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One is not even made wet by the rain nor cold by the frost; while death, instead of stalking about grewsome and accidental, becomes a prearranged pageant, moving along a well-oiled groove to the family vault, where the hinges are kept from rusting and the dust from the air is swept continually away.
On the other hand, there are those that make toward survival, the fit individuals who escape from the rule of the obvious and the expected and adjust their lives to no matter what strange grooves they may stray into, or into which they may be forced.
I'll give you three or two on the little one in half-crowns," said Groove to Rattle.
shouts some small boy who catches sight of him, and the ring melts away in a few seconds, the small boys tearing off, Tom collaring his jacket and waistcoat, and slipping through the little gate by the chapel, and round the corner to Harrowell's with his backers, as lively as need be; Williams and his backers making off not quite so fast across the close; Groove, Rattle, and the other bigger fellows trying to combine dignity and prudence in a comical manner, and walking off fast enough, they hope, not to be recognized, and not fast enough to look like running away.
It fitted into the thickness of the partition wall, and worked in grooves.
These scuttles then were protected against the shock of departure by plates let into solid grooves, which could easily be opened outward by unscrewing them from the inside.
And now the dark-haired young man spoke to me, and it became evident that his mind also moved along its own set of grooves.
They placed the wheels in the two grooves, and Meekins secured the carriage with a rope which he let run through his fingers.
She had a little circular set of mental grooves or rails on which she started little trains of other people's opinions, which never overtook one another, and never got anywhere.
A bird bumped one side of its tongue against a feeding tube and the tongue's compressed groove opened before touching the nectar.
18 bearing ball deep groove with shield on one side :- skf 6306-z or fag 6306-z
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