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  • She caught my eye and waved, and his lordship looked me over in his high-nosed damn-you way which I remembered so well.

    The Sky Writer

  • A gentleman entered, with a pleasant, cultured face, high-nosed and pale, with something perhaps of petulance about the mouth, and with the steady, well-opened eye of a man whose pleasant lot it had ever been to command and to be obeyed.

    Sole Music

  • This is not high-nosed but a simple statement that we are protecting the brand name.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • This is not high-nosed but a simple statement that we are protecting the brand name.

    [bloghounds] stirrings from the hearth

  • This is not high-nosed but a simple statement that we are protecting the brand name.

    [bloghounds] stirrings from the hearth

  • He was a stiff-jointed, high-nosed old gentleman, without an ounce of fat on him, of a very angry temper and a very yellow complexion.

    The Perils of Certain English Prisoners

  • He was a stiff-jointed, high-nosed old gentleman, without an ounce of fat on him, of a very angry temper and a very yellow complexion.

    The Perils of Certain English Prisoners

  • She was the very high-nosed keeper of a little gift shop, obviously aimed at propitiating the wives of long-absent spacers.

    The Wizard Of Karres

  • The squire himself, a ruddy-faced man in early middle age, mounted on a fine chestnut, might be observed confabbing with the farmers; and lastly came his lady, driving herself in a low chaise: a bony-jawed, high-nosed woman, whose skin told of careless exposure to all weathers.

    The Way Home

  • Though the face before him bore no disfiguring scar nor was he high-nosed in manner like one of the upper city Lords, Farree, after one meeting with those eyes, shivered and longed to draw himself into a ball as Toggor did when threatened.

    Flight in Yiktor

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