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other words for keep ones nose to grindstone

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Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
All the operations of her brain related themselves somehow to to-morrow afternoon.HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
We are apt to think of these little ones as doing right only when under compulsion: but this is far from the truth.CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
She was growing accustomed to like shocks, but she could not keep the mounting color back from her cheeks.THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
And it was no light task, then, for six hundred men to keep the peace on a thousand miles of frontier.RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
His nose was hooked and rather large, his eyes were blue, bright as steel, and set a trifle wide.ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
"Buy something for your wife that-is-to-be," he said to his grand-nephew, as he handed him the folded paper.THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Something remote and ancient stirred in her, something that was not of herself To-day, something half primitive, half barbaric.THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
To-day I'm more dead than alive, as we had a lesson from him yesterday that lasted four hours.MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
He will keep the sayings of renowned men, and will enter withal into the subtilties of parables.THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS


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