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  • They found a secluded alcove furnished with a large comfortable sofa and a small table, and a cheerful waitress brought them home-made vegetable soup followed by gen erous open sandwiches, with smoked salmon for Cory and rare roast beef for Rome.

    Rome's Revenge

  • It was the nature of his personality, of course, but it provided a needed measure of inspiration to those who possessed a less gen - erous attitude.

    Ilse Witch

  • 'That is what you must not be/Ledesma said coldly as the obstrep - erous girls disappeared beyond the statue of Ixmiq, And to the young torero he said with even more coldness:' You have no engagement tonight, Pepe.

    Mexico

  • The cracks became more plentiful, forming a treach - erous lattice.

    Split Infinity

  • But the snags were thick, the water was treach - erous and shallow, the boiler seemed indeed to have

    Heart of Darkness

  • Called the pastyme of pleasure/whiche is wõd {erous}

    The cõforte of louers The Comfort of Lovers

  • Whole phrases have gone through the same process, for example, nix come erous (from nichts kommt heraus) and ’rous mit ’im (from heraus mit ihm).

    Chapter 3. The Period of Growth. 4. Loan-Words and Non-English Influences

  • To guide uncertain lightnings through these treach - erous seas of chance!

    Dreams and Dust

  • Advertisement for Workmen ca 1 March 1819 [ca 1 March 1819] 1819 A part of the Proctors Advertisment to Undertakers House Carpenters and Joiners -- As the items of house carpenters and Joiners and there several Prices are too nu [m] erous to be specifyed, some Standard of refference for Prices must be proposed.

    Letters to and from Jefferson, 1819 [a machine-readable transcription]

  • [(F) 5.6 (o) -0.4 (r \221tis most dang) 9.6 (erous.)]

    Rachel: a Tale

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