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Reed looked frightened; her work had slipped from her knee; she was lifting up her hands, rocking herself to and fro, and even twisting her face as if she would cry.
I was rocking Hareton on my knee, and humming a song that began, -
The figure in the chair between them, was all the time monotonously rocking itself to and fro, and moaning.