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Madame Ratignolle begged Robert to accompany her to the house; she complained of cramp in her limbs and stiffness of the joints.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
There were usually six joints or sources of friction, between the key and the pallet.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
The boiler at Greenwich was heated red hot and burnt all the joints the Sunday before the explosion.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
Should the coating crack at the knee or elbow joints, it is merely necessary to retouch it slightly at those places.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
He's getting a little stiff in the joints of his good nature, but a good dose of flattery'll limber him up considerable.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
His run had set a pleasant glow upon his skin and seemed to have thawed the frozen condition of his joints.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
And behold a hand touched me, and lifted me up upon my knees, and upon the joints of my hands.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
She looked like a dance-hall hostess from one of those joints where everything goes so long as you keep time to the music.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
The gasoline used also gave off a gas of highly explosive character and one very likely to escape from leaky tanks or joints.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
When they used shafts with knobs and large joints, it was easy to keep a firm hold.
THE LATER CAVE-MENKATHARINE ELIZABETH DOPP

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