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"All right," said Dan, biting off a big chew from the plug he was holding, and restoring the rest to his pocket.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
With her little satin shoe she tapped the carpet, biting her under lip and seeming to be listening.
The day had been intensely cold, with a biting north-east wind and black frost.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
The keen wind found me out and seemed to take joy in rushing in on me in biting gusts and then whirling away over the flat.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
"I have time before dark to make Benny's cart," observed Henry, biting a crisp, sweet carrot.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
When they entered Pietro became voluble, but the narrow-eyed doctor of Pimlico remained sullen and silent, biting his lips.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
The thick triple lenses were free from clouding, and the glasses between them kept out the biting cold of the heights.
Before the fish stopped biting, the two men had caught four trout, all of about the same size.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
The speaker looked round the room, biting her lip, and French observed her for a moment.
MARRIAGE LA MODEMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
They flung wide the door to the court; the Saracens swarmed in, biting like cats with their crooked cimeters.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS