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But this isn't that," and Tom picked up the magazine and leafed it to find the article he had been reading.
While grandmother took the pitchfork we found standing in one of the rows and dug potatoes, while I picked them up out of the soft brown earth and put them into the bag, I kept looking up at the hawks that were doing what I might so easily do.
However, I picked myself up and hearing a loud voice within, pushed on and opened a second, interior door.
Don't be afraid, my butter-boxes, cried Stubb, casting a passing glance upon them as he shot by; ye'll be picked up presently --all right --I saw some sharks astern --St.
Or even if it had been dark a practiced hand would have felt by the rein that there was something wrong in the step, and they would have got down and picked out the stone.
So then I got a shovel, and then we picked and shoveled, turn about, and made the fur fly.
The blue- bottles buzzed about the wall, and a little old mouse picked over the rubbish among the jam pots.
I took half-a-dozen steps, picked up the blood-stained whip that lay beneath the body of the Wolf-man, and cracked it.
By holding out baits, he keeps him on the march; then with a body of picked men he lies in wait for him.
So, when they were rested, Dorothy picked up her basket and they started along the grassy bank, to the road from which the river had carried them.
They sat on chairs, on stools, on boxes, with their baskets by their sides, and some stood by the bin throwing the hops they picked straight into it.
Higgins, in evening dress, with overcoat and hat, comes in, carrying a smoking jacket which he has picked up downstairs.