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  • The northern valleys there were thickly wooded but farther south the countryside lay open, pastureland for herds and flocks, bride-like awaiting the farmer's plow.

    Time Patrolman

  • But when a little later Miss Ashwell looking her loveliest came down the aisle on Miss Meredith's arm, the most romantic of her romantic audience was satisfied with her truly bride-like appearance.

    Judy of York Hill

  • A resplendent bride-like day it was and fitly so for before sundown the old House on the Hill was to know another bride.

    Wild Wings A Romance of Youth

  • Guided by the rare rich perfume of its waxen buds, we found a choice specimen of the bride-like moon-creeper, and bore if off, vine, blooms and all, to a place among the floral adornments of our own home.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 12, No. 29, August, 1873

  • Warning, sweet unconscious love-words, weeping, laughter, blessed gladness, fear, anguish over lost happiness, bride-like embarrassment, forgetfulness of the world in the one moment which was life to her -- all this trembled through each quivering word she uttered.

    The German Classics of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Volume 09 Friedrich Hebbel and Otto Ludwig

  • Judith and Nancy were not invited to the party, but they coaxed Helen to let them see the big clothes-basket full of mysterious little parcels looking very bride-like in their white tissue and satin ribbons.

    Judy of York Hill

  • But later in the summer she realized that Belvedere Bay was smiling quietly at her bride-like infatuation, and she resented it deeply.

    The Heart of Rachael

  • I have no doubt, Mrs.Dr. dear, that that is very sensible of her, but for my own part I have always felt that if I were ever married I would prefer the white and the veil, as being more bride-like.

    Rainbow Valley

  • Kitty huddled carelessly by the fire, her hands over her face, unheeding by its red glow she looked not so virginal and bride-like; so I think she was too distracted even to plan.

    The Return of the Soldier

  • She flushed up at the question, and stood before him with her bride-like face turned down.

    The Hungry Stones and Other Stories

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