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" ... or two, and giving a prolonged closing note, as odd and unearthly as that of a steam-whistle, she came suddenly down on the carpet, and stood with her hands folded, and a most sanctimonious expression of meekness and solemnity over her face, only... "
The Living Age ... - Page 100
by Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell - 1852
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 74

Literary Criticism - 1853
...together, in a wild, fantastic sort of time, and producing in her throat all those strange guttural sounds which distinguish the native music of her race and, finally, turning a somerset or two, and giving a prolonged closing note, as odd and unearthly as that of a steam whistle,...
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Life Among the Lowly

Harriet Beecher Stowe - African Americans - 1852
...knees together, in a wild, fantastic sort of time, and producing in her throat all those odd guttural sounds which distinguish the native music of her race...by the cunning glances which she shot askance from the corners of her eyes. Miss Ophelia stood silent, perfectly paralyzed with amazement. St. Clare,...
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Uncle Tom's Cabin

Harriet Beecher Stowe - 1852
...summerset or two, and giving a prolonged closing note, as odd and unearthly as that of a steam- whistle, she came suddenly down on the carpet, and stood with...by the cunning glances which she shot askance from the corners of her eyes. Miss Ophelia stood silent, perfectly paralyzed with amazement. St. Clare,...
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Life Among the Lowly

Harriet Beecher Stowe - Slavery - 1852
...knees together, in a wild, fantastic sort of time, and producing in her throat all those odd guttural sounds which distinguish the native music of her race; and finally, turning a summersct'or two, and giving a prolonged closing note, as odd and unearthly as that of a steam-whistle,...
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Uncle Tom's cabin. A tale of life among the lowly. With a preface by the ...

Harriet Elizabeth Beecher Stowe, Tom (uncle, fict. name.) - 1853
...odd guttural sounds which istinguish the native music of her race; and finally, turning a summer_et or two, and giving a prolonged closing note, as odd...by the cunning glances which she shot askance from the corners of her eyes. Miss Ophelia stood silent, perfectly paralyzed with amaziminil. St. Clare,...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 74

Political Science - 1853
...strango gnttural sounds which distinguish the native music of her race ; and, finally, turning a somerset or two, and giving a prolonged closing note, as odd and unearthly as that of a steam whistle, she came snddeuly down on tho carpet, and stood with her hands folded, and a most sanctimonious...
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Uncle Tom's cabin; or, Life among the lowly. Illustr. ed. Designs by Billings

Harriet Elizabeth Beecher Stowe, Tom (uncle, fict. name.) - 1853
...knees together, in a wild, fantastic sort of time, and producing in her throat all those odd guttural sounds which distinguish the native music of her race ; and finally, turning a somerset or two, and giving a prolonged closing note, as odd and unearthly as that of a steam whistle,...
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Miscellanies, Critical, Imaginative, and Juridical: Contributed to ..., Volume 1

Samuel Warren - Legal stories, English - 1855 - 501 pages
...strange guttural sounds which distinguish the native music of her race ; and, finally, turning a somerset or two, and giving a prolonged closing note, as odd and unearthly as that of a steam whistle, she came suddenly down on the carpet, and stood with her hands folded, and a most sanctimonious...
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The Progressive English reading books

Nelson Thomas and sons, ltd - 1862
...those odd guttural sounds which distinguish the native music of her race; finally, turning a somerset or two, and giving a prolonged closing note, as odd...on the carpet, and stood with her hands folded, and an expression of meekness and solemnity over her face, only broken by the cunning glances which she...
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Uncle Tom's cabin. With a preface by the earl of Carlisle

Harriet Elizabeth Beecher Stowe, Tom (uncle, fict. name.) - 1867
...knees together, in a wild, fantastic sort of time, and producing in her throat all those odd guttural sounds which distinguish the native music of her race;...she came suddenly down on the carpet, and stood with lier hands folded, and a most sanctimonious expression of meekness and solemnity over her faee, only...
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