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Examples of High-strung
In 'Monsieur de Camors', crowned by the Academy, he has yielded to the demands of a stricter realism.
Yet as the accredited painter of the Faubourg Saint-Germain he contributed an essential element to the development of realistic fiction.
He glanced at Mildred, rose, and thrust back forthwith the slangy, offhand personality that was perhaps the most natural-or was it merely the most used?-of his many personalities.
And in she went, to face Crossley himself-Crossley, the "weak and soft," caught behind his last entrenchment with no chance to escape.
They told Suydam that he would die.
He had asked regarding the girl's safety, then sighed himself into oblivion again.