carefully-arranged love

carefully-arranged

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  • But she does the suggested breathing exercises, makes a voodoo doll of herself and places it strategically within a carefully-arranged diarama depicting a packed book reading, and sacrifices a goat or two to the Muses.

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  • Her compassion would perhaps have been justified if on this same afternoon she had been concealed behind one of the valuable curtains of time-softened damask which dressed the interesting little salon of the lady to whom it referred; the carefully-arranged apartment to which we once paid a visit in company with the discreet Mr. Rosier.

    The Portrait of a Lady

  • Now that his chum had been warned of his presence Thad believed he could proceed to the next step in his carefully-arranged programme.

    The Boy Scouts' First Camp Fire or, Scouting with the Silver Fox Patrol

  • Martha Matilda sighed, standing beside her carefully-arranged table with shining eyes.

    The Transformation of Job A Tale of the High Sierras

  • As the dance ended the many couples streamed out of the ballroom and made for the _kala juggas_ -- the "black places," as the sitting-out spots are appropriately termed in India from the carefully-arranged lack of light in them.

    The Jungle Girl

  • This carefully-arranged programme, however, was not followed in its entirety.

    South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. 2 (of 6) From the Commencement of the War to the Battle of Colenso, 15th Dec. 1899

  • For once he was allowed to sleep without pillows being thrown at him, the clothes pulled from him by means of a carefully-arranged cord, and playful tricks of that sort, of which both he and Harry had been the victims as the latest recruits to the dormitory.

    The Hero of Garside School

  • When they parted that afternoon, it was with a carefully-arranged program of work -- they were to visit each other on alternate days and go on with their German and music.

    Love's Pilgrimage

  • Her exclamation would perhaps have been justified if on this same afternoon she had been concealed behind one of the valuable curtains of time-softened damask which dressed the interesting little salon of the lady to whom it referred; the carefully-arranged apartment to which we once paid a visit in company with the discreet Mr. Rosier.

    Chapter XLIX

  • Aphrodite ivorine, existed only in the radiant imaginations of her carefully-arranged acquaintances.

    The Woman with the Fan

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