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He had forgotten that summer was over, that winter must ever come; and who could think of cold winds, bare boughs, or frozen streams on such a day?
The place was bare and ugly enough, Mary thought, as she stood and stared about her.
There were walls all round it also and trees trained against them, and there were bare fruit-trees growing in the winter-browned grass--but there was no green door to be seen anywhere.
It was about three inches long, and on removing the clotted hair from about it, showed the skull laid completely bare.
I had lost my hat in the flight, and the run scorched my bare head.
With his bare hands alone Beowulf fought, and thought to kill the monster.
From Chaos came forth Erebus and black Night; but of Night were born Aether (5) and Day, whom she conceived and bare from union in love with Erebus.
Pollyanna, standing at the bureau, gazed a little wistfully at the bare wall above.
The believing is a specific feeling or sensation or complex of sensations, different from expectation or bare assent in a way that makes the belief refer to the past; the reference to the past lies in the belief-feeling, not in the content believed.
A cleanly dressed young woman, with clogs on her bare feet, was scrubbing the floor in the new outer room.
It was a bare, unfurnished, comfortless room, with an unframed portrait hanging up at the head of the bed; a likeness, I take it, of the Doctor, for the forehead was fully displayed, and great stress was laid by the artist upon its phrenological developments.
The scene was a plain, bare, monotonous vault of a school-room, and the speaker's square forefinger emphasized his observations by underscoring every sentence with a line on the schoolmaster's sleeve.