And he did look up, and gazed, in a dazed wonderment-- for the disguises were stripped
away, and the aged men and women were bright and young and gay again.
Tom stirred up the other pirates and they all clattered away with a shout, and in a minute or two were stripped
and chasing after and tumbling over each other in the shallow limpid water of the white sandbar.
Then we stripped
him and searched his seams and his pockets and his socks and the inside of his boots, and everything, and searched his bundle.
She would never have been a remarkable scholar under any circumstances, perhaps, and she was easily out- stripped
in mathematics and the natural sciences by a dozen girls, but in some inexplicable way she became, as the months went on, the foremost figure in the school.
Before he commenced whipping Aunt Hester, he took her into the kitchen, and stripped
her from neck to waist, leaving her neck, shoulders, and back, entirely naked.
John no one thwarted, much less punished; though he twisted the necks of the pigeons, killed the little pea-chicks, set the dogs at the sheep, stripped
the hothouse vines of their fruit, and broke the buds off the choicest plants in the conservatory: he called his mother "old girl," too; sometimes reviled her for her dark skin, similar to his own; bluntly disregarded her wishes; not unfrequently tore and spoiled her silk attire; and he was still "her own darling.
The native dramatic capacity that was in her came, hard and bold, to the surface, stripped
of every softening allurement which had once adorned it.