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Ere quitting, for the nonce, the Sperm Whale's head, I would have you, as a sensible physiologist, simply --particularly remark its front aspect, in all its compacted collectedness.
I understand both these sides to be not only returns, but parts of the front; and to be uniform without, though severally partitioned within; and to be on both sides of a great and stately tower, in the midst of the front, that, as it were, joineth them together on either hand.
Children, of all ages and sizes, were playing in the street, and Saxon, by the open front window, was watching them and dreaming day dreams of her child soon to be.
Petrushka drove his good mare in front at a brisk trot and kept shouting lustily.
The race course was a large three-mile ring of the form of an ellipse in front of the pavilion.
From this standpoint the drama may be said to have begun when the front doors of the house with the stable opened on the garden with the monkey tree, and a young girl came out with bread to feed the birds on the afternoon of Boxing Day.
Having reached the left flank, instead of going to the front where the firing was, he began to look for the general and his staff where they could not possibly be, and so did not deliver the order.
On the left-hand side of the passage there was a drawing-room situated at the back of the house, and communicating with a dining-room in the front.
The front of the sand-boat was pointed like the bow of a ship, and there was a rudder at the stern to steer by.
The first sergeant of Lieutenant Dudley's company stepped to the front and began to name the men in alphabetical order.
She heard Tess re-ascend the stairs to the first floor, and the departure of Clare, and the closing of the front door behind him.
Fastening the waist in front were four buttons -- the top one blue, the next yellow, a third red and the last purple.