 The latest straggler had returned from his fell employment, only to strip himself of the terrific emblems of his bloody calling, and to join in the lamentations of his countrymen, as a stricken people.
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9 I still made him no answer, nor did I move to strip myself.
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10 St. Clare was a good deal affected at the sight of it; the little book had been rolled in a long strip of black crape, torn from the funeral weeds.
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11 Therefore let's live the mental life, and glory in our spite, and strip the rotten old show.
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12 The man took a piece of rag from a satchel containing sewing materials, tore off a strip, which, like everything else, was tinged red, and proceeded to bind up the wound.
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13 Between the wharf and the bedroom window is a narrow strip, which is dry at low tide but is covered at high tide with at least four and a half feet of water.
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14 Neither the flowers nor the earth showed any sign of having been disturbed, nor were there any marks upon the narrow strip of grass which separated the house from the road.
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15 When you asked me to believe that she walked along a narrow strip of grass without once making a false step, I remarked, as you may remember, that it was a noteworthy performance.
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