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Then we whirled in with the pick and shovel, and in about two hours and a half the job was done.
They were too much absorbed in hating themselves -- hating the ill luck that made them take the spade and the pick there.
Otto of Grossenmark lay very peacefully among the fairy trees, and would do no more harm either with gold or steel; only the silver pencil of the moon would pick out and trace here and there the intricate ornament of his uniform, or the old wrinkles on his brow.
The women worked busily, they had been pickers from childhood, and they could pick twice as fast as foreigners from London.
He might want them for the next girl you pick up to experiment on.
With the words he raised his pick above his head, and, with a mighty blow, he buried the point in Snipes' brain.
He will sprout very soon," said the Prince, "and grow into a large bush, from which we shall in time be able to pick several very good sorcerers.
One of the Laws of Oz forbids anyone to pick a six-leaved clover.
It's the oddest thing in the world too, that old Cis should have written me to pick up all the news I could about Scarlett Trent and send it to you.
He shouldered a pick and shovel, took a hammer and a pipe-wrench from the tool-house, and returned to Dede on the porch.
A FARMER placed nets on his newly-sown plowlands and caught a number of Cranes, which came to pick up his seed.
And now I think I'll pick a dinner-pail, to have when I get hungry again, and then we'll start out and 'splore the country, and see where we are.