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A few boxes of humble flowers and evergreens completed the garden; and the encompassing wilderness of dowager old chimneys twirled their cowls and fluttered their smoke, rather as if they were bridling, and fanning themselves, and looking on in a state of airy surprise.
This is Bob Jakin, aunt," said Tom, bridling the irritation that aunt Glegg's voice always produced.
O'Reilly reads with unbridled enthusiasm that could use a modicum of bridling, as he gives this fast-paced story a rapid-fire delivery.