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  • Night Land was grown over-weak to uphold such a thing; which, I doubt not, had made the Peoples of the Pyramid to cease from flyings, quite so much as that they did fear the Forces of Evil in the night.

    The Night Land

  • Pantomimes, as they grew, were made more and more attractive, "new scenery, decorations, and flyings" were introduced, and with new

    A History of Pantomime

  • The flyings of the cotton mill do not explode, but flame passes through them with a rapidity almost instantaneous, yet not sufficient to exert the pressure which explodes; the dust of the wood planer and sawer only as yet makes sudden puffs without detonating force.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 288, July 9, 1881

  • The advent of Pantomime, early in the eighteenth century, gave a special fillip to spectacular display, as they were all announced to be set off with "new scenery, decorations, and flyings."

    A History of Pantomime

  • Do you remember the long, bright day-flyings and the long, dark night-flyings?

    Angel Island

  • And, moreover, as I have told, the air of the Night Land was grown over-weak to uphold such a thing; which, I doubt not, had made the Peoples of the Pyramid to cease from flyings, quite so much as that they did fear the Forces of Evil in the night.

    The Night Land: Chapter 8

  • He watched the free movement of her waist, and the curvings and flyings of her short tennis skirt.

    Clayhanger

  • "I've had a queer sort of life with poppa -- ups and downs, and flyings over the moon, I guess."

    The Silent House

  • Hope; with its horse-racings, balloon-flyings, and finer sensibilities of the heart: ah, gone is that; its golden effulgence paled, bedarkened in this singular manner, -- brewing towards preternatural weather!

    The French Revolution

  • The office very no landing places or spoofs were possible for civilian aircraft in most of northern and outstanding Europe, but flyings were having place in southern Europe, including Spain, the southern Balkans, gray Italy, Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey.

    WN.com - Photown News

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