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Most old books have now been ferreted out, and perhaps the only earths yet untried are in the Yezidi villages of the Sinjar.
His own public virtue was in this matter very great, for it was he who had ferreted out the secret.
THE PRIME MINISTERANTHONY TROLLOPE
Tyro, in his capacity as an Indian, ferreted end listened everywhere, but the secret was well kept.
THE FLYING HORSEMANGUSTAVE AIMARD
A reporter ferreted him out and appeared at Tedworth Square with cabled instructions from his paper.
But I was never able to get certain proof of it under unimpeachable conditions; and I have ferreted out many a trick.
MYSTERIOUS PSYCHIC FORCESCAMILLE FLAMMARION
He has the mould-pieces for a guide, and searches until he has ferreted out all the timbers wanted.
He ferreted about among blue and white papers for a few seconds, enveloping himself as he did so in a cloud of blue tobacco smoke.
Later in the day he took a journey to Levison Park, ferreted out some information, and came home again.
EAST LYNNEMRS. HENRY WOOD
How is it possible that they have not ferreted out such a scoundrel!
And I would not have troubled any one's attention, if I could only have been let alone, and not ferreted as a phenomenon.

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