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  • She said she was too old to think it necessary to be what is called desperately in love, and without feeling that his age was an objection or that the disparity was too great, yet, she said, if he had been a younger man she would have decided long ago.

    Lady John Russell

  •  A handsome younger man with a keen, guarded expression blustered into the room.

    Son of a Witch

  • Deeply a [g] [b] ashed, the younger man started to apologize for his thoughtlessness.

    Manuscript Draft: Walter Reed: Doctor in Uniform, by Laura Wood, [19 -- ]

  • Crowdy Lobbett sat down in the chair opposite the younger man and rested his elbows on his knees, his big hands locked tightly together.

    Mystery Mile

  • But I can't help thinking and hoping that if that difficulty did not exist I could see my way to saying, "Now, a missionary is wanted for these four or five or six islands, one for each, and a younger man as fellow-helper to that missionary," and they would be forthcoming.

    Life of John Coleridge Patteson

  • Andrew Southern looked at the younger man with sharply assessing eyes.

    Pregnant by the Millionaire

  • In the clash between Clay and Stuart, when Clay asks the younger man if the poster smirching Stuart's relation to Madame Alvarez is true, it is Davis talking through both men, and when, standing alone, Clay lifts his hat and addresses the statue of General Bolivar, it is Davis at his best.

    Appreciations of Richard Harding Davis

  • Holmes looked storm-clouds at him, until the younger man protested, "Hey, you might have had to come to Los Angeles instead of here."

    Locked Rooms

  • The younger man was dressed as a dandy, if one can picture an Oriental dandy with curling moustaches, long bead-tipped plaits around his face, kohl encircling his eyes, and smelling of flowery scent, with an ornate curved scabbard stuck through the left side of his belt and a pearl-handled revolver on the right.

    O Jerusalem

  • Mechanical in his movements, the immaculately groomed younger man waved the technician through and turned his semisoporific attention to the next worker in line waiting impatiently to exit the facility.

    Impossible Places

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