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" I remember him as if it were yesterday, as he came plodding to the inn door, his sea-chest following behind him in a hand-barrow; a tall, strong, heavy, nut-brown man ; his tarry pigtail falling over the shoulders of his soiled blue coat; his hands ragged... "
Treasure Island - Page 1
by Robert Louis Stevenson - 1908 - 290 pages
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Working Principles of Rhetoric ...

John Franklin Genung - 1900 - 676 pages
..." I remember him as if it were yesterday, rri± as he came plodding to the inn door, his sea-chest following behind him in a hand-barrow ; a tall, strong,...ragged and scarred, with black, broken nails ; and the sabre-cut across one cheek, a dirty, livid white." 3 So much of description is sufficient to arouse...
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The North-western Monthly: A Magazine Devoted to University ..., Volume 9

Education - 1898
...sea-chest following behind him in a hand-barrow; a till, strong, heavy, nut-brown man; his tarry pig- tail falling over the shoulders of his soiled blue coat;...ragged and scarred, with black, broken nails, and the saber cut across one cheek, a dirty livid white. I remember him looking round the cove and whistling...
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A Modern Composition and Rhetoric (complete Course) Containing the ...

Lewis Worthington Smith, James Eames Thomas - English language - 1901 - 406 pages
...details that follow. They strengthen the effect of the fundamental image instead of obliterating it. A tall, strong, heavy, nut-brown man ; his tarry pigtail...ragged and scarred, with black, broken nails, and the saber cut across one cheek, a dirty, livid white. In this manner write one hundred and fifty words...
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The Writing of the Short Story

Lewis Worthington Smith - Short story - 1902 - 36 pages
...the man. " I remember him as if it were yesterday, as he came plodding to the inn door, his sea-chest following behind him in a handbarrow, a tall, strong, heavy, nut-brown man ; his hands ragged and scarred, with black, broken nails, and the saber cut across one cheek, a lurid white....
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Treasure Island

Robert Louis Stevenson - Adventure stories, Scottish - 1905 - 290 pages
..."Admiral JBenbow " inn, and the brown old seaman, with the sabre cut, first took up his lodging under our roof. I remember him as if it were yesterday, as he...across one cheek, a dirty, livid white. I remember him lacking round the cove and whistling to himself as he did so, and then breaking out in that old sea-song...
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The First Year English Book

Harriet Eve Crandall - English language - 1908 - 237 pages
...are telling. A few details, if rightly selected, will make you see a whole picture. For examples : "A tall, strong, heavy, nut-brown man ; his tarry...sabre cut across one cheek, a dirty, livid white." "He was a pale, tallowy creature, wanting two fingers of the left hand ; and, though he wore a cutlass,...
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Stevenson's Treasure Island, Volume 1911

Robert Louis Stevenson - English Fiction - 1911 - 258 pages
...roof. I remember him as if it were yesterday, as he came 10 plodding to the inn door, his sea-chest following behind him in a hand-barrow ; a tall, strong,...ragged and scarred, with black, broken nails; and the saber cut across one cheek, a dirty, 15 livid white. I remember him looking round the cove and whistling...
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Descriptive Writing

Evelyn May Albright - Description (Rhetoric) - 1911 - 275 pages
...STEVENSON I REMEMBER him as if it were yesterday, as he came plodding to the inn door, his sea-chest following behind him in a hand-barrow; a tall, strong,...ragged and scarred with black, broken nails, and the sabre-cut across one cheek, a dirty, livid white. I remember him looking round the cove and whistling...
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English Composition, Book 1

Stratton Duluth Brooks - English language - 1911
...Home. 4. I remember him as if it were yesterday, as he came plodding to the inn door, his sea-chest following behind him in a hand-barrow; a tall, strong,...ragged and scarred, with black, broken nails; and the saber cut across one cheek, a dirty, livid white. — ROBERT Louis STEVENSON: Treasure Island. 5. All...
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English Composition ... Enlarged,

Stratton Duluth Brooks - English language - 1912
...Home. 4. I remember him as if it were yesterday, as he came plodding to the inn door, his sea-chest following behind him in a hand-barrow; a tall, strong,...ragged and scarred, with black, broken nails; and the saber cut across one cheek, a dirty, livid white. — ROBERT Louis STEVENSON: Treasure Island. 5. All...
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