- However, in the last month, when her winter visit to Sally had been decided on, he had assumed the proportions of a worthy adversary.1.2 — Spires and Gargoyles (48% in)
- The first winter he wore moccasins that were born yellow, but after many applications of oil and dirt assumed their mature color, a dirty, greenish brown; he wore a gray plaid mackinaw coat, and a red toboggan cap.1.1 — Amory, Son of Beatrice (39% in)
- Amory wondered how people could fail to notice that he was a boy marked for glory, and when faces of the throng turned toward him and ambiguous eyes stared into his, he assumed the most romantic of expressions and walked on the air cushions that lie on the asphalts of fourteen.1.1 — Amory, Son of Beatrice (43% in)
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