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He thrust his tiny tuft of beard between his teeth—a trick he had when perplexed or thoughtful.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
I could have sworn I heard a cry, and one of my men spoke in a tone that assured me my imagination had not been playing a trick.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Some were inquisitive enough to ask, Has a treaty been signed or a trick been played upon the rebels?
And the finger he pointed at the girl quivered with the rage that filled him at this trick they had thought to put upon him.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Nothing was out of the ordinary except that the Professor developed an odd trick of continually glancing at his right hand.
At first Bob held Squinty's front feet, and walked along with him so the little pig would get used to the new trick.
So Squinty made up his little pig mind that he would do this new trick.
Please understand that nobody here had the least intention of playing a trick upon you!
I'd have enjoyed punching his proud head, for all that; it was a dirty way to serve a man who had done his level best.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
In fact, just then, Bob was wondering what new trick he could teach Squinty the next day.

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