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Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
Even if poverty were gone, the flail could still beat hard enough upon the grain and chaff of humanity.
His face flushed with annoyance, and taking off his soft hat he began to beat it impatiently against his leg as he walked.
I saw every crook in the fence, every rut in the road, every bush and tree long before we came to it.
The pulse in Louis's temples beat hard; yet he was determined not to anticipate, but make Wharton explain himself.
To be sure, he hadn't seen Mrs. Robin go, but he had heard the beat of her wings as she began her flight.
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You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
Not having completed the loading of his gun, Tom hastily rode behind a dense bush, and concealed himself as well as he could.
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About an hour after resuming their walk, the major went off in hot pursuit of an enormous bee, which he saw humming round a bush.
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We should easily beat this in America with anything like equal facilities, and without charging the British price—£4 7s.
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