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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
He didn't need to wait—as the birds did—until an angleworm stuck his head above ground.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The sun shone and the birds sang, and the day was beautiful without when she at last fell asleep again.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
I asked whether he or the crew had seen any prodigious birds in the air about the time he first discovered me?
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
"They're great pink birds, without any feathers on 'em," replied the Hole-keeper, solemnly.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
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
The result of this stock-taking shows that eleven volumes were unaccounted-for, a list of which is appended.
REPORT OF THE CHIEF LIBRARIAN FOR THE YEAR 1924-25GENERAL ASSEMBLY LIBRARY (NEW ZEALAND)

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