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The shape of every branch and twig is expressed in a deep red glow, and as the light wind stirs and ruffles it, they seem to vegetate in fire.
A pair of tawdry ruffles dangled at his wrists, while his throat was nearly bare.
He wore knee breeches, and a kind of leggings rolled up over his silk stockings, and shoes with buckles; he had ruffles at his wrists, a three-cornered hat on his head, and a long taper sword by his side.
You know as well as I that it does make a difference with nearly everyone, so don't ruffle up like a dear, motherly hen, when your chickens get pecked by smarter birds.
I live well, I sleep peacefully, I retain my health, I can ruffle it with my juniors.
The camp bullies and prime trappers of the party began to ruffle up, and to brag, in turn, of their perils and achievements.
I like to see a young cock ruffle his feathers, stretch his neck, and crow as if the whole world belonged to him.
One of the next arrivals was a stout, heavily built young man with close-cropped hair, spectacles, the light-colored breeches fashionable at that time, a very high ruffle, and a brown dress coat.
Ruffle your feathers," said that grim old Solomon, and Peter tried most desperately hard to ruffle his feathers, but he had none.
com)-- Author Tom Ruffles announces the availability of his new book, "Busy Foot Bingtoot (And The Maladies).
15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ruffles brand is bringing one of Canada's biggest snacking successes and taste-bud titillating curiosities, Ruffles All Dressed potato chips, into the hands - and mouths - of ever-eager Americans for a limited time.
that on 29 July 2013, David Radcliffe and Kevin Ruffles respectively