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  • Like the refugees and renegades who slunk away in the salt marshes of the Adriatic and builded the palaces of powerful Venice on her deep-sunk piles, so these wretched hunted blacks builded power until they became masters of the mainland, controlling traffic and trade-routes, compelling the bushmen for ever after to remain in the bush and never to dare attempt the salt-water.

    CHAPTER X

  • Seventeen years old he was, as men measure time; but a century was measured in his lean - lined face, his wrinkled forehead, his hollowed temples, and his deep-sunk eyes.

    CHAPTER III

  • {1} But oh, my friends, think you our guides, our native attendants, deep-sunk in heathenism, were affected by such a scene?

    WHEN ALICE TOLD HER SOUL

  • So deep-sunk was he in the social abyss that a proper hobo would not sit by the same fire with him.

    THE PRINCESS

  • Too deep-sunk was he to dream of escape or feel the prod of desire to escape.

    LIKE ARGUS OF THE ANCIENT TIMES

  • With his impressive height and those broad, flat cheekbones, I could easily imagine him in command of a dragon ship, deep-sunk eyes gleaming with avarice and lust as he peered through the fog at some rocky coastal village.

    Sick Cycle Carousel

  • And he lay staring from deep-sunk eyes into the darkness where the unaccountable held sway.

    Indian Summer of a Forsyte

  • The new house, with its charming French windows on the ground floor, its heavy bands of stone flowers and deep-sunk florated door, was soon crowded with a moving, colorful flow of people.

    The Titan

  • She lay still, feeling his motion within her, his deep-sunk intentness, the sudden quiver of him at the springing of his seed, then the slow-subsiding thrust.

    Lady Chatterley's Lover

  • She went to the bedside to look at Gerbert, deep-sunk in drugged sleep.

    The Falcons of Montabard

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