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having blond and sometimes tousled hair
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  • But one day the tow-haired boy pulled the near rein too hard while rounding a corner and a wheel was smashed against a lamp-post.

    Horses Nine Sewell Ford
  • Years later the tow-haired Franks swept through the country.

    Letters from France C. E. W. Bean
  • A lanky, tow-haired boy of fifteen was tucking himself up carefully among the blankets on the left-hand side of the seat.

    The Watchers of the Trails Charles G. D. Roberts
  • As the professor was lank, tow-haired and so near-sighted, that he peered at his pupils through spectacles, no one ever had.

    A Girl Of The Limberlost Gene Stratton Porter
  • One of them, a tow-haired boy of twenty, summed up the matter with irreverent brevity.

    The Shepherd of the North Richard Aumerle Maher
  • That afternoon Mrs. Marsden went round to the bank; and next day the tow-haired girl had disappeared.

    Mrs. Thompson William Babington Maxwell
  • Adolphe is, in fact, a tow-haired German, who has not spirit enough to be false to Ellenore.

    Parisians in the Country Honore de Balzac
  • Why should I care what a tow-haired person called Jonas, whom I never saw before thinks of me?

    Anne Of The Island Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • The kick was from a difficult angle, but the tow-haired player made it, and the score was tied.

    The Turner Twins Ralph Henry Barbour

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