1 Leaning back in his arm-chair of an evening, he would close his eyes and scrape carelessly at the fiddle which was thrown across his knee.
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2 His hands were clenched and his arms thrown abroad, while his lower limbs were interlocked as though his death struggle had been a grievous one.
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3 Her honest father may not have observed these symptoms, but they were assuredly not thrown away upon the man who had won her affections.
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4 The reins, the halters, the blinkers, the degrading nosebags, were thrown on to the rubbish fire which was burning in the yard.
5 And they dragged her up to the barrack room where she was thrown upon a bed.
6 Though we have thrown that to the fishes that might have wrapped us in lamb's-wool, I'm no beggar.
7 Reason had thrown her mantle on a holly hedge.
8 James Harthouse looked at her with an incredulous smile upon his lips; but her mind looked over and beyond him, and the smile was quite thrown away.
9 "Now, that is not ill sung," said Wamba, who had thrown in a few of his own flourishes to help out the chorus.
10 We are thrown off our guard by the general agitation of our feelings, and betray the intensity of those, which, at more tranquil periods, our prudence at least conceals, if it cannot altogether suppress them.
11 De Bracy hastily drew his men together, and rushed down to the postern-gate, which he caused instantly to be thrown open.
12 During this discourse, Prince John had gradually awakened from the stupor into which he had been thrown by the unexpected intelligence, and had been attentive to the conversation which passed betwixt his followers.
13 He was cut dead, and his corpse thrown into the refuse can.
14 If every play is to be objected to, you will act nothing, and the preparations will be all so much money thrown away, and I am sure that would be a discredit to us all.
15 Poor Fanny's mind was thrown into the most distressing of all its varieties.