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Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
Q was a Queen, who wore a silk slip; R was a Robber, and wanted a whip.
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
This was a hard nut to crack, if his past were not to be ruthlessly severed from Angel's by a word.
And that was he also in kilts, at the age of five, wearing long curls and holding a whip in his hand.
As commander-in-chief, Bonaparte, for the time being, held the whip hand and could show his dislike by severe reprimands.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
The memory of the hawk-nosed, steel-eyed officer who rode from Kurnaul to Meerut in twenty-four hours smote him like a whip.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
There was no fight in his men; they ran like a pack of frightened coyotes at the first crack of a gun.

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