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Let us hope that Eavesdrop will sketch off Henbane, and that Henbane will poison him for his trouble.

Crotchet CastleThomas Love Peacock

Did you learn how to eavesdrop in a correspondence school or did it just come naturally?

Besides, she couldn't stand outside and eavesdrop long without being noticed by some one passing through the hall.

Later, he saw Jan deep in conversation with Jerry and wandered by, to eavesdrop a little.

While the hours of tuition were being discussed Bertha Appleby tiptoed up to eavesdrop, and pleaded to be accepted as a pupil.

In a Little TownRupert Hughes

Our General Communication dial has caught her talk and begins to eavesdrop.

With The Night MailRudyard Kipling

It would be too great a strain on our feminine curiosity not to eavesdrop on Don's little romance.

Kindred of the DustPeter B. Kyne

"It's long distance," whispered the operator, torn between a sense of duty and a desire to eavesdrop.

In the Oregon CountryGeorge Palmer Putnam

"You'd think there were better things to eavesdrop on than fishes," said Urson.

The Jewels of AptorSamuel R. Delany

So I judged I'd got to do the other thing—lay for them and eavesdrop.

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, CompleteMark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

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