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fellow-townsmen

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  • So, as soon as the lion paraded Paris with his mane, his beard and moustaches, his waistcoats and his eyeglass, maintained in its place, without the help of his hands, by the contraction of his cheek, and eye-socket, the chief towns of some departments had their sub-lions, who protested by the smartness of their trouser-straps against the untidiness of their fellow-townsmen.

    Albert Savarus

  • He talked away very wittily for half an hour; he had been set upon a pedestal, and wished to justify the opinion of his fellow-townsmen; so he stood with his hands thrust into his pockets, and held forth from the height to which he had been raised.

    Eve and David

  • I shall give out that I am sick and ill, and take to my bed, like Duvicquet, to save the trouble of replying to the pressing invitations of my fellow-townsmen.

    Eve and David

  • “So that is your opinion of the honors shown me by my fellow-townsmen, is it?” asked Lucien.

    Eve and David

  • “I thank my fellow-townsmen for the honor that they do me,” he said in the midst of a great silence; “I will strive to be worthy of it; they will pardon me if I say no more; I am so much moved by this incident that I cannot speak.”

    Eve and David

  • Some day our nephews will be proud to be the fellow-townsmen of Lucien

    Eve and David

  • He knew well enough that the contrast between his departure and return was bound to strike his fellow-townsmen; he did not try to hide the fact from himself.

    Eve and David

  • May I remark, as a balm for wounded fellow-townsmen, that there is nothing deadly in my accusations?

    Edinburgh Picturesque Notes

  • And the look of these warm fellows is tonic, and upholds their drooping fellow-townsmen.

    Edinburgh Picturesque Notes

  • He had been twitted more than once at Killaloe with his silence — for it had been conceived by his fellow-townsmen that he had been sent to Parliament on the special ground of his eloquence.

    Phineas Finn

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