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What would Zulma Sarpy do without him, she that is fretting at the very thought of his illness?
THE BASTONNAISJOHN LESPERANCE
Jameson was away up on the frontier tugging at his leash, fretting to burst over the border.
FOLLOWING THE EQUATOR, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
While I was fretting myself into a state of hysteria, the catch of one of the great window-doors above me was pushed back.
Which made a bright spot in his life and kept Flora from thinking altogether of her father and fretting for some news of him.
THE LONG SHADOWB. M. BOWER
Copperhead at Macleod was fretting his life out like an eagle in a cage.
I can't see father pining and fretting himself to death about his son, without doing something to relieve his mind.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
Indeed, they would poison her, or pinch her to death in a month, and then come to tell me she had died of fretting.
MARIEH. RIDER HAGGARD
They knew by instinct that he had been wandering over the hills, fretting his young heart out.
KATHARINE FRENSHAMBEATRICE HARRADEN
These troubles, however, did not set her crying and fretting as some girls do, when vexatious trials annoy them.
MINNIE BROWNDANIEL WISE
You are fretting yourself to death over Tim, and surely, surely, things will come right in the end.
THE ALCHEMIST'S SECRETISABEL CECILIA WILLIAMS

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