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  • In fact, if he didn't get some fresh air soon, he was going to be sick, violently, eruptively sick, and that didn't fit into his plans at all.

    Date With Death

  • It was not his stomach that was suddenly, eruptively working, but other glands and organs.

    Nor Crystal Tears

  • A few days after she reached Florida she met a woman -- one of those irresponsible individuals who meander through life giving free advice upon subjects which they know nothing about, who talk eruptively and voluminously because talking is an easily acquired habit.

    The Eugenic Marriage, Vol. 3 (of 4) A Personal Guide to the New Science of Better Living and Better Babies

  • Whether Aunt Agatha was crying because her mother was stout and eruptively lachrymose, or because Diane's hair was still where it belonged, or because Carl was missing, Diane could not be sure.

    Diane of the Green Van

  • They stood on a pinnacle where time-corroded shoulders of sandstone broke eruptively through the soil.

    A Pagan of the Hills

  • Elsewhere, however, the music is so eruptively profligate with ideas, that it occasionally loses focus.

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  • Ilya Scheps illuminates its specific challenges: "For two hours of very quiet music, the singer and pianist have not only to capture the attention of the audience, but to lend expression to the incredible tension of the music - the electrifying contrasts between the very delicate and inwardly trembling and the eruptively explosive episodes of this invariably quiet work."



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