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  • "She is _outree_ and bad form, but she has the dollar and she'll be game for those who havn't," said a London beau to Chancer, who hadn't gone to the ball-room, but was eating his heart out in feverish impatience for his waltz (the third dance on the programme) with

    A Heart-Song of To-day

  • The first idea may really be very outree or specialist; it may really be very difficult to express to ordinary people.

    A Miscellany of Men

  • An outree explanation, violating all our preconceptions, would never pass for


  • Royal, who is more than suspected of being outree in her devotion; so the sooner she is married the better! '

    Stray Pearls

  • Admiral Matthews sent me down hither your great packet: I am charmed with your prudence, and with the good sense of your orders for the Neapolitan expedition; I won't say your good nature, which is excessive for I think your tenderness of the little Queen (974) a little outree, especially as their apprehensions might have added great weight to your menaces.

    The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford — Volume 1

  • (as he said) I would be a heroine, and save the Hall for my dear uncle, else he would wed for my sake some _outree_ manufacturer's daughter and make himself wretched in a _mesalliance_.

    A Heart-Song of To-day

  • I know nothing of her life now; she is _outree_ in style and presuming to bow to me, especially in your company. "

    A Heart-Song of To-day


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