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  • She looked about my own age, although she must have been unusually tall. Cited from Chatterbox, 1905, by Various
  • She appeared to be unusually well-developed in body for so young a girl. Cited from The Day of the Beast, by Zane Grey
  • The night was unusually dark, so that nothing could be seen of her. Cited from The Missing Ship, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • I asked the old man, who had been unusually quiet during the drive. Cited from The Conjure Woman, by Charles W. Chesnutt
  • His eyes were a deep blue and his lips seemed to be unusually red. Cited from The Planet Mars & Its Inhabitants, "Eros Urides"
  • Two of them were unusually long, fully six and a half feet. Cited from The Wonder Island Boys: The Mysteries of the Caverns, by Finlay
  • This was unusually clear, and they could see the bottom some distance from shore. Cited from Through Forest and Fire, by Edward Ellis
  • In those months, indeed, the Assembly was unusually active over its main work. Cited from Life of John Milton Vol. 3 1643-1649, David Masson
  • The visiting team in the series has been unusually successful in recent years.
  • Our regular work at the office just at that time happened to be unusually heavy and trying. Cited from The Holladay Case, by Burton E. Stevenson
  • There came a day when she was unusually quiet, even for her. Cited from The Purple Heights, by Marie Conway Oemler
  • He had been unusually struck by a story sent in to him by an unknown writer. Cited from Vanishing Roads and Other Essays, by Richard Le Gallienne
  • Whether or not she was unusually good to look at had hardly ever before occurred to her. Cited from Westways, by S. Weir Mitchell [AKA: Silas Weir Mitchell]
  • Her face was unusually grave; he had never seen it so before. Cited from Resurrection, by Leo Tolstoy [Leo Tolstoi]
  • They were quite like other people, except that their manners were unusually good. Cited from As Seen By Me, by Lilian Bell
  • If your references don't turn out to be unusually good, out you go! Cited from The Submarine Boys on Duty, by Victor G. Durham
  • Older people who had him as a teacher, say that he was unusually serious in school.
  • Some rain fell in the night but the morning was unusually fine. Cited from The Journey to the Polar Sea, by John Franklin
  • The original productions presented this year were said to have been unusually good. Cited from The American Missionary, Vol. 43, No. 9, September, 1889, by Various
  • Her face was unusually grave -- he had never seen such an expression on it. Cited from The Awakening, by Leo Nikoleyevich Tolstoy
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