1 It showed no variation but of tint: green, where rush and moss overgrew the marshes; black, where the dry soil bore only heath.
2 She blushed, and Jane blushed; but the cheeks of the two who caused their confusion suffered no variation of colour.
3 Two days passed away from the time of Mr. Palmer's departure, and her situation continued, with little variation, the same.
4 So the fortnight slipped away, varied by nothing but the variation of the tide, which altered Mr. Peggotty's times of going out and coming in, and altered Ham's engagements also.
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5 When on a perfect level, it remained for a single moment, without tremor or variation, as though both man and rifle were carved in stone.
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6 This variation to Solomon's exclamation elicited a sigh from the woman.
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7 He could not hear it often enough; he could not ask with enough variations.
8 The Delawares themselves listened like charmed men; and it was very apparent, by the variations of their speaking countenances, how deep and true was their sympathy.
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9 After she had played a little air with variations on the harp, she joined the other young ladies in begging Natasha and Nicholas, who were noted for their musical talent, to sing something.
10 Mitka tuned up afresh, and recommenced thrumming the balalayka to the air of My Lady, with trills and variations.
11 The Footman seemed to think this a good opportunity for repeating his remark, with variations.
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12 All the little variations of the last week were gone through; and of yesterday and today there could scarcely be an end.
13 His softly padded feet played the melody while his fingers swept a scale of variations idly along the railings after each group of notes.
14 This excess of bilious humor could not be attributed to play; for unlike Porthos, who accompanied the variations of chance with songs or oaths, Athos when he won remained as unmoved as when he lost.
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