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  • Liverpool, toiling on through an age-long nightmare while the stars came out and the surface of the lake turned to the unruffledness of

    LIKE ARGUS OF THE ANCIENT TIMES

  • So peace and unruffledness reigned in a way that was most surprising, considering the real facts of the case.

    The Wishing-Ring Man

  • Liverpool, toiling on through an age-long nightmare while the stars came out and the surface of the lake turned to the unruffledness of

    Like Argus of the Ancient Times

  • Liverpool, toiling on through an age-long nightmare while the stars came out and the surface of the lake turned to the unruffledness of

    The Red One

  • The perfect cleanliness and unruffledness of white cap, is always a marvel, and the market groups exquisite, but our enjoyment of the fair is subdued by pity for a dutiful dog, who turns a large wheel (by walking up it inside) the whole afternoon, producing awful sounds out of a huge grinding organ, of which his wheel and he are the unfortunate instruments.

    Hortus Inclusus Messages from the Wood to the Garden, Sent in Happy Days to the Sister Ladies of the Thwaite, Coniston

  • He carried his well-brushed and glossy hat in his hand in such a way as not to ruffle its surface; and I wish I could put into one word or one sentence the pettiness, the minikinfinical effect of this little man; his self-consciousness so lifelong, that, in some sort, he forgot himself even in the midst of it; his propriety, his cleanliness and unruffledness; his prettiness and nicety of manifestation, like a bird hopping daintily about.

    Passages from the French and Italian Notebooks, Volume 2.

  • He carried his well-brushed and glossy hat in his hand in such a way as not to ruffle its surface; and I wish I could put into one word or one sentence the pettiness, the minikinfinical effect of this little man; his self-consciousness so lifelong, that, in some sort, he forgot himself even in the midst of it; his propriety, his cleanliness and unruffledness; his prettiness and nicety of manifestation, like a bird hopping daintily about.

    Passages from the French and Italian Notebooks, Complete

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