cigarette-case love

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  • Preux chevalier Denis Compton was not signing, but I saw him readily offer from his gold cigarette-case a Senior Service to every new adult acquaintance who jostled to join his group.

    Cricket & Tobacco: A Match Made on a True Pitch

  • After dessert Istra slowly drew a plain gold cigarette-case from

    Our Mr. Wrenn

  • Fenogenov was presented with a silver cigarette-case and a bouquet tied with long ribbons.

    The Schoolmistress and other stories

  • A cigarette-case, if you like, of the best birchwood, ... balls for croquet, skittles of the most foreign pattern I can turn ....

    The Schoolmistress and other stories

  • It was the third present he had given her; first had come the engagement ring, and then a little gold cigarette-case.

    The Beautiful and Damned

  • Once more my interlocutor drew out his cigarette-case, silently offered it to myself, and lighted and puffed industriously at another cigarette.

    Through Russia

  • He sat down again, got out his cigarette-case, and stretched himself flat on his stomach, screening the matches with the skirt of his coat.

    Master and Man

  • He pawned a cigarette-case and a pair of field-glasses and managed to live — to eat, sleep, and smoke.

    Flappers and Philosophers

  • After that he read the whole letter; at the end she apologised for having treated Forcheville with so little ceremony, and reminded him that he had left his cigarette-case at her house, precisely what she had written to Swann after one of his first visits.

    Swann's Way

  • She goes to the chiffonier, looks in the drawers, hesitates — then to the desk whence she takes the cigarette-case and extracts one.

    This Side of Paradise

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