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She rises, but he, without moving hand from chair-back or from old-fashioned waistcoat and shirt- frill, shakes his head.
Tulkinghorn opens both the doors exactly as he would have done yesterday, or as he would have done ten years ago, and makes his old-fashioned bow as she passes out.
In the good old-fashioned way she is very accomplished, and has made this house a happy home to us all, ever since we can remember.
Besides, people would laugh at us, and make fun of my old-fashioned accomplishment.
Very busy and very happy were Rose's days now, for in the morning she went about the house with Aunt Plenty attending to linen-closets and store-rooms, pickling and preserving, exploring garret and cellar to see that all was right, and learning, in the good old-fashioned manner, to look well after the ways of the household.
Seeing myself unobserved, I took the old-fashioned key that dangled from the chain and quickly turned back the hands of the watch a full hour; then, closing the case, I handed Bartine his property and saw him replace it on his person.
I never supposed she'd want them--they're so old-fashioned, and nobody seems to want anything but hooked mats now.
The villages are straggling, queer, old-fashioned places, the houses being dropped down without the least regularity, in nooks and out-of-the-way corners, by the sides of shadowy lanes and footpaths, each with its patch of garden.
And here, in the quiet old-fashioned country village, under the shadow of the everlasting hills, Tom Brown was reared, and never left it till he went first to school, when nearly eight years of age, for in those days change of air twice a year was not thought absolutely necessary for the health of all her Majesty's lieges.
Cambridge University Press, 1920), will see that an old-fashioned materialism can receive no support from modern physics.
The house was big and old-fashioned, and Levin, though he lived alone, had the whole house heated and used.
As a farming investment, using old-fashioned methods, it was not worth it.
Don't be satisfied with one crop a year, like the rest of the old-fashioned farmers in this valley.
He opened the top one, Bolton Hall's "Three Acres and Liberty," and read to them of a man who walked six hundred and fifty miles a year in cultivating, by old-fashioned methods, twenty acres, from which he harvested three thousand bushels of poor potatoes; and of another man, a "new" farmer, who cultivated only five acres, walked two hundred miles, and produced three thousand bushels of potatoes, early and choice, which he sold at many times the price received by the first man.
A fine old-fashioned watch,' he said, taking it in his hand.