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Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?
A few, very few, little dots had run back over that green patch—the others had passed down into the world of darkness.
Many of us had been hit by the balls, but a bruise or a graze of the skin was the worst consequence that had ensued.
But if what I told him were true, he was still at a loss how a kingdom could run out of its estate like a private person.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.
The controlling leaders being out of gear the machine did not run smoothly: there was nothing but friction and tension.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
When these last words of his were interpreted to her, she started, made as if she would run after him, but checked herself.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
She would let him run about for a few moments and then she would leap upon him as if she had nearly lost him.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
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
At that Farmer Green's cat began to run up and down between the rows of vegetables.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY

WORDS RELATED TO HIT-AND-RUN

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