great swell

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  • He will make a great swell, and some people will believe he is a gentleman. Cited from Wreaths of Friendship, by T. S. Arthur and F. C. Woodworth
  • At last we reached a tree with a great swelling round its roots. Cited from Anthropology, by Robert Marett
  • His head pained him very much, and a great swelling was over his right eye. Cited from The Kentucky Ranger, by Edward T. Curnick
  • The angel declared that these great swelling words were really against the Most High. Cited from Our Day, by W. A. Spicer
  • And then it came to her with a great swell of joy that this man beside her was not such a man. Cited from The Valley of the Moon, by Jack London
  • He's a big man with a red beard, and a great swell he is. Cited from Short Stories Old and New, Selected and Edited by C. Alphonso Smith
  • Inside there was a lady -- a great swell, smiling at me as if we were friends. Cited from In the Year of Jubilee, by George Gissing
  • There set in a great swelling and torment which made him fear that death was at hand. Cited from Pioneers of the Old South, by Mary Johnston
  • "Don't you want me to be a great swell?" Cited from The Tragic Muse, by Henry James
  • It would be a good wind-up, and Maddie was coming out a great swell. Cited from Robbery Under Arms, by Rolf Boldrewood
  • And all dressed up he was a great swell. Cited from Wide Courses, by James Brendan Connolly
  • As a great swell came on about noon, we hauled over to the north shore. Cited from Voyages and Travels, Vol. 12, by Robert Kerr
  • He's a great swell now with heaps of money, I believe. Cited from Fortitude, by Hugh Walpole
  • W. In this situation we had a great swell from N.E. Cited from Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World, Volume 1, James Cook
  • The voyage was quick but not very pleasant, from the great swell in the sea. Cited from Queen Victoria, Vol. 2, by Sarah Tytler
  • But only a moment afterwards (or what seemed to be a moment) memory came back in a great swelling wave of joy. Cited from The Woman Thou Gavest Me, by Hall Caine
  • I have met such myself -- they talk great swelling words, but the world wags on its way in spite of them. Cited from A Heroine of France, The Story of Joan of Arc, by Evelyn Everett-Green
  • She would plunge into the great swelling sea of Life. Cited from Septimus, by William J. Locke
  • But you tell mamma I can't be a great swell. Cited from Literary Love-Letters, by Robert Herrick
  • It is really a great swelling at the back of the jaws on either side of the neck. Cited from First in the Field, by George Manville Fenn
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