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PET

abbreviation for POTENTIALLY EXEMPT TRANSFER.
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Now, Pet, my darling, you had better go along with Mother and get ready for the boat.
He spoke to a handsome girl with lustrous dark hair and eyes, and very neatly dressed, who replied with a half curtsey as she passed off in the train of Mrs Meagles and Pet. They crossed the bare scorched terrace all three together, and disappeared through a staring white archway.
So one day, five or six years ago now, when we took Pet to church at the Foundling--you have heard of the Foundling Hospital in London?
One day when we took Pet to church there to hear the music--because, as practical people, it is the business of our lives to show her everything that we think can please her--Mother
When all was in readiness the Story Girl brought her pet through the orchard where he had so often frisked and prowled.
Every animal is grateful for kindness and petting, and they wouldn't THINK of hurt- ing a person that pets them.
I went so far as to regret the loss of the animal, and to look about me, among the vile haunts which I now habitually frequented, for another pet of the same species, and of somewhat similar appearance, with which to supply its place.
I was especially fond of animals, and was indulged by my parents with a great variety of pets. With these I spent most of my time, and never was so happy as when feeding and caressing them.
Observing my partiality for domestic pets, she lost no opportunity of procuring those of the most agreeable kind.
My pets, of course, were made to feel the change in my disposition.
The Wizard knew that if Dorothy's pet was found guilty and condemned to death the little girl would be made very unhappy; so, although he grieved over the piglet's sad fate as much as any of them, he resolved to save Eureka's life.
And he kept on getting still more pets; and of course it cost a lot to feed them.