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It was set a-going, not by wheels and weights like other clocks, but by the dropping of water.

Dropping the weapon from his hand it still dangled by the loop.

"They ain't worth much," he said, dropping them, with a conclusive air.

"He did well to come to terms with them," continued Hopper, dropping his voice.

I was dead with fatigue, and was dropping off to sleep in my bed in the car.

"Mama, I heard you in papa's room," Alice said, not dropping the note of complaint.

Now, sir, you will oblige me by dropping that attitude of surprised indignation.

In dropping me without a word, as if I had been an impostor?

"This is my city residence," said the host, dropping into a chair.

Try if the fat is hot by dropping a crumb into it; if it browns at once, put in the fish.

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