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used in The Sound and the Fury

2 uses
  • He leaned on the rail, looking down at the troutwhich he had already spent, and suddenly the acrimony, the conflict, was gone from their voices, as if to them tooit was as thoughhe had captured the fishand boughthis horse and wagon, they too partaking of thatadult traitof being convinced of anythingbyan assumption of silent superiority.
    2 — June 2, 1910 (43% in)
  • Queenie lowered her head and fell to cropping the grassuntil Luster mountedand hauled her head up and harried her into motion again, then he squared hiselbows and with the switch and the reins held high he assumed a swaggeringattitude out of all proportion to the sedate cropping of Queenie's hooves and the organlike basso of her internal accompaniment.
    4 — April 8, 1928 (97% in)

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