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  • And with a bright nod to the couple on whom she had intruded, Miss Bart strolled through the glass doors and carried her rustling grace down the long perspective of the garden walk.

    The House of Mirth

  • The stench of stale tobacco and unwashed humanity took me by the throat, and I blundered for the door, falling over a frantically courting couple on the floor, and followed by shrill obscenities from my bedmate.

    Flashman and the angel of the lord

  • It was natural enough, in all conscience, that she should appear anxious: a young woman placed, in the close intimacy of a yachting-cruise, between a couple on the verge of disaster, could hardly, aside from her concern for her friends, be insensible to the awkwardness of her own position.

    The House of Mirth

  • How her cooks managed to keep on presenting novelties eluded him, but his friends were lost in an ecstasy of edibles that left them little time to watch what the couple on the lectus medius were doing.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • There were two, a young couple on their way home about twelve-fifteen Thursday morning.

    A Letter of Mary

  • But, necessary or not, it would have been nice, because when Karl and I arrived at the partenza, two women were on the forward tee, and an unusual couple on the back.

    The Italian Summer

  • This will not seem a very lavish set-out for a young couple on the part of parents who were at that time more than usually well-off.

    Life in Canada Fifty Years Ago


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