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And Betsy grew hot at the mere idea of my hankering after a miller's affairs, as she very rudely expressed it.
EREMAR. D. BLACKMORE
She is also, I should imagine, hankering after the fleshpots.
JACOB'S LADDERE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
"I don't know of any one specially that's hankering for railroad-lines round here," said he.
Gave graphic description of his hanging about Holyrood Palace hankering after admission.
I wished at times that the hankering might have been more mutual.
REMARKSBILL NYE
It was a notable trait in his character that he was not addicted to hankering after money.
We are outsiders and will probably remain so, and have no hankering to pry into family matters.
Think I'm hankering about being smashed flatter'n a pancake, do you?
But after supper he went out, shaking in every fibre of his frame, and hankering for a dram to quiet his nerves.
LITTLE BOBTAILOLIVER OPTIC
The executive were still sailors, heart and soul, and had no hankering after soldiering and drill ashore.

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