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She had a decided mouth, a comical nose, and sharp, gray eyes, which appeared to see everything, and were by turns fierce, funny, or thoughtful.
The loss of her son made a sharp break in her life and she seemed less inclined to quarrel with her husband.
No, only Professor Beecher," remarked Ned, with a sharp look at his chum.
I did bite James once pretty sharp, but John said, `Try her with kindness,' and instead of punishing me as I expected, James came to me with his arm bound up, and brought me a bran mash and stroked me; and I have never snapped at him since, and I won't either.
The maid wept all night long, and said, 'I freed you in the wild wood out of the iron stove; I have sought you, and have crossed a glassy mountain, three sharp swords, and a great lake before I found you, and will you not hear me now?
The shark's jaws opened wide, like a pair of factory shears, and it would have been all over with the Captain; but, quick as thought, harpoon in hand, Ned Land rushed towards the shark and struck it with its sharp point.
A sharp, hoarse cry of animal pain came from the enclosure behind us.
They are monstrous beasts with bodies like bears and heads like tigers," replied the Lion, "and with claws so long and sharp that they could tear me in two as easily as I could kill Toto.
To show his indifference he struck up a violent friendship with a boy called Sharp whom he hated and despised.
Among other things he found a sharp hunting knife, on the keen blade of which he immediately proceeded to cut his finger.
Moreover, just as Pierre was speaking a sharp rattle of drums was suddenly heard from both sides.
They soon found it hard climbing, for the rocks were uneven and full of sharp points and edges, and now there was no path at all.