rummage

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Being a prudent man and accustomed to take care of your own affairs, you begin to rummage among the papers as you have come into; don't you?
I laughed again, but for all answer to this inquiry I said, "Of course if she can rummage about that way she can perfectly have burnt them.
Jo liked this, and after an energetic rummage from garret to cellar, subsided on the sofa to nurse her cold with arsenicum and books.