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Imagine a vast sheet of paper on which straight Lines, Triangles, Squares, Pentagons, Hexagons, and other figures, instead of remaining fixed in their places, move freely about, on or in the surface, but without the power of rising above or sinking below it, very much like shadows -- only hard and with luminous edges -- and you will then have a pretty correct notion of my country and countrymen.
gushes straight out from under the mountain in a torrent.
What do you think--shall we go through Karamyshevo or by the straight road?
A sentinel at each end of the bridge stood with his rifle in the position known as "support," that is to say, vertical in front of the left shoulder, the hammer resting on the forearm thrown straight across the chest -- a formal and unnatural position, enforcing an erect carriage of the body.
Meanwhile the wolf ran straight to the grandmother's house and knocked at the door.
But I soon give up that notion for two things: she'd be mad and disgusted at his rascality and ungratefulness for leaving her, and so she'd sell him straight down the river again; and if she didn't, everybody naturally despises an ungrateful nigger, and they'd make Jim feel it all the time, and so he'd feel ornery and disgraced.
I was abreast him in a moment and, passing him, walked straight toward the two beasts.
BUT Peter, who was very naughty, ran straight away to Mr.
But while he wondered, he shot in a straight left, the weight of his body behind the blow.
I recollect in short that, though I was deeply interested in my author, I found myself, at the turn of a page and with his spell all scattered, looking straight up from him and hard at the door of my room.
They steered as straight as human hand could guide a tiller, for Fentolin's light
As he came back to the perpendicular, Ponta's left fist drove at him in a straight punch that would have knocked him backward through the ropes.