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  • Her hands received with a respectful tremble these two little 'rouleaux' which represented so much misery alleviated, so much suffering relieved.

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

  • You know, when she came here with her sister -- with the little 'rouleaux' of francs -- her hair fell down -- and then the evening, the month of Mary!

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

  • Her hands received with a respectful tremble these two little 'rouleaux' which represented so much misery alleviated, so much suffering relieved.

    L'Abbe Constantin — Complete

  • You know, when she came here with her sister -- with the little 'rouleaux' of francs -- her hair fell down -- and then the evening, the month of Mary!

    L'Abbe Constantin — Complete

  • We had considered les rouleaux de gazon, or rolls of grass, but decided to scatter seeds instead.

    Words in a French Life

  • Princess: and many rouleaux of his gold pieces found their way into our treasury, when at the Court galas, at our own lodgings, or at the apartments of Madame de Liliengarten (who on these occasions did us the honour to go halves with us) we held our bank of faro.

    The Memoires of Barry Lyndon

  • Company, from the tills of shops and inns — doors standing that sunny weather entirely open — money had been quietly and dexterously making off that day in handfuls and rouleaux, floating quietly along by walls and shady places, dodging quickly from the approaching eyes of men.

    The Invisible Man

  • They called themselves in their pride the Contrebanque de Noirbourg: they had their croupiers and punters, even as Lenoir had his: they had their rouleaux of Napoleons, stamped with their Contrebanquish seal: — and they began to play.

    The Kickleburys on the Rhine

  • And in front of these, and arranged methodically along the edge were rows and rows of little yellow rouleaux — a hundred times more gold than Mr. Ledbetter had seen in all his life before.

    Twelve Stories and a Dream, by H. G. Wells

  • These rouleaux were then put neatly in cigar boxes and distributed between a travelling trunk, a

    Twelve Stories and a Dream, by H. G. Wells

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