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  • The lamplighter's daughter wears a smudged green cardigan or a torn raincoat.

    The Lamplighter's Daughter

  • That lamplighter's bicycle lights my lamp big time.

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  • An invisible force snagged the lamplighter's heels.

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  • Yet the little lamplighter's manner took on confidence as he prepared to establish a few facts as a working basis for their subsequent reconciliation.

    The Just and the Unjust

  • "Be seated, Shrimplin," said the judge, sensing something of the lamplighter's embarrassment in his presence and rather liking him for it.

    The Just and the Unjust

  • The smother of wind-driven snow still enveloped the, town, the very air seemed charged with mystery and horror, and before the little lamplighter's eyes was ever the haunting vision of the murdered man.

    The Just and the Unjust

  • And the little lamplighter's tone grew more and more indignant as he proceeded.

    The Just and the Unjust

  • Their destination was a spot far down the river where catfish were supposed to abound, for Izaak Walton's gentle art was the little lamplighter's favorite recreation.

    The Just and the Unjust

  • To go to the little lamplighter's was to hear bitter truths about her husband; Mr. Shrimplin's denunciations were especially fierce and scathing, for here he felt that righteousness was all on his side and that in abusing the absconding Joe he was performing

    The Just and the Unjust

  • Nellie, with a shadowy sort of resentment at the little lamplighter's words and manner.

    The Just and the Unjust

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