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He was, it appeared, a Regius Professor and the author of some half-dozen works on sociology--a record, Owen felt, that almost justified loaf-slinging and earhole clipping in moments of irritation.
But no matter how Spitz circled, Joe whirled around on his heels to face him, mane bristling, ears laid back, lips writhing and snarling, jaws clipping together as fast as he could snap, and eyes diabolically gleaming--the incarnation of belligerent fear.
I tell you it's 'ot," says he; and I was amazed at the clipping tones and the odd sing-song in which he spoke, and no less at that strange trick of dropping out the letter "h.
His grandfather persisted in retaining as head groom an old dolt whom no sort of lever could move out of his old habits, and who was allowed to hire a succession of raw Loamshire lads as his subordinates, one of whom had lately tested a new pair of shears by clipping an oblong patch on Arthur's bay mare.
Elnathan, then about fifteen, was, much like a wild colt, caught and trimmed by clipping his bushy locks; dressed in a suit of homespun, dyed in the butternut bark; furnished with a “New Testament” and a “Webster’s Spelling Book,” and sent to school.
There was no breath of life in it, and yet it sold, at two cents a word, twenty dollars a thousand - the newspaper clipping had said so.
Die grundleistungen bestehen aus der kontinuierlichen beschaffung von clippings ausgewhlter medien zu ausgewhlten themen, der aufarbeitung dieser clippings und deren zurverfgungstellung mittels einer webplattform whrend zweier jahre (2019-2020).
One of the best free fertilizers, grass clippings, breaks down so quickly that it can't be bagged and sold.
Newspaper clippings and other items that were originally enclosed in letters sent to Hemingway have now been individually cataloged in Incoming Correspondence, making them searchable for the first time.
AM I alone in wondering why people with grass clippings and leaves are clogging up the roads around Lifford Lane tip?
Metrology of nail clippings as trace element biomarkers.
CLIPPINGS from yew hedges at the National Trust's Mount Stewart property are being used to make cancer-fighting drugs, the Mirror can reveal.