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They put it all in their own pockets, and there came no threads on the loom, but they went on as they had done before, working at the empty loom.
And then they pointed to the empty loom, for they believed that the others could see the cloth quite well.
And he waved from empty bed to open window, then held the candle close to the tied sheet, and shrugged expressively.
In the morning, on an empty stomach, all the old questions appeared as insoluble and terrible as ever, and Pierre hastily picked up a book, and if anyone came to see him he was glad.
The wardrobe only contained the poor old lady's clothes; the one cupboard was open and empty.
He divided them into several portions, wrapping them in oil paper, disposing of one bunch in his empty tobacco pouch, of another bunch in the inside band of his battered hat, of a third bunch under his shirt on the chest.
He trod on empty cartridges as he walked from room to room to reconnoiter from the windows.
So the faithful old minister went into the hall, where the knaves were working with all their might, at their empty looms.
Turlington instantly left the empty room in which he had been watching.
A boy's appetite grows very fast, and in a few moments the queer, empty feeling had become hunger, and the hunger grew bigger and bigger, until soon he was as ravenous as a bear.
Before thrusting out my head, my senses, automatically active, had told me there was nothing there, that nothing intervened between me and out-of-doors, that the aperture of the window opening was utterly empty.
And from all hills there re-echoed: 'All is empty, all is alike, all hath been
The room was almost empty yesterday, and I forgot nearly all the things I meant to bring home from Norwich.
The baccarat-counters still strewed the table, with the empty glasses and the loaded ash-trays.
A small box, with a sealed paper torn off from it (the paper containing an inscription) was found open, and empty, on a table in the room.