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Some of the alarm returned, however, when the creature attempted to climb up by his own ladder.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.
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.
It was no sooner accomplished, than Ripperda was on the top of the ladder, and in a few seconds by his side.
Only then did I own that by hook or by crook—and mostly by crook, I was forced to suspect—they had purposely given me the slip.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
His face was hidden beneath a beard of bristling, bushy red, and he had a sharp hook nose and small, bright eyes.
He walked over to the table and mixed two tumblers of whiskey-and-soda, wondering why he had not thought of it before.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
He paused, then mixed and drank another whiskey-and-soda, lit a cigarette, and resumed.
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