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  • This number would swell to much larger numbers as the night would go on.
  • Interest added, would swell the sum for which they must give account to over one hundred thousand dollars. Cited from The Allen House, by T. S. Arthur
  • She would go pale, and her legs would swell, and her heart would thump. Cited from Jean-Christophe, Vol. I, by Romain Rolland
  • And first, before making his pies, he always soaked them in water so they would swell. Cited from The Tale of Fatty Coon, by Arthur Scott Bailey
  • Nevertheless, when Cardigan looked at his mill, his great heart would swell with pride. Cited from The Valley of the Giants, by Peter B. Kyne
  • Chen thought it would swell their numbers but Sun believed they would dilute his message.
  • It will not do to drown myself; my body would swell, I should look ugly if he should see me! Cited from The Poison Tree, by Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
  • Every time he was bumped he would swell up. Cited from The University of Hard Knocks, by Ralph Parlette
  • How loud would swell the cheers of those who thronged to do him honour! Cited from The Little Colonel's Chum: Mary Ware, by Annie Fellows Johnston
  • She would sit for an hour together gazing up at the lamp, and her heart would swell as she gazed. Cited from Stephen Archer and Other Tales,by George MacDonald
  • I should have a balance in my favour anyway, but that would swell it. Cited from Bleak House, by Charles Dickens
  • He spent the night in the intensive care unit for fears his windpipe would swell shut.
  • I would swell up like a toad if I ate only one apple hurriedly. Cited from How to Eat, A Cure for "Nerves", by Thomas Clark Hinkle
  • We designed to give the statements of these men at some length in this connection, but we find that it would swell our report to too great a size. Cited from The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus, by American Anti-Slavery Society
  • You should have some would swell now, like a wine-fat, With such an autumn -- Did he give you all, sir? Cited from Volpone; Or, The Fox, Ben Jonson
  • The fourth line, in which love is the text, would swell into mammoth proportions. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 6, No. 34, August, 1860, by Various
  • Then her heart would swell with pride at the thought that she came of a long line of Hunters who had lived here and made the name famous. Cited from Hunter's Marjory, by Margaret Bruce Clarke
  • But he was rich, and a seizure of his estate would swell the royal coffers. Cited from Historical Tales, The Romance of Reality, Vol. 4, by Charles Morris
  • The Stanfields were to do the same, starting from a different point; friends having arrived that would swell their numbers beyond the original four. Cited from Melbourne House, Volume 2, by Susan Warner
  • They would swell beneath the armpits and in the groin, and fall over while talking.
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