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  • There was also a bronze-faced man named Haha; sounded like a joke but wasn't.

    Her Own Music

  • "Aloha Oe" (Lady's Realm [London], December, 1908) is a very slight romance taking place at Honolulu where a great transport ship is preparing to depart with a thousand people on her decks including a number of khaki-clad, bronze-faced soldiers heading home from three years campaigning in the Philippines.

    “Some day, all the fools will be dead....”

  • The petite, bronze-faced leader popped in and out of the broadcast tent a half a dozen times in as many minutes while attending to the minutiae of running the tent city of Tiananmen Square.

    Archive 2009-05-26

  • "Ooofff -" Thoirkel pushes Creslin aside as a bronze-faced man appearing from nowhere swings an ax toward the regent.

    The Towers of the Sunset

  • Ruddy-faced men, bronze-faced men, pale-faced men; young women, girls, matrons and "flappers"; caddies burdened with bags of golf clubs and pockets bulging with cunningly found balls; skillful waiters hurrying here and there with trays on which glasses of various shapes, sizes, and of diversified contents tinkled musically-such was the scene at the

    The Golf Course Mystery

  • A group of eager, bronzed faces were visible by lamp-light, assembled round the conductor, listening to him as he held this conference with his coach-passengers; and at its close the bronze-faced crowd broke into a rapid outburst of Genoese dialect, which was interrupted by our conductor's making his way through them all, and disappearing round the corner of the small _piazza_ wherein the diligence stood to have its horses changed.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 107, September, 1866

  • A moment later he was riding toward the officers of Uncle Sam's troopers, while the remainder of the lancers riding in, mingled with the small force from Diamond X. "It's good to see you fellows!" chuckled Bud as the bronze-faced soldiers gathered around the boy ranchers.

    The Boy Ranchers Among the Indians or, Trailing the Yaquis

  • The bronze-faced giant whirled and swung the nozzles of the black ray projector into line with the man.

    The Cavern of the Shining Ones

  • Sunday, -- Bradford having gone with others to church, and come back much moved by the bronze-faced earnestness, and rough-voiced, deep-chested hymning of the fisherman congregation.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 87, January, 1865

  • Four-horse freighters grumbling up the dusty trail; cook wagons trundling after; whips popping over the sweating teams; a hundred or more saddle ponies trailing after in rolling clouds of glinting dust; a score of bronze-faced, hard-fisted outriders, mounted on gaunt, tough, wise little horses -- such strong, outdoor, masterful Americans, truly beautiful in a big manly way!

    The River and I

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