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It was no wonder that he felt quite at home in the duck-pond, which was made for web-footed folk.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
My head feels quite lame from so much practicing, the consequence, I suppose, of so much listening.
It is interesting to notice a resemblance between this huge bird and our English wild duck or plover.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Next morning the hero of Wagram, lame from the effect of a kick from his horse, was summoned before the Emperor.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
His donkey had gone lame, he abandoned it to the boys behind, he climbed in to drive with Lettice.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
As she turned the corner, a lame child in a calico dress and torn hood staggered past her bent with the weight of a heavy basket.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
Perhaps it was as well that she allowed such responsibilities to slip past her like water running off the feathers of a duck.
Some one must have noticed that they were more apt to be lame after sitting on the cold ground while they were warm.
THE LATER CAVE-MENKATHARINE ELIZABETH DOPP
Then Kip had to duck back into a darkened doorway as Carlson retraced his steps, and got back into his car.
Miss Barrington's horse fell lame coming from one of the farms, which accounts for her passing here so late.
WINSTON OF THE PRAIRIEHAROLD BINDLOSS

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