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  • Sweetie Pie had been one of the stunted sweet-stuff pigs, and she never quite made it to normal guinea pig size.

    William S. And The Great Escape

  • An enterprising sweet-stuff dealer in the Chobham Road had sent up his son with a barrow-load of green apples and ginger beer.

    The War of The Worlds

  • Mr. Orange carved the joint of sweet-stuff, he said, ‘It’s a poor heart that never rejoices.

    A Holiday Romance

  • The little pink clouds, that looked rather like sweet-stuff, had floated up to crown the turrets of the gilt gingerbread castle, and the pink baby fingers of the budding trees seemed spreading and stretching to reach them; the blue sky began to take a bright violet of evening, when Father Brown suddenly spoke again:

    The Complete Father Brown

  • There's the fruits of your crime marked on your lips this minute, and Dick saw ye at the sweet-stuff shop.

    Despair's Last Journey

  • The importation of theatrical sweet-stuff from America is of course a growing industry.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 156, June 25, 1919

  • Opposite, in the house which had been turned into a frugal shop, it was thought so near to night that they lit their lamp, though it was not only possible to see the bottles of sweet-stuff and the bundles of wood in the window, but to make out the large print of a bill stuck to a pane announcing a concert at the Wesleyan Mission Room.

    London River

  • Sweets in all sorts of curious shapes, as, for instance, cakes like castles with little men made of sweet-stuff for sentries on the battlements, each complete in gilded armour and with a halberd over his shoulder.

    The Sleeping Beauty

  • There, in a little tea and sweet-stuff shop, she bought and consumed slowly and absent-mindedly the insufficient nourishment that is natural to her sex on such occasions.

    Ann Veronica: A Modern Love Story

  • The little pink clouds, that looked rather like sweet-stuff, had floated up to crown the turrets of the gilt gingerbread castle, and the pink baby fingers of the budding trees seemed spreading and stretching to reach them; the blue sky began to take a bright violet of evening, when

    The Wisdom of Father Brown

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