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  • He had entered as boldly and as indifferently and his two deep-set, cat-gray cross-eyes looked around as savagely.

    The Bishop of Cottontown A Story of the Southern Cotton Mills

  • If he says cross-eyes will straighten, weak eyes will strengthen, or nose-stopping adenoids "absorb," he is bound to do harm.

    Civics and Health

  • It is a common belief that children will outgrow cross-eyes.

    Five Lectures on Blindness

  • [94] The Filipinos have many mocking children's rhymes making fun of personal deformities, such as pock-marks, cross-eyes, very black skin, etc.

    Filipino Popular Tales

  • I don't know whether you ever noticed it or not, Tom, but McMakin's eyes had a way of looking almost like cross-eyes when he was startled or excited.

    Danny's Own Story

  • The system suits the English mind, but it is highly confusing to an American who gets into the swirl of traffic at a crossing -- and every London crossing is a swirl of traffic most of the time -- and looks left when he should look right, and looks right when he should be looking left until the very best he can expect, if he survive at all, is cross-eyes and nervous prostration.

    Europe Revised

  • "Clara Belle's got cross-eyes and red hair, but I'd be the last one to grudge her a Christmas present; the more Adam Ladd gives to her the less the town'll have to."

    Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

  • His cross-eyes, his crooked nose, his artistic talents -- all these pre-existed in the form of a protoplasmic cell.

    Five Lectures on Reincarnation

  • Suppose a man, twenty-four years old, who has certain traits, like musical or artistic talents, such as painting and so on, has a crooked nose and other peculiarities, like cross-eyes, which resemble those of his grandfather.

    Five Lectures on Reincarnation

  • And in that state this young man inherited all these peculiarities from his grandfather; or, in other words, before he had a nose, he got a crooked nose; before he had eyes, he inherited cross-eyes, and before he had any brain, he inherited all the wonderful powers-his musical and artistic talents.

    Five Lectures on Reincarnation

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