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- adverb In a
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Katie sat beside her, an arm thrown lightly about Ann's shoulders -- lightly but guardingly.
And she laid her little nicely-gloved hand across her homely parcel, guardingly.
To change a subject which he found wrought too powerfully on the recently-regained serenity of his mind, he affectionately inquired for the amiable boy he had seen take so touching an interest in the mournful errand to the church-yard on that ever-remembered day, and who, like a ministering seraph, had so guardingly watched the exposed head of his revered master, under the pitiless element then pouring down.