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  • "Miss Julia, she s'picion 'he done hear somep'm' nother, I guess," Kitty

    Gentle Julia

  • Mars Walker say he s'picion 'one er two er de niggers, but he couldn' tell fer sho, en co'se dey all 'nied it w'en he

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 1995, Memorial Issue

  • Mars Walker say he s'picion 'one er two er de niggers, but he couldn' tell fer sho, en co'se dey all 'nied it w'en he' cuse em un it.

    Dave's Neckliss

  • Though he thought maybe he should tinker with the material from Acorna's parents and eliminate the factors that produced such unbecoming stubbornness and sus picion in their offspring.

    Massage

  • That is why the word compassion generally inspires sus-picion; it designates what is considered an inferior, second-rate sentiment that has little to do with love.

    The Unbearable Lightness of Being

  • And just once, Dr Ernst thought she felt the faint sus - picion of a breeze against her cheek.

    Rendezvous with Rama

  • He could send the crackling lash to cut down the Demon at the first sus - picion of betrayal.

    Breed to Come

  • At first the plan of the committee was not welcomed by the International Council; there was even a sus - picion that its purpose was to start a rival organiza - tion.

    The Story of a Pioneer

  • Then, with a tinge of sus - picion, "Would you have taken her without the ring and handkerchief?"

    Oldport Days

  • Doubtless, yet hardly from broken bones, the doctor thought, -- with no sus - picion of the subtile, intolerable passion smouldering in every drop of this man's phlegmatic blood.

    Margret Howth: A Story of To-Day

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