Dolls


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Dolls


an abnormal fear of dolls.
a collector of dolls.
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As the visitors passed along the street a good many paper dolls came to the doors and windows of their houses to look at them curiously.
I used to play with paper dolls myself, an' cut 'em out; but I never thought I'd ever see such things alive.
It was a wonderful doll's house, with dolls at tea downstairs and dolls going to bed upstairs, and a doll showing a doll out at the front door.
You see I'd wanted a doll, and father had written them so; but when the barrel came the lady wrote that there hadn't any dolls come in, but the little crutches had.
I don't know; I 'm tired of evwything, 'cause my toys are all bwoken, and my dolls are all sick but Clawa," moaned Maud, giving a jerk to the Paris doll which she held upside down by one leg in the most unmaternal manner.
Her husband grieved bitterly, and buried her in the house where she had passed her life; but as the time went on he felt so lonely without her that he made a wooden doll about her height and size for company, and dressed it in her clothes.
At the same time little Alice brought forward a doll, with whom she had been holding a long conversation.
She laughed, and in fragmentary sentences tried to explain about a doll which she produced from the folds of her frock.
But if the man were to come with the doll and sit before a man in love, and begin caressing his doll as the lover caressed the woman he loved, it would be distasteful to the lover.
I had a doll married, last week, and was obliged to work all night.
Stryver, looking at him with sharp eyes, and slowly drawing a hand across his florid face: "do you know, I rather thought, at the time, that you sympathised with the golden-haired doll, and were quick to see what happened to the golden-haired doll?
Ascending the stairs, I found the child waiting for me on the upper landing, with a ragged doll in her arms.