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I fancied, from the way he primmed up his mouth in speaking of her, that he didn't admire Kate much.
He examined my eyes, my mouth, and my legs; he felt them all down; and then I had to walk and trot and gallop before him.
It was the topic in every mouth, everywhere; and nothing was done in the house or in the field, but to discuss its probable results.
Tom he made a sign to me -- kind of a little noise with his mouth -- and we went creeping away on our hands and knees.
He won't let anybody put the bit into his mouth if he can help it.
All good from Jack another takes, And entertains their flirts and rakes, Who dress as sleek as glossy snakes, And cram their mouths with sweetened cakes; And this goes down for union.
Oh, madam, when you put bread and cheese, instead of burnt porridge, into these children's mouths, you may indeed feed their vile bodies, but you little think how you starve their immortal souls
Medlock and Martha had been standing huddled together near the door staring at her, their mouths half open.
There are so many in London -they take the bread out of each other's mouths.
A bitter taste it is that such poor cattle always have in their mouths, and hard lives they live, Jacques.
First, with her left hand she jammed the loaf hard and fast against her bib - where it sometimes got a pin into it, and sometimes a needle, which we afterwards got into our mouths.
In every Circular or Polygonal household it has been a habit from time immemorial -- and now has become a kind of instinct among the women of our higher classes -- that the mothers and daughters should constantly keep their eyes and mouths towards their husband and his male friends; and for a lady in a family of distinction to turn her back upon her husband would be regarded as a kind of portent, involving loss of STATUS.