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Several days of unusually mild weather fitly ushered in a splendid Christmas Day.
He laughed and looked across at the tall girl who sat opposite, with and unusually mild expression in her face.
Lady Lundie's apology, when she entered the library, informed her guests that she had been detained by some neighbors who had called at an unusually late hour.
If we are going to the opera to-night, perhaps we 'd better start, as the carriage has been waiting some time," observed Fan coolly, and sailed out of the room in an unusually lofty manner.
It is possible they may have introduced some unusually striking incident, such as the actual Fall of Troy.
The letter from Marian was there, but I thought when it was handed to me that it felt unusually light.
His fists were large and his eyes unusually small, but his voice, as though striving to conceal the power back of his fists, was soft and quiet.
it assails her heart in the most vulnerable part, and if it be not fortified unusually well, seldom fails of success.
The company felt that they were occupying an unusually responsible position--they were representing the people of America, not the Government--and therefore they were careful to do their best to perform their high mission with credit.
On an unusually cold and stormy day I walked the two miles to see him.
Then it would suddenly seem to him that it was not she but he was so unusually beautiful, and that that was why they all looked so at him, and flattered by this general admiration he would expand his chest, raise his head, and rejoice at his good fortune.
Uncle Alec, very blue as to his clothes, and very brown as to his face, sat bolt upright, surveying well known places with interest, while Rose, feeling unusually elegant and comfortable, leaned back folded in her soft mantle, and played she was an Eastern princess making a royal progress among her subjects.