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“You see, she may die any minute — and it MAY be swaled away,” said the old doctor to Louisa.
“He says the lump may be swaled away, and you may get quite well again,” she said.
One end of the table held a tin candlestick, where a meagre tallow-candle swaled away in the socket, and the table was littered with fragments of food in little round pans.
The bracken had, most of it, been cut in the autumn, and not a hundred yards away the furze was being swaled; the little blood-red flames and the blue smoke, the yellow blossoms of the gorse, the sunlight, and some flecks of drifting snow were mingled in an amazing tangle of colour.
The great plumed hat they had put upon me flapped and swaled over my eyes so as almost to blind me.