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  • The fact that in some of the eagerest death penalty states a little more than $100 is allocated for the entire defense is a travesty in any civilized country.

    One Blank Cartridge

  • The eagerest of Lenoir shout and wave, and Clinton waves back, but quickly he is moved into the waiting car.

    Mayhill Fowler: Clintons Tagteam North Carolina Undecideds; Little Sign Of Obama

  • I went out on work crews that did road repair and I was the eagerest hand, giving myself up to the rote motions of breaking asphalt, leaky-eyed and sneezing in the ragweed brush.

    Underworld

  • It engaged the seamen on the tiny trading vessels at the quay, and excited the eagerest speculation in Ludovic's inn.

    Doom Castle

  • She herself explained, for that matter, with the loveliest, eagerest simplicity.

    The Turn of the Screw

  • And yet something had happened—a thing which, years ago, had been the eagerest hope of many, many good citizens of the town.

    Chapter 33

  • And yet something had happened -- a thing which, years ago, had been the eagerest hope of many, many good citizens of the town.

    The Magnificent Ambersons; illustrated by Arthur William Brown

  • "My wife is only a kid," said the Traveling Salesman gravely, "but she likes what I like -- all right -- and she'd give you the shrewdest, eagerest little 'helping hand' that you ever got in your life -- if you'd only give her a chance to help you out -- with whatever your trouble is."

    The Indiscreet Letter

  • Two years ago some of the writers represented had published nothing; and only a very few of the others were known except to the eagerest "watchers of the skies."

    Georgian Poetry 1911-12

  • He heard of the Lady Catharine Knollys, as might easily be done in London; heard of her as a young woman kind of heart, soft of speech, with tenderness for every little suffering thing; a beautiful young woman, whose admirers listed scores; but who never yet, even according to the eagerest gossip of the capital, had found a suitor to whom she gave word or thought of love.

    The Mississippi Bubble

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