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patterned with alternating squares of color

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Another outbreak of applause began, but was promptly checked.
Elton's voice from the sittingroom had not checked her, and made it expedient to compress all her friendly and all her congratulatory sensations into a very, very earnest shake of the hand.
Marianne, who had never much toleration for any thing like impertinence, vulgarity, inferiority of parts, or even difference of taste from herself, was at this time particularly ill-disposed, from the state of her spirits, to be pleased with the Miss Steeles, or to encourage their advances; and to the invariable coldness of her behaviour towards them, which checked every endeavour at intimacy on their side, Elinor principally attributed that preference of herself which soon became evident in the manners of both, but especially of Lucy, who missed no opportunity of engaging her in conversation, or of striving to improve their acquaintance by an easy and frank communication of her sentiments.
He paused; gazed at me: words almost visible trembled on his lips,- -but his voice was checked.
Your mother and Martha," Mary checked them off on her fingers, "and the robin and Ben Weatherstaff.
A responsive titter rose among the younger spectators; checked immediately by magnanimous applause.
Mudge, who was at the rudder, kept in a straight line, and by a turn of his hand checked the lurches which the vehicle had a tendency to make.