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  • This quaint-looking little clothbound "Tale of the Supernatural," with its Victorian-reminiscent illustrations by Glenn Chadbourne, jumped right out at me as just the thing I didn't know I wanted.

    ISIS by Douglas Clegg (Vanguard 2009)

  • In both volumes we have, for instance, pictures of cute kids; kittens; portraits of noble working men; trees covered in snow; castles; classical nudes; quaint-looking foreigners; flowers in vases; moody landscapes; and so on.

    December 2004

  • She opened the door to a quaint-looking brasserie, where they all ended up ordering croque monsieurs.

    The Alphabetical Hookup List K-Q

  • There is nothing showy about this plant, but there is something which stamps it as a fitting subject for a garden of choice plants; its bold, dark green foliage and quaint-looking flowers render it desirable on the score of distinctness.

    Hardy Perennials and Old Fashioned Flowers Describing the Most Desirable Plants, for Borders, Rockeries, and Shrubberies.

  • A quaint-looking piano stood in one corner of the room.

    Adèle Dubois A Story of the Lovely Miramichi Valley in New Brunswick

  • He had on a flowered silk dressing-gown, such as "Mr. Copley" used to paint his old-fashioned merchant-princes in; and a quaint-looking key in his hand.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 04, No. 22, August, 1859

  • As we approached the top of the hill we came to some quaint-looking houses, which appeared much too large for their occupiers to take in visitors at that early hour of the morning, especially two tramps like ourselves.

    From John O'Groats to Land's End

  • The cathedral also possessed a marvellous and quaint-looking clock some hundreds of years old, said to have been the production of that famous monk of Glastonbury who made the wonderful clock in Wells Cathedral, which on striking the hour sets in motion two armoured figures of knights on horseback, armed with spears, who move towards each other in

    From John O'Groats to Land's End

  • On the opposite side of the river, however, we could see the quaint-looking little town of Topsham, which appeared as if it had been imported from Holland, a country which my brother had visited seven years previously; we heard that the principal treasures stored in the houses there were Dutch tiles.

    From John O'Groats to Land's End

  • There I was best loved and grew in profusion and beauty around the quaint homes of these quaint-looking people.

    Sandman's Goodnight Stories

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