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Tom flung off his jacket and trousers, turned a suspender into a belt, raked away some brush behind the rotten log, disclosing a rude bow and arrow, a lath sword and a tin trumpet, and in a moment had seized these things and bounded away, barelegged, with fluttering shirt.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
Beside this man in blue flannel shirt, baggy khaki trousers, uneven suspenders, and vile felt hat, she was small and exquisite.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
They sat about the house most of the day as if it were Sunday; greasing their boots, mending their suspenders, plaiting whiplashes.
They sat well back and gazed formally at the distant speck of red light which was suspended before the high altar.
A rash word or a hasty act was followed by annihilation, and yet none knew what the nature might be of this terrible power which was suspended over them.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
A lens and a forceps lying upon the seat of the chair suggested that the hat had been suspended in this manner for the purpose of examination.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
On one branch there hung little nets cut out of colored paper, and each net was filled with sugarplums; and among the other boughs gilded apples and walnuts were suspended, looking as though they had grown there, and little blue and white tapers were placed among the leaves.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
However, I heard so repeatedly, in the course of our goings to and fro, of a certain Number Twenty Seven, who was the Favourite, and who really appeared to be a Model Prisoner, that I resolved to suspend my judgement until I should see Twenty Seven.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Down to that moment, I had vainly supposed that my creditor had withdrawn, or suspended proceedings until I should be quite recovered.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context