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Right at the front door, in a high-backed leather-bottomed armed chair, with crooked legs and puppy feet like the tables, is seated the old man of the house himself.
There was a crooked man and he went a crooked mile.
It was the tip of a crooked nose, crushed against the glass; it looked white with the pressure; and the staring face and eyes behind it were at first invisible and afterwards grey like a ghost.
He is annihilating the crooked streets and building in their stead noble boulevards as straight as an arrow--avenues which a cannon ball could traverse from end to end without meeting an obstruction more irresistible than the flesh and bones of men--boulevards whose stately edifices will never afford refuges and plotting places for starving, discontented revolution breeders.
Anne, did you notice the girl who stood alone just outside the door of the coeds' dressing room all the morning -- the pretty one with the brown eyes and crooked mouth?
Her eyes were big and brown and velvety, under oddly-pointed black brows, and her crooked mouth was rose-red.
It was called the Powder of Life," was the answer; "and it was invented by a crooked Sorcerer who lived in the mountains of the North Country.
A while ago the crooked Sorcerer who invented the Magic Powder fell down a precipice and was killed.
Ye'll know him when ye see him by his crooked nose.
Honour to the government, and obedience, and also to the crooked government
Then, wondering how she could convince Philip that she could like him just as well, although he was crooked, she said:
We'll not say very crooked, ma'am,' said Brass piously.