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Cobb waited until this flow of conversation, or more properly speaking this flood of criticism, had ceased, and then said jocularly:--
Cobb made none of these generalizations; his remark to his wife that night was simply to the effect that whenever the child looked at him she knocked him galley-west.
Cobb wiped his mouth on the back of his hand and gasped.
Cobb felt like a fish removed from his native element and left panting on the sand; there was no evading the awful responsibility of a reply, for Rebecca's eyes were searchlights, that pierced the fiction of his brain and perceived the bald spot on the back of his head.
Cobb, tacitly and quietly, but none the less surely, though the reproof was dealt with one glance, quickly sent and as quickly withdrawn.
Cobb, with the air of having visited all the cities of the earth and found them as naught.
Cobb, that you had to swallow lumps in your throat when you looked at her, and little cold feelings crept up and down your back.
Cobb was more distinctly uncomfortable at this moment than he had been at any one time during the eventful morning, but he evaded the point dexterously by saying, "There ain't no harm, as I can see, in our makin' the grand entry in the biggest style we can.
Cobb solemnly, as he remounted his perch; and as the stage rumbled down the village street between the green maples, those who looked from their windows saw a little brown elf in buff calico sitting primly on the back seat holding a great bouquet tightly in one hand and a pink parasol in the other.
The state-of-the-art mill will supply feed to Cobbs grandparent breeder farms in North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia, as well as a great grandparent farm in Georgia.
Critique: Impressively well written from first page to last, "Capone, the Cobbs, and Me" is a deftly constructed and thoroughly entertaining novel that documents Rex Burwell as an exceptionally gifted novelist.
Jerry Cobbs, former chief commercialization officer of the state agency known as CPRIT - a voter-approved initiative to spend up to $3 billion on cancer-fighting projects over 10 years - was found not to have deliberately misled his colleagues to get the grant approved, as argued by the state's Public Integrity Unit, which investigates public corruption.