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Before he could finish the sentence the Hole-keeper said snappishly, "Well, drop out again—quick!"DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
Kind of a reception-room in there—guess I know a reception-room from a hole in the wall.BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Squinty, several times, looked at the hole under the pen, by which he had once gotten out.SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
Madame and myself had just been regretting that we should have to pass the evening in this miserable hole of a town.BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
He has drawn a knave and a six; he takes another card; this turns out to be an ace.THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
And if he was worried about Farmer Green's cat, why didn't he dig a hole for himself at once, and get out of harm's way?THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
But Grandfather Mole only shook his head impatiently, as if to say that digging a hole wouldn't help him this time.THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON

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