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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.
"God bless 'ee, Missy," cried the old man in the shrill cracked voice of age, as he pressed up to the carriage window.
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
In his cracked old voice, he still paid his Grandisonian compliments to the two ladies.
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
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

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Parnassianadjective | [pahr-nas-ee-uhn ]SEE DEFINITION
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