was the sort

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  • But he was the sort of person who must be present to be felt. Cited from Fanny Herself, by Edna Ferber
  • He was the sort of man that women look at with interest. Cited from Okewood of the Secret Service, Valentine Williams
  • She was the sort of woman she herself might have been if she had not married. Cited from The Quest of the Silver Fleece, by W. E. B. Du Bois
  • And what was the sort of language used by them in order to bring about that result? Cited from Selected Speeches on British Foreign Policy 1738-1914, by Edgar Jones
  • This was the sort of danger she could fight against -- and she did. Cited from The Sheriff's Son, by William MacLeod Raine
  • She was the sort of woman men kill and are killed for. Cited from Mary Wollaston, by Henry Kitchell Webster
  • This was the sort of man she wanted as a partner in life. Cited from The Clicking of Cuthbert, by P. G. Wodehouse
  • It was the sort of thing one wants to get into a novel. Cited from The Inheritors, by Joseph Conrad and Ford M. Hueffer
  • Then your father was the sort of man who always gave too much and took too little. Cited from The Lovely Lady, by Mary Austin
  • She was the sort of person a man would like his best friend to marry. Cited from Living Alone, by Stella Benson
  • That was the sort of thing he had taken for granted before he had gone away. Cited from Graveyard of Dreams, by Henry Beam Piper
  • It was the sort of thing she did, the sort of thing she always would do. Cited from The Three Sisters, by May Sinclair
  • He was the sort of friend whose coming could never bring anything but delight. Cited from The Bars of Iron, by Ethel May Dell
  • She was the sort who would understand, if he told her. Cited from The Drums Of Jeopardy, by Harold MacGrath
  • And that was the sort of place that quiet was to be found in. Cited from Observations of a Retired Veteran,Henry C. Tinsley
  • He was the sort of man who does have them. Cited from The Belfry, by May Sinclair
  • June was the sort of woman one did things for. Cited from Balloons, by Elizabeth Bibesco
  • She managed well and was the sort of girl people liked to help. Cited from The Troll Garden, et al, by Willa Cather
  • This was the sort of thing which he did best. Cited from Autobiography of Andrew Dickson White Volume I
  • She was the sort of woman who has no fundamental knowledge of men. Cited from A Poor Wise Man, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
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