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  • Hitherto they had been denied access to the fire, and they now settled down in a close-drawn circle, like so many dogs, blinking and yawning and stretching their lean bodies in the unaccustomed warmth.

    The Hunger Cry

  • Here she stood, with her back to maroon-coloured curtains close-drawn, staring at the empty grate, till her mother came in followed by Soames.

    In Chancery

  • He looked the part of the hired fighting - man, who had known all vicissitudes of fortune, plunder and wealth one day, an empty purse and a close-drawn belt the next.

    The Bloody Crown of Conan

  • He looked the part of the hired fighting - man, who had known all vicissitudes of fortune, plunder and wealth one day, an empty purse and a close-drawn belt the next.

    The Bloody Crown Of Conan

  • He looked the part of the hired fighting-man, who had known all vicissitudes of fortune, plunder and wealth one day, an empty purse and a close-drawn belt the next.

    The Conan Chronicles

  • Audemar had risen from his place, and stood eyeing his mother with close-drawn brows and an unrevealing face.

    The Confession of Brother Haluin

  • Audemar had risen from his place, and stood eyeing his mother with close-drawn brows and an unrevealing face.

    The Confession of Brother Haluin

  • In so doing he drew near to the wide-open doors upon the Foregate, and became aware of a young man standing in the street outside, holding the bridle of a horse, and casting an occasional brief glance over those emerging, but from within a close-drawn capuchon, so that his face was not clearly visible.

    The Raven In The Foregate

  • Under the close-drawn hood great eyes blazed at him, and still she came on.

    The Virgin In The Ice

  • He looked the part of the hired fighting-man, who had known all vicissitudes of fortune, plunder and wealth one day, an empty purse and a close-drawn belt the next.

    The Hour Of The Dragon

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