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She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.
The noise of the hammer is always in his ears, and his eye is upon the pattern of the vessel he maketh.
With a hammer the boy knocked off some of the slats of the small box in which Squinty had made his journey.
No law of that country must exceed in words the number of letters in their alphabet, which consists only in two-and-twenty.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
Mr. Spurrell came down to see a horse, and we shall be very glad to have the benefit of his opinion by-and-by.
They were eaten too quickly, in long gulps of four-and-twenty hours at a time.
I suppose the hammer falls back more slowly from the string, and that makes the tone sing longer.
And one of the seraphims flew to me, and in his hand was a live coal, which he had taken with the tongs off the altar.
He was ready to drop when he reached it, and his heart beat like a hammer against his ribs.
He walked over to the table and mixed two tumblers of whiskey-and-soda, wondering why he had not thought of it before.
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