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  • A few minutes later they all marched in and took their places at the table.

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  • At any rate, today was no different.

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  • Then he got into the buggy again and took the reins, and the horse at once backed away from the tree, turned slowly around, and began to trot down the sandy road which was just visible in the dim light.

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  • Next minute there was a roar and a sharp crash, and at her side Dorothy saw the ground open in a wide crack and then come together again.

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  • She straightened and smiled at him.

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  • At ten years old, Jonathan was almost as tall as she was.

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  • So, with a snort and a neigh and a whisk of his short tail he trotted off the roof into the air and at once began floating downward to the street.

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  • She glanced up at his face, but it gave no clue of his mood.

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  • They would have some time to enjoy a late Christmas at home when they returned.

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  • With everything going on, Carmen didn't have time to worry about flying, but when they were all sitting at the airport, she finally had time to stew over it.

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  • Then she looked at Zeb, whose face was blue and whose hair was pink, and gave a little laugh that sounded a bit nervous.

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  • She objected at first, but finally submitted.

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  • She glanced up at him as he stopped beside her.

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  • Yes, and Jonathan is at school.

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  • He was not hurt at all.

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  • Alex glanced at Jonathan and then rubbed the top of his head.

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  • Glinka, the editor of the Russian Messenger, who was recognized (cries of "author! author!" were heard in the crowd), said that "hell must be repulsed by hell," and that he had seen a child smiling at lightning flashes and thunderclaps, but "we will not be that child."

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  • "Yes, yes, at thunderclaps!" was repeated approvingly in the back rows of the crowd.

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  • At least at this point, the old house was paying for itself.

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  • She suddenly paused, smiling at her own impetuosity.

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  • He turned to find Jonathan grinning up at him.

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  • Alex met her at the door, a steaming cup of coffee in one hand.

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  • One day they were sitting at the table working on coloring books when Alex came home early.

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  • They entered the house and she glanced at the dark fireplace.

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  • Hippolyte is at least a quiet fool, but Anatole is an active one.

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  • We've got a meeting at two and it's almost one-thirty now.

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  • All at once a light flashed out from the tower.

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  • The vicomte was a nice-looking young man with soft features and polished manners, who evidently considered himself a celebrity but out of politeness modestly placed himself at the disposal of the circle in which he found himself.

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  • Dorothy and Zeb looked at one another in wonder.

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  • At some point, that stopped bugging her and became an attraction.

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  • She placed the dish in the rack and glanced at Katie.

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  • Let's just leave it at that.

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  • He waved a thorny hand and at once the tinkling of bells was heard, playing sweet music.

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  • And the fete at the English ambassador's?

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  • I don't believe you are a Wizard at all!

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  • He stood at the back, and, though he had heard hardly anything, understood everything in his own way.

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  • When she glanced up at him, even his smile was reassuring.

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  • One of the next arrivals was a stout, heavily built young man with close-cropped hair, spectacles, the light-colored breeches fashionable at that time, a very high ruffle, and a brown dress coat.

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  • At this point, abandoning the two fertilized eggs might be a worse sin.

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  • She returned his kiss passionately, and when he pulled his head back, she gazed up at him.

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  • He looked at the bright, yellow pieces and said, "What shall I do with these coppers, mother?"

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  • There go a hundred gold pieces all at once.

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  • At last he came up to Morio.

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  • He raised his gun and fired at the great beast.

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  • Pierre's one feeling at the moment was a desire to show that he was ready to go all lengths and was prepared to sacrifice everything.

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  • Old Rostov could not tell his wife of what had passed without tears, and at once consented to Petya's request and went himself to enter his name.

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  • She stopped and gazed up at his face.

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  • He glanced at his watch and swallowed before answering.

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  • When Josh died, Mary had indicated that she felt Carmen was at least partially responsible.

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  • Ed merely looked at them and then back at Carmen.

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  • That might be true, but there was no point in working at becoming a spendthrift simply because he had money.

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  • With his return to work, things at the house shifted to a faster pace.

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  • Carmen glanced at Alex.

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  • She caught her breath and glanced at him in the mirror.

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  • At least, it isn't as wrong as some other things.

