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  • He glared up at the Silent Ones, his hand twitching toward the high-hung pistol holster.

    The Moon Pool

  • Everybody talked, not very loudly, but merrily, and the canary birds sang shrill in their high-hung cages.

    Shirley, by Charlotte Bronte

  • So they went on the high-hung road along the top of the Brow.

    The Lair of the White Worm

  • Word went abroad to the farthest confines of the Turkey Track neighbourhoods, carried by herders who took sheep, hogs, or cows up into the high-hung inner valleys of Yellow Old Bald, or the natural meadows of

    Judith of the Cumberlands

  • Never such sunshine, such crystal air, such high-hung clouds!

    Golden Stories A Selection of the Best Fiction by the Foremost Writers

  • It was a spacious room, with pale, high-hung draperies, a scent of flowers, such things as an etching of Greuze, an ivory and ebon crucifix over the bed.

    Hilda A Story of Calcutta

  • On one side of this pillared chamber, high-hung heavy curtains drawn apart, disclosed

    The Coming of the King

  • There was sorrow on Morag's face when she said that, but the sorrow went as the thin clouds go from before the face of the high-hung moon, and

    The King of Ireland's Son

  • Archer pushed forward, elbowing through the crowd, and staring blindly into window after window of the high-hung carriages.

    The Age of Innocence

  • He glared up at the Silent Ones, his hand twitching to-ward the high-hung pistol holster.

    The Moon Pool

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