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The schooner seemed to be straying promiscuously through the smother, her head-sail banging wildly.
Society loves creole natures, and sleepy languishing manners, so that they cover sense, grace and good-will: the air of drowsy strength, which disarms criticism; perhaps because such a person seems to reserve himself for the best of the game, and not spend himself on surfaces; an ignoring eye, which does not see the annoyances, shifts, and inconveniences that cloud the brow and smother the voice of the sensitive.
Happily, neither of the speakers had forgotten to smother his voice, even in the most passionate outbreaks.
In a third place a crowd of bees, crushing one another, attack some victim and fight and smother it, and the victim, enfeebled or killed, drops from above slowly and lightly as a feather, among the heap of corpses.
Where women love each other, men learn to smother their mutual dislike.
And Maud dived among the pillows to smother a wail of anguish at the prospect of being bereft of her treasures.
A whitecap foamed above it and broke across in a snow-white smother.
And now, Ishmael," resumed his conquering wife, "in order to keep a quiet family and to smother all heart-burnings between us, show yonder Red-skin and his daughter," pointing to the aged Le Balafre and the widowed Tachechana, "the way to their village, and let us say to them --God bless you, and farewell, in the same breath
My feelings I smother, but thou hast been the cause of this anguish, my--upon my word,' said Mr Swiveller, checking himself and falling thoughtfully into the client's chair,
In a macabre twist, the court heard Davidson has a previous conviction for trying to smother her neighbour's dog.
for guests to add either Bolognese or Alfredo sauce to smother any Stromboli, Pizza or Entree for just 99 cents.
According to the ABC Medianet preview of the episode, Ruby would very much like to smother Bow.