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  • "I'm sure the Princess is ready to be picked," asserted Dorothy, gazing hard at the beautiful girl on the bush.

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  • "The Princess is lovely to look at," continued Dorothy, thoughtfully; "but I don't care much for her, after all.

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  • "Stop, I command you!" cried the Wizard, in an angry tone, and at once began pulling down the rocks to liberate Jim and the piglets.

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  • The kitten gazed wistfully at the forbidden fruit.

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  • Some people said that they were what Henry Longfellow wrote on his slate that day at school.

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  • Then, all at once, he heard footsteps.

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  • At last the day came for the ship to sail.

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  • When we look at this record of the choices of people, we see a wide range of behaviors.

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  • It shows us at our best and at our cruelest.

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  • With a sudden expression of malevolence on his aged face, Adraksin shouted at Pierre:

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  • Count Rostov at the back of the crowd was expressing approval; several persons, briskly turning a shoulder to the orator at the end of a phrase, said:

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  • Staring out the bay window at the old house, she abandoned her coffee cup on the window sill.

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  • To him, it was no different than artificially inseminating a cow at his clinic... well, the concept wasn't.

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  • She jerked her head up and stared at him, letting the nightgown fall loosely around her body.

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  • The children looked at each other in perplexity, and the Wizard sighed.

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  • The mouth of the hole was nearly filled up now, but the kitten gave a leap through the remaining opening and at once scampered up into the air.

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  • It's only a penny whistle, and a poor one at that.

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  • For this reason they had bought some powder and stored it at Concord,[Footnote: Concord (_pro_. kong'krd).] nearly twenty miles away.

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  • And because human nature changes either not at all or very slowly, people make the same choices over and over again.

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  • At six months I could pipe out "How d'ye," and one day I attracted every one's attention by saying "Tea, tea, tea" quite plainly.

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  • At that time I had a much-petted, much-abused doll, which I afterward named Nancy.

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  • With these words she greeted Prince Vasili Kuragin, a man of high rank and importance, who was the first to arrive at her reception.

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  • And having got rid of this young man who did not know how to behave, she resumed her duties as hostess and continued to listen and watch, ready to help at any point where the conversation might happen to flag.

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  • The traveler was soon at the door.

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  • It is a simple premise and yet, at the same time, an article of faith—a faith that the future would be better than the past.

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  • But what about a reasoned belief based on a balanced look at both history and current reality that leads you to be optimistic?

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  • Apparently his greatest concern was the fact that his mother was married to his adoptive father at the time he was conceived.

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  • With so many people at their house, it was fortunate that the weather was warm and dry so they could utilize the courtyard for the children.

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  • When she glanced at him, he was eyeing her, a wry smile twisting his lips.

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  • The golden brown skin and black hair reminded her of the conversation at Thanksgiving.

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  • Alex didn't look at Carmen, which was her first inkling that something was amiss.

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  • When Señor Medena introduced the girl as his daughter, Carmen caught her breath and looked at Alex for an explanation.

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  • Look at those big gray eyes and that beautiful red hair!

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  • Carmen wrinkled her nose at him.

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  • At any rate, the Medena hacienda was impressive.

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  • Carmen glanced at her in surprise.

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  • Carmen refrained from looking at Alex or displaying the shock she felt at the introduction of two more siblings he had never mentioned - an entire family.

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  • Alex smiled down at him in a reassuring way.

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  • If you need anything at all, be sure to let us know.

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  • Dinner will be ready at six O'clock.

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  • She glanced at Carmen.

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  • After she left the room, Carmen glanced down at her dress and then at Alex.

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  • I think she was merely directing the comment at you because she thought you might want to know.

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  • You could wear a feed sack at a formal dinner and not look underdressed.

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  • She frowned, looking at the suitcase.

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  • It's winter - or was at home.

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  • Tonight, when it was dark, she could pretend they were at home.

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  • Señor Medena sat at the head of the long dining table, his three daughters on his left.

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  • The man sitting at the other end of the table was introduced to them as Morino el capataz - their foreman, Morino.

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  • Señor Medena looked at Alex.

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  • Alex finally looked at him.

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  • Carmen shot a glance at Alex, who was giving his meal undue attention.

