1 Watching Mattie whirl down the floor from hand to hand he wondered how he could ever have thought that his dull talk interested her.
2 He smiled at the whirl of metaphor with which he was trying to build up a defence against the influences of the last hour.
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3 "Well, I see Kennicott's wife is taking a whirl at the rest-room, now," said Dr. Westlake.
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4 The loose coils rapidly straightened out in a long dragging line astern, and then, instantly, the reel began to whirl.
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5 His knees were shaking beneath him, and his mind was in a whirl.
6 When in Mr. Gardner's employment, I was kept in such a perpetual whirl of excitement, I could think of nothing, scarcely, but my life; and in thinking of my life, I almost forgot my liberty.
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7 The blue whirl of men got very near, until it seemed that in truth there would be a close and frightful scuffle.
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8 As he passed along, the trees and bushes, the huts of his servitude, the whole scene of his degradation, seemed to whirl by him as the landscape by the rushing ear.
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9 My head is in a whirl," I remarked; "the more one thinks of it the more mysterious it grows.
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10 In every meeting there was a hope of receiving farther confirmation of Miss Crawford's attachment; but the whirl of a ballroom, perhaps, was not particularly favourable to the excitement or expression of serious feelings.
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11 The long sweep of green water roaring forever down, and the thick flickering curtain of spray hissing forever upward, turn a man giddy with their constant whirl and clamour.
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12 There was a perfect whirl in my head.
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13 Just then Julie, who by the death of her brothers had become one of the richest heiresses in Moscow, was in the full whirl of society pleasures.
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14 My head is sometimes in a whirl.
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15 A frenzied whirl enveloped them.
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