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utter
used in My Antonia

7 uses
  • She had only to utter them.
    Book 3 — Lena Lingard (53% in)
  • I couldn't see any town, or even distant lights; we were surrounded by utter darkness.
    Book 1 — The Shimerdas (2% in)
  • But, as he uttered it, it became oracular, the most sacred of words.
    Book 1 — The Shimerdas (8% in)
  • He said almost nothing, and smiled rarely; but as he rested there we all had a sense of his utter content.
    Book 1 — The Shimerdas (61% in)
  • I was restrained from utter savagery only by the fact that Mrs. Harling, our nearest neighbour, kept an eye on me, and if my behaviour went beyond certain bounds I was not permitted to come into her yard or to play with her jolly children.
    Book 2 — The Hired Girls (2% in)
  • Higher up, in the utter clarity of the western slope, the evening star hung like a lamp suspended by silver chains—like the lamp engraved upon the title-page of old Latin texts, which is always appearing in new heavens, and waking new desires in men.
    Book 3 — Lena Lingard (17% in)
  • Those formal phrases, the very flower of small-town proprieties, and the flat commonplaces, nearly all hypocritical in their origin, became very funny, very engaging, when they were uttered in Lena's soft voice, with her caressing intonation and arch naivete.
    Book 3 — Lena Lingard (67% in)

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