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  • This manthis tall, hard-bodied, towheaded, merry-eyed manhad had an affair with Cheyenne Martin a few weeks before her death.

    Paradise Lost

  • “Hm, but I am merely a heyduke,” said the merry-eyed man with the triple-tiered moustache.

    Taras Bulba

  • Three pleasant-faced, merry-eyed little girls emerged, who soon learned to laugh and play again, and filled the dead house with the life it needed.

    The Way Home

  • In the amber light Heart saw a merry-eyed boy whose once pale cheeks were now rosy.

    True Heart

  • A solemn-faced Stellina was kneeling across from a merry-eyed Jerry Nuñez, over the folded blanket that was substituting for the crib of the Christ child.

    All Through The Night

  • The fat captain was muttering through his cigar to the merry-eyed officer.

    Gone with the Wind

  • Masuri, slim and merry-eyed in brown embroidered with flowering vines around the hem.

    Lord of Chaos

  • Lucy's father had had an accident the term before, which meant he could no longer do his usual work, and for a while every one had thought that the popular, merry-eyed Lucy would have to leave.

    Summer Term At St Clare's

  • ` ` Hm, but I am merely a heyduke, '' said the merry-eyed man with the triple-tiered moustache.

    Taras Bulba and Other Tales

  • The girl -- a fair, rosy cheeked, merry-eyed damsel of fifteen or thereabouts -- left the horses 'heads and entered the carriage with her mother.

    In Clive's Command A Story of the Fight for India

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