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  • The goods ain't very appropriate for a rosebud, but it'll have to do, for the idee is the most important thing in this rug.

    The Village Watch-Tower

  • As Buttons and Dick wished to stroll further among the houses, the other three waited for them in the amphitheatre, where the Senator beguiled the time by giving his "idee" of an ancient show.

    The Dodge Club or, Italy in MDCCCLIX

  • I moves that th 'idee's done died a-bornin', an 'that we bury her.

    The Red-Blooded Heroes of the Frontier

  • A train of misadventures had attended the transference of Willie's "idee" to Zenas Henry's boat.

    Flood Tide

  • And when Willie was balked in an "idee" that had "kitched him," and left half-a-dozen strings and wires swinging in mid-air for weeks together, Celestina would patiently duck her head as she passed beneath them and offer no protest more emphatic than to remark:

    Flood Tide

  • Somehow it did not seem to me such a very preposterous "idee," as Esau called it, for just then I too had an idea.

    To The West

  • Moving with a kind of idee fixe -- in the manner of Berlioz -- the dominant motif refuses to succumb totally to the disturbing forces around it.

    Audiophile Audition Headlines

  • Moving with a kind of idee fixe -- in the manner of Berlioz -- the dominant motif refuses to succumb totally to the disturbing forces around it.

    Audiophile Audition Headlines

  • Moving with a kind of idee fixe -- in the manner of Berlioz -- the dominant motif refuses to succumb totally to the disturbing forces around it.

    Audiophile Audition Headlines

  • No, my idee is the only right one, ventilate from the mop boards. "

    Samantha at Coney Island and a Thousand Other Islands

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