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Groping to the chimney-place with the aid of his matches, Mr. Collingwood found the candle and lit it.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
Donny found himself, dazed and alone, upon the cross-ties, groping toward the oncoming train.
A LOST HEROELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD AND HERBERT D. WARD
Groping his way with half-closed eyes back to the bed, he falls again into a heavy, dreamless slumber.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
They went into the haunted house then, groping their way in the darkness, for they had left their own lantern in the dory.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
She knew the spot well, and groping for the wall, she stood breathless and spray-beaten beside the gulf.
MARRIAGE LA MODEMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
Jane was content to let her wonder die, but Brodrick's mind was still groping in obscurity.
THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
At every halt which this groping search necessitated, scores of tired men would fall asleep and drop out of their saddles.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
If 1871 opened up Channel groping under racing trim, 'progress' must truly be held the motto for 1872.
YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
His hand came creeping toward her and up over her hair, groping for her features.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
There had come a change in the man which struck them at once; the indecision and groping weariness of the last days had lifted.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON

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