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The Pearl sentences
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His face was fatherly and ________, and his eyes twinkled with friendship.
It is the ________ against starvation.
Go to their offices and show your pearl - or better, let them come here, so that you can see there is no __________.
And then from a secret place Juana brought a little piece of ________ candle and lighted it at the flame and set it upright on a fireplace stone.
He could see the little image of the __________ candle reflected in the soft surface of the pearl, and he heard again in his ears the lovely music of the undersea, the tone of the diffused green light of the sea bottom.
He was not good at _______ and he was very well understood.
He saw a little glow ahead of him, and then without interval a tall flame leaped up in the dark with a crackling roar, and a tall __________ of fire lighted the pathway
The town lay on a broad _________, its old yellow plastered buildings hugging the beach.
Then from the corner of the house came a sound so soft that it might have been simply a thought, a little _______ movement, a touch of a foot on earth, the almost inaudible purr of controlled breathing.
It captured the light and refined it and gave it back in silver __________.
And in the __________ of the pearl the pictures formed of the things Kino's mind had considered in the past and had given up as impossible.
His door stood open to the morning, and he hummed under his breath while his right hand practiced ________.
In his mind a new song had come, the Song of Evil, the music of the enemy, of any foe of the family, a savage, secret, dangerous melody, and underneath, the Song of the Family cried ________.
The essence of pearl mixed with essence of men and a curious dark residue was ___________.
Kino stood in the door, filling it, and hatred raged and flamed in back of his eyes, and fear too, for the hundreds of years of __________ were cut deep in him.
Above, the surface of the water was an ________ mirror of brightness, and he could see the bottoms of the canoes sticking through it.
And the beauty of the pearl, winking and glimmering in the light of the little candle, ______his brain with its beauty.
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