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  • At this moment Mr. Palliser was sitting perfectly silent between Lady Hartletop and the Duke's daughter, and he gave a little spring in his chair as this sudden address was made to him.

    Phineas Finn

  • When I walked past Butswinkas and Tobin at the defense table, I put a little spring in my step, crushed the cup in my hand, and tossed it in their wastebasket.

    How to Rig an Election

  • Beside the track, we found a spring in the mountainside and the substantial remains of a stone-built hammam to one side of the spring-cave.

    Wildwood

  • It bounced harder, as if thwacking him with congratulations, but this was silly: he was walking with a spring in his step.

    Son of a Witch

  • B Kilmer was married last spring in this neighborhood Robert Stewart I have seen lately. his wound seems to trouble him some he is not doing duty now George Schoppert & family are still here & well Jacob Light & family are here all well but him who is not so well now

    Augusta County: John Quincy Adams Nadenbousch to Hester J. Nadenbousch, March 26, 1865

  • He suffered from poison of another kind; for drinking at a spring in which some boughs of the manchineel had been thrown, the effects were so severe as, in the opinion of some of his friends, to inflict a lasting injury upon his constitution.

    The Life of Horatio Lord Nelson

  • With the flower-tide of spring in 1849 came a new happiness to the two poets: the son who was born on the 9th of March.

    Life of Robert Browning

  • Anna had none but she'd spent the first spring in Mississippi embroiled with the students of Clinton High School.

    Blood Lure

  • Because of the upright fetlocks I found it hard to judge the degree of spring in Chink's stride.

    Smokescreen

  • Sylvanus, god of the woods, emerged from the rows of trees, and began reciting verse to express his unhappiness at losing them, promising to double the number of deer and make a continual spring in the gardens if only she would never leave.

    Mary Queen Of Scotland And The Isles

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