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He built his villas according to his desire; and not until he had inserted an immovable aunt into one of them did Sir Harry buy.
Cecil had been hesitating whether he should despise the villas or despise Sir Harry for despising them.
The carts and carriages crowded close upon one another, making little way for those swifter and more impatient vehi- cles that darted forward every now and then when an opportunity showed itself of doing so, sending the people scattering against the fences and gates of the villas.
And, indeed, a little way up the road a villa was burning and sending rolling masses of black smoke across the road to add to the con- fusion.
Talk!" Villa pleaded with Michael, catching both sides of his head and jaws in her hands and swaying him back and forth.
The villa and the lady are such familiar objects in London life, that I ought to apologise for introducing them to notice.
Villa Kennan laughed too; and Jerry knew that these were a pair of happy gods, and himself laughed with them.
Villa Kennan carried out the suggestion, and Jerry came circumspectly, bent his head to her hand and writhed his back under it, the while he sniffed her feet, stocking-clad and shoe-covered, and knew them as the feet which had trod uncovered the ruined ways of the village ashore.
Bygrave, Miss Bygrave; North Shingles Villa, Aldborough.' Upon my life, it reads remarkably well!
He thanked the secretary in the same dreamy, absent manner in which he had thanked the owner of the villa, and went into his dressing-room.
Here it was a furious torrent, quite impassable, and appeared larger than in the low country, as was the case with the rivulet of Villa Vicencio.
In a quarter of an hour the news that a gentleman who was a temporary visitor to the town had been stabbed in his bed, spread through every street and villa of the popular watering-place.