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  • Here were no swift, easy-running cars, no comfortable hospital-trains to whirl them down to a Base where there were baths, clean linen, and kindly sisters to make them forget what had passed.

    With Our Army in Palestine

  • To read fiction properly is to get from it the truth, which, however, is often liable to be lost by the reader in the excitement of the tale, or to pass undetected in the easy-running sentences.

    Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 10 The Guide

  • The combination of silex or alumina and an alkali in proper portions always yields a fusible, easy-running compound.

    Scientific American, Volume 40, No. 13, March 29, 1879 A Weekly Journal of Practical Information, Art, Science, Mechanics, Chemistry, and Manufactures

  • Where the central control does not suffice to keep a strong hand upon this easy-running mental machinery, it may quickly merge into eccentricity and possibly into madness.

    Spirit and Music

  • That is, had he thought only of composing a well-constructed symphony, with skilful, easy-running counterpoint, he might have produced a more obviously clever if more superficial work.

    Richard Wagner

  • I felt that I knew what he meant to say; I also felt that if any word of mine might serve to put this establishment on an easy-running basis they could have it and welcome.

    Europe Revised

  • To Doctor Hapgood she was a machine merely; an easy-running one, a dependable one, but none the less a machine.

    The Place Beyond the Winds

  • In his own Line this Oliver was as neat and easy-running as a Red Buggy, but when you started him on the topic of Music he was about as light and speedy as a Steam Roller.

    More Fables

  • Ike honked the siren for the benefit of the servants, then started the easy-running machine.

    The Blue Birds' Winter Nest

  • _Democrat_ comes out, everybody knows all about it, and the mere facts would be stale and unimportant beside the superstructure of soaring fancy which has been built up by the easy-running imaginations of our chief news dispensers on the street corners.

    Homeburg Memories

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