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  • By ten o'clock a nondescript youth arrived on foot, carrying a suit-case, which was turned over to me a few minutes later by the wharfinger.

    CHAPTER I

  • A suit-case was brought up by one of the clerks from the waiting motor-car, and Daylight snapped it shut on the last package of bills.

    Chapter IV

  • When the Herald capsized, Emil Jacques 'gun-laden metal suit-case slid away inexorably from between his feet.

    The Elvis Latte

  • He steps aside to let our boy enter the apartment, the roped suit-case banging at his ankles, the other one smashing against Szmura's knee.

    'Love And Obstacles'

  • “THE Clarks have invited some folks to their house to meet us, tonight,” said Kennicott, as he unpacked his suit-case.

    Main Street

  • An early-wrinkled, young-old mother, moving as though her joints were dry, opens a suit-case in which are seen creased blouses, a pair of slippers worn through at the toes, a bottle of patent medicine, a tin cup, a paper-covered book about dreams which the news - butcher has coaxed her into buying.

    Main Street

  • She saw not Cy Bogart but Fern Mullins, carrying a suit-case, hurrying up the street with her head low.

    Main Street

  • She watched him marching from the train, solid, assured, carrying his heavy suit-case, and she was diffident — he was such a bulky person to handle.

    Main Street

  • After that he packed his suit-case, went downstairs and, with great strength of mind, told the Brookers that this was not the kind of house he was accustomed to and that he was leaving immediately.

    The Road to Wigan Pier

  • He threw a newspaper at the censorious suit-case and, much relieved, went to bed to dream that he was a rabbit making enormously amusing jests, at which he laughed rollickingly in half-dream, till he realized that he was being awakened by the sound of long sobs from the room of Istra Nash.

    Our Mr. Wrenn

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