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crowds

ochlophobia.
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Now and then Jurgis gazes at her hungrily--he has long since forgotten his shyness; but then the crowd is there, and he still waits and watches the door, where a carriage is supposed to come.
He looked angrily at the clergyman, now distracted by the charms of Lady Brandon, whose scorn, as she surveyed the crowd, expressed itself by a pout which became her pretty lips extremely.
Him also the crowd jeered, but he passed them by with indifference while he tried his bow with practiced hand.
Tell General Fournier he has barely time to evacuate his position, force a way through this crowd, and cross the bridge.
I could hear a lot of words often repeated, queer words, for there were many nationalities in the crowd, so I quietly got my polyglot dictionary from my bag and looked them out.
The agile Frenchman was soon upon his feet again, and lost no time in knocking down two of his long-gowned adversaries with his fists and a vigorous application of his toes; then, rushing out of the pagoda as fast as his legs could carry him, he soon escaped the third priest by mingling with the crowd in the streets.
Figures with something singularly unfamiliar about them were seen by crowds on the sidewalk to pass in and out.
A peculiar circumstance attracted his attention: there seemed to be some kind of festivity going on, there were crowds of gaily dressed townspeople, peasant women, their husbands, and riff-raff of all sorts, all singing and all more or less drunk.
A report got around that Adam was coming; well, of course, Abel was enough to bring a crowd, all by himself, but there is nobody that can draw like Adam.
And if all the flowers and leaves and green things and birds and wild creatures danced past at once, what a crowd it would be
I found a little crowd of perhaps twenty people sur- rounding the huge hole in which the cylinder lay.
When Hetty had caught sight of the vast crowd in the distance, she had clutched Dinah convulsively.