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- When the sheep had been penned up, in the darkness the timorous wolves crept into the living-room, squealing, halting, thrown out of their habit of stolidity by the strangeness of advancing through nothingness toward a waiting foe, a mysterious foe which expanded and grew more menacing.Chapter 6 (73% in)
- A virginal sweetness and timorousness—no flare of gaiety, no suggestion of cities, music, quick laughter.Chapter 29 (96% in)
- She crept back to her room, a small timorous figure in white.Chapter 30 (95% in)
- She was not timorous now.Chapter 36 (39% in)
- Carol had hidden in none of these refuges from reality, but she, who was tender and merry, had been made timorous by Gopher Prairie.Chapter 37 (91% in)
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