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- He was conscious of her as a girl, of black bobbed hair against demure cheeks.Chapter 3 (96% in)
- Among the pictures, hung in the exact center of each gray panel, were a red and black imitation English hunting-print, an anemic imitation boudoir-print with a French caption of whose morality Babbitt had always been rather suspicious, and a "hand-colored" photograph of a Colonial room—rag rug, maiden spinning, cat demure before a white fireplace.Chapter 7 (7% in)
- Demure lights of little houses.Chapter 17 (46% in)
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