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  • "We'll adjust," she said, and stared down at her plate.

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  • Carmen glanced at Alex again.

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  • He glanced at her and then at Dulce.

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  • Pointing his fork at her plate, he spoke sternly.

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  • Later, as they walked back to their room, Jonathan looked up at Carmen.

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  • Carmen stared at him.

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  • Did the cat get your tongue at the table?

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  • He rested a hand on her shoulder and sighed, gazing down at her tenderly.

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  • She smiled up at him.

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  • Looking down at him, she sighed.

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  • Instead, Felipa met them at the corral.

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  • Waiting until they were out of view from the men at the corral, Carmen rode up beside Alex.

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  • Carmen glared at her.

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  • Carmen stared at her.

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  • Señor Medena glanced at Carmen and then back at Alex.

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  • Señor Medena gazed up at Alex sadly.

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  • He paused at the door to wait for her.

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  • She hesitated at Señor Medena's desk and he glanced up at her expectantly.

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  • Carmen smiled up at him.

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  • Jonathan was gazing up at Felipa with an adoring expression.

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  • Alex glanced at Carmen, his eyes twinkling.

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  • At home, presents were under the tree, waiting for their return.

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  • He glanced at her in the mirror and continued shaving.

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  • He turned from the mirror and gazed down at her solemnly.

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  • For a moment they simply looked at each other.

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  • She smiled up at Alex.

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  • Carmen glanced up at Alex.

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  • Carmen glanced up at her.

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  • Carmen smiled at her.

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  • I guess I didn't at first.

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  • Carmen drew a slow breath and glanced self-consciously at Dulce and Alondra.

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  • Felipa stared at the wall, deep in thought for a few minutes.

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  • Dulce stared at her expressionlessly.

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  • Finally Carmen looked at Felipa.

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  • Felipa left Carmen at the foot of the stairs, striding off without another word.

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  • As she glanced up, Morino and Alex started down the stairs, the tall lanky foreman taking two at a time.

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  • If this was what defined a vacation away from home, she'd just as soon stay at home.

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  • At least he couldn't blame her for any lack of attention this time.

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  • Felipa smiled at Carmen's inquisitive look.

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  • Let's go look at the horses.

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  • Alex pointed at a white horse prancing along the fence.

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  • She was so worn out that she fell asleep at the table.

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  • Dulce glanced at Carmen, her expression unreadable.

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  • "We have plenty of room at the house," Alex stated brusquely.

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  • She sighed, gazing up at him.

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  • Someone knocked at the door.

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  • When she glanced at Alex, he was watching her intently.

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  • I guess because the only one who should be looking at it is my husband.

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  • I would have so much to look at!

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  • Everyone was looking at her.

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  • She smiled up at him sweetly.

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  • She leaned back and looked up at his face.

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  • Carmen gazed up at him, shaking her head.

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  • Most girls wanted to be a princess at some point in their youth, though she couldn't specifically remember that wish.

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  • Carmen turned and tipped her head back to look at the face of the man who towered over her.

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  • She smiled up at him as his hand found her waist.

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  • I was a little surprised at the invitation.

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  • She smiled up at him, feeling a sudden need for levity.

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  • Carmen gazed up at him innocently.

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  • Carmen gazed up at his somber features.

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  • Alondra smiled up at him in a way that suggested their relationship went farther than employment extended.

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  • Dulce appeared at Carmen's side, dressed in a dark blue gown with a high collar.

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  • At least they were talking.

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  • Something about the way Felipa was smiling up at him suggested she was anticipating a good night kiss.

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  • She turned to find Alex smiling down at her.

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  • She stared up at his face, but he ignored her.

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  • Tessa was the girl who left him standing at the altar once.

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  • Her smile was wry as she gazed up at his face.

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  • She made a face at him.

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  • She glanced up at Alex.

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  • As the dance came to an end, she gazed up at him.

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  • Hands on hips, she smiled up at him dryly.

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  • He grinned down at her.

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  • He pushed her against the wall, pulling at her dress again.

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  • He sat down on the edge of the bed, staring at his feet... and then keeled over on the bed.

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  • At the time she had thought Dulce was annoyed because she didn't like the punch.

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  • She glanced up at his face.

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  • She snickered at the unintentional pun and Alex frowned, his gaze an unspoken question.

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  • It was a picture taken at the party and the focus was on Carmen and Alex.

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  • Carmen was looking at someone behind the camera and Alex was looking at a girl who stood about five feet from him.

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  • Dulce glared at her.

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  • Dulce stared at her for a moment, as if considering it for the first time.

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  • Carmen stared at her in surprise.

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  • One glance at the picture and his neck turned red.

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  • I wasn't even aware that I was staring at her... there.

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  • I think everyone was guilty of staring at her at least once - if for no other reason, wondering if she was going to fall out of her dress.

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  • He was at least equally intrigued by hers.

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  • He stared at the picture.

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  • There was a lot at stake.

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  • What could you give them here that you couldn't give them at home?

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  • She wrinkled her nose at him.

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  • It was a good thing they didn't change after church, because everyone at the table was dressed as if going to church.

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  • Pulling the contents out, she stared at the ultra sound.

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  • Carmen sucked in her breath and looked up at Alex.

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  • "Oh my gosh!" she said, looking back at the photo to read the statistics.

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  • Again she glanced up at him.

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  • Carmen glanced at Señor Medena, who was beaming as if they were his children... or as if they were his biological grandchildren.

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  • She had assumed Alex was, but... she needed to look at his files.

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  • She looked back at the picture.

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  • Alex looked stern, and when Carmen met his gaze, he looked down at his plate.

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  • She returned to her place at the table.

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  • Jonathan froze, staring at it.

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  • Jonathan glanced up at Alex, who met his gaze sternly.

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  • Señor Medena smiled at him.

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  • He glanced at Alex.

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  • Alex finally glanced at Señor Medena, who shook his head.

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  • Carmen looked up at his face and found it as stern as his voice.

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  • Remembering Dulce's face at the table, she turned, frowning up at him.

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  • Carmen glanced at him, but he was still deep in thought.

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  • Alex was looking down at her, his expression unreadable.

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  • It's not like that at all.

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  • Felipa and Alondra both stopped and stared as Dulce snapped at him.

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  • Destiny stared at Alex over Carmen's shoulder and Jonathan was so focused on Alex that he nearly ran into Alondra.

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  • A few minutes later Dulce and Alex joined them at the table.

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  • Carmen glanced at Alex, but he either didn't notice her attention, or he was avoiding her eyes.

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  • What do you do at home on this holiday?

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  • He had never mentioned what Christmas had been like at his home.

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  • Alondra and Felipa were watching her intently, and even Señor Medena seemed to be interested in what their life was like at home.

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  • At the moment he looked so much like Alex.

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  • Carmen glanced at him.

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  • Señor Medena glanced at Jonathan and then smiled.

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  • She stared at him for a moment.

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  • "This is different," he said, frowning at her.

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  • Her stomach contracted at his tone and the look on his face.

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  • Finally he looked down at his lap and let out a long weary sigh.

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  • He picked at a thread on the couch, his mind obviously lost in deep thought.

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  • Finally he looked up at her.

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  • She gazed up at him.

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  • I'm sorry, sweetheart, but at least for now, I think it's better that you're not involved.

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  • Carmen glanced up to find him frowning down at her.

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  • Dulce glanced at her father and then at Carmen, her dark eyes barely veiling contempt.

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  • Carmen shifted her attention to Señor Medena, who was focused on Alex at the moment.

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  • "Son, you will look at the new mares?" he asked.

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  • I told Morino last night that I would look at them before we left.

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  • Alex, I'm going to look at a house with your father.

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  • At the car he opened the door for her.

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  • At his disappointed expression, she gave herself an attitude adjustment.

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  • Señor Medena glanced down at her and smiled.

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  • He paused at the foot of the stairs and gazed down at her.

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  • Maybe he wanted to look at the house too.

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  • He scowled at his father and rode up beside Carmen.

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  • In fact, at the party he had spent an unnecessary amount of time with the woman he almost married – and hadn't even introduced her.

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  • If he trusted her, he wouldn't have been snapping at her as if she had done something wrong.

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