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  • Friends, what shall we do? think you we should enter the house, and loose the queen from the tight-drawn noose?

    Hippolytus

  • Friends, what shall we do? think you we should enter the house, and loose the queen from the tight-drawn noose?

    Hippolytus

  • What arts, what arguments have we, once we have made a slip, to loose by craft the tight-drawn knot?

    Hippolytus

  • What arts, what arguments have we, once we have made a slip, to loose by craft the tight-drawn knot?

    Hippolytus

  • In front of it a sagging woman with tight-drawn hair, and a baby bedraggled, smeary, glorious - eyed.

    Main Street

  • Rosy cheeks, tight-drawn, close-shaven, and gleaming with friction of yellow soap, added vigor to the general expression of his face, which was firm and quick and straightforward.

    Erema

  • I was changed; the tight-drawn cord that sounded so harshly was loosened, the moment that Idris participated in my knowledge of our real situation.

    The Last Man

  • The sufferer's face was long, mobile and passionate, with high cheekbones and hollow cheeks beneath them, and a mouth tight-drawn, either with present pain or constant passion.

    The Pilgrim of Hate

  • The creature was calm again, the gray-green eyes fully opened, the gray, tight-drawn face skin slightly less taut.

    The Battle of Forever

  • He was a lean, starved, haggard thing, all bones and tight-drawn sallow skin.

    The Lord of the Rings

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