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The next morning he gathered an armful of pieces of slate and began.
The appearance of Benjamin, staggering under the burden of an armful of wood, was the first interruption to the scene.
She was at the stove, where an armful of kindling had been set off to take the chill out of the house.
She was carrying an armful of Bibles for her class, and such was her view of life that events which produced heartache in others wrought beatific smiles upon her--an enviable result, although, in the opinion of Angel, it was obtained by a curiously unnatural sacrifice of humanity to mysticism.
I assured him it was no matter, but the driver, who knew him, would not be dissuaded by me from running down the street to his stable, whence he brought an armful of clean dry straw.
As before, she was appraised of his presence by a soft sound behind her, and turned to see him coming across the turf with a great armful of branches.
It's books," sighed Helen, lifting an armful of sad volumes from the floor to the shelf.
What," cried Wendy, "the mother of such an armful, dance
Then he would hastily gather his armful of wood and carry it home.
Then I returned again to the valley for an armful of grasses and on this trip was fortunate enough to knock over an orthopi, the diminutive horse of Pellucidar, a little animal about the size of a fox terrier, which abounds in all parts of the inner world.
She saw a tall, broad-shouldered man riding in from distant fields; she saw herself waiting to greet him with an armful of fresh-cut roses from the bushes which flanked the little rustic gate before her.
Having accomplished his aim and driven the enemy from his lair, Tarzan gathered an armful of large fronds and climbed to his dripping couch.