Ears


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Ears

Projections on the sides of the upper part of door and window surrounds. Also called shoulders.
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So Tip got out his knife and fashioned some ears out of the bark of a small tree.
You must know that the Marionette, even from his birth, had very small ears, so small indeed that to the naked eye they could hardly be seen.
And Michael, ears cocked and eyes intent, gazed at this stranger who seemed never to have been a stranger at all.
Rose adored pretty things, longed to wear them, and the desire of her girlish soul was to have her ears bored, only Dr.
But if his eyes were broad as the lens of Herschel's great telescope; and his ears capacious as the porches of cathedrals; would that make him any longer of sight, or sharper of hearing?
I have so named him because he could prick up only one of his ears.
I dare say he's got good reason to cover his ears, like King Midas," went on the priest, with a cheerful simplicity which somehow seemed rather flippant under the circumstances.
I always thought," he said deliberately, with a certain accentuation of his flavouring of lisp, "that there was something the matter with his ears, from the way he covered them.
While they were saying this, Laska, with ears pricked up, was looking upwards at the sky, and reproachfully at them.
For on the spread of inquiry among the villagers it was stated with gathering emphasis, that the parson had wanted to know whether the pedlar wore ear-rings in his ears, and an impression was created that a great deal depended on the eliciting of this fact.
At the thought of all this splendour, Hetty got up from her chair, and in doing so caught the little red-framed glass with the edge of her scarf, so that it fell with a bang on the floor; but she was too eagerly occupied with her vision to care about picking it up; and after a momentary start, began to pace with a pigeon-like stateliness backwards and forwards along her room, in her coloured stays and coloured skirt, and the old black lace scarf round her shoulders, and the great glass ear-rings in her ears.
The two men were bent over the sled and trying to right it, when Henry observed One Ear sidling away.