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" Now a lean, hungry sheep advanced his inquiring nostrils sadly to the open air, and displayed by the movement the head of a withered old woman, pillowed on his woolly flanks. Here appeared a young girl, struggling half entombed in shields. There gasped... "
Antonina; or, The fall of Rome - Page 8
by William Wilkie Collins - 1861 - 420 pages
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Florence Sackville: Or Self-dependence. An Autobiography

E. J. Burbury - History - 1852 - 184 pages
...stock of all varieties. Now, a child — lively, mischievous, inquisitive — -peered forth over the head of a battering ram. Now, a lean, hungry sheep,...head of a withered old woman, pillowed on his woolly llanks. Here, appeared a young girl, struggling half entombed in shields. There, gasped an emaciated...
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Antonina, or The fall of Rome: a romance of the fifth century

Wilkie Collins - History - 1865
...stock of all varieties. Now, a child — lively, mischievous, inquisitive — peered forth over the head of a battering ram. Now, a lean, hungry sheep, advanced his inquiring nostrils saillv to the open air ; and displayed by the movement the head of a withered old woman, pillowed on...
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Antonina, or Fall of Rome

Wilkie Collins - 1898 - 438 pages
...varieties. Now a child—lively, mischievous, inquisitive—peered forth over the head of a battering-ram. Now a lean, hungry sheep advanced his inquiring nostrils...with its background of great woods, drenched in a vapor of misty rain; with its striking contrasts at one point and its solemn harmonies at another,...
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