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  • His companion Andrews was little more than a boy, frank-faced and cheerful, with the breezy manner of one who is out for a holiday and means to enjoy every minute of it.

    Chennai

  • Liam was a frank-faced, silver-tongued charmer, a natural leader of the group, and friend and inspiration to artists like Bob Dylan who were just coming of age in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

    Peace, order and good government, eh?: December 2009 Archives

  • At nine, having been fourteen hours on the river, we came on a small cleared space, from which a bronzed, frank-faced man, dressed in white linen, hallooed to us jovially, and we were soon warmly greeted by Captain Murray, the British Resident in the State of Sungei Ujong.

    The Golden Chersonese and the way thither

  • Two of the Kanaka stokers, both of them simple, frank-faced fellows who were above all suspicion, stated that they had come up on deck for a breath of air shortly after six bells and had seen Peters standing by the stern rail, looking down at the swirling waters as they rose from the churn of the propeller.

    The Pirate Shark

  • One frank-faced, impudent young chap, who thought he was secure in a contract, I had to frighten off; but others had preceded him.

    On the Stairs

  • However, in the boy stage, and before the dulness of their surrounding has had time to tell, they are quite different, frank-faced and manly, with clear skin, tall and well grown, like young larches.

    With Rimington

  • But, behind his anger, he was conscious of a certain feeling of respect and admiration for this frank-faced, keen-eyed young Montana ranchman.

    The Last Woman

  • Darry shrugged his shoulders, and his action brought a frown to the face of the narrow-minded man who sat there before him; perhaps he jumped to the conclusion that this frank-faced lad did not entertain such an exalted notion of his greatness as he would have liked to impress upon him.

    Darry the Life Saver The Heroes of the Coast

  • Rand turned to meet a frank-faced lad of his own age in the Scout uniform, who wore a first class scout's badge, and who gave the

    The Boy Scouts Patrol

  • He was a short, wiry man with grey hair and a grizzled moustache, with about him that bearing of semi-humorous, frank-faced resolution which one notes about engine-drivers as a class.

    The Beetle